This week we finally got to explore the much anticipated collaboration from Skyzoo and Pete Rock, as they released their Retropolitan LP. The two NY representatives have crafted an album that is at once an ode to the city they love and a cautionary tale about the gentrification that is so prevalent throughout the Five Boroughs. Continue reading “Skyzoo & Pete Rock: Retropolitan (Stream)”
Nice track from the recent Dave East and Styles P album, Beloved, which is out now on Def Jam/Mass Appeal.
For almost as long as Black Thought has been rapping, his fans – and pretty much the entire hip hop world – have been clamoring for a solo project. Thought had begun working on a solo album a while back, but it was never given life and the idea of us ever getting to hear one from him became one of hip hop’s seemingly unattainable dreams. Even when it was announced a few weeks ago that he and 9th Wonder were working on a project together, it was half-jokingly assumed we’d never get to hear it either. Continue reading “Black Thought: Streams of Thought Vol. 1 (Stream)”
The Alchemist hit us with a new project on Friday, featuring a host of heavy-hitting MCs. Roc Marciano, Action Bronson, Styles P, Benny the Butcher, Westside Gunn and Conway all stepped into the booth, with the LA producer lining up four de rigueur drumless loop based beats for them to slay. The Lunch Meat EP can be streamed below and downloads/limited edition vinyl are available here.
Tomorrow marks the anniversary of Sean Price’s death and in continuation of his already pretty hefty legacy, Duck Down are releasing P’s fourth studio album, Imperius Rex. Below you can find a track that has been lifted from the album, The 3 Lyrical Ps, which features Lox favourite, Styles P and another much-loved fallen hero, Prodigy. The track was produced by Harry Fraud. Pre-orders for the album are available at the Duck Down store. Continue reading “Sean Price ft. Prodigy & Styles P: The 3 Lyrical Ps”
Curren$y, the MC who’s put out more mixtapes than Pun had hot dinners, rejoins forces with Alchemist for the follow up to their popular Covert Coup release. Carrollton Heist is 10 tracks deep, with features from Styles P, Action Bronson and Lil Wayne. Free download available on datpiff.com.