N.O.R.E., AKA Noreaga, dropped his album Drunk Uncle over the weekend, but he was also nice enough to bless us all with a free download version. It’s a huge project, stretching across 23 tracks and skits. As expected, Noreaga brings back the old school with this one, but has a bunch of modern sounding joints as well.
Ferg Forever (Hosted By DJ Drama)
A$AP Ferg has been hinting at a DJ Drama-hosted mixtape for a minute now, and he's now revealed the details of the project. Ferg Forever is the title of the tape, with a logo that was designed by the ASAP rapper's late father."My father created this logo. When he died I vowed that I would take this logo and name to a new height," Ferg wrote on Instagram. The new tape has arrived as promised, just in time for your weekend. The tape features tourmate YG, Big Sean, SZA, fellow A$AP member Nast, Crystal Caines and more.
Salva is a producer from Los Angeles who's responsible for one of the most batshit hip-hop collaborations of the year: "Old English," which brought together the three-headed monster of Freddie Gibbs, Young Thug and A$AP Ferg. Now, he's released a tape -- entitled Peacemaker -- that includes that song, as well as many more collabs with big-name rappers. Gibbs, E-40, Schoolboy Q, Thugger, Ferg, Kurupt, Problem, Ballout, Tadoe, Paul Fisher, Ruckazoid, Starship Connection, Psyde, Bad Lucc and MPA Shitro all guest on the tape.
Super Saiyan Vol. 1 (No DJ)
On December 30th, 2013, emerging Chicagoan bop duo Sicko Mobb (Lil Trav and Lil Ceno) dropped their debut mixtape Super Saiyan Vol. 1, which was hosted by DJ V-Dub.