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Hip-Hop Orchestral Renditions

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https://youtu.be/p0aLMsh4mvU

This was DOPE! The composer and producer Radzimir Dębski, aka JIMEK, orchestrated and conducted 30 classic hip-hop songs with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.

My favorites were:
Cam’Ron – Hey Ma
A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation
Wu-Tang Clan – C.R.E.A.M
Kanye West – Flashing Lights **This album
Jay-Z – Roc Boys
Beastie Boys – Sure Shot
Nas – Nas is Like
Dr. Dre – Still D.R.E.
Missy Elliott – Get Your Freak On
Dr. Dre – What’s the Difference feat. Eminem
Pharoahe Monch – Simon Says
Beyoncé – Crazy In Love
Snoop Dogg – Drop It Like Its Hot feat. Pharell
Wu-Tang Clan – Gravel Pit
Baauer - Harlem Shake
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https://youtu.be/QOXiZBdwTGw

"I was runnin' through the 6 wit my woes...you know how that shit goes" - Drake


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https://youtu.be/w59e20ijOpE

"Shake that healthy butt" - Sir Mix-A-Lot

I really enjoy listen…

Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

We cannot change anything until we accept it.  Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
Carl Jung

The Internet

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A couple months ago I started listening to The Internet's album "Ego Death" and their album is still on heavy rotation. Super fresh sound, hella dope instrumentals and great vocals.


https://youtu.be/zmY8mG4_3j4

I love every song on the whole album...and I also enjoy listening to the album from start to finish.
Driving, working, cleaning, browsing the web, entertaining your grandmother and just about anything else pairs well with this one! Do your self a favor and listen to their album.

https://youtu.be/XU95OQaB7UI



https://youtu.be/ESxDzsv3CkI


...the whole album "Ego Death" is available on Spotify. Go listen!

Check out Abra's Album "Rose"

From Sex Worker to Seamstress

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"Cambodia's aggressive anti-trafficking campaign is designed to rescue and rehabilitate sex workers. But many women say authorities in Cambodia are actually forcing them into a trade where conditions and pay are even worse: making clothing for Western brands. VICE founder Suroosh Alvi traveled to Phnom Penh to speak with former and current sex workers, officials, and labor organizers to