Styles P’s Energy Freestyle Comes To Living Color (Video)

Back in late March, Styles P was amidst a rampage of weekly freestyles, sometimes releasing in bursts. One of those snatched Drake's "Energy" instrumental (produced by Boi-1da), and waxed two minutes of warning shots against all suitors. In high Summer, S.P. The Ghost gets his rooftop on and his bucket-hat... Read more

If You’re Reading This Its Not Too Late To Stream Drake’s Newest Mixtape (Audio)

In addition to last night's (February 12) iTunes release of Drake's If You're Reading This Its Too Late mixtape, October's Very Own has now offered a stream of the project. Although there are no features, the Cash Money Records-backed work includes production from Noah "40" Shebib, Boi-1da, Partynextdoor, Travi$ Scott,... Read more

Kendrick Lamar Emerges With A Potent Commentary On Being Black In 2015 (Audio)

With "i" winning two Grammy Awards last night (February 8), Kendrick Lamar advances the conversation with the second song from his sophomore major label album. "The Blacker The Berry," is a dense, inward look at being Black in 2015. The song pulls no punches about hatred in the world, both... Read more

Shots Fired!!! Drake Strikes Back At Jay Z AND Chance the Rapper (Audio)

Two Sundays ago, Jay Z shook things up in the Rap hemisphere with a Jay Electronica collaboration where Hov seemingly addressed Drake's Rolling Stone magazine comments, criticizing the art and fashion contents of his Magna Carta...Holy Grail raps. So Jay sarcastically apologized in the song, apparently addressing Drake as "Miss... Read more

Vic Mensa – Time Is Money ft Rockie Fresh & Beldina

Vic Mensa gets one of the biggest looks to date, with Boi-1da & The Maven Boys production. "Time Is Money" sounds like its name: cocky and confident, with Maybach Music Group's Rockie Fresh on the assist, along with Beldina. The Kids These Days front-man is part of the West Coast... Read more

Schoolboy Q – Yay Yay

Here's the first single from Schoolboy Q's upcoming Oxymoron album. It's a heater produced by Boi-1da. Check out Yay Yay. Related: Schoolboy Q – Party (Audio)... Read more

Talib Kweli – Outstanding ft Ryan Leslie

Talib Kweli released a shortened version of a track with Ryan Leslie on his Attack the Block mixtape. Here's the full version of the Boi-1da produced song. Check out Outstanding. Related: Talib Kweli & Z-Trip – Attack the Block (Mixtape)... Read more

Pusha T jumps on the Put It Down track. His version is Cook It Down.

Boi-1da can't be mad at having Bun B, Drake and Pusha spit on his track. Click here to download.... Read more

Where there’s Smoke…there’s fire! Check out Smoke DZA’s video for Ralph Lifshitz.

Boi-1da is on the track which starts with a Roy Ayers classic that will never get old. Here are a couple of other songs that have sampled the Roy Ayers track used in the beginning plus the original: Read more

All Night Long (Miss Me) – Drake ft. Lil Wayne

Another banger from Drake produced by Boi-1da.  They are becoming a can’t miss team having already killed it together on Best I Ever Had, Forever and Over.  Could they bet the 20 teens version of Kanye and Hov (or Pharrell and Hov…or Timbaland and Hov)?  Click here for the download..... Read more