PETE ROCK – COSMIC SLOP

Directed by Jay Brown & Zack Kashkett, Pete reconstructs the beat for the video while taking a moment to reflect out in the NYC streets. Off of Pete Rock’s upcoming Petestrumentals 2, which drops on June 23rd.

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JOEY BADA$$ ANNOUNCES THE WORLD DOMINATION TOUR

With B4.Da.$$ still getting much play around these parts, the Pro Era emcee announces a new tour that starts in Canada in May, swings around to Europe, cruises through the States and wraps up back overseas in July. Joey will be joined by Denzel Curry and occasionally Mick Jenkins. Check out the dates below.

5/09 – Canadian Music Week, Toronto, ON
5/14 – Hangout Festival – Gulf Shores, AL
5/16 – Powerhouse Summer Jam – Los Angeles, CA
5/30 – Forbidden Fruit – Dublin, Ireland
5/31 – We Love Green Fest – Paris, France
6/01 – Club Show – Lyon, France
6/02 – Check The Rhyme Fest – Nice, France
6/07 – Hot 97 Summer Jam – New York, NY
6/10 – Club Red – Phoenix, AZ *
6/11 – Observatory – San Diego, CA *
6/12 – Observatory – Santa Ana, CA *
6/13 – Fonda – Los Angeles, CA *
6/14 – Ventura Theatre – Ventura, CA ^
6/16 – Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA *
6/17 – Regency – San Francisco, CA *
6/18 – WOW Hall – Eugene, OR *
6/19 – Wonder – Portland, OR ^
6/20 – KUBE Radio Show – Seattle, WA *
6/25 – Bravalla Festival – Sweden
6/26 – Provinnsrock Festival – Finland
6/27 – Tinderbox Festival – Denmark
7/03 – Wireless Festival – London, UK
7/04 – Woo Ha! Hip Hop Festival – Tilburg, Holland
7/05 – Coloeur Café Festival – Belgium
7/09 – Balaton Sound Festival – Hungary
7/10 – Uebel & Gefaehrlich – Hamburg, Germany
7/11 – Splash Festival – Berlin, Germany
7/15 – Fresh Island Festival – Croatia
7/17 – Slottsfjell – Tonsberg, Norway
7/18 – Hip Hop Open – Stutgart, Germany
7/25 – Fuji Rock – Tokyo, Japan

* w/ Mick Jenkins & Denzel Curry
^ w/ Denzel Curry

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RAS KASS – SO O.G.

Ras Kass continues to prove why he’s one of the most underrated lyricists in hip hop with “So O.G.” that finds the Carson emcee spitting over some smooth production.

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RHYTHM ROULETTE – KIRK KNIGHT

Pro Era producer and emcee Kirk Knight gets down with the good folks at Mass Appeal for a little Rhythm Roulette.

For this episode of Rhythm Roulette, we got up with Pro Era producer and emcee Kirk Knight at Generation Records. Kirk’s three random record selections: John Denver and The Muppets: A Christmas Together, the soundtrack for the movie Exodus, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Flower Drum Song. Kirk chose Exodus and a bit of Flower Drum Song to work with and created something for y’all to listen to.