Producer: Polow Da Don
Mario is back with his brand new single “Somebody Else” featuring Nicki Minaj. Polow Da Don hooked up some fire production for this track as Mario turns it up with his strong vocals and deep lyrics. Nicki sounds like she is getting some old relationship drama off her chest with this very cold verse. This will be featured on Mario’s upcoming 5th studio album, which is due out later this year.
OS REWIND: Mario – Killa
OS REWIND: The Sexiest GIF’s From Nicki Minaj’s “High School” Video
Click image to listen to Koreless “Last Remnants”
The last time we heard music from Koreless happened to be on his collaboration with Sampha, who went by the name of Short Stories as a duo. Now the producer is back with a new single titled “Last Remnants,” as he aims to reach out to a larger audience with his obvious talent. The record sounds like somewhat of a spiritual timepiece and is quite mysterious as a whole, which we hope will take away the repetitiveness that is also present. Koreless’ 5-track Yugen EP is available to purchase on iTunes today via Young Turks.
OS REWIND: Short Stories – Let It Go
OS REWIND: Short Stories – On The Way
Click image to watch Dizzee Rascal “H-Town” music video.
Just a few days after dropping off the visuals for his new “Goin’ Crazy” single from his upcoming album, The Fifth. Dizzee Rascal takes us back to his DirteeTV.com: The Mixtape EP, Vol. 2 mixtape releasing the visuals to his Bun B and Trae Tha Truth-assisted track “H-Town” in which this record was originally debuted. The visuals takes us to the home of the two Houston natives showing off that true H-Town swang as they ride around the city in their candy painted cars and link up with the rest of the Houston reps to bring this A-Trak produced record to life.
Directed by Michael Artis.
OS REWIND: Dizzee Rascal – Goin’ Crazy (feat. Robbie Williams) [Music Video]
J. Cole is ready to deliver his sophomore album Born Sinner to the world, as today he releases the artwork for the highly anticipated project. The release date for the album is a little fuzzy because it was originally slated for June 25, but there have been rumors swirling that it may drop on June 18 which would put him head to head with Kanye West. Regardless we really can’t wait for this.
OS REWIND: J. Cole – Truly Yours 2 [EP]
OS REWIND: J. Cole – Power Trip (feat. Miguel) [Music Video]
With his upcoming mixtape Born II Sing Vol 3 fresh off the e-streets, Eric Bellinger drops the first offering of what to expect with a remix of his single “ASAP”. With the services of Hit-Boy and King Chip readily available, Bellinger lets this slow knocking beat take a trip of it’s own. We’ll let you ride out to this one up top.
OS REWIND: Eric Bellinger – ASAP
OS REWIND: Hit-Boy & Audio Push – Switch Up (HS87 Remix)
We had heard a preview of this collaboration last week and now the full version is upon us this morning. This is a very dope cut from TIP and Weezy F, as they flow over some banging production that is perfect for the summer. King T.I. really has been rolling with his releases for a while now, as it is rumored that he has some new heat with Drake on the way.
OS REWIND: Hustle Gang – G.D.O.D. [Mixtape]
OS REWIND: Lil Wayne Announces “Amerika’s Most Wanted” Tour With T.I.
With “Bad” currently taking over and holding it’s own on urban radio, Wale dropped the second single to his upcoming album The Gifted this morning. Folarin’s storytelling takes control regarding a topic we all can relate to, and with a Marvin Gaye sample you can feel the pain in the instrumental. Pardon the iHeartRadio tags for now, we’ll have an updated version ASAP.
The Gifted drops June 25th.
OS REWIND: Wale – The Gifted (Artwork)
OS REWIND: Wale “The Gifted Series” [Episode #2]
One of the more underrated award shows in the music industry, the “Billboard Music Awards,” rarely disappoints. Tonight’s show should be no different, as they have a crazy amount of mega-stars lined up to perform tonight. Taking the stage are the likes of Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull & many more. One of the more special things about this evening will be the honoring of Prince with a lifetime achievement award. He will also be blessing the stage for a special performance.
Peep the list of winners, pictures and GIFs from the evening after the jump.
RELATED: 2013 Billboard Music Awards Performances
Click image to watch the 2013 Billboard Music Awards performances
The Billboard Music Awards are currently underway and you can follow live with all the action here. We have you covered on all the performances of the night covered as well, with Bruno Mars already taking the stage to perform his single “Treasure.” Chris Brown has also blessed the stage and killed his performance of his smash song “Fine China.”
Check out all the performances after the jump.
UPDATE: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis performance added after they took home the award for best rap song.
UPDATE 2: Performances added from Justin Bieber and more!
UPDATE 3: Miguel’s performance has been added and that includes his epic leg drop of some poor girl!
UPDATE 4: Video of Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne’s performance with all that ass! Word to Weezy!
OS REWIND: We Are Live Blogging The 2013 Billboard Music Awards
Last year, Action Bronson finally achieved major recognition with the release of his critically acclaimed “Rare Chandeliers” mixtape with the Alchemist. The project landed Bronsolini a XXL freshman spot and more recently a major label deal with Atlantic Records (originally on Warner Bros.) with an official debut album set for the near future.
Hit the jump for more information on the announcement.
We all know how much rappers love trends. At this point, you may or may not know about the latest social network fad going on by the name of Vine. In a nutshell, it is an app for the iPhone, which allows you to record a six second video in different segments or as one continuous clip. Believe us when we say that rappers have taken advantage of it.
In a hilarious way.
If you’re on Android or in case you don’t have Vine yet, we have compiled some of the best Vine’s that have hit the e-streets from some of your favorite rappers. Take in mind, not everyone is on the social network as of yet.
It’s Sunday, so kick your feet up, enjoy and get your Vine on.
Click image to watch Kendrick Lamar talk about Kanye West’s “New Slaves” marketing rollout
It looks likes fans weren’t the only ones in awe of what Kanye West did with the rollout of his new single “New Slaves” on Friday night. After a show on Saturday, Kendrick Lamar had a chance to talk with Sway about Ye’s interesting marketing tactics.
Kendrick said that the way Kanye did this is extremely inspiring and is happy that somebody is changing the game. Peep the entire interview after the jump.
OS REWIND: Kendrick Lamar – Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe [Music Video]
OS REWIND: Who Is Kendrick Lamar?
Memphis Grizzlies vs. San Antonio Spurs at 3:30pm ET on ABC.
The NBA finals are now only one round away, as we have the final four of the best possible conference finals that could’ve happened. Featuring the Miami Heat & Indiana Pacers battling out East, game 1 today see the San Antonio Spurs hosting the Memphis Grizzlies.
Although this isn’t the sexiest match-up fans would’ve wanted to see, the two teams should give us one of the best pure playoff series in quite some time. And what do we mean by “pure”? Simple, both the Spurs and Grizzlies play traditional team basketball with Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili following suit from Gregg Popovich; and the best front-court in the NBA of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph always on the same page.
The Spurs finished the season with just only two more wins than Memphis, but that doesn’t mean both teams can’t win on the road. Each of the two teams closed out their last series on the road (San Antonio’s won both series on the road) to advance, which is why home court won’t have that much of an effect to these experienced teams. In 2011 the, the Grizzlies (who were an 8th seed) upset the top seeded Spurs in 6 games, as Zach Randolph averaged nearly 30 points a game for the series.
*UPDATE* Spurs 105 | Grizzlies 83
The week started out on fire, as far as visuals go, and then waned down as it progressed, but we still got some solid drops. It was pretty ghost for alternative videos, yet Sam Smith locked down the only spot in our Top 10. Expect the likes of Chicago, Compton, Harlem and Pittsburgh to all represent this week, and some ill R&B to show up.
Peep our Top 10 below.
OS REWIND: Top 10 Videos Of The Week (May 12, 2013)
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