Before his Saturday Night Live appearance, Kanye West pull the ultimate marketing tactic and premiers his new song “New Slaves” on 66 buildings throughout North America, Europe, and Australia! Downtown Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and the Hollywood area were taken over by Kanye. The video was quite simple; a black-and-white clip of Ye rapping to the camera, but the message was strong! Hit the jump to watch his video.
As if you weren’t already excited for the summer, K. Roosevelt along with Hit-Boy, make the anxiety worse! On the visuals for his single “Do Me Now,” that’s still on heavy rotation everywhere, he takes us to the bay where there’s eye-candy every where. It was only right for the sexy track to get summer vibe for its visuals.
All furred-out, coming out of a black helicopter with a sexy lady by his side, is the start to The-Dream‘s visuals for “IV Play.” He performs for three sexy ladies and in return gets a front seat to a free show by the vixens. Look out for The-Dream’s upcoming album, due May 28. Hit the jump to watch the clip.
An unreleased Wu-Tang track is always appreciated! Featuring Inspectah Deck, Raekwon, RZA and U-God, these guys light the mic on fire! Frank Dukes and Raekwon were our personal favorites, who would you say killed it on here? Hit the jump and weigh in.
Young rapper, with an old-school flow, meet this week’s #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Joey Bada$$. It was freshman year of high school that he started his focus on rapping, today he’s one of the youngest in the game with the strongest buzz. He’s come a long way, from uploading a video of himself freestyling on YouTube, to World Star Hip Hop picking it up and with that catching the attention of his current manager, Jonny Shipes.
At only 18, not only is Joey a rapper but he was recently named Eckó Untld. Creative Director! Don’t sleep on this guy, hit the jump and get familiar with Joey Bada$$.
With Thumpy Johnson on its way, Jeremih takes the time to give his fans a fresh track. The R&B singer drops a remix to Future and Lil Wayne‘s “Karate Chop.” Better late than never? Hit the jump to listen below.
Ciara brings out her boo Future and friend B.o.B. for her remix to her Mike WiLL Made-It-produced remix for “Body Party.” Rapping over the Ghost Town DJ‘s sample, which version did you like better? Hit the jump and weigh in below.
The wait is over! Gilbere Forte releases his highly anticipated tape, PRAY. The 10-track EP has features from De Carlo, Active Child and Nylo. We got the opportunity to sit Gilbere and listen to some of his tracks earlier this year, so we knew this tape would fall nothing short from amazing.
Don’t sleep on Gilbere, he was our debut artist for our #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week segment! So, do yourself a favor, download this tape and tweet me your favorite track! Hit the jump to listen and download.
The second single to Kelly Rowland‘s Talk a Good Game album is out and it’s a hot one. “Dirty Laundry,” has Kelly venting about going for her own solo gig after Destiny’s Child and the impact that Beyonce‘s career had on her. She also opened up about an ex-boyfriend of hers who told her, “Don’t nobody love you but me, not your mama, not your daddy, and especially not B.” Ouch! Deep lyrics written and produced by The-Dream. Hit the jump and listen to the track.