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Today in man-what-the-hell, Frank Ocean reportedly finds himself on the end of hefty lawsuit – a sum of $215K, to be exact – after he decided he didn’t want to shill burritos for Chipolte. Take it away TMZ: “According to the suit, filed today in L.A. County … Chipotle signed Frank to a $425,000 deal to sing a remake of “Pure Imagination” for a new animated ad.
Two of raps best leading actors, Rozay and Snowman, fight off imaginary, gun-wielding would-be killers in the new visuals for their Mastermind duet, “War Ready.”
“Life is all about taking the proper steps. Sometimes you move forward and sometimes you move backwards. But at least you’re moving.” Big K.R.I.T.’s Week Of… comes to a close having accomplished its assumed goal, that being to stall listeners out until Cadillactica releases and remind everyone how truly versatile he is as an artist. Show More Summary
The advantage and fun of catching an artist early in their career is obviously the chance to watch them make strides. As Casey Veggies rhymes early on “Anything Goes,” he’s been at the rapping thing since age 13, progressing with each release. Show More Summary
Out of all the rappers and their respective crews, Caleb James’ sounds the most well-rounded and down-to-earth. Plenty of respectable descriptions are used throughout in regards to his friends in the SaveMoney team, but “Honesty andShow More Summary
From a volume perspective, Friday night was brimming with NBA action. From a quality perspective? A lot of duds to sift through, minus ESPN’s decision to go all 16-bit for the Bulls-Grizz match-up. Thanks be to the teams who call the Western Conference home. Show More Summary
Words By Retro Boogie The theme of Jordan 1 consolation prizes continue! If you’re bitter like we are about missing out on previous releases of the 1s hope has been renewed in the Air Jordan 1 KO High ‘Chicago.’ The negative aspect of the AJKOs are pretty apparent here. That. Damn. Canvas. Fights creasing like a champ but attracts dirt faster than Pig Pen.
The eyes tell no lies and Future’s playing it straightfoward with the artwork for his next release, Honest. The simple cover doesn’t reveal much about the follow-up to his 2012 debut, Pluto, but, during a preview of the project in late ’13, Future Hendrix told Billboard “You know that I can make hits. You know I can do all these rap records.
For his latest visual, A$AP Ferg turns the murderous lead track from his Trap Lord LP into an explosive clip with a B-movie script and special effects straight out of Predator. This is clearly a wide-eyed concept the Mob conjured up amidst ounces. Show More Summary
While MMG head honcho Rick Ross continues his media run for Mastermind with a takeover of Revolt, Meek Mill swings by the studio to get in on the act, announcing his new album title. According to the howling one, his sophomore effort will be called Dreams Worth More Than Money, the follow-up to 2012?s Dreams & Nightmares, will be released this summer.
The production on Kid Cudi’s Man On The Moon was stellar. You don’t have to like his singing or his subject matter, but he’s got an immaculate ear for picking beats. His debut album displayed a wide range of electronica, Hip-Hop, and alternative tunes for fans to slobber over. Show More Summary
First of all, 100s has clearly already won the award for best cover art of the year with his IVRY release. More importantly, the suave lady flipper from Cali might have snagged freshest project of the year as well, with this long-awaited...Show More Summary
1. TDE’s SZA shares her new video for the song “Babylon” and she’s not afraid of wading in the water. 2. SZA’s Z EP has been confirmed for an April 8 release date.
Deliberate Houston emcee Trae Tha Truth picks up the pace a bit, on the LOX featured “Reckless.” Known for his methodical style and murderous whisper of a voice, Trae fits in seamlessly on the slightly upbeat Cy Fyre-produced track. LOX live wire Sheek sets things off with his usual energy, while Styles P and Jadakiss bookend Trae to close out this brief banger.
Words By Retro Boogie Nike’s being hush hush about a potential St. Patrick’s Day pack so guess what? Ewing Brand is picking up the slack. The newest Ewing 33 Hi ‘St. Patrick’s Day’ isn’t very subtle. All green everything is the theme with just enough touches of orange to not look like the flag of Ireland got sewn into a bigass hi top.
Check out this video of Roman GianArthur, the budding talent from Wondaland Arts Society, performing his original song “Canopy” for The Boombox’s Live Bytes performance series. Full of charisma, syrupy vocals, guitar-playing and precise dance moves, GianArthur’s the complete package as a musician. Also, watch and listen below as he talks musical influences and more.
YG continues leading the West Coast’s campaign to run rap in 2014 by dropping a visual to his heat rock, “Who Do You Love,” featuring Drake. My Krazy Life is in stores next week.
“It’s getting harder not to sleep in when everyday is the first day of a well-deserved weekend…” Most everyone dreams of a day when spoiling themselves (and those closest to them) becomes reality. Big K.R.I.T. is no different. “Egyptian Cotton” is the latest installment in his week long series dropping off new music. Show More Summary
Both here and elsewhere, I’ve seen people ask repeatedly what songs from Boo’s catalog should they give spin to become acclimated with his music. Look no further. TSS fam DJ Wally Sparks took the liberty in providing a cheat sheet. Understand...Show More Summary