Hip-Hop Rap-Up, Week End 02.15.13: Tyler, The Creator, Murs & Fashawn, Equipto, Illogic & Blockhead, The Coup

Posted by Billyjam, February 15, 2013 08:08am | Post a Comment

Tyler, The Creator "Domo 23"

Yesterday, February 14th, Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator announced via skydiving video that he would be dropping a new album, entitled Wolf, on April 2nd and last night, via, premiered the video (followed shortly afterwards by an upload to YouTube - above) for the track "Domo 23" from that forthcoming follow-up to the critically-acclaimed May 2011 release Goblin. As well as the new album there will be an accompanying upcoming tour, the artist's new clothing line called Golf Wang, plus the second season of Loiter Squad. When the new album arrives in Amoeba in early April it will do so three separate album covers, including a deluxe version featuring art by Los Angeles-based pop surrealist Mark Ryden.

Illogic & Blockhead "Capture the Sun (feat Slug)"

Another upcoming April hip-hop release will beIllogic & Blockhead's collaborative full-length, Capture The Sun that will drop on the 16th of that month. The album, which includes features from Blueprint, Abstract Rude, Slug and others, will be released on TK via Man Bites Dog Records. Above is the new video of the album's lead single and title track, featuring the aforementioned Slug of Atmosphere, "Capture The Sun."

Equipto's Kickstarter Pitch Video for Upcoming Tour

Longtime San Francisco emcee Equipto, who came to fame with Bored Stiff and also caught many hip-hop fans' attention for his collaborations with Andre Nickatina, has decided that he is going hang up the mic and call it quits for the rap game. Hence his upcoming US tour (with members of the Hieroglyphics and True Justice as his DJ) will be his final hurrah. And, with times been tough, he is seeking assistance in funding this tour via a Kickstarter campaign. Check the video above for details on what the breakdown is and how you can help - with getting something back in return such as the $25 or more donation that will get you VIP access to a show near you.

Murs and Fashawn "64 Impala"

Above is the brand new Punit Dhesi directed video for the Beatnick & K-Salaam produced song "64 Impala" off of Murs and Fashawn's current Duck Down Records collaborative album This Generation. Right now Murs and Fashawn are out on the road touring on the 'Road to Paid Dues' Tour, which will culminate at the Paid Dues Festival on March 30 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California. Continuing in that theme of Cali rappers rapping about certain year model cars I leave you with the video for The Coup's "Me And Jesus the Pimp In A 79 Granada Last Night" off the Oakland conscious hip-hop duo's (Boots Riley and DJ Pam the Funkstress) album Steal This Album.

The Coup's "Me And Jesus the Pimp In A 79 Granada Last Night"

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