Troy Ave recently stopped by Shade 45 for an exclusive on-air interview with DJ Whoo Kid. Harry Powder opened things up by crediting 50 Cent, Master P, Biggie, and JAY Z as early influences. As the current state of New York Hip Hop quickly became the topic of discussion, Troy reassured listeners that his music if a reflection of his real lifestyle and upbringing in the streets. The Brooklyn rapper also elaborated on his friendship with Fabolous, explains how he was able to get Pusha T on his new album and much more. Wu-Tang’s Raekwon also joins in on the conversation close to the 14 minute mark.
Troy Ave and his BSB crew paid Boss Lady and DJ Steel a visit for an exclusive interview and freestyle on Shade 45’s Hip Hop Nation. Watch the hungry New York emcee kicks a freestyle over a couple of random instrumentals on the spot for listeners tuning in. King Sevin, Young Lito and Avon Blocksdale also joined in on the lyrical madness and showcase their skills with some impressive bars.
2 Chainz was one of the many dope acts that New York fans were treated to at radio station 105.1’s Powerhouse 2013 event. Go behind the scenes with the G.O.O.D. Music rapper as cameras follow along before and after his energy packed performance. Check out 2 Chainz get the Barclays Center extra live with his slew of smash hits.
New York’s Harry Powder is back with a new music video for his new Scram Jones produced single titled “Hurt.” Troy Ave makes it clear he’s out to hurt feelings with his latest offering as the visual showcases the rapper performing to the camera in front of a white backdrop with accompanied by a sexy model. Ave has some fun with the track as he pops off at the mouth with his slick street talk and drug infused rhymes. New York City: The Album is set to release on November 4.
B.O.B. takes over Vitaminwater + FADER’s #Uncapped Series which recently took place in New York City. As always, Miss Info. was there to host the crowd and get the show going as she introduced the Hustle Gang artist to the stage. Watch as Future decided to join B.O.B. out on the stage for a performance of their collaborative smash hit “Ready.”
New York native Uncle Murda takes The Fugee’s classic “Ooh la la la” and gives it a spin as an ode to his city with “New York City.” Murda delivers his familiar slick street slang while bringing along Vado and Waka Flocka along for their respective features. Watch as Uncle Murda opens up and keeps it honest on what he thinks of the City’s current state or position in Hip Hop.
LAST STOP AFTER 26 CITIES JUST SO HAPPEN TO BE ON 4/20 IN NEW YORK CITY AT A SOLD OUT GRAMERCY. Joey Bada$$, Pro Era & DJ Statik Selektah headlined the Beast Coastal Tour With performances from the Flatbush Zombies and The Underachievers. Directed by Creative Control. Song off PEEP The aPROcalype mixtape, “Run or Fly” Joey, Dirty Sanchez, CJ Fly, & Capital STEEZ