The South’s forgotten man, Yo Gotti, lets go of a free stream of his I Am LP, which is set to drop on November 19. The project features more notable guests than you may expect, including J. Cole, YG, Jeezy, Rich Homie Quan, Ne-Yo, Wale, and Meek Mill. Stream after the jump. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Wale’
This kid in New York tried to buy a $350 belt at Barney’s and it started a ruckus. Imagine if he’d had that staaaack? Rozay!
In 1938, Alex Steinweiss, an art director for Columbia Records invented the concept of album cover art, making way for epic images that continuously influence pop culture. It’s different now that most listeners stream and download music, which has ignited a market for unique album artwork to differentiate one project from the next. Also, design software is much more accessible and apps like instagram are extremely popular. That accessibility has given artists a bevy of new media to expand greatly the idea of album covers. Artists can create several album covers with a mouse click, and with a simple QR code make them interactive, or create a vine video that gives the viewer a short film in lieu of a traditional static album cover. So it’s no shock that this year is has delivered dope album covers. Here is my list of 2013’s Five Best Hip Hop Album Covers, based on: visual aesthetic, concept in relation to album name and theme, and creative execution.
With less than a week to go until the release of Suffering From Success, Khaled has generous enough to leak a good portion of the album, which is akin to the dude that stands on the side of the highway dressed in a giant sandwich costume and hands out coupons for free Subway. However, this cut is actually good. (more…)
He gave the business his heart. It gave him the finger. So now Olubowale is back to his simple needs, not focused on the fame and giving the rhymes and clean minimal video to prove it. This slick Toronto short says all about how he’s quietly positioned himself as one of this year’s chart toppers without going the conflict route. Respect.
Sean Kingston shoots a clip for his “Seasonal Love” collabo with Wale off Back 2 Life, which hits stores today.
The wait is over as Wale finally liberates the visuals for his “Clappers” single with Nicki Minaj & Juicy J off The Gifted.
MMG releases the official tracklisting for third installment in their Self Made compilation series, dropping September 17. (more…)
D.C.’s Fat Trel drops his anticipated Sex, Drugs, Money, & Guns project which features production from some of the biggest names in the game. (more…)
Kirko Bangz releases the third installment in his Progression series. (more…)
It’s time to pay the bills. Head down bottom to see if they’re coming to a city near you. (more…)
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