Afeni is the latest track to be lifted from Rapsody’s 2019 album, Eve. A celebration of black female power, each track was named and dedicated to an influential woman. Afeni, which samples Keep Ya Head Up and also features PJ Morton, is named after 2Pac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, who was an activist and prominent member of the Black Panthers. A remarkable woman, who managed to successfully prove her innocence during a trial in which she represented herself, while facing a 300 year sentence. She had no formal legal education and she was pregnant for the duration of the eight month trial. Afeni was produced by 9th Wonder and the album, Eve, is out now on Jamla Records. Continue reading “Rapsody ft. PJ Morton: Afeni”
Rapsody’s new album is out now and is packed full of the sort of high end lyricism we’ve come to expect from the Snow Hill MC. The LP is a celebration of iconic and powerful women, with each track named after a particular one. The latest single is Oprah and features the enigmatic, Leikeli47. Eve is available to download and stream now.
One of a slew of recent releases from the US that are worthy of our attention, is the new collaboration between Elzhi and Khrysis. Together they are Jericho Jackson and their album is full of gold, including this joint, Self Made. The album is out now on Jamla Records.
A relevant release from Rapsody, as she brings out a video for Chrome (Like Ooh), which looks at the correlation between the idea of masculinity and the use of guns amongst men. The track is taken from her acclaimed album, Laila’s Wisdom, which is out now on Jamla Records/Roc Nation.