May 14, 2012


News Notes: Animal Collective Announce New Album & More

Jordi Vidal
Jordi Vidal

Animal Collective Announce New Album
Baltimore/Brooklyn band Animal Collective announced Centipede Hz on their website with a sweet video, which you can watch there. It's due out September 14. [Pitchfork]

J Dilla's Mom Starts Record Label
The mother of famed late producer J Dilla is starting a label called Ruff Draft to release unreleased material from the hip hop producer. [AllHipHop]

Lil Wayne Finally Settles for Unpaid Tha Carter III Royalties
Weezy settles the lawsuit with producers Bangladesh and Deezie, out of court and for an undisclosed amount. About time! [Prefix]

Two Up-and-Coming Hip Hop Stars Will Come Up Together
J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar are dropping a collaborative LP! [Prefix]

Game Likes Serena Williams' Rap Song
Compton MC Game, who was on the top of his game around the middle of the last decade but is still occasionally the bomb, is down with Serena Williams' rap song. [Vibe]