Chance the Rapper caught up with MTV News' Mixtape Daily to shed some insight on his latest project Acid Rap and he took some time to break down an important verse on the track "Everybody's Something."
"Everybody's Something": "I used to tell h--s I was dark light or off white, but I'll fight if a n---a said that I talk white/ And both my parents was black but they saw it fit that I talk right/ With my drawers hid but my hard head stayed in the clouds like a lost kite."
In the video above, hear Chance explain why someone accusing him of "talking white" meant that a fight was inevitable and why he used to tell girls that he was bi-racial.
On the last episode of "RapFix Live" Birdman confirmed that a new Big Tymers album is on the way featuring himself, Lil Wayne and Drake but no Mannie Fresh. On Wednesday's (May 15) show we'll catch up with the former Cash Money producer to see what he has to say about that. Joining him will be Juicy J, who's prepping his new solo album Stay Trippy for release in July. And both Lore'l and Oun P will close out the show with freestyles.
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Earlier this month Lil Wayne lost his endorsement deal with Mountain Dew, thanks to a controversial reference to Civil Rights figure Emmett Till on Future's "Karate Chop (remix)," and now the song's producer Metro Boomin says that Weezy's verse was never even intended for release.
Chicago rapper Calez dropped his last project Too Broke Tape in March and he's already back with the new 5-track EP G-Unit Bundle Pack hosted by DJ Oreo. Download here, or stream and peep the tracklist after the jump. Though he dismisses rumors of a deal with G-Unit, he does pay homage to the label's hip-hop heyday with production on the tape. Read More...
Throughout Chance the Rapper's trippy new mixtape Acid Rap, you'll pick up on nostalgic samples of Slum Village, A Tribe Called Quest, Mary J. Blige, John Legend and even an ode to Kanye West's Freshmen Adjustment mixtape "Intro" on the two tracks "Good Ass Intro" and "Good Ass Outro." But Chance also admits that acid did contribute to the good vibes. "[There] was a lot of acid involved in Acid Rap," he tells MTV News. "I mean, it wasn't too much — I'd say it was about 30 to 40 percent acid ... more so 30 percent acid." So naturally, we had to ask: Was it difficult to rap under that influence? Hear him explain in the clip above.
The Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat are currently tied 1-1 in their NBA Playoffs matchup, with game 3 set for Friday (May 10) in Chi-Town. Much credit to Nate Robinson who brought the fury down on the Heat in game 1. He also helped the Bulls to clinch a pivotal overtime win against the Brooklyn Nets in their first round series, securing a match up with the defending NBA champions. That big moment is captured in the final installment of the NBA's 2013 Playoffs series "Now is Big," titled "We Are All Watching: Robinson." Catch a preview above before the spot officially airs.
When The-Dream previewed his raunchy IV Play album for a group of writers in NYC last month that included the track "High Art," but unfortunately it was without Jay-Z's verse, which you can now hear in the full version below. Read More...
We're gonna be seeing a lot more of Yeezy in the coming months. After disappearing to Paris for a bit to finish up his 6th album the G.O.O.D. Music CEO is back in the states, previewing his LP, gearing up for an "SNL" performance, and possibly even filming a cameo for the upcoming film "Anchorman 2?" Read More...
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