Jay Z’s “Glory” (a tribute to his daughter Blue Ivy Carter) was penned back in 2012 and now with his Tidal streaming service Jay is making the visuals exclusive to users only. As of right now, unless you’ve got a subscription to Tidal, you cannot watch the video. However, we’re sure in a few minutes it’ll be available online for your viewing pleasure. Check out the visuals to “Glory” after the jump.
ball so hard GMs wanna fine me. they are unable to locate me, however. this summary of the week in NBA games and players is brought to you by Allen Iverson, who was at the altar when hip hop married pro sports. carefully untie your du-rag and salute those braids as a real thug should!
“I know how to make ‘perfect’.” Mr. West is in the building. And he’s doing interviews. Zane Lowe sits down with Kanye for an exclusive talk with the now-public artists. After years of avoiding interviews, it seems Yeezy’s found his stride with careful press appointments like this one. It must be the Dad thing.
On Thursday June 29, 2012, Joey Bada$$ invaded SOB’s for his first-ever NYC headlining performance. The crowd went crazy for Joey and the Pro Era crew as they performed cuts off “1999.” Click through this slideshow to see photos from this event. All photos by Lucas Alvarado/Far Fetched Future.
On Tuesday June 26, 2012, Rick Ross led Maybach Music Group into Alife (in NYC) for an in-store appearance and autograph signing. Those in attendance were treated to a private performance from Rozay, Wale, Meek Mill, Stalley, and Omarion. iHipHop.com was on-hand to capture this exclusive performance. In case you missed it, check out photos from the event here.
With Houston being on the mind of the general public when it comes to Hip-Hop, most people don’t consider Dallas as a budding Hip-Hop melting pot. Luckily, they have Dorrough to help change that culture, and he’s been doing it since the release of his massive hit, ‘Ice Cream Paint Job’ back in 2009.
Two studio albums and four mixtapes later, he’s back again with his latest and fifth effort, Highlights. While putting in some face time during his visit to New York, he stopped by our office to talk about his new project, the city he helped to put on the map from a Hip-Hop standpoint, and a lot more. (Original footage shot by Marvin Harris)
To say Marz Lovejoy has had an incredible 2011 would be an understatement. Opening the year on the heels of the release her debut EP, “This Little Light Of Mine,” Marz performed alongside Wu-Tang Clan and Erykah Badu at SXSW, putting on a show that New York Times’ writer Jon Pareles described as “among the best” at the festival. In October, she put on yet another stunning performance and stole the show at the A3C Hip-Hop Festival in Atlanta. She went on to win over crowds while opening for M.O.P. at CMJ and by opening for Curren$y, The Jets and special guest Wiz Khalifa at the “Jet World Order” album release party in November.
This year, she also made her feature film debut in director Sheldon Candis’ “LUV,” appearing amongst an all-star cast including Common, Danny Glover, Meagan Good, and Michael K. Williams. The film has been selected to compete in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. On the experience, Marz commented, “I’m very grateful and humbled by this opportunity. I got to be around creative professionals such as Common and director sheldon Candis who exposed me to new experiences and made my first film performance feel as natural as being myself. I’ll be honing in on this new love of mine as time progresses…and going to Sundance is really the cherry on top, I get to go to Sundance with a purpose, that’s exciting! ” Producers Gordon Bijelonic and Datari Turner added, “Marz Lovejoy is an incredible new talent and we look forward to working with her on more films in the future.” The 2012 Sundance Film Festival will take place January 19 through January 29 , 2012 in Park City, Utah.