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Earlier this summer, Jeff Staple traveled down here to Atlanta for a special talk at the High Museum of Art and an exclusive interview with hometown favorite B.O.B. hosted here at Wish. The rapper/musician has been at the top of various music charts since 2008 and continues to create cross-genre music, which can be seen in his new mixtape titled “No Genre Part 2.” Jeff and B.O.B. sit down to talk about his beginnings selling snacks to mainstream recognition and the importance of making mistakes.
It was a packed house as people from all around Atlanta piled into Wish for their chance to get to meet the one and only Travis Scott. Fans had a lot to take in as La Flame enthusiastically posed for pictures, signed sneakers, shirts, faces, and paused to dance to any song that he liked. Customers also had the chance to purchase exclusive Travis Scott merch from his store which made a stop in town last night at the Masquerade. Take a look at some images from the in-store that sums up the event.
Join us at our Moreland Ave. location for a Pop Up Shop with Travis Scott today from 4-5:30 pm.
After recently releasing a teaser, Eminem is back with the full-length video for his single “Berzerk.” Featuring plenty of cameos from the likes of Rick Rubin, Kendrick Lamar, Slaughterhouse, and Kid Rock, Eminem also shows up in many scenes including one paying respect to the Beastie Boys ‘So What “Cha Want” video. This is the first cut we’ve heard from Eminem’s upcoming project The Marshall Mathers LP 2 releasing November 4, so give it a listen.
Finishing up his string of in-stores to support the latest mixtape, “10PC MILD,” Trinidad James stopped through the shop yesterday for the final stop of his meet and greet appearances. Bringing along a slew of Gold Gang affiliates and donning the latest Fall/Winter 2013 Supreme, Trinidad James held down the crowd for over three hours while taking pictures, shaking hands and signing autographs for those in attendance. In addition to handing out copies of the latest mixtape, James also invited his tour DJ, Genesis to get on the tables to chop and splice up a plethora of Atlanta tracks including many of James’ mixtape exclusives.
Download Trinidad James’ full mixtape here and scroll through the image set below.
Photography: Mae Elizabeth Gurene
Delivering a followup, Syd the Kyd and Matt Martians, better known as The Internet, are back with “Partners in Crime Two.” A laid back, smooth track, thi will likely serve as the first single of the duo’s newly announced project Feel Good. So take a quick listen to the track below and enjoy!
After much anticipation, Jay Z has officially unveiled the visuals to his hit single, “Holy Grail” featuring Justin Timberlake. Perhaps no better than timing than on the heels of Timberlake’s groundbreaking VMA performance, the video was directed by Anthony Mandler (who has also worked with Jay on past projects such as “D.O.A.,” “Young Forever” and “Lost One.” Featuring both Timberlake and Hov in a decidedly dreary and dark setting, the footage is also paired with twisted and slowed down samples of the song that plays into the caliginous side of the track. Hit play above and let us know what you think in the comment section.
Gotta love it anytime M.I.A. graces us with a new track. After just receiving a release date for her fourth album Matangi, M.I.A. is back with another single off of the project, “UNBREAK my Mixtape.” A lot more laid back than previous offerings from this project, the track still maintains that unique M.I.A. sound with the incorporation of a mix of different samples. So check out the track below, and be on the lookout for Matangi hitting stores on November 5.
With the release of her DJ Drama hosted mixtape She Got Game releasing later today, Rapsody drops off a sneak preview with the track “Jedi Code.” This is a gem for “real” hip-hop fans, combining with both Phonte and Jay Electronica over a classic 9th Wonder beat. So take a listen to the track below and let us know what you think:
Etheopian-born artist Kenna releases a funky new track titled “Relations.” The feel good and bass heavy tune comes from Neptunes producer Chad Hugo embodies elements of funk, classic hip hop, and even electronic sound. So start your day off right and check out the track below: