Fresh off the leg of the Tribeca Screening of Beats, Rhymes+Life: The Travels of ATCQ, Phife Dog sits down with MTV and lays down the law, implicating nothing but gusto and grind mode. As well he touches on his latest maneuvers; a new EP entitled Songs in the Key of Phife – Eight is Enough and a follow up LP, Songs in the Key of Phife – Cheryl’s Big Son, Elma’s Grandson. Then part Part 2 after the jump gets a little more personal. Large up to DJ Rasta Root for keep us in time. [Read more...]
The Wolfgang: L to R Mike G., Tyler the Creator, Frank Ocean, Syd the Kid, Left Brain, Domo Genesis and Hodgy Beats. Current manager: former Interscope executive David Airaudi (not pictured). (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Or something to that effect. Whatever the deal is we’re almost positive their creative freedom is intact. Or is it. Have we reached a point in the game where the labels will just sit back and the artist do their thing, since what they’ve been doing has been failing?
Direct from the Wolf Gang Publicist: “Odd Future Sign Themselves”
“LA artist collective OFWGKTA continue down a non-traditional path creating their own recorded music label ‘Odd Future Records’. Tyler, Hodgy, Leftbrain, Domo, Mike, Syd and crew will partner with Sony’s RED Distribution arm to release music-based content consistent with their vision.”
In a statement released to Rap Radar, OFWGKTA manager Chris Clancy said, “They will have 100% creative control of all aspects of their music, art, and release schedule with no 3rd party participation in outside business…RED and Sony know that it’s in everyone’s best interest to maintain the group’s authenticity and control. They built it, they deserve it. There’s no cheesy hooks or fluorescent liquor product placements in the works.. It’s about to be fun.. and different…”
We’re patiently waiting for the day when “The Mayor”, SeÃ±or Kaos actually runs for mayor of Atlanta. Until then here’s some new brand video action featuring the Most Interesting MC in the World.
Produced byÂ Rick Foy [Dvid Films],Â N.A.P.S (No AirPlay) is a new show that will shine some much needed light on the artists that really deserve it. No flynt flossy tom-foolery in this area.Â N.A.P.S is the real deal. In the exclusive video SeÃ±or Kaos performs, “Til Your Dead”, which was produced Brooklyn DJ, and 1/3 of the legendary RUB Crew, DJ Eleven. Be sure the watch until the end for an interview along with the other artists that ar lined up for the show.. This will be available on iTunes so get your appleTV’s to experience it in HD. Great video all the way around.