@JayRock steps up to rep for the west on this last installment of videos from XXL’s New Breed of Hustlers. Related: Donnis |Freddie Gibbs |BIG SEAN | J. Cole | Fashawn | Nipsey Hu$$le | Pass Or Fail? Examining “New School” Rappers | Wiz Khalifa | Pill Advertisements
Okay so Prince went over to the Minneapolis Radio Station 89.3 the Current a few weeks back and offered them the privilege of premiering a new song of his on their radio. Nav ripped it and I edited it being the studio engineer I am for myself. Enjoy. [wpaudio url=”http://www.ddotomen.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Prince-Cause_And_Effect_DDot_Omen.mp3″ text=”class=”Prince – Cause & Effectl”…
Here’s the lead single off of @EstelleDarlings new album “All Of Me”, produced by David Guetta and featuring one of Canada’s biggest rap acts, Kardinal Offishall. Estelle dropped a behind the scenes of this earlier in the week and the video drops later today. [wpaudio url=”http://www.ddotomen.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Estelle_ft_Kardinal_Offishall-Freak_Prod_David_Guetta_DDot_Omen.mp3″ text=”class=”wpaudio”>Estelle feat. Kardinal Offishall” dl=”0″]
@JayElectronica sat down with MTV and in the segment they ask the New Orleans born rapper about his take on the decline of lyricism. “The lyricism in my music — I come from a different era,” he explained. “I was born in ’76. I was raised in the ’80s. I’m an ’80s baby. LL Cool…
@ChaseNCashe @HitBoy_SC are the producer duo (Surf Club) behind Lil Wayne’s Drop The World off the Rebirth album but of course, if you’re a Dot Nation Resident, you ALREADY knew that. Editor’s Note: Me and Chase go back, as well as Laws and Djay Cas..look at us now.
@LawsHipHop @Imadeitinc were in the lab together over Grammy weekend. They worked on the song that was featured on Law’s x Don Cannon 4:57 mixtape called Hold You Down, which you can download below. Download: Laws – Hold You Down (Prod. DJ Khalil)
The Police paid a visit to Juvie’s house after a neighbor smelled ganja coming from the rappers home. Reports say when officers arrived, a producer identified as Leroy Jones, answered the door and didn’t cooperate. They then returned with a warrant and found a half ounce of weed in the kitchen. Rapper Juvenile, Government name…
More new Rickie, going over Yo Gotti’s Men Lie, Women Lie Numbers Don’t. Download: Rickie Jacobs – Bloggers Don’t Lie
1. Intro 2. Foot On The Gas 3. Make It 4. Power Of Zeus 5. Training Day 6. Getaway (Interlude) 7. Victory Is Mine 8. Pegasus 9. Lucid Dreamer (Ambitions) 10. Goin Thru Hip Hop 11. Outro Download: D Wirks – Foot On The Gas EP
@QuestLove from The Roots talks about when he first discovered Fela Kuti’s music, and walks us through Fela’s influence in yesterday and today’s hip-hop — including works by Mos Def, Macy Grey, D’Angelo, X-Clan, and Leader of the New School.