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Filed Under:Music / Hip Hop & Rap
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Archived Since:November 14, 2011

Blog Post Archive

OutKast’s DJ On Andre 3000 & Erykah Badu: ‘I’ve Never Seen Two People Fall In Love So Fast’

AllyearOutKasthasbeenjet-settingacrosstheglobefromfestivaltofestivalallowingpeopleofallages–includingthoseyoungenoughtonotfullyappreciatethemoment –toseearguablyHip-Hop’sfinesttagteamtogetheroncemore.Inreality,however,theonlyshowthatmatterhappennextmonthwhenBigBoiandDreperforminfrontoftheirhometownfansinAtlanta.

Game Enlists Rick Ross, Diddy, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Wale, Yo Gotti, Curren$y & More For Mike Brown Tribute “Don’t Shoot”

Itwasonly18daysagowhenMikeBrownwasshotandkilled inthemiddleofastreetbyFerguson,MOpoliceofficerDarrenWilson.Intheshorttimesince,Brown’shometownhasbeencompletelyflippedonit’sheadinturmoilandtheracialundertonesliningthewholesituationhavedrawnnationalmediacoverageandallowedeveryoneandtheirmothertovoiceanopinionabouttheyoungman’slegacy–whetherjustifiedornot.

Niqle Nut – “Won’t Say Nothin” Video

I’mtypicallynotfeelingwhensongstalkaboutInstagramposts,buttherealitydrivingNiqleNut’s“Won’tSayNothin”ishardtodeny.Insteadofcallingpeopleoutonthespotforportrayingthingsthey’renot,theCOBrapperlayshishighlevelfeelingsoutonthismelodicknockerandwindsupcraftinganatypicalrealitychecktofakersandphonies.

Logic Ft. Childish Gambino – ‘Driving Ms. Daisy’

 Logicletsloose“DrivingMs.Daisy”featuringChildishGambino.Theself-producedtrack–withadditionalproductionby6ix–willappearontheDefJamrapper’sdebutlaterthisyear.Filedunder:SmokingSection Tagged:CHILDISHGAMBINO,logic,MP3s

Game Disses G-Unit Because We’re All Itching For The Game/G-Unit Beef To Reignite

Stopmeifthissoundsfamiliar.TheGameisdissingG-Unit.Followingtheneardecade-longanimositybetweenthetwolostitslusteryearsago,longafter“300Bars”andYouKnowWhatItIsVol.3.That’snotstoppingJayceonfromdiggingupoldskeletonsbecausehe’smadashell–he’salwaysmadashellaboutsomething–andwhatbetterwaytokeepyournameinthenewsthanyell“FckG-Unit!

Coming Attractions: Big Sean x adidas Originals 2014 Metro Attitude

SeanabsolutelymurderedhisfirsttwocollabswithadidasOriginals.Forthethirdrelease,theretroappealremainswiththeadidasOriginals2014MetroAttitude.TheProModelscouldn’tbetopped, and2Chainz hastheTopTengameonlock,soitappearsCaptain#ProtectAriannaisoptingforanotherpopularretro.TheseMetroswilllikelyappealtoasmallerdemographicthanthe‘DetroitPlayer’ProModels.

PW – ‘Cause Me Pain’

 LondonnativePW’sahometownheroinhisownright,butthat’snotenough.Thegoalfor2014andbeyondistoexpandhisreachtogrowhisaudienceacrosstotheothersideofthepondtohereintheU.S.Firstoneofhisfirstreleases,hereleasesthecut“CauseMePain,”featuringadditionalvocalsfromAriLennoxandsurrealistproductionbyGreatnessJones.

Stalley Ft. Ty Dolla $ign – ‘Always Into Something’ (Prod. Rashad)

“Streetnpedigree,tryingtoleaveakingpinlegacy…”Stalley’sclearlynotmessingaroundrightnowwiththerolloutforOhio.It’sonlybeenafewdayssinceheinitiallyannouncedhisdebutproject andhe’snowdeliveredontwopromisingtracks–“JackinChevys” yesterdayand“AlwaysIntoSomething”–back-to-back.ThelatterofthetwofeaturesaguestspotbyTyDolla$ignplusslumpingproductionbyRashad.

Rae Sremmurd – ‘No Type’

RaeSremmurddecidedtoletloose“NoType,”oneofthesongsfeaturedontheirforthcomingSremmLifeEP.Heavy-thinkersneednotpressplayasMikeWiLLMade-ItandgroupmemberSwaeLeemadethisstrippeddown,crispnumberstrictlyfortheturnup.Missionaccomplished,too,asitfollowstheslow,simplesoundMike’sbeenpushingforthepastfewsongswithhisnameattached.

TSS Presents Smoking Sessions With Statik Selektah

StatikSelektahisabusyman.BetweenhostinghisownshowonShade45andtouringwithbuzzingrapperslikeJoeyBada$$andActionBronson,theversatileBostonproducer/DJalsodeliverssomeofthemostwell-roundedcompilationalbumsinHip-Hopontheregular.Hislatestalbum,WhatGoesAround,hitstoresthisweek.Inthemidstofachaoticpromoschedule,Mr.

Rick Ross – ‘Drug Dealer’s Dream’ Video

RickRoss’videosaregettingprogressivelymoreoddballeachtimeout.First,therewastheawkwardsexsceneinhis“WhatAShame”video andnowhegoesrunninginthenewvideofor“DrugDealer’sDream.”Well,theimageofhimrunningislabeledas“Rossfit.”Can’tbemadatallforthebrothertryingtotakeareofhishealthbywatchinghisweight.

Diamond District’s ‘First Step’ Begins Their ‘March on Washington’

IthasbeenfiveyearssinceDiamondDistrictreleasedtheirseminaldebutalbumInTheRuff.MuchhaschangedfortheartiststhatmakeupDiamondDistrict(UptownXO,Oddisee,andyU),andthefanswho’vebeenclamoringforafollow-uptotheirnearflawlessdebut.FiveyearsiShow More Summary

QUE. – ‘The Youth’ Video

RestisonlyforthewearyandQUE.isdefinitelynotwearywithhisonslaughtofreleasesoverthispastmonth.Twomixtapes,andcountlessvideos?DareIsayhisethicisapproachingthatofanotherATLienrapper?Anyway,“TheYouth”isthelatesttoearnavisualfromhisCanYouDiggIt?mixtape,whichcanbedownloadedhere.

Kicks Deal Of The Day: 10 Best adidas Sale Kicks With Extra 25% Off

HeadsupthatanewcouponisactiveforstylesalreadyonsaleatadidasandtheteamatKicksDeals.com haspickedout10ofthebestoptionsavailablewithfreeshipincludedforall.Forcompletedealdetails,clickhere.Filedunder:SmokingSection Tagged:adidas,KicksDeals,SNEAKERS

James Worthy x New Balance 740 Release Event Recap Video

Lastweek,wesharedRetro’sone-on-oneinterview withLakerslegendJamesWorthyattheNewBalance740releaseevent.OnMonday,BAITLA unveiledtheirrecapvideothatmanagestocaptureadditionalsightsandsoundsfromscene.Fromthelooksofit,therewerelotsofsmiles(andsignatures)astheLakersnationwasdefinitelyinthebuilding.

An Appreciation Of ScHoolboy Q’s Bucket Hats

Untilrecently,thebuckethathadallthecredibilityandrespectofparachutepants.Onlyabravemanwouldwearthem,andofthefewwhotookthechallenge,mostlyonHalloween,nonecouldpullitoff.UntilScHoolboyQ,themanwhohelpedbringbackahatonceassociatedwithgrandmasinFlorida.Here,weappreciatethemany,manyhatshewears,literally.

Jon Stewart Ethers FOX News’ Soul With His Fiery Ferguson Monologue

“Yousee,youbeingignorantofthoseattempts[toaddressBlack-on-Blackcrime]doesn’tmeantheissueitselfisbeingignoredinthesamewaythatwhenitsnowswhereyoulivedoesn’tmeantheworldisn’tgettinghotter.”NotonlydoesJonStewartcomeoffasoneofthegreatestShow More Summary

Bobby Shmurda Joins Drake For ‘Hot N’ Performance In New Jersey

Nomatterhowhegothere,BobbyShmurda’shereandmakingthemostofhisallottedtime.OnTuesdaynight,thatmeantmakinganappearanceattheNewJerseystopoftheDrakeVs.LilWaynetourforaspecialperformanceof“HotNgga.”Andbythelooksoftheclip,DrakemayhavebeenBobby’sbiggestfanashe’sseenhittingtheShmoneyDanceonstage.

Jay Z, Kanye West & Frank Ocean Sued Over ‘Watch The Throne’ Again

JayZisheadedbacktocourtandhe’sbringingafewfriendswithhimthistime.Accordingtoreports,Jay,KanyeWestandFrankOceanareallbeingsuedbyamusicianoutofNewYorknamedJoelMcDonaldforcopyrightinfringement.McDonaldallegesthatthetriostolehissong“MadeInAmerica”andusedittocreateasongbythesamenameforHovandKanye’salbumWatchTheThroneandhewantsacool$3millionforhistroubles.

Suge Knight’s Shooting Being Investigated As A Possible Attempted Murder

There’ssomeweird,twistedsenseofironyin SugeKnightbeingshot ataclubmultipletimesnearly18yearstothedayTupac wasshotmultipletimesontheVegasstripheadingtoClub662.Nevertheless,unlikePac,Suge’sstillalive.ThereallifeBoogeymanandoncescariesShow More Summary

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