Freddie took his act to the, well, ghetto this weekend and shot a spankin’ new video. The clip is from the track off his upcoming mixtape, Str8 Killa No Filla—which by the way seems to be living up to it’s title. More photographs after the jump. Robvillian
[vodpod id=Video.3323795&w=425&h=350&fv=] Where’s Don King when ya need him? On May 2nd, Preemo and Pete Rock plan to duke it out on the 1’s and 2’s in Tokyo for the 30th anniversary of Manhattan Records. The label was home to artists like Diana Ross, Art Garfunkel, and Thomas Dolby. Book your flights now and grab a window seat. Nav
In the wee hours of the morning, Erykah held a secret show at Good Units located in the basement of the Hudson Hotel. For the first time she performed the lead track from her new album, New Amerykah Part Two (Return of the Ankh). The ballad’s produced by Erykah and 9th Wonder. That’s a tall order. Mfeenz
Make it rain one time to 8Ball & MJG’s latest clip from their forthcoming album, Ten Toes Down. And while you’re at it, tell the DJ to play it one mo’ ‘gain. YK2 x Dirty Glove Bastards
The NMC & the Empire are back with their mixtape series, and this time some of your favorite R&B tracks get a little flavor from Barbie. Download here. Tracklist on the other side.
During their debut at SXSW, Nas and Damian sat down and discussed the creative process of Distant Relatives and bringing their music together. Get ready, the pair bridge the gap May 18th. Rap-Up
A few weeks ago, Dream speculated that his upcoming third LP, Love King could be his last. But yesterday he turned to Twitter and threw out a name for a fourth one. So much for that retirement. HHNM