Killer Mike talks about the importance of Black History Month [Video]

I consider myself to be a proud Black man that has the utmost love for his culture and people of his culture, however, I'm not entirely sure why (till now) I haven't yet posted anything in celebration of the American Black History Month, which ends unfortunately today. It has been a very busy month for me, as it has been for each member of the SoulCulture team, but that in itself is no real excuse. If I have time to blog about Lupe Fiasco, Klashnekoff and Rick Ross surely I should have time to blog about my culture.

Subconsciously, it probably has something to do with not wanting to put forward a post about generic topics that usually arise during Black History Months in America and the UK and the fact that Black History is should be celebrated, talked about, blogged about everyday or more realistically, for more than just for one central month. But as my mum says "better late, than never".

Grand Hustle recording artist Killer Mike a.k.a Mike Bigga, known for his strong views on issues involving Black people and Black culture, sat down with the good folk over at 3 Little Digs to discuses the importance of Black History Month, its effects on society and a few facts Black people all over the world will be surprised to find out. Watch below... Happy Black History Month! Read more


Meek Mill ft. Mel Love – "I Don’t Care What U Call Me" | New Music


New Maybach Music Group recording artist Meek Mill decided to spit more than a few dope bars over his former CEO T.I.'s "That’s All She Wrote" instrumental, taken from Tip's seventh solo album No Mercy. The track, which originally featured Eminem, now features newcomer Mel Love. Be sure to listen to the end of the track where the Philly-bred MC addresses his former Grand Hustle situation...

Meek Mill ft. Mel Love – "I Don’t Care What U Call Me"


Watch: T.I.'s Interview with The Source


Grand Hustle King emcee of the South T.I. touched down with The Source at Sirius Satellite Radio after his secret show in NYC (which featured special guest including Mary J Blige, Maino and B.o.B) to talk business, his new album, his legacy and everything in between.

Watch the interview below, split into four parts.

Part 1: T.I. addresses Gucci and Wacka opposing him for his crown of the South:

Part 2: T.I. talks Grand Hustle, his business partners and what it takes to be successful: Read more


T.I. Unveils King Uncaged Cover x Trailer Video

T.I. unveiled the cover for his forthcoming King Uncaged album...
and erm...

Well...

Its T.I. on a throne with a big ass lion.. I get it... but.. *sigh*

Anyways check out the trailer for the album filmed at the photoshoot for the cover.


T.I. - Fuck A Mixtape (Freeload)

The brand new mixtape from Grand Hustle president/King Of The South T.I. has just dropped. Hosted by DJ Drama & DJ MLK.

LISTEN AND FREELOAD BELOW:

Download Mixtape Free | LiveMixtapes.com Mixtape Player


T.I. Interview On Larry King Live (Video)

In his first television interview since his release from prison, The Grand Hustle president T.I. spoke to Larry King Live on CNN yesterday. T.I. speaks frankly about his new album King Uncaged, the death of his best friend, depression and his arrest for arms possession.

Check out the full interview below.

Part 1

Watch the rest of the interview after the jumpRead more


B.o.B ft. T.I. & Playboy Tre - "Bet I" (Official Music Video)


Brand new video from B.o.B ft T.I. & Playboy Tre, Taken from B.o.B's debut album The Adventures Of Bobby Ray which is out now!

SOULCULTURE.TV BONUS

SoulCulture.TV caught up with Atlanta-based Grand Hustle emcee B.o.B in London for a chat about his forthcoming album, keeping the quality on mixtapes, working with Big Boi, growing up listening to T.I., Working with Giggs & the UK music scene.


T.I. - "I'm Back" (Official Music Video)

The hotly anticipated 1st single from T.I's upcoming 7th album King Uncaged.


B.o.B Ft. Haley Williams Of Paramore - "Airplanes" (New Music)

Trés Ubér Dope!
B.o.B links up with Haley Williams Of Paramore for the latest single from his album The Adventures of Bobby Ray.
Look out for part 2 featuring Eminem.

N'joy

LISTEN HERE.
[audio:http://soulculture.com/Airplanes.mp3]

SOULCULTURE.TV BONUS

SoulCulture.TV caught up with Atlanta-based Grand Hustle emcee B.o.B in London for a chat about his forthcoming album, keeping the quality on mixtapes, working with Big Boi, growing up listening to T.I., Working with Giggs & the UK music scene.


SoulCulture.TV x B.o.B Interview (VIDEO)

SoulCulture.TV: B.O.B interview in London on the subject of new album, quality mixtapes + T.I.

SoulCulture caught up with Atlanta-based Grand Hustle emcee B.o.B yesterday in London for a chat about his forthcoming album, keeping the quality on mixtapes, working with Big Boi and growing up listening to T.I.


B.o.B: Southern Graduate


Within the realms of Hip Hop there are tons of beat makers, rappers and flat out illiterate sounding assholes, but you rarely hear about musicianship. That’s why it was a surprising pleasure to find out about B.O.B (born Bobby Ray Simmons), an Atlanta based rapper-musician-producer that’s just been inked to Grand Hustle.

Featured on the cover of XXL’s Hip Hop Class of ‘09 (with other newcomers like Wale, Charles Hamilton and Asher Roth), B.o.B’s music gained momentum with a hand-full of guest slots as well as being featured on tons of end years list when he does release a song. But after EPs and mixtapes (with his latest mix being B.o.B aka Bobby Ray: May 25th) in preparation for his new album, he still has something to prove. People still need to know who B.o.B is, simple and plain.

In-between cities on a promotional tour, the 21 year old rapper met me at a down home blues restaurant in downtown Columbia for a southern fried lunch and sit down. When he arrived (after sitting with members of his entourage including manager and local label reps) I didn’t know what to expect.

Before I wanted to get into any questions, the kid was antsy. Looking at the stage of the restaurant called Mac’s On Main, the stage with full-working P.A. system was tempting to the young artists.

“That stage makes me want to grab my guitar and my trumpet right now and start playing.

I have my in. I ask him about his history of live instrumentation... Read more


B.o.B. - Nothing On You RMX ft Big Boi (New Music) + The Adventures Of Bobby Ray (Artwork)

Stankonia's finest & recent Def Jam signing Big Boi joins forces with the immensely talented B.o.B. for this remix of Nothing On You which is B.o.B.'s 1st single from his upcoming album B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray.

LISTEN HERE
[audio:http://soulculture.com/bob-nothing_on_you_(remix)_(feat._big_boi).mp3]

After the jump peep the cover for B.o.B Presents: The Adventures Of Bobby Ray which will be released on April 26th (UK) + April 27th (US)Read more


T.I. – "I’m Back" (New Music)

Welcome back Clifford.
The NMC just blessed the world with some brand new T.I. produced by Trackslayerz.
Fans of the Atlanta rapper have been eagerly awaiting this track since it's announcement a little while ago.

N'joy peoples.


LISTEN

[audio:http://soulculture.com/Im Back.mp3]

FREELOAD


B.o.B aka Bobby Ray - May 25th (Mixtape Review)

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Dual personalities in Hip Hop have been around from the jump off. From Kool Keith to Redman to MF Doom, pseudonyms have allowed artists to express themselves in numerous ways, most often they are heralded for their uniqueness. Fast forward to 2010 and we find B.O.B aka Bobby Ray continuing with the trend. Having sprung forth in 2009 with the optimism-fuelled anthem 'In The Sky', May 25th aims to introduce the world to B.O.B’s dual personas - in addition to acting as a promotional tool as May 25th is the release date for his forthcoming album. Read more


B.o.B aka Bobby Ray - May 25th (Mixtape Download)

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Atlanta-born rapper/producer B.o.B aka Bobby Ray unleashed his latest mixtape, titled May 25th, today for free download. Featuring J.Cole, Asher Roth, Charles Hamilton, Playboy Tre and Bruno Mars over the production of Kanye West, Alchemist, Kutta, Infinity (and B.o.B's own), the mixtape title references the release date of his forthcoming debut album, B.o.B. Presents The Adventures of Bobby Ray, due for release in 2010 on Grand Hustle/Atlantic records.

Download here.

Tracklist: Read more