Spend a night with legendary Bronx-bred hip-hop duo Camp Lo as they navigate the city streets, link with Alchemist, and kick it backstage at a Mobb Deep / Smif N Wessun concert.
Fashawn goes overseas and pops up on Tim Westwood’s “Crib Sessions” to bless a J. Cole track.
Agallah and Ras Kass drop the official video for “Rolling Stoned” off of Agallah’s collaborative album Agalito’s Way.
The Ghost comes through with yet another freestyle for your Friday.
Carson’s finest pays tribute to those that paved the way for him with the video for his new single.
In April of this year, Questlove took advantage of President Obama lifting some travel restrictions with Cuba and made a trip down to the island. Okayplayer documents his journey.
In addition to two nights of DJing, Questlove made good use of his time in Havana, engaging in extensive cultural research both by digging up some classic Cuban-made vinyl and by visiting the legendary EGREM studios, where most–if not all–of those classic sessions were recorded.
Onyx continues their musical revolution against the boys in blue with the aptly titled “Fuck Da Law.”
Harlem’s Dave East dropped a music video for the track “The Offering.” The track finds Dave giving his interpolation of Nas’ jawn “Book of Rhymes,” and the music video features him going through his own rhyme book. He details the stories of a dark life on the street, and his transition to become a talked-about artist.
Masta Ace talks to WatchLOUD.com about his 1995 album “Sittin On Chrome” and how it challenged the “East vs West” beef at the time.
SELMA DIRECTOR AVA DUVERNAY REVEALS HIP HOP ROOTS IN CONVERSATION WITH Q-TIP AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
For those that still think Hip Hop is just music, this Q-Tip interview with Selma director Ava DuVernay at the Tribeca Film Festival should help alter your perspective. The one hour discussion is extremely informative but you may get a kick out of DuVernay discussing her roots as an emcee and a poet. The duo also discuss being Black in America, Hollywood’s perceptions of Black entertainers, and more.