Migos releases a new bouncy song titled, “Ounces,” in support of their current #MigosMonday promotional leaks. Take a listen to the rapper’s do their thing over a down South inspired instrumental courtesy of Zaytoven and Metro Boomin’. The Atlanta natives laces the track with their familiar drug inspired lines and boast about their flashy lifestyles. YRN 2 is set to drop in January.
T.I. sits down with Jack Thriller of ThisIs50.com for an exclusive interview. Check out the self-proclaimed, “King of The South,” as he details exactly why Trinidad James does not speak on behalf of Atlanta. In fact, T.I. makes it clear that James is relatively still a rookie in the game. The rapper also opens up on the importance of respect and looks back at his earlier years coming up.
Atlanta’s Migos delivers another bangin’ single off their upcoming mixtape, YRN 2 (Young Rich Niggas), with the catchy tune titled “Brokanese.” This one’s all about stacking cash and expensive habits as the rappers go in over a pounding instrumental courtesy of producer Murda. Take a listen as Migos has some fun and drops some boastful rhymes about how their new found financial success.
Kanye West stopped at V-103 in Atlanta to talk with host, DJ Greg Street, about a number of topics which included his past interviews with The Breakfast Club and Sway Calloway, the fashion industry and much more. Take a listen as Yeezus also weighed in on his lack of creative power previously at Louis Vuitton, his early days at Roc-A-Fella as a producer and his passion for designing.
Papoose declares war and calls out Trinidad James over his now infamous Atlanta-New York rant. The Brooklyn rapper steps up to the plate for his city and takes to the net on Thanksgiving to share his latest offering, “Jive Ass Turkey.” Nothing is off limits as Pap goes in on the Southern rapper and calls him a one-hit wonder, ugly, downplays his skills behind the mic and much more. Take a listen as the New York lyricist proceeds to tear James a new one with his vicious new diss record.
Atlanta’s Migos is back with a new banging single titled, “Ran Up The Money.” Produced by Phenom Da Don and DeeMoney, the track features the duo going in over a hard-hitting instrumental with their signature street inspired rhymes. With a catchy hook dedicated to Bill Gates, Migos turns the energy up with their latest offering and highlights another standout song fans can expect to hear from their upcoming mixtape, Young Rich Niggas 2.
Plenty of eyebrows were raised recently at Trinidad James’ live show in New York. The Atlanta native decided to stop midway through his set to go on rant about the decline of New York hip hop and spoke highly of his forthcoming album which is currently in the works for 2014. James reflected on the city’s former dominance of the music industry with hometown acts like Dipset and didn’t bite his tongue when he blurted that the South runs New York hip hop. In fact, James came off very disrespectful as he explained to the audience that East Coast rappers might as well claim to be from Atlanta. In-between Trinidad’s offensive comments, the rapper also decided to briefly weigh in on Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” line about being “King of New York.”
ThisIs50 was on hand for Howard University’s recent homecoming festivities which included Yard Fest 2013 and today delivered their official recap of the event. Check out how it all went down as students were treated to performances from the likes of 2 Chainz, Young Dro, Big Sean and many more. The visual also includes some individual commentary about the special concert from Kidd KIdd, Big Sean, Po Johnson, 2 Chainz, Young Dro, Kevin McCall, and Marlon Wayans.
G.O.O.D. Music’s 2 Chainz and Big Sean showed up in DC for Yardfest at Howard Homecoming Weekend 2013. Take a look as the rapper’s performed Drake’s smash single “All me” featured on his new Nothing Was The Same album. Here’s some recap footage from the show as each artist took the stage and showcased their skills to a sea of amped up college students.
West Coast artist Iamsu! catches up with Karmaloop TV during A3C in Atlanta to discuss a number of topics. Just having returned from the strip club, the Bay Area native reveals he has some music in the works with 2 Chainz and producer Childish Major that he’s pretty excited for his fans to check out. Iamsu! also says he’s hopeful that he’ll land a production credit on Wiz Khalifa’s upcoming Blacc Hollywood LP, explains the inspiration behind his new Kilt II project and admits that Kanye West had a big influence early on for him to pursue his dreams in music. Before calling it a wrap, the young rapper shares details on some of his upcoming music that fans can hope to hear very soon.