We had a chance to get in the studio with DJ Premier to work on a new audio-biography, Leaks That Collected Dust. It will be available for download on 05/12/14. If you’ve never heard any of our audio-biographies, you can check some of them out HERE. With the 20 year anniversary of Nas‘ Illmatic being this week, we felt it was only right to release this video first, DJ Premier talked to us on the making of “Memory Lane (Sittin’ in da Park)”.
Diddy gives us an inside look on his Coachella experience in this 8 minute documentary.
Future drops new visuals for his new single “I Won” featuring Kanye West.
Directed by Hype Williams.
With only a couple of days away from Future’s new album Honest coming out, he drops this new leak “Benz Friendz Watchutola,” featuring Andre 3000.
Honest due out April 22nd.
New visuals from Major Lazer.
The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off last night at the Beacon Theatre with the premiere of the Nas documentary, Time Is Illmatic. Festival co-founder and Oscar winner Robert De Niro introduced the film and admitted he was 20 years too removed to listen to hip-hop.
After premiering the documentary, Nas hit the stage and performed Illmatic in its entirety. Illmatic XX in stores now.
This week’s topic on #Liftoff after hours with J Cruz and I was “Does Size Matter?”, Listen to some of our favorite UNCENSORED comments that we could not air on the radio!
If you want to add to the craziness tweet @Jcruz106 & myself @J_credible!
DJ Drama and Don Cannon team up for their new mixtape The Boondocks Season 4 Mixtape. Has features on there from Killer Mike, Troy Ave, Chevy Woods, Jon Connor, Lil Herb, Problem and more.
Listen and download below…
Hov announced today that his ‘Made In America Festival’ will be taking place in both L.A. and Philly! The Festival will take place Labor Day Weekend (August 30- 31), you can purchase tickets now on Ticketmaster.com.
Nas stopped by “HuffPost Live” last night he reminisced on the 20th anniversary of his seminal debut Illmatic and his legacy.
“I knew that it would be an important album at the time,” he said of his groundbreaking debut, “but I just thought at the time and maybe five years from there, but not this far.”
He touched on his relationship with Biggie (“I miss him today because he was a class act”), his rivalry with Tupac (“I had way too much respect for Tupac. He was a god”), and his original idea to put Maxwell instead of Ginuwine on “You Owe Me.”
On Saturday, Nas brought out his former rival Jay Z during his Coachella set. He laughed while looking back on their infamous feud.
“It was something that had to be done at the time, but great things came out of it,” Nas said of their beef. “Hip-hop changed after it and it became all battle. It was like a rebirth of hip-hop.”
Mr. and Mrs. Carter are reportedly set to launch a stadium tour together this summer!! Page Six is reporting that Hov and Beyoncé plan to announce a 20-stadium U.S. tour that will kick off in late June and include a New York show on July 4. So Big!!