Celebrity – Lloyd Banks Feat. Eminem & Akon

Some new music from Lloyd Banks, Celebrity featuring Akon & Eminem from his upcoming album The Hunger For More 2 in stores 11-22-2010.

Celebrity – Lloyd Banks Feat. Eminem & Akon

Roman’s Revenge – Nicki Minaj Feat. Eminem

One of the big records from Nicki Minaj’s upcoming Pink Friday album (dropping 11-22-2010) the Swizz Beatz produced Roman’s Revenge featuring Eminem.

Roman\’S Revenge – Nicki Minaj Feat. Eminem

No Love (Video) – Eminem Feat. Lil Wayne

New video from Eminem for No Love featuring Lil Wayne produced by Just Blaze off of Eminem’s Recovery.

No Love – Eminem Feat. Lil Wayne

Supa Dupa (Video) – Big Sean

New video from Big Sean for Supa Dupa, Finally Famous coming this fall on G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam.

Session One – Eminem Feat. Slaughterhouse

Some new bonus material from Eminem’s upcoming album Recovery, Session One featuring Royce Da 5’9, Joell Ortiz & Crooked I produced by Just Blaze.

Session One – Eminem Feat. Slaughterhouse

Not Afraid (Video) – Eminem

 

Not Afraid – Eminem

Not Afraid – Eminem

Our first glimpse at Eminem’s upcoming album, Not Afraid produced by Boi-1da.  I’m starting to get why he renamed it to Recovery.

Not Afraid – Eminem

Despicable – Eminem

Just when you thought you couldn’t handle another freestyle over Drake’s Over or Lloyd Banks Beamer, Benz or Bentley, Eminem comes along with Despicable and mercifully puts both out of their misery in just over 2 minutes.

Despicable – Eminem

Fame – B.O.B.

B.O.B.’s The Adventures of Bobby Ray is finally scheduled to be released 4-28-10 after various delays.  A good chunk from his debut has already leaked including collaborations with Eminem, Lupe Fiasco & T.I. but Fame produced by Jim Jonsin with the Summertime flip is the standout song to me so far.

Fame – B.O.B.

Rare Joints from the Notorious Biggie Smalls

Alright, first up is this joint off of Tracey Lee’s debut 1997 album, Many Facez which featured a couple verses from the Notorious B.I.G.  Coincidentally The Buchanans flipped the same sample six years later for Jay-Z on What More Can I Say off The Black Album.

Keep Your Hands High – Tracey Lee Feat. Biggie Smalls

Next up is a personal favorite of mine which got much play on the old boombox, taken from Funkmaster Flex’s 60 Minutes of Funk Volume 2.  This one if you’ve never heard it is a must-have, featuring The Lox & Biggie over RZA‘s classic C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) instrumental.

Biggie & Lox Freestyle Funk Flex

Big was the shit on R & B jams too which is evident on this Jermaine Dupri & Da Brat heater for the Bad Boys Soundtrack in 95.  B-I-G glides effortlessly over that polished So So Def production like no other, plus the classic Gap Band sample ties it together oh so smoothly.

Da B-Side – Da Brat & Jermaine Dupri Feat. Notorious B.I.G.

What happened between 2pac and Biggie was truly a shakesperian-like tragedy, one time friends turned enemies over petty disputes and miscommunication.  Two icons that propelled each other to heights unseen in Hip-Hop before and probably will never be seen again.  Listening to the original version of Runnin (not Eminem’s 2003 remix) makes me wonder what a Pac/Big reunion would’ve sounded like in 2010.  “Nothing sadder in life than wasted talent” 

Runnin – 2pac Feat. Biggie Smalls & The Outlawz

In case you missed it, Notorious B.I.G. 2009 tribute