Joell Ortiz drops some bars for those that have supported him over the years.
With what would have been J Dilla’s 41st birthday being on February 7 and Dilla Weekend in Miami kicking off at the same time, it’s only appropriate that the DJ trio of Manuvers, Sharpsound and LouiArson put together this instrumental mixtape of Dilla beats.
The young rhymeslinger jumps on the Swedish band’s single for a little remix treatment.
With Your Old Droog preparing to hit the road with PRhyme later this month, it’s appropriate that the emcee drops a new EP to whet the appetites of fans who are still reeling for his excellent debut LP. Kinison finds the Coney Island rhymeslinger kicking the linguistics over some vaguely rock fueled production courtesy of frequent collaborators which included DJ Skizz, El RTNC and Marco Polo.
Rolling Stone premiered the EP and caught up with Droog to discuss the project.
“It’s not like something we planned,” Droog tells Rolling Stone. “I was mentioning a lot of people from the rock world in my rhymes. It was like, ‘Yo, I think I gotta tie this thing around, ’cause it’s happening too much….Porno for Pyros…it’s like a dope way of saying your shit is fire. It’s kind of like useless trivia, so I’m making use of it. I just got memory for useless shit. I remember Meredith Brooks; I don’t know why.”
As heard on the latest episode of “Fuck, That’s Delicious,” Alchemist cuts loose the full track to Action Bronson’s “Big League Chew.”
Madonna and Nas tag team for this track off of Madonna’s Rebel Heart. And, yes, Madonna is kicking bars alongside Nasir Jones.
The long anticipated return of Cannibal Ox begins with this track featuring none other than MF DOOM. Blade of The Ronin drops on March 3rd.
Buckwild produces this stellar posse cut off of DJ EFN’s upcoming compilation album, Another Time, which drops on March 3rd.
Boogie Down Production’s DJ Kenny Parker drops this gem that was originally meant for The Blastmaster’s classic “The Return of the Boom Bap” album.
Fashawn’s upcoming album The Ecology finally has a release date of February 24 and he serves up the Beewirks produced single “Guess Who’s Back” to celebrate the announcement.