Okay okay. The Best & Worst lists are coming, slowly but surely. We’ll try to deliver one of these per weekday over the next few weeks. In between juggling my duties for Medium.Com/Cuepoint, regular HipHopSite.Com updates, and DJing, it’s been hard to find the time to do these. So let’s begin with 2014′s best major [cont.]
New music from Stacy Barthe’s BEcoming, due March 3rd on John Legend’s Homeschool/Motown Records.
The Golden Globe award winning single from the Selma soundtrack gets a video accompaniment.
John Legend and Common Sense perform their cut from the Selma soundtrack on Good Morning America.
From the soundtrack to the new Martin Luther King biopic, “Glory,” dropping January 9th.
New music from the soundtrack to the upcoming film Selma.
From the “There Will Be Sunshine” EP, available at iTunes.
From the new climate change awareness project, HOME, available December 2nd.
Poem by Common performed at The White House for the 2014 Veterans Day celebration.
“MC Lyte’s new track, “Dear John” f/ Common & 10Beats, is the anthem for #EducateOURMen, which is the signature scholarship initiative of MC Lyte’s Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, which has presented two $100,000 university scholarships during the Soul Train Music Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show each year since the organization’s founding. This year, the foundation will [cont.]
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Chi-Town connect on this remix of Herb’s “Fight Or Flight,” featuring Common and Chance The Rapper.
NBA: “The NBA is calling all cities, countries, fans, and teams for the highly anticipated 2014-15 season. #EverybodyUp SEASON BEGINS OCTOBER 28. Check your local listings for tune-in information or visit http://www.NBATickets.com where tickets are available now. Narrated by Grammy Award-winning artist and actor, Common. Music: “What’d I Say Pt I & II” by Ray [cont.]
Hard Knock TV: “Nick Huff Barili of Hard Knock TV, in collaboration with www.GRAMMY.com sits down with Common for in-depth interview. In part 1 Common talks to Nick Huff Barili about working with some of Hip Hop’s greatest producers J Dilla, Kanye West and No I.D. Not only does Common share some of their similarities [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.]
Remix version of Common’s “Kingdom” from the Nobody’s Smiling LP. Jay Elec murdered this.
We usually try to refrain from posting smartphone videos, but we will break the rules for special occasions. Common brings out Vince Staples and Jay Electronica at the #AAHH fest, debuting the remix of “Kingdom.”
The first release from Lyte’s upcoming LP, her first studio album in eleven years, which is slated to be released later this year. “Dear John” is a fresh track with a strong urban hip-hop vibe, that will also be featured in Lyte’s upcoming episode of “Being,” which will air on Saturday, September 13, 2014 on [cont.]
Produced By “Brian “All Day” Miller.
Fat Beats: “Here’s a clip from Common’s Fat Beats NYC in-store for “One Day It’ll All Make Sense”. The in-store was actually a few days before the album was released so we only had his single for sale that day. We were also pushing No I.D.’s “The Black Album” (w/Dug Infinite) which had come out [cont.]
- Raekwon Sets A Release Date For “F.I.L.A.” Album
- BUSH: A Snoop Odyssey Produced By Pharrell Williams [Preview]
- 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)