Archive for the 'Preview' Category
Zach O’Malley Greenburg be out in Marrakesh smoking hashish with his fellowship. The Forbes writer recently traveled to Morocco to meet with producer Tarik “Cilvaringz” Azzougarh about the much discussed single copy Wu-Tang album Once Upon A Time in Shaolin. During the meeting, Cilvaringz gave him a quick 51 second preview of a track featuring Ghostface Killah and somebody who sounds an awful lot like Cher.
UPDATED: Rolling Stone confirms that it is in fact Cher.
A representative for Cher declined to make the singer available for comment, but confirmed the collaboration to Rolling Stone. “She recorded her parts separately, so I don’t believe there was direct interaction,” said the rep.
Read Greenburg’s piece on the trip and watch the full video segment here.
Here’s a trailer for August Alsina’s Testimony LP, which is out next Tuesday the 15th. At around the 2:55 mark, you can hear about a minute of “FML”, an album cut featuring Pusha T. The quick preview includes a good portion of Pusha’s verse.
On tonight’s episode of CNN’s ongoing Chicagoland documentary series, they will take a look at Chief Keef, his meteoric rise and the conflict between his 300 faction of the Black Disciples and Lil JoJo’s BDK that left the rival rapper dead at age 18.
Previously: Chance The Rapper on CNN’s Chicagoland
Here’s the first 5 minutes or so of Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton, a new documentary on independent label Stones Throw that was featured at SXSW this past week. The doc looks at the legacy of the small niche label founded 18 years ago by Peanut Butter Wolf and includes commentary from A-Trak, ?uestlove, MF DOOM, Madlib, Kanye West, Common and many others. Check here for the times and locations of future screenings of the film.
Previously: Inside Peanut Butter Wolf’s Vinyl Collection
Here we have our first clip of Andre 3000 in character as Jimi Hendrix from the upcoming biopic All is By My Side, which will debut at SXSW later this month.
Spotted: ego trip
HudMo who famously previewed a lot of the Yeezus tracks at his club dates last year, played the full “Bound 1″ at a show at Canal Mills in Leads, UK yesterday.
Check out Kanye’s latest rant/stream of consciousness in NJ last night after the jump. He speaks on being misunderstood, says “we love Drake”, threatens to beat up a Rolling Stone writer for a quick 250K, the media shitting on rappers, the perks of Adidas vs. Nike and calls out Nike’s top-brass in song format.
Previously: Kanye West – Drunk In Love (Remix)