After noticing Freddie Gibbs’ insightful and often humorous observations on sports through his Twitter account, Rap Radar decided to give him a forum to express his thoughts on the thrills of victory and the agonies of defeat. It’s Gangsta Gibbs Wide World Of Sports. The black Bill Simmons is here. And for his seventh column, Gibbs provides another NBA Playoff update. Better luck next year, Knickerbockers.
[vodpod id=Video.6792359&w=540&h=350&fv=] Last Wednesday, Manhattan boutique WEST NYC commemorated the release of a collaborative T-shirt with Milkcrate Athletics and Rakim. The God MC performed classics including “Microphone Fiend”, “Know The Ledge” and “Paid In Full”. More footage below.
[vodpod id=Video.7097299&w=540&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Joe Beezy stopped by Five Towns College for a performance at the Hip Hop and R&B Showcase on Thursday. Above, iRockCollege provides a film montage from Joey’s set. It’s deeper than rap.
Idris Elba also known as DJ Driis, has the eye of the tiger on the May issue of The Source. In the issue, which hits newsstands May 2, Idris discusses producing for Jay-Z, his transition from his role on The Wire to his upcoming flick, Thor and more.
Tyler teamed up with his Odd Future partner Frank Ocean in Los Angeles to shoot the second video in support of his upcoming album Goblin. You can check out some photos that were released via their tumblr. More flicks after the cut. rap up
[vodpod id=Video.7089427&w=425&h=350&fv=launch%3D42700334%26amp%3Bwidth%3D400%26amp%3Bheight%3D320] Last Friday, Skateboard P appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe alongside Tyson Toussant to discuss Bionic Yarn. The line of fabrics consist of fibers from recycled plastic bottles. Captain planet to the rescue. woooha
Beastie Boys continue their winning streak, and drop off a new track with some help from Santigold. This too will appear on their upcoming album, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 on May 3rd. Sidebar: Beastie Boys Make Some Noise MSG hhnm