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Slum Village Reveals Tracklist, Cover Art, And May 3rd Release Date For New Album ‘F.U.N’

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As Slum Village pushes through the second half of their second month-long Europe tour in the past year, T3 and Young RJ unveiled the tracklist, cover art, and official May 3rd release date for their forthcoming album F.U.N in an Instagram post today (April 16). With guest features from Robert Glasper, Cordae, Eric Roberson, Larry June, Sango, and many others, F.U.N will serve as the first new Slum Village album since 2015’s critically acclaimed Yes!.    Visit for […]

Slum Village Slated To Drop ‘Fun’ Album, Releases “Factor” Single Feat. Eric Roberson

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It’s been nearly a decade since the release of Slum Village’s last proper full-length album. 2015’s critically acclaimed Yes! further cemented T3 and Young RJ‘s ability to effectively carry on the legacy of the seminal rap group, retaining its essence while evolving its sound with fresh new energy. Since then, the two have gone on to pursue solo endeavors. However, with last year’s sold […]

EXCLUSIVE: Kanye West Charged Slum Village $90K For The “Selfish” Beat

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J Dilla will forever go down in history as one of the greatest producers of all time. Visit for more information On Saturday, February 10th, Hip-Hop fans from all over the city of Los Angeles conjoined to celebrate the life of J Dilla. In downtown Los Angeles, the event was officially deemed Dilla Day […]

Happy Birthday To Renowned Hip-Hop Producer, The Late J Dilla

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The works of renowned hip-hop producer J Dilla or Jay Dee is one throws listeners into calm chills. Today (Feb. 7) the late producer would have turned 44 years old. Visit for more information Dilla has been a force to be reckoned with throughout the 90s due to his ability to craft a signature […]

Slum Village’s Young RJ Drops the Visuals to “Issues” featuring BJ the Chicago Kid


Slum Village’s Young RJ recently debuted his latest single “Issues”, a record that features Chicagoan BJ the Chicago Kid. Visit for more information   Now, the independent artist has dropped visuals to accompany the track, with the storyline being directed by Diego Cruz. Advertisement   The video gets real about the different “Issues” all […]

Cool Nutz Teams Up With Slum Village And TOPE To Celebrate Dilla Month


The left coast has come correct to celebrate Dilla season, paying their respects through creating music inspired by the spirit of the late great producer and his legendary catalog. Visit for more information Portland’s Cool Nutz has linked with Detroit’s own Slum Village and Oakland-based producer TOPE to give the remix treatment to “Best & Worst,” which […]

On The Rise: Meet Brooklyn MC KOTA


With his first official release off his untitled project, KOTA is a Brooklynite MC who’s one to watch. Visit for more information Dubbed by NYLON as “The Coolest New Indie Rapper,” KOTA is on the verge of releasing his latest album, which will be a collective EP about the complications and challenges he faced growing […]

Listen to Slum Village, BJ The Chicago Kid & Illa J get “Expressive”

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While Slum Village gear up to release their eighth studio album, YES!, the detroit collective return to whet out appetites with another audio journey for the ears, this time featuring BJ the Chicago Kid and Illa J.  YES! will feature Phife Dawg, De La Soul, Black Milk, Jon Connor and Bilal among others, as well […]

Listen to Slum Village “Push It Along” Featuring Phife Dawg

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Visit for more information To celebrate the start of their multi-city tour kicking off in New York tonight, Slum Village releases a new cut featuring A Tribe Called Quest legend Phife Dawg.  A funky raw record to help you push through the negativity, “Push it along” is sure to fill any empty soul with […]

Listen To Yancey Boys “Global Warming” Ft. Slum Village

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When two disciple groups of the late, great Dilla join forces, the results are dangerous. That’s exactly what happened on this Yancey Boys x Slum Village effort. Young RJ lays down the war drums with romantic strings on top for Illa J, Frank Nitt, and T3 match our recent humid heat wave with some heat […]

Slum Village Will Donate All Proceeds From New Single To J Dilla’s Children

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Visit for more information After being released nearly a week ago via Noisey, Slum Village’s new Jay Dee-produced single, “Yes Yes”, has already amassed hundreds of thousands of plays. Yesterday, the camp and Dilla’s “Yancey Media Group” made a very special announcement, stating that the song was now available for download and 100% of the […]