Generally speaking, I do my best to avoid any song referencing the genitalia of any species in the animal kingdom that isn't human. For Apollo Brown & Ras Kass, however, I was willing to make an exception.
A few weeks back, DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" announced that they'd be pairing up under the name "PRhyme" for a new joint album. Today, Sway premiered the first cut we've heard from the upcoming project, entitled "Courtesy."
Nine days ago, DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" appeared together in a brief video that hinted at a joint project entitled "PRhyme." Now, the duo have confirmed that a joint album is on the way and have revealed plans for several high-profile features.
Last night, Eminem returned to Chicago's Lollapalooza for the first time since he headlined in 2011. Closing out Friday's music, he delivered a hit-filled setlist, complete with two surprise guests: Rihanna and Royce da 5'9".
It's easy to draw comparisons between Detroit's up-and-coming emcee Kid Vishis and his older brother Royce Da 5'9''; both emcees did grow up in the same home, with the same parents, in the same house after all. But don't let their similar backgrounds get you to thinking they're the same.
In the past few months, Trick-Trick has made a name for himself as the self-proclaimed mayor of Detroit and the implementer of the city's "no fly zone," which recently barred Rick Ross from performing in the D.
As far as lyrics-first rappers go, you can't really hope for much of a better trio than Action Bronson, Royce Da 5'9" and Black Thought, all of whom guest on Statik Selektah's new track. "The Imperial" was premiered last night on Shade 45, and now we've got a (pretty audio high quality) radio rip.
Last week, we reported on the release of independent Brooklyn hip-hop label Coalmine Records' new compilation album Unearthed (hosted by DJ Revolution), which they've dropped in celebration of a decade of successful operation.Royce Da 5'9", Skillz and Diamond D's collaborative record "One For T
Trick-Trick is credited with making his hometown of Detroit a "No Fly Zone". This means that rappers who do not collaborate with Detroit artists, or contribute to the scene are not welcome to perform within its borders.
Check out Get The Dust Off, the latest track from Royce Da 5'9", which dropped on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013. Royce Da 5'9"'s movement grows stronger with each new release, and Get The Dust Off has further strengthened that fact.