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Stream Vic Spencer's "St. Gregory" Album

Stream Vic Spencer's "St. Gregory" Album

Vic Spencer’s rapping is as cold as it gets. Within Chicago’s scene for ten years now, Vic bills himself as something a lone wolf, and his confrontational, take-no-prisoners style writing supports it. On the second track his new album, St. Gregory, he describes himself as “Chicago’s hated,” but he seems happy to play the villain role Continue reading Stream Vic Spencer's "St. Gregory" Album

Blake Banks – Ride Feat. Drug Rixh Peso | Download & Listen [New Song]

Blake Banks – Ride Feat. Drug Rixh Peso | Download & Listen [New Song]

Today’s Heatseeker is a young artist named Blake Banks who splits his time between L.A. and Chicago. He’s earned a buzzing presence on SoundCloud and has collaborated with big-name artists such as Post Malone and Famous Dex. His latest track, “Ride,” finds him linking with Drug Rixh Peso, an ATL trapper whose name has been popping Continue reading Blake Banks – Ride Feat. Drug Rixh Peso | Download & Listen [New Song]

Tupac's "2Pacalypse Now" Released On Vinyl For The First Time

Tupac's "2Pacalypse Now" Released On Vinyl For The First Time

Yesterday (Nov. 13) was the 25th anniversary 2Pac’s debut album, 2Pacalypse Now, and the day before, the album was made available on vinyl for the first time. Though 2Pacalypse Now is the lowest selling the albums put out by Pac during his all-too-brief career, it is now regarded as some his best work. He went from a Continue reading Tupac's "2Pacalypse Now" Released On Vinyl For The First Time

Javon – End Is Near | Download & Listen [New Song]

Javon – End Is Near | Download & Listen [New Song]

Javon, a 19-year-old rapper from Dayton, OH, earned a successful Heatseekers entry this summer with “Alive.” He’s now back with a brand new track that he created in response to the recent presidential election. He begins the record rapping about his own struggles — which he doesn’t see being addressed by the powers that be Continue reading Javon – End Is Near | Download & Listen [New Song]

London On Da Track Explains The Making Of Drake & 21 Savage's "Sneakin'" [New Video]

London On Da Track Explains The Making Of Drake & 21 Savage's "Sneakin'" [New Video]

The elite Atlanta producer sits down with Genius and recreates the production for Drake’s recent single, “Sneakin’,” featuring 21 Savage. Last month, on the night before his 30th birthday, Drake hosted a special episode his label’s bi-weekly Beats 1 radio show, and he used the occasion to announce a new project and premiere four new Continue reading London On Da Track Explains The Making Of Drake & 21 Savage's "Sneakin'" [New Video]

Ab-Soul Responds To Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith Blaming Him For Album Delay

Ab-Soul Responds To Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith Blaming Him For Album Delay

Since the end September, Ab-Soul has released two new singles, “Huey Knew,” featuring Da$h, and “Braille,” featuring Bas, suggesting that his next album, DWTW, should be out soon. After all, his last album, These Days…, was released in Summer 2014. Some fans had suspected that TDE was responsible for the absence Soulo’s album — especially as he Continue reading Ab-Soul Responds To Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith Blaming Him For Album Delay

Q-Tip Tears Up While Talking About Phife Dawg With Ebro On Beats 1

Q-Tip Tears Up While Talking About Phife Dawg With Ebro On Beats 1

More than any other recent project, hip-hop needed A Tribe Called Quest’s We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service, the group’s first album in almost 20 years. Arriving at the end a tough year, with frightening political strife and with the deaths a few musical icons — Prince, David Bowie, and course, Continue reading Q-Tip Tears Up While Talking About Phife Dawg With Ebro On Beats 1

Chevy Woods – Been Around Feat. Wiz Khalifa | Download & Listen [New Song]

Chevy Woods – Been Around Feat. Wiz Khalifa | Download & Listen [New Song]

Taylor Gang is intent on having a strong finish to 2017. The label rolled out its TGOD Volume 1 compilation project about a month ago, and a new tape from its young Chicago signee JR Donato, Why So Serious?, arrived a few days after that. The latest Gang member to drop is Pittsburgh’s own Chevy Woods, who put Continue reading Chevy Woods – Been Around Feat. Wiz Khalifa | Download & Listen [New Song]