Talib Kweli is preparing to release Radio Silence on Friday and teases us with a banger that features Anderson .Paak and Kaytranada on the beat. If “Traveling Man” is any indication, Talib’s next album will be another notch under the NY emcee’s belt.
Big Twins and DJ Skizz drop the video for the Royal Flush featured “Celebrate” off of their collaborative album Billy Ocean.
Termanology and Slaine stop by Bootleg Kev’s “The Real After Party” show and serve up an assortment of bars for your listening pleasure.
Statik Selektah provides the beat and Conway, Westside Gunn and Termanology lay down the verbally viciousness necessary for the title track of Statik’s No. 8 album.
As part of Mass Appeal’s “Off The Record,” DJ Premier goes back to the making of D’Angelo’s “Devil’s Pie.”
Fashawn crawls to his survival in the somber set of visuals for “Manna.”
Joell Ortiz and Fred The Godson team up over the Godzilla theme with “Talk Dat.”
Let’s be clear, age doesn’t mean a damn thing in hip hop. If you’re dope, you are dope. If you need proof, look no further than The Hoodies. 20-year-old E-Class and his 12-year-old brother Young Poppa have straight bars. They show up and deliver the realness on Statik Selektah’s Showoff Radio. If you weren’t a believer before, you will be after this.
Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge deliver a remix to “Suede” from the Yes Lawd! album. It’s a little more sped up but the groove remains.
Uncle Murda recruits Jadakiss for “No More.” The G-Unit signee talks about some of the biggest names in the streets and salutes them.
“The inspiration for ‘No More’ came from there being around so many weirdoes out here in the streets,” Murda told XXL. “I just wanted to salute some authentic street dudes. Some of them I knew and some of them I heard stories about and these stories have intrigued me (even as a little kid); so I just wanted to pay homage.”