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Cornerstone Mixtape #171 – DJ Klarc Shepard ‘Ridin High Edition’


Another month goes by, and new music continues to hit the streets and the internet at a feverish pace. Here at the 1200squad we are still reflecting on an awesome week in Austin. It is always incredible seeing your favorite artists in intimate settings, and also discovering new artists who are showcasing their skills. Now party time is over, and we are back to bringing you the very best mixes from some of the most talented DJs from all over the country. This month we take the industry’s #1 mix-tape to Northern Florida and catch up with one of the industry’s most influential tastemakers – DJ Klarc Shepard. Read more…

Nas Performs “It Aint Hard To Tell” At Beacon Theater


Continuing his celebration of the 20th anniversary of Illmatic, Nas performed in front of a packed crowd that included everyone from Robert DeNiro to Wale, all of whom were there to see the Tribeca Film Festival Opening Night Film “Time Is Illmatic.” After the jump, you can catch Esco run through “Represent” and “It Aint Hard To Tell” Read more…

Video: Future “I Won” ft. Kanye West


Future and Kanye West take a trip to the beach for what looks more like a commercial for Calvin Klien’s next fragrence than the visuals off of Future’s upcoming album Honest.

Video: Cipha Sounds X Drewski “Banned From Radio” F/ Maino,Bodega Bamz, Chinx, Troy Ave, Mack Wilds, CBD


Hot 97 personalities Drewski and Cipha Sounds flip the classic “Banned From TV,” and bring on board some of the hottest talent coming out The Big Apple for a updated version fitting of New York #1 station hip-hop and R&B – Hot 97 everyday that’s my word.

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Music: Kurupt “Hydroponic” ft. Music: Kurupt “Hydroponic” ft. B-Real, Wiz Khalifa, Mally Mall & Knotch


With a couple days to go before the hemp holy holiday that is 4/20, west coast MC Kurupt links up with some other purveyors of cannabis for a 2014 anthem. DJs can download this now at 1200squad.com.

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Music: Bags “Geeker”


Not from Atlanta, but out of Decatur comes newcomer Bags with production from Ben Wogu and his new single “Geeker.” DJs can download this now at 1200squad.com.