The 5th annual Roots Picnic began yesterday at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing in Philly with guests including Yasiin Bey, De La Soul and more. Here are a few clips from day 1 of the musical festival.
With his much-talked about single already released, Wasalu took to his Facebook last night to announce Food & Liquor 2: The Great American Rap Album drops September 25. hhdx
Here’s something dope from Nelly Furtado with a sharp verse from Esco. Expect this Salaam Remi-produced cut to be featured off the forthcoming album, The Spirit Indestructible arriving September 18. hiphop-n-more
Losing is never an option. So our daily struggles and accomplishments are put on the small screen for Machine Gun Kelly’s new music video featuring Ester Dean. Cop the tune on iTunes here.
While vacationing in D.R., Kanye’s main squeeze and her bikini-clad clan decides to have some fun in front of the camera with B.I.G.’s “Hypnotize”. Yo, Puff what do you think of this fuckery? rap-up
While visiting DJ Semtex at the BBC 1Xtra studios in the UK, Mac Miller pulled out his guitar and gave his acoustic interpretation of Tupac Shakur’s “Thugz Mansion”. Previously: Freestyle
While out in Cannes last week, Pharrell previewed a few new tracks at the Gotha Club including his track with Mac Miller and Swizzy. Sounds like P has some raw music on the way. neptunes.org