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.
After much speculation and anticipation on the internet, the news are finally out! It’s official, Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf are the new addition to the Shady Records roster. They also grace the cover of March issue of XXL Magazine, coming out February 8th.
Hit the jump to read what everybody had to say about the deal.
The second track off Show & Kris’ upcoming project Godsville.
Spotted at SAF.
Tony Touch and Al Lindstrom compile 25 of the best Toca Tuesdays freestyles from last year.
Back cover with tracklist and download link after the jump.
The latest installment of “RIOC” has another unexpected visit from the unofficial 4th member of the team, DJ Premier. We played new music as always, but also talked with Preem about his Top 25 albums of the year list among other things. AND we managed to hold Preem within our alloted talk break limits (amazing, I know). You can catch “Rap Is Outta Control” every Sunday night at 10PM with Eclipse, Torae, J57 (and sometimes Premier) on Hip Hop Nation Sirius XM.
Playlist of the show and download links after the cut.