J. Cole, Diddy, Jeezy & More March On 20th Anniversary Of The Million Man March
Today, October 10, thousands gathered in Washington D.C. for the Justice Or Else march, which comes on the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, led by Minister Louis Farrakhan, who also led today's march. Many of hip-hop's elite, including Diddy, Jeezy, Snoop Dogg, J. Cole, Ty Dolla $ign, and Jay Electronica, showed up to walk and show solidarity in the fight against police violence.
Stream Jeezy's "Politically Correct EP"
The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March is going down today in Washington DC. Jeezy announced yesterday on Sway in the Morning that he would be dropping an EP to celebrate the occasion, and today he delivers on his promise.
Jeezy Is Dropping An EP Today
As we anticipate the release of Church In These Streets next month, Jeezy has decided to reward us with an EP of new material this weekend while we wait. The Atlanta icon stopped by Sway In The Morning to play the title track from Politically Correct, a project that will impact today (Saturday October 10th) -- the date specifically chosen to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.
Top Tracks: September 28 - October 4
10) The Game feat. Diddy - Standing On Ferraris In his search for another hit, The Game is an equal opportunity employer. The decidedly West Coast rapper is even willing to reach out to the figurehead of the label that was once at the forefront of the East Coast sound -- though he only grants him a speaking role. "Standing On Ferraris" didn't budge in its second week on the charts, holding strong at #10.
6 Artists Who Cut Ties With Their (Former) Crews
In August, former Hustle Gang member Spodee ruffled more than a few feathers during his interview with DJ Smallz when he stated, "I have the potential to be bigger than Tip or if not, just as big." Grand Hustle chief T.I. didn't let this sit quietly, he took to Instagram to address Spodee’s claims of outgrowing the label and going against the Grand Hustle family.
Jeezy Shares "Church In These Streets" Album Cover
Jeezy has shared the artwork for his upcoming album Church in These Streets. On the album cover, Jeezy looks like a true veteran -- literally -- as he's got various medals of honor pinned to his tightly fitting wool suit.
#TBT: Young Jeezy
Young Jeezy has a new album out next month, and we're getting excited over here. The Atlanta rapper is entering legendary status after ten+ years of pushing influential rap music. The Snowman is coming back, but first we're going to throw it back. With over five million records sold, Young Jeezy has no shortage of hot records. His Def Jam debut, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, can be seen as a pinnacle for southern rap music, with cuts like "Trap Star," "Go Crazy," and "Soul Survivor" taking over the airwaves for lengthy periods of time.
Jeezy Set To Launch His Own Brand Of Champagne
Jeezy recently released a song called "Gold Bottles," which now seems to be a premonition of sorts. The rapper is reportedly set to release his own take on luxury champagne, tentatively titled "Project Gold Bottles," in association with Tequila Avion. The rapper spoke of his partnership with Avion founder Ken Austin in a statement released to the press.
Watch Footage From Kanye West's "808s & Heartbreak" Show Night 2
This weekend, Kanye West performed two back to back shows, both live renditions of his 2008 album 808s & Heartbreak. During both nights, 'Ye brought out a few of the album's original collaborators, including Kid Cudi, Mr. Hudson, and Jeezy. There was an elaborate stage curated just for the show, featuring a step pyramid beneath a giant color-changing moon-like ball. There was also a full orchestral string section, an electronic backing band (with Mike Dean on guitar), and a full cast of costumed dancers and performance artists.
Kanye West Brings Out Jeezy & Kid Cudi For "808s & Heartbreak" Show, Experiences Technical Difficulties
Last night (Sept. 25), Kanye West performed 1 of 2 "808s & Heartbreak" shows at the Hollywood Bowl. It's been nearly 7 years since 'Ye released his 4th studio album, which is now hailed as one of the most game-changing hip-hop releases of the past decade. For his back to back shows in L.A., West wanted to perform the album front-to-back. He attempted to do just that on night 1, though, unfortunately, the performance proceeded more as a "dress rehearsal" than a seamless rendition of the album.
BTS Pics: Jeezy Shoots Video For "Church In These Streets"
To promote his upcoming 8th studio album Church In These Streets, which drops November 13, Young Jeezy decided to shoot a new music video earlier this week in its support for the previously heard title track.
Jeezy Announces Title Of Upcoming Album
While Jeezy announced the release date for his upcoming studio album a few weeks back, since then, the project has remained untitled. Today, with the release of the title track, the Snowman has let the cat out of the bag, revealing the name of his new album to be "Church In The Streets".
Listen To Jeezy Read His Open Letter Over Some Zaytoven Keys
Recently, Jeezy released an open letter alongside his new single, "God," in which he addressed the poverty in the U.S., and how it has affected the black population. He makes the argument that any individual who helps their community can be likened to a God.
The Fall: 16 Things We're Excited For This Autumn
Take a deep breathe of that cool, fresh air. Summer came, and it was awesome, but it's time for fall and all the wonderful things that come with it. Sure, hoodie season and Halloween come to mind, but to keep it real, we're more stoked on new music and huge tours from some of our favorite artists.
Jeezy Announces New Album Coming In November
Over the weekend Jeezy made an ominous Instagram post, promising an announcement two days hence. Today he delivers, announcing in a new post that he will drop his next album on November 13th.
Jeezy Has Something New Coming In Two Days
Jeezy dropped his Gangsta Party mixtape out of the blue a few months back, and it appears he has another surprise for us in a couple of days. Whether it's a single, another mixtape, or even an album is still unclear, but the ATL vet has been teasing fans with a countdown on his Instagram, featuring some artwork and a message that reads "2 Days Until..."Some new music has also been unveiled through the video, with a beat that sounds unmistakably like the work of 808 Mafia (their signature "Kill Bill siren" in full effect).
Staff Picks Playlist (August 28)
It's that time of the week again. As we make our way into the weekend hours, literally, it's almost 5 PM here on the East Coast, we've readied a new Staff Picks playlist to jam. Today saw a notable album release from The Weeknd, while earlier in the week we got big singles from August Alsina, Curren$y with August Alsina (and Lil Wayne, who also appeared on Alsina's track...New Orleaneans teaming up), Jay Rock and a few others.
Jeezy Donates 1,000 Backpacks To Atlanta Students
Jeezy recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of his classic debut album; Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, and within that decade of success, the Snowman has become something of a philanthropist. Jeezy has recently relaunched his Street Dreamz Foundation, and received the Phoenix Award from the city for his contributions to charity. Today, he was giving back once again.
Jeezy: Donald Trump Is "Making A Mockery Of The Presidential Candidacy"
More so than usual, Donald Trump has been pissing people off in the past few months. His campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has seen him throw everyone from latinos to John McCain under the bus, and among many others, Jeezy isn't having it. The ATL titan took to Twitter today to air out his concerns about Trump, who he believes shouldn't even be considered for the White House. Read his tweets below.
#TBT: Gucci Mane
Love him or hate him, Gucci Mane has been one of the most polarizing members of the rap scene for the past 10 years. With dozens and dozens of albums and mixtapes under his belt, you're better off loving him, because he's always giving his fans new music.