Posts Tagged ‘Jay Electronica’

Common Brought Out Jay Electronica and Vince Staples at the BET Hip-Hop Awards

Last night Common hit the BET Hip-Hop Awards to perform his single “Kingdom” with the assistance of a gospel choir and a heavenly backdrop. And to top off an already high energy performance, Common brought out... Read more »

Jay Electronica Will Be Joining Common on Tour

Starting next month, Common will be heading to several cities around the U.S. on his “Nobody’s Smiling” tour in support of his latest album of the same name. But after announcing that Jay Electronica will be... Read more »

Watch the Trailer for Jay Electronica’s “Into the Light”

Jay Electronica slowly, patiently continues to emerge from the shadows. Snippets of video and rumored collaborations have begun to surface with regularity, and today we get a new trailer (just above) for Into the Light, Jay’s... Read more »

Is This Video Evidence of Jay Electronica Working On His New Album?

Jay Electronica is a patient man. Much more so than his fans, who have been waiting for an album from the hip-hop legend for quite some time. But Jay has been on the move recently. The... Read more »

Listen to Ibeyi’s Cover of Jay Electronica’s “Better in Tune With the Infinite”

XL signings Ibeyi have been on a steady climb ever since the release of their Oya EP, and things seem poised to get even bigger with their debut album due out next year. During the recording sessions for... Read more »

20 of the Most Unexpectedly Awesome Samples in Rap

A lot of the time, rap produces are stunningly unoriginal, sampling the same records over and over and over again. Sometimes, however, they hit us with that offbeat, unexpected, or just plain weird sample that helps... Read more »

Listen to Jay Electronica on the Remix of Common and Vince Staples’ “Kingdom”

It feels like Jay Electronica is building up to actually releasing that long-awaited album. He’s been more visible recently, appearing at festivals, speaking publicly about his struggles with drugs, and even telling MTV a couple of days ago... Read more »

The Bullitts Tease Collaboration With Jay Electronica and MF DOOM

Late last night, The Bullits and Jay Electronica began teasing some sort of collaboration with MF DOOM, using the hashtag #3TheHardWay. What does it all mean? We don’t know for sure, but The Bullitts (a project... Read more »

12 Songs That Will Make Anyone a Jazz Fan

Sadly, many people associate jazz with elevator or background music, and for that reason feel like it's a boring genre. Well, the truth is, if you immediately associate jazz with elevator music, you are missing out,... Read more »

15 Pictures of Jay Electronica Looking Iconic in Brooklyn This Past Weekend

All images via Jay Electronica on Twitter This past weekend, Jay Electronica performed at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, bringing out  J. Cole, Talib Kweli, Mac Miller, and—in a complete and total power move—Jay Z. The two... Read more »

Watch Jay Electronica Bring Out Jay Z at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

At yesterday’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, Jay Electronica took over the stage and brought some friends with him. Not like he needed any help to get people excited, but he was joined by J. Cole, Talib Kweli,... Read more »

Jay Electronica: “We are going to try and burst the heavens open on July 12th”

Jay Electronica is planning something. Earlier this month, Jay Elec got a little liquor in his system and hit Twitter to share his thoughts on topics such as Lil B, Kanye West, and smoking weed. He... Read more »

Jay Electronica Answers Twitter Questions About Kanye, Lil B, and His Long-Awaited Album

Jay Electronica is an elusive character, but every now and then he opens the floodgates on Twitter, and tonight was one of those times. In a moment of rare accessibility, Jay Elec had some Ciroc and... Read more »

“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 »