J. Cole - Any Given Sunday v. 1 (FreEP)

Art Direction and Design by Alex Haldi While putting the finishing touches on his debut album, J. Cole decided to let loose his first installment of his "Any Given Sunday" series with a 5-track EP. Cole World: The Sideline Story due out Sept. 27. Tracklist and link down bottom.

Lauryn Hill - Ready or Not Live (Video)

L Boogie took to the stage at LA Rising today to perform Ready or Not (up top) and Doo Wop (down bottom). Everytime I hear anything new about Ms. Hill, I reflect back on that epic scene in Dave Chappelle's Block Party flick. The closest we've gotten to a full fledged Fugees reunion? *cues up

Joe - Gone Away f. Pharrell (prod. Neptunes)

Paula Patton Something new (?) by the R&B crooner, produced by the Neptunes with Pharrell assisting on vocal duties. Definitely reminds me of earlier Neptunes production. Joe's new LP, The Good, The Bad, The Sexy due for a Sept. 13 release. Spotted at SoulCulture. DOWNLOAD: Joe - Gone Away f. Pharrell (prod. Neptunes) | Mediafire

Drake - Headlines (prod. Boi-1da)

First official single off Take Care. October 24th. DOWNLOAD: Drake - Headlines (prod. Boi-1da) [via OVO] PREVIOUS: Drake to Release New Single, Headlines

2DBZ x Rocksteady Crew 34th Anniversary

For the 34th anniversary of the legendary Rock Steady Crew, the dopehouse has hopped on board as a sponsor. The dates are July 30th and 31st with a free outdoor concert at Lincoln Park featuring (so far) J-Live, Natural Elements & Wise Intelligent (of Poor Righteous Teachers). Torae will also be in the house getting

(2)Deep: Giancana Rap - Rarities, Features & B-Sides

Kool Giancana Rap. What more can be said about this legendary MC that most don't already know? Juice Crew member. Check. [He was inducted into the Juice Crew solely off It's A Demo]. Invented Mafioso Rap. Check. Pioneered multi(syllable) raps. Yes. Laid the entire groundwork for some of your favorite rappers, including NaS, Big Pun,

Chevy Woods – The Drive f. Mac Miller (prod. Big Jerm)

Chevy Woods enlists Mac Miller for his latest single off his upcoming project. DOWNLOAD: Chevy Woods – The Drive f. Mac Miller (prod. Big Jerm) | Mediafire PREVIOUS: Chevy Woods – Crazy f. Wiz Khalifa (prod. Big Jerm)