If you’ve paid any attention to hip hop news recently, you know the music hasn’t necessarily been about the music. It's freestyle after freestyle, diss after diss, Tumblr explanation after Twitter accusation, and distraction from actual, authentic music. However, if you’ve been looking for a distraction from the distractions, The Diplomats have #blessed us all with a blast from the past.
The Drake and Meek Mill diss tracks have been dropped, and unless both rappers decide they can afford to take more time off from, you know, making actual music, it’s time to make a decision about whose bars were harder.
Very few people would have predicted that one of the biggest songs of the summer would combine a British producer, a rapper from A-Town and a young Jamaican artist, but here we are. And when you add three more names from the island’s top talent roster, the outcome is promising.
Lorenzo Cain, when asked about his favorite defensive play of the season, responded that you could name “17 to 38 great plays” that the team has made. If for some reason you didn’t already know this, 1738 Remy Boyz is the name of Fetty Wap’s clique.
The collection titled 'Wild Beast' includes pieces for both men and women, which is dripped in Basemen's own version of the classic leopard print.
Soulection family keeps getting stronger, shout out to the Los Angeles crowd for making such an unexpected turnout.
A video that pulls double duty for “All Day” and “I Feel Like That," two tracks off of West’s forthcoming album SWISH, was unveiled at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) last Saturday, and will be playing there through Tuesday.
Vine, one half of Rose and Vines, has been featuring bits and pieces of his Crucial Style Volume One EP, but is happy to now call the collection of tracks a full album.