1/3 of the legendary Brand Nubian prepares to drop his 9th studio album on January 20 so get a dose of it via sampler and then cop it on iTunes.
Before Jay Z became the mogul we all know today, he was just another rapper trying to get heard. Somehow, Mass Appeal got a hold of an alleged pre-Reasonable Doubt demo tape and decided to share it with the masses so you can get a taste of a young and hungry Jay Z as he gets busy with numerous rhyme schemes on this 10-track demo.
Certainly different than the Hov we know today but the hints of greatness have always been present as exemplified by this demo.
Sadly, the legendary space known as D&D Studios has come to an end. DJ Premier captured the entire process of tearing down the studio piece by piece on his Instagram.
Don’t fret though, Premier is moving into Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, NY to continue laying down his work behind the boards. Check it out below.
As you are probably aware, there is a Ghostface Killah and BadBadNotGood LP coming on February 23rd as well as the much talked about DoomStarks project that we have been waiting an eternity for. Well, consider this a hybrid of both projects. And it’s dope. Very dope.
Rapsody heads to South Africa for the video for “Godzilla” from the Beauty & The Beast EP.
The legendary Big Daddy Kane comes through and wrecks shop over Dr. G production titled “The Times.”
Drake’s right hand man, Noah “40” Shebib, provides the assist for this new cut from Action Bronson’s upcoming Mr. Wonderful album.
The artist formally known as Sense speaks candidly about racism in the current era along with the film “Selma” with Yahoo! News’ Katie Couric. No, it’s not a new song but enjoy the conversation and be enlightened.
Joey Bada$$ hit BBC1 radio to premiere a brand new song from his B4.Da.$$ album. It’s a little radio friendly jam that you cannot even be mad at.
In an interview with DJ Vlad, DJ Premier offered his thoughts on who he think should win the GRAMMY Award for Best Hip Hop Album out of Iggy Azalea and ScHoolBoy Q. He also speaks on becoming a voter in the GRAMMY Association and how he’ll do his part to assist the Hip Hop community.