Before his celebratory evening, Esco visited Hot 97 and got digital with Flex. He spoke on the concept of his album cover, Kelis’ reaction and his recent VH1 Behind The Music episode.
Bay Area rapper Locksmith made his debut on Sway In The Morning and tackled whatever beat DJ Wonder threw at him. Tahiry seemed impressed.
A week after the digital release of Frank Ocean’s solo debut Channel Orange, HDD estimates that the album sold 130, 945 copies. With the tangible version in stores today, expect the number to increase by next week. Official tally tomorrow. UPDATE: #2 On Billboard with 131,000 copies.
What’s doper than dope? How about Terius and Terence’s new music video. Kinda gives new meaning to a coke and smile. Love IV MMXII August 14th. life+times UPDATE: Coke replaced with gold
Beware of the auto-tune. Produced by Laudie, Future and Zoe flaunt their jewels on this new audio. Future’s Super Future mixtape is coming followed by his next album, Super Hendrix. hhnm
Angel Haze’s been making a name for herself in underground circles, but now, she’s stating her claim with her new project, Reservation. Peep the tracklist and download after the jump.
photo: michael feeney Hours before the release of Nas’ album, Life Is Good, Team Epiphany spearheaded the Moët Rose Lounge event last night in NYC’s meatpacking district. Yours truly bailed at the last minute, but Hov, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes, Jermaine Dupri, Swizz Beatz, No I.D. and a host of others were in attendance. Q-Tip and DJ Wonder handled DJ duties. Here are a few pics from the night’s festivities.