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May 13th, 2013, 12:55 AM
He's a rapper from Florida. He was a hype man for Jumpsteady back in the day. Only reason I posted it was cause of his affiliation with Jumpsteady and Psychopathic Records and her connection to ICP.

May 15th, 2013, 1:32 AM

Unconscious State, June 4th. :hyper:

May 20th, 2013, 9:00 PM
So everyone has probably heard about this by now but Kanye's album is apparently called Yeezus (release date June 18) and he debuted 2 new songs on SNL, and they were both really fucking dope. He also did an advertising thing where he projected his head onto the sides of 66 different buildings around the world, and there's talk that he won't release any singles before the album drops. As long as he keeps putting out incredible music (Cruel Summer aside, though it wasn't bad), I don't really care what the hell he does.

Cover art:

May 21st, 2013, 11:56 PM
I reckon you might dig this if you ain't heard it yet, Berto. I didn't see it posted anywhere until a couple days ago.


May 22nd, 2013, 12:09 AM
I heard it and then got pissed that it was only 2mins. :shakefist: He killed that.

As for Kanye I've only heard bad SNL rip versions of the songs but the names are so pretentious I don't even care to hear the good quality versions right now. Maybe when the album leaks.

May 23rd, 2013, 1:01 PM
Not sure if they could be considered hip hop as such but there is certainly elements of hip hop in their music. So.....death grips! Holy fuck! Why have I not bothered my fanny with this before? Absolutely amazing music!

Going to see ASAP on Sunday and Danny Brown in a couple of weeks.

Danny Brown is working with Rustie as well apparently which is soooo bloody exciting for me. Rustie for those who don't know is a producer from glasgow who's beats are based in dubstep, hip hop, electronica, breakbeat and zelda. It's a fucking match made in heaven! Can't wait to hear some stuff from the two of them.

May 24th, 2013, 11:02 PM
The first round of performers for this years GotJ have been announced.

Insane Clown Posse, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Anybody Killa, Zug Izland, Twiztid, Boondox, Legz Diamond & The Purple Gang, Cold 187um, Dark Lotus, Psychopathic Rydas, Kottonmouth Kings, Haystak, Tech N9ne, Lil Wyte, Swollen Members, Brotha Lynch Hung, Soulfly, Mars, Whitney Peyton, Myzery, Wolfpac, Bizarre, KungFu Vampire, & Blowfly.

Stringer Bell
May 25th, 2013, 3:17 AM
I'm so glad to see at least one other person in here enjoying Danny Brown. He is the most entertaining artist I've ever heard.

So many good albums dropping over the next few months, it's going to be ridiculous...

Action Bronson/Harry Fraud
J. Cole
Kanye West
Mac Miller (Not a fan by any means but he's been working with Flying Lotus and Earl Sweatshirt, so it may be worth a listen)

Pusha T

Danny Brown

Plus Tech N9ne somewhere in there too right? Gonna be a good few months.

Stringer Bell
May 25th, 2013, 3:20 AM
Also, I gotta recommend this tape. Ken Rebel. 18 year old kid from New York with some impressive skills. He's not necessarily going to blow your mind like Joey Badass, but he's got talent and insane amounts of potential. Production is great throughout the entire tape. Check the video below for a preview of what you can expect, but I really recommend checking the whole thing.



May 27th, 2013, 8:47 PM
Not sure if they could be considered hip hop as such but there is certainly elements of hip hop in their music. So.....death grips! Holy fuck! Why have I not bothered my fanny with this before? Absolutely amazing music!

On March 14 2012

I'm not really into the hippity hop but there is something quite captivating about this fellow.


Just listen to me, MikeHunt, I'm ahead of the curve.

May 27th, 2013, 8:55 PM
Plus Tech N9ne somewhere in there too right? Gonna be a good few months.

Jon Connor June 4th, Tech n9ne June 25th along with Wreckonize, Mayday July 16th, Em supposedly July 2nd, and I'm hoping to hear a Gambino album by August.


Young dro is terrible but Gambino redeems it.

"Molly all in her champagne... she knew it" :rofl:

May 27th, 2013, 10:49 PM

Holy shit that Cole verse.

May 28th, 2013, 12:14 AM
Madchild is a fuckin monster


May 28th, 2013, 6:53 PM
To add on to the release dates you guys were saying, Joey Bada$$ drops in June. Definitely a great stretch of releases coming up.


A couple other new tracks I've been bumping:



May 29th, 2013, 9:04 PM
I know there are a lot of these out there, but I always find it interesting to hear Em laying down a verse for Dre on a reference track. He lowers his voice and tries to sound like Dre, it's pretty funny to hear. This is an early version of Crack a Bottle with Em spitting his own verse, Dre's, and a second Dre verse which got cut and replaced by 50. I think this has been floating around for a while but this is a nice no-DJ version. As an aside, this song always got way too much hate on the internet. The final version was a great comeback single.


May 30th, 2013, 9:10 PM
Eminem ain't got shit on Matic Lee's version of Crack A Bottle. I reckon Bert is the only other person here who knows who he is though.

June 3rd, 2013, 2:17 PM

I'm way more excited for Born Sinner than Yeezus.

June 3rd, 2013, 2:25 PM
Considering how infinitely better MBDTF was than Cole World, that's surprising. That said I'm looking forward to Born Sinner too, although I was disappointed to hear that he's not having any guest rappers on it. Cole rapping for 70 minutes by himself is a powerful sleep aid.

June 3rd, 2013, 3:02 PM
I guess we're just going to have to agree to disagree. As I've said before MBDTF isn't my favorite Kanye album. I really only like Monster, All of The Lights and Power. The rest were just okay.

June 3rd, 2013, 3:54 PM

"Showin' off like I'm Dolph Ziggler." :yes:

June 4th, 2013, 11:17 PM
Tech Nine Something Else preorder tracks Fortune Force Field & Party The Pain Away


June 5th, 2013, 4:14 PM
Well he's got one rapper on the regular edition. Also "yours truly" should be Truly Yours 3 I'm pretty sure.
01. Villuminati
02. Kerney Sermon (Skit)
03. Land of the Snakes
04. Power Trip f. Miguel
05. Mo Money (Interlude)
06. Trouble
07. Runaway
08. She Know f. Amber Coffman
09. Rich Niggaz
10. Where’s Jermaine? (Skit)
11. Forbidden Fruit f. Kendrick Lamar
12. Chaining Day
13. Ain’t That Some Shit (Interlude)”
14. Crooked Smile f. TLC
15. Let Nas Down
16. Born Sinner f. James Fauntleroy

Yours Truly 3 (Deluxe Edition)
17. Miss America
18. New York Times f. 50 Cent & Bas
19. Is She Gon Pop
20. Niggaz Know
21. Sparks Will Fly f. Jhene Aiko

June 5th, 2013, 4:37 PM


June 8th, 2013, 1:35 PM
Prodigy & The Alchemist - Albert Einstein


01. Intro
03. Give Em Hell
04. Stay Dope
05. Curb Ya Dog
06. Death Sentence (feat. Roc Marciano)
07. Bear Meat
08. Y.N.T. (feat. Domo Genesis)
09. R.I.P. (feat. Havoc & Raekwon)
10. Dough Pildin
11. Confessions
12. Bible Paper (feat. The Alchemist)
13. The One (feat. Action Bronson)
14. Breeze
15. Raw Forever
16. Say My Name

J. Cole - Born Sinner


June 8th, 2013, 1:37 PM
I'm waiting on a deluxe group rip for the Cole, but I've been hearing mainly positive things about it, and that it's better than Cole World.

June 8th, 2013, 1:40 PM
Yeah I hear the production is good. And unlike many I don't find him to be a boring emcee. So I'm looking forward to listening.

June 8th, 2013, 1:53 PM
Yeah I think the boring knock on him is overstated, he's definitely a good MC and good lyricist (seems like every veteran MC lists Cole when asked about which new artists they dig, I've heard Em, Royce, Nas, DMX all mention him)... but he doesn't have a ton to rap about since his story is rather plain. Cole World has some great tracks but listening to it from start to end is a chore.

Side note, I love the Warm Up but I never understood the love for Friday Night Lights.

June 8th, 2013, 1:57 PM
Listening now.

"I came out the womb with my dick hard"


June 8th, 2013, 3:27 PM
fuck why do I have to be at work right now. going to try to download it on my phone.

June 8th, 2013, 4:08 PM
it leaked yesterday anyway, but I believe Cole is streaming it on bornsinner.com so try that

June 9th, 2013, 12:39 AM
I like the album but it seems to go by so quickly. I definitely need to hear Truly Yours 3.

I think it's really cool effect if you have the album on repeat how it goes from Born Sinner to Villuminati right after.

June 11th, 2013, 12:24 PM
So Saab Stories leaked:


(Action Bronson produced by Harry Fraud)

June 11th, 2013, 7:28 PM
I'm just now digging into Action Bronson's stuff after hearing him on features all of the place for the last year or two. When I first found out he was a fat white man I was pretty shook. He sounds like Ghostface with a little Fat Joe.

What do you guys think his best project is?

June 11th, 2013, 7:36 PM
He sounds so much like Ghostface that he might as well be a Ghostface tribute act these days. But I am keen to hear more of Harry Fraud's accessible production (the Danny Brown and Wiz tracks off the recent Fraud mixtape caught my attention right away) and I think they'll work well together. Gonna give it a go tomorrow. Enjoyed both Rare Chandeliers (with The Alchemist) and Blue Chips (with Party Supplies), Dr. Lecter as well but not so much. Rare Chandeliers probably had the most staying power... :dunno:

June 12th, 2013, 5:50 AM
Forbidden Fruit is my favourite J Cole song ever.

June 12th, 2013, 11:24 AM
I gotta say I still can not get into Action Bronson. He's alright enough to listen to on features, but the generic Ghost Face voice and his usual flow just annoy the hell out of me. He usually raps over tight beats, though.

June 12th, 2013, 3:04 PM
The NY Times Kanye interview. Absolutely superb.


Some highlights:

"It’s only led me to complete awesomeness at all times. It’s only led me to awesome truth and awesomeness. Beauty, truth, awesomeness. That’s all it is."

"Creative output, you know, is just pain. I’m going to be cliché for a minute and say that great art comes from pain. But also I’d say a bigger statement than that is: Great art comes from great artists. "

"When you think about it, I was wearing like, a Juicy Couture men’s polo shirt. We weren’t there, like, ready for war."

"Architecture — you know, this one Corbusier lamp was like, my greatest inspiration. "

"If you don’t make Christmas presents, meaning making something that’s so emotionally connected to people, don’t talk to me"

"Why do you want to control me? Like, I want the world to be better! All I want is positive! All I want is dopeness! Why would you want to control that?"

"I will be the leader of a company that ends up being worth billions of dollars, because I got the answers. I understand culture. I am the nucleus."


June 12th, 2013, 5:47 PM
Forbidden Fruit is my favourite J Cole song ever.

It's a good song but, ever? I don't know man.

Dreams is mine.

June 12th, 2013, 5:57 PM
Anyone heard the Statik Selektah's album and maybe has a wee link? Mainly cause I can't be arsed.

June 12th, 2013, 6:16 PM
The NY Times Kanye interview. Absolutely superb.



This interview is amazing. So many hilarious Kanye lines.

Born Sinner deluxe edition group rip:

This will last me nicely until Yeezus.

June 12th, 2013, 8:45 PM
First listen impressions... Cole delivered the studio album we knew he was capable of. This is much better than Cole World. He sounds more comfortable.

June 12th, 2013, 10:09 PM

June 25th.

June 13th, 2013, 12:18 PM
Going to listen to the deluxe edition now. I liked Cold World a bunch and after the first few listens I was still leaning towards that one. But the tracks I initially dismissed are growing on me now. Rather than expecting a full hour of Cole and no one else to be hard to get through, I'm left wanting more.

"Let Nas Down" (sampling FELA KUTI ffs) and "Forbidden Fruit" (ATCQ) are particularly terrific. "She Knows" too. And obviously "Power Trip" is a worthy single (well it does feature Miguel :heart:).


"Saaab Stories" is the best thing Bronson has put out yet. Fraud is on a roll.


Schoolboy Q feat. Kendrick - "Collard Greens"

Also this free Blu produced EP by a guy named ANTHM.

June 13th, 2013, 2:16 PM

June 13th, 2013, 2:31 PM
Artwork/Tracklist for upcoming free Killer Mike & El-P album:


June 13th, 2013, 2:37 PM
It's cool that Prince Paul is one of the features.

June 13th, 2013, 2:56 PM
statik selektah album has anyone heard it? I think out of all themes releases its the one I'm most excited to hear!!!

June 13th, 2013, 3:10 PM
Statik Selectah, "Extended Play"



June 13th, 2013, 3:28 PM
oh btw, click the link after the red writing, then any "advert" on that page, wait 30 seconds, click at the top and then click the link.

If you still can't use it I'll upload.

June 13th, 2013, 3:33 PM
King ringo! Anyone listened?

June 13th, 2013, 3:34 PM
Death grips is terrible is probably one of the most mind numbing tags I've read on here.

June 13th, 2013, 3:37 PM
King ringo! Anyone listened?

Listening now. So many intriguing features. Black Thought, Raekwon and Joey Badass on one track?!

June 13th, 2013, 4:20 PM
he's genuinely the best dj i've ever seen only rustie comes close. his production is fantastic and i think the company he keeps on his tracks really prove this. Can't wait to get this listened to.

June 13th, 2013, 4:22 PM
oh and DANNNNNNNNNNNNY FUCKING BROWN ON SATURDAY!!!!!!! shame i have to tolerate a shitty jackmaster set while waiting.

June 13th, 2013, 4:28 PM
ringo i cant get that fucker to work! please help me! bloody Russians!

June 13th, 2013, 7:46 PM
It's not that hard!

FINE. I'll reupload.

June 13th, 2013, 7:57 PM

June 14th, 2013, 12:35 PM
it leaked. can PM, I'm nervous.

June 14th, 2013, 12:44 PM
I'll probably just wait for Tuesday and pick it up in stores, but I'll be interested to see what response it gets, particularly the Daft Punk songs

June 14th, 2013, 12:57 PM
Well so far it's killing me. Absolutely loving this. I see where his "I'm a black new wave artist" comment came from. This is like an angrier 808s. Some comments about this version of Black Skinhead not being as intense as the SNL performance, but it still hits hard. I'm playing this loud. STILL MY LIQUOR into I'M IN IT was great. Up to track 7. Only 40 minutes long but that might be perfect.

June 14th, 2013, 1:11 PM
Can see the autotune pissing some people off. There's a lot of it. But I'm an 808s fan so it's cool with me.

On first listen this is pretty amazing.

June 14th, 2013, 1:31 PM
I liked 808s more than most people. Pm me please.

June 14th, 2013, 3:29 PM
I jumped straight in with "I Am A God".
Fuck me, the production gives me chills. :heart:

June 14th, 2013, 8:23 PM

This is my favorite of the recent tracks.

June 15th, 2013, 8:51 PM
someone hook me up with the yeezus leak.

June 16th, 2013, 12:03 AM
I'm hearing ruckus about Twisted Insane signing with Strange.

June 16th, 2013, 1:14 AM
someone hook me up with the yeezus leak.

Get Skype first, you jerk.

Stringer Bell
June 16th, 2013, 5:20 PM
Loving Yeezus. It's quite different than anything he's done before, it's like 808s + Cruel Summer + extra TNGHT influence. Very busy, very complex, which is interesting with the recent news of Rick Rubin coming in to do his old school "reduced by Rick Rubin" stuff and make it more minimal. It's hard to imagine what the record was like beforehand.. sure there are a handful of sparse moments, specifically on Black Skinhead, but "minimal" is probably one of the last words I would use to describe this record.

The transitions on "On Site" and "New Slaves" are beautiful, I could listen to clips of those on repeat.

"Hold My Liquor" is incredible. Chief Keef and Bon Iver sounded so bizarre on paper, but it actually works well. I like Keef's hook a lot, probably better that he didn't have a verse on there. Although the fact that he was flown to Paris to record that is pretty funny :lol:

"Send It Up" has the potential to be huge.

Just some early thoughts. Also, I'm realizing for me personally, Ye may never top his Dark Fantasy run. I'd rank the last few projects like this... Dark Fantasy > Throne > Yeezus > Cruel Summer.

June 17th, 2013, 8:12 PM
So in a pretty sneaky move, Jay-Z's album comes out July 4th and it's already platinum.

Magna Carta Holy Grail

June 18th, 2013, 4:46 AM
Did Kanye really just co-opt Strange Fruit to complain about how hard it is being a multi-millionaire superstar?

Judas Iscariot
June 18th, 2013, 5:05 AM
Listened to Old Wu-Tang today during work and it's true.

They ain't nothin to fuck with, 20 years later.

June 18th, 2013, 7:57 PM
Wu-Tang forever bruh. One random thought about the Wu... I love Ghost and he has the strongest discography of the bunch, but I feel like he's flowed the same way so prolifically that I'm no longer interested in his new work despite being a huge fan and having purchased 5 or 6 of his albums in the past. I've had my fill. Could say the same about Talib Kweli to some extent, though that song he put out this year produced by RZA was sick.

June 18th, 2013, 8:06 PM
Dude has dope flow, but I get tired of music geared toward bitches. I'd much rather listen to Rae, Masta, & Deck. Killah Priest, Killarmy, & The Wisemen if we're including Affiliates.

June 18th, 2013, 10:08 PM
Picked up Yeezus today. Wasn't feeling it on first (car) listen, but this shit is nice with headphones (except On Sight which is of annoyingly poor sound quality for an opener). Not sure where I fall on it yet overall, but Black Skinhead, New Slaves, Blood on the Leaves and Bound 2 are all incredibly dope for starters.

June 19th, 2013, 2:04 AM

Ain't nobody on his level.

June 19th, 2013, 4:12 PM
Have you guys watched the American Psycho skit for Yeezus starring Scott Disick and Jonathan from the Kardashians? As awful as that sounds, it's totally worth a view. It's actually pretty great.


June 19th, 2013, 4:34 PM

Stringer Bell
June 21st, 2013, 3:38 AM
That American Psycho spoof is fucking amazing. Made me want to pop the movie in. "Hey Disick, you have copies of Billboard magazine all over the place" :lol:

With Yeezus in the rear view, this is what I'm really waiting on next. Should be massive. He's going to have Rustie, Darq E Freaker, and Charli XCX on there for all the UK heads.


June 21st, 2013, 3:55 AM
Yeah he was great when I saw him te other night. He played the track he's done with Rustie and sounded boss. Rustie production is very unique though and not for everyone, could be considered quite harsh but their two styles appear to melt together perfectly.

June 21st, 2013, 8:18 AM
Danny Brown is the only rapper I can think of who can hold his own against a fucking Rustie beat.

Album's gonna be great.

June 21st, 2013, 10:18 AM
Freddie Gibbs leaked!



01. Lil’ Sodi
02. The Real G Money
03. Came Up
04. Hundred Thousand f. G-Wiz & Hit “Skrewface”
05. D.O.A. f. G-Wiz & Big Kill
06. Lay It Down
07. I Seen a Man Die f. Lil Sodi
08. Have U Seen Her f. Hit “Skrewface”
09. One Eighty Seven f. Problem
10. Eastside Moonwalker
11. F.A.M.E. f. Daz Dillinger & Spice 1
12. Paper f. Y.B.
13. The Color Purple
14. Certified Live f. G-Wiz & Jay Rock
15. Ten Packs of Backwoods f. D-Edge
16. Dope In My Styrofoam f. G-Wiz & G.I. Fleezy
17. 9Mm f. G.I. Fleezy & G-Wiz
18. Lose Control f. BJ the Chicago Kid
19. Freddie Soprano
20. Murda Dem f. G.I. Fleezy & Big Kill


Stringer Bell
June 22nd, 2013, 1:13 AM
Haha Ringo get out of my head I was just coming in here to talk about that. Freddie's flow is hypnotic, it's one of the most effortless I've ever heard. I don't love every single song he does, but when he's on, he's so on. Dude was definitely born to rap. Can't wait for a proper full-length album.

Glad to hear Danny is killing :yes: I'm thinking the Rustie track is the one going around on Youtube as "Dope Song", yeah? If so, that song is fucking ridiculous.


The bass drop at :40 :dead: :dunce::getout:

June 22nd, 2013, 8:37 PM


June 22nd, 2013, 9:22 PM
1. Intro
2. We Got Soul
3. Paper Trails Ft. Bernz
4. Typical
5. Freak Ft. Tech N9ne
6. Can’t Be Alone
7. Floating Away
8. Adrenaline Ft. Crooked I
9. The Haunted Ft. Bernz
10. Anxiety Attacks
11. Galil
12. Modern Man
13. Neon Skies
14. Church Road Ft. Posdnuos Of De La Soul
15. Easy Money Ft. Bun B
16. Better Things
17. Rise Ft. Liz Suwandi

June 23rd, 2013, 6:55 PM
Nas's remix to Let Nas Down is fucking phenomenal.

June 23rd, 2013, 9:35 PM
I'm gonna take this thread back to old days with a track by track review:

1. On Sight - Very interesting opening track. Ye spits some of the most normal rap verses on the album and sounds good over the electronic beat. The problem with this song which I mentioned earlier is that the synth has (I suppose intentionally) shitty sound quality and the bass parts don't sound good. I don't know if that's a nod to the electronic genre or what but it knocks what could have been a really amazing intro track down a notch and I think even ruined it for a lot of people. Kanye has used scratchy vocals a bunch in the past so this might be in that same vein, trying to sound old school or like being in a club. Sort of a missed opportunity but I can still get down with it. 8/10

2. Black Skinhead - Love it. The beat is banging. Awesome drums, sounds like something off a Black Keys or Jack White album. This song could be a big hit if it ever gets released as a single. Despite the controversial name it's got great crossover appeal. Def Jam must be dying to get this on the radio. 10/10

3. I Am a God - This song is chant-y but the one sustained verse is pretty good. The beat is forgettable but not bad. It fits in with the album but as a stand alone song it's only decent. 7/10

4. New Slaves - This is my favorite song on the album and it succeeds with the minimalist style remarkably well. The soulful end part is great in contrast to the rest of the song. 10/10

5. Hold My Liquor - I'm a bit torn on this one. The Chief Keef autotune hook succeeds while showing how anyone can do what Future does. The beat is trippy, on a Pink Floyd tip at times, and it sounds pretty good but maybe didn't need to go on so long. 7.5/10

6. I'm In It - This shit bangs hard. The reggae and singing parts are a little boring but strong track. 8/10

7. Blood on the Leaves - The auto-tune parts are good for that style (though a little too lengthy and familiar sounding) and the beat hits hard (love it when it first drops in). By the time you're 3 minutes in you're thinking fuck I wish this was used for a rap song instead of just auto tune but then he gives you a solid verse toward the end. 8.5/10

8. Guilt Trip - Eh, this song is listenable but nothing special. 5/10

9. Send it Up - This beat is fucking sick. Probably the best straight up beat on the album. This is my first time hearing the much mentioned King Louie and he delivers well enough with the only guest rap verse on the album. If this was extended maybe with one more guest verse like Pusha or someone it could have been an all time classic cut. It's too short! But very dope. 9/10

10. Bound 2 - Terrific closer, definitely in the traditional Kanye style which is always great to hear. 10/10

That's an average of 8.3/10 which seems about right. Short and sweet is better than dragged out so I don't mind that it's only 40 minutes (see the last two Roots albums), but there are some tracks which are so good that you wish they were 4 minutes instead of 3. It gains points for being a very cohesive and fresh sound that I think realistically could be a trend setter just like 808s was (though it would be hard to match the immense influence that album had, for better or worse). In a year we'll probably be hearing similar hard thumping beats and electronic elements on Wayne and Ross albums. It loses points, though, for being a fairly weak lyrical album.

Final score: 8.3/10

June 23rd, 2013, 9:54 PM
The best thing I can say about Yeezus is hurry up with my damn croissants is line of the album and funny as shit.

Otherwise, the screaming is annoying and some of it just seems lazy:

Mi casa, su casa
That's that cosa nostra

I'm not even going to give it a rating, I'll say I like Born Sinner more though. :cool:

June 23rd, 2013, 10:47 PM
I would give Born Sinner an even 8/10. Though very different, the two albums are about in the same league for me with Yeezus getting the slight edge for being a much more bold and interesting listen. Born Sinner is obviously the stronger lyrical album though.

Stringer Bell
June 25th, 2013, 7:18 PM
Nice review Fro.

This is one of the best things I've read so far about Yeezus. Sheds some light on On Sight and a lot more. http://pitchfork.com/features/articles/9157-the-yeezus-sessions/

June 26th, 2013, 4:01 AM

June 26th, 2013, 8:51 PM
Strange released the tracklist for Something Else

01 News With Mark Alford 1 (Skit)

02 Straight Out The Gate f. Serj Tankian & Krizz Kaliko
03 B.I.T.C.H. f. T-Pain
04 With The BS f. Red Café, Trae Tha Truth & Big Scoob
05 Love 2 Dislike Me f. Tyler Lyon of Evalyn Awake & Liz Suwandi
06 Fortune Force Field
07 I’m Not A Saint
08 Fragile f. Kendrick Lamar, ¡Mayday! & Kendall Morgan
09 Priorities f. Game & Angel Davanport
10 News With Mark Alford 2 (Skit)

11 Dwamn
12 So Dope (They Wanna) f. Wrekonize, Snow Tha Product & Twisted Insane
13 See Me f. Wiz Khalifa & B.o.B

15 My Haiku-Burn the World f. Krizz Kaliko
16 That’s My Kid f. Cee-Lo Green, Big K.R.I.T. & Kutt Calhoun
17 Meant to Happen f. Scoop DeVille
18 News With Mark Alford 3 (Skit)
19 Believe
20 R.I.P. Ray (Skit)
21 Strange 2013 f. The Doors
22 SMB
23 Colorado f. B.o.B, Krizz Kaliko, Rittz, ¡Mayday!, Stevie Stone & Ces Cru
24 Drowning f. Liz Suwandi
25 Thizzles f. Danny Brown

and released this as a single


June 26th, 2013, 9:16 PM
No Em feature, damnit.

June 26th, 2013, 9:22 PM
It might as well be a fuckin Collabos album.

June 28th, 2013, 4:35 PM

That's not a bodyslam it's a leg sweep and then a suplex.

June 30th, 2013, 10:24 PM
Big Hoodoo – Crystal Skull

01 Intro
02 Hexed
03 The Raven
04 Give It Life
05 Mountain Climbing
06 Blitzed
07 Never Had
08 Darkside
09 Crystal Skull
10 Spells
11 Happily Ever After
12 My Homie
13 The Jinx
14 Detroit Murderous
15 The World Is Very Different


July 1st, 2013, 2:34 PM
New Joey Badass tape "Summer Knights" :hyper:


Haven't listened to Run The Jewels yet. How is it?

July 1st, 2013, 2:56 PM
Checkin' out some of Summer Knights right now. So far some top notch tracks on the tape. Joey Bada$$ continues to impress with masterful beats bolstering his lyrics.

I'm about to give Run the Jewels a listen soon, too. I didn't even know that project was in the works!

July 1st, 2013, 4:39 PM
This is super dope. Especially if you like Pink Floyd. I remember Scarface saying that he loved Floyd and he had The Shine On boxset on Cribs back in the day. I hope Syd and Rick were smiling in Heaven when they heard this.


July 4th, 2013, 5:01 AM
No one giving Magna Carta Holy Grail a listen?

July 4th, 2013, 5:17 AM
I'll give it a listen but I'm not getting my high hopes up. That Holy Grail song was pretty dull.

July 5th, 2013, 2:52 AM

July 6th, 2013, 10:12 PM

"A three course meal at my house was a lunchable." :lol:

I like the Gambino and Bun B version better though.

July 8th, 2013, 10:50 PM

July 10th, 2013, 8:58 PM


July 12th, 2013, 2:27 PM
Fucking Deltron, people. And somehow Joseph Gordon Levitt is involved.

Anyway I am digging the Jay-Z album. People are down on it for shallow lyrical content or whatever but idgaf, that shit is well produced all the way true. Nickels and Dimes is a classic Jay track for sure.

July 12th, 2013, 7:48 PM
Way way way way way better than yeezus

July 13th, 2013, 2:30 AM
Way way way way way better than yeezus


July 15th, 2013, 3:28 PM

01. Believers
02. Shots Fired
03. Unplug (feat. Kardinal Offishall)
04. Last One Standing (feat. Tech N9ne)
05. HighRide
06. Good Pressure
07. My Life (feat. Irv Da Phenom)
08. On That Jack
09. Tear Shit Down
10. Mortuary Mary (feat. Anjuli Stars)
11. Save Ferris (feat. David Correy)
12. Marathon Man
13. Forever New (feat. Stevie Stone)
14. Stun Gun Stickup
15. Shortcuts and Dead Ends


July 15th, 2013, 4:31 PM

This is a banger.

July 17th, 2013, 12:03 AM
The GotJ has a monster list of performers this year.

Insane Clown Posse, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Anybody Killa, Zug Izland, Legz Diamond and the Purple Gang, Vanilla Ice, Cold 187um, Big Hoodoo, Drive-By, Dark Lotus, Psychopathic Rydas, Kottonmouth Kings, Twiztid, Slaine, Project Born, Brotha Lynch Hung, Haystak, REHAB, Psycho Realm, Boondox, Lil Wyte, Krizz Kaliko, Onyx, R.O.C., Seven Second Suicide, Whitney Peyton, Mars, Mastamind, Dizzy Wright, JellyRoll, Lil Eazy-E, Tre LB of Chop Shop, Freddy Grimes, Big B, BlowFly, King Krimzon, Smackola of the Dirty Wormz, Poe Whosaine, Insane Eric, Karnage, Randum 45, Hostile Six and Puppet, Cykosomatik, Izzy Dunfore, Pimp on Wheels, Sedated, Cash Reap, Beast Mode, Hazmat F.T.G., Ill Wit It/DJ Skitzo, Alphamatic, Tech N9ne, Dirty Adville, Insane Poetry, Prescrxption, Will D.O.E., Draztik The Terrible, Sevendust, Swollen Members, Super Smash Bros, Bukshot, Underground Avengers, Wazteland Warriorz, T.O.S. The Orignal Sandman, Wolfpac, Krak Rok, South Park Enerprise, Murdaface Tha Butcher, Sixx Digit, Razorz Edge, ¡MAYDAY!, Claas, T.O.N.E-Z, Aqualeo, Axe Murder Boyz, Buckwheat Groats, Fury, Demented, Sketch, Pixy, Myzery, Rahzel (formerly of The Roots), Kung Fu Vampire, Potluck, Rittz, Soulfly, Origix and DC, & Southside Hatchet Swingin Mob

Seminars and Autographs with the following:
Insane Clown Posse, Anybody Killa, JCW, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Vanilla Ice, Twiztid, Boondox, Swollen Members, & the Cast of ICP Theater

Wrestlers Appearing:
2 Tuff Tony, Evil Dead, Vampiro, The Boogeyman, Brian Kendrick, Paul London, “The Hurricane” Shane Helms, Bobby Lashley, Rikishi, Zach Gowen, The Young Bucks, Jimmy Wang Yang, U-Gene, Kevin Steen, The Ring Rydas, Necro Butcher, Matt Cross, Gregory Iron, & The Rude Boy

Jared Logan
Jim Norton
Charlie Murphy

July 17th, 2013, 12:27 AM
I bet Bobby Lashley is the only thing that would make Cewsh go to a Psychopathic concert.

July 17th, 2013, 12:33 AM
I'm kinda surprised that Ice Cube ain't playing this year.

July 17th, 2013, 12:59 AM
That's cool of Tech to bring the whole Strange crew with him.

July 19th, 2013, 11:10 PM

so this happened.

July 20th, 2013, 2:55 AM

I'd rather just let the [inaudible] speak for itself. You know, it's like, I was happy to be in a situation where people couldn't say, oh, I was trying to promote my own song. For the times that I've, like, defended myself... [Tape break] I'm pushing the envelope! I wrote my fuckin' 'Run This Town' verse for a fuckin' month! When I heard Eminem's verse on the Drake shit, I went back and rewrote my shit for two days. I canceled appointments to rewrite! I fuckin' care! You know what I'm saying? And that's what I'm saying. Because I did that, Taylor Swift cannot win over Beyoncé! Because I wrote my verse in two days, Taylor Swift cannot beat Beyoncé. As long as I'm alive! And if I'm alive, kill me then! Kill me then! As long as I'm alive, you gon' have to deal with it. 'Cause there ain't gonna be no more motherfucking Elvises with no James Browns.

[A female voice asks, "Why are you so angry? What's the anger?"] Because my mother got arrested for the fuckin' sit-ins. My mother died for this fame shit! I moved to fuckin' Hollywood chasing this shit. My mother died because of this shit. Fuck MTV.

It ain't no love. What the fuck was Pink performing? Don't nobody know that song. Pink performed twice! Two songs? How the fuck Pink perform two songs and I didn't even get asked to perform "Heartless." "Heartless" is the biggest song of the year! It had the most spins of the first quarter! I don't know that Pink song! But I noticed that she's pink! They put me in a fuckin' room and [inaudible - maybe "projected it"].

[A male voice asks, "How the fuck did Eminem get the Best Hip-Hop song in 2008?"] Eminem won Best Video! Rap Video! Yo, when he wont that shit, I was so happy. I was so happy I [unclear - "ran all this shit," maybe]. I said, "Nigga, I'm gon' do this until y'all put a bullet in my head. I'm runnin' up to y'all, put a..." [tape cuts].

July 20th, 2013, 1:03 PM
Kanye is a fuckin bitch. I hope that dude slaps a lawsuit against him and gets all he can.

July 20th, 2013, 1:20 PM

Kanye is a fuckin bitch. I hope that dude slaps a lawsuit against him and gets all he can.

Really? Obviously Kanye has his issues and spazzes out pretty regularly but that paparazzi guy is such a bitch. Did you see the video? He barely got touched and flops down like a fucking soccer player and requires medical attention and a hospital trip, ffs. This is the exact outcome he wanted, it's his bread and butter to annoy celebrities and sue them. He apparently did the same thing with Britney Spears a few years back- got her to attack him with an umbrella, sold the umbrella for $30k on ebay and sued her. I don't sympathize with paparazzi, especially the scumiest ones like this guy.

July 20th, 2013, 1:22 PM
He's one of my favourite people in the world.

July 20th, 2013, 1:33 PM

Really? Obviously Kanye has his issues and spazzes out pretty regularly but that paparazzi guy is such a bitch. Did you see the video? He barely got touched and flops down like a fucking soccer player and requires medical attention and a hospital trip, ffs. This is the exact outcome he wanted, it's his bread and butter to annoy celebrities and sue them. He apparently did the same thing with Britney Spears a few years back- got her to attack him with an umbrella, sold the umbrella for $30k on ebay and sued her. I don't sympathize with paparazzi, especially the scumiest ones like this guy.

Dude, I wouldn't piss on Kanye if he was on fire.

July 20th, 2013, 1:38 PM
Fair enough. He's obviously a polarizing figure, but he's also easily the most important hip hop artist of the last decade. Your issue is with his music or just his public persona?

July 20th, 2013, 1:56 PM

Stringer Bell
July 21st, 2013, 3:59 AM
I fucking love Ye.

His ego is definitely over the top, almost to an absurd degree. I'm sure some of you caught the "New Slaves" tweet from yesterday..

"I open the debate… The 2nd verse of New Slaves is the best rap verse of all time….meaning … OF ALL TIME IN THE HISTORY OF RAP MUSIC, PERIOD"

Ok, that's borderline nuts. But that's also what puts him on another level. I wish other artists were that passionate about what they do. Whether you want to call it cocky, crazy, insane.. this man is completely attached to his work.

Musically, I can't think of any artist, in any genre, who has a streak that can compare to his. Maybe Radiohead, but even that is pushing it. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is quickly shifting from my favorite album of the last decade to my favorite album of all time.

I've probably had more to drink tonight than Ye himself at the 2009 VMAs, but he is on another level in my opinion. There's almost a part of me (I guess the rap purist side) that wishes I didn't rate him so highly, but at the end of the day, he is on another plateau.

And I love the fact he got physical with the paparazzi. He'd quite literally been telling them all month to FUCK OFF, and it finally boiled over. Get a real job you cunts.

OK, rant over.. .switching topics, I love this song, quite possibly my favorite Action Bronson song yet


And now I'm off to to listen to the new E-40/Danny Brown/Schoolboy Q track and get excited for Danny's album..

Peace guys, enjoy the remainder of this weekend.

July 21st, 2013, 4:49 AM
Yeah nothing he does will ever be the best ever or even close. Pacs verse on Thug Luv is the best ever.

July 23rd, 2013, 7:37 PM

July 23rd, 2013, 8:31 PM

The first minute, intro I guess, is weird. But I like the actual song.

I think he's talking about Kilo Kish in the second verse.

"More flow than progressive commercials."


July 24th, 2013, 4:11 AM
1. "News With Mark Alford 1 (Skit)" 1:16
2. "Straight Out The Gate" (featuring Krizz Kaliko & Serj Tankian) 4:09
3. "B.I.T.C.H." (featuring T-Pain) Michael "Seven" Summers 4:27
4. "With The BS" (featuring Big Scoob, Red Café & Trae tha Truth) 4:35
5. "Love 2 Dislike Me" (featuring Liz Suwandi & Tyler Lyon) 3:53
6. "Fortune Force Field" Michael "Seven" Summers 4:16
7. "I'm Not A Saint" 4:29
8. "Fragile" (featuring Kendall Morgan, Kendrick Lamar & ¡Mayday!) ¡Mayday! 3:55
9. "Priorities" (featuring Angel Davenport & Game) 1:43
10. "News With Mark Alford 2 (Skit)" 0:41
11. "Dwamn" Michael "Seven" Summers 2:57
12. "So Dope (They Wanna)" (featuring Snow tha Product, Twisted Insane & Wrekonize) Shane Eli & Jon Pakfar[23] 4:18
13. "See Me" (featuring B.o.B & Wiz Khalifa) Drumma Boy 4:09
14. "My Haiku-Burn The World" (featuring Krizz Kaliko) 4:01
15. "That's My Kid" (featuring Big K.R.I.T., Cee Lo Green & Kutt Calhoun) 4:22
16. "Meant To Happen" (featuring Scoop DeVille) Scoop DeVille 3:55
17. "News With Mark Alford 3 (Skit)" 0:53
18. "Believe" 3:52
19. "R.I.P. Ray (Skit)" 0:54
20. "Strange 2013" (featuring The Doors) Fredwreck 3:31
21. "SMB"

July 25th, 2013, 4:46 PM
ICP made a vid of the When I'm Clownin remix with Danny Brown replacing Kreayshawn on the last verse and he fuckin schools that shit. Rhino has a short cameo in it too.


July 26th, 2013, 1:02 AM

Snow > Nicki

Stringer Bell
July 27th, 2013, 3:01 AM
Wasn't thrilled to see Danny on an ICP track, but he definitely killed it.

I see the track with him is missing from the Tech N9ne tracklist. Is it a bonus track only or something?

July 27th, 2013, 5:06 AM
Deluxe edition, yeah.

July 27th, 2013, 4:39 PM
Wasn't thrilled to see Danny on an ICP track

That makes it even better. I'm not saying that to you necessarily cause you be coolz, but to anybody that likes commercial rap.

July 28th, 2013, 2:34 PM
Tech N9ne Reveals Upcoming Rock EP and ‘Special Effects’ Album

Tech N9ne is preparing his 13th studio album, Something Else, for release next week, but the indie juggernaut is already planning on not one, but two additional projects shortly thereafter.

During a sit down with Hive in New York City earlier this week, Tech revealed exclusively that he has a Rock EP and forthcoming studio album already in the pipeline. “November 5th I have a nine-song EP, Therapy. It’s a rock ‘n’ roll project,” he shared. Never one to slow down, Tech plans on releasing another studio album subsequently. “My next album is called Special Effects. I ain’t ever told nobody that. Soon as I get through Therapy, I’mma start getting beats.” The rapper has no firm date for Special Effects as of now, but given his rigorous workflow, it may be sooner than later. “You gotta keep moving,” he said.

What does the future hold for the always-busy rapper? Somewhere between recording and touring, Tech sees himself relaxing on a desert island a la the late Marlon Brandon down the line. “Five years from now, I’ll probably be on an island, that I bought” and then added, “with somebody beautiful on my face.”

Rap dreams come true.

Something Else is slated for release July 30th and like its namesake, promises to offer something different from Tech’s existing repertoire. Something Else boasts appearances ranging from Wiz Khalifa (“See Me”) and Danny Brown (“Thizzles”) to the remaining members of the Doors (“Strange 2013”) and Serj Tankian of System of a Down (“Straight Out the Gate”). The single “Fragile,” dedicated to the critics, with Kendall Morgan, Kendrick Lamar and ¡Mayday! was released last week.


July 29th, 2013, 7:47 PM

July 29th, 2013, 9:10 PM
Do any of ya'll need the bonus tracks?

July 31st, 2013, 8:13 PM
I got them, but thanks.

Man, I am so disappointed in this Crooked I album. It's basically a mixtape, his verses are sloppy, some songs don't have a chorus or a hook and it seems like very little effort was put into it.

He's had mixtapes better than this.

I feel bad for anyone who paid for this.

Psalm 82:6 is way better, and that was a mixtape.

August 1st, 2013, 10:02 PM

Twiztid - A New Nightmare

01. Wake Me Up
02. Down With Us (Featuring Wrekonize)
03. Unjust Love (Featuring Mickey Avalon & Danny Boone Of Rehab)
04. The Deep End (Featuring Dominic & Caskey)
05. Sick Man (Featuring Blaze Ya Dead Homie)
06. Screaming Out (Featuring Dominic & Irv Da Phenom)
07. Wasted (Featuring Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Bukshot, Lil Wyte, Johnny Richter, Jellyroll, Jared Gomes, Liquid Assassin, & Ajax)
08. Falling Down (Featuring Swollen Members)
09. Monstrosity (Featuring R.O.C.)


August 1st, 2013, 11:03 PM

01. Crazy
02. Tiger Style
03. Nature of the Beast
04. Chainsaw (Featuring Slaine)
05. Prefontaine
06. It Gets Better
07. Lawn Mower Man
08. Last Emperor
09. FTW
10. Good Vs. Evil
11. Coal Mine (Featuring Prevail)
12. Kill Kill Kill (Featuring Bishop Lamont & JD Era)
13. Blood Beast
14. Underground King


August 2nd, 2013, 5:10 AM

August 5th, 2013, 7:44 PM
4 people have died at the GotJ and it doesn't start until the 7th.

August 6th, 2013, 10:41 PM
Twiztid, Madchild, Slaine Discuss The Gathering Of The Juggalos

The 14th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos will be held tomorrow (August 7) through Sunday (August 11) in Cave-In-Rock, Illinois. Vanilla Ice, Brotha Lynch Hung, Tech N9ne and Insane Clown Posse are set to headline the event. Twiztid, Madchild, Blaze Ya Dead Homie, Slaine, Potluck, Kung Fu Vampire and Rehab recently spoke with HipHopDX about The 14th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos.

"[Insane Clown Posse] wanted to start a concert festival of sorts that would be the mega event of the Juggalo world each and every year," Twiztid's Madrox says to HipHopDX. "Monoxide and I were there for the initial one and privileged to be at each and every one after it as well. This year is the fourteenth year we have played The Gathering and been a part of its sheer magnitude."

"It is unlike anything else and it is the first and original movement of its kind," adds Madchild. "I highly respect the loyalty and the family concept of Juggalos. We have a similar movement called the Battleaxe Warriors. Some of the similarities are the respect that Juggalos show to each other and how they can all connect through the music and the underground music. The Gathering is an amazing event and I have such respect for the Psychopathic Records crew who put it all together."

Performers also talked about what it means to be asked to perform at the event.

"It's just raw and crazy unfiltered chaos," Slaine says of The Gathering of Juggalos. "It's probably the closest thing to like a Woodstock for the underground because there are just no rules. It's out in the middle of nowhere and the fans are just crazy about underground Hip Hop music. I totally respect what the Juggalos have built and how fanatical their fans are. They built an underground movement from the ground up that is unlike anything else in music. I'm glad to be asked back again this year to perform."

"They are extreme about their music, so you know you have to bring that high energy and raw intensity," Rehab's Demun Jones adds. "I think we do that well."

Artists also talked about how The Gathering compares to other festivals.

"It differs from other festivals just on the accessibility of the performers on the grounds," Blaze Ya Dead Homie says. "You could be there the entire five days that it's happening and short of staying in your tent or R.V. the entire time, you are sure to see one of your favorite artists, possibly walking, or partying right next to you. Along with that, the freedom on the grounds are not like anything anywhere else."

"It's a great fucking time," Madchild adds. "It's a place you can go and not have to worry about being judged or looked at strange because you're different. It's a place where you can go let your freak flag fly and be comfortable. It's a place where you can go and celebrate individuality, and the best part is Juggalos don't really care if the outside world doesn't like it."

That type of environment creates a distinctive experience for fans and entertainers alike.

"The thing that makes The Gathering truly special and unique is [that] it is literally like a family reunion," Potluck's 1 Ton says. "Kids post on message boards, hitch rides from complete strangers and carpool across the country to go there. People camp, live and eat together with complete strangers and share all of their supplies and food like they are brothers and sisters. There is 15,000-20,000 kids and days go by without even one fight. There is a lot of face paint and crazy costumes, so to the outside eye it is a big scary place. But once you go one time, you will see why everyone chants ['family' at the event]."

Several celebrities have attended The Gathering over the years.

"I could talk for hours about crazy stories, from kicking it with Charlie Sheen to Tila Tequilla getting booed off stage and her whole security team getting rat packed," Potluck's 1 Ton says.

"It was surreal," Twiztid's Monoxide adds. "Seen a lot of people get booed but never booed [and] then surrounded. If they could have got a hand on her, I think [Tila Tequila] would have been killed."

Other high-profile entertainers have also participated at The Gathering.

"We seen MC Hammer bring out his whole dance crew and get 100 Juggalos on stage dancing with Potluck and DJ Quik jumping up and down with cameras in the middle of the stage," 1 Ton says.

Nudity is also prominent, according to rappers.

"It's funny," Slaine says. "I remember when I went to the Gathering of Juggalos for the first time, everyone told me that there was going to be naked women all over the place. When I got there, one of the first things I saw was this giant naked 300-pound bitch letting it all hang out. Then later on that night, I was partying with everyone, but I just had this weird feeling that someone was trying to spike my drink, so I went and traded it out for another one. A few minutes later I finished my drink and looked down and there was the remnants of some sort of fluorescent capsule sitting in the bottom of the cup. The Gathering of Juggalos is just [a] fucking crazy time that everyone has to experience for themselves."

"The very first time I showed up in our bus, someone ran next to us for like half a mile as we entered the Gathering, and they were completely excited and trying to hand us a big joint to smoke," Kung Fu Vampire adds. "When we got out of the bus, the very first thing we saw was three chicks hanging on to the back of a golf cart completely naked. The stories go on and on, I think you get the point. It's nuts."


August 13th, 2013, 7:57 AM
Kendrick just fucking went in on everyone


August 13th, 2013, 8:00 AM

August 13th, 2013, 8:19 AM
Earl Sweatshirt's album drops next week, anyone heard it yet? Serious high hopes for him.

August 13th, 2013, 8:47 AM
Kendrick just fucking went in on everyone


Thats genuinely brilliant!

August 13th, 2013, 2:45 PM
Fuck me he went in big time. Amazing stuff, love it.

August 13th, 2013, 3:01 PM
Yeah that's some fire. Big Sean is quality btw and I look forward to his new album. I consider him like the modern day Ma$e. Not gonna blow you away with lyricism or pure dopeness but good for light hearted anthem tracks.

August 13th, 2013, 3:11 PM
Kendrick just fucking went in on everyone


Wow, that was great.

He left out Danny Brown and Action Bronson and some other people though.


August 13th, 2013, 8:07 PM
All the backlash from this Kendrick verse is amazing.

August 13th, 2013, 9:27 PM
All the backlash from this Kendrick verse is amazing.

Has there been any? All of the rappers I've heard respond have given him props and talked about how hip hop is competitive and taken it as a compliment.

August 14th, 2013, 1:45 AM
Fred The Godson responded with a "diss" song I guess, but that shit was trash so I'm not even about to post it.



I'm waiting for Joe Budden's response though. Crooked and Royce too probably.


Stringer Bell
August 14th, 2013, 2:36 AM
Seems like the reactions to the Kendrick verse will manage to eclipse the verse itself. Crazy verse, but I think the real heart of it is all the lines when he's NOT saying names.. that was some real passionate stuff. Anyway, this will be remembered for a long time, because it looks like it's genuinely going to shake some things up in rap.

Joe Budden and Styles P got into a Twitter war over it, and neither of them were even mentioned :lol: http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.25030/title.styles-p-joe-budden-beef-in-response-to-kendrick-lamar-s-control-verse

Looking forward to hearing Doris in full, I've only been able to find incomplete leaks so far. Also, the ASAP Ferg album sounds promising.

August 14th, 2013, 2:43 AM
No one that has responded so far was name dropped.

Joey would murder Styles P though.

Stringer Bell
August 14th, 2013, 3:03 AM
No I know, I'm just saying it's funny they got into a Twitter argument over it when neither were mentioned.

August 14th, 2013, 3:10 AM
They're arguing about the King of New York part.

Stringer Bell
August 14th, 2013, 3:14 AM
:wtf: I get that dude. I just think it's amusing they're hashing it out on Twitter. I guess these days it's pretty common, but I would've rather heard songs.

Also, this was the first reaction I saw last night.. http://pigeonsandplanes.com/2013/08/lupe-fiasco-is-not-impressed-with-kendrick-lamars-new-verse/

Lupe is a weirdo.

August 14th, 2013, 3:22 AM
Dont get me wrong Lupe is turing into a grade A dickhead but I think he's saying he agrees with Kendrick. Kendrick talks about raising the bar for hiphop and I guess Lupe is saying yeah someone should its been garbage recently.

August 14th, 2013, 3:30 AM
They way Lupe fell off after albums 1 and 2 is insane.

August 14th, 2013, 3:31 AM
That ghostwriting shit was hilarious. Weezy and 2 Chainz especially.




August 14th, 2013, 3:55 AM
hehe love the 2 Chainz one

August 14th, 2013, 3:56 AM
Yeah that's some fire. Big Sean is quality btw and I look forward to his new album. I consider him like the modern day Ma$e. Not gonna blow you away with lyricism or pure dopeness but good for light hearted anthem tracks.

I like Sean a lot. 2 fake with Chiddy is awesome and of course Marvin and Chardonnay

August 14th, 2013, 4:02 AM


August 14th, 2013, 1:44 PM
Joey Budden is a fuckin bitch. Anyway.....

I got 2 Birds 1 Stone if you need it Berty.

August 14th, 2013, 3:26 PM
Joey Budden is a fuckin bitch. Anyway.....

I got 2 Birds 1 Stone if you need it Berty.

I'm going to disregard the first comment and I don't really like Stevie Stone but thanks anyway.

If you get Krizz Kaliko - Son of Sam let me know though.

August 14th, 2013, 3:54 PM
The only thing I've seen around is Why Me on youtube.


I like Titties more than most of his stuff.


Every song I've heard with variations of that beat and style is dope. Posse On Broadway, Big Ballin With My Homies, Posse On Vernor. Even Yo Gotti put it down on Reppin North Memphis.

August 14th, 2013, 3:55 PM
I've been catching up on these responses to Kendrick.

Joell's is dope.
BOB's is trash.
Lupe's is pretty good.
Cassidy's is dope.
Los's is dope.
Fred the Godson... love the Breaking Bad sample but otherwise trash.

Kendrick is godly just for igniting all this shit.

August 14th, 2013, 4:16 PM
I thought Astro's was pretty nice for how young he is. Not that I'll be copping his album or anything.

Something Else is my album of the year so far. Tech is still really underrated.

Eminem and Gambino are most likely dropping albums by year end though so we'll see.

Em's new song Survival was used in the Call of Duty Ghosts Multiplayer Reveal.


August 14th, 2013, 4:19 PM
New eminem song is pretty good. I don't think it's the official first single but it seems like an album cut. It might be some sort of call of duty plug or something. Idk I'm on my mobile so:


Edit dammit Bert
Version without call of duty sound effects over it:

August 14th, 2013, 4:32 PM
Thanks man, I'll be using http://sounddrain.com/ to steal that shit. :cool:

August 15th, 2013, 12:15 AM
Doris leaked.
1. "Pre" (featuring SK La' Flare) 2:52
2. "Burgundy" (featuring Vince Staples) The Neptunes[25] 2:07
3. "20 Wave Caps" (featuring Domo Genesis) Samiyam[26] 2:12
4. "Sunday" (featuring Frank Ocean) 3:26
5. "Hive" (featuring Vince Staples & Casey Veggies) Randomblackdude, Matt Martians[27] 4:37
6. "Chum" Randomblackdude, Christian Rich, Chad Hugo 4:04
7. "Sasquatch" (featuring Tyler, The Creator) Tyler, The Creator[28] 2:48
8. "Centurion" (featuring Vince Staples) Christian Rich [29] 3:04
9. "523" Randomblackdude[30] 1:32
10. "Uncle Al" The Alchemist 0:53
11. "Guild" (featuring Mac Miller) Randomblackdude 3:54
12. "Molasses" (featuring RZA) RZA, Christian Rich[29] 2:16
13. "Whoa" (featuring Tyler, The Creator) Tyler, The Creator 3:16
14. "Hoarse" BadBadNotGood 3:52
15. "Knight" (featuring Domo Genesis) Christian Rich [31] 3:14


August 15th, 2013, 12:25 AM
I reckon I wouldn't mind listening to the track with RZA.

August 15th, 2013, 1:57 PM

Damn, that shit is nice.

August 17th, 2013, 12:39 AM

Wow. Papoose should have thought about this before releasing it. I doubt we'll see him at Summer Jam ever again.

"Ya'll muthafuckas tellin' me I ain't ripped the verse?"

August 18th, 2013, 4:23 AM

Ok, Joey has the best response. Everyone else can stop now.

Stringer Bell
August 19th, 2013, 8:33 PM
Yeah, that Joe Budden response is ridiculous. I haven't heard him rap like that in years.

Earl Sweatshirt's album is quite good. It's a little disjointed, and it's not quite as flat-out mind blowing as some of the hype has built it up to be, but it's still great. The production is awesome, and I like the direction he's taken lyrically. Hopefully it's just the beginning of what we hear from this kid.

ASAP Ferg's album is a fun listen too. Really catchy stuff, he could be a star with the right singles.

Still waiting on OLD...


August 20th, 2013, 3:41 PM
I'm usually homeboys with the same dudes I'm posting with
But this is Rajah and you niggas should know what boasting is
And that goes for son_of_fole, DVDA
PsychoSoldier, RuneEdge and Mike-H
Simon, Ringo, Bert, Quiet Storm and Stringer
I got love for you all but I'm tryna murder you niggas


August 20th, 2013, 9:00 PM
QuietStorm has been awfully quiet lately.

What's Canibus up to?

August 20th, 2013, 9:39 PM
I'm usually homeboys with the same dudes I'm posting with
But this is Rajah and you niggas should know what boasting is
And that goes for son_of_fole, DVDA
PsychoSoldier, RuneEdge and Mike-H
Simon, Ringo, Bert, Quiet Storm and Stringer
I got love for you all but I'm tryna murder you niggas



August 20th, 2013, 10:18 PM
Cassidy - Picasso Baby (another Kendrick response)

August 21st, 2013, 10:01 AM
I'm usually homeboys with the same dudes I'm posting with
But this is Rajah and you niggas should know what boasting is
And that goes for son_of_fole, DVDA
PsychoSoldier, RuneEdge and Mike-H
Simon, Ringo, Bert, Quiet Storm and Stringer
I got love for you all but I'm tryna murder you niggas

I'm the king of OFF-TOPIC

Stringer Bell
August 22nd, 2013, 2:57 AM
Juicy J's album is fucking awesome.

Also Big Sean and the Goodie Mob reunion album are out, haven't had a chance to listen to either of them very much though.

August 22nd, 2013, 12:38 PM
Coming to this late but fuck me RUN THE JEWELS is awesome

August 22nd, 2013, 8:49 PM
Krizz Kaliko - Son Of Sam

01 - Intro
02 - Titties (Featuring Tech N9ne)
03 - W.A.N.S. (We All Need Sex)
04 - The Finger
05 - Reckless (Featuring Ces Cru)
06 - Girls Like That (Featuring Bizzy)
07 - Schizophrenia
08 - Do You Drink
09 - Inside
10 - Kill For Your Lovin (Featuring Crystal Watson)
11 - Send Your Love (Featuring Kortney Leveringston & Icyroc Kravyn)
12 - Night Time
13 - Why Me
14 - Why So Serious
15 - Scars (Featuring Tech N9ne)
16 - Thank God


August 24th, 2013, 1:10 AM
So, I've been playing Saints Row IV and that Full Retard song by El-P is on the radio on it and now that damn hook "pump this shit like they do in the future" is stuck in my head all the time lately.

I gave the album a try before and didn't like it that much but I guess I might have to give it another chance.

August 24th, 2013, 7:19 PM
I like Doris a lot. Trap Lord is so so.

August 25th, 2013, 1:16 AM
So, I've been playing Saints Row IV and that Full Retard song by El-P is on the radio on it and now that damn hook "pump this shit like they do in the future" is stuck in my head all the time lately.

I gave the album a try before and didn't like it that much but I guess I might have to give it another chance.

To be honest, Cancer 4 Cure is a bit hard to listen to because it has a few meandering tracks, but The Full Retard is just an awesome song regardless of what the rest of the album is.

Stringer Bell
August 25th, 2013, 1:31 AM
So, I've been playing Saints Row IV and that Full Retard song by El-P is on the radio on it and now that damn hook "pump this shit like they do in the future" is stuck in my head all the time lately.

I gave the album a try before and didn't like it that much but I guess I might have to give it another chance.

That was probably my favorite album of the year last year. A heavy listen, but worth it.

The hook on Full Retard is by Camu Tao (RIP) who was amazing in his own right.

August 25th, 2013, 9:20 PM



August 25th, 2013, 9:36 PM

I hope it leaks months early (completed) like Recovery did.

August 26th, 2013, 1:59 AM

Waiting for Gambino to announce a November release now...

August 26th, 2013, 2:10 AM
He's gone blonde again too. :hyper:

August 26th, 2013, 4:23 AM
So I listened to Summer Knights and Doris today. Summer Knights was way better.

August 26th, 2013, 2:25 PM
I prefer Doris, but I need to revisit Summer Knights.


I hope it leaks months early (completed) like Recovery did.

I hope not, this is an album I'll be waiting to cop in stores. Popping that disc in the whip for the first listen is where it's at.

August 26th, 2013, 11:55 PM

Full song.


So many albums.

August 27th, 2013, 11:46 AM
That new Eminem song is fucking dreadful. An absolute mess.

August 27th, 2013, 1:46 PM
It really is. Who are these idiots on YouTube saying that it is good?

August 27th, 2013, 1:53 PM
It really is. Who are these idiots on YouTube saying that it is good?

What's dreadful about it? Is it not your type of rap or are the lyrics too weak for you?

The chorus to me is meh, but I find the lyrics to be better than his recent work.

I'm an Eminem fan, but I'm not a fan of his singles. Even on SSLP or MMLP, his lead singles were corny and not much has changed in 13 years.

August 27th, 2013, 2:25 PM
I like it, but don't love it.

Rick Rubin being involved in the album is great and I think he could breathe a breathe of fresh air into Em, but it doesn't exactly align with the MMLP2 title. Like you said though Brady, it's not out of the norm for Em to have a lead single that doesn't fit with the rest of the album. It's also yet to be seen whether Survival will be on the album.

The Real Slim Shady is awesome though for the record, it was the perfect single.

August 27th, 2013, 2:29 PM
I think the lyrics are pretty bad, but that is not that big a deal when it comes to music for me. I can happily listen to a catchy song with below par lyrics. Haven't heard much of his recent stuff but I used to love Eminem back in the day. This just sounds like such a step down.

I agree with you on the singles. Some of my favourite Eminem songs are his album tracks.

August 28th, 2013, 7:42 PM

August 28th, 2013, 11:57 PM

Jon Lajoie is a better rapper than 2 chainz and trinidad james.

August 29th, 2013, 9:29 AM
The more recent Eminem singles (Crack A Bottle, Not Afraid, Just Lose It, Ass Like That) were populist and corny, but his earlier singles were pretty out there if you looked beyond the beat. Stuff like The Real Slim Shady, Purple Pills, Without Me and My Band were pop as fuck production-wise, but lyrically they were great - funny, interesting and original. I get why 'real heads' hate My Band but rather than think of it as a shit hip-hop track, I think of it as the world's greatest novelty record. Eminem has always gone for pop singles in the lead-up to the album that rarely give you an idea what the album will be like (the exception being Not Afraid, which was indicative of the pop/stadium rock-influenced production on his last album).

I don't particularly like Berzerk, but then I'm not a fan of the late-80s style it mimics...but I'm still massively excited for the album. His last album was a massive step up I thought. I don't think he'll ever hit the heights of the Marshall Mathers LP or the IMO superior Slim Shady LP - the last few tracks of which (after the final skit) is probably the greatest run of ridiculously brilliant tracks ever, even pipping any succession from Illmatic - but his last CD was certainly 'good', and the one before that wasn't bad either.

August 29th, 2013, 3:37 PM
Madchild is a monster


August 29th, 2013, 3:52 PM
How did I miss this?


Best ill mind yet honestly.

August 30th, 2013, 8:01 PM
Nah, 4 is the best. This one is good but it's a normal song with a structure and chorus so it doesn't even really fit as an Ill Mind.

August 31st, 2013, 3:23 PM
Just got my tickets to see Deltron on their comeback tour.


September 2nd, 2013, 12:15 AM
Big Sean is fucking garbage. I don't even know why I bothered looking this up on Spotify. At least I didn't download it and waste the bandwith.

There was an article with him whining about not being considered a "top rapper" well it's pretty fucking obvious, he sucks.


"I feel like I deserve that," Big Sean said when asked about being a top rapper. "My album could have been way better and I was still finding myself as an artist. So what I'm saying is I don't know why people don't consider Big Sean as one of the best rappers when I'll hop on a song with anybody and I'll kill it and have a stand out verse."

The G.O.O.D. Music artist also compared himself to some of the biggest names in Hip Hop and says he can hold his own against any of them.

"I would consider Kanye and Jay Z the best, you consider Drake the best, you consider J. Cole the best when I can hop on a song with him and have a stand out verse and arguably a better verse than them," he said. "That's the point of Hall Of Fame, I wanted to make an album that gives me more leverage."

When asked about why his label boss Kanye West wasn't included as a guest on his second studio album, Sean replied that he shouldn't have to have 'Ye featured on his album for people to be a fan of his music.

I might download First Chain and then edit Big Sean out of his own song just so I can listen to Nas and Cudi.

September 6th, 2013, 2:21 AM

September 7th, 2013, 9:47 PM
I don't like much Prozak, but the dude is super cool and he has really came into his own. From generic horrorcore rapper to 2nd highest selling artist on Strange ain't bad at all.


September 7th, 2013, 11:34 PM
Yeah, thanks to that Strange Sampler Tech put out I heard the guy for the first time. I really like this song too.

Let me know when his album leaks.


September 9th, 2013, 7:17 PM

Gucci's having a meltdown. Hopefully he burns every bridge he has and I never have to hear this lame again.

September 15th, 2013, 2:41 AM

This is genuinely good.

September 15th, 2013, 7:09 AM
You act as if Take Care wasn't genuinely great

September 16th, 2013, 3:51 AM

Supposed to be Deluxe Edition.

DVDA if you have that Prozak album hit me up.

September 17th, 2013, 11:16 AM
Prozak - We All Fall Down

01. Divided We Stand
02. Audio Barricade
03. Just Like Nothing
04. The Ghost of Injustice (Interlude)
05. Blood Paved Road
06. Fading Away
07. Three, Two, One
08. Vendetta
09. Nowhere To Run
10. Distress Call
11. Darkest Shade of Grey
12. We All Fall Down
13. The Shadow of Mortality (Interlude)
14. Time
15. Before We Say Goodbye


September 17th, 2013, 6:15 PM

September 21st, 2013, 5:33 PM
So this is the cover, apparantly.

September 21st, 2013, 6:44 PM
Consider me stoked.

The Drake album is really good. I'm not sure if it's better than Take Care, though.

Also it's been a month or whatever and I'm still really enjoying the Earl album. Hive is my shit.

September 22nd, 2013, 9:52 PM

September 23rd, 2013, 4:39 PM

Prince Ea is from St. Louis. That's Hopsin at the end.

Pretty smart marketing too.


Jesse Ventura bought into it.


September 23rd, 2013, 5:33 PM
1. Stardate (feat. Joseph Gordon-Levitt)
2. The Return
3. Pay the Price
4. Nobody Can (feat. Aaron Bruno of AWOLNATION)
5. Lawnchair Quarterback Pt. 1 (feat. David Cross and Amber Tamblyn)
6. Melding of the Minds (feat. Zach De La Rocha)
7. The Agony (feat. Mary Elizabeth Winstead)
8. Back in the Day (feat. The Lonely Island)
9. Talent Supersedes (feat. Black Rob)
10. Look Across the Sky (feat. Mary Elizabeth Winstead)
11. The Future of Food (feat. David Chang)
12. My Only Love (feat. Emily Wells)
13. What Is This Loneliness (feat. Damon Albarn and Casual)
14. Lawnchair Quarterback Pt. 2 (feat.David Cross and Amber Tamblyn)
15. City Rising From the Ashes (background vocals by Mike Patton)
16. Do You Remember (feat. Jamie Cullum)

September 23rd, 2013, 5:38 PM
fuck yessssssssssssss

September 23rd, 2013, 6:02 PM
Track 1 seems to be corrupted on every download.

It's not too big of a deal I guess because it's just an intro really but it's still annoying me.


September 25th, 2013, 6:16 PM
Madchild & Slaine Announce Supreme Villain Album

Madchild and Slaine have teamed to form the group Supreme Villain. The duo’s new partnership also serves as one of the first projects for the relaunch of Battle Axe Records, the imprint that served as the recording home for Swollen Members and that has also released projects from Evidence, Son Doobie and others.

“We will probably put out a Swollen Members album first to launch Battle Axe Records,” Madchild says during an exclusive interview with HipHopDX. “But supreme Villains will be the second release and will be a top priority.”

Slaine says that his partnership with Madchild for Supreme Villain was a necessary step for him at this point in his musical career.

“When you’re an artist, there are times when you feel isolated and there are times when you wanna be around other artists, too,” Slaine says during an exclusive interview with HipHopDX. “Sometimes when working with another artist, it can sometimes rejuvenate your creativity and make you look at things from a different angle. This project is something I need in this moment in time to move forward.”

Madchild And Slaine Met At KOTD

Madchild and Slaine met at KOTD in August 2011. Madchild was there to battle Dirtbag Dan, but he also formed a quick bond with Slaine, who had released acclaimed material with Special Teamz and La Coka Nostra and as a solo artist.

“When I spoke with him, I knew he was a dude who was on a mission, someone who was in the middle of changing his life and someone who is going through the same thing as myself,” Slaine says. “We had a heart-to-heart and we became friends instantly. A year later, we went on tour with La Coka Nostra and Swollen Members. Not only did I see how amazing of a MC he was, but it solidified how great of a person he is. I think it was apparent that we are like-minded, not only in our musical approach but in our life experience.”

In addition to the similarities they shared as people, Madchild says that he was also excited to develop a relationship with an artist he admired.

“Slaine is simply one of my favorite MCs on the planet,” Madchild says. “I feel that I’m a snob when it comes to lyrics and I pay attention to the complexity of any MC lyrics and what they want to get across. Slaine is a 10 to me in both those categories. I had the honor of going on tour with Slaine when Swollen Members went on tour with La Coca Nostra. We had a chance to get to know each other and become friends. Slaine's personality is larger than life. I told myself at this point in life that I wasn’t interested in making any new friends, but Slaine was an exception to the rule. I not only plan on having a group with Slaine, but plan on being friends with him for life.”

Madchild And Slaine Draw Inspiration From One Another

Madchild has delivered several story-driven songs throughout his career, including 2012’s “Wake Up,” in which he details his drug addiction. Madchild says that Slaine’s story-driven material with Special Teamz, La Coka Nostra and as a solo artist is something that appeals to him.

“Slaine is a very good storyteller,” he says. “I’ve steered away from that in the past, ’cause it comes very easily and naturally to me. I like to challenge myself with lyrical word play, so that’s what I focus on the most. I’ve realized now that telling stories and talking about things that happened in my past is something that my fans will appreciate. I plan on doing this more with Supreme Villain. Slaine, to me, is one of the best story tellers in the MC game. I will learn from him and pick up form him in this style and I feel it will help bring my A game when it comes to storytelling.”

For his part, Slaine says that he plans to incorporate Madchild’s ability to present his lifestyle to his fans into his own brand.

“I feel Madchild matches up very well with who he is his visually,” Slaine says. “That doesn’t come so natural to me. His style is very much his own and unique to Hip Hop. I think that’s what makes people in Hip Hop great. I’ve had the opportunity to work with legends, people who are great at what they do and that’s the only thing I’m interested in being involved with.”

by Soren Baker


September 25th, 2013, 11:26 PM


Wow. This is hilarious.

I love how he says he never really liked Gold Digger, must be why he had a kid with one.

So glad Born Sinner has sold more albums than Yeezus.

Kanye in part 3 talks a lot like black comedians do when they imitate how white people talk.

For the record it doesn't matter how many features you do (2 Chainz) if they all suck.

Wreck It Ralph comparisons. :rofl:

September 26th, 2013, 12:01 AM
I tried listening to NWST. I'm sorry. I just can't get into it. I've never felt Drake was as great to make him out to be but I always give people the benefit of the doubt. I tried and... I just couldn't.

Super eager to check new Deltron.

September 27th, 2013, 5:05 PM
During the third installment of his CRWN interviews presented by MySpace, Drake spoke about his perspective regarding Twitter.

"Twitter isn't real, by the way," Drake said. "There's no gauge on real life on twitter. That's a terrible medium to exist in. You can enjoy it. You can even indulge in it. Just don't live your life by that weird code on that Internet program.

"I know it's tough," Drake continued. "I know we all love it, but I'm just gonna give you an example. When it stopped being real to me was on my mom's birthday. I'll never forget. It was all these people being like, 'Happy birthday to your mom.' And then, I saw some guy be like, 'Yo, I hope your mom dies in a car crash tonight.' I was just like, 'Why am I reading this? What is going on? Who is this guy?' Obviously, I just went to his page because I was just like, 'Fuck him.' Obviously, he just had a Tyler, the Creator sweater on. He was just 13 years old, just jerking off to Grand Theft Auto and shit. I just encourage you to live your life and be great."


Nash Diesel
September 27th, 2013, 5:12 PM
I'm not shocked that Drake would want to believe some 13 year old was jerking off playing GTA and taking a shit. The dude needs to vanish. But then again, without lame ass rappers like Drake and 2 Chainz the underground scene wouldn't be as profitable as it is now. There are more underground artists making money in the last decade than ever before and I 100% attribute that to the mainstream rap scene being hideous. I was talking with a German cat the other day and he were talking about artists like Non-Phixion and Diabolic and he was like "Yeah up until about 5-6 years ago there was a lot of tight shit but now everyone wants to be a fuckin baller". I was like dude, welcome to America lol.

September 27th, 2013, 5:20 PM
Drake is nowhere near in the same shitheap as 2 Chainz. He isn't my cup of tea but he is a credible rapper in that dream-R&B field.

September 28th, 2013, 1:11 AM
Drake is a huge pussy but you really can't deny how talented he is at what he does. To call him hideous and compare him to 2 Chainz makes me think you haven't actually given his albums a fair listen.

September 28th, 2013, 6:22 PM
I'll never call Drake trash but I'll never tout him the way a bunch of people do in the vein that he's dropping classics.

September 28th, 2013, 9:36 PM

September 29th, 2013, 10:03 AM
This was a few weeks ago... and still hilarious every time I watch it.

September 29th, 2013, 6:29 PM
1 Side A (Old)
2 The Return (feat. Freddie Gibbs)
3 25 Bucks (feat. Purity Ring)
4 Wonderbread
5 Gremlins
6 Dope Fiend Rental (feat. ScHoolboy Q)
7 Torture
8 Lonely
9 Clean Up
10 Red 2 Go
11 Side B (Dope Song)
12 Dubstep (feat. Scrufizzer)
13 Dip
14 Smokin & Drinkin
15 Break It (Go)
16 Handstand
17 Way Up Here (feat. Ab-Soul)
18 Kush Coma (feat. A$AP Rocky & Zelooperz)
19 Float On (feat. Charli XCX)

September 30th, 2013, 1:24 AM
BET Cypher Lineup

Cypher 1 – Wax, Rapsody, Emis Killa, Rittz, Jon Connor

Cypher 2 – A$AP Mob: Ferg, Twelvy, Nast, Ant, Rocky

Cypher 3 – Action Bronson, Star Life Breezy (Sprite Contest Winner),Travis $cott, Tiffany Foxx, Lil’ Kim

Cypher 4 – Slaughterhouse: Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Royce Da 5’9, Joe Budden

Cypher 5 – TDE: ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, Isaiah Rashad, Kendrick Lamar

Cypher 6 – Real Husbands Of Hollywood: Chocolate Drop (Kevin Hart), Nick Cannon, Nelly, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin, JB Smoove

Cypher 7 – Asia Sparks, Bad Lucc, Problem, Astro

Cypher's 1, 4, and 5 are guaranteed to be great. Jon Connor better come with the best bars he's ever written too.

September 30th, 2013, 9:46 PM
The 1 time a year I watch BET. Besides Cyphers 4 & 5, looking forward to seeing Bronson in action as well as ASAP Ferg, since Shabba is a guilty pleasure. I've considered myself a rap hater in terms of who is out today so this is usually where I check to see what's out there now that I like.

September 30th, 2013, 10:11 PM
Bert did Jon Connor sign to Aftermath or what

September 30th, 2013, 10:30 PM
Nothing official yet but I wouldn't be surprised. I saw he was in the studio with Dre and he's really underrated.

I honestly didn't think Unconscious State was that great, it had a few good songs, but I loved While You Were Sleeping, The Blue Album, The People's Rapper LP, and Vinne Chase Parts 1 & 2.

Clive Plasma
October 1st, 2013, 3:40 AM
I won tickets to see Joey Bada$$ tomorrow night. Anyone seen him live before? Worth going? I've listened to a few tracks online and seems pretty good.

October 1st, 2013, 3:54 AM
I won tickets to see Joey Bada$$ tomorrow night. Anyone seen him live before? Worth going? I've listened to a few tracks online and seems pretty good.

Never saw him live, but he's easily one of the best new MCs of the last few years. Download both his mixtapes, and if his live performance is close to his album performance, I'd say you're in for a hell of a show.

Clive Plasma
October 1st, 2013, 4:10 AM
Never saw him live, but he's easily one of the best new MCs of the last few years. Download both his mixtapes, and if his live performance is close to his album performance, I'd say you're in for a hell of a show.

Cheers. It's at the 100 club in London, only 350 capacity. I'll give both of the mixtapes a listen tonight.

Got support from a guy called Rejjie Snow - know anything about him?

October 1st, 2013, 2:14 PM
LOVING the new Deltron album, and seeing them next week. AOTY contender for me

October 2nd, 2013, 2:32 PM
1 King Push
2 Numbers On the Boards
3 Sweet Serenade (feat. Chris Brown)
4 Hold On (feat. Rick Ross)
5 Suicide (feat. Ab-Liva)
6 40 Acres (feat. The-Dream)
7 No Regrets (feat. Jeezy & Kevin Cossom)
8 Let Me Love You (feat. Kelly Rowland)
9 Who I Am (feat. 2 Chainz & Big Sean)
10 Nosetalgia (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
11 Pain (feat. Future)
12 S.N.I.T.C.H. (feat. Pharrell)

Make sure you uncheck download with recommended software on the second one.

Clive Plasma
October 2nd, 2013, 6:47 PM
Anyone got links for the new Oddisee albums?

October 3rd, 2013, 1:02 AM
Anyone got links for the new Oddisee albums?

1. After Thoughts 05:25
2. In My Day 04:05
3. Fashionably Late 06:44
4. Fievre 04:28
5. The Gospel 05:32
6. Lonely Planet 05:58
7. Patience In Play 04:14
8. Caprice Down 06:07
9. No Rules For Kings 04:12
10. One Thing Right 04:24
11. Social Insecurity 05:36
12. Fork In The Road 08:12

1. Tangible Dream 04:40
2. Yeezus Was A Mortal Man 04:21
3. Killing Time 03:46
4. Own Appeal 04:34
5. The Goings On feat. Ralph Real 04:24
6. Be There 02:57
7. Yeah & Nah 03:28
8. Interlude Flow 01:26
9. Unfollow You feat. Olivier St Louis 03:42
10. Back Of My Mind feat. Paolo Escobard 04:08
11. Tomorrow Today 04:00
12. Outro Flow feat. Toine & Trek Life 03:37
13. Bonus Flow feat. Diamond District 02:53

October 3rd, 2013, 1:40 AM


Clive Plasma
October 3rd, 2013, 3:54 AM
Thanks Bert. That's brilliant.

Joey Bada$$ was pretty good last night btw.

Stringer Bell
October 4th, 2013, 1:33 AM
Nice to see Oddisee getting a mention in here, he's great. Loving the instrumental album, haven't had a chance to listen to the mixtape yet.

I dunno about you guys, but Old is my album of the year so far. Definitely lived up to my expectations. Both halfs are incredible and really show his versatility. By the way, that leak that's out now is just a rip from Spotify, so the sound quality isn't completely up to par. Wait til next week if you want the proper, CD quality version :yes:

Outkast fans should appreciate this one.


October 4th, 2013, 3:10 AM
Old is fantastic. I completely forgot to post about it. Rustie to become the next big hip hop producer with hudmo please, thanks.

Clive Plasma
October 4th, 2013, 3:41 AM
Nice to see Oddisee getting a mention in here, he's great. Loving the instrumental album, haven't had a chance to listen to the mixtape yet.

I haven't had a chance to listen to either, but the first album/mixtape, whatever it was, really impressed me. Keep missing him live though; missed him at the Jazz Cafe and then again I was too late getting into Lovebox this year to see him.

He's playing The Garage on the 1st December for anyone who is interested; http://mamacolive.com/thegarage/listings/date/2013/12/1/

Rustie is such a great producer. Remember meeting him at the Glass Swords EP launch and he was such a sound bloke too.

October 4th, 2013, 3:48 AM
I haven't managed to listen to Old all the way through yet but I've enjoyed what I've heard.

And I'm really happy that he's not going all high pitched voice on every song. That gives me a headache.