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Beats Per Millennium - Songs of the Day: Various Paid Dues Artists

Songs of the Day: Various Paid Dues Artists

In honor of today’s Paid Dues Festival (which I won’t be attending) here are a few songs from the artists.

If anyone out there on the West Coast is going to the show and wouldn’t mind throwing together a review or sending a couple pictures our way we would appreciate it.

Atmosphere’s last album very quietly hit number 5 on the Billboard 200 last year, fueled by the single “You”. This is a video for another song, “Shoulda Known”, and it is a favorite of ours, even creeping into our list of 2008’s top videos.

Brother Ali is truly one of the most fascinating rappers on the underground scene. And he’s a beast on the mic. This is “Take Me Home”.

Cage has another downer of an album coming out later this year. This is “Shoot Frank” from his last one.

B-Real is on this year’s lineup. Is this a hint that Cypress Hill may be headlining Rock the Bells? Fingers crossed.

Other Paid Dues highlights include Living Legends, with all original members, and the West Coast debut of Slaughterhouse.

Posted by Mike Denslow at Mar 28, 2009 10:00 AM