Stussy and the Estate of James Yancey have teamed up to present a commemorative J Dilla t-shirt in celebration of “Dilla Day 2014″ on February 7th, presented by Stussy & Rappcats.com. This tee is constructed of 100% soft cotton & made in Mexico. A crew neck t-shirt, which features an image of J Dilla (photo [cont.]
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s debut album, The College Dropout. He’s released a statement, reflecting on the seminal release. “Ten years ago today we finally released what had been my life’s work up to that point: The College Dropout. I say “finally” because it was a long road, a constant struggle, and [cont.]
The year is moving right along now, as many high profile releases are starting to seep out between February and March. The latest news is that Curren$y’s new LP, The Drive-In Theatre, will drop on February 14th, as a BitTorrent Bundle. JetLife has released the following statement in regards to the release: We want to [cont.]
A mythical album no more. Freddie Gibbs and Madlib’s long-awaited Pinata LP will drop March 18th. 1. Supplier 2. Scarface 3. Deeper 4. High ft. Danny Brown 5. Harold’s 6. Bomb ft. Raekwon 7. Shitsville 8. Thuggin’ 9. Real 10. Uno 11. Robes ft. Domo Genesis & Earl Sweatshirt 12. Broken ft. Scarface 13. Lakers [cont.]
Can’t say we saw this one coming. But like Murs signing with Def Jux some years ago, its a smart move on his part, aligning himself with a powerful underground imprint like Tech N9ne’s. In the second clip, check them out up at Sway In The Morning.
Grammy Award winning producer and music mogul, Sean “Diddy” Combs will serve as co-executive producer along with Rick Ross on MASTERMIND – the sixth studio album from the rap superstar – it was announced today. One of the most anticipated hip hop albums of this year, “Mastermind” is scheduled for release on Tuesday, March 4th [cont.]
In observation of the 20th (or is that 21st?) anniversary of Souls Of Mischief’s seminal debut album, 93 Til Infinity, GetOnDown will produce a special deluxe edition of the album, set for a March 7th release date, retailing for $69.93. The Souls Super Bundle Includes: – A “Hiero Light Box” outer case with a 4.5 [cont.]
In honor of the 20th anniversary of Nas’ debut classic, Illmatic, Columbia will be releasing a new reissue of the album, entitled Illmatic XX. The newly remastered collection will include two discs, including the original album, as well as a second disc of b-side tracks and remixes from the era, which are as follows: 1. [cont.]
33 1/3′s classic album series of books attempts to deconstruct each LP by talking to the parties involved in its creation. Following books based on DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing and Nas’ Illmatic, their next subjects will be J. Dilla’s Donuts, Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and Danger Mouse’s The Grey Album. Check out descriptions [cont.]
One of the year’s most anticipated releases, Schoolboy Q’s Oxymoron, will see a February 25th release. Today, we get the official tracklist reveal: 1. Gangsta 2. Los Awesome (feat. Jay Rock) 3. Collard Greens (feat. Kendrick Lamar) 4. What They Want (feat. 2 Chainz) 5. Hoover Street 6. Studio (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid) 7. [cont.]
We guess he didn’t see Exit Through The Gift Shop. Mastermind hits March 4th.
Rapper Big Pooh has signed a two project deal with Mello Music Group for 2014. The first project is with legendary producer Nottz and will be released this summer on MMG. The second project is an extended EP produced by Mello beat-makers exclusively. To celebrate Mello Music Group is giving away a new track from [cont.]
Maino reveals the cover artwork and tracklist for his King Of Brooklyn EP, due Feb. 8th.
Apathy took to Twitter today to announce the release schedule for both his next solo LP, Connecticut Casual, as well as the next Army Of The Pharaohs album, In Death Reborn. Ap’s album is expected for May, while ATOP’s is expected in April. Check out the tweets and tentative cover art below. "Connecticut Casual". May. [cont.]
N.O.R.E. preps the Good Belt Gang mixtape release, Resource Room, for a Feb. 11th release. Guests include Action Bronson, Troy Ave, Gunplay, Cory Gunz, Vado, Bun B, Busta Rhymes, 2 Chainz, Mack Wilds, and more. Soak it in below.
Kid Cudi took to Twitter yesterday to announce that his upcoming Satellite Flight EP will now be a full-length LP, and is expected “next month”. Satellite Flight is an album now :) thats what u get for being so patient w me. Ur gonna love it. Ur gonna love it. Ur gonna fucking LOVE! — [cont.]
Rick Ross unveils the official cover artwork for his new LP, Mastermind, hitting March 4th. Soak it in, party people.
Big Boi says his solo LP is up next. Word is he and Andre 3000 will release separate solo LP’s, and then head back to the studio together for an Outkast album after the tour.
Update: The official press release for the project, Federal Reserve, reads as follows: Having navigated the hip hop and electronic music scenes for over 15 years, A-Trak has established himself as a trusted collaborator to some of their most sought-after figures. This year may prove to see his greatest triumphs yet with a hat trick [cont.]
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