The Diplomats & DukeDaGod - More Than Music - VOL.2
The Diplomats & DukeDaGod – DIPSET – More Than Music – VOL.2 – Compilation (2007)

The Diplomats A&R man DukeDaGod returns with his second More Than Music compilation. More Than Music VOL.2 features an expanded DIPSET roster with 40 Cal., Bezel, A-Mafia, Max B, Mel Matrix, Katt Williams, Tom Gist and Jha Jha representing alongside the crew’s core members. Continue reading

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A-Mafia – Harlem To Hollywood – Mixtape (2006)

Harlem is a place where stars are born, and history is made.  Its rich background spans the spectrum of culture from politicians to activists, athletes to music artists; however, the landscape in Harlem is rugged, and there are many different roads to the top.
Growing up amongst all of this was a young Abdul Holmes, also known as A-Mafia.  His story is a true Harlem story.  It is a story filled with triumph and tragedy.  It is a story of survival, perseverance, and never being scared to be great. A-Mafia is the next in a line of dope Harlem MC’s to give you his side of the story in all its glory and its gritty realness.  He is what the streets and music fans crave…a true story.
Being from Harlem, A-Mafia is no stranger to the music scene.  He is respected in most hip-hop circles and has done records with some of Harlem’s most notable artists including Cam’Ron, Jim Jones, Hell Rell, J.R. Writer and 40 Cal. 

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40 Cal. – Broken Safety – Album (2006)

Broken Safety is the debut album by 40 Cal., from Harlem, New York. It was released in 2006, and includes collaborations with Akon, Freeky ZekeyJ.R. Writer, Bezel, A-Mafia, Sudaboss and others. A video for “Runnin’ This Rap Shit” has been released. It sold approximately 50,000 copies in the U.S.
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The Diplomats & DukeDaGod – DIPSET – Who Else But Us? & The Movement Moves On – Mixtapes (2006)

DukeDaGod brings you this special edition Dipset family mixtapes to preview the upcoming film and soundtrack for Cam’ron’s acting debut Killa Season, with the movement definitely MOVING MOVING…The mixtapes features new tracks, freestyles and exclusives from the entire The Diplomats, features guest shots from the entire, extended Dipset family, including Bezel, Jha Jha, Tom Gist, 40 Cal., A-Mafia, S.A.S., Max B… If that wasn’t enough, be sure to check out the cameos from Stack Bundles and Lil’ Wayne.
Don’t Fool With The Dips!
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Juelz Santana - Back Like Cooked Crack - VOL.3 & The Diplomats - The Title Stays In Harlem

Juelz Santana – Back Like Cooked Crack 3 – Fiend Out 
The Diplomats & DukeDaGod – The Title Stays In Harlem
Mixtapes (2005)

In an interview with Hip Hop Canada, Juelz Santana remarked that his approach to the making of What The Game’s Been Missing! was different from his other albums, noting the amount of effort and work he was able to contribute to it, saying: “I’m definitely going to say that I like this album the best mainly because I got to work on it and I got to grow with it. I took care of a lot of things on it and not to say that my other albums were not good, but I just got to put more work into the making of this one”.
Originally 160 songs were recorded for the Album, taking over a year to make. He described the process as “learning how to ride a bike” asserting to the fact that the basis of the album developed deeper into production. The album was also influenced by the 1994 film ”Fresh”, In the song “Lil’ Boy Fresh” he loosely summarizes the story from beginning to end. Continue reading

The Diplomats & DukeDaGod - More Than Music - VOL.1
The Diplomats & DukeDaGod – More Than Music VOL.1
Compilation (2005)

In his introduction to More Than Music VOL.1DukeDaGod offers up his own unique reinterpretation of the famous Malcolm X line, declaring “we didn’t land on (Plymouth) Rock, we moved the rock”. It’s as good a summation as any for the The Diplomats raucous, uncompromising style, on display in full effect on this supremely potent mixtape-style release. Every member of the Harlem crew shows up on More Than Music VOL.1, from founder Cam’Ron to eccentric Jim Jones to newcomer Jha Jha, the group’s first female rapper. Continue reading