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Dedication Game :: HeirMAX Celebrates MF Doom’s Legacy With ‘MAX DOOM Mixtape’

Hip-hop is still suffering from the loss of MF Doom, one of the most prolific producers and celebrated lyricists to ever represent the culture.  Many people have gone the route of making dedications in honor of MF Doom, and the Fort Worth-based MC known as heirMAX is among those people with his recent mixtape release MAX DOOM Mixtape.  The brief 3-song offering features known instrumentals from MF Doom and Madlib with new lyrics provided by heirMAX.  If you’re up for a bittersweet trip down memory lane, then this one is definitely for you… check it out, download it (and donate if you can), and share it around for all who loved MF Doom to enjoy.

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Vision Heard :: StormShadow’s ‘Delusions Of Grandeur’ Finds Music Video Form

When it comes to dropping science and fortifying the spirit, you can always count on Austin fixture StormShadow to deliver.  His bars consistently combine clever wordplay, educational gems and a sense of the divine, and Delusions Of Grandeur is no exception to those expectations.  Featured vocalist Xtina Rios brings a soothing air and uplifting that is intertwined with the trumpets found in the Madlib production (a Madlib classic, but one certainly needed to hold the weight of the song).  This is another solid element created in the StormShadow legacy, and here’s to it getting the recognition from the masses that it deserves.

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