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After dropping 2 records “Jay-Z Interview” and “Old School Caddy”, Hit-Boy is ready to unleash the full length project. The free album HITstory is due out on August 7th. Take a look at the artwork above.
Update: Added the official tracklist which you can check out below. Features include Big Sean, Kid Cudi, Bun B, Chip Tha Ripper, John Legend and Stacy Barthe.
Noisey caught up with Harlem heavy-hitter Smoke DZA hanging out on his old stomping ground of 119th St to discuss the forgotten tradition of playground battling, the family roots of his famous “Riiigghhhtttt” catchphrase, weed and hoops. Later on, “The Kushed God” heads to Community 54 on the LES to shop and smoke up with producing wunderkind and his Rugby Thompson partner in crime, Harry Fraud to break down the importance of studio snacks and the synergy they share when their working on a track.
Mikey Rocks wastes no time giving tracks from his new project Lap Of Lux the video treatment. The first video to drop is “Now You Do” which was definitely a standout from the mixtape. Directed by David Muniz. Enjoy.
Slaughterhouse will soon release a Gangsta Grillz mixtape with DJ Drama and today in the clip featured Joe Budden reveals the project’s title On The House and says it’s coming soon. Like, Very soon, before the album drops on August 28th soon. My body is ready. In the clip we also get to hear a preview of “I See Dead People” which is also dropping soon.
Talib Kweli unleashes the official video for his latest single “Push Thru” featuring Currensy & Kendrick Lamar. Directed By Scott Fleishman and Fredo Tovar. The single is available on iTunes now.
Apparently Machine Gun Kelly‘s “Hold On (Shut Up)” featuring Young Jeezy that dropped last week on DJ Clue‘s mixtape in horrendous quality, wasn’t the official version and today MGK decided to release the official version to his fan’s for free on his official website. Official, official, official. Listen to the track here and if you’re feeling it, Machine Gun Kelly offers a free download link here.
Last night in Canada, Drake represented Toronto to the fullest for OVO Fest 2012. For OVO Fest 3, Drake brought out guests such as Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg, 2 Chainz, Meek Mill, French Montana, Rick Ross, Waka Flocka, The Weeknd and more on stage to perform with him in front of a sold out crowd at the Molson Amphitheatre. Thanks to Drake‘s fansite Word On Road, we have a bunch of performance videos to share with you after the break. Continue reading to watch the clips.
Kirko Bangz unleashes new track titled “Walk On Green” featuring French Montana. The video has already been shot and behind the scenes footage can be seen below. This will appear on Kirko’s Procrastination Killz 4 mixtape dropping August 20th.
Behind the scenes footage & download link after the jump.
Here’s some more footage from Lollapalooza 2012 in Chicago. J.Cole performs his hits “Who Dat” and “Higher” while Childish Gambino does “Outside”.
Watch the performances below.
MMG present a behind the scenes look at Rick Ross and Pharrell working on “Presidential” off God Forgives I Don’t.