Jersey Joe aka Joey Jumpoff stopped by and was much more chipper than usual! Why? Well it sounds like Joe is joining the podcast world which is going to be MAJ. But he also just was in the mood to shoot the breeze and catch up. He also brought our psychotic friend Marissa Mendez who you may remember from the end of 2014 episode. Enjoy!
Big Sean offers up some inspiration alongside Kanye West and John Legend on the uplifting track off of his upcoming album Dark Sky Paradise.
A new joint from DJ EFN’s upcoming album Another Time . “Fiyah Gun” features Brooklyn’s Smif N Wessun, Toronto’s Kardinal Offishall, top shotta Spragga Benz and newcomer Bittah Sosicka, over a bashment-ready track with a very familiar sample
Big Shug is preparing to drop his 6th studio album titled Triple OGzus on March 17th with DJ Premier handling three tracks off of the Gang Starr Foundation member’s album. Check out all three of those songs (“Off Rip,” “I Am Somebody” and “I Bleed For This”) and then take a look at the full tracklisting for the album below. Pre-order it here.
01. I Am Somebody (prod. DJ Premier)
02. I Bleed For This (prod. DJ Premier)
03. The Reason (prod. Gem Crates)
04. Days Go By (prod. Big Shug)
05. Never Change (prod. Reel Drama)
06. Not A Fan f. Reks & Termanology (prod. Kidd Called Quest)
07. Triple OGzus (prod. Kidd Called Quest)
08. Make That Body Do (prod. Reel Drama)
09. Off Rip f. Termanology & Singapore Kane (prod. DJ Premier)
10. 2 Good f. Trumayne (prod. Kidd Called Quest)
11. All In (prod. Kidd Called Quest)
12. Showtime f. M-Dot & DJ Djaz (prod. DJ Brans)
13. Make Moves, Get Money (prod. MoSS)
14. Get It f. Singapore Kane (prod. Reel Drama)
15. Relationships (prod. Reel Drama)
16. Chase Then Ball (prod. Kidd Called Quest)
17. Soldiers It’s War Out Here (prod. Kidd Called Quest)
18. In The Rain (prod. Charles Roane)
Bam Bam drops another joint off of his highly anticipated Mr. Wonderful album in the from of “Terry.”
Kanye West was joined by Sia and Vic Mensa for a special performance of his new single “Wolves” at the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary show.
Over the weekend, Pharoahe Monch dropped the Lost In Translation mixtape (which you can download here)and defined it as “a retrospective of songs about the pursuit of love, love lost and regained, and it’s beautiful emotion journey.” One of the standout cuts from the album features Phonte and is titled “Home.” Check it out and then get the mixtape.
MC Eiht took to his Twitter account to announce his new album Which Way Iz West will finally drop this year and is executive produced by DJ Premier. The album will feature the likes of B Real, Kurupt, Compton’s Most Wanted, The Lady Of Rage, WC, Big Mike, Bumpy Knuckles and others. An exact release date will be announced soon.
Kanye West premiered a new track from his upcoming album during the adidas Originals x Kanye West line unveiling in NYC that features Vic Mensa and Sia. It’s cut from the 808’s & Heartbreak cloth and may or may not be indicative of how his album will sound. Thoughts?
Go to the 8:27 mark for the song.