Rhymesayers MC Sa-Roc, dead prez, J. Period and Maimouna Youssef have united for the new single, "Soldiers." The song serves as the inaugural single from J. Period’s The RISE UP Project.
Executive produced by J, Young Guru, DJ Khalil and DJ Jazzy Jeff, the compilation features a diverse selection of actors, activists and musicians, including Black Thought, Posdnuos, Pharoahe Monch, Jesse Williams, Aloe Blacc, Andra Day, Joss Stone and Rhymefest.
The RISE UP Project is expected to arrive on March 15.
J. Period recently recruited dead prez and Mumu Fresh for a performance of his "Hip Hop" remix at The Kennedy Center.
Check it out below.Read more
De La Soul is working on a follow-up to 2016's And The Anonymous Nobody as well as a third installment of the Art Official Intelligence series.
Prolific producer Pete Rock spilled the beans on Twitter earlier this week. "DE LA SOUL PRODUCED BY PETE ROCK & DJ PREMIER COMING IN 2019!! Stay tuned baby," he wrote.
According to HipHopDX, Maseo confirmed the two projects were indeed on the way.
And The Anonymous Nobody was nominated in the Best Rap Album category at the 2017 Grammy Awards. It featured guest appearances from Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz, Little Dragon, TalkiRead more
Although Childish Gambino — aka Donald Glover — was noticeably absent from the 61st Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night (February 10), his presence was felt in a massive away.
Not only did his politically daring visual for "This Is America" win in the Best Music Video category, it also earned the gilded trophy for Song of The Year, a first for any rapper.
It also marked only the ninth time in Grammy history the coveted honor had been given to a black songwriter out of the 61 times it's been handed out over the years.
The track beat out “All The Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA, “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai, “God’s Plan” by Drake, “In My Blood” by Shawn Mendes, “The Joke” by Brandi Carlile, “The Middle” by Zedd & Grey featuring MRead more
Philly radio legend Lady B is back on the airwaves after Radio One’s WRNB100.3FM abruptly fired her in December 2017. Although the station never revealed exactly why she was terminated, civil rights attorney Michael Coard believes the veteran radio host was relieved of her responsibilities for speaking out about socially relevant issues.
According to The Philadelphia Tribune, social media exploded after Lady B was fired. In just three days, there were approximately 13,000 reactions on just one Facebook page in addition to thousands of Twitter and Instagram reactions.
While Coard is grateful Lady B has her position back, he's still not happy about how the whole situation was handled.
“I’m not here to condemn anybody, but I am here to throw a little bitRead more
Ahead of Crumbzilla's forthcoming "SPC SKEATH" album, the seasoned Pittsburgh rapper has delivered a single from the project titled "I Don't Need That." The track features a guest spot from fellow MC Blender and beats from C-Lance.
"SPC SKEATH" boasts appearances from Rittz, KXNG Crooked, Slipknot's Sid Wilson and Wu-Tang Clan affiliate Killah Priest as well as production from Jared Lee Gosselin and Rob Harkness.
"SPC SKEATH" is scheduled to be released in February 2019 under RBC Records & Roger That Records A&R’d by renowned Wu-Tang / Hip-Hop Extraordinaire Matt "M-Eighty" Markoff.
Check out the "I Don't Need That" single below.
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