Big Sean Announces New Album, Title and Features

  After releasing a tweet this weekend with the caption "done," Big Sean left fans and followers wondering if this was his way of saying that his new album was really complete. Turns out, it is true. Big Sean's third studio album, Dark Sky Paradise. The artists that will be featured...

New Video: Iamsu! Feat. Too $hort & E-40 – “T.W.D.Y.”

  Less than a week after dropping his smooth “Truffle Butter” freestyle, Iamsu! linked up with his Bay Area brethren Too $hort and E-40 for his “T.W.D.Y.” visual. The artfully done, black and white visual kept it simple by only featuring Iamsu! and his crew, along with a couple...

Watch Big Sean & E-40 Perform “IDFWU” on The Tonight Show

Big Sean stopped by The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night with E-40 to perform his hit single (and one of the hottest songs of the year) "IDFWU". This was the first time Big Sean performed the single on television, and with a little help from The Roots, it didn't disappoint. They...

E-40 reveals tracklist for three part album, “Sharp On All 4 Corners”

[caption id="attachment_84377" align="alignnone" width="600"] e-40 via rockthebells[/caption] Last month via Twitter, San Francisco Bay Area native E-40 announced that he will release his new, three-part album Sharp On All 4 Corners, on December 9th (the same date that Lil Wayne's Tha Carter...

Artwork & Tracklist: Iamsu! – Sincerely Yours

This moment has been a long time coming for Iamsu!. He has released multiple well-received mixtapes over the past couple of years, but now it is time for the West Coast up-and-comer's debut album, Sincerely Yours. Today, Iamsu! revealed the track list and cover art for the highly anticipated album,...

New Music: G-Eazy feat. E-40 & Jay Ant – “Far Alone (Remix)”

G-Eazy had one of his dreams come true today. He grabbed a verse from Bay Area legend E-40 for the remix of his single, "Far Alone." 40 Water takes a trip down memory lane, discussing his rough upbringing and eventual label signing. Check it out below. G-Eazy's new album, These Things Happen is...

Interview: Andre Nickatina Dismisses Retirement

Rumor had it that Andre Nickatina would be Andre Nickatina's final album, that he would hang up the towel after dropping his 15th record -- his self-titled LP that hit shelves this morning. But according to the San Francisco rapper himself, you shouldn't believe everything you hear. He...

Interview: YOGY Speaks On His Struggles, Plans For The Future & Oscar Grant

The Bay Area has always been a hotbed for hip-hop talent, going all the way back to the heyday of E-40, Too Short, Spice 1 and Mac Dre, to name a few. Now, meet YOGY. He's a young man who's wise beyond his years, poised to take all of his life experiences and create something more meaningful out...

New Video: E-40 feat. Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q – “All My Niggas”

If you've been paying attention, the past 4 months have been full of three-man collaborations. Drake, 2 Chainz and Big Sean got together for "All Me," Casey Veggies, Earl and Vince Staples got together for "Hive" and Joey Fatts, A$AP Rocky and Danny Brown got together for "Choppa." Then of...

New Music: E-40 Ft. Danny Brown & ScHoolBoy Q – “All My Niggas”

Somebody must have prayed to the rap gods for this song. Rapping over an instrumental with that certified Bay Area sound, E-40, Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q rap with their individual weirdnesses on full display, yet they all fit right in. And somehow the song is incredibly danceable. Listen...

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