Samples Of The Week: October 30
Samples Of The Week: October 30 Oct 30, 2014 at 12:05pm
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".  This week, see who Drake, T.I. and Que & Problem sampled on their recent tracks, all of which can be found on HNHH.
Remix Fix: Watch The Duck Take A Stab At T.I.'s "About The Money"
Remix Fix: Watch The Duck Take A Stab At T.I.'s "About The Money" Oct 28, 2014 at 10:46am
If you're unfamiliar with these guys parading around with a duck mascot, they go by the name of Watch The Duck. The very talented trio is best known for their unique sound which bring together soul, trap & dubstep. Although they produce their own music, they are no stranger to the remix game.
T.I. Speaks On The Possibility Of Signing Troy Ave, Confirms He's "Definitely Hustle Gang"
T.I. Speaks On The Possibility Of Signing Troy Ave, Confirms He's "Definitely Hustle Gang" Oct 24, 2014 at 03:54pm
Troy Ave has certainly been showing up on plenty of Hustle Gang records as of late, and speculation has grown that the New York purist has signed with T.I.'s label. In an interview with Rap-Up, T.I. stressed that while he could not confirm whether or not there are in talks a signing, he was confident that Troy is very much a part of the crew.
T.I. Speaks On Next Two Albums, "The Return" & "Love & Liability"
T.I. Speaks On Next Two Albums, "The Return" & "Love & Liability" Oct 24, 2014 at 12:59pm
Along with our premiere of T.I.'s "About The Money" remix (now featuring Lil Wayne and Jeezy), Life + Times had an exclusive interview with the ATLien about his new album, the other projects he has on the way, the new cats coming out of the ATL and more.
Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork"
Review: T.I.'s "Paperwork" Oct 22, 2014 at 04:32am
Following the release of T.I.’s last two somewhat lackluster albums, 2010's No Mercy and 2012's Trouble Man, combined with the rise of new age rap stars like Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Meek Mill, and the fact that ten-year plus veterans like Lil Wayne and Kanye West are continuing to inch closer and closer to icon status with every project they drop, T.I.’s standing in hip hop's hierarchy has been met with some uncertainty.
Remix Fix: Grandtheft's Remix Of T.I.'s "No Mediocre"
Remix Fix: Grandtheft's Remix Of T.I.'s "No Mediocre" Oct 14, 2014 at 01:18pm
Grandtheft is best known for his work with Keys N Krates on the hit single “Keep It 100”, however as a producer, he’s infamous for having some of the illest remixes out there on the internet.
Stream T.I.'s "Paperwork"
Stream T.I.'s "Paperwork" Oct 13, 2014 at 07:27pm
T.I.'s hotly-anticipated new album Paperwork arrives a week from tomorrow on October 21st, and today iTunes Radio is letting you stream the whole thing ahead of time. Head over here to launch the player. the tracklist is below.
#TBT: Deep Cuts From T.I.
#TBT: Deep Cuts From T.I. Oct 9, 2014 at 05:00pm
T.I. is a legend at this point. For nearly 20 years he has been blessing the mic with verses of the hustle, the struggle, roads to success and pimpin'. He's a rapper, actor, convicted felon and one of the south's most heralded artists.
Stream Jennifer Hudson's "JHUD"
Stream Jennifer Hudson's "JHUD" Sep 16, 2014 at 03:12pm
A week from today, on September 23rd, Jennifer Hudson will release JHUD, the follow-up to 2011′s I Remember Me. It features contributions from R. Kelly, Pharrell, T.I., Timbaland and Iggy Azalea. Ahead of that, she's teamed up with VH1 to bring you a stream of the album. Check it out below.
T.I. Unveils Cover Art For New Hustle Gang Mixtape "G.D.O.D. 2"
T.I. Unveils Cover Art For New Hustle Gang Mixtape "G.D.O.D. 2" Sep 2, 2014 at 03:23pm
The other week we got a new Hustle Gang leak "Got Me Check" with the boss T.I., Shad Da God and Yung Booke, while the crew promised a new collaborative mixtape effort was on the way. Today Tip has released the cover art as well as the title for the follow up to the first Hustle Gang collabo project G.D.O.D. The new project is set to be called G.D.O.D. 2, and we don't have a release date yet.
Lil Bibby Shares "Free Crack 2" Tracklist, New Release Date
Lil Bibby Shares "Free Crack 2" Tracklist, New Release Date Aug 21, 2014 at 02:12pm
Lil Bibby's Free Crack 2 has been delayed several times, but hopefully we now have a set-in-stone release date. Bibby now says August 29th is the day, and shared the tracklist for the upcoming tape on Twitter. FREE CRACK 2 August 29th❗️❗️❗️ pic.twitter.com/vEkf9g33Yc
T.I. Lands A Role In Marvel's "Ant-Man" Film
T.I. Lands A Role In Marvel's "Ant-Man" Film Aug 18, 2014 at 06:46pm
As an actor, T.I. already has a stellar resumé that includes roles in "ATL," "American Gangster" and "Identity Thief," as well as his several stints in the reality TV world. It looks like he'll soon be able to add another credit to that list, as The Hollywood Reporter claims that he's just been cast in Marvel's upcoming "Ant-Man" film.