Josh Jakq ft Cyhi Da Prynce – Freak Some More

Josh Jakq ft Cyhi Da Prynce – Freak Some More

This is one of those collaborations that you wouldn’t initially expect, but it works in its own way. Honestly this sounds like a Justin Timberlake-type track from Australian artist Josh Jakq with CyHi spitting his one verse to give it an extra edge. Pretty smooth.

By July 25, 2011
DOOMSTARKS (DOOM x Ghostface Killah) – Victory Laps (Madvillainz Remix) [CDQ]

DOOMSTARKS (DOOM x Ghostface Killah) – Victory Laps (Madvillainz Remix) [CDQ]

A radio rip circulated around the internets a few weeks ago, but here is the CDQ version of DOOMSTARKS’ “Victory Laps.” Another cool collaboration project on the way from MF DOOM and Ghostface. Give it a listen:

By July 25, 2011
Fan Review/Recap of J.Cole’s Debut Album

Fan Review/Recap of J.Cole’s Debut Album

**UPDATE…Sorry, I was politely asked to remove the article and so it doesn’t spoil the album (quite yet…we still have two months and some change before the album drops and things could altered between now and then). The gist of the review? J.Cole didn’t sell out one bit on the album, the production is top […]

By July 25, 2011
“Watch the Throne” Officially Available on Aug. 8, Tour Announced

“Watch the Throne” Officially Available on Aug. 8, Tour Announced

Def Jam has just released the official information surrounding the release of the album. Watch The Throne – Released Via Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam Recordings / Roc Nation – Exclusively On The Itunes Store On August 8th. The Physical version of the album will be at retailers on August 12th. On the same day, tickets […]

By July 25, 2011

The Weeknd Performs in Toronto

The Weeknd played a sold out show last night in Toronto – the first public appearance in his popular career. Here he is performing “The Birds Part 1.” Sounding good from what I can hear. Click below to hear him perform “High For This” at the show:

By July 25, 2011

Wale ft DaBigFella, Boobe, Garvey. Big Wax Create “600 Benz” DC Remix

Wale gathered up some DMV up and comers to create an official DC remix to his Self Made track, “600 Benz.”  

By July 24, 2011

Childish Gambino Performs New Track

While at the House of Blues in San Diego, Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino busted out a new song for the people. No title was given. A full fledged album should be out this Fall so be on the lookout.

By July 24, 2011
Mike Posner ft. Rusko – Shut Up

Mike Posner ft. Rusko – Shut Up

Mike Posner teams up with electro producer Rusko to give us “shut up.” No dubstep on this one. Years later and Posner’s voice still irritates me, but I know the people like him, so here ya go:

By July 24, 2011
Otis Redding’s Daughter Talks Kanye & Jay-Z’s ‘Otis’

Otis Redding’s Daughter Talks Kanye & Jay-Z’s ‘Otis’

When did you first hear about “Otis”? We first heard about the song in early July, end of June. Concord Music Group has the masters and Bill Belmont and Michele Smith from Concord brought it to us. There was a back and forth about whether the name of the song would be “Otis” or “Otis […]

By July 24, 2011
Official Instrumental: “Otis” (Prod. Kanye West)

Official Instrumental: “Otis” (Prod. Kanye West)

I don’t particularly like this instrumental by itself, but it’s certainly an interesting listen.Produced by Kanye West off  of Watch the Throne. Def Jam will be clearing up the confusion regarding the release date/formats tomorrow I’ve read.

By July 24, 2011
M.I.A. – 27

M.I.A. – 27

Says M.I.A.: Dedicated to all my friends that died at 27. i recorded this song B4 vickileekx and never put it out. its a unfinished demo. R.I.P A.M.Y. Lyrics after the jump:

By July 24, 2011
NYC – Catch Voli and Elite TONIGHT at 6pm

NYC – Catch Voli and Elite TONIGHT at 6pm

Just a quick note. HHU has supported Voli and Elite for a while now, so I definitely encourage everyone in NYC to check out their show TONIGHT (Sunday) at the Bowery Poetry Club from 6 til 9. I think it’s like 5 or 10 bucks at the door and it goes to supporting great music.  […]

By July 24, 2011
J.D.’s Lens: Brooklyn Bridge

J.D.’s Lens: Brooklyn Bridge

Historic Brooklyn Bridge. For my past personal pics, click here.

By July 24, 2011
Kyle Rapps ft. Talib Kweli – Universe Traveler

Kyle Rapps ft. Talib Kweli – Universe Traveler

The Harlem-based emcee is right now preparing his new mixtape, On Air, which draws its samples from the French electronic band Air. The project is entirely produced by Nate G and include guest slots from KRS-One, C-Rayz Walz and Homeboy Sandman. Here’s the lead single “Universe Traveler” featuring Talib Kweli. Spotted at KN.

By July 24, 2011