For being the most hyped about rapper with the least amount of music out (and no new music/projects in a very long time), Jay Electronica is really feeling himself. And during a recent performance at the XOYO in London, the Roc Nation signee called out the whole rap game, specifically Drake and label-mate J. Cole. “You (Drake) may be the 6 God, but I am thee God,” Jay Electronica announced to the crowd. “I’m sorry, but J. Cole don’t got bars like this. Whoever your favorite rapper is, they all know I’m the God!” It will be interesting to see if anyone responds to Jay’s confidence on this, and hopefully Jay puts out a diss record so his fans can get so much anticipated new music.
Watch Jay Electronica call out the whole rap game below.
We aren’t sure what the track is for, when it was recorded, how it leaked, or even its title… but a new Jay Electronica track has surfaced online. Although the leak isn’t the best quality, fans have been anxious for new music from Jay Electronica for years, ever since the New Orleans rapper signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation in 2010. The lyrics are hard and the record even has a sample from Jay-Z, which all makes us even more anxious for Jay Electronica’s debut project on Roc Nation. Stay tuned as we learn more about the track and await a CDQ version, but until then stream it below.
Yesterday the first (“but not last”) AAHH Fest! was held in Chicago’s Union Park. The hip-hop festival, pun intended, was certainly a breath of fresh air to showcase Chicago’s role in rap and hip-hop, and much more. Thanks to Chicago’s own, rapper Common, and in partnership with Donda’s House the Common Ground Foundation and the Lupe Fiasco Foundation, concert goers saw performances by Common, Lupe Fiasco, Twista, Jay Electronica, Jennifer Hudson, De La Soul, MC Lyte, many local performers who performed in the event’s early show, and a number of surprises performances from SZA, Lil Mama, Vince Staples, and of course Mr. Kanye West.