Tag: beats 1

Dr. Dre & LL Cool J Have Handfuls of Unreleased Collaborations

In 1998, hip-hop heavyweights Dr. Dre and LL Cool J collaborated on a song titled “Zoom”. Originally intended as a Dre and Snoop Dogg collab on the former’s debut album, The Chronic, the finalised version with LL can be found on the soundtrack to Warren Beatty’s cult comedy classic, Bulworth. Hard-hitting yet smooth, apologetically West Coast while undeniably New York, it remains… Read more →

Lil Yachty Is Back With A Vengeance With Beats 1 Freestyle

Hot 97 radio host Ebro Darden has built a reputation for being critical of many New School rappers, particularly of the “mumble rap” variety. One of the clearest examples of Darden’s disapproval was in June of this year, when he had Atlanta emcee Lil Yachty freestyle over drum-heavy, New York style beats on his show, Ebro in the Morning. Unfortunately for… Read more →