Posts Tagged ‘Jay Electronica’

“Turnupturnup welcome to the f*cking circus”: Jay Electronica Rants About the Music Industry and Society on Twitter

After a long period of silence, Jay Electronica was back with new music recently, releasing “In The System,” “Better In Tune With The Infinite,” and his “We Made It” freestyle with Jay Z all in March.... Read more »

Listen to Jay Z and Jay Electronica Freestyle Over “We Made It”

The beats that Drake remixes always seem to have long legs, so it’s no surprise that Jay Z and Jay Electronica have decided to go over “We Made It.” Dropping seemingly out of nowhere, the track showcases pretty impressive verses... Read more »

Jay Electronica ft. LaTonya Givens – “Better in Tune With the Infinite”

I know what you’re thinking. It can’t be real. It’s too good to be true. It must be some random old Jay Electronica production on loop. Or it’s unofficial, or uncompleted, or “old-new” material. But it’s... Read more »

Jay Electronica – “In The System”

Jay Electronica has made a rare appearance to pay tribute to Notorious B.I.G. We haven’t seen much from Jay Elec since his verse on “Control,” but the anniversary of Biggie’s death was inspiration enough for him... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse Drastically Influenced Other Rappers’ Social Media Channels

Kendrick Lamar‘s verses on Big Sean‘s track “Control (HOF)” blew up the internet last week and the effects of his rapid-fire rap game namechecking are still being felt. Aside from a number of rather meh-worthy responses,... Read more »

Rapsody ft. Phonte & Jay Electronica – “Jedi Code”

When you’ve got Phonte and the elusive Jay Electronica together on your track, there’s some risk involved—there’s a chance you’ll get outdone on your own song. But if the goal is to make good music, there’s also... Read more »

Kid Cudi Reacts to Kendrick Lamar’s Verse on “Control”

Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, and Jay Electronica‘s “Control” has been out for over 48 hours now, and unless if you’ve been avoiding the Internet, you’ve come across the explosion of responses in the form of think-pieces,... Read more »

Big Sean ft. Kendrick Lamar and Jay Electronica – “Control (HOF)”

Big Sean dropped a seven minute long “straight rap” track tonight via Funkmaster Flex on Hot 97. Sean claimed it didn’t make the cut for his album because of the extensive No I.D. sample, but that it’s a... Read more »

Album Stream: The Bullitts – “They Die By Dawn & Other Stories”

Jeymes Samuel, who makes music as The Bullitts, impressed us with some big-name features from Jay Electronica and Yasiin Bey on “Murder Death Kill” and “They Die By Dawn” (which came with this badass video which is a... Read more »

The Bullitts ft. Jay Electronica – “Murder Death Kill”

We got a taste for what comes out of a collaboration between The Bullitts and Jay Electronica with “They Die By Dawn,” and now we’ve got another sample of the combination with “Murder Death Kill,” a... Read more »

Mac Miller ft. Jay Electronica – “Suplexes Inside of Complexes & Duplexes”

Mac Miller is making it impossible for rap fans not to listen to Mac Miller. As an independent artist who dominated the charts, Mac still has something to prove. In hip-hop there are the successful and... Read more »

Video: The Bullitts ft. Jay Electronica & Yasiin Bey – “They Die By Dawn”

The Bullitts brought Jay Electronica and Yasiin Bey out of hiding for “They Die By Dawn,” the title track off an upcoming western starring Michael K. Williams, Erykah Badu, Isaiah Washington, Jesse Williams and Rosario Dawson, and... Read more »

The Bullitts ft. Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica & Lucy Liu – “They Die By Dawn”

This is the title track to a film called The Die By Dawn, a western starring Michael K. Williams, Erykah Badu, Isaiah Washington, Jesse Williams and Rosario Dawson. The plot, according to IMDB: “Four outlaws with a... Read more »

Jay Electronica’s Epic Twitter Rant

Jay Electronica has been pretty quiet lately, but he did take some time out on Christmas Eve to speak his mind on some things. Of course, this was after some drinking, so things were a little... Read more »

Who Did it Best? 7 Takes on One Sample

There is no genre of music that embraces competition as openly as hip-hop. Diss songs, battles, and bragging rights all add an exciting element to the world of rap that doesn’t exist in other scenes. In... Read more »