J-Illa: Oh Hecky Naw (Prod. Adam Fenyx)

Let me keep hitting you guys with music until the new year comes in. Here is something fresh from Chicago’s very own J-Illa. On this joint titled “Oh Hecky Naw” J-Illa samples Yee’s “School Spirit.” Make sure you stream and download the entire track below. More from J-Illa to come in the near future.


Download: J-Illa – Oh Hecky Naw (Prod. Adam Fenyx)

Kendrick Lamar talks J Cole, XXL Freshmen 2011, Kid Cudi & Human Music (Video)

Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili sits down with Kendrick Lamar, this is part 2 of the conversation. Kendrick starts by breaking down what him and J Cole have been working on; Kendrick even gives us a sneak preview of one of the tracks. We heard 3 of them while in his studio and YES in this case you should believe the hype! Kendrick goes on to tell us who would be on the freshmen list for 2011 if he were to pick it. We would be willing to bet that he is going to be on there! Kendrick surprised us a bit with his pick for favorite albums of 2011, both good albums but neither is in our top 5 but hey everyone is entitled to their opinion. Part 2 of the interview concludes with Kendrick breaking down what he means by wanting to make “Human Music” and why he thinks that is missing in the game right now. Make sure to subscribe to http://www.youtube.com/hardknocktv to get our latest videos including part 3 of this interview next week.

Truck North: QuickTape (Mixtape)

As 2010 ends, The Money Making Jam Boy co-captain gives you a Holiday present. His brief mixtape, entitled “QuickTape” is in direct response to listeners who’ve waited in anticipation for Truck’s “I Told You So” mixtape and the Money Making Jam Boys mixtape respectively. Here we find Northside going in on some of his favorite joints to bring in the New Year correctly. The tape features Curt@!ns, Guilty Simpson, and fellow Jam Boy, P.O.R.N.

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