by Angie B. Fresh [Ed: Angie B. Fresh is the host of ‘The Corner‘ on CFUV 101.9 FM in Victoria, B.C. She’s also the newest contributor to 4080 Records! Read on for her inaugural post: a passionate, articulate survey of the last decade’s best hip-hop. And if you know what’s good for you, tune in […]
The BlakRoc project is getting mad press these days, so we thought we’d update our last post and bring it back to all you loyal readers. As you know, the concept is that the Black Keys (a rock band) have collaborated with 11 hip hop/R&B artists. They’ve done stuff with the RZA, Mos Def, Ludacris, […]
We’ve all been excited for Q-tip’s new record to drop. As we previously reported, The Renaissance is about to drop, and I for one cannot wait. Check out the first single: Move.
Anticipation for Lupe’s “Paris, Tokyo” remix has been building since it was first announced a few months ago, and now that it’s finally arrived heads across the interweb are scrambling to get their hands on it. And thanks to 2dopeboyz.com, we’ve got a copy for your listening pleasure available below. Also available is a surprisingly […]
It’s finally happening. I guess touring with the Rock the Bells festival has inspired Q-Tip to finally put out his record, The Renaissance. This thing has been ready for release for at least a couple of years, but somehow the label just hasn’t managed to do it. I was worried for a while, especially with […]
Smirnoff Vodka has launched a new website called the Smirnoff Signature Mix Series. It pairs some pretty sick emcees with various amazing producers to produce what could be seen as some sellout tracks. They’re remixes for the modern day of some old classics. And each one comes with a drink recipe, so check it out […]
Yes, this story is a year old. Yes, that means we suck at staying on top of things. And yes, sadly it means it may not happen. But we’re not giving up hope. According to XXLMag, Q-Tip and Common have decided to form a new group, to be called “The Standard”. It’s groundbreaking news, or […]
Q-TIP: ‘RAP IS DYING’ “I think it’s pretty evident – and everybody says it – that hip-hop is definitely not as good as it once was. It’s sort of like disco was. “There was a time when disco was the s**t and Steve Rubell had Studio 54. But the minute you heard Disco Duck by […]