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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Hear This Free Podcast and Get to Know 10 Rising Bay Area Rappers

Posted By on Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 8:30 AM

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Lists of hot new artists are all fine and good and inevitable, but without a way for the casual fan to actually check out their music, listing can be an exercise in critical wonkery. Which is why this free podcast is pretty cool: It features songs from all of those called out on KMEL's Freshman 10 list of upcoming Bay Area rappers. There are tracks from Nio tha Gift, Roach Gigz, Jay Ant, Moe Green and six more. Not every track is a winner, but several are. Think of it as a half-hour primer on the Bay Area's next crop of MCs, which, to us anyway, sounds better than another just another list.

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