Posts tagged "jay electronica"

Jay Electronica Comes Back Swinging With Jay Z on ‘Road to Perdition’

On "Road to Perdition," Roc Nation's Jay Electronica shows the world that sure, you can promise an album for years and never deliver one, but…
By: Brennan Carley / March 6, 2015

Kanye West Surprised Common’s AAHH! Fest With a 16-Song Greatest Hits Set

Though he's always showing up in places you wouldn't expect him to be, there's still really no bigger "special surprise guest" you can have o…
By: Colin Joyce / September 22, 2014

Watch Jay Z Perform With Jay Electronica at Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

While in town for a date on his co-headlining "On the Run" tour with Beyoncé, Jay Z made another surprise stop on Saturday at a…
By: Colin Joyce / July 13, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Jay Z and Jay Electronica Jack Soulja Boy’s ‘We Made It’ to Zing Drake

Black Knights, "Deja Vu"Black Knights are a Wu-Tang-affiliated duo (though who isn't some sort of Wu-Tang affiliate, really) consisting of MCs Rugged Monk and Crisis,…
By: Brandon Soderberg / March 27, 2014

Jay Z and Jay Electronica Combine on Drake-Dissing ‘We Made It’ Remix

The latest from Jay Electronica is packed with storylines that turn out to be red herrings. First off, there's the long-silent rapper's recent return, with…
By: Marc Hogan / March 24, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Freddie Gibbs’ Artful, Madlib-Assisted Jeezy Diss, ‘Real’

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, "Real"Before we celebrate the artful way in which this song dissects the increasingly troubled and useless Jeezy, let's just make it…
By: Brandon Soderberg / March 20, 2014

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Control’ Verse: Not as Impressive as It Seems

Last night, Big Sean released "Control," a track that won't make his upcoming album, Hall of Fame, due to sample-clearance issues. It's a seven-minute epic pulled…
By: Brandon Soderberg / August 15, 2013

Kendrick Lamar Sets Rap World Ablaze on Big Sean’s ‘Control (HOF)’

Almost half of Twitter's trending topics ("Drake," "#Control," "Kendrick," "King of NY,") this morning come from one single source: Kendrick Lamar's insane, instant-classic verse o…
By: Jordan Sargent / August 13, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Kanye West Probably Needs a Fact Checker

Heems "Turn Me On"Since the break-up of his joking-not-joking group Das Racist, Himanshu Suri has been on a rather fascinating contrarian-art journey. He followed u…
By: Brandon Soderberg / June 20, 2013

Jay Electronica and Andre 3000: In Defense of the Reclusive, Unproductive MC

Last week, Jay Electronica announced that he has handed over his long-awaited debut album, Act II: Patents Of Nobility, to his label, Roc Nation. Though…
By: Brandon Soderberg / March 15, 2012
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