Lecrae jumps on "Round of Applause" to salute 2013 graduates. "Proud of all the graduates out there," says the Grammy-winning Houston rapper in a statement accompanying the track. "Never overlook the unique opportunity you have in education."
The track was produced by KE on the Track (What's up with producers and these weird monikers?) and sports a feature from B.o.B. Lecrae also has a special message for recent graduates on roundofapplause.net. Also available on iTunes.
Rising rapper Connor Evans continues to make waves. Evans is back with a new project, The Road to Coachella, this June. The Cali emcee has unleashed the first single, "Hipsters & PrimaDonnas," to keep you busy till then. The song features Shawn Chrystopher with production from BHB. Give it a whirl below.
Yeezy season is upon us. Kanye West has decided to go ahead and splash his new single, "New Slaves," on 66 buildings across the globe. Now that's how you grab attention from a time-starved generation. According to Rap-Up, this is the lead single from Ye's sixth album, supposedly titled Yeezus and due on shelves June 18.
A lot has changed since Eve dropped Eve-Olution in 2002. The pitbull in a skirt tries her best to catch up on Lip Lock.
One of the standout tracks from Kendrick Lamar's debut album now has a video. Lamar has shared the visuals for "B-tch, Don't Kill My Vibe," off 2012's best rap album good kid, m.A.A.d city. Watch it below.
Kanye West and his arm candy, Kim Kardashian, were on their way to a restaurant. As usual, a few shutterbugs appeared out of nowhere and started snapping photos. Trying to avoid them, Ye walks a little too fast and bangs his head against a street sign. The paps kept snapping. So, Kanye snapped back: "Stop taking f--king photos, man!" Didn't he already tell you 'please no photos' on "Run This Town"?
In other news, Hudson Mohawke previewed some new Kanye music the other day.
This Mother's Day, surprise Mom with a playlist of these adorable hip-hop songs for moms.
It happens every year. Mother's Day rolls around and you have absolutely no idea what to get Mom. Well, is she crazy about music? If she is, then these gorgeous musical gifts will plant a smile on her face this Mother's Day. Here are the 10 Best Gift Ideas for Moms.
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Acid Rap isn't about acid or rap. It's about one super talented Chicago emcee who dropped a super dope free album. It's also one of the best surprises of the year. Here's my take on Acid Rap.
The Lauryn Hill tax saga continues. There are two reports floating around on this thing:
1) Lauryn Hill has made her tax payments
2) Despite making her payments, Miss Hill is still going to prison for 3 months.
That second part really sucks, considering that she rush-released her first new song in a million years to try and avoid jail time. It was too little too late.Read More...