Nas is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his all time classic album Illmatic with a reissue titled “Illmatic XX”. To honor this great occasion we have 2 copies of the CD to giveaway to our loyal fans courtesy of Sony Music.
The 20th Anniversary edition of Illmatic includes:
- The original album remastered
- 2nd Disc features 10 rare remixes, demos and freestyles
- New artwork with 24 page booklet
- Includes liner notes by Sacha Jenkins, tributes and rare photos.
To be in with a chance to win a free copy of Illmatic XX just follow us on Twitter (@KillerHipHop) and tweet us with your favourite Illmatic song and the hashtag #KHHIllmaticXX. 2 winners will then be selected at random and sent a copy of the seminal LP.
The album will officially hit stores on April 15 via Sony Legacy. Check out the tracklist below:
GID Radio’s hottest new online radio show, Dre’s House, has only been on air for two weeks and our guests have been blessing us tremendously, especially last night. The gangster of Comedy, Capone, came through with his hilarious group, #TeamCapone aka Mr. Commodore & HitchFlow. Capone is known for doing big acts such as Def Comedy Jam, Shaq’s All-Star Comedy, Bad Boy Of Comedy, and so much more. KillerHipHop.com’s very own, DJ Eric Kidd, was on set giving people a great soundtrack for the entire show.
Listen/Watch The Announcement After The Jump
Pharrell is on top of his game right now with many hits and exposure surrounding his fashion choices. Now he graces the cover of GQ magazine and speaks on his personal style. Cehck out the cover above and some behind the scenes of his shoot below.
Childish Gambino releases this unfinished track after he saw someone selling it on iTunes. Take a listen below.
“I saw that someone is selling this on iTunes. i gave this away for free since it’s incomplete and a rough. thought it was wack someone did that without my permission. so i put it up here.” – Donald Glover
50 Cent is gearing up to release his 5th studio album called “Animal Ambition” on June 3rd. Before that drops he premieres the album cover on his website 50Cent.com. He also gave us some dates for new music. Check it out below.
LA rapper Dom Kennedy has just announced that he is taking his ‘Get Home Safely’ Tour to the UK. He will perform 2 dates, one in Birmingham (The Institute) on March 31st before hitting the capital London (The Garage) on April 1st.
The show will feature LA based upcoming artist, Strong Arm Steady leader, KRONDON as well as rising London-based Eritrean/Danish artist NEGASH ALI.
Dom Kennedy’s album “Get Home Safely” was critically acclaimed and the announcement of this tour will please many of his UK fans. Tickets can be purchased from here.
MMG boss Rick Ross is gearing up to release his latest album Mastermind on March 3rd. The album will see features from Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jeezy, The Weeknd, Big Sean, Meek Mill and more. Before the official release Rozay lets us listen to it first. The album is available to pre-order here and for full streaming here.
Pharrell recently surprised his fans with the announcement of his new album G I R L. The album features 11 tracks with features from Justin Timberlake, Alicia Keys, Daft Punk and Miley Cyrus and is due out on March 3rd. Before the official album release Pharrell gives a stream via iTunes. Take a listen to the full stream here: Pharrell – G I R L
Pharrell is going from strength to strength. He recently scooped up some Grammy’s and now is going for an Oscar for his hit “Happy” nominated for Best Original Song. Here he graces the cover of Billboard magazine and his album G I R L is due out on March 3rd. Expect some more hits.
After amazing last few months with several hits under his belt, Pharrell surprises his fans by announcing his new album G I R L and reveals the cover for it. The project is due out on March 3rd and can be pre-ordered on iTunes.
Check out the album trailer below and expect some more hits.