first of all, pause that song title all the way. now, another moment in hip-hop weekday singles release history happened today. jay z, temporarily descended from his throne of art collecting and international-ing, blessed the people (those wicked ingrates) with a verse from on high. and it’s on drake’s new album. reasons why this is major… (more…)
Brooklyn spitter Ken Rebel links up with Emani on this self-produced track which serves as the first single from A3C Volume 3, dropping October 1st. The compilation will feature over 50 of the best up-and-coming artists from across the country and marks the third year that iHipHop Distribution has partnered with the A3C Hip-Hop Festival in this capacity. Hit the jump to check out the cover art from this sure-to-be dope compilation. (more…)
it may be that his “daddy was a poet” as he explains on “Burgundy”, an anxious and self-immolating song from Doris, or that his way with phrasing seems unique for a 19-year-old. (or an any-year-old for that matter.) but lately it seems like the media has taken to using earl sweatshirt quotes as pieces of journalism in themselves. (more…)
The MMG team drops the video for “Gallardo” featuring Gunplay, Ross, and Yo Gotti off their Self Made Vol. 3 compilation, which will hit stores tomorrow.
Rockie Fresh rolls out the visual treatment for his “Panera Bread” track with Rozay and Lunice off The Birthday Tape. Directed by DRE Films with animation coming from Bono Nikolic.
Pharrell getting funky at the disco.
If this song is any indication of the tone of Drake’s Nothing Was The Same, sh*t’s about to get even more deep and uncomfortable. Drake’s best work is his most squirming, awkward struggle with fame set to the rhythm of an increasingly confident flow. A personal letter to his mother and uncle? That’s just the start.
These guys are working together well on this track and fit it with an impressive visual. Endless metaphors about elevation and flight make me sure there’s more good music on the way from Underachievers. Whenever they touch down.
“It ain’t about who did it first/It’s about who did it right” and other Chris Brown and Rihanna references follow. This preview…this leak from NWTS…it’s yooooooouuuurs. After the jump. (more…)
Last night, My Name Is My Name got its official listening treatment. And, as expected, Kanye stole the scene from Pusha T by screaming his way through an endorsement. But one particular statement may have been aimed at October’s Very Own, Drizzy. Check the quote after the jump. (more…)
“When you pop up on me with a camera, I got somebody to pop up on you.” The nervous smile on this cameraman’s face is to die for. Haaaa! Self-made media network: MMZ.
Hot97′s Ebro Darden interviews Mr. Cee about the allegations surrounding his latest incident involving an undercover police officer and the evidence that he engaged in some acts with transgender sex workers in the past. This is a witch hunt. Hopefully hip-hop learns from it and becomes safer for people of all orientations.
iHipHop Blog Team