The King Remembered In Time offers up the cover art and tracklist for his sophomore Def Jam LP, Cadillactica, due November 11th. 1. Kreation (Intro) 2. Life 3. My Sub, Pt. 3 (Big Bang) 4. Cadillactica 5. Soul Food (ft. Raphael Saadiq) 6. Pay Attention (ft. Rico Love) 7. King of the South 8. Mind [cont.]
From Nature Sounds: “Legendary Brownsville duo M.O.P. released their first album To The Death back in 1994, and have spent the past 20 years building a reputation as one of the most important groups in hip-hop history. They’ve been signed to iconic labels like Roc-A-Fella and G-Unit, released one of the biggest rap singles ever [cont.]
RZA announced today that the Wu-Tang Clan will release a special abridged edition of their new full-length album, A Better Tomorrow, on a limited-to-3000 bluetooth speaker, emblazoned with the nine-diagram phoenix logo, produced by Boombotix. This will include 8 tracks from the full-length LP, embedded in the speaker itself, with no way to extract the [cont.]
Legendary Chicago rapper Juice has found himself in a bit of hot water. He was arrested earlier this year for “unlawful possession of money,” which allegedly found the police confiscating around $22,000 from him. He now faces a legal battle and does not have the funds fight it, and faces ten years in prison. He’s [cont.]
Chi-town legend, DJ Risky Bizness, is helping to put together a special 20th anniversary party for Common’s Resurrection, happening October 11th at the Emporium Arcade Bar at 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave in Chicago. Performances will include Juice, Mass Hysteria, Prime, Sean Lett, Thaione Davis, Astonish, Mic One, Visual, and others, whom will each perform a [cont.]
Thought-provoking cover art from Vince Staples upcoming October 7th release, Hell Can Wait.
Future preps his upcoming Monster mixtape, set for an October 28th release date.
K.R.I.T. announces November 11th, 2014 as the release date for his sophomore Def Jam LP, Cadillactica.
Tip reveals the tracklist to his October 21st release, Paperwork, executive produced by Skateboard P. 1. King 2. G Shit (feat. Jeezy & WatchTheDuck) 3. About the Money (feat. Young Thug) 4. New National Anthem (feat. Skylar Grey) 5. Oh Yeah (feat. Pharrell) 6. Private Show (feat. Chris Brown) 7. No Mediocre (feat. Iggy Azalea) [cont.]
After how many times Mastermind was delayed, we didn’t see this one coming. Def Jam press release tells it like it is…. Grammy®-nominated hip-hop magnate Rick Ross has announced his second full-length album release in less than one year, HOOD BILLIONAIRE, arriving in stores November 24th on Maybach Music/Def Jam Recordings. The new album’s first [cont.]
Here’s a look at the artwork for Kendrick’s upcoming single, rumored to be hitting next week, “I.” No word if this is the lead in to the new album, but it looks like it quite obviously has something to do with the Bloods and Crips gang truce. Bangin’ on wax!
Update: Tracklist revealed. Stalley may be the first rapper to have an album that features both De La Soul and Rick Ross. Stalley knocked it out of the park with this album cover. Due Oct. 27th.
Al’s third volume of his Rapper’s Best Friend instrumental series, brings together some Mobb Deep beats and other loosies. Due September 30th. 01. The Red Carpet 02. Shut The F*ck Up 03. Tender Greens 04. Get It Forever 05. Break the Bank 06. Black Cocaine 07. The Myth 08. Trap Door 09. I.M.D.K.V. 10. Give [cont.]
Celebrated hip-hop journalist Dream Hampton remembers both 2Pac and Biggie, as this weekend sees the 20th anniversary of Ready To Die, and the 18th anniversary of Pac’s death. She spoke with NPR’s All Things Considered about her friendship with Biggie, and then wrote a nice piece about ‘Pac over at the newly launched Cuepoint at [cont.]
On the heels of a Summer festival run and Canadian headlining dates, Run The Jewels, the hip hop dream team of El-P and Killer Mike, have announced an extensive headlining tour with Ratking and Despot in support of their massively anticipated sophomore album RTJ2, set to arrive as a free download (via www.runthejewels.net), as well [cont.]
T.I. reveals the artwork to his October 21st release, Paperwork.
The press release reads as follows: Founded in 1999, Eminem and Shady Records will celebrate the label’s 15th anniversary with its fifteenth release: ShadyXV, a two-CD compilation featuring an album of the label’s greatest hits, including classics such as 50 Cent’s “In Da Club” and Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” plus an album of new material from [cont.]
Joe Budden preps his next street album, Some Love Lost, and today reveals the cover art.
Cam’s next episode of 1st Of The Month is due September 1st. 1. Dumb Bitch 2. Devil (feat. JuJu) 3. On Top (feat. Rod Rhaspy) 4. Let The Show Begin (feat. Estelle) 5. Back On Our Bullshit (feat. Hell Rell)
After Talib Kweli’s heated interview with CNN’s Don Lemon last week, he took to writing platform, Medium, to address the interview and speak in full about Ferguson and Mike Brown in an article called “The Point That Went Missing”. Read it here.
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