New Video: Kool G Rap ft Saigon x Termanology "Runnin"

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The Legendary Kool G Rap Returns With ‘Return Of The Don’ Which Is Available Now

Mass Appeal Video Premiere With Q&A

It’s been six years in the making, but G Rap is back with Return Of The Don!

Hip Hop’s golden era constituent, Queens’ native, the godfather of Mafioso rap, legendary and influential emcee, Kool G Rap, broke out in the late 80s and early 90s as one half of the duo with DJ Polo. Together, Kool G Rap and DJ Polo released three undisputed classic albums; beginning with their debut album, Road To The Riches (1989), Wanted: Dead or Alive (1990) and Live and Let Die (1992).

Simultaneously, G Rap and DJ Polo gained notoriety as members of the Juice Crew, whose noteworthy membership includes DJ Marley Marl, Big Daddy Kane, Masta Ace and Roxanne Shante At the height of hip-hop’s golden age, The Juice Crew was the definition of innovative and not only influenced the culture as a whole (style, lyricism, creativity), but also impressed the importance of style, substance and technique upon the next wave of ambassadors (Nas, Jay-Z, Big Pun, Ice Cube, 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G. etc).

After a successful run with DJ Polo and the Juice Crew, G Rap embarked on a solo-career, with his solo debut, 4, 5, 6, appearing in 1995, which was preceded by Roots of Evil (1998) and The Giancana Story (2002) which featured AZ, Nas, Joell Ortiz, Mobb Deep, and CNN. Six years later, G Rap released Half a Klip (2008), which included production from DJ Premier and DJ Marley Marl.

Kool G Rap’s new solo album, Return Of The Don, which is entirely produced by MoSS is now available wherever fine music is sold. The project features a veritable who’s who list of new and familiar spitters; Freeway, Noreaga, Sean Price, Cormega, Raekwon, Sheek Louch, Saigon, Termanology, Fame, KXNG Crooked, Conway The Machine & Westside Gunn (the newest signees to Eminem’s Shady Records) and the late Sean Price.

To celebrate the release of Return of The Don, (which is currently hovering at #6 on the iTunes hip-hop chart) G Rap liberates the first visual from the project,

“Runnin,” which features Saigon and Termanology. The video was debuted today along with a Q&A by Mass Appeal.

Checkout the Mass Appeal premiere and Q&A: here

Purchase Kool G Rap’s Return Of The Don at iTunes: here

Listen to Kool G Rap’s Return of The Don Album Stream: here

Checkout the premiere: here

Kool G Rap "Return Of The Don" Tracklisting & Credits:

1.) “Return Of The Don”

2.) “Mack Lean” feat. Fred The Godson & AG Da Coroner

3.) “Criminal Outfit” feat. Noreaga

4.) “Wise Guys” feat. Fame (M.O.P.) & Freeway

5.) “Out For That Life” feat. Raekwon

6.) “Times Up”

7.) “Capitol Hill” feat. Manolo Rose, Sheek Louch & Cormega

8.) “Runnin” feat. Termanology & Saigon

9.) “World Is Mine” feat. KXNG Crooked, Willie The Kid & Pearl Gates

10.) “Popped Off” feat. Sean Price & Ransom

11.) “Rest In Peace” feat. Conway The Machine & Westside Gunn

***All Tracks Produced by MoSS

Kool G Rap “Return Of The Don World Tour Dates:

June 10 Rome, Italy - Villaggio Globale

June 13 Stockholm, Sweden – Kagelbanan

June 14 Copenhagen, Denmark - Pumpehuset

June 16 Dublin, Ireland - Sugar Club

June 19 Glasgow, UK O2 ABC2

June 20 Leeds, UK - Wardrobe

June 21 Manchester, UK - Sound Control

June 22 Bristol UK - O2 Academy Bristol

June 23 London UK - O2 Academy Islington

June 26 Norwich, UK - Norwich Arts Centre

June 28 Leicester, UK - 2 Funky Caf

July 6 Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Bitterzoet

July 8 Oslo, Norway - Blaa

July 9 Paris, France - Paris hiphop festival

August 18 Orpund, Switzerland - Royal Arena Festival

August 19 Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic - Hip Hop Kemp Festival

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