Currently, GQ is setting up for a big 2013 introduction with his two part release, “Death Threats and Love Notes”: The Prelude (which is out now) the prequel to his debut album “Death Threats and Love Notes” which features guest appearances from Nipsey Hussle, Kurupt, Rapsody, Heather Victoria and production from 9th Wonder & The Soul Council.
West Coast buzzmaker Locksmith has come together with The DJBooth to bring listeners his latest street album, The Green Box. Named after a locale in the Crescent Park neighborhood of Richmond, California, where the artist grew up, the project features 12 original cuts as well as two bonus tracks. Included are reader-approved leaks “Livin’ Loaded,” “Transitions,” “Be Free,” “F**k Love,” “Broken,” “Bear With Me” and “Stand It.” Joining Locksmith on the guest tip throughout The Green Box are Anesha, Big Remo, Fallon, Jarell Perry and Olamide Faison. In addition to boardwork by Locksmith himself, the project features production from 9th Wonder, Brandun DeShay, Drew Byrd, Eric G., Ka$h, Khrysis, Matt Cody and Mike TopNoch.
Working with 9th was a truly honorable and humbling experience. I consider this song to be merely a byproduct of the in depth conversations we had during my stay in North Carolina. The Green Box drops May 7th on www.IAMLOCK.com
02. Shine On (Feat. Bun B)
03. Talkin Bout Nothing
04. King Without A Crown
07. Serve This Royalty
08. Good 2getha (Feat. Ashton Jones)
09. Just Last Week (Feat. Future) (Snippet)
10. My Trunk (Feat. Trinidad Jame$)
11. How U Luv That (Feat. Big SANT)
12. Only One (Feat. Wiz Khalifa & Smoke DZA)
13. Banana Clip Theory
14. Life Is A Gamble (Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid) [Prod. By 9th Wonder]
16. Bigger Picture
17. Multi Til The Sun Die
It’s a blessing to drop another body of music that reflects my growth as a musician and artist. I’m thankful for all the support I’ve received over the years. It’s Quality over Quantity. 4eva N A day and Multi till the sun die. God Bless – K.R.I.T.
University of North Carolina baller-turned-emcee GQ has come together with The DJBooth to bring fans his latest street release, Death Threats & Love Notes: The Prelude. The official prelude to the artist’s as yet-unscheduled sophomore album via Jamla Records, the set features 16 tracks’ worth of original material from the First in Flight State emcee. Included are reader-approved singles “The Town” and “I Know.” Joining GQ on the guest tip throughout Death Threats & Love Notes: The Prelude are Carlitta Durand, Rapsody and Rocki Evans. Production comes courtesy of 9th Wonder, Amp, E. Jones, Eric G.,Fatin, Ka$h, Khrysis and The Soul Council.
Murs and 9th Wonder present the Hobostewd-directed music video for “What Up Tho”, a cut from their new album The Final Adventure, out now. Adventure is Murs and 9th’s final album together. The iTunes edition include two bonus tracks, while the iTunes deluxe version includes the bonus tracks and all of the instrumentals. Murs recently released This Generation, his collaboration album with Cali rapper Fashawn, both currently on the road together for a series of US shoes. This year’s installment of Paid Dues, the indie hip-hop festival Murs spearheaded several years ago, is all set for March 30. Slated to perform are Trinidad James, Talib Kweli, Juicy J and more.