If you follow Lee Scott on Facebook, you might have noticed he’s recently started posting up some of his favourite classic rap albums and urging his younger fans to go and explore them if they’re not already familiar. Me and Lee have had a few little rap related chats of our own in the past and so I thought I’d use the current situation as an opportunity to pick his brains about his favourite rappers from back in the day, plus a few other little questions here and there. So via Twitter DMs, we delved into a whole bunch of original talent, including Redman, Likwit Crew, Company Flow and The Cenobites (the title of this piece is a reference to their track, How The Fuck You Get A Deal). To be honest we could have gone on a lot longer, so maybe we’ll try and squeeze another one out before normality returns. For now though, get stuck into this geeky conversation.
Rumours of a collaboration between Ghostface Killah and Big Ghost have been circulating online for a while, with the latter confirming the project’s existence earlier this year. Now it’s all very much a reality, as an official announcement of The Lost Tapes project was made yesterday. As well as the announcement, we were also treated to a single from the album, as well as a sampler and full tracklist (see below). The project is jam packed with features from the likes of Planet Asia, Benny the Butcher, Big Daddy Kane and Cappadonna, as well as Snoop and E-40, who drop in on the lead single, Saigon Velour. You can stream both the single and the sampler below, with pre-orders available here. The release date is set for 5 October. Continue reading “Ghostface Killah x Big Ghost Ltd: The Lost Tapes (Sampler)”
Everyone’s favourite G-Funk advocate Snoop Dogg, has a new songbook coming out and for the release, a smokable version of the book has been created. Continue reading “Smokable Snoop Dogg Songbook”