Nas celebrates Black excellence with his new song from the HBO series “Between the World and Me” with “Fallen Stars Flying.”
Russ dropped his “Chomp” EP with a list of heavy hitters to collaborate with. Among them is DJ Premier, who offers Russ a trademark Preemo production with “Inside Job.”
Pete Rock cuts loose the second joint from his PeteStrumentals 3 album with “Rejoice.” Rolling with his band, The Soul Brothers, Rock deploys a groove that has us salivating for the release of his next instrumental project.
Well, who saw this one coming? J.I.D. forms the unlikely tag team with Conway the Machine and goes in over a soul sample from the production tandem of Christo and Big Jerm on “Ballads.”
Surely, you’ve heard Busta Rhymes’ Extinction Level Event 2: The Wrath of God by now, right? If not, WHAT ARE YOU DOING? If you’re still here, take the time to listen to Bussa Bus rock over DJ Premier production on “True Indeed” off the album. It was originally intended to be the album’s intro but stands on its own as a song. We need more Preemo and Busta!
J.I.D is one of those emcees that feels like his time is coming to absolutely blow the doors off the industry with a stellar album. He’s been dropping joints here and there and now he hits us with this quickstrike freestyle over Kaytranada production with “JIDtranada Freestyle.”
Common knows that this country is in disarray as the Presidential Election is right around the corner. Ultimately, all he wants is peace and collaborates with Black Thought for “Say Peace” with PJ on the hook.
Election Day is right around the corner and De La Soul isn’t here to mince words. The legendary trio is ready to get Trump out of office and recruits Talib Kweli, Styles P, Pharoahe Monch, Chuck D and Mysonne for “Remove 45.”
Action Bronson and The Alchemist never steer us wrong, do they? From Alchemist’s The Food Villain comes his collaboration with Bam Bam appropriately titled “I Hate Everything.”
It’s been nearly 20 years since Pete Rock blessed us with PeteStrumentals and the Chocolate Boy Wonder is back with the third edition dropping on December 12.
“I wanted to keep the same feeling that people got with the first PeteStrumentals, even if I’m not sampling,” Pete Rock said in a statement announcing the first single “Say It Again.” With a band behind the beats, Rock will be joined by drummer Daru Jones, guitarist Marcus Machado, bassists MonoNeon and Christopher McBride, keyboardist BigYuki and vocalist Jermaine Holmes.
“I want the best; I’m like James Brown and Kool & The Gang; I want precision.”