Originally slated for a May release, the new documentary from Kareem Fort (and Executive Producer Kevin Nottingham) is finally ready for the world to see. Aimed to help educate and inspire the emerging hip hop independent artist in accelerating their career, DEMOS features the likes of El Prez, Talib Kweli, Black Thought, Skyzoo, Hopsin, DJ
To celebrate the release of his new album, The Piecemaker 3: Return of the 50 MCs, Tony Touch invited a few special guests on his Toca Tuesdays show to rock the mic. Click play and watch a 2dope 19-minute session with AG, Billy Danze (M.O.P), Black Thought, Sean Price, Illa Ghee and M1 (dead prez).
With it being Video Game week over over at Jimmy Fallon's house, Black Thought tributes the legendary Nintendo icon in this humorous freestyle. PREVIOUS: Ice Cube Performs “Today Was A Good Day” on Jimmy Fallon (Video)
In the third and final segment of Black Thought's time on The Combat Jack Show, The Roots lead man speaks on his early days in battling, Nas' Illmatic and meeting Supernatural. PREVIOUS: Black Thought Talks Rakim, Mos Def & Eminem On The Combat Jack Show (Video) | Black Thought Talks ?uestlove, Beefing w/ Nas On
Toronto's k-os took the stage alongside The Roots to perform track-eight (which features Black Thought) off his Black On Blonde LP. Speaking of k-os and Black On Blonde, check back here tomorrow as we'll be sharing an exclusive break-down of each track, provided by the T-Dot representative himself.
In the second episode of Combat Jack's new Complex TV series, The Talented Mr. Trotter speaks on everything from meeting Rakim at the legendary Great Day in Hip-Hop shoot, his cypher with Mos Def and Eminem in 2009 and more, before kicking a freestyle with Just Blaze on the turntables. PREVIOUS: Black Thought Talks ?uestlove,
On the debut episode of Combat Jack's Complex TV-powered show, he sits down with the legendary spitter of The Roots crew to talk "beef" with one Nasir Jones, how he and his would-be partner ?uestlove got up, and much more. PREVIOUS: Black Thought & DJ Jazzy Jeff Warm Up The Crowd Of Jimmy Fallon (Video)
Yet another reason why I need to go to at least one of Jimmy Fallon's late-night gab fests, during a break in the action Black Thought and the venerable turntable maestro tear down the set with this dope impromptu performance. Props to OKP. PREVIOUS: Statik Selektah – Bird’s Eye View f. Raekwon, Joey Bada$$ &
This leaked earlier, but we wanted to wait until we got the official green light from Statik to post. New single (which is available on iTunes now) off Statik Selektah's upcoming album, Extended Play, dropping June 18th on Duck Down/ShowOff.
A few Saturdays ago the Let's Move It Philly! benefit concert for the GrassROOTS Community Foundation went down, which featured the likes of Marsha Ambroisus, Chill Moody, Malene Younglao and the MMJB collective (shown here freestyling over various instrumentals). Props to HHS1987 for the footage.
Sitting down with Uber Urban, Black Thought speaks on being apart of Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon, getting into fashion (collaborating with Creative Recreation, etc), his autobiography with Maori Karmael Holmes and Jeff Chang, working with Tunde Adebimpe (of TV on the Radio) and Jim James (of My Morning Jacket) and how he's still working
Black Thought breaks down the 2013 Oscar nominees for best picture with a rap. PREVIOUS: Black Thought – Rage Is Back (“N.Y. State of Mind” Freestyle)
Click to view full poster. Kareem Fort and Kevin Nottingham have teamed up DEMOS; a documentary to help educate and inspire the emerging hip hop independent artist to accelerating their career. DEMOS primary objective is to provide insight on the myriad of ways to establish or further enhance a successful independent music career. Industry veterans along