Common reminds his supporters that he still can make it happen on a mic just like he does in front of a movie camera.
Jay speaks about working on his upcoming album and his beginnings in hip-hop.
M.I.A. brings a truly exotic visual to the newest single from her “MAYA” album, available now.
David Banner talks with Billboard about branding and providing the music for the upcoming Will Ferrell animated film “Megamind.”
N.E.R.D. makes a huge scene during NYC Fashion Week in front of the Billionaire Boys Club. Peace to Karmaloop.
Happy G.O.O.D. Friday (via Monday)! Kanye West gets the celebration started with another allstar lineup with the Mighty Mos Def digging with a deep shovel on this one, supported by Raekwon the Chef, The Gap Band’s Charlie WIlson, and Swizz on the mic. LISTEN: Kanye West “Lord Lord Lord” (feat. Mos Def, Swizz Beatz, Raekwon, [cont.]
Travis Barker drops the first drum roll from his solo album, also featuring Pharell, The Clipse, Lupe Fiasco, Beanie Sigel, Lil Wayne… LISTEN: Travis Barker “Jump Up” (feat. The Cool Kids)
Big Sean talks about G.O.O.D. Fridays, the “Rosewood Movement” dresscode, and his debut release. Shouldn’t all interviewers look that good?
Raekwon the Chef heads over to the Facebook Headquarters for a day of promoting, politicking, and ping-pong.
Q-Tip and The Roots channel the raw spirit of NWA with a live rendition of “Straight Out of Compton.” The Tipster from Queens also announced via Twitter that not only is he working on tracks for Mary J Blige and Beyonce, but he is also working with Kanye West on beats for Jay-Z. Jay-Z over [cont.]
DJ Maseo, Plug 3 of the legendary trio De La Soul, kicks it with Ruby Hornet’s DJ RTC about “real” hip hop, inspirations, rehearsing back in the day, and Kanye West.
We all may know about J. Cole’s rapping activities, but The Smoking Section asks J. Cole some great questions about his production techniques, who he would like to produce for, working with No ID and…
YahZarah – Cry Over You feat. Phonte | Official Music Video from The Foreign Exchange on Vimeo. YahZarah steps up to bat again with her second video off of her current album, The Ballad of Purple Saint James, available now.
Hear what many of the iconic artists and tastemakers in the music industry have to say about Jay Electronica’s musical revolution.
“The Charlie Rose of Hip Hop”, the one-of-a-kind Emilio Sparks, gives us another hilarious & entertaining interview, this time with Yelawolf, with a 12 pack of Pabst Blue Ribbon to get the conversation started.
Sure, N.E.R.D. has no problem with top notch production, with 2/3′s of the band’s member’s being The Neptunes. But who are the producers that N.E.R.D. are feeling the most right now? Let them tell it…
Jadakiss gives us the newest-latest about The Lox, being invited to executive produce Bow Wow’s next album, and his relationship with Jay-Z.
According to NBC New York, the prolific film director Spike Lee will be directing a live webcast concert for John Legend and The Roots on September 23rd in NYC. This will be the second installment of a American Express-sponsored concert series called “Unstaged”. The first show featured Arcade Fire performing, and was directed by “12 [cont.]
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- Drake – “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” Surprise Album on iTunes Now
- Action Bronson “Mr. Wonderful” Cover Art and Tracklist
- Juicy J “Blue Dream & Lean 2″ Mixtape Cover Art & Release Date Revealed
- MF Grimm “MF Love Songs” Cover Art + Tracklist
- Lord Hakim – “Brass Knucklez” (feat. Vast Aire & Phizz Ed)
- IAMSU! – “Hella Good” (feat. Tyga)
- DJ Kay Slay – “I Declare War” (feat. Styles P, Sheek Louch, Vado, Raekwon, & Rell)
- Maverick Sabre – “We Don’t Wanna Be” (feat. Joey Bada$$)
- Cannibal Ox – “Blade: Art of Ox” (feat. Artifacts & U-God; prod. Black Milk)
- Asher Roth – “Blow Your Head” (prod. Nottz)