It’s no secret that countless artist are hurt by the leaking of their albums before the release date, hurting their record sales and driving people to illegally download albums instead of buying them. Last week, A$AP Rocky, who’s album, “Long.Live.A$AP” was supposed to drop on January 15, 2013 leaked on the internet, basically a whole month before it was supposed to come out. Elliott Wilson, the God father of hip-hop journalism gave his spin on the issue and whether or not he thinks it’ll hurt A$AP’s sales and career in the long wrong.
Make sure you support music and go out and buy, “Long. Live. A$AP” on Jan. 15,2013
Pusha T and Fabolous on the set of the “Life Is So Beautiful” music video (Complex Magazine)
Pusha T was caught yesterday in an En Noir Triumph crewneck sweatshirt and a pair of Balenciaga sneakers, on the set of his new music video “Life Is So Beautiful” with Hip-Hop artist Fabolous. With Pusha T’s outfit alone, there was just too much swag dripping on the set of this music video shoot. Keep a look out for the “Life Is So Beautiful” video, and more fashion nods from Pusha.
In this interview snippet with LA Leakers, Future stated that he will be dropping his mixtape titled, “Medusa” that he recorded with French Montana. The rapper talked about how he and Future collaborated every time they ran across each other in different states. Although he didn’t give an official release date, he said the mixtape should be coming soon.
Now we all saw the vlog last month where Future and Drake were recording in the studio, but now it’s official. Future says that him and Drake have about five songs together that he will also be releasing soon, no word on whether they will be on the mixtape or not.
Not many details here yet but Quest talks about solo projects with HOV, which by all means would be the best thing since sliced bread (with raisins). He mentions that he plans to release something in the next few weeks. Also, We may also be getting a Watch The Throne II this year as well. Lots of good signs for hip-hop this year if these things go as planned.
I stole the picture above from NahRight. This track is produced by Von Pea from Tanya Morgan. In case you didn’t know, Tanya Morgan is a RAP group. Now this is the type of music I can have on repeat all day long. It brings you to another side of your consciousness where it’s just you, yourself, and your music. Owww, I love it, I love it. Take me to Brooklynati baby.
“I used to get paid by the week, never got paid by the streets, now I get paid by the beats and that’s a fancy way to say I’m broke as hell.”