ROYCE Da 5’9” Tackles Addiction With New Video For “Cocaine”

Royce 5’9” releases the new video for his track “Cocaine,” today.  The song will see its TV premiere on BET Jams this Sunday, January 20th. “Cocaine” is a deeply personal song which tackles the subject of addiction in a very thoughtful way.   Directed by Safehouse, the video amplifies the heartbreaking yet uplifting track.   

I’m losing my mind, trying to figure out

How did I inherit so much pain

I drink a lot of alcohol, problems with the law

Would I have done better or the same

If Daddy never tried cocaine?

Royce just wrapped a tour of Australia in December and will be announcing a U.S. headlining tour shortly. 

Royce 5’9”’s latest album, Book of Ryan (Entertainment One/Heaven Studios, Inc.), is out now.  Both fans and critics alike have had high praise for the album. 

Papoose feat. Remy Ma & Angelica Villa – “The Golden Child” [Video]

I heard you’re heartbeat!

Though they were told they couldn’t do it and suffered numerous setbacks and complications along the way, Papoose & Remy Ma welcomed their new daughter AKA “The Golden Child” on 12-14-18.

Pap & Remy have exemplified the resiliency of black love, overcoming struggle, tragedies and hardships and their new video “The Golden Child” is a visual encapsulation of a part of their journey together.

In addition to the new video, Papoose will be releasing his new project, Underrated, on 2-15-19 via EMPIRE.  Underrated finds Pap re-connecting with a few familiar faces, as he rekindles his undeniable chemistry with DJ Premier, Ron Browz and his better half Remy Ma and also collaborating with Pete Rock, Musiq Soulchild & Statik Selektah.

Papoose’s Underrated will be released on 2-15-19 via Honorable Records/EMPIRE.

You can now add and favorite Papoose’s Underrated at your favorite digital retailer(s): https://empire.lnk.to/Underrated

DJ Kay Slay feat. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “They Want My Blood”

Big Bro is officially back (again)!

After a seven-year hiatus in between projects, DJ Kay Slay returned with the star-studded and diverse The Big Brother (2017), the album debuted in the top 10 on Apple’s Hip-Hop chart and featured collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Mac Miller, Kevin Gates, Tech9Ne, The Game, Dave East, Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon, Scarface, Jadakiss, Juicy J, Jay Rock, French Montana, E-40 and many, many others.

Similar to Kay Slay’s previous red-carpet events, Hip Hop Frontline will strictly be an A-List guest affair, featuring appearances from Lil Wayne, Kevin Gates, Busta Rhymes, Raekwon, Bun B, Dave East, Cee-Lo Green, Moneybagg Yo, Styles P, Jim Jones, Mozzy, Joell Ortiz, The Lox and many other esteemed guests.

After releasing “I Do This On The Regular” featuring Kevin Gates last week, Kay Slay continues to roll out the red carpet for Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes who collaborate on “They Want My Blood” which was exclusively premiered by Complex.

“Having Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes on this record was like the clash of the titans for me” Kay Slay stated to Complex.  Two elite lyricists on the mic displaying their talents, neither worried about making a hit record; but instead make a dope record that can be talked about for years.  Legendary!”

DJ Kay Slay’s Hip Hop Frontline will be released on 1-25-19 via EMPIRE.

Checkout the Complex Premiere: https://www.complex.com/music/2019/01/dj-kay-slay-lil-wayne-busta-rhymes-they-want-my-blood

You can now add and favorite DJ Kay Slay’s Hip Hop Frontline at your favorite digital retailer(s) with “They Want My Blood” as an instant grat track:  https://empire.lnk.to/HipHopFrontline

Stalley Premieres New Single “I Don’t See” & Announces New EP “Human”

Stalley has always possessed and innate ability to make the non-traditional sound traditional. This aptitude has served him well over the course of his young career, as his knack for fashioning different flows over unique beats has cultivated an impressive amount of success; in a relatively short period of time.

After numerous critically acclaimed mixtapes, that success culminated with Stalley inking a deal with Rick Ross’ MMG (Maybach Music Group) and the release of his official debut album, Ohio, which debuted at #35 on the Billboard 200 chart and included collaborations with Rick Ross, De La Soul, Ty Dolla $ign, August Alsina and Nipsey Hussle.

Since deciding to part ways with MMG, Stalley has kept his rabid fan base satisfied with the recent three-volume EP series, Tell the Truth Shame The Devil, which he released in installments from May thru December 2018; and which included guest appearances from Migos & Takeoff.

Now, Stalley is back with new a EP, Human, and single, “I Don’t See,” announcement which was exclusively premiered by Billboard; along with a Q&A which dives into Stalley’s new project and future plans.

The Human EP continues to display Stalley’s growth as an artist and its one of a handful of surprises Stalley has up his sleeve for 2019.

Stalley’s Human EP will be released on 2-1-19.

Checkout the Billboard Premiere and Q&A: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/hip-hop/8493916/stalley-interview-human-ep-i-dont-see-song

Stalley’s Human EP will be available for purchase and add’s with “I Don’t See” being included as an instant grat track at midnight on 1-18-19.

In Celebration of Reaching 1M Streams, Brooke Valentine Returns With A Cinematic New Video

Brooke Valentine‘s Sip EP has officially eclipsed 1M streams to-date; with her powerful voice, melodic charm, and loyal fanbase, are you really surprised? Honoring her ride or dies, Brooke has officially released her official video for “WhereDey@” or #WhereDeyAt.

The track serves as an epilogue of love, and all things you usher in when searching for the right one. “WhereDey@” is one of 6 tracks off of Brooke‘s recently released Sip EP, and is now available on all digital service platforms. http://smarturl.it/SipEP

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