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Joell Ortiz Announces the Release Date for New Album ‘Monday’

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Joell Ortiz is getting ready for a new album, announcing the release of Monday for August 30 on Mello Music Group. “I’m back to work. Monday is the start of the week. The grind!” Joell said regarding the album announcement. “Working people normally dread Mondays. Not me though; I embrace them! Feels like another opportunity. Another chance. The […]

Joell Ortiz and Apollo Brown to Release Joint Album ‘Mona Lisa’

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Joell Ortiz and Apollo Brown will be joining forces for a new album and give a taste of what is to come with their new single “Decisions.” The New York rapper – Detroit producer combination will release an album titled Mona Lisa. “Decisions” details a time in Joell’s life where he wanted to be a […]

Event Recap: HOT 97’s Best of Brooklyn Party Jack Daniel’s Honey

(Photo Cred: Yasmin Quiles) Brooklyn Hip Hop is still alive and well. Last night Hot 97 hosted the Neighborhood Flavor Best of Brooklyn part, sponsored by Jack Daniel’s Honey at The Villain in Williamsburg. The two floor venue facilitated a packed crowd of party goers and music enthusiasts alike who shared a love for food, Hip Hop and […]

The 10 Best Just Blaze Beats After 2010

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Very much credited for helping craft the revered Roc-a-Fella sound and giving the affiliated artists (JAY Z, Cam’Ron, etc) some of their biggest hits, it’s only natural Just Blaze kinda fell back from Hip Hop production after operating at such a high level for years. But that doesn’t mean Justin Smith wasn’t making music, which […]

Powerhouse Rapper/Producer Duo Joell Ortiz & !llmind Drop Their Collaborative Album ‘Human’

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Human sees the prolific !llmind provide canvases over which the acclaimed Slaughterhouse emcee paints masterpieces. Guest spots for the project include Bodega Bamz, Emilio Rojas, Jared Evan, Chris Rivers, Father Dude, and more. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/123313108″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Download and/or stream Human now via iTunes, Spotify, and the like. The duo also unleashed […]

Joell Ortiz Doesn’t Need “Cheers From The Crowd”

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Joell Ortiz drops visuals for “Cheers From The Crowd.” Joell Ortiz still remains true to the game and not to the fame. The Slaughterhouse rapper dropped a sentimental visual for his new joint produced by Statik Selektah titled “Cheers From The Crowd.” In the black-and-white flick, Ortiz reassures us that his words aren’t meant for the […]

Check Out Slaughterhouse Freestyle On BBC Radio 1xtra

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“Say life’s a b*tch, I gave her the wedding ring” Slaughterhouse goes off the top on Charlie Sloth‘s show on BBC Radio 1xtra. The House Gang goes over Pusha T’s “Numbers On The Board” for the “Fire In The Booth” series. Prior to getting into his freestyle, Budden gets the plugs out the way and […]

Joell Ortiz Responds To Kendrick Lamar In “Control Remix”

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Joell Ortiz steps up as the first rapper to attack Kendrick Lamar’s claim to New York’s throne in the remix to “Control.” One-quarter of Slaughterhouse and New York native, Joell Ortiz wasted no time making a remix to “Control,” after hearing Kendrick Lamar titled himself “the king of New York.” “You the king of New […]

Peter Rosenberg’s 2013 PeterPalooza

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Peter Rosenberg from radio station Hot 97, hosted his second annual PeterPalooza concert over the weekend. This year the performances included Meek Mill, Odd Future, Fabolous, Travis $cott, Joell Ortiz, ScHoolboy Q, Flatbush Zombies, etc. If you haven’t seen it by now, you can check it out below: Advertisement – Trey Anthony(@treyanthony16)

Recap: Slaughterhouse Slays The Highline Ballroom

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Tuesday night at the Highline Ballroom, stans of a rare breed of rap supergroup impatiently awaited the arrival of their favorite quartet. A scarlet-lit stage punctured by strobe lights set the tone for Slaughterhouse – comprised of wordsmiths Joell Ortiz, Joe Budden, Crooked I and Royce da 5’9” – to wage a lyrical blood bath. […]

Watch Joell Ortiz Rap Over Jay-Z’s “Open Letter”

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The Slaughterhouse capo makes the Timbaland instrumental a full-on Brooklyn affair. It’s no secret Joell Ortiz can rap his a** off. In fact, he’s been accused several times over the past couple years of “dumbing” his raps down in order to make his music more listenable, for fear his fans wouldn’t vibe with his complex […]

Video: Lil Cease, Joey Bada$$, Uncle Murda, Maino, Fred The Godson, & Joell Ortiz – Biggie Tribute

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A tribute cypher for the late Christopher “Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace. Everyone is paying homage to Brooklyn’s Finest and one of New York’s favorite rappers of all time, Notorious B.I.G. You’ve already seen Papoose’s tribute freestyle, but this tribute’s motley crew of rappers consists of Lil Cease, Joey Bada$$, Uncle Murda, Maino, Fred The Godson and […]

Joell Ortiz Names His Top 5 Movies

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Being a hip hop fan as well as a movie buff really allows me to experience the best of both worlds. Since joining The Source I’ve gradually positioned myself to cover entertainment and making the connection between hip hop and film for the readers.  Starting a new weekly column I will be catching up with […]

Joell Ortiz Names His Top 5 Movies

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Being a hip hop fan as well as a movie buff really allows me to experience the best of both worlds. Since joining The Source I’ve gradually positioned myself to cover entertainment and making the connection between hip hop and film for the readers. Starting a new weekly column I will be catching up with […]

Video: Slaughterhouse – The Backroom Freestyle

Slaughterhouse hits the set of BET’s “The Backroom” freestyle session. Already landing the cover of our current issue which is still on stands throughout the month of July. If you haven’t done so yet pick that up, in the mean time hit play.    – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement