Sunday evening, BBC Radio 1xtra aired a special entitled “The Story of Q-Tip.” The show featured an hour long conversion with Q-Tip and Benji B.
This past weekend, Public Enemy frontman Chuck D took to Twitter to reveal a letter 2Pac wrote him while in prison in 1995. The letter displayed ‘Pac’s appreciation for the Hip-Hop pioneer and discussed, amongst other things, an album called “Euthanasia” which never surfaced. ‘Pac also discussed a song called “Da Struggle Continuez” on which ‘Pac was hoping Chuck would appear.
Hit the jump to read the full letter.
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With their collaborative album Animal Serum now in stores everywhere, Prince Po and Oh No are debuting the latest music video off the project: the hard-hitting “1st Word To What Was Last Said”. Animal Serum features appearances from Pharoahe Monch, Sadat X, O.C., Roc C, Saafir, and more, and is now available at physical and digital retailers everywhere through Wandering Worx / Greenstreets.
This is off homie’s upcoming mixtape Take This Serious, hosted by DJ Absolut. Shout to PR Dean on the drop.
From our dude Busy:
Brooknam is DANSE’s second release off his self titled ep. It sets the tone for the entire project as the intro and showcases DANSE’s gritty delivery while addressing things like rumors, management, and industry politics.
The now legendary pairing of El-P and Killer Mike, aka Run The Jewels, have announced several headlining shows in August, bolstering a set of previously confirmed festival appearances into a proper West Coast tour. In addition to their coveted appearances at Lollapalooza, Outside Lands, Music Fest Northwest, the Denver stop of Mad Decent Block Party and FYF Fest, the duo have added headlining shows in Chicago, Seattle, Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton.
El-P and Killer Mike recently announced that they’ll be releasing a follow-up album to 2013′s universally acclaimed self-titled album on Fool’s Gold, with the first single set to premiere on Adult Swim’s Single Series in early Fall.
RUN THE JEWELS TOUR DATES:
SAT 8/2 CHICAGO, IL Double Door
SUN 8/3 CHICAGO, IL Lollapalooza
FRI 8/8 SAN FRANCISCO, CA Outside Lands
SAT 8/9 SEATTLE, WA Showbox
MON 8/11 VICTORIA, BC Upstairs Cabaret
TUE 8/12 VANCOUVER, BC Biltmore
WED 8/13 CALGARY, AB Republik
THU 8/14 EDMONTON, AB Starlite Room
SAT 8/16 PORTLAND, OR Music Fest Northwest
FRI 8/22 DENVER, CO Mad Decent Block Party
SAT 8/23 LOS ANGELES, CA FYF Fest