Why should I believe in your God? He’s schizophrenic… – RAS KASS

Apollo Brown and Ras Kass can’t wait to bless fans with their first project Blasphemy. The duo has decided to move up their official release date up to October 28. In celebration of that, they have leaked another track called “How To Kill God,” where Ras critiques how religion has been used as a political and social weapon against people of color.

Pre-order Blasphemy HERE.

[Video] MC Lyte ft. Common – “Dear John”

Posted: October 23, 2014 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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Dear John 2 Final

MC Lyte and Common bring visuals to “Dear John,” the anthem for the #EducateOurMen signature scholarship initiative  from Lyte’s Hip Hop Sisters Foundation. “Dear John” is the first single on Lyte’s first album in 11 years, set to drop in the first quarter of 2015.

LL Cool J ft. Lil Leaky – “Tell Tha World”

Posted: October 22, 2014 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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LL Cool J reaches out to those locked down and surviving in the streets on “Tell Tha World.” Lil Leaky is a 12-year old emcee getting a big look next to a legend. LL’s GOAT 2 album is coming soon.


DJ Premier and Royce da 5’9 have that self-proclaimed “’94 shit” in their new video “U Looz.” You’ll note Primo’s ad-libs are in the vein of Eric B and Rakim’s early chemistry. Will this partnership be just as classic? We’ll find out on December 9 with their self-titled album drops. You can pre-order it HERE.


Meek Mill is making sure his name still rings out despite a current prison sentence. “Fuck You Mean” is chock full of frenetic energy from both Meek and Boosie. The track will likely be featured on Meek’s upcoming Dreams Worth More Than Money project.


This week’s edition of Bad Culture Radio’s “The Ruckus” welcomes undefeated super bantamweight Heather Hardy, who’s coming off a majority decision victory last Wednesday over Crystal Hoy for the vacant WBC international title. Hosts Jeandra LeBeauf and Ryan Bivins will also run down the all the breaking news in boxing including:

- Nicholas Walters big TKO over Nonito Donaire.

- Golovkin’s dominant win over Rubio and future opponents

- Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander for December 13.

- Steve Cunningham’s knockout victory over Natu Visinia

- This week’s Los Angeles press conference for Timothy vs. Diego Chaves

- Today’s Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev media call

Also listen in for your chance to win 2 VIP tickets to the ‘El Boxeo’ documentary screening scheduled for Wednesday October 22nd at the Mayan Theather in downtown Los Angeles.

The show goes LIVE at 10 p.m. ET. Call-in and join the discussion at 718.508.9852.


[Video] T.I. – “King”

Posted: October 21, 2014 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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T.I. decides to update an iconic scene from The Godfather on “King,” the new single off his Paperwork project. Papi should have invested in some better goons. Let’s all be thankful Tip didn’t try these stunts on Mayweather back in May.