Last month, 9th Wonder and Talib Kweli -- under the pseudonym Indie 500 -- were graciously joined by West Coasters Problem and Bad Lucc. Today, they're sharing the powerful visuals from their latest track, ''Which Side Are You On'', featuring another pair of guests in Tef Poe and Kendra Ross. Furthermore, Kweli revealed the concept behind ''Which Side Are You On'', as well as it's moving video. Kweli says the song ''pays homage to those murdered by the police over the past year and those who have taken a stand'' and that the video -- which contains footage from the Ferguson Rocks and Ferguson Is Everywhere fundraiser -- features Tom Morello, Bun B, Common, Outernational, Cornel West, Pharoahe Monch, Jasiri X, M-1 of dead prez and K'Valentine all of whom ''participated in the August concerts''. You may hit the play button on ''Which Side Are You On'' after the jump.
Super-producer 9th Wonder and all-around stand-up emcee Talib Kweli, better known as Indie 500, are finally sharing the first offering from their collaborative project in "Pay Ya Dues," which features a pair of West Coast rappers, Problem and Bad Lucc. No word as to when their highly-anticipated debut project will drop, but alls we know is "Pay Ya Dues" is the jam and the production, handled by The Soul Council's Eric G, is dope as hell. Go ahead and peep "Pay Ya Dues" after the jump.
Talib Kweli is looking to get your weekend started right with a new jam. The track, entitled "F**k the Money," arrives just as Talib announced the forthcoming release of an album of the same name. Talib also clarified that the album could drop at any given time -- even today. Looks like Talib is getting in on the surprise release hype! In addition, he's stated that if you head over to the site http://kweliclub.com/ and sign up, you may be receiving the new album for free. And if you're feeling the title track I don't see why you wouldn't just sign up -- new Talib is good Talib. Check out "F**k the Money" after the jump.
A lyrical showdown is taking place on Skyzoo's newest track. Skyzoo is joined by eLZhi for a lyrical sparring match and it's making Music for My Friends more and more of an instant purchase for me. You can check out Skyzoo's "Hands Folded Together" after the jump, and you can also peep this 10-minute sampler of his forthcoming Music for My Friends.
Skyzoo's going to be releasing his highly-anticipated forthcoming studio album Music for My Friends soon (get it on June 23rd) and the album is said to feature plenty of guests, including Jadakiss, Black Thought, Bilal, !LLmind, Apollo Brown, Jahlil Beats and more. Pretty sweet stuff already, folks. But Sky is treating fans with a little sampler plate of what's to come. Clocking in at just over ten minutes, Sky's sampler for Music for My Friends is sounding quite awesome already. I can't wait for its inevitable release on June 23rd and if you're like me and can't wait, then go ahead and get at those snippets after the jump.
Skyzoo's new album Music For My Friends will be arriving June 23rd and after sharing "Suicide Doors" Skyzoo returns with "Luxury" featuring Westside Gunn. The track also marks Skyzoo's foray into production, as he receives co-production credits with !LLmind. Check out the track after the jump.
HBO's series Game of Thrones is huge. Hip-hop is huge. I suppose it only makes sense that the two powerhouse cultures join forces eventually. And join forces is what HBO is offering with the second installment of their Catch the Throne mixtape series. The first track they're sharing is Talib Kweli's "Lord of the Light" which you may listen after the jump.