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Torae x Sway In The Morning (Freestyle)

Our very own Torae visited Sway In The Morning recently & caught a BODY or two during his freestyle up at Shade 45. That boy good!


Torae – The Journey Pt. II (Radio Rip) prod. Marco Polo

DJ Eclipse set off Rap Is Outta Control on Sunday with this joint off Tor’s new EP slated for an August 28th release. It’s the 2nd installment of The Journey he started on Daily Conversation. The Journey Pt. II produced by Marco Polo.


Rap Is Outta Control (7/15/12) w/Large Professor

The legendary Large Professor came by RIOC this past Sunday promoting his new album “Professor @ Large” which is out now on Fat Beats Records. You can check out his new video for “Key To The City” below. The album is dope and so was the show Sunday. Hit the jump for the playlist.

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Rap Is Outta Control (7/1/12) w/Kool Keith & Apollo Brown


Cito, Eclipse, Kool Keith (front), Apollo Brown, J57 & Torae

Here’s Sunday’s RIOC playlist with guests Kool Keith & Apollo Brown. Shout out to DJ Soko who was hanging out with us as well and to Slaine who called in to give us an update on La Coka Nostra. Speaking of which, the new video from LCN “Mind Your Business” produced by DJ Premier dropped this week and you can peep it as well as this week’s playlist the playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (6/24/12) w/Ray West, Kurious & A.G.

(top) Torae, J57, Ray West, Eclipse (bottom) A.G. & Kurious

Here’s the playlist from Sunday’s RIOC show with guests Ray West, A.G. & Kurious. They have an album coming out July 17th called “Luv NY” entirely produced by Ray West and featuring A.G., Kool Keith, Roc Marciano, Kurious & O.C. on the mic. Brought to you by the good people at Red Apples 45.

Make sure to check “Rap Is Outta Control” every Sunday night with DJ Eclipse, Torae & J57 from 10pm-12am on Hip Hop Nation Sirius XM. Show repeats Friday mornings from 4am-6am.

And don’t forget our good friend DJ Premier is back on Friday nights with “Live From Headqcourterz” on Hip Hop Nation Sirius XM from 10pm-12am. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (5/6/12)w/ O.C., O.Gee, Showbiz & A.G.

O.Gee, D-Stroy, Eclipse, Showbiz, A.G., O.C. & J57

With most of D.I.T.C. in the place they built on all of their latest individual projects as well as what it took to get the entire crew back into the studio. O.C. & Apollo Brown’s “Trophies” album dropped recently (and is incredible) and you can grab Showbiz & A.G.’s “Pre-Loaded” HERE. “Pre-Loaded” is just a warm up to get you ready for “Mugshot Music” which drops later this year. AND they are 9 songs deep into the D.I.T.C. album as well. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (4/29/12) w/Wordsworth

Tor, Words, Eclipse

Wordsworth (Punch N’ Words/eMC) was our guest this past Sunday on RIOC. His new album “The Photo Album” hits stores on June 12. It’s always great to hear an artist who’s been around as long as Words not only continue to make music, but make probably his best album yet. You can check http://www.fatbeats.com for that album when it drops as well as many other dope releases. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (4/22/12) w/Artifacts & DJ Soko)

Tame One, Eclipse, Torae, DJ Kaos & El Da Sensei

Latest RIOC playlist below. New Artifacts album on the way as well as an EP from DJ Soko. Those not wanting to wait can cop DJ Soko’s 7″ on Mello Music Group featuring Guilty Simpson that recently dropped. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (4/15/12)

Here’s last Sunday’s “RIOC” Playlist. You can catch the show every Sunday night from 10pm-12am EST on Hip Hop Nation Sirius XM. The show also repeats Friday mornings from 4am-6am. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (4/8/12)

Here’s this past Sunday’s RIOC playlist. Torae is back in effect after being out of town for the last 5 Sundays. Lot of good music out there. Visit www.fatbeats.com to purchase some of that music. Playlist after the jump.

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“Rap Is Outta Control” 3/4/12 Playlist (w/DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles)

Yesterday the dynamic duo of DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles were up at RIOC alongside DJ Eclipse and D-Stroy. Make sure you cop their EP “StOoDiOtYmE” that drops digitally on Tuesday 3/6/12 and their full length album “The Kollexxxion” on 3/27/12. AND, if you are in the NYC area you should DEFINITELY check out their album release party at Highline Ballroom on 3/26/12 with additional performances by M.O.P., O.C., Heather B, Big Shug, Kid Capri on the wheels, Flavor Flav hosting and special unannounced guests. Boom Bap at it’s finest!


Torae x Tony Touch Freestyle

You know how it goes when I go see the OG Tony Touch. Always an entertaining time to say the least & always BARS. Shouts to the Legend Toca & the fam Ron Mills & Al Lindstrom.


Rap Is Outta Control (9/18/11)

No guests on Sunday just a bunch of music. We used sendspace for the links this week as fileswap was trippin’. Once you click the links below that brings you to the sendspace page you should then click the second link (not the one on top). Click the one that says “click here to start download from sendspace”. Playlist after the jump.

Hour 1 (tracks 1 – 13)
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Rap Is Outta Control (9/11/11) w/Apathy, Motive, Rasheed Chappell & Kenny Dope

On Sunday we had a full house with Demigodz representatives Apathy & Motive as well as Rasheed Chappell & Kenny Dope. Ap’s new album “Honkey Kong” is out now and so is Rasheed’s “Future Before Nostalgia” which is entirely produced by Kenny Dope. Jokes, info, music and a mean freestyle can all be heard below, I wanted to jump in but we ran out of time. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (9/4/11) w/OuterSpace

Outerspace were our guests Sunday on “Rap Is Outta Control”. Their new album “My Brother’s Keeper” is out now on Enemy Soil Records. Check the show to hear some joints off their album as well as the ill rhyme session at the end. We also premiered a new cut off of Evidence’s “Cats & Dogs” album which comes out in 3 weeks. And big shout out to my man DJ Premier who stopped by at the beginning of the show to recap on this past weekends Rock The Bells concert in NY. His set with Nas, AZ & Pete Rock was monumental. The unexpected performance of “Live From The BBQ” with Fatal, Akinyele & Large Pro was a once in a lifetime experience. And MC Serch also made an appearance marking the first time that him and Nas ever performed “Back To The Grill”. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (8/21/11)

Here’s last weeks RIOC show. No guests but there were plenty of new joints to play. Also, Eclipse will be filling in for DJ Premier this Friday as he’s out with Nas on the Rock The Bells tour. You can catch him (usually) along with Panchi on Fridays on “Live From HeadQCourterz” on Hip Hop Nation Sirius XM and then Torae, J57 and myself on Sunday nights on “Rap Is Outta Control”. 10pm-12am. Playlist after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (8/14/11) w/Timbo King

Here’s Sunday’s show with our Wu-affiliated guest Timbo King. You can get his album “From Babylon To Timbuktu” on Aug. 30 when it drops. A few joints from the album can be heard on the show below as well as a mean freestyle at the end. Don’t let anyone tell you there isn’t any good music out there. They just don’t know where to look. Matter of fact two friends of mine dropped albums today worth getting. Slaine “A World With No Skies 2.0” and Median “The Sender”. Support the artists that you like and radio shows like these that provide an alternative to what’s become the norm in “mainstream rap music”.

Hour 1 (tracks 1-13)

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Hour 2 (tracks 14-26)

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Rap Is Outta Control (7/24/11) w/Sadat X

Below are links from this past Sunday’s show with guests Sadat X & Will Tell who just dropped their album “No Features” which is available digitally. Hit the jump for playlist.

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Hour 1 (tracks 1-14) Link
Hour 2 (tracks 15-27) Link

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Rap Is Outta Control (DJ Finesse fill-in 7/17/11)

Here’s last weeks RIOC show. Premier & DJ Supa Dave stopped through to hang and the great DJ Finesse filled in for Eclipse, his Guru live tribute was unreal. Playlist & links after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (7/10/11) w/DJ JS-1 & Vast Aire & Double AB

Here’s Sunday’s RIOC show with guests DJ JS-1 who just dropped his album “No One Cares” and Vast Aire who’s album “OX 2010: A Street Odyssey” is out as well. Joints from both albums along with other new music can be heard on the show. And make sure you check Vast and Double AB’s freestyle session at the end. Hit the jump for playlist & links.

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Rap Is Outta Control (7/3/11) w/Cold Heat & Blacastan

Cold Heat & Blacastan were our guests on “Rap Is Outta Control” this past Sunday. Make sure you check for the Cold Heat (Jak Danielz & Johnny Walker) “Raising The Bar” album which is out 7/19 as well as some upcoming projects from Blacastan. We also had General Steele from Smif-N-Wessun call us up to talk about what happened at their record release party for “Monumental” and the altercation with NYPD. And along with that is a batch of brand new music for y’all to check out. Hit the jump for playlist & links.

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Rap Is Outta Control (6/26/11)

Sunday Eclipse & Torae had Kool Keith & Jesse West (3rd Eye) up at the show. Keith was as entertaining as you would expect him to be. Shout out to Scaramanga (Sir Menelik) for calling up as well. Aside from that, lot’s of new music as usual. Playlist & links after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (6/19/11)

Here’s last weeks RIOC show. Premier stopped through to hang with us for a bit and talked about his most recent conversation with Nas. Playlist & links after the jump.

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Rap Is Outta Control (6/12/11) w/Money Making Jam Boys

We had most of the Money Making Jam Boys on the show this past Sunday. Dice Raw, Truck North & STS talked about “The Prestige” mixtape they dropped as well as Dice’s new project “Preservation” which dropped last week. Links for music from both those projects as well as other stories from the crew, of course a mean freestyle at the end of the show and playlist after the jump.

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