Drake blessed the ESPYs with a special song for the runners up. This parody seems especially cruel coming from a frontrunner who sings about losing out all the time. It works though, because Drake is made for musical theater, and scarcely too serious to poke fun at himself as a singer. Video after the jump.
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As the heady half of the SaveMoney crew, Vic Mensa has been going all the way left of expectation for his first project. It’s like 2009 Asher Roth on speedballs and Illmatic repeats. He has the frat boy fervor and the backpacker urgency and just enough R&B melody to make rhymes palatable. The new video after the jump.
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We’ve previewed Waka’s “I Can’t Rap” project here and here. He can rap, and that title is just a finger to critics and haters who aren’t really interested in listening to Flocka for what he really is: a trap house bard. Stream the full tape, hosted by Whoo Kid, after the jump.
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This party anthem questions the darker side of the high life. It seems like Ab-Soul and Schoolboy Q will forever be the id to Kendrick’s ego. Mac Miller joins in with weekend amnesia and severe dissociation. More importantly, who getting that money? And how quickly can they spend it? Video after the jump.
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In this tribute to a fading star, Spike Lee, Jay Z, Action Bronson, Skylar Diggins and more tip their hats to New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter. It’s a slow spot without being somber. And New York figures past and present make appearances. Video after the jump.
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New joint from Mr. Veggies and King Chip on a drippy saxophone track that sounds like eighties homage meets sitcom camp. Chip and Casey create real chemistry on their paired verses. From the The Sparks Foundation’ Forever Madness The Randy Savage EP. Hat tip to NahRight. Stream after the jump.
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On Saturday night July 12th in the summer of the two thousand and fourteenth year Joe Budden signed himself up for a roast. Then he got heckled, and quit. An event named Total Slaughter showcased a battle rap legend, Hollow Da Don, throwing bars at the reality television artist in a bid for internet notoriety. Video after the jump.
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Jay Electronica has been hinting at a big announcement during his performance at the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. He’s added all of his music to a long-abandoned SoundCloud page. He’s been on Twitter again, ranting, after a lengthy absence. AND HE BROUGHT OUT JAY Z FOR HIS PERFORMANCE! Might this be the release that defines his elusive career? Watch after the jump.
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