Video: Tayyib Ali – Live on the Road II Featuring Dave Patten
Philly native Tayyib Ali is preparing his new album ‘Ali’ set to drop this summer. In the meantime, he keeps pushing forward with a culmination of new videos and new music weekly. Today we get the visual for ‘Live On The Road’ which is a testament to his constant travel and dedication to his craft.
OK so now that it’s JUNE…XXL wants to reveal the 2015 Freshmen class and cover. So, the highly anticipated list includes: Fetty Wap, Dej Loaf, OG Maco, K Camp, Shy Glizzy, Vince Staples, Kidd Kidd, Tink, Goldlink, and Raury. They did very well this year, VERY WELL. All our rightfully deserved.
Pittsburgh boasts a wide array of hip-hop artists. Since the emergence of Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller the city has been longing for the rise of a new emcee who will catapult to international fame. Without jumping to a conclusion to early, the early front runner could very well be Norman Dean. The hippie-stoner has been on the grind for years and has built a loyal following that now reach outside the city lines. Performing at various hip-hop focal point festivals, such as SXSW and A3C, it’s safe to say the budding emcee is on is way to being a household name within the hip-hop community. Today he unravels a new project entitled ‘Happy Birthday’, which is a 7 track EP Dean wanted to put own to thank all his supporters. “This project was put out as a gift to those who have been supporting me since day 1. Essentially I’m celebrating other people on my birthday.” Norman’s full length project, entitled ‘Flowers In The Attic’ is slated to drop next!
I’m a day late, but Minnesota lyricist T.O.N.Y. keeps his #ToneTuesday series rolling as he links up with frequent collaborator Bullet Brak, the two emcees take turns dropping vicious bars over the classic “The World Is Filled” instrumental.
Willy Gonza looks to bring things full circle with his fourth mixtape titled “Humble Beginnings.” The 15 track project draws inspiration from hip-hop’s golden era with a heavy dose of Gonza’s new school flare, as he weaves together his coming of age tales from his adolescent years.