Kool A.D. (@veeveeveeveevee) drops off the official video for the title track to his album “Word O.K.“. Take a look at this trippy visual that might have you feel like you’re hallucinating as the Das Racist rapper kicks his signature flow over an Amaze 88 production. Watch below.
Godzilla will be wreaking havoc on theaters starting May 16th and if you would like a pair of free tickets to see the movie, you’re in luck. Send an email to email@example.com with your full name and address for a chance to win. Sidenote: This song “Godzilla” by Sunny & Gabe would make an excellent… Continue reading
G-Eazy (@g_eazy) has been on the road but not off the radar. We caught up with the hybrid producer/rap singer as he trekked across the country for his co-headlining tour with MMG’s Rockie Fresh. G-Eazy opened up to us about being Bay Area bred and New Orleans chiseled and the contrast between his own tour… Continue reading
This week, one of hip hop’s greatest albums, Nas’s Illmatic, turns 20 years old, as does one of its standout tracks, the AZ collaboration “Life’s A Bitch.” That particular metaphor has given birth to many rap lyrics, some good and some bad. Here are the ten best “life’s a bitch” lines in rap history And… Continue reading
Trouble Andrew (@troubleandrew) revamps one of my favorite joints from him by turning “Run Hide” into what he dubs an “Acid Remix”, produced by Diplo & Uzi. Watch the trippy visual aid below. Also, a bonus we’re going to give away t-shirt of your choice from Trouble’s personal Gucci Ghost store. Click here to take… Continue reading
The Dungeon Family connected at Coachella. Future (@1Future) popped out as a surprise guest during Outkast headlining set to close out Friday night and rocked “Same Damn Time” and “Ain’t No Way Around It” before segueing into “Benz Friendz” from his upcoming abum Honest (April 22nd). However, Andre 3000 wasn’t ready to perform his verse…. Continue reading
Future (@1future) invited a select few of his favorite music writers/bloggers up to Epic Records for an intimate listening session and preview of “Honest“. The Freebandz HNIC was excited to play us different cuts such as the Kanye West assisted “I Won”, the highly anticipated Andre 3000 feature “Benz Friendz” and of course “Never Satisfied”… Continue reading
Sean C & LV (@ItsSeanC @LVIZUAL) call on @BustaRhymes to add his colorful styling to their offering “Bus Stop”. This will appear on the producer duos project Loud Dreams Vol. 1 which releases tomorrow. Statik Selektah played this on Shade 45 tonight but we’ve been given the green light to exclusively premiere the CDQ. Take… Continue reading
Lorine Chia’s (@LorineChia) vocals have attracted comparisons to the musical stylistics á la Nina Simone, the Jazz singer who came to light from a fusion of gospel, pop and classical music. “If I had to compare myself to someone, I’d have to go with the whole Nina Simone thing,” said Lorine, who isn’t yet old… Continue reading
Fluent (@FluentTheGod) calls on @NipseyHussle to ride out on this rise and grind anthem “Hustle Till I’m Ballin”. Fluent isn’t quite J. Cole or Petey Pablo but finds his own lane that you can appreciate and will want to look forward to the forthcoming project. This cut is produced by J. Cardim. Listen below.