Yep, you read that right. Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh combine for the first time in what feels like eons on producer/songwriter/singer Bird's upcoming debut album La Notte, out July 9th. SHAKE UPDATE: As expected, the song is old. Says Pooh... FYI: The song recently released with me and Phonte on it is years old.
Pete Rock DJ Scratch flipping David Porter's The Masquerade Is Over. Geechi and Pooh rhyming. Enough said. Shouts to TSS. UPDATE: Man, I knew this beat sounded familiar. Turns out it's actually a beat done by DJ Scratch for LL Cool J back in the day. DOWNLOAD: 80 Blocks From Tiffanys - Booming System f.
So it seems that Hi-Tek himself let this formerly vaulted track from Big Pooh and Phonte go the 50 Cent way: via YouTube. Props to Spintelect for the heads up. DOWNLOAD: Little Brother - I Got Work For Ya (prod. Hi-Tek) | Mediafire
Off The Beast and Nnenna Freelon's recently released Freedom Suite project (available here). A 10-track jazz/hip hop fusion hosted by 9th Wonder and guest appearances from the likes of Phonte (singing and rapping), Darien Brockington, YahZarahm Thee Tom Hardy, Carlitta Durand, Kooley High, Geechi Suede (of Camp Lo) and more. DOWNLOAD: Nnenna Freelon - Get
Intro to the Detroit-born, DC-based producer's SunStorm LP, which is available now. DOWNLOAD: Zo! - Greater Than the Sun f. Phonte | Mediafire PREVIOUS: Zo! – This Could Be the Night f. Eric Roberson, Darien Brockington & Rapper Big Pooh (Video)
If you follow me on Twitter, you'd see that I've been banging Ev's solo debut The Weatherman LP quite a bit as of late. And while we wait for Cats & Dogs (shouts to all my RSE fam) I figured I would shed some light on my favorite track from the 2007 release. A song
Big Pooh and Phonte speak on Little Brother, their respective solo careers and where they see themselves going in the future. Thanks, Dave. PREVIOUS: The Foreign Exchange Cover Soulja Boy, Gucci Mane & Trey Songz (Video)
Longterm 2: Lifestyles of the Broke & Almost Famous, dropping June 28th. DOWNLOAD: Ab-Soul - Livin' Like f. Rapper Big Pooh | Mediafire PREVIOUS: Ab-Soul – Drift Away
A few weeks ago, Little Brother had an in store appearance at the legendary Fat Beats record store in New York City. Good*Fella Radio was in attendance to ask a few questions. PREVIOUS: Phonte On 9th Wonder/Nicolay (Video)
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQoP9f2ESBY&feature=player_embedded] Phonte chops it up with Nodfactor about the "I'm the Quincy Jones producer of Little Brother" comment and what it's like working with Nicolay as compared to 9th.
The Takeover were on hand to catch Rapper Big Pooh and Phonte during their farewell tour. More footage down bottom.