DJ Khaled releases making of footage for one of the standout tracks from his new album featuring Nas, Scarface and DJ Premier scratches titled “Hip Hop”. He also plays the track for Jadakiss, who is amazed by how good the record sounds. Kiss The Ring in stores August 21st.
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During the first night of Meek Mill‘s Dreams & Nightmares tour in Hollywood, he hit the stage with Big Sean for a performance of the summer anthem “Burn”.
A very Zen Lupe Fiasco visits Big Boy’s Neighborhood during Ramadan. Lupe Fiasco talks about his hair, gives a piece of it away to a Twitter follower, claims he started the skateboarding rappers trend and more.
While at the Osheaga Festival in Montreal, Common took a break form performing songs to spit some bars for the live crowd. True emcee.
Kendrick Lamar visits his old high school in Compton California in the first edition of Vevo Lift: King Of The West Coast.
Mystikal raps about recent prison experiences in the new visual for his track “Bullshit”. Mystikal is promoting Birdman‘s new GT Vodka heavy in this one I see. I wouldn’t mind a free bottle or two mailed in my direction. Ha.
Trey Songz adds his own twist to popular single “Up” in a song he calls “Eat It Up”. Chapter V in stores August 21st.
I wasn’t going to post this, but then I saw the artwork and couldn’t help myself. RiFF RAFF, who recently signed to Diplo’s label Mad Decent, unleashes his first mixtape since the contract. Birth Of An Icon features a bunch of RiFF RAFF‘s hits as well as a sampling of new tracks. “Bird On A Wire” & “Cuz My Gear” are my personal favorites.
Check out the tracklist, stream & download below.
TDE‘s Jhene Aiko finally lets go of the visuals for her track “3:16AM”. Her debut album is coming soon via Def Jam. Hummina hummina.
Meek Mill brought his Dreams & Nightmares Tour to Los Angeles for a show at the House Of Blues, during which he brought out surprise guests Big Sean & YG. Meek & Sean run through “Burn”, “Mercy” and “Ima Boss” then YG joins them for “I’m A Thug”.
Watch the performances below.