Here’s some unseen footage from 2002 of Kanye West working on music like “Jesus Walks” with Rhymefest in his old Jersey City, NJ apartment. At the 6:53 mark you can hear Ye’s unreleased track “Living A Movie” in the background where he dropped the line “no one man should have all that power” that 9 years later would be used on the chorus of “Power”.
The latest leak taken from Freeway and Statik Selektah’s 7 track EP Statik Free, available for purchase on iTunes now.
Hit continue reading to watch the accompanying mini-documentary/behind the scenes video clip of the recording process that went down the other night.
1996 interview with De La Soul, including performances with Common & Mos Def.
It’s interesting (and amusing) to hear someone at that time ask the question is Hip-Hop dead?
In part three of Dee Vazquez’s Round Table series, the panel talks about the Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim beef and Rah Digga comments on what it takes to have mainstream success. itstheBino was there to cover it.
Death Row Records blessed us with this unreleased music video for a track that has been in their vaults since circa 1996. Sam Sneed was signed to Death Row Records in 1993, releasing only one single U Better Recognize in 1994. He also recorded an album with his group Street Scholars in 1996 which remained unreleased until now. Here’s the first single from Sam’s Street Scholars project that’s finally dropping January 25th.
Click here to read his interview with HipHopDX, where Dr. Dre’s onetime production partner discusses being forgotten about by Dre, and clarifies the circumstances surrounding the infamous incident with 2Pac.
Continue reading to walk down the memory lane with U Better Recognize video.