Sean Price – “Notebook 00 – Negus” ft. MF Doom

The ever elusive MF Doom has reemerged with a track called “Notebook 00 – Negus,” featuring the late, great Sean Price. Doom is going to be releasing one song per week, for the next fifteen weeks. The project, which is called The Missing Notebook Rhymes and will release via Adult Swim, will include “all new . . .

definition of God
New Music Mar 17  |  

Sean Price – “Definition Of God”

Sean Price passed away in 2015, but his legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of many. “Definition Of God” is the first single from his posthumous album, Imperius Rex, which will release at some point this year via Duck Down Records. The gritty emcee shines again over dramatic Stu Bangas production, and even . . .

Rap Professor
New Music Aug 8  |  

Stream Sean Price’s previously unreleased “Rap Professor”

As of today, it’s been an entire calendar since the passing of Sean Price. Remember his talent and passion with the previously unreleased “Rap Professor.” It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year of Sean Price’s unexpected passing. The gritty, polished lyricist left a lasting impression on many people. In memory of his impact, . . .

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McKinley Dixon – “Bare Knuckle” ft. Sean Price (Premiere)

Jazz, blues, and hip-hop are all genres rooted in blackness, so it’s not surprising that they often overlap in modern music. McKinley Dixon‘s “Bare Knuckle” combines different facets of all three genres in his newly released “Bare Knuckle,” which features a posthumously released verse by the legendary Sean Price. For those who are unfamiliar, Sean was . . .

Universal Sean
New Music Dec 24  |  

Ruste Juxx, Rock And Stuck B Reminisce On Sean Price In “Universal Sean” (Video)

When we look back on the year that was, particularly in hip hop, we would be remiss to not give one last nod to one of hip hop’s legends that won’t be with us in 2016. Sean Price passed this year, and the outpouring of love from his fans all over the world has been . . .

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Editorial Oct 19  |  

Smif N Wessun Discuss “Dah Shinin,” Brookyln, and Growing Up Wit Maxwell & Sean Price

The good people on You Must Learn sat down with legendary Brookyln duo Smif N Wessun to discuss their relationships with Biggie and Tupac, going to high school with Maxwell and Sean Price ,being inspired by the work of Roy Ayers, and what the Doghilee actually was. According to the press release, “You Must Learn was recorded . . .

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New Music Jul 11  |  

Bone Thugs – “Change The Story” ft. Uncle Murda (Video)

Bone Thugs, also known as Bizzy Bone and Krayzie Bone, follow up last month’s album, New Waves, with a video for their reflective single, “Change The Story.” The cinematic video includes shots in front of murals of iconic hip-hop artists such as Sean Price, The Notorious B.I.G., and A Tribe Called Quest. Watch the video . . .

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New Music May 2  |  

McKinley Dixon asks ‘Who Taught You To Hate Yourself?’ (Album)

McKinley Dixon‘s Who Taught You To Hate Yourself? album is hip-hop, but it features authentic instrumentation that makes it feel like a live orchestra concert at times. The Richmond, Virginia emcee crafts his verses and picks his beats with equal care, resulting in a cohesive product that will appeal to more than just rap fans . . .

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The Highlight Reel #018: Find Your Groove

I want to address a common misconception I hear these days. It’s about the concept of “tastemaking,” or “curation.” Whatever over-used buzzword you want to call it. A lot of complaints in regards to the concept of this selection process center around the fact that it allows a small group of people to [unfairly] dictate or influence . . .

New Music Mar 1  |  

Zeds Dead Announces Deadbeats Label; Releases “Back Home” with Freddie Gibbs

Toronto-bred bass maniacs Zeds Dead  have teamed up with Freddie Gibbs to make a new ethereal emotive cut, “Back Home.”   The tune is the first on Zeds Dead’s newly announced label, Deadbeats.  It’s not the group’s first forray into hip-hop as they released mixtape on Mad Decent a few years back called Victor, and they’ve worked with Sean Price. . . .

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ESSNTL’S “ETYB Radio: Session 036” Features The Neptunes, Bryson Tiller, Future & More

Glide into the weekend with ESSNTL‘s latest edition of Earth To Your Brain Radio. As you would expect, the latest edition is full of the expected mix of lesser known gems, slick remixes, and current hits. This is the last installment of Season 4, but we’re nowhere near finished. Read a quote from ESSNTL below, . . .

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Skyzoo & Torae – “Barrel Brothers” (LP)

A lot of times critics lament the lack of recognition received by some of the most talented artists. Skyzoo and Torae certainly are qualifiers, if skill is part of the discussion. To say that their collaborative Barrel Brothers LP is highly anticipated would be a massive understatement. The New York veterans have been releasing singles . . .

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New Music Feb 2  |  

Album: Awkword – “World View”

New York conscious spitter Awkword has linked up with The DJ Booth and The Morgan Stanley Foundation to debut his studio album, World View. All proceeds from this project’s sale will go to Guns 4 Cameras, a nonprofit company seeking to eradicate gun violence. In fact, this project is being billed as “the first 100% . . .

Grammys 2017 Full Nominations List

Check out the Grammys 2017 Full Nominations List

It’s that time of the year again. The 58th Annual Grammy awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 12th, and the Recording Academy has released all of the nominees for this year’s ceremony. It should come as no surprise to see Beyoncé and Adele leading the pack. It’s good to see Chance The . . .

Meet the Movement #003: BNJMN, MadBliss and Medasin of Film Noir (Part. 2)

Film Noir is on the tips on everyone’s tongues. Founded by BNJMN, krs. And Oshi, three producers that had a monster 2014, the label has quickly reached heights that plenty of similar labels have taken years to reach, in the space of four months. With almost twenty extremely talented producers and DJs on the label’s . . .