Stream Royce da 5’9″ & DJ Premier’s PRhyme Album Now

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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.

New Music: Common – “Kingdom” (Remix) Feat. Vince Staples and Jay Electronica

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Both Vince Staples and Jay Electronica gave Common a helping hand during his AAHH! festival performance over the weekend and today Common delivers a remix of "Kingdom" featuring the two rappers. The original, which appears on Common's excellent Nobody's Smiling album, gets a nice boost of energy from the youthful Vince Staples and a solid verse from Jay Electronica. The track is said to be performed live at the BET Hip-Hop Awards on Oct. 14th during a tribute to the late Mike Brown. After the jump.

Video: Kanye West Surprise Performance During Common’s Set at AAHH! Fest

8 years ago view-show 1,387,584

Last night (Sept. 21st) Common held his inaugural AAHH! Fest in his hometown Chicago, which featured performances by De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco, and Jennifer Hudson. During Common's set, however, he brought out a "very special guest". Kanye West eventually surprised the crowd, performing The College Dropout cut "Get Em High" with Common as well as songs like "Jesus Walks", "Can't Tell Me Nothing", "Power", "All of the Lights", and more. Videos after the jump!

New Music: Lil Herb – “Fight Or Flight” (Remix) Feat. Common & Chance The Rapper

8 years ago view-show 2,198,196

Lil Herb, like Lil Bibby, Lil Durk and Lil Reese, is a Chi-town hustler rapper. Where he lacks in finesse, he makes up for in pulp. On this one, Common and Chance add the touches of subtlety and sobriety. Com just needs to rap a little faster so he doesn't give the song such an obvious belly. After the jump.

Video: Lupe Fiasco – “Remission” Feat. Common & Jennifer Hudson

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Lupe uses his open 3rd eye to craft this song that raises cancer awareness and research. Common sounds a little strained for his time but it's too strong a sentiment to be weighed by a oldhead verse. Plus the vigor from Lupe shows he has a lot of fight in him for the social causes he takes up at a given time.

Album Review: Common – Nobody’s Smiling

9 years ago view-show 1,978,416

Unless you've been living under a rock somewhere it's clear that over the last decade hip-hop has been rapidly evolving, so much so that if you look away even in the slightest you might miss its next big move. So then, what do we make of Common's newest attempt at staying relevant? Read more after the jump.