Archive for January, 2018

Nas: Live from the Kennedy Center (Documentary Trailer)

Friday, January 12th, 2018

From the pissy hallways of QB to the Kennedy Center, Nasir Jones is the subject of the new documentary Live from the Kennedy Center: Classical Hip-Hop from Mass Appeal and PBS. The film chronicles Nas’ live performance of the Illmatic album with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington D.C last year. Check out some preview footage above and look for the full doc to air February 2nd at 9:00 p.m. on PBS.

Previously: Nas Wanted to Change the Vocabulary of Hip-Hop

Video: Offset – Violation Freestyle

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Off that Control The Streets Vol. 1 compilation, out now.

Previously: Migos – Stir Fry (Prod. by Pharrell)

Aaron Rose & Nyck Caution – Thrilla

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Pro Era representatives Aaron Rose and Nyck Caution connect on a new joint called “Thrilla” produced by Latrell James. Listen below.

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Video: Bodega BAMZ – Diddy Bop

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Taking inspiration from Cam’ron and Bad Boy era Puff Daddy, Bodega BAMZ drops a video for his new joint “Diddy Bop.” As a world renowned diddy-bopper myself, I approve this message. Produced by Nick Hook and Salva.

Previously: Bodega BAMZ – Poof

Video: Evidence – 10,000 Hours (Prod. by DJ Premier)

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Fuck you gonna tell Evidence after he’s put in 10,000 Hours? Word to Gladwell. Produced by DJ Premier, this is off Ev’s new album Weather or Not, due out January 26th.

Previously: Evidence – Jim Dean (Video)

Lisaan’dro – This Year

Friday, January 12th, 2018

The Historian lays down a killer instrumental for Knuckle Sandwich Deli representative Lisaan’dro on “This Year,” the lead single off the producer’s upcoming album Making History. This shit right here is super hard.

Listen below.

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Listen to Action Bronson Covering Mary J. Blige

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Instead of spitting some previously unheard bars or recording a new song, Action Bronson decided to do a live cover of the Mary J. Blige classic “I’m Going Down” for his contribution to the Spotify Singles series. And you know what? He kinda crushed it. I mean, he ran into some trouble with the notes on the chorus for sure, but this was far better than the purely comedic effort that I was expecting.

Listen below.

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Video: Carnage ft. Mac Miller & MadeinTYO – Learn How to Watch

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Following up on his Young Martha EP with Young Thug, which I thoroughly enjoyed, Carnage taps Mac Miller and MadeinTYO for a new single called “Learn How To Watch.” Check out the slick visual by Cole Bennet above and look for the track on streaming services today.

Previously: Young Thug & DJ Carnage ft. Meek Mill – Homie (Video)

Craig David ft. GoldLink & KAYTRANADA – Live in the Moment

Friday, January 12th, 2018

With a new album called The Time Is Now due out later this month, OG vocalist Craig David shares a new joint called “Live in The Moment” featuring GoldLink with production from KAYTRANADA. This is a jam if you ask me.

Listen below.

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Video: Future & Young Thug – Mink Flow

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Future and Young Thug post up in a creepy mansion filled with snakes and beak-clad witches in the new video for “Mink Flow,” off the Super Slimey tape. Yesterday they dropped a clip for “All Da Smoke,” which you can check out below.

Previously: Future & Young Thug – All Da Smoke (Video)