Who needs a beat? Not Kendrick Lamar. While Jonathan Rivera played his violin out in the street, K-Dot lets a few bars go before exchanging contact information. Classic-al. Section.80 in stores now.
Now that Jay and Kanye’s “Otis” has been released, Billboard reached out to Otis Redding’s daughter, Karla Redding-Andrews to discuss how the sample was cleared and her views of the song. When did you first hear about
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Jay and Kanye’s instrumental continues to make its rounds and next up, the Virginia MC, Skillz takes his turn for his latest freestyle.
Featuring various clips of the great ‘Pac, The Outlawz keeps his memory alive with the visual aid to their tribute track. Their official last album, Perfect Timing happens September 13. wshh
Before Rakim and Nas commanded the stage at Paul’s #PR40 last night, EPMD warmed things up. In between the Green Eyed Bandit’s gripes, the brothers from Brentwood performed “You’re A Customer” amongst other hits. Earlier Craig G and Dane Dane did their one-two thang. Great camera work Dark Nyte.
Flanked by the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, hometown hero Nas hit the stage and performed a few classics for Paul Rosenberg’s #PR40. Peep Dark NYte‘s footage of “N.Y. State Of Mind” and “The World Is Yours”. EPMD up next.