Just Blaze Plays Unreleased Music From Usher, Kanye West, Dipset, & More On Abstract Radio
On Friday night, the legendary Just Blaze served as a special guest on Q-Tip’s Abstract Radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1. Spinning a two-hour set, the Jersey producer put together a filthy playlist full of timeless hits, coming from Jay Z, Eminem, Fabolous, and The Game, but that wasn’t all. Digging into the vault, Just Blaze decided to unleash some never before heard songs for us as well Friday night.
Cam'Ron & Berner To Release Joint "Contraband" EP
Killa Cam joined Berner and B-Real on "Ain't Nothin" back in April, and it looks like the chemistry between him and the Taylor Gang emcee was strong enough for them to come together as a duo. Berner and Cam'Ron are the latest rappers to join the wave of joint projects, as they have just announced the imminent release of an EP, Contraband, which is set to drop on November 10.
Cam'ron Clears Up "Federal Reserve" & "Purple Haze 2" Delays
Even before he started last year's "First Of The Month" series, Cam'ron had two projects in the works that we still haven't heard.
Cam'ron's "Killa Crunch" Cereal Boxes Will Have $100 In Cash Inside
As a kid, you may remember finding a cheap toy at the bottom of your cereal box. At the time, you were thrilled to pull a plastic car out of your Cheerios, but as an adult, the standards for excitement are a little higher. Luckily, Cam'ron has you covered. Boxes of "Killa Crunch" will be available in select New York bodegas, and while they won't be filled with sugary flakes, they'll pack something much more sweet.
SXSW 2015 Photo Diary
If you follow us on Instagram and Twitter, you've likely already seen more than a few moments from SXSW which we documented on social media. Incase you aren't all up on our socials, we're recapping the two showcases we sponsored and our other adventures at South By right here.
Cam'ron Planning Dipset Album For July, "Purple Haze 2" For December
After 2006's Killa Season, Cam'ron output was intermittent at best, but over the last year or so, Cam has caught his second wind. Part of this can surely be attributed to the peak in Dipset nostalgia over the last little while, with Cam's pink fur photo becoming an iconic and profitable image. Cam has taken advantage of the recycled hype, pulling into the cape game and getting the gang back together for a Dipset tour.
Spring 2015's Must-See Tours
Ahh Springtime--when you can finally leave the house and regain some type of social existence. Some of the hottest tunes of the past few months have been on repeat in the headphones, and now it's time to experience the music as it was meant to be heard--live. Some of your favorite artists are crossing the country this Spring, and it's a great time to get your live music fix before you blow all your money on festival season. We've rounded up the most exciting Spring shows coming to a town near you.
Cam'ron Says "Purple Haze 2" Will Drop In December
Back in December, we learned that Cam'ron might be retiring after he releases the sequel to 2004's Purple Haze, and today we get a better idea of when exactly that will be. After performing at a Red Bull Sound Select event in Chicago last night, Killa Cam spoke to Revolt TV, and revealed that the project is scheduled to drop in December.
Dipset Announce "The Pledge Of Allegiance" Tour
The Dipset reunion is just beginning to get off the ground, and while we've yet to receive a whole lot of music from the crew, they have announced a new "Pledge of Allegiance" tour, in support of their upcoming project.
Dipset Reportedly Reuniting For New Mixtape
Although Cam'ron announced just a month or two ago that he would be retiring from the rap game after dropping his Purple Haze 2 album this summer, it looks like we may get one more 'final' project apart from his solo album. Reports surface today that the rapper plans to reunite with Jim Jones and Juelz Santana as Dipset.
Jim Jones Says Dr. Dre Produced Four Unreleased Dipset Songs
Jim Jones is on a press run for his brand new EP We Own The Night Pt. 2: Memoirs Of A Hustler. Sitting down with Power 105.1's "The Breakfast Club," the Harlem emcee took some time to talk about the project among other topics. Most notable of that alternative category, is this little tidbit:
Jim Jones "We Own The Night Pt. 2" [Update: Stream The EP]
The latest release from Jim Jones has appeared on Amazon, complete with 30 second snippets of the EP's nine tracks. Titled We Own The Night Pt. 2: Memoirs Of A Hustler, the project serves as a sequel to the original Vampire Life project released in December 2013. Unlike the original We Own The Night, which featured a lone solo track, Memoirs Of A Hustler features a guest performer on every track. Supporting acts include Trey Songz, Yo Gotti, K Camp, Cam'Ron, Jadakiss, and Hell Rell among others.
Cam'ron Speaks On Ferguson, New York's Police Brutality
Following the tragic killing of 18-year-old Micheal Brown, Ferguson has been in disarray. Citizens of the town have been fighting for justice, and while their protests have generally been met with excessive force from police, the uprising has been inspiring. A few rappers have done their part to raise awareness of the situation, with both J. Cole and Nelly visiting Ferguson. Cam'ron is the most recent artist to comment on what's going on, pointing out the injustices he's seen in New York that he feels should have inspired similar uproar.
The Source Taps Wu-Tang Clan, Lil Kim, Dipset & More For SOURCE360 Concert
The Source are putting the spotlight on New York with the announcement of their very first annual SOURCE360 concert. Today the initial line-up for the upcoming concert was revealed, with NYC vets Wu-Tang Clan set to headline.
Jim Jones Talks G-Unit And A$AP Mob, Says Dipset Had The "Most Influential" Style In Hip-Hop
XXL just published a lengthy interview with Dipset Capo Jim Jones, and in it, he gives his strong opinions on a number of issues. Most notably, Jones addresses his crew's former beef with G-Unit, the Dipset comparisons A$AP Mob frequently gets, and The Diplomats' ongoing legacy. Check out the full thing here, and read excerpts below.
Stream Cam'ron's "1st Of The Month Vol. 1" EP
Cam'ron has returned in a big way this year, and not only because he was donning a cape when he did. The rapper has an EP in the works with A Trak, which already gave us the gleefully nostalgic Dipset reunion, "Dipshits". Cam also has his own EP series planned, of which he dropped the very first instalment last night.
Cam'ron Shares Artwork, Tracklist For "First Of The Month Vol. 1" EP
Cam'ron's about to embark on an ambitious series that will see him dropping a new First Of The Month EP, quite fittingly, on the first day of every month for six months straight. Voume 1 is scheduled for release on July 1st, and now Killa Cam has shared that project's artwork and tracklist. Check the former out in the gallery above, and the latter below. The five track effort is set to feature Sen City and UN KASA, and future editions are said to feature Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and Wiz Khalifa.
Cam'ron Speaks On Solange & Jay Z Elevator Attack, Dipset Reunion
Cam'ron made his way to London last week, and while he didn't end up taking the stage at his scheduled concert, he did manage to meet up with Tim Westwood for an interview.
Cam'ron Covers Mass Appeal, Talks Upcoming Projects & Capes
Cam'ron is making a bit of a comeback this year. We've already heard a pretty awesome collaboration between him and A-Trak, and we'll be getting an EP from the duo later this year. He's also getting involved in the fashion game. Never one to shy away from some pretty flamboyant looks, Cam has revealed a new line of capes.