NEW TRACK: Rick Ross – Bound 2 (Freestyle)

Happy New Year, we’re back with our first post of 2014!

MMG mogul Rick Ross starts off the new year with a freestyle over standout Yeezus track Bound 2, listen below. Mastermind coming soon.



The big one. The year has almost come to an end so it’s time to look back at the top album releases. 2013 has been a good year for hip-hop fans, with all the heavyweights dropping studio albums including Jay-Z, Eminem, Kanye, Drake and more. We were also treated to a number of dope R&B albums from industry vets and upcoming artists but which LPs made the shortlist? Keep reading to find out Eclectic Relaxation’s best albums of the year.

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Some big tracks dropped in 2013, coming from industry vets and rising stars alike, read on for Eclectic Relaxation’s best songs of the last year with one list for Hip-Hop and another for R&B/Soul.

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – The Abstract And The Dragon [Mixtape]

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The time has finally come, as Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip unveil their eagerly-anticipated joint mixtape, The Abstract And The Dragon. The 28 track project features new songs, old joints, remixes and skits including the already released Thank You and Butch & Sundance. Don’t miss out on this release from two Hip-Hop legends (tracklist after the jump), download it at the official website .

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NEW TRACK: Busta Rhymes & Q-Tip – Butch & Sundance

It’s nearly here. Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip are gearing up to release their collaborative mixtape tonight and we get another teaser in the form of Butch & Sundance. Listen to the track below and stay tuned for the release of The Abstract & The Dragon in a matter of hours.

2014 Grammy Nominations

It’s that time of year again as the list of nominees for next year’s Grammy Awards is out. King Kendrick Lamar leads the way with seven nominations including Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Rap Performance and more. Meanwhile, Grammy winner Miguel is looking for another win, this time Best R&B Performance for How Many Drinks with Kendrick Lamar. Drake, Jay-Z, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar are all going head to head for the Best Rap Album gong.

Hit the jump to see the full list, including Eclectic Relaxation’s picks. The Grammy Awards ceremony will be held next month, January 26th.

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VIDEO: Kanye West on the Breakfast Club [Interview]

While in NYC on tour, Kanye West joins DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God at the Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 to talk Yeezy – including the Bound 2 video, slavery, fashion, his latest album Yeezus and more. Shout out to Charlamagne who kicks things off by calling him ‘Kanye Kardashian’, before calling Yeezus ‘wack’ to West’s face and grilling him throughout. Watch part 1 of the entertaining interview below, parts 2 and 3 on the jump.

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