Quirky producer Copperpot will release his new WYLA? album on August 7th. Check out the first single above, and stream Common - "The People" (prod. by Kanye West). Not sure about the cover he picked for the new album though.
Common @ Central Park Summerstage, NYC - June 8, 2007 (CRED)
- 50 Cent's album is delayed and may never come out.
- Speaking of delayed albums, Saigon speaks his mind on Atlantic Records, album delays and his mentor Just Blaze.
- Speaking of mentors, Lupe Fiasco’s mentor and business partner was sentenced to 44 years in jail for some drug offenses.
- Speaking of drug offenses, read this unearthed and hilarious NORE interview.
- Speaking of interviews go read this one with Zilla Rocca of Clean Guns
- Check out AC's review of the EL-P Filmore show.
- Check out the tracklist for T.I.'s upcoming album.
- Hip Hop pioneer Marley Marl suffered a heart attack June 5, but is ok.
- A review of the June 5th Method Man & Gza show at Webster Hall HERE.
- Speaking of Saigon, go here to download his new Scram Jones mixtape.
- Download the new Dujeous mixtape, Game 7 featuring John Legend, Lily Allen, Immortal Technique, Joe Holiday, The Game, Ice T, Grandmaster Caz & Mark Ronson.
- Kanye West ft. John Mayer - Bittersweet, Mayer infiltrates Hip Hop again. Ok results this time.
- CLASSIC Bizmarkie/Redman Freestyle (circa 1990) for download.
- The UK's Dizzee Rascal get Houston's UGK to feature on 'Where's Da G's'.
- Sean Price & Buckshot keep it rough on 'Frankenstein".
- Big Shug & DJ Premier team up to bring us 'Play It'.
- Chuck D speaks and gives us quite a few quotables.
- Blue Scholars released a new video for 'Back Home' off their new album Bayani.
- From Jazzmatazz Volume 4, Guru ft. Common - State of Clarity comes in the form of an animated video.
- UGK & Outkast star in the re-upped 'International Player’s Anthem' video
6/15 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Tribute To Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five ft Fat Joe, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick @ Paradise Theater, 8pm, tix
6/15 DMX @ B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill, 11.30pm, tix
06/15 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Tribute To Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five @ Paradise Theater, Bronx (tix)
6/17 Pharoah Monche @ Apple Store (Soho)
6/23 3rd Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival ft Ghostface, Consequence, Skillz and more. (info).
6/29 Pharoahe Monch, Black Milk @ Highline Ballroom, 11.30PM, tix
7/10 Kanye West @ Mohegan Sun Arena (CT), 7pm, tix.
07/28 & 29 - Rock the Bells w/ Wu Tang and many others @ Randall's Island
07/29 - "Wild Style 25th Anniversary Reunion" Central Park SummerStage ft Busy Bee, Cold Crush Brothers, DJ Grand Wizzard Theodore & Grand Master Caz
07/19 Arrested Development @ Von King Park (Brooklyn)
07/25 Kurtis Blow/DJ GrandWizzard Theodore/Ralph McDaniel @ Crotona Park (Bronx)
07/31 Whodini @ Queensbridge Park (Manhattan)
08/03 Lyricist Lounge With KRS-One, Ladybug Mecca, and more @ Prospect Park Bandshell. (info)
08/08 Biz Markie/DJ Lovebug starski @ Jackie Robinson Park (Manhattan)
08/09 Slick Rick/DJ Red Alert @ Marcus Garvy Park (Manhattan)
Paid Dues Festival - 2007 Tour Dates*
07-25 - Chicago, IL - Congress Theater
07-27 - Baltimore, MD - Pier 6 Pavillion
07-28 - New York, NY - Randall‘s Island
07-29 - New York, NY - Randall‘s Island
07-31 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue (2 shows)
08-01 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue (2 shows)
08-04 - Eugene, OR - Secret Vineyard
08-05 - San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Center
08-07 - Denver, CO - Red Rocks Pavillion
08-10 - Mesa, AZ - Mesa Ampitheater
08-11 - San Bernadino, CA - NOS Events Center
* Feat. Felt, Living Legends, Sage Francis, Cage, Brother Ali, Blueprint, Hangar 18, Mr. Lif and more.