29
Oct

Pete Rock Releases “Time is Illmatic” Mixtape

Legendary Hip Hop producer, Pete Rock, recruits fellow “Illmatic” producers (Q-Tip, DJ Premier & Large Professor) for his latest project: “Time is Illmatic” Mixtape. For 40 straight minutes, the original producers of Nas’ “Illmatic” remix the album’s immortal hits. “I was motivated to produce this mixtape because Time is Illmatic is a part of Hip […]

29
Oct

Drake: “6 God”

Drake keeps dropping unreleased music. Reassuring that these aren’t leaks off his forthcoming album, however, OVO’s finest is without a doubt ready to release his next opus.

27
Oct

Jordan Heads Brooklyn: Grand Opening + Interview w/ Calvan Fowler (owner)

“It’s not just the sneaker. It’s about the man behind the sneaker,” says Calvan Fowler. Calvan Fowler is a filmmaker who recently shot a documentary about sneaker fanatics, specifically those infatuated with Jordans. His findings, encounters and own appreciation for Michael Jordan and his sneakers inspired Fowler to open a sneaker boutique – strictly dedicated […]

27
Oct

Chelsea Reject: “Everything’s Change” (Video)

Chelsea Reject is the latest recruit over at Duck Down Music. Fresh off the Smoker’s Club Tour, which featured Method Man, Redman and B-Real, Ms. Reject releases a video for “Everything’s Change.” Premiering on OkayPlayer, the single is featured on her forthcoming project “#CMPLX,” which drops later this year. “Everything’s been changing, never let them […]

27
Oct

#NowPlaying: “Favorite Song” John Doe ft. Redd

This hit my inbox a few days ago and filtered its way into my “Like” folder. “Favorite Song” is by 19 year old Hip Hop artist, John Doe. Hailing from Central Florida, John recruits producer Redd for what he calls “Fun Rap” music. “I made this song because over the last couple of months, have […]

23
Oct

#EducateOurMen: MC Lyte ft. Common “Dear John”

#EducateOurMen is a scholarship initiative by Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, owned by MC Lyte. Since the founding of the Soul Train Music Awards, the foundation has given two $100,000 university scholarships every year. This year, the foundation will present dozens of scholarships for men of color. Other celebrities who support the movement include Russell Simmons, […]

22
Oct

PRhyme (DJ Premier + Royce da 5’9″): “U Looz” Video

What happens when you pair a veteran DJ/Producer and a veteran MC? You get prime, top notch Hip Hop music. PRhyme, is the new duo comprised of DJ Premier and Royce Da 5’9. Last week they released “Courtesy,” the first single off their full-length collaborative project. Today they released visuals for their single “U Looz.” […]

22
Oct

Red Giant: “Faint”

I don’t know too much about this new duo who go by the name Red Giant, but I do know one thing: They make pretty awesome music. Derrick “Drop” Braxton and Foxanne are the two artists behind Red Giant. Hailing from New Brunswick, NJ, the two are slowly making a name for themselves with their […]