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Dudley Perkins

As a vocal muse for Madlib’s creations, Dudley is unmatched; he’s earned first pick at Madlib’s prized beat collections. Just like Madvillain or Quasimoto, the Dudley/Madlib combination is a facet unto its own – on par with the most illustrious collaboration projects in Madlib’s catalog. His dynamic sophomore effort, entitled Expressions (2012 A.U.), takes an extended detour in the direction of Parliament’s Mothership Connection. The funk is strong this time around – as is the soul music that brought tears to the eyes of Dudley’s and Madlib’s aunts and uncles back in the golden days.

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A State Of Mind

There are at least two projects using the alias A State Of Mind: 1) A State of Mind is a Polish Trance/Progressive producer team comprised of Michał Grzybek, Piotr Augustyniak & Dawid Stróżycki. 2) The one with the following introductory text: "ASM stands for A State of Mind, and ASM productionz is an independent label doing its best to pro- mote a new positive state of mind in hip hop and to explore the various creative tangents that have branched off from it, as well as those from which it originated.

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Glue

There's more than one artist with this name: 1) underground hip-hop group made up of emcee Adeem, DJ DQ, and producer Maker. They released their debut album in 2003 and have since released one more album as well as an EP. Adeem (pronounced A D M) hails from New Hampshire and handles the vocals for Glue. DJ DQ from Cincinnati runs the turntables and Maker is the mastermind producer behind the beats. They currently are on Fat Beats Records. Glue has released:

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Northside

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northside-UK/144340425603153 My Space: http://www.myspace.com/northsideuk
Made in Manchester and signed to the late Factory records by Tony Wilson 'Shall We Take A Trip?' (Fac 268)
'My Rising Star' (Fac 298)
'Take 5' (Fac 308) 'Chicken Rhythms' (Fac 310)
'Chicken Rhythms' + Extras (LTMCD 2386) A Bit On The Side - Northside Biography In another world, Northside would have become the next great Factory band after Joy Division / New Order and Happy Mondays, going from strength to strength throughout the 1990s.

Read more about Northside on Last.fm.

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Jaden Smith

Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born July 8, 1998) is an American child actor, rap artist, dancer, and the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. His breakthrough role was in the 2006 film The Pursuit of Happyness, and he has also starred in the remakes of The Day the Earth Stood Still and The Karate Kid. In the movie The Karate Kid Jaden Smith in 2010 by Justin Bieber invited to sing along in the soundtrack of this film, NEVER SAY NEVER entitled ... More Information: Biography:
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Del The Funky Homosapien

The current moniker for the artist previously known as Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, used now for a number of years on his last few album releases, compilation and guest appearances. He is also a member of Hieroglyphics and Deltron 3030. Del The Funky Homosapien is Teren Delvon Jones (born August 12, 1972 in Oakland, California) Cousin of seminal west coast rapper Ice Cube, Del began his career writing lyrics for Ice Cube's band, Da Lench Mob. In 1991, with the help of Ice Cube, Del released his first solo album, "I Wish My Brother George Was Here", at the age of 18.

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Fashawn

Born in 1988 in Fresno, California, Fashawn grew up in a virtually parentless home. His father was incarcerated, while his mom was focused on feeding her drug addiction - a combination that caused a boy to become a man quicker than most. Placed in a group home by child services at the age of 12, Fashawn found solace in music, and began writing rhymes to escape the less than desirable hand he had been dealt so early in life.

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Blu & Exile

Blu is definitely a leader in the new school of Los Angeles emcees. His presence is undeniable, while his music captivates audiences regardless of race, class, and gender. His delivery flows flawlessly, while his content reflects the joy and pain of working class youth everywhere. Exile is a producer, DJ and occasional emcee previously known for being a member of the duo Emanon, along with Aloe Blacc. His style of production is known for its "laid back soulful vibes" and is influenced by such producers as J Dilla and Madlib.

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Humble the Poet

Appearances can be deceiving, and Toronto based artist Humble The Poet has used every misconception and assumption about him to amplify his message to the masses. Humble The Poet has the ability decompose heavy concepts and articulate them clearly and creatively without sacrificing the essence of the message. His first public release, Voice for the Voiceless, is a social commentary on the Taboos of the South Asian community, and has been the subject of acclaim and reference during public discourse on topics ranging on domestic abuse, violence in the community.

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