Schoolboy 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.
Alchemist is in the works to release his latest compilation project, The Cutting Room Floor 3, which will feature a number of unreleased tracks with Nas, Havoc, Kool G. Rap, 50 Cent and much more. At the moment, there doesn’t appear to be a release date yet available but let’s keep our fingers crossed that the producer decides to bless fans sometimes before the end of the holiday season.
Busta Rhymes took to Twitter deliver the news that he will be linking up with Q-Tip for a new collaborative mixtape titled, The Abstract & The Dragon. The project is intended to be a precursor to Rhymes’ new Extinction Level Event 2 LP which is set to hit shelves next year. Fans of the new Cash Money signee can expect The Abstract & The Dragon to drop on December 12.
Travi$ Scott lands his first cover with FADER magazine. The rapper-producer will be gracing the FADER’s 2013-2014 Now Issue which is due to hit shelves on December 10. The artwork showcases Scott posing in front of a white backdrop as he covers up half his face and shows off his gold grill. FADER also includes a behind the scenes visual recap of Scott’s photo shoot which follows the artist as he decides on what to wear with stylist, Mobolaji Dawodu, and works to get the perfect picture with Jonathan Mannion.
Miss Info does the honors of unveiling The Source’s second cover with Pusha T for the magazine’s upcoming November 2013 issue. The artwork showcases the G.O.O.D. Music rapper decked out in a designer flora print T-Shirt and matching hat as he poses from the camera with a look of laughter. Fans can pick up The Source’s latest issue when it hits stands on November 26. Also, take a look at some exclusive behind the scenes footage of Pusha posing with a snake for a few photos.
Childish Gambino is gearing up to lace fans with more music on December 10 with his new album, Because The Internet. The rapper-singer’s latest offering will include 19 new songs and feature the likes of Chance The Rapper, Jhene Aiko and Azealia Banks. The project’s official cover artwork has also been liberated. Check out the tracklist provided for full details.
1. The Library (Intro)
2. I. Crawl
3. II. worldstar
4. Dial Up
5. I. The worst guys (feat. Chance the Rapper)
6. II. shadows
7. III. telegraph ave. (“Oakland” by Lloyd)
8. IV. sweatpants
9. V. 3005
10. Playing Around Before the Party Starts
11. I. The Party
12. II. no exit
13. Death By Numbers
14. I. Flight of the Navigator
15. II. zealots of stockholm (Free Information)
16. III. urn
17. I. pink toes (feat. Jhene Aiko)
18. II. earth: The oldest computer (The last night) [feat. Azealia Banks]
19. III. life: The biggest troll (andrew auernheimer)
French Montana is busy in the studio as he gears up to release his new mixtape, Mac & Cheese 4. As fans anxiously wait for the rappers latest offering to hit the net, Frenchie decides to turn the anticipation up by unveiling the project’s official artwork. Montana takes the arts and crafts route as the cover features a pile of gold colored macaroni molded into the shape of a number four that sits on top of a pile of cocaine. The Bad Boy artist also shows up on the cover in the form of a reflection in a spoon that sits besides the macaroni along with a fork. No telling when fans will be able to ride the coke wave as there is still no release date that’s been announced.
Fans were recently treated to the groups new single and music video for “Faden Away” and now we get a look at the official artwork and tracklist for the upcoming 7 Days Of Funk LP. Looking like a scene from Beavis & Butt-Head, the cover for Snoopzilla and Dam-Funk’s new project features some throwback looking cartoon work. Posted outside of what appears to be a music venue, the artwork showcases the Doggfather in front of a old school ride while a street brawl ensues in the background. The groups self-titled debut album will contain a total of nine original songs and be available on December 10. Check out the tracklist provided for more details.
1. Hit Da Pavement
2. Let It Go
3. Faden Away
4. 1Question? Feat. Steve Arrington
5. Ride Feat. Kurupt
6. Do My Thang
7. I’ll Be There 4U
8. Systamatic Feat. Tha Dogg Pound [Bonus]
9. High Wit’ Me [Bonus]
Ricky Rozay does the honors of gracing the front cover of RESPECT magazine’s latest issue. Check out the MMG boss as he gives the camera his side profile while sporting a pair of his signature designer frames, a flashy print robe and plenty of gaudy jewelry. Be on the look out for Rick Ross’ new Mastermind LP which is in stores on December 17.
Billboard Magazine’s upcoming issue is set to feature legendary emcee and Detroit native Eminem on the cover. Take a look as the rapper sports a plain black T-shirt and denim jeans and poses for the camera while in front of a red backdrop. Interestingly enough, the photo of Eminem that was chosen to be showcased is featured in black and white. Fans can look forward to reading details behind the making and marketing of The Marshall Mathers LP 2 which will be included in the issue. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 will be in stores on November 5.