Good news for rap fans: there will be a Run the Jewels 3, unfortunately not in 2015. After teasing the new project El-P shares the official visuals for their Run the Jewels 2 track “Early.” Check it out after the jump.
In his latest visuals, Wiz Khalifa is portrayed as an honest and loving family man. Produced by Harry Fraud, Wiz’ “The Play” receives some sweet visuals. Here Wiz is chilling in public with his son Sebastian. Peep the Ty Dolla Sign cameo, though. Check out Wiz Khalifa’s “The Play” after the jump.
Rae Sremmurd is sharing their latest visuals for another SremmLife cut in “This Could Be Us.” So far they’ve shared “No Flex Zone,” “No Type,” and “Lit Like Bic.” In the video the duo of Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy head to South Africa for some fun and while they’re there they explore the beautiful country. Check it after the jump!
Raekwon links up with Snoop Dogg for his F.I.L.A. (Fly International Luxurious Art) cut “1, 2 1, 2.” The visuals arrive a few weeks after the release of his new album and it’s convenient that Snoop’s new album BUSH is due out tomorrow. Check out the visuals now.
Just when you thought Amber Rose was prepared to behave amiably towards her ex-beau Kanye West, she drops a bombshell late night at a Los Angeles nightclub. After an undisclosed number of songs from the rapper/producer’s extensive catalogue were played, Amber Rose took to the mic to request the DJ, “Stop playing n*ggas I used to f*ck.” Read More
Rapper STS and producer RJD2 are teaming up for a project next month entitled STS x RJD2. The duo is also sharing the visuals for their first single “Hold On, Here It Go” before the project officially drops. Check out the awesome visuals after the jump.
Last night Kendrick Lamar threw the first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers’ game against the San Francisco Giants. Compared to Jack White’s pitch at the Tigers game last summer (and 50 Cent’s pathetic attempt at one), Kendrick did a pretty well. Read our review of his latest album, To Pimp a Butterfly here. Watch his pitch after the jump.
Future continues delivering that heat for 2015 with the official visuals for his DJ Esco-hosted mixtape 56 Nights cut “Trap N*ggas.” Produced by Southside the track finds Future reflecting on those still stuck in the streets and hopes that God can forgive them for their sins. The visuals are brought to you by FADER. Check it out after the jump.
After T.I. and David Banner jumped on Kap G’s “La Policia” remix they were invited onto CNN to discuss police brutality with correspondent, Don Lemon. During their discussion Kap G goes on to recount an incident a couple years ago when he was racially profiled and unjustly searched by a police officer, and how it inspired him to write “Policia.” Check out the full discussion on police brutality with T.I. and Kap G after the jump.
A lot has been happening for the 22-year-old Chicago emcee as of late. For starters Vic Mensa performed with Kanye West on Saturday Night Live, delivering a hook on ‘Ye’s forthcoming “Wolves” track (set to appear on So Help Me God) followed by some turned up live performances with the man. The live performances were for a track entitled “U Mad,” which recently got released as a single. In addition, Mensa also signed with Jay Z’s Roc Nation recording label. That’s huge. So, yeah, evidently Mensa is doing quite well for himself on the mainstream end right now. Mensa also stopped by to team up with LA Leakers for an exclusive freestyle over Future’s anthemic Monster cut “Commas.” Check it out after the jump!
“One Time for Hip-Hop” is the second single from rapper Laelo and producer Hec Dolo’s collaborative project entitled Deeper Than Plenty, Higher Than Most. On this record Hec Dolo mixes boom bap hip-hop drums, a thumping bass line and a timeless saxophone riff to formulate the perfect hip-hop beat. Lyrically, Laelo paints stories of his hustle and flow vividly on the provided canvas. No hook need. Just a dope beat and dope rhymes. Check out the visuals for “One Time for Hip-Hop” after the jump.
So apparently, A$AP Rocky, who was riding around London had an object hurrled at his car. This prompted Rocky and crew to follow the alleged assailant into a bagel shop and confront him. Rocky, who is from Harlem, put on his best Harlem tough guy pose and went at the guy, giving him a ear full, and threatened to put hands on him. Rocky cooled off and walked away. However, the man (or men?) in the bagel shop had some choice words for Rocky as well. The title of the video, by the way, is “ASAP Rocky Running Gums in London” so clearly the people in that bagel shop weren’t exactly “cool” with the A$AP Mob all-star. Check out the full video of the confrontation after the jump.
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.
The recent situation between Young Thug and Lil Wayne is escalating albeit in a confusing manner. Here’s the breakdown: Lil Wayne doesn’t want to be part of Birdman’s YMCMB, Wayne’s highly-anticipated studio album Tha Carter V is put on hold, Young Thug is putting out his debut album entitled Carter 6 in tribute to Wayne, Wayne doesn’t like it and calls out Thug, Thug responds by saying he doesn’t want any problems and reiterates that the newly titled Barter 6 is a tribute to Wayne. Did you get all of that? Good. Now, T.I. decided to share his thoughts on the matter with DJ Whoo Kid. Find out in the clip after the jump.
Ty Dolla $ign was joined by Charli XCX and Tinashe at MTV Movie Awards. The trio performed Ty’s “Drop That Kitty” which is set to appear on his forthcoming album Free TC, which arrives June 2nd. Now Ty is sharing the official music video for the track, which also features appearances from Charli XCX and Tinashe. Watch it after the jump.