Zilla Rocca & The Shadowboxers drop the Roc Marciano assisted single "Young Blood," produced by Has-Lo. This single will be followed up with the April 9th release of "Stormy Monday," featuring both The Kid Daytona and Has-Lo, in promotion for their forthcoming LP, No Vacation For Murder.
Earlier this month Ricky teamed up with Philly trap star AR-AB for the buzz worthy single “Hold Me Down." Today, Ricky has released a set of visuals to accompany the hard-hitting track. The video features Ricky and AR trading rugged verses alongside luxury cars and beautiful women.
2013 is officially starting off with a bang for AZ, as the Grammy-Nominated Recording Artist, makes his return to the Hip-Hop scene with the release of his highly-anticipated new LP Doe Or Die II, which will be released later this year. AZ wet the appetites of fans for Doe Or Die II in early January with his “Genesis” freestyle.
Audio: GQ's 'Death Threats and Love Notes: The Prelude' Mixtape
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They say it’s different across the bridge, and there is something definitely different about GQ. In the words of 9th Wonder, simply put, “he’s a star”. GQ, who Grammy Award winning producer, 9th Wonder, coins his “secret weapon” is not only a former NCAA basketball champion, but in fact Oakland’s next Hip Hop hero.
Surrounding the release of his Jesus Malverde album, Pittsburg, California, rapper A-Wax has put out a string of finely crafted videos, most recently today's "Pie-Rx Boy." A nod to A-Wax's own label Pie-Rx Recordz and the team who makes it happen, in-house collaborators Brian Reyes and Teddy Gyi of Sigmond IV Multimedia once again oversee the treatment, which features A-Wax as an employee of the fictional late night diner "Rex's Diner."
Gee Watts' "Watts R.I.O.T." ft. Kendrick Lamar is from "Watts Up" the mixtape, dropping April 7th. They recorded it a little under a year ago on Kendrick Lamar's tour bus when he was opening for Drake's "Club Paradise Tour" in Kansas City, MO (Gee Watts Hometown).
Video: The Uncluded (Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson) - "Delicate Cycle"
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Wanted to share with you this brand new Pete Lee-directed music video from The Uncluded (Aesop Rock & Kimya Dawson) for their single "Delicate Cycle," which premiered today on MTVu. The video features 'perma-kitten' cat superstar Lil Bub. Watch the video below:
Yes, french people are mean, proud, always on strike, eat only baguettes....but we also make FUCKING BEATS!!! Here's the proof with this Remix Album of Dj Low Cut's "NY Minute" by best french beatmakers as: Al'Tarba, I.N.C.H., Ghetto Blaster, Grim Reaperz, Crown, Ugly Tony, Mistamaff, Astonaute, Flev & Dj Brans.
"Learn Truth" (produced by Mr. Green) is the first ever collaboration between R.A. and former Rawkus labelmate Talib Kweli, an alliance that's been in the making since the two emcees first met back in the late 90s. Legends Never Die is the official follow-up to R.A.'s critically acclaimed album Die Rugged Man Die, and also features appearances from the likes of Tech N9ne, Hopsin, Brother Ali, Vinnie Paz, Masta Ace, Sadat X, Eamon, and more.