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    Left: Reliquary arm of St. Valentine 14th century Swiss Right: 2 Chainz

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  3. Two 9 member, Curtis Williams, dropped his solo effort, Half Forgotten Daydreams a couple days ago, and it’s absolutely mystifying. Gon’ head and find you a strange cigar to enjoy while #NewAtlanta takes you on a ride.

    download here.

     

  4. DJ Needles offers a much needed project of Outkast x Tribe Called Quest mash-ups. Download the entire tape here.

     
  5. Nothing like a mid-morning cypher to get your day started!

    This is just beautiful. Look for A3C to make some serious noise in October. Get your tickets before the price goes up.

     
     

  6. Two things you can’t do in this life: 1) Go wrong with a Sade sample. 2) Catch PT Cruiser.

     
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  8. In addition to founding Atlanta’s #NewAtlanta Movement, Flush Music group did some impressive work on Big Boi’s Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. This one come from their own project, Life in Technicolor Vol. 1, available for free download here.

     
  9. Every Sunday, after church, my family would gather over fried chicken, collard greens, macaroni & cheese, and about eighty other dishes collectively known as soul food. We’d share stories of family history, community gossip, and philosophical assertions passed down through generations of family; naming our story. Hip hop is often criticized for the negative stereotypes surrounding and supposedly perpetuated by our culture. Hip Hop was never meant to be this way. Hip Hop is a way of life; a way of accepting our environment and identity, and putting a name to it, a face to it. It’s time to get back to our roots. Here’s something of substance. Some food for the soul. Welcome to Soul Food Sundays

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  10. And he said, let the interwebs teem with ratchetness, and let the Fridays be filled with 808s and happiness. So papadopolis created the great playlist and every living and moving thing that downloaded it turned up until the knob broke. And he saw it was good - the fifth day.

    Download Volume II here.

    And, just in case you missed it last week, you can get Volume I right here.