12 Albums That Need To Happen
At the beginning of October we heard DJ Premier confirm that he will produce a full Nas album one day-- which got us excited, and also got us thinking about what other albums we're really, really hoping will drop in the not-so-distant future.
Jay Electronica Wanted "Control" For His Album
The No I.D. produced track that has everyone in hip hop talking, "Control (HOF)" was rumored to be on Big Sean's album, but he released it as a freebie - because how can you even contain that much fire?
Lyrics Of The Week: August 9-15
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of the already infamous verse Kendrick dropped on Big Sean's "Control" this week). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
Jay Electronica Didn't Know Kendrick Lamar Was On "Control"
Jay Electronica is usually reclusive from the hip-hop scene, especially the hip-hop blog scene. However, it seems Big Sean's "Control (HOF)" is the exception, as the media-shy rapper spoke to Revolt TV about his verse and the record in general. Jay Elect praises it as a good thing for rap, as many of his counterparts have already done. "I like the song and the stir it’s causing," the Roc Nation artist said. "It’s good for rap music."
Big Sean Speaks On "Control" & Kendrick Lamar's Verse
Yesterday there was a lot of discussion and excitement surrounding Big Sean's leak "Control (HOF)" mainly due Kendrick Lamar's name-dropping verse, not to say Jay Electronica doesn't also deserve props.
Mac Miller Talks "Turning Up In A Church" & Working With Pharrell
Mac Miller has had a pretty big year. The rapper went head to head with J. Cole and Kanye West on June 18th, and still managed to sell over 100k first week.
Jay Electronica's Album "Act II: Patents Of Nobility (The Turn)" Reportedly In Its Final Stages
Jay Electronica is an elusive character. He's been working on his highly anticipated debut album, Act II: Patents Of Nobility (The Turn), for so long it's almost has Detox status. Yet his fans remain loyal, even though he rarely pops up on the blogosphere. Thus it may be hard to believe, but apparently Jay's album is basically done.
Lyrics Of The Week: June 21-27
There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of redacted lyric leaks from Jay-Z). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get everything right - if you notice any errors, don't hesitate to let us know in the comments section. Lines we're not quite sure about will be bolded.
Mac Miller Talks Jay Electronica Collaboration, Recording With Friends & More [Update: "Watching Movies With The Sound Off" Now Available For Streaming]
During a recent, in-depth interview with Nahright.com, Mac Miller discussed the nature of his collaboration with Jay Electronica for the track 'Suplexes Inside Of Complexes & Duplexes' from his imminent "Watching Movies With The Sound Off" album. Apparently the elusive emcee barely submitted his verse on time.
Jay Electronica Cleared To Marry British Heiress Kate Rothschild
As reported by the London Evening Standard, Jay Electronica is now free to marry British heiress Kate Rothschild, who he's been dating for a minute now. Previously married to Ben Goldsmith (son of billionaire financier Sir James), the two were officially divorced today by Deputy District Judge Felicity Crowther.
Underrated Audio: March 19-25
Well, today is the day that Lil Wayne's album I Am Not A Human Being II officially dropped. Although we're positive it will sell given Weezy's huge fanbase, we're not so sure about the content there within.