A Tribe Called Quest's "We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service" (Review)
In November 2013, Q-Tip announced that A Tribe Called Quest's "FINAL 2 joints" would be a pair of opening slots on Kanye West's "Yeezus" tour in New York. Then this past March, Phife Dawg passed away at 45. Tribe seemed one commemorative box set away from a done deal, but here we are in the waning months of 2016 with the privilege of listening to and talking about a new album of theirs. What a time. The Phife-named We Got It From Here...
Top 5 Verses From 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards Cyphers
This year's BET Hip Hop Awards were packed with flavor. Politically-charged and rhythmically-armed, 2016's award show featured performances from some of the culture's hottest including T.I., Gucci Mane, and Lil Uzi Vert.
Consequence Says He Was A "Ghostwriter" On Jay Z’s “Encore”
The topic of “ghostwriting” has been a conversation that many hip-hop fans & enthusiasts have been having following last year’s Drake x Meek Mill x Quentin Miller saga. While many people understand that their favorite rapper might not write 100% of their lyrics, others believe they should and like to argue the case of authenticity when a debate is had. Well for those of you who believe only a true artist writes his lyrics, you might be surprised to hear that Jay Z, who’s arguably the best rapper of all-time, has used a ghostwriter in the past .
Consequence Shares Kanye West's "College Dropout" Handwritten Tracklist
Last night, Kanye West wrote down, one-by-one, each of the 10 tracks that will appear on his upcoming album, SWISH, in handwriting that makes Drake look like a master of calligraphy. The handwritten tracklist also included a sly message from Kylie Jenner, who let Kanye's followers know that she's been present for the making of what Kanye has already deemed "the best album of all time."
Stream Consequence's "A Good Comeback Story" EP
It's been a long minute since we got a Consequence project, but he's finally back with his first effort in almost exactly 3 years. A Good Comeback Story follows 2013's Movies On Demand 4, delivering 8 new tracks featuring the likes of Lupe Fiasco, Q-Tip, and Ryan Leslie.It's now available to stream on Spotify, so you can take a listen to the full EP below. Was it worth the wait? Let us know in the comments below.
Pusha T & Consequence End Beef To Work On Kanye West's New Album
The other day we saw a picture of King Louie and Kanye West posted up in the studio, after King L received that coveted invite to go work on Ye's new album at his home in Hollywood. Of course you'd expect some of the G.O.O.D. family to also receive those invites, including former beefing partners Pusha T and Cons.
Joe Budden & Consequence Squash Beef
Remember last year, when Consequence took a cheap shot at the back of Joe Budden's head on VH1's Love & Hip-Hop reunion? Well, not much has been heard about that incident since, and that's because it may not have been that serious after all. The two rappers ran into each other a NY gentlemens club the other night and have apparently squashed their beef.
Joe Budden Talks About His Drug Addiction & Feud With Consequence
Joe Budden has had ongoing struggles with addiction. The most recent one came in a relapse in the summer of 2012, where he used the popular drug Molly excessively. In an interview with Fuse, Budden spoke of how friends like Eminem helped him get through his problems, as well as his issues with Consequence.
Consequence Smacks Joe Budden During Love & Hip Hop Reunion [Update: Joe Budden Speaks On Incident]
Consequence certainly doesn't have the image his cousin Q-Tip has. It seems he got a bit frustrated today during a taped reunion of the reality TV series Love & Hip Hop New York. After the taping, he took to Twitter to proudly announce that he'd "smacked the shit of out of" his "co-star" Joe Budden. But Budden claims that Cons attacked him from behind, and was quickly put in his place by Tahiry Jose.
Joe Budden Talks On Approaching Consequence
Joe Budden may be soft-spoken but he's not afraid of a confrontation. We saw this when he approached Consequence the other week during a Hot 97 interview.
Joe Budden Confronts Consequence At Hot 97
Joe Budden is accomplishing a lot today. Not only is he dropping his new album No Love Lost, he's also confronting Consequence on some remarks he made in interviews recently.