Over the weekend, Big Sean performed a live show called “Finding Paradise” in front of a hometown crowd at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. During his set, Sean brought out a slew of guests, including Lil Wayne — who performed “A Milli” and “Rich as Fuck” — and fellow Motor City residents Eminem, Dej Loaf, Danny Brown, Royce da 5’9″ and Trick Trick. The aforementioned guests performed a rendition of last year’s “Detroit vs. Everybody”, which appeared on Eminem’s Shady XV compilation. Check out the full live performance after the jump.
- AudioSinglesposted November 6, 2015 / No Comments
By now you’ve probably outgrown Drake and Future’s “Jumpman”, but with the newly attached “official single” tag to it you probably won’t escape the track any time soon. Sorry. However, young emcee Bishop Nehru is throwing his name in the hat of rappers going over the monster single handled by wunderkind producer, Metro Boomin. Check out Bishop’s take on Drake and Future’s “Jumpman” after the jump.
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Although Pimp C is no longer with us — his untimely passing came in 2007 — his music lives on forever. And with rumors of a posthumous Pimp C album swirling for years, it looks as though it’s finally going to happen. Mass Appeal, the label responsible for by Run the Jewels’ awesome sophomore album, will be putting out Long Live the Pimp, an album put together by Pimp’s widow, Chinara Butler. The project will feature guest spots from Bun B, Nas, A$AP Rocky, Ty Dolla $ign, Juicy J, T.I., 8Ball & MJG, Devin the Dude, and many more. You can listen to the Lil Wayne-assisted “3 Way Freak” after the jump. Long Live the Pimp will be out December 4th via Mass Appeal.
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Louisiana rapper Young Roddy recently shared the cover art, track list, and first single from his highly-anticipated debut album The Kenner Loop. Furthermore, Young Roddy been building a tremendous following from his frequent and show-stealing collaborations with Curren$y, Juvenile, Styles P, Smoke DZA and Trademark Da Skydiver, among others, as well as through his Good Sense mixtape series. For the first offering from his forthcoming The Kenner Loop, “My Business”, Roddy once again links up with fellow Louisianan and Jet Lifer, Curren$y. The track puts Roddy’s hunger on display: “[I've] been on my grizzly making money all day.” Additionally, the production, handeled by Blair Norf, features a sample of the eclectic blend of smooth tracks and hustler anthems found on The Kenner Loop. The Kenner Loop will hit stores worldwide on December 4th via GOOD$ENSE / iHipHop Distribution, but you may pre-order the album right now on iTunes. Hit the jump to see the full track list for Roddy’s The Kenner Loop, as well as hear his first single, “My Business”, featuring Curren$y.
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Hot off the release of his latest project, Thrilla Vol. 1, the Baton Rogue badazz, Boosie, is sharing the visuals for his tribute to his idol in “Letter to 2 Pac”. “First of all I want to let you know that you’re really missed,” raps Boosie, while penning a literal letter to the fallen great. “Probably be nobody better, real shit/ All through my life, you inspired me, dawg/ When you died, I really cried/ I wanted to ride for you, dawg.” Emotional. Check out Boosie Badazz’ heartfelt salute to 2Pac after the jump, and be sure to get Thrilla Vol. 1 (featuring Rich Homie Quan, Snootie Wild, Hurricane Chris) on iTunes while you’re at it.