Dart Adams sat down with Fashawn before his show at the Middle East in Cambridge to discuss his first album “Boy Meets World” and the part of his life he was in when he wrote and recorded it. Moving on Dart gets into the 5 year gap between the release of “Boy Meets World” and “The Ecology”. Moving on Dart gets into talking about “The Ode to Illmatic” and how Fashawn released his “Illmatic” inspired record before the Detroit rapper Elzhi. Fashawn also touches on his worries with rapping over the beats and what inspired him to do it in the first place. Fashawn goes on to talk about his hometown of Fresno and what it was like coming up in that city compared to other more notable locations for California hip hop. To close it out we h
Uproxx caught up with Killer Mike and El P in the Dominican Republic for an insightful interview on their musical origins and El P plays a new beat from the Run The Jewels 3 album.
With Earl Sweatshirt and Action Bronson both dropping albums this week, it’s only right that Alchemist cut loose a collaboration between the two. And, yeah, “Warlord Leather” is dope as f*ck.
Mass Appeal hit the road with Royce Da 5’9″ and DJ Premier to give you an inside look at how the tour has been going down during its initial stretch. You’ll hear from Nickle as he talks about being on the road with Preemo as well as see both Boldy James and Your Old Droog accompany PRhyme on the road.
Emilio Rojas and Joell Ortiz tag team for “Nada” off of Rojas’ forthcoming album Life Got In The Way and the video follows two kids as the navigate a day of survival.
Action Bronson and Mario Batali make pizza together in this video.
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The MUNCHIES series Fuck, That’s Delicious took Action Bronson’s culinary stock through the roof, so with the release of his new album, it only made sense for him to collaborate with the best chefs in the world to create food fit for Mr. Wonderful. In this video, Action Bronson’s food TV dreams come true. Bam Bam gets a no-holds barred tour of Eataly from his culinary idol, Mario Batali: they sampled salumi and formaggi, create pizzas, and dine on a stuffed fried quail so delicious-looking, you will want to eat right through your screen.
Rapper Big Pooh and Apollo Brown join forces for the 9-track Words Paint Pictures EP. Check it out in its entirety with features from Ras Kass, Marv Won, Lute, Blakk Soul and Novej.
The North Carolina MC captures the complex agonies of the human condition—specifically the black experience in America over the last several centuries. These are tales of racial profiling and corrupt politicians, reality TV distractions, thieving preachers and rapacious exploitation—all offset by tremendous strength. They are uniquely American stories, chronicling both the damned and hopeful. From bleak circumstances, a profoundly durable human spirit emerges.
Looking to secure the 10th spot on the XXL Freshman list, the young Mass Appeal emcee drops “Harmony In A Glass” for your listening pleasure.
Action Bronson talks about dropping his kids off at school even on the day his album releases, gives a call to his mother and talks about his recently released Mr. Wonderful album on Hot 97 with Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez.
Term drops another video off his latest album “Shut up and rap” Produced by Billy Loman. This time he enlist rapper Slaine from La Coka Nostra & Artisin from Term’s group ST. Da Squad.