A year after Jay-Z’s Decoded hit shevles, the book will be re-released on November 1st as a paperback. The book will also contain a new chapter, seven additional illustrations, three songs: “I Know”, “Young Gz”, “Lost One” and a new afterword. What still excites me about rap is that it’s an open thread, a cipher that listeners find their own meanings in. The point of this book is not to settle arguments or transform rap songs into neat stories with a beginning, middle, and […]
Along with two thirds of the L-O-X, and the Trill O.G., Urban Mystic sure loves the dough in his new single. This ain’t bad at all, so no divorce papers necessary.
Over the weekend, MMG shot 6 videos including Meek and Chris’ standout cut off the Dream Chasers mixtape. Until their house party hits our video player, Nigel D. shares our first look. More photos underneath.
[vodpod id=Video.15499003&w=540&h=350&fv=] Featuring an interview of Hov speaking on Jermaine, Gneiss Pictures shares a short clip of J.Cole in the lab crafting his debut album. Cole Wold: The Sideline Story in stores now. hhnm
[vodpod id=Video.15500547&w=540&h=350&fv=] Last night, the HBO comedy-drama rolled out their second season premiere. If you missed it, you can catch the full episode above. In the second-season premiere, Ben and Cam look for a way to market their CRISP attire in New York after a promising debut in Tokyo. Meanwhile, Rene’s new Rasta Monsta billboard is a hit with everyone except his girlfriend; and Rachel returns from a soul-searching trip abroad, but she’s still not over Ben. semtex
After bringing out Usher the previous night, Taylor had her second Speak Now show at Phillips Arena and brought out T.I. for “Live Your Life” with Nelly and Jizzle watching backstage. Eat your heart out Ri Ri—and B.Dot.
Amaya hosted Big K.R.I.T.‘s show at the Revolution Live Friday night with guest performers L.E.P. Bogus Boys and Stalley. Above, K.R.I.T. runs through his track, “The Vent”. Stalley’s full set below.
[vodpod id=Video.15496876&w=540&h=350&fv=] Attention: Drake is everywhere, you ain’t never there. And today, he drops the video for the first single off his sophomore set. Directed by Hyghly Alleyne and Lamar Taylor. Be sure to Take Care on October 24. ovo
Vybz Kartel was taken into custody Friday morning at his hotel in Kingston for possession of marijuana. Details later emerged that he was under an ongoing murder investigation after a body was found at a St. Andrew house he frequently visits. Bumbaclot! one876
[vodpod id=Video.15496476&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Where’s our shots? This past weekend, Montana kept the Ciroc flowing while shooting his next video and Pow TV was on hand to capture the shoot featuring Waka Flocka and Uncle Puff. hhnm