AUDIO: Nipsey Hussle – Hotel Suite

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Nipsey Hussle might be busy right now living life out on the road as he travels for his current “Crenshaw” tour, however, that hasn’t stopped the persistent rapper from dropping new material.  From promotional visuals to new leaks, Neighbor Nipsey has beenstaying consistent with lacing fans with bangin’ jams and his latest offering, “Hotel Suite,” is no different as the rapper goes to work over some smooth production courtesy of Ralo Stylez and V12 Tha Hitman.  Take a listen as Nipsey shares some explicit details about grinding it out, moving state to state and living lavish in hotel suites.

AUDIO: ScHoolboy Q – Break The Bank (Prod. By Alchemist) + ‘Oxymoron’ Artwork

schoolboySchoolboy Q is back with another bangin’ single titled, “Break The Bank,” which will be featued on the Los Angeles native’s highly anticipated LP, Oxymoron.  The Alchemist does the honor’s for the song’s production and delivers a raw and bouncy instrumental.  Q does what he does best and goes to work by lacing the track with his signature aggressive flow and street inspired rhymes.  It’s all about the “come up” on this one as the TDE rapper takes a moment to reflect on his early struggles which eventually helped him to achieve success in the music industry.

Check out the official artwork for, Oxymoron, which actually features two different versions.  The standard edition will feature Q’s daughter while the deluxe sports the rapper in a white Kangol hat and ski mask.

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PHOTO: Kendrick Lamar & Eminem On The Cover of ESPN The Magazine

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ESPN The Magazine links up with rappers Kendrick Lamar and Eminem.  After recently unveiling the music inspired cover with Nicki Minaj and Kobe Bryant, the publication shares with fans the remaining issues also featuring Chris Paul and Calvin Johnson.  Check out Lamar and Paul showcase their slick fashion styles while Marshall and Johnson keep things rather casual while kicking back on a pair of huge speakers.

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VIDEO: Thwag Lord – Thwaggin Feat. Strange Armand

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Fly Society’s NYC fam, Thwag Lord, takes fans into the notorious Far RockAway housing projects for a gritty and raw street visual. The hard-hitting and bouncy track also features rapper Strange Armand. It’s all about the Thwaggin movement for these two as they perform to the camera out on the block and put viewers up on game with the latest lingo. S/O the FarRock crew who stays rockin’ that Fly Society “Weed Plane” tee. You can catch Thwag Lord and the rest of the fam on the “Freshman Four” tour.

AUDIO: Crooked I – My Nigga Freestyle

crookedi2Crooked I temporarily borrows YG’s infectious and hard-hitting, “My N*gga,” instrumental and serves up his own original freestyle.  Take a listen as the Slaughterhouse rapper steps up to the mic to drop some slick bars and showcase his superior bars.  The Long Beach rapper has a special niche for making it all sound so effortless.

AUDIO: DJ Kay Slay – Free Again Feat. Fat Joe & 50 Cent

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DJ Kay serves up his latest single, ” Free Again,” featuring New York’s 50 Cent and Fat Joe.  Despite their previous beef, it looks like any bad blood between these two is squashed as both emcees come together to deliver a dope new track.  The StreetRunner producer track finds both rappers in a comfortable space as they kick aggressive rhymes over a bouncy sample based instrumental.  “Free Again” will be featured on DJ Kay Slay’s upcoming LP, Rhyme or Die.

PHOTO: Mikey Haywood – “Clouded Tee” + “B&W Leaves” Hat | Spring 2014

FlySocietyPromoPic3Young and rising skateboarder, Mikey Haywood, showcasing the “Clouded Tee” from the upcoming Fly Society Spring 2014 line. As shown in the photo, Mikey is sporting the design in the orange colorway along with the new “B&W Leaves” snap back hat for a perfect match. The photo was taken in Long Beach, Calif. while Haywood was filming his contribution for the upcoming Fly Society Spring 2014 visual look book.

Photo Credit: Luie Carrion.