R.I.P. Chinx

Chinx, a Coke Boy affiliate emcee of French Montana’s, was shot and murdered in Queens early this morning. Details are still coming out to the public, but it’s indeed some tragic news to wake up to today. French’s right-hand man was prime to break out himself and the outpouring of reactions on social media from his peers was evident. R.I.P.

Damn my nigga gone that's crazy

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Kanye West “All Day” BRIT Awards (Official)

Nothin’ new here, but the official HD version of Kanye’s debut of “All Day” is now up and online for us to relive.

And honestly, I think we’ll be reliving this performance for years to come. One of Kanye’s career-best hype anthems, plus the energy and surprise of the performance itself will easily endure this video over time. That’s not even mentioning Taylor Swift’s still priceless reaction.

I was talking about this “All Day” performance with someone recently and realized it took me a second viewing to note some details and fully grasp how awesome it was to have all the goons and flame thrower behind ‘Ye. I still get chills at the “get low, stay low” part. Kanye’s next tour will alone be worth the price of admission for this part, and the “All Day” performance as a whole.

Kanye West “All Day” co-producer Velous talks creation

The release of the week was of course Kanye West’s “All Day”, which is not officially out yet just on replay via the live performance debut at the BRITs.

You know by now… the beat goes. But who was behind it? It’s easy to assume Kanye, but French Montana instagrammed it was co-produced by himself and an unknown named Velous.

Well, meet Velous.

MTV was able to link up with the New Yorker and Velous described his role in crafting the beat that we’re all soon going to get hype to. The summary: he made it for French, Kanye somehow heard it and loved it and then he and French (yup French too) added their own layers and tweaks. Watch Velous describe it more in-depth above. Can’t wait for this studio version.

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