XXL releases the list of their 2013 Freshman Class. See the trailer above for the video and then see the entire list below:
Dizzy Wright (10 Spot People’s Champion Winner)
Chief Keef (The 11th Freshman)
Freeway releases the video for his single “Jungle” from his Diamond In The Ruff album. The video comes directed Set Free & Jimmy Giambrone. Also, check out the photos from the Heineken Green Room featuring Freeway at Silk City on 215mag.
Kid Cudi will release his next album “Indicud” on April 23rd. Today, we get a look at the official album artwork and full track list. The 18-track album is set to feature guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, King Chip, and Too $hort. See the entire tracklisting below:
01. The Resurrection Of Scott Mescudi
03. Just What I Am f. King Chip
04. Young Lady
05. King Wizard
07. Solo Dolo Part II f. Kendrick Lamar
08. Girls f. Too $hort
09. New York City Rage Fest
10. Red Eye
11. Mad Solar
14. Burn Baby Burn
15. Lord Of The Sad And Lonely
16. Cold Blooded
17. Afterwards (Bring Yo Friends)
18. The Flight Of The Moon Man
Travi$ Scott drops another single from his upcoming mixtape, Owl Pharaoh. The single is titled “iLLEmeriCA.” Listen below:
Tony Williams recently released his debut album ‘King or The Fool.’ One of the tracks on the album gets a remix. The track, titled “Another You” comes featuring King Chip and Tony Gibbs as well as Kanye West. Listen below:
So rather than give the normal 30 instrumentals, Nylles and I decided to double up for the people and give 62 acapellas for all the DJs and Producers out there. As always, thank you all for supporting the series, we hope that you’ve been enjoying it. See you Friday for the next volume.
Download “The Other Side Of The Planet: The Instrumentals Volume 6 HERE.
Stalley releases a new single titled “Swangin'” featuring Houston legend Scarface off his upcoming album.
Rumor is that Tuxedo is the due consisting of Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One. I can’t verify this but the tracks below are awesome so check them out.
DOWNLOAD: Tuxedo – Tuxedo (FreEP)
Isn’t this just a tad bit blasphemous. News comes today from The BBC that Kanye West is considering titling his next album, I Am God. This joins a long list of rumored titles that have been previously squashed in the past including Rich Black American and Black American Psycho.
Mixed emotions greet reports that Kanye West is considering calling his first child North. It’s a good joke, from a slightly unexpected source (neither the rapper nor his possibly even more famous partner, Kim Kardashian, are best known for their self-deprecating sallies, although the title Kanye is supposed to be contemplating for his new album, I Am God, is said to be “half tongue-in-cheek”).
Nike SB releases a look at its upcoming “Digital Floral” edition of Stefan Janoski‘s low-top signature for a Spring/Summer 201. The sneaker comes featuring a woodland camo base pattern for the majority of the upper, with the additon of a digital camouflage/floral print hyrbid. The unique new print covers the entire upper, while a clean white Swoosh cuts across and pairs nicely with the white vulcanized rubber soles. Black waxed laces also come as standard, adding an additional special touch to the shoes. These are available now from select Nike SB stockists worldwide.
Blu releases another track from his upcoming project Good To Be Home with producer Bombay. The track is titled “Dre Day.” Take a listen below:
Danish brand Wood Wood recruit Diplo for their latest mix which is the latest in the Muzak project.
We are honoured to announce Diplo and his Mad Decent crewmember Dj Ultra Cat as the latest contributors to our on-going Muzak series. Diplo became world famous with his Major Lazor project that presents a powerful dancehall party sound. Besides running Major Lazor and the record company Mad Decent, Diplo has been working with artists such as Beyonce, Snoop Lion, M.I.A. and Usher to name a few.
To check out the fresh set, simply follow the link here.
John Legend releases a second single from his upcoming project (hear the first single here, titled “The Beginning“). Here the track comes featuring Rick Ross and is titled “Who Do We Think We Are.” The track will be featured on the aptly titled Love In The Future, album expected to arrive sometime this year. Congrats to my former roommate Nana Kwabena on the production.
Celebrating the 10th Year of The Harlem Based rap-group’s album Diplomatic Immunity. Babylon Cartel has teamed up with Gianni Lee & Mike Blud to compile the samples from the double disc classic. If you are in need of some nostalgia kick back and download this double disc mixtape.
Justin Timberlake released his highly anticipated album, The 20/20 Experience, on Tuesday which is projected to sell 750k copies according to Billboard JT could sell as many as 750,000 copies of by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, March 24. In addition, it was confirmed on Monday that Vol. 2 of the project would be released in November. Here we have the video for Timberlake’s single, “Mirrors” which celebrates the 63-year relationship of his grandparents William and Sadie Bomar. The eight-minute video directed by Floria Sigismondi, is an intimate look at a marriage and its many layers.