The Motor City emcee/producer spits about the grind from the bottom upwards. If There’s A Hell Below is out now. Read the rest of this entry
New sights and sounds from off of Necro’s upcoming KILLaborations album.
Mac Miller lets loose a banger he recorded with the late Sean Price. Nottz laces the horns, chords and drums. Read the rest of this entry
50 links up with his favorite director Eif Rivera for new visuals to his King Immortal intro.
Martha Clara vineyards on the north fork of Long Island was the recent host of the FOLD (Freak Out Let’s Dance) Festival. Grammy-winning artist Nile Rodgers produced and performed at this unique two-day event. You’d be hard pressed to find Chuck D, Keith Urban, Beck, Pharrell Williams Duran Duran, Chaka Khan and Chic on the same stage unless it was at an award show. This was an outdoor festival with the beauty of Long Island as the backdrop. Read the rest of this entry
This weekend, the Hip Hop community lost an authentic voice and free spirit on and off the mic. Today, we hear thoughts from another talented artist and long-time supporter of art.
I found out today through a good friend that Sean Price died in his sleep at 43 years young. New school hip-hoppers – whose top 10 MC’s may include the likes of Waka Flocka and Drake – might be asking, “Sean who? You mean Big Sean?” Uh no, sorry Junior. Those of us in the know are mourning the loss of one of rap’s all-time top personalities. My heart hasn’t felt this heavy for the loss of an artist since Ol’ Dirty passed, or maybe Aaliyah or Big Pun. Maybe it’s because I bumped P’s music relentlessly, and followed every hilarious video clip on Youtube (among the must-see’s: “Sean Price Opens a Rap Clinic,” “The Joy of Painting with Sean Ross,” “Pawn Star’s Chumlee Vs. Sean Price’s Potato,” and “How Sean Price Stole Christmas”), but I really do feel like I lost someone close to me. Friends make you laugh when you feel down, and Sean did that for me…
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Most rappers come and go so fast you barely remember their names or where they came from. Joell Ortiz has been around for a minute and if this new track is any indication he should remain for as long as he remains hungry. Today he gives us a long-overdue switch up of his usual freestyle flow and adds new emotions in his bars. This one is off of his !llmind collaboration album entitled Human.
With some production help from Swizz Beatz and Jahlil Beats, Meek Mill throws some jabs back at Drake by including samples of a reference track from an alleged ghostwriter. Read the rest of this entry