Hopsin Says Funk Volume Is "Officially Dead"
As you've probably noticed, Funk Volume has been going through some things lately. It started the first week of January, when Hopsin revealed his desire to leave FV, citing issues between himself and the label's co-founder, Dame Ritter.
Dizzy Wright Finally Speaks On The Collapse Of Funk Volume
At the beginning of the year, Funk Volume co-founder and rapper Hopsin voiced his anger at the label's other co-founder, Dame Ritter.
15 Hottest Mixtapes Of The Summer 2013
Now that the new scholastic year is upon us, the doors of summer have officially closed and it's back to reality. As such, we've decided to look back on some of the projects that helped define the warmer months of 2013, if only to prolong those chiller times for a moment.
These States Are Expected To Legalize Marijuana Next Month
This November, legalizing marijuana for recreational use is on the ballot in five states - and according to the latest reports, it's probably going to pass in all five. *cough for joy* Included in those five states are three with some of the most prominent smokers in hip-hop, both old and young.
Stream Dizzy Wright's "State Of Mind" EP
While yesterday brought us new album streams from Kelis and Pharoahe Monche, we now have yet another stream for you guys from Las Vegas rapper Dizzy Wright and his State Of Mind EP.
Review: Dizzy Wright's "The Growing Process"
On Dizzy Wright's second studio album The Growing Process, the 24-year old rapper makes an attempt at honing in his focus as an artist by establishing a moral constitution for his music to adhere to until further notice. For the most part, this is goal is met by the young upstart. While some tracks fall flat, there are definite instances in which Wright is able to spread his personal gospel in a digestible fashion.
Dizzy Wright Announces New Album "The Growing Process"
Last night you might have peeped Dizzy Wright's new set of visuals/new single "Train Your Mind." The Funk Volume rapper is setting us up for what's to come with his new album, The Growing Process, which he announced simultaneously.
Review: Dizzy Wright's "State Of Mind" EP
Few rappers out can say they have been rapping since the age of eight and actually mean it. Dizzy Wright has been performing long before he even hit puberty. His mother, who penned his lyrics when he was just starting out, was a concert promoter and exposed him to the industry while other children his age were playing video games and learning their multiplication times table.
Money On Money: Rappers Endorsing Floyd Mayweather
For years boxing fans both rabid and casual have been eagerly awaiting, theorizing, and fantasizing about the potential of a Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao matchup. With the dream match finally coming to fruition on Saturday, May 2nd - high-profile fans of the sport and/or the fighters have come out of the wood-works to wave their respective flags.
Stream Dizzy Wright's Album "The Growing Process"
This morning we posted one of the last leaks off Dizzy Wright's anticipated album The Growing Process, and if that got you itching for the full album, you can listen to it in full below.
Hopsin & Dizzy Wright Freestyle On Tim Westwood's "Crib Sessions"
Reader favorites Hopsin & Dizzy Wright may be a few weeks late to make our list of the best Tim Westwood freestyles, but you better believe they both brought their A-game in the booth. Dizzy goes in over Beanie Sigel's "Feel It In The Air" instrumental, while Hopsin takes on A$AP Ferg's "Shabba," below.
Lyrical Allegiance: Picking Pacquiao/Mayweather Sides Through Song
For the majority of a decade, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have been busy cementing their legacies as boxers, all while manifesting a near mythic pop culture status - established largely in part to their potential matchup.
Dizzy Wright Announces "State Of Mind" EP
After dropping off the mixtape The Golden Age back in the summer, Dizzy Wright has been relatively quiet ever since. Besides the new music video from earlier today for "The Perspective", Dizzy hasn't released much music lately.
Dizzy Wright Shares Tracklist & Release Date For "The Growing Process"
Back in February, Funk Volume's Dizzy Wright announced The Growing Process, a new album scheduled to drop later in 2015. This morning, he's given us some more details on the project. It's out on May 26th, and the tracklist is below. Pre-order the album on iTunes now.
Dizzy Wright To Release Collaborative Project With Logic
Funk Volume's Dizzy Wright might be fresh off of a joint project with Bishop Nehru, but it seems the emcee shows no sign of slowing down. Stopping in with Bootleg Kev and Tampa, Florida's 94.1, the rapper has announced yet another collaborative project he's working on; this time with Maryland emcee Logic.
Dizzy Wright Announces "Wisdom And Good Vibes" EP
Although Funk Volume may have officially disbanded, Dizzy Wright isn't letting that deter him from the thing that matters most: the music. The rapper has been sitting on the sidelines since he dropped his album, The Growing Process, last year, and he's ready to get back into the swing of things with a new EP.
Charts Don't Lie: April 27
We're still awaiting the albums of both Iggy Azalea and Future to enter the charts, but this week we've got two new entries coming from August Alsina's Testimony and Dizzy Wright's State Of Mind EP.
J. Cole, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa, & Ice Cube To Headline Pemberton 2016
With festival season approaching, hip hop heads should consider traveling to Pemberton Music Festival in British Columbia, Canada this year. Pemberton just announced the full 2016 lineup and it looks very promising. Snoop Dogg, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, and Ice Cube are all headliners. Also of interest for hip hop enthusiasts: Tyler, the Creator, Tory Lanez, Anderson .Paak, Method Man and Redman, Rae Sremmurd, Joey Bada$$, Miguel, SZA, Mac Miller, Cypress Hill, FKA twigs, Dizzy Wright, Hudson Mohwake, & Pell.
Stream Dizzy Wright's "Wisdom And Good Vibes EP"
In the barrage of projects dropping this Friday, don't sleep on Dizzy Wright, who stands to benefit the most from the recent collapse of his old label Funk Volume. Indeed, Dizzy continues with to radiate positive vibes with Wisdom and Good Vibes EP, his new 8-track project.
Dizzy Wright Songs To Soundtrack Your Summer
The subject of our forthcoming digital cover and the man behind the highly hyped The Growing Process, Dizzy Wright, is an ideal ambassador for hip-hop's next generation. At the ripe age of 24, Wright has managed to develop a diverse sound for stoners and chillers ever since signing with Funk Volume. Since summer is upon us and it's time to party, vacate, and relax, and, since Wright is our coverboy this week, we look to Layzie Bone's little nephew from Las Vegas' discography for the best songs to soundtrack the summer.