Before there was a Yeezy, there was the original kanYe West. While he might have switched his style up over the years, fans all get a chance to go back in time as some never-before-heard demos from the G.O.O.D. Music rapper were just released. Here is one of the original demos from Mr. West’s first album, The College Dropout. The instrumental is different and there are some new lyrics.
After previewing it back in February, the homie Chinx Drugz unleashes the official visual for his ‘I’m A Coke Boy (Remix)’ featuring French Montana, Rick Ross and Diddy. This version appeared on Chinx’s new mixtape, Cocaine Riot 3.
Directed by SpiffTV
Radio/TV host and entrepreneur Kenny Burns introduces you to emerging artist, Raury Allan Poe. The up and coming Atlanta based singer-songwriter/guitarist incorporates nostalgic strings and melodies to highlight his unique writing style.
Take a listen below.
G.O.O.D Music signee D’Banj gets kanYe West for his upbeat and catchy song, “Scape Goat (Remix).” The original version appeared on D’Banj’s compilation album, D’ Kings Men.
Beyoncé and André 3000 duet on their highly-anticipated remake of Amy Winehouse’s 2007 song “Back to Black.” A snippet of their dark and haunting collaboration, which appears on The Great Gatsby soundtrack, has surfaced.
Due May 7, the soundtrack also includes contributions from Jay-Z, will.i.am, Fergie, Q-Tip, Lana Del Rey, Gotye, Florence + The Machine, The xx, and Emeli Sandé.
Take a listen to the minute and half snippet below.
Ron Browz and Noreaga aka P.A.P.I. are back with another banger titled, ‘Real Nigga.’
Styles P and Smoke DZA brought the marijuana smoking holiday together in Florida, with GreenGate Marketing and CleanFace Bookings’ monthly concert series. The event was packed, as the duo brought in 4/20 by trading off marijuana strands. DZA also talked on a upcoming project for the end of the year with the homie/producer Harry Fraud.
“I got a few projects, quiet ones in the pipe lines I don’t care to speak about. One I care to speak about. Me and Harry got somethin else coming, sometime this fall. -Dza
My bro ItsBizkit and Kat Stacks was also on the scene celebrating 4/20. Stacks new book drops in May 2013.
Peep the interview after the jump.
In celebration of 4/20, the FreeBand Gang and DJ Esco presents their new mixtape, Black Woodstock: The Soundtrack (starring Future). Features from Young Scooter, Slice 9, Mexico Rann, Casino, Stuey Rock, Test, Doe Doy and more.
Stream and Download after the jump.