Ben Gabbe, Getty s Ab-Soul and Dreamville rapper Bas linked up again for the brand new banger “Braille.” The first time the two collaborated was on the remix to “Housewives,” which dropped over the summer. By the sound it, both MCs work well together, and “Braille” clearly proves that. Soulo rhymes first. “Plain and simple, let’s race […]
Earlier this week, Prince’s lavish Paisley Park estate was ficially granted museum status, and after clearing a few hurdles, it reopened today (October 28) to the public. Now the mayor the Minneapolis suburb Chanhassen, where Paisley Park is located, has declared it “Paisley Park Day” in honour the event. “Prince was known to love all, […]
Chicago OG DJ Rude One ficially returns from an extended hiatus with his new project ONEderful which features a guest list that’s chock full some this site’s favorite MCs the past 5 years or so. Having dropped his last project way back in 2003, Rude decided to get back into the production game this year […]
YouTube We all know that Pusha T is pushing for Hillary Clinton to be our next POTUS, and on Thursday night (Oct. 27), he visited The Late Show With Stephen Colbert to talk about prison reform, among other things. Colbert broke the ice by discussing one Pusha’s notable songs “Grindin’” (as part the Clipse) and […]
Today we are very happy to premiere “Supreme Trunks,” a new collaboration between veteran Chicago producer and turntablist DJ Rude One and Westside Gunn. The track is a short but potent banger that will eventually live on Rude’s upcoming album, ONEderful, which is due out this Spring via Closed Sessions and will also feature appearances […]
Arista/LaFace The life Amy Winehouse is one that will likely fascinate, confound, inspire and confuse fans for generations. The young woman with the big voice and the big hair had always been one to march to her own drum and she wore her nonconformity proudly. “I wasn’t a tearaway but I definitely wouldn’t conform to […]
Early this month, a bunch Daft Punk conspiracy theorists began getting their hopes up that the robotic duo would soon be touring again, all thanks to the website Alive2017.com. Well, they should have believed that “industry source” who previously shut down the rumours, as the site has been revealed to be nothing more than a […]
Three years removed from releasing The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart, metal vets Sepultura have revealed the details behind their 14th studio album. Titled Machine Messiah, the new disc will arrive January 13 through Nuclear Blast. Ten tracks in length, Machine Messiah was inspired by humanity’s increased dependency on technology, and was produced by the […]
The veterans Edo. G and Shabaam Sahdeeq recently came together for the Recognize Your Power EP and today they drop f a new video for “Play To Win” which features a guest verse from Torae and the turntable talents DJ Eclipse. Check it out above and look for the EP on Bandcamp, Spotify, Apple Music […]
We all know that President Barack Obama loves hip-hop (just look at his summer playlist), and during his interview on Sway on the Morning on Friday (Oct. 28), POTUS continue to express his fondness for rappers speaking their minds. When asked about the current state rap, President Obama noted some his favorites and the rising […]
Kingfisher Bluez honcho and Vancouver indie hero Tim the Mute (a.k.a. Tim Clapp) famously spent a significant portion 2015 living in his van. For more on that chapter his life, watch his new music video. The song is simply called “Van,” and sees our hero describe a life lived on Cliff Bars, secretive showers and some occasional […]
Marv Mag drops f a new one to follow up his Ode To Sean Price mixtape. This time he’s got his Winners cohort SmooVth and the OG Shabaam Sahdeeq over Smif-N-Wessun’s “Sound Bwoy Bureill” instrumental.
Theo Wargo, Getty s Since Fetty Wap and his former friend P-Dice were beefing last year, and Dice was kicked out Remy Boyz, it’s not surprising that he’s now suing the “Trap Queen” creator for millions dollars. As TMZ reports, P-Dice said he helped write the song “679,” but his verse was deleted on the album, so he lost out […]
Join Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era in their continued adventures on ScHoolBoy Q’s Blank Face Tour in this 3rd episode their vlog series. In this installment, the crew hits New Orleans and swings by STS Customs to chop it up with Curren$y in between promo runs. Then it’s f to Dallas for a stop there and […]
At the start this week, Drake delivered new track “Two Birds One Stone,” which included a Kid Cudi diss with the line “You were the Man on the Moon / Now you just go thru your phases.” Many considered the lyrics a low blow, including Cudi’s manager who thought they were “corny as fuck.” Now, Cudi himself has spoken […]
Fetty Wap lends his talents to “With You”, the new single from production duo KDL which consists Norway’s BPM and American producer Eddie Simmons, who also worked on Fetty’s debut album. Listen below.
Yesterday, the world spent the day on a repetitive six-second loop mourning thanks to the news that Twitter is shutting down Vine. Now, however, the social media network might have found a particularly sexy saviour. The horndogs at Pornhub are trying to ensure that Vine will not go gently into that good night. According to […]
Love him or hate him, Fetty Wap’s music has been absolutely inescapable this year. With the astronomical success his singles “Trap Queen” and “My Way”, it’ was a no brainer for him to cash in with a full length retail fering sooner rather than later. The self-titled album ficially goes on sale this Friday, but […]
Having read the books Noodle, Russel and Murdoc, we know a new album from Gorillaz is on the way, but not before the fourth instalment the story series has been delivered. The band have now shared The Book 2D to go alongside their previous three releases. Starting once more from the attack on Plastic Beach, the story […]
With his name starting to bubble #inthesestreets, Philly’s Kur stops by Hot 97 to participate in Funkmaster Flex’s ongoing freestyle series. Over the course about 4-minutes, he eschews the standard brag raps we usually hear on this series and spits some realness.
Though accounts the evening’s events vary, we know that Azealia Banks attended a party at Russell Crowe’s hotel suite as a guest RZA earlier this month, and things ended badly — very badly. After criticizing the party playlist and referring to the host and another guest as “boring white men,” Banks claims that Crowe […]
Getty s for Tribeca Film Festival/Justin Sullivan, Getty s Kid Cudi went on Twitter today (Oct. 28) in what seems to be a response to Drake’s recently released diss song, which takes aim at him, “Two Birds, One Stone.” “Say it to [my] face, p—-,” Cudi wrote. “You think it’s a game. I wanna see […]
Mickey Factz is back with his new album The Achievement: circa ’82, produced entirely by Nottz and featuring guest appearances from Styles P, Curren$y, Smoke DZA, Blu, Phonte and Mack Wilds among others. Check it out below via Spotify or look for it on your preferred streaming service or digital retailer.
In preparation for his upcoming Halloween festivities, Stephen Colbert enlisted Run the Jewels to help him bring some seasonal spirit to The Late Show last night (October 27) with a dance called “The Halloween Wiggle.” While he has an idea how the song should go, the duo Killer Mike and El-P have an entirely different one. Colbert […]
After wiggling with Run The Jewels, Stephen Colbert sat down for an interview with guest Pusha T on last night’s episode The Late Show. Sitting alongside weed queenpin Nancy Botwin, Push and Stephen talked about the ubiquity the “Grindin” beat, his involvement with the “I’m Loving It” jingle for McDonald’s, his support Hillary Clinton’s campaign, […]
#MeekMill talks #Back2Back on #TaxSeason with #TaxStone dropping Monday A video posted by Baller Alert (@balleralert) on Oct 28, 2016 at 5:09am PDT With Meek Mill‘s DC4 album dropping on Thursday night (Oct. 27), he’ll likely be making the promotional rounds to talk about the project, among other things. One the first interviews he’s done is with Tax Stone […]
Once a month, a group up to 15 inmates at the Stony Mountain Institution, just north Winnipeg, will meet with a volunteer at the penitentiary’s library and spend about two hours discussing a book that they’ve been reading. The program made its way to Stony Mountain a few years ago, part a growing phenomenon in […]
Kevin Mazur, Getty s After delving into what was thought to be a steamy relationship with Rihanna and reportedly jumping out the mattress love with her, Drake quickly appears to be on the rebound. After new dating speculations stemming from a couple dates with India Love arose, rumors have now began circulating that he has […]
The political climate in the U.S. might be dominating international headlines, but the Radio Dept. want the world to know that typically scandal-free Sweden has its own troubles. The band were already working on a different album when they decided to start fresh and try to expose some their own government’s miscarriages. “It’s kind […]
Common was the musical guest last night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and he put down an amazing performance the title track to his new album with BJ The Chicago Kid very competently filling in for Stevie Wonder and backing from The Roots and a string section. Black America Again is out next […]