More than 20 years later, “Hit ‘Em Up” is still regarded as one the most effective diss tracks ever recorded. But this week one veteran the game revealed that he never liked 2Pac’s decision to drop it. Speaking to the Drink Champs podcast, hosted by N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN, Ice-T revealed that he rebuked 2Pac the first … Continue reading Ice-T Reveals Why He Wasn't A Fan Of 2Pac's "Hit 'Em Up"
Los Angeles, CA – Between N.W.A, launching Eminem’s career, dropping The Chronic and 2001, and his monstrously successful Beats By Dre business, it’s fair to say that Dr. Dre has something a Midas touch. With that in mind, the goal to bring the 2024 Olympic Games to Dre’s home city Los Angeles might have gotten … Continue reading Dr. Dre Is Trying To Bring The 2024 Olympic Games To Los Angeles
Maya Bouldry-Morrison’s new album is striking for a number reasons. Born in Chicago, raised in New Hampshire, and now based in Brooklyn, the lush house producer and DJ known as Octo Octa has been exposed to a variety musical influences — though the merit her second full-length LP, Where Are We Going? (out now on … Continue reading Five Ways Producer/DJ Octo Octa Found Herself — and Her Direction — on ‘Where Are We Going?’
Jamiroquai could have been relegated to sheer ’90s nostalgia, but their 12-track Automaton shows that wasn’t meant to be. Known primarily for frontman Jay Kay’s penchant for funky hats, unreasonable vocal comparisons to Stevie Wonder and a propensity for catchy acid jazz and “future funk” grooves, Jamiroquai are back, and the end result is worth … Continue reading Jamiroquai Automaton
Last night (March 28), the Edmonton Oilers clinched a spot in the NHL playfs for the first time since 1996, led by their superstar captain Connor McDavid. Ahead the Oil’s postseason run, Edmonton native Cadence Weapon (a.k.a. Roland “Rollie” Pemberton) has released a track dedicated to McDavid and his team. Produced by Pemberton and Gibbs, the … Continue reading Cadence Weapon ‘Connor McDavid’
Sampha made a memorable full-length debut with Process earlier this year, and now the UK singer/producer has paired with esteemed director Kahlil Joseph for a film to accompany the record. Simply titled Process, the 37-minute “visual conceptualization” was shot between Sampha’s current London neighbourhood and his parents’ hometown Freetown, Sierra Leone. “It’s been … Continue reading Sampha and Kahlil Joseph Unveil ‘Process’ Film
Just yesterday (March 30), beloved Canadian collective Broken Social Scene delivered their first new single in seven years with “Halfway Home.” Following the track’s release, the band appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to give the song its live debut. Plenty the group’s cast revolving players turned up for the … Continue reading Watch Broken Social Scene Reunite for ‘Halfway Home’ on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’
G-Unit boss 50 Cent isn’t worried about the power a dollar. The hip-hop veteran has stepped forward to speak out on his decision to fall back on Chris Brown‘s Party tour. Fif went to Instagram Friday (March 31) and shut down some widespread gossip. A few hours ago, reports surfaced about 50 ditching the tour … Continue reading 50 Cent Crushes Chris Brown Rumors, Reveals Why He Ditched Tour – SOHH.com