Monday, March 16, 2015

DJ Infamous - Dikembe (feat. 2 Chainz & Jeezy)



DJ Infamous tack that features Tity Boi & Snow finally gets a visual. DJ Infamous' debut album has been in the works for a minute, maybe it'll release soon.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Jack Goody - Hollow




Jack Goody continues to deliver dope music. He vents on his latest release. We can all relate to stressing with the different things life throws at us. I'm honored to have a small part in the release of this track.

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly (Artwork + Tracklist)


1. Wesley's Theory
2. For Free? (Interlude)
3. King Kunta
4. Institutionalized
5. These Walls
6. U
7. Alright
8. For Sale? (Interlude)
9. Momma
10. Hood Politics
11. How Much A Dollar Cost
12. Complexion
13. The Blacker The Berry
14. You Ain't Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
15. I
16. Mortal Man

Last night Dot took to his Twitter to gives us more details about his upcoming album. Up top you can check out the artwork to the highly anticipated project. It has Kendrick and his friends posted up in front of the White House. The title of the album is “To Pimp A Butterfly”. I know it doesn't make much sense now, but I'm sure the album will explain everything just like good kid, m.A.A.d city.

Also checkout King Kendrick chop it up with Big Boy below. They talk about Jay Rock's long delayed album, adjusting to fame, the album, and much more. UPDATE: The tracklist has been revealed although it lacks the features and production credits.

Big K.R.I.T. - B4SXSW




This is why I love K.R.I.T. He releases a new track, but instead of a plain old release he screws the track. He bodies it as always. One day he'll get his just due, I have faith.

Lupe Fiasco – Atomic Misphilosophy




Lupe revisits hisFood & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1 sessions for his latest release. As always he comes through with great bars and a great message. Shoutout to 1500 Or Nothin n the production.

Schoolboy Q Acts As "Principal For The Day" At Baltimore High School


Original Story A Baltimore, MD high school was awarded with a visit from Schoolboy Q on Wednesday (March 11), after it won Get Schooled's National Attendance Challenge.

Students at Maritime Industries Academy High School reached their attendance goal by raising it 10% this semester and were rewarded with the TDE rapper as their Principal–for–the–day.

Q played basketball with the students and spoke to them during a question-and-answer period about the importance of believing in yourself.

When the event was over, Q took to his Instagram account to share an image of himself among the students and a caption with his sentiments regarding the day.

"Had a great time witH @GetScHooled and tHe students of Maritime Industries Academy in Baltimore today! Keep up tHe good work," he wrote.

Check out pictures of ScHoolboy Q as Maritime High's Principal for the day below:

Snoh Aalegra - Emotional



Snoh Aalegra's RZA produced track get a video. Directed by Sarah Chatfield.

Stalley – All Mine



Scotty ATL linked up with Stack Moses to shoot this new video out in Dallas, TX. It was inspired by DJ Greg Street, who he also has a EP in the works wth. This track appears on the retail version of his latest project Spaghetti Junction. I personally still have the mixtape version of Sphaghetti Junction in rotation and it was one of the best projects released last year in my opinion.

Jasmine V - One Night (feat. Problem & Jeremih)


Last time we heard from Jasmine V she delivered her Kendrick Lamar assisted single That's Me Right There. Today she returns with a another single though this time Problem & Jeremih are enlisted. Check out the track below.

Kevin Gates - Her (feat. Boobie Black)




New one from Luca Brasi and Boobie Black. This will land on Digital Trapstar's "Screens On Lock 2" mixtape.

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