Weekend Wrap Up

Weekend Wrap Up

If you haven’t realized it by now or read my post from last week, I was gone from this past Thursday until now. With that said, I just went through what I missed for a compilation of material from the past 4 days. Click below to check the stuff out:

By May 15, 2012
Teyana Taylor Officially Announces G.O.O.D. Music Signing

Teyana Taylor Officially Announces G.O.O.D. Music Signing

Teyana Taylor logged on to twitter last night to officially announce that she is part of the G.O.O.D. Music family. Taylor has been long-affiliated, so this makes sense in that respect. G.O.O.D things do come to those who ignore those who doubt. instagr.am/p/KoI1BeosO0/ — TEYANA M.J. TAYLOR (@TEYANATAYLOR) May 15, 2012  

By May 15, 2012
Childish Gambino ft. Schoolboy Q – Unnecessary

Childish Gambino ft. Schoolboy Q – Unnecessary

Here’s a new, self-produced cut from HHU favorite Childish Gambino from his forthcoming mixtape. This dropped last night while I was at Curren$y’s album listening session, so sorry if you already heard it. Props to Flex on the premiere. Picture via JDS.

By May 15, 2012
Ne-Yo Denies Jacking Game’s “R.E.D.” Album Title

Ne-Yo Denies Jacking Game’s “R.E.D.” Album Title

TMZ spoke with Ne-Yo at the airport on why he decided to change his upcoming album title to R.E.D. – the same name as Game’s latest release. While it may not have been intentional with Game, the real crime is that Ne-Yo probably got paid a lot of money to change his album title from […]

By May 15, 2012
Azealia Banks’ ‘1991’ EP Cover Art and Release Date

Azealia Banks’ ‘1991’ EP Cover Art and Release Date

Azealia Banks took to twitter to formally announce the release of her upcoming EP, 1991. This release comes after a number of delays due to management changes and expanded budgets. I’m interested in checking this out to see if she can live up to the internet hype. MY EP “1991” WILL BE RELEASED DIGITALLY ON […]

By May 15, 2012

Beastie Boys – Sabotage (MCA Tribute Video)

This guy James Winters just released this visual re-enacting the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” as a tribute to the late MCA.

By May 15, 2012
Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap – Movie Review Hollywood Screening At The Arclight

Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap – Movie Review Hollywood Screening At The Arclight

This Monday past, I had the honor and privilege of attending the screening for Ice-T’s directorial debut of the documentary Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap. Read the review under the cut. – C.A.

By May 15, 2012
Scarface Talks Rap Trading Cards, The Fix, and More

Scarface Talks Rap Trading Cards, The Fix, and More

HipHopDX: How were you first introduced to Platinum League interactive Hip Hop trading cards? Scarface: Through [publicist Kisha Madrid]. Kish called Rico and Rico told me that somebody wants to do a card with me. I said, “Really? Me? Why?” I didn’t believe that shit. Then I ended up on a card, which is kind of cool. […]

By May 14, 2012
Rick Ross f. Usher – Touch N You

Rick Ross f. Usher – Touch N You

First official single from God Forgives, I Don’t. July 21 marks the date. Source: Rap Radar

By May 14, 2012

Dex Owusu – Loud City (Music Video)

Our longtime friend (formerly N-Dex) at HHU drops off a new visual produced By J-Mal of LoudNoyz. Visuals By Jimi Wonder. Dex is still one of the most entertaining MC’s to listen to IMO – he just needs the right opportunity to shine.

By May 14, 2012

Murs Interviews DJ Quik

Both taking rise around the same time, Murs and DJ Quik reminisce about their days as two hip hop artists trying to make it in the game. Before all that, Quik remembers sitting in class at Compton Unified School District learning the craft to listen and molding him to be the legendary and reputable artist […]

By May 14, 2012
Tabi Bonney ft. Yasiin Bey – Chop Chop (prod Ski Beatz)

Tabi Bonney ft. Yasiin Bey – Chop Chop (prod Ski Beatz)

Tabi Bonney teams up with Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) and the Ledendary Ski Beatz on the next offering from his interim project The Endless Summer.  The project drops on Thursday.

By May 14, 2012
Rabbit ft. Wale – #SOFUCKINFINE

Rabbit ft. Wale – #SOFUCKINFINE

Rico Love’s newest signee Rabbit drops the first record from her upcoming EP 3to3 which will drop for free download later this week. #SOFUCKINFINE finds the former D.C dancer teaming with fellow D.C native Wale.

By May 14, 2012

(Video Doc) A Day in the Life: ?uestlove

?uestlove is the featured artist in Hulu’s latest web series, ‘A Day in the Life.’ One of my favorite figures in the music industry.

By May 14, 2012