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Kanye 86'd his deal with Nike only to join the folks over at Adidas to debut a new line this June. Kanye spoke at the Adidas Global Brand Conference today to talk creatively about his line and also took time to perform a few songs. Sources say the new sneaker will be called the 'YeeZi' similar to his release with Nike the 'Yeezy.' Do you think the new adidas line will be better? Take a look at the speech Kanye made below.
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Cam'ron was a stable in New York Fashion Week back in February, where he showcased his cape line with Mark McNairy. Check out this video showing the behind the scenes from Fashion week with appearances from JuJu, Angie Martinez, Cipha Sounds, Mark McNairy, Jim Jones, Dame Dash and more.
Shot by: Hoss Gher and Christopher Frierson
Edited by: Jonah Schwartz
Music by: Cam'ron
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Stalley is getting prepared to go on his #NoPlaceLikeHome tour starting in Bowling Green, OH this week. To kick things off, he released the remix to ScHoolboy Q's 'Man of The Year' track, take a listen.
For a look at Stalley's #NoPlaceLikeHome tour dates click here.
Joell Ortiz has announced during a recent interview with Complex, that he is working on a solo project, House Slippers which will be executive produced by The Heatmakerz. The legendary Heatmakerz have worked with numerous artists and created sounds for everyone including Dip-set and more. Joell has also announced that he has signed a solo deal with Penalty Entertainment and 'House Slippers' will be released later this year. In the meantime, Slaughterhouse is getting ready for their third album release produced by Just Blaze dropping this year. Take a look at the interview below.
DJ Mustard has been providing beats for just about everyone in the game lately so it was only right that he make a video to show how how he created some of the bangers we've been hearing. In this first video DJ Mustard talks us through the making of the 'My Nigga' beat he made for YG. He shows us the elements of creating the beat, and explains the diference between a beat-maker and a producer. He also explains how most of his beats are made under 30 minutes. Take a look at Part 1 below. Part 1: DJ Mustard Breaks Down the 'My Nigga' beat:
In Part 2 of the DJ Mustard interview, he talks about making at least 10 beats on a normal day and 30 beats if he's with another producer Mike Lee. He also talks about giving Nicki Minaj 15 beats which is pretty standard, but also adds he gave Kanye West over 100 beats. He explains how Kanye slowed down the 'Sanctified' beat and instrumentals to add samples, which after completed Mustard did not even recognize. Now that Mustard is signed to Roc Nation he says he already has a beat for J. Cole. Take a look at Part 2 of the DJ Mustard interview with Nick Huff Barili below.
Part 2: DJ Mustard Explains what Kanye did to the 'Sanctified' beat: