Last night, some of the biggest stars in hip-hop took the stage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center for Power 105.1’s Powerhouse 2014 concert. Joining the likes of Chris Brown, J. Cole, Ne-Yo, French Montana, Trey Songz, Migos, Remy Ma, Bobby Shmurda, and Tinashe, Jeezy also took the stage for the night and surprised fans with a special treat. During his performance of “Seen It All”, Snow brought out Jay Z to perform their collaborative record for the first-time live. Catch the performance above!
Prior to LeBron James’ homecoming in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday night, Kendrick Lamar performed during the TNT and Samsung Coming Home Concert that took place outside of the Quicken Loans Arena. K.dot performed his latest single “i” that also serves as the NBA theme song for this season. Catch his performance above and tell us what you think!
French Montana pulled through the Shady 45 studios yesterday for an interview on Sway In The Morning. During the conversation, French talked about his past relationship with Khloe Kardashian, working with Kanye West, being a father, and his upcoming album Mac & Cheese 4. French announced that the tentative release date for the album is December 16. Catch his freestyle session above and hit the jump for the interview!
After previewing the record earlier this week at a Mass Appeal event, Nas brings us the full version of his new single “The Season” that samples J Dilla’s “Gobstopper”. No clue where the track will end up but it could possibly come off Nas’s upcoming album that will also serve as his latest. Stream the song below and tell us what you think!
This past Tuesday, New York was treated to a special conversation – #CRWN with T.I. and Elliott Wilson, presented by Footaction. The Southern rapper, who just released his eight studio album, Paperwork, was all amped up to talk about his relationship with Pharrell, his defense of Young Thug (“Did you understand everything Bone Thugs N’ Harmony was saying?”), and the reason Iggy Azalea haters are mad. Tip had so much to say, the interview ran over an hour and a half.
As he preps the release of his upcoming album Hood Billionaire, Rick Ross recruits K. Michelle for his newest release “If They Knew”. The track features production from Timbaland and the Bawse rapping about his love for his lady while K. Michelle handles the hook responsibilities. Stream the track below and tell us what you think. Hood Billionaire in stores on November 24.
In support of his recently-released album Paperwork: The Motion Picture, T.I. served as the special guest on today’s showing of “The Queen Latifah Show”. During his visit, Tip took the stage to performance his lead single “No Mediocre” (sans Iggy Azalea) before chatting it up with the guest host. Catch T.I.’s performance above and hit the jump to see the interview!
As we wait for his Burning Bridges EP that is scheduled to drop in December, Ludacris keeps us all entertained with his recent freestyles. In support of his “Ludaverses” campaign, the Atlanta rapper hops on Jay Z’s “Tom Ford” record for his newest freestyle.
Luda is also prepping the release of his new album Ludaversal that is now scheduled to drop at the end of March, 2015. Stream his latest offering below and tell us what you think!