With his collaborative album with Apollo Brown waiting in the chamber, Joell Ortiz decides to rip up the instrumental to 50 Cent’s “Get the Strap” for his latest freestyle endeavor.
Apollo Brown has mastered the one emcee, one producer albums as of late. His recent musical endeavor with Locksmith was an absolute gem and what he has coming will surely raise a few eyebrows. The Detroit producer has announced that he’ll be teaming up with Joell Ortiz for the Mona Lisa album dropping on October 26th. Here’s the lead single from the project “Decisions.”
Ace Hook connects with Joell Ortiz and Talib Kweli for “Signs” from Clark’s Black Privilege that will drop on 9-14-18 and will feature Talib Kweli, Joell Ortiz, Beanie Sigel, Elzhi, Fashawn & Skyzoo.
Nova Scotia’s ChanHays has been teasing us with bangers for weeks and now delivers “The Creepy” EP featuring the likes of Skyzoo, Guilty Simpson, Joell Ortiz, Fashawn, Bodega Bamz and more. Hit play on the seven song project and cop it if you like what you’re hearing.
Toronto producer RAH Sounds provides the backdrop for R-Mean, Joell Ortiz and Termanology (with Rochester on the hook) to lament about their struggles to get to where they are today.
ChanHays blessed us with his album Here last year and the Nova Scotia producer keeps things rolling in 2018 with “Brooklyn” alongside Skyzoo and Joell Ortiz.
Well, isn’t this a pleasantly surprising collaboration. Joell Ortiz and Raekwon of two differing tales of lives being taken away while a vocal sample from Smokey Robinson carries us through the hook.
Joell Ortiz and Fred The Godson team up over the Godzilla theme with “Talk Dat.”
Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda brings together a who’s who of Puerto Rican stars to bring attention and assist Puerto Rico with relief efforts after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Listen and buy the song here.
All proceeds from “Almost Like Praying” will go directly to the Hispanic Federation UNIDOS Disaster Relief Fund, to help aid Puerto Ricans dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Joell Ortiz falls through for the feel good vibes of Beatnick & K-Salaam’s funky “Never Follow.”