Preview: Big Sean Discusses I Decided on Shade 45

Tune in to Shade 45 this Friday (2/3) for a conversation with Big Sean about his new album, I Decided, and his collaboration with Eminem.  Read more after the jump.

LISTEN: Royce Da 5’9″ – Let’s Take Them To War

Another one from Royce Da 5’9″.  Listen to “Let’s Take Them To War” after the jump.

LISTEN: Royce Da 5’9″ – Beats Keep Callin’

Nickel Nine drops a new freestyle.  Listen to “Beats Keep Callin’” after the jump.

LISTEN: Swifty McVay “You Ain’t Real” feat. Maestro & Crooked I

New music from Swifty McVay.  Listen to “You Ain’t Real” featuring Maestro and Crooked I, after the jump.  Video coming soon.

Available Now: 2016 Black Friday Exclusives

Few collaborative efforts are as natural a fit in time, place and sensibility as the joined efforts of Eminem and Carhartt.  Learn more after the jump.


Battle rap mainstay and underground Detroit legend Marv Won always has something to say. Today’s full-length release Soundtrack of Autumn finds a deeply introspective MC examining himself and the state of the game over an intentionally sparse self-prodcuded soundscape. The leaves may fall off, but Marv ain’t even close.