Freddie Gibbs (@freddiegibbs) brings us a visual from his ESGN which was released earlier than it’s intended date but you can pick it up on iTunes. The video captures the trigger happy side of Gary, Indiana street life, with Gangsta Gibbs as the fixture. Watch below via Naomi
Joey Badass (@joeybadass_) sets forth his new body of work, Summer Knights. Production from Statik Selektah, The Alchemist, MF DOOM and more. Listen below.
New Rules indeed. Jay-Z’s 13th studio album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” is highly anticipated and the talk of the water cooler as it’s caused a great discussion of whether or not his unique deal with Samsung qualifies to be counted as a million sales prior to it’s release. Initially, it was reported that because of…
@TIP announced last week that Yo Gotti (@YoGottiKOM) was the latest signee to Hustle Gang, however, whilst on the red carpet at the BET Awards last night, Yo Gotti denied that this was the case and that he is still with CMG & Epic Records. I Am drops November.
This might be a bad time to mention @AceHood has a song called “Before The Rollie” on his new album Trials & Tribulations. Ace Hood was on the red carpet as the 2013 BET Awards were getting started when his wristwatch had a mishap. We also dug up this webisode clip of DJ Khaled gifting…
2 Chainz took stage and performed his new single “Feds Watching” at the 2013 BET Awards. 2 Chainz also brought ASAP Rocky and Kendrick Lamar who also won awards to perform their hit collaborative single “Problems”. Watch below.
Charlie Wilson (@ImCharlieWilson) received the Lifetime Achievement award and also was got a tribute performance which he was apart of as well. Watch below.
Janelle Monae (@JanelleMonae) and Erykah Badu (@FatBellyBella) join each other on stage to close the 2013 BET Awards with a live rendition of “Q.U.E.E.N”. Janelle Monae’s sophomore effort “The Electric Lady” will be out later this year.
Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) performed twice at the 2013 BET Awards and still had enough energy to accept her fourth Best Female Hip-Hop Artist award. Watch her acceptance speech below.
J. Cole took off the same shirt Brandon T. Jackson and DJ Drama had on and instead took stage to perform Crooked Smile and Power Trip with some help from Miguel. Watch below.