Soren Baker

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The News Editor of HipHopDX.com, Soren Baker has had more than 3,500 articles published in such publications as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, XXL and The Source. The Maryland native has penned liner notes for albums by 2Pac, Ice Cube, N.W.A, Gang Starr and others. He has also authored 14 books, worked on television programs for VH1 and Fuse and has sold a movie script. Baker is the co-host of Open Bar Radio on 93.5 KDAY in Los Angeles with Xzibit and has written and produced DVDs for Tech N9ne and Chingy.

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RiFF RAFF Returns With “Peach Panther” Album

RiFF RAFF's project includes Gucci Mane and Lil Durk.

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Masta Ace Got Tearful Recording “Young Black Intelligent”

The Juice Crew alum reflects on the genesis of his new LP "The Falling Season," examines his album concepts, discusses his reason to rhyme and updates his status living with multiple sclerosis.

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600Breezy "George Gervin: Ice Man Edition” Album Stream, Cover Art & Tracklist

EXCLUSIVE: The Chicago rapper worked with Metro Boomin, Southside and OJ Da Juiceman on the project.

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Bob Power Explains Helping Bring A Tribe Called Quest's, De La Soul's & Killah Priest’s Music To Life

EXCLUSIVE: Bob Power has worked as a producer, mixer and engineer with some of Rap’s most acclaimed artists.

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Kutt Calhoun Announces Updated "The Break For Gold Tour” Dates

UPDATE: Whitney Peyton and Sincerely Collins are the tour’s opening acts.

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50 Cent’s SMS Promotions Seeks To Remove Bankruptcy Protection

UPDATE: 50 Cent launched SMS Promotions in 2012, but the company filed for bankruptcy protection three years later.

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Common Cast In “24 Hours To Live” Film

Xu Qing and Ethan Hawke also star in the film.

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Ice-T, Public Enemy & Mobb Deep Appearing On “The Art Of Rap” Festival Tour

Naughty By Nature, EPMD and the Sugarhill Gang are also on the jaunt named after Ice-T’s 2012 movie.

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Royce Da 5’9" & STREETRUNNER Discuss Limited Edition “Dead President Heads” Release

EXCLUSIVE: A limited 500-piece pressing of 7” vinyl of the “Trust The Shooter” single will be available.

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Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J & TM88 To Team Up For "Rude Awakening" Project

UPDATE: Wiz Khalifa announces title and potential release date for the collaborative project.

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Rittz Reveals How Tupac’s “To Live And Die In L.A." Inspired “Diamonds and Gold”

Rittz’s “Top Of The Line” album is now available.

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Rittz “Top of the Line” Album Stream, Cover Art & Tracklist

UPDATE: Rittz appears on “Tech N9ne’s Independent Powerhouse Tour 2016."

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Chance The Rapper “Chance 3” Mixtape Release Date & Cover Art

UPDATE: Chance The Rapper announces release date for "Chance 3" after premiering a new track.

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DJ Paul Announces “Year of The Six” Project Release Date

The rapper-producer features Kokoe Chapo on “Wur Da Dope At."

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Chicago Isn’t Just “Mindless Violence,” The Legendary Traxster Asserts

EXCLUSIVE: The Chi-Town producer for Twista, Mariah Carey and Ludacris discusses his new “Black Saints” album.

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Pete Rock & CL Smooth Announce “All Souled Out” West Coast Tour

The group took a 15-year hiatus before reuniting in 2010.

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Just Blaze Discusses New Snoop Dogg Album Work & "Updated G-Funk” Sound

Just Blaze says that he's working “extensively" on Snoop Dogg’s new album.

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Eminem’s Ex-Wife Kim Mathers Details October 2015 Suicide Attempt

"I drank,” Kim Mathers says. "I took pills and I hit the gas and aimed for a pole.”

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Amber Rose To Host Weekly Show On VH1

The show is being produced by Dr. Phil and Jay McGraw’s Stage 29 Productions.

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Young Buck Accused Of Violating Parole

The rapper is due in court May 5.

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