With everybody from Solange to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Trinidad James to DJ Premier, Meek Mill to a (reunited) Naughty By Nature, and more, this year’s installment of The Roots annual summer picnic was probably one of the larger ones in recent memory. Check out their recap visual above.
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With her new album Talk A Good Game in stores this week, Kelly Rowland appeared on Good Morning America to perform one of her album cuts “Street Life” and brought along Pusha T to hit the stage with her.
Cube performed his classic hit, “Today Was A Good Day” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night with help from The Roots. Watch the performance above.
Hanna Montana Miley Cyrus premieres visuals to her Mike WiLL Made It-produced single, “We Can’t Stop” which will likely become one of the biggest songs of the year. FUN FACT: The Planet VI-penned number was intended to go to Rihanna.
Ron, Brian, Champ, Brick and the rest are all back in action this year. The bad news is that it won’t happen for several months (December 20th). Can’t wait, though.
FUSE went on a mini-tour with the legendary musical everyman as he showed them his expansive vinyl collection.
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Kosha Dillz and Rapper Big Pooh head to the West Coast on the Jersey native’s latest video release.
Without doing any actual investigating to back my claim, I’m gonna go out and say no other artist drops videos as frequent as Swollen Members spitkicker Madchild. And with that said, here goes a hilarious John Thomas-directed visual off his upcoming album, Lawn Mower Man, due out August 6th (pre-orders available now).
Iceberg Slim. You’ve heard the name referenced countless times by the likes of Snoop Dogg, Too $hort and Jay-Z. Or maybe you’re one of the millions of readers who checked out his best-selling books. Whatever side of the spectrum you reside on, director Jorge Hinojosa and producer Ice-T are giving us a visual look at the life and legacy of the legendary Chicago pimp with their new documentary, Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, impacting theaters (and iTunes) on July 19th. Take a look at the official trailer above and pick up Pimp: The Story of My Life while you wait.
Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp, examines the tumultuous life of legendary Chicago pimp Iceberg Slim (1918-1992) and how he reinvented himself from pimp to author of 7 groundbreaking books. These books were the birth of Street Lit and explored the world of the ghetto in gritty and poetic detail and have made him a cultural icon.
Oh, and huge shouts to DJ Shadow and CunninLynguists for providing the films music!
Continuing their Off the Record series that’s featured the likes of TDE’s MixedByAli, DJ Spinz and more, L-R-G catches up with the often over-looked Ski Beatz. In the clip above, Ski speaks on his early days as an emcee with Original Flavor, linking up with Jay-Z and more.
After the song’s been floating around online for a bit, T.I. and Trae Tha Truth link up to give it some official visuals.