Artwork: Dennis from Mighty Healthy. It’s been a long time coming but you knew, the breaks were gonna come. DJ Soul is back at it again with hip-hop 2010′s funkiest foundations. Strictly for my real-live, dusty fingers-diggin’ in-the-MP3s cats. Ha! Enjoy. Link Previously: Vol. 1
Big Sean’s new single, “My Last” went on sale today for $1.29 on iTunes . Released early last month, the song has already landed on the Billboard charts. This Spring, G.O.O.D. Music’s Detroit Player will up his ante with his debut album, Finally Famous. Last week, Sean chopped it up with Rap Radar about his new tune, L.A. Reid, and the infrastructure of his Def Jam home.
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Christmas comes early with Chip Tha Ripper’s new mixtape, Gift Raps. Get it? Gift. Raps? Ha! Tracklist and download after the jump.
After getting moved to a work release program last year, Da Brat’s finally a free woman. Yesterday, Jermaine Dupri welcomed her back into society via Twitter. Brat served a three year sentence on a 2007 assault charge.
Fred The Godson puts his flow to use over EPMD’s classic track. Listen up. They didn’t give this guy the XXL Freshman honor for nothing. flex
The Roots have just announced that their 4th annual picnic will take place on Saturday June 4th at the Festivial Pier in Philly. Guests include: Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Yelawolf, Mac Miller and many more. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 AM via Live Nation. okayplayer