Statik Selektah

Statik Selektah Ft. Raekwon, Joey Badass & Black Thought – “Bird’s Eye View”

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Soulful vocal samples and melancholy keys punctuate “Birds Eye View,” the first single from Statik Selektah’s new album.

Rage Is Back

Black Thought – “Rage Is Back” (Freestyle)

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For my trapped in the ‘90s n*ggas, and everyone else with working ears that claims to love hip-hop, Black Thought is rapping over the “NY State Of Mind” instrumental.

Truck North

Truck North – Our American Cousin EP


<a href=""> </a> Truck North's been long affiliated with The Legendary Roots Crew and he's venturing out on his own project, called  Our American Cousin.


“The Other Side” – Review Of The Roots’ undun

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The artwork for <a href="">The Roots’</a> thirteenth studio album undun depicts a child completely inverted, mid-air, after springing up from a frayed, dirty and potentially dangerous, mattress.


First Listen: The Roots’ “undun”

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Even though there were a few diehards showing discipline to refrain from listening to last night's <a href="">"One Time"</a> leak, the ever-ready folks over at <a href="">NPR</a> plops down with the "like we always do about this time" face and comes through with the big enchilada for us to gobble up in its entirety before the December 6 street date.

Pennies In A Jar

Nikki Jean Feat. Lupe Fiasco & Black Thought – “Million Star Hotel”

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"God bless the nonbelievers, they teach the dreamers how to fly.

The Light Of The Sun

Jill Scott Feat. Eve & The A Group – “Shame” Video

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<a href=""> When you take an empty gymnasium, a slew of Philly talent and more sequins than the Emerald City, anything is bound to happen. In this instance, Jill Scott, E-V-E and The A Group, her backup songbirds for the moment, pull the guilt trip on brothers without backbone. Jill Scott's The Light of the Sun should be a beacon of hope for those looking for the scarce pool of old-fashioned R&B these days. Remember to tell them the 215 sent you! You can see the light and pre-order the album over at <a href=""></a> now.

Wake Up! Radio Mixtape

J. Period, John Legend & The Roots Present – Wake Up! Radio Mixtape

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<a href=""> In case you missed the news, the <a href="">John Legend/The Roots</a> tandem were big winners of three Grammy Awards at the 53rd event for having the Best Traditional R&B Vocals, Best R&B Song, and Best R&B Album in Wake Up.

Truck North

10.Deep & Black Thought Present Money Making Jam Boys – The Prestige Mixtape

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<a href=""> Not a lot of need or even room for talk here. The Money Making Jam Boys project is finally delivered today and there's not a lot of spare space for words when you have a group of high-caliber wordsmiths like Black Thought, Dice Raw, P.O.R.N., STS, and Truck North working together. Mick Boogie & Terry Urban put the mix down so everything's ready for consumption. To download The Prestige Mixtape: Jam Boy Magic click thru to <a href="">10.Deep's web portal</a>.

Young Chris

Young Chris Feat. Eve, Black Thought, Money Malc, Fat Joe, Fred The Godson, Diggy Simmons, Jermaine Dupri & Game – “Philly Megamix”

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<a href=""> Young Chris' <a href="">"Philly Sh*t"</a> gets an extra large remix with the help of some Philly aggins and non-locals who get on the 215 tip to assist the homie.


More Black Thought Trivia!


<a href=""> Alright gang, it's the last week for submissions for our <a href="">"Collect Your Thoughts" competition</a> ending this Friday.


Today’s Black Thought Trivia Question

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Photo: <a href="">Boney Starks</a> Our <a href="">"Collect Your Thoughts" competition</a> is in full swing and the entries are coming in daily.

Truck North

Money Making Jam Boys – “Tear It Down”

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<a href="">Art: <a href="">Shake</a> Ready or not, here come the <a href="">Money Making Jam Boys</a>.


Collect Your Thoughts: The Ultimate Black Thought Compilation Contest

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<a href="">Black Thought</a> has been releasing recorded music since 1992 and has long since established himself as one of the most fierce and prolific emcees in history.

Truck North

Money Making Jam Boys – “Judgement Day” Video

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<a href=""> In case you haven't heard, the Money Making Jam Boys consist of Truck North, <a href="">Sugar Tongue Slim</a>, Dice Raw and the legendary Black Thought.


J. Period & Black Thought – Live Mixtape (Illadelph Edition)

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<a href=""> Somehow, I got wind of this release late but knew to be watching out for it today. Many forget <a href="">Black Thought's</a> live performance abilities as the discussion of his placement among the top emcees gets debated.

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