Everybody wants a piece of Odd Future and apparently Nas wants some too. A rep from the collective has confirmed with XXL that the group has laid a track for Esco’s tentatively titled LP, Life Is Good. Last month, Esco told MTV that he and Frank Ocean have recorded numerous tracks. No word on if those are in any relation to his album. Hey, an Earl feature would be cool.
Still waiting for the arrival of The Believer? Yea, we are too and XXL has learned from a source that Common has inked a deal with Warner for the album’s release. Not release date set yet, but hopefully we’ll get it soon. Update: Signing celebration flicks. Where are you Yeezy?
Don’t thank me. Thank Just Blaze and DJ Soul. You’re all welcome.
Houston, we are a problem. Ha! In the July 2011 issue of Ebony, the magazine created this illustration depicting the ever growing blogosphere. Unless you failed fifth grade, that’s us holding down Neptune. Thanks to everyone, even-our-comment section-peanut gallery, that steps into our world daily.
[vodpod id=Video.11656613&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] With Big Sean’s album days away, he recently came back to his hometown of Detroit. In the clip, Sean takes us on a tour of his city, revisits his alma mater, radio station 102.7 and more. Finally Famous this Tuesday.
Mr. Racks On Racks is back with another track which could possibly be his second single. I know this guy can’t be serious.
Do Remember: The King passed two years ago tomorrow. So in tribute, here are some strong rap tunes that used samples from his masterworks. You also need this in your life. #MJGone #RIP
It’s a cold world. Everybody need a hood. Ty Kidd Previously: You Ain’t Gotta Like It
Bonjour. After taking Nice earlier this week and before Glastonbury this weekend, Bey continued her France tour at the Galaxie in Amnéville last night. “At Last” Bey is “Irreplaceable” with “Halo” below. 4 in stores in 4 days.
Doug E. Fresh and his sons Square Off are featured in the Harlem edition of the NY Daily News. The duo recently released their new album, Money, Moet & Memories with hopes of carving a new sound. “We making a new genre now,” said Slim. “Alternative classical hip hop…Every song you could hear the instruments.”