Papoose continues his forward momentum into the New Year and dedicates a new track titled, “Obituary 2013,” in memory of a number of individuals that passed away in 2013. The New York rapper pays his respects over a soulful sample driven instrumental courtesy of GUN Productions. Check out Pap effortlessly lace the track with some emotional bars and reminds listeners of everybody we’ve lost.
Kool G Rap stops by Shade 45 radio to talk with Sway and Heather B. Take a look as the legendary emcee takes a couple calls from fans and reminisces with Calloway on their special collaboration for “The Anthem” back in 1999. Friend of Kool G Rap and fellow New York artist, Papoose, decided to call in and show some love live on the air. Pap also gave listeners insight into how far the two go back. Before letting Papoose off the line, Kool G took the opportunity to publicly co-sign Pap’s “Control” response aimed at Kendrick Lamar and weighed in on the matter.
Papoose has been relentless as of late to leave his permanent stamp on the rap game with an epic comeback story. Hosted by DJ Superstar Jay, Pap releases his new Hoodie Season mixtape and serves up 19 new songs for listeners with an additional two bonus joints. The project also showcases guest appearances from Ron Browz, Saigon, Waka Flocka, Gunplay, Noreaga and more. CLICK HERE to download Hoodie Season and check out the tracklist provided for all the details.
Papoose releases a new collaborative joint with fellow New York City artist, Ron Browz, called “That’s My Word.” Over a menacing instrumental, Pap shows off his lyrical skills and takes the opportunity to vent a few of frustrations on wax while promising listeners that his relentless attitude wont let up. In fact, Papoose also takes a moment to address his fall from grace and explains that it’s not about the loss but how you come back from it. Take a listen as the New York native keeps it straight street as he aims his crosshairs at the competition.
Papoose teams up with N.O.R.E. to form a New York alliance as the rappers vent their frustrations with radio stations like HOT 97 catering to Miami and other outside artists on “The Rotten Apple.” HOT 97′s Ebro also makes an appearance on the track in the form of audio snippets from a previous interview with Pap along the song’s chorus. Take a listen as Papoose and N.O.R.E. spit aggressive bars and attempt to unite New York City and motivate listeners to support the home team more by changing the status quo.
New York’s Papoose is back and once again he proclaims himself the “king of New York” on his latest offering over Drake’s “Pound Cake” instrumental. Delivering a freestyle rendition of his own, Pap spits politically driven lyrics while taking the time to remind listeners of his impressive track “A to Z,” clarifies he makes music strictly for the love of the art and much more.
Papoose hijacks Big Sean’s instrumental for “First Chain” and proceeds to go in on the G.O.O.D. Music MC with a diss remix. The New York rapper comes out the gate swinging for the TKO and spits all over Sean’s image and music just over four minutes. To be honest, this isn’t as bad as I thought it was going to be because Pap really commits to the diss and doesn’t pussyfoot around with weak subliminals. Take a listen to Pap’s latest offering below via the audio/video stream.
Papoose drops a new music video for his “Dreams and Nightmares Freestyle” which finds the New York MC demonstrating his lyrical abilities. Pap borrows Meek Mill’s instrumental and has his way with it as he impressively switches up his flow throughout the track and delivers a solid remix of his own. Check out Papoose’s latest effort below.
New York artist Papoose drops a Kendrick Lamar “Control” response and is clearly willing and ready to soak of every bit of spotlight he can take from Hip Hop’s current hot topic. After taking Kendrick Lamar’s “King of New York” line to heart, the Brooklyn MC takes the initiative to go to bat for his city and apparently defend its honor. Interestingly enough, Kendrick Lamar and TDE recently showed Pap some love while out in New York for Summer Jam. In fact, Lamar shortened his own set to allow Papoose the opportunity to steal the last few minutes and perform his new single. However, that doesn’t seem to be playing any sort of factor as Pap has set his sights on the West Coast artist in the hopes of declaring lyrical warfare.
Papoose continues on the road to a comeback and lets go of a new freestyle over Drake’s “Versace”. Clearly packed with subliminal’s aimed at the YMCMB artist, Pap drops some lyrics expressing his disgust for commercial rappers and even throws in some socio-political gems to try and enlighten listeners. Before stepping away from the mic, Pap reminds fans that Remy will be released in 2014 and reveals that he’s going to give her a baby when she comes home.