Back in March 2017 Westside Gunn and Conway The Machine made history as the first Hip-Hop act, from Buffalo, to sign with a major label by signing with Shady Records. The deal was huge for the underground duo and had a lot of great opportunities linked to it with, the main one being, a co-sign from on the cultures biggest artists Eminem. Over 3 and … Continue reading On The Line: Griselda/Shady – The Biggest Winners and Losers.
Westside Gunn signed with Shady Records, alongside his brother Conway The Machine, back in March 2017 and since then have been flooding the industry with nothing but classics!!! Since our introduction to Gunn and Conway on the outstanding, Just Blaze produced, ‘Machine Gun Black’ we’ve known these guys were special and were going to change the culture for years to come. Well, after 3 and … Continue reading Audio Dope: Westside Gunn – Who Made The Sunshine (iTunes Stream)
Hot off the release of his amazing new album, ‘The Allegory’, Royce Da 5’9″ dropped by the L.A Leakers ‘Lift Off Show’, on Power 106, to deliver a dazzling 10 minute freestyle that shows the world why Royce is considered one of the best MC’s in game…FULL STOP!!! The veteran MC drops nothing but gems displaying intelligence, and swagger, throughout for the L.A Leakers 100th … Continue reading VIDEO DOPE: Royce Da 5’9″ – L.A Leakers Freestyle #100.
We’re going to keep this one short and simple people!!! Griselda x Charlie Sloth x Fire in the Booth…THAT’S IT!!! If you need more info please dislike the R.A.W Media page and never visit this site again!!! THIS IS FOR THE CULTURE!!! Enjoy!!! Continue reading VIDEO DOPE: Griselda x Charlie Sloth – Fire in The Booth
Last Friday Marshall Mather’s unleashed his most ‘Hip-Hop’ album since his early days in the form of, the Alfred Hitchcock inspired, ‘Music To Get Murdered By’!!! The standout track, for us at least, is the phenomenal ‘Yah Yah’ featuring Royce Da 5’9″, Black Thought, Q-Tip & Denaun!!! Mr. Porter delivers a crazy beat (complete with a head nodding Busta Rhymes sample on the hook) that … Continue reading AUDIO DOPE: Eminem – Yah Yah (feat. Royce Da 5’9″, Black Thought, Q-Tip & Denaun) (Stream)
In the week that Kanye West dropped his long awaited (and delayed) album ‘Jesus is King’ we’ve decided to highlight new projects from WSG and Earl Sweatshirt instead!!! Why, I hear you ask, well because Yeezy’s attempt at making Christian Hip-Hop mainstream was awful and these releases represent the culture!!! Ye’s heart might have been in the right place but the end result had Mr … Continue reading AUDIO DOPE: Westside Gunn ‘Hitler Wears Hermes 7’ and Earl Sweatshirt ‘Feet Of Clay’ (Stream)
Another double up people!!! Nas recently dropped the follow up to his, 2002, classic ‘The Lost Tapes’ compilation featuring a bunch of cuts that were intended for projects such as ‘Hip-Hop is Dead’, ‘Untitled’, ‘Life is Good’ and ‘NASIR’!!! The end result is a mixed bunch. Not a bad project just not on par with the first ‘Lost Tapes’ (or even ‘NASIR’! Yeah we said … Continue reading AUDIO DOPE: Nas – Queensbridge Politics/Conway The Machine – Bang (feat. Eminem)
After dropping his insanely dope ‘Headlines’ single, last month, Preemo drops off the gritty, and grimy, video for it!!! Featuring Griselda’s finest this video just adds to the tracks, uncut, dopeness!!! Also a nice taster into what the trios, Shady Records debut, ‘What Would Chinegun Do’, should sound like!!! Continue reading VIDEO DOPE: DJ Premier – Headlines (feat. Conway, Westside Gunn & Benny) (Official Video)
DJ Tape Deck King returns in 2019 with his dope new mixtape ‘Low, Down & Dirty: The Birth of Slim Shady’! The project looks back at Eminem’s career from 1996-1999, when he was first developing the Slim Shady character, and features some of his most well known underground classics alongside some pretty hard to find promo and freestyle cuts too!!! Today also marks the 20th … Continue reading T.D.K Presents ‘Low, Down & Dirty: The Birth of Slim Shady’ (Mixtape) (Stream + D/L) (#SSLP20)
Shady Records newest artist, Compton’s, Boogie dropped his major label debut, ‘Everything’s For Sale’, in January to great fanfare. The album is amazing but one track in particular blew our minds and is probably one of the tracks of the year!!! ‘Swap Meet’ is a smooth, soulful, cut that uses a swap meet bargain as a metaphor for a woman which Boogie does so well, … Continue reading Boogie – Swap Meet (Audio)