Mos Def and Ski Beatz reunite to bring us yet another gem, these two having made magic in the past on Ski Beatz album 24 Hour Karate School like "Taxi" and "Cream of the Planet". Mos remains one of the greatest to ever grace the mic, and on "Sensei on the Block" he proves that once again, liberating an impressive flow near seamlessly - get that via iTunes right now.
This weekend is San Diego's "The Soundlot Festival", a long awaited event which thanks to BesAme unites some key players of the Bay Area's music and art scene with San Diego's powerhouse The Travelers Club who enlists an equally impressive line-up, spanning up and down the coast. Below we've taken the time to delve into some of the line-up in a short preview, including a description, although not a comprehensive list you can see some of what to expect at the festival, from both the visual and musical artists. The Bay Area will be in SD heavy this weekend, and if you're not there for this incredible line-up then you're truly missing out.Read More
It's finally Jay Rock's time to shine, and he's fully running with the baton. In anticipation of his upcoming album 90059, he visits Hot97's Ebro in the Morning show to talk with Ebro and Rosenberg about the long awaited follow-up to Follow Me Home. Although the album has been pushed back to December (originally slated for a September release), it'll be well worth the wait judging by strong singles like the title track "90059" and "Easy Bake" with Kendrick which dropped today. Check out the interview above where we get some insight into how his deal with Tech N9ne's Strange Music worked, while also learning where he met Top Dawg and much more
Kali Uchis delivers a stunning new video from her Por Vida EP, following up another amazing one in "Rush". Kali is truly one of this era's distinctive artists, her vocals delicate yet potent and piercing, her branding is on point as her aesthetic remains cohesive and strong in different visual components of her work. The visuals for "Loner" are just the latest example of her prowess - by continuing on this streak of quality releases she's sure to be a household name in no time at all.
It's been a great year for Apple thus far and it seems that they're keen on keeping it that way. The electronic giant hints at releasing a new set of iPhones on Sept. 9th in San Francisco. Hopefully we see some cool changes coming to the iPhone 6/6 Plus and a new generation of iPad's.
Anderson Paak has been the spotlight of a lot of attention as of late, after appearing all over Dr. Dre's Compton album, and today we get a long awaited video for his debut single with Knxwledge. These two have teamed up to form NxWorries, and have been finding a lot of success, recently performing in Times Square with Earl Sweatshirt - hopefully they serve us with some new material as of late.
While rumors continue to circulate that Jay Rock's 90059 is set to release in early September, Jay Rock unexpectedly drops a new track with his TDE labelmate Kendrick. The track premiered on Shade 45 this morning, and right off the bat Jay Rock shows us his versatility in flow, stop sleeping on Jay Rock and stream the track above. Pre-Order 90059 now.
The Star Wars franchise have been steadily increasing their campaign for the release of the next installment of the Star Wars Trilogy. The clip teases fan on an impending fight scene that is sure to get fans sitting at the edge of their seat. John Boyega sets the tone for the clip as he it appears he is holding what may very well be Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, as he prepares for a battle. Watch the clip below and tell us what you think about the movie in the comment section below.