Culture, Featured, Music

An Outkast Tribute: Next Impulse’s Top 20 ‘Kast Songs Of All-Time

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20. Two Dope Boyz (In A Cadillac)  Album: ATLiens Fresh off of one of the best intro’s (You May Die) in rap history, Two Dope Boyz is the ever so essential welcoming track that sets the mood for what is one of the greatest rap albums of all time. There are no underlying messages or

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Featured, Music, NBA

Phife Dawg and The 2014 NBA Draft: PHIFEdaPHanalyst Presents: “If I Were GM”, NBA Draft Edition

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Throughout the entirety of the 2013-14 NBA Season, our resident sports aficionado, Phife Dawg of the legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, has graced us with his analysis on everything from his NBA Playoff predictions, to the lack of fundamentals present in the game of basketball today, the pursuit of equality within sports, his

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Derrick Coleman’s Inspiring Journey To The NFL: An Interview With The Super Bowl Champion On Overcoming Obstacles and Teaming Up To Tackle Global Hearing Loss

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Adversity is inevitable. It has numerous faces and presents itself in an abundance of  fashions. It is often discouraging, is sometimes lethal, and will certainly drain one’s hope if not opposed by perseverance. If human beings all have one exceptional attribute in common, it’s a specific ability to endure hardship and flourish in the face of

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Baseball Is Better: The Fans Of Wrigleyville Explain Why There Is No Sport Quite Like America’s Pastime

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As our friends over at MLB The Show have been emphasizing this summer, baseball is simply just better. Whatever that means to you on a personal level, is determined by your individual relationship with the game. But the universal impact of America’s pastime stretches far and wide throughout the globe, and each summer consistently brings in

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Culture, Featured, Music, NBA

Phife Dawg And The Future Of The NBA: An Interview With The Hip-Hop Legend On The NBA Playoffs And The Pursuit Of Equality Within Sports

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From the early stages of its inception, the culture surrounding Hip-Hop music has always had definitive traits embedded within it that are deeply intertwined with that of the culture surrounding the game of basketball. There are certain sentiments that are constant within both cultures that not only resonate strongly within the youth of the world,

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Culture, Music

Greetings Earthling: MICK (Boogie) Blesses Outkast Enthusiasts With A Mix ‘For The Real Fans’

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In celebration of Outkast re-uniting at Coachella this past Saturday, the homie MICK (formerly Mick Boogie), who is an Ohio-raised and Brooklyn-based DJ, dropped a nearly two-hour mix of rare and unique Outkast tracks for the authentic fans of the ATLiens. MICK has an endless amount of notable projects under his musical belt, and this one definitely

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Outkast Reunites, Makes Hip-Hop History At Coachella (Review and Full Video)

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For Outkast and hip-hop fans alike, last night at Coachella marked one of those certain magical moments in music that will forever be implanted into the infinite pages of the hip-hop history books. For the first time in over ten years, Andre 3000 and Big Boi unified as Outkast, in its original form, performing over

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What Next Impulse Is Listening To: Divine ScienZe 2: The Wake Up Album

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Earlier this week, the two-man collaboration made up of Brooklyn based emcee, ScienZe, and Queens rooted producer, King I Divine, followed up their excessively dope 2012 self-titled release by dropping their second effort, Divine ScienZe 2: The Wake Up Album. In terms of superlative production, lyrics embedded with substance, and a collective style and vibe

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Hip-Hop & Basketball: Shad K Releases New Single, “Draft Day” (Audio)

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One of our favorite emcees in the game, Shad K, who recently sat down and talked hip-hop and NBA with us, surprised his fans with an unexpected treat this morning. It comes in the form of a two and a half minute track, titled “Draft Day”. If you’re an enthusiast of Shad’s music, than you’re familiar

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De La Soul Officially Drops J Dilla Tribute Mixtape, “Smell The Da.I.S.Y. (Da Inner Soul Of Yancey)

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As we learned earlier this month when De La Soul released the single “Dilla Plugged In”, the legendary hip-hop group simultaneously announced that among their many new projects in the works, they would also be dropping a tribute mixtape in honor of their late dear friend and iconic pioneer of a producer, J Dilla. Earlier

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Lollapalooza Reveals 2014 Lineup: Outkast, Eminem & Nas Lead The Way

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Lollapalooza has revealed their much anticipated 2014 summer festival lineup, and it’s fu**ing amazing. The festival organizers broke the internet early on Wednesday morning, after unleashing an impressive array of performing acts for this summer’s festival. Beginning with the largest and most impressive names, Chicago will see Outkast, Eminem, Kings Of Leon, and Nas bring

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Chance The Rapper Drops Unexpected Track After Tweeting About His New Home Studio

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Around 3 a.m. this morning, the insomniacs of hip-hop Twitterland were granted quite the welcomed surprise. Chance The Rapper sent out a tweet to his followers emphasizing that he was now equipped with an in-home studio at his new residence in Los Angeles. Along with the news of his new musical furnishings, Chance also dropped

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