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.
Juelz Santana Sentenced To 2 Years Probation For Threatening Neighbor
Juelz Santana comeback to the rap game could have hit a hitch recently as he has been sentenced to two years probation for threatening his neighbor. Apparently, Santana’s neighbor saw the rapper beating his girlfriend and so he stepped in and called the New Jersey police. Since then, he claims that Juelz has been threatening him, and he had to move, which caused undue hardship on his personal life.
Cam'ron's "Killa Crunch" Cereal Boxes Will Have $100 In Cash Inside
As a kid, you may remember finding a cheap toy at the bottom of your cereal box. At the time, you were thrilled to pull a plastic car out of your Cheerios, but as an adult, the standards for excitement are a little higher. Luckily, Cam'ron has you covered. Boxes of "Killa Crunch" will be available in select New York bodegas, and while they won't be filled with sugary flakes, they'll pack something much more sweet.
Jim Jones Talks G-Unit And A$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.
Producer Araabmuzik Shot In Attempted Robbery In Rhode Island
As reported by Complex, it seems producer Araabmuzik was shot after several unidentified men attempted to rob him in his native Rhode Island. Fortunately, his wounds aren't fatal, and the talented young musician is recovering in hospital as we speak.
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.
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.
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:
DOPE Says Cam'ron Was "Paid In Full," Pulls Collection
Earlier in the week, Cam'ron commented on a capsule collection he was allegedly involved in with west coast apparel company DOPE. The Dipset rapper claimed that he never signed off on the deal, and did not support it.
Juelz Santana On Relationship With Cam'ron After Leaving Dipset
Following a lengthy absence from the game, Juelz Santana has been busy since dropping his comeback project God Will’n, and putting together some potential big collaborations. He even recently announced another tape, All We Got Is Us, will be coming soon. After leaving Dipset roughly two
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.
Nas & Cam'ron Squash Beef, May Collaborate Soon
No one ever thought we would see the day when Jay Z and Nas made amends, but it happened, which pretty much meant that any beef could be squashed. Nas and Cam'ron also had their differences, partly to do with Killa's ties to Jay, and spear-headed in this classic Power 105 interview. Dipset came back with some diss tracks, and while things have calmed down, the two never officially made peace.
Juelz Santana Reveals Release Date For "All We Got Is Us", Talks Dipset Reunion
Juelz Santana took an extended vacation, but he's making up for it in a big way. The Dipset rapper released his comeback mixtape, God Willin' earlier this year, and now has a slew of new projects in the works. The Back Like Cooked Crack rapper sat down with Power 99 to talk about his 2 upcoming mixtapes, his long-delayed new studio album, and a reunion with Dipset.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.