Jon Connor News

Jon Connor Says His Debut Album Is Coming Soon
Jon Connor Says His Debut Album Is Coming Soon Aug 12, 2015 at 06:52pm
Last week, Jon Connor got a huge look on Dr. Dre's excellent new album Compton, and while that's what he's been focusing most of his attention on, he says his long-awaited debut album hasn't been forgotten. In a new interview with XXL, the former Freshman claims that the still-untitled project is "coming."
Review: Jon Connor's "While You Were Sleeping"
Review: Jon Connor's "While You Were Sleeping" Aug 2, 2012 at 04:06pm
“You gon’ find/in every line I rhyme/is shit you can’t define/This is passion,” Jon Connor boasts in the opening namesake track While You Were Sleeping. Passion may be tough to peg, but this Flint, Michigan up-and-comer has definitely chiselled out an impression in his latest release­. Looks like the all-nighters are paying off.
Problem Announces "354: Lift Off" Tour And Mixtape
Problem Announces "354: Lift Off" Tour And Mixtape Aug 12, 2014 at 02:44pm
Diamond Lane's Problem has some big things planned for the coming weeks, namely a tour and an accompanying mixtape, both titled 354: Lift Off. Bad Lucc and Jon Connor will join him on the 21 date tour, the full schedule of which is below. You can buy tickets here.
Full Album Stream For Jon Connor's "Unconscious State"
Full Album Stream For Jon Connor's "Unconscious State" Jul 2, 2013 at 08:16am
Jon Connor has drummed up a lot of anticipation for his latest release, Unconscious State, which dropped on iTunes today.  We've heard several leaks off the album, and now Connor is offering up a full album stream of Unconscious State. The album features Talib Kweli, Royce Da 59, Danny Brown, Freddie Gibbs and Smoke DZA, among others. Listen to the album below, and head to iTunes to purchase a copy.
Jon Connor May Have Signed To Dr. Dre's Aftermath Imprint
Jon Connor May Have Signed To Dr. Dre's Aftermath Imprint Sep 29, 2013 at 02:09pm
During his cypher at the taping of the BET Hip-Hop Awards last night, Jon Connor apparently announced his signing with Dr. Dre's Aftermath imprint. The Flint, Michigan emcee alluded to the possibility in a recent interview, and photos of him and Dre in the lab recently surfaced as well.  That's all we have for now, folks. Stay tuned for updates, and catch the awards on Tuesday, October 15th at 8 p.m. EST.   Peep photos of Connor in the studio with Dre in the gallery above, as well as a live tweet from Karen Civil below. 
Underrated Audio: May 7-13
Underrated Audio: May 7-13 May 14, 2013 at 05:10pm
You know how it goes. We've grabbed some of the tracks we thought were overlooked this past week, and placed them all in one place (here) for your enjoyment. This week it really is about rappers that are overlooked (apart from Party Next Door, who is not a rapper at all). From Jon Connor, to Stalley, to Tree, it's generally agreed that these rappers don't get the credit they deserve, and they're often overshadowed by some of the more flashy rappers. These rappers don't need flash though, they've got bars.