As it turns out, Meek was expected to be on DJ Drama’s upcoming album Quality Street Music 2, but was pulled due to his legal issues. However, an enterprising type liberated the song, titled “Boyz In The Hood,” also featuring Pusha T and Ty Dolla $ign. That can be heard below.
After releasing his critically acclaimed album ‘Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude’, Pusha T sits down with Vice to speak on how he came up in the music industry, his brother & losing a close friend.
Check out the Vice Autobiography of Pusha T below.
With His Album, Darkest Before Dawn Now Available In Stores, Pusha T Continues To Release Material And Hits Us w/ A Brand New Visual.
With his Darkest Before Dawn prelude LP scheduled to drop this Friday, December 18th, Pusha T shares the video for “Crutches, Crosses, & Caskets.” It marks the project’s second video, “Untouchable” being the other.
‘M.F.T.R.’ was just how I was feeling in regards to the music industry — just the world today. I feel like a lot of people are in positions where they act a certain way or they’re acting like their lifestyle is so grandiose, it comes full circle and people understand that it’s not that. … People [nowadays] are way more famous than rich. That’s not something I’ve been in the music game for. … It’s about flourishing! – Pusha T
After a short hiatus the newly appointed GOOD music president delivers a Hip Hop classic with ‘Untouchable’. The song which was produced by VA native Timbaland samples the late-great Notorious BIG.
Check out King Push’s latest single below.
Via Press Release:
Pusha T, the Grammy®-nominated, multi-platinum artist and producer, and a key architect of today’s post-modern hip-hop/pop universe, has been appointed president, G.O.O.D. Music, it was announced today by label founder Kanye West.
In addition to his new role at G.O.O.D. Music, Pusha T is a co-founder (with his brother Gene “No Malice” Thornton) of Play Cloths, a successful street wear line, and as an early investor in Mass Appeal. Pusha T is also a frequent collaborator with the adidas Originals brand, most recently taking part in the brand’s Spring/Summer ‘Superstar’ 2015 campaign.
Since 2011, G.O.O.D. Music (Getting Out Our Dreams) has been signed to an exclusive worldwide label agreement with Def Jam Recordings, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG). G.O.O.D. Music is currently home to an acclaimed artist roster that includes Big Sean, Q-Tip, Teyana Taylor, Kacy Hill, and Pusha T himself, among others. G.O.O.D. Music has amassed scores of certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum selling albums and singles.
Since his signing to G.O.O.D. Music in 2010, Pusha T has garnered an impressive track record. He was featured with Kanye West in 2010, on the RIAA platinum “Runaway” from Mr. West’s classic album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. In 2012, Pusha T took the lead on a number of tracks from Kanye West’s influential Cruel Summer album, most notably the #1 triple-platinum “Mercy” (with Big Sean and 2 Chainz). Pusha T has been featured on literally dozens of tracks by such artists as Lorde, Puff Daddy, Future, The-Dream, Trey Songz, Rick Ross, Chris Brown and has become a sought after collaborator with EDM’s biggest names following the success of his track “Burial” with Yogi and Skrillex. Pusha T’s 2013 debut solo album for G.O.O.D. Music, My Name Is My Name, entered the Billboard Hip-Hop Album Chart at #2.
Upon the premier of the BET’s ‘How To Rock Kicks’ special, Pusha T spoke about the sneaker & streetwear culture in Virginia Beach. The GOOD Music rapper also gives us a quick look at the Creme boutique shop & the Play Cloth warehouse.
Watch the mini-doc below.