Fashawn takes on the classic “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and delivers a narrative about how his past has affected his present.
Fashawn and his Fresno crew of Otis Reed, Halo, TA The Handful, Dinero Sucio and Omar Aura are preparing their “Grizzly City USA” mixtape and here’s the first offering.
Fashawn delivers a five minute freestyle over a sample from Eddie Henderson’s “Inside You” that was used for Jay Z’s “Coming Of Age.”
What do you do after you use a Busta Rhymes sample for a song? Get him on the actual track. Bussa Buss joins Fashawn on the official remix for “Out The Trunk.”
2DopeBoyz and DJ Booth unleash the sequel to the 2012 compilation album that is 14 tracks of goodness featuring the likes of KXNG CROOKED, One-2, El Prez, Fashawn, Horseshoe Gang, K-Young, Niqle Nut, Demrick and many more. Check it out in its entirety and download the damn thing now!
Fashawn goes overseas and pops up on Tim Westwood’s “Crib Sessions” to bless a J. Cole track.
Fashawn’s Exile-produced ode to his daughter Hannah get the visual treatment off of his critically acclaimed album The Ecology.
“The video brings the song to life in an organic and beautiful way. There isn’t enough positive images of young black men out there being fathers to their kids to begin with, especially in rap videos. I believe it’s a break from the norm and a side of me of that my audience doesn’t get to see everyday.”
DJ Skee connects with Fashawn while out in Los Angeles to put together this quick set of visuals for “Confess” off of The Ecology.
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
Fashawn while on his The Ecology tour visited the world famous Burnside Skatepark. A bittersweet moment as this is the same location his childhood friend Adam Birch who taught him how to skate passed away.