Watch The 2014 XXL Freshmen Cypher Pt. 1 (f. Chance The Rapper, Kevin Gates, August Alsina, Vic Mensa & Isaiah Rashad)


XXL will be rolling out their 2014 XXL Freshmen Cyphers this week after letting each Freshman rock individually last week. The first cypher up? Probably the strongest one with Kevin Gates, Vic Mensa, Isaiah Rashad & Chance The Rapper. Over some Don Cannon production, each rapper gets off a bit with Chance letting go a […]

Killa Kyleon – Devil Is A Lie RMX [@killakyleon]

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The feverish mic fiend known as Killa Kyleon continues to murder tracks with his pronounced bravado and rapid flow.  He drops freestyle over Rozay and Jay Z’s “Devil is a Lie” beat and proclaims that he is the “new king of the trill, tell Bun pass the baton”.

Donnie Houston’s Mic Check: Easy Yves Saint [@imdonniehouston @yvesllc]


The latest installment of Donnie Houston’s Mic Check might be the best of the bunch, all thanks to Easy Yves Saint. Rob Gullatte‘s mic terror might have kept everything centered on him but Yves goes everywhere here over the menacing piano sample from Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg’s “Deep Cover”. The “718-187″ rendition is only […]

Donnie Houston’s Mic Check: Rob Gullatte [@imdonniehouston @robgullatte]


Days before his “Return Of Dabo Swinney” concert at Warehouse Live, Rob Gullatte steps into Donnie Houston’s dojo and kicks a few bars over a skeletal version of Raekwon’s “Incarcerated Scarfaces”. Gullatte’s show Friday night features MUG, Express, DoublbeBe, Sho Stoppa & C7. Tickets are still available here.

RiFF RaFF – Hot97 Freestyle (Chopped Not Slopped by OG Ron C) [@JODYHIGHROLLER @OGRonC @HOT97]


Acres Home’s own, RiFF RaFF, recently was in New York City for a few performances. While there, Jody Highroller stopped by NY’s flagship station, Hot97, and cleared up speculation of him being a “comedy act” or a “gimmick”. After all of that was hashed out; Ebro, Peter Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds asked for a freestyle […]

“What, you Mariah? Fly through twice.”

If you haven’t heard Eminem’s scathing diss back to Mariah Carey after the “Obsessed” video she put out as a first single for her new album, you are in for a treat. Four minutes of focused venom aimed at Nick Cannon and his wife and you know – I can’t blame Marshall for this one.



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