Darryl Robertson is a senior at the University of Southern Mississippi with dual majors in History and Mass Communications. He has published work in Vibe, XXL and Liberator magazines, to name a few. Robertson is a self proclaimed history and hip hop nerd. After graduating from USM Robertson plans to attend grad school to pursue a Ph.D. in history.
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Scarface has dropped another gem for the streets with his Akon-assisted, “The Exit Plan.” Over a backdrop provided by Cardiak, the former Rap-A-Lot MC gives out the blueprint to the G-Code. Recently, ‘Face announced that he’s recording his twelfth studio album, Deeply Rooted, but hasn’t set a definite date.
Darryl used to cruise down Houston’s Cullen Dr in a 1992 Cadillac. Now he post info on the internet. Follow him @Darryl_Robertson.
Canadian playboy, PARTYNEXTDOOR released the Drake-assisted, “Recognize.” Over a slow and seductive backdrop, PND–in his Future sounding crooning–and Drizzy Drake flex on the ladies with their raunchy lyrics such as “I turn ‘f***king you into a habit’ and “I make that bad p***y behave.” OVO will probably have the strip clubs and bedrooms on lock with this thugged-out romantic track.
The OVO crew announced that PND”s PARTYNEXTDOOR Two and Majid Jordan’s project, A Place Like This will be released July 22.
Listen to the “Recognize” below and let us know what you think.
Atlanta representatives Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug linked for their new track, “I Got It.” Over a backdrop provided by C4, Quan and Thugga let eye candies know that they’ve been blessed with money, whips and long d***.
“I Got It” is featured on DJ Plugg’s mixtape, I Am The Plug, which was released yesterday (July 6). Listen to “I Got It” below and let us know what you think.
Comedian and hip-hop head Dave Chappelle delivered another hilarious show last night (June 3) at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. And, the show was capitalized with a crowd pleasing performance by Queens rapper Nas, who was backed by the live orchestra as he performed his classic song “NY State of Mind.” Check out a clip of Nas’ performance below.
In case you’ve been slipping like lames do, Carson, California rapper Ab-Soul’s highly-anticipated These Days album dropped today. But, don’t fret, Soulo made it available to stream from his Soundcloud account. The album features TDE label mates SZA, ScHooolBoy Q, Jay Rock and K-Dot.These Days also features, Lupe Fiasco, Rick Ross, Danny Brown, Action Bronson and many more.
Check out the album below and let us know what you think.
Queens rapper 50 Cent has had all ten toes planted in his grind in 2014. And, today the G-Unit general released the visual to “You Know,” a single from his critically-acclaimed Animal Ambition album, which was released on June 3.
The video finds Fif” flexing on haters while surrounded by eye candies and a exotic whip. Earlier this year, Fiddy released visuals for “Winners Circle,” “Twisted,” “Irregular Heartbeat,” and “Chase The Paper,” to name a few. Fif will release another solo album, Street King Immortal, and a G-Unit album LP later this year.
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Keeping the momentum going from his steamy single, “NaNa,” Trey Songz dropped an exclusive stream to his highly-anticipated Trigga album, which is slated for July 1 release date. The 17-track album features Juicy J, Ty Dollar $ign, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.
Ice Cube’s son, OMG appeared out of nowhere and dropped a new track today. Over the Foreign Allegiance -produced track, OMG flows in and out of the up-tempo track. And, although he drops the usual bravado about girls, mic skills and money, OMG shows that he has the potential to be a relevant MC.
Recently, it was revealed that OMG will play his father in the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, which has a release date of August 17, 2015.
Check out OMG’s “OMG” and let us know what you think.
DMX isn’t the only one who barks and bites. X’s ex-wife Tashera Simmons bite’s also, but her’s may be more vicious. New York State granted the former Mrs. Simmons DMX’s royalty checks for child support, according toTMZ.
New York State documents show that Universal Music Group will pay Simmons $15,000 a month. The papers show that $10,000 is for child support and $5,000 is for other expenses.
Chicago rapper Lil’ Durk stopped by the office of Thisis50 TV to chat about about his beef with YMCMB rapper Tyga and Compton rapper The Game.
The Game was featured on Tyga’s diss track–“Chiraq toLA”–aimed at Lil’ Durk. However, it may have been the dead presidents that inspired The Game to diss Durk. “I don’t even know that guy,” Durk said of The Game. “I heard a rumor he[Tyga] paid him [Game]…cause n***** can’t hold they own weight.”
The Def Jam and Coke Boy MC also revealed what started the feud with him and Tyga. “Something happened in the studio that was between me and Tyga that ain’t supposed to escalate, but it did,” Durk said. “Something that happened with a song we did, and he ain’t like it.”
It’s alleged that Durk and Tyga’s feud began after Durk named dropped Tyga’s wifey, Blacc Chyna, on a song that hasn’t been released. Then Durk jumped on Meek Mill’s“Chiraq” remix and took a shot a Tyga, which spurred Tyga and Game’s diss record.
During the interview, Durk also revealed that his mixtape, Signed to the Streets 2 will be released this year.