Rap Radar http://rapradar.com 7th Letter Made Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:06:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 New Music: Hit-Boy “Grindin’ My Whole Life” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-hit-boy-grindin-my-whole-life/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-hit-boy-grindin-my-whole-life/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:06:15 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315129 Grind Time. With a Grammy to his credit, Hit-Boy is proof that hard work pays off. And with his HS87 crew holding him down, Hit talks about the road less traveled. The track will serve as the first single off their compilation We The Plug dropping May 6th.

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New Video: A$AP Mob x A$AP Twelvy “Xscape” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-aap-mob-x-aap-twelvy-xscape/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-aap-mob-x-aap-twelvy-xscape/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:01:55 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315131 No Way Out.

You know what they say: You can take them out the hood, but you can’t take the hood out of them. And in A$AP Mob’s new video, Twelvy’s attempt on getting away isn’t easy. Thank the L.O.R.D. for dirty money.

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Juelz & Mack Wilds Join Bizzy Crook In NYC http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/juelz-mack-wilds-join-bizzy-crook-in-nyc/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/juelz-mack-wilds-join-bizzy-crook-in-nyc/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:39:06 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315124 Get Bizzy.

Kid Ink’s My Own Lane Tour came to town this past weekend at Irving Plaza. But before touching the stage, Bizzy Crook loosened up the crowd with hometown heroes Juelz Santana and Mack Wilds.

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New Music: Logic x Big Sean “Alright” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-logic-x-big-sean-alright/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-logic-x-big-sean-alright/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:40:18 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315110 Hold Up.

Logic stays focused. And with his While You Wait EP on the way, he brings his rapid flow to his latest release featuring a witty Sean. Vagician?


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New Music: Joey BadA$$ “Mr. Wonderful” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-joey-bada-mr-wonderful/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-joey-bada-mr-wonderful/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:25:27 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315111 Sir Light Weight.

Produced by Kirk Knight, Joey BadA$$ gives UFC fighter Phil Davis something to walk out to for this Saturday’s fight. Welcome to the octagon.

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New Video: Rapsody “Thank You Very Much” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-rapsody-thank-you-very-much/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-rapsody-thank-you-very-much/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:12:17 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315102 You’re Welcome.

Working in media can be a thankless job. So for those behind the scenes, Rapsody shows her appreciation by including them in her new music video. The song’s off her project  She Got Game which you can download here.

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New Video: Locksmith x Rebecca Nobel “Who I Am” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-locksmith-x-rebecca-nobel-who-i-am/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-locksmith-x-rebecca-nobel-who-i-am/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:18:19 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315091 Same Ol G.

If you don’t know Locksmith, here’s a good place to start. Deep in the Muir Woods, the Bay Area MC finds solace within himself and mother nature. The song can be located on his album A Thousand Cuts which you can download on iTunes.

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B.Dot On PIX11 Morning News http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/b-dot-on-pix11-morning-news/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/b-dot-on-pix11-morning-news/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:32:27 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315059 Rise & Shine.

The days following Nike’s latest release, yours truly appeared on New York’s PIX11 morning news. Full disclosure: I was there to discuss the sneaker culture’s impact in hip-hop, but due to time restraints, the producers called an audible. Read here about the 18 year old dumb ass that turned down $98,000 for his Red Octobers.

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Juicy J Colt 45 Commercial http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/juicy-j-colt-45-commercial/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/juicy-j-colt-45-commercial/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:13:51 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315060 Still Works Every Time.

A bottle of Ace of Spade may look like an Oscar, but Colt 45  commissioned a real Academy Award winner for their new campaign. Fuck your VIP!

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New Video: Pharrell “Marilyn Monroe” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-pharrell-marilyn-monroe/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-video-pharrell-marilyn-monroe/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:57:56 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315040 Girls Rule.

In celebration to all the lovely women, Pharrell gets his choreography duties on from the dance studio to the main stage in his new video. We see you too, Kelly Osbourne. G I R L  in stores now.

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New Music: DJ Prince x Sean Price “Shottas” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-dj-prince-x-sean-price-shottas/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/new-music-dj-prince-x-sean-price-shottas/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:04:20 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=315012 Extra Shots.

Sean Price remains on target with his contribution to a bonus cut off DJ Prince’s Test My Sound. 


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J.Cole Announces ‘Dollar & Dream’ Tour http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/j-cole-announces-dollar-dream-tour/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/j-cole-announces-dollar-dream-tour/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:22:17 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314999 Lights Please.

To commemorate the five year anniversary of his stellar mixtape The Warm Up, Jermaine will be performing the project in its entirety on his second annual Dollar & A Dream tour. Dates and locations coming soon.

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Wiz Khalifa On ‘Chelsea Lately’ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/wiz-khalifa-on-chelsea-lately-2/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/23/wiz-khalifa-on-chelsea-lately-2/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:49:01 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314992 Pay For Weed?

Comedian T.J. Miller filled in last night for host, Chelsea Handle. Once Wiz hit the sofa, he spoke on his upcoming Under The Influence tour, work ethic, and of course that good ol’ mary jane.

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Wiz Khalifa ‘Under The Influence’ Tour Dates http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/wiz-khalifa-under-the-influence-tour-dates/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/wiz-khalifa-under-the-influence-tour-dates/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:24:40 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314977 Intoxicating Summer.

Wiz Khalifa’s going back on the road this summer and  announced the line-up for his annual Under The Influence tour. The undercard will feature Jeezy (huh?!) Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, Mack Wilds, Rich Homie Quan, IamSU!, Sage The Gemini, and DJ Drama. Tickets go on sale at LiveNation this Friday at 4:20 EST.

Jul 24 – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain – Scranton, Pennsylvania
Jul 25 – Susquehanna Bank Center – Camden, New Jersey
Jul 26 – Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach – Virginia Beach, Virginia
Jul 27 – Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, Virginia
Jul 29 – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, Ontario
Jul 31 – Nikon at Jones Beach Theater – Wantagh, New York
Aug 1 – First Niagara Pavilion – Burgettstown, Pennsylvania
Aug 2 – Xfinity Center – Mansfield, Massachusetts
Aug 3 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, New Jersey
Aug 5 – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre – Tinley Park, Illinois
Aug 6 – Klipsch Music Center – Noblesville, Indiana
Aug 8 – Blossom Music Center – Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Aug 9 – Alpine Valley Music Theatre – Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Aug 10 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Clarkston, Michigan
Aug 12 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St Louis – Maryland Heights, Missouri
Aug 14 – Gexa Energy Pavilion – Dallas, Texas
Aug 15 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman – Woodlands, Texas
Aug 17 – Isleta Amphitheater – Albuquerque, New Mexico
Aug 19 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, Colorado
Aug 22 – Shoreline Amphitheatre – Mountain View, California
Aug 23 – Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista – Chula Vista, California
Aug 24 – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Irvine – Irvine, California


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New Music: Boots x Beyonce “Dreams” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/new-music-boots-x-beyonce-dreams/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/new-music-boots-x-beyonce-dreams/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:55:07 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314964 What Dreams Are Made Of.

After lending his co-production services all over Beyoncé’s latest album, Jordan Asher gets a favor in return from Mrs. Carter on his track, “Dreams”. Known as Boots, the Roc Nation artist gives the background on the record here. Purchase the single here.

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The Roots ‘And Then You Shoot Your Cousin’ Tracklist http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/the-roots-and-then-you-shoot-your-cousin-tracklist/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/the-roots-and-then-you-shoot-your-cousin-tracklist/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:48:35 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=305876 Pieces Of Me.

The Roots have just announced the release date of May 20th for their next album, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin and also unveils its artwork. Pre-order your copy today.

Romare Bearden (1911-1988); Pittsburgh Memory, 1964; mixed media collage on board; 8 1/2″ x 11 3/4″, signed Collection of halley k harrisburg and Michael Rosenfeld, New York, NY; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY


UPATE: Titles below via Navjosh

1. Theme From The Middle Of The Night
2. Never
3. When The People Cheer
4. The Devil
5. Black Rock
6. Understand
7. Dies Irae
8. The Coming
9. The Dark (Trinity)
10. The Unraveling
11. Tomorrow
12. Nothing

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New Video: MGK “Sail” http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/new-video-mgk-sail/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/new-video-mgk-sail/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:43:26 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314957 Smooth Sailing.

On his born day today, Machine Gun Kelly is slow making moves through the neighborhood in accompanying visual to earlier’s release. Catch him if you can.


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YN On HoodRich Radio http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/yn-on-hoodrich-radio/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/yn-on-hoodrich-radio/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:12:15 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314935 YN vs DJ Scream

YN visited Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 and co-hosted Hoodrich Radio alongside DJ Scream this past Sunday. Didn’t tune in? Here’s what you missed.

Break 1: Explains longevity in the game and relationship with Jay Z

Break 2: Weighs in on the MiMi Foust sex tape fuckery.

Break 3: Discusses this evening’s CRWN with Future and his Honest album.

Break 4: Drake’s shot at Jay Z during his commentary at Nets vs Raptors game.

Break 5: Shameless plug. Thanks for the shouts.

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Lil Boosie Reveals LP Release Date http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/lil-boosie-announces-album-release-date/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/lil-boosie-announces-album-release-date/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:55:23 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314930 Bad Azz Summer.

Boosie’s bxK  the Big Apple and during his visit TO Complex, he said he will release his next album Touchdown To Cause Hell on July 15. With over 1,000 songs to his credit, he said he’s collaborated with the likes of 2 Chainz, Jeezy, and T.I.

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YG ‘My Krazy Life’ Tour Ep. 1 http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/yg-my-krazy-life-tour-ep-1/ http://rapradar.com/2014/04/22/yg-my-krazy-life-tour-ep-1/#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:45:47 +0000 http://rapradar.com/?p=314925 Welcome To 400.

Currently on his My Krazy Life tour, YG is sharing a behind the scenes look of his life on the road. In the first episode of his new vlog series, he bicks things off in Atlanta.

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