Archive for the 'Freestyles' Category

Watch RZA’s Impromptu Freestyle for MTV News

Monday, October 13th, 2014

During his recent interview with MTV News, RZA was asked about a freestyle session he once had with Inspectah Deck in the studio and he explained how he went off the head for like an hour straight at one point. He insists that he still keeps “hundreds” of verses in his memory’s museum and he proves it about halfway through the clip by breaking into an impromptu freestyle.

Previously: The Lone Swordsman: RZA’s Best Solo Songs

King Louie – Try Me

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

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It’s Louie’s turn on that Dej Loaf heater.

Previously: King Louie – Live & Die In Chicago (Video)

Redman – Rockin Wit Marley Marl

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Reggie hops on the Doug E. Fresh classic “The Show” for a new freestyle he recorded at Marley Marl’s house. The new mixtape, Muddy Waters 2: The Preload is coming soon.

Previously: Redman – Pacific To Atlantic Coast (Video)

Emilio Rojas – Try Me & Hell On Earth (Hoodie Season)

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Two new freestyles from Mr. Rojas: the first is over Dej Loaf’s “Try Me”, which is clearly the instrumental of the Fall.

After the jump, check out “Hell On Earth (Hoodie Season)” over the Mobb Deep Classic.

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Video: Joell Ortiz & DJBooth Present: Fade to Famous Cypher

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Here’s the first installment of Joell and DJ Booth’s new Fade To Famous Cypher series. Joell setup shop at the Fade 2 Famous barber shop in Brooklyn and invited a bunch of aspiring MCs through to show and prove. Out of 150 or so attendees, 6 were picked for this special cypher session with Mr. Yaowa.

Previously: DJ Self ft. Joell Ortiz – I Be About It (Remix)

Troy Ave – Tuesday (Remix)

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

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Troy takes his turn on iLoveMakonen’s “Tuesday”.

The Money, Powder, Respect Tour is still in full swing with dates still scheduled in Maine, New Hampshire, Clifton, NY, Pittsburgh and Charlotte. Tickets information in available here.

Previously: Troy Ave – Money, Powder, Respect Tour Vlog (Ep. 2)

Video: Joey Bada$$ – Showoff Radio Freestyle

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Joey joins Statik Selektah in the studio for a little freestyle over the “Scenario (Remix)” beat before the two head out on the road with Run The Jewels.

Previously: Kiesza ft. Joey Bada$$ – Bad Thing

Kendrick Lamar – #LIFTOFF Lunch Table Freestyle

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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After blessing the mic on Big Boy’s Neighborhood, Kendrick hits Justin Credible and J Cruz, aka the LA Leakers, off with a “Lunch Table” freestyle on their Liftoff show.

Hit the jump for a video clip from the interview portion of the visit where K.Dot speaks on whether or not he’ll be appearing on Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter V.

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Video: Kendrick Lamar – Big Boy’s Neighborhood Freestyle

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Kendrick Lamar goes in over several instrumentals on Big Boy’s Neighborhood. New single “i” available now on iTunes.

Previously: Kendrick Lamar Talks “Control” Impact, Album with J. Cole | Kendrick Lamar – i

Yelawolf – Voodoo Chile Freestyle

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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Yela spits over a live cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Chile”.

Previously: Yelawolf – Till It’s Gone