Posts tagged "Hip Hop"

Game, Daz Dillinger & Snoop in Australia

Supafest Flashback Brought To You By The Makers Of Good Fred Oil Listening to Game’s mind-blowing #REDAlbum brought back memories of Supafest this past Spring. Read more »

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Ms. Lauryn Hill Talks “Miseducation”

The Artist Formerly Known As L-Boogie Opens Up—Just A Lil Bit

Ms. Lauryn Hill takes time out from headlining the “Rock The Bells” tour to reminisce on the making of her classic 1998 album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Read more »

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HEAR THIS: D’Banj “Oliver”

Nigeria’s MoHits Crew Sure Are Putting Out Some G.O.O.D. Music

New name for guys who can’t seem to get enough: “You’re just an Oliver Twist.” Read more »

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HEAR THIS: Jay-Z & Kanye West “Otis”

Certified Boomshot From Jay & Ye’s Watch The Throne Album

Otis Redding sets it off oh so soulfully, and Yeezy and Hova proceed to go H.A.M. Read more »

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WATCH THIS: K’La “All Your Love”

Turn Your Lights Down Low, K’La The Lyricist Wants To Let It All Go

K’la The Lyricist is the hottest thing to come out of Gary Indiana, since Michael, Janet, and Tito headed for Hollywood. Read more »

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WATCH THIS: Meta & The Cornerstones featuring Peter Morgan “Somewhere In Africa” (Remix)

Jamaican And African Voices, Singing From BK To The Motherland

Peter and Gramps Morgan recently linked up with Meta Dia at Coptic’s Brooklyn soundlab, headquarters of The Black Star Line Movement. Read more »

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WATCH THIS: The General “Mr. President”

22-Year-Old Tunisian Rapper Was Arrested After Making This Record

According to published reports, a 22-year-old rapper named Hamada Ben-Amor who goes by the name The General was arrested by Tunisian authorities after releasing a record critical of his embattled government. Through his video clip entitled “Rais Lebled” (O country’s president) The General has inspired protests and mobilised tens of thousands of young people. Read more »

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HEAR THIS: Vybz Kartel & Eminem “WTP” Refix

Kartel/Eminem Remix Drops As Cake Soap Controversy Goes Viral

I’m not usually a fan of these cut and paste jobs, but Supa Dups and Kartel went above and beyond on this Refix. Oddly enough the tune landed in my inbox around the same time Necole Bitchie caught wind of Kartel’s “Cake Soap” and the whole skin-bleaching brouhaha went viral. Coincidence?

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HEAR THIS: Dr. Dre feat. Collie Buddz, Snoop Dogg & Akon “Kush” (Refix)

Hold Up, Wait A Minute—Let Me Put Some Dancehall In It

Is this the same Dr. Dre from N.W.A who swore “I don’t smoke weed or sess” on “Express Yourself”?!! Cause ever since 1992 the man has been reppin that Chronic real hard. And if you thought Detox was about cleaning up his act, think again. Read more »

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HEAR THIS: Mavado & Vado “M.O.V.A.D.O.”

Harlem And The Gullyside Link Up: This Could Be A Problem

It didn’t take a genius to see this one coming. Like Mavado, Vado is most hated. And the Dipset’s blazing young gun traces his heritage back to Jamaica too. Vado + Mavado = Certified Boomshot. You knew they had to link up eventually, but who really knew it would be this hard? “I’ma grow my wings again,” the Gully Gaad sings, reflecting on his inability to fly to America due to visa politics. Feel his pain: “The streets, love me dearly. Can’t see me, but I know they hear me.” Then Vado checks in from Dipset HQ and you know what comes next… Read more »

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HEAR THIS: Ricky Blaze feat Jim Jones & Nicki Minaj “I Feel Free” (REFIX)

Ricky Blaze. Jones. Nicki. Send Three More Bottles to Table Five…

Brand new refix from the one Ricky Blaze. Dipset. Young Money. Read more »

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HEAR THIS: Miguel & J Cole “All I Want Is A Mad Collab” (Mike D Remix)

Wah Gwaan Popcaan? ZJ Chrome Big Riddim Sell Off… (Again)

Big tune + Big riddim = Mad Collab still breaking down barriers. Read more »

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