Posts Tagged ‘Joell Ortiz’
He doesn’t need the cheers from the crowd, though his rhymes really warrant them. This plays like a fan tribute video from Mr. Ortiz. Feel thankful he is here for his own reasons.
Sometimes wish there were separate Rap Awards for things like this…radio freestyling. Slaughterhouse does it probably better than anyone else who’s ever done it as a group. Maybe Wu Tang is in the picture if you edit them down to their giants. These guys are a class unto themselves though. They don’t need to make songs.
what is cultural memory? news stories and internet videos are 3-minute clips. toddlers of the millennium can use a tablet before they know how to speak; instant fame has shrunk from the designated fifteen minutes to a few. the cycle goes: reality show star to porn debutante to burnt-out addict in 2 years. simply put, we’re tired of remembering so we gave up on it. (more…)
It’s been over a month since Kendrick Lamar shook the Rap world to its very foundations with his verse on Big Sean’s “Control”. If you have been hiding under a rock and have not heard the song, Kendrick claims the title of King of New York while appearing to take shots at J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T., Wale, Pusha T, Meek Mill, A$AP Rocky, Drake, Big Sean, Jay Electronica, Tyler, The Creator and Mac Miller. Rappers from every section of the globe bolted to their Twitter accounts and their soundproof studio booths to respond to the Compton native’s jabs. Some applauded Kendrick for giving rap a much needed shot in the arm, while others took things a bit more personally and made response records. (more…)
NPR gives us an early preview of Statik’s upcoming Extended Play album, which drops June 18. (more…)
Joell Ortiz hooks up with Hot 97′s Peter Rosenberg and goes over Hov’s “Open Letter” instrumental as part of the Real Late Sessions freestyle series.
Joell flexes his muscles over Drizzy’s “5 AM In Toronto” instrumental. (more…)
Video: “Notorious B.I.G. Cypher Tribute” Feat. Lil Cease, Joey BadA$$, Maino, Joell Ortiz, Fred Da Godson, Uncle Murda & Mister Cee
It’s been 16 years since his passing, and here are some the people whom came up under the greatest paying respect. (more…)
Nowadays you can’t be a successful rapper without droppin some bars in or about Paris…
New heat off the soundtrack for the RZA’s upcoming movie The Man With The Iron Fists. The soundtrack drops on 10/23 and the movie comes out on 11/2.
Slaughterhouse drops the visuals for their Cee-Lo assisted track complete with a hilarious intro from Eminem. Don’t be surprised if this track takes over airwaves in the coming weeks.
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