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Video: Nas Previews new J Dilla Produced Track “The Season”

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

UPDATED: The song has been released, listen here.

Last night in Brooklyn, Mass Appeal hosted a special fan appreciation event celebrating the release of the new Run The Jewels 2 album from Killer Mike and El-P. The get togetherch featured a sit-down with the pair moderated by Sacha Jenkins and a screening of the classic flick The Warriors. Mass Appeal Records investor Nas stopped by the venue to show Mike and El-P some love and joined them on-stage. During the session, he premiered a new track called “The Season” which he laid over J Dilla’s “Gobstopper” instrumental. Check it out above.

Previously: Nas Finds His Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Video: Common, Jay Electronica & Vince Staples Debute the “Kingdom (Remix)”

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Last night at the first ever AAHH! Fest in Chicago, Common was joined on-stage by Jay Electronica and Vince Staples to debut their remix to “Kingdom”.

Previously: Kanye West Makes a Surprise Appearance at AAHH! Fest in Chicago

Here’s a Snippet of Kanye’s Unreleased “Robocop” Video

Friday, August 8th, 2014

A short clip from the unreleased video for Kanye’s 808s & Heartbreak track “Robocop” has surfaced on the Instagram account of animator Shihan Barbee. In the clip, a tuxedo clad ‘Ye dances with a robotic Amber Rose. 2008 was a strange time.

Spotted: Miss Info

Previously: Kanye & North in the Studio (PIC)

Action Bronson x Party Supplies – Easy Rider (Teaser)

Friday, July 25th, 2014

More footage of Bronson’s performance at Rosenberg’s Peterpalooza event has surfaced and with this latest clip we get a preview of a new cut called “Easy Rider”, produced by Party Supplies. According to Bronson, this will appear on his upcoming Mr. Wonderful LP.

Previously: Action Bronson vs. Charles Bronson – Get Off My P.P. (Cookin Soul Remix) | Action Bronson – Fuck, That’s Delicious (Ep. 3)

Video: Nas Explores His Ancestry on Finding Your Roots (Preview)

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

On the upcoming second season of Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Louis Gates on PBS, Nas will dig into his ancestry and learn about his family’s roots in North America and the slaveholders who bought and sold them like property. This should be a fascinating watch. Other guests on the new season include Derek Jeter and Ben Affleck. Check out a preview above.

The new season kicks off on September 23rd.

Spotted: Miss Info

UPDATED: Here’s some audio of Nas speaking on his participation in the show at the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association meeting.

via Nas

Related: Nas Talks About Kendrick Lamar & The Challenges of Following Up A Classic Album

Previously: Nas – Represent (Video) | Nas Helps Launch Hip-Hop Fellowship at Harvard

French Montana Teases New Kanye Collaboration

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014


As we know, new BBILF (Best Brother-In-Laws Forever) French Montana and Kanye have been working on new music. According to French, the two have completed as many as 5 new collaborative songs together. Early this morning the Cokeboy gave us a quick IG video preview of a song called “Money Can Change That”.

Listen below.

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Video: Lil Wayne: Weezy Wednesdays (Episode 18)

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Wayne gives a quick preview of a Carter V track called “Krazy” in this week’s episode of Weezy Wednesdays.

Previously: Hood ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga – Think Im Lyin

Video: A$AP Mob x Pac Sun Lookbook

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Them A$AP boys have hooked up with Pac Sun for a new capsule collection that will be hitting the retailer’s shelves on June 10th. Check out a few of the pieces in the video lookbook above.

Previously: A$AP Ferg on New Album, Relationship with Diddy & Working with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Wiz Khalifa Joined by Nas on “We Dem Boyz” Remix (Preview)

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

During an interview at Hot 97 with Ebro, Rosenberg and Laura Stylez, Wiz revealed that he has recruited Nas for the official “We Dem Boyz Remix” (skip to the 15:00 mark). Last night on Instagram, he posted a short clip of Nas sitting in the studio listening to the new version. Check that out below.

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Mannie Fresh Previews New Yasiin Bey Track “Let’s Go”

Friday, May 30th, 2014

The illustrious Mannie Fresh recently sat down with Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Frannie Kelly at NPR headquarters in D.C. for the first ever live episode of the Microphone Check podcast. Mannie’s interviews are always interesting and enlightening but the headline here is the new collaboration with Yasiin Bey that he previews, in full, at around 36 and a half minutes in. The track is called “Let’s Go”, and it bumps. If you’re pressed for time you can jump to about the 32 minute mark, where Mannie speaks on his working relationship with Mos and the song itself which he says they just finished the other day.

After the interview was over, Mannie hit the turntables and spun and impromptu set of bounce remixes of tracks like Earth Wind and Fire’s “September”, Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” and Kanye’s “Good Life”.

Check that out below.

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