What’s In The News
- G.O.O.D. Friday 2? Mass Appeal thinks so. https://massappeal.com/kanye-west-good-friday-pusha-t-wyoming/
- Nas’s album is almost done per his brother Jungle via Instagram.
- Treach defends Tupac’s legacy. http://ambrosiaforheads.com/2017/05/treach-tupac-beef-wack-100/
- OG Maco is charging for Soundcloud reposts. http://djbooth.net/news/entry/2017-05-22-og-maco-soundcloud-reposts
- Add2 talks about the Power of Music in TedTalk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_txvu0PDUqs
- FBI Investigating Ja Rule. http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/05/22/fbi-ja-rule-fyre-festival-scam/
- Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: Bad Boy Documentary trailer released:
Erick B and Rakim’s “Let The Rhythm Hit Em” turns 27. Here are some fun facts:
- Large Professor became the producer on the album after his protege Paul C was murdered in 1989.
- Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em received a 5-mic review from the Source.
- The title track was the second single and peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs.
What’s the Word?
- Are Leaks Good? http://www.thefader.com/2017/05/19/are-music-leaks-good-or-bad-for-fans-discussion
- Confessions of an MP3 Blogger http://www.thefader.com/2017/05/22/mp3-blogs-oral-history-illroots-cocaine-blunts-transparent-visitation-rites