With Action Bronson’s debut album Mr. Wonderful on the way (due out March) and the Queens rapper already sharing the 40 produced “Actin’ Crazy” he stops by Funkmaster Flex for an exclusive, out of this world freestyle. Needless to say, Bronson spazzed over Prodigy’s “Keep It Thoro.” Check out Action Bronson’s Funkmaster Flex freestyle after the jump!
The hyperkinetic and frantic collaboration between Young Thug, A$AP Ferg and Freddie Gibbs “Old English” receives a fittingly odd and offbeat animated visual treatment a la that of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Check out the colorful video for “Old English” after the jump.
Ab-Soul teams up with fellow Californian Short Dawg for the visuals for “Addiction” off of Short Dawg’s forthcoming Drank Sinatra & The Scripts project. Peep the party cut video after the jump.
O.T. Genasis, the man best known for his surprise smash hit “CoCo” released “Jackin’ For Beats 2015″ a track where he goes off over a few rap classics a week back. But now Genasis returns with a revamped version of his popular viral “CoCo” video. This time Genasis is surrounded by luxury; cars, clothes, and hoes. Peep the new, updated version of “CoCo” after the jump.
BJ the Chicago Kid and ScHoolboy Q struck gold with their collaborative track “Studio” earlier in the year (off of Schoolboy’s excellent Oxymoron album) so the duo returns for some more with “It’s True.” In the visuals for the track Schoolboy joins BJ in his hometown of Chicago. Peep the video for “It’s True” after the jump.
Your Old Droog stopped by Statik Selektah’s radio show and during his stay the crew decided to throw a DJ Premier beat on and of course it was Your Old Droog’s cue to spit bars. And, as you probably guessed it, he went in. Peep Your Old Droog’s freestyle over a DJ Premier beat after the jump!
The wait is finally over. After weeks of sharing individual bricks (verses) from 36 total rappers, Noisey is now sharing the full version of their epic 42-minute The Rap Monument project. The entire project is produced by everyone’s super producer Hudson Mohawke and features Pusha T, Bryant Dope, Go Dreamer, RetcH, Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Danny Brown, Mayhem Lauren, Raekwon, Vado, Kilo Kish, Flatbush Zombies, Renegade El Rey, Rockie Fresh, Pill, Bodega BAMZ, Remy Banks, Killer Mike, Del Harris, YG, CyHi The Prynce, Young Thug, A$ton Matthews, Prodigy, SL Jones, Nigel Nasty, Bobby Creekwater, Action Bronson, Heems, Mike G, Yak Ballz, Zebra Katz, Two-9, Alexander Spit, ScottyATL, and Da$H. Grab some popcorn, a drink or two, and peep the 42-minute epic after the jump!
PRhyme, the collaborative project between Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier, dropped their self-titled debut album this year (which you may stream in full here) and now the duo continues churning out some music to close out the year. Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier are sharing the visuals for “PRhyme Time” this Thursday, which you may peep after the jump.
With Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report prepping to officially close its doors Kendrick Lamar made an appearance on the program and debuted an untitled new track alongside a live band featuring Thundercat and Bilal. The track was produced by Astronote. Peep Kendrick Lamar’s performance of his untitled new track on The Colbert Report after the jump.
The Sremm boys continue to turn up. This time they’re up like Trump in this unrelenting party track. Following in the same vein as their summer smash hits “No Flex Zone” and “No Type” as well as the Nicki Minaj and Young Thug featured “Throw Sum Mo” and viral “Illest Walking” the Mississippi duo of Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy deliver the goods on “Up Like Trump.” If you’re having a boring Tuesday these guys will guarantee to change that immediately. Their debut album SremmLife is due out January 6th via Ear Drummer/Interscope. Peep the visuals for “Up Like Trump” after the jump.
Nicki Minaj has shared the official music video to her “Only” single featuring Lil Wayne, Drake, and Chris Brown. The official visuals for “Only” arrives a month after the controversial lyrical video which the Anti-Defamation League accused of promoting Nazi imagery. Naturally Nicki denied the allegations, citing that she would never condone Nazism in her art. Regardless the new visuals showcase all four stars in a relatively ominous setting. Peep the video for “Only” after the jump.
With Pusha T, Danny Brown, Nipsey Hussle, Problem, Raekwon, Vado, Go Dreamer, Flatbush ZOMBiES, Meyhem Lauren, A$ton Matthews and Young Thug already down, Action Bronson, Prodigy, and SL Jones drop off their bricks for Noisey’s forthcoming epic The Rap Monument. Check out Bam Bam, Infamous P, and one SL Jones spit bars for Noisey’s The Rap Monument after the jump.
With his new album 2014 Forest Hills Drive in stores now (stream it in full here) J. Cole appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman last night (Dec. 10th) to deliver an emotionally-charged performance of his track “Be Free.” The song, which Cole released back in August and doesn’t appear on his new album, is a tribute to Mike Brown and Eric Garner, two men who were killed in the hands of police. 2014 Forest Hills Drive is expected to sell 320-350k in its first week, but that isn’t even on J. Cole’s mind at the moment. “Album in stores now. 2014 Forest Hills Drive. No thank you on projections. Just did Letterman, I’ll never forget it. Thank you God,” he tweeted. Check out Cole’s performance on Letterman after the jump.