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Game – Judas Closet ft Nipsey Hussle (Prod. Timbaland)

Game departs from Sunday service and drops a Timbaland-produced banger to get the weekend started. Check out Judas Closet featuring Nipsey Hussle. Related: Game – Stripper ft Wale (Audio)... Read more

Yasiin Bey – I Don’t Like

Wow. Here's a nuts contrast. Yasiin Bey goes in over a Chief Keef beat. You can bet there are quite a few differences in the things they don't like. Check out Yasiin Bey's version of I Don't Like below. Related: Yasiin Bey: A Modern Marvel in Marvelous Times (Video)... Read more

Niko Is – Steffi Graf ft Action Bronson

Niko Is and Action Bronson take a wild track on an even wilder ride. You'll have to listen to get the import of the title. Check out Steffi Graf. Related: Action Bronson & Alchemist – Rare Chandeliers (Mixtape)... Read more

Casey Veggies – Smart Water

Pro Era's Chuck Strangers cooks up some of that 90's-influenced jazzy soul goodness on a new track for Casey Veggies. Check out Smart Water. Related: Casey Veggies & Rocky Fresh - Duckin' N Dodgin' (Video)... Read more

Rakim – New York to Cali

Here's a previously unreleased alternate version of a rare track by Rakim. Check out this version and the original of New York to Cali below. Props: YouHeardThatNew Related: Big Daddy Kane vs. Rakim: here’s the playlist that settles the debate once and for all…or does it? (Playlist) Here's the original... Read more

T.I. – Sorry ft Andre 3000

T.I. drops one of his finest tracks in years. He and Andre 3000 flex poetic on grown man ish. Check out Sorry. Related: T.I. gives the behind the scenes story on the recording of Sorry with Andre 3000 (Video)... 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

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch – Drivin’ Around ft Erykah Badu

Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch vibe out on a super soul sample accompanied by the vocals of Erykah Badu. Check out Drivin' Around. Related: Ghostface Killah & Sheek Louch – Crack Spot Stories ft Raekwon & Jadakiss (Audio)... Read more

Babygrande Presents: The History of Freeway (Mixtape)

Here's a mixtape mixed by Statik Selektah that spans the entire career of Freeway from 1-900-HUSTLER to present day. You can listen to and download The History of Freeway below. Related: Freeway – We Up (Video)... Read more

Fabolous – The Soul Tape 2 (Mixtape)

Here's a new mixtape from Fabolous. It's the 2nd installment in his Soul Tape series and features guest verses from Joe Budden, Wale, Pusha T and J. Cole. Like Part 1, it's steeped in lush soul samples. You can listen to and download The Soul Tape 2 below. Related: Fabolous... Read more

Fashawn – Champagne & Styrofoam Cups (Mixtape)

Two months after dropping his album with Murs, Fashawn is back with a melodic (some dope 90's R&B samples) and moody mixtape. You can listen to and download all of Champagne & Styrofoam Cups below. Related: Fashawn, Murs & Chris Webby rhyme on the Sway in the Morning Show (Video)... Read more

Joe Budden – A Loose Quarter (Mixtape)

Joe Budden gives thanks to his fans by dropping his new mixtape early. You can listen to and download all of A Loose Quarter below. Related: Joe Budden – Quality of Life (Video) Download Mixtape... Read more

Rah Digga – Never Back Down ft Fashawn & REKS (Original Version)

Rah Digga has been releasing some heat lately. Last week she dropped a track with Nitty Scott, MC called Never Back Down. Here's the original version of the song and it features Fashawn and REKS. Check it out below. Related: Rah Digga – And Another One ft Rapsody (Audio)... Read more

Freeway – Early

Freeways teams up with Just Blaze for his latest release. Check out Early. Related: Freeway – Jungle (Video)... Read more

Phonte – Never at a Loss for Words: The Guest Verses (Mixtape)

Phonte fans stand up! Here's a dope mixtape from OkayPlayer and Bama Love Soul that has compiled the best of Phonte's featured verses on one collection. You can listen to and download all of Phonte - Never at a Loss for Words: The Guest Verses below. Related: Phonte – Gonna... Read more

Game – Hvn 4 a Gngsta ft Master P (Prod. DJ Premier)

One leak wasn't enough for Game today. Here's another featuring Master P and produced by DJ Premier. Ill combo. Check out Hvn 4 a Gngsta. Related: Game – Black Jesus (Audio)... Read more

Chi-Ali – Games & Things ft Fat Joe

The fabulous Chi-Ali and Fat Joe flow over a smooth R&B track. Check out Games & Things. Dope return for Chi-Ali. Related: Skyzoo – Jansport Strings (One Time for Chi Ali) (Prod. 9th Wonder) (Audio)... Read more

Game – Black Jesus

Here's the latest song from Game's Sunday Service series. Check out Black Jesus. Related: Game – Holy Water (Audio)... Read more

Styles P – Empire State High ft Sheek Louch

New Styles P. Check out Empire State High featuring Sheek Louch. Styles P's The World's Most Hardest MC Project is in stores Tuesday. Related: Styles P – I Know (Video)... Read more

Crooked I – Adorn Freestyle

Crooked I takes Miguel's Adorn track and makes it sizzle with some red hot verses. Check it out below. Related: Crooked I – Praise God ft K-Young (Video)... Read more

Action Bronson & Alchemist – Rare Chandeliers (Mixtape)

Here's the brand new mixtape from Action Bronson & Alchemist. You can listen to and download all of Rare Chandeliers below. Related: Action Bronson – The Symbol (Video) Download Mixtape... Read more

Joe Budden – Momma Said

Joe Budden recounts a personal exchange with is mother on his latest release. Check out Momma Said. Related: Joe Budden – Quality of Life (Video)... Read more

Wale – Freedom of Speech

Wale flows over a super soulful 70's soundtrack gem on this release from his upcoming mixtape, Folarin. Check out Freedom of Speech. Related: Wale - Arrival (Audio)... Read more

Mister Cee’s ODB Tribute Mix (Mixtape)

Today is the 8th anniversary of the day we lost Ol' Dirty Bastard and Thursday 11/15 would have been his birthday. Here's Mister Cee's tribute mix celebrating the life of ODB. Props: 2DBZ Related: Raekwon performs Shimmy Shimmy Ya + C.R.E.A.M. Live (Video)... Read more

Joey Bada$$ – Enter the Void ft Ab-Soul

Wow. Joey Bada$$ and Ab-Soul take no prisoners on their new collabo. Straight lyrical assassination. Check out Enter the Void below. Click here to purchase on iTunes. Related: Joey Bada$$ performs Waves with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)... Read more

Ras Kass – Barmaggedon (Mixtape)

Ras Kass drops of his latest mixtape. It features verses from Crooked I, Kurupt, Raekwon, Kendrick Lamar, Saigon, Planet Asia, E-40 and more. You can listen to and download all of Barmageddon below. Related: Ras Kass – The Great Recession ft Doc Hollywood (Video)... Read more

J. Cole – Miss America

Here's the first single from J. Cole's upcoming Born Sinner album. Check out Miss America. Related: J. Cole performs new songs in LA (Video)... Read more

Astro – Methods

Astro references back in the day artists and flows in his latest release. Check out Methods. Related: Joey Bada$$ performs Waves with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)... Read more

Smoke DZA – Independence Day ft Styles P and Al-Doe

Smoke DZA, Styles P and Al-Doe go in over a MONSTER beat from Ski Beatz. Tough!! Check out Independence Day. Related: Young Roddy – Russian Roulette ft Smoke DZA (Video)... Read more

Roc Marciano – Thread Count (Prod. Q-Tip) + Full Album Stream of Reloaded (Audio)

Roc Marciano spits his grimy flow over a signature jazzy beat from Q-Tip. Ill combo. Check out Thread Count. If you like what you hear, you can check out a full stream of the album via Spin here. Roc's album Reloaded is in stores tomorrow. Related: Roc Marciano – Stop... Read more

Raekwon – Don’t Look Any Further Freestyle

Raekwon drops a verse over a classic soul break. Check out Don't Look Any Further. Related: Raekwon, Ghostface Killah & Kool G. Rap – Rivers of Blood (Audio)... Read more

Happy Birthday Big Pun

Salute to Big Pun who would have turned 41 today. Below is the tribute mix Mister Cee did earlier in the year to celebrate the life of the big man. Related: A look at the legacy of Loud Records... Read more

Ras Kass – Focus ft Kendrick Lamar & ProVerb

Ras Kass and Kendrick Lamar represent 2 generations of dope West Coast MCs as they flow on a G-funk-influenced track. Check out Focus from Ras Kass' upcoming Barmageddon mixtape. Related: Ras Kass – Sushi (Video) Focus (ProVerb, Kendrick Lamar) by Ras Kass... 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

A mix and video playlist to celebrate the life of Heavy D (Mixtape & Video Playlist)

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the day we lost Heavy D. As has become customary on the anniversary of these losses, Mister Cee did a tribute mix celebrating the life and music of the Overweight Lover. You can listen to and download the mix (props to 2DBZ) and also... Read more

Pac Div – Cross Trainers ft Blu & Kendrick Lamar

Here's a little something from the West Coast (Underground) Connection. Check out Pac Div's Cross Trainers featuring Blu & Kendrick Lamar (yeah...he's still honorary underground even with a #2 slot on the Billboard charts last week). Related: Pac Div – Truth (Audio)... Read more

Young Jeezy – We Done It Again

Here's a new one from Jeezy called We Done It Again...but it could also be called My President is Black (Pt. 2). Check it out below. Related: Young Jeezy – Get Right (Audio)... Read more

Sadat X – This is Our Thing ft Pharoahe Monch & Phil G

Sadat X and Pharoahe Monch kick some grown man ish. Check out This Is Our Thing featuring Phil G. Related: Ghostface Killah, M.O.P. & Pharoahe Monch – Black Out (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

Game – Holy Water

Here's a new one from Game. Check out Holy Water. Related: Game – Celebration (Remix) ft Bone Thugs-N-Harmony (Audio)... Read more

LL Cool J – Take It ft Joe

LL Cool J reunites with The Trackmasters for a smoothed out new joint, featuring Joe on the hook. Check out Take It. Related: Marley Marl – Classic Recipes: The Making of Mama Said Knock You Out (Video)... Read more

KRS-One – Disaster Kit

KRS-One is still teaching. He drops off a song with sage and timely advice about how to survive a disaster. Check out Disaster Kit. Related: A playlist celebrating the career of KRS-One (Audio)... Read more

Alchemist – 9Five x Alchemist (Free EP)

Here's a new free EP from Alchemist that features verses from Action Bronson, Blu, Roc Marciano, Oh No, Chuck Inglish and more. Check out 9Five x Alchemist here. Related: The Alchemist – Flight Confirmation ft Schoolboy Q & Danny Brown (Video)... Read more

Curren$y – Priest Andretti (Mixtape)

Curren$y drops off a mixtape for Halloween. True to the cover art, the sonic texture borrows heavily from 70's soundtracks like Superfly and The Mack. You can listen to and download all of Priest Andretti below. Related: Curren$y & Harry Fraud – WOH ft Styles P (Video) Download Mixtape |... Read more

Peedi Crakk – This That Sh*t ft Redman

Redman jumps on a new track with Peedi Crakk. With nothing but beats, rhymes and scratches, it's got that BOOM BAP. Check out This That Sh*t. Related: Here’s a (mostly) video playlist of Redman joints to take you on a journey through his 20-year career (Video Playlist)... Read more

Curren$y – Talk My Sh*t

Here's a new one from Curren$y. Spitta flows on a track with a distinct 90's East Coast sound. Check out Talk My Sh*t. Related: Curren$y & Harry Fraud – Biscayne Bay (Video)... Read more

Kendrick Lamar – The Jig is Up (Dump’n) (Prod. J. Cole)

East Coast...down but not out. We hope all the Heads out there survived Sandy. Here's a new one from Kendrick Lamar, produced by J. Cole, in appreciation of the support for good kid, m.A.A.d. city last week. Check out The Jig is Up (Dump'n) below. Related: Babylon Cartel – good... Read more

Game – Celebration (Remix) ft Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony join Game on the remix to Celebration and make it their own. Check it out below. Related: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony interview with DJ Skee (Video)... Read more

Kids These Days – Bud Billiken

Kids These Days revisited Flashing Lights this Summer and killed it. Now they take on Crucial Conflict's Hay and put their spin on it (full band and all). Hotness. Check out Bud Billiken. Related: Kids These Days – Who Do U Luv (Audio)... Read more

Guilty Simpson & Apollo Brown – Truth Be Told

Here's another reality rap. Guilty Simpson waxes introspective about past regrets over an organ-heavy Apollo Brown track. Check out Truth Be Told. The direction in hip-hop has changed this week. Can you feel it? Related: Apollo Brown & OC – Just Walk (Audio) Truth Be Told by Apollo Brown &... Read more