Yesterday, the mother of Hip-Hop, Sylvia Robinson passed away at 75. To honor the R&B pioneer who formed Sugar Hill Records, DJ Wonder paid tribute during this Sway In The Morning on Shade 45. Download here. Tracklist below. R.I.P. Sylvia Robinson Mix: 1. Sylvia – Pillow Talk 2. The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight 3. Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Reprise (Jam Jam) 4. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – Freedom 5. Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder 6. Grandmaster Flash […]
Since yesterday’s release, TIP is sure making up for his absence with music. Here’s just one of the many tracks he’s laid down so far. Expect more and his new single coming soon.
Livin’ so Italian. Ty Kidd Previously: Pardon Me
Brooklyn keeps on takin’ it. And last night, Red Bull’s Five Out Five Tour made its way to Southpaw where Black Moon performed their ’93 LP, Enta Da Stage. See “How Many MCs” got it above. Tonight, Dipset wraps up the tour at the Nokia Theater in Harlem. Rehearsal footage here. Previously: Queens (Mobb Deep x Lloyd Banks) | The Bronx (Slick Rick) l Staten Island (Wu-Tang Clan)
It’s just another typical day in The Windy City. But to see how a Taylor Gang member spends it, here’s Chevy’s new video for track 5 off The Cookout mixtape.
[vodpod id=Video.15487173&w=540&h=350&fv=] Jeezy kicked off this weekend’s BET Hip-Hop Awards last night by celebrating his G-Day and popped 103 bottles at Vanquish Lounge in the A. If you missed it, EA captures the evenings festivities. #F.A.M.E. Sidebar: Making Of F.A.M.E. Cover
Do you wanna ride? Well last night, Jay-Z hosted his Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation carnival at NYC’s Pier 54. The Making The Ordinary Extraordinary event which cost $1,000 per ticket benefited educational efforts. Guests included Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, the Foundation’s CEO and Jay’s mother, Gloria Carter and, of course, Gloria’s warrior, who briefly spoke on the event above.
The night before last, Mac Miller showed some brotherly love to the Electric Factory by bringing out Freeway for a live rendition of their Statik Selektah-produced track. Hey, they don’t play in “P.A.“.
Although the NBA lockout has set things back, that’s not stopping 2k Sports from releasing their annual title. In their second ad, Drake along with Michael Jordan debate on the Greatest Team Ever. MJ’s right, those ’96 Bulls were a problem. ice
During OFWGKTA’s takeover at Palladium last night, Game returned last week’s favor by joining Tyler on stage for another performance of their track, “Martians Vs. Goblins”. Blood gang, wolf gang killed ’em all. twcj