Hip-Hop often hears the story of the murder of Tupac through the lens of the late rapper. Glasses Malone is offering the other side in his new single and video for “2Pac Must Die (Orlando Anderson).”
The Hip-Hop community has often heard throughout the years the man who killed Tupac is allegedly Orlando Anderson. Through verses and a supporting visual Malone takes fans into Anderson’s world and provides details of how everything went form his viewpoint. The video displays the events that led to their encounter, including the MGM Grand fight and the actual shooting in Las Vegas in 1996. In the video, you will also see Anderson stealing the chain of a Death Row member at a gas station sparking the chain of events.
Complex details the single and video is intended to give a message as he detailed during the premiere party for the video.
“If y’all are tired of people dying. Y’all know people dying. Y’all know what happened with Nip. Y’all know what happened with certain homies on the street shit, is because nobody telling nobody else the truth,” Malone said. “So what I’m here to do is I can’t sell you hope. Y’all can buy that shit from other rappers. I’ma sell you the truth. And then its up to you to do what you wanna do with the education. All I can do is bring it to you.”
The video has caused a stir online with many looking past the title and understanding the message and the story. There is the other side who believes the video is tasteless and did not need to be made.
New York rapper Cardi B is getting political-political. The hip-hop diva took a moment away from music-making to put some major respect on politician Ilhan Omar.
Cardi went to Instagram last night to give Omar a major salute as President Donald Trump continues to take aim at her at rallies.
Yesterday, Trump made headlines after a crowd of North Carolina supporters shouted “send her back” aimed at Omar.
A fired-up crowd shouted its approval of President Donald Trump’s attacks on Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and three of her colleagues Wednesday by chanting “Send her back!” Trump, emboldened by the House’s sound rejection of an effort to impeach him over racist commentary about the lawmakers just hours earlier, triggered the chant at his re-election rally in Greenville, North Carolina, by resuming his rhetorical assault on Omar, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass. (NBC News)
After teasing the new track as part of BET’s Tales last month, Kanye West has finally revealed his new track alongside longtime collaborator Charlie Wilson, entitled “Brothers.” Produced by Irv Gotti and Murder Inc producer Seven (Channel 7), the track debuted on the show’s two-hour season premiere late Tuesday night. Reminiscent of the “Big Brother” sound from Ye’s Graduation era, the song relishes in much of the style that early Kanye fans have craved from the artist’s current and future projects. (Hypebeast)
In early July, Ye’s wife Kim Kardashianwent to Twitter to plug BET’s “Tales” season premiere and remind followers “Brothers” will finally get released.
Last month, Gotti revealed Yeezy came into the picture for his “Tales” banger a couple years ago.
“As you guys know, with ‘Tales,’ I take existing songs and turn them into, like, a movie. When I approached Kanye back in October of 2017, I was like, ‘Yo, I wanna do something special for the culture. I love the hip-hop culture. I’m a huge, like, believer in the hip-hop culture and what it is and I want to do this for the culture.’ I know this sounds cliché-ish but it’s honest. I said, ‘Yo, let’s give them a new song. I’m going to make a two-hour movie to the song and it’ll be the season premiere.’ You know, Kanye rode out with me, man. He was like, ‘That’s a great thing.’” (TMZ)
Cleveland Browns superstar Odell Beckham Jr. is out here looking like he’s ready for a championship run. The popular wide receiver has shared a glimpse into his summer training grind as the NFL season quickly approaches.