This week, Internet personality Michael McCrudden investigated into the controversial life of Miami rapper Stitches, also known as 20-year-old Phillip Katsabanis. Elsewhere, Just Blaze stopped by Q-Tip’s Abstract Radio and dropped off a guest mix featuring unheard music from Kanye West, Drake and Cam’ron, among others, and lastly, Pusha T’s star-studded cut “MPA” leaks online.
Stitches’ Life Examined
In a short, seven-minute video uploaded to his YouTube channel, Internet personality Michael McCrudden investigates into the life of Miami rapper Stitches. The footage features McCrudden narrating the oddities that surround the life of the “Brick In Yo Face” rapper, who was born Phillip Katsabanis on June 17, 1995. The short video comes just days after Stitches was punched by The Game’s manager, Wack 100, outside of a Miami nightclub.
Just Blaze Drops Unreleased Kanye West, Drake & Cam’ron
On episode 19 of Q-Tip’s Abstract Radio, Just Blaze dropped off a special guest mix featuring unheard versions of Kanye West‘s “Touch The Sky,” Drake’s “Lord Knows” and Cam’ron’s “I Really Mean It,” with guest appearances from Juelz Santana and Jim Jones. Elsewhere, Just Blaze spun unreleased versions of Joe Budden’s “Pump It Up” with Busta Rhymes, as well as an unheard version of Freeway’s “Flipside.”
Pusha T’s “MPA” Leaks Online
Just 24 prior to the release of Pusha T’s sophomore studio album King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude, one of the project’s most anticipated tracks surfaced online. The star-studded “MPA” features guest appearances from Kanye West, A$AP Rocky and The-Dream while production is handled by Dreamville Records frontman J. Cole.
This week’s Top 10 is as follows:
- Stitches Before He Was Famous [Video]
- Pusha T f. Kanye West, A$AP Rocky & The-Dream – “MPA” [Prod. J. Cole]
- The Game f. Ty Dolla $ign, Joe Moses, Skeme, AD, Jay 305, Mitchy Slick & RJ – “My Flag/Da Homies” [Video]
To view last week’s Top 10 Hip Hop singles, click here.
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