Sean Price Reportedly Passes Away At 43
It's a sad day for New York hip hop, and in a broader sense, rap music as a whole. Sean Price, the venerated MC from Brownsville, Brooklyn, was found unresponsive in his home this morning at age 43. The cause of death hasn't yet been reported.
Stream Sean Price's Album "Songs In The Key Of Price"
The late Sean Price bids adieu with Songs in the Key of Price, fittingly named after one of the greatest albums of all time, Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life. Laced with eight tracks, the album features guest appearances from Ike Eyes, Illa Ghee, Head Ice, Vic Spencer, & Royal Flush. Price was an MC's MC, a student of his craft, and his tragic death certainly generated a fair bit of buzz for this project. The silver lining is perhaps now he'll now receive the recognition he deserves.
Stream Coalmine Records' New "Unearthed" LP, Featuring Blu, Royce da 5'9", Kool G Rap, Pharoahe Monch, Sean Price And More
For those unfamiliar, Coalmine Records is an independent hip-hop record label based in Brooklyn, New York City, a borough that has birthed countless rap classics and is widely considered the Mecca of the genre.
Duck Down CEO Pens Eulogy For Sean Price
Two weeks after the tragic death of Sean Price, Duck Down CEO Dru Ha published his eulogy for the fallen emcee. Having just released Price's posthumous album Songs in the Key of Price this week, Ha reflected on Price's temperament on the mic.
Stream Sean Price & M-Phazes' EP "Land Of The Crooks"
Sean Price and producer M-Phazes have teamed up for a joint EP, Land Of The Crooks, which dropped today. The project features familiar faces like Guilty Simpson and Roc Marciano, as well, includes the instrumental version of each record. The rapper and producer are offering a full stream of their EP, which is available for just $5.99 on iTunes. Give Land Of The Crooks a listen below.
Underrated Audio: December 28- January 3
New Years Eve celebrations went down just a few days ago, so this weekend you may still be recovering from all your mid-week partying. While you do that, you can take a look at the four chill cuts sitting in Underrated Audio this week. No records too turned up this weekend. From a little-known Arkansas rap group to Sean Price, here are four pieces of audio we're giving a second look.