Archive for August, 2012

Jae Millz – Give Up The Goods + Uninvited Guests

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Dead Presidents 2 coming soon.

Download: Give Up The Goods

Download: Uninvited Guests

Spotted: IFWT

Previously: Jae Millz – Dutch Masters (Video)

DJ OP ft. Styles P, Byrd Gang Shoota, Papoose, A-Mafia, Capone, Uncle Murda, PUSH! Montana & JR Writer – 8 Is Enough

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Choruses are for suckers.

Download: Link

Previously: Styles P ft. Uncle Murda – Poppin Bottles | DJ OP ft. Sauce Money – Save A Kiss

Boaz ft. Freeway – Deal With It

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Boaz and Freeway team up for something new off that Bases Loaded project coming soon.

Previously: Boaz – My Way (Prod. by K-Salaam & Beatnick) (Video)

Video: Mikkey Halsted ft. Cocaine 80’s – Pain (Prod. by No I.D.)

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Off Mikkey’s Castro project, which you can grab here.

Hit the jump to check out the cover for Mikkey’s MMM Season which is produced entirely by The Legendary Traxster and will be out September 21st.

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Video: Diggaz With Attitude ft. Apathy, Roc Marciano & Planet Asia – Half Dead

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Another one from Stu Bangas & Vanderslice off their Diggaz With Attitude project, which you can grab on iTunes now.

Previously:  Diggaz With Attitude (Stu Bangas & Vanderslice) ft. Vinnie Paz, Roc Marciano & Celph Titled – 1st Degree Murder (Video)

Video: Lil Wayne – Welcome to Dedication 4 (Vlog & Trailer)

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Wayne says Dedication 4 is done but he’s waiting on Drama. Then what is probably the most epic trailer for a mixtpe ever plays. The tape will be out Monday.

Previously: PJ Morton ft. Lil Wayne – Lover (Video)

Video: Big Shug – War In The Club

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Previously: Big Shug ft. Fat Joe & M.O.P. – Hardbody (Prod. by DJ Premier)

Video: Busta Rhymes on Battle Rapping

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Busta speaks on how battling with Charlie Brown was his introduction to MC’ing, his own history as a battle rapper, recent battles he’s witnessed, current battle rappers he respects, and the Canibus vs. Diszaster debacle.

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SonReal ft. Emilio Rojas – We Concur

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Off Vancouver MC SonReal’s Good News, which is out now.

Previously: Emilio Rojas – Castro

Remembering Chris Lighty

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Danyel Smith wrote a great piece about Lighty over at NPR:

Chris himself moved through life with a smooth, mean grace cultivated with his siblings, the notorious Lighty Brothers, in the rust and rubble of the ’70s and ’80s Bronx. This during an era when crack was only wack if you were doing it (as opposed to selling it) and when hip-hop was learning to walk in the Sedgwick Avenue apartment of DJ Kool Herc. Chris Lighty has been down with hip-hop since Day One. He comes from a generation of entrepreneurs — Russell Simmons, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter — who dared act a part close to their actual selves in corporate America. They studied Berry Gordy and Ahmet Ertegun. They told each other tragedy-laced stories about black artists of the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s and ’60s who “died broke,” or “didn’t keep their publishing,” or just plain old got played by a business that used and abused them. Lighty — and I know this because he’s told me — wasn’t having any of that. He wanted to, and did, win.

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