Kendrick Lamar’s DNA possesses the body of Don Cheadle for the video for the opening song from K Dot’s DAMN!
Flatbush Zombies revisit their 2013 song “Palm Trees” with a little assistance from Snoop Dogg with the “G-Mix” titled “Still Palm Trees.”
Philly Freezer goes for the jugular alongside Dave East over a DJ Skizz production on “Hold the Fort Down.”
J. Period gathers Black Thought, Posdnuos, Pharoahe Monch and the voice of Joss Stone for the politically charged “Rise Up!”
“These are turbulent times in America, with protests and marches spilling out into the streets in record numbers, and activism on the rise,” J. Period told Rolling Stone, who premiered the single. “‘Rise Up’ was born out of that same energy,” continuing that the song “aims to remind us of the higher ideals we’re fighting for when we call for justice: unity, equality, diversity, empathy.”
Statik Selektah recently sat down with Genius to break down the creation of the Joey Bada$$ and J. Cole collaboration “Legendary” off of Joey’s album. We get some insight on how he found the sample, how he retooled it for the song and what Nas said when he heard the beat.
Westside Gunn celebrates Easter a little bit differently than most. The NY emcee gets a little belligerent alongside Mach Hommy and Keisha Plum on “Easter Gunday 2.”
Logic’s video for “Black SpiderMan” is truly on a musical path as the emcee turns the song into a well produced musical number by the end. Co-starring Damian Lemar Hudson as well as the likes of DJ Khaled and Juicy J, Logic’s latest is brimming of positivity.
Lynn, MA emcee C Wells joins forces with Dave East to share a joint off of his “Before the Tour Bus” mixtape.
Mach Hommy and Alchemist connect for “Warning Shot” as Hommy rocks over a sparse Al arrangement.
TALIB KWELI & STYLES P FEAT. JADAKISS, SHEEK LOUCH & NIKO IS – NINE POINT FIVE (PRODUCED BY MARCO POLO)
On April 14, Talib Kweli and Styles P will release their collaborative effort The Seven. With the announcement comes “Nine Point Five” with the assistance of Sheek’s Lox brethren and Niko Is with Marco Polo providing the beat. This joint goes.