Mary J. Blige ft. Kanye West – Love Yourself

March 30th, 2017

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Mary J. Blige taps Kanye West for “Love Yourself”, off her upcoming album Strenght Of a Woman, due out April 28th. Check it out below.

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Video: Kendrick Lamar – Humble

March 30th, 2017

More fire. After his unexpected release of “The Heart Part Four” last week, Kendrick Lamar is back today with “Humble”, produced by Mike-WiLL Made-It. K.Dot warned that it was going down April 7th, so get ready.

Previously: Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Part 4

Cam’ron – 10,000 Miles (Short Film)

March 30th, 2017

As promised, Killa delivers his new single “10,000 Miles” and the song’s accompanying music video/short film. The track features a prominent sample of Vanessa Carlton’s 2000 hit “A Thousand Miles” and as we saw in the preview, it details Cam and a young lady’s tumultuous relationship.

Look out for the new mixtape The Program to arrive in May.

Previously: Cam’ron Wants You to Snitch on Trump

Mary J Blige Talks New Kanye Record, The LOX with Flex

March 30th, 2017

Mary J Blige recently sat down with Flex for one of his in-depth #WeGotAStoryToTell interviews and she spoke on a few notable subjects, including the new record she has with Kanye West (Flex says it’s super hard), the history of the “Who Shot Ya” beat and how she personally brought the LOX demo tape to Puff. Beyond that, she speaks very candidly about her recent divorce, LA Reid coming to Schlobohm projects in Yonkers to try and get her to sign a deal, her still living there when “You Remind Me” popped off, attending parties at iconic Yonkers Hip-Hop institution School 12, her relationship with Faith during the Bad Boy era and much more.

Previously: Mary J. Blige ft. Kendrick Lamar – American Skin (41 Shots)

Video: A Tribe Called Quest – Dis Generation

March 30th, 2017

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A Tribe Called Quest just dropped a pretty great new video for “Dis Generation”, off their final album, We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service. The black and white clip features Q-Tip, Ali and Jarobi performing the track as an infinitely scrolling camera shot progresses.

Watch below and check out Tip’s interview with VICE about the video, the camaraderie he feels with other artists, maintaining the spirit of Hip-Hop even as the sound progresses, the strong political message associated with the album, Busta’s “Agent Orange” comment at the Grammys and much more.

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Video: Gensu Dean ft. Diamond D – Principles & Codes

March 30th, 2017

Gensu Dean drops a new video for “Principles & Codes” featuring the legend Diamond D, off his most recent album RAW. The producer also tapped Roc Marciano, Conway, Homeboy Sandman, J-Live and Red Pill for the project, so be sure to check it out if you slept.

Previously: Gensu Dean ft. Roc Marciano – Ball of Yarn

Brother Ali on Sway In The Morning

March 30th, 2017

With his new album All The Beauty in This Whole Life slated for a May 5th release, Brother Ali swung by Sway in The Morning to speak on several notable topics and the new project. Ali speaks on his experiences as a Muslim American since the election of he who’s name we shall not speak, including having his e-mail monitored and incidents of racism at his wife’s school. After breaking down some of the bars from his lead single “Own Light (What Hearts Are For)”, and telling the insane story of his trip to Iran, he performs a track from the album called “Uncle Usi Taught Me” which addresses the events of that trip as well.

Previously: Brother Ali – Own Light (What Hearts Are For)

Joey Bada$$ ft. ScHoolBoy Q – Rockabye Baby

March 30th, 2017

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After revealing that he pulled a fast one on us with the AABA artwork, Joey Bada$$ liberates “Rockabye Baby”, his new collab with ScHoolBoy Q that will appear on the album when it drops next Friday. This is heat and Q’s verse bangs. All AmeriKKKan Bad A$$ drops April 7th.

Listen below.

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Wizkid ft. Drake – Come Closer

March 30th, 2017

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Wizkid has been teasing a new collaboration with Drake for the past week or so and that song has now surfaced. As it turns out, “Come Closer” is just the official title of the song we know as “Hush Up The Silence”, which first premiered on OVO Sound Radio back in February.

Listen below.

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Nardwuar vs. Yo Gotti

March 30th, 2017

Nardwuar chops it up with Yo Gotti at SXSW about recording his first record with DJ Sound, classic Memphis albums such as Mystic Stylez and 8Ball & MJG’s Comin Out Hard, the old schools he owns and living behind Graceland when he was younger.

Previously: Nardwuar vs. Sonny Digital