Royce Da 5’9″ drops in on Peter Rosenberg’s show to discuss how he’s evolved as an emcee, putting the bottle down, his relationships with Eminem and DJ Premier as well as what’s to come.
Before dropping Layers Royce Da 5’9″ gifts the fans with a free EP titled Tabernacle: Trust The Shooter. Featuring the guest emcees Styles P, Smoke DZA, Westside Gunn, and Conway along with production from DJ Premier, Nottz, DJ Pain 1, Jahlil Beats, Mr. Porter, araabMUZIK, and more, this is certainly a treat to hold us over until the new album drops.
Nickle continues his onslaught on our ears with yet another song produced by AntMan Wonder titled “Savages.”
The Harlem and Brooklyn connection reach over to Detroit for “Black Elite” off of Manolo Rose and Smoke DZA’s collaborative project 867 Madison.
Nickle shares the video for the bonus track from Layers “Which Is Cool.” Watch as Royce navigates through a convenience store and has a message for sucka emcees.
Royce Da 5’9″ drops yet another banger in the form of the Streetrunner produced “Dead President Heads.” But this won’t show up on Layers, it will be a part of another EP titled Trust The Shooter.
Royce Da 5’9″ sat down with WatchLoud to discuss his relationship with Sean Price, how they were fans of one another and that time they discussed a Random Axe vs. Slaughterhouse battle.
In the video for “Tabernacle,” the son of Royce Da 5’9″ plays a young Nickle for the introspective narrative about one fateful night where his life changed.
Royce 5’9″ stopped by the Complex offices to sit down with our Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever to speak in-depth on his career, getting sober, and more. The inimitable Detroit rapper is currently gearing up to release his next album, Layers, next month, and spoke on the journey towards his new album, which includes his decision to get sober back in 2012. “I just woke up one day and I felt like I was up,” he says. “I made the necessary phone calls. I called Marshall [Mathers] and said, ‘Yo, I’m stopping drinking.'”