Red Cafe - Hottest in Da Hood

Posted 7 years ago
Tags: Red Cafe
Producer:
Reefa
Album:
Transition to Power (Street Album)

For fourteen years, Red Cafe has been trying to drop his debut album, bouncing around from Arista to Capitol to RCA to his current home of Kon Live/Interscope, but never quite getting a disc released (unless you count his DJ Envy team-up, The Co-Op).  The Brooklyn resident got a huge boost this year, however, with his role as underground rapper Primo (the first to meet rap battle defeat at Biggie‘s hands) in Notorious.  Now set to drop his street album, Transition to Power, this spring, Red brings the first (and likely only) official single from that set. Even without an album out, Red boasts about being the Hottest In The Hood over a Reefa beat.  The biggest attention-getter is towards the end, when Red shouts out “Street Fidda-didda-dam!” (the catchphrase for FabolousStreet Family label).  Has there been yet another label switcheroo for Red Cafe?  Stay tuned…

Red Cafe

Written by
Posted 7 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Red Cafe

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

3-on-3: Danny Brown’s “Atrocity Exhibition”

Three questions, three opinions. Read More
Posted 21 minutes ago by DJ Z

Drake’s “Please Forgive Me” Short Film is Problematic

The film further blurs the lines between Drake's homage or exploitation of reggae, dancehall and Afrobeat. Read More
Posted 17 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Isaiah Rashad Forced to Tweak “The Sun’s Tirade” Due to Sample Clearance Issue

Sometimes you cannot recreate the soul or an original sample. Read More
Posted 17 hours ago by DJ Z

Kid Cudi’s New Album Includes Two Guest Appearances by AndrĂ© 3000

Also making appearances are Pharrell Williams, Travis Scott and Willow Smith. Read More
Posted 20 hours ago by DJ Z

Albums Are Dying a Slow Death at the Hands of Prospering Playlists

The album has been dying for years, but playlists are on a tremendous rise. Read More
Posted 21 hours ago by Yoh

Chance The Rapper Secured #MCD All-Star Line-Up Through “Personal Conversations”

Magnificent Coloring Day is another example of the power of establishing relationships. Read More
Posted 22 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.