After his appearance on the remix to “All the Way Up,” Jay Z attempts to breakthe Internet again by joining Pusha T for his latest offering “Drug Dealers Anonymous.” Set to appear on King Push, both MCs drop strong verses about their former lives of crime as Jay references Damn, Daniel and B.G.Listen to the track below without the need for Tidal.
Jay Z makes comeback after teasing the public with two bars on Drake’s “Pop Style,” he delivers with a fiery verse that boldly addresses Beyonce‘s Internet conversation piece, Lemonade. Remy Ma, Fat Joe, and French Montana also hold their own with solid bars that will be undoubtedly heard all summer long. Listen to the track here.
This weekend, Beyonce debuted her stunning new visual album, Lemonade, on HBO. Much to the surprise of many, the work focuses on a dramatic, yet heartfelt and honest journey coping with infidelity. Songs feature vocals from artists like The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar while cameos include Jay Z andSerena Williams.
As Drake‘s Views from the 6 release date nears, the rapper decided to drop not one, but two new tracks today. “Pop Style,” which reunites Watch the Throne’s Jay Z and Kanye West is a slow and hypnotic track sure to become a massive hit. “One Dance. “a sensual song inspired by elements of Island rhythms featuring Wizkid and Kyla, will also undoubtedly be a crowd pleaser. Listen to “Pop Style“ here and “One Dance” right here.
450. Though Kanye West used auto-tune all over 808s and Heartbreak, producer Yung Guru revealed it was Yeezy who gave Jay Z the “Death of Auto-Tune” concept. 1
449. Kendrick Lamar’s first car was his dad’s old ’92 Cadillac Seville with Lamborghini doors.
448. After J. Cole graduated from St. John’s in 2007, he finally received his degree in 2015. He stated that the reason he had never obtained it was because he still owed money to the school for an overdue library book. 2
447. The scene of police asking skaters to move in Lupe Fiasco‘s “Kick Push” video was not staged. 3
446. Missy Elliott used to play with sharp objects as a teen. “In high school, I used to play with knives and razors and carry around a rusty ass machete. But I couldn’t come in this industry that way. So I had to act like I had some sense. Be humble and respect everyone,” she told Vibe magazine. 4
445. Eazy-E used to keep rolls of bills in his sock and licorice-Rizla-papered joints on the inside of his baseball cap. 5
444. Freddie Gibbs‘ name was inspired by character Tommy Gibbs in Blaxploitation film Black Ceasar. (6:55 mark)
443. DJ Premier used to play guitar in church and alto sax in school.6
442. The original Higher Learningcast was supposed to include Tupac, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gwyneth Paltrow and Juliette Lewis.7
441. RZA stated that he did not allow women into Wu-Tang‘s recording studios until 1997 because they were considered a distraction.8