G-Eazy is back with Chris Brown and Tory Lanez in tow for “Drifting.” Eazy has been having a great run as his other single, “Me, Myself, and I,” has been ascending the Billboard charts. The song finds the Bay-Area rapper talking about the highs and lows of being in love while also being a man on the move. He’s set to the hit the streets on tour this summer with Logic, Yo Gotti, and YG.
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Freeway is back with brand new heat for his upcoming album Free Will. “Kodak” hosts a still hungry Freeway doing what he does best on the track. The Philadelphia bred rapper spoke to FADER about what inspired the song. “As human beings we’re God’s only creation, and we have a choice to do right or wrong,” Freeway tells FADER. “Those choices… affect your life and your afterlife. I touch base on many of the choices I made in my life and reveal how those choices affected me.” The album will be out on April 29th.
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It looks like everything’s set for a Digable Planets reunion tour. The group announced that they’d be traveling to various cities around the southeast and Mid-Atlantic portion of the United States. The tour will kick off on May 28th in George, Washington and end in Utah on August 18th with special guest Pusha T. “Formed in the late Eighties by Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, Craig “Doodlebug” Irving and Mary Ann “Ladybug Mecca” Vieira, Digable Planets scored a Top 20 hit with their 1992 single, “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat),” and went on to release two LPs before disbanding in 1995.”
SOURCE: Rolling Stone
Afropunk’s 2016 lineup has been announced. It’ll be headlined by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ice Cube and include Cee-Lo, George Clinton, and Tyler the Creator. The event will be held in Brooklyn, at Commodore Park in Fort Greene, on August 27th and 28th.
SOURCE: NY Times