Soul Food

Big K.R.I.T. – “Soul Food” ft. Raphael Saadiq

Big K.R.I.T. recruits soulful crooner Raphael Saadiq for “Soul Food,” which is set to be featured on K.R.I.T.’s forthcoming album. The two fit well together over mellow, bluesy production. “Soul Food” finds K.R.I.T. showing his more introspective side. Look for Cadillactica to release on November 11th. Stream “Soul Food” below.

Dead Presidents

Rick Ross – “Dead Presidents” ft. Future, Jeezy & Yo Gotti

“A little stronger, a little wiser. Maybe a little more violent. Blame it on America.” Rick Ross‘s Rather You Than Me is only days away from releasing, and he seems to be on the way to another successful release, especially with the premiere of “Dead Presidents,” featuring Future, Jeezy and Yo Gotti. This is the . . .

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Rapsody – ‘Crown’ (EP)

Roc Nation emcee, Rapsody, shares her new Crown EP. This 10-track offering is full of impactful bars, solid hip hop production, and features from Raphael Saadiq, Ab-Soul, and Anderson .Paak, and more. Listen below.

A Seat At The Table

‘A Seat at the Table’ – A Love Letter To My Anxiety and Depression

Thank you, Solange . The colder months have always been times of transformation for me. I slow down, retreat into myself, and survey the whirlwind of situations I found myself in during the spring and summer so that I can learn and grow. This year, in particular, has been a shit show. A Seat At . . .

Beats, Rhymes & Phife

Essnse pays homage to ATCQ with his “Beats, Rhymes & Phife” mix (Exclusive)

A Tribe Called Quest is dropping a new album on Friday. To say that a lot of people are excited would be an understatement. Our West Coast homie Essnse saw fit to pay homage to the group, and the late Phife Dawg especially, with an 83 minute ATCQ-influenced mix called “Beats, Rhymes & Phife.” Essnse . . .


Big K.R.I.T. – “Cadillactica” (Album Review)

When I first caught wind that Big K.R.I.T. was coming out with a new album, I didn’t know what to think. Live From the Underground was a solid release, but it didn’t have the same polish and refinement that made me put K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, 4Eva N a Day, and Return of 4Eva in constant . . .


Stream Big K.R.I.T.’s “Cadillactica” Album

Big K.R.I.T.’s Cadillactica drops on November 11th, and is currently available for pre-order via iTunes. Guest artists include Bun B, Lupe Fiasco, A$AP Ferg, Raphael Saadiq, Wiz Khalifa, Mara Hruby, and more. View the full tracklist below. Stream Big K.R.I.T.’s Cadillactica via NPR. 01. Kreation (Intro) 02. Life 03. My Sub, Pt. 3 (Big Bang) . . .