Wais P, who was once part of Da Ranjahs, continues trucking along in his solo career with a video for “You Never Know” that features a hook from Haile Supreme and production by Statik Selektah. The song comes from Wais P’s upcoming album Chinchilla, which will drop later this fall.
If you managed to miss out on The Iliad Is Dead & The Odyssey is Over, go back and find it. In the interim, Murs delivers the absolute goods alongside 9th Wonder from their Brighter Daze album with a video for “God Black / Black God.”
“This song is a few years old, but it’s always been the people’s choice from the Brighter Daze project,” Murs says. “And it’s perfect timing because I think the first verse of this song is really resonating with folks right about now; with all the losses and gains our community has experienced over the past few years.”
North Carolina has become a hotbed for talent. The queen of the state is Rapsody and the JAMLA emcee releases the video for the album opener for her phenomenal Eve album with “Nina.” Powered by a Mark Byrd production that flips a sample of the late, great Nina Simone, Rapsody demonstrates why she’s one of hip hop’s finest, man or woman.
The dynamic duo of Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh turned the industry upside down when they reunited as Little Brother (minus 9th Wonder) for the first time in nearly a decade and dropped their new album May the Lord Watch. With that comes the North Carolina rhymeslingers with their first set of visuals in the form of the Black Milk produced “Black Magic” featuring Madison McFerrin.
Inspectah Deck takes us on a journey through the history of hip hop with his incredibly creative and nostalgia filled video for “Can’t Stay Away.”
When you have this much momentum, why would you ever slow down? Conway, Benny and Rickhyde represent for Griselda as they hand the LA Leakers yet another
Dave East pays tribute to the late, great Nipsey Hussle with his freestyle on Tim Westwood. It’s an emotional tribute to the rapper who made a difference beyond his rhymes.
Termanology and Dame Grease are the latest to announce a collaborative project as the duo will drop Set in Stone on September 13th. They kick things off with Sheek Louch, Wais P and Lil Fame adding some verbal assistance to “Black Mask.”
Still rolling on the strength of “Tana Talk 3,” Benny the Butcher drops another set of visuals from the project with “Took the Money to the Plug’s House.”
“The video depicts my transition from being incarcerated and separated every day to what is important to me, to now being very visible and on a very large platform where fans rap along with my songs word for word—and I feel that energy during my shows” Benny commented to Complex. “This has truly been a journey and I now truly feel like I ‘Took The Money To The Plugs House.”
Shabaam Sahdeeq and J57 are collaborating on a full length project coming at you soon and dish off “Razor Sharp Vernacular” featuring bars from Born Unique and Tri State.