Joey Bada$$ linked up with the NBA and Mountain Dew for the “Victory,” a track commissioned for the Courtside Project which they shot a video for down in New Orleans during All-Star Weekend. The new video is out now, check it out above and look out for Russell Westbrook's cameo.
Monday, May 1, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Snoop Dogg recruits three legendary stoners for “Mount Kushmore,” the new single from his upcoming album Neva Left. The project is due on May 19th and features that vintage cover shot by Chi Modu in 1993 that you see above. Listen below and pre-order the LP here.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
J. Period links up with a trio of lyrical legends for “Rise Up!,” a new anthem for the resistance that features Black Thought De La Soul’s Posdnuos and Pharoahe Monch. Joss Stone also contributes vocals and Period tells Rolling Stone that the song was in part inspired by the success of Lin Manuel-Miranda’s Hamilton and its accompanying mixtape, which he also worked on. He explains:
“I felt that if we could create compelling music around these issues issues, we might help light a similar fire in listeners.””These are turbulent times in America, with protests and marches spilling out into the streets in record numbers, and activism on the rise. ‘Rise Up’ was born out of that same energy”
Listen to “Rise Up!” below.
Spitta has kept it type light over the last few weeks, especially when you consider his frantic 2016 release schedule. But 4/20 is upon us and you knew he was gonna show his face. Today he drops off two new freestyles, over MadeinTYO’s “Skateboard P” and Rick Ross’ “I Think She Like Me,” that will appear on The Fo’ 20 Massacre.
Monday, April 17, 2017
It’s a beautiful thing to see a collaboration between a Left Coast OG such as Snoop and New York’s Beast Coast generation. The Flatbush Zombies tap Uncle Snoop for a rework of their track “Palm Trees” from the 2013 Better Off Dead mixtape produced by Erick The The Architect.
Fresh off a fire verse on the new Joey Bada$$ album, Pro Era’s Nyck Caution offers up his take on “Look At Me” by XXXTENTACION. Look out for Nyck and Kirk Knight‘s collaborative project Nyck @ Knight to arrive later this year.
Marci visited Real Late this week to talk about his new album Rosebudd’s Revenge and more. He speaks on his affinity for the city of Los Angeles and how he escapes distractions there, artists he’d like to work with including DOOM, Ghostface and Max B, his respect for Lil B and Young Thug and his thoughts on the new Kendrick Lamar album.
Vince Staples graces Complex’s latest digital cover and sits down with Toure for a question and answer session that briefly covers his new album Big Fish Theory and is otherwise all over the place in true Staples fashion. Read the full interview here or watch it below.