Friday, April 19, 2013

J. Cole Tailors "Power Trip" [BTS Video]

In preparing for the June 25th, Born Sinner release, J. Cole recalls and actually reproduces his lead singe, "Power Trip" featuring Miguel.

Press play and let it rock to the finish line, as you're in for an inside listen to a beat Cole made for Jay-Z.

"Tellem Brooklyn's on the way!"


The Round Up With Shaheem Reid: N.O.R.E. [Video]

Queens in the building, heavy. The Queens legend, N.O.R.E. talks his upbringing and "Thug Dictionary." Along with filling in some blanks, he speaks some "Spanish." Who knew? Press play.

N.O.R.E pays a visit to The Round Up studio to talk about making legendary hits with Pharrell, how hip-hop saved his life, and his album that just dropped, Student of the Game.

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The Round Up #1: Busta Rhymes | The Round Up #2: Terrence Howard | The Round Up #3: Jadakiss | The Round Up #4: Wale | The Round Up #5: Future


The Truth With Elliott Wilson - Drake's "No New Friends" & "Girls Love Beyonce" [Video]

If I had to choose between the two, I'm going with the ode to King Bey... I think the best thing about "No New Friends" is Drizzy's verse. Outside of that, it pales in comparison, to its comparable 2011 summertime smash, "I'm On One"

Drake promised and he delivered…not one but two new songs. But do they measure up with his two previous 2013 releases, “Started From The Bottom” and “5 AM In Toronto”? Let’s talk about “No New Friends” & “Girls Love Beyonce.”

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