Kanye West did something very special and unique tonight, he premiered his new single New Slaves in visual form by projecting it on 66 buildings worldwide. One of those locations was Williamsburg, Brooklyn in New York and somebody was smart enough to record the full song for our listening/viewing pleasures. The Yeezy talk won’t be dying down anytime soon because he’s also performing on SNL tomorrow night.
Diddy made the big announcement yesterday that he would be joining the cast of the hit TV series Downton Abbey but fans were confused when the TV show representatives declined the claims. Well, now we see what Diddy really meant, a Downton Abbey skit for Funny Or Die. The skit actually puts him in the Downton Abbey setting as he becomes the first black cast member.
2 Chainz made an appearance on the latest episode of NBC’s Law & Order: SVU, where he played the character of Calvin “Pearlie” Jones.” LaLa Anthony also makes a cameo.
Wale releases the second installment of his vlog series The Gifted, which is named after his upcoming album. The video, just like episode 1, shows inspirational moments in history and hypes his album like crazy. Let’s just hope Wale doesn’t disappoint us on June 25th.
Anticipation is always high for Hot 97′s Summer Jam concert and now Hot 97 has revealed the lineup for this year’s event. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Summer Jam and a lot of big names wil be performing. The event takes place on June 2nd at Metlife Stadium.
With his new album The Gifted set to drop on June 25th, Wale kickstarts a new vlog series that gives some meaning behind his forthcoming project.
For the third installment of XXL‘s Freshman cypher series, Dizzy Wright, Logic and Angel Haze spit some bars over a dope Jahlil Beats instrumental.
Kirko Bangz, Trinidad James and Schoolboy Q spit some bars over a the V12 The Hitman beat for their XXL Freshman Cypher.
To kick off the 2013 XXL Freshmen cyphers, Joey Bada$$, Action Bronson, Ab-Soul and Travi$ Scott get together for a dope cypher. Production comes from Jahlil Beats and the video is directed by Travis Satten.