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DJ Eclipse
Rap Is Outta Control
2/11/24 Playlist
Sirius XM
Hip Hop Nation (Ch. 44)
Sunday Nights @ 10pm-12am (EST)

“Rap Is Outta Control” 2/11/24 Playlist (w/ Royal Flush)
1. CubaOnDaBeat feat. Nutso, Royal Flush, The One Chadio, Robb P, Jake Palumbo & M-Dot “All In” (prod. by CubaOnDaBeat, cuts by Mista Sinista)
2. Royal Flush & Sean Price feat. Nature “Ray Liotta” (prod. by Little Vic)
3. Bumpy Knuckles “Relevant Strain” (prod. by OG JAZZO)
4. Daniel Son & Wino Willy “Crow Feathers” (prod. by Wino Willy)
5. OT The Real feat. Benny The Butcher & El Camino “The Crown” (prod. by AraabMUZIK)
6. Suave Da Lyricist “8414 S Drexel” (prod. by JPatz)
7. Slik Jack & Manzu Beatz feat. Asun Eastwood “Helm & Anchor” (prod. by Manzu Beatz)
8. Royal Flush & Sean Price feat. Ali Vegas & Tragedy Khadafi “Drug Music” (prod. by Little Vic)
9. Masta Ace & Marco Polo “Brooklyn Heights” (prod. by Marco Polo)
10. Da Army x Da Inphamus Amadeuz featt. Snyp Life & Imam T.H.U.G “Army Talk” (prod. by Da Inphamus Amadeuz, cuts by DJ Tray)
11. Elcamino feat. Fuego Base “They Spit On Jesus” (prod. by ILL Tone Beats)
12. Different Breed 860 & The Dead Poetz “Lessons Is Blessings” (prod. by The Dead Poetz)
13. Supreme Cerebral feat. ILL Conscious “Poison Pens” (prod. by Soul Architect, cuts by DJ Grazzhoppa)
14. Lil Dee & Castle Money Beats “The Business” (prod. by Castle Money Beats, cuts by Tone Spliff)
15. Royal Flush feat. N.O.R.E. & Tahzilla “Flushing/Lefrak”
16. M.A.V. & Pete Twist feat. Ambassador Rick “Childs Play” (prod. by Pete Twist)
17. Izrell x DEAD PERRY “Defiance” (prod. by DEAD PERRY)
18. Rufus Sims feat. Tree “Court Cases” (prod. by Gold Haze)
19. Benny The Butcher “Bron” (prod. by Hit-Boy)
20. Che Noir feat. Ransom “Peaches And Herb” (prod. by Welcome2DloLife)
21. Team Demo feat. The Bad Seed, Planet Asia & Ras Kass “Hallelujah” (prod. by Team Demo)
22. NapsNDreds “Man Down” (prod. by Divine Drummah)
23. Masta Ace & Marco Polo “P.P.E.” (prod. by Marco Polo)
24. Royal Flush “I Smell Pu$$Y”
25. Mista Sinista feat. U.G. “U.G. Versus Sinista” (prod. by Nick Wiz, cuts by Mista Sinista)
26. Kool Taj The Gr8 x The Dead Poetz “Positive Vibes Only” (prod. by The Dead Poetz, cuts by Tone Spliff)
27. Hus Kingpin & 9th Wonder “Friends” (prod. by 9th Wonder)
28. Lord Sko feat. Meyhem Lauren “Mescaline Leaves” (prod. & cuts by Statik Selektah & Arlo Walker)


By now, you’ve seen the interview where Yaasin Bey (fka Mos Def) says that he doesn’t believe that Drake is “Hip Hop.” Instead, he called Drake “commercial” and something that you would hear played in a Target.

This has caused a lot of debate in the community as to whether or not the Toronto rapper is a “Hip Hop Artist.”

While we still don’t have clarification on what Drake is because, you know, it’s an opinion, one person who did choose to weigh in on the subject is about as Hip Hop as Hip Hop can be. That is none other than Grandmaster Flash.

Flash spoke to HipHopDX on the red carpet of the Grammys and has this to say about why he believes Drake is absolutely Hip Hop.

“Let me tell you why Drake is Hip Hop,” he said. “What I admire about Drake is that he rapped over all different styles of beats. Back in the days when I was DJing and cuttin’, and the rapper was rapping in front of me, he was rapping on the beats that I played,” he explained. “Sometimes the beat was jazz, sometimes it was pop, rock, blues funk, R&B, disco. The kaleidoscope of music that he’s doing and his style is absolutely excellent.”

Flash gave credit to Drake’s diversity and ability to be versatile while still being a student of the game.

Do you agree?



DJ Eclipse
Rap Is Outta Control
2/4/24 Playlist
Sirius XM
Hip Hop Nation (Ch. 44)
Sunday Nights @ 10pm-12am (EST)

“Rap Is Outta Control” 2/4/24 Playlist (w/Stallone & Weathers)

1. Che Noir feat. Icecoldbishop “Greek Scholar” (prod. by Playa Haze)
2. Benny The Butcher “Jermanie’s Graduation” (prod. by The Alchemist)
3. Rome Streetz “Procall” (prod. by Evidence)
4. Ty Farris “Sounds That Never Left My Soul” (prod. by Graymatter)
5. Nicholas Craven & Boldy James “Soccer Mom” (prod. by Nicholas Craven)
6. Mickey Diamond & Big Ghost Ltd “Gucci Underwear” (prod. by Big Ghost Ltd, cuts by DJ Swab)
7. Bumpy Knuckles “Protect Ya Peace” (prod. by OG JAZZO)
8. Slik Jack & Manzu Beatz feat. Crotona P, G Fam Black & Mike Titan “D.I.T.G” (prod. by Manzu Beatz)
9. Tritty “Mikey” (prod. by Poundaproblem)
10. Truth feat. Royal Flush “Queens Carnivores” (prod. by Da Beatminerz, cuts by William Bostick)
11. Iamisee & DJ Iron “Beyond Worlds” (prod. by DJ Iron)
12. Mista Sinista feat. Mr. Voodoo “Sinista Schemes” (prod. by DJ Static, cuts by Mista Sinista)
13. Dookie Bros “Do You Hear What I Hear” (prod. & cuts by Shy The BeatYoda)
14. Stallone & Weathers feat. O.C. “Convertible Steez” (prod. by K-Hill)
15. Conway The Machine “Give and Give” (prod. by Cool N Dre & 808-Ray)
16. M.A.V. & Pete Twist feat. Ambassador Rick “Childs Play” (prod. by Pete Twist)
17. Jay Royale feat. Nym Lo “Macy’s Lo Section” (prod. by Crown, cuts by DJ Eclipse)
18. Tha God Fahim & Cookin Soul “Blood Sport” (prod. by Cookin Soul)
19. Stan Ipcus “Not Alike” (prod. by Duke Fiorella)
20. The Bad Seed presents The 6 feat. MIMS, Honey Dinero & Nam Nitty “The Iron I Toss (prod. by JR Swiftz, cuts by Tone Spliff)
21. Benny The Butcher feat. Stove God Cooks “One Foot In” (prod. by Hit-Boy)
22. Stallone & Weathers “Soul Guard” (prod. by K-Hill, cuts by DJ Eclipse)
23. Masta Ace & Marco Polo feat. Inspectah Deck “Hero” (prod. by Marco Polo)
24. A-F-R-O “Here 2 Stay” (prod. by DoomDaWiz)
25. Stallone & Weathers “Blessed Be The One” (prod. by K-Hill)
26. CubaOnDaBeat feat. Nutso, Royal Flush, The One Chadio, Robb P, Jake Palumbo & M-Dot “All In” (prod. by CubaOnDaBeat, cuts by Mista Sinista)
27. Stallone & Weathers Live Freestyle
DIlla Collection


On what would have been James “J Dilla” Yancey’s 50th birthday, the Detroit Pistons announced a retail collaboration with Royce 5’9″ that celebrates the legendary producer’s impact in music and culture.

“Those familiar with Dilla’s musical genius understand his impact on hip-hop but there are still so many who aren’t familiar with his legacy,” said Bilal Saeed, VP of Brand & Marketing Strategy. “The Pistons wanted to tell his story in a creative way while also continuing to shed light on the city’s impact on music around the world.”

“Dilla’s enduring legacy is a treasure that must be safeguarded at any expense,” said Royce. “It is a great honor to be responsible for curating his likeness in this exclusive merchandise drop entrusted to me by his estate and the Pistons. This campaign holds major significance not just for myself, but also for the city of Detroit and the hip-hop community as a whole.”

The Pistons have been connected to Dilla’s friend Frank Nitty of Frank & Dank, who introduced the team to Dilla’s estate and his four heirs — his daughters Ja’Mya Yancey and Ty’Monae Whitlow, his brother John “Illa J” Yancey and his mother Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey.

“It has honestly been a long time coming,” Ja’Mya Yancey said. “I am just so glad that we were finally able to do something so major through the appropriate channels and highlight my dad in a way that was fun and exciting while respecting his estate at the same time.”

Each piece in the capsule will pay homage to J. Dilla, his work and his non-traditional style. Product images and details will be unveiled leading up to 313 Day when the capsule drops and the Pistons host the Toronto Raptors at Little Caesars Arena.

If you’re a fan of Dilla — and if you are reading this post, we’re certain that you are — be on the lookout for the capsule collection to be released on March 13 via the Pistons 313 Shop.