It's time to pick up your ball and go home because Kendrick Lamar just turned out the lights with his verse on "Control (HOF)," a new track from Big Sean also featuring Jay Electronica and production from No I.D.. Good game, good effort. Check the track out in the replies.
You can stream a new Earl Sweatshirt track titled "Burgundy" (featuring production from Pharrell) over at XXL. Doris hits stores on August 20th and the rapper will also be appearing on tonight's episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, so set those DVRs.
Last night, Jay Z premiered Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film on HBO. It was directed by Mark Romanek at the Pace Gallery in NYC. It includes cameos from Judd Apatow, Taraji P Henson, Marina Abramovic, Wale, and more. Watch it in the replies.
Childish Gambino has released a new trailer that features Chance The Rapper and Trinidad James playing Connect 4, as well as appearances by Flying Lotus, Danielle Fishel (better known as Topanga from Boy Meets World), and porn star Abella Anderson. Word is mum on what this is for other than Glover stating that the director's cut is coming "next week". You can view it in the replies.
Shad will release Flying Colours on October 15th through Black Box Recordings. You can check out the music video for a song called "Stylin" in the replies alongside his upcoming mostly Canadian tour dates.
On Drake's "Jodeci Freestyle," J. Cole rapped "I’m artistic, you ****** is autistic, retarded." Following some outcry, he has issued an apology. Drake has since joined Cole with his own apology via his website, claiming responsibility for the lyric as it was on his song.