Killer Mike and El-P activate their rap game Wonder Twin powers for Run The Jewels as they prepare to deliver the follow up album “Run The Jewels 2” on October 28th. Here’s the first offering in the form of “Blockbuster Night Pt. 1”. Listen below.
Lauryn Hill is well aware of the chain of events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of Michael Brown. Sending her prayers and support, L Boogie releases a recorded version of “Black Rage” which she originally debuted two years ago while on tour with Nas. Listen below and read along to the lyrics.
Raekwon hits us with the tenth installment of his “Throwback Thursdays” series with a rendition of “I’ll Be Good” from Rene and Angela’s catalog. Don’t forget F.I.L.A album coming soon. Listen below.
T.I. (@Tip @SkylarGrey) calls upon Skylar Grey to help him create a “New National Anthem.” The song is the latest off Tip’s album Paperwork which is on the way. Listen to a stream of “New National Anthem” below.
The Game (@thegame @Tyga & @pharaohjackson) Blood Money label-mate Pharaoh Jackson and YMCMB’s Tyga all join up for a new track titled “What You Want” produced by Jereme Jay. This will appear on the upcoming Year Of The Wolf compilation album in stores September 30th.
Listen to “What You Want” below.
Atlanta’s Johnny Cinco (@1JohnnyCinco @I_AM_LUCCI @_FRESHJONES) and Lucci link up with producer Fresh Jones for the new single “The Way It Is”. The track will be featured on Jones’s mixtape, No Free Juice, which drops September 3rd on LiveMixtapes. Take a listen below:
Jeezy (@YoungJeezy) just released “Holy Ghost” as the pre-order single from his new album Seen It All. The introspective banger was laced by producers Don Cannon, Lyle LeDuff, and Frank Dukes. Take a listen below and purchase on [itunes link=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/seen-it-all-autobiography/id910677075?uo=4″ title=”Seen_It_All_The_Autobiography_(Deluxe)”] by pre-ordering the album.
Up-and-coming artist Russ (@russdiemon) steps out from behind the boards and decides to go over some industry standard classics on his “How To Rob” mixtape. The rapper/singer/producer gives his take on beats from Drake, 50 Cent, Tupac, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and more. Take a listen below:
ATLien B.o.B. (@bobatl) responds to some criticism he received on his remarks about activism with the quick-strike release “New Black”. He addresses double standards, the over-saturation of rappers, and how to REALLY make a difference in the community by using more than your voice. Listen to Bobby Ray preach his opinions below: