YBN Cordae & Akademiks Bump Heads In Recent "Everyday Struggle"

The newest episode  Everyday Struggle discovered hosts Akademiks, Wayno, and Nadeska conversing with the YBN Boys, Cordae, Almighty Jay, and Nahmir. Set in entrance a reside studio viewers, the dialog spanned throughout all kinds subjects earlier than taking an ungainly flip within the climactic levels. 

The stress begins to simmer after Ak speaks to Cordae, claiming he is heard extra about him than he is heard precise music from him. Co-host Wayno appears irritated by Ak’s query, calling him out for an absence correct analysis. Meanwhile, Nadeska laughs to herself, presumably dying a bit of inside. “He’s drunk!” says Cordae, alluding to Ak’s self-admitted “Henny on deck.” Perhaps emboldened by the sauce, Ak proceeds to drag the identical factor 6ix9ine pulled on Vic Mensa, inviting the gang to call 5 YBN Cordae songs. Naturally, the transfer clearly makes the YBN boys uncomfortable, as Cordae accuses Ak “hyping him up simply to tear him down.” “You hating on my mans,” says Jay. “I ain’t gonna sit right here and allow you to hate on my mans.”

Cordae, clearly set on resolving his unfinished enterprise with Ak, ignores the query. Instead, he poses his personal. “Why’d you begin rapping? Don’t you might have a music out?” he asks Akademiks, referring to his “Blues Clues” music video. “What made you need to provide you with that?” Akademiks responds, drawing a parallel between his satirical music and Cordae’s J. Cole “1985” flip. Essentially, Ak felt that all the pieces surrounding the rise mumble rap was “a caricature inside itself.” 

Cordae just isn’t satisfied. “I do not get it,” he deadpans, earlier than explaining that he and his groupmates lack an understanding “mumble rap.” It’s visibly tense, as evidenced by the physique language every events: Almighty Jay appears tense, probably pissed at Ak for disrespecting Cordae, Nahmir looks as if he’d fairly be the rest, and Cordae appears desperate to steer the dialog into an brazenly hostile territory. 

Wayno holds it down, explaining that many older listeners are fast to dole out the “mumble rap” label onto something they do not perceive. Wayno attracts a comparability between Nahmir and Eazy-E, largely partially to the supply “Rubbin Off The Paint.” 

Peep the total video under. The awkward second kicks in across the twenty-five minute mark.

Rap-A-Lot Records Artist Marley G Killed In Nightclub Shooting, YBN Pays Respect

Marley G, a twenty-year-old artist signed to Rap-a-Lot Records has reportedly been shot to demise in a nightclub setting. The particulars the incident are scarce, however followers started pouring out messages sympathy on social media. Marley G, to not be confused with the Marley referenced by Lil Wayne, was a label to YBN Nahmir and YBN Almighty Jay, who have been the primary two distinguished figures to substantiate his premature demise on Instagram.

Over the course the summer time, Marley G’s single “I Got ‘Em” was in rotation in choose areas, his unlocked potential and his affiliation with an iconic report label proving simply as advantageous as his late-season push. Numerous rap followers who have been by no means fully-acquainted have reacted indiscriminately to the information as a byproduct some bigger conspiracy. For the time being, there is a hope his music may be loved for a short while earlier than he may be correctly memorialized.

The names related to the present administration staff at Rap-a-Lot have but to touch upon Marley’s killing. It would seem, the taking pictures remains to be wrapped up in an area police investigation. His demise has additionally been confirmed by an Instagram who claims to be his girlfriend (on the time his passing).

YBN Cordae Talks Working With Dr. Dre: "That's A Mentor Of Mine"

In the wake dropping f YBN: The Mixtape, Nahmir, Almighty Jay, and Cordae sat down for an extensive interview with Billboard. While he may be the recent addition to the crew, YBN Cordae has wasted little time in earning respect from some hip-hop’s prominent veterans. Not only has his work been embraced by J. Cole and 50 Cent, but Dr. Dre has taken a genuine interest in playing mentor for the young lyricist. We’ve already heard reports a “sixteen-hour-studio session” with the Good Doctor, but now, Cordae has opened up about his relationship with the legendary figure.

“I love working with him because it’s like going through basketball drills,” Cordae tells Billboard. “I felt myself getting better by the hour. Dr. Dre’s] working with me on this solo project. That’s a mentor mine. He had all his Grammy plaques and I’ve never seen one in person before which was motivational.” It’s unclear whether or not Cordae’s solo album will surface by 2018’s end, but either way, the more Dre the better. 

The crew also opens up about Mac Miller, with Cordae once again leading the charge. “I was a huge Mac Miller fan,” explains Cordae. “He was straight ill. Even going back to his old mixtapes like The High Life. He’s been in the game since a youngin, that’s how big his stamp is. He grew as an artist and truly evolved every album on some funkadelic shit.”

For more from the YBN boys, including their favorite albums the year, Blac Chyna, and more, be sure to check out the latest feature with Billboard. Read our own conversation with Cordae right here. 

YBN Cordae Says He Spent 16 Hours In The Studio With Dr. Dre On His Birthday

YBN Nahmir broke the door down for his crew with “Rubbin Off The Paint” last year and since then, the YBN crew has seen a whole lot success in their careers, both as solo acts and as a collective. YBN Cordae first caught everyone’s attention with his response to J. Cole’s “1985” with the single, “Old N***s.” Since then, he’s been getting praise for his work by a lot people in the music industry including Dr. Dre.

YBN Cordae is undoubtedly has the sharpest pen in the YBN crew and it looks like it’s gotten the co-sign from one the most influential producers in the rap game. YBN Cordae shared a photo himself in the lab with Dr. Dre earlier today. The rapper said that he spent a significant amount his birthday with Dr. Dre “straight cookin’.”

“Spent my birthday in the stu for 16 hours straight Cookin w @drdre History…..” he wrote.

It’s unsure when we’ll be able to hear whatever they were working on but hopefully it’s soon. Earlier this month, YBN Nahmir announced that the YBN mixtape will be dropping on September 7th. The project will consist songs from the entire crew. Cordae didn’t reveal whether a Dr. Dre collaboration will end up on the project but we could hope that it comes soon.

Peep our interview with YBN Cordae here.