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MP3: Kelly Rowland f/ Lil Wayne - "Motivation"

From DJ Blast:

MP3: Kelly Rowland f/ Lil Wayne - "Motivation"

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Video: 50 Cent f/ Nate Dogg - "21 Questions"

Video: 50 Cent f/ Nate Dogg - "21 Questions." R.I.P. Nate Dogg.

Audio: Big K.R.I.T. - American Rapstar

The latest release from K.R.I.T.'s upcoming "Return of 4eva" album set to drop on March 22nd


Video: Snoop Dogg f/ Nate Dogg & More - "Lay Low"

Video: Snoop Dogg f/ Nate Dogg & More - "Lay Low." R.I.P. Nate Dogg.

Video: Nate Dogg - "I Got Love"

Video: Nate Dogg - "I Got Love." R.I.P. Nate Dogg.

Video: Dr. Dre f/ Nate Dogg, Snoop, Kurupt - "The Next Episode"

Video: Dr. Dre f/ Nate Dogg, Snoop, Kurupt - "The Next Episode." R.I.P. Nate Dogg.

Video: Mos Def f/ Nate Dogg, Pharoahe Monch - "Oh No"

Video: Mos Def f/ Nate Dogg, Pharoahe Monch - "Oh No." R.I.P. Nate Dogg.

R.I.P. Nathaniel D. Hale (Nate Dogg)

Some sad news to report tonight on the passing of another hip-hop legend - Nathaniel D. Hale, better known to many as Nate Dogg. Confirmation of his passing late Tuesday evening comes from both the Long Beach Press Telegram and NBC Los Angeles. The Long Beach, California rap star was only 41 years old, but had suffered two severe strokes in 2007 and 2008 that undoubtedly shortened his life. Fans will remember him as the gravelly voiced and soulful singer on a plethora of G-Funk classics from Dr. Dre's "The Next Episode" to Warren G's "Regulate" among MANY others. We've included the latter video below. Our condolences to his family, friends and numerous fans around the world. R.I.P. Nate Dogg.

Video: Sav Killz f/ Darnell McClain - "Wonder"

From J-Ronin:

Video: Sav Killz f/ Darnell McClain - "Wonder"

PR: "Our Favorite Beres Hammond Songs" - Out 4/26

From VP Records:

PR: "Our Favorite Beres Hammond Songs" - Out 4/26

Reggae Stars Cover Their Top Tracks from Reggae Soul Icon

(VP RECORDS, NEW YORK)  - Reggae stars pay homage to Beres Hammond, the godfather of reggae soul, in the ultimate way as they cover his songs in My Favorite Beres Hammond Songs, a double-disc album available from VP Records on April 26, 2011. Spanning over 30 years of recording soulful reggae music in his signature smoky-sweet baritone, Hammond's catalog is filled with hits for the picking. Now reggae and dancehall stars honor his legacy by putting their touch on his classics.

The 23-track compilation features the talents of Jah Cure,Tarrus Riley, Busy Signal, Tessanne Chin, Marcia Griffiths and Nadine Sutherland, just to name a few. The project is the brainchild of acclaimed reggae producer and longtime Beres Hammond collaborator, Donovan Germain, who composed the covers at his own studio at Penthouse Records in Jamaica.

Some of Beres' biggest hits are covered on this definitive collection, including "Putting Up Resistance," "Tempted To Touch," and "No Disturb Sign," which appears twice with a dancehall remix featuring Assassin. Beres himself also participates with "Fire & Ice," staying in the mix as the various contributing artists carry his songs to different and perhaps even new ears.

Beres Hammond has always been covered by musicians in and out of the genre. Now with this official compilation from some of the artists he has influenced, fans can get a new take, and taste, of his signature sounds.

Disc One

Step Aside - Tessanne Chin
 Love From A Distance - Lukie D
 I'm So In Love - Singing Melody
 Groovy Little Thing - Tarrus Riley
Irie & Mello - Nikki Burt
 Black Beauty - Duane Stephenson
 Putting Up Resistance - Sherieta
 Full Attention - Stevie Face
 Love Means Never To Say You're Sorry - Cameal Davis
 Double Trouble - Romain Virgo
No Disturb Sign - Alaine

Disc Two

Emptiness - Jah Cure
 Tempted To Touch - Busy Signal
 Reggae Calling - Marcia Griffiths
 Freedom - Torch
 Got To Get Away - Chevaughn
 One Step Ahead - Nadine Sutherland
 If Only You Knew - Hezron
 Preacher Man - A. J. Brown
Lovely Day - Tony Curtis
 What One Dance Can Do/She Loves Me Now/
Come Back Home (Medley) - Richie Stephens and Niquet Goldson
 Fire & Ice - Beres Hammond
 No Disturb Sign (Remix) - Alaine and Assassin

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