Today, soul legend Bobby Womack passed away at the age of 50. Majority of producers in the industry have paid homage and sampled some of his records. Tonight 9th Wonder promised he would release all the beats that was sampled from the legend.
Check out the 11 tracks after the break.
Fresh off the visuals for “The Death Of Chicago”, Add-2 releases some brand new visuals for the Jamla Is The Squad featured “Iron Mic”. One of the standout lyrical records on the album, the Domi V directed visuals reflects on the movie Dead Presidents. Pretty dope visuals.
Still building anticipation from the trailer, Price Films & 9th Wonder decided to release an outtake from the upcoming documentary The Hip-Hop Fellow. In this outtake, Dr. Henry Louis Gates speaks about learning a lot more hip hop through 9th Wonder and his teachings. Interviewees include Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Kendrick Lamar, Young Guru, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Phonte, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Ab-Soul, Rapper Big Pooh & DJ Premier.
Check out the outtake below.
I know Ace is a massive follower and supporter of the whole Jamla movement, and in my opinion if you claim to be a hip-hop fan then the Jamla crew is a must in your music library. 9th Wonder and his talented crew are fresh off the release of their compilation project Jamla Is The Squad (go grab that here) the crew release a short documentary if you like showcasing a few things they have planned for this year as well as the crew members such as Rapsody, Kash, Khrysis, Add-2, Big Remo sitting down and speaking on their own music. Watch the video below.
After much anticipation of this documentary shot by Kenneth Price (of Price Films), a trailer emerges from “The Hip Hop Fellow” documentary surfaces. The 78 minute docu-film follows the Grammy Award winning producer during his role as a professor at Harvad University teaching The Standards of Hip-Hop course. Not sure about you, but I’m ready for this to be released. Interviewees include Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Kendrick Lamar, Young Guru, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, Phonte, Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Ab-Soul, Rapper Big Pooh & DJ Premier.
The Hip-Hop Fellow is a 78 minute documentary following Grammy Award winning producer 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard University as he teaches ‘The Standards of Hip-Hop’ course, conducts research for his thesis and explores hip-hop’s history, culture and role in academia. The film centers on the emerging significance of incorporating hip-hop studies into the academy and spotlights the scholars and musicians at the forefront of preserving 40 years of hip-hop culture.
Check out the 3 minute trailer after the jump.
After a week long worth of consistent music, Jamla Records has released the pre-order for their forthcoming project, Jamla Is The Squad. The pre-order includes the 24 track deluxe tracklisting as well. Tracklisting features Jamla Records recording artists as well as outside features from Jadakiss, Rapper Big Pooh, Talib Kweli, Pete Rock, Terrace Martin and more.
Check out the tracklisting after the jump. Pre-order here.
UPDATE: Now with album stream, check it out after the jump.
Just a few days after releasing her “Dark Knight” video, female Hip Hop emcee Rapsody just dropped a new track titled, “Betty Shabazz” which is expected to be on Jamla Is The Squad – the upcoming Jamla compilation project hosted by Statik Selektah. The release date for Jamla Is The Squad is set for January 28th.