This could be the album of the year! Pre-order it now off of iTunes or wait until October 22nd to hear for yourselves. Kendrick’s music is a breathe of fresh air from the over saturated hip hop that is currently out. Features and production credits include Dr. Dre, Just Blaze, Drake, Jay Rock, Lady Gaga, and Mary J. Blige.
1. Sherane a.k.a Master Splinter’s Daughter
2. Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe
3. Backseat Freestyle
4. The Art of Peer Pressure
5. Money Trees Ft. Jay Rock
6. Poetic Justice Ft. Drake
7. good kid
8. m.A.A.d city Ft. MC Eiht
9. Swimming Pools (Drank) [Extended Version]
10. Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst
11. Real Ft. Anna Wise
12. Compton Ft. Dr. Dre
13. The Recipe Ft. Dr. Dre
14. Black Boy Fly
15. Now or Never Ft. Mary J. Blige
16. Collect Calls
17. Swimming Pools (Drank) (Bonus)
What better way to get to know the 2010 freshmen hip hop class than at a live concert? DJ Envy will be hosting the event that’s going down on Wednesday March 31st at 9PM at New York City’s The Highline Ballroom. Nipsey Hussle, Pill, Jay Rock, Donnis, Big Sean, and Freddie Gibbs are already scheduled to perform but don’t be surprised if any of the other four freshmen make a surprise appearance.
As promised, XXL Magazine and DJ Whoo Kid present the 10 Freshmen For ’10 mixtape with exclusive music from each of the 10 freshmen rappers in this year’s hip hop class. Download link and tracklist is below:
You’ve heard and watched the freestyles and now here’s the cover for this year’s Freshmen Class of Hip Hop according to XXL Magazine. Some of these picks are no-brainers while others will make you scratch your head a few times.
Jay Rock is the 10th and final 2010 Freshmen of this year’s hip hop class according to XXL Magazine. Their “New Breed of Hustlers” issue will hit newsstands on March 16th.