Boston has one of the world’s best Hip Hop scenes. Some of Hip Hop’s dopest emcees have called Boston home, ranging from Guru, to Edo. G, to Termanology and Reks, Boston has grown it’s scene into a vibrant and diverse. One of those emcees who is carrying the flag for BeanTown is M-Dot. Gaining notoriety as an opening act in Europe for Krumb Snatcha in the mid-2000’s, M-Dot has parlayed that into working with some of Hip Hop’s greatest and touring all over the world. He is also planning to drop his debut album as a two release project later this year and I got to chop it up with him in the latest installment of The Whole 9. We spoke on his upcoming album, his new single Shine, featuring Method Man, Dominique Larue and Katy Gunn, his place in Boston’s Hip Hop scene, touring Europe, his Hip Hop clique EMS, and what’s he planning in 2015. You can follow the homie on Twitter to stay up to date. Peep the interview after the jump.
Young Buck, Tha City Paper and Cub Da CookUp Boss link up on a new track titled Anybody produced by Bandplay, off their new Active mixtape dropping tomorrow.
Manolo Rose drops a video for his breakout track Run Ricky Run.
Kap Kallous teamed up with Caskey ( Cash Money Records / YMCMB ) for the “I Don’t Mind” music video. Goldie & Jade Lawhon providing the chorus. The David Grants produced track was featured on Kap Kallous’ “Gradeur” album, released in 2014.
Newness from Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney. This one will be on both RiRi and Ye’s upcoming albums.
Pittsburgh emcee Hubbs, and Staten Island producer Git (aka Git Beats) return with the first visual off their upcoming follow-up project, after releasing the UGHH and Indie Rock Mag “Top Hip Hop Albums of 2014″ nominated Piece of Mind LP last year. The video was shot in NYC by Jacob Finch, during Hubbs and Git’s promo run last summer, featuring cameos from Sirius XM and Halftime Radio’s DJ Eclipse, and Kool Keith of the Ultramagnetic MC’s.