Dead prez have been bangin’ for revolution as artists for 10 years now. This time, they conspire another insurrection with DJ Drama. The result is Revolutionary But Gangsta Grillz, an example of how music with a message can still be ill. Download HERE!
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CTE affiliate Slick Pulla is back with a brand new mixtape titled Slicktionary, featuring 17 new tracks. Slick Pullas latest street album features collaborations with Young Buck, Young Jeezy, Alleyboy and The Congressmen, who received national attention after Slick Pullas cousin/group member Queial confronted Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame during a video shoot. Producers… Read more »
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Well I hated on him last week but apparently that doesnt matter because goon affiliation will get you to high places in life. Plies enter the charts at number five and he is currently the top selling Hip Hop artist this week. Goon Affiliated sells 57,221 copies with hit singles like She Got It Made which samples Rupert… Read more »
Well, the song is here sort of. Obviously, the version of Under Pressure we seem to have isnt finished! The song doesnt even have a hook to it, but the name Jay-Z and Dr. Dre are going to get people talking! But the internets have enough leaks that rival BP. But, based on what you hear,… Read more »
In the wake of the critical and fan acclaim following Nas and Damian Marleys Distant Relatives LP, a few questions remained regarding how well the duo could translate their songs in a live setting. Was the chemistry between Nas lyricism and Damians sharp patois the result of studio tricks? Could Nas hang with the reggae… Read more »
La Profecy brings you a mixtape true hip-hop lover’s will listen to repeatedly. Bringing along Dipset’s own Araab Muzik & A-Mafia. The mixtape includes exclusive music from Vado,A-Mafia, French Montana, Meek Mill ect. With drops from DJ Drama as well you have a classic mixtape from signed to un-signed talent. Songs to check for Vado… Read more »
Philadephia’s legendary B-Boy BBQ returns to form for 2010. This year’s festivities included a 2 block mural which featured outstanding pieces from writers such as SEEN, ARAB, and SYE. B-Boys and B-Girls also represented over classic tracks from Michael Jackson, Nu Shooz, The S.O.S. Band, Shannon, and more. There were several local designers and vendors… Read more »
Jay-Z continues his international conquest, with high profile appearances this weekend at the Isle of Wight Festival with a special surprise guest on Friday (June 11th). Then, Jay-Z jetted (literally) back to Manchester, Tennessee, where he rocked over 50,000 fans at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. At the 40th Annual Isle of Wight Festival,… Read more »
The charts have been dismal. Lets face it they still are. But there have been some slight to significant jumps from Hip Hop and Hip Hop inspired artists this week.First up this week is Usher whose latest album, Raymond vs Raymond, continues to put up numbers. This week the ATL singer stays at the number five position and sells… Read more »
I recently had the privilege of attending the Kanye West SHOW concert for Chicago Public Schools at Farragutt Career Academy on the low end the bridge, between the South side and the West side.My father is one of the resident history teachers at Farragutt, so I had the pleasure of spending the day and somewhat… Read more »
Born in Chicago, Illinois as a twin, Dollas sibling died at birth. Still, as the only boy amongst two sisters, the light-eyed MC admits to being spoiled. “Wed clean the house every Sunday but my only job was to take out the trash,” says Dolla. As a five year-old Dolla sat on his parents bed… Read more »
Ice Cube has been on other rappers Top 5 Dead or Alive lists more than enough times. It was time to get a list from the man himself. Like many legends, Cube has maintained a career in rap that is equal parts successful emcee and uncompromising rebel. From NWA to his solo status to Hollywood… Read more »
Thousands of fans turned out to support third annual Roots Picnic yesterday (June 5th) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A number of top acts performed in support of The Roots annual, all-day festival, including The Roots, John Legend, Wu-Tang Clan, Jay Electronica, Money Making Jam Boys, Nneka, Vampire Weekend, Peedi Crakk and others. Heres a quick recap… Read more »
From Illmatic and Doggystyle to Get Rich or Die Trying and College Dropout, the classic debut has become somewhat of a prerequisite for a new artist aspiring for greatness. While there are certainly exceptions, the majority of hip hops premier acts made sterling first impressions. As if crafting a timeless LP wasnt challenging… Read more »