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.
The legendary Rakim sat down with Montreality to discuss a number of topics ranging from his upcoming album and how he feels as sharp as ever to praising J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar for keeping the culture going.
On May 26, Ea$y Money’s The Motive Of Nearly Everyone Yo drops. Here’s a little sample of what’s to come as Termanology joins his fellow ST rep to kick the linguistics over “The Hope” from Fabolous’ “The Soul Tape 3.”
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
Yet another comic book-style visual from Ghost’s 36 Seasons album that features the lyrically inclined Pharoahe Monch trading bars with the Wu Tang member.
KXNG Crooked takes on the Jonathan Hay, King Tech & Mike Smith reworking of Candlebox’s “Far Behind.” off of the recently released When Music Worlds Collide from SMH Records.
The severely underrated DMV producer and emcee drops his 12-track LP The Good Fight today and you can stream it in its entirety now before you pick it up.
The Styles P lyrical onslaught continues as he and rhyme partner Forty bless the title track to PRhyme.
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.
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.