22 Entertainment and Bad Half Entertainment, the imprints behind Royce’s Success Is Certain album, connect Royce Da 5’9″ and Tech N9ne together for a new track titled “Barely Human.” They flex some super human skills on the mic and have my ear buzzing, ready for new music from them. Stream the Symbolic One-produced track below. Barely Human . . .
A jazzy trumpet run is a foundational part of Consequence‘s latest release, “All Black Neighborhood. The New York emcee called upon fellow veteran
Royce Da 5’9″‘s Layers album is scheduled for an April 15th release, but he has taken to the internet to give fans a stream of it before it drops. It’s a 17-track project including some well-known names for features and production like Pusha T, Rick Ross, Nottz, DJ Khalil, Jake One, and more. Stream Layers below.
Royce Da 5’9 shares “Layers”, the title track from his upcoming project. It’s a major collaboration as he recruits Pusha T and Rick Ross for the song as, well. As you can imagine, it’s a bar-driven affair with heavy hitters like this. You’ll be tuning into to every word to not miss any lyrical gems . . .
Slaughterhouse legend Royce da 5’9 connects with Maryland lyricist Logic for “Mode,” a new DJ Premier-produced gem. Both emcees impress over the nostalgia-inducing soundscape, displaying their distinct deliveries and memorable punchlines to match. Hopefully this is more than a one time collaborative effort. Stream “Mode” below.
With a pending collaborative project called PRhyme in the works, DJ Premier and
Shady Records lines up a host of Detroit heavy hitters for “Detroit Vs Everybody,” a lyrically intensive cut set to be featured on Eminem‘s Shady XV. Catch Eminem alongside
Lyricism abounds on Statik Selektah‘s “The Imperial,” thanks to verses in succession from Action Bronson, Royce Da 5’9″, and Black Thought. Cinematic strings and background vocals give the record a very cinematic, 1970’s sort of feel, and Black Thought absolutely destroys the last verse. Stream “The Imperial” below, and look for Statik’s What Goes Around . . .
24hrs, also known as Royce Rizzy, returns after releasing the rumor-ending video for “Back For Me.” He drops a new track called “92 Honda” as he reminisces on a past love. Listen below.
Info has slowly been coming out in regards to Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz‘s latest joint venture, ColleGrove. Most recently they have dropped their single “Rolls Royce Weather Everyday” and performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Kanye West has recently taken to twitter to announce that a new project will be dropping this . . .
Jimmy Fallon’s show continues to be a very solid medium for major artists to debut new records, and the backing of The Roots is a major reason that is the case. Last night, 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne continued that tradition with the live debut of “Rolls Royce Weather Everyday,” a single from their forthcoming . . .
When was the last time you heard some funk that hit you in your soul? The kind that made you scrunch your whole face up and put your hand over your chest like Fred Sanford? Royce Wood Junior‘s latest just might do it for you. His newly released alternative mix of “Honeydripper” is ready to . . .
Before the majority of his empire was put into place, Dr. Dre made waves with 2001, a landmark album that is impactful to this day. Gianni Lee of Babylon Cartel connected with Mike Blud for Dr Dre 2001: The Samples 15th Anniversary to deliver an easy listening mix that allows us to enjoy some of . . .
Royce Wood Junior wrote, produced, and sang “Rover.” All of his efforts are appreciated, as they combine to create a product much stronger than any of the individual elements alone. Futuristic, adventurous production creates a dark ambience, and Royce’s falsetto effortlessly flows over top of it all. Stream “Rover” below. Pre-order the Rover EP, out December 1 . . .