don’t believe the hype


Watch me go on yall as I break down my most played hip hop albums of the 2000’s.

Peep it after the JUMP

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Currently Listening to… Jake One: White Van Music by mchoy

I thought we would start a little segment here on hyp3 because it just so happens the staff here at hyp3 all have a spectacular taste for great music. Basically, whatever music or album we are currently listening to, it could be anything: something freshly dropped or an album from way back when, we’ll let you know whats what.
Just a quick rating and some of our favorite tracks.


HiLites (in order of importance):

“The Truth” ft. Freeway and Brother Ali
“How We Ride” ft. Freeway
Trap Door” ft. MF Doom

YouTubes of the HiLites after the JUMP:

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A night with the greatest by mchoy

Everyone who knows us knows how much we love primo.

I would have paid a lot of money to be at this event: Peter Rosenberg’s “Noisemakers” … Jump it to see some more.

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ROCK THE BELLS 2008 REVIEW by caseyly16

So the Rock the Bells tour graced the Bay Area yesterday.

For those who don’t know…the Rock the Bells tour is the biggest and baddest hip hop festival in the world. Since it’s debut in 2004, a plethora of underground and golden age hip hop artists have gathered to bring real hip hop to the masses.

First off, I’d like to say the entire Rock the Bells tour is built on hype. Don’t get me wrong, I love the music and the performances, but the main draw of the show for many people is the fact that people who know and love hip hop make such a huge deal out of it. I’m sure a good 50-60% of the audience did not know much about the music before attending.

Therefore, the performances can be sub-par and the audiences would still act as if they were blown away. Luckily for us, however, the majority of the festival is very well done.


On to the real review:

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