Lil Reese was shot during a shootout early Saturday (May 15) in Chicago. CWB Chicago reports the incident happened at a River North Parking garage, involving five suspects, three of which who were shot including Lil Reese. Police responded to the shooting and arrived at a crash scene of a stolen SUV riddled with bullets.
Pablo & Blanco Dave East and Millyz are set to release their Pablo & Blanco EP on May 21 and they get their El Chapo on for their new track produced by Statik Selektah. In the supporting clip, the two shut down a block in NYC in their Rolls Royces and congregate with their crews.
Crispy and devine. Dreamville’s EarthGang gets in on the fun and adds a dash their of A-Town spice to Drake and Rick Ross’ “Lemon Pepper Freestyle”. Convening amongst their crew, Olu and WowGr8 add their Southern raps and their gritty flow to the popular collaboration. Meanwhile, EarthGang is hard at work for their upcoming project,
Heads up. Hot off the release of his Haitian Boy Kodak EP, Kodak Black brings the horror and gore in the project’s new video. Directed by Cottooverdidit, a blood-covered Kodak gets sprinkled with holy water by a priest while rapping his menacing bars alongside a group of suited up accomplices with ski-masks and decapitated mannequins.
New car alert. Lil Gnar, Ski Mask The Slump God and Chief Keef woke up in a “New Bugatti” on their new collaboration. Produced by DJ Scheme and Nuri, Lil Gnar and Ski Mask The Slump God stunt beside a Bugatti before taking it to Chief Keef for a tune up in the shop. Buckle
The boys are back. Don’t nothing get straighten but the straighten on the Migos new single produced by DJ Durel. In the accompanying visual, Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset set up shop in the heart of the trap where they rep their gang, ball crazy, and put their opps in their place. Culture III coming soon.
Be happy. Love is worth the wait in DDG and Coi Leray’s new video. The collaboration is off DDG and OG Parker’s Die 4 Respect album. Directed by Reel Goats, the two hit the Moonlight Rollerway skating rink in Glendale, CA where they show off their moves on the floor while couples party and enjoy
Swish! Dave East is all game with his freestyle over Young Stoner Life, Young Thug, and Gunna’s “Ski”. Shot by Max Comfort, the Harlem MC showcases both his mic and ball skills at his indoor court. Elsewhere throughout his pad, he’s on dad duty, hits the gym, and simply enjoys a glass of wine with
Cole bars. J.Cole returns to the airwaves with a rare freestyle for Power 106’s LA Leakers show. With 12 years in the making, Jermaine unleashed his furious bars over Soul Of Mischief’s “93 ‘Til Infinity” from a North Carolina studio. Midway through, Cole switched up the flow and coasts his witty bars to Mike Jones’
Protect our women at all costs. Trae Tha Truth pays tribute to the countless female victims of police brutality and the families affected in his powerful music video. The clip also depicts a young female purchasing a car and then being physically approached by police before Trae comes to her defense with a tragic ending.
Ante up. Moneybagg Yo plays the game like chess in his new video featuring Polo G and Lil Durk. Opened with a scene of an arrest, the Moneybagg Yo, Polo G and Durkio detail the lament on the street life with members of their crew and at a crap table with women in lingerie. The
Turkey Season has begun. Lil Durk and Chief Wuk come off the bags in the latest video off Only The Family’s compilation, Loyal Bros. Directed by Armando Esteves, the two OTF members break into a delivery truck at a gas station and heist boxes of goods from Turkey Bag Boyz. [embedded content]
Lets take ’em back. Verzuz celebrates Mother’s Day weekend with a female R&B soundclash between SWV and Xscape. On Saturday (May 8), Sisters With Voices’ Coko, Taj and Lelee joined the So So Def quartet Tameka “Tiny” Harris, Kandi Burruss, and LaTocha and Tamika Scott for a performance of their classic R&B tunes. Live from
Young G. Philthy Rich takes it back to where it all began on his new EP, Phillip Beasley. Opened with “January 30th: Crown The King“, the Oakland rapper releases nine tracks where he pops “59 Bottles” in a “Room Full Of Gucci”, shares his moment of clarity (“Me vs Me”), and links with Payroll Giovanni
Nasty but classy. Plies is nasty as he wants to be in the video to his latest single featuring Yung Bleu. At a lush pad full of eye-candy, the two enjoy the company of a bevy of freaky women. Yung Bleu enjoys a game of poker with a table full of baddies, while Plies indulges
Another one. DJ Khaled wears his crown at the top of the the Billboard charts with his latest album, Khaled Khaled. Released on April 30, DJ Khaled’s twelfth studio album moved 93,000 equivalent album units with 14,000 of the sum in album sales in its first week. Its 76,000 SEA units equaled 106.87 million on-demand
Mistah F.A.B. brings nothing but heat and chills with his latest album, El Negro. At 10 tracks, the Dope Era MC from Oaktown spews 10 fresh tracks including “Stan Pablo Intro”, “Era Shuffle”, “Hella Bandz”, “If I Was A P” and collaborations from Charlie Rothsteen, Lil Frost, and Teejus Christ.
Fore! Hot off his No. 1 debut, DJ Khaled’s calling the shots in his Khaled Khaled album’s new video featuring Justin Bieber and 21 Savage. At the We The Best club resort, the Colin Tilley-directed clip inspired by Adam Sandler’s Happy Gilmore, centers Khaled hosting a friendly golf tournament with his club members. After learning
Never forget. Blxst doesn’t forget in his feature presentation featuring Drakeo The Ruler. Directed by Blu, the black-and-white clip follows a kidnapping in Los Angeles and the two collaborators torturing their victim inside a warehouse. The track is off Blxst two-track EP Just For Clarity, which also features the Russ-assisted “Fuck Boys“ [embedded content]
The road to The Off-Season. J.Cole’s set to release his album The Off-Season this Friday (May 14), and shares its complimentary short-film, Applying Pressure: The Off-Season Documentary. Executive produced by himself and Ibrahim Hamad, Jermaine walks us through the album’s creating process including its most recent track “Interlude“, and shares a behind the scenes look