Joell Ortiz

Watch Busta Rhymes, the Roots, and Joell Ortiz Perform “My Shot” From The Hamilton Mixtape

On last night’s The Tonight Show, Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz, and the Roots performed "My Shot" from The Hamilton Mixtape. It’s a fine performance, but…
Taylor Berman / December 6, 2016

Kendrick Lamar’s Rapper-Eating ‘Control (HOF)’ Verse Inspires Misguided Replies

Kendrick Lamar's fire-breathing verse alongside Jay Electronica on Big Sean's newly aired "Control (HOF)" is having its predictable effect. His intensity in calling out other…
Marc Hogan / August 14, 2013

Slaughterhouse on Eminem, Hot MILFs, Their Stinky Video

"You from the fuckin' projects….You can kill a live person but you can't kill a chicken?" says Royce Da 5'9" before letting out a rowdy…
Phillip Mlynar / August 20, 2012

Joell Ortiz, ‘Free Agent’ (E One)

Brooklyn's Pillsbury corner boy (and Slaughterhouse member) pops fresh rhymes about project life's ills with such high-spirited, ingloriously precise detail that he renders voyeurism unseemly…
Charles Aaron / February 22, 2011

Joell Ortiz, ‘Free Agent’ (E1/Koch)

In rap circles, potential is a double-edged sword. And a line like "Never see me in magazines / But I'm the source" is where youthful…
J Gabriel Boylan / June 15, 2010