Trae Tha Truth, Chipmunk, Iggy Azaela, B.o.B., & T.I. As always, the highlight of last night’s Hip-Hop Awards were the cyphers. Personally, there weren’t any “oh shit!” moments this year, but I took the liberty of bolding the best spitter of each group. Here are the rips courtesy of yardie. Let the great debates begin.
Colin Munroe has just released his latest collection of tunes, Unsung Hero, which you can download in full here. Below he links back wth K-Dot as well as Ab-Soul for its sixth track. hhnm
Picking up where Jay Rock left off, Ab-Soul continues #TDEFamAppreciationWeek by taking us to planet X for his contribution. Produced by JMSN.
In support of the remix off his Control System, Ab-Soul and his TDE crew dim the lights, but keep the flashing lights for its accompanying visual. Directed by ICU.
Put up them dukes. Sans Kendrick Lamar, Black Hippy joins S.A.S. and Statik Selektah for some lyrical combat on this posse cut. Off S.A.S. and Statik’s Stereotype
Like his fellow Black Hippy, Ab-Soul kicks a rap exclusively for Beats TV while visiting the Beats By Dre offices. #BeatsArmy Previously: Young Chris
[brightcove vid=1728958645001&exp3=735056479001&surl=http://c.brightcove.com/services&pubid=616302911001&pk=AQ~~,AAAAj36EHhk~,2pR1tWM5uVhnbSj--UUJCXbI03wJZIun&lbu=http://www.xxlmag.com/video/2012/07/behind-the-scenes-of-the-black-hippy-crews-xxl-photo-shoot/&w=540&h=350] See how Kendrick Lamar, ScHooboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock strike a pose for their new feature in XXL‘s upcoming issue. Magazine hits newsstands July 14.