U-God, who has been in the press lately due to a rift within the Wu-Tang Clan, just debuted a new single and announced the forthcoming album Venom via Billboard.
What's better than a compilation of really dope new hip-hop? How about a compilation the size of 5. Today, 2dopeboyz premiered the full album stream of A3C Volume 5. Hit the jump to hear new bangers from Tunji Ige, Manolo Rose, 2 Eleven, Case Arnold, U-God, Cannibal Ox, Trev Rich, ProbCause, Dee Goodz, Ramaj Eroc, WebsterX, Noveliss (of Clear Soul Forces), Max Wonders and many more.
Straight from Illadelph, the fifth single from A3C Volume 5 comes from the emerging rapper/producer Famey. Famey, who is a protege of the legendary Jerry Wonda, is quickly building a reputation as a prolific songwriter and producer. The video for his new single “Worth It” was filmed by Ed Kelly at Famey’s private studio inside New York City’s Platinum Sounds studios and gives listeners a glimpse into his creative space. Also today, iHipHop Distribution and A3C revealed the track list for A3C Volume 5. Hit the jump to check out the new video by Famey as well as the full track list.
Wu-Tang Clan's very own U-God is hosting a mixtape over at Baller Status called Digital Dynasty 36 which showcases tracks from rising newcomers and established artists, as well as exclusive cuts from U-God. "U-God brought a great energy as host and trying to pick a few select songs out of his catalog was difficult because he has so many hits. Shouts to everyone a part of this and here it is," says series creator, Tha Advocate. Check out the entire Digital Dynasty 36 mixtape after the jump!
Cannibal Ox' highly-anticipated followup to their 2001 underground hip-hop classic The Cold Vein, Blade of the Ronin is set to finally drop March 3rd via iHipHop (which you may preorder now courtesy of iTunes here) and with the rap duo already having shared "Iron Rose" and "Harlem Knights" they are now sharing the Artifacts and U-God featured cut "Blade: The Art of Ox" produced by none other than the great Black Milk. You may listen that after the jump. And if you're in the city March 2nd be sure to come through to Cannibal Ox' Blade of the Ronin album release party at Webster Hall with Freeway, G-Jet, and very special guests. You don't wanna miss out!
Sugar Factory Films takes it back to 2001 by unveiling the previously unreleased video for "Y'all Been Warned" from the Clan's album Iron Flag. While not a spectacular video itself, it's great that this visual has seen the light of day as I'm a big fan of the immensely underrated Iron Flag.