Kendrick Lamar Previews New Nike Cortez Collab

(FreshAsFrankie) After collaborating on a few pairs of Reebok Classics, Kendrick Lamar announced a switch from the brand to his partnership with Nike in the late summer of this year. In that time between wearing Vans and Nike’s Cortez silhouette, two shoes that are staples in fashion culture of LA, K. Dot has finally given fans a first look at his collaboration with the Nike. Of course, it would be a blood-red Cortez the rapper donned.

“DON’T TRIP. CORTEZ KENNY,” the rapper captioned the photo. Kendrick shared the preview of the show from backstage at LA’s Staples Center where he was in attendance for Kobe Bryant‘s jersey retirement ceremony. Kobe and Kendrick representing the greatness of the west coast recently did an interview together at Complex Con where they discuss their road to greatness.

Kendrick’s Nike Cortez houses a red, white, and black colorway with an accent ribbon on the top of the laces that reads “DON’T TRIP.” The Grammy-nominated is even throwing double entendres on his shoes. While representing the Black plight in his music, Kenny has also been sharing his appreciation for Chinese Culture and honors his alter ego, “Kung Fu Kenny”, the side of the shoe is embroidered with Chinese lettering.

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Jeezy Drops 8th Studio Album, ‘Pressure’

Jeezy Drops 8th Studio Album, 'Pressure'
 (FreshAsFrankie) Jeezy has blessed fans with his eighth studio album Pressure, which dropped on Thursday (December 14) night. The album features collaborations from Kendrick Lamar, YG, 2 Chainz, Tee Grizzley, J. Cole, Puff Daddy, Kodak Black, Tory Lanez, Trey Songz, and more. You can stream the full album on iTunes here.

Jeezy Drops 8th Studio Album, 'Pressure'

Jeezy Drops 8th Studio Album, 'Pressure'

The full tracklist is as follows:

1. “Spyder”
2. “Cold Summer” Feat. Tee Grizzley
3. “In a Major Way” Feat. Payroll Giovanni
4. “Floor Seats” Feat. 2 Chainz
5. “This is It”
6. “Bottles Up” Feat. Puff Daddy
7. “Valet (Interlude)”
8. “Respect”
9. “Pressure” Feat. Kodak Black and YG
10.”Like Them” Feat. Tory Lanez and Rick Ross
11.”The Life” Feat. WizKid and Trey Songz
12.”American Dream” Feat. J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar
13.”Snow Season”

Nipsey Hussle – Rap Niggas (Video)

Nipsey Hussle - Rap Niggas (Video)

(FreshAsFrankie) Nipsey Hussle’s debut studio LP has been done since April and has seen numerous delays due to label disputes, which have since been sorted out with Nip’s All Money In label partnering with Atlantic Records. With progress being made, the Crenshaw rapper has finally put a release date on Victory Lap. In the meantime, the 32-year-old delivered a gritty “Rap N—as” visual to hold fans over until Feb. 16, which is just in time for NBA All-Star weekend.

The Sergio-directed video takes Nipsey around various city landscapes claiming he’s not like the rest of these emcees until the ending lavishly fades away with his crew on a luxurious boat. Before coming to a close the blacked out screen reads in a script, “In Loving Memory of Stephen ‘Fatts’ Donelson,” who passed away in September at the age of 30. Lauren London makes a cameo in the video, but XXL reported last week that the couple had broken up.

Hussle took to Instagram with a heartfelt thank you letter penned to his day one supporters saying, “You’ve come a long way with us on this journey. Through our ups and downs, you’ve stayed dedicated to us, our brand, and our vision. I want to say thank you. Without your belief, we would not have gone this far.”

(L-R) Sam Asghedom (All Money In Founder/ Partner), Steven “Steve-O” Carless (Marathon Agency), Julie Greenwald (Atlantic Records Chairman/COO),  Mike Kyser (Atlantic Records President of Black Music), Nipsey Hussle, Craig Kallman (Atlantic Records Chairman/CEO), Adam Andebrhan (All Money In Founder/ Partner), Dallas Martin (Atlantic Records SVP of A&R)

Nipsey Hussle’s All Money In Label Teams With Atlantic Records for His ‘Victory Lap’ Debut: Exclusive

Victory Lap will again be sold for $100 through his JAY-Z-supported Proud 2 Pay program, in addition to iTunes and other major streaming services on Feb.16. Check out the “Rap N—as” visual, as well as the project’s artwork below.

Pre-order Victory Lap on iTunes.

 

Download + Stream RAP NIGGAS: http://i.ihussle.co/getRapNiggas
Pre-order VICTORY LAP out 2/16: http://i.ihussle.co/preorder

 

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Video Commissioner: Joseph Boyd

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Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole Collaborate Again On Jeezy’s ‘Pressure’ Album

Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole Collaborate Again On Jeezy's 'Pressure' Album

(FreshAsFrankie) Many Hip Hop fans have been waiting years for a joint project from Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole. While it appears that effort may never happen, the platinum-selling emcees will appear together on Jeezy‘s forthcoming album Pressure.

Jeezy revealed the LP’s tracklist, and the song “American Dream” will feature Jermaine and K. Dot. The two stars previously teamed up for Cole’s “Forbidden Fruit” and DJ Khaled‘s “They Ready” (with Big K.R.I.T.). In addition, “HiiiPoWeR” off Kendrick’s Section.80 was produced by J. Cole.

Pressure also includes contributions from 2 Chainz, Puff Daddy, YG, Kodak Black, Rick Ross, Trey Songz, and more. The album is scheduled for release on December 15.

Nipsey Hussle x Bino Rideaux – No Pressure (Mixtape Stream)

Nipsey Hussle x Bino Rideaux - No Pressure (Mixtape Stream/Download)

(FreshAsFrankie) It’s been a minute since Nipsey Hussle dropped a project, but he’s back. The Los Angeles rapper teams up with Bino Rideaux for a new mixtape titled “No Pressure.” The 8-track project features Dave East.

1.Effortless (prod by Mike & Keyz) 
2.None Of This (prod by Axel Folie)
3.Never Gone Know (prod by Mike & Keyz)
4.Thats How It Go (prod by Mike & Keyz)
5.Pain (prod by Mike & Keyz)
6.Skurr (prod by G Ry)
7.Blueprint ft. Dave East (prod by DJ Fu)
8.Stucc In The Grind (prod by Axel Folie)

Young Buck – 10 Street Commandments (Album Cover/Tracklist/Release Date)

Young Buck - 10 Street Commandments (Album Cover/Tracklist/Release Date)

(FreshAsFrankie) Young Buck is gearing up to drop a new project titled “10 Street Commandments” on December 1st. Check out the full tracklist below and cover art up top.

You can pre-order “10 Street Commandmennts” now on iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/10-street-commandments/1315378380

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10 Street Commandments Tracklist:

1. Paperwork
2. Emoji Mad
3. Caption This
4. Out the Streets (feat. Twanee)
5. Stick
6. Dope 2 Ya
7. Where She At
8. Run Off
9. Problems
10. Penitentiary Pics

Dave East – Karma (Mixtape Stream/Download)

Dave East - Karma (Mixtape Stream/Download)

(FreshAsFrankie) As promised Harlem, New York emcee Dave East delivers a Black Friday gift in the form of his “Karma” mixtape. Features include Chris Brown, Kap G, Offset, MoneyBagg Yo, Lil Durk, Don Q and more.

The project is available now on Datpiffhttp://www.datpiff.com/Dave-East-Karma-mixtape.872174.html

 

 Album  Album Stream  Album/Mixtapes

Karma Tracklist

01. Legendary
02. Enough
03. Bentley Truck Feat. Chris Brown & Kap G
04. We Never Argue Feat. Piif Jones
05. How U A Gangsta
06. Checc Feat. Offset
07. Devil On Me
08. Salty Feat. MoneyBagg Yo
09. Fast Life (Interlude)
10. Hate Being Broke
11. We Riding Feat. Lil Durk
12. Cut Throat
13. Militant Feat. Don Q
14. Trenches
15. Made It Worse
16. Feeling A Way Feat. D Jones

 

 

Kodak Black – ‘Project Baby Two: All Grown Up’ Ft. Lil Wayne, Birdman & More (Mixtape Stream)

Kodak Black - 'Project Baby Two: All Grown Up' Ft. Lil Wayne, Birdman & More (Mixtape Stream)

 

(FreshAsFrankie) Kodak Black celebrates KodakBlackFriday with the release of his new deluxe edition mixtape Project Baby Two: All Grown Up. The 27-track project features Lil WayneBirdmanOffsetXXXTENTACION and more.

Stream Project Baby Two: All Grown Up up top or download your own copy via iTunes now.

Jadakiss & Fabolous – Friday On Elm Street (Album Stream)

Jadakiss & Fabolous - Friday On Elm Street (Album Stream)

Jadakiss & Fabolous - Friday On Elm Street (Album Stream)

 

(FreshAsFrankie) Fabolous and Jadakiss have released their joint project titled “Friday on Elm Street.” It features Future, Styles P, French Montana, Swizz Beatz, Teyana Taylor, Jeezy and Yo Gotti.

It’s available now on iTuneshttps://itunes.apple.com/us/album/friday-on-elm-street/1316132049

Friday On Elm Street Tracklist:

1. F vs. J (Intro)
2. Stand Up (Ft. Future)
3. Theme Music (Ft. Swizz Beatz)
4. Ground Up
5. Soul Food
6. Principles
7. Talk About It* (Ft. Teyana Taylor)
8. All About It (Ft. French Montana)
9. I Pray (Ft. Swizz Beatz)
10. Ice Pick (Ft. Styles P)
11. Nightmares Ain’t As Bad
12. Stand Up (Remix) (Ft. Future, Jeezy & Yo Gotti)

 

Wiz Khalifa – Laugh Now, Fly Later

Wiz Khalifa Laugh Now, Fly Later
(FreshAsFrankie) Wiz Khalifa is back with his brand new mixtape Laugh Now, Fly Later, the appetizer before his new album Rolling Papers 2. Buy it on iTunes or stream it via Apple Music now.

Casey Veggies is the only feature on the tape, which clocks in at just under 40 minutes.

Wiz Khalifa’s Laugh Now, Fly Later Tracklist

1. “Royal HighnessFeat. Casey Veggies
2. “Letterman”
3. “Figure It Out
4. “Plane 4 U”
5. “No Dirt”
6. “Long Way to Go”
7. “Global Access”
8. “City of Steel
9. “Weed Farm”
10. “Stay Focused”