Published on 2013-01-02 19:04:47
I need to catch up on Chaz’s music, because this ish is bumpin! Be on the look out for his new album titled, Anything in Return, dropping soon.
Published on 2013-01-02 18:44:35
“Backseat Freestyle” off Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City, get an official video treatment by Jerome D, Dave Free and K. Dot himself.
Published on 2013-01-02 17:13:37
Young Veggies announces his new album, Life Changes (out January 22nd), with the Terrence Clayton-produced “F**ck Witch”.
Published on 2013-01-02 16:50:59
Big Boi recruits fellow ATLiens Tip and Luda on “In The A,” the latest single off his second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, out now.
Published on 2013-01-02 16:36:52
Before hosting new year’s eve party at Tao, Las Vegas, Jermaine revealed that his much anticipated sophomore album, Born Sinner, won’t be out on the previously announced date, January 28th. hnmm
Published on 2013-01-02 16:00:15
AZ prepares fans for his upcoming long-awaited sequel to his debut album, Doe or Die, with a promo freestyle over Nas’ Illmatic intro.
Published on 2013-01-02 15:48:04
“Prior to his untimely death Capital Steez participates in what could be his last recorded cypher. Steez stops by the Ethik pop up shop to spit some fire with fellow Pro Era members Wati Heru and Dirty Sanchez. Capital Steez left us way too soo
Published on 2012-12-28 16:08:26
“Kendrick speaks on Shyne going at his Album , New Video with Janet Jackson? and really didnt want to get on Asap’s Fucking Problem record “
Published on 2012-12-28 15:13:14
Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era recently took over Peter Rosenberg’s Hot 97 show and drops a 20-minute long freestyle over your favorite 90′s instrumentals. “Since the tragic passing of Capital STEEZ happened the other day — I thought it
Published on 2012-12-28 14:50:47
“Beastie Boy!” is the third video off Chuuwee’s latest project, Wildstyle.
Published on 2012-12-28 14:40:56
Soulo and Q deliver the Renold Rose-directed music video for “Pass the Blunt,” which taken off last year release, Long Term 2, available here.
Published on 2012-12-27 15:45:59
K. Dot links up with Google Play and explains in detail why Nas’ “Life Is Good” and Frank Ocean’s “Channel Orange” are his favorite albums of this year.
Published on 2012-12-26 16:51:09
New Flatbush Zombies titled “MRAZ,” produced by the group’s own Erick Arc Elliott. Download: Flatbush Zombies – MRAZ (Prod. Erick Arc Elliott)
Published on 2012-12-26 16:28:51
Hit-Boy sat down with Q1047′s Rico and Mambo Morning Show to talk about producing for G.O.O.D Music, Kendrick Lamar, and his plans to work with Britney Spears.
Published on 2012-12-26 15:35:30
The second installment to Slum Village’s Dirty Slums mixtape series drops January 29th. The tape is set to be hosted by Mick Boogie and features guest appearances by Guilty Simpson, Skyzoo, Rapper Big Pooh, Joe Scudda and more.
Published on 2012-12-26 14:43:43
Off The Conglomerate’s recent released Catastrophic mixtape.
Published on 2012-12-26 14:07:55
(Mad) Skillz blesses us with a brand new year-end rap up, in which he sums up/reviews the events that happened in 2012. “2012 Rap Up” is featured on Skillz new album, Thoughts Become Things, now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-12-23 14:18:44
A$AP Rocky’s debut album, Long Live A$AP, comes out January 15th.
Published on 2012-12-21 19:26:31
Meh Download: ASAP Rocky ft. Waka Flocka, Gucci Mane & Pharrell – Pretty Flacko (Remix) [CDQ]
Published on 2012-12-21 17:26:29
Brooklyn’s own Joey Bada$$ and his Pro Era crew finally deliver their debut compilation tape, PEEP: The Apocalypse. Beats come courtesy of Statik Selektah, Lee Bannon, Thelonius Martin, Chuck Strangers and more. Peep the full stream and downloa
Published on 2012-12-21 16:41:49
Check out the song HERE.
Published on 2012-12-21 16:36:54
Flatbush Zombies’ producer/rapper Erick Arc Elliott is bizack with new solo material. “Hills and Valleys” contains 3 tracks, featuring Jolin Ras on the saxophone. 1. Interlude (1:11) 2. The Hills (2:49) 3. The Valleys (2:20) Downloa
Published on 2012-12-21 16:09:30
“Boost Mobile Presents: Be Heard Sessions with G.O.O.D. Music Recording Artist Hit-Boy. In this episode, Hit-Boy tells the story about how he got discovered and transitioned to rapping.”
Published on 2012-12-21 15:52:07
The beautiful Jhené Aiko teams up with James Fauntleroy (of Cocaine 80s) to brings fans this little Chrismas gift titled, “Wrap Me Up”. SN: Be on the look out for Def Jam debut, Souled Out, dropping early 2013.
Published on 2012-12-21 15:37:42
Title-track from A$AP Rocky major label debut, Long Live A$AP, out January 15th. The official video premieres this Sunday on MTV2. Previous: A$AP Rocky ft. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T. – 1Train (
Published on 2012-12-21 15:27:44
Joey Bada$$ and co. liberate a little something something to hold us over until their PEEP: The Apocalypse mixtape drops. 2db
Published on 2012-12-21 15:11:25
Bus-A-Bus introduces his Conglomerate family (consisting of J Doe and Reek Da Villian) to his fans with the release of the Catastropic mixtape, which features guest verses from Q-tip, Dom Kennedy, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar and more. Stream
Published on 2012-12-20 18:15:38
“If the world ends tomorrow, damn. I would be mad as shit for 2 reasons. First, I’m not with my family. That would suck. What would also be wack is if I never got to drop this song. Summer of 08′. Mark Pitts meeting had happened a month ago
Published on 2012-12-20 16:25:55
Ab-Soul links up with Life + Times and breaks down the lyrics to “ILLuminate,” one of my favorite tracks featured on his second album, Control System, available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-12-20 16:07:21
She chose this song as the lead single off her “come back” album?!
Published on 2012-12-20 15:41:58
“Time Pieces” are black and white, Super 8 mm, short films by director/photographer Jason Goldwatch that focus on his personal heroes and cultural icons. Textured, intimate and shot silent, Goldwatch shoots and also edits the film himself
Published on 2012-12-20 14:32:22
Big K.R.I.T. takes a stroll down memory lane and reflects on his relationship with his father in the official video for “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” taken off his debut studio album, Live From The Underground, out now.
Published on 2012-12-20 14:14:51
The tape drops tomorrow.
Published on 2012-12-20 13:04:59
Motor City’s Apollo Brown and Guilty Simpson release the all new, non-album, bonus track “Parkour” to announce the release of their new limited edition wax (ivory vinyl w/ bonus 45 featuring two non-album cuts). Parkour (Bonus Track) by
Published on 2012-12-18 15:20:41
Taken off Talib Kweli’s fourth solo album, Prisoner of Conscious, slated to hit stores February 2013.
Published on 2012-12-18 15:04:11
Long.Live.ASAP drops January 15th.
Published on 2012-12-18 14:50:23
Kid Mescudi delivers another self-directed visual for the latest single off his upcoming third solo album, Indicud (out soon), titled “King Wizard”.
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Affion Crockett’s comedy album, Watch The Clone, is now available on iTunes. Previous: Affion Crockett – Enunciation (2 Chainz Parody) [Video]
Published on 2012-12-18 14:09:45
“Keep Livin’” (feat. Jarell Perry) is the first single off Thurz’s upcoming album, Blood On The Canvas, dropping 1st quarter of 2013.
Published on 2012-12-17 16:10:30
“Reviewing English snacks, lessons on mixing up lean, and playing video games in the final part of Back and Forth with Danny Brown and Mike Skinner.” Previous: Part 3 | Part 2 | Part 1
Published on 2012-12-17 15:25:51
While in Time Square, BK emcee Joey Bada$$ and his Pro Era crew preview a couple cuts off their upcoming compilation tape, Peep The Apocalypse, due out on Doomsday (December 21).
Published on 2012-12-17 14:23:08
VA’s own Skillz just hit up his twitter account to share the latest leak off his upcoming last studio album, Thoughts Become Things (dropping December 26th, allowing with his 2012 Rap Up freestyle), titled “Trying To Get By” (feat.
Published on 2012-12-17 13:15:38
K. Dot explains to rap-up tv how his collaboration with Dido came together, the latest on his album with J. Cole + his feature on the Born Sinner lp and more.
Published on 2012-12-17 13:01:21
“T.I. wished everyone a Happy Trouble Man Eve while swinging by Sway in the Morning earlier today. Along with talking about blessing his kids with “gift sections” on Christmas morning, he gifted us with an exclusive off his upcoming album f
Published on 2012-12-17 12:49:48
Big Sean shuts down Woodward Ave (Detroit) with his own parade in the official video for “Guap,” the lead single off his upcoming sophomore album, Hall Of Fame: Memoirs Of A Detroit Player, dropping early 2013.
Published on 2012-12-14 14:25:51
Purchase Fat Boy Fresh Vol. 2 over HERE.
Published on 2012-12-14 14:06:11
Off Big Sean’s latest mixtape, Detroit.
Published on 2012-12-14 13:59:58
English singer-songwriter, Dido, who you may remember from the hook on Eminem’s hit single, “Stan,” has re-emerged in the rap game with the lead single off her upcoming fourth album, Girl Who Got Away (due March 2013), titled “
Published on 2012-12-13 16:16:02
“Danny Brown talks about his upcoming album ODB, which designers he’s wearing and which rappers he looks up to.” -Fuse
Published on 2012-12-13 15:57:16
Off Blu’s Jesus EP, available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-12-13 15:37:13
Brooklyn’s own MeLo-X, Joey Bada$$ and CJ Fly link up to bring fans “Live Froù East Flatbush,” set to appear on Inside The Mind Of Melo 3, dropping December 17th. Download: MeLo-X ft. Joey Bada$$ & CJ Fly – Live From East Flatbus
Published on 2012-12-13 14:29:06
Naledge and Double-O present the first single off their upcoming new EP, Wishful Drinking, dropping soon. Download: Kidz In The Hall – Ridin’ Clean
Published on 2012-12-13 14:20:19
Yesterday, A$AP Rocky dropped by MTV’s RapFix Live to join in their Big & Best of 2012 celebration, and after sitting down with Sway for an interview, the Harlem rapper hit the stage to perform a few songs. In addition to performing his latest
Published on 2012-12-13 13:12:02
Peep the full production credits below. 01. Long Live A$AP (produced by Jim Jonsin and Rico Love) 02. Goldie (produced by Hit-Boy) 03. PMW (All I Really Need) [ft. Schoolboy Q] (produced by T-Minus) 04. LVL (produced by Clams Casino) 05. Hell [ft. Sa
Published on 2012-12-12 18:24:53
Taken off A$AP Mob’s compilation tape, Lords Never Worry.
Published on 2012-12-12 18:15:32
“Pac Div stopped by the studio with the L.A. Leakers Justin Credible, DJ sourMILK, and Fuzz Fantab. The L.A. trio talked about the meaning behind the title of their new album, who the mystery lady on their album artwork is, and working with Ken
Published on 2012-12-12 18:11:27
Tip’s Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head lp drops next Tuesday, December 18th.
Published on 2012-12-12 17:17:59
Lead single and title track from Chali 2na’s first installment of the Against The Current EP series, available at pledge music.
Published on 2012-12-12 10:45:34
L.A. collective OverDoz enlist a verse from Juicy J for their own strip club anthem, “Lap Dance,” produced by Futuristiks. Download: OverDoz ft. Juicy J – Lap Dance
Published on 2012-12-12 10:35:36
In part three of their interview, Danny Brown and Mike Skinner speak on Nas’ GAP ad, UK Grime, and rapping fast. Previous: Part 2 | Part 1
Published on 2012-12-11 18:19:14
Pusha’s Wrath Of Caine mixtape drops by the end of this month, followed by his debut solo album, My Name Is My Name, in stores early 2013.
Published on 2012-12-11 17:56:46
Ab-Soul links up with Top Dawg Entertainment in-house producer Willie B. on this freebie titled “Only 1.” Download: Ab-Soul – Only 1
Published on 2012-12-11 16:15:54
“Watch rapper Sean “Grinch” Price wreak havoc on Christmas in the only way he can, and — spoiler alert — swiping gifts from under the tree is hardly the worst offense.” Purchase his new album Mic Tyson on iTunes (i
Published on 2012-12-11 16:10:44
Here’s a quick look at the making of A$AP Rocky’s new music video, “F**kin Problems”
Published on 2012-12-11 15:54:30
Big Boi hits up The Breakfast Club to promote his second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (out today), and talks about how he came up with that title, Andre 3000, breeding Pitbulls, Trinidad James + the current hip hop scene in Atlanta a
Published on 2012-12-11 15:28:21
“Though adultery is wrong, it usually provides for interesting subject matter. When The Produce Section sent me the track, I knew immediately that I wanted Estelle on it,” Consequence tells Rolling Stone. “We cut it while she was in
Published on 2012-12-11 15:00:25
Madlib’s little bro, Oh No, is gearing up for the release of his new solo lp, Disrupted Ads (Audio Dispensary System) (out January 29th), which will consist of new and unreleased material – with features from Gangrene (Oh No & Alchemist),
Published on 2012-12-11 13:49:22
Garbage, even if it’s a satire.
Published on 2012-12-10 17:34:26
Danny Brown and Mike Skinner (aka The Streets) continue their discussion in a London pub and talk about gay rappers, dildos and pussy. Previous: Part 1
Published on 2012-12-10 17:29:34
My boy Photo Rob shot 4 years ago when I was emaciated raw vegan status, rocking the mean George Jefferson cut and weighing 85 lbs. This was 2009, for a song on my 2007 album Nourishment. Yesterday, 3 years later, the director sends me the finished v
Published on 2012-12-10 17:27:15
Kanye West makes an unexpected appearance during Pharrell Williams’ Q&A at Design Miami while discussing his book “Places and Spaces I’ve Been.”
Published on 2012-12-10 17:16:03
Here’s the latest Snoop Lion release, “Lighters Up,” the follow up to “Here Comes The King.” Produced by Dre Skull and Major Lazer.
Published on 2012-12-10 17:03:29
“So here it is…. the last #SundayService before “Jesus Piece” drops this Tuesday Dec 11th worldwide !!!! the artwork displays the original tracklisting for the album making it easy for you to slide the tracks that were supposed to be on t
Published on 2012-12-10 16:48:49
Since the original version of “Mama Told Me” (featuring Swedish electronic band Little Dragon) won’t be featured on Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (out December 11), Big Boi and producer The Flush decided to share it with fans ov
Published on 2012-12-10 16:19:44
One week before the release of his eighth studio album, Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, Tip comes through with the Cee Lo Green-assisted “Hello” (produced by Pharrell and Chad Hugo).
Published on 2012-12-07 15:36:28
MMG’s latest signee Rockie Fresh delivers a video for his brand new single, “Nobody,” set to appear on his upcoming mixtape titled Electric Highway, due out January 21.
Published on 2012-12-06 17:11:24
“When Noisey legends Danny Brown and Mike Skinner (The Streets/The D.O.T) first met, Danny was puking into a pint glass. One collaboration later and they’re still mutual fans of each other. We got them together for a drink and a catch up
Published on 2012-12-06 15:59:49
Kardinal Offishall and Karl Wolf start the weekend a couple days earlier with their club banger, “Turn It Up,” off Kardi’s new album, Mr. International: The Differents, coming soon.
Published on 2012-12-06 15:40:11
“Check out this new record I did with the homie Slim Thug for DJ Wally Sparks’ SPKSMEN: Vol. 1 mixtape (dropping December 10)… Ride out to this one…” – K.R.I.T. Download: Big K.R.I.T. ft. Slim Thug – Now & Then
Published on 2012-12-06 14:36:01
Set to be featured on the upcoming Fool’s Gold rap compilation lp, Loosies, out December 18th!
Published on 2012-12-06 13:51:43
After dropping Lap Of Lux a couple months ago, Sir Michael Rocks returns with a 1.5 version of the tape, which features the likes of Chance, Shorty K and Tris J. Production comes courtesy of Harry Fraud, Chuck Inglish, Cardo and more. Stream and down
Published on 2012-12-05 18:53:12
Exile and his Dirty Science collective present his “Cassette” Mixtape as a thank you gift for the Holiday Season. The mixtape features exclusive songs from Exile’s vaults (1996-2009) featuring demo versions from his rap album “4TRK MIND” as
Published on 2012-12-05 18:27:44
“Blocka” (Popcaan & Travis Scott) is the second single off Pusha’s upcoming debut solo album, My Name is My Name, dropping soon.
Published on 2012-12-05 18:16:54
DJ Drama releases a preview of a reprise version of J. Cole’s brand new single, “Miss America,” taken off Born Sinner album, slated to hit stores early 2013. Download: J. Cole – Miss America Reprise (Snippet)
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The official video for this messy song premieres December 11.
Published on 2012-12-05 16:10:40
“Here’s a joint that didn’t make the Break Hundreds & Hearts EP but wanted to give to my fans….” -Donnis Download: Donnis – White Girl (prod. God’s Paparazzi)
Published on 2012-12-04 16:57:37
New freebie from J. Medeiros titled “Two Light Beams,” produced by Stro Elliot. Download: Mr. J. Medeiros – Two Light Beams (prod. Stro Elliot)
Published on 2012-12-04 16:30:40
Lead single off Earl Sweatshirt’s not-yet-titled debut studio album, coming soon (I hope)! Update: The album will be called, Doris. This albums called Doris. — Earl Sweatshirt (@earlxsweat) December 4, 2012
Published on 2012-12-04 16:23:44
Peep this footage of Captain Murphy’s last week’s gig at Live at Low End Theory in Los Angeles, where he revealed his true identity after performing “The Prisoner.” Extra: Also, check out his live performance of “Between
Published on 2012-12-04 15:52:12
The full video premieres December 11th, followed by the release of Tip’s eighth studio album, Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, out December 18th.
Published on 2012-12-04 15:19:32
The bearded Philly emcee Freeway stops by Power 105.1′s The Breakfast Club to promote his new album, Diamond In the Ruff (out now), and talks about the Roc-a-Fella fall out, his relationship with Jay-2, Meek vs Cassidy battle, and much more.
Published on 2012-12-04 15:06:02
“In this documentary short, Life+Times takes an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the creation of JAY Z‘s Barclays Center opening concerts.”
Published on 2012-12-03 19:28:31
Stay tuned for the HQ version. Previous: ASAP Rocky – LongLiveASAP (Album Cover)
Published on 2012-12-03 18:29:11
Behold the official cover art for A$AP Rocky’s debut studio album, LongLiveASAP, dropping January 15th.
Published on 2012-12-03 18:07:52
Snoop Dogg Lion unleashed the second single off his upcoming album, Reincarnated (due in 2013), titled “Here Comes The King” (feat. Angela Hunt). Produced by Major Lazer, Ariel Rechtshaid, and 6Blocc. Still not co-signing this…
Published on 2012-12-03 16:47:37
Here’s a quick behind the scenes look at Joey Bada$$’s rehearsal with The Roots, before making his TV debut on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”
Published on 2012-12-03 16:34:44
Big Boi’s Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors album drops December 11. props: dnc
Published on 2012-12-03 15:38:58
First leak off Mikey Rocks’ Lap Of Lux 1.5 mixtape, due out this Thursday, December 6th. Download: Sir Michael Rocks – Make This Bread
Published on 2012-12-03 15:30:35
“The inspiration behind sneakerboxes is really to send a message to the nosy people [and] fans who wonder how much money we make. The phrase in the hook is clear as day: “I get paid, homey I get paid, fuck what y’all talkin ’b
Published on 2012-11-30 17:08:53
None other than Puffy’s. retone
Published on 2012-11-30 16:47:15
Set to appear on the soundtrack to Jamie Foxx and Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming flick, Django Unchained, in theaters December 25th. Peep the trailer of Django Unchained below.
Published on 2012-11-30 16:29:42
Off Life Is Good, in stores now.
Published on 2012-11-30 16:04:28
According to complex: during a show last night in New York, Good Music’s Pusha T revealed the name of his upcoming solo album. My Name is My Name will be the title, and it is based off a quote by Marlo Stanfield from the classic show The Wire.
Published on 2012-11-29 18:38:08
In the cover story Big Sean speaks to the XXL magazine about gearing up for the release of his second album, Hall of Fame: Memoirs of a Detroit Player, due out in early 2013. Already with a history of huge singles, memorable guest spots, and trendset
Published on 2012-11-29 16:51:06
While on his European promo tour for his major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City (out now), K. Dot stops in London for a chat with BBC Radio’s Gilles Peterson and kicks a little freestyle over TNGHT’s “Higher Ground.” sc
Published on 2012-11-29 15:59:41
“Backstage in London Big Sean tells Westwood the stories behind his big tracks, video shoot in Detroit, hangin’ with Eminem, 1st verses, rappers that were cut from ‘I don’t like’ & more only on Tim Westwood TV!”
Published on 2012-11-29 15:40:18
After dropping a mixtape under the name Captain Murphy, Flylo returns with the a new trippy visual for Until the Quiet Comes track “Tiny Tortures,” starring actor Elijah Wood.
Published on 2012-11-28 18:33:46
In this video, Freeway sits down to discuss the support that he continually receives from his home city of Philadelphia. Free elaborates on what is was like coming up in Philly, how the city’s hip-hop scene has transformed, and the importance o
Published on 2012-11-28 18:28:05
“This will not be on my new project. But I really wanted you to have this. Recorded in New York City. Peace & Love” -Casey Veggies Download: Casey Veggies – Smart Water (prod. Chuck Strangers)
Published on 2012-11-28 18:20:07
Taken off Hodgy Beats and Left Brain’s recent released album, Numbers, out now.
Published on 2012-11-28 18:15:59
Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) returns with another entree in his Top 40 Underdog Series, called “I Don’t Like.” Download: Yasiin Bey – I Don’t Like ht
Published on 2012-11-28 18:01:51
First of a Living Breed is available via Stones Throw.
Published on 2012-11-27 16:48:59
“You can’t please everybody.” Tip and 3 Stacks make no apologies on their much anticipated collabo, “Sorry,” set to appear on T.I.’s eighth album, Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head, in stores December 18th. “It’s just more na
Published on 2012-11-27 16:37:31
50 Cent, his mentor Eminem and singer Adam Levine (of Maroon 5) present an action-packed video for “My Life,” which is the latest single off Fiddy’s forthcoming Street King Immortal album, dropping February 26, 2013.
Published on 2012-11-27 16:27:27
My ears are bleeding… – buuuut for those who are interested, “C’Mon Let Me Ride” (produced by Alex Da Kid) will be featured on Skylar Grey’s Interscope-debut, Don’t Look Down, due next year. ru
Published on 2012-11-27 15:39:42
The Los Angeles trio Pac Div give Rolling Stone the green light to premiere the official music video for “Black Acura,” the lead single off their brand new album, GMB, out today!
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Big Boi, Luda and Tip rep for their city in the latest leak off Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, dropping December 11.
Published on 2012-11-26 18:07:08
“When deciding the cover for The Source’s 3rd annual Rookie Of The Year, The Source staff decided it was a no brainer. Delivering arguably one of the biggest albums of the year with good kid, m.A.A.d city, aligning himself with Aftermath/
Published on 2012-11-26 17:57:16
Following the release of his new mixtape, F*ck Em We Ball, Bobby Ray returns with a new visual for “Just A Sign,” taken off his sophomore album, Strange Clouds, out now.
Published on 2012-11-26 17:47:50
Freeway’s Diamond In The Ruff album hits stores tomorrow, November 27th. Extra: Stream the full album HERE.
Published on 2012-11-26 17:43:15
Cee Lo Green and Disney’s The Muppets have just released an official music video for “All I Need is Love,” which is off of Cee Lo’s new Christmas album, CeeLo’s Magic Moment, now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-11-23 16:44:54
“Eddie Murphy: One Night Only” pays homage to Murphy’s journey from a 15-year-old aspiring comedian, to the record-breaking “Raw,” which remains the highest grossing stand-up film of all time, to his indelible characters and impressions fro
Published on 2012-11-23 16:17:51
Prior to the release of the official music video for the first single off his much anticipated not-yet-titled debut solo album, Earl Sweatshirt drops a black-and-white typographic teaser of “Chum.”
Published on 2012-11-23 14:53:01
Mibbs & Be Young of Pac Div recently made their way to 90.5FM KSJS’s ‘Stop Drop & Roll Show’ for an exclusive interview with The Barhemian & Strong Arm. They touched on a few things, including their influences, which include Wu-Tang
Published on 2012-11-22 16:34:42
Mikey Rocks’s Lap of Lux 1.5 tape (dropping tomorrow, November 23) will consist of cuts that didn’t make final cut on his previous release, Lap Of Lux. Tracklist: 1. Make This Bread (Prod. by Reno) 2. Nasty Pastor (Prod. by Cardo) 3. Move
Published on 2012-11-22 16:20:21
Forgot to post this the other day!!! Fashawn’s latest mixtape, Champagne & Styrofoam Cups, features guest appearances by Taylor Gangs’ Wiz Khalifa, Chevy Woods, Berner, and more. Beats come courtesy of Exile, Evidence, Jake One, DJ Dahi,&
Published on 2012-11-22 16:00:12
Kid Cudi affiliate, King Chip aka Chip Tha Ripper drops the latest leak off his upcoming CLEVELAFORNIA (due soon), titled “7-8 Rings” (produced Cardo). Download: King Chip – 7-8 Rings
Published on 2012-11-21 16:47:45
Big Boi drops off the official music video for the Kelly Rowland-assisted “Mama Told Me,” supporting his forthcoming sophomore solo effort, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, due out December 11.
Published on 2012-11-21 16:06:24
While working on his new solo album, Blood On The Canvas (dropping soon), THURZ manages to shot a video for “Are You Not,” which is taken from his recent released project, 517 W Queen Tape. I’m definitely entertained!
Published on 2012-11-21 15:56:38
Bonus track on Sean P’s Mic Tyson album, out now.
Published on 2012-11-21 15:49:22
9th and Buckshot’s new collabo lp, The Solution, is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-11-21 15:33:03
“On the Record is a video series where rock stars gush about their favorite records — in exactly 45 seconds. Click above to watch Stalley give it up for Nas.”
Published on 2012-11-16 16:31:55
In this video, Big Sean talks about fear and how he battled though some of the fears in his life. SN: His sophomore album, Hall Of Fame: Memoirs Of A Detroit Player, has been pushed back to next year. Previous: Big Sean – Guap
Published on 2012-11-16 16:07:08
Kanye West adds his touch to Rihanna’s current monster hit, “Diamonds,” set to be featured on her forthcoming seventh studio album, Unapologetic, out November 19th.
Published on 2012-11-16 15:50:32
“Here is a jam that waka and i made at the crib. just some cool shit, it is music for the sake of creating. this isn’t on an album, it’s just a gift to show that we care.” -Mac Miller Download: Mac Miller ft. Waka Flocka Flame
Published on 2012-11-16 15:29:28
New one off 9th and Buckshot’s new collaboratin lp, The Solution, now available on iTunes. The official video for “Crazy” premieres on Monday, November 19th.
Published on 2012-11-15 18:31:36
As promised, Bobby Ray delivers his newest mixtape effort titled, F*ck Em We Ball, featuring Playboy Tre, Juicy J, Iggy Azalea, Mac Miller, Snoop Lion and more. Hit the jump for the tracklist, full stream and download link. Download: B.o.B – F*
Published on 2012-11-15 17:06:11
“AK47″ is one of the two new cuts that will be featured on The-Dream’s (commercial) re-release of 1977 project on December 18th.
Published on 2012-11-15 16:53:49
Action Bronsolino drops his first project since signing a record deal with VICE Records. Rare chandeliers (entirely produced by The Alchemist) is a 14-track mixtape, which features guest verses from ScHoolboy Q, Roc Marciano, Evidence, Styles P and m
Published on 2012-11-15 16:23:38
Off Homeboy Sandman’s Stones Throw debut, First Of A Living Breed.
Published on 2012-11-15 16:13:52
“New Jeru rap veteran Rah Digga joins forces with the Michigan born, Florida raised and now NYC transplant Nitty Scott, MC along with Australia’s go-to producer M-Phazes on “Never Back Down.” The song showcases top notch lyric
Published on 2012-11-15 16:00:17
Here’s what y’all have been waiting for! The full version of the Eminem-assisted “Numb,” which is taken off Rihanna’s upcoming seventh studio album, Unapologetic, due out November 19th. Pre-order the lp on iTunes.
Published on 2012-11-13 18:52:22
The Zion I duo present the latest music video off their recent released album, Shadowboxing, titled “Trapped Out” (feat. D.U.S.T. & Codany Holiday).
Published on 2012-11-13 18:45:43
Bobby Ray’s F*ck Em We Ball tape is set to hit the interwebs on Thursday, November 15th.
Published on 2012-11-13 18:42:38
After the dropping the critically acclaimed singles “Lauren London” and “De$tabil” this past summer, Cali collective OverDoz. are bizack with a free verse titled “Dear God,” which won’t be featured on their u
Published on 2012-11-13 18:22:30
Published on 2012-11-13 18:03:55
The Lee Bannon-produced “Enter The Void” is now available on iTunes, along with a mastered version of “Waves”. Download: Joey Bada$$ ft. Ab-Soul – Enter The Void
Published on 2012-11-13 17:42:54
Wiz Khalifa’s O.N.I.F.C. (One Night in First Class) album drops December 4th.
Published on 2012-11-13 17:38:09
First single off Jermaine’s sophomore album, Born Sinner, due out early 2013. Purchase: J. Cole – Miss America
Published on 2012-11-12 17:03:32
Here is the full Stream of Travis Barker and Yelawolf’s upcoming collabo EP, Psycho White, which hits stores tomorrow, November 13th.
Published on 2012-11-12 16:58:40
Smoke DZA liberates the official clip for the title-track from his latest mixtape, K.O.N.Y.
Published on 2012-11-12 16:51:12
“This is an opportunity to show the world what Hip Hop is capable of. Obviously this project isn’t about raising money or making money. This is purely about knowledge and survival; I truly hope the world benefits from these words. By memo
Published on 2012-11-12 16:47:37
The self-proclaimed pretty mofo, A$AP Rocky, is once again the cover subject in the upcoming December 2012/January 2013 issue of Complex magazine. In the cover story, he talks about his ongoing feud with SpaceGhostPurp and the Raider Klan, his debut
Published on 2012-11-12 16:28:49
Download Gangsta Gibbs and DJ Drama’s collaborative effort, Baby Face Killa, over HERE.
Published on 2012-11-12 16:22:56
After announcing the title + release date of his sophomore album last week, Jermaine returns with the trailer for the first single off the new album.
Published on 2012-11-12 16:14:41
Dead Prez’s M1 and Nasir Jones pay tribute to civil rights activist Denmark Vesey on this Beatnick & K-Salaam-produced cut titled, “Genocide Highway”. rr
Published on 2012-11-12 16:04:59
Curren$y’s eight studip album, The Stoned Immaculate, is available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-11-12 15:58:48
The Slaughterhouse clique drop off the Rik Cordero-directed music video for their current single, “Goodbye,” which can be found on their Shady Records debut, Welcome To: Our House, in stores now.
Published on 2012-11-09 15:55:10
Watch as Nitty Scott journeys through Europe in “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” taken off her The Boombox Diaries Vol. 1 EP, now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-11-09 15:45:29
Kendrick Lamar sits down with the L.A. Leakers and talks about his biggest vibe killers when it comes to women, collaborating with T.I. and J.Cole, and his top 3 most influential songs from Compton.
Published on 2012-11-09 14:59:07
Big Boi enlists A$AP Rocky and indie pop duo Phantogram on “Lines,” the fourth leak off his upcoming second solo album, Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, now dropping December 11 through Def Jam. Shouts to stereogum for the premiere. Bon
Published on 2012-11-09 14:50:44
Mac Miller celebrates the one year anniversary of his debut release, Blue Slide Park, with a new visual off the album titled, “One Last Thing”.
Published on 2012-11-08 16:48:34
Here’s what fans can expect from Murs and 9th Wonder’s last collaborative album, The Final Adventure, before copping it on November 13th. complex
Published on 2012-11-08 16:31:05
GAP inc. enlists Nas and his father, jazz musician Olu Dara, for their 2012 holiday campaign called “Love Comes In Every Shade.” ht
Published on 2012-11-08 16:16:09
Zane Lowe premieres the last of the three new songs featured on Abel’s upcoming major label debut, Trilogy, in stores November 13th. Pre-order it on iTunes. Previous: Valerie | Twenty Eight
Published on 2012-11-08 15:57:49
Since Kendrick Lamar’s collabo with Lady Gaga didn’t make the final cut on Good Kid, m.A.A.d City due to creative differences, Gaga decided to put her own spin on “B*tch Don’t Kill My Vibe”.
Published on 2012-11-08 15:46:17
As Bobby Ray gears up to release his new mixtape F*ck Em We Ball on November 15, we get a new track called “We Still In This B*tch” (feat. T.I. & Juicy J)
Published on 2012-11-08 15:29:02
The first video release off The Weeknd’s Trilogy album (out November 13) has finally arrived. Directed by the man himself.
Published on 2012-11-07 15:56:46
Also hitting stores on November 13th is Murs and 9th Wonder’s last collabo album, The Final Adventure.
Published on 2012-11-07 15:51:03
Speaking of Abel, here is the trailer to his Drake-assisted “The Zone,” which is also set to be featured on the upcoming Trilogy album, out November 13th. Previous: The Weeknd – Valerie (Full Version)
Published on 2012-11-07 15:45:28
Following yesterday’s premiere of “Twenty Eight,” Zane Lowe of BBC Radio 1 shares the second of the three new tracks off The Weeknd Trilogy album, which drops November 13. props: rr
Published on 2012-11-07 15:35:23
Featuring Trademark Da Skydiver, Curren$y, and Young Roddy. “No Sleep” is set to appear on Spitta and his Clique’s Jet World Order 2, available worldwide November 20th via Jets International / iHipHop Distribution.
Published on 2012-11-07 15:25:04
Had to post this! DJ Rhettmatic killed it! Grab yourself a copy of Brown Bag AllStars’s recent released Brown Label Part 2 project over HERE.
Published on 2012-11-07 15:10:04
Rising Cali duo TiRon and Ayomari return with another visual from their debut album, A Sucker For Pumps, titled “Lot On Your Mind” (feat. Beatnich).
Published on 2012-11-07 14:53:32
9th Wonder and Buckshot’s The Solution lp will be in stores November 13th.
Published on 2012-11-07 02:38:21
“To every ghetto In the world. In 2008 we celebrated history with “My President” is black. In 2012, I want Barack to know we got his back and “We Done It Again”. We don’t wait for history, we claim victory!” -Young Jeezy Download: Young
Published on 2012-11-06 18:34:26
A new leak off Pac Div’s forthcoming project, GMB (out November 27) has just made its way across the internet.
Published on 2012-11-06 16:24:04
Taken off producers JR & PH7′s third album, The Good Life.
Published on 2012-11-06 16:07:39
Guilty Simpson and Apollo Brown’s joint album Dice Game is in stores now. Reputation by Apollo Brown & Guilty Simpson Previous: Guilty Simpson & Apollo Brown – Truth Be Told Stream the album below. Dice Game by Apollo Brown & Guilty Simpson
Published on 2012-11-06 15:46:52
Jermaine took to his website the other day to reveal the title + release date of his sophomore album – Born Sinner, dropping January 1st, 2013. So this explains those flicks of him with No I.D, Frank Ocean, …etc. in the lab.
Published on 2012-11-06 15:35:31
Kid Mescudi drops off the self-directed music video for “Just What I Am,” the first single off his upcoming third solo album, Indicud. Apparently, this clip “was designed to be watched on acid and/or shrooms” tweeted Cudi
Published on 2012-11-06 15:09:06
BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe premiered the full version of “Twenty Eight” today, which is one of the three new songs The Weeknd will feature on his major label debut, Trilogy, slated to hit stores November 13th via Universal Republic. ru
Published on 2012-11-06 14:53:54
Here’s another hard-hitting banger off Lil Fame (of M.O.P) and Termanology’s Fizzyology album, in stores today!
Published on 2012-11-06 14:49:24
Published on 2012-11-06 14:36:09
Naledge (1/2 of Kidz in the Hall) celebrates the release of his new album, Chicago Picasso 2 (available on iTunes), with a new free song off the lp titled, “Girls Of The World” (feat. Alex Wiley & Vic Mensa). Other guest appearances on th
Published on 2012-11-05 16:09:52
“One of the West Coast’s most promising new artists, Marz Lovejoy, is currently preparing her debut album, Elephant Soundz. Marz has been busy working with producer Om’Mas Keith (Frank Ocean, Odd Future, Sa-Ra), who has signed-on to executi
Published on 2012-11-05 15:37:24
Action Bronsolino’s upcoming joint project with Alchemist, Rare Chandeliers, drops next week on November 15th. Tracklist: 1. Big Body Bes Intro 2. Rare Chandeliers 3. The Symbol 4. Sylvester Lundgren Feat. Meyhem Lauren & Ag Da Coroner 5. Randy
Published on 2012-11-02 16:46:51
Her new album, The Idea of Beautiful, is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-11-02 16:37:24
On Halloween, Murs and 9th Wonder made us familiar with “Funeral For A Killer,” today they bring us a fitting visual for the song, which is set to be featured on their upcoming last collabo album, The Final Adventure, in stores November 1
Published on 2012-11-02 16:25:30
“In the series finale of ‘Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations – The Final Tour,’ Tony heads to Brooklyn, NY where he uncovers a whole new world on the other side of the river. Here, Tony talks with local rapper Talib Kweli.̶
Published on 2012-11-02 16:19:28
Swizzy kicks off the weekend with his Chris Brown and Ludacris-assisted new single, “Everyday Birthday,” taken off his long-delayed second studio album, Haute Living. The offical video premieres this Sunday on MTV2. Peep the trailer below
Published on 2012-11-02 16:09:56
First single off Young Veggies’ new project, droppig early 2013. Download: Casey Veggies – Life$tyle (Prod. by Cardiak)
Published on 2012-11-02 15:29:24
“RZA, the Wu-Tang Clan producer and filmmaker, speaks on the dynamics and hidden layers in his new movie ‘The Man With The Iron Fists,’ out Friday, November 2. The movie stars Russel Crowe, Lucy Lui, David Bautista, Cung Le, Pam Gri
Published on 2012-11-01 20:51:25
Off Wiz’s new mixtape, Cabin Fever 2.
Published on 2012-11-01 20:29:29
According to hypetrak, this less-than-a-minute clip is the official trailer for Cruel Winter, the upcoming second compilation album of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music collective. How about dropping that Cruel Summer (short) film first?
Published on 2012-11-01 18:32:48
Sean Price pays tribute to the late Bob Ross, who would have celebrated his 70th birthday last Monday. “Sean Ross” brings his world of Brownsville, Brooklyn, to life on canvas, depicting a view of the neighborhood from his apartment windo
Published on 2012-11-01 18:25:41
This video confirms that Snoop Dogg is no longer with us.
Published on 2012-11-01 18:10:52
To make up for the lack of new solo material, Earl Sweatshirt just hit up his tumblr to release some new music! Rumor is that “Chum” will be featured on his upcoming much anticipated debut album. Download: Earl Sweatshirt – Chum
Published on 2012-11-01 17:35:47
Behold the colorful cover art for Big Boi’s upcoming second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, expected to hit stores December 11. pf
Published on 2012-11-01 16:39:30
After performing his new single “Jungle,” Babygrande Records catches up with Philly lyricist Freeway to discuss what fans can expect from his upcoming fourth album, Diamand In The Ruff, dropping November 27th.
Published on 2012-10-31 17:47:37
“While it’s a bit early to throw around the label “classic,” Kendrick Lamar’s Good Kid, m.A.A.d City album certainly feels like a contender. Google Play recently caught up with Kendrick, as well as members of his Top Daw
Published on 2012-10-31 17:03:29
Murs and 9th Wonder’s fifth and final collabo album, The Final Adventure, arrives November 13th.
Published on 2012-10-31 16:42:28
In his own words: “‘Fromdatomb$’ is the last video I wanted to drop off the 1999 mixtape because I felt like this closed out the tape perfectly. I’m locked in the studio with my pro$ putting in that twerk on this new PRO ERA t
Published on 2012-10-31 16:29:29
After dropping the mp3 last week, Philly emcee, Gilbere Forte, returns with the official visual for “PRAY,” the lead single off his forthcoming not-yet-titled project, due out in 2013.
Published on 2012-10-31 16:09:39
Here goes Spitta’s latest mixtape effort titled, Priest Andretti, which features guest verses from Styles P, Noreaga, King Chip, Trademark, Fiend, Young Roddy and Corner Boy P. Stream and download the tape under the cut. Download: Curren$y R
Published on 2012-10-31 15:45:02
Right on time for Halloween, Travis Barker and Yelawolf release a Day of the Dead-inspired video for “Whistle Dixie,” featured on their upcoming joint EP, Psycho White, dropping November 13th. Pre-order it on iTunes. Previous: Travis Bark
Published on 2012-10-30 17:42:56
Spitta’s new tape, Priest Andretti, drops tomorrow (October 31). Download: Curren$y – Talk My Sh*t (prod. Thelonious Martin)
Published on 2012-10-30 17:37:48
To celebrate the release of his new album, Mic Tyson, Sean P! drops off the iTunes bonus track, “Remeber” (feat. Freddie Gibbs). Production by Statik Selektah.
Published on 2012-10-30 17:35:09
“Sean Price reporting live, on the eve of his Mic Tyson album release, from Canarsie Pier in Brooklyn, NY to give his fans a first-hand glimpse of Hurricane Sandy.”
Published on 2012-10-30 17:14:09
Last night, while L-Boogie was in Dallas for her joint tour with Nas, she premiered a new song called “Black Rage,” in which she touches on racial inequity and abuse. ru
Published on 2012-10-30 16:34:50
Kendrick Lamar thanks his fans for supporting Good Kid, m.A.A.d City with a new cut titled, “The Jig Is Up (Dump’n),” produced by J. Cole & Canei Finch. The week is up… Yall did it… AppreciatIon day is TODAY. With that being said. Me and COLE was in the stu lastnight……….. — Kendrick Lamar (@kendricklamar) [...]
Published on 2012-10-29 20:38:09
Nessa Interivews ASAP Rocky – they talk about his growing up in Harlem where the guys would want to copy his style and him having to fighting for fashion. He talks about his album being delayed and when we can expect it out. Rocky talks about his new song Problem featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, and [...]
Published on 2012-10-29 17:50:19
Watch part one HERE.
Published on 2012-10-29 17:34:52
Xzibit’s Napalm album is in stores now.
Published on 2012-10-29 17:28:54
Affion Crockett returns with another spoof video off his upcoming Watch the Clone album, available November 6. In “Enunciation,” he does his best Tity Boi aka 2 Chainz. Previous: Affion Crockett – WTF (Jay-Z & Lil Wayne Parody) [Video]
Published on 2012-10-29 17:15:27
The Weeknd previews the last of the three new songs featured on his upcoming Trilogy album, in stores November 13th. Previous: “Valerie” | “Twenty Eight” rr
Published on 2012-10-29 16:45:36
Sean P! links up with Pharoahe Monch on the Evidence/DJ Babu-produced “BBQ Sauce,” taken off Mic Tyson album, out October 30 via Duck Down Music. Bonus: Check out his interview with Peter Rosenberg below, where talks about meeting Mike Tyson, new generation of rappers and more.
Published on 2012-10-26 17:46:36
Enjoy your weekend folks!
Published on 2012-10-26 16:53:27
Before dropping his 006 project, Philly native Asaad comes through with a warm-up (free) EP, which features the previously leaked “Raekwon Rap”. Stream and download the EP below. Download: Asaad – Troy (Free EP)
Published on 2012-10-26 16:36:11
Spitta has a new mixtape on the way titled, Priest Andretti, dropping Wednesday (October 31st). Check the cover of the tape under the cut.
Published on 2012-10-26 16:05:15
Abil drops a freebie called “Enemy,” in anticipation of his Trilogy album, set for release on November 13. Previous: The Weeknd – Valerie (Trailer)
Published on 2012-10-26 15:40:11
New one off 9th and Buckshot upcoming third collabo album, The Solution, out November 13th via Jamla/Duck Down Music. Pre-order it on iTunes.
Published on 2012-10-26 15:32:56
Here is a quick recap video of Pac Div’s stop in Seattle, where they made an in-store appearance at Recess before performing at Nemous later that night.
Published on 2012-10-25 18:16:17
Big Sean serves up the first single off his upcoming sophomore album, Hall Of Fame: Memoirs Of A Detroit Player, titled “Guap” (produced by Key Wane & Young Chop)
Published on 2012-10-25 16:52:33
Thisis50 & Young Jack Thriller recently spoke with Danny Brown for an exclusive interview. He talks about his biggest regrets, the way he dresses, wishing he talked to 50 Cent more when he was hanging around G-Unit, shares his best advice he ever had, people who think he is gay & much more!
Published on 2012-10-25 16:23:49
The final product features Lil Wayne and T-Pain.
Published on 2012-10-25 15:58:46
Last night, while performing “F*ckin Problems” for the first time in Oakland, A$AP Rocky brought out Kendrick Lamar for some assistance.
Published on 2012-10-25 14:52:35
Nardwuar hit us up with another hilarious/informative interview with none other than Flying Lotus.
Published on 2012-10-25 14:10:27
Detroit’s own Guilty Simpson and producer Apollo Brown present the first offering off their upcoming joint project, Dice Game (due November 13), titled “Truth Be Told.” Download: Guilty Simpson & Apollo Brown – Truth Be Told
Published on 2012-10-24 19:15:56
Channel Zero TV unearths this extremely rare video showing their interview with then Bad Boy artist Ma$e and his Harlem World crew, alongside unknown producer named Kanye West at Jermaine Dupri’s birthday party circa 1998. Nomsayin’?
Published on 2012-10-24 18:05:49
“Gilbere Forte returns with his new single, “PRAY” (produced by Raak), from the forthcoming soundtrack to the independent short-film (Due 2013). The music-video slated for a Halloween release.” Download: Gilbere Forte – PRAY (prod. by Raak)
Published on 2012-10-24 18:01:31
Lil Fame and Termanology are Fizzyology album is slated to hit stores November 6.
Published on 2012-10-24 17:57:12
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. With that in mind, Sean Price (aka Seanwuar) does an impression of Nardwuar the Human Serviette while interviewing Pharoage Monch in Brownsville, Brooklyn, NY, before his gig at SOBs. Sean Price’s new album Mic Tyson drops next Tuesday, October 30th. Pre-order it on iTunes.
Published on 2012-10-24 17:34:23
The good folks who brought you the samples to G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer lp return with another banger! Babylon Cartel’s Gianni Lee and Mike Blud have compiled a 12-track mixtape, which features various samples used across K. Dot major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, in stores now. Peep the tracklist and download link below. [...]
Published on 2012-10-24 16:43:13
This is for all you dubstep fans out there…
Published on 2012-10-23 17:57:40
A$AP Rocky liberates his latest single, “F*ckin Problem,” featuring Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar. Update: Check out the mastered version.
Published on 2012-10-23 14:35:54
Good Kid, m.A.A.d City is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-10-23 14:25:26
Yeaaah buddy! Peep the plot summary: “When an enemy disrupts that which industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man holds most dear, he must rely on his ingenuity to protect those closest to him. Along the way, he discovers the answer to a question which has haunted him: does the suit define him, or does he define the [...]
Published on 2012-10-23 13:36:36
Their collabo EP Psycho White drops November 13.
Published on 2012-10-23 13:26:10
Diamond In The Ruff will be available on November 27th Via Babygrande. Pre-order it on iTunes. 1. Right Back (feat. Marsha Ambrosius) 2. Greatness (feat. Vivian Green) 3. The Thirst 4. Wonder Tape 5. No Doubt 6. Dream Big (feat. Musiq Soulchild) 7. Early 8. Ghetto Streets 9. Numbers (feat. Neef Buck) 10. True (feat. [...]
Published on 2012-10-23 13:22:34
“‘Don Seymour’s Theme,’ the latest music video from Alchemist’s Russian Roulette album, features Orlando rapper MidaZ the Beast. Directed by X:144 (Ms. Lauryn Hill, Solillaquists of Sound) for Beats|Rhymes|Films™, the clip blends shots of Moscow streets with off-kilter imagery to compliment MidaZ’s rapid-fire lyrical aerobics.”
Published on 2012-10-23 13:06:58
Last night, The Wu came together to perform track 13 off RZA’s The Man With the Iron Fist soundtrack live on Jimmy Fallon show.
Published on 2012-10-22 19:28:02
From Eric Calderon and RZA, the creators of the smash hit Afro Samurai, comes a mesmerizing and hypnotic prequel to Universal Pictures ‘The Man with the Iron Fists’ which finds the Blacksmith (RZA) on his way to China via a Dutch trading vessel. At a typical port stop, the Blacksmith and the crew have an [...]
Published on 2012-10-22 18:39:02
In this video, Q-Tip talks to Christina “Queen Diva” Sanchez of HHS1987 about his upcoming G.O.O.D. Music debut, The Last Zulu (out early 2013), confirms a second G.O.O.D. Music compilation album called Cruel Winter, gives his review on A Tribe Called Quest documentary and more. hhnm
Published on 2012-10-22 17:58:41
The Weeknd drops off the trailer to one of the three new/bonus tracks from his Trilogy album, arriving November 13th. Previous: The Weeknd – Trilogy (Artwork & Tracklist)
Published on 2012-10-22 17:10:07
Here goes the first video release off Blu and Exile’s new joint album, Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them, available iTunes and Dirty Science.
Published on 2012-10-22 17:01:24
Opening track to Mills debut studio album, Dreams & Nightmares, out next week on October 30th. Previous: Meek Mill ft. Nas, John Legend & Rick Ross – Maybach Curtains
Published on 2012-10-22 16:43:15
“In the premiere episode of ON THE ROAD, JAY Z’s Life+Times rides out with rapper Kendrick Lamar and his T.D.E. crew. as they get ready for the release of Kendrick’s debut album, Good Kid m.A.A.d City.”
Published on 2012-10-22 16:35:28
As promised, Action Bronsolino premieres the visual for the Alchemist-produced “The Symbol,” the first single off his forthcoming mixtape, Rare Chandeliers, dropping soon. Download: Action Bronson – The Symbol (prod. Alchemist)
Published on 2012-10-22 16:28:12
K. Dot collaborates with fellow Black Hippy members Ab-Soul and Jay Rock on the third installment of “The Heart” series, which is not included on his major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, out today! How on earth did this song not make the final cut on the album?! Yeah…I’m just going to say it. [...]
Published on 2012-10-22 16:07:06
The Black Keys and RZA get into a brutal (food) fight in the official video for “The Baddest Man Alive,” featured on The Man With The Iron Fists soundtrack, in stores tomorrow (October 23rd).
Published on 2012-10-19 18:47:28
Pac Div wish you all a happy friday with a new leak off their upcoming album, GMB (now available November 27th), titled “Truth.” Download: Pac Div – Truth Extra: Peep the cover art and tracklist of the album after the jump.
Published on 2012-10-19 17:01:46
Kendrick Lamar sat down with the L.A. Leakers &Fuzz Fantab, and breaks down the meaning behind his album title good kid, m.A.A.d city, collaborating with T.I., new song he has with J-Cole, and working with Scoop Deville on “Poetic Justice”.
Published on 2012-10-19 16:38:46
Rolling Stone recently payed Kendrick Lamar a visit while he was in the studio previewing “B*tch, Don’t Kill My Vibe” for 3 Stacks and Dr. Dre. Good Kid, m.A.A.d City drops October 22nd.
Published on 2012-10-19 16:15:41
Rare previously unreleased collabo between West Coast beatsmiths Flying Lotus and Mr. Dibiase. “remember flylo got some records from france i believe. i know it was somewhere overseas. but i went over to his lab with the mpc and got the choppin this was one of the many from the vault. this might been on [...]
Published on 2012-10-19 15:50:42
The official video premieres on Monday, Octover 22nd.
Published on 2012-10-19 15:31:31
You’ve already seen the artwork, now check out the official tracklist to 9th Wonder and Buckshot’s third collabo effort, The Solution, dropping November 13th on Jamla/Duck Down Music. 1. The Big Bang 2. What I Gotta Say 3. Stop Rapping 4. Crazy 5. The Feeling 6. SAM 7. Pat Em Down 8. Keep It Going [...]
Published on 2012-10-19 14:33:26
Mikey Rocks, Mac Miller and Casey Veggies throw a pool/house party with a whole lot of eye candy in the video for “Great,” which is featured on Lap Of Lux mixtape.
Published on 2012-10-18 18:52:16
The soundtrack hits stores October 23rd, followed by the premiere of the flick on November 3rd. The Man With The Iron Fists Soundtrack by Man With The Iron Fists
Published on 2012-10-18 17:01:30
Trilogy contains three new songs (which are added at the end of each disc) and remastered versions of the tracks from the three mixtapes, House of Balloons, Thursday and Echoes of Silence. The album will be available November 13th through Universal Republic. Pre-order it on iTunes. Peep the tracklisting below. Disc 1 – House of [...]
Published on 2012-10-18 16:39:53
Stick around for the full episode.
Published on 2012-10-17 17:23:46
Even though Good Kid, m.A.A.d City leaked earlier today, make sure to get yourself a copy of the album on Monday (October 22nd). Support the realness! Previous: Kendrick Lamar – Backseat Freestyle
Published on 2012-10-17 17:06:17
Here goes the newest single off Meek Mill’s long-awaited debut studio album, Dreams and Nightmares, dropping October 30th. Pre-order the lp on iTunes. Previous: Meek Mill ft Big Sean – Burn (Video)
Published on 2012-10-17 16:07:50
“RZA had a one-on-one interview with the legendary Funkmaster Flex, wherein he opened up about everything from the origin of the Wu-Tang Clan, to the idea of the brotherhood of the Kung-Fu that kept them all together. He also spoke on his directorial debut, Man With The Iron Fists, in theaters November 2nd.”
Published on 2012-10-17 15:57:12
French fashion house Louis Vuitton, Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and calligrapher Niels Shoe Meulman continue to pay tribute to boxing legend Cassius Clay Muhammad Ali in this new video titled “Float.” Previous: ‘Dream’ and ‘Word’
Published on 2012-10-17 15:39:11
Hit-Boy channels his inner Biggie Smalls and Tupac in the official video for “East vs. West,” taken off his debut mixtape titled, HITstory, available for free download over HERE. Directed by Fredo Tovar and Scott Fleishman. Previous: Hit-Boy ft. Kid Cudi – Old School Caddy (Video)
Published on 2012-10-16 19:47:27
“Movie” (feat. J Doe) is the latest single off Busta’s Year Of The Dragon album to get a video treatment.
Published on 2012-10-16 19:15:01
“just some fun. not for the album. just for the fuck of it.” -Mac Miller
Published on 2012-10-16 18:58:09
Zion I’s new album ShadowBoxing is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-10-16 16:54:56
Under his Larry Fisherman moniker, Mac shares a new self-produced cut titled “These Dayz (Dope Awprah).” “If you listen closely, i’m singing opera in the background of this whole song. There are no limitations. Also, this speech at the end of this shit is epic and real for the world to comprehend yet. i was [...]
Published on 2012-10-16 16:44:10
The second installment to Wiz Khalifa’s Cabin Fever mixtape series has arrived. Hosted by DJ Holiday, the tape includes guest appearances by fellow Taylor Gang members Juicy J & Chevy Woods, as well as French Montana and more. Stream and download the mixtape under the cut. Download: Wiz Khalifa – Cabin Fever 2 (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-10-16 16:29:50
Another day, another leak off The Man With The Iron Fists soundtrack, slated to hit stores October 23rd.
Published on 2012-10-16 16:15:35
Your favorite heavily-bearded Philly emcee Freeway drops off his latest mixtape, Freedom Of Speech, hosted by Don Cannon. The 16-track tape features the likes of Jakk Frost, Malik B, Young Chris and more. Hit the jump for the tracklist, full stream and download link. Download: Freeway – Freedom Of Speech (Mixtape) | Alt. link
Published on 2012-10-16 15:50:56
Speaking of 9th Wonder, here is another premiere off his forthcoming joint album with Murs, The Final Adventure, which drops on the same day as The Solution, November 13th.
Published on 2012-10-16 15:32:59
“The Change Up” is the first video release off 9th Wonder and Buckshot’s third collaboration album entitled The Solution, dropping November 13th on Jamla/Duck Down Music. Bonus: Peep the cover art of the upcoming album below.
Published on 2012-10-15 19:18:54
New Flatbush Zombies titled “The Hangover,” produced by Erick Arc Elliott. Download: Flatbush Zombies – The Hangover
Published on 2012-10-15 17:18:03
“I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with my homie Kendrick Lamar. We spoke on quite a few topics including the direction of his new album good kid, m.a.a.d. city, watching the growth of Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q, the 2012 BET cypher, the new Cali sound, he also tells the story of the [...]
Published on 2012-10-15 17:11:34
Yesterday, the kid Mac Milly took to his twitter account to reveal that his sophomore album will be called, Watching Movies With The Sound Off. Watching Movies With The Sound Off. — Mac Miller (@MacMiller) October 14, 2012
Published on 2012-10-15 16:44:26
One week before the release date of Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City (October 22nd), BBC Radio comes through with a new cut off the album titled “Backseat Freestyle” (produced by Hit-Boy).
Published on 2012-10-15 16:39:03
The Man With The Iron Fists soundtrack drops October 23rd. Get Your Way (Sex as a Weapon) by Idle Warship [Talib Kweli and RES]
Published on 2012-10-15 15:54:47
In this Interview with Montreality, Consequence speaks about: His upcoming tape “Movies On Demand 4″, Announces his sophomore album title, “Start Your Own Business.” Wanting to work with Prince, Co-signing certain YMCMB artists like Lil’ Chuckee, and more.
Published on 2012-10-15 15:51:35
Reks and producer Hazardis Soundz present the first offering from their upcoming joint project, Eyes Watching God, out early 2013.
Published on 2012-10-12 20:11:15
Behind the scenes look at the recording of the West Coast cypher for the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards. SN: Check out all the cypher HERE.
Published on 2012-10-12 19:42:15
After a few delays, Chuuwee finally released his 90′s Hip-Hop themed mixtape, Wild Style, which features the likes of Willie the Kid, Dutch Rebelle and more. Stream and download the tape under the cut. Download: Chuuwee – Wild Style (Free Album)
Published on 2012-10-12 17:25:59
The uplifting “Bulletproof Pride” (feat. U2′s Bono) is one of the most anticipated tracks from K’NAAN’s new album, God or the Girl, which comes out October 16. Previous: K’NAAN – Gold in Timbuktu
Published on 2012-10-12 16:20:50
Murs and 9th unveil the official cover art and tracklist for their upcoming fifth and final collabo album (appropriately) titled, The Final Adventure, dropping November 13th along with 9th Wonder’s new joint effort with Buckshot, The Solution. Peep the tracklist below. 01. Get Together (ft. Rapsody) 02. Dance With Me 03. Whatuptho 04. Holding Hands [...]
Published on 2012-10-11 17:24:17
God Forgives, I Don’t is in stores now.
Published on 2012-10-11 17:10:35
Here’s a one-minute snippet of Kanye West’s contribution to the soundtrack of RZA’s directorial debut, Man With The Iron Fists.
Published on 2012-10-11 16:41:37
Here is the reason why most people watch The BET Hip Hop Awards. This year’s line up included both veterans and up-and-coming emcees, who are the talk of the town. Jean Grae, Sarkodie, Ab-Soul, Talib Kweli Jay Bird the Purdi Boi (Sprite Hot 16 Winner), Hopsin, ScHoolboy Q, Mac Miller, Mystikal RZA, Angel Haze, Joey [...]
Published on 2012-10-11 15:44:19
The Weeknd previews a new song in this 30-second trailer for his major label debut titled Trilogy, out November 26th through Universal Republic. The album is reported to contain 3 new songs as well as remastered versions of all the tracks from his previous mixtapes. Previous: The Weeknd – Rolling Stone (Video)
Published on 2012-10-11 15:44:06
“Arguably the most revered lyricist to ever come out of Philadelphia, Freeway, returns to his roots, once again using his powerful voice to drop gems on listeners with his highly-anticipated solo album, Diamond In The Ruff. Serving as his first official full-length album since teaming up with Jake One for the critically acclaimed 2010 project, [...]
Published on 2012-10-11 15:43:57
While recently in Los Angeles, Brother Ali sat down with Carson Daly to have a quick conversation about his new album Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, how he became a muslim, and more.
Published on 2012-10-11 15:43:45
MMG’s Meek Mill and G.O.O.D. Music’s Big Sean finally release the official music video for their collabo, “Burn,” which is set to be featured on Mill’s debut album, Dreams and Nightmares, dropping October 30th.
Published on 2012-10-09 19:13:17
Hodgy Beats and Left Brain link up with their fellow Odd Future member Frank Ocean on “Astro,” the latest leak off the group’s third album, Numbers, out today! Download: MellowHype ft. Frank Ocean – Astro
Published on 2012-10-09 18:57:12
FatBoyFresh Vol. 2 is on its way. Friends (Dirty) by Rapper Big Pooh
Published on 2012-10-09 18:23:41
Here’s a previously unreleased FlyLo called “Flotus,” which he premiered over the weekend during Mad Decent’s BBC Radio 1 show – Diplo and Friends. He apparently had Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino and Kendrick Lamar in mind when he made this beat. “It’s something I made for Childish Gambino or Kendrick Lamar. Whoever gets to [...]
Published on 2012-10-09 09:36:58
New E-V-E titled “She Bad Bad,” taken off her much-delayed fourth album, Lip Lock. She This song is bad bad (not in a good way)! /iframe> Previous: Eve – So What ru
Published on 2012-10-08 18:57:27
Pretty dope! Let’s hope the song matches the artwork.
Published on 2012-10-08 18:42:24
Download Spitta and Harry Fraud’s Cigarette Boats EP HERE.
Published on 2012-10-08 18:39:30
RZA recently made his way to The Breakfast Club to promote his directorial debut, Man With The Iron Fists (in theaters November 2nd), and talked about the movie, Wu’s upcoming 20th anniversary, and much more. Peep RZA’s Sway In The Morning freestyle below.
Published on 2012-10-08 17:52:02
Dilla’s Rebirth Of Detroit album is available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-10-08 17:40:38
Fame and Term unleash another hard-hitting boom bap cut off their upcoming joint album, Fizzyology (out November 6), titled “Play Dirty” (feat. Busta Rhymes & Styles P)
Published on 2012-10-08 17:08:22
In part two of his interview with the “Becoming” series, Nas reveals some of his childhood musical influences, which range from Rick James, Jackson 5, Kiss, … Previous: Part 1 hhdx
Published on 2012-10-08 16:50:50
Esco the bartender serves up the official music video for his posthumous collaboration with Amy Winehouse titled, “Cherry Wine,” taken off his new solo album, Life Is Good, out now. Forgot to post this video last week, my bad!!!
Published on 2012-10-05 18:07:13
As promised, Chuuwee delivers another golden era-inspired cut off his Wild Style album (due October 9th), titled “Pissin Me Off.” Download: Chuuwee – Pissin Me Off (Prod. Large Professor)
Published on 2012-10-05 17:57:56
Taken off H.N.I.C. 3.
Published on 2012-10-05 17:55:35
New leak off Mr. X-to-Z’s upcoming seventh studio album, Napalm, out next week on October 9th. Download: Xzibit ft. Crooked I, Slim The Mobster & Game – Movie (prod. Akon)
Published on 2012-10-05 17:31:05
In a note posted on her Little Monsters website, Lady Gaga explained why the much-talked-about collabo between her and Kendrick Lamar titled “Partynauseous” won’t be featured on Good Kid, m.A.A.d City. “I apologize to the fans that this situation with Partynauseous is confusing. To it clear it up I must explain this. When I collaborate [...]
Published on 2012-10-05 16:59:56
Da YoungFellaz’s Sophisticated Ignorance mixtape is now available HERE.
Published on 2012-10-05 16:42:17
Wale gives us a taste of what to expect from his upcoming third studio album, I Ain’t Perfect, reportedly set to drop in December 2012. Download: Wale – Arrival | Alt. link
Published on 2012-10-05 16:28:06
HERE YOU GO – Check the snippets right now, before they take it down. Also, make sure to support Kendrick by copping Good Kid, m.A.A.d city on October 22nd.
Published on 2012-10-04 17:23:16
Here goes the lead single from Cee Lo’s Christmas album, dropping October 30th. You’re two months early brah!
Published on 2012-10-04 16:56:42
Bobby Ray’s Strange Clouds album is in stores now.
Published on 2012-10-04 16:46:34
Producer 9th Wonder has two new collabo albums on the way! First we have Buckshot’s The Solution, and then there is Murs’ The Final Adventure. Both albums are set to drop on November 13th. “I think this is the best way to take two separate brands, one I have built with Murs and one that [...]
Published on 2012-10-04 16:16:09
Sean Price’s Mic Tyson album cover is brought to life in this animated video for “STFU Part 2″, directed by The Chain Gang. Peep the artwork and tracklist of Mic Tyson (out October 30) below. Tracklist: 01) Genesis of the Omega (prod. by The Alchemist) 02) Bar-Barian (prod. by The Alchemist) 03) Pyrex (prod. by [...]
Published on 2012-10-04 16:00:07
“Loud Motors” (produced by Rashad) is the second offering from the new edition of Stalley’s “Songs by Me, Stalley” series. Download: Stalley – Loud Motors (Prod. Rashad) Previous: Stalley ft. Rashad – Last Day on the MT
Published on 2012-10-03 18:20:09
Mike Biga gets animated in the politically charged video for “Reagan,” the newest single off his collabo album with El-P entitled, R.A.P. Music, in stores now.
Published on 2012-10-03 17:51:15
Hit 4:41 mark for the freestyle.
Published on 2012-10-03 17:39:52
Jimmy Fallon welcomes Kendrick Lamar on his show to perform his current single, “Swimming Pools,” which is taken off his major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, dropping October 22.
Published on 2012-10-03 17:32:05
Cris Cab builds more buzz for his upcoming Rise EP (out October 9) with the release of another Wyclef Jean collabo, “She’s So Fly.” Download: Cris Cab ft. Wyclef Jean – She’s So Fly Previous: Cris Cab – ‘Paradise (On Earth)’ & ‘Face To Face’
Published on 2012-10-03 17:14:51
The re-release of The Weeknd’s mixtape trilogy arrives November 26th via Universal Republic.
Published on 2012-10-03 16:57:54
Off Smoke Dizzle’s new mixtape, K.O.N.Y., featuring guest apperances by King Chip, Joey Bada$$, Ab-Soul, and more. Stream and download the tape below. Smoke DZA aka King of New York drops his first project since collaborating on a full length EP with producer Harry Fraud. On this project, titled K.O.N.Y., DZA enlists DJ Dahi, Lee [...]
Published on 2012-10-03 16:28:02
Aside from working on his joint album with Kendrick Lamar, Jermaine seems to be busy collaborating with R&B crooners Frank Ocean and James Fauntleroy (of Cocaine 80s), as well as producers No I.D. and James Poyser. No word on what they are cooking, but the outcome will probably be epic! Stay tuned for more info. [...]
Published on 2012-10-03 15:56:15
Your favorite Somali-Canadian emcee, K’Naan, serves up the latest single off his forthcoming album, Country, God or the Girl (out October 16), titled “Gold in Timbuktu.” Pre-order the lp over HERE. Peep the tracklist of the upcoming album after the jump. 1. The Seed 2. Gold In Timbuktu 3. Waiting Is A Drug 4. Better [...]
Published on 2012-10-03 15:44:49
Last night, Kid Mescudi dropped another self-produced cut off his upcoming third solo album, Indicud, along with the following message: mark my words, INDICUD will be the greatest album ever made.Know that I’m not lying. — Scott Mescudi (@ducidni) October 2, 2012 Download: Kid Cudi – King Wizard complex
Published on 2012-10-03 15:01:05
In this Interview with Montreality, Joey Bada$$ speaks about: Going to school, the reason he didn’t want to release “Rejex”, His upcoming projects, Wanting to work with NAS, Artists that have influenced him + Much More.
Published on 2012-10-02 17:15:13
Last month we got a short preview of this song featured on Talib Kweli’s Attack The Block mixtape, today we get the full length version of the Boi-1da produced “Outstanding” (feat. Ryan Leslie).
Published on 2012-10-02 17:00:05
Off Big Boi’s second solo album, Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, slated to hit stores November 13th through Def Jam.
Published on 2012-10-02 16:48:48
Mac Miller introduces us to his Pittsburgh crew with a self-produced 14-minute cypher titled, “No Photos (Posse Cut Pt. 1),” featuring all Most Dope affiliates.
Published on 2012-10-02 16:31:15
“With the release of the new album ShadowBoxing, Zion I Crew presents a new music video for the track ‘Human Being’. The video was shot at various locations in Oakland, CA and was produced with the collaborative efforts of Ineffable Music, Cre8tive Class, and Sato Studios.”
Published on 2012-10-02 16:21:43
Last night, after revealing the tracklisting to his major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City (due October 22nd), K. Dot also unleashed the third single off the album, “Compton,” assisted by Dr. Dre. You can now pre-order the lp on iTunes. Check out the tracklist of Good Kid, m.A.A.d City under the cut. 1. Sherane [...]
Published on 2012-10-02 16:10:04
Skyzoo celebrates the release of sophomore new album, A Dream Deferred (out today), with a new visual for the !llmind-produced, “Give It Up”.
Published on 2012-10-02 15:54:13
Donnis hits the beach in Hawaii with a PYT in the official video for his single, “Gimme,” produced by by Blue Sky Black Death.
Published on 2012-10-01 17:09:19
From the producers of HALF NELSON, BLUE VALENTINE and ESPN’S THE LIFE comes BECOMING; an interview series that uncovers what successful actors, musicians, chefs, athletes and others, did to get to be leaders in their industries. Johnny Knoxville, Chris Evans, Nas and Arian Foster are among many to star in this series where we learn [...]
Published on 2012-10-01 16:54:58
Follow Murs & Fashawn on the day of their album release for ‘This Generation.’ First they treat two lucky contest winners to lunch at King Taco. Following that they travel to Amoeba Records in Hollywood, CA for a sold out in-store performance!
Published on 2012-10-01 16:49:13
Nashville’s singer-songwriter, producer and occasional rapper Spree Wilson shares a story about meeting the right girl, at the wrong time in the first single off his upcoming, Life In Technicolor EP, dropping October 25th. “Life in Technicolor is a themed EP, produced by The Flush (Jeron Ward, Go Dreamer & Rick Wallk) and inspired by [...]
Published on 2012-10-01 16:33:46
Like father, like son. Will Smith’s youngest son, Jaden Smith makes a name for himself in the music industry with the introduction of his debut mixtape, The Cool Cafe: Cool Tape Vol. 1. Hit the jump for the tracklist, full stream and download link. 1. Hello (Prod by The Stuyvesants) 2. Know Why [Inspired by [...]
Published on 2012-10-01 16:18:10
Self Made 2 is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-10-01 16:00:06
When asked why he wasn’t featured on the Cruel Summer lp by MTV over the weekend at the red carpet for BET Hip-Hop Awards, Q-Tip replied by hinting at a possible second G.O.O.D. Music compilation album called Cruel Winter. rr
Published on 2012-09-28 16:43:10
While out in London, Noisey caught up with Flying Lotus to discuss his music, common misconceptions about him, making commercial beats, US vs UK Dubstep and more. Previous: Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes (Full Album Stream)
Published on 2012-09-28 16:24:29
Here is another cypher set to be featured in this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards, airing October 9th. Previous: BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 – West Coast Cypher (Preview) nr
Published on 2012-09-28 16:12:26
BET promotes its 2012 Hip-Hop Awards with a little preview of the West Coast cypher, starring E-40, Snoop Dogg, DJ Quick, Kendrick Lamar, Kurupt and YG.
Published on 2012-09-28 15:00:24
Kendrick opened up about working closely with both Gaga and J. Cole, explained the significance behind his album cover, and of course gave us the real reason why the collaborative project between him and Cole has yet to see the light of day. -Global Grind TV Related: Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole In The Lab [...]
Published on 2012-09-28 14:56:11
Here is the second and third single off Cris Cab’s upcoming RISE EP, available on iTunes October 9th. “Paradise (On Earth)” “Face To Face”
Published on 2012-09-28 14:11:00
To mark the one-year-anniversary of his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, Jermaine links up with Major Lazer to give fans, “Get Free.” Download: J. Cole & Major Lazer – Get Free
Published on 2012-09-28 13:08:54
Iggy Azalea gives the world a taste of her new Trapgold mixtape (out October 11) with the video for “Bac 2 Tha Future (My Time),” the first release off the tape.
Published on 2012-09-27 17:12:29
It’s obviously not off the top, but K. Dot did his thing. Good Kid, m.A.A.d City drops October 2nd.
Published on 2012-09-27 16:42:20
After releasing their 3-track EP, Blah Blah Blah, last month, Sene and Denitia Odigie get together once again to bring you the smooth “Casanova.” Kinda slept on this!!!
Published on 2012-09-27 16:04:39
During his recent gig in Montreal, Big Sean announced that his sophomore album will be called, Hall of Fame: Memoirs of a Detroit Player, set to hit stores this winter.
Published on 2012-09-27 15:30:09
Second video from Curren$y and Harry Fraud’s Cigarette Boats EP.
Published on 2012-09-27 15:12:25
Queens’s Pharoahe Monch unleashes “Damage” for the masses, which “chronicles the tragedy of inner city killings and mass murder.” His upcoming EP, P.T.S.D. (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), drops this Fall.
Published on 2012-09-26 17:05:13
“Nitty Scott, MC is the birthday girl in this 2nd visual off of her diary entry series. Upon turning 21, Nitty reflects on her coming of age in an intimate poem, and scribbles it all down in her composition book.” Previous: Diary Entry Pt. 1
Published on 2012-09-26 16:57:02
A new Kendrick Lamar track of unknown origin just made its way across the interwebs… Chances are that it is from his upcoming debut studio album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, out October 2nd via Aftermatch/Interscope.
Published on 2012-09-26 16:33:13
Freeway flips Coldplay’s “Clocks” in “F.O.S.,” which is the latest offering from his upcoming mixtape, Freedom Of Speech, due out October 16th. Download: Freeway ft. Mama Jones – F.O.S.
Published on 2012-09-26 16:22:34
Earlier this month we received the audio, today we get the visual of “Kill Screen,” the Donkey Kong-inspired first single off Jean Greasy’s Gotham Down album, dropping soon.
Published on 2012-09-26 16:09:00
“The Fight of My Life,” Colin Munroe’s lead single from his recently released new project, Unsung Hero, gets a video treatment by director Philip Sportel.
Published on 2012-09-26 15:30:21
“Why did I choose to blend a Japanese Folk Song that I learned in first grade with Escapades Of Futura 2000? The answer is,”I was stoned.” Called Planet Asia over to body the beat on verse 2. Twiz The Beat Pro made this in 2011. Pulled it out of the vaults for you to peep. [...]
Published on 2012-09-25 18:56:43
“Vibe TV present an exclusive behind the scenes look at the making of Skyzoo’s sophomore album “A Dream Deferred”. Studio sessions, show footage, and a one on one interview detailing the album’s creative process all add to putting you right in the room as the work was being done. Featuring Skyzoo, !llmind, John Legend, Dj [...]
Published on 2012-09-25 18:43:17
I’m glad he stepped his game up, because his previous song and video was a no go! Be on the look out for his debut mixtape, The Cool Cafe, dropping October 1st.
Published on 2012-09-25 16:41:18
Fresh off the release of his debut album, Channel Orange, Frank Ocean took to his Tumblr blog today to share some new music. Bars. Download: Frank Ocean – Blue Whale
Published on 2012-09-25 16:22:06
Gangsta Gibbs and DJ Drama present their collaborative effort, Baby Face Killa, featuring guest verses from Dom Kennedy, Jay Rock, Young Jeezy, Curren$y and more. Stream and download the tape under the cut. Download: Freddie Gibbs – Baby Face Killa (Mixtape) | Alternate link | Deluxe (iTunes)
Published on 2012-09-25 16:00:23
“Check out Stalley’s first webisode from the BET Music Matters tour as the tour runs through the Midwest and he meets up with Lupe Fiasco and Twista in Chicago.”
Published on 2012-09-25 15:58:02
Following the leak of the title-track from their collabo album, This Generation (out today), the new power duo, Murs and Fashawn, return with the official music video of the single, directed by Fredo Tovar & Scott Fleishman.
Published on 2012-09-25 15:41:30
The homie Sandman talks about his musical journey in “Not Really,” which is the latest single off his Stones Throw debut lp, First of a Living Breed, available HERE.
Published on 2012-09-24 17:48:40
Here goes the second single from Wiz’s upcoming sophomore album, O.N.I.F.C, out December 4th.
Published on 2012-09-24 16:38:07
Conse-to-the-quence and Pooch Hall throw a pool party in the official video for “Something Light,” now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-09-24 16:32:16
“Kendrick kicks it with Dj Whoo Kid and Nima Yamini on shade 45 SiriusXm – with behind the scenes on working with Dr Dre , Black Hippies, Album Sessions , Lady Gaga, Lebron James , Nas and much much more!!!”
Published on 2012-09-24 16:19:07
Phontigallo is bizack with another visual from his debut studio album, Charity Starts At Home, out now. Directed by Kenneth Price.
Published on 2012-09-24 16:01:20
Thanks to NPR, you can know listen to Flying Lotus’ much anticipted new album, Until The Quiet Comes, which comes out next week on October 1st via Warp Records. Hit the jump for the full stream + tracklisting. Tracklist: 01. All In 02. Getting There (feat. Niki Randa) 03. Until the Colours Come 04. Heave(n) [...]
Published on 2012-09-24 14:55:01
Lupe Fiasco breaks down the lyrics to the previously leaked “Lamborghini Angels,” taken off his upcoming fourth album, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, due out tomorrow (September 25th).
Published on 2012-09-24 14:04:55
“Before the God, God jets off to South Africa, he serves up a light entree on Azealia Banks 1991 track. SN: MeLo’s next album Zulu Guru with Jesse Boykins III drops Oct 30th.” Download: MeLo-X & Azalea Banks – 1991 (BKLYN – HRLM Remix)
Published on 2012-09-21 16:31:17
Published on 2012-09-21 16:28:38
Krondon recently stopped by The Breakfast Club to promote Strong Arm Steady’s new album, Stereotype (out now), and spoke on Love & Hip Hop, being signed to Talib Kweli’s Blacksmith label, ghostwriting and more. He also enlightened DJ Envy on what albinism is all about.
Published on 2012-09-21 15:57:07
Gibbs serves up another leak off his upcoming mixtape with DJ Drama, Baby Face Killa, dropping this Tuesday (September 25th). Download: Freddie Gibbs ft. Young Jeezy – Go For It Extra: Check the snippets + tracklisting of the tape below. 1. B.F.K. 2. Still Livin’ 3. Money, Clothes, Hoes 4. The Hard (feat. Dana Williams) [...]
Published on 2012-09-21 15:31:03
In this video, Murs and Fashawn interview each other and share their thoughts on favorite cereals, top skaters, philanthropy, and fatherhood at New York City’s Tribeca Skate Park. Make sure to get yourself a copy of their upcoming collaborative album, This Generation, on September 25th.
Published on 2012-09-21 15:27:02
For the first single off their upcoming “Bomb First” mixtape collaboration with J.Period, Zion I take on Swedish electro-pop for this dub-style J.Period dubplate of Little Dragon’s “Ritual Union.” Look out for the full-length Zion I X J.Period “Bomb First” mixtape featuring Kendrick Lamar, SBTRKT, Azelia Banks, Action Bronson, and more. The mixtape comes out [...]
Published on 2012-09-21 14:41:07
Fizzyology drops November 6th. The album includes appearances from Busta Rhymes, Bun B, Styles P, Freeway, and Billy Danze, plus production from Fizzy Womack, DJ Premier, The Alchemist & Statik Selektah and more. 01. After Midnight 02. Fizzyology 03. Hustler’s Ringtone (feat. Bun B) 04. The Greatest 05. From The Streets (feat. Freeway) 06. Play [...]
Published on 2012-09-20 20:14:37
Want to know which samples were used in G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer album? If so, then I got a treat for you! The good folks from the Babylon Cartel crew (Gianni Lee and Mike Blud) released this mixtape the other day, which covers all the samples Kanye and co. used while creating the album. Peep [...]
Published on 2012-09-20 19:43:15
Damn, X! It’s 2012.
Published on 2012-09-20 19:41:01
Flying Lotus drops an animated video for “Putty Boy Strut” the newest single from his upcoming fourth album, Until The Quiet Comes, out October 1/2 via Warp Records. Directed by Cyriak. Bonus: Hit the jump for a quick preview of the album.
Published on 2012-09-20 18:29:21
Gangsta Gibbs links up with fellow tokers Krayzie Bone and SpaceGhostPurrp on “Kush Cloud,” the latest leak off his upcoming Gansta Grillz mixtape, Baby Face Killa, dropping September 25th.
Published on 2012-09-20 16:44:43
Two new Lupe Fiasco, “How Dare You” and “Brave Heart,” taken off Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Album Part 1, due September 25th “How Dare You” feat. Bilal “Brave Heart” feat. Poo Bear
Published on 2012-09-20 15:31:27
“Too Tough For TV” (produced by Fizzy Womack), is the second single off Lil Fame and Termanology’s forthcoming collabo album, Fizzyology, in stores November 6. Previous: Lil Fame (M.O.P.) & Termanology – Fizzyology
Published on 2012-09-19 18:31:55
Rozay introduces his new artist, Rockie Fresh, with a remix to “You A Lie,” taken off Driving 88 mixtape.
Published on 2012-09-19 18:22:35
While on a promo tour in NYC for Cruel Summer, the G.O.O.D. Music family (minus Kanye West, because he doesn’t do interviews) head to FUSE TV headquarters and speak on recording the album in Hawaii, competing with each other, and much more. Peep their interview with the Breakfast Club below.
Published on 2012-09-19 18:00:27
Kanye West just put this video out, in which he explains how the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, Cruel Summer (out now), came to be – from the cd packaging, features, … etc.
Published on 2012-09-19 16:41:35
Head to 2:00 mark. rr
Published on 2012-09-19 15:33:29
Karmaloop TV premieres the latest music video from Stalley’s Savage Journey to the American Dream mixtape, titled “Home To You,” featuring Wale.
Published on 2012-09-18 18:21:21
While visiting Shade 45′s Sway In The Morning show, Asher Roth premiered a new single off his sophomore album, Is This Too Orange?, titled “Wrestling is Fake.”
Published on 2012-09-18 17:37:37
Curren$y’s The Stoned Immaculate album is in stores now.
Published on 2012-09-18 16:54:52
Rhymesayers Records makes Brother Ali’s fifth studio album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, available for streaming via youtube for your listening pleasure. Get yourself a copy on iTunes or Fifth Element.
Published on 2012-09-18 16:43:33
Kendrick Lamar explains why he chose the photo on the cover of Good Kid, m.A.A.d city and discusses the real-life story behind “Swimming Pools.”
Published on 2012-09-18 16:28:44
In this outtake from Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap documentary, Ice T finds out why Dr. Dre has some of the cleanest mixed records in rap.
Published on 2012-09-18 16:22:35
Here’s the title track off Murs & Fashawn’s upcoming joint album, This Generation, entirely produced by Beatnick & K-Salaam, out September 25th.
Published on 2012-09-18 16:18:49
Nardwuar the Human Serviette talks Detroit with Big Sean in this week’s episode.
Published on 2012-09-18 15:51:36
Yesterday, The G.O.O.D. Music family swung by Hot 97′s Funk Flex show to promote the Cruel Summer album and dropped a couple bars over Freeway’s “What We Do” instrumental.
Published on 2012-09-17 17:56:37
Last week we got a snippet of “9th Inning,” today we get the full version of the song + the new single, “Triple Threat.” Both singles feature Timbaland and are taken off Missy Elliott’s upcoming seventh studio album tentatively titled, Block Party or Class Dismissed, dropping in December 2012.
Published on 2012-09-17 16:43:04
Jay Rock’s “YOLA” is the first TDEFamAppreciationWeek track to get video treatment. Directed by Fredo Tovar and Scott Fleishman.
Published on 2012-09-17 16:12:51
Stay tuned for the full video.
Published on 2012-09-17 16:00:55
“The eyes are useless when the mind is blind” Slaughterhouse’s Crooked I preaches god’s word in the new video release from his solo mixtape, Psalms 82v6 .
Published on 2012-09-17 15:39:36
Jermaine serves up the CDQ/dirty version of “I’m A Fool,” which he first premiered last month at Rock The Bells. Download: J. Cole – I’m A Fool (CDQ)
Published on 2012-09-17 15:10:39
After making his Saturday Night Live musical guest debut by performing “Thinking About You” and “Pyramids” with a little help from John Mayer over the weekend, Frank Ocean also premiered the Nabil Elderkin-directed music video for “Pyramids,” which is taken off his new album, Channel Orange, in stores now. Peep his SNL performance below. “Thinking [...]
Published on 2012-09-17 15:09:56
With the highly anticipated sophomore album “A Dream Deferred” set for a 10/2 release date, we present to you the new single “Give It Up” (feat. DJ Prince), produced by !llmind (Kanye West, 50 Cent, Ludacris, Scarface). The single, which mashes vintage dirty hip hop drums and 808s with dubstep grime, is a staple of [...]
Published on 2012-09-17 14:55:12
Sean P’s new album, Mic Tyson, drops October 30th via Duck Down Music.
Published on 2012-09-14 18:28:35
Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 drops September 25th.
Published on 2012-09-14 15:56:45
Ice T’s directional debut, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, documents rap music and its rise to global prominence. yardie
Published on 2012-09-14 15:48:19
The title is pretty much self-explanatory. Previous: Kendrick Lamar On Mixtapes (Video)
Published on 2012-09-14 15:40:13
We finally get a look at the official cover art for Kendrick Lamar’s debut album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, due October 2nd via Aftermatch/Interscope. I hope the album lives up to its hype! Check out the deluxe version below. nav
Published on 2012-09-14 15:06:10
Autotune bruh? Download Mikey Rocks’ latest mixtape, Lap Of Lux, over HERE.
Published on 2012-09-13 17:07:43
The mysterious rapper Captain Murphy delivers a new record titled “The Killing Joke,” which is (according to hypetrak) off his forthcoming project, DU∆LITY. “Speculating my identity/ Good luck, you’ll never find me” We know it’s you, FlyLo! Download: Captain Murphy – The Killing Joke (prod. Flying Lotus)
Published on 2012-09-13 16:50:10
Don’t forget to get yourself a copy of Cruel Summer on September 18th.
Published on 2012-09-13 16:46:38
Off Obie Trice’s new album,em>Bottoms Up, in stores now.
Published on 2012-09-13 16:00:40
Here is the story behind Rakim Mayers and how his ASAP movement come about.
Published on 2012-09-13 15:39:37
19 year old Miami talent Cris Cab drops off the official visual for the first single off his upcoming not-yet-titled debut album, dropping soon. “Good Girls (Don’t Grow On Trees)” was co-written by Pharrell and produced by Wyclef Jean.
Published on 2012-09-12 19:23:40
will.i.am K-OS is gearing up for the release of his fifth studio album titled, BLack On BLonde (out November 27), which he describes as “rap and roll, a mix between hip-hop and rock and roll music.” “The Dog Is Mine” is the lead single off the upcoming project.
Published on 2012-09-12 17:05:14
The first episode in the “Animated Archive” series features Chappelle Show Co-Creator Neal Brennan’s tale of an evening he, Dave Chappelle and Questlove of The Roots spent at an after party of sorts in Prince’s hotel room. It got weird. complex
Published on 2012-09-12 16:59:04
Bus dedicates his new video “Doin’ It Again” to his ex manager, Chris Lighty, who just recently passed away.
Published on 2012-09-12 16:19:14
“Take a look at a 48 hour trip to NYC with Sir Michael Rocks. View behind the scenes footage of interviews, jewelry shopping and working in the studio.”
Published on 2012-09-12 16:09:39
Taken off Yelawolf and Travis Barker’s collaborative EP, Psycho White, dropping on November 13th. Download: Yelawolf & Travis Barker – Push ‘Em Check out the artwork of the EP below.
Published on 2012-09-12 15:58:30
Here’s a new record off the soundtrack to RZA’s upcoming Kung Fu flick, Man With the Iron Fists.
Published on 2012-09-12 15:50:14
Minneapolis emcee, Brother Ali, speaks on the institution of poverty on “Only Life I Know,” the latest single off his new album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, in stores September 18th.
Published on 2012-09-12 15:27:15
Spitta and producer Harry Fraud present the first video release from their joint EP, Cigarette Boats.
Published on 2012-09-12 14:46:11
After (re)introducing themselves as the new Slum Village with The Dirty Slums mixtape back in March, T3, Illa J and producer Young RJ return with a new single from their upcoming album, Dirty Slums: Evolution (due November 2012), titled “Live It Up” (feat. Vice). Download: Slum Village ft. Vice – Live It Up
Published on 2012-09-12 14:24:42
Danny Brown shares the story of how he got hustled by a crackhead back in his drug-dealing days in this Hanna Barbera-inspired cartoon for Pitchfork TV’s latest installment of their animated series, “Frames.”
Published on 2012-09-11 19:19:26
While visiting the troops in Iraq, Xzibit brought director Matt Alonzo with him to shoot a video for the lead single and title-track from his upcoming seventh studio album entitled, Napalm, which is due October 9th.
Published on 2012-09-11 17:20:54
There is a Danny Brown and Johnson&Jonson (aka Blu and Mainframe) collaborative album on the way called, Danny Johnson, set to drop soon via New World Color Records. “Change” is the first offering off the lp. Sounds promising…
Published on 2012-09-11 17:02:49
With only seven days to go until the release of Cruel Summer, Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music collective finally come through with snippets of the album, just to give you a taste of what to expect from the project. Peep the tracklisting below. 01. Kanye West – “To The World” (Feat. R. Kelly) 02. Kanye West [...]
Published on 2012-09-11 16:29:35
Philly spitter, Asaad pays homage to The Chef with this jazzy tune titled, “Raekwon Rap,” the first release from his forthcoming project, Troy, dropping soon. Don’t sleep on this one!
Published on 2012-09-11 16:12:34
“Murs and Fashawn present a live performance of “Just Begun,” a song from their forthcoming collaboration album This Generation, dropping September 25th via Duck Down Music.”
Published on 2012-09-11 16:07:48
Oakland’s own, Zion I, drop off the official video for the second single off their upcoming album, Shadowboxing (due October 2nd), titled “We Don’t” (featuring The Grouch and Eligh).
Published on 2012-09-10 19:14:25
DJ Drama’s Quality Street Music album drops October 2nd.
Published on 2012-09-10 19:09:15
The camera follows Stalley from backstage with fellow label mate Wale to his solo performance with his band at the first annual “Made in America” Festival in Philadelphia.
Published on 2012-09-10 18:57:41
Here is the artwork of K’NAAN’s much anticipated third studio album entitled, Country, God or the Girl, which comes next month. The photography was shot by Nabil Elderkin. complex
Published on 2012-09-10 18:18:07
A snippet?! Atlantic Records had people waiting for days, just to get this little a$$ snippet? We were supposed to get two songs mofos. “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat.” So what happened?
Published on 2012-09-10 18:01:24
Newcomer Buddy celebrates his 19th birthday with a new release, “Far As They Know” (feat. Pharrell), taken off his debut mixtape, Idle Time, dropping soon. props: p&p Download: Buddy ft. Pharrell – Far As They Know
Published on 2012-09-10 15:46:19
Thisis50 & Young Jack Thriller recently spoke with Flatbush ZOMBiES for an exclusive interview. They introduce themselves, spit acapellas, talk about working with A$AP Rocky, where there name comes from, “D.R.U.G.S” & much more!
Published on 2012-09-07 19:28:31
Published on 2012-09-07 16:39:39
“Watch this video that chronicles the week surrounding the release of Slaughterhouse’s debut on Shady Records, welcome to: Our House, available on iTunes.”
Published on 2012-09-07 16:32:49
In the third part of his series with VEVO Lift, Kendrick Lamar explains how mixtapes helped him develop his rap career. Previous: Part 2 | Part 1
Published on 2012-09-07 16:11:18
Second single off K. Sparks’ Read Between The Lines album, dropping soon. Download: K. Sparks – Leaders (Prod. Fero Navi)
Published on 2012-09-07 16:04:28
Following the video release of the title-track from their upcoming joint project, Fizzyology (due November 6th), Lil Fame (of M.O.P.) and Termanology return with the mp3, along with the artwork of the album. Download: Lil Fame (M.O.P.) & Termanology – Fizzyology
Published on 2012-09-06 19:20:11
Skyzoo’s A Dream Deferred album comes out October 2nd via The Faculty/Duck Down Music Inc. Pre-order it on iTunes.
Published on 2012-09-06 19:14:54
Yesterday, Flatbush Zombies’ producer/rapper Erick Arc Elliott took to his twitter account to release the first offering off his upcoming new solo project, Been Here Before (due this Fall), titled “French.”
Published on 2012-09-05 20:31:33
After going back and forth with knucklehead Chief Keef on twitter over his comments about the youth culture in Chicago, Lu decided to make light of the situation and released a new record, “American Terrorist Pt. II.” No word if this song will be featured on his upcoming fourth (and last album?), Food & Liquor [...]
Published on 2012-09-05 19:10:55
Big Sean reps for his city with a brand new mixtape (appropriately) titled, Detroit, with features from Kendrick Lamar, Mike Posner, Tyga, J. Cole & more! Stream and download the tape under the cut. Download: Big Sean – Detroit (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-09-05 16:11:00
Blu and Exile celebrate the re-release of their sophomore collabo album, Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them, with a free leak titled “The Great Escape” (feat. Homeboy Sandman and ADaD). The album is now available for purchase via iTunes. Download: Blu & Exile ft. Homeboy Sandman & ADAD – The Great [...]
Published on 2012-09-05 15:46:45
Forbes magazine’s Zack O’Malley Greenburg breaks down the 2012 earnings of rap’s most successful artists. Check the full list below. 01. Dr. Dre – $110 million 02. Diddy – $45 million 03. Jay-Z – $38 million 04. Kanye West – $35 million 05. Lil Wayne – $27 million 06. Drake – $20.5 million 07. Birdman [...]
Published on 2012-09-05 14:27:55
In this exclusive “Art of Rap” outtake Q-Tip (of A Tribe Called Quest) shares his early experience of learning how to rap. Ice-T’s “Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap” digital video and DVD available online and in stores Sept 18, 2012!
Published on 2012-09-04 19:09:39
Second single off Mr. X to the Z’s new album, Napalm, out October 9th. Previous: Xzibit ft. King Tee & Tha Alkaholiks – Louis XIII (Prod. Dr. Dre) Watch the second trailer of the album below.
Published on 2012-09-04 16:18:02
Here is the official remix for Rihanna’s “Cockiness (Love It)” single, which features an extra 39 seconds verse from A$AP Rocky.
Published on 2012-09-04 16:06:17
An animated Danny Brown morphs into different cartoon characters in the music video for “Sweet,” taken off DJ House Shoes’ debut album, Let It Go, available on iTunes. Directed by Ruffmercy
Published on 2012-09-04 15:58:36
It’s just the artwork folks… Kanye West reveals that the Hit-Boy-produced “Clique” will be the next single from G.O.O.D. Music’s upcoming compilation album, Cruel Summer, in stores September 18th
Published on 2012-09-04 15:30:23
Before dropping his sophomore album titled, Blood On The Canvas, later this year, THURZ (formerly 1/2 of the group U-N-I) treat us with a little prelude, 517 W Queen Tape, featuring the previously leaked “Another Number” (ft. BJ the Chicago Kid) and “Keep The Faith” (ft. Rich Kidd & Rocki Evans). Hit the jump for [...]
Published on 2012-09-04 15:07:26
Canadian singer-songwriter Colin Munroe teams up with Karmaloop music to release his latest mixtape, Unsung Hero, which features the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Cassie, RZA and more. Stream and download the tape after the click. Download: Colin Munroe – Unsung Hero (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-09-03 19:45:37
What do we have here?! 2DBZ build more anticipation for G.O.O.D. Music’s compilation album, Cruel Summer (out September 19th), by unleashing Malik Yusef’s verse from the Travis $cott-produced “Sin City.” The final product also features John Legend, Teyana Taylor and CyHi Da Prynce. Related: G.O.O.D. Music – Cruel Summer (Tracklist)
Published on 2012-09-03 19:02:19
According to Shake, “Rap Dope” is the first offering from Blu’s upcoming joint project with Inland Empire producer, Bombay. Download: Blu – Rap Dope (Prod. by Bombay)
Published on 2012-09-03 18:44:45
Here are some footage of Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) and producer Mannie Fresh in the studio working on their upcoming collabo titled “OMFGOD.” Watch part two below.
Published on 2012-09-03 18:26:08
Couldn’t attend the first annual “Made in America” Festival in Philly over the weekend? No worries. Up top and below you’ll find full sets of Jay-Z, G.O.O.D. Music, MMG, Odd Future, Jay Electronica, Run DMC, Santigold, Janelle Monáe and Jill Scott. G.O.O.D. Music Set MMG Set Odd Future Set Jay Electronica – Exhibit A & [...]
Published on 2012-08-31 20:06:57
Big Sean drops another visual preview to promote his upcoming mixtape titled Detroit, which is due on September 5th. Previous: Big Sean – How It Feel (Mixtape Preview)
Published on 2012-08-31 20:00:17
According to HMV Japan and Tower Records, this is the tracklisting of G.O.O.D. Music’s upcoming compilation album, Cruel Summer, pushed back to September 18th. 01. To The World (by Kanye West & R. Kelly) 02. Clique (by Kanye West, JAY-Z & Big Sean) 03. Mercy (by Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz) [...]
Published on 2012-08-31 19:19:32
Unsung Hero drops this Tuesday, September 4th.
Published on 2012-08-31 19:01:57
The Slaughterhouse gang turn their house into a titty bar in the official video for “Throw It Away,” taken of their Shady Records debut, Welcome To: Our House, out now.
Published on 2012-08-31 18:34:42
Stalley kicks off the second edition of Songs by Me, Stalley series with the Rashad Thomas-assisted “Last Day on the MT,” produced by Cardo. Smooth as butter! Download: Stalley ft. Rashad – Last Day on the MT
Published on 2012-08-31 16:50:56
The visuals definitely do justice to this song! Big Boi’s Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors album drops Novembr 13th.
Published on 2012-08-31 16:28:37
Here are some flicks from the set of Esco’s next music video, “Cherry Wine,” his posthumous collaboration with Amy Winehouse. missinfo
Published on 2012-08-31 15:58:37
While we wait for the release of his collabo project with Pharrell, Pink Slime, Mac Mills drops off two brand new cuts via his newly opened Soundcloud account. Check out a singing/guitar playing Mac Miller below.
Published on 2012-08-30 18:30:32
The cover of Life Is Good comes to life in the Aristotle-directed clip for “Bye Baby,” inspired by Nas’ roller coaster relationship with his ex-wife Kelis.
Published on 2012-08-30 16:21:26
Young Veggies closes out the summer with a Rich Kidd-produced banger titled “Summer, I Suppose” Download: Casey Veggies – Summer, I Suppose (Prod. Rich Kidd)
Published on 2012-08-30 15:54:31
L.A. Riot is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-08-30 11:11:11
“This is the title track to my new album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color. The first half of the album highlights and critiques the dire situation in which we live. The second half outlines the tremendous opportunity we have to re-imagine and reform our society. This song is an observation and a critique [...]
Published on 2012-08-30 10:56:07
And the award for the most ratchet video of this week goes to…
Published on 2012-08-30 07:54:03
Slaughterhouse stopped by Sway’s Shade 45 morning show to speak on MC competition and to open up about what they’ve learned from each other in the studio. More importantly, they performed live in #SwayInTheMorning’s In-Studio Concert Series!
Published on 2012-08-29 20:58:56
Like, Mibbs and BeYoung collaborate with fellow Cali native Raven Sorvino and Mac Miller on “Black Acura” (produced by Thelonius Martin), the second leak off their new album, GMB, dropping October 16TH.
Published on 2012-08-29 20:08:29
Pretty dope! The mixtape drops next week on September 5th.
Published on 2012-08-29 19:48:47
Amazon.com Widgets Amazon.com has just released this 30-second snippets of each song on DMX’s upcoming seventh studio album, Undisputed, scheduled to hit stores September 11. 1. Look Without Seein’ (Intro) 2. I Don’t Dance (Feat. Machine Gun Kelly) 3. Slippin Away 4. I’m Back 5. Keep Your Head Up 6. Time to Get Paid (Feat. [...]
Published on 2012-08-29 19:25:54
Canadian crooner Colin Munroe is bizack with a new record from his long-awaited mixtape, Unsung Hero, dropping September 4th. Guest appearances on the tape will include Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, Cassie, Pusha T, RZA and more. props: rcrdlbl Download: Colin Munroe – Over It
Published on 2012-08-29 17:03:07
“With this project, I wanted it to be a bridge between “The Great Debater” and “A Dream Deferred”. This mixtape literally picks up where “The Great Debater” left off and leads you directly into “A Dream Deferred.” The tape is split into 2 parts, Theo Huxtable and JJ Evans. The first half of the tape [...]
Published on 2012-08-29 16:53:39
Here’s track numero 8 off Blu and Exile’s sophomore collaborative album, Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them, set to hit stores September 4th. The deluxe edition comes with a limited edition Stussy t-shirt and can be pre-ordered from Fat Beats HERE.
Published on 2012-08-29 16:24:16
Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5’9, Crooked I and Joe Budden pay a visit to Power 105′s The Breakfast Club to promote their Shady Records debut, Welcome To: Our House (out now) and discuss underground/mainstream success, working with Eminem on the lp, and much more.
Published on 2012-08-29 15:41:24
Yesterday, while on Shade 45′s Sway In The Morning show, Mac Miller revealed which rapper inspired him to pick up the mic and start writing rhymes at a young age. -She doesn’t know ATCQ?! Peep the rest of the interview below, where Mac discusses the $10 Million Dollar lawsuit with Lord Finesse and working with [...]
Published on 2012-08-29 15:08:43
The Zion I duo reconnect with The Grouch and Eligh on the second single from they upcoming album, Shadowboxing (out October 2nd), titled “We Don’t.” This one definitely makes up for the previous release! Download: Zion I ft. Grouch & Eligh – We Don’t
Published on 2012-08-29 14:35:41
In part deux, the gang heads to Terry Richardson’s studio for a photo shoot, Frank Ocean performs at Terminal 5, Domo Genesis complains about the amount of electricity usage in Times Square and they end the day by attending a Trash Talk show. Previous: Part 1
Published on 2012-08-28 18:12:32
Before dropping his sophomore album later this year, Big Sean is going to release a brand new mixtape entitled Detroit on September 5th, which will consist of original material. “How It Feel” is just a little taste of what fans can expect from the tape.
Published on 2012-08-28 16:52:56
Pharrell’s Compton protege, Buddy shares a new record from his debut mixtape, Idle Time, titled “Inspired,” Download: Buddy – Inspired (Prod. Pharrell)
Published on 2012-08-28 16:36:27
New one from THURZ’s 517 W Queen Tape, coming soon. Download: THURZ ft. Johnny Polygon – Are You Not
Published on 2012-08-28 16:31:18
Lead single off Murs and Fashawn’s upcoming collaboration album, This Generation, out September 25th. Previous: Murs & Fashawn – This Generation (Cover & Tracklist)
Published on 2012-08-28 15:46:53
K. Dot takes us to the neighborhood he grow up and speaks on some of his musical influences in the second part of his series with VEVO Lift. Previous: Kendrick Lamar On Growing Up in Compton (Video)
Published on 2012-08-28 15:39:11
Welcome To: Our House is in stores today!
Published on 2012-08-28 15:19:42
In conjunction with the release of his EP, Break Hundreds & Hearts, Donnis liberates a new video from the project titled “Absolutely,” featuring IamSu and Jay Ant. Previous: Donnis – Hello Kitty (Video)
Published on 2012-08-27 23:31:09
Rocky and his boys present Lords Never Worry, which is A$AP Mob’s debut mixtape/album. Guest spots include Danny Brown, Gunplay, Jim Jones, Raekwon and Bodega Bamz. Production comes courtesy of A$AP Ty Beats, AraabMuzik, Clams Casino and more. Stream and download the tape under the cut. 01. Thuggin’ Nose (Prod. By Silky Johnson) 02. Full [...]
Published on 2012-08-27 21:23:26
Here is the Hype Williams-directed music video for Fat Joe’s “Pride and Joy” single, which features everybody and their momma’s.
Published on 2012-08-27 20:52:23
Noisey had the opportunity to accompany OFWGKTA during their recent trip to New York City and document their sightseeing in Times Square, their enteraction with fans at Sagan Lockart’s photo show, and more.
Published on 2012-08-27 20:09:50
“Nitty Scott, MC lets us into her world in this visual promo for The Boombox Diaries Vol. 1 EP, which hits iTunes tomorrow. Sifting through a messy room in the backdrop, the Brooklyn homegirl reflects on life on the road while packing for the next adventure.” hhw
Published on 2012-08-27 19:21:38
Over the weekend, Timbo took to his twitter account to reveal that Missy Elliott has two new songs on the way titled, “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat,” set to be released next Monday on September 3rd (Labor Day). oh snapp yall my sista @missyelliott is droppin her singles #9thinning and #triplethreat labor day weekend. watch [...]
Published on 2012-08-27 18:55:11
RZA enlists The Wu-Tang Clan, Kanye West, The Black Keys, Flatbush Zombies, Talib Kweli, Pusha T and more for the soundtrack (out October 23) to his directorial debut, Man With The Iron Fists. The movie hits theaters November 2nd. 1. The Black Keys feat. RZA – “The Baddest Man Alive” 2. Ghostface Killah feat. M.O.P [...]
Published on 2012-08-27 17:11:59
Xzibit breaks his hiatus by releasing the first single from his upcoming seventh studio album, Napalm (out October 9th), titled Louis XIII (feat. King Tee and his old crew, Tha Alkaholiks). props: dajaz Bonus: Peep the trailer of the album below.
Published on 2012-08-27 16:56:48
Philly representer Asher Roth is the latest artist to grace the mic on BET’s The Backroom Freestyle series. Dude went in!
Published on 2012-08-27 16:11:07
So I’m starting to get excited about this mix tape I did with the homie Z-Trip, Attack The Block. We will release it one week from today, but I want y’all to be as excited as I am so I am releasing another preview. There was a great response to “To The Music” last week, [...]
Published on 2012-08-27 16:00:58
Off Skyzoo’s upcoming mixtape, Theo VS JJ (Dreams vs. Reality) (due August 29), the prelude to his A Dream Deferred album, available October 2nd via The Faculty / Duck Down Music Inc. “The idea for #FGR came from me watching an Oprah Winfrey special on the Miami Heat’s recent title win, and she asked Dwyane [...]
Published on 2012-08-24 20:12:32
BK’s own Joey Bada$$ is gearing up to release his next project titled, Rejex, which will be follow up to his critically acclaimed debut mixtape, 1999. The new project consists of unreleased material + tracks that didn’t make the final cut on his previous tape. “(1999) Rejex is a compilation of tracks that didn’t make [...]
Published on 2012-08-24 19:36:39
“The homie B.o.B. was in town for a special performance at Arizona State University for the freshman student body. I had the chance to sit down with him and chop it up about a variety of topics. We speak on his new mixtape (which is dropping before 2013), pressure to please his core hip-hop fan [...]
Published on 2012-08-24 19:26:42
Rapsody’s debut studio album, The Idea Of Beautiful, drops august 28th.
Published on 2012-08-24 18:04:02
First single off K. Sparks new album titled, Read Between The Lines, due out within the next few months. Download: K. Sparks – Show Off (Prod. Kurser)
Published on 2012-08-24 17:53:07
Taken off the soundtrack to RZA’s directorial debut, The Man With The Iron Fists.
Published on 2012-08-24 15:36:55
“No Sell Out” is a previously unreleased song that didn’t make the final cut on Common’s The Dreamer/The Believer album. sc
Published on 2012-08-24 14:09:13
THURZ collaborates with producers Chordz and DJ Dahi to bring you “L.N.S,” the third leak off new mixtape, 517 W Queen Tape, dropping soon. Download: (THURZ – L.N.S Prod. Chordz & DJ Dahi) Previous: THURZ ft. BJ the Chicago Kid – Another Number
Published on 2012-08-24 13:47:25
Jneiro Jarel and DOOM’s joint album, Key To The Kuffs, is in stores now.
Published on 2012-08-24 13:38:00
Nitty Scott comes through with the latest offering from her upcoming EP, The Boombox Diaries Vol. 1 (due August 28th), titled “Flomer Child,” featuring Kendrick Lamar. props: hhw Who convinced Kendrick to sing on the hook???
Published on 2012-08-23 20:06:04
Second video from Sir Michael Rocks’ Lap Of Lux street album.
Published on 2012-08-23 19:54:06
We met up with A$AP Rocky at Oya Festival in Norway to answer some of the YouTube comments left on the Back & Forth he did with Danny Brown. -Noisey Related: Danny Brown vs The People (Video)
Published on 2012-08-23 19:39:58
In this interview, Bussa Buss chops it up with Hot 97′s Angie Martinez about his new album Year Of The Dragon, his performance at her Backyard BBQ, his thoughts on Lil Wayne’s comments about New York, and more. hhnm
Published on 2012-08-23 18:51:12
Bobby Ray goes berserk in the video for his Nicki Minaj-assisted single, “Out of My Mind,” taken off his sophomore album, Strange Clouds, out now.
Published on 2012-08-23 18:17:41
Quick look at the behind-the-scenes of Big Boi and Theophilus London’s “She Said Ok” single, off Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors album, out Novembr 13th.
Published on 2012-08-23 07:58:27
No, this is not a joke and the image is not loading… Lu literally goes all black everything on the cover of his upcoming fourth studio album entitled, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, slated to hit stores September 25th. Pre-order it over HERE. spotted: lupend
Published on 2012-08-23 07:47:31
Yesterday, after premiering the “Bitch Bad” video on Rapfix Live, Lupe Fiasco sat down with Sway to discuss the concept behind the visual and the message/meaning of the controversial song.
Published on 2012-08-22 19:31:01
Noisey is back with another installment of their “Back & Forth” series. In this episode, Danny Brown sits down with Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J on a tour bus to discuss ICP’s lawsuit against the FBI, the Gathering Of The Juggalos, and the state of the music industry.
Published on 2012-08-22 19:17:48
Killer Mike, Scar and producer El-P reenact various historical illustrations in this Benjamin Dickinson-directed music video for “Untitled,” which hails from Mike’s new album, R.A.P. Music, out now.
Published on 2012-08-22 16:56:41
Now in progress…
Published on 2012-08-22 16:48:46
Here’s another one from Cons’ Movies On Demand 4 project, dropping soon. Previous: Consequence ft. Wax – Lost My Marbles
Published on 2012-08-22 16:33:45
Holy controversy, Batman! Lupe Fiasco hits us up with Blackface in the latest visual off his upcoming Food & Liquor 2 album (available 25th), titled “Bitch Bad.”
Published on 2012-08-22 16:20:26
Jup, someone leaked Welcome To: Our House one week before the official release date (August 28th). Pre-order the album on amazon.com
Published on 2012-08-22 15:29:26
Earlier this week, KarenCivil.com debuted part 1 of 2 of an exclusive sit-down interview with Wiz Khalifa. In part 1 he discussed the backlash he’s received from his ‘O.N.I.F.C.’ album cover and the delay behind his collaboration mixtape with Curren$y. Today, in part 2, he talks about his close friend Snoop Lion and also the [...]
Published on 2012-08-21 19:38:22
Thisis50′s Jack Thriller sits down with Hit-Boy to talk about his recent released debut mixtape, HITstory, how he met Kanye West and the constructive critism he give him.
Published on 2012-08-21 16:55:09
“This Pitchfork.tv documentary follows Flying Lotus from the Forecastle Festival to Pitchfork Music Festival.”
Published on 2012-08-21 16:49:04
Second leak off Thurz’s upcoming mixtape entitled 517 W Queen Tape. You can’t go wrong with BJ the Chicago Kid on the hook!
Published on 2012-08-21 16:30:09
Conse-to-the-quence continues to promote his long overdue project, Movies On Demand 4, with a new leak titled “Lost My Marbles” (feat. Wax). Produced by Lee Bannon.
Published on 2012-08-21 16:15:25
Off SAS’ new album, Stereotype (out now), produced entirely by Statik Selktah.
Published on 2012-08-21 07:01:57
Busta Rhymes aka the Dungeon Dragon teams up with Google Play for the release of his brand new (free) album, Year Of The Dragon, featuring Rick Ross, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, Reek Da Villain and more. Stream and download the album below. Download: Busta Rhymes – Year Of The Dragon (Free Album) | Alternate link
Published on 2012-08-21 06:44:08
Here is one of the most anticipated tracks from Slaughterhouse’s upcoming second studio album, Welcome To: Our House (due August 28th), titled “Throw That” (feat. Eminem). Purchase: Slaughterhouse ft. Eminem – Throw That
Published on 2012-08-20 19:26:09
Looks we’ll be getting a new mixtape from Big Sean on September 5th titled Detroit. A couple weeks before the release of the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, Cruel Summer, due September 18th. Confirmed features on the tape include J. Cole, Juicy J, …
Published on 2012-08-20 18:42:10
On The House, Slaughterhouse’s debut Gangsta Grillz mixtape and prelude to their sophomore album, Welcome To: Our House (out August 28th), has finally arrived! Stream and download the whole project under the cut. Download: Slaughterhouse – On The House (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-08-20 17:09:10
A$AP Ferg drops off the second visual from A$AP Mob’s forthcoming compilation album, Lords Never Worry, due out August 28th. Previous: ASAP Rocky – Purple Kisses (Video)
Published on 2012-08-20 16:52:25
Parisian producer Onra unearths this previously unreleased track called “Hold Tight” (feat. Chuck Inglish of The Cool Kids), to celebrate the release of his new EP Deep In The Night on vinyl. “I just wanted to share this unreleased demo featuring Chuck Inglish of the Cool Kids. We never got to finish this song so [...]
Published on 2012-08-20 16:31:53
Here’s a sneak peek at the fourth video release from Nas’ Life Is Good album, titled “Bye Baby.” Previous: Nas Shoots ‘Bye Baby’ Music Video (Photos)
Published on 2012-08-17 21:31:18
Kendrick Lamar continues his convo with VEVO LIFT and talks about his experience at the 2012 Coachella Festival and Tupac’s hologram performance. Previous: Kendrick Lamar On Growing Up in Compton (Video)
Published on 2012-08-17 21:14:53
Here’s a behind the scenes look at the making of Slaughterhouse’s new cut, “Truth or Truth,” taken off their upcoming Gangsta Grillz mixtape, Truth or Truth, which will serve as a prelude to their Shady Records debut, Welcome To: Our House, in stores August 28th. Download: Slaughterhouse – Truth Or Truth
Published on 2012-08-17 20:54:56
At long last the much anticipated full version of Frank Ocean’s collabo with Kendrick Lamar titled “Bend Ya” (pause) has finally made its way across the interwebs! Download: Frank Ocean ft. Kendrick Lamar – Bend Ya (Full Version)
Published on 2012-08-17 20:12:26
It looks like the “Bye Baby” single is next from Nas‘ new album, Life Is Good (out now), to receive an official video treatment. Esco has enlisted Aristotle to direct the clip.
Published on 2012-08-17 19:27:25
Download Mikey Rocks’ latest mixtape, Lap of Lux, over HERE. Previous: Episode 1
Published on 2012-08-17 19:10:54
The grown ass man who still calls himself Big Pooh recently sat down with Canada’s Montreality and spoke on various things, which included his origins, the main reason why Little Brother parted ways, wanting to work with DJ Premiere, his legacy and more.
Published on 2012-08-17 18:51:23
The homie K. Dot closes #TDEFamAppreciationWeek with his Young Jeezy-assisted “Westside, Right On Time,” produced by Canei Finch. Download: Kendrick Lamar ft. Young Jeezy – Westside, Right On Time Previous: Schoolboy Q – Party | Ab-Soul – Nibiru | Jay Rock – YOLA
Published on 2012-08-17 18:37:09
Hit-Boy and his “Old School Caddy” meets up with Kid Cudi and his news school Benz at a diner in the first video release from the HITstory mixtape, available HERE.
Published on 2012-08-17 06:59:00
The Slaughterhouse gang rhyme over Rozay’s “Tears Of Joy” instrumental in the latest leak off their upcoming Gangsta Grillz tape, On The House, due out before the release of their Shady Records debut, Welcome To: Our House, dropping August 28th. props: drama Download: Slaughterhouse – Truth Or Truth
Published on 2012-08-16 19:50:50
ScHoolboy Q throws a “Party” on the fourth day of #TDEFamAppreciationWeek. Produced by Kenny Beats. Download: Schoolboy Q – Party (Prod. by Kenny Beats) Previous: Jay Rock – YOLA | Ab-Soul – Nibiru
Published on 2012-08-16 19:33:34
Jneiro Jarel and DOOM hit us up with the full stream of their debut joint project, Key To The Kuffs, dropping in stores near you on August 21. Stream the album below. ht
Published on 2012-08-16 19:32:58
Tip delivers the official visual for his motivational anthem titled, “Go Get It,” off the Trouble Man album, in stores September 4th.
Published on 2012-08-16 19:32:25
“See Thru To U,” Flying Lotus’ highly anticipated collab with Erykah Badu has finally arrived! Set to appear on his upcoming fourth album, Until the Quiet Comes, out October 2nd. Previous: Flying Lotus Talks Working w/ Odd Future, New Album & More
Published on 2012-08-16 19:31:42
Da Youngfellaz show the world their journey to success in the first episode of their new video series called “NewDay, RichLife”
Published on 2012-08-16 19:31:02
Busta’s free album, Year Of The Dragon, drops next week on August 21st. Download: Busta Rhymes ft. Gucci Mane – Make It Look Easy
Published on 2012-08-15 19:53:50
Amazon.com Widgets Here’s a 30-second preview of each track featured on Slaughterhouse’s upcoming Shady Records debut, Welcome To: Our House, out August 28th. Peep tracklist below. 1. The Slaughter (Intro) 2. Our House Ft. Eminem x Skylar Grey 3. Coffin Ft. Busta Rhymes 4. Throw That Ft. Eminem 5. Hammer Dance 6. Get Up 7. [...]
Published on 2012-08-15 19:36:10
On the third of day of #TDEFamAppreciationWeek, Ab-Soul aka The Black Lip Bastard delivers a new record called “Nibiru.” Download: Ab-Soul – Nibiru (Prod. by JMSN) Previous: Jay Rock – YOLA (Prod. by Dave Fre)
Published on 2012-08-15 18:35:29
I am so excited to announce that a record I’ve been working on has now become a collaboration with @kendricklamar for HIS ALBUM. — Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 15, 2012 The record is called “Partynauseous” and it is set to premiere on September 6th, followed by the release of Kendrick Lamar’s major label debut, Good [...]
Published on 2012-08-15 16:13:25
While kicking back at a hotel lobby in Japan, a boozed up Joell Ortiz decides to preview the next single from Slaughterhouse’s sophomore album, Welcome to: Our House (out August 28th), titled “Throw That” (feat. Eminem).
Published on 2012-08-15 15:55:10
After all the setbacks and legal issues, Dark Man X is finally ready to drop his comeback album titled Undisputed, which includes features from Machine Gun Kelly and Notorious B.I.G. No Swizz Beatz production or feature??? Pre-order the album on amazon.com and hit the jump for the tracklist. 1. Look Without Seein’ (Intro) 2. I [...]
Published on 2012-08-15 15:31:21
First release from Aaron Cohen’s upcoming mixtape, MURK, dropping soon. Download: Aaron Cohen – Feminist (Prod. ASAP Ty Beats) [Video]
Published on 2012-08-15 15:27:13
In the latest installment of Stalley’s Savage Journey webisode series Stalley performs in Montreal for the first time at the 2012 Montreal Jazz Fest with his band.
Published on 2012-08-14 20:23:45
Off her 1991 EP, now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-08-14 20:07:16
TDE’s Jay Rock is back at it with a new cut titled “YOLA,” for day 2 of #TDEFamAppreciationWeek. Download: Jay Rock – YOLA (Prod. by Dave Fre)
Published on 2012-08-14 18:52:17
Following the premiere of their new single titled “Float,” Zumbi and AmpLive return with the trailer of their forthcoming album, Shadow Boxing, arriving October 2nd.
Published on 2012-08-14 16:37:20
With this in-depth documentary, we spoke to Busta and some of his closest collaborators about the evolution of his double time rhyme style and how dubbing live old school rap battles as a child lead him to wowing crowds today. -Google Play
Published on 2012-08-14 16:00:04
“This title track (produced by Jake One) off of my new album is an observation on the culture of murder and death and our society. It’s also a critique of our hypocrisy as it relates to the taking of innocent lives. Power to the peaceful…” -Brother Ali Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color is [...]
Published on 2012-08-14 15:51:05
L.A.’s own Murs and Fashawn unveil the cover art and tracklisting of their collabo album titled This Generation, in stores September 25th. 01. Just Begun 02. 64’ Impala 03. Reina De Barrio (Ghetto Queen) Feat. Adrian 04. Stone Cold 05. Yellow Tape Feat. Krondon 06. Peace Treaty 07. And It Goes 08. Slash Gordan 09. [...]
Published on 2012-08-14 15:11:18
In conjunction with the release of 2 Chainz’s first solo album, Based on a T.R.U. Story, Nardwuar the Human Serviette liberates this recent interview he did with Tity Boi while he was in his hometown of Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Published on 2012-08-14 06:44:20
Everything is purple in A$AP Rocky and Luke Barber-directed music video for “Purple Kisses,” which is taken from the upcoming A$AP Mob compilation album, Lords Never Worry, due out August 28th as a free download.
Published on 2012-08-13 20:49:38
Food & Liquor 2 sounds promising so far!!!
Published on 2012-08-13 20:38:54
Dre just tweeted this picture of himself with F. Gary Gray, the director of the upcoming NWA biopic, Straight Outta Compton. For those who are not familiar with Gray, his previous work include Friday, The Italian Job, Be Cool, Law Abiding Citizen, etc.
Published on 2012-08-13 20:04:49
World premiere of the official music video for DJ Khaled’s “I Wish You Would,” as well as Kanye West’s “Cold” (previously “TheraFlu”) single. Stick around for the HQ version! DJ Khaled’s Kiss the Ring album drops next week on August 21st.
Published on 2012-08-13 18:43:05
With just a week to go before the release of their first collaborative effort, Key To The Kuffs (out August 21), Jneiro Jarel and DOOM drop off the third single off the album titled “Rhymin’ Slang.” This song/video also serves as a promotional tool for the duo’s headlining gig at the Rizlab tent at the [...]
Published on 2012-08-13 18:03:01
Official video premieres this Thursday, August 16th.
Published on 2012-08-13 16:04:49
BK emcee, Talib Kweli lets a previously unreleased track loose titled “To The Music” (feat. Maino), off his upcoming Attack The Block mixtape, coming soon. Kweli also has a new album on the way called Prisoner of Conscious. No idea which one drops first…
Published on 2012-08-13 10:06:55
It was only right for Tity Boi to bring us to a strip club in the Benny Boom-directed music video for “I Luv Dem Strippers” single, which features Nicki Minaj. Based on a T.R.U. Story drops tomorrow, August 14th via Def Jam.
Published on 2012-08-13 09:54:18
Havoc liberates a video for his Prodigy diss track, “Separated (Real From The Fake),” set to appear on his forthcoming EP titled 13.
Published on 2012-08-13 09:41:30
Taken off Dilla’s new posthumous album, Rebirth of Detroit, available on iTunes and Fatbeats (physically copy).
Published on 2012-08-13 09:38:18
Slaughterhouse x ItsTheReal respond to Complex’s “The 30 Best Rappers in their 30s” list, which left out a couple members of the group.
Published on 2012-08-11 09:49:30
Zumbi and AmpLive announce the Shadowboxing Tour with the release of the first offering off their forthcoming new album, out October 2nd. Download: Zion I ft. Minnesota – Float
Published on 2012-08-11 09:37:13
Speaking with Montreality, Statik Selektah reveals that he has an upcoming collaboration track with none other than Jay-Z, a new book (tentatively) titled I’ll Always Love h.e.r. and much more.
Published on 2012-08-11 07:35:14
O.P.M. Recording artist, Dom Kennedy, stopped by the Rico and Mambo Morning Show and talks about his new project, “The Yellow Album,” who inspired him to make music, the new generation of artist, and signing with a major label.
Published on 2012-08-11 06:57:22
“See Dead People” is the first leak off Slaughterhouse’s upcoming Gangsta Grillz mixtape with DJ Drama titled On The House, a prelude to their Shady Records debut, Welcome to: OUR HOUSE, out August 28th. Download: Slaughterhouse – See Dead People (Prod. by araabMUZIK) Previous: Slaughterhouse – Goodbye
Published on 2012-08-10 16:37:15
Common swung by Shade 45′s #SwayInTheMorning radio show earlier this week and spoke on working with Big Sean, Pusha T, Cyhi The Prince and Kanye West on the Cruel Summer compilation album, which is due September 4th. Extra: You can’t visit Sway without dropping a freestyle. Hit the jump and watch Common rap off the [...]
Published on 2012-08-10 16:07:11
The official video premieres Monday, August 13th. Peep the trailer below.
Published on 2012-08-10 15:48:46
While living it up in Finland, Harlem’s own and leader of the A$AP Mob, A$AP Rocky, found some to time to hit his twitter account and revealed the title and release date of the group’s much anticipated debut album. The project will be called Lords Never Worry and comes August 28th. SN: Listen to the [...]
Published on 2012-08-10 05:14:01
Sway sat down with the members of Slaughterhouse and the man himself, Eminem, to discuss the super group’s new album, the recording process and what Shady records has in store for us in the future. Are there any pressures for Eminem with Slaughterhouse’s project? Do ego’s get in the way? How do they choose their [...]
Published on 2012-08-09 20:09:27
Here goes the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League-produced single, “Hip Hop,” which is set to appear on DJ Khaled’s forthcoming compilation LP, Kiss The Ring, dropping in stores near you on August 21st. Tags by Funk Flex The cuts are extra clean! Download: DJ Khaled ft. Nas, Scarface & DJ Premier – Hip Hop (Tags) Bonus: Check out [...]
Published on 2012-08-09 19:57:17
Joe Budden, Royce Da 5’9, Crooked I and Joell Ortiz pay tribute to their lost ones in “GoodBye,” the latest leak off of Welcome to: OUR HOUSE, in stores August 28th via Shady Records. Download: Slaughterhouse – Goodbye (Radio Rip)
Published on 2012-08-09 19:14:13
Ab-Soul’s Control System project is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-08-09 19:04:53
FlyLo breaks down his upcoming fourth album titled Until the Quiet Comes (out October 2nd), working with other members of Odd Future, a possible collabo with the Weeknd, joint album with Erykah Badu and more. Complex: What can you tell me about the new album? I know people are looking forward to it. I think [...]
Published on 2012-08-09 18:29:37
A fasting Lupe Fiasco recently made his way to Power 106′s Big Boy’s Neighborhood radio show. During the interview, Lu spoke on the reason why he started growing dreads and setting the trend for “skateboard rappers.” props: rr
Published on 2012-08-09 16:28:23
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Watch The Throne, director Robert Lopuski shares this in-studio footage of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s entire recording process the album. The mini-documentary was shot in Australia and features cameos from Beyonce and actor Russell Crowe.
Published on 2012-08-09 14:58:46
In part one of his feature on VEVO LIFT, Kendrick Lamar speaks on some of the challenges he faced growing up in Compton.
Published on 2012-08-08 20:41:27
Here is the intro track to 2 Necklace’s debut solo album, Based On A T.R.U., out August 14th. spotted: nr
Published on 2012-08-08 20:22:40
Last weekend, while backstage at the third annual OVO Fest, MuchMusic’s T-RexXx managed to score an interview with Drake and got some insight on his upcoming collaboration with the late Aaliyah. Related: Drake Debuts Aaliyah Collaboration, ‘Enough Said’
Published on 2012-08-08 19:58:49
Grime Collective follows Detroit crooner, Dwele, as he visits Essence Magazine and Sirius XM to promote his upcoming fifth studio album, Greater Then One, due out August 28th. Preorder it on iTunes.
Published on 2012-08-08 19:48:08
I guess Bobby Ray run out of money after shooting the video for his Taylor Swift-assisted single, “Both of Us,” …
Published on 2012-08-08 19:28:25
Gangsta Gibbs and Madlib present the follow up video to “Thuggin,” directed by Jonah Schwartz. Get yourself a copy of their recent released collabo EP titled Shame over HERE, if you haven’t already. That Manhattans sample though!
Published on 2012-08-08 02:11:51
Wiz just tweeted out the official cover art of his upcoming sophomore album, O.N.I.F.C., which now drops on September 18th.
Published on 2012-08-08 02:04:07
“Lamborghini Angels” (out on iTunes August 14th) is the next single off Lupe’s Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1, dropping September 25th. Warning: if you are easily offended or religiously sensitive DO NOT listen to Lamborghini Angels. Contains very disturbing content. — Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) August 7, 2012
Published on 2012-08-08 01:51:46
New one off Pac Div’s upcoming GMB album, due October 16th.
Published on 2012-08-07 19:55:16
In this Interview with Montreality, Kendrick Lamar speaks on: Growing up in California, his biggest fear, the key to success, his debut album ‘good kid m.a.a.d city’, wanting to work with Erykah Badu, his 1st meeting with Eminem & a possible collabo., best advice given to him by Dr.Dre
Published on 2012-08-07 16:24:56
You already know! 1. Tyler 2. Tyler 3. Tyler 4. Tyler 5. Tyler
Published on 2012-08-07 15:55:41
Philly representative, Freeway, releases his new video, “We Up” (Produced by JRB), taken from his upcoming mixtape entitled Freedom of Speech, coming soon. Bonus: Check the cover art of the mixtape below.
Published on 2012-08-07 15:45:15
Nas rolled through Big Boy’s Neighborhood today and spoke on how he stays relevant in the hip hop game, his new album, Life Is Good (out now), Kelis and more. He also recited his first rhyme he ever wrote from when he was 8 years old! Peep the rest of the interview under the cut.
Published on 2012-08-07 15:20:38
The homie Stalley drops off the fifth video release from his Savage Journey to the American Dream mixtape, available HERE. Directed by Alec Sutherland.
Published on 2012-08-07 14:04:45
G.O.O.D. Music producer Hit-Boy can now add ‘rapper’ to his resume! Here is his debut project as an emcee, HITstory, which features the likes of Big Sean, Kid Cudi, Chip Tha Ripper, Bun B, John Legend and Stacy Barthe. Stream and download the project below. Download: Hit-Boy – HITstory (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-08-07 13:45:22
Young Veggies and MTV’s Rya Backer take a stroll through a park in NYC on their “First Date” and talk about the ideal girlfriend.
Published on 2012-08-06 18:35:25
Will, come and get your kid mang!
Published on 2012-08-06 16:50:14
I got more Rapsody news for y’all! Here goes the video for the second single from The Idea Of Beautiful album, out August 28th via Jamla Records. Previous: Rapsody – The Idea Of Beautiful (Cover & Tracklist)
Published on 2012-08-06 16:32:00
After having released countless free projects for the past couple of years, Jamla Records first lady, Rapsody, is finally gearing up for her debut album entitled The Idea Of Beautiful, slated to hit stores August 28th. Guest spots include Ab-Soul, BJ the Chicago Kid, Mac Miller, The Cool Kids, Phonte and more. 9th Wonder handles [...]
Published on 2012-08-06 15:31:20
K’NAAN, the Somalia-born, Canadian-based artist returns with the visuals for the first single off his fourth album, Country, God, or the Girl, titled “Hurt Me Tomorrow.”
Published on 2012-08-06 15:17:54
Lap Of Lux is now available for free download HERE.
Published on 2012-08-06 15:13:42
Talib Kweli, Curren$y and Kendrick Lamr rep for their cities in the video for “Push Thru,” the lead off Kweli forthcoming lp, Prisoner of Conscious, out soon.
Published on 2012-08-05 07:29:14
Published on 2012-08-05 07:08:32
G.O.O.D. Music producer Hit-Boy reveals the cover art of his upcoming debut project as rapper called HITstory, set to be released as free download on August 7th. Included are the previously-leaked “Jay-Z Interview” and “Old School Caddy” (feat. Kid Cudi).
Published on 2012-08-03 18:18:33
Taken off DJ Clue’s brand new mixtape, Desert Storm Radio: The Takeover, now available via livemixtapes. Download: A$AP Rocky – Pussy, Money, Weed
Published on 2012-08-03 16:48:38
Since this song didn’t make the final cut on Pac Div’s last mixtape, Mania!, Rich Kidd decided to feature it on his new tape called We On Some Rich Kidd Shit Vol. 6, now available HERE. Download: Pac Div – Take Me Back (Prod. Rich Kidd)
Published on 2012-08-03 16:14:17
In part of their in-depth interview with Out Da Box TV, Premo and Bumpy Knuckles speaks on the effect Guru had on other emcees, maintain respect from both the underground and mainstream fans, their recently released collabo album called Kolexxxion, upcoming project and much more. Previous: Part 1
Published on 2012-08-03 15:13:39
While in Ft. Lauderdale, FL for his headlining show, I chat with TDE’s own Ab-Soul on a range of topics from his hair, to his “longterm mentality” series, his knowledge of facts, how much ‘SOUL’ he has & more. -Ashley Outrageous
Published on 2012-08-03 12:30:02
Hip-hop’s golden child, Kendrick Lamar drops the official visuals for “Swimming Pools (Drank),” the latest single off his major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, out October 2nd. Directed by Jerome D. What ever happend to “The Recipe” video?
Published on 2012-08-02 19:58:06
The sixth installment of Rich Kidd’s We On Some Rich Kidd Sh*t mixtape series is now available for download! The tape features Pac Div, Kardinal Offishall, THURZ, Talib Kweli, Saukrates and more. Download: Rich Kidd – We On Some Rich Kidd Shit Vol. 6 (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-08-02 17:10:08
Set to be featured Havoc’s upcoming debut EP, 13, out soon. Download: Havoc – Separated (Real From The Fake)
Published on 2012-08-02 17:04:17
Here’s the dirty/untagged version of Buss’ new single titled “Doin It Again” (feat. Reek Da Villain & Chanel), taken from his upcoming (free) album, Year Of The Dragon, due out this month. props: dajaz1 Download: Busta Rhymes ft. Reek Da Villian & Chanel – Doin It Again (No Tags)
Published on 2012-08-02 16:33:05
Feast your eyes on the official cover art for G.O.O.D. Music’s upcoming compilation album titled, Cruel Summer, set to hit stores September 4th. Bonus: Under the cut you’ll find a preview of the albums tri-fold digipack packaging.
Published on 2012-08-02 16:06:31
Noisey releases another “Back and Forth” clip, which features A$AP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q taking bong rips while dissing Danny Brown and talking about girls, among others. Related: Big K.R.I.T. & EL-P Go “Back and Forth” (Video)
Published on 2012-08-01 20:54:24
In the latest installment of Stalley’s Savage Journey webisode series, Stalley visits the homie Curren$y down in New Orleans while filming the music video for “Hammers and Vogues” and the two go to ST Customs, a custom car shop.
Published on 2012-08-01 20:42:19
Eminem phoned in to Detroit’s Channel 95.5 earlier today for a quick interview with Nick Craig on his relationship with 50 Cent, the upcoming Slaughterhouse album (out August 28), his new album and more. spotted: rr
Published on 2012-08-01 19:04:00
Here goes Domo Genesis and Alchemist’s brand new collaboration project entitled No Idols, which features the likes of Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler the Creator, Action Bronson, Smoke DZA, Prodigy, Freddie Gibbs and more. After the jump you’ll find the full stream, tracklist and download link. Download: Domo Genesis & Alchemist – No Idols (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-08-01 16:57:44
“Yeah, it’s tough. Obviously, the initial title of the album was Is This Too Orange? and out of respect for Frank [Ocean], and the project that he put together, he kind of beat me to the punch. So whatever, whatever,” he said. “I just want to make sure that we have an original idea. I [...]
Published on 2012-08-01 14:49:26
The good folks from Stones Throw Records drop off the latest offering from Homeboy Sandman’s upcoming new full-length album, First of a Living Breed (out September 18th), titled “Watchu Want From Me.” Download: Homeboy Sandman – Watchu Want From Me? (Prod. Oddisee)
Published on 2012-08-01 14:11:44
Odd Future and co. continue clowning around in Terry Richardson’s studio. Previous: Part 1
Published on 2012-08-01 13:30:58
In this week’s installment of Noisey’s ‘Back & Forth’ series, Big K.R.I.T. and EL-P discuss uninformed interviewers, the best bunk on the tour bus, and their production process.
Published on 2012-08-01 03:48:38
FUSE TV caught up with Mac Miller at the Under The Influence tour and found out more about his upcoming collabo album with Pharrell, “Pink Slime,” and how it got its name.
Published on 2012-08-01 02:23:39
Yesterday, Xzibit took to twitter to unveil the official artwork and tracklisting of his upcoming seventh studio album, Napalm, which is reportedly set to be released in September 2012. Features include Prodigy, Wiz Khalifa, E-40, David Banner and more. Beats come courtesy of Akon, !llmind, S1, E-dan, … Check out the tracklist and full artwork [...]
Published on 2012-08-01 01:50:45
Dr. Dre and his new protégé Kendrick Lamar grace the cover of XXL’s 15th anniversary issue, on newsstands August 14th. Stick around for more info!
Published on 2012-07-31 18:59:48
Before jumping in front of the camera with the G.O.O.D. Music family for the cover shot of the upcoming August/September 2012 issue of Complex Magazine, 2 Chainz sat down with Brendan Frederick for a quick conversation about his relationship with Kanye West and his affiliation with G.O.O.D. Music. Ever since Kanye tweeted “2 Chainz is [...]
Published on 2012-07-31 18:20:08
“Using the word evolution would be putting it lightly when referring to Nina Sky’s new music and style. Best known for their 2004 hit “Move Your Body”, the Queen, NY twins have spent the last 8 years collaborating with an eclectic group of musicians including Major Lazer, NORE, The Alchemist, CREEP, and Action Bronson (to [...]
Published on 2012-07-31 15:48:06
“Keep The Faith” is set to be featured on THURZ’s upcoming mixtape, 517 W Queen Tape, as well as Rick Kidd’s We On Some Rich Kidd Shit vol.6 project.
Published on 2012-07-31 15:29:21
To celebrate the release of God Forgives, I Don’t album, Rick Ross liberates a montage video for one of the most stand out tracks on the lp, “3 Kings” (feat. Dr. Dre and Jay-Z).
Published on 2012-07-31 08:47:12
VICE Films, in partnership with Snoopadelic Films, presents REINCARNATED. The documentary follows Snoop Dogg as he journeys to Jamaica to record an album with Diplo. While there, Snoop finds himself embraced by the Jamaican people, is positively impacted by Rastafarian culture, and becomes reincarnated as Snoop Lion. Related: Snoop Lion (Snoop Dogg) – La La [...]
Published on 2012-07-31 08:21:30
It looks like Domo Genesis and Alchemist have changed the official cover art of their upcoming joint project entitled No Idols, dropping August 1st. Guest spots on the album include Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler the Creator, Action Bronson, Smoke DZA, Prodigy, Freddie Gibbs and more. Peep the tracklist below. 01. Prophecy 02. F*ck Everybody Else 03. [...]
Published on 2012-07-31 08:20:51
Here’s a quick behind the scenes look at the music video shoot for 2 Chainz and Kanye West’s “Birthday Song,” captured in Yonkers, New York. props: rr Up top you’ll find the video and under the cut you’ll find some flicks from the set.
Published on 2012-07-30 19:39:56
“Here’s my latest entitled White Black Face…Dedicated to all of the coonery in the industry” -K. Sparks
Published on 2012-07-30 19:09:34
After spitting some hot fiyah at photographer Terry Kennedy‘s studio last Friday, the Odd Future clik (Tyler the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt and Domo Genesis) returned to Hot 97′s Cipha Sounds and Peter Rosenberg morning show to do the same over Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “H.A.M.” instrumental.
Published on 2012-07-30 18:50:51
Grand Hustle’s first lady, Iggy Azalea, presents her first project since being signed to T.I.’s label. Glory is a seven-track (free) EP, which features the likes of Tip, Bobby Ray, Pusha T and Mike Posner. SN: Be on the look out for her debut album entitled The New Classic, set to hit stores by the [...]
Published on 2012-07-30 16:13:54
In Part Two of AllHipHop.com’s exclusive interview with Havoc of the legendary rap group Mobb Deep, Havoc speaks on the reported “jail letters” between Prodigy and an alleged man in prison. In the interview, Havoc confirms that Ferg Brim, the man who is claiming that he has the letters, is indeed his cousin, but refuses [...]
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“I got the opportunity to chop it up with Talib Kweli for the second time recently. In our interview, we talk about his upcoming album (and he reveals it’ll be out in October + features), the mixtape, first time hearing Jay-Z’s line on “Moment Of Clarity,” how “Push Thru” came together and much more.” -SD
Published on 2012-07-30 14:33:41
I didn’t think he’d shoot a video for this song, because the beat doesn’t do justice to his lyrics! Download: Elzhi – Blue Widow
Published on 2012-07-30 14:19:59
Juice, Darko and Erick Arc Elliott, otherwise known together as Flatbush Zombies, recently stopped by Sway In The Morning radio show to talk about how they linked up, using drugs and more. Check out their debut mixtape, D.R.U.G.S., over HERE. Peep their live performance of some of the songs featured on the tape below.
Published on 2012-07-30 13:38:35
Rapper/producer Hit-Boy starts the week with the releases of his brand new single, “Old School Caddy,” which is assisted by his G.O.O.D. Music label mate, Kid Cudi. This song is the follow-up to his debut single, “Jay-Z Interview.” Download: Hit-Boy ft. Kid Cudi – Old School Caddy
Published on 2012-07-29 15:11:29
Louis Vuiton taps Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) to pay tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali for their ad campaigns, directed by Stuart McIntyre. In the commercials, Bey recites two famous Muhammad Ali speeches called “Dream” and “Word.”
Published on 2012-07-29 14:48:21
Jay Electro finally releases the official tracklisting of his long-delayed album, Act II: Patents Of Nobility, which is expected to arrive by the end of this year via Roc Nation. Guest appearances include Kanye West, Jay-Z, Diddy and more. 1. Real Magic [feat. Ronald Reagan] 2. New Illuminati [feat. Kanye West] 3. Patents Of Nobility [...]
Published on 2012-07-29 14:24:49
Terrible song and video. That’s all you need to know. Ross’ God Forgives, I don’t album drops on July 31.
Published on 2012-07-29 14:19:51
Luda throws a ‘Project X’-inspired party in the video for “Jingalin,” the lead single from his upcoming eight album, Ludaversal, dropping soon.
Published on 2012-07-29 14:12:26
Mississippi’s Big K.R.I.T. delivers the latest video off his major label debut, Live From The Underground, in stores now.
Published on 2012-07-27 19:28:46
Mobb Deep has had some severe inner turmoil that came to a head when Havoc tweeted his frustrations with groupmate Prodigy over Twitter a few months ago. The two have not been the same since, and Havoc says he is ready to admit the truth about those tweets. Check out what he told Chuck “Jigsaw” [...]
Published on 2012-07-27 17:09:36
Download Jarren Benton’s Freebasing with Kevin Bacon mixtape HERE.
Published on 2012-07-27 16:59:13
Taken off Fiddy’s upcoming Street King Immortal, in stores November 2012. Download: 50 Cent ft. Dr. Dre & Alicia Keys – New Day (Clean)
Published on 2012-07-27 16:44:56
After premiering their first single “Banished” back in February as the duo, JJ DOOM, Jneiro Jarel and DOOM return with the second single off their upcoming joint album, Key To The Kuffs (due August 21), titled “Guv’nor.” Pre-order the album HERE.
Published on 2012-07-27 16:21:25
For their “Heartbeat” video, Nina Sky take the party to a mystical forest complete with bonfires and fireworks. This song will be featured on their sophomore album, Nicole & Natalie, out July 31.
Published on 2012-07-27 15:42:13
“There He Go,” one of my favorite tracks off ScHoolboy Q’s Habits & Contradictions mixtape gets a video treatment by director David M. Helman.
Published on 2012-07-27 09:59:09
Related: Kendrick Lamar Performs “ADHD” at Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 (Video)
Published on 2012-07-27 09:22:07
Kardinal Offishall goes back to school in the official music video for “Mr. Parker,” which is featured on his recent released joint project with Nottz Raw titled, A.N.T.R.I.M., available HERE. Nottz really did a good job flipping that MJ sample!
Published on 2012-07-27 08:55:18
Rozay stops by the Chelsea Lately show to promote his new album, God Forgives, I Don’t (out July 31), and talks about his health issues, cars and more. spotted: mwp Watch his performance of “So Sophisticated” and “Touch ‘N You” live at the Jimmy Kimmel show below.
Published on 2012-07-27 08:33:41
It’s been a minute since we heard anything new from Jermaine, so this song is more than welcome! In “The Cure,” Cole rhymes over Jay and Yay’s “Lift Off” instrumental. Download: J. Cole – The Cure
Published on 2012-07-26 23:04:22
As promised, A$AP Rocky delivers the first single off A$AP Mob’s upcoming not-yet-titled compilation album, dropping soon. Produced by P On The Boards. Download: ASAP Mob ft. Flatbush Zombies – Bath Salt | Alternate link
Published on 2012-07-26 21:12:16
While at his first headline show in NYC, Ab-Soul speaks about growing up in a record store and his early influences. Ab-Soul also performs a verse off his new album, ‘Control System,’ giving meaning to the term “Genius idiot.”
Published on 2012-07-26 20:43:23
After posing in front of Terry Richardson’s lens, the OFWGKTA take a break and kick a little freestyle. They spit that hot fiyah!
Published on 2012-07-26 20:13:51
Behold the deluxe edition cover art and tracklisting of 2 Chainz’s debut solo album, Based On A T.R.U. Story, in stores August 14th via Def Jam Records. props: hypetrak 01. Yuck! 02. Crack 03. Dope Peddler 04. No Lie feat. Drake 05. Birthday Song feat. Kanye West 06. I’m Different 07. Extremely Blessed 08. I [...]
Published on 2012-07-26 19:21:54
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“Last month we aired “Back and Forth,” a conversation between rappers Danny Brown and ASAP Rocky. The 5 episodes received nearly 2000 comments from You Tube users, so Danny Brown decided to answer some of them in his own special, gentlemanly way.” -Noisey
Published on 2012-07-26 15:19:32
The same music festival were Lady Gaga showed up to support him.
Published on 2012-07-26 09:44:05
Yesterday, while making an appearance on 106 & Park to premiere the “King Tut” music video, Busta Rhymes revealed to the audience that his upcoming Year Of The Dragon album is a collabo project with Google Play and will be released for free in the second week of August. Features include 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, [...]
Published on 2012-07-26 09:17:27
I’ll let Jhené explain this one: I wrote and recorded this myself on my lap top, for my brother…. Miyagi . this song was really just intended for him to hear….. but i thought it would be nice to share …. i was so nervous to play it for him myself, so when i left [...]
Published on 2012-07-26 09:08:00
Mikey Rocks links up with MMG’s latest signee Rockie Fresh on the second single from his Lap of Lux (street) album, available digitally and physically on August 2nd. Previous: Sir Michael Rocks – Now You Do
Published on 2012-07-25 20:27:47
Tonight, while at MTV’s Rapfix live, Lupe Fiasco previewed a new song in acapella titled “Lamborghini Angels,” which will be featured on his Food & Liquor II album, coming soon. props: lupend “With her eyes to the ceiling and a needle in her brain, She looks back into the crowd, wipes the blood and then [...]
Published on 2012-07-25 19:36:21
Jay-Z takes his partnership with Duracell one step further by appearing in an commercial for its Powermat shot at his 40/40 Club. Spotted: hhdx
Published on 2012-07-25 19:10:09
Here goes the second-most anticipated joint on Ricky Rozay’s God Forgives, I Don’t album, dropping next week on July 31. Heads up: “Sixteen” (feat. 3 Stacks) is eight minutes long! Previous: Rick Ross ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z – 3 Kings
Published on 2012-07-25 18:41:35
Santigold and Theophilus London recently sat down to ask each other the questions that you guys submitted in their Reply All session on The Warner Sound.
Published on 2012-07-25 16:16:18
Taken off Slaughterhouse’s upcoming Gangsta Grillz mixtape with DJ Drama. Download: Slaughterhouse – Weight Scale
Published on 2012-07-25 15:39:50
Bus-A-Bus premieres his new music video for “King Tut,” the second single from his forthcoming Cash Money debut, Year of the Dragon. We want those over the top and creative videos back, Bus!
Published on 2012-07-25 15:07:51
The first lady of Jamla Records, Rapsody, drops off the first single off her upcoming debut album, The Idea Of Beautiful (out August 28), titled “NonFiction” (feat. a verse from TDE’s Ab-Soul & Raheem Devaughn on the hook).
Published on 2012-07-25 03:05:48
“It’s Gettin’ Hectic” (produced by DJ Premier) is a previously unreleased KRS-One cut/leftover from his debut solo album, Return of The Boom Bap. props: hhdx Download: KRS-One – It’s Gettin’ Hectic (Prod. DJ Premier) [Unreleased]
Published on 2012-07-25 02:20:30
Last night, after chatting with funk flex about his upcoming Food & Liquor 2 album, issues with Pete Rock, etc. – Lu kicked a freestyle over the Artifacts’ “Wrong Side Of The Tracks” instrumental. Download: Lupe Fiasco – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle (July 2012)
Published on 2012-07-25 01:37:19
In his interview Montreality, Stalley speaks on his debut MMG album (slated for an October 2012 release), what he has learned from Rick Ross, the impact of having met Mos Def early on in his career, and more.
Published on 2012-07-24 20:28:10
After DJ’ing for Kendrick Lamar back in May at Santos Party House in NY, Good Fella Media caught up with Top Dawg Ent.’s Recording/Mixing engineer Derek “MixedbyAli” Ali backstage to discuss how he started his career and hooking up with TDE, among others.
Published on 2012-07-24 20:19:47
“Dom Kennedy sits down with LA Stereo to discuss his latest EP: The Yellow Album and its reception as well as his independent situation.”
Published on 2012-07-24 17:02:43
Speaking of Childish Gambino… Here is his recent (awkward) interview with Chief Keef for Noisey’s “Back & Forth” series, where they sat down to talk about tattoos, difference between Atlanda and Chicago, etc.
Published on 2012-07-24 16:28:10
Gambino phone home! Donald Glover enlists High5Collective to direct a sci-fi/action filled video for the second single from his 2011 release, Camp, titled “Fire Fly.”
Published on 2012-07-24 16:11:48
New week = new Nardwuar interview. This time he talks to El-P about meeting Flavor Flav and Biz Markie, Def Jux records and more.
Published on 2012-07-24 15:18:34
To accompany the release of his new album, Rebelutionary (out today), Reks premieres the official video for “Bang Bang.” The album is available for full streaming below.
Published on 2012-07-24 09:55:28
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Stones Throw’s head honcho shows off his record collection and talks about it all started.
Published on 2012-07-23 20:55:51
Here’s a sneak peek at the visuals for the follow-up single to Hit-Boy’s “Jay-Z Interview.” The new one is called “Old School Caddy” and features his G.O.O.D Music label mate Kid Cudi.
Published on 2012-07-23 20:34:28
After making a name for himself by appearing on the much-talked about new Flying Lotus track, “Between Friends,” the mysterious rapper named Captain Murphy decided it’d be a good idea to go ahead and release his own music through Flying Lotus’ twitter account. So, Captain Murphy is not Tyler the Creator or Earl Sweatshirt, but [...]
Published on 2012-07-23 16:59:25
Second single off Tity Boi’s debut solo album, Based on a T.R.U. Story, slated to hit stores August 14th. Download: 2 Chainz ft. Kanye West – Birthday Song
Published on 2012-07-23 16:36:20
Flying Lotus joins forces with Odd Future’s Earl Sweatshirt & Captain Murphy (reportedly Tyler, the Creator) for the latest Adult Swim’s Singles Program entry titled “Between Friends.” Download: Flying Lotus ft. Earl Sweatshirt & Captain Murphy – Between Friends
Published on 2012-07-23 16:04:41
Out Da Box TV is proud to bring you a special new episode featuring the Legendary Hip Hop producer “DJ Premier” and Veteran NY Emcee “Bumpy Knuckles”. We got a chance to chat with the two recently at Premier’s NY music studio. They took the time to speak to us on a number of enlightening [...]
Published on 2012-07-23 15:26:23
In the second episode of “Jet Life Chronicles,” Curren$y and The Jets are still playing ball at the Street Custom’s Motors in New Orleans – Mousa finishes putting on the rims on Spitta’s Ferrari to Forgiatos. Previous: Episode 1
Published on 2012-07-23 15:12:41
Here’s a brand new free verse from Wiz called “Far From Coach,” featuring The Game and Sta Quo. Produced by Cozmo. Download: Wiz Khalifa ft. Game & Stat Quo – Far From Coach
Published on 2012-07-23 15:04:55
Jehovah’s witnesses Phonte and Median go from house-to-house in an effort to spread the word about Charity Starts At Home (available on iTunes) in the official video for the “Eternally” single.
Published on 2012-07-23 14:51:28
Following the premiere of her “Murda Bizness” video, Iggy Azalea returns with a new record titled “Flash” (feat. Mike Posner), which is set to appear on her upcoming Glory EP, dropping later this week. Download: Iggy Azalea ft. Mike Posner – Flash
Published on 2012-07-23 14:29:51
Mystery solved! It turns out those behind the scenes photos from back in May were for the upcoming August/September 2012 issue of Complex Magazine. In the cover story, Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music collective discuss their forthcoming debut album titled Cruel Summer (out September 4), their working process and much much more. What does G.O.O.D. Music [...]
Published on 2012-07-22 09:08:35
Iggy Azalea, the only Australian femcee that you know releases the official video of the lead single from her upcoming Grand Hustle debut, The New Classic, titled “Murda Bizness” (feat. T.I.).
Published on 2012-07-21 08:38:32
It looks Kanye West and Shavo Odadjian (System of a Down bassist) are working on something together… The outcome should be interesting. props: perajok Last night in the ooodio with Kanye. #systemofadown#kanyewest@kanyewest @johndolmayan #instagood #instad instagr.am/p/M-_RGgFwOP/ — sHaVo oDaDjIaN (@officialsHaVo) July 12, 2012
Published on 2012-07-21 08:22:16
Nottz and his Durte Muzik crew D.M.P. present a new cut titled “Dead End Street” (feat. Phonte on the hook), set to appear on their mixtape, Live From Early Street, dropping next week. Download: Nottz & D.M.P. ft. Phonte – Dead End Street
Published on 2012-07-21 07:57:28
[It was] about my own sanity and my ability to feel like I’m living a life where … I’m happy when I wake up in the morning, and not with this freakin’ boulder on my chest. I wished at 13 there was somebody I looked up to who would have said something like that, who [...]
Published on 2012-07-21 07:45:19
Google Music takes us behind the scenes on the set of Bus-A-Bus, Reek Da Villian and J Doe’s “King Tut” music video, which will be premiering very soon. Related: Busta Rhymes – Year Of The Dragon (Album Cover)
Published on 2012-07-21 07:33:45
Strong Arm Steady and Black Hippy join forces on “Fair Fight,” the latest leak off SAS Gang and Statik Selektah’s forthcoming collabo album, Stereotype, due out August 14th via Stones Throw. SN: Check out the 6-track EP preview of the album over HERE, if you haven’t already. Download: Strong Arm Steady – Fair Fight ft. [...]
Published on 2012-07-21 07:10:07
So Cal collective OverDoz reveal the second single from their upcoming not-yet-titled project, called “De$tabil” (produced by THC). DE$TABIL by Overdoz. Purchase: OverDoz. – De$tabil (Prod. by THC) | iTunes Previous: OverDoz. – Lauren London (Video)
Published on 2012-07-21 07:00:31
“Shouting out the beautiful ladies in the room, Kendrick Lamar had the crowd swaying to his performance of “She Needs Me” off his O.D. (Overly Dedicated) LP.”
Published on 2012-07-20 18:52:53
Joe Budden, Royce Da 5’9, Joell Ortiz and Crooked I are the latest to drop a freestyle for BET’s The Backroom freestyle series
Published on 2012-07-20 16:40:23
Redbull music drops off a psychedelic visual of “Drink Up,” the latest single off Oh No and Alchemist’s second collaboration album, Vodka and Ayahuasca.
Published on 2012-07-20 16:33:18
Von Pea and Donwill’s You & What Army EP is in stores now.
Published on 2012-07-20 16:04:46
Jet Life is a vignetted look at the day to day life of Curren$y & The Jets. Episodes will feature appearances from other artists and events surrounding the set. This episode follows a day at Street Custom’s Motors in New Orleans.
Published on 2012-07-20 15:54:28
Featured on Planet Asia’s Black Belt Theater album, available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-07-20 15:45:05
Sorry, it’s just the artwork…for know. “Birthday Song” feat. Kanye West (due July 24) will serve as the second single off 2 Chainz’s debut solo album, Based on a T.R.U. Story, coming August 14th.
Published on 2012-07-20 15:13:28
A singing Snoop Dogg Lion can be heard on “La La La,” the first offering from his upcoming reggae album with DJ/producer Diplo (of Major Lazer) entitled Reincarnated. Here’s what Diplo said about the album in his recent interview with MTV: “Snoop Dogg is an icon, man; he’s bigger than the music. What we’re doing [...]
Published on 2012-07-20 14:29:39
“Incognito” is the first single off Da YoungFellaz’s forthcoming 3-track EP entitled Sophisticated Ignorance, due out July 31. Pre-order the project on iTunes. Download: Da YoungFellaz – Incognito feat. K-Quick | Mediafire
Published on 2012-07-19 21:01:15
Funk Flex premieres the most anticipated track on Rozay’s God Forgives, I Don’t album (out July 31), titled “3 Kings” (feat. Dr. Dre and Jay-Z). Stick around for the CDQ! Download: Rick Ross ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z – 3 Kings (Tags) Update: Here’s the CDQ
Published on 2012-07-19 16:29:32
A$AP Rocky returns to Cosmic Kev’s The Come Up show without his A$AP Mob and drops a freestyle over a couple beats.
Published on 2012-07-19 16:10:11
Before their portland show for vitaminwater uncapped, kendrick lamar and best coast’s bethany cosentino spoke with miss info about growing up in los angeles and their exclusive joint performance of lamar’s “No Make-Up (Her Vice).”
Published on 2012-07-19 16:02:49
In this interview, Nas reflects back on his debut album with Fuse tv and talks about the difference between Illmatic and his new lp, Life Is Good. Bonus: Hit the jump to check out how Esco avoids beefs these days and more.
Published on 2012-07-19 15:38:46
TiRon and Ayomari take us through their underwater habitat in the official video for “Thing Go Right,” taken off their 2011 release, A Sucker For Pumps, available on iTunes and Bandcamp.
Published on 2012-07-19 15:26:14
In the first episode of Sir Michael Rocks’ new web series called #SummerTimeChi, you get a glimpse of his travels, recording, photo shoots and attractive women.
Published on 2012-07-19 15:19:24
MMG’s own stalley presents the fourth video release from his Savage Journey to the American Dream mixtape, directed by BMike.
Published on 2012-07-19 03:23:51
Well, that didn’t take too long! Here’s the second single from Kweli’s upcoming fifth solo album, Prisoner of Conscious, titled “Push Thru” (feat. Kendrick Lamar and Curren$y). Download: Talib Kweli ft. Kendrick Lamar & Curren$y – Push Thru (Prod. by S1)
Published on 2012-07-18 19:18:15
Yesterday, while making his rounds promoting his brand new album, Life Is Good, Nasir Jones visited Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report and performed the lead single off the lp titled “The Don.” In the interview they discuss wether Nas has any retirement plan, the green dress in the album cover and more.
Published on 2012-07-18 19:10:19
Taken off Alchemist’s Russian Roulette album, now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-07-18 16:10:15
Action Bronsino’s “Blackbird” is the second single from the upcoming Closed Sessions Vol. 2 compilation, a new album and documentary series from Chicago-based indy label, Closed Sessions. Download: Action Bronson – Blackbird
Published on 2012-07-18 16:01:14
Hopsin, one of this year’s XXL Freshmen, returns with the fifth installment of his “Ill Mind of Hopsin” video series. Dude’s wordplay is on point as usual!
Published on 2012-07-18 14:57:38
Amazon.com Widgets Here’s what to expect from Rick Ross’ fifth studio album, God Forgives, I Don’t, dropping July 31. Alternate Stream link: Amazon.com Peep the tracklist + production credits below. 1. Pray For Us [Prod. By Harry Fraud] 2. Pirates [Prod. By Kenoe] 3. 3 Kings (Ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z) [Prod. By Jake One] [...]
Published on 2012-07-18 14:44:56
Blu and Exile celebrate the release of their Maybe One Day EP (digital | vinyl), with a free download of “A Man.” The EP is a prelude to their sophomore collaborative album titled Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them, scheduled to hit stores September 4th. Pre-order the album via fatbeats. Download: [...]
Published on 2012-07-18 14:20:12
Last night, while performing to a sold out crowd at The Crocodile in Seattle, Talib Kweli treated fans to a new song from his upcoming fifth solo album, Prisoner of Conscious (out soon), which features Kendrick Lamar. After spitting his part and playing K. Dot’s verse, the BK emcee also revealed other guest spots on [...]
Published on 2012-07-18 05:03:08
yours truly and adidas originals are proud to present the first official collaboration between Danny Brown and Araabmuzik, a match-up captured as part of our “Songs From Scratch” documentary series. The song will be released next month by Yours Truly as a AA-side single on 7″ vinyl via its Love Letters Ink imprint, with Joey [...]
Published on 2012-07-18 04:58:29
G.O.O.D. Music’s underdog CyHi The Prynce delivers his latest mixtape effort, Ivy League Club, which features B.o.B, ScHoolboy Q, Big K.R.I.T., Yelawolf, Chris Brown and many more. Hit the jump for the full stream and download link. Download: Warren G – Still In Love
Published on 2012-07-17 18:31:01
“MCs Pharoahe Monch and Jean Grae experience South Africa while at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Watch live performance footage from the show and get a behind-the-scenes look at Pharoahe Monch’s “Haile Selassie Karate” music video shoot.”
Published on 2012-07-17 15:25:01
Rozay unveils the artwork of “3 Kings,” which is undoubtably the most anticipated track from his upcoming album, God Forgives, I Don’t, out July 31.
Published on 2012-07-17 15:04:35
One month before the release date of their collabo project with Statik Selektah, the SAS gang decide to give out half of the album as a free download. The 6-track EP featues the likes Chace Infinite, David Banner, Dom Kennedy & More. The full-length lp drops August 14th via Stones Throw. Peep the tracklist and [...]
Published on 2012-07-17 12:57:22
Following last month’s release of the mp3, The-Dream returns with the official music video of “Dope B*tch” (feat. Pusha T), taken off his forthcoming project, which is due in August 2012.
Published on 2012-07-17 08:18:05
Wayne rips off Odd Future’s “Rella” clip for his own music video, “My Homies Still,” assisted by Big Sean. His tenth studio album, I Am Not a Human Being II, is due late 2012.
Published on 2012-07-17 07:47:54
After a private listening session in Chicago for his upcoming debut album ‘Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City’, Kendrick Lamar talks to GY312 about how the Interscope debut LP will be different than ‘Section.80′, his friendship with Lady Gaga, the competition and creative process with his TDE crew, and more! -GWHH Related: Kendrick Lamar Meets Lady Gaga [...]
Published on 2012-07-17 07:43:09
Last night, Nas stopped by the David Letterman show to rep for all the fathers with daughters by performing the current single from his new album, Life Is Good, in stores TODAY! Bonus: Hit jump for some photos of Nas and Jay-Z celebrating the release of Life Is Good.
Published on 2012-07-17 07:30:14
“Sour Face” (feat. Jay Rock) also didn’t make the final cut on Childish Gambino’s brand new mixtape, Royalty, available for free download HERE. Downlaod: Childish Gambino ft. Jay Rock – Sour Face Previous: Childish Gambino ft. Prodigy – Body (CDQ/Dirty)
Published on 2012-07-16 15:16:17
Amazon.com Widgets Here’s a taste of Maybe One Day (out July 17), a mini warm-up extended player to Blu and Exile’s re-release of their Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them project, dropping soon. Peep the trailer of the upcoming album below.
Published on 2012-07-16 10:59:40
After praising K. Dot’s music on twitter a couple weeks ago, Lady Gaga stopped by the Pitchfork Music Festival over the weekend to finally meet the man in flesh and blood. Here’s what Kendrick said to The Source Magazine, when asked about their relationship: “That’s a real good friend… a real good friend.” As for [...]
Published on 2012-07-16 10:02:34
Wordsmith’s King Noah album is now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-07-16 09:41:20
“Busta “friends” from the 2012 Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival include Lil Fame of M.O.P., Buckshot, Tek and Steele of Smif-N-Wessun, Slick Rick, Reek Da Villian, J. Doe, Phife Dawg and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest and the 20-years-in-the-making reunion of Leaders of the New School.” Shouts to Allhiphop
Published on 2012-07-16 09:25:42
Here goes the first single off Domo Genesis and Alchemist’s upcoming joint project entitled No Idols, dropping soon. Download: Domo Genesis ft. Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples & Action Bronson – Elimination Chamber Previous: Domo Genesis & Alchemist – No Idols (Cover Art)
Published on 2012-07-14 12:00:02
More Odd Future News… Yesterday, Domo Genesis also hit his twitter account to unveil the cover art of his upcoming solo project entitled No Idols, which will be entirely produced by The Alchemist.
Published on 2012-07-14 11:39:09
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New (random) Hodgy Beats and Left Brain titled “FAKUOY.” Download: MellowHype – FAKUOY
Published on 2012-07-13 18:49:11
Crooked I, Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz and Royce Da 5’9″ continue their discussion with Fuse TV and explain why they pushed the release date of Welcome to: Our Home to August 28th. They also speak on a possible warm-up mixtape drop, their rumored collaboration with Black Hippy and more. Previous: Slaughterhouse Support Frank Ocean (Video)
Published on 2012-07-13 16:21:27
As promised, Kendrick Lamar delivers the third single from his upcoming major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City (out October 2nd), titled “Swimming Pools (Drank)” (produced by T-Minus).
Published on 2012-07-13 08:11:20
HHDX reports: “Busta Rhymes is headlining the eight annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival this weekend (July 14) in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Billed as “Busta Rhymes & Friends,” the veteran emcee took to Twitter on Tuesday (July 10) to allude to a potential reunion with his former group, Leaders Of The New School. Busta said “stay tuned” [...]
Published on 2012-07-12 19:28:03
Frank Ocean hopped on the phone today with BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe to discuss the release of “channel ORANGE.” Frank discusses why he released the album a week early saying “It was the plan all along, I kind of wanted to mirror what Watch The Throne did”. Speaking on the albums promotion he says [...]
Published on 2012-07-12 19:08:24
Yesterday, Rap-Up linked up with Nas on the red carpet at the 2012 ESPY Awards to discuss his posthumous collaboration with Amy Winehouse called “Cherry Wine,” and Frank Ocean’s revelation. Related: Nas Performs At The 2012 ESPY Awards (Video)
Published on 2012-07-12 18:48:37
A suited-up Naser Jones closed last night’s ESPY Awards (short for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award) by performing a medley of songs from his new album, Life Is Good, out July 17th. His set included “Nasty,” “The Don” and the Swizz Beatz-assisted “Summer On Smash.” Bonus: Esco talks performing “Nasty” at the 2012 ESPY [...]
Published on 2012-07-12 16:48:40
…with a little help from Bethany Cosentino (of Best Coast), instead of Colin Munroe.
Published on 2012-07-12 16:34:10
Here goes the first visual release from Public Enemy’s eleventh studio album, Most of Our Heroes Don’t Appear on a Stamp, in stores tomorrow (July 13th). Pre-order it on iTunes.
Published on 2012-07-12 16:06:47
Comedian Affion Crockett is at it again with new hilarious impressions of Jay-Z and Lil Wayne in “WTF,” in which he clows Wayne’s fashion and skateboarding ventures. This song will be featured on his upcoming comedy album entitled Watch the Clone.
Published on 2012-07-12 15:48:27
A while ago, Black Hippy’s Ab-Soul stopped by Beats By Dre headquarters to deliver an all new freestyle, exclusive for Beats TV.
Published on 2012-07-12 14:45:53
The Slaughterhouse gang speak out in support of Frank Ocean’s decision to be open about his sexuality, and praise his new album, Channel Orange.
Published on 2012-07-11 19:25:08
…and the leaks just keep on coming. Here’s another one from Nas’ Life Is Good album, due out next week on July 17th. Far from a summer jam…
Published on 2012-07-11 19:02:20
“Golden Girl” is a bonus cut featured on the physical copy of Frank Ocean’s major label debut, channel ORANGE, in stores July 17th. The digital copy is already available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-07-11 18:44:50
Yesterday, jazz drummer and hip-hop producer Karriem Riggins announced his new project, Alone Together, and premiered this single titled “Moogy Foog It.” The upcoming project is a 34-track instrumental album, set to hit stores October 23rd via Stones Throw. Download: Karriem Riggins – Moogy Foog It
Published on 2012-07-11 16:21:02
CyHi Da Prynce pops bottles with his fellow G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean and Chris Brown in the latest single from his upcoming Ivy League Club project, due out July 17th. Download: CyHi Da Prynce ft. Chris Brown & Big Sean – 100 Bottles
Published on 2012-07-11 15:23:37
In part two, Sean Price sends a few rappers out the door and once again uses verbal abuse to do so. Previous: Part 1
Published on 2012-07-11 15:12:23
“Same Sh*t Different Day,” Havoc’s alleged diss track towards Prodigy gets an official video treatment. His solo EP entitled 13 is on the way.
Published on 2012-07-11 14:47:43
From Stalley’s Songs By Me EP project. Directed by Slick Jackson.
Published on 2012-07-11 14:40:15
Sir Michael Rocks (1/2 of The Cool Kids) drops off the opening track to his forthcoming street album, Lap Of Lux (out August 2nd), titled “Now You Do.” Peep the tracklist + credits of the album below. 1.) “Now You Do” (produced by Flosstradamus) 2.) “GED” f/ Tris J (produced by J. Hill) 3.) “They [...]
Published on 2012-07-10 19:32:32
Published on 2012-07-10 19:19:14
After announcing the title of his upcoming third solo album last month, Kid Cudi once again turns to his twitter account to reveal who has a guest verse on the lp (so far). Features thus far, Kanye, Pusha, Jaden, Kendrick Lemar, Chip, Cage, got something for Hov I wanna play him, still gotta link w [...]
Published on 2012-07-10 18:35:11
“Lights Down” (feat. Big K.R.I.T.) is a loosie off of Statik Selektah and Termanology’s new collaborative effort entitled 2012, out now.
Published on 2012-07-10 15:49:06
Curren$y and producer Harry Fraud join forces to bring you the Cigarette Boats, a five-track (free) EP, which only features Styles P and Smoke DZA. Download: Curren$y & Harry Fraud – Cigarette Boats (FreEP)
Published on 2012-07-10 14:35:10
Off 8Ball’s forthcoming solo album, Life’s Quest, dropping July 24
Published on 2012-07-10 14:24:52
Sean Price opens a Rap Clinic after a tragic accident effects his vocal cords. He is now forced to train up-and-coming rappers, or as he likes to call them, “popcorn f*ckheads.” To help prepare them for the overly critical rap world, Sean P uses brash verbal abuse to single out their many weaknesses.
Published on 2012-07-10 13:23:08
Premo and Bumpy Knuckles present the latest visual from their joint album, KoleXXXion, out now on iTunes. Previous: DJ Premier & Bumpy Knuckles – B.A.P. (Video)
Published on 2012-07-10 13:15:41
Since the release date of his debut album is right arond the corner, Frank Ocean made his way to the Jimmy Fallow show last night to promote the lp by performing “Bad Religion,” with the help from The Roots and a string orchestra. Previous: Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE (Full Album Stream)
Published on 2012-07-10 12:46:34
Lonny Breaux aka Frank Ocean, one of the most talked about person in the music business makes his highly anticipated major label debut, channel ORANGE (out July 17), available for streaming online! Hit the jump for the full stream. 1. Start 2. Thinkin Bout You 3. Fertilizer 4. Sierra Leone 5. Sweet Life 6. Not [...]
Published on 2012-07-10 10:58:47
The title pretty much says it all…just hit the play button!
Published on 2012-07-09 18:17:16
“Bye Baby” (produced by Salaam Remi and Noah “40″ Shebib), the closing track off Nas’ Life Is Good album (out July 17) has found its way to the net.
Published on 2012-07-09 16:39:47
MTV News recently spoke with Busta Rhymes while on the set of his “King Tut” video to get his take on Frank Ocean’s letter, in which the Odd Future crooner publicly revealed his love affair with another man. “Whatever that man does in his personal space is that man’s choice and that man’s business. I [...]
Published on 2012-07-09 16:06:07
while preparing for his upcomig album and US/European tour, Elzhi finds some to time to share this brand new free verse called “Blue Widow” through XXL Mag. Terrible choice of instrumental! Download: Elzhi – Blue Widow Peep the tour dates below. July 12 Ottawa, ON @ Ritual July 13 Hamilton, ON @ Casbah July 14 [...]
Published on 2012-07-09 15:44:45
New music from Wiz and Bus-A-Bus titled “Different Cloth,” possibly taken from O.N.I.F.C. album, due out August 28th. Download: Wiz Khalifa ft. Busta Rhymes – Different Cloth
Published on 2012-07-09 14:53:32
Ricky Rozay’s fifth album, God Forgives, I Don’t (out July 31), includes guest verses from Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, Andre 3000, Drake, Wale and more. 01. Pray For Us 02. Pirates 03. 3 Kings (feat. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z) 04. Ashamed 05. Maybach Music IV (feat. Ne-Yo) 06. Sixteen (feat. Andre 3000) 07. Amsterdam 08. Hold [...]
Published on 2012-07-09 14:21:46
Busta Rhymes aka the “Dungeon Dragon” reveals the cover art of his upcoming 9th studio album called Year Of The Dragon, slated to hit stores soon through Cash Money Records. props: rr
Published on 2012-07-09 14:03:41
Dark Man X liberates the official visual to his Machine Gun Kelly-assisted cut, “I Don’t Dance,” the lead single off his come back album, Undisputed, dropping later this year.
Published on 2012-07-09 13:24:32
Here is the CDQ/dirty version of “Body” (feat. Prodigy), a leftover from Childish Gambino’s new mixtape entitled Royalty. Download: Childish Gambino ft. Prodigy - Body (CDQ/Dirty)
Published on 2012-07-09 13:06:58
I believe this is the third official single from Frank Ocean’s upcoming debut album, Channel Orange, which drops July 17th via Def Jam. Produced and co-written by Pharrell. Download: Frank Ocean – Sweet Life
Published on 2012-07-05 19:23:40
According to Shake, these three emcees are considering a collaboration project, so this track could possibly be the first offering from it. young leaders. by sene, blu, ANTHM, britain parker.
Published on 2012-07-05 16:47:32
New leak off Nasty Nas’ Life Is Good album, hitting stores July 17th. props: nbd Download: Nas ft. Mary J. Blige – Reach Out
Published on 2012-07-05 16:30:29
Asher Roth teams up with Pharrell’s new artist Buddy to bring you his latest summer cut, “Roof Behind The Grill.” Be on the look out for his sophomore album, Is This Too Orange?, which drops later this year. Download: Asher Roth ft. Buddy – Roof Behind The Grill
Published on 2012-07-05 16:09:33
Prodigy recently stopped by The Breakfast Club to promote his new album, H.N.I.C. 3 (out now) and his upcoming e-book. He also spoke on his so-called beef with Havoc, gay rumors, his life in prison and much much more. Bonus: Watch his OnDaSpot freestyle below. “Celebrating the release of H.N.I.C 3, Prodigy and Boogz Boogetz [...]
Published on 2012-07-05 15:22:41
In this Interview, Wyclef Jean speaks about: His Origins, the ’16-year old grind’, his upcoming 1st book – called ‘Purpose’, a memorable Fugees tour story, the last time he spoke to Lauryn Hill, wanting to work with Kanye West, his hometown Haiti & much more.
Published on 2012-07-04 19:09:23
Taken off Spitta’s The Stoned Immaculate album, out now.
Published on 2012-07-04 19:00:35
Nas, who is currently in Europe for his summer tour gave BBC Radio 1 the green light to premiere one of the most anticipated tracks off his forthcoming tenth studio album, Life Is Good (out July 17), titled “Cherry Wine” (feat. the late Amy Winehouse). Produced by Salaam Remi. I digs! Update: The CDQ is [...]
Published on 2012-07-04 18:26:04
This has got to be the most disturbing music video that I have ever seen! Easily labeled NSFL (Not Save For Life)!!! Watch at own risk. Yela’s Shady records debut, Radioactive, is available at iTunes.
Published on 2012-07-04 16:05:58
Is this a commercial for Illroots’ clothing line or what? Anyways, “America” (feat. Casey Veggies and Joey Bada$$) is features on Mac Miller’s last mixtape, Macadelic, available HERE. ir
Published on 2012-07-04 15:36:50
Los Angeles collective OverDoz are back in full effect with a Calmatic-directed music video of their new joint called “Lauren London” (produced by Iman Omari). Stick around to find out what they have in store for their future project.
Published on 2012-07-04 14:15:30
During the last day of his visit to Atlanta A$AP Rocky and DJ Drama got a chance to catch up on Shade 45 since their last sit down a few months ago. They speak on the movie they made at Beer & Tacos the day before, devil worshiping, his debut album LongLiveA$AP, his dispute with [...]
Published on 2012-07-04 14:04:01
Yelawolf celebrates the 4th of July with the release of his latest mixtape effort, Heart Of Dixie. SN: Is that a confederate flag in the skull eye socket or what? Full stream, tracklist and download link after the jump. 01. Howdy 02. Let Me Out 03. Be The One 04. Big Nutz 05. White Boy [...]
Published on 2012-07-04 13:33:12
Here’s what Tyler, the Creator had to say about Frank Ocean’s shocking revelation letter about his sexuality. Fucking Finally Sus Boy @frank_ocean Hahahaha, You Still Aint Got No Bitches Hahaha My Nigga Dawg — Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) July 4, 2012 My Big Brother Finally Fucking Did That. Proud Of That Nigga Cause I Know [...]
Published on 2012-07-04 12:17:18
Mobb Deep’s Havoc builds a buzz for his upcoming solo EP, 13, by releasing this single titled “Same Shit Different Day.”
Published on 2012-07-04 05:09:07
Odd Future crooner Frank Ocean takes it to his tumblr blog to address the gay rumors with an open letter to his fans. Very awkward! It thought it was just another random rumor… Much respect to this man. Click image to enlarge the letter.
Published on 2012-07-03 18:50:31
MMG’s head honcho takes it to church on the deluxe cover of his upcoming fifth album, God Forgives, I Don’t, out July 31. Peep the standard version HERE. props: rap-up
Published on 2012-07-03 17:55:43
Brand new Yelawolf mixtape on the way called Heart Of Dixie, which is due tomorrow (July 4th). Update: Here is the first offering from tape, “Let Me Out.” Download: Yelawolf – Let Me Out
Published on 2012-07-03 17:09:23
Forgot to post this the other day! Kanye West got a taste of his own medicine last Sunday at the BET Awards when he took to the stage with Jay-Z to accept the award for the Best Video of the Year (“Otis”).
Published on 2012-07-03 16:24:05
While at the red carpet for last weekend’s 2012 BET Awards, HipHopWired pulled Kendrick Lamar to side to talk about the meaning behind the title of his major label debut, Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, dropping October 2nd. When asked about what the acronym for m.A.A.d, K. Dot refused to give an answer and said that [...]
Published on 2012-07-03 15:37:08
Amazon.com gives us a little taste of what to expect from Nasty Nas’ upcoming tenth studio album, Life Is Good (due July 17), by unleashing 30 second snippets of each track off the lp. Tracklist under the cut. 1. No Introduction (Produced by Justice League) 2. Loco-Motive feat. Large Professor (Produced by No I.D.) 3. [...]
Published on 2012-07-03 15:16:48
Theophilus London drops off his first 2012 release entitled Rose Island Vol. 1, an 18-track mixtape with guest appearances by A$AP Rocky, Big Boi, and more. Head below for the full stream of the tape, tracklist and download link. Download: Theophilus London – Rose Island Vol. 1 (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-07-02 18:47:42
Following Kanye’s acapella performance of this song at last night’s 2012 BET Awards, the interwebs comes through with the full/CDQ version of “New God Flow,” set to appear on the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, Cruel Summer, in stores August 7. Extra: Pusha explains the concept behind the single below.
Published on 2012-07-02 18:09:55
Published on 2012-07-02 17:02:38
Last night, Kanye West and his G.O.O.D. Music clik opened the annual BET Awards by performing “Mercy,” “Cold” (previously titled “Theraflu”) and a short verse in acapella from the upcoming single, “New God Flow,”
Published on 2012-07-02 16:44:24
Over the weekend, up-and-coming BK emcee Joey Bada$$ released this Va$htie-directed video of his “Waves” cut, taken from his debut mixtape, 1999, available for free download over HERE. It’s about time I checked that tape for myself, because I like what I’m hearing!
Published on 2012-07-02 16:29:44
Even though she is only 11 years old, the fresh prince princess Willow Smith proclaims her individuality in her latest single, “I Am Me,” which premiered yesterday during BET Awards pre-show. spotted: rr
Published on 2012-07-02 16:01:26
The next single off Nas’ Life Is Good album (due July 17th) will be… track numero dos, “Loco-Motive,” which features Large Professor and produced by No I.D. Update: That was fast! The song is already here. Download: Nas ft. Large Professor – Loco-Motive (Prod. No I.D.) Previous: Nas – Life Is Good (Album Cover, Tracklist [...]
Published on 2012-07-02 15:49:23
Santigold goes blonde in the official video for her social critical song, “Keepers,” the second single off her sophomore album entitled Master of My Make-Believe, in stores now. Peep the meaning behind this song: “Reality shows are a metaphor for the inert mental state of most of the population. The song ‘The Keepers’ is about [...]
Published on 2012-07-02 15:01:33
More of that MMG sound for your (bleeding) ears. “Hold Me Back” is the newest leak off Rozay’s upcoming fifth studio album, God Forgives, I Don’t, available July 31st. I wonder how long it took him to write this song? Sh*t is terrible!
Published on 2012-07-02 14:50:00
Here’s the latest visual off MMG’s Self Made Vol. 2 compilation, which is out now.
Published on 2012-07-02 14:31:04
Young Veggies recently sat down with Montreality to talk about his come up, his past relationship with Odd Future and much more.
Published on 2012-06-29 16:55:05
Synopsis: “In nineteenth century China, a blacksmith who makes elaborate weapons for a small village, is forced to unite with warriors and assassins to protect the village and defeat a traitor who threatens to destroy them all.”
Published on 2012-06-29 16:40:35
Apparently Kathy Griffin is flattered by what Danny Brown and ASAP Rocky (aka the Beavis and Butt-Head of hip hop) had to say about her in their recent one-on-one interview with Noisey.
Published on 2012-06-29 16:10:15
Atlantic Records liberates the mastered version of Wiz’s previously leaked “It’s Nothin” single (produced by Drumma Boy), from O.N.F.I.C. album, slated to hit stores August 28th. Tity Boi stays winning with them features!
Published on 2012-06-29 15:49:11
Drama unites the dopest MCs Atlanta and Philadelphia have to offer with Chicago’s finest vocalist for “My Moment,” which is set to be featured on his forthcoming lp, Quality Street Music, coming this fall.
Published on 2012-06-29 15:32:54
Taken off Stalley’s Savage Journey to the American Dream mixtape, available over HERE.
Published on 2012-06-29 09:02:30
The third single off Slaughterhouse’s sophomore album, welcome to: OUR HOUSE (due August 28th), has been made available a few days earlier than reported! “Throw It Way” (feat. Swizz Beatz) is produced by Mr. Porter. Download: Slaughterhouse ft. Swizz Beatz – Throw It Away (Prod. by Mr. Porter
Published on 2012-06-29 08:47:26
The entire Odd Future gang goes to war in the latest video release from their OF Tape Vol. 2, out now. Directed by Wolf Haley and Tyler the Creator.
Published on 2012-06-29 07:36:10
Big Sean let’s his first-ever collabo effort with Mac Miller loose titled “Hundred Dollar Bill Skyscraper,” which is expected to land his upcoming F.F.O.E. (Finally Famous Over Everything) mixtape, due out late 2012. props: ir Download: Big Sean ft. Mac Miller – Hundred Dollar Bill Skyscraper
Published on 2012-06-28 18:19:21
Noisey: Rocky, are you okay? A$AP: Yo Andy! So this video is like “a whole ‘nutha level” of “WTF.” You fuck with it? You like it? I love it, yeah. I think you make a great JFK. How did it come about? Lana wrote the treatment with me in mind. She wanted me to be [...]
Published on 2012-06-28 16:27:48
After dropping his Theophilus London-assisted “She Said Ok” single last month, Big Boi returns with the second leak from his upcoming new solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (due November 13th), titled “Gossip” (feat. UGK and Big K.R.I.T.). Extra: Big K.R.I.T. talks collaborating with Big Boi for this single.
Published on 2012-06-28 16:17:05
The unappreciated/underrated Boston emcee, REKS spits some food for thought in “Unlearn,” the second single from his upcoming Rebelutionary LP, dropping July 24. The video is directed by Prime Cut Films.
Published on 2012-06-28 16:02:50
Cheri Coke and MeLo-X presents the brain child of late night sessions at the Bermuda home studio in Brooklyn. The X/COKE EP, which is a play on the two artists names, is a exploration into a new plateau for Cheri and MeLo respectively. From bass knocking rhythms to spaced out echos that travel around the [...]
Published on 2012-06-28 15:46:54
ATL’s own Jarren Benton finally comes through with his long awaited mixtape, Freebasing with Kevin Bacon, the follow up project to Huffing Glue with Hasslehoff. The tape features 2 Chainz, Rittz, Freeway, Aleon Craft, Gangsta Boo, Jon Connor, Laws and more. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. Download: Jarren Benton – [...]
Published on 2012-06-28 06:47:13
Food and Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Part 1 is due in September 2012.
Published on 2012-06-27 16:57:52
I’ve got some good news and some bad news. Let’s start with the bad news… Welcome to: OUR HOUSE has been pushed back to the end of the Summer, August 28th to be exact. Now the good news is that the official album cover has been reveiled and the follow up to “My Life” (feat. [...]
Published on 2012-06-27 16:30:45
Earlier this week, karencivil.com caught up with Iggy Azalea in L.A. on the set of her “Murda Bizness” single to discuss the concept of the video. Bonus: Check out the cover art of her upcoming Glory EP under the cut.
Published on 2012-06-27 15:55:05
“Osiris was the lord of the underworld. To me, Miami is like hell and I’m Osiris when it comes to music… ‘East’ means east of Miami, which is South Beach. So I’m ‘Osiris of the East’, I became my own god in music, and I took over South Beach.” -SpaceGhostPurrp “Osiris of the East” is [...]
Published on 2012-06-27 14:24:52
Chillax, it’s just the artwork (for now). “New God Flow” will be third single off the upcoming Cruel Summer compilation, due out in August 2012.
Published on 2012-06-27 14:08:49
Last night, Conan O’Brien welcomed Big K.R.I.T. on his show to perform his brand new singe, “I Got This,” which is featured on Live From The Underground, out now via Def Jam.
Published on 2012-06-26 17:02:25
Peep the trailer of Lana Del Rey’s upcoming video for her single, “National Anthem,” in which she will take on the role of Jacqueline Kennedy with A$AP Rocky playing John F. Kennedy. The Anthony Mandler-directed music video will premiere on July 4th.
Published on 2012-06-26 16:34:29
Early this morning, Gambino stopped by Sway In The Morning to announce the official title and release date of his new mixtape, which will be called Royalty and is set to drop on the 4th of July. In addition, he also previewed this song – off the upcoming tape. Download: Childish Gambino – One Up [...]
Published on 2012-06-26 16:08:16
i am OTHER’s number one contributor, Nardwuar the Human Serviette, is back with another interesting interview! This time he targets Asher Roth, who recently visited his hometown of Vancouver, BC.
Published on 2012-06-26 15:58:27
The first offering from SAS gang’s second joint album with Statik Selektah called Stereotype (out August 14), get a video treatment by director Jerome D Hurd. The upcoming lp will feature guest appearances by Casey Veggies, ScHoolboy Q, Black Hippy, Dom Kennedy and more. Hit the jump for album cover + trackist. Tracklist: 1. Truth [...]
Published on 2012-06-26 15:40:17
MMG celebrates the release of Self Made Vol. 2 by dropping a video for their new single, “Power Circle” (feat. Kendrick Lamar).
Published on 2012-06-25 20:29:55
The second single from Lu’s Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 (available September 25th) has arrived! Lupe Fiasco – “Bitch Bad”
Published on 2012-06-25 19:35:39
Everything is purple in this trippy new video for Sene’s “Backboards” single, which is assisted by my boy Blu. Brooklyknight is out now via Plug Research.
Published on 2012-06-25 16:59:08
AllHipHop reports: “A man who holds the Guinness Book of World Records as “The World’s Most Litigious Man” is at it again. Jonathan Lee Riches, who has filed over 5,000 lawsuits in the past eight years, filed his latest against Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. The lawsuit, which was filed in the Northern District of [...]
Published on 2012-06-25 15:50:54
There you have it folks! K. Dot’s much-anticated major label debut called Good Kid, Mad City, drops October 2nd. It will be a good day for hip hop.
Published on 2012-06-25 15:38:57
Here goes a brand new Tip titled “Go Get It,” produced by October’s Very Own T-Minus. His eighth studio album, Trouble, comes out September 4th. Download: T.I. – Go Get It (Prod. by T-Minus)
Published on 2012-06-25 15:03:24
Premo and Bumpy Knuckles release the latest visual from their collaborative album, KoleXXXion, out now. It’s good to see Boom Bap rap is still alive and kicking!
Published on 2012-06-25 14:15:00
Grand Hustle’s first lady Iggy Azalea teams up with label mates Tip and Bobby Ray to celebrate her coming success on this Bei Maejor-produced cut titled “Million Dollar Misfits,” taken off her Glory EP, dropping soon.
Published on 2012-06-25 13:36:51
Last week, NMETV caught up with Kelis backstage at the Isle Of Wight Festival to talk about how she felt about Nas’ Life Is Good album cover, which features her green wedding dress that she left behind we they divorced.
Published on 2012-06-23 08:30:06
Nothing special… just an outtake from G.O.O.D. Music’s upcoming combilation album, Cruel Summer, scheduled to hit stores August 7th. Props: splash Download: Pusha T ft. Swiss Beatz – In This Ho (Lambo) [No Tags]
Published on 2012-06-23 08:05:56
Schoolboy Q sat down with Bootleg Kev before his show in Las Vegas a couple weeks back and spoke on a few topics including: Why he refers to himself as “LA’s Puffy”, his role as the more “ignorant” guy in Black Hippy, the direction of his debut album, his past affiliation with Tyga, and his [...]
Published on 2012-06-23 07:58:36
Taken off Blue Side Park, in stores now. Directed By Ian Wolfson.
Published on 2012-06-23 07:47:00
Young Casey stunts his “Swag Worth A Mill” in this new visual off the Customized Greatly Vol. 3 mixtape, available HERE.
Published on 2012-06-22 16:41:36
Frank Ocean’s major label debut, Channel Orange drops July 17th via Def Jam. According to The Boom Box, these are the confirmed tracks on the album: - Sweet Life - Forrest Gump - Pleasure (ft. Andre 3000) - Thinking About You - Voodoo - Pyramids - Super Rich Kids (ft. Earl Sweatshirt)
Published on 2012-06-21 19:53:06
Dom Kennedy kicks off the Summer of ’12 by releasing his seventh independent lp called Yellow Album, which features guest appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Too $hort, Rick Ross, Niko G and Freddie Gibbs. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. 1. SO ELASTIC ( PRODUCED BY THC ) 2. BEEN THUGGIN ( [...]
Published on 2012-06-21 18:22:58
K. Dot went in!!!
Published on 2012-06-21 17:04:22
Mac and Devin Go To High School will go straight to DVD on July 3rd.
Published on 2012-06-21 16:46:04
In stores next Tuesday, June 26th.
Published on 2012-06-21 16:35:46
In this interview with Thisis50′s Jack Thriller, Ab-Soul speaks on his hair, his light sensitive eyes, selling out shows by himself, favorite verse and more.
Published on 2012-06-21 16:20:38
“I’ve got a song called ‘Dying of Thirst. I want you to listen to it and then you’ll understand what I’m talking about. Just life, in general, is the meaning behind it. It’s a certain situation that I had to go through; I had to bump my head a few times to know what I [...]
Published on 2012-06-21 15:22:07
New visual from Banner’s Sex, Drugs and Video Games project, available for free download HERE. Directed by Daniel Czernilofsky
Published on 2012-06-21 15:12:04
Harry Fraud’s production > Wiz and Fiddy’s verse. Download: Wiz Khalifa ft. 50 Cent – Telescope (Prod. Harry Fraud)
Published on 2012-06-21 14:38:52
The official video premieres June 27th.
Published on 2012-06-21 14:20:33
Taken off of Songs By Me, Stalley series. Directed by Kellen Dengler.
Published on 2012-06-20 18:22:43
The Slaughterhouse gang celebrate the ordinary life in the Syndrome-directed video for the lead single off their upcoming Shady records debut, Welcome to: OUR HOUSE, slated to be released in July 2012.
Published on 2012-06-20 15:49:56
Digital cover Dom Kennedy just hit his twitter account to unveil the cover art of his upcoming (free) project, Yellow Album, due out tomorrow (June 21). Guest spots include Freddie Gibbs, Too $hort, Rick Ross, Niko G4 & Kendrick Lamar. It’s not a mixtape we just giving it away for free. Thank u to my [...]
Published on 2012-06-20 15:37:18
One month after dropping the mp3 of “Pretty Thug,” Mobb Deep’s Prodigy return with the official video of the single, directed Jonah Schwartz and Nicholas Heller. His third solo album, H.N.I.C. 3, is in stores next month, July 3rd.
Published on 2012-06-20 14:12:54
“This summer’s forecast: hot days and cold bars. Black Hippy is the understated group in the new hip-hop collective renaissance. Watch as Karen Civil catches up with Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q to cover XXL, why they sent their latest collaboration straight to iTunes, Control System, their upcoming US tour with Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock, [...]
Published on 2012-06-20 04:38:22
Detroit’s hip hop ambassador DJ House Shoes presents the latest video release from his debut lp, Let It Go, now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-06-20 03:55:19
While fans patiently wait for Al’s new solo album, Russian Roulette (out July 2012), Redbull Music goes ahead and liberates this bonus track titled “Spudnik Webb,” feat. Durag Dynasty (Planet Asia, Tri-State & Killer Ben), Blu and Killa Kali. SN: This track will not appear on the upcoming album. Download: Alchemist ft. Durag Dynasty, Blu [...]
Published on 2012-06-20 02:35:32
Rozay talks to the ladies with some help from Usher in the second single from his upcoming fifth album, God Forgives, I Don’t (out July 31), titled “Touch’N You.”
Published on 2012-06-19 16:54:53
Second video release off of SV’s The Dirty Slums mixtape. Previous: Slum Village – God Sent/Hunger ft. Focus… & Vice (Video)
Published on 2012-06-19 16:04:47
Fool’s Gold’s newest addition, Donnis, releases a visual for the first single from his forthcoming EP, Break Hundreds and Hearts, titled “Hello Kitty.”
Published on 2012-06-19 15:45:37
Taken off Camp Lo’s recent released joint EP with producer Ski Beatz entitled Fort Apache, available for free download HERE.
Published on 2012-06-19 15:31:40
Rhymesayer Brother Ali drops off the first offering from his upcoming fifth studio album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color (due August 21), titled “Stop The Press.” Pre-order the lp over HERE. “This is not just a new album, but a new chapter. There’s a kind of democratic reawakening in people at this point [...]
Published on 2012-06-19 14:54:30
The Chester French duo enlist their label boss Pharrell and Pusha T for a verse in the opening track to their sophomore album, Music 4 Tngrs (out today), titled “Next Big Thing.” props: mika Download: Chester French ft. Pharrell & Pusha T – Next Big Thing Download: Chester French – Black Girls (Video) [NSFW]
Published on 2012-06-19 13:53:47
Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5’9″ and Crooked I land a Reservoir Dogs-themed cover of the upcoming issue of The Source magazine, which hits newsstands on June 28th. In the upcoming June/ July issue, Slaughterhouse talks about the art of rapping, reinventing themselves and being signed to the highest selling rapper of all time, [...]
Published on 2012-06-18 17:46:12
“Eminem’s fire group, Slaughterhouse, stopped by to talk to Nicky G and spoke on their initial reaction to signing with Shady. They also touched on topics that even their fans may not be aware of. Did you know Crooked I likes anime and Family Guy?”
Published on 2012-06-18 17:41:18
Official visual for 2 Chainz’s lead single from his upcoming debut solo album, Based on a T.R.U. Story, dropping August 14th.
Published on 2012-06-18 15:53:45
Aside from working on his G.O.O.D. Music debut album, The Last Zulu (out early 2013), Q-Tip revealed in a recent interview with Giant Step that he is currently producing tracks for TDE’s own Kendrick Lamar, D’Angelo and Ledisi, among others. We know you’re working on new music. Can you share a little bit about what’s [...]
Published on 2012-06-18 14:39:50
This is one of Slum Village’s most well known songs. It’s live intro was recorded by yours truly from my handheld tape recorder at Alvin’s in Detroit. It was around the time we’d just finished recording Fantastic Volume 1 in Dilla’s basement in Conant Gardens. On this unseen footage you can see Dilla in the [...]
Published on 2012-06-18 14:23:41
Kardi’s long-awaited collaboration project with producer Nottz has finally arrived! A.N.T.R.I.M. (Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself) features guest verses from Nottz, Rapper Big Pooh, and more. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. Download: Kardinal Offishall & Nottz Raw – A.N.T.R.I.M. (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-06-18 10:17:31
Brand new Gambino, which premiered over the weekend by Wired 96.5. His yet-to-be-titled mixtape is on the way! Download: Childish Gambino – Shoulda Known
Published on 2012-06-18 09:43:11
Canadian songstress Melanie Fiona comes through with the official video for the J.Cole assisted single, “This Time,” taken off of her sophomore album, The MF Life, in stores now.
Published on 2012-06-15 16:22:50
“I really don’t even want to acknowledge it. Everybody’s in a different place. I don’t even want to acknowledge it. I can’t acknowledge that. Jay’s my man, and that’s that, that’s all I’m gonna say.” Previous: Nas Plotted To Hang A Jay-Z Effigy At ’02 Summer Jam (Video)
Published on 2012-06-15 16:17:47
Mac Milly explains the title of his upcoming collabo project with Pharrell, Pink Slime. Previous: Mac Miller x Pharrell – Onaroll
Published on 2012-06-15 15:32:42
Here’s a sneak peek at the music video for Slaughterhouse’s lead single off their Shady Records debut, Welcome to: Our House (out July 10), titled “My Life” (feat. Cee Lo Green).
Published on 2012-06-15 15:20:17
“Power Circle” (feat. Kendrick Lamar) is the opening track to MMG’s Self Made Vol. 2 compilation album, dropping June 26th. Downlod: Gunplay, Stalley, Wale, Meek Mill & Rick Ross ft. Kendrick Lamar – Power Circle
Published on 2012-06-15 14:51:11
Tip liberates a visual for the 1500 Or Nothin-produced single, “Love This Life,” taken from forthcoming eighth studio album, Trouble Man, due out September 4.
Published on 2012-06-15 14:36:55
B.o.B.’s anthem for the gold diggers titled “Ray Bands” gets a video treatment by 1st Impressions Studio. Strange Clouds is in stores now. SN: Stick around for a video of his next single, “Both of Us” feat. Taylor Swift, which premieres later this month. Check out a behind-the-scenes photo below.
Published on 2012-06-15 13:39:38
“In part 3, Rocky and Danny talk about bad interview questions, the power of music reviewers, who their real fans are, and how they go about choosing their beats.” Watch part 4 and 5 below. v “In part 4, Rocky quizzes Danny about his hair, Danny admits to being a freak just like Prince and [...]
Published on 2012-06-15 13:17:09
The reemergence of Nina Sky continues with “Heartbeat”, the second single from their upcoming Nicole & Natalie. “Heartbeat” is a testament to the twins ability to mature their sound while still maintaining their mastery of the dance floor. Nicole & Natalie will be available online July 31. Download: Nina Sky – Heartbeat
Published on 2012-06-15 13:03:49
Third single off Chuuwee’s long-awaited official debut album entitled Wild Style, which is pushed back to July/August 2012.
Published on 2012-06-13 16:25:11
Early this Morning, Nas went on CNN’s Starting Point to talk to Soledad O’Brien and co. about his sentimental single “Daughters,” taken off his upcoming tenth album, Life Is Good, due July 17th.
Published on 2012-06-13 15:59:22
Not the full stream, just the 10/21 of the album. Purchase a copy of Rebirth Of Detroit over HERE.
Published on 2012-06-13 15:49:53
K.R.I.T. acknowledges the support of his fans by releasing this new record titled “Thank You Kindly,” which is for those who helped his debut album, Live From the Underground, reach the #5 spot on the Billboard charts. Download: Big K.R.I.T. – Thank You Kindly
Published on 2012-06-13 15:37:02
Joell Ortiz and Crooked I discuss shady promotors + their gig at the 2012 Summer Jam in the second episode of Slaughterhouse’s European tour vlog.
Published on 2012-06-13 03:03:54
One month before the official release date of his fifth studio album, God Forgives I Don’t (out July 31st), Rozay decides to change the previous artwork to this one.
Published on 2012-06-12 18:07:02
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Published on 2012-06-12 16:47:23
After 5 years on hiatus, Chuck D, Flavor Flav and co. return with the first single off their upcoming eleventh studio album, Most of Our Heroes Don’t Appear on a Stamp, titled “Get It In” (feat. Bumpy Knuckles). Radio rip for now…stay tuned for the CDQ. Download: Public Enemy ft. Bumpy Knuckles – Get It [...]
Published on 2012-06-12 15:38:06
while hanging out in Barcelona, Danny Brown and A$AP Rocky sat down with Noisey to ‘go back and forth’ about picking up girls on Facebook, real MDMA (aka Molly), and what they hate about the music industry. Watch part 2 below. In part two of ‘Back & Forth’ A$AP Rocky loses control when Danny Brown [...]
Published on 2012-06-12 15:22:46
It was about time they released some new music… Swiff D never disappoints!!! Download: Pac Div – Automatic (prod. by Swiff D)
Published on 2012-06-12 15:06:28
A rare video has surfaced online today dating back to 2002 when Nas was in the middle of a major feud with Jay-Z. This 10-year old footage shows that Nasty Nas was planning to hang a likeness (dummy) of Jay-Z onstage at Hot 97′s 2002 Summer Jam. Fortunately or unfortunately, depends on how you look [...]
Published on 2012-06-12 13:54:25
Alchemist gathers Danny Brown and ScHoolboy Q for the latest offering from his upcoming third compilation album, Russian Roulette (out July 17), titled “Flight Confirmation.” rr via mb
Published on 2012-06-11 16:54:14
Canadian experimental jazz trio BadBadNotGood, who are known for covering hip hop tunes, take on G.O.O.D. Music’s newest single, “Mercy,” live at Ritual Nightclub in Ottawa. Extra Nice!
Published on 2012-06-11 16:32:50
Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie are back with the third entry in their annual Summertime mixtape series, which contains 51 tracks from the likes of Will Smith, Mos Def, Jamiroquai, LL Cool J, ATCQ, and many more. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. Download: DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie – [...]
Published on 2012-06-11 16:02:01
Kendrick Lamar and Ab-Soul (1/2 of the Black Hippy collective) recently visited DJ Green Lantern’s Invasion show on Hip-Hop Nation (Sirius 40/XM67) and discussed their thoughts on Slaughterhouse and the current state of West Coast Hip Hop. Watch part 2 below, where the other half of Black Hippy (Jay Rock & ScHoolboy Q) phone in [...]
Published on 2012-06-11 15:39:51
Check out this previously unreleased interview of Kendrick Lamar with the good folks from DubCNN. This rare interview was shot five years ago, when he used to go by the named of K. Dot and TDE consisted of just him and Jay Rock. “In this unreleased interview, K.Dot tells us about trying to get his [...]
Published on 2012-06-11 15:06:32
After dropping “Onaroll” last week, Mac Miller got his creative juices flowing and decided to release a self-produced record titled “Day One: A Song About Nothing,” taken from his upcoming solo albm, Never Thought I’d Be Standing Here With 3 Chains On, coming out never (which is obviously a joke). Download: Mac Miller – Day One: [...]
Published on 2012-06-11 14:24:19
Here is a high quality version of the cover art for Dilla’s new posthumous album entitled Rebirth Of Detroit, slated to hit stores tomorrow (June 12) via Ma Dukes’ Ruff Draft Records. Peep the full tracklisting below. 1. The New Installment (Intro) 2. Detroit Madness f/ Phat Kat 3. Big Thangs f/ Esham 4. Ride [...]
Published on 2012-06-08 17:04:34
After announcing the title and release date of his debut album earlier today, Frank Ocean returns with the first single off the lp titled “Pyramids,” which is 10 minutes long!!! Download: Frank Ocean – Pyramids
Published on 2012-06-08 16:48:28
Odd Future crooner Frank Ocean teases fans with a new record from his much-anticipated Def Jam debut, Channel Orange, which drops on July 17. SN: Frank plans to travel across the U.S. and Canada to promote the upcoming album. Peep the official tour dates below. July 13 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox at The [...]
Published on 2012-06-08 15:44:02
It’s been a minute since I posted a club banger on UGC, so… with that in mind, I thought I’d share Flo Rida’s newest single titled “Hey Jasmin” to kick off your the weekend. His fourth album, Wild Ones drops next month (July 3rd).
Published on 2012-06-08 15:21:44
Maybach Music Group’s most underrated member, Stalley, liberates a video for the second single off his new project, Savage Journey to the American Dream (out now), titled “Live at Blossom.” Directed by Bryan Schlam
Published on 2012-06-07 18:41:06
What was your mindset going into this project? My mindset was to pull out a side of me that people haven’t heard in a while and give ‘em that feeling that they haven’t felt in a while—a feeling that I love. And some of that feeling is ’90s-esque, some of that feeling is 2015. It’s [...]
Published on 2012-06-07 16:52:07
Twenty years after the release of Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s “Mecca and the Soul Brother,” Rock shares how the track “They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)” happened.
Published on 2012-06-07 16:40:32
Taken from David Banner’s recent released (free) lp, Sex, Drugs & Video Games.
Published on 2012-06-07 16:25:11
Speaking of a Zombie Apocalypse. Here is an action-driven visual for Killer Mike’s “Big Beast” cut, the lead single off his sixth studio album, R.A.P. Music, in stores now.
Published on 2012-06-07 16:04:41
A$AP Rocky nearly ended his gig at the Camden Electric Ballroom in London last Tuesday, after a fan snatched his 15k Rolex watch when he was interacting with the crowd. Luckily for him some loyal fans pointed out the thief and they managed to return the watch to the rightful owner.
Published on 2012-06-07 14:31:07
G.O.O.D. Music producer Hit-Boy replaces his keyboard for a mic in his first attempt at rapping called “Jay-Z Interview.” Meh… I need to hear more, before passing my judgment.
Published on 2012-06-06 15:34:16
Ev drops off the fifth video release from his new album, Cats & Dogs (in stores now), titled “The Liner Notes” (feat. Aloe Blacc). Shot by Dave Wilson at the Greek Theatre in L.A. last August, when Evidence was on tour with Atmosphere.
Published on 2012-06-06 13:29:22
Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz get their swirv on in an underground parking lot (pause) in the official video for “Mercy,” the lead single off Cruel Summer, dropping soon.
Published on 2012-06-06 04:07:21
Theo takes it to instagram account to unveil the artwork of his upcoming project called Rose Island Vol. 1. I thought this would be the follow up his last year’s EP release… When did it become an album?
Published on 2012-06-06 03:09:12
Oddisee gives a taste of what to expect from his new album, People Hear What They See, now available on bandcamp. “This album is about influence, inspiration, perception & reality. Every song was written in an outside environment, so that I could observe the subjects that would become my subject matter. All too often in [...]
Published on 2012-06-06 02:02:09
Good morning! This past weekend was very dark in my city (T-dot aka Toronto). Innocent people died in a senseless shooting, broad daylight, at one of the city’s largest and most popular malls. We always spend our time focusing on these lame beefs, feuds, and other random going ons but rarely address the REAL issues [...]
Published on 2012-06-06 01:45:15
Here’s an outtake from Ice-T’s Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap documentary (in theaters June 15), in which Mr. West discusses not writting down his lyrics for his 1st four albums. Bonus: Check out Eminem and Nas’s freestyle from the documentary below.
Published on 2012-06-06 01:19:13
“Noisey caught up with your friendly neighborhood New Orleans Spitta, Curren$y, at Bubby’s in NYC. The restaurant happens to be his favorite place to eat when he’s stoned. Curren$y not only lists off his favorite’s on the late night menu, but he also details the dream list of producers he got to work with on [...]
Published on 2012-06-06 01:08:43
Pusha T returns a favor to The-Dream by appearing on “Dope B*tch,” since the R&B singer added some vocals on his recent released controversial single, “Exodus 23:1.” Download: The-Dream ft. Pusha T – Dope B*tch
Published on 2012-06-05 19:16:26
Kooley High presents… David Thompson, is out now.
Published on 2012-06-05 19:08:17
Reks keeps his buzz alive by delivering the first single from his next project with producer Numonics entitlted Rebelutionary, out July 24th via Gracie Productions.
Published on 2012-06-05 18:49:39
The lead single off Reks’ new album, Staight, No Chaser (produced entirely by Statik Selktah), gets a video treatment.
Published on 2012-06-05 18:29:17
Nottz diggity Raw gives SPIN magazine the green light to make his brand new solo EP, In My Mind, available for stream on their site. The extended play features guest verses from Black Milk, Royce Da 5’9, Asher Rotch, The Alchemist, PushaT, Dwele and Pete Rock. Listen: Nottz – In My Mind (Full EP Stream) [...]
Published on 2012-06-05 17:05:00
A couple days after previewing this track in Cannes, Mac Miller and Pharrell come through with the CDQ of “Onaroll,” the first single from their upcoming collaboration EP called Pink Slime, coming soon. Download: Mac Miller x Pharrell – Onaroll
Published on 2012-06-05 16:43:02
Last night, shortly before rocking the stage at Santos Party House for the launch of the HTC One phone in NYC, XXL Mag linked up with Kendrick Lamar to discuss the video premiere of his Dr. Dre-assisted cut, “The Recipe,” as well as when his next single drops. Extra: Peep the full show below. xxl
Published on 2012-06-04 18:11:34
Published on 2012-06-04 16:05:33
Rapper/producer Nottz Raw links up with his fellow Virginia native Pusha T and the D’s own Dwele on “You Need This Music,” track 6 off of his new solo effort, In My Mind, in stores tomorrow (June 5th). The upcoming project is an eight-track EP, which features the likes of Pete Rock, Black Milk, The [...]
Published on 2012-06-04 15:23:32
Well, this is depressing. Nasir Jones shows that his life is not that good after all, as he displays his ex wife’s green wedding dress on his lap in the cover art for his upcoming tenth studio album, in stores July 17th.
Published on 2012-06-04 14:53:11
Brand new guys A$AP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q terrorize Harlem in this music video for their collaboration off of LiveLoveA$AP mixtape. Directed by The ICU & A$AP Rocky.
Published on 2012-06-04 14:35:05
Published on 2012-06-03 17:57:42
Now in progress…
Published on 2012-06-01 19:29:03
The untagged version of Gambino’s collabo with Puff Daddy ScHoolboy Q has made its way across the internet! Be on the look out for this upcoming not-yet-titled mixtape. Download: Childish Gambino Ft. ScHoolboy Q – Unnecessary (No Tags)
Published on 2012-06-01 18:54:42
Here’s the CDQ of “Black Magic,” the newest single from MMG’s Self Made Vol. 2 compilation, coming in stores near you on June 26th.
Published on 2012-06-01 16:14:54
Having already leaked his Big Boi collaboration a couple days ago, Trinidad-born, Brooklyn-raised Theophilus London returns with a new one from his Lovers Holiday 2: Rose Island EP, dropping next week. Download: Theophilus London – Golden (prod. by Twin Shadow)
Published on 2012-06-01 15:42:34
Prodigy hits his twitter account to unveil the cover art of his upcoming third solo album, H.N.I.C. 3, out July 3rd. Confirmed guests include Esther, Wiz Khalifa, T.I., Day 26′s Willie Taylor, Vaughn Anthony, Boogz Boogetz and Havoc.
Published on 2012-06-01 15:30:49
TDE’s Jay Rock flips Ahmad’s nostalgic childhood anthem in the first offering from Treacherous Records & DJBooth’s upcoming compilation project, The Mint Room, due out July 10th. Download: Jay Rock Ft. K-Young – Back In The Days (prod. Komplex) Peep the tracklist of The Mint Room below.
Published on 2012-06-01 14:46:34
Spitta gives us the full album stream of his major label debut, The Stoned Immaculate, in less than a week before the official release date. You can now pre-order the album on iTunes. Shouts to complex for the premiere.
Published on 2012-06-01 14:19:48
This is how the cover of Freddie Gibbs’ first Gangsta Grillz mixtape with DJ Drama called Baby Face Killa will look like. Previous: Freddie Gibbs – Pull Up Ft. Young Jeezy & T.I.
Published on 2012-06-01 14:09:40
Now that the drama circulating around the “T.R.O.Y.” sample is slowly fading away, Lupe Fiasco heads to his hometown of Chicago to shoot a music video for “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free),” the first single from his upcoming fourth studio album, Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album, which is slated to [...]
Published on 2012-06-01 13:08:01
First video release off Oh No’s forthcoming solo project, Ohnomite, dropping June 5th.
Published on 2012-05-31 18:42:23
Shepard was recently asked to participate in a homegrown project to show respect and remembrance to the late Adam Yauch (MCA) of the Beastie Boys, by taking out a few memorial billboards around Los Angeles. Here is Shepard’s contribution that will be featured on 2 billboards for the next couple of weeks – one is [...]
Published on 2012-05-31 18:16:42
In the final installment of Stalley’s Savage Journey through Europe series he heads to London for the BUMP Party at Plan B in Brixton. Previous: Stalley – Savage Journey Through Europe (Ep. 4) [Video]
Published on 2012-05-31 16:06:38
The homie K.dot continues his interview with Wild 94.9′s Nessa and talks about his upcoming debut album, reveals that his joint project with J. Cole is four tracks deep, his rituals while in the studio and much more.
Published on 2012-05-31 15:29:03
“Hot Shots Part Deux” (produced by The WhiteRussian) just threw me for a loop, because I almost slept on it, due to one particular feature (you know who I’m talking about). I’m glad I didn’t though… the beat is retarded! On repeat ’til infinity.
Published on 2012-05-31 14:44:10
I have no idea what these flicks are for… My guess is that they will serve as a promo for the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album entitled Cruel Summer, which is dropping soon. SN: After looking at these pictures, I’m just gonna go on hunch and say 2 Chaaaaainz is definitely part of G.O.O.D. Music. [...]
Published on 2012-05-31 13:17:14
The Kickdrums return with a psychedelic-inspired video for the opening track from their recent released mixtape, Follow The Leaders, titled “Thieves In The Choir” (feat. Casey Veggies).
Published on 2012-05-31 13:01:49
Here’s another one off Spitta’s major label debut, The Stoned Immaculate, set to hit stores on June 5th. Pre-order it on iTunes.
Published on 2012-05-31 07:44:17
By the look of these set pictures, K.Dot and Dre will be Throwing a pool party in the official visual for their collabo, “The Recipe.” Courtesy of ScHoolboy Q. More flicks under the cut.
Published on 2012-05-30 16:21:18
Third official release from Gambino’s forthcoming not-yet-titled mixtape. Download: Childish Gambino ft. Beck – Silk Pillow Previous: Childish Gambino – Black Faces Ft. Nipsey Hussle
Published on 2012-05-30 16:10:59
After letting Lupe Fiasco tell his side of the story in last week’s interview while discussing the ‘T.R.O.Y.’ remake controvery, Sway sat down with an apologetic Pete Rock at MTV headquarters to get his response.
Published on 2012-05-30 14:50:31
Smoke Dizzle teams up with Odd Future’s Domo Genesis and TDE’s Schoolboy Q on “Ashtray,” the second single from his upcoming LP with produced Harry Fraud entitled Rugby Thompson, dropping on June 19th.
Published on 2012-05-30 14:18:52
The newly-formed duo called X/Coke, consisting of MeLo-X and Cleveland, Ohio singer/songwriter Cheri Coke (formerly known as the Bad Boy records signee Cheri Dennis), present the first offering from their upcoming self-titled EP, which is dropping soon. Download: X/Coke (Melo-X & Cheri Coke) – The Garden Of Eden
Published on 2012-05-30 08:10:43
Why does it say Big Boi and Theophilus London, you ask? Well, it’s because “She Said Ok” will live on Big Boi’s upcoming second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (due later this year), as well as Theophilus London’s Rose Island II: Rose Island EP. Download: Big Boi & Theophilus London ft. Tre Luce [...]
Published on 2012-05-30 07:48:55
We finally get a verse from Common on the final leak from Cocaine 80s’ Express OG EP, which is now available for free download over HERE. props: fsd Download: Cocaine 80s x Common – Motivation
Published on 2012-05-29 19:02:44
“In the fourth installment of Stalley’s Savage Journey through Europe series he is in Antwerp (Belgium) for the third of four shows in five days in four countries, and receives a very special gift from a Belgian fan.”
Published on 2012-05-29 18:18:32
French director Romain Gravas delivers the official visual for the opening track from Jay-Z and Kanye West’s critically acclaimed 2011 release, Watch The Throne. Shot in Prague, Czech Republic.
Published on 2012-05-29 14:30:36
Common recalls writing his first rap verse and his Hip Hop influences in this special outtake from Ice-T’s directorial debut, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap, in theaters June 15th.
Published on 2012-05-29 14:17:35
Nardwuar the Human Serviette, who is now a contributor to Pharrell “i am OTHER” youtube channel, reunites with Curren$y at Fortune Sound Club in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Published on 2012-05-29 13:45:25
Casey Veggies confirms that he is In talks with Various major record labels including Roc Nation. “It’s always time to go bigger and do bigger things. I definitely been working for four years independently doing my own thing. So, you never know. It seems like right now is one of those times to go hard.” [...]
Published on 2012-05-29 13:35:36
Cali emcee Murs presents the Hobostewd-directed music video for “Epic Salutations,” the opening track from his recent released album, Love & Rockets Vol. 1: The Transformation (produced entirely by Ski Beatz).
Published on 2012-05-29 13:28:28
Taken off Reks & Statik Selektah’s Straight No Chaser album, now available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-05-29 09:43:00
After wrapping up their US tour in episode 6, the Slaughterhouse gang head to Europe for their shows in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Madrid and Stockholm.
Published on 2012-05-29 09:25:48
Spitta gets K.R.I.T. and Wiz to rep the “Jet Life” on the latest leak from his upcoming Warner Bros. debut, The Stoned Immaculate, in stores June 5th. Pre-order the album on iTunes.
Published on 2012-05-29 09:08:45
Pusha’s diss track towards Drake, Lil Wayne, YMCMB and Young Chop gets a video treatment by director Samuel Rogers. G.O.O.D. Music’s compilation album, Cruel Summer, is dropping soon.
Published on 2012-05-28 15:58:17
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Published on 2012-05-28 15:42:16
West Coast natives TiRon & Ayomari release an anti-radio song from their forthcoming joint project, HNGRY, dropping in July 2012. Download: TiRon & Ayomari – Radio (prod. by D.K.)
Published on 2012-05-28 14:59:10
CTE general Young Jeezy unearths the first offering from his upcoming Gangsta Grillz mixtape, Baby Face Killa, titled “Pull Up” (feat. Young Jeezy and Tip). Download: Freddie Gibbs – Pull Up Ft. Young Jeezy & T.I.
Published on 2012-05-28 14:31:44
One week before the official release date of his Def Jam debut, Live From The Underground (out June 5th), K.R.I.T. gives NPR the nod to present the full stream of the album. Notable guests on the LP include Blues legend B.B. King, Bun B, Anthony Hamilton and more.
Published on 2012-05-28 13:01:55
Detroit producer/DJ House Shoes comes second only to his late collaborator J Dilla as a tireless champion of the D’s contemporary hip-hop scene. He is best known for his King James Version Dilla mixtape and his hectic worldwide touring schedule, working alongside talents like Slum Village and Mayer Hawthorne. Now he presents “Sweet”, featuring emcee [...]
Published on 2012-05-27 09:49:05
Nasir Jones debuts the Chris Robinson-directed music video for his single, “Daughters,” which narrates the relationship between him and his daughter, Destiny Jones (who also appears in the clip). Life Is Good is set to be released on July 17th.
Published on 2012-05-26 09:34:17
Childish Gambino continues promoting his upcoming not-yet-titled mixtape by releasing his latest effort called “Black Faces” (feat. Nipsey Hussle). Produced by Boi-1da. Download: Childish Gambino – Black Faces Ft. Nipsey Hussle
Published on 2012-05-26 07:10:03
After Lupe Fiasco expressed his anger and disappointment toward Pete Rock while discussing the ongoing “T.R.O.Y.” sample drama on Sway In The Morning, Pete Rock came through with a second statement about the issue, in which he explains his point of view a little bit more and acknowledges his overreaction on twitter. It’s true that [...]
Published on 2012-05-25 19:43:53
Photographer Philippe Ruault gives us an inside look at the premiere of Kanye West’s immersive seven-screen experience for the short film, ‘Cruel Summer,’ which was held in a white pyramid tent (designed by Donda and OMA) in Cannes, France. More pictures under the cut.
Published on 2012-05-25 16:16:18
Pusha keeps the (internet) buzz circling around his latest single flowing by releasing a 30-second teaser-trailer for “Exodus 23:1.” Rumor is that Pusha T is taking subliminal shots at Drake and YMCMB with this line: “Contract all fucked / Explain up I guess that means you all fucked up / You signed to one nigga [...]
Published on 2012-05-25 15:31:29
Right on time for the weekend, Dom Kennedy drops the first single from his second album, Yellow Album (due June 2012), titled “My Type Of Party” (produced by Dahi). Shouts to Karen Civil for the heads up. Download: Dom Kennedy – My Type Of Party
Published on 2012-05-24 17:03:50
In the third installment of Stalley’s Savage Journey through Europe series he is in Paris for the second of four shows in five days in four countries, hunting down lost luggage before a sold out show and getting a late night tattoo.
Published on 2012-05-24 16:53:52
Footage of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian arriving on the red carpet at Cannes for the premiere of his short film, Cruel Summer, which is inspired the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album. props: rr Related: Kanye West’s ‘Cruel Summer’ Premieres In Cannes (Pics)
Published on 2012-05-24 16:37:18
So let me get this straight. Lupe’s team reached out to Pete Rock back in November of last year and asked for his blessings to pay tribute to “T.R.O.Y.” instrumental. Pete gave them the green light, but they had to clear the original sample. Fast forward to May 21st, 2012: Lupe releases “Around My Way [...]
Published on 2012-05-24 13:37:33
Kendrick Lamar and Jermaine Cole have officially begun recording their highly-anticipated collaboration album. Cole released these pictures today, during their studio session for all the non-believers out there and added “Got my n***a K. Dot in the Ville as I type this.” Classic in the making!
Published on 2012-05-24 12:50:56
“Eminem called up Peter Rosenberg of the Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg Show with Kay Foxx and confirmed Slaughterhouse will be on that stage!!! He also talked about what he is working on right now!!”
Published on 2012-05-24 05:06:12
A$AP Rocky and his mob closed yesterday’s episode of MTV’s Rapfix Live with a little freestyle. Check ‘em out.
Published on 2012-05-24 04:36:35
Cocaine 80s double up the dose for their latest release, taken off their upcoming EP, Express OG. Enough with the singing, we need a verse from Common. Download: Cocaine 80s – Unchain Me/Love 3x
Published on 2012-05-24 04:05:18
Set to appear on MMG’s Self Made Vol. 2 compilation, out June 26th. Download: Wale & Meek Mill ft. French Montana – Actin Up
Published on 2012-05-24 03:58:35
Here are some snapshots from last night’s premiere of Kanye West’s experimental short film, Cruel Summer. The project was written and directed by Mr. West himself and stars Kid Cudi, who plays a car thief that falls for a blind Arabian princess. “Cruel Summer” plays like an extended music video, in a similar way to [...]
Published on 2012-05-24 03:28:12
Pusha drops a solo record from the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, titled “Exodus 23:1.”
Published on 2012-05-23 19:11:58
So their Easter Sunday studio session was for this song…? Jadakiss, Mos Def, DJ Khaled, Roscoe Dash and Busta Rhymes are apparently the hook/back up singers in “Pride & Joy.” Tags by Funk Flex Download: Fat Joe Ft. Kanye West & Miguel – Pride & Joy (Tags)
Published on 2012-05-23 18:53:12
Instead of announcing the title and release date of his upcoming mixtape, Childish Gambino goes ahead and liberates another cut titled “Tell Me” (feat. Himanshu of Das Racist). props: xzone Download: Childish Gambino Ft. Heems – Tell Me (Radio Rip)
Published on 2012-05-23 18:32:38
Wiz reunites with the Norwegian production duo Stargate on “Word Hard Play Hard,” the first single from his fourth album, O.N.I.F.C., out August 28th.
Published on 2012-05-23 16:13:52
T3, Illa J and producer RJ unveil the official remix of “Church” (feat. Skyzoo and Focus…). Download: Slum Village ft. Skyzoo & Focus – Church (Remix)
Published on 2012-05-23 16:05:51
Kendrick Lamar elaborates a little bit more on his past deal with Def Jam, working with Dr. Dre, his upcoming debut album, …etc. while speaking to DJ Drama.
Published on 2012-05-23 14:40:46
Rolling Stone‘s Brian Hiatt examines the many lives of late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch in the new issue of Rolling Stone, on sale May 25th. The story looks back on Yauch’s extraordinary career and remarkable personal growth as he moved on from his band’s loutish, hard-partying Licensed to Ill phase on to spiritual enlightenment in [...]
Published on 2012-05-23 14:31:07
“I just got off da phone lupe, we worked out our differences and we bout to get it in. Gonna be epic and we gonna give Troy and hev the proper respect they deserve and make history with lupe.” -Pete Rock We need a clear answer mofos. Lu said he asked Pete’s permission, before putting [...]
Published on 2012-05-23 14:01:46
A politically active David Banner, who yesterday released his new mixtape, Sex, Drugs, and Video Games, returns with a 12-minute clip to explain his 2M1 Movement. According to Banner, the goal is to help artists gain control over their media content. Donate HERE.
Published on 2012-05-23 13:11:32
Cali native D’Lorin drops off a new leak from his Still Life mixtape, dropping May 30th. Cruise music right here! Download: D’Lorin – MDMS (prod. by J Wess)
Published on 2012-05-23 01:29:09
Bus-A-Bus enlists two members of his Conglomerate family Reek Da Villain and J Doe on this Jahlil Beats-produced new record called “King Tut.” His Cash Money debut album is on the way. Download: Busta Rhymes Ft. Reek Da Villain & J Doe – King Tut
Published on 2012-05-23 01:18:45
Unexpected Arrival is in stores now.
Published on 2012-05-23 01:01:02
Here’s the first single off Ludacris’ upcoming eight album, Ludaversal, titled “Jingalin” (produced by Da Internz).
Published on 2012-05-22 18:18:18
“In the second installment of Stalley’s Savage Journey through Europe he arrives in Paris for the second of four shows in five days in four countries.” Previous: Ep. 1
Published on 2012-05-22 16:39:32
The Cocaine 80s collective link up with Nasty Nas for their fourth release titled “Chain Glow.” Keep ‘em coming. Download: Cocaine 80s Ft. Nas – Chain Glow Previous: Cocaine 80s – This Can’t Be A Crime & Take My Keys
Published on 2012-05-22 16:15:10
In this interview from episode 5 of the Hip Hop POV, Kendrick Lamar briefly talks about his previous deal with Def Jam and meeting Jay-Z when he just turned 17. rr
Published on 2012-05-22 15:56:14
David Banner comes through with his much anticipated project, Sex, Drugs & Video Games (containing original material), which features the likes of A$AP Rocky, Big K.R.I.T., 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne and many more. SN: Make sure to support the 2M1 Movement. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. Download: David Banner – [...]
Published on 2012-05-22 15:31:49
Taken off Twista’s forthcoming mixtape, Twista Reloaded, dropping soon. Download: Twista – She Sluggin
Published on 2012-05-22 15:10:56
Lupe Fiasco talks with WGCI’s Tony Sculfield and the Morning Riot about his upcoming album, Food and Liquor 2, Pete Rock’s twitter rant on “T.R.O.Y.” sample and the youth movement in Chicago rap (including Chief Keef), among others. According to Lupe, he did ask Pete’s permission to sample “T.R.O.Y.” hmmm…
Published on 2012-05-22 14:20:02
Last night, right after Lupe Fiasco debuted his new single, “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free),” legendary producer Pete Rock took it to his twitter account to address Lupe for sampling “T.R.O.Y. (They Reminisce Over You)” without his permission. “No disrespect to lupe fiasco and i like him alot but TROY should be left alone. [...]
Published on 2012-05-21 20:06:09
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Published on 2012-05-21 19:19:46
Rozay drops the newest single off God Forgives, I Don’t (dropping July 31st), titled “So Sophisticated” (feat. Meek Mill). Tags by flex Download: Rick Ross ft. Meek Mill – So Sophisticated
Published on 2012-05-21 19:07:48
Lupe Fiasco liberates the first single off his much anticipated album, Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album (due September 25th), titled “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free).”
Published on 2012-05-21 18:51:34
Yasiin Bey (I’m still struggling with that name) honors today’s birthday of Biggie Smalls by unleasing a new record from his Top 40 Underdog series titled “Bey,” in which he goes over Lil Tunechi’s “John (If I Die Tonight)” instrumental. props: hypetrak Download: Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) – Bey
Published on 2012-05-21 18:40:58
Detroit crooner Dwele is back with new material from the upcoming follow up his 2010 release, W.ants W.orld W.omen.. Something you can listen to with your girl! iTunes: Dwele – What Profit
Published on 2012-05-21 17:00:33
“Pharrell Williams introduces i am OTHER and talks about his vision behind the brand.”
Published on 2012-05-21 16:53:37
Esco lands a seat on the cover of the June/July 2012 issue of Complex magazine. In the cover story, he talks about his upcoming tenth studio album, family, social media and much more. Life is Good will be your tenth solo album. Is this a watershed moment for you, or just another album? This is [...]
Published on 2012-05-21 16:13:27
“War Is My Love” is Kendrick Lamar’s contribution to the soundtrack of Ubisoft’s forthcoming Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier video game, in stores May 22nd. Download: Kendrick Lamar – War Is My Love
Published on 2012-05-21 16:00:46
New Bus-A-Bus joint featuring Dancehall artist Vybz Kartel. His Cash Money debut album is coming soon. props: Splash Download: Busta Rhymes – Wine & Go Down ft. Vybz Kartel
Published on 2012-05-21 15:14:35
Fresh off of the successful release of his Crown Me King mixtape, Chuuwee gears up for the follow up project called Wild Style, his long-awaited official debut album, due out May 29th. “Rock The Party” is the first offering from the upcoming lp, which can be summarized as pure 90s Hip Hop, “where Chuuwee is [...]
Published on 2012-05-19 03:51:48
Here’s a brand new leak from K.R.I.T.’s forthcoming Def Jam debut, Live From The Underground (out June 5th), titled “Yeah Dats Me.”
Published on 2012-05-18 18:52:01
Taken off Ab-Soul newest project, Control System, now available over HERE.
Published on 2012-05-17 19:13:02
Published on 2012-05-17 19:06:16
Pretty Thug?! How is this album material P? Anyways, this song will live on Prodigy’s upcoming H.N.I.C. 3 album (out July 3rd), not to be confused with his recent released H.N.I.C. 3 mixtape. props: splash Download: Prodigy – Pretty Thug | Clean Version
Published on 2012-05-17 17:55:17
In the first installment of Stalley’s Savage Journey through Europe he arrives in Lisbon (Portugal) for the first of four shows in five days in four countries. Related: MMG – Self Made Vol. 2 (Album Cover)
Published on 2012-05-17 15:58:12
Since rapping is Prodigy’s religion, it was only right to add a gunslinging/stripping nun, a blunt smoking Rabbi, …etc. in the official video for the single, “Great Spitters” (feat. Cory Gunz), taken off his H.N.I.C. 3 mixtape, available HERE.
Published on 2012-05-17 15:40:54
“On Hot 97′s Cipha Sounds and Rosenberg Show w/ K Foxx; T.I. covers Rihanna partying too much, gay marriage, Azealia Banks beef, Meek Mill, and is Tiny pregnant again?”
Published on 2012-05-17 15:27:48
Here’s the first offering from Twista’s forthcoming project with Don Cannon, which will be a warm-up mixtape to his ninth studio album entitled The Dark Horse. props: eskay Download: Twista – I Ain’t Wired Right
Published on 2012-05-17 15:06:21
Rick Ross, Wale, Stalley, Meek Mill and Omarion put their best faces forward on the cover of the upcoming second installment of their Self Made series, in stores June 26th. Pre-order the album over HERE.
Published on 2012-05-17 14:29:45
It seems like everybody wants a verse from Tity Boi aka 2 Chainz these days… and Curren$y is not an exception. The two Southern emcees link up on “Capitol,” which is Spitta newest single from his upcoming major label debut, The Stoned Immaculate, coming June 5th.
Published on 2012-05-17 14:04:20
Yeah, I know I’m two days late with this post… it’s because I was waiting for the CDQ to drops, so here it is. Gambino released this song on twitter, right after ranting about people taking his lyrics too seriously, his upbringing and various unfortunate rumors. Be on the look out for his yet-to-be-titled mixtape, [...]
Published on 2012-05-16 19:15:00
While talking to Wild 94.9’s Nessa, K.dot reveals his top five, dead or alive. At the top of the list, we have Tupac, followed by Biggie, Jay-Z, Nas and Eminem.
Published on 2012-05-16 18:59:51
Nicki Minaj gets Nasty Nas to play her love interest in the video for “Right By My Side” (feat. Chris Brown), which the latest single from her Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded lp, available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-05-16 16:36:29
Reks & Statik Selektah’s Straight No Chaser lp is out now.
Published on 2012-05-16 16:10:44
“For the latest episode of “Outside the Booth”, DJBoothTV’s own Jacques Morels catches up with Big K.R.I.T. for his “Live From the Underground” listening session to talk about the upcoming album, his new work with legendary musicians like B.B. King and much more. Plus a special guest appearance from Sha Money.”
Published on 2012-05-16 16:03:53
Esco shows us the set of his upcoming Chis Robinson-directed clip for the single, “Daughters,” set to appear on his tenth album, Life is Good, in stores July 17th. complex
Published on 2012-05-16 15:11:08
“Me and Kid Cudi in the #laboratory writing History!” -Big Boi Let’s hope so.
Published on 2012-05-15 16:27:37
Tip justed premiered his new single titled “Like That,” while at Hot 97′s Angie Martinez show. Trouble Man is dropping this Summer.
Published on 2012-05-15 16:13:07
More behind the scenes footage of Joe Budden, Crooked I, Royce Da 5’9″ and Joell Ortiz’s Welcome To: OUR HOUSE tour. Previous: Episode 5 | Episode 4 | Episode 3 | Episode 2 | Episode 1
Published on 2012-05-15 15:57:27
Phife Dawg recently sat down with Montreality for an interview and discussed his upcoming solo album called Cheryl’s Big Son, the possibility of another ATCQ album and artists he’d like to collaborate with, among others. Related: Q-Tip Signs to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music
Published on 2012-05-15 15:33:48
Manhatten’s own ANTHM gets a verse from none other than Blu on this brand new leak titled “Polaris,” which is off of his upcoming Joy & Pain project, coming mid-June. props: Shake Download: ANTHM – Polaris Ft. Blu
Published on 2012-05-15 14:56:14
“What up folks! Here’s my newest EP, ‘Odd Renditions’. It features four tracks that I’ve remixed & recorded vocals over, and includes my remix of Marvin Gaye’s “Ain’t That Peculiar”, the video for which I sent you guys first last week.” -Oddisee SN: Be on the look out for his new album, People Hear What [...]
Published on 2012-05-15 14:35:24
Video>Song… “Murder” can be found on 2 Chainz’s last year’s mixtape release, T.R.U. REALigion. Directed by Alex Nazari.
Published on 2012-05-15 14:29:06
To promote the launch of his new label called “i am OTHER,” Pharrell presents this dramatic visual, which showcases his new signees; Maxine Ashley, Buddy and Leah LaBelle.
Published on 2012-05-15 14:02:48
The Weign In is an 11-track warm-up mixtape to Dark Man X’s comeback album, Undisputed, set to hit stores June 26th. Peep the tracklist, stream and download link of the tape below. 01. The Weigh In Intro 02. Were I Wanna Be Feat. Big Stan (Produced By Niam Son) 03. Shit Dont Change Feat. Snoop [...]
Published on 2012-05-15 13:52:59
Rozay liberates the first single off his upcoming much anticipated album, God Forgives, I Don’t, which is due on July 31st. Bonus: Check out his remix of Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake” under the cut.
Published on 2012-05-15 13:13:32
Lupe Fiasco takes it to his twitter/instagram account to unveil the official artwork of the first single from his upcoming fourth studio album, Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album, titled “Around My Way (Freedom Ain’t Free).” The single is set to premiere next week on May 22nd.
Published on 2012-05-14 18:06:52
In this mini-documentary, Pitchfork tv follows Danny Brown through his hometown of Detroit, while recording new music, performing at Dilla Day and much more.
Published on 2012-05-14 17:03:15
Murs comes through with another (casual) backstage interview, where he talks to the Compton legend DJ Quick. The two reminisce about the early days, when they were trying to make it in the game. Also, Quik remembers sitting in class at Compton Unified School District learning the craft to listen and molding him to be [...]
Published on 2012-05-14 16:47:26
Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover explains to fuse tv why Danny Brown is his favorite MC right now.
Published on 2012-05-14 16:44:56
“I just started working with Kendrick the other day. We got it in, finally, again. It’s gonna be an album, man. We actually worked, bouncing ideas, which was great. The vibe was so good that it was like, man, that’s absolutely gonna happen. We got maybe four or five songs together.”
Published on 2012-05-14 16:27:19
“Never Be the Same” is the lead single off Wordsmith’s upcoming King Noah album, set to hit stores June 19th.
Published on 2012-05-14 16:16:09
K.R.I.T. reveals the official tracklisting of his Def Jam debut, Live From The Underground, which will be released on June 5th. Features include 2 Chainz, Ludacris, Blues legend B.B. King, Bun B and more. 1. LFU300MA (Intro) 2. Live From The Underground 3. Cool 2 Be Southern 4. I Got This 5. Money On The [...]
Published on 2012-05-14 16:01:35
After his performance at Rutgers University, we had the pleasure of chatting with another talented member from TDE, Ab-Soul. In this interview he reveals that his his eyes are light sensitive which explains the “Sunglasses Look”. We also discussed his educational background, music influences, and who he is currently a fan of in hip-hop.
Published on 2012-05-14 15:13:26
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Published on 2012-05-11 15:30:22
Joe Budden describes the concept behind the music video for Slaughterhouse’s single, “My Life” (feat. Cee Lo Green). Related: Slaughterhouse & Cee Lo Green On The Set Of “My Life” (Pic)
Published on 2012-05-11 15:16:55
Published on 2012-05-11 14:54:31
Miami-based horrorcore rapper/producer and ASAP Mob affiliate, SpaceGhostPurrp drops a new video for “The Black God,” the first to appear in support of his forthcoming album, Mysterious Phonk: Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp, which will be out on June 12.
Published on 2012-05-11 14:25:41
For those that haven’t copped Ab-Soul’s Control System yet, here’s the full stream of the project. It’s definitely worth your money, so head over HERE to get yourself a copy! 1. Soulo Ho3 feat. Jhene Aiko 2. Track Two 3. Bohemian Grove 4. Terrorist Threats feat. Danny Brown & Jhene Aiko 5. Pineal Gland 6. [...]
Published on 2012-05-10 19:00:49
“Hurt Me Tomorrow” is the lead single off K’NAAN’s upcoming fourth album entitled, Country, God, or the Girl, dropping in July 2012.
Published on 2012-05-10 18:26:12
“Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and–if he has his way–every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but [...]
Published on 2012-05-10 17:00:20
Here is the full version of Ab-Soul’s “Black Lip Bastard” (remix), featuring the entire Black Hippy crew. Control System drops tomorrow! Download: Ab-Soul Ft. Black Hippy – Black Lip Bastard (Remix)
Published on 2012-05-10 16:31:02
Curren$y and Daz Dillinger enjoy the company of some fine a$$ ladies and (as usual) dat sticky icky in the official clip for “Fast Cars Faster Women,” taken off Spitta’s upcoming Warner Bros debut, Stoned Immaculate, out June 5th. Pre-order the album on iTunes.
Published on 2012-05-10 16:12:32
Royce, Crooked, Joell, Joey and Cee Lo take a quick picture before the videoshoot of their single, “My Life,” slated to appear on Slaughterhouse’s Shady debut, Welcome to: Our House, dropping June 12th. rr
Published on 2012-05-10 15:52:59
Tomorrow, Ab-Soul will be delivering his Control System project. The mixtape is 17-tracks deep with guest appearances by Danny Brown, Jhene Aiko, Kendrick Lamar, BJ the Chicago Kid and more. I’m definitely ooking forward to this!!! Peep the tracklisting below. 1. Soulo Ho3 feat. Jhene Aiko 2. Track Two 3. Bohemian Grove 4. Terrorist Threats [...]
Published on 2012-05-09 17:07:41
We’ve already seen the tracklist + credits back in February, now check out the front cover of Bow Wow’s seventh studio album, Underrated, in stores June 12th via Cash Money Records.
Published on 2012-05-09 17:06:41
J Dilla’s mother, Mrs. Maureen “MaDukes” Yancey, is pleased to announce a new album of unreleased material from her son. “Rebirth of Detroit” will be released on 6-12-12. The “Rebirth of Detroit” will feature new music from the late producer, as well as Detroit’s finest emcees and musicians who have both worked with and/or been [...]
Published on 2012-05-09 16:37:40
Newcomer Danny Brown unleashes the wrath of “Jay Dee’s Revenge,” alongside DJ Dez. Taken off Rebirth of Detroit, dropping June 12.
Published on 2012-05-09 15:03:42
TDE gives us a sneak peek at the upcoming video for Ab-Soul’s remix of “Black Lip Bastard” (feat. the entire Black Hippy Crew). Control System drops May 11.
Published on 2012-05-09 14:24:12
SV (now consisting of T3, Illa J and producer Young RJ) continue promoting their recent released mixtape, The Dirty Slums, by releasing a video for two of the stand out tracks on the tape, “God Sent” and “Hunger” (feat. Focus… & Vice).
Published on 2012-05-09 14:03:58
Here’s an inside look at the Meek Mill and Kendrick Lamar’s studio session for their collabo, “A1 Everything,” featured on the Dreamchasers 2 mixtape, available over HERE.
Published on 2012-05-09 13:36:59
Swizz Beatz and Harlem buzzmaker A$AP Rocky make the streets unsafe in the the knocking video for the first release off Swizzy’s upcoming mixtape entitled Limitless, coming soon. Directed by TAJ TPK.
Published on 2012-05-08 15:43:27
New one off Ab-Soul’s Control System project, due out this Friday (May 11th). Extra dope! Download: Ab-Soul Ft. Kendrick Lamar – ILLuminate (Prod. Skhye Hutch)
Published on 2012-05-08 15:15:11
While at the 2012 Beale Street Music Festival, Lupe Fiasco reveals new details of his upcoming album Food & Liquor 2, as well as the first single that project, which will arrive May 22nd.
Published on 2012-05-08 14:48:39
Here goes the official visual of Nelly Furtado’s “Big Hoops (Bigger The Better),” the lead single off her upcoming The Spirit Indestructible album, in stores next month (June 19th).
Published on 2012-05-08 14:36:16
Childish Gambino sends out a kindhearted diss to the entire blogosphere on “F*ck Your Blog,” which features features Flynt Flossy and Yung Humma (of “Lemme Smang It” fame). Download: Childish Gambino – F*ck Your Blog Ft. Flynt Flossy & Yung Humma ht
Published on 2012-05-08 04:12:15
“His return is nearly upon us. Watch as we sacrifice a liquor soaked lamb stuffed with fried chicken as an offering to bring back Muscles Glasses.”
Published on 2012-05-07 16:11:29
…previewing a couple tracks off Pusha’s long-delayed debut solo album. I hope it will be worth the wait! pusha-t
Published on 2012-05-07 15:59:17
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Published on 2012-05-07 15:52:35
Portland emcee Illmaculate kicks off his European tour alongisde his hometown crew, Sandpeople, by releasing the latest video from his new project, Skrill Talk (out now), titled “Lost Our Soul.” Previous: illmaculate – Under Their Radar, Over Their Heads (Video)
Published on 2012-05-07 15:34:54
Oh No unveils the full tracklisting of his upcoming new solo effort, Ohnomite (out June 5th), based on samples from Rudy Ray Moore’s Dolemite soundtrack. Guest spots include The Alchemist, MF Doom, Evidence, Phife Dawg, Erick Sermon, Rapper Pooh, MED, Guilty Simpson and many more. 1.) “Ohnomite” Intro 2.) “Real Serious” f/Evidence and Alchemist (cuts [...]
Published on 2012-05-07 14:39:30
The highly new anticipated second installment to the “Dreamchaser” series from MMG’s and Philly’s own Meek Mill is here. Hosted by DJ Drama and boasts features from Wale, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean, Mac Miller & more along with production from Jahlil Beats, The Beat Bully, Sap & more! Peep the tracklist, stream and [...]
Published on 2012-05-07 14:23:31
G.O.O.D. Music and Maybach Music goin forces in this new record titled “Burn,” which is set to appear on Big Sean’s upcoming mixtape, FFOE (Finally Famous Over Everything), as well as Meek Mill’s second installment of his Dream Chasers mixtape series. Download: Big Sean & Meek Mill – Burn
Published on 2012-05-07 13:54:04
MMG crooner Masspike Miles drops off a new song from his forthcoming project, Skky Miles (due June 21st), titled “Killa.” Download: Masspike Miles – Killa (prod. by K.G.)
Published on 2012-05-07 13:39:22
“88 Chevy is introspective song that discusses struggles, and the inspiration that can be obtained from those struggles…” -K. Sparks Download: K. Sparks – 88 Chevy Ft. Eric Biddines & JAYVINE
Published on 2012-05-07 13:19:43
A hyped up Big K.R.I.T. takes us through his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi in the official video for “I Got This,” the newest single from his upcoming major label debut, Live From the Underground, dropping June 5th via Def Jam.
Published on 2012-05-07 13:06:51
Tribute to Trayvon Martin.
Published on 2012-05-04 14:13:14
Adam Yauch, one-third of the pioneering hip hop group the Beastie Boys and indie film producer has passed away today at the age of 47. Yauch, also known as MCA had been in treatment for cancer since 2009, after discovering a tumor in his salivary gland. This is a great loss for hip hop. R.I.P. [...]
Published on 2012-05-04 10:31:05
London-based filmmaker Ruth Hogben collaborates with Kanye West to give birth to a fitting visual for his single, “Lost In The World” (feat. Justin Vernon of Bon Iver), featured on his critically acclaimed album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, in stores now.
Published on 2012-05-04 09:44:39
Here is a better look inside the reboot of the Spider-Man film franchise. In theaters July 3
Published on 2012-05-04 09:31:04
For last night’s episode of MTV’s Hip Hop POV, Kendrick Lamar brought women, weed, and weather to television by performing his new single, “The Recipe.” Watch the full episode HERE. 2dbz
Published on 2012-05-04 08:45:04
In this interview with Fuse tv, Donald Glover reveals that after meeting Jay-Z he realized his hip hop aspirations (as Childish Gambino) were no joke.
Published on 2012-05-03 16:41:56
In words of Murs: “this ain’t no motherf*ckin’ interview.” Murs and K.dot recently sat down for a chat and discussed anything from Ab-soul’s hairstyle to being scared of Jay Rock.
Published on 2012-05-03 16:11:15
Get an inside look at Talib Kweli on his way to a sold-out performance in Paris with Yasiin Bey. Talib discusses his love for the French style of food and production and lets us in on how he prepares differently for a show each night.
Published on 2012-05-03 16:05:48
Having already leaked “Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)” and a snippet of her collabo with Nas titled, “Something,” Nelly Furtado continues feeding fans with more anticipation for her fouth album, The Spirit Indestructible (due June 19th), by releasing the artwork of the upcoming lp.
Published on 2012-05-03 15:12:56
After giving Drake a hard time for being too soft, Common (cough-thehypocrite-cough) links up with pop-rock singer Colbie Caillat on “Favorite Song,” taken off her 2011 release, All of You. “You look so sweet”
Published on 2012-05-03 13:43:25
While shooting a video for his brand new single, “Daughters,” in L.A., Nas took some time to pose for a picture with stylist June Ambrose, director Chris Robinson and his daughter (who doesn’t seem to be bothered by the song, unlike her mother).
Published on 2012-05-03 07:33:28
“Behind The Music: Notorious B.I.G. shows the Brooklyn-born MC rising from the streets to the throne of hip hop, revealing how his thriving career and larger-than-life presence was cut short when he was gunned down at 24.” Part 2 under the cut.
Published on 2012-05-03 07:30:02
A$AP Rocky debuts the self-directed music video for “Goldie,” the lead single off his debut studio album, LongLiveA$AP, out in July 2012 via RCA. Shot in the city of lights.
Published on 2012-05-03 07:21:15
Directed by Corey Smyth and Shomi Patwary. Sex, Drugs and Video Games drops May 22nd. karmalooptv
Published on 2012-05-02 18:17:53
Now that their press conference has ended, the MMG crew premieres the visual of the first single from their forthcoming Self Made Vol. 2 compilation, in stores June 26th. Peep the highlights of their press conference below. - Omarion has signed to Maybach Music - French Montana’s debut album, Excuse My French, drops July 17th [...]
Published on 2012-05-02 14:43:06
Even though “Wessup” is unmixed/unmastered, Kardi has decided to share it anyways. His joint album with producer Nottz Raw entitled A.M.T.R.I.M. (Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself) is coming soon. SN: Let me know if you want the dl. Download: Kardinal Offishall – Wessup (Prod. by Nottz)
Published on 2012-05-02 13:48:12
Before heading to Europe for his tour with Grieves & Budo, Brother Ali unleashes a new video for “Not A Day Goes By,” directed by Dave Wilson. This Jake One-produced track can be found on Ali’s upcoming fourth album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, in stores August 13th via Rhymesayers Records. Shouts to [...]
Published on 2012-05-02 02:27:02
“Twenty years later, Uprising examines the role hip hop played in the revolution and reuniting of a fractured Los Angeles after the fallout from the Rodney King beating left the tense city ablaze with rebellion.” Watch part 2 under the cut. mwp
Published on 2012-05-02 02:08:20
Bob Marley’s second born son pays tribute to the birthplace of mankind in the official visual for his single, “Made In Africa,” featurd on his last year’s release, Revelation Part 1: The Roots of Life.
Published on 2012-05-02 01:15:39
Directors Bill Barminski and Christopher Louie of Walter Robot explain the concept and theme behind the upcoming music video for WZRD’s “Teleport 2 Me, Jamie” single. dnc
Published on 2012-04-30 19:46:40
Previous: Episode 5
Published on 2012-04-30 17:12:46
Second single off Ski Beatz’s upcoming album, 24 Hour Karate School Presents: 24 Horas Escuela de Karate.
Published on 2012-04-30 16:49:33
“David Banner explains the philanthropic goals behind his upcoming album (including 16 videos!) and what he thinks of Big K.R.I.T.”
Published on 2012-04-30 16:32:21
Maya took it to her twitter account yesterday to preview “Come Walk With Me,” the next single from her fouth album entitled Matangi, dropping this Summer.
Published on 2012-04-30 15:51:15
Picking up from where she left off two weeks ago with the release of “Big Hoops (Bigger The Better),” Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado continues promoting her upcoming fifth studio album, The Spirit Indestructible (due June 19th), by sharing this 90-minute snippet of her collabo with Nasty Nas titled “Something.”
Published on 2012-04-30 15:25:01
Rihanna (tribal) dances her a$$ off in the video for the Dr. Luke and Calvin Harris-produced single, “Where Have You Been,” which is taken off of her sixth album, Talk that Talk, out now.
Published on 2012-04-30 14:43:49
K.R.I.T. comes through with the official visual for the theme song from his last released mixtape, 4eva Na Day, available HERE.
Published on 2012-04-29 18:59:53
Here is a Sunday treat from ya boy Blu. This one is even mastered and it got that Below The Heavens feel/flow. Definitely worth checking out! Download: Blu – Kiss The Sky (feat. Mela Machinko)
Published on 2012-04-27 17:22:59
I’m not really a fan of this song, but the video is an instant classic! Life Is Good will be in stores near you on July 17th.
Published on 2012-04-27 16:15:39
Rhymesayers artist I Self Devine delivers the first visual from his second studio album, The Sounds Of Low Class America (dropping May 8th), titled “Exist To Remain.”
Published on 2012-04-27 15:52:05
Bow Wizzle shares a new single from his Underrated album (out June 12), titled “Better” (feat. T-Pain). Download: Bow Wow – Better Ft. T-Pain
Published on 2012-04-27 03:53:56
Funny stuff! I’m definitely going to see this.
Published on 2012-04-27 03:43:00
Taken off Chiddy and Xaphoon Jones’ well-received debut album, Breakfast, available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-04-27 03:22:43
Highlite of the video: dat a$$ and that’s pretty much it. Directed by Anthony Mandler. Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded is in stores now.
Published on 2012-04-26 19:04:34
In just five days away from the release of his sophomore effort, Strange Clouds (May 1st), Bobby Ray makes the whole album available for full stream. Pre-order it on amazon. Stream below. 1. Bombs Away (feat. Morgan Freeman) 2. Ray Bands 3. So Hard To Breathe 4. Both Of Us (feat. Taylor Swift) 5. Strange [...]
Published on 2012-04-26 16:52:07
TiRon and his partner in rhyme Ayomari just liberated this Oddisee-produced free verse for fans via twitter. Download: TiRon & Ayomari – They Go (Prod. Oddisee)
Published on 2012-04-26 16:24:34
Esco talks to all the brothers with daughters out there in the latest single from his upcoming tenth studio album, Life is Good, set to hit stores July 17th. Download: Nas – Daughters (Prod. by No I.D.) [Dirty]
Published on 2012-04-26 16:07:26
19 year old Bronx native Maxine Ashley presents her debut single since being signed to Pharrell’s label back in 2010. The song is called “Hot Thing” and features a verse from Lil Wayne. No word yet on her full length lp, so stick around for updates. Download: Maxine Ashley Ft. Lil Wayne – Hot Thing [...]
Published on 2012-04-26 14:57:19
From yesterday’s episode of MTV’s RapFix live.
Published on 2012-04-26 14:41:21
In support of his sophomore album, Strange Clouds (out May 1st), Bobby Ray unleashes this promo video, featuring the song “No Where Near Close.”
Published on 2012-04-26 14:17:22
Country boy Big K.R.I.T. is finally going to release his long delayed debut album, Live From The Underground on June 5th via Def Jam. Here’s what he had to say about the artwork: “It’s a representation of how I feel about underground vs mainstream music. At times I feel like mainstream music operates on a [...]
Published on 2012-04-26 13:32:58
SMKA is proud to announce that Kato has officially joined their interstellar production collective, and to celebrate they’re releasing some of the Atlanta beatsmith’s best work in the form of A Kato Production. The 14-track project contains fan approved cuts like Jarren Benton’s Skitzo, Planet VI’s The Gift, Huey Mack’s Good Night and many more. [...]
Published on 2012-04-26 13:20:52
BK emcee Talib Kweli and Philly soul singer Res return as the Idle Warship duo for this new visual from their genre-bending musical project, Habits of the Heart, available at iTunes and amazon. Directed by R.A. the Rugged Man.
Published on 2012-04-26 07:34:42
Scott Mescudi is back on his rap sh*t with this new self-produced record titled, “Dennis, Hook Me Up With Some More Of That Whiskey!” shouts to complex for the premiere. Download: Kid Cudi – Dennis, Hook Me Up With Some More Of That Whiskey!
Published on 2012-04-25 13:34:15
Sex, Drugs & Video Games will be available for free download on May 22nd. Download: David Banner – Castle In Brooklyn ft. Maino
Published on 2012-04-25 13:20:39
Following the release of “My Life” earlier today, the Slaughterhouse clik liberate the fifth episode of their Welcome To: OUR HOUSE tour Vlog, in which Joe Budden talks about their portable studio (among others). Previous: Episode 4 | Episode 3 | Episode 2 | Episode 1
Published on 2012-04-25 09:06:01
M.E.D. and Hodgy Beats’ collabo, “Outta Control” (produced by Madlib), gets an official video treatment by directors Henry DeMaio and Rory Gamble. Classis is out now via Stones Throw.
Published on 2012-04-25 08:52:11
Here is the second offering from Slaughterhouse’s Shady debut, Welcome to: Our House, slated to be released on June 12th. Courtesy of rr Download: Slaughterhouse Ft. Cee Lo Green – My Life
Published on 2012-04-25 04:21:19
What’s A Jizockk? takes us back to Gairy “Wally West” Harris’ lab for an inside tip on how he created “The Question” instrumental and how it landed on Mac Miller’s recent released mixtape, Macadelic, available HERE.
Published on 2012-04-25 03:41:49
The prelude to Chuuwee’s long-awaited official solo-debut, Wild Style (out May 29th via Amalgam Digital) is here! The Crown Me King tape features the likes of Hopie, Don Trip, and more. Hit the click for the stream and download link. Download: Chuuwee – Crown Me King (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-04-25 03:03:29
Warren G resurrects Nate Dogg in the lead single from forthcoming No One Could Do It Better EP, titled “Party We Will Throw Now,” which also features West Coast veteran, The Game. Download: Warren G ft. Nate Dogg & Game – Party We Will Throw Now
Published on 2012-04-25 02:36:46
ATLiens Cee Lo, Khujo, T-Mo and Big Gipp reunite and drop their first single in eight years titled, “Fight to Win,” taken from their upcoming fifth album, Age Against the Machine, due out later this year. You can purchase this single on iTunes now.
Published on 2012-04-25 02:15:06
“Over Nas’ Classic “Ain’t Hard To Tell” beat, Cons goes off on a 48 bar lyrical tirade to warn all competition that he is in possession of the ‘Killer Instinct.’” Curb Certified 2 is coming soon.
Published on 2012-04-25 01:57:24
New Tigallo, Tigallo, Tigallo… featuring Evidence his mom and Big K.R.I.T. Charity Starts At Home is out now.
Published on 2012-04-25 01:44:22
TDE’s Ab-Soul and ScHoolboy Q speak out against the the controversial SOPA bill in the latest leak off of Control System, which May 11th. Ab-Soul ft. ScHoolboy Q – SOPA
Published on 2012-04-25 01:18:14
“Daughters” (produced by No I.D.) and is set to premiere May 1st. The single will be featured on his tenth studio album entitled Life Is Good, in stores July 17th.
Published on 2012-04-23 18:16:26
Wiz unleashes the CDQ of “Work Hard Play Hard” (procuded by Benny Blanco and StarGate), after premiering it live on stage at Coachella over weekend. This song is set to appear on his forthcoming sophomore album entitled O.N.I.F.C., which drops August 28th.
Published on 2012-04-23 16:40:55
DJ Jazzy Jeff takes fuse tv through his vinyl collection while telling the story of how he first teamed up with Will Smith.
Published on 2012-04-23 16:18:46
In the fifth episode of Loiter Squad: E.T. gets arrested; Lionel speaks through his stomach; a basketball game takes an unusual turn; and angry ice dancers cause trouble. Previous: Episode 4
Published on 2012-04-23 15:26:40
“A$AP Rocky discusses working with-Hit Boy on “Goldie,” clears up rumors about the fight at SXSW, and gives an update on “LongLiveA$AP” at Coachella 2012.”
Published on 2012-04-23 15:14:13
Slaughterhouse’s “Hammer Dance” video was shot at this year’s SXSW by ICU and features cameos from Eminem, MC Hammer, Victor Cruz and many more. Their Shady Records’ debut, Welcome to: Our House, drops June 12th.
Published on 2012-04-23 15:00:39
Last night, while backstage at the second weekend of Coachella festival, Dr. Dre took some time to thank fans for their support and spoke on rumors of a Tupac hologram tour. rr
Published on 2012-04-23 14:13:46
B.o.B.’s right hand man, Playboy Tre presents a visual for another song off his upcoming Patron & Instrumentals project, dropping this month. In “Care After Me,” Tre speaks on the craziness in the neighborhood surrounding him. As well as the death of a close friend and family members. Is it me or does this guy [...]
Published on 2012-04-21 06:02:29
Here’s the official artwork and tracklisting of Spitta’s Warner Bros. debut entitled, The Stoned Immaculate, in stores June 5th. Guest spots include Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, Pharrell, Big K.R.I.T. and more. Pre-order it on iTunes. 1. What It Look Like (feat. Wale) 2. Privacy Glass 3. Armoire (feat. Young Roddy & Trademark) 4. Take You [...]
Published on 2012-04-21 05:54:41
Looks like the second single off the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album will be a remix of Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like” single. The remix features Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, Jadakiss and Chief Keef.
Published on 2012-04-20 15:09:26
Fresh off the heels of their full length opus Vodka & Ayahuasca, The Alchemist and Oh No are back, bringing their Gangrene noise on a whole other level. The Odditorium EP begins where Vodka & Ayahuasca left off, with Al and Oh lyrically blessing the masses over gritty, psychedelic rock-tinged beats. The Odditorium picture disc [...]
Published on 2012-04-20 14:54:02
After premiering “Timbs” earlier this week, two of Odd Future’s most outspoken potheads return with a special track in honor of today’s holiday (4/20). Produced by Thelonius Martin. Download: MellowHigh (Hodgy Beats & Domo Genesis) – Go
Published on 2012-04-20 14:22:26
Second offering from Spitta’s forthcoming Warner Bros. debut, The Stoned Immaculate, in stores June 15th. Curren$y Ft. Daz Dillinger – Fast Cars Faster Women
Published on 2012-04-20 14:05:55
Wyclef Jean seeks justice for Trayvon Martin by releasing the visual of his tribute song. Directed by J. Williams and Prescribed.
Published on 2012-04-20 13:15:51
DMV representative Logic drops off another leak from his upcoming mixtape, Young Sinatra: Undeniable (due later this spring), titled “Tic Tac Toe” (produced by 6ix). Download: Logic – Tic Tac Toe
Published on 2012-04-20 10:07:00
Behind the scenes footage of ASAP Rocky and producer Hit-boy in the studio mixing “Goldie,” the first single from Rocky’s upcoming debut album, LongLiveA$AP, dropping July 2012.
Published on 2012-04-20 09:39:02
A young Kanye West hits the streets of New York City with his “bad b*tch with no flaws” in this fan made music video of his new single, “TheraFlu” “Way Too Cold.” Little dude looks exactly like Ye when he was a kid.
Published on 2012-04-20 09:06:27
Right on time for 4/20 (cannabis observance day), Snoop Dogg liberates the video for his “Stoner’s Anthem” single, which you can find on his recent released EP, Stoners, available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-04-20 08:55:41
Featuring Snoop Dogg, Nipsey Hussle, The Game and Ras Kass. David Banner’s Sex, Drugs & Video Games project will be available for free download on May 22nd.
Published on 2012-04-20 08:46:11
Tyler, the Creator gets his revenge after getting Punk’d by Bam Margera two episodes ago. In this episode, Tyler takes on actress Shenae Grimes, Scott Disick (of The Kardashians) and British boy band The Wanted. ddot
Published on 2012-04-19 15:01:29
N***as in the Middle East? Kanye West was recently spotted in Doha, Qatar shooting an art film/music video, alongside fellow G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid Cudi. A student who was part of the production team for the short film shared some info to Doha News: “The whole thing was pretty top-secret, It was interesting to see [...]
Published on 2012-04-19 13:39:16
“Life + Times catches up with Schoolboy Q before his show last week at S.O.B.s for a breakdown of his song “Oxy Music,” from his aptly-titled sophomore album, Habits & Contradictions.”
Published on 2012-04-19 13:19:04
Asher Roth links up with MMG’s Meek Mill in this brand new single from his upcoming sophomore album, Is This Too Orange, dropping Fall 2012. “Party Girl” (out on iTunes 4/20) is produced by Oren Yoel (who sampled Eddie Murphy’s “Party All The Time”).
Published on 2012-04-19 04:26:14
The latest episode of VH1′s Behind The Music series delves into the personal and professional life of Queensbridge’s own, Nasty Nas. Behind the Music interviews the emcee about his childhood, multiple feuds with hip hop’s biggest names, divorce with Kelis, the devastating loss of his mother and more. mwp
Published on 2012-04-18 15:39:34
Indie pop duo Chester French (who are signed to Pharrell’s Star Trak label) celebrate the feminine beauty and interracial love in the official visual for “Black Girl,” the first single from their Jacques Jams, Vol. 2: Stamina project. The video was shot by acclaimed fashion photographer Francesco Carrozzini and stars Rie Rasmussen and Jodie Smith. [...]
Published on 2012-04-18 15:06:25
Black Scale share flicks of A$VP Rocky and ScHoolboy Q shooting a video for their collabo, “Brand New Guy,” taken off Rocky’s LiveLoveA$AP mixtape. The video was shot in L.A. and is set to premiere soon. More pictures after the jump.
Published on 2012-04-18 14:28:28
After teasing us with the behind the scenes pictures, Esco comes through with the trailer of the lead single from his forthcoming tenth studio album, Life Is Good, due out in Summer 2012. Looks clean!
Published on 2012-04-18 14:15:00
TUGE lets loose of a record dedicated to the two things he loves the most, women and weed. “Loud In My Blunt” is set appear on his upcoming project entitled, Ignorant Elegance, coming soon. Download: TUGE – Loud In My Blunt (Remix)
Published on 2012-04-18 13:50:05
Here’s something sneakerheads can relate to. “New Shoe Smell” is off The Shining Path, the 4th and final volume of the Culture Series mix tapes and is a free exclusive download when you pre-order I Self Devine’s sophomore album from Fifth Element. The video directed by Dave Wilson and features a cameo from Slug.
Published on 2012-04-18 13:09:56
Maker Music presents a mini-documentary on 24 hours in the life of Cali emcee Murs, on the day before his 2012 Paid Dues festival went off in San Bernardino, CA. Murs visits Soul Assassins Radio, L.A. stations Power 106 and KDAY, rehearses with his crew Living Legends, tends to his fans and jumps onstage to [...]
Published on 2012-04-18 04:42:08
Some rare/previously unreleased behind the scenes footage of Biggie Smalls shooting the video for “Warning,” which is featured on his 1994 release, Ready to Die.
Published on 2012-04-18 04:25:34
Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Crookec I and Royce Da 5’9″ discuss the making of their second studio album, Welcome to: Our House, dropping in June 2012 via Shady Records.
Published on 2012-04-18 03:43:36
Two of Hip-Hop’s heavyweights, Common and Nas give their take on Tupac’s hologram that stole the show, during Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s set at the Coachella Music Festival on Sunday night (April 15). Nas praises Dre and Snoop for making it happen: “Tupac has almost become Elvis, where people still think he’s alive, so [...]
Published on 2012-04-18 02:25:00
Forbes has unveiled the annual list of Hip Hop’s wealthiest artists/moguls. Sean “Diddy” Combs comes out on top this year (with a net worth of $550 million), due to his Diageo joint-venture vodka brand Ciroc, Sean John clothing and the Bad Boy Worldwide record label. See who else made the Forbes top five list below. [...]
Published on 2012-04-18 01:24:11
Mac Miller aka “The coldest motherf**er in the room” just liberated his first collaboration with Curren$y via his twitter account. Beat comes courtesy of Chuck Inglish (of The Cool Kids). Extra nice! Download: Mac Miller Ft. Curren$y – Cold (Prod. Chuck Inglish) Bonus: Peep the dates of Mac Miller and Wiz Khalifa’s upcoming Under the [...]
Published on 2012-04-18 00:44:42
Bobby Ray builds more anticipation for his sophomore album by releasing another cut titled “Ray Bands,” which is the new anthem for the gold diggers out there. Strange Clouds is due on May 1st. Previous: B.o.B – So Hard To Breathe
Published on 2012-04-17 16:17:48
More heat from the L.A. collective Revenge Of The Nerds. I have no idea were this will end up… They just dropped it in my inbox with no further info. Download: Revenge Of The Nerds – Trippy Previous: Revenge Of The Nerds – N.W.A.
Published on 2012-04-17 15:52:37
Nasty Nas breaks down why Rap music isn’t respected in this short clip from Ice-T’s upcoming documentary, Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, in theaters June 15, 2012. Check out the trailer over HERE.
Published on 2012-04-17 15:43:58
The opening track on Naledge and Double-O’s fourth album, Occasion (out now), titled “Real LIfe” gets an official video treatment. Directed by Jace and Naledge.
Published on 2012-04-17 14:12:34
“Big Sean talks to Mando Fresko about sophomore album, G.O.O.D. music album and confirms Mike Posner mixtape. He also talks PETA, explains how “Mercy” came together and how a fan inspired his song off his new album “One Man Can Change the World.” Sean adds how ‘progression’ plays a big part in his life, says [...]
Published on 2012-04-17 13:44:58
Chuuwee’s Crown Me King mixtape drops next week on April 24th.
Published on 2012-04-17 13:34:15
Here goes the latest visual from Ab-Soul’s Control System project, coming May 11th.
Published on 2012-04-17 13:25:26
It’s been a minute since we’ve heard new material from Christian Rich, but rest assured, the multi-talented twin brothers are back on the scene and they are preparing their new EP (which I assume is the long-awaited The Decadence 2).
Published on 2012-04-16 19:35:13
Esco releases the sequal to his “Black Girl Lost” track from the 1996 album, It Was Written. The new one is produced by Hit-Boy and word is that it won’t be featured on his upcoming tenth album. Download: Nas – Another Black Girl Lost
Published on 2012-04-16 18:53:25
After three years on hiatus, Canadian singer-songwriter Nelly Furtado returns with the lead single from her forthcoming fifth studio album, The Spirit Indestructible (due June 19th) titled “Big Hoops (Bigger The Better).” The song is produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins. I can’t dig it. Someone is still singing through her nose. Nelly Furtado – Big [...]
Published on 2012-04-16 18:07:02
“Her Theme Song” (featuring BJ The Chicago Kid on the hook) is featured on TiRon & Ayomari’s critically acclaimed 2011 release, A Sucker For Pumps, available on iTunes and bandcamp. The video is directed by David M. Helman.
Published on 2012-04-16 16:39:22
Mr. Sandman’s Chimera EP, is out now on Stones Throw.
Published on 2012-04-16 16:29:29
As promised, A$AP Rocky delivers “Goldie,” the first single from his upcoming debut studio album entitled, LongLiveA$AP, due out in July 2012 via RCA. Download: ASAP Rocky – Goldie (Prod. by Hit-Boy)
Published on 2012-04-16 15:36:32
Pac hologram joins Snoop Dogg on stage at the 2012 Coachella festival to perform “Hail Mary” and “Gangsta Party.” Check out the full set of Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg over HERE. Update: Nick Smith, the creator of the hologram explains to MTV the behind the scenes details of Tupac’s “resurrection.” “We worked with Dr. [...]
Published on 2012-04-16 14:46:27
“Thuggin Noise” is one of A$AP Rocky’s brand new joints he premiered at Coachella over the weekend. Watch the full set over HERE.
Published on 2012-04-16 14:01:12
Thurnis Haley (Tyler, the Creator) goes to the laundromat; dos cubanos come to America; the world according to Taco; and negro strips were all part of yesterday’s episode of Loiter Squad.
Published on 2012-04-16 06:54:22
Here is the full set of yesterday’s Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg’s 2012 Coachella performance. Guest appearances included Eminem, Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent, a hologram of Nate Dogg and Tupac and more. Just hit the jump for the second part, because that’s where everything you want to see is at! mwp
Published on 2012-04-13 17:12:22
In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting, Wyclef Jean teams up with producers Prescribed and J. Williams to pay tribute to the deceased 17-year-old in the form of a song called “Justice (If You’re 17).” Download: Wyclef Jean – Justice (If You’re 17)
Published on 2012-04-13 16:01:58
One more K.dot interview… Hima (of Das Racist) recently sat down with Kendrick to talk about black hippies, fans using the N-word, lucid dreaming, etc. – for the first episode of Noisey’s “Rap Show”
Published on 2012-04-13 15:25:55
Theophilus London shares the official artwork of his collaboration with A$AP Rocky titled “Big Spender.” The DJ Carnage-produced single is set to premiere this Sunday, April 15th.
Published on 2012-04-13 15:05:49
This is the first video release from Chuuwee’s Crown Me King project (coming April 24th), the prelude to his long-awaited official solo-debut, Wild Style, dropping May 29th via Amalgam Digital.
Published on 2012-04-13 14:40:18
Synopsis: “Ice-T takes us on an intimate journey into the heart and soul of hip-hop with the legends of rap music. This performance documentary goes beyond the stardom and the bling to explore what goes on inside the minds, and erupts from the lips, of the grandmasters of rap. Recognized as the godfather of Gangsta [...]
Published on 2012-04-13 14:13:13
One of Coachella’s featured acts, Kendrick Lamar, gives fans some insight on what to expect this year in an interivew with the LA Leakers. K.dot speaks on the much anticipated Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s set, which reportedly will feature a performance by a hologram of Nate Dogg (and Tupac). Peep the full schedule of [...]
Published on 2012-04-12 17:02:30
Since Plug 1 and Plug 2 got their own thing going on outside De La with First Serve, DJ Maseo has also decided to hit the solo road. “I Bring The Soul & He Brings The Funk” (feat. Mac Miller) serves as a teaser to his upcoming solo production debut, DJ Conductor. props: sc Download: [...]
Published on 2012-04-12 16:25:06
So this is the outcome of Colin Munroe and RZA’s last week’s studio session. Not bad. “Invincible” (produced by RZA) is set to appear on Colin’s forthcoming mixtape entitled Unsung Hero. Download: Colin Munroe – Invincible Ft. RZA & Memoryhouse (Prod. RZA)
Published on 2012-04-12 15:52:33
“MTV’s Hip-Hop POV” features five of the music industry’s most respected tastemakers and personalities giving viewers raw, unfiltered commentary on the news making headlines in hip-hop culture, provide their opinions on new music, grant insider access to the biggest events and engage in no-holds-barred artist interviews. In addition, each episode of “MTV’s Hip-Hop POV” will [...]
Published on 2012-04-12 15:30:09
MTV takes us behind the scenes of the video shoot for Swizz Beatz and ASAP Rocky’s “Street Knock,” which will live on the upcoming Limitless mixtape, coming soon. Cameo by Allen Iverson. Hit the jump to check out some pictures from the set.
Published on 2012-04-12 14:18:57
After leaking “They My Juniors” (feat. Busta Rhymes) and the recent Soul Power, Conse-to-the-quence returns with the third offering from his Curb Certified 2 project, which is dropping soon. “Trust Fund Baby” is produced by his cousin / G.O.O.D. Music’s newest addition, Q-tip.
Published on 2012-04-12 13:48:57
New Jersey up-and-comer The Illz releases a new song from his next project, The Darkest Hour, titled “Weightless (Alamar)” through tss. SN: The song at the end is “Sort of Revolution” (Cinematic Orchestra Remix) by Fink. Download: The ILLZ – Weightless (Alamar) [prod. Fragile State]
Published on 2012-04-11 17:27:27
Looks like one of the most anticipated tracks featured on Bobby Ray’s sophomore album, Strange Clouds (out on May 1st), has mad its way across the internet. They are probably going to play this on the radio every hour in the coming weeks. spotted: ht
Published on 2012-04-11 16:56:01
To accompany the kick-off of his Campus Consciousness Tour, Jermaine Cole delivers the official visual of “Sideline Story,” which is taken from his critically-acclaimed debut studio album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, out now.
Published on 2012-04-11 16:53:25
Sene’s Brooklyknight album dropping April 24 via Plug Research. Pre-order it on iTunes.
Published on 2012-04-11 16:47:33
It’s official! Q-Tip (of the legendary Queens crew, A Tribe Called Quest) has finally inked a deal with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music label and Def Jam Recordings. His first album release under his new label will be titled The Last Zulu and is slated to drop early 2013. “I’m excited to be a part of [...]
Published on 2012-04-11 16:19:46
Here are some (instagram) snapshots of Nasir Jones rocking his new 18karat gold chain on the set of “The Don,” the lead single from his upcoming tenth studio album, Life Is Good, dropping later this year. More pictures under the cut.
Published on 2012-04-11 16:00:46
Over the weekend, Hardknocktv caught up with Mac Miller backstage at Paid Dues to discuss what his mind state was while making new mixtape, Macadelic, getting criticism from his dad, and his upcoming project with Cam’ron. Stay tuned for part two.
Published on 2012-04-11 14:59:09
In this short interview with BBC Newsnight’s Stephen Smith, OFWGKTA talk about their offensive lyrics, as well as the opening of their London pop-up shop. These mofos really don’t give a f*ck.
Published on 2012-04-11 14:11:40
Here goes the third single from David Banner’s forthcoming social conscious (free) album, Sex, Drugs and Video Games (due May 22nd), titled “Californication” (feat. Snoop Dogg, Game, Nipsey Hussle, Ras Kass & Kree). Props to VIBE Mag for the premiere. Download: David Banner – Californication Ft. Snoop Dogg, Game, Nipsey Hussle, Ras Kass & Kree
Published on 2012-04-11 13:24:36
K. Sparks describes the daily struggles of a streetwalker in the first leak from his upcoming (yet-to-be-titled) collabo mixtape with producer Payozo. Gotta love the sample! Download: K. Sparks – Clair (Prod. by Payozo)
Published on 2012-04-11 13:05:20
Last year, when I released my first mixtape, The Eleventh Hour, this song, “Away,” was the first thing we sent out to blogs. I feel like once you hear “Away,” you begin to learn my story and who I am as a person. So for Eleven30, I felt it was only right to officially start [...]
Published on 2012-04-10 17:57:32
The fourth episode of Slaughterhouse’s tour vlog documents Joe Budden’s recent arrest for unpaid parking ticket. Previous: Episode 3 | Episode 2 | Episode 1
Published on 2012-04-10 15:25:51
Since he is no longer part of D12, Mr. Porter plans on starting his rap career all over again as a solo artist under his real name, Denaun (Porter). “sUm oF ALl TEaRs” is the intro to his upcoming debut album, tHe mEmO, dropping later this year. Previous: Mr. Porter Announces Debut Album, tHe mEmO [...]
Published on 2012-04-10 14:56:01
Here’s one of the 5 tracks featured on Big K.R.I.T.’s new EP, 4Eva Na Day (Road Less Traveled Edition), released today (on iTunes & amazon) via Def Jam.
Published on 2012-04-10 14:29:07
“Thoughts From a Balcony” is latest visual from Mac Miller’s new mixtape, Macadelic, available over HERE. The video is directed by Mac & Justin Boyd.
Published on 2012-04-10 13:55:31
Curb Certified 2 is coming soon.
Published on 2012-04-10 13:30:14
Your boy Sandman celebrates the release of his second Stones Throw EP, Chimera, with a new joint simply titled, “Chimera Out Now,” produced by Fred Ones.
Published on 2012-04-10 13:04:44
Producer Sinopsis drops another remix from his Skywalker project (due May 8th) , titled “For The Record” (feat. Skyzoo). The upcoming project consists entirely of remixes of Kooley High’s latest album, David Thompson. Download: Kooley High – For the Record Ft. Skyzoo (Sinopsis Remix)
Published on 2012-04-10 03:45:55
“What you know about Chinese food and breakfast? We’re taking Asian fusion to the next level – for breakfast! All these pork products rolled together and covered in Jack Dagnals syrup. Forget your omelet.”
Published on 2012-04-09 15:07:43
To celebrate the Fifth Annual Freshman issue (on newsstands now), XXL linked up with DJ Whoo Kid for the third year in a row to release a mixtape showcasing the skills of the new class, and now it’s ready for the world. The 2012 XXL Freshman Mixtape features all 10 of this year’s freshmen, as [...]
Published on 2012-04-09 14:05:46
The waiting is over! Here goes the third installment of Casey Veggies’ Customized Greatly mixtape series. Guest spots include Jhene Aiko, Tyler the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Raheem DeVaughn and many more. Today Is The Day. 5 Years In The Making. Vol.1 At 13. Vol.2 At 15. And Now. At 18 Years Old And A Lot [...]
Published on 2012-04-09 11:59:03
Reks shows off his mic skills, along with Kali, JFK and Termanology in the third leak from his forthcoming joint album with Statik Selektah, Straight, No Chaser, due out April 24th. Download: Reks – Such A Showoff Ft. Kali, JFK & Termanology (Prod. Statik Selektah)
Published on 2012-04-09 11:40:54
He previously gave us the album cover, now Bobby Ray comes through with official tracklisting of his upcoming sophomore studio album, Strange Clouds, which hits stores May 1st. 1. Bombs Away (feat. Morgan Freeman) 2. Ray Bands 3. So Hard To Breathe 4. Both Of Us (feat. Taylor Swift) 5. Strange Clouds (feat. Lil Wayne) [...]
Published on 2012-04-09 11:13:38
According to fashionably-early, this song is from when Frank Ocean went by the name of Lonny Breaux and it takes reference to a track that was meant for the Backstreet Boys‘ 2009 album. Download: Frank Ocean – PDA (Unreleased)
Published on 2012-04-09 10:53:49
Rah Digga, the former first lady of Flipmode Squad, unleashes her grown woman swag and comes out swinging against Fat Trel and Tyler, The Creator in response to their negative comments towards her (and MC Lyte). The first verse refers to Fat Trel, who rapped on a track, “The b**ch might be a ni**a, for [...]
Published on 2012-04-09 08:03:08
Watch it now, before they delete it! Previous: Episode 2
Published on 2012-04-09 07:38:52
“DJ Jazzy Jeff explains why he wanted to work with Mac Miller, the young rapper out of Pittsburgh who caught his attention with “Kool Aid & Frozen Pizza”, and talks about the tweet that started their mixtape collaboration.” -Fuse
Published on 2012-04-09 07:10:27
We saw/heard a little preview of this song back 2009 and thought that the full version would follow shorty after. Wrong! It took three years for this played out Just Blaze-produced song to surface on the interwebs. Now let’s see how long it will take him to drop his debut studio album, Act II: Patents [...]
Published on 2012-04-09 05:59:12
Shot yesterday morning (on Easter Sunday), during Kanye West, Hit-Boy, Fat Joe, ASAP Rocky, Diplo, DJ Khaled and everybody & they mama’s studio session. There’s no word on what they were working on, but my guess is that they were collaborating for Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Friday series relaunch, DJ Khaled’s upcoming album entitled Kiss The [...]
Published on 2012-04-06 21:03:30
I’m going to leave y’all with the fourth leak off of Kardinal Offishall & Nottz’s forthcoming collaboration album, A.M.T.R.I.M. (Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself) (coming soon), titiled “Get It In (B4 I Go).” Enjoy your weekend. Download: Kardinal Offishall & Nottz Raw – Get It In (B4 I Go)
Published on 2012-04-06 20:06:26
One more… Drizzy Drake celebrates his “re-bar mitzvah” in the official music video of “HYFR” (Hell Ya F*cking Right) with friends and family. Take Care is in stores now. Previous: Drake Ft. Rihanna – Take Care (Official Video)
Published on 2012-04-06 19:12:20
The much anticipated video for the title-track from Drake’s sophomore album, Take Care, has finally made its way to the net! Directed Yoanne Lemoine.
Published on 2012-04-06 16:41:03
“When Sir Michael Rocks was cooking up Premier Politics last summer, he went above and beyond by creating more songs than originally planned for the mixtape. Today however, the rest of those equally tight records get released in the form of Premier Politics 1.5. Features and production from Cardo, Tye Hill, Brandun DeShay, Cookin’ Soul, [...]
Published on 2012-04-06 15:48:55
Right after the release of “Mercy,” the first single off G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, producer Lifted called into Bootleg Kev of Las Vegas’ Hot 97.5 for an exclusive interview on the making of the instrumental, signing with Kanye West’s label and more.
Published on 2012-04-06 15:01:49
Having already dropped the audio yesterday, Casey Veggies returns with video treatment of “Verified,” which is set to appear on his Customized Greatly Vol. 3 mixtpae, due out on April 9th.
Published on 2012-04-06 14:44:33
Ab-Soul, one quarter of the Black Hippy collective, presents the first release from his upcoming not-yet-titled album. The song is called “Terrorist Threats” and features the toothless emcee, Danny Brown & singer Jhene Aiko. Download: Ab-Soul – Terrorist Threats Ft. Danny Brown & Jhene Aiko
Published on 2012-04-06 13:27:57
First offering off Lee Bannon’s forthcoming new (free) EP, Caligula Theme Music, out April 11th exclusively on SPIN.com Download: Lee Bannon – Kings & Stones
Published on 2012-04-06 04:38:09
Frank Ocean makes one of his over-covered songs radio-friendly by re-mixing and re-mastering it. The new version of “Thinking About You” features new background vocals, new chords and add-libs. Dude has reverbs for days! props to rap-up for the artwork.
Published on 2012-04-06 04:02:26
While speaking with MTV News, producer Hit-Boy reveals how Kanye West’s new controversial record, “Theraflu,” came about. “I actually had sent that beat to Khaled, and Khaled gave it to ‘Ye. It was supposed to be for Khaled’s album, and ‘Ye was just like, ‘This needs to be out now; this is an urgent record.’”
Published on 2012-04-06 03:09:25
Power 105′s DJ Clue gets the green light to premiere the first single from the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album (due out soon), titled “Mercy” featuring Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz. According to Miss Info, this song is produced by the label’s newest signee, Lifted. Stay tuned for the CDQ. Downlod: [...]
Published on 2012-04-05 20:34:22
The official video premieres tomorrow, April 6th.
Published on 2012-04-05 16:17:18
It hasn’t been 24 hours yet since Kanye West released his new Hit-Boy-produced song, “Theraflu,” but PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals) has already responded to his controversial line that states; “Tell PETA my mink is draggin’ on the floor.” “What’s draggin’ on the floor is Kanye’s reputation as a man with no [...]
Published on 2012-04-05 15:23:53
Odd Future-affiliate Casey Veggies drops the first leak from his new mixtape, Customized Greatly Vol. 3 (due April 9th), titled “Get That $” (produced by Polyester). Download: Casey Veggies – Get That $ Update: Here’s the second offering from the upcoming mixtape. Download: Casey Veggies – Verified Extra: Peep the trailer of the mixtape below.
Published on 2012-04-05 14:21:07
Curren$y premieres and breaks down the song, “Audio Dope III,” from his upcoming Warner Bros. debut, The Stoned Immaculate, in stores June 5th.
Published on 2012-04-05 13:48:03
Kanye liberates a new joint to hold us over until GOOD Friday. Dude goes in on this one… The whole industry wanna f*ck your old chick Only n***a I got respect for is Wiz and I’ll admit I fell in love with Kim Round the same time she fell in love with him Well that’s [...]
Published on 2012-04-04 18:11:11
Earlier today, Pusha T took it to his twitter account to announce the title and release date of the first single from the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album. The song is called “Mercy” and it drops on Good Friday (April 6th). Update: By the looks of the artwork, this song will feature Kanye West, 2 [...]
Published on 2012-04-04 16:21:09
Taken off SAS and Statik Selektah’s joint album, Stereotypes, due out on April 20th. Download: Strong Arm Steady – Premium (Prod. Statik Selektah)
Published on 2012-04-04 15:40:30
Smoke Dizzle just decided to drop off some new music for the fans, simply because he felt like it. Meh, the only good thing about this project is the cover (#shrug). Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. 01. 2 AM Monday Night 02. Hollywood Smoke Hogan 03. E.T.’s Finger (Feat. Jae [...]
Published on 2012-04-04 15:19:14
First single off Stalley’s MMG debut, Savage Journey to the American Dream, available for free download over HERE. The video is directed by Rik Cordero and features a cameo by Chad Hugo (of The Neptunes), who produced the track.
Published on 2012-04-04 15:07:04
G.O.O.D. Music artist CyHi da Prynce pays tribute to his hometown with a little help from Travis Porter and Bobby Ray. “A-Town” will appear on his upcoming mixtape entitled, The Ivy League Club, set to drop soon. props: djbooth Download: CyHi da Prynce – A-Town Ft. Travis Porter & B.o.B
Published on 2012-04-04 14:43:06
After releasing a video for the Big K.R.I.T.-assisted song “Believe,” David Banner returns with new visual from his upcoming (free) independent album, Sex, Drugs and Video Games (out May 22nd), titld “Let Me In” (feat. Tank).
Published on 2012-04-04 14:30:39
Planet Asia presents another video from his classic kung-fu and blaxploitation cinema inspired album, Black Belt Theatre.
Published on 2012-04-04 14:24:43
“Rocket Science” (produced by !llmind) is one of the four bonus tracks featured on Skyzoo’s re-release of The Great Debater (Revisted), now available on iTunes. Directed by Anthony Sylvester.
Published on 2012-04-03 16:24:34
Ohio’s own The KickDrums finally release their newest project, Follow The Leaders, which features the likes of Big Pooh, Casey Veggies, Machine Gun Kelly, Freddie Gibbs, Gilbere Forte and more. SN: That ASAP Rocky and Lana Del Rey collabo is not included in the mixtape due to “label reasons.” Apparently, ASAP Rocky wants it for [...]
Published on 2012-04-03 14:53:41
Footage of Colin Munroe and the RZA in the studio working on their collabo, “Invincible,” off Colin’s upcoming #UnsungHero mixtape, coming soon.
Published on 2012-04-03 14:11:05
The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Ga was the final stop stateside for Odd Future while on tour so it was only right that they put on an amazing show. They guys also took the time out before heading overseas to stop by Shade45 and chop it up with Mr. Thanksgiving for a few. Watch part 2 [...]
Published on 2012-04-03 13:38:04
Bottoms Up is in stores today!
Published on 2012-04-03 13:05:21
Curren$y, the hardest working stoner in the rap game links up with MMG’s Wale on the first single from his upcoming Warner Bros. debut, The Stoned Immaculate, due out June 5th. The music video premieres on Sunday (April 8th). props: complex Curren$y Ft. Wale – What It Look Like
Published on 2012-04-03 06:57:36
“EpicMealTime and Gabriel Iglesias create a 3-tier cake and cover it in McNuggets and dipping sauces. Bacon weaving lessons, lonely fish filets and new friends that bootleg your merchandise. We sell 5XL shirts now!” Previous: Epic Meal Time – BBQ Pie (Video)
Published on 2012-03-31 10:17:14
Published on 2012-03-30 17:56:33
Here’s a taste of Tip’s first single from his upcoming eight album, Trouble Man, titled “Love This Life.” The full version is set to premiere on April 2nd.
Published on 2012-03-30 17:07:10
Following his gig at the opening of 1 OAK at The Mirage (night club) in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve, DJ Yeezy World Peace makes his return with an instrumental remix of Cassie’s current club banger, “King Of Hearts.” Download: Cassie – King Of Hearts (Kanye West Remix)
Published on 2012-03-30 16:25:12
Calm down. This is just the announcement of the official release date for “The Recipe,” which will be the first single from Kendrick Lamar’s debut studio album, Good Kid in a Mad City. The track premieres on Monday morning (April 2nd) via Power 106′s Big Boy’s Neigborhood.
Published on 2012-03-30 16:05:27
Fresh off Savage Journey to the American Dream, now available over HERE.
Published on 2012-03-30 15:21:31
Stalley keeps his promise by dropping his much-anticipated MMG debut mixtape, Savage Journey to the American Dream, mixed by Young Guru. The tape features the likes of Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Curren$y and more. The Block Beattaz handles the majority of the production. The trackist, stream and download link are under the cut. 1. [...]
Published on 2012-03-30 14:51:36
“Guns have no education, no capability to reason, no love, no hate and no remorse. If you wish to decrease the senseless murders, increase the love and education in our neighbourhoods..guns don’t kill anybody-people kill people!” -Kardinal His upcoming collabo album with producer Nottz entitled, A.M.T.R.I.M. (Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself) is coming soon.
Published on 2012-03-30 14:38:33
After releasing a few SXSW interviews, Nardwuar heads back to his hometown of Vancouver, BC, Canada to interview Young Jizzle, who is currently on the Hustlaz Ambition Tour.
Published on 2012-03-29 16:08:15
De La Soul’s Plug 1 & Plug 2 (aka Pos & Dave) release a new leak to get fans ready for their First Serve project, in stores April 2nd via Duck Down Music. The song is produced by Chokolate & Khalid. You can pre-order the album on iTunes.
Published on 2012-03-29 15:30:02
Mr. Sandman show his private life in the official visual of “Mine All Mine,” taken off his Stones Throw debut, Subject Matters, available HERE. Much better than the previous one!
Published on 2012-03-29 15:04:44
Snow Tha Product is at it again with another bangin’ freestyle. This one is over Iggy Azalea and T.I.’s new single, “Murda Bizness” Previous: Snow Tha Product – Hands On The Wheel (Freestyle) [Video]
Published on 2012-03-29 14:55:10
“Yelawolf reveals the title of his sophomore album to Rhyme & Reason Magazine and details plans to record the project this June/July. The Alabama rapper also shares the story behind his recent Johnny Cash head tattoo and speaks on his relationship with Canadian singer Fefe Dobson.” Previous: Yelawolf Discusses Life Threatening Injury (Video)
Published on 2012-03-29 14:03:49
Correction: “Staircases” (first debuted at SXSW) is actually Buddy’s tune and not Kendrick’s. It’s set to appear on his first mixtape entitled, Idle Time, coming soon. Download: Bubby Ft. Kendrick Lamar – Staircases (Prod. by The Neptunes)
Published on 2012-03-29 13:31:04
Yesterday, Nas stopped by New York’s infamous Hot 97 with Angie Martinez on their late afternoon drive to reconnect and talk about what he has been up to lately. Part 1: They talk about the new album titled, Life Is Good (due Summer 2012), family life, … Part 2: Nas speaks on his new sound, [...]
Published on 2012-03-28 16:40:28
Your boy’s shining! Check out Nasty Nas’ new 18K yellow gold chain, which is inspired by the ancient Mayan pyramid, “Chichen Itza.” This piece was made by Jason of Beverly Hills and was first seen at Esco’s VEVO/SXSW Show. “The pendant boasts over a kilo of 18k gold and is covered in flawless white diamonds. [...]
Published on 2012-03-28 14:49:49
Since summer is almost here, Theophilus London decides to serenade the ladies with a (slow jam) cover of Pharrell’s “Take It Off (Dim The Lights)” feat. Blood Orange aka Devonté Hynes. Download: Theophilus London – Take It Off (Dim The Lights) Ft. Blood Orange
Published on 2012-03-28 14:13:08
Here’s another one off Banner’s upcoming (free) lp, Sex, Drugs & Video Games (due May 22nd), titled “Let Me In” (feat. Tank). SN: Don’t forget to support the “movement.” Download: David Banner – “Let Me In” Feat. Tank Previous: David Banner Ft. Big K.R.I.T. – Believe (Video)
Published on 2012-03-28 13:48:38
Featured on Tip’s recent released mixtape, F*ck Da City Up, available over HERE.
Published on 2012-03-28 13:25:03
K. Sparks drops off another jazzy tune titled “The Return” (produced by Bugseed). Download: K. Sparks – The Return Previous: K. Sparks – Baggage Handlers Ft. Sabina Ddumba
Published on 2012-03-28 13:14:08
Third leak off Stalley’s Savage Journey to the American Dream mixtape, coming this Friday, March 30th. Download: Stalley – Home To You Ft. Wale & Anthony Flammia (Prod. The Block Beattaz)
Published on 2012-03-27 16:20:31
With only three days away from the official release date, Stalley gives us an exlusive look at the final tracklist and credits of his MMG debut, Savage Journey to the American Dream, due March 30th. The upcoming (free) project features the likes of Rick Ross, Meek Mill, Wale, Curren$y and more. The Block Beattaz handles [...]
Published on 2012-03-27 15:30:38
The video for “Half Naked and Almost Famous,” the title track from Machine Gun Kelly’s new EP, finds the rapper celebrating his great success over the past year. “I wrote this song after this crazy night on tour in Tempe, Arizona where we almost got arrested and ate by coyotes while we were drinking on [...]
Published on 2012-03-27 15:20:20
Loiter Squad is basically a less funny version of Jackass. I’ll be surprised if this show even makes it through the first season.
Published on 2012-03-27 14:10:55
“Piss Test” serves as the first teaser off the upcoming Fool’s Gold’s hip hop compilation album entitled, Loosies. Update: The CDQ/full version is here. Danny killed it! DL: A-Trak Ft. Juicy J & Danny Brown – Piss Test (Full) | iTunes
Published on 2012-03-27 13:32:08
A shooked Catfish Billy speaks to Rhyme & Reason Magazine about the recent injury that saw him rushed to an Intensive Care Unit following a performance in Wisconsin and how that incident has affected his outlook on life.
Published on 2012-03-27 13:13:57
SV (now consisting of T3, Illa J and Young RJ) celebrate their return to music with a free mixtape, The Dirty Slums, presented by Mick Boogie. Guest spots include Big Sean, Black Milk, Phonte, De La Soul, Phife and more. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. 01. Intro * 02. God [...]
Published on 2012-03-27 03:03:18
“EpicMealTime makes a pie filled with an assortment of different meats. Turkey, sausage, ham, steaks, and, of course, bacon, are the ingredients in this next-level pastry.”
Published on 2012-03-26 15:33:49
Iggy Azalea comes through with the full version of “Murda Bizness” (feat. T.I.), the lead single from her upcoming debut studio album, The New Classic, in stores June 2012 via Grand Hustle/Interscope records. Stick around for the official music video. Download: Iggy Azalea ft. T.I. – Murda Bizness (Full Version) Extra: Check out her interview [...]
Published on 2012-03-26 15:03:32
The second tour vlog documents Stalley’s trip to to Austin Texas for the 2012 SXSW festival. Savage Journey to the American Dream drops this Friday, March 302th. Previous: Part 1
Published on 2012-03-26 14:13:56
Timbo shares the story behind the making of Aaliyah’s “Are You That Somebody” single, which he produced and wrote with Static Major.
Published on 2012-03-14 03:16:07
Wiz Khalifa is back on his mixtape grind with the release of Taylor Allderdice (hosted by Rob Markman), which features the likes of Rick Ross, Juicy J, Amber Rose, Smoke DZA and more. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. Download: Wiz Khalifa – Taylor Allderdice (Mixtape) | Datpiff
Published on 2012-03-13 17:56:01
Over the weekend, Yelawolf decided it was a good idea to get himself a new tattoo of Johnny Cash with his wife, along with the name of his new (Canadian) girlfriend, Fefe Dobson, on the whole right side of his f*cking head! I wonder what she thinks of this…?
Published on 2012-03-13 17:26:37
Rick Ross, Wale, Meek Mill and Stalley took over the Funk Flex show on Hot 97 last night to premiere their remix of Fat Joe and Chris Brown’s “Another Round” & spit a couple bars over Red Cafe’s “Let It Go” and Redman’s “Tonight’s The Night.” Download: MMG – Another Round (Remix) Ft. Chris Brown [...]
Published on 2012-03-13 16:19:04
Danny Brown drops the official music video for his “Radio Song” to accompany the re-release of XXX (Deluxe Version), out today via Fool’s Gold. Directed by Alex/2tone.
Published on 2012-03-13 11:56:59
Sene recruits long-time collaborator Blu on the second leak from his upcoming Brooklyknight album, due April 24 via Plug Research. Download: Sene Ft. Blu – Backboards Previous: Sene – Brooklyknight
Published on 2012-03-13 11:21:35
For those who couldn’t attend or stream Jay-Z’s SXSW live performance at AMEX Sync Show last night, here are the rips of the full concert – provided by none other than yardie Watch part 2 below.
Published on 2012-03-13 10:56:46
Watch The Chrome (hosted by DJ Whoo Kid) is a prelude to Obie Trice’s forthcoming third studio album entitled, Bottoms Up, dropping next month (April 3rd) via his own label, Black Market Ent. Tracklist, stream and download link after the jump. Download: Obie Trice – Watch The Chrome (Mixtape) | Datpiff
Published on 2012-03-13 09:21:11
“It’s a St. Patrick’s Day Special!! As if we needed an excuse to get drunk!! We make green food items while simultaneously consuming all kinds of Irish alcohol!!” Previous: Epic Meal Time – Discount Meal Time (Video)
Published on 2012-03-12 16:58:46
Amazon.com Widgets This is what to expect from Obi Trice’s long-awaited third (alcohol related theme) album, Bottoms Up, set to be release on April 3rd. Pre-order your copy over HERE. Tracklist: 1. Bottoms Up (Intro) 2. Going No Where 3. Dear Lord 4. I Pretend 5. Richard (Feat. Eminem) 6. BME Up 7. Battle Cry [...]
Published on 2012-03-12 16:46:09
Posdnuos (of De La Soul) and Raekwon the Chef jump on the official remix of the ID Labs-produced “Of The Soul,” which lives on Mac Miller’s Blue Slide Park album, out now. Download: Mac Miller – Of The Soul (Remix) Ft. Posdnous & Raekwon
Published on 2012-03-12 16:15:18
In anticipation of Jay’s Amex Sync Show at SXSW (today), American Express premieres two more visuals from his concert at the prestigious Carnegie Hall. Previous: U Don’t Know | Public Service Announcement | Glory Watch “Jigga What, Jigga Who” live performance below.
Published on 2012-03-12 15:59:06
Featured on his solo album, 4TRK Mind, in stores now.
Published on 2012-03-12 15:17:46
Before heading to Texas for SXSW, Jarren Benton leaks a new joint titled “Half Once, Quarter Pound” (feat. Aleon Craft), which is taken off his upcoming project, Freebasing With Kevin Bacon, due out in May 2012. Download: Jarren Benton – Half Ounce, Quarter Pound Ft. Aleon Craft Extra: Check out a behind-the-scenes footage of Jarren [...]
Published on 2012-03-12 14:55:45
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of Fresh Daily’s new album, The Brooklyn Good Guy, available over HERE. Previous: Fresh Daily – G.G.G (Okay, Okay)
Published on 2012-03-12 14:43:10
Last month, while on tour in Montana with Gym Class Heroes, Cris Cab took some time off to shot a video for one of the standout tracks from his debut (free) project, Echo Boom (presented by Billionaire Boys Club), titled “Angels & Demons.” Previous: Cris Cab – Rihanna’s Gun Ft. Mavado & Wyclef Jean (Video)
Published on 2012-03-12 14:29:58
In his recent interview with Montreality, Nickel Nine discussed meeting Eminem, the much anticipated Welcome To: OUR HOUSE album, key to success, and much more.
Published on 2012-03-12 14:13:14
As a thank you to the fans who have supported him throughout his hip-hop journey, fast rising emcee Action Bronson has teamed up with artist, producer and fellow Queens resident Party Supplies for a full-length collaborative project, Blue Chips. Blue Chips is presented by Complex and Reebok. All tracks were produced by Party Supplies and [...]
Published on 2012-03-12 13:51:21
Revenge Of The Nerds celebrate the life of “Rejects” with boob flashing/drunk girls in the latest video release from their upcoming not-yet-titled project. Previous: Revenge of the Nerds – Game Over
Published on 2012-03-10 11:30:10
Mini-documentary on Syd tha Kid (Odd Future’s DJ), shot by famed filmmaker, documentarian and music video director Lance Bangs. ht
Published on 2012-03-10 09:57:19
FADER reports: “Top Dawg Entertainment’s founder and namesake, Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith says that TDE has “just closed” a joint venture deal with Interscope Records and Aftermath Entertainment, the Interscope imprint founded by Dr. Dre. Kendrick Lamar’s forthcoming, still-untitled album will be released jointly by Top Dawg, Aftermath and Interscope. Future releases by Schoolboy Q, [...]
Published on 2012-03-10 09:31:57
Waajeed comes through with more unrelased material. Baatin was the eldest of my friends. Born Titus Prentice Glover, we met in the 3rd grade at Courville elementary. I knew then he was a different type of dude. There was a wedding I went to with my family – needless to say the the star of [...]
Published on 2012-03-10 09:18:33
More HQ footage surfaces from Jay’s last month’s Carnegie Hall concert, as he prepares to hit the stage at SXSW for Amex Sync Show this Monday (March 12th). Previous: Jay-Z Performs “Public Service Announcement” Live At Carnegie Hall (Video)
Published on 2012-03-09 14:36:44
In memory of Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, who died 15 years ago today.
Published on 2012-03-09 14:12:07
Taken off Kardinal Offishall and Nottz’s upcoming joint project, A.M.T.R.I.M. (Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself), coming soon. Download: Kardinal Offishal – 1st 48 (Prod. by Nottz)
Published on 2012-03-09 13:17:24
If this man isn’t your top 5 then you don’t know the definition of spitting hot fiyah!
Published on 2012-03-09 13:02:23
“Everything New” (produced by The Neptunes’ Chad Hugo) is the first leak off Stalley’s forthcoming MMG debut, Savage Journey to the American Dream, dropping March 30th. Download: Stalley – Everything New (Prod. by Chad Hugo)
Published on 2012-03-09 12:40:46
I have no idea who D’Lorin is and If it wasn’t for Lee Bannon’s name, I probably wouldn’t have checked this song out. I’m glad I did though, because the beat is knockin’! Download: D’Lorin – 22 (Prod. by Lee Bannon)
Published on 2012-03-08 16:17:24
Sene makes his long-awaited return to music with the title-track from his upcoming new album, Brooklyknight, dropping April 24 via Plug Research.
Published on 2012-03-08 15:39:11
Another panty dropper by Frank Ocean just made its way to the net… Not sure if it will live on his upcoming Def Jam re-release of Nostalgia, Lite, which was supposed to drop on July 26th. Download: Frank Ocean – Thinking About You Update: Here is the radio version of “Thinking About You,” which features [...]
Published on 2012-03-08 15:04:57
Sacramento’s Chuuwee comes through with the first release from his upcoming mixtape, Crown Me King (due April 24th), titled “Lottery Ticket.” The tape will serve as the prelude to his long-awaited official solo-debut, Wild Style, set to be released on May 5th via Amalgam Digital. Download: Chuuwee – Lottery Ticket (Prod. by The Drum Addictz)
Published on 2012-03-08 14:39:47
In promo of Jay-Z’s upcoming Amex Sync Show (March 12) at this year’s SXSW, American Express liberates a HQ footage of his live performance of “Public Service Announcement” from last month’s benefit concert at Carnegie Hall. spotted: nr Related: Jay-Z Performs “Glory” At Carnegie Hall (Video)
Published on 2012-03-08 14:23:43
Due out next week, March 13th.
Published on 2012-03-08 13:06:59
Here goes the Vas$htie-directed music video for Big K.R.I.T’s motivational song, “Boobie Miles,” taken off his brand new mixtape, 4Eva N A Day, available for (free) download over HERE. “When i wrote Boobie Miles it wasnt about any specific sport, but more about the specific dedication it takes to be successful at anything you do [...]
Published on 2012-03-07 14:10:57
While sitting down with liqueur brand, X-Rated, Common reveals which emcee he wants to work with on his next project, his new film called L.U.V., and much more.
Published on 2012-03-07 06:46:46
In promo of his upcoming show with Talib Kweli at La Bataclan (March 9th) in Paris, France, Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) performed the first offering from his Top 40 Underground series live for Radio Nova. Bonus: Check out his other performance of a previously unheard track called “Sunshine Screwface” (Produced by J [...]
Published on 2012-03-07 06:09:11
Yesterday, Conan welcomed WZRD (Kid Cudi and Dot Da Genius) on his show to perform the lead single off their self-tilted album (out now), entitled “Teleport 2 Me.” props: mwp
Published on 2012-03-07 06:08:26
From Aloe Blacc’s 2010 release, Good Things. Directed by Eric Coleman.
Published on 2012-03-07 06:07:41
After receiving plenty of negative comments for their 2012 Freshman Class, Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Satten and XXL Staff members Jayson Rodriguez and Carl Chery stopped by Hot 97′s morning show to explain how they came up with the list. spotted: rr Watch part two under the cut.
Published on 2012-03-07 06:07:14
Stalley reveils the artwork of his upcoming MMG debut, Savage Journey to the American Dream, dropping March 30th. The cover is created by LA-based artist, Patrick Martinez, who hand-painted a portrait of Stalley on shattered glass (which symbolises the broken roads on the long journey towards the American dream), laid over by an American flag [...]
Published on 2012-03-07 06:06:49
“Maurice Garland caught up with Big K.R.I.T. to ride around and listen songs from his project 4EvaNaDay to hear it, the right way. K.R.I.T. also reveals the concept behind the album and how it feels to hear his music in other people’s cars.”
Published on 2012-03-07 06:06:19
“Where you at George Foreman? We’re using your grill to cook up a whole mess of discounted grocery items that cost either $2.99 or less. This is how you do bacon on a budget hater!”
Published on 2012-03-07 06:05:33
For the official remix of his new single, “Pale Blue Dot,” Mr. J. Medeiros went international to recruit Canadian emcee Shad and French producer 20 syl (of Hocus Pocus & C2C). Download: Mr. J. Medeiros – Pale Blue Dot (Rmx) ft. Shad [Prod. 20syl]
Published on 2012-03-07 06:04:53
Following the release of “NY (Ned Flander)” video, Tyler the Creator drops off a visual promo for OF Tape Vol. 2, which drops March 20th.
Published on 2012-03-06 17:04:10
Another very odd video. But odd is normal in Wolf Gang. Previous: Odd Future – Rella (Video)
Published on 2012-03-05 14:00:28
Dude is still shooting videos for songs featured on The Eleven One Eleven Theory mixtape? Apparently so…
Published on 2012-03-05 13:01:40
The follow up to Big K.R.I.T.’s 2011 release, Last King 2: God’s Machine, has finally made its way to the net! #4EvaNaDay has no features and all the production comes courtesy of the man himself. Without further ado… hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. Download: Big K.R.I.T. – #4EvaNaDay (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-03-05 12:30:10
“Dedicated to those types of people that we all know. Needy, Annoying, and Pessimistic so we press ignore when they call” -K. Sparks Download: K. Sparks – Baggage Handlers Ft. Sabina Ddumba
Published on 2012-03-04 15:12:40
“Ned Flander (NY)” is set to premiere tomorrow (March 5th) as the second video release from Odd Future Tape Vol. 2. Previous: Odd Future – Rella (Video)
Published on 2012-03-04 15:00:26
8Ball presents his debut solo mixtape, Premro, hosted by Drumma Boy. The 15-track tape features the likes of Bun B, MJG, Killer Mike, Yelawolf and more. Tracklist, stream and download link after the jump. Download: 8 Ball – Premro (Mixtape) | Datpiff
Published on 2012-03-04 14:31:45
“Loud” is reportedly set to appear on Mac Miller’s first mixtape of 2012 entitled Macadelic (due out this month). Here is what Mac had to say about the upcoming project: “You’re going to get to know me the most on this project than I think you have on any other project,” he said. “The lyrics [...]
Published on 2012-03-04 14:25:23
Chi-town’s own female emcee Trinity drops off the first visual from her soon to be released major project, The City is Ours. Directed by Tony Shane and Sense Hernandez of Beast Factory Films.
Published on 2012-03-04 14:20:27
The lovely Cilla K returns with a free verse from her second self-produced album, New World Lullabies, titled “Back to the Paradise.” Get familiar (if you haven’t already): Introducing Cilla K Download: Cilla K – Back to the Paradise
Published on 2012-03-02 17:26:06
Featured on Emilio Rojas’ Breaking Point mixtape, presented by Billionaire Boys Club and DJ Green Lantern.
Published on 2012-03-02 17:21:32
While performing in Washington, DC last night, L Boogie premiered a new song called “Fearless Vampire Killer.” Does this mean we are one step closer to that new album?! hhdx
Published on 2012-03-02 16:52:34
It looks like “Copy, Paste” didn’t make the final cut. Expect Diggy’s Unexpected Arrival to hit stores near you on March 20th. 1. “The Arrival (Intro)” 2. “Hello World” 3. “I Need to Know” 4. “88″ (feat. Jadakiss) 5. “Two Up” 6. “Unforgivable Blackness” 7. “Special Occasion” (feat. Tank) 8. “Glow in the Dark” 9. [...]
Published on 2012-03-02 16:41:38
Jermaine kicks off the first annual “Dreamville Weekend” (which is a three-day charity concert) in his hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina by releasing the Elite-produced track, “Visionz Of Home.” The event is held to honor the rapper and inspire Fayetteville’s youth to follow in his footsteps. Download: J. Cole – Visionz Of Home (Prod. by [...]
Published on 2012-03-02 16:09:21
Stalley announces the official release date of his MMG debut, Savage Journey To The American Dream (March 30th) with a new song called “Trap Money.” Good stuff! Download: Stalley – Trap Money (Prod. by BennyHaze)
Published on 2012-03-02 15:47:42
Track no. 10 on Obi Trice’s Bottoms Up album, now dropping on April 3rd. Download: Obie Trice – Spend The Day Ft. Drey Skonie Previous: Obie Trice – Bottoms Up (Artwork + Tracklist)
Published on 2012-03-01 16:58:08
Taken off Conse-to-the-quence’s Curb Certified 2, dropping soon. Cuts by Pete Rock and The Audible Doctor. Download: Consequence Ft. Busta Rhymes – They My Juniors (No Tags)
Published on 2012-03-01 16:44:51
Having already releaved two songs and the artwork of her upcoming album, Master of My Make-Believe (out May 1st), the talented Santigold returns with a self-directed music video for the album’s lead single, “Disparate Youth.”
Published on 2012-03-01 16:32:01
K’Naan and his fellow Canadian Nelly Furtado release the official visual of their uplifting collaboration song, “Is Anybody Out There,” featured on More Beautiful Than Silence EP, in stores now. Previous: K’Naan Ft. Nas – Nothing To Lose (Video)
Published on 2012-03-01 16:29:50
“Stalley releases the first visual for his Songs by Me, Stalley series. “Blue Sky” is a freestyle over No I.D. production. The visual is directed by Slick Jackson. Savage Journey to the American Dream is coming soon!”
Published on 2012-03-01 16:02:27
Two free verses in one week… why not? He did promise to drop more music in 2012. Check out the previous one over HERE. props: complex Download: Chip Tha Ripper – Hy As F*ck
Published on 2012-03-01 15:25:54
First single from Fresh Daily’s forthcoming (free) EP, The Brooklyn Good Guy, coming March 8th. Download: Fresh Daily – G.G.G (Okay, Okay)
Published on 2012-03-01 15:10:10
The third installment of I Self Devine’s four part series is finally here. Reports From The Field: In The Trenches is a prelude to his upcoming sophomore album, The Sounds Of Low Class America, dropping May 8th via Rhymesayers Records. Hit the jump for the tracklist, stream and download link. 01. Intro 02. Standing On [...]
Published on 2012-03-01 14:42:31
In anticipation of his new mixtape, Ignorant Elegance (due in March 2012), TUGE liberates a hard-hitting alcoholics’ anthem entitled “Smack Juice.” Download: TUGE – Smack Juice
Published on 2012-03-01 14:00:38
While out in NYC, Montreality got the opportunity to discuss numerous topics with Joell Ortiz, including the second Slaughterhouse album called Welcome To: OUR HOUSE (due May 15th) and his upcoming Yaowa (solo) project, among others.
Published on 2012-03-01 13:31:07
Over Schoolboy Q and ASAP Rocky’s “Hands On The Wheel” Get familiar: Snow Tha Product – Holy Shit (Video) | Unorthodox (Video)
Published on 2012-02-29 16:27:12
Published on 2012-02-29 15:58:58
Here goes the video for “Under Their Radar, Over Their Heads,” which will be included on Illmaculate’s debut LP, Skrill Talk, on April 17th. Previous: illmaculate – Rapper Of The Year
Published on 2012-02-29 15:48:47
As promised, Converse delivers the official visual of “Do Ya Thing,” which is the latest installment in their “Three Artists, One Song” series. Directed by Jamie Hewlett.
Published on 2012-02-29 15:29:14
Cypress Hill & Soul Assassins’ DJ Muggs tries his hand at a Dubstep-esque record titled “Snap Your Neck Back,” with UK’s Dizzee Rascal and L.A. native Bambu. You can expect this song to be featured on his upcoming second solo album, Bass For Your Face, due out later this year on Ultra Records. The video [...]
Published on 2012-02-29 14:06:12
“Hailing from the Soundview section of the Bronx and Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Jay Storm and Sho-Biz are a rap duo who is making marks and leaving lasting impressions. With ten years worth of grind captured amongst their extensive discography, Da YoungFellaz are an example of Hip Hop’s underdogs, waiting to be discovered. On this special [...]
Published on 2012-02-29 13:55:56
“Volley Express” (feat. Scar) is the eight and final offering in Stalley’s “Songs by Me, Stalley” series. Savage Journey to the American Dream is coming soon! Download: Stalley – Volley Express Ft. Scar (Prod. by Block Beattaz)
Published on 2012-02-29 13:36:40
Sha Stimuli releases The Chills today, the second EP from The Rent Tape Series, 12 Ep’s to be released in 2012. “The Chills confronts the fear that I always had of getting older and not being financially set,” says Stimuli. The Chills by Sha Stimuli Purchase: Sha Stimuli – The Chills (Free EP)
Published on 2012-02-28 19:10:35
After revealing that he turned down the 2012 XXL Freshman Cover just a couple hours ago via his twitter account, Chip keeps it moving and releases a new song titled “Jam” (feat. Casey Veggies). Courtesy of complex Download: Chip Tha Ripper Ft. Casey Veggies – The Jam
Published on 2012-02-28 18:28:47
Da Youngfellaz sweet-talk the ladies in “5AM” with a little help from Devo-D. The Underclassmen EP drops tomorrow (February 29th). Get familiar! Download: Da Youngfellaz – 5AM (feat. Devo-D) Previous: Da YoungFellaz – Real Deal Ft. Talib Kweli & Phil Agony
Published on 2012-02-28 16:02:11
Feast your eyes on the artwork of Santigold’s upcoming second studio album entitled, Master of My Make-Believe, in stores May 1st. Shot by photographer Jason Schmidt, the cover art features three different personas of Santigold. In front you have the two attendants wearing custom bodysuits designed by Alexander Wang in what she calls “Bond-girl, gold [...]
Published on 2012-02-28 15:16:48
The overlooked identical twins are bizack with the official music video of the lead single from their upcoming sophomore album, Nicole & Natalie (due July 2012), titled “Day Dreaming.”
Published on 2012-02-28 14:54:01
ScHoolboy Q’s Habits & Contradictions, is out now.
Published on 2012-02-28 14:20:40
Spitta Andretti and SP The Ghost present their 5-track collabo EP, #The1st28. Guest verses by Fiend, Daz and Deelow. Peep the tracklist, stream and download link after the jump. 1.Rule Book 2.Jekell n Hyde 3.Lean (feat. Fiend) 4.Go (feat. Daz ) 5.Billions (feat. Deelow) Download: Curren$y & Styles P – #The1st28 (Free EP)
Published on 2012-02-28 14:05:45
“Hammer Dance” is the first leak from Joe Budden, Crooked I, Royce da 5’9″ and Joell Ortiz’s forthcoming Shady Records debut album, welcome to: OUR HOUSE, reportedly set for release on May 15th. Download: Slaughterhouse – Hammer Dance (Prod. by araabMUZIK)
Published on 2012-02-28 13:53:01
Here you have it folks. This is the official XXL Freshman Class of 2012. “In the past five years that XXL has been picking Freshman classes, never once has making the list been easy. This year included. Similar to 2011, the hype around the Freshmen Class has continued to grow by leaps and bound, surprising [...]
Published on 2012-02-28 13:10:51
Miss Georgia Anne Muldrow continues promoting her forthcoming collaborative effort with producer Madlib (due March 27th via SomeOthaShip Connect) by releasing the album’s debut visual, “Seeds.” Directed by Charles Sicuso.
Published on 2012-02-28 05:38:30
“EpicMealTime creates a farm entirely out of meat. Pigs sculpted out of ham, a whole bunch of horse meat, a chicken nugget coop and a double cheeseburger bacon barn! EpicMealTime takes farming to the next level.” Previous: Epic Meal Time – Angry French Onion Soup (Video)
Published on 2012-02-27 19:01:10
Adult Swim releases the official trailer of Odd Future’s upcoming TV show, Loiter Squad, premiering March 25th.
Published on 2012-02-27 16:47:38
This guy! He went from ashy to classy and now he is saving these b*tches.
Published on 2012-02-27 16:42:46
Well, this is a pleasant surprise. Producer Ski Beatz just dropped a 5-track (free) EP for your listening pleasure. Features include Cam’ron, Vado and McKenzie Eddy. Hit the jump for the full stream + download link. Download: Ski Beatz – Blu Tops (Free EP)
Published on 2012-02-27 16:35:40
More Spitta news… It looks like he will join forces with Styles P for a collabo EP called #The1st28, which is due tomorrow (February 28th).
Published on 2012-02-27 16:01:39
Here is the follow-up visual to What Da F*ck & #CruiseLife, taken from Curren$y recent released Here EP.
Published on 2012-02-27 15:48:01
In less than a couple hours away from the release of his blaxploitation-inspired album, Black Belt Theatre, Planet Asia comes through with another cut from the project titled “No Apologies,” which features Raekwon the Chef and produced by Oh No. Get your copy via amazon or nature sounds. No Apologies by Planet Asia (ft. Raekwon) [...]
Published on 2012-02-27 15:24:14
“5000″ is the latest visual from Fly Union’s debut album, TGTC (The Greater Than Club), available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-02-27 15:03:16
In part one of her interview with KillerBoomBoxTV, Maureen Yancey (known by the Hip Hop world as Ma Dukes) talks about “how the family’s musical atmosphere influenced Dilla’s work, his love of classical music, how she tried to persuade him into a career in science and the R&B legend who almost kept the Ummah from [...]
Published on 2012-02-27 14:21:29
This is the first offering from Mr. J. Medeiros’ forthcoming new EP, Pale Blue Dot (Due May 1st). The song features Gianinna Ashe on the hook and is produced by his former fellow group member of The Procussions, Stro Elliot. Pale Blue Dot EP by Mr. J. Medeiros Download: Mr. J. Medeiros – Pale Blue [...]
Published on 2012-02-25 05:43:12
Odd Future’s Hodgy Beats decided to release an untitled (free) EP yesterday, constisting of 9 tracks – featuring production from Flying Lotus, The Alchemist, Juicy J, Jonti Danimals and Thelonious Martin. Peep the tracklist and download link below. 1. Bullshittin’ Produced by Juicy J 2. Cookie Coma Produced by The Alchemist 3. Lately Produced by [...]
Published on 2012-02-25 05:11:38
Diggy’s debut album, Unexpected Arrival, drops on March 20th.
Published on 2012-02-24 17:16:34
Here is a party anthem for your weekend! “Live My Life” (produced by RedOne) will live on Far East Movement’s fourth studio album, Dirty Bass, which is dropping in May 2012.
Published on 2012-02-24 16:44:24
“Is Anybody Out There” is featured on K’Naan’s More Beautiful Than Silence EP, in stores now.
Published on 2012-02-24 16:09:51
Earlier this week, Common sat down with Canadian TV host Cabbie Richards for a little conversation on how he and Drake squashed their beef before the 2012 Grammy Awards. “They met face to face and had an amicable resolution. Common also denies rumours that his beef with Drake eminated from Drake’s alleged relationship with tennis [...]
Published on 2012-02-24 15:04:58
The first lady of Jamla Records, Rapsody, returns with yet another dope musical package, The Black Mamba. The project runs the court with the same blend of skill and killer instinct of its namesake baller. In addition to mic-rocking from the headliner, the project’s sole guest features come from Bluu Suede and Tab-One of Kooley [...]
Published on 2012-02-24 03:49:39
Newcomers Da YoungFellaz get a co-sign from the one and only Talib Kweli by getting a feature on this new leak from their upcoming EP, The Underclassmen (due February 29th), titled “Real Deal,” which also includes a verse from Phil Agony. Download: Da YoungFellaz – Real Deal Ft. Talib Kweli & Phil Agony (Prod. By [...]
Published on 2012-02-24 03:34:50
Title-track of Tip’s latest mixtape, F*ck Da City Up.
Published on 2012-02-23 16:12:54
The video is coming soon. In the meanwhile you can check out the Chef’s Unexpected Victory mixtape, over HERE.
Published on 2012-02-23 15:59:29
From The Soundtrack For A Revolution, now available on itunes. Previous: The Roots – Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around (Video)
Published on 2012-02-23 15:50:27
Another day, another preview of Odd Future’s upcoming Loiter Squad TV show, airing March 25th on Adult Swim. Previous: Second Preview | First Preview
Published on 2012-02-23 15:39:00
Third single from Diggy’s upcoming debut album, Unexpected Arrival, dropping March 20th. Dude went in on this one!
Published on 2012-02-23 15:25:51
Mad Skillz talks about his woman problems on “Maybe I Don’t Know Her” (feat. A206J), which his first 2012 release. Download: Skillz – Maybe I Dont Know Her Ft. A206J
Published on 2012-02-23 15:05:17
Spitta and his JetLife crew recently hit Mardi Gras and shot some footage for “What Da F*ck” and “#CruiseLife,” taken off his new (free) EP called HERE.
Published on 2012-02-23 14:43:46
Converse enlists the talents of Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000 for a new song in their “Three Artists, One Song” series, titled “DoYaThing.” This song accompanies the release of Chuch Taylor Gorillaz kicks. SN: A music video for the track, created by Gorillaz’s Jamie Hewlett, will premiere on February 29th. So stick around for [...]
Published on 2012-02-23 13:30:20
“This piece takes you behind the scenes of Stalley’s photoshoot with Ryan Mikail for the artwork for his new project, Savage Journey to the American Dream. When Stalley reaches 50,000 followers on twitter he will reveal the release date for the project!”
Published on 2012-02-21 18:45:05
In less than a month away from the release of OFWGKTA’s The Odd Future Tape Vol. 2, we get to see the complete tracklisting of the project, which seems to have no Earl Sweatshirt features. Tracklist: 1. Hi. 2. Bitches (feat. Domo Genesis & Hodgy Beats) 3. NY (Ned Flander) [feat. Hodgy Beats & Tyler, [...]
Published on 2012-02-21 16:46:33
Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) remembers Malcolm X on the 42nd anniversary of his death by releasing a video for “N****s in Poorest,” which is the first offering from his Top 40 Underground series. props: ht Related: Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) explains “Top 40 Underdogs” Series
Published on 2012-02-21 16:31:54
Prodigy and Complex join forces once again to give fans P’s latest project, H.N.I.C. 3. The tape is completed with production by Havoc and Justice League, features from French Montana, Cory Gunz, Waka Flocka, and much more. Hit the jump for the full stream and download link. Download: Prodigy – H.N.I.C. 3 (Mixtape)
Published on 2012-02-21 16:19:10
More heat from Rozay’s Rich Forever mixtape. Directed by DRE Films. via X Previous: Rick Ross – Yella Diamonds (Official Video)
Published on 2012-02-21 15:52:31
Here goes the seventh cut in “Songs by Me, Stalley” series, which are preludes to Stalley’s upcomig MMG debut, Savage Journey to the American Dream, due out soon. Download: Stalley – Midnight Satori (Prod. by Block Beattaz) Previous: Stalley – Mind Made Up (Prod. by Chad Hugo)
Published on 2012-02-21 15:05:08
From REKS’ new project, Straight No Chaser, coming soon. Download: REKS – Autographs (prod. by Statik Selektah)
Published on 2012-02-21 14:48:31
19 year old Miami talent Cris Cab presents the official visual of one of the standout tracks from his debut mixtape, Echo Boom, presented by Billionaire Boys Club. “Rihanna’s Gun” features reggae royalty Mavado and Wyclef Jean, who also produced it with Sedeck Jean.
Published on 2012-02-21 03:30:21
“EpicMealTime, we’re taking soup to the next level! Not your dumb vegetable and tomato soup hater! This one’s got bacon, french toast and onion rings. Plus we made a whole bunch of breadsticks cause we know your dad loves.” -Epic Meal Time Previous: Epic Meal Time – Super Sloppy Sundae (Video)
Published on 2012-02-21 03:13:31
The official music video of OFWGKTA’s first single from their upcoming Odd Future Tape Vol. 2 project (due March 20th), titled “Rella” (produced by Left Brain) has finally made its way to the net! The video is directed by Tyler, the Creator.
Published on 2012-02-20 20:16:00
Let’s put the Rihanna and Chris Brown controversy aside and enjoy some new Bobby Ray. “So Good” is the second single from his upcoming sophomore album titled, Strange Clouds, dropping March 13th. Be on the look out for the official music video of this single.
Published on 2012-02-20 19:46:37
Up top is Rihanna’s remix of Chris Brown’s newest single, “Turn Up The Music” and below is the much-talked about Official remix of Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake,” which features none other than Chris Brown. YIKES indeed!
Published on 2012-02-20 18:08:21
Off Yonas’ The Proven Theory project, available on iTunes.
Published on 2012-02-20 16:55:50
Rocksmith had the privilege to spend the day with the west coast rising star Kendrick Lamar. He touches on multiple subjects such as his team at TDE, his recording process, working with new talented people and more. You can currently catch Kendrick on the Club Paradise along side Drake & Asap Rocky at a city [...]
Published on 2012-02-20 16:47:13
A video has surfaced online of an underground/pre-Young Money Nicki Minaj spittin’ raw bars over Terror Squad’s “Yeah Yeah Yeah” instrumental, while taking a stroll down the streets of Queens. This is when she was hip hop. ht
Published on 2012-02-20 16:06:58
Kid Cudi and Dot Da genius give Amazon.com the green light to serve up 30-second snippets from their upcoming joint (Alternative Rock) album entitled, WZRD, which is due next week on February 28th. Peep the tracklist below. 01. The Arrival 02. High Off Life 03. The Dream Time Machine 04. Love Hard 05. Live & [...]
Published on 2012-02-20 15:20:15
Sneak peek at the upcoming Odd Future’s live-action series called Loiter Squad, airing next month on Adult Swim.
Published on 2012-02-20 14:41:08
“Dose Of Dopeness” is a previously unreleased song of Kid Cudi and producer Dot Da Genius circa 2008. Meh, It doesn’t do anything for me… Download: Kid Cudi – Dose Of Dopeness (Prod. Dot Da Genius)
Published on 2012-02-17 17:41:18
Chris Brown starts your weekend off with the release of the official music video for the club banger, “Turn Up The Music,” taken from his upcoming fifth studio album, Fortune, due March 16th.
Published on 2012-02-17 17:23:58
Toronto’s Colin Munroe makes his long-awaited return with “The Fight of My Life” (feat. Pusha T), the first offering from his upcoming project. Download: Colin Munroe Ft. Pusha T – The Fight of My Life rr
Published on 2012-02-17 17:00:22
Somali-Canadian emcee K’naan drops off the first visual off his More Beautiful Than Silence EP (out now), which is a prelude to his third studio album, dropping soon.
Published on 2012-02-17 16:16:24
Los Angeles-based photographer Steven Taylor gives us a black and white look into the recent studio session between Common, Big Sean, Teyana Taylor, Cyhi The Prince, Omarion and producer Hit Boy for the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, which is set to drop in Spring 2012. I can’t wait for this one! Let’s hope they [...]
Published on 2012-02-17 15:21:01
“Mind Made Up” produced by Chad Hugo (of the Neptunes) is the sixth offering in Stalley’s “Songs by Me, Stalley” segment. Download: Stalley – Mind Made Up (Prod. by Chad Hugo) Previous: Stalley – 87 Regalp (Prod. by Block Beattaz)
Published on 2012-02-17 14:40:06
Kendrick Lamar hits one into collaboration left field with Gunplay, but manages to put it over the fence as Gunplay delivers a slick verse. Download: Kendrick Lamar & Gunplay – Cartoons & Cereal
Published on 2012-02-16 16:40:22
From October 2011 to January 2012 a music video was collaboratively made for the song “Became” by Atmosphere. The goal was to create an engaging educational experience with students as the focal point. The result, a collaboration story with The Minnesota School of Business, MTS Digital Media Academy, Rhymesayers Entertainment, Visumm Media, Alex Horner Pictures, [...]
Published on 2012-02-16 16:29:17
Swizz Beatz tweeted this mini collage yesterday of him and Nasty Nas in the lab working on the prelude mixtape to his long-delayed sophomore album, Haute Living.
Published on 2012-02-16 15:57:25
After working on their individual projects, Sir Michael Rocks and Chuck English link back up for the official visual of “Rush Hour Traffic,” featured on their last year’s release, When Fish Ride Bicycles.
Published on 2012-02-16 15:18:15
“Songs by Me, Stalley” series continue with the release of the fifth cut titled “87 Regal” (produced by Block Beattaz). Savage Journey to the American Dream is coming soon! Download: Stalley – 87 Regal Previous: Stalley – BCGMMG (Prod. by Block Beattaz)
Published on 2011-07-05 19:54:05
Short introduction: “Epic Meal Time is a YouTube cooking show known for creating extremely high-calorie meals, generally out of meat products (with particular emphasis on bacon strips) and including alcohol.
Published on 2011-07-05 19:40:32
Official music video of Curren$y’s third single titled “This Is The Life,” off of his Warner Bros. debut album, Weekend At Burnie’s, out now. Previous: Curren$y – Still ft. Trademark da Skydiver & Young Roddy (Video)
Published on 2011-07-05 18:40:04
Common reveals how “Ghetto Dreams” came about to MTV News.
Published on 2011-07-05 16:46:12
“25-year-old Rapper Donnis may hail from the Hip-Hop hotbed of Atlanta, Georgia, but his musical journey began in Tokyo, Japan. While stationed in Japan with the US Air Force, Donnis’ eyes were opened to Tokyo’s vibrant music scene.
Published on 2011-07-05 16:27:58
Off his upcoming (previously released for free) project entitled Jesus, due out August 30th via Nature Sounds. SN: Apparently he now just goes by the name of “B.”
Published on 2011-07-05 16:08:33
Former video model Esther Baxter graces the cover of KING Magazines’s upcoming Sept/Oct edition, which hits newsstands on July 17th. Unfortunately, there’s been more focus on your recent public split with rapper Joe Budden. He does have a tra
Published on 2011-07-05 11:43:36
Throwback pic of little Big Sean.
Published on 2011-07-05 09:28:38
I’m not really an Air Max fan, but the design on these look extra nice! Head over to highsnobiety for more info.
Published on 2011-07-05 08:57:07
Download: Skylar Grey – Dance Without You
Published on 2011-07-04 07:07:00
“Kendrick talks about the Detox delay and why it’s taking Dr. Dre a long time to release it, his best groupie story, freestyles for Thisis50, the meaning behind “HiiiPoWeR”, relationship with J. Cole, new album “Section
Published on 2011-07-04 06:55:48
It turns out that this is the official artwork of Kanye West and Jay-Z’s upcoming collaboration project entitled Watch The Throne, set to be released August 2nd. It’s also said that the cover (designed by Givenchy creative director Riccar
Published on 2011-07-03 07:10:16
Fresh! Featured on Blake Carrington’s Dare2Dream mixtape, get it HERE.
Published on 2011-07-03 07:03:10
Title-track of Jazzy Jeff and Ayah’s upcoming collaboration project, due out July 12.Download: DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ayah – Back For More Previous: DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ayah – Notorious (In-Studio Performance) Bonus: Watch their Q&A
Published on 2011-07-02 18:48:45
Published on 2011-07-02 07:52:23
Summertime is here once again. The weather is hot. And girls are dressing less (lol). What a perfect time to release part 2 of the definitive summertime soundtrack: Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie: Summertime 2! The first volume from last summer has be
Published on 2011-07-02 07:02:48
Calm down, it’s just a snippet of Common’s first single, from his upcoming ninth studio album entitled The Dreamer, The Believer, coming soon. The full version of this song drops June 23rd. So, stay tuned for that. Update: The full versio
Published on 2011-07-01 15:43:35
Published on 2011-07-01 15:34:42
Here are some snapshots of a 5 months pregnant Lauryn Hill, her long-time boyfriend Rohan Marley and their kids at the backstage of Broadway’s Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark in NYC. Pics of Ms. Hill’s family with the play’s cast members unde
Published on 2011-07-01 13:57:27
Published on 2011-07-01 13:39:57
“I actually think callin his album ‘I’m Gay’ is GENIUS & Revolutionary,” the cover is Genius,” he said, referring to Lil B’s Marvin Gaye influenced cover art. “[Its] some brave shit…AND he spittin REAL shit I’ll stamp it
Published on 2011-07-01 12:10:27
High fashion menswear designer John Varvatos taps the legendary Roots Crew to front his 2011 Fall/Winter campaign. In the video, The Roots perform a little improv for the ad & Danny Clinch captures it all. Very clean! One more picture below. hb
Published on 2011-07-01 11:29:10
T3′s upcoming 3ILLER EP (due out July 5th – digital only) will sound like this. The project is entirely produced by Young RJ. Shouts to BPB for the heads up. Previous: T3 (of Slum Village) – Give Me A Beat (Retro Infomercial Video)
Published on 2011-07-01 08:58:10
Nothing new – just a previously unreleased Major Lazer joint. Download: Major Lazer – German Elefant Killer
Published on 2011-06-29 19:08:32
Title-track off Coldplay’s new EP, now available everywhere.
Published on 2011-06-29 18:53:09
CyHi Da Prynce and G.O.O.D. Music’s latest signee from Nigeria D’Banj are this week’s guests on Rap Fix Live.
Published on 2011-06-29 18:37:13
Off Lasers, which is out now. Directed by Gil Green.
Published on 2011-06-29 13:35:33
Limp Bizkit links up with a Wu-Tang Clan member for the second time on “Combat Jazz” (produced by Mathematics), taken from their new album, Gold Copra, out now. This song is a Japanese-only bonus track off the album. props: ht Download: L
Published on 2011-06-29 13:07:07
Published on 2011-06-29 13:02:54
More music from Black Rob’s forthcoming Game Tested, Streets Approvedalbum, out July 26th via Duck Down Records. Previous: Black Rob – Can’t Make It In NY
Published on 2011-06-29 12:46:27
For those that don’t have the album yet, here’s a look at the digital booklet of Big Sean’s debut release Finally Famous (stream over here). Now go get yourself a copy! Click image to enlarge via Perajok
Published on 2011-06-29 12:32:48
Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator covers Respect Magazine‘s upcoming limited edition issue, which will be available soon. spotted: rr
Published on 2011-06-29 12:24:29
Latest video release from Spitta’s new album, Weekend At Burnie’s, out now! Previous: Curren$y – She Don’t Want A Man (Video)
Published on 2011-06-29 12:11:31
Karmaloop TV recently caught up with Compton’s Kendrick Lamar at a signing event with Society Original Products in Boston to discuss his upcoming project Section .80, record deals, “HiiiPower,” Dr. Dre, and more. Previous: Kendrick
Published on 2011-06-28 20:13:34
New wise words from Jay Smooth. “Giving thanks to Tiffany Green and BET, for the picture that captures everything I would’ve said in all the videos I never made this past year. I usually like to avoid taking shots at BET since they’
Published on 2011-06-28 20:00:56
Published on 2011-06-28 19:20:19
Kendrick Lamar’s first studio album entitled Section 80 drops this Saterday, July 2nd. You need a copy of this album in your life! Props to Shake Hit the jump for the official tracklisting.
Published on 2011-06-28 19:01:44
Pittsburgh emcee Jasiri X – who made news last year with his “What If The Tea Party Were Black?” video – and producer REL!G!ON have joined forces on a new album called Ascension. The album will be released through indie label
Published on 2011-06-28 14:38:31
Patrick Stump, the lead singer of the band Fall Out Boy links up with Lupe on the first single from his upcoming debut solo album, Soul Punk, titled “This City.” “I’m kind of pop but a little left of center,” Stump said. “It s
Published on 2011-06-28 12:56:32
Fan-made video of J. Dilla’s “Last Donut of the Night” joint, submitted to the Stones Throw Video Contest. Directed by Tuomas Vauhkonen and Jeremias Nieminen.
Published on 2011-06-28 12:46:36
TV One’s “Unsung” series documents the life and music career of hip hop legend Big Daddy Kane. The episode includes guest appearances by Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante and Kool Moe Dee. spotted: yardie
Published on 2011-06-28 11:59:01
New visuals from Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun’s Monumental album in stores now. Directed by Court Dunn. Previous: Pete Rock & Smif-N-Wessun – Monumental (Album Snippet)
Published on 2011-06-28 08:09:24
Thurz (of U-N-I) jumps on one of Jay-Z’s Blueprint 3 instrumental outtakes (produced by Alex Goose) for his own “Kings Keep Marching,” set to appear on his upcoming solo project, LA Riot, due out soon. Update: My bad, it’s not
Published on 2011-06-28 07:25:36
First video release from Drizzy Drake’s upcoming sophomore album, Take Care, titled “Marvins Room.”
Published on 2011-06-27 15:58:11
“G. Huff and Vice Souletric Beats present, “All 4 HipHop,” a tribute to HipHop and one of its production greats, Pete Rock. G. Huff spits 3 verses over a smooth Pete Rock track and gives a new generation of fans insight into one of the dope
Published on 2011-06-27 09:31:21
Thisis50′s Young Jack Thriller recently sat down with Charlie Murphy to talk about his rise to fame, being on Chappelle’s Show, being Eddie Murphy’s brother, people thinking he is a “Thug….Goon…Crazy”, doing
Published on 2011-06-27 08:35:45
Wu-Tang Clan – Gravel Pit Some footage from last weekend’s 2011 Glastonbury Festival. Janelle Monae – Tightrope Cee Le Green – Crazy Big Boi – Shutterbug Aloe Blacc – I Need A Dollar
Published on 2011-06-25 08:03:59
Canadian’s latest export The Weeknd remixes Drake’s new joint “Trust Issues” for your listening pleasure.
Published on 2011-06-25 07:17:49
The long-awaited official music video of Eminem’s “Space Bound,” finally gets released. Taken off his new album, Recovery, out now. Starring Sasha Grey.
Published on 2011-06-25 07:11:22
The rumors are true. Common has indeed signed to Warner Bros. Records! Billboard reports: After a decade in the Universal Music fold, rapper Common is moving over to Warner Bros. Records. Warner Bros. Records co-president/CEO Todd Moscowitz announced
Published on 2011-06-24 18:52:52
Finally Famous is in stores June 28th. “So Much More” is playing in the background for those that don’t know…. Previous: Big Sean – Finally Famous (Full Album Stream)
Published on 2011-06-24 18:41:29
Here goes the CDQ of that joint Kendrick previewed last week on his 24th birthday. Section 80 drops July 20th. Go cop that ish! Download: Kendrick Lamar – Hol’ Up (CDQ)
Published on 2011-06-24 13:35:04
Actor/director Michael Rapaport and Phife Dawg stop by G4TV’s Attack of The Show to promote Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest documentary (in theaters July 8). spotted nr Where is the gratitude Phife?
Published on 2011-06-24 13:26:44
Produced by Hi-Tek. Let me know if you want the DL.
Published on 2011-06-24 13:17:14
I.G.O.D. x DJ Koast x the9elements.com Present: e.d.g.e. “All Flow Everything.” Production by: Shane Eli, Moka Only, Ritchcraft, Stewie Vuiton, Roswell, Grade A and more… Download: e.d.g.e. – All Flow Everything (Mixtape)
Published on 2011-06-24 13:13:16
Here’s another one off Sparks’ upcoming not-yet-titled project. Scratches By DJ Bobby Bob. Download: K. Sparks – Cashmere Flow (Prod. by Moe Productions) Previous: K. Sparks – The L@st LOL ft. JAYVINE
Published on 2011-06-24 05:59:14
Published on 2011-06-22 07:22:06
Quick look at the behind-the-scenes of “Out Of My Head,” which is Lupe’s third single from his new album Lasers, is out now. Related: Lupe Fiasco On The O’Reilly Factor (Full Interview)
Published on 2011-06-22 07:07:02
First video release from Jazzy Jeff and Ayah’s long-awaited collaboration project entitled Back For More, due out July 12. Previous: DJ Jazzy Jeff & Ayah – This Way (Album Sampler)
Published on 2011-06-22 06:53:37
More “Summer Madness” for ya ear! I’ll let FSD explain this one. Every now and again something special will appear that you just can’t explain. Enter Cocaine 80s, an out of nowhere No I.D.-helmed project, that includes little to n
Published on 2011-06-22 06:21:31
Produced by Nottz Raw. Download: Asher Roth – Summertime ft. Quan
Published on 2011-06-21 19:26:34
Published on 2011-06-21 18:55:02
Good Stuff!!! Download: The Roots & Weird Al Yankovic – Accordion (Madvillain Cover)
Published on 2011-06-21 18:43:16
“Stalley stops by theScore (Canada’s biggest Sports network) at NXNE to talk playing high school ball with King James, slapping the crap out of the Patriots and his connection to Myck Kabongo.”
Published on 2011-06-21 18:32:10
Pac Div’s lead single off their upcoming first studio album entitled Grown Kid Syndrome (due out soon) get an official music video.
Published on 2011-06-21 07:52:13
Third leak off Drake’s forthcoming sophomore album, Take Care, in stores October 24th. This one is also produced by Noah “40″ Shebib. Download: Drake – Trust Issues Previous: Drake – Marvins Room
Published on 2011-06-21 07:44:14
Right on time for the summer, The Cool Kids release a new track titled off their upcoming debut studio album, When Fish Ride Bicycles (due out July 12th), titled “Swimsuits” feat. Stones Throw’s Mayer Hawthorne. Courtesy of pitchfor
Published on 2011-06-21 07:17:04
North Carolina emcee and Jamla Records recording artist Rapsody has hooked up with DJBooth to bring fans her sophomore solo release, the Thank H.E.R. Now street album. The follow-up to late-2010’s Return of the B-Girl, the project finds the Kooley
Published on 2011-06-21 07:10:36
Mr. J. Medeiros releases the official video of “Neon Signs,” featured on his latest solo album entitled Saudade, which is now available on itunes. Previous: Mr. J. Medeiros – Swallow ft. Logan
Published on 2011-06-20 18:38:13
Mac Mill puts out his “Family First” to celebrate hitting 500k followers on twitter. Download: Mac Miller ft. Talib Kweli – Family First Related: Mac Miller – Love Lost (Prod. by Black Diamond) | People Under the Stairs
Published on 2011-06-20 17:42:49
MTV Premieres a “Jam” inspired video of Theophilus London’s “Last Name London” single, set to be featured on his upcoming first studio album entitled Timez Are Weird These Days, dropping July 19th via Warner Bros Records
Published on 2011-06-20 16:23:49
It was about time!!!
Published on 2011-06-20 16:02:05
Here is a quick preview of Lupe Fiasco’s sit down with Bill O’Reilly at The O’Reilly Factor talk show, where they talk about his controversial comment towards President Obama. Full interview airs tonight at 8 P.M. on Faux News. “I
Published on 2011-06-20 15:30:29
Up-and-coming Brooklyn emcee Jesse Abraham links up with Inglewood’s Blu on second single off his new lp, One Day, titled “Words Past The Margin” (produced by !llmind). Download: Jesse Abraham ft. Blu – Words Past The Margin
Published on 2011-06-20 11:35:41
Parody of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” song.
Published on 2011-06-20 07:31:13
While performing at Southpaw in Brooklyn on June 17, 2011 (on his 24th birthday), Kendrick Lamar debuted two new songs from his upcoming debut studio album, Section 80 (due out July 2nd), titled “Hol’ Up” and “Fuck Your Ethnic
Published on 2011-06-20 06:58:50
New Cole!Previous: J. Cole – Work Out
Published on 2011-06-17 15:52:15
Step into the Mind of MeLo as he does his first show in Brooklyn since the release of the More Merch Mixtape and his tour overseas. This Mini-Doc gives you a glimpse of MeLo’s past, present and future as a world traveled, and seasoned performin
Published on 2011-06-17 10:48:23
What to expect from Big Sean’s debut studio album entitled Finally Famous, set to be released June 28th via Def Jam/G.O.O.D. Music.
Published on 2011-06-17 10:29:42
Here’s the official cover art and tracklisting of Nickel Nine’s last independent album entitled Success Is Certain, which according to amazon.com drops August 9th. The album features guest guest appearances Eminem, Yelawolf, Joe Budden, 5
Published on 2011-06-17 10:13:10
Featured on Chris Brown’s fourth studio album titled F.A.M.E., in stores now. Previous: Chris Brown – She Ain’t You (Video)
Published on 2011-06-17 10:01:46
Converse links up with the Detroit emcees and lontime friends Eminem and Royce da 5’9″ to produce a limited (100 pairs) Converse Chuck Taylor’s, in celebration of their new EP release entitled Hell: The Sequel, which is out now! The kic
Published on 2011-06-17 09:29:55
Compton’s own Kendrick Lamar just released the full version of “Ronald Reagan Era,” which he first previewed while recording the song in a studio session last month. Where is RZA’s verse though? His debut studio album, Section
Published on 2011-06-17 09:04:05
Gaga’s third single off her new album, Born This Way (out now), titled “The Edge Of Glory,” gets an official music video. Previous: Lady Gaga – Judas (Official Video)
Published on 2011-06-16 18:33:06
“A seemingly routine pizza delivery escalates into a tense game of cat-and-mouse. Giuseppe Verdi provides the soundtrack for this quintessential New York tale.” Very creative! You need to check this out. Written and directed by Gary Nadea
Published on 2011-06-16 18:05:56
Pitchfork premieres another cut off Spitta’s upcoming Warner Bros. debut release entitled Weekend At Burnie’s, dropping June 28th. Pre-order the album over HERE. Download: Curren$y – This Is The Life Previous: Curren$y – You See It
Published on 2011-06-16 14:42:46
Off of Rapsody’s forthcoming release, Thank H.E.R. Now, due out next week, June 21st. Download: Rapsody ft. Raekwon – Black Diamonds (Prod. by 9th Wonder) Previous: Rapsody – Top Five ft. King Mez & Laws
Published on 2011-06-16 14:19:58
Odd Future’s Frank Ocean drops the official video of the first single from his upcoming re-release of Nostalgia Ultra album, in stores July 26th via Def Jam. Download: Frank Ocean – Novacane (Mastered/CDQ)
Published on 2011-06-16 13:30:37
Billboard reports: “The version of the Kanye West recording “Mama’s Boyfriend” that arrived on blog sites earlier this week is entirely bogus and unsanctioned, and violates the artist’s creative intentions. As is often t
Published on 2011-06-16 12:33:42
Jean Greasy returns with another cut off her upcoming Cookies or Comas mixtape, dropping June 23rd. The tape will be hosted by DJ Drama and features guest appearances Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Styles P & Royce Da 5′ 9. Previous: Jean Gr
Published on 2011-06-16 02:47:06
Here goes the official first single off Jermaine’s upcoming debut (not-yet-titled ) album, which is reported to drop later this summer. Download: J. Cole – Work Out
Published on 2011-06-15 19:06:45
Today while on Rapfix Live, Lil B aka “The BasedGod” revealed the official artwork of his upcoming controversial album titled I’m Gay, which is inspired by the late Ernie Barnes’ painting, featured on Marvin Gaye’s thirt
Published on 2011-06-15 12:41:31
L Boogie returns to the Jimmy Fallon show to perform her debut single “Doo Wop.” Previous: Lauryn Hill Covers Bob Marley’s “Chances Are” & “Could You Be Loved” (Video)
Published on 2011-06-15 12:20:56
Third single off the New Boyz’s recent released sophomore album, Too Cool to Care (out now), titled “Better With The Lights Off” feat. Chris Brown.
Published on 2011-06-14 20:59:15
Tracklist + download link after the jump. Tracklist: Smoke Clears (Prod. by Justice League) Cold as Ice (Prod. by KB) Bullet Proof ft. Yelawolf (Prod. by Bulletproof) 1000 lbs ft. Pill & Pusha T (Prod. by Paper Boy Fabe) New Girl ft. Trey Songz (
Published on 2011-06-14 18:23:58
Eminem & Royce Da 5’9″ were live on Youtube earlier and during the live stream they mainly joked around and it was fun to see, but they also took questions from the fans and answered them live. Eminem & Royce also shared some of their c
Published on 2011-06-14 12:53:19
Last night, FlyLo took it to his soundcloud account to post new music, which include some previously unreleased songs and remixes of Björk, Massive Attack, Stereolab and more. Flying Lotus – Melting3 Check em all out over HERE.
Published on 2011-06-14 12:09:52
Method Man gives his thoughts on Odd Future, the media comparisons kicking around likening the West Coast group to Wu-Tang, and their likeably “weird” front-man Tyler, the Creator, in particular for his song “Yonkers.” -Soulcu
Published on 2011-06-14 11:48:06
Official music video of Big Sean’s first single off his upcoming debut studio album, Finally Famous (due June 28th), titled “I Do It.” spotted: illroots Previous: Big Sean ft. Lupe Fiasco – Wait for Me
Published on 2011-06-14 11:32:54
Random Axe lp is out now.
Published on 2011-06-14 08:55:48
I’m pretty sure most of you were shocked after hearing Lupe Fiasco (publicly) calling President Obama “The Biggest Terrorist” in an interview with CBS last week. Well that wasn’t the case for Prodigy (1/2 of Mobb Deep), who is
Published on 2011-06-14 07:45:54
New leak off Big Sean’s forthcoming debut release, Finally Famous, in stores June 28th. Download: Big Sean ft. Lupe Fiasco – Wait for Me Extra: Big Sean ft. Kanye West & Roscoe Dash – Marvin Gaye & Chardonnay [via lowkey]
Published on 2011-06-14 07:26:44
Produced by Kanye West and No I.D. Off Cyhi Da Prynce upcoming Royal Flush 2 mixtape, dropping later today! props: ddot Download: Cyhi Da Prynce ft. Big Sean – Woopty Doo
Published on 2011-06-14 07:12:02
Here goes the CDQ of Mr. West’s “Mama’s Boyfriend” cut, which he first premiered in acappella at the Facebook headquarters last year. via dotr Download: Kanye West – Mama’s Boyfriend
Published on 2011-06-13 16:33:36
Congrats to Dallas Mavericks’ for winning their first NBA Championship!
Published on 2011-06-13 14:35:13
One of my favorite joints on Talib Kweli’s new album Gutter Rainbows (out now) get an official video treat! Shot by Niim The Dream in London, during Kweli’s European tour. spotted: complex
Published on 2011-06-13 14:18:51
Swizz Beatz digs through his vault to bring you this week’s #MonsterMondays cut titled “My Hood” by Jim Jones, featuring Juelz Santana and Cassidy. Download: Jim Jones – My Hood ft. Juelz Santana & Cassidy (Prod. by Swizz
Published on 2011-06-13 12:44:44
Nothing special compared to the original cover, it’s just without the red layer. via hhnm
Published on 2011-06-13 12:05:49
Random Axe’s self-titled album drops tomorrow, June 14th. Pre-order it on itunes over HERE. Previous: Random Axe – Chewbacca ft. Roc Marciano
Published on 2011-06-13 09:00:26
Brand new/old previously unreleased J. Cole joint about unexpected pregnancy. The track was first heard way back in 2008 during the shoot of the official music video. Deep ish!!! spotted at em Update: Just deleted the download link, but the stream is
Published on 2011-06-13 08:32:41
After dissing Lady Gaga on “A Kiss,” Eminem gives his opinion on her music.
Published on 2011-06-13 08:24:15
Odd Future’s MellowHype (consisting of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain) come through with the official video of “64,” taken from their BlackenedWhite (previously free) album, which is now going to be re-released via Fat Possum Records on Jul
Published on 2011-06-12 13:18:47
Laughing my balls off! Mad props to whoever edited this. Check out the original version over HERE.
Published on 2011-06-12 12:43:06
Is that Rebecca Black at 00:58??? Katy Perry’s Teenage Dream album is in stores now. Previous: Katy Perry ft. Kanye West – E.T. (Video)
Published on 2011-06-11 15:06:18
Click image to enlarge Here are the liner notes scans of Bad Meets Evil’s upcoming EP, Hell:The Sequel, which is set to be released next week on June 14th. props to eminemvsshady for the heads up. Peep the rest of the liner notes below. Previou
Published on 2011-06-11 10:23:55
Off Rapsody’s upcoming Thank HER Now album, dropping June 21st. Previous: Rapsody ft. Mac miller – Extra Extra (Video)
Published on 2011-06-11 04:12:03
Bad Meets Evil drops by Eminem’s radio station to talk about how their forthcoming EP Hell: The Sequal (due June 14th) came about and also give track by track breakdown of the project. Part 1 – Explanation of the Bad Meets Evil concept Pa
Published on 2011-06-10 18:32:26
Weekend At Burnie’s drops June 28th. Download: Curren$y – You See It Previous: Curren$y – Weekend At Burnie’s (Tracklist)
Published on 2011-06-10 18:15:41
Produced by RJC & DJ Teknik. Download: K. Vincent ft. REKS – What Would You Do
Published on 2011-06-10 17:58:11
New joint from K. Sparks’ upcomig mixtape. Produced by T Mos. Download: K. Sparks – The L@st LOL ft. JAYVINE Previous: K. Sparks – Gold Chain ft. Angelous
Published on 2011-06-10 10:20:58
After calling President Barack Obama a terrorist during an interview with CBS News’ “What’s Trending,” Billboard caught up with Lupe Fiasco to discuss the controversial interview and why he is standing by his statement. “
Published on 2011-06-10 09:26:28
She goes hard!!! Snow Tha Product > Kreayshawn all day. Get familiar!
Published on 2011-06-09 19:00:52
A couple days ago, Prodigy dropped by The Mo’Nique Show to promote his new book My Infamous Life and talked about his family history, jailtime and more. spotted: nav
Published on 2011-06-09 18:50:30
After releasing his debut solo album last year entitled Lazarus, the Gym Class Heroes frontman Travie McCoy returns with the first single off his band’s upcoming fifth studio album, The Papercut Chronicles II, titled “Stereo Hearts,”
Published on 2011-06-09 18:12:47
Los Angeles crew Warm Brew joins forces with DJBooth to release their latest EP, Warm Brew. The project features seven fresh, genre-blending cuts from Espy, Serk Spliff, Baby Boy Manu Li and Ray Wright. The EP’s sole guest appearance comes courtesy
Published on 2011-06-09 14:17:50
Published on 2011-06-09 13:18:00
Huff Post premieres the first image of Sacha Baron Cohen (Ali G, Borat & Bruno) in his Saddam Hussein-inspired costume for his new film, The Dictator, set to be released on May 11th, 2012. Plot: “The movie is about a Hussein-like dictator
Published on 2011-06-09 12:05:32
Drizzy Drake releases another cut from his upcoming sophomore studio album, Take Care (due October 24th), titled “Marvins Room” (produced by Noah “40″ Shebib). Download: Drake – Marvins Room | Alt. link Previous: Dr
Published on 2011-06-09 05:56:20
“Mr. Peter Parker talk with Mac Miller at Soundset 2011 about performing at soundset, his music career, rostrum records, wiz khalifa, and when his debut album will be out!” Related: Royce Da 5’9″ Talks “Bad Meets Evil” EP, Being L
Published on 2011-06-09 05:42:03
Limp Bizkit is apparently still together and they are preparing to release their sixth studio album entitled Gold Cobra, which drops June 28th via Interscope Records. spotted: ht Download: Limp Bizkit – Gold Cobra
Published on 2011-06-09 05:05:09
South Park S15-Ep.7: “You’re Getting Old” After Stan celebrates his 10th birthday, he begins to see everything differently. The other boys think he’s become a major buzzkill and start to avoid hanging out with him. When Stan and K
Published on 2011-06-08 14:27:19
We all know that Lupe is one outspoken guy when it comes to his beliefs and politics, but I bet you didn’t see this coming. During an interview with CBS News’ “What’s Trending” with Shira Lazar, the Chi-Town emcee called Preside
Published on 2011-06-08 13:28:30
New one off Big Sean’s upcoming debut release, Finally Famous, in stores June 28th via Def Jam/G.O.O.D. Music. Courtesy of pitchfork Previous: Big Sean – Finally Famous (Tracklist + Credits)
Published on 2011-06-08 13:13:33
Published on 2011-06-08 13:05:39
Royce Da 5’9″ and Eminem’s Hell: The Sequel EP, drops June 14th. Previous: Bad Meets Evil – Hell: The Sequel (EP Commercial)
Published on 2011-06-08 12:46:03
Latest single off Mr. J. Medeiros’ upcoming Saudade album, set to be released June 14th. Swallow feat. Logan by Mr. J. Medeiros Previous: Mr. J. Medeiros – Neon Signs ft. Stro
Published on 2011-06-07 18:13:39
Finally Famous drops June 28th. Tracklist: Intro (Prod. Kevin Randolph, Key Wayne) I Do It (Prod. No I.D., The Legendary Traxster) My Last ft. Chris Brown (Prod. No I.D.) | Video Don’t Tell Me You Love Me (Prod. No I.D.) Wait For Me ft. Lupe F
Published on 2011-06-07 15:55:05
Red Bull music premieres the official video of Pharoahe’s “Black Hand Side” featuring Phonte and Styles P, taken off his new album W.A.R. (We Are Renegades), out now. Previous: Pharoahe Monch – Clap (One Day) [Video]
Published on 2011-06-07 15:31:50
Just in time for the summer, Stalley releases “Summer in America,” a tribute to the season we all look forward to year after year. About the Art: Palmer Hayden, Midsummer Night in Harlem (1938). Born in 1890, Hayden received the prestigio
Published on 2011-06-07 13:45:09
“Randy and Sharon argue about Stan’s taste in music.” Previous: South Park – City Sushi (Full Episode)
Published on 2011-06-07 13:02:53
Brazilian-born, Florida based emcee Laws and the J.U.S.T.I.C.E League link up with hypetrak to release his Paul McCartney (of The Beatles) inspired mixtape, Yesterday’s Future, hosted by Don Cannon and Mick Boogie. Peep the tracklist below.
Published on 2011-06-07 12:42:07
Timez Are Weird These Days is Theophilus London’s debut studio album, which drops July 19th via Warner Bros. You can pre-order the album on itunes now. Tracklist: Last Name London Love Is Real ft. Holly Miranda Wine And Chocolates All Around Th
Published on 2011-06-07 12:19:58
Promo video for Bad Meets Evil’s Hell: The Sequel EP, in stores June 14th. props: rr Previous: Bad Meets Evil – “Loud Noises” & “A Kiss”
Published on 2011-06-07 12:04:25
Brooklyn phenom Skyzoo has joined forces with Jamla (IWWMG), DJBooth.net and Jordan Brand to bring fans his latest street release, The Great Debater. The follow-up to Live From the Tape Deck, his critically-acclaimed collaboration with producer !llmi
Published on 2011-06-07 11:54:03
Published on 2011-06-07 05:04:23
New visuals from Pusha’s Fear of God mixtape. Is this dude trying to release a video for every song on the tape or what? Previous: Pusha T – Blow (Video)
Published on 2011-06-06 16:21:02
Download: Masspike Miles ft. Bun B – Devoted Previous: Masspike Miles – Little Soldier
Published on 2011-06-06 16:17:05
Featured on Black Cobain’s Young, Gifted & Black mixtape. Download: Black Cobain ft. Wale & Stalley – Cook Up
Published on 2011-06-06 13:32:58
“On a hot summer day in Flatbush Brookyn, NY, Jesse Boykins III captures MeLo-X in his raw element of royal elegance. In one straight shot MeLo-X shows why he’s lyrically on another level when it comes to switching up his flow. Xtra Drop
Published on 2011-06-06 13:22:52
Here’s another banger from Random Axe’s forthcoming self-titled album, due out next Tusday, June 14th via Duck Down Records. Download: Random Axe – Chewbacca ft. Roc Marciano Previous: Random Axe – Random Axe (Album Snippet)
Published on 2011-06-06 13:04:17
You may recognize her voice from the chorus on Dr. Dre & Eminem’s “I Need A Doctor,” Diddy’s “Coming Home” and the most recent “Words I Never Said” by Lupe Fiasco, now prepare yourself to get even more fam
Published on 2011-06-06 11:49:16
NYC underground mainstay Sha Stimuli releases this latest street album, The Break Up Part 2: The Proposal. Mixed by DJ Victorious, the project features 15 original cuts (plus one bonus track) from the freestyle series alumnus.. Included are reader-ac
Published on 2011-06-06 04:28:18
According to dotr this is the official tracklisting of Kanye West and Jay-Z’s upcoming collaboration project entitled Watch The Throne. I don’t know, it looks kinda sketchy….where the hell is “H.A.M.” ??? Tracklist: 1. L
Published on 2011-06-06 03:58:18
My guess is that it’s from his upcoming fifth solo album, Success Is Certain, due out this summer.
Published on 2011-06-06 03:47:14
Second video release from Elzhi’s Elmatic mixtape, titled “It Aint Hard To Tell.” Previous: Elzhi – Halftime (Video)
Published on 2011-06-05 11:46:31
Featured on Transformers: Dark Of The Moon Soundtrack, now available on itunes.
Published on 2011-06-05 11:38:44
Produced by Tone P. Off Black Cobain’s upcoming Young, Gifted & Black mixtape, dropping soon. Download: Black Cobain ft. Wale & Stalley – Cook Up
Published on 2011-06-05 07:15:59
Monumental drops June 28th via Duck Down Records. Pre-order it on amazon.com Tracklist: Intro Monumental ft. Tyler Woods & Pete Rock Prevail ft. Raekwon That’s Hard ft. Sean Price & Styles P Top of the World ft. Memphis Bleek Feel Me ft. R
Published on 2011-06-05 07:02:48
After getting banned from MTV, the much-anticipated official video of Kanye West’s “Monster” joint, finally sees the light of day! Featured on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, out now.
Published on 2011-06-04 14:49:31
Another leak off Eminem and Royce’s forthcoming Hell: The Sequel EP, just made its way to the net! I’m pretty sure this EP is going to leak, before the official release date, which is June 14th. Download: Bad Meets Evil – Loud Noise
Published on 2011-06-03 19:01:42
Tyler, The Creator premiers the self-directed second video from his recent released solo album, Goblin, titled “She,” which features his fellow Odd Future member Frank Ocean. Does anyone know who that girl is? She looks familiar…
Published on 2011-06-03 18:52:31
Kanye West and George Condo’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy t-shirt series are now exclusively available at karmaloop.com. Order yours asap, before they sell out! I would have bought one or two for myself, if it wasn’t for those hideo
Published on 2011-06-03 15:49:43
MTV Sucker Free’s DJ Envy chats it up with Nas about the first single off his upcoming tenth studio album, Life Is Good, titled “Nasty.” Previous: Nas Announces New Solo Album, Talks State of Hip-Hop & more (Video)
Published on 2011-06-03 15:26:56
Second leak from Kendrick Lamar’s upcoming debut album, Section 80, titled “Sex With Society” (produced by THC). Download: Kendrick Lamar – Sex With Society (Prod. by THC) Previous: Kendrick Lamar – HiiiPoWeR (Video)
Published on 2011-06-03 15:05:54
This song was supposed to be on Arms & Hammers and is not a song to to promote gun usage or violence in any way. It is ACTUALLY the exact opposite. This song is denouncing the fake tough guy approach to hip-hop that has infected its creativity a
Published on 2011-06-03 10:11:29
Black Milk, Guilty Simpson and Sean Price’s debut collaboration project, Random Axe, drops June 14th. Pre-order it on amazon.com Tracklist: 1. Zoo Drugs 2. Random Call 3. Black Ops feat. Fat Ray 4. Chewbacca feat. Roc Marciano 5. The Hex |
Published on 2011-06-03 09:57:22
The lovely actress Jessica Biel stars in a film-noir inspired ad for Revlon’s Grow Luscious Plumping Mascara, alongside Pharrell Williams (who also provided the soundtrack). Directed by Darren Aronofsky (jup, that guy who directed Black Swan). spot
Published on 2011-06-02 18:45:07
There is no need to write Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″ in the title anymore, because everybody knows who Bad Meets Evil is by now. Anyways, here’s another one off their upcoming Hell: The Sequel EP, which drops June 14. props: ddotDownl
Published on 2011-06-02 18:28:04
Warner Bros. Records just released the official tracklisting of Weekend At Burnie’s, in stores June 28th. Tracklist: #jetsgo* | Video Still featuring Trademark and Young Roddy She Don’t Want A Man One Life You See It Televised featuring
Published on 2011-06-02 16:10:55
Dave Grohl channels his inner Michael Douglas from the movie Falling Down for the second single off the Foo Fighters’ new album, Wasting Light (out now), titled “Walk.” Previous: Foo Fighters – Rope (Video)
Published on 2011-06-02 15:54:10
Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan, better known as the Bosten duo Karmin cover Nicki Minaj’s latest single “Super Bass” with a little help from The Roots’ Questlove (drums) and Owen Biddle (bass). Previous: Karmin – 6 Foot 7 Foo
Published on 2011-06-02 15:40:12
Kdot talks to MTV News about his friendship with Dr. Dre and reveals that he will appear on the long-awaited Detox album. spotted: 2dbz Bonus: Peep the HQ version of Dr. Dre’s Chrysler commercial below.
Published on 2011-06-02 15:24:13
Official trailer of Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, opening July 8th in New York and Los Angeles. Check out the movie poster + opening dates in a city near you over HERE. Can’t wait to see this one!
Published on 2011-06-02 10:00:54
“She Don’t Want A Man” (produced by Monstabeatz) is the first cut off Curren$y’s upcoming Weekend At Burnie’s album, which drops June 28th via Warner Bros Records. Courtesy of greenhitzDownload: Curren$y – She Don&
Published on 2011-06-02 05:29:54
South Park S15-Ep.6: “City Sushi” Butters is diagnosed with multiple personality disorder. The boys want to help Butters find out what’s really happening to him but Butters may not like what they find. Previously: South Park – Cra
Published on 2011-06-01 18:35:09
Here’s a preview of what to expect on Royce Da 5’9″ and Eminem’s upcoming long-awaited project titled Hell: The Sequel, dropping June 14. props: uhtn Peep the artwork of the deluxe edition below.
Published on 2011-06-01 16:39:30
Latest leak from Consequence’s upcoming Movies On Demand III, set to be released June 14th.
Published on 2011-06-01 14:11:51
Laws raps about his “homeland” (Brazil) in the second video release from his upcoming Paul McCartney (of The Beatles) inspired mixtape entitled Yesterday’s Future, dropping soon. Previous: Laws – Momma Miss America (Video)
Published on 2011-06-01 13:43:35
“I think that from the stuff that I’ve heard — I haven’t heard a lot from them, I still have to go check out everything that they’re doing — but I’ve heard enough to know that it feels like they’re pushing boun
Published on 2011-06-01 11:50:20
Shot last year in Amsterdam by Shia LaBeouf. The Legend of Mr. Rager is in stores now. Previous: Kid Cudi & Dot Da Genius – Perfect Is The World
Published on 2011-06-01 07:15:27
Mescudi liberates a brand new track via his twitter account titled “Perfect Is The World,” which serves as the first single from his upcoming Rock album, Wizard, due out this Summer. Download: KiD CuDi & Dot Da Genius – Perfect
Published on 2011-06-01 06:54:08
Next single from Beyonce’s upcoming fourth solo album entitled 4, in stores June 24. Produced by Symbolyc One. Previous: Beyonce – 1+1
Published on 2011-05-31 19:08:24
To each his/her own, I guess… Previous: Prodigy Talks About His First Day In Prison (Video)
Published on 2011-05-31 18:49:53
Featured on Rihanna’s fifth album, LOUD, out now.
Published on 2011-05-31 18:33:13
Behold the official artwork and tracklisting of The Cool Kids forthcoming debut studio album entitled When Fish Ride Bicycles, in stores July 12th via Mountain Dew’s Green Label Sound. Tracklist: 1. Rush Hour Traffic 2. GMC 3. Boomin’ (feat.
Published on 2011-05-31 16:37:19
Frank Ocean’s most stand out track on his recent released free album, Nostalgia Ultra, titled “Novacane” (produced by Tricky Stewart) gets mastered for Def Jam’s re-release of the album, in stores July 26th. props: nav Downloa
Published on 2011-05-31 16:17:30
#DebateTeamTuesdays Download: Skyzoo – Atypical (Prod. by illmind) Previous: Skyzoo – Test Drive (Prod. by illmind)
Published on 2011-05-31 16:03:24
Mr. Peter Parker catches up with Nickel Nine at the Soundset 2011 to talk about his upcoming project with Eminem called “Bad Meets Evil,” being super lyrical on “Fast Lane,” and the rumors of Joe Budden signing to Shady Record
Published on 2011-05-31 15:44:35
Click image to enlarge Here’s a closer look at the third issue of RESPECT magazine (on sale June 7th) with Bad Meets Evil (Eminem and Royce Da 5’9″) on the cover.
Published on 2011-05-31 15:18:39
Approximately 10-years ago (Cold Vein was released on 5-15-2001) Vast Aire and Vordul Mega (collectively known as Cannibal Ox) released their seminal debut, Cold Vein, on Def Jux Records. Now, a decade later, the pair team up again with Raekwon for &
Published on 2011-05-31 15:01:26
Tranzformer drops off his latest free lp, which features the like of Co$$, Blame One, Sene and many more. Hit the jump for the tracklist and download link. Download: Tranzformer – Tranzformer (Free Album)
Published on 2011-05-30 15:26:16
Featured on More About Nothing mixtape. Directed by David Banks.