Co-founding member of UGK Pimp C still has a strong following of fans, supporters, and friends who still keep his memory alive. Today we get the latest single from the upcoming Long Live The Pimp album coming out on Mass Appeal Records. DJs can download this now at 1200squad.com.
Since 1986, when Kurtis Blow was featured in a national commercial, Sprite has always been in the corner of hip-hop. In 2015 much remains the same. Linking up with Drake, Nas, Vince Staples, and Isaiah Rashad, the Obey Your Thirst® campaign continues to tell stories, this time through hip-hop lyrics. Over the next few weeks, with partnership from FADER, Sprite will roll out profiles of the artists mentioned before on their dedication to follow their own paths. Today we get the trailer to the “Obey Your Verse” series. Check back and be sure to come back in as the profiles release.
Two icons of music get together on Madonna’s new single. Nasir lends a verse to the pop queens latest single that talks about never giving up and following your dreams. We can clap to that. DJs can download this now at 1200squad.com.
When it comes to lyrics and flow, no one has had as much of an impact on the game than Nasir Jones. Since his debut album ‘Ilmatic,” Nas has developed in to that of a prophet. Many times using his stories and potent delivery as a forewarned message or look in to the future. The elder statesmen, all world rapper does just that on his latest single “Nas Season.” Giving hip-hop purists what they always; Nas on a Dilla beat, Esco does his usual best job of playfully shaking off his critics while giving lessons on legacy and his place in hip-hop. DJs can download “The Season” at 1200squad.com.
In honor of the Film “Time Is Illmatic”, the Legendary Pete Rock decided to give his take on the era of Nasir’s debut.