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Download my Salute to Rakim #FreshRadio Mix from earlier today 01.28.2013

Had to salute to the 18th Letter, Rakim on his bornday the best way I know how…download after the jump! This mix was recorded live from Fresh Radio Fresh.wwradio.net

#FreshRadio Download: Salute to @djjazzyjeff

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DOWNLOAD AFTER THE JUMP …The magnificent is not only my idol..but 100% of the turntablist and DJ’s that exist…if not..guess what they’re not.  I started Fresh Radio so I could continue and save this culture of Hip-Hop and great music.  I did this mix live with no planning and from the heart in my appreciation of what DJ Jazzy Jeff did for the Hip-Hop culture and the 1st element of that culture…THE DJ!

Happy Birthday #MFDOOM….catch my 12.21.12 Doomsday Mix on #FreshRadio at 10:30a

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Or you can download for your listening pleasure DOWNLOAD

 

Happy Birthday “Dark Man X” D.M.X. …plus Rudolph video and Download

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 Here is the mix from #DaBlock I did this morning!!! DOWNLOAD <—RIGHT CLICK

On December 18th, 1970, Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, was born. He turns 40 today.

  • His rap moniker is a shortened version for Dark Man of the Unknown.
  • He released his debut disc, DMX: Unleashed and Unreleased, in 1991. This disc became a huge success in Yonkers, New York and scored him a spot in The Source‘s Unsigned Hype section.
  • X first hooked up with Ruff Ryders and landed a deal with Def Jam, which released It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot in 1997. He’s since had a total of seven studio albums with Undisputed released in September 2012.
  • As an actor, X initially broke through in Belly alongside Method Man and Nas and then later had a major supporting role with Aaliyah and Jet Li in Romeo Must Die.
  • In 2006, X launched his a reality series on BET titled DMX: Soul of a Man, which followed the rapper along his daily routine. On the show, he said that when he retires from rapping he plans to become a preacher.
  • DMX has been in and out of jail on various charges.
  • X has published his story in a book called E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX.

#DaBlock Happy Birthday Trey Songz…new video “Never Again”

Tremaine Aldon Neverson, better known as Trey Songz, turns 28 years old today (Wednesday).
He was born in Virginia. Record producer Troy Taylor discovered Songz during a talent show in 2000, which led him to signing a recording contract with Atlantic Records in 2002.

His debut album, I Gotta Make It, was released in 2005, and was a moderate success, peaking at number-20 in Billboard. His second album, Trey Day, was released in 2007 and got as far as number-11. That album featured his first hit single, “Can’t Help but Wait.”

His subsequent albums are Ready (2009), Passion, Pain & Pleasure (2010) and Chapter V (2012).

In addition to making music, Songz founded the Songz for Peace Foundation to help curb youth violence.