Freddie Gibbs is the new Tupac of the stage. He keeps it all the way real, only performs shirtless and basically dares anyone to challenge his sincerity 100 per cent of the time. If that ain’t Pac-esque, y’all listened to too much Ja Rule in the early 2000s. This song goes wild.
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Sometimes wish there were separate Rap Awards for things like this…radio freestyling. Slaughterhouse does it probably better than anyone else who’s ever done it as a group. Maybe Wu Tang is in the picture if you edit them down to their giants. These guys are a class unto themselves though. They don’t need to make songs.
Audio Dope…this is Spitta Andretti over a Harry Fraud production reminding us that Jet Life is the best life. Such a vivid depiction over a simple soundscape makes it the most alluring lifestyle music in rap. Lay back with a cold one…or a lit one, and enjoy.
Top Dawg Entertainment artist Isaiah Rashad stuns with this boldly spare video for “I Shot You Down.” His lyrics suggest inventive and gritty hood romanticism, and shrewd self-awareness. Nothing less from hip-hop’s creative top dogs of late.
King Kendrick graces a sold-out show in UK with his presence. This live version of “Cartoons and Cereal” has terrific crowd response for a non-album cut. No Gunplay on this version but the MC of the Year holds it down just fine without the assist.
Yeezy’s soulful live performances are giving his Yeezus project — that of the uneven critical reception — some new life. His time with Charlie Wilson fine-tuning each song for presentation hasn’t hurt either. Check the video of him on Jools Holland performing the two singles from the album.
Em unveils the official artwork for his upcoming sequel to The Marshall Mathers LP, slated to arrive on November 5. (more…)
Abel keeps the promo going for his Kiss Land album, releasing the video for “Pretty.”
Vado drops off a new record entitled “Frank White,” produced by Butter Beats. (more…)
JT comes through with the second single off The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2, “TKO,” produced by none other than Timbo. (more…)
Rocky and Riff Raff sit down for the second part of their “Back & Forth” interview for Noisey, featuring an appearance from A$AP Yams and A$AP Ferg. Much hilarity ensues including Riff Raff claiming to be a virgin.
iHipHop Blog Team