Yesterday Rae Sremmurd, the Mississippi duo of Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy, announced the release of their debut album. It’s called SremmLife, it was executive produced by Mike WiLL Made It, and it’s out January 6 via Ear Drummer/Interscope. They celebrated this news by performing their two smash hit tracks “No Type” and “No Flex Zone” on Jimmy Fallon. Peep the live performance after the jump.
Nicki Minaj’s highly-anticipated new album The Pinkprint is due out December 9th and The Harajuku Barbie herself is sharing a new cut for the frothy fans out there. Produced by Boi-1da and Vinylz “All Things Go” is the first song Nicki has shared since announcing the official release date for The Pinkprint. Nicki’s The Pinkprint is set to feature guest appearances from Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Drake, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Jeremih, Skylar Grey, and Meek Mill (who was recently released from prison.) Listen to “All Things Go” after the jump!
First of the month is here! Well, second of the month to be exact. But semantics put aside you know what that means: new installment to Cam’ron’s 1st of the Month series. It’s the sixth edition and features five total tracks, including “Devastated” and “Million Dolla.” Grab Cam’ron’s 1st of the Month, Vol. 6 after the jump.
For Noisey’s forthcoming The Rap Monument, which features 30 emcees from Young Thug to Raekwon to Action Bronson spitting bars, Pusha T lays down a verse in this preview with production from wunderkind Hudson Mohawke. Noisey is set to roll out a new “brick” (verse) over the course of the month. Preview Pusha T’s brick for The Rap Monument after the jump!
The legendary emcee Big Daddy Kane, who is a pioneer in the hip-hop game, is also known for his trendsetting ways via fashion. On top of being a first rate lyricist who has influenced countless rappers from Jay Z to Eminem, Big Daddy’s fashion game also helped establish the quintessential rapper aesthetic. From the oversized dookie chain to the clean high-top fade BDK’s entire flamboyant image has remained intact to this day. So it only makes sense for a prestigious global brand like British Walker to link up with Big Daddy himself for a limited edition line of custom BDK shoes. Only 500 BDKs will produced so get ‘em while they’re hot! And while you’re at it check out this two minute clip of Big Daddy Kane explaining British Walker’s influence on him and his hood. After the jump!
The critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto V recently received a PlayStation 4 / Xbox One facelift and with it comes a brand spankin’ new original soundtrack. A few weeks back Freddie Gibbs shared his GTA V cut (featuring production from Mike Dean) “Sellin’ Dope.” And now, with it being Action Bronson’s birthday, The Alchemist is letting one out of the vault for everyone to enjoy. The Bronsolino/Danny Brown collaborative track “Bad News” (produced by the aforementioned Alchemist) also appears on the next-gen console version of GTA V. Listen to “Bad News” after the jump and wish Mr. Wonderful himself, Action Bronson, a happy birthday.
On Monday December 1, 2014 Power 105.1 Sweden’s premiere hip-hop export Yung Lean hit the stage at NYC’s Webster Hall with Sad Boys, Gravity Boys, and Goth Money Records. iHipHop was on hand to document the event. Click through this slideshow to see photos of the night’s event. All photos by Lauren Gesswein.
JMSN’s self-titled album is on the way (dropping December 9th) and the elusive rapper has already shared a few tracks from it, including “Street Sweeper” and its remix featuring Freddie Gibbs. Now he’s sharing a new cut, “Addicted.” This should serve as added anticipation for fans. Listen to JMSN’s “Addicted” after the jump.
When Travi$ Scott dropped his Days Before Rodeo project back in August he shared the visuals for its single “Don’t Play” featuring Big Sean. However, while the track was well received fans were hip to the fact that it was actually the Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan featured cut “Mamacita” that was the standout track on the project. And now Travi$ has heard you loud and clear making it the project’s second official single as he also shares the visuals for it. Check out the video for Travi$ Scott’s “Mamacita” featuring Richie Homie Quan and Young Thug after the jump.
Troy Ave’s hit “All About the Money” receives a boss treatment via new verse from Rick Ross. The Hood Billionaire rapper has contributed a standard, yet very apropos braggadocio verse onto Troy Ave’s buzzing street single featuring Manolo Rose. Listen after the jump.
Hip-hop’s relationship with fashion has been well documented and rappers often use the song format to profess their unbridled love for brands. However, Smoke DZA ain’t with that, evident by his candidly titled new track “F*ck Denim & Supply.” DZA uses O.T. Genasis’ smash hit “CoCo” instrumental to go ham on the fashion label Denim & Supply. Check it out after the jump.
Trademark Da Skydiver’s highly-anticipated studio album Return of the Super Villain drops tomorrow (Dec. 2nd) but before it hits stores nationwide Skydiver is giving fans a treat in streaming the entire 14-track project right now. Having already shared “Keep It 100″ and “The Return” Trademark Da Skydiver is letting his Return of the Super Villain project loose to the public, let’s just hope they’re ready for it. Return of the Super Villain features guest spots from Smoke DZA, Young Roddy, Fiend, Blizz and Street Wiz among others. Stream the full project after the jump and be sure to pre-order a copy via iTunes here.
Royce da 5’9″ and DJ Premier have been keeping busy for the last few months, working on the release of their collaborative album PRhyme. The tandem of Royce and Premo have teased a few tracks, including the intro cut and “Courtesy” as well as the visuals for “U Loopz.” The project is duo out December 9th but you’re in luck as they’ve made it available for stream via NPR right now. PRhyme features guest spots from artists the likes of Schoolboy Q, Mac Miller, Common, Killer Mike, and Jay Electronica. Peep the stream after the jump.