Jack Thriller catches up with Maino to see where he currently stands on his disagreement with Trinidad James. Looking more calm and relaxed about the situation, Maino works around Thriller’s questions and downplays the situation by explaining that he plans to not have to resort to using the “hand of god” anytime soon. In fact, Maino states that he’s really a nice guy and warns that perhaps it’s not him the Atlanta rapper should be worried about considering he upset an entire city.
With all this talk going around as of late concerning Trinidad James and New York City, Fred The Godson decides to get in on the action and throw in his two cents over Cam’ron and JAY Z’s “Welcome To New York City” instrumental. “N.Y.C. (You’re Welcome)” finds the pudgy emcee defending the city’s honor as he aims a few bars in James’ direction. However, Fred’s latest offering comes off more as a warning than anything else.
DJ Kid Capri will be featured on an upcoming episode of Revolt TV’s “The Gate.” In the sneak peek provided, Capri decides to address all the controversy surrounding Trinidad James’ recent comments in Brooklyn. Though Capri states he doesn’t have a personal problem with James, he doesn’t hesitate to share some advice with the camera and states dudes need to keep the city of New York’s name out of their mouth. Capri went on to remind viewers that New York is responsible for giving birth to Hip hop and reassures fans he’s confident things will come around and the city will be back on top.
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.”
Tyler, The Creator, Earl Sweatshirt and Taco catch up with Revolt TV’s Sharon Carpenter out on the red carpet for the first ever YouTube Music Awards. Things start to get interest during the discussion when Odd Future front man, Tyler The Creator, takes the opportunity to call out YouTube for duplicating the same award show formula practiced by BET or MTV. In fact, the California native doesn’t hold back and shares with viewers his disgust for the obvious similarities. Also, check out a short clip of the eccentric group as the performed to a hyped New York City crowd.
New York rapper Fabolous finally decided to respond to Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse live at Powerhouse 2013 in New York. During Fab’s performance which was held at the Barclays center, the “Breathe” emcee took a moment out of his set to let crowd-goers know that he was in fact the “King of New York.” Take a look as Loso downplays Kendrick’s comments and proclaims that all the real kings come from Brooklyn.
Actor and rapper Chidlish Gambino catches up with FUSE for an exclusive interview. Gambino breaks down why he prefers to record music in the morning and why he doesn’t record albums. Kanye West was also the topic of discussion as Childish took the opportunity to speak highly of the Chicago rapper. Gambino admits he doesn’t share the same confidence as A$AP Rocky and points out being on the receiving end of a sneak diss by the Harlem native.
Funk Volume artist, Hopsin, links up with Hard Knock TV for an intimate interview. Hopsin addresses his recent “Hop Is Back” song and music video which found the artist venting a lot of steam and explained that he decided to go hard on the track because of the doubt he was getting from fans thinking he went soft. The rapper also clarifies that he began the track in the early part of 2013 and eventually went back to include his verse that includes his diss towards Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West months later. As the lengthy conversation continued, Hopsin decided to open up and admitted to viewers that he honestly doesn’t know who he is anymore. Also, Hopsin touches on struggling with fame, personal issues and the existence of God.
Vlad TV links up with TDE’s ScHoolboy Q for a one-on-one interview. Watch as Q addresses a few questions which include his thoughts on rewriting verses for the greater good of the track and reassures viewers that Kendrick Lamar would’t include his name in a verse like “Control” because he’s already done so before. The Oxymoron rapper also clarifies that he can’t say for sure if Drake is the intended target on Lamar’s controversial BET Hip Hop Awards cypher clip which showcased the Compton rapper spitting some subliminal bars that appeared to be aimed at the YMCMB artist.
Waka Flocka Flame is back with his new mixtape entitled Roaches To Rollies. Hosted by DJ Sream, the 15-song project comes equipped with appearances from Whoo Da Kid, Frenchie, Sony, Chazz, Diago and K-So. Not to be forgotten, track number five serves as Waka’s official diss record aimed at former business partner and friend Gucci Mane who is currently locked up behind bars. CLICK HERE to download Roaches To Rollies and take a look at the official tracklisting also provided.
1. Big Homie Flock (Intro)
2. Obituary (Feat. Wooh Da Kid)
3. Took Off
4. F*ck Sh*t (Feat. Trouble)
5. Ice Cream (Gucci Diss)
6. Heavyweight (Feat. Frenchie & Sony)
7. Rich Gang
8. 7 Days of the Week
9. Running Them Lips (Feat. Chazz)
10. Pop That P*ssy (Feat. Diago & Chazz)
11. Rainy Dayz
12. Geekin (Feat. K-So)
13. Going Off
15. Bragg (Just Tell Em)