Tag: hip hop

Lil’ Wayne Returns to Rap Roots with Tha Carter IV

The years since the 2008 release of Tha Carter III have not been Lil Wayne’s best. There were eight months of a one-year prison term spent in Rikers Island, of course. And his misguided foray into rock with Rebirth left a bad taste in fans’ mouths that went uncleansed by the releases of I Am Not a Human Being and mixtapes like Sorry 4 the Wait. With the upcoming release of Tha Carter IV this Monday, August 29, Wayne demonstrates he’s still got what it takes to compete in the rap game.

Jay-Z and Kayne Mini-doc Generates Buzz for “Watch the Throne” Tour

Buzz and increased anticipation surrounding “Watch the Throne,” the collaborative album between Jay-Z and Kayne West, exploded again yesterday with the release of the mini-doc “Watch the Throne.” The 10-minute short follows the duo behind the scenes to learn and watch the creative journey of “Watch the Throne.” In traditional music doc fashion, it is fast paced and choppy—but it works.

Beastie Boys’ “Hot Sauce Committee Part Two”

Beastie Boys, one of the most humble and loving groups to bust rhymes, has allowed for their full album to be streamed for free. It leaked out onto the web and the group has retaliated by allow their fans to enjoy it for free. Beastie Boys for life.