Sometimes, a left-field collaboration results in a home run. De La Soul and Usher come together for this beautiful track off De La’s forthcoming album and the Anonymous Nobody (August 26).

Freeway -“Primates” (Prod. by Big Ape)

Posted: August 15, 2016 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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Freeway takes his lyrical game international on his new single “Primates.” Produced by Amsterdam’s Big Ape, Freeway nimbly delivers his trademark gruff vocals over Ape’s heavy horn and string arrangements. The track is available now for download and streaming at all available outlets.


YG takes a triumphant cruise through Bompton in his new video for “Why U Always Hatin?” Kamaiyah usually keeps it hood appearance-wise but she cleaned up nice for this one. You can find this on YG’s latest album Still Brazy.

Jhene Aiko – “New Balance (Rough Cut)”

Posted: August 15, 2016 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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With drama swirling due to her pending divorce, Jhene Aiko has released a new song celebrating her relationship with Big Sean. The lyrics, and the fact she tweeted the song to Sean, make it clear what’s going on. Aiko’s next album should be quite interesting.


The Lox ft. Rick Ross – “Feel My Pain”

Posted: August 14, 2016 by Ismael AbduSalaam in Music News
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The Lox is working on a new album titled We Are the Streets 2. They Yonkers trio link wup with Rick Ross for the melodic, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League styled “Feel My Pain.”


What if the Empire’s plans to create the Death Star were foiled before it was even built? That is the premise of the latest Star Was flick Rogue One, which tells the story of a group of rebels who conspire to steal the plans to the Death Star. Of course, Darth Vader and company won’t be taking this lying down. Rogue One hits theaters on December 16.


The Alchemist is unloading his vaults a second collection of his 45 Craft Singles series. First up is Roc Marciano on the piano-assisted “All For It.” The full project is set for a September 23 release.