SHIRT. – Bengal Tiger

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

My boys said you need something to fuck the nightclub, every joint play sound like a block in Rikers

New shit from SHIRT, produced by United Crates, who both put in work for our Nas Illmatic20 project (listen here).

Fuck a Pitchfork writer, fuck the boys at Noisey
They ain’t do shit but not support, it fuckin’ annoys me
I got the right to say it, you might wanna relay it
You ain’t listen to RAP album, your opinion negated.

Previously: SHIRT – Queens Cat (Video) | PREMIERE: Shirt – Rap (Free Album)

NAHRIGHT & UPNORTHTRIPS Present: #Illmatic20 (Tribute Mixtape)

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Twenty years ago today, a 20 year-old kid from the Queensbridge projects released what now stands as one of the most important albums in Hip-Hop history. An instant classic, Illmatic would be studied and celebrated over the next two decades, held aloft as the standard for everything Rap music was and had the potential to be. It’s one of the most flawless bodies of work ever recorded, in any genre, and it is widely recognized as the defining work of an entire era of Rap. The impact of this 10 track masterpiece is almost immeasurable, yet you can still hear it bleeding through in the bars of artists the world over to this very day.

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