Hip Hop’s Original Gangster, Ice-T recently caught up with BREALTV while on the Rockstar Mayhem Festival with Bodycount to discuss which songs put him on the map of music both as a solo artist, & with his heavy metal band, Body Count.
Souls of Mischief (A-Plus, Opio, Phesto, and Tajai) are releasing the B-side to the 7″ single from their highly anticipated forthcoming concept-album, There is Only Now. The title track A-side features rapper Snoop Dogg trading verses with the legendary hip-hop group for the first time and was accompanied by a video that premiered at Billboard earlier this month. The full album, There Is Only Now will be released on August 26th, 2014
In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of his seminal debut album Illmatic, Nas held a contest inviting fans to collaborate and produce the official music video for “Represent,” an influential track off of the classic release. This is the first video ever made for the track and was shot at the YouTube Space Los Angeles.
Internets, this is such an honor.
It’s been few years of me trying to get the legendary Chuck D on The Combat Jack Show. It took current events, plus the Freddie Foxxx episode to make this happen (thank you Bumpy!). How do I even describe this 3 hour long discussion with Chuck D and Keith Shocklee? Def Jam, Hot 97, Dr. Dre, N.W.A., Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, Marley Marl, Flavor Flav, Eric B and Rakim, COINTELPRO, Run-DMC, the Bomb Squad, the dearth of diversity on rap radio… so much knowledge.
What I’m walking away with is how we have the power to control how we’re perceived in this culture. And how we have to stop making excuses. Now. Ladies and gents, we present to you, the Episode Without A Pause.
Redman and Method Man have joined forces with German DJs and producers GOH and Sugastarr for a petty ill collaboration ‘I Used To Be’.
Married to the Mobb since a little kid/ P kinda changed since he did a bid/ Hav wilded out, took it too far/ Shit is all good, you gotta love the Mobb…
Dynamic Duo have teamed up with DJ Premier for a collaboration album titled “A Giant Step,” to be released on July 16th. In anticipation of the release, a teaser video has been revealed for their title track, “AEAO.”
The video shows the Dynamic Duo members Choiza and Gaeko, along with DJ Premier represented by miniature models. The stop-motion technique in the video gives it a unique touch while a preview of their track “AEAO” plays in the background.
The album, along with the “AEAO” music video, will drop on July 16th. Dynamic Duo and DJ Premier are also expected to perform in a live showcase on the same day to promote the release.
Hit continue reading to check the album cover.
Via DJ Premier Blog.