URB has Gnarles Barkley’s video “Run” the first single off of Odd Couple. Suprisingly, Mr. Green and Mr. Mouse are rather minimal on the costume tip.
Pitchfork Media has reported that Bun-B has enlisted some true heavyweights for his forthcoming II Trill, which shall drop Apr 29th. The record shall see the surviving half of UGK teaming with Lil Wayne, Lupe Fiasco, Mya, Chamillionaire, Mike Jones, Scott Storch, Rick Ross as well as an appearance from his late-great partner in rhyme, Pimp-C. Peep the track listing below.
Also, starting..today, Bun hits the road for a nationwide tour. Also peep the latest issue of URB for Bun-B dropping knowledge on current events.
II Trill: 01 2 Trill [ft. Z-Ro]
02 That’s Gangsta [ft. Sean Kingston]
03 Damn I’m Cold [ft. Lil Wayne]
04 You’re Everything [ft. Rick Ross, 8Ball …
Currently carrying the Northwest Hip Hop torch, Blue Scholars are polishing up their soon to be dropped EP Butter&Gun$. The six track record shall be dropped strictly on the digital tip with the support of Massline and Rawkus Records.
Despite their musical endeavors and while currently touring with Hieroglyphics as well as their own personal political organizing, the duo shall hop right back on the road to play SXSW and then join GZA starting on Mar 8th in San Diego.
New Tour Dates
2.28.2008 Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theatre w/ Hieroglyphics
2.29.2008 Seattle, WA @ Key Arena (Supersonic’s Halftime Show)
3.1.2008 Middlebury, VT @ Middlebury College
3.8.2008 Oberlin, OH @ Dionysis Night Club
3.28.2008 San Diego @ …
Hate to rub it in but . . . we told you so. This Next 1000 thing really does wonders. Melisa Young — better known to most as Kid Sister — has most definitely been on her hustle during the past year as the manicured diva graced the cover of our Next 1000 issue last year. Then there was “Pro Nails,” then she hit the road with the “Fools Gold Tour,” and then the “Pro Nails” remix popped off with Kanyeezee and less than a year later — she’ll now be hitting up the once mighty MTV staple, TRL as part of the network’s “Spankin’ New Ladies Week.” Holla! . . . The new Downtown (Justice, Gnarls Barkley, Mos Def) signee will most likely introduce herself to the prepubescent/teen “The Hills”/”My Super Sweet 16th Birthday” fans and …
The Beck front has been mostly quiet of late, but he did deliver the iTunes single “Timebomb” over the summer, and now he’s got a video that paints the track in a whole new shade.
Pairing the track’s cautionary stomp and blazing keys with consumerist photographer Chris Jordan’s amazing Running the Numbers photos. It’s basically a series of zooms with text explanations of just how much consumed material went into making each image.