Ahead of Big Boi's halftime performance at Super Bowl LIII on Sunday (February 3), the Outkast MC has dropped two new singles boasting guest spots from fellow Dungeon Family members.
On Friday (February 1), Daddy Fat Sax surprised his fans with "Doin It" featuring Killer Mike and Backbone as well as "Return Of The Dope Boi" featuring Sleepy Brown.
Big Boi must be feeling nostalgic as of late. He recently purchased The Dungeon studio in Atlanta, where classics albums such as Outkast’s "Southerplayalisticadillacmuzik" and Goodie Mob’s "Soul Food" were recorded.
Check out vintage footage from The Dungeon below and find the new singles on Apple Music.Read more
Showtime has unveiled the first trailer for its upcoming Wu-Tang Clan documentary, "Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mice & Men." The first two episodes of the four-part series were premiered on Monday (January 28) during the Sundance Film Festival.
Directed by Sacha Jenkins, who directed the amazing Burn Motherf*cker, Burn! documentary, the docu-series will explore the cultural history of the legendary hip-hop collective. Interviews with Nas, Charlamagne Tha God and members of the Wu will highlight the series.
"The Wu-Tang Clan is a seminal group that deserves a seminal documentary," Showtime's Vinnie Malholtra said in a press release. "[Director] Sacha Jenkins delivers just that, not only reminding us of their powerful history through vintage footage, but also placing theirRead more
Following Boots Riley's directorial debut, "Sorry To Bother You," it looks like The Coup MC is ready for another one. According to The Wrap, Annapurna Pictures announced they’d signed Riley to a blind script deal for his next film project, although details on his sophomore film haven't been revealed by the studio or director.
"Sorry To Bother You" hit theaters last summer and opened to rave reviews. As of last month, the film has grossed $17.5 million in the United States and Canada, and $374,088 in other territories, for a worldwide total of $17.9 million. The film's production budget production was originally $3.2 million.
The film starred Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Omari Hardwick, Terry Crews, Patton Oswalt, David Cross, Danny Glover, SteRead more
Former member of The Pharcyde Slimkid3, Jurassic 5's DJ Nu-Mark and Los Angeles-based newcomer Austin Antoine have teamed up for a new trio they're calling TRDMRK.
To announce their union, the Hip Hop connoisseurs have dropped a new video for "Hands Up," the inaugural single from their upcoming "TRDMRK" EP.
Shot in Los Angeles, the black-and-white visuals find the trio doing what they do best. Uncle Nu is behind the 1s and 2s, while Slimkid3 and Austin Antoine spit voraciously on the mic.
The EP features Guilty Simpson and Dillon Cooper and is expected to arrive on February 15 . In the meantime, check out the "Hands Up" video below.
Cey Adams And Janette Beckman Release "The Mash Up: Hip-Hop Photos Remixed by Iconic Graffiti Artists" Book
Former Def Jam creative director/visual artist Cey Adams and famed music photographer Janette Beckman have teamed up for a new book titled "The Mash Up: Hip-Hop Photos Remixed By Iconic Graffiti Artists."
Curated by Adams, the book features artwork by notable artists Crash, Futura, Lady Pink, Lee Quiñones, Queen Andrea, Revolt, Todd James, Zephyr and more.
The British-born Beckman — who is now based in New York City — kicked off her career as punk rock was just starting to take shape, working for music magazines The Face and Melody Maker. In 1983, she moved to the Big Apple where she photographed hip-hop pioneers such as Run-DMC, Slick Rick, Salt-N-Pepa, Grandmaster Flash and LL Cool J.
Adams, a native New Yorker, emerged from the graffitiRead more
Rick Rubin will be the focus of a new documentary series on Showtime. Titled Shangri-La, the Morgan Neville-directed series intends to showcase the Def Jam Recordings co-founder's creative process and highlight his various career milestones.
The series is set and named after Rubin’s Malibu recording studio.
A “work-in-progress” cut is expected to be unveiled at the 2019 SXSW Festival this March, while the official version will air later this year on Showtime.
Rubin will serve as an executive producer.