FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – BANDANA

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have shared the title track from their upcoming collaborative album ‘Bandana’, featuring Dancehall star Assassin [Kanye West’s ‘I’m In It‘, Kendrick Lamar’s ‘The Blacker The Berry‘, Mont Jake’s ‘Pearly Cloud‘].  The track comes just two weeks after Gangsta Gibbs and Madlib made their return with the perfectly brewed, ‘Flat Tummy Tea‘,…

MONT JAKE – PEARLY CLOUD

Mont Jake returns after a brief hiatus with new single’Pearly Cloud’.  As the track begins, that delicate, devastatingly beautiful vocal will be instantly familiar to fans of most recent EP, ‘Shadow‘.  Once ‘Pearly Cloud’s lofty instrumental becomes punctuated with stabbing horns and an unmistakable verse from Assassin [who you’ll remember from Kendrick Lamar’s ‘The Blacker The Berry‘ and…

KENDRICK LAMAR – THE BLACKER THE BERRY

Following events in Ferguson, Kendrick Lamar was quoted in Billboard as saying the following: “What happened to [Michael Brown] should’ve never happened. Never. But when we don’t have respect for ourselves, how do we expect them to respect us? It starts from within.”  He instantly faced a barrage of abuse for a statement that seemed…