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Album Stream: The Get Down Soundtrack

Netflix‘s hit series, The Get Down, has quickly become a cult favorite with music fans.  Loosely based on Hip Hop‘s humble beginnings in the late 70s, its soundtrack is just as colorful as the scenes portrayed throughout by director Baz Luhrmann.  A mix of classic Hip Hop, R&B, Disco, Gospel, Funk and original tracks written and performed by executive producer Nas, the mood is celebratory, yet also heartfelt during the latter part of the album.  Other contributing artists include Miguel, Raury, Nile Rodgers, Janelle Monae and Jaden Smith.   Listen below via Spotify.

Hip Hop News 5/21

Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood” video beat Vevo’s single-day streaming record with 20.1 million views. (Read More)

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Marina Abramovic apologized for claiming Jay Z stole her ideas and left her with nothing after “Picasso Baby.” (Read More)

Lil’ Wayne and Wiz Khalifa are now getting paid to DJ parties. (Read More)

Young Buck blamed Snoop Dogg for failing a drug test. (Read More)

Chinx‘s family is raising money to help cover his funeral costs. (Read More)

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OG Maco inked a deal with Motown/Capitol Records. (Read More)

Grandmaster Flash joined Baz Luhrmann‘s Netflix series The Get Down(Read More)