The Alchemist News

  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: February 19
    With an unexpectedly sample-heavy release from Drake blowing up your newsfeeds all week, we have a wealth of tracks to pick from for Samples Of The Week. We could've easily devoted this entire thing to If You're Reading This It's Too Late, but we thought we'd spare you another feature article on Drake.
  • Cover of Danny Brown Is Writing A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Children's Book
    As much as Danny Brown presents himself as a wild party man (which he certainly is to some extent), when it comes to his art, he puts a serious amount of care and effort into every detail.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (December 12)
    Interesting juxtaposition we have in the first two weeks of December. This week saw the release of J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive, an album projected to be highest selling hip-hop project of the year while having more than its fair share of aw shucks moments. We're turning up next week, though.
  • Cover of The Alchemist Reveals Cover Art, Tracklist & Release Date For "Rapper's Best Friend 3"
    The Alchemist always has something cooking. The talented producer announced today that he's got a new instrumental project on the way, Rapper's Best Friend 3: An Instrumental Series. The project is being readied for release on September 30th.
  • Cover of 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (July 18)
    There was no simmering MMG beef to light up the hip-hop conversation this week and unfortunately Meek Mill is still in jail. But life still goes on in this week's 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week.
  • Cover of Stream Blu's New Album "Good To Be Home"
    Blu is a rapper who's been knocking around Los Angeles' underground for over ten years, releasing a wealth of EPs, albums and mixtapes during that time. His latest, Good To Be Home, will be officially released on Monday, May 19th, but the double disc project is now streaming in full on SoundCloud.
  • Cover of ScHoolboy Q Says He Hated "Break The Bank", Has 5 More Records With Alchemist
    ScHoolboy Q released his major label debut, Oxymoron today, which features some pretty crazy production credits, including work from Pharrell, Mike WiLL Made It, Tyler, The Creator and DJ Dahi. One of the most interesting collaborations however is with Alchemist on "Break The Bank".
  • Cover of TDE Announces Ab-Soul's "Black Lip Pastor" Coming Soon [Update: Once Again, Ab-Soul Says "Black Lip Pastor" Not The Title]
    When we first heard about Ab-Soul's upcoming project, the rapper clarified that the effort would not bear the title Black Lip Pastor as many assumed from his tweets. Now it appears that he may have reconsidered, as the TDE camp has confirmed that BLP is coming soon.
  • Cover of Party Supplies Talks On "Jericho" EP With Action Bronson & Alchemist [Update: Bronson Clarifies]
    We know that Party Supplies and Action Bronson work well together, as evidenced by their two collaborative efforts Blue Chips and more recently, Blue Chips 2.
  • Cover of Stream Alchemist & Evidence's "Lord Steppington" Album
    Step Brothers, the duo made up of Alchemist and Evidence are releasing their new project, Lord Steppington tomorrow, but have decided to provide fans with a free stream of the album in advance.
  • Cover of Prodigy & Alchemist Reveal Cover Art & Release Date For "Albert Einstein" Bonus EP & Deluxe Edition
    Prodigy and The Alchemist will be returning to their recent joint effort Albert Einstein in the coming months with a bonus E and deluxe version of the album announced.
  • Cover of Ab-Soul Hints At Joint Project With The Alchemist
    Earlier today we heard about collaborations between renowned producer The Alchemist and Slug of Atmosphere. The Alchemist is definitely one of the hardest working producers in the game, as it seems like he constantly has some project or another (or multiple) on his plate.
  • Cover of The Alchemist Talks On Collaborations With Atmosphere's Slug
    We've hypothesized that a new album from Atmosphere isn't too far away, given recent tweets from his engineer announcing an album from the duo was done.
  • Cover of Stream The Alchemist's New Album "The Cutting Room Floor 3"
    Yesterday the fans voted on The Alchemist's first single off The Cutting Room Floor 3, which happened to be the Action Bronson & Roc Marciano-featured "Pool Hall Hustlers." Today, the producer offers up another gift to his fans with a full album stream for his new album.
  • Cover of The Alchemist Reveals "The Cutting Room Floor 3" Album Cover, Tracklist & Release Date
    The Alchemist has had a busy year, including producing full projects from Prodigy and Boldy James, and most recently put in some work at the studio with none other than Kendrick Lamar.
  • Cover of Tracklist Revealed For Alchemist's "The Cutting Room Floor 3" Mixtape
     It appears that Alchemist is gearing up to release the third installment of his mixtape series The Cutting Room Floor. Today, the dj/producer unveiled the official tracklist for the upcoming project, and it doesn’t disappoint.
  • Cover of Alchemist & Evidence Reveal "Lord Steppington" Album Cover & Tracklist
    Alchemist and Evidence are finally teaming up for a full length as Step Brothers. The Dialated Peoples emcee and Shady producer have revealed the tracklist and artwork for their Lord Steppington project, which is set to drop November 9th.
  • Cover of Full Album Stream For Boldy James' "M.1.C.S.: My 1st Chemistry Set" Produced By The Alchemist
    Detroit rapper on the come-up, Boldy James, will be releasing his debut full-length album through Decon on October 15th. M.1.C.S.: My 1st Chemistry Set is entirely produced by The Alchemist and showcases Boldy's unique style and lyrics.
  • Cover of Boldy James & The Alchemist Reveal Tracklist, Features & Artwork for "My 1st Chemistry Set"
    Boldy James may have just released a mixtape ("Jammin: 30 In The Morning"), but he's already preparing to drop another project with The Alchemist titled My 1st Chemistry Set. Last week we heard the first single "Moochie", and now the rising Detroit emcee has revealed all the details.  
  • Cover of Stream Alchemist's New 3-Track Maxi Single w/ SSUR, Featuring Hodgy Beats, Action Bronson, Domo Genesis, Roc Marciano & More
    The Alchemist has dropped a three-track maxi single in collaboration with SSUR, a street wear label that "encompasses [Ruslan Karablin's] artistic vision and subversive ingenuity." Guest features include frequent collaborators Blu, Domo Genesis, Hodgy Beats, Freddie Gibbs, Action Bronson, Roc Marciano, Despot, Mey
  • Cover of Alchemist Sheds Light On New Eminem Album
    Not much is known about Eminem's upcoming album, but Shady Records producer Alchemist had a few things to say about the project in a recent interview with MTV.
  • Cover of Full Album Stream For Prodigy & The Alchemist's "Albert Einstein"
    Prodigy and The Alchemist are back at it with their new joint effort, Albert Einstein. The follows up their first collaborative project, Return Of The Mac. With the new album officially dropping in one day (June 11th), P and Alchemist have released a full album stream for Albert Einstein today.
  • Cover of Hear Album Snippets For Prodigy & Alchemist's "Albert Einstein"
     Before Prodigy and Alchemist deliver their upcoming album, Albert Einstein, on June 11th, they bless us with a quick preview of their album with a 30-second snippet release. 
  • Cover of Tracklist & Cover Art Revealed For Prodigy & Alchemist's "Albert Einstein"
    Prodigy & Alchemist revealed the tracklist and cover art for their upcoming collaborative album, Albert Einstein, today.
  • Cover of Prodigy & Alchemist Team Up For Instrumental Project For Prison Inmates
    Prodigy and producer Alchemist are currently working together on a collaborative album for the masses, Albert Einstein, but the two also have a project in the works exclusively for prison inmates.The rapper and producer are teaming up for a Send A Package release, which is a service that provides care packages for inma
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