Prior to the release of the box office topping movie “Straight Outta Compton”, chart topping hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar (a Compton, California native) had the opportunity to interview his hometown heroes, N.W.A. All of the original memebers (minus Eazy-E, rest in peace) sat down to discuss their experience of coming together over 20 years ago to record the album “Straight Outta Compton”. Ice Cube, MC Ren, Dr. Dre, and DJ Yella also speak on Eazy-E and his influence on the album and the group. As they set out to begin their reunion tour across the globe, this interview shows that the chemistry and comraderie of the group is very much alive. #PRESSPLAY
Veteran rap artist and Geto Boys group member Scarface is on the verge of dropping his reportedly last studio hip hop album “Deeply Rooted“. With a street date of September 5th, 2015, Facemob has went on record to let other artists know that their “grace period is up”. Having released a book detailing his life with the same title, Face’s return to the rap arena is highly anticipated by hip hop enthusiasts on all levels.
The single, “Steer”, is a heavy track done in Scarface’s signature form; dripping heavy in emotional reflections and introspect, while addressing the true grit of the streets. He has the knack for voicing the “other side of the game” without glorifying it. All in all, Face remains brutally human. With an album and book named “Deeply Rooted”, one could expect very much more of the same and a
Full of ambition and a relentless hustle, independent rapper/videographer StreetzG4G has made his mark being an artist who films his own videos in addition to shooting, directing, and editing videos for other artist. With his video brand, Skreet Vison, he continues to be an in demand videographer on the rise. Virginia bred and Altanta based, Streetz takes his talents coast to coast as he shoots in various deifferent locations across the country.
In his latest video for his single, “Woodai”, he brings together visuals form thre different cities; Williamsburg, Va, Atlanta, Ga, and New Orleans, Louisiana. (fittingly so, as the track pays homeage to N.O. acts like Master P, No Limit, Juvenile, and BG. The title is derived from the New Orleans slang word “Whoadie”.) As he bounces over the Only1beatz produced track with his distinct flow, he brings you scenes from all three locations.
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The highly anticipated biopic “Straight Outta Compton” has hit the masses like a mudslide. The visual documentation of the story of “The World’s Most Dangerous Group”, N.W.A., came out at the top of the Box Office this past weekend. It is reported that the film has brought in an amount of 56 million dollars, beating out “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.”, and “Fantastic Four” for the number one spot.
“Opening to the beat of $56 million, the music biopic had the highest ever start in that category, eclipsing previous entries like Ray ($20 million in 2004), Notorious ($20 million in 2009) and Walk the Line ($22 million in 2005).” – cinemablend.com
Check the stats below:
Courtesy of Cinema Blend
Order your tickets online if you haven’t seen it yet! Go see it again if you already have!
Let’s be sure to show support in order to have more movies like this made! #NOBOOTLEGGING
With the finale of the second seaon of the hugely acclaimed STARZ featured series “POWER”, 50 Cent (the show’s executive producer and co star) drops the visuals to his latest single, “9 Shots”.
In the well known 50 Cent/G Unit fashion, the video delivers a gritty mini drama that pits Fif as a grimey, double crossing individual against his long time partners in rhyme, Tony Yayo and Lloyd Banks. Showing how two faced the streets could be, 50 employs his acting skills to bring out the harshness in his music.
The hip hop community has been in shock over the news that Duck Down music artist, Boot Camp Click member, and half of the acclaimed duo Heltah Skeltah Sean Price passed away in his sleep on Friday night in Brooklyn, New York. He was 43.
At this time, the cause of his death is not known.
Sean Price, also known as Ruck, was introduced to the world through his debut album with his partner in rhyme, Rock (Rockness Monsta), titled “Operation Lockdown”. As the group Heltah Skeltah, they were a part of the collective hip hop group The Boot Camp Click along with the groups Black Moon, Smiff N Wesson, and OGC. Price went on to pursue a solo career and dropped five studio albums and several collaborative projects through the years. His sixth album , “Songs In The Key of Price” is slated to drop August 21, 2015 on Duck Down Records.
This statement was issued by his representatives:
“It is with beyond a heavy heart that Duck Down Music is sadly confirming that Sean Price passed away early this morning in his Brooklyn apartment,” said a statement from his representatives. “Sean’s family and friends are asking for time to grieve and process the news. Further details will be issued when more information is available.” – NY Daily News
For those who need a refresher or just want to get to know more about Sean Price, #PRESSPLAY on the video of his “Passion of Price’ documentary below.
“RED LIGHT” ft Mr. BOOGiiE (@MrBoogiiesWorld)
Suicide Prevention is a subject discussed far less than necessary so “Lets Talk About It”. Mr. Boogiie jump starts the conversation for us with his latest project by capturing an everyday Man stuck at the “RED LIGHT”.