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October 26th, 2011
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After hearing the "Black & Brown" single on Black Milk's Album of the Year last year, like many of you, I couldn't stop playing the song on repeat.  Danny Brown seemed to settle right in on a Black Milk production, and it was infectious.  So when I heard this collab album Black and Brown was being put together, I was overwhelmed with anticipation.  And now after listening to the album, it was for good reason.  Like Guru (or Royce Da 5'9") to DJ Premiere, or Eric B to Rakim, or Snoop Dogg to Dr. Dre,  it feels like one of Black Milk's purposes for being a producer was to create music for one of Detroit's most prolific MC's (that would be Danny Brown).   It just fits.... perfectly.  Although it seems like a very experimental, and sometimes off-in-left-field kind of album,  next to Elzhi's Elmatic, this has to be one of the best albums to come out of the D's independent scene this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 29th, 2009
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Street Justice
In an era of hip-hop where groups are few and far between, Street Justice is a very welcome change to the game.  With a unique sound and lyrical flow backed by phenomenal production, it's no question why Street Justice took the listener vote for the favorite track of Episode #88 of the HoodHype show.

And on a personal note, now that voting is over, I can I've been bumpin' "High Life" at least once a day since they first submitted it for the show so it's no doubt that I'm gonna be coppin that "DJ DDT & Street Justice Go To White Castle" album they will be dropping soon.  Peep their winning track below and check out our interview with Street Justice on Episode #90. (Big shouts to DetroitRap.com)

Street Justice ft. Nation - "High Life"
[audio:http://www.mickings.com/hood_blog/indie/street_justice_ft_nation-high_life.mp3]

Website Links / Official Bio after the jump

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