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Young RJ Is Done Waiting. Pete Rock & Boldy James Help Him Step Forward (Video)

Although not necessarily a household name, the multi-talented Young RJ has had quite a distinguished career. One-half of Slum Village’s reincarnation (with T3), as well as the group B.R. Gunna (alongside fellow double threat Black Milk), the J. Dilla protégé has an impressive resume. As a producer, he’s worked with... Read more

Boldy James’ Comeback EP Featuring Kool G Rap Is A Welcomed Return (Audio)

When Nas invested in Mass Appeal Records, Boldy James was one the artists he began touting shortly after. The Detroit, Michigan street MC worked with Prodigy, Action Bronson, Odd Future, and extensive work with Alchemist. While he was extremely prolific in the early 2010s, Boldy slowed his roll over the... Read more

DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9″ Announce The PRhyme Tour Dates, With 2 Exciting Opening Acts

In the midst of ongoing success surrounding their self-titled 2014 album, PRhyme is taking the show on the road. DJ Premier and Royce Da 5'9" have announced that they will begin the US PRhyme Tour in less than one month, beginning officially on February 18, and running through 2015's South... Read more

Shady Records Gathers a Gang of MCs for the Detroit vs. Everybody Remix (Audio)

Shady Records continues the Detroit takeover with a remix to their "Detroit vs. Everybody" anthem. This version features Trick Trick,Dej Loaf, Guilty Simpson, Black Milk, Sino, Marv Won, Payroll, Hydro, Boldy James, Big Gov, Kid Vishis, Big Herk, Icewear Vezzo, Detroit Che, Calicoe, and Diezel The Hitman. It also weighs... Read more

Boldy James Takes A Long Look At The Pain That Made Him On A Harry Fraud Track (Audio)

With Nas in his corner, Boldy James is getting a lot of extra attention. On "50 Foot Razor Blade," the Detroit, Michigan MC asserts that it's been no overnight phenomenon. The onetime Alchemist protege links with Harry Fraud for this track, looking back at his life, from jumping bond, to... Read more

Is Nas About To Sign Boldy James? Check This South By Southwest Show Of Support (Video)

Nasty Nas has had a few labels in his career, from Ill Will Records to The Jones Experience. Along the way, Nas oversaw a few critical projects from his brother Jungle and The Braveheartz, to the QB's Finest compilation aligning legends with Queensbridge emerging voices. Nas famously inked a deal... Read more

Boldy James & Alchemist Get Vivid For Moochie (Video)

Boldy James' My First Chemistry Set has alchemy from the longtime producer for Prodigy, Action Bronson, and Dilated Peoples. Decon unleashes a colorful, informational video-inspired visual to the Alchemist-featuring single, the Big L-inspired "Moochie." Related: Boldy James & Alchemist – Reform School ft Earl Sweatshirt, Domo Genesis & Da$h... Read more

Boldy James & Alchemist – Reform School ft Earl Sweatshirt, Domo Genesis & Da$h

Boldy James is the latest artist to get Alchemist's undivided, brief attention for a full-on LP. My Chemistry Set drops next week on Decon, and features the Michigan MC who's been under the wing of the renaissance beat-maker from the West for over a year now. The pair invites OFWGKTA... Read more

Boldy James – Moochie

Alchemist has done amazing things for blooming careers. From Infamous Mobb's Special Edition album back in '02, to Action Bronson's Rare Chandeliers last year, to his ongoing efforts for Willie The Kid, Domo Genesis, Mayhem Lauren and others. Al has been at work with Decon label-mate Boldy James for over... Read more

The Smokers Club & Jonny Shipes Present: OIL: 710 (Mixtape)

Here's a new mixtape from The Smokers Club and Jonny Shipes (who manages artists such as Big K.R.I.T, Smoke DZA, Joey Bada$$, Pro Era and more). The mixtape features music from DZA, Joey, CJ Fly, Boldy James and more. You can listen to and download The Smokers Club & Jonny... Read more

Boldy James – For the Birds (Video)

Here's the latest video from next generation Detroit spitter, Boldy James. Check out For the Birds. Related: J Dilla – Detroit Game ft Boldy James & Chuck Inglish (from The Cool Kids) (Audio)... Read more

Boldy James – Go Fish (Video)

Here's a new video from Boldy James. The frequent Cool Kid collaborator made visuals for his sonically moody track Go Fish. Check it out below. Related: J Dilla - Detroit Game featuring Boldy James & Chuck Inglish... Read more

J Dilla – Detroit Game ft Boldy James & Chuck Inglish (from The Cool Kids)

Here's a previously unreleased track from the mighty J Dilla. It features that patented Dilla dirty funk and vocals from The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish and Boldy James. Check out Detroit Game from the upcoming new posthumous Dilla project, Rebirth of Detroit. Related: J Dilla - Rebirth of Detroit album... Read more

J Dilla Rebirth of Detroit Chuck Inglish x Boldy James Studio Session (Video)

Rebirth of Detroit an album featuring previously unreleased music from the late great J Dilla will be dropping later this year. Here's a behind the scenes video of The Cool Kids' Chuck Inglish in the studio laying down some verses on one of the tracks and spending some time with... Read more