While touring overseas recently, R.A. The Rugged Man caught up with another legendary wordsmith, Black Thought of The Roots. In the clip, the Rugged Man and Black Thought discuss their mutual admiration, the dumbed-down nature of so many of today’s rhymes, and a possible future collaboration.
M.O.P. recruits the legendary Busta Rhymes for the new single “Broad Daylight”, taken from their upcoming EP Street Certified, available November 18th.
R.A. The Rugged Man recently hosted a rap contest celebrating his Definition Of A Rap Flow video, with a celebrity panel of judges (Talib Kweli, Murs, Locksmith, Vinnie Paz, Rittz, Jean Grae, and more) deciding the winners. California native A-F-R-O took home the top prize, and recorded an off-the-head freestyle for the Rugged Man. Check it out now, and peep A-F-R-O’s recent appearance on The Queen Latifah Show. Check out the results of the contest here.
After recently announcing their upcoming EP Street Certified, iconic Brownsville hip-hop duo M.O.P. is now unveiling the official music video for the single “187.” Executive produced by DJ Premier, Street Certified hits stores this Halloween via Nature Sounds. Order “187″ now on iTunes.