FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – BANDANA

Five years ago Atlanta rapper Freddie Gibbs and Oxnard producer Madlib released ‘Piñata‘ and it was low key the album of 2014.  Only a handful of people would attest to it, but it was.  The duo oft hinted that a follow-up was on the cards, but there appeared to be no rush.  Gibbs in particular…

FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – CRIME PAYS

Ahead of their hotly anticipated, second collaborative album ‘Bandana’ [June 28], Freddie Gibbs & Madlibe release ‘Crime Pays.’  The track comes along with a Nick Walker-directed visual inspired by 1970s Blaxploitation Westerns, which sees Freddie Gibbs running things on a remote zebra farm.  Yes, you read that correctly; Gangsta Gibbs switches bricks for livestock, and…

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‘,…

FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – FLAT TUMMY TEA

Released in 2014, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib’s ‘Pinata‘ was an instant cult classic, and rumours that the pair would be releasing a follow-up have been rife ever since.  New track ‘Flat Tummy Tea’ is the first to come from the duo’s forthcoming album ‘Bandana’, which will be released as a partnership between Keep Cool/Columbia &…

MADLIB & MF DOOM – AVALANCHE

This is not a drill.  MF DOOM and Madlib, the geniuses behind cult classic ‘Madvillainy’, are back with new music. A clip of new track ‘Avalanche’ may have been floating around the ether since 2011, but is this is the first time we can hear it start to finish in CDQ.  Not only that, but there’s…

KANYE WEST – NO MORE PARTIES IN LA [FT. KENDRICK LAMAR]

After previewing the track last week, Kanye West releases the full version of new, Kendrick Lamar-assisted track ‘No More Parties In LA’.  If that wasn’t enough for you, it comes with production courtesy of Madlib.  It’s believed the track will feature on Ye’s upcoming album ‘SWISH’, stream below via SoundCloud.

KANYE WEST – REAL FRIENDS / NO MORE PARTIES IN LA

In what some are speculating is a return to his ‘Good Fridays’ series [after last Friday’s ‘Facts’], Kanye West releases ‘Real Friends’, as well as a snippet of ‘No More Parties In LA’.  The former is produced by Ye himself, while the latter was co-produced by Madlib, and features Kendrick Lamar.  Not only that, ‘Ye has even let…