Category Archives: Rap

Biggie: The Life Of Notorious B.I.G. Preview

On September 4th A&E will air Biggie: The Notorious B.I.G. about the life of the Brooklyn rapper. In this clip, Jay-Z and Nas rap the words to “Who Shot Ya?” in between talking about Biggie’s unmistakable style. The film is the first biography authorized by Biggie’s estate.


Listen To Mad Nice Feat. Black Thought From DANGERDOOM Reissue

In 2005,  MF Doom and Danger Mouse joined forces to create The Mouse And The Mask. The much-admired project will see a reissue on May 5th with two previously unreleased songs. “Mad Nice” featuring Black Thought is one of the never-heard tunes that will come with the CD or three- album package. The reissue includes bonus tracks, the digital-only Occult Hymns E.P. and a limited edition T-shirt.


German Production Duo JR & PH7 Collaborate With St. Joe Louis & Rah Digga On Duck Duck Goose Official Video

German production team JR & PH7 have collaborated with St. Joe Louis and Rah Digga on their new single “Duck Duck Goose.” The video was filmed in multiple cities and there are a series of scenes focused on poverty in the urban world. JR & PH7 are releasing their joint album with St. Joe Louis, Coral Cadavers in June.


All Eyez On Me To Screen At The American Black Film Festival

The Benny Boom-directed All On Eyez On Me Tupac biopic will screen on the final night of the American Black Film Festival. The film will have its official release on Tupac’s June 16th birthday and will play at the festival on the night of June 17th. Demetrius Shipp Jr. stars as Tupac in the movie that follows his life from early days in Baltimore to his famous time on Death Row Records.

Kat Graham, Jamal Woolard, Lauren Cohan, Cory Hardrict, Jamie Hector, Danai Gurira and Hill Harper round out the cast of the film.

The American Black Black Film Festival will take place in Miami Beach, Florida from June 14-18. Festival passes can be purchased from ABFF’s official site.


Brother Ali Celebrates The Spiritual Journey In Own Light Video

Brother Ali’s “Own Light” video looks at people around the world and their various spiritual quests including Islam and Buddhism. Ali has returned after a five-year break and Rhymesayers Entertainment will release his new album  All the Beauty in This Whole Life on May 5th.


All the Beauty in This Whole Life Tracklisting

1.  Pen to Paper (featuring Amir Sulaiman)
2. Own Light  (What Hearts Are For)”
3. Special Effects  (featuring DeM Atlas)
4.  Can’t Take That Away
5.  Dear Black Son
6.  We Got This  (featuring Sa Roc)
7.  Uncle Usi Taught Me
8.  Pray For Me
9.  It Ain’t Easy
10. Never Learn
11.  Tremble
12.  Before They Called You White
13.  The Bitten Apple  (featuring Idris Phillips)
14.  Out of Here
15.  All the Beauty in This Whole Life