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Baltimore rapper Los releases 'Becoming King' mixtape

By Wesley Case, The Baltimore Sun

3:00 PM EDT, April 25, 2013

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Baltimore rap fans have been waiting for Los' "Becoming King" since last year. On Thursday, the Bad Boy Records signee and Baltimore native finally released the free 17-track mixtape, which you can download from Datpiff here.

"Becoming King" finds Los, who lives in Los Angeles now, sharing tracks with Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Ludacris, Pusha T, Yo Gotti and more. The boss, Diddy, appears on the song "Disappointed." Beats were made by Baltimore-born producer J. Oliver, 1500 or Nothing, Sonny Digital and more.

In February, I named J. Oliver one of the Top 5 producers in Baltimore for b.

I plan to review "Becoming King," but I want to ask readers first: What do you think of the tape? What's the best song? Is there a local rapper challenging Los as the best from Baltimore? Let me know in the replies.