Jay-Z – 4:44

Album Release

S. Carter Enterprises, LLC./Roc Nation/Universal Music Group Recordings Inc.
Release date: June 30th

After a mysterious advertising campaign that has left people intrigued, Jay-Z has now released his 13th album “4:44”. The 10 track album is at present only available on Jay-Z’s music & video streaming site Tidal.

The album will eventually be released on iTunes. The physical copies will include 3 bonus tracks.

1. Kill Jay Z
2. The Story Of O.J.
3. Smile (feat. Gloria Carter)
4. Caught Their Eyes (feat. Frank Ocean)
5. 4:44 (feat. Kim Burrell)
6. Family Feud
7. Bam (feat. Damian Marley)
8. Moonlight
9. Marcy Me
10. Legacy
*11. Adnis
*12. Blue’s Freestyle/We Family (feat. Blue Ivy Carter)
*13. MaNyfaCedGod (feat. James Blake)
(* CD bonus track)

Stream @ Tidal here

Preview, buy & download @ iTunes here

MC Eiht – Which Way Iz West

Album Release

MC Eiht
Which Way Iz West
Year Round Records/Blue Stamp Music
Release date: June 30th

Legendary Compton (as if you didn’t know!) based rapper MC Eiht has now, after a delay, released his 13th solo album “Which Way Iz West”. Released on DJ Premier’s Year Round Records label, the album includes a lengthy guest feature list including: B-Real, Kurupt, Big Mike, Bumpy Knuckles, Lady Of Rage, Xzibit, WC & CMW.

Preview, buy & download @ iTunes here

Public Enemy – Nothing Is Quick In The Desert

Album Release

Public Enemy
Nothing Is Quick In The Desert
Enemy Records/SPITdigital Recordings
Release date: June 29th

After 30 years, 106 tours across 105 countries and countless records, THANK YOU! This one is on Public Enemy. Get it while it’s free.
(Chuck D)

30 years after their first album release “Yo! Bumrush The Show” on Def Jam Recordings, Public Enemy offer their fans a gift. Their 14th & latest album “Nothing Is Quick In The Desert” is available for free download. As ever they adddress the social ills & issues of our time.

Stream, purchase & download @ DatPiff here

DJ Priority & Eloh Kush – Tut Talk

An EP Release

DJ Priority & Eloh Kush
Tut Talk (EP)
Angelz Inc.
Release date: June 28th

An 8 track EP of Boom Bap with beats from DJ Priority & rhymes by Eloh Kush. The duo also recorded a mini documentary on the making & meaning of the EP which can be seen below:

DJ Priority & Eloh Kush present:
The Making Of Tut Talk the EP

1. Intro
2. Paradigms & Algorithms
3. 100% Dis
4. Noetic (feat. John Robinson & Leah Jenea & Left Gunnz)
5. Follow The Shams
6. Tut Talk (feat. Ja The Gif)
7. Doogies Pt 2 (feat. Glorious)
8. Flute

Stream, buy & download @ Bandcamp here

Wise Intelligent – Stuck (A Lesson In Rhyme)

Wise Intelligent
Stuck (A Lesson In Rhyme)
Wise Intelligent iz…Stevie Bonneville Wallace: Back To School: 4th Period
Intelligent Muzik
Directed by: Jimmy Giambrone

Timothy Taylor aka Wise Intelligent doing his duty as a poor righteous teacher. This visual is from his 2016 album “Wise Intelligent iz…Stevie Bonneville Wallace: Back To School: 4th Period”.