Before Mac Miler was christened with the dubious (and undeserved) title of "frat rapper" there was Asher Roth. Hailing from Atlanta by way of Philly, Roth saw huge success with his single "College" and then fell into relative obscurity while dealing with the ups and downs of label politics. Now a reinvigorated Roth has returned with a new offering called 'Greenhouse Effect Volume 2.'
Save for an appearance on Kanye's 'New Slaves' and Tyler, The Creator's 'Wolf' album Frank Ocean's been relatively quiet as of late. Though he said he was "10,11" songs deep into his follow-up to his award-winning debut 'Channel Orange' earlier this year we haven't heard much from the OF crooner.
While we're busy trying to glean meaning from Kanye, J. Cole and Mac Miller's record sales underground heavyweights El-P and Killer Mike have just dropped their eagerly anticipated collaborative album 'Run The Jewels' for the low price of free.99 via Fool's Gold records.
DOOM has been an enigmatic yet influential cult figure in the hip-hop community for years now, but he has catapulted to a legendary prominence thanks to the efforts of Joey Bada$$ and his Pro Era crew.
It's uncommon for a veteran duo in any genre of music to put out their first album together after decades of correspondence and touring. But taking decades to release a debut isn't the only thing that makes the Bay Area-based vocal duo of Myron & E a rarity.
Around this time last year, Mobb Deep broke up thanks to the forces of Twitter. Well, not really. The two clearly had tension brewing between them that spilled over onto social media when Havoc unleashed a stream of nasty attacks towards Prodigy. Havoc initially tried to claim that his Twitter was hacked, coming up with a convoluted story involving gas stations and cell phones, but nobody was buying it and later on he had to 'fess up.
With so much going on in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B it can be difficult to keep track of everything that happens in a day. As a service to you, the reader, we're sharing you some link to stories you may have missed on our sister site thedrop.fm:
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