Street Heat catches up with Ja Rule in an exclusive interview. Rule discusses how he got into rap, the current state of the game and his work on upcoming album The Mirror. It's amazing how an artist who sold over 20 million albums worldwide could be 'reduced' to a footnote in the rise of 50 Cent. Hip-hop is not supportive of artists who put it down and this is one… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 28, 2009 at 9:30pm —
Behind the scenes footage of Queen of Hip Hop Soul Ms. Mary J. Blige in the studio laying down the vocals for her work on the Black Milk produced "On The Grind" ft. KRS-ONE and Buckshot Shorty.
If their album would've came out in 92-93, it would've shifted the game, as Buck was arguably gunning for the King of New York crown, but nonetheless its great to see two legends put it down together like this. Shouts to… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 27, 2009 at 7:47am —
Footage from Gucci Mane's 1st performance fresh out of the box.
East Coast fans and whoever: If you don't understand why Gucci Mane is so popular, then maybe his music isn't for you. You can't BE in an underground club in the South and not hear Gucci at least 3 times that night. Welcome home… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 19, 2009 at 2:48pm —
Dope back-and-forth rhyme concept presented in this video/song. Dunno about the claim they make about having released 2 classics. War Report is undeniable, but The ReUnion is a solid follow-up with a song on it that ultimately lead to Lil' Kim doing jail time.
They been around during one of the most competitive eras of hip hop so fans have to respect their… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 19, 2009 at 2:42pm —
Curly's back again and this time the target is the guy from Rick Ross' group Carol City Cartel.
If words could kill, the first part of this clip would have murdered 50 cent, which adds to the humor
of the video. Watch and… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 16, 2009 at 2:30pm —
Justus League member Big Pooh is stepping out of the shadow of the underground Southern sensation Little Brother, and displaying his talents as a soloist with the release of a new project Delightful Bars.
The street LP will be available for hungry hip hop fans in 4 different versions. The ITunes only version drops 3/24 and the version for North America (entitled North American Pie Version) will be ready on 4/21.
We here at Indie Planet are finally glad to see Saigon in the news for his music instead of "beef" and videos on YouTube. Hopefully this will send a message to half of the rappers on Worldstar that good music will take you further than pressing record on a camcorder.
Saigon and Statik Selektah got together and conceptualized, recorded, and produced an entire LP in 24 hours, which is the first time this has ever been done. To… Continue
Added by Mumbo Sauce on March 12, 2009 at 1:30pm —
Andrew Dubber is a well-known digital music consultant and author of newmusicstrategies.com . www.theindieplanet.com will continue to run his column on our site to provide our members with the latest and greatest insight and commentary on the changes in digital music today.
What Does Spotify Mean?
I’m a few months late to the game, but I’ve finally been trying out Spotify properly and using it to listen to music at home. Many other people have written about… Continue
Added by mr.shadeed on March 12, 2009 at 9:00am —