A rundown of some of the biggest hip hop news of the week, including the continuation of the Noisey music series featuring Migos and Drake having some choice words for Trump.
VICELAND GIVES A GLIMPSE INTO ATLANTA HIP HOP WITH MIGOS
This is the second go-round for the Noisey series in Atlanta. The focus is hip hop’s hottest group of the moment, Migos. But the episode also highlights up and comers 21 Savage, Lil Yachty, the controversial Young Thug, producer Metro Boomin, and legends including Killer Mike, T.I. and Young Jeezy. The full episode can be seen below.
LUPE FIASCO’S DROGAS LIGHT ALBUM IS HERE
After disappointing fans last, Lupe looks to find redemption with his latest offering, DROGAS Light, which he dropped a day early. This is the first in a reported trilogy of albums for the Chicago emcee, who says these will be his final three. Features include Rick Ross, Ty Dolla $ign and Big K.R.I.T. Stream DROGAS Light right now.
JIM JONES SIGNS WITH JAY Z’S ROC NATION
Jones has put aside past differences with Hova and has signed on with Roc Nation. The announcement was made via Instagram. While it’s not known if this deal is for management or distribution, it’s clear that this deal is one that is a great look for the Dipset master. There’s more on the way…we’re sure of it. In the meantime, here’s some new heat from Jimmy.
DRAKE HAS SOME WORDS FOR DONALD TRUMP AT A LIVE SHOW
Drake tore into Trump at a recent show this past Sunday in London. It was surprising, as Drizzy doesn’t usually insert himself into politics. But it’s just proof of how the new President moves people to speak their minds, good or bad. He went as far as to say that if anyone thinks that one man can tear this world apart, “you’re out of your muthaf___ing mind. It’s on us to keep this s__t together. F___ that man!” Ouch. Here’s the full Drizzy rant.
VINCE STAPLES’ NEW ALBUM IS COMING SOON
The new album, a follow up to 2016’s Prima Donna EP, will be available as a bonus item to anyone purchasing a VIP package to his upcoming “The Life Aquatic Tour”. Listen to Vince’s latest single “Bagbak” below a have a look at his upcoming tour dates here.
CYHI THE PRYNCE’S DEBUT ALBUM IS DUE LATER THIS YEAR
Fans have been fiending and scratching for a proper project from Cyhi for some time now. And they got their wish when he announced this week that his new album, titled No Dope On Sunday, is coming in spring or summer. It’s been a long time coming, but maybe we will finally get the project we want from one of hip hop’s most promising new voices. Listen to his latest song, “Legend”, below.
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