Making Mondays Better: License to Ill

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This Week’s Playlist
License to Ill
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Hip-Hop
ScHoolboy Q and TiRon –  Love Me Not
Meek Mill ft. Big Sean - Burnyou
2 Chainz ft. Drake - No Lie
A$AP Rocky - Goldie
New data for the “I Can’t Decide Which Is Better: A$AP’s Videos Or Tracks” debate.
Lolay Brown ft. Dunson - Show Me
Kanye West - Lost In The World
Warning: Kanye West will never make an epilepsy inducing-free music video again. 
Beastie Boys - No Sleep Till Brooklyn
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Making Mondays Better: Cat City

I didn’t even realize it was possible to pack so much dance in one playlist. The first three songs of this week’s playlist are pure bump ‘n’ shake.

Also, if you watch any video this week, make it this cover of Tyga’s Rack City.

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This Week’s Playlist
Cat City
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Hip-Hop
Nas - Daughters
Dieter Schaaf - I Am A Child
The Group Called HR - My City
Santigold - God From the Machine
B.O.B. - Ray Bands
Reks ft. Action Bronson - Riggs and Murtaugh
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Making Mondays Better: Recovery

While I couldn’t bring myself to add it to this week’s playlist, the video of Hot Problems definitely deserves some air time. We’re due for some Rebecca Black Fridayesque hilarity, and this video does the trick.

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This Week’s Playlist
Recovery
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Hip-Hop
A$AP Rocky - Goldie
Produced by Hit-Boy. Remember Ni**as in Paris? Yeah, he produced that too. 
Asher Roth ft. Meek Mill - Party Girl
Azealia Banks - Hood Bitch
Curren$y ft. Daz Dillinger - Fast Cars Faster Women
MellowHigh - Go
Death Grips - I’ve Seen Footage

R&B/Funk/Soul
Austin Brown - Groove ’92
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Making Mondays Better: Oceanography

You don’t need a playlist to make today better. If you do, you most likely haven’t a) looked outside your window or b) realized that it’s Spring Week!

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This Week’s Playlist
Oceanography
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Hip-Hop
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - Victory Lap
As featured on XXL’s 2012 Freshman Mixtape 
Theophilus London and A$AP Rocky - Big Spender
Snoop Dogg, Game, Nipsey Hussle, Ras Kass, and Kree -Californication
Aesop Rock - Zero Dark Thirty
Josh Osho ft. Childish Gambino - Giants
Big K.R.I.T. - Sideline
Meek Mill - Flexin On Em
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Making Mondays Better: Jam and Toast

Hip hop heads (and everyone on Facebook) are currently raving about Kanye’s two new tracks from last week: Theraflu and Mercy. But MMB definitely doesn’t want any shade thrown on Kendrick Lamar’s The Recipe, featuring Dr. Dre – a clear winner for this week’s best hip hop track.
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This Week’s Playlist
Jam and Toast
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Hip-Hop
Beau Young Prince - See You At The Show
Look out for about 9 million remixes of this song in the next week
Kendrick Lamar ft. Dr. Dre - The Recipe
A priority listen for all hip-hop heads
Mikkey Halsted ft. Lupe Fiasco - Gone
Smoke DZA - 2 AM Monday Night
T.I. - Love This Life
Childish Gambino - Eat Your Vegetables
Kanye West ft. Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz - Mercy
Game ft. Lupe Fiasco - Skate On
Quakers ft. Jon Wayne - Smoke
Sir Michael Rocks ft. Shorty K - Slice
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Making Mondays Better: Taxes, Pranks, and Rain

April is smart to start off with April Fool’s Day — a hoax, really, before you soon realize that it’s raining outside, taxes are due, and midterms are coming up. And damn, there are only seven more weeks of school.

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This Week’s Playlist
Taxes, Pranks, and Rain

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Hip
Jay Rock - Checkmate
The Four Owls - Original
Nicki Minaj ft. Nas, Drake, and Young Jeezy - Champion
New album to drop in two weeks
Buddy ft. Kendrick Lamar - Staircases
Schoolboy Q - Brainstorm
Joey Bada$$ and Capital Steez - Survival Tactics
Certified fresh. I love this. Good find, Dizzy! 

Soul/R&B
Fly Moon Royalty - Lemonade
Hawthorne Headhunters - Teleport
The Dream ft. Casha - Kill the Lights
Theophilus London ft. Blood Orange - Take it Off

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