Gangsta Gibbs is back. The song marks his first release since being acquitted on sexual assault charges in Austria in September. Also the first time he connects with Harry Fraud, who laced Gibbs with a hell of a beat:
After her 2 major appearances (on Kendrick Lamar‘s “To Pimp A Butterfly” and Anderson .Paak‘s “Malibu”) helped her to gain exposure to a larger audience, Rapsody decided to use the monumentum to follow up with her new solo release.
The North Carolina MC’s 10-track offering features not only top-notch lyricism, but also guests like TDE‘s Ab-Soul, aforementioned Anderson .Paak, and R&B legend Raphael Saadiq. Production provided by 9th Wonder, Khrysis, and Nottz. [Side note: Peep the flip on track #7 – sampling D.R.A.M.‘s Erykah Badu collab.]
Stream (and/or download) the whole project and watch the video for the title track:
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Tha Doggfather, Snoop aka DJ Snoopadelic put together a mix of all the samples used to make the album (tracklist at the bottom).
November 12, 2016 marks the 20th Anniversary of Snoop Dogg‘s iconic second studio album Tha Doggfather. In honor of this date, Snoop has created an enticing mixtape of the samples used on Tha Doggfather, including personal commentary about each song.
The Courteous Family, a producer collective based in L.A., dropped this impressive compilation called “Sautéed Mushrooms” 3 weeks ago and it seems to have slipped under everyone’s radar. Let’s change that…
The 13-track project features some familar SoundCloud phenomenons like Woolymammoth, herzeloyde, Aztek, and Mo Vibez as well as up-and-comers like Hapa (co-founder of the Courteous Family), Bertholet, and Emerald Beats, among others.
The productions vary from chill hip-hop instrumental type of vibes to weirder and frantic sounds.
“How long before the hate that we hold lead us to another Holocaust?”, Killer Mike asks in Run The Jewels‘ new track called “2100”.
El-P had the following to say about the song:
for our friends. for our family. for everyone who is hurting or scared right now. here is a song we wrote months ago. we werent planning on releasing it yet but… well it feels right, now. its about fear and its about love and its about wanting more for all of us. its called 2100. we hope it finds you well.