The Chef’s still cookin things up with CNN. Here’s two more photographs from the video shoot this weekend. Hang Hang: 57th Ave Previously: Vol 1
More details have emerged as to who Kanye is collaborating with for his upcoming album, Good Ass Job. According to Roc4Life, he has has enlisted RZA, Pete Rock and Q-Tip for production. As far as features go Drake, Clipse, Big Sean, and Dwele are all on deck. Sounds G.O.O.D. to us. Heads up: YK2 Sidebar: Kanye West “Streets Lights” Fanmade Video
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.