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Ebbq's sizzlin' artist

ebbqsizart - trapjxhn - earlybbq
Musically, Baltimore has been known for its infectious brand of club music that surged in the late 1980s, while its most notable act and highest charting song came from Sisqo and his smash hit "Thong Song". Its contributions to hip-hop has been more akin to what you might expect from a city with a population of a little bit over half of a million. Baltimore has yet to have a breakout figure to fly the cities flag proudly.

Track of the week

steve lacey - 4real - earlybbq
Best known for his recent works with Kendrick Lamar and Goldlink, one of the new unique voices in the hip-hop landscape Steve Lacey decides to unleash some music of his own with "4Real". The blend of Lacey's soothing vocals delivery and the frenetic pace pop-style drum beat make for an interesting mixture. Press play and let us know what you think in the comments after the jump.

video of the week

Ski Mask The Slump God - "BabyWipe"