Truth be told, I know a few of these rap vets personally and still haven’t heard verses that match these wits. Quelle Chris shines on this low-key appearance, and Ras Kass smoothly injects himself in the Greatest Freestyler conversation yet again. Clip after the jump.
This is what future music should sound like. ILoveMakkonen has the best new style and a strange name that shows how much he loves himself. A good message for the kids. He takes the robot singing of Future and T-Pain, darts to the Trap, and drags it through a muddy trail of intoxication. He is what would happen if all raps were sung, and what that would mean about the words you hear. His new video after the jump.
Though it’s unclear if Drake’s athletic career ended after the wheelchair incident, he’s remade himself into one of the world’s biggest sports fans. That’s why he’ll host the ESPYs. Video after the jump.
The-Dream puts his talent for auto-tuning toward social change. In the video for “Black,” the singer addresses world problems with an army of actors and handy smoke machines. Watch it after the jump.
Lecrae’s haters ain’t talmbout nuthin. The premise is simple and we’re right there with him. Erase the enemy by eliminating his noise. Plus, it’s a freshly wrapped summer jam that goes hard.
Action Bronson takes some fans along for a bright shining adventure in London during his Blue Chips II Tour. Some great performance footage here of the Bronso-saurus in his full shirtless glory.
The Odd Future cohorts have teamed up for an upcoming album this weekend (July 4) and this single suggests there is so much undiscovered resource still within that group…we need to watch for more of their work. Especially those (Hodgy) beats. Listen after the jump.
This video is not quite safe for work, but it’s really more suggestive than anything. “Freak” comes from the forthcoming Diplo compilation, brilliantly titled Random White Dude Be Everywhere. Read More
Cam’ron’s back to kill the game, and an undercover cop, in the new video “Funeral.” The track comes from Cam’s new EP, 1st of the Month, Vol. 1 which drops on Tuesday.
Following an epic episode of The Combat Jack Show where he responded to Funk Flex’s accusations of being irrelevant and a lousy businessman, Damon Dash has wasted no time in continuing his onslaught against Hot 97′s most prominent DJ and his boss, Ebro Darden. In an interview with Hip Hop Motivation, Dame took aim at Hot 97′s programming director by detailing a recent encounter with him.
It is hard to believe that it’s been 8 years since the release of Dilated People’s last album, 20/20. The group will make its return this summer with the much-anticipated album Directors of Photography on Rhymesayers Entertainment. Today the group unveiled the first music video from the album, “Good As Gone,” which is produced by DJ Premier. Hit the jump to check out the album’s cover art which was also revealed today. Read More
So this is actually happening…Waka Flocka is spearheading the EDM-meets-Hip-Hop movement as exemplified by the “Rage The Night Away” video. The track will be featured on Steve Aoki’s forthcoming album Neon Future.