Fans of Mobb Deep got a special treat recently when HipHopSite released a copy of The Mobb’s Infamous demo tape. Fans of the duo can head over there to download a copy, one that features rare tracks including “Shook Ones (Pt. 0).” Any supporter of the crew can also enjoying hearing cuts that didn’t make the official release and more. Offering nine tracks, this Infamous tape also features cuts with different beats and rhymes than those that made the final version of the disc.
By now, we all know Complex holds things down when it comes to making lists. They have recently compiled a list of albums with multiple covers, an interesting list that features Outkast, and Soulja Boy. Now that Kanye West has decided to do this with My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, some may think it’s a new occurrence when it has been done many times before. Those unaware can learn and those in the know can revisit classic albums with multiple covers like The Roots’ Things Fall Apart or A Tribe Called Quest’s Midnight Marauders. Other albums on this list include Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP and his most recent chart topper Recovery.
President Barack Obama succeeded, in some ways, due to a large number of youth voters. While that was a success for him, it seems young voters still find it difficult to head to the voting booths, particularly for other elections. In order to spark interest in the election races and more, Queens, New York rapper Sammy BE has decided to release a track about the importance of voting. Rhyming over Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind,” Sammy expresses the importance of voting while speaking on topics like the race for New York’s next Governor. Unafraid to put his money where his mouth is, Sammy will be working with the Board of Elections to help voters on November 2, 2010.