Phonte & Rapper Big Pooh Are Making New Little Brother Music

Last September, the three founding members of Little Brother performed a last-minute reunion concert in Durham, North Carolina. In the backdrop of the place where the collective formed, Phonte, Rapper Big Pooh, and 9th Wonder got back together for The Art Of Cool Festival. It was the first show of... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Details How He, Phonte & 9th Wonder Re-Built Their Brotherhood

In September, Little Brother surprised fans with an unexpected reunion on stage at the Art Of Cool Festival in Durham, North Carolina. It was the first time all three members—9th Wonder, Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh—performed together in 13 years and a fitting location for the Tar Heel State natives.... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Makes Up For Lost Time With His New LP. Listen In. (Audio)

While Rapper Big Pooh has consistently dropped at least one album, EP, or mixtape every year since 2008, he seemingly sat last year out. The MC known for his role in the Little Brother trio dropped full albums with Nottz (Home Sweet Home) and Apollo Brown (Words Paint Pictures) in... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Has A New Album Coming. Here’s The 1st Song (Audio)

Last month, all three members of Little Brother reunited in Durham, North Carolina. Few could have anticipated that Phonte, 9th Wonder, and Rapper Big Pooh coming together under the moniker that birthed their three respective careers more than 15 years ago. It was a key moment for a group that's... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Releases A Phonte Collabo He Held For 7 Years & Explains Why (Audio)

The saga of Little Brother appears to be a complicated one. 9th Wonder exited shortly after The Minstrel Show. He appeared on one song from The Getback. Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh carried on with the Justus League in tow. In the 2010s, Phonte and 9th worked together, and soon... Read more

DJ Pooh Confirms “Last Friday” Is Happening. He Also Defends Chris Tucker’s Exit (Video)

DJ Pooh is a legendary Hip-Hop mix-master and producer who has made hits with Ice Cube, King T, LL Cool J, Tha Dogg Pound and Snoop, plus Tupac Shakur. However, measuring success, the West Coast Hip-Hop pioneer may be best known for co-writing Friday. Also a highly-accomplished director and an... Read more

The Beatnuts, Rapper Big Pooh & Termanology Announce January 2017 US Tour Dates

Three respected independent Hip-Hop acts are hitting the road together, next month. Queens, New York veteran duo The Beatnuts have announced their first US tour in some time. Psycho Les (who released his Dank God, Vol. 1 album in 2016) and Juju will hit the road with Rapper Big Pooh... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Is Still Putting Nottz Beats On Smash (Audio)

Last year, Rapper Big Pooh released Home Sweet Home with fellow Virginia native Nottz. Pooh and Nottz go back, a decade back, in the form of Little Brother's "Life Of The Party." The two have made plenty more music since. Together, Pooh and Nottz Raw pave a way for Jamaica... Read more

Blu & Rapper Big Pooh Say It’s Do Or Die When The Stakes Are High (Audio)

In 2015, Rapper Big Pooh and Nottz came together to release Home Sweet Home. The Mello Music Group LP had been anticipated for years, and delivered with strength from the two Virginia native creatives. Just under three months removed from release day (November 13), now is as good a time... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh & K-Hill Know No Quitting. This Soulful Song Inspires (Audio)

North Carolina MC K-Hill has been grinding for more than 10 years, making a name for himself through work with the likes of Big Daddy Kane, Sean Boog, and the late PumpkinHead. Making noise from the N.C. state around the same time as Little Brother's emergence, his song "The Prodigal"... Read more

Blu, Rapper Big Pooh & Nottz Carry Some Sweet Soul Across Oceans (Audio)

Fresh off of Home Sweet Home, Rapper Big Pooh and Nottz keep the chemistry flowing. The Virginia pair team with Blu for a triangle offense, who seizes some Australian Soul. Bankrupt Billionaires is a Brisbane act with the booming vocals of Kel On Earth. Band producers Sammsonite and DATS turn... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Does It Again With a Stellar Album That Feels Like Home Sweet Home (Album Stream)

Throughout his career, Rapper Big Pooh has produced some of his best work when paired with producers with a penchant for soulful beats. From teaming with 9th Wonder as part of Little Brother to releasing this year's Words Paint Pictures album with Apollo Brown, something about deep funky bass lines... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Looks at the True Cost of Being a Drug Boss (Audio)

Rapper Big Pooh's lyrics often deal in relationships, a deep love of music, and sometimes, a passion for sports. On "300Z" from his upcoming Home Sweet Home album (November 13) with fellow Virginia native Nottz, Heads can hear Pooh in the mind-state of a drug-dealer. No, the Little Brother co-founder... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Dusts Off Childhood Memories Over Evocative Nottz Chops (Audio)

Rapper Big Pooh is gifted in the ability to present raps that many Heads can relate to. With Nottz composing a reflective arrangement of vocals (by Novej) and drums, the Virginia native returns to his childhood and adolescence from fast food jobs to high school proms, trying to look cool... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Shows 1 of the Scariest Things in Life for Black Men…Being Pulled Over By the Police (Video)

For decades, Hip-Hop has played a pivotal role as a voice for the people and especially so during tough, critical moments in United States history. Most recently, that role has come to the forefront due to consistent acts of police brutality and violence against, most specifically, young black men. That... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Talks Words Paint Pictures, History With Little Brother and Kicks a Freestyle (Video)

Rapper Big Pooh stopped by the Sway in the Morning show to promote his stellar Words Paint Pictures joint project with Apollo Brown. Pooh spoke about how he, Phonte and 9th Wonder met before forming Little Brother, as well as the current status of their relationship. He also spoke generally... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Releases His Finest Music Since Little Brother (Album Stream)

Rapper Big Pooh has had a host of quality releases since his days with vaunted group Little Brother with Phonte and 9th Wonder. From 2005's Sleepers to his entire Fat Boy Fresh series, Pooh has stayed working. However, his recent union with Apollo Brown has produced some of the best... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Provides Heartfelt, Soulful Accounts Of Hard Livin’ (Audio)

Two weeks removed from Words Paint Pictures (March 24) Rapper Big Pooh & Apollo Brown continue to show that the Mello Music Group album may be a critical milestone for the Little Brother co-founding MC. Pooh gets deep, soulful, and especially thoughtful in much of what Heads have heard. "How... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Flips Through His Rhyme Book While Apollo Brown Digs In The Crates (Video)

A month from yesterday (March 24), Rapper Big Pooh & Apollo Brown will release Words Paint Pictures on Mello Music Group. The Virginia-to-Michigan tandem got together to record the LP, and to film "Augmentation." The soulful cut finds each artist in their first loves, rapping and diggin', showing the culture... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Says the Shooting of Unarmed People of Color Must Stop (Audio)

More than two months ago, Ambrosia For Heads gathered some intel that Rapper Big Pooh might be crossing paths with Apollo Brown for a project called Words Paint Pictures. It's 2015, and not gloating or anything, but we were right. The artwork and March 24 EP release date were confirmed... Read more

Big Pooh Is In The Zone, Is He Hinting At A New LP As He Drops Off Hotness? (Audio)

Was anybody paying attention to Twitter or Tumblr the last few days? Rapper Big Pooh was/is in Detroit, Michigan. While Pooh and Slum Village's T3 are tight homies, that's not why. In between the tweets, it could be hinted that the Little Brother alum is the next subject to sit... Read more

Bad Nuze Brings Rapper Big Pooh & CyHi The Prynce Together On Fight (Audio)

California-meets-Georgia-meets-Virginia. Emerging act Bad Nuze linked with Rapper Big Pooh (Little Brother) as well as G.O.O.D Music's CyHi The Prynce on "Fight (Remix)." Using recent events, the three artists discuss the fight necessary to push ahead. Pooh seems to address the gossip mill, saying "don't ask me about my Brothers,"... Read more

Little Brother’s Rapper Big Pooh Rocks a 9th Wonder-esque Beat (Audio)

Little Brother's Rapper Big Pooh teams up with BJ the Chicago Kid on a trunk-rattling track by Praise that features some 9th Wonder-esque funk. Pooh sounds right at home on this track and it's a reminder of just how nice this third of LB is. Check out "Last Dance." Related:... Read more

GQ Gets A Star-Studded Record With Nipsey Hussle & A Rapper Big Pooh, 9th Wonder Reunion (Audio)

On June 24, Jamla Army enlistee GQ is preparing Rated Oakland. The West Coast delegation on 9th Wonder's heralded label follows up with his second project in as many years. On "Count'em Up," both worlds come together. South Central L.A.'s Nipsey Hussle fits in, with that street scholar message, while... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh & Roc C Pick Up Some Hitchhikers, Who Get To Party With The Crew (Video)

Today, Little Brother alum Rapper Big Pooh and former Stones Throw Records artist Roc C are unleashing their first LP together, Trouble In The Neighborhood. The Virginia x California collaborative album (available in physical and digital) features MED, Alchemist, T3 of Slum Village, and Infamous Mobb's Big Twinz, in addition... Read more

From Opposite Coasts, Rapper Big Pooh & Roc C Are The New Crew (Audio)

Two artists from the post-Underground Hip-Hop glory years are Rapper Big Pooh and Roc C. Former products of ABB and Stones Throw Records, respectively, this pair has survived the times with style and grace. These independent acts have a new album together, in step with Roc's collaborative LP with Jurassic... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Signs With Mello Music Group, Plans To Release Album With Nottz

Founding Little Brother member Rapper Big Pooh has had a busy solo career for almost a decade. The Virginia native famously made Sleepers, the first solo project from the (other) LB Fam, back in 2005. He's followed with a series of retail mixtapes, albums, series, and a host of projects... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Has A Cajun Reunion With 9th Wonder On Jambalaya (Audio)

Did not see this coming, but thrilled it did. Out of the blue, Rapper Big Pooh released new music with his Little Brother co-founder 9th Wonder. From Fat Boy Fresh 3.5, "Jambalaya" reunites the pair for the first time in nearly three years, musically. Despite an impressive catalog with a... Read more

Ron Rico – Can I ft Rapper Big Pooh, Skyzoo & Tony V

Rapper Big Pooh, Skyzoo and Tony V jump on a soul-tinged track from producer Ron Rico. Check out Can I below. Related: Rapper Big Pooh – Fat Boy Fresh Vol. 3: Happy Birthday, Thomas (Album Stream)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Fat Boy Fresh Vol. 3: Happy Birthday, Thomas (Album Stream)

Selling it from his Bandcamp page, Rapper Big Pooh released Fat Boy Fresh Vol. 3: Happy Birthday, Thomas today. This is the Little Brother co-founder's third project in the series, this one produced entirely by The Mighty DR. Thirteen tracks, with appearances by Justus League member Chaundon, as well as... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Don’t Change

This is one of the best Rapper Big Pooh joints I've heard since The Minstrel Show (I always maintain that Pooh made that album great). This is a self-aware song that encourages us all to be who we are, flaws and all. The Mighty DR kicks an a mellowed-out Isley... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Gold Chain (Video)

Rapper Big Pooh releases the video for Gold Chain--his anthem about shunning materialism and learning to be true to himself. Check it out below. Related: Rapper Big Pooh – Cognac ft Chaundon (Audio)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Gold Chain

Here's something new from Rapper Big Pooh. Check out Gold Chain. Related: Rapper Big Pooh – Cognac ft Chaundon (Audio)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Cognac ft Chaundon

Rapper Big Pooh and Chaundon go line for line on a funky free flowing track produced by Focus. Try saying that four times fast... Check out Cognac below. Related: Rapper Big Pooh – Friends (Video)... Read more

REKS – I Remember ft Rapper Big Pooh

REKS' latest release features a verse from Rapper Big Pooh. Check out I Remember. Related: REKS – Ahead of My Time ft C-Scharp (Audio)... Read more

Slum Village – Riot ft Rapper Big Pooh, Joe Scudda, T3 & Kam Corvet

Here's another new one from Slum Village's upcoming Dirty Slums 2 mixtape. Check out "Riot" featuring Rapper Big Pooh, Joe Scudda and Kam Corvet. Related: Slum Village – Decadence ft T3, Young RJ & Guilty Simpson (Audio)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Friends (Video)

Here's a new video from Rapper Big Pooh. Check out Friends. Related: Rapper Big Pooh – Exercise in Futility (Audio)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Exercise in Futility

Here's the latest release from Rapper Big Pooh. Check out Exercise in Futility. Related: Rapper Big Pooh – Friends (Audio)... Read more

Craig G – Effortless ft Chaundon & Rapper Big Pooh

Here's a new one from Craig G. The Juice Crew member teams up with Chaundon and Rapper Big Pooh on Effortless. Craig G's album Ramblings of an Angry Old Man is in stores now. Related: Craig G – Heaven & Hell ft Styles P (Audio)... Read more

Slum Village, Rapper Big Pooh, J. Pinder & Go Dreamer – Turn Around

Here's a soulful new joint from Slum Village, Rapper Big Pooh, J. Pinder & Go Dreamer. Check out Turn Around. Related: Slum Village – Live It Up ft Vice (Audio)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Friends

Rapper Big Pooh spins a tale of love lost on his new single, Friends (shout out to Whodini). Check it out below. Related: Rapper Big Pooh speaks with Montreality (Video) "Friends" (Single) by Rapper Big Pooh... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh speaks with Montreality

Here's a great interview of Rapper Big Pooh by Montreality. He speaks on his biggest fear, why Little Brother split, his hidden talents, the keys to success and more. He also drops a quick freestyle. Check out the video. Related: Rapper Big Pooh & J. Pinder - Clouds... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh & J. Pinder – Clouds

Phonte dropped a new video earlier today. Now, here's some new music from Rapper Big Pooh. Little Brother lives on--separate but equal (peep the reference below). Check out Clouds featuring Rapper Big Pooh and J. Pinder (produced by Focus).  Related:  Rapper Big Pooh - Harpoon featuring Big Dho Here's Little... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Harpoon ft Big Dho

Here's a ridiculously soulful previously unreleased joint from Little Brother's Rapper Big Pooh. Check out Harpoon featuring Big Dho. Related: Rapper Big Pooh - Special featuring No One & Chevy Jones (Video)... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh Interview (Video)

The folks over at 2DBZ sat down with Rapper Big Pooh. He talked extensively about working with Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock as well as about what's it's like to now be an "OG" in hip-hop. Check out the video below. Related: Rapper Big Pooh performs Nobody Like Me... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – Special ft No One & Chevy Jones (Video)

Here's a previously unreleased video from Rapper Big Pooh. Check out Special featuring No One and Chevy Jones. Previously: Rapper Big Pooh - Don't Say Goodbye http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfAaMtb9uaI... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh, Donny Goines & Raven Sorvino – Don’t Say Goodbye

Keeping it on the Little Brother tip, here's a new song featuring Rapper Big Pooh, along with Donny Goines and Raven Sorvino. Check out Don't Say Goodbye. .... Read more

The remix to Rapper Big Pooh’s They Say KNOCKS. It’s kinda hard to miss with a hard beat from Focus, scratches of Biggie and Sadat X on the hook and verses from Phife Dawg and T3. Check it out.

The remix to Rapper Big Pooh's They Say KNOCKS.  It's kinda hard to miss with a hard beat from Focus, scratches of Biggie and Sadat X on the hook and verses from Phife Dawg and T3.  Check it out. Click here to download.... Read more

Rapper Big Pooh – They Say ft Choklate

Here's the latest from Rapper Big Pooh's upcoming album, Dirty Pretty Things. Check out They Say featuring Choklate. Click here to download.... Read more