Once a year, Austin, TX transforms into a hotbed for fans to witness some of the greatest music showcases on earth during the annual SXSW Music Festival. This year was no exception as fans in attendance were able to see a myriad of live performances each day across all genres of music. iHipHop was on-hand to capture photos from some of the most monumental performances and parties throughout the city this year. For your viewing pleasure, click through this exclusive slideshow to check out photos from this year’s SXSW Music Festival. All photos by W. Suarez (MosiacNewYork).
Detroit’s Black Milk is due to release his new album, If There’s a Hell Below October 28th and he has taken the time off his busy schedule to share a single from the forthcoming release. “Gold Piece” features Houston legend, the Trill OG, Bun B. If There’s a Hell will also feature the likes of Pete Rock, Blu, and Random Axe. Check out “Gold Piece” after the jump.
After releasing numerous tracks from the project, producers Sean C & LV finally let go of their Loud Dreams Vol. 1 mixtape, which features bars from Dom Kennedy, Pusha T, A$AP Ferg, Raekwon, Smoke DZA, Fabolous and more.
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The Mobb has unveiled the official tracklisting for their double-disc The Infamous Mobb Deep LP, which will include 14 unreleased tracks as well as 17 new tracks. Features include Nas, Mack Wilds, Juicy J, and Bun B, and Snoop Dogg with production from the likes of Illmind, Boi-1da, Alchemist and more. Hit the jump for the complete tracklisting.
The elder statesmen and cultural ambassador Bun B take his legacy a step higher. Here he performs with a symphony at a benefit concert, and we’re all made more classy for it.
Some young upstarts and a true blue vet graced the MTV stage. Here is the video of the freestylish result.
OG Trilla Bun B stops by Sway’s show to drop gems all over the place.
the unofficial tag-team is one of hip-hop’s quiet victories over other forms of music. while rock and jazz and r&b is often replete with dual acts like the singer and the drummer, or the keyboard player and the bassist, hip-hop tends to thrive on the power of the individual voice.
recently, lifehacker reported on the jobs with the best career outlook over the long-term. among them: bio-engineers, elementary school teachers…and, to the delight of every working girl, strippers. here’s a short list of the rappers who will be sponsoring the next generation’s best and brightest. merry christmas everyone!
The Chef and famed producer Scram Jones link up for a compilation tape which includes some of their hottest collaborations over the past few years, as well as some never before heard unreleased joints. Read More