Mac Miller – “Dang!” ft. Anderson .Paak

Jul 28   |   Michell C. Clark
Mac Miller is gearing up to release his The Divine Feminine project in September, and he makes a ma . . .

Pusha T & Jeremih – “Paid”

Jul 28 | Michell C. Clark
If you only know a few things about Pusha T, hopefully you know that he’s about getting money. The V . . .
Dang!

Mac Miller – “Dang!” ft. Anderson .Paak

Mac Miller is gearing up to release his The Divine Feminine project in September, and he makes a major splash with “Dang!”, a mellow grove featuring Anderson .Paak. The song was premiere via Zane Lowe, on Beats 1 Radio. In regards to the project, he told Zane, “It’s an album that’s all about the journey that . . .

flex
New MusicNews Jul 28  |  

Tory Lanez drops “Flex”; reveals ‘I Told You’ art & tracklist

After giving us the I Told You release date and announcing his forthcoming tour, Tory Lanez couples the drop of his new song, “Flex”, with the revelation of his upcoming album’s artwork and release date. Listen to “Flex” and check out the “I Told You” tracklist below. 01. Tory Lanez – I Told You / Another . . .

Mean What I Mean
New Music Jul 28  |  

AlunaGeorge – “Mean What I Mean” ft. Dreezy & Leikeli47 (Video)

AlunaGeorge took an adventurous path for her “Mean What I Mean” video, with Dreezy and Leikeli47. The three enjoy bright sunshine in the desert. AlunaGeorge’s forthcoming sophomore LP, I Remember, releases on September 16th. Expect to hear this record at some point on the project. Watch the Motion Family-directed video for “Mean What I Mean” . . .

PAid

Pusha T & Jeremih – “Paid”

If you only know a few things about Pusha T, hopefully you know that he’s about getting money. The Virginia legend teamed up with Jeremih for a money-motivated new single called “Paid” that draws from Western movie-influenced instrumentation. This song will be featured on The Land, a drama about skaters in the streets of California. Yesterday, we . . .

do you mind

DJ Khaled – “Do You Mind” ft. Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future, Rick Ross

Ahead of his Major Key album release tomorrow, DJ Khaled drops the star studded “Do You”. Khaled, who specializes in the art of talent curation on his tracks manages to connect Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, and Future all on the same song. What’s even more interesting is the sample selection on the . . .

Sleepy Brown
New Music Jul 28  |  

Rayana Jay pays homage to Georgia legends with “Sleepy Brown”

California-based singer Rayana Jay pays homage to the legacy of Organized Noize and Outkast with the vibrant sounds of her smooth new single, “Sleepy Brown.” In regards to the inspiration behind the song, Rayana told Saint Heron: “I had just finished watching the Organized Noize documentary & was reminded that Sleepy Brown is hands down . . .

Unconditional Love
New Music Jul 27  |  

Esperanza Spalding – “Unconditional Love” (Video)

Esperanza Spalding gets personal in her new video for “Unconditional Love,” which was originally featured on her Emily’s D+Evolution album. The video features her preparing for a show until entering into a different scenario featuring her with a romantic partner. Esperanza told NPR that Emily “is a spirit, or a being, or an aspect who . . .

Come First
New Music Jul 27  |  

Terror Jr’s “Come First” is crisp, relatable pop music

Terror Jr has a rather mysterious aura, but their track record in regards to music is tangibly consistent. Their latest release, “Come First,” is another wave of melody-driven pop music. A floating falsetto mixes with light, breezy instrumentation to create an easy listen that leaves you wanting more. Stream “Come First” below.

no lights
New Music Jul 27  |  

Dave East’s hustle shines on “No Lights”

July has been busy for Dave East. We’ve seen him on song after song ripping tracks with Bia‘s “Harlem” to Nipsey Hussle‘s “Clarity.” This time around, he drops “No Lights” to continue his musical tear, illustrating the hustle and struggle of a trapper. Listen to the Triple A-produced track below.

What You Came For
New Music Jul 27  |  

Jean Grae collaborates with Black Panther Comics for “What You Came For”

The one and only Tanehesi Coates has been working with Marvel Comics to pioneer the latest releases from the Black Panther comic series, and for the latest issue, he’s gotten help from Brooklyn’s very own Jean Grae. Jean released a song to accompany Issue #3 called “What You Came For,” which premiered exclusively via Bandcamp. . . .

Wale - "My PYT" (Video)

Wale – “My PYT” (Video)

There’s no lack of beautiful scenery or companionship in Wale‘s mellow new video for “My PYT.” Look for more releases leading up to the Washington, D.C.-based emcee’s SHINE album release. I’m not exactly sure where this video was shot, but I’m willing to bet that it’s somewhere worth taking a flight to. Watch the Colin . . .

Just Because

Joe Budden disses Drake (again) with “Just Because”

Joe Budden ain’t going nowhere. He takes aim at Drake again with another release, “Just Because.” Each track he’s released has been targeted and full of quotables, despite a mixed reception by listeners. We’ve already heard “Making A Murderer,” “Wake,” and “Afraid.” How long will this go on? Ain’t no telling. Stream “Just Because” below.

not nice

PARTYNEXTDOOR releases the Caribbean influenced “Not Nice”

PARTYNEXTDOOR is set to launch his latest project as he drops a new single called “Not Nice” PARTYNEXTDOOR is putting things into motion for his Partynextdoor 3 (P3) album. He follows up the Drake-assisted “Come and See Me” with “Not Nice”. It’s a mid-tempo R&B cut that oozes dancehall vibes from each corner. You’re not nice, . . .

Tigallerro

Stream Phonte & Eric Roberson’s ‘Tigallerro’ LP

Phonte and Eric Roberson don’t need any features on their ten-track Tigallerro LP. They bounce off of each other marvelously throughout the highly anticipated release. Featuring the soulful, laid back vibe that we’d expect from these two, this project very well might be a highlight of many people’s summers. Stream Tigallerro below and purchase via iTunes.

this bitter land

Nas & Erykah Badu – “This Bitter Land”

“This bitter land does nothing for love. This bitter land brings pain from above.” Talk about a blockbuster record. Nas and Erykah Badu have teamed up for a solemn, mournful record called “This Bitter Land,” which just released via Mass Appeal Records. This record will appear on the soundtrack for The Land, a yet to . . .

Deante' Hitchcock's Lyrical Message
New Music Jul 21  |  

Atlanta’s Deante’ Hitchcock goes viral with #BlackLivesMatter message

There’s no secret that the latest elephant in the room has been the topic of racism and the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Atlanta-based rapper, Deante’ Hitchcock has lyrically touched on the subject as an artist gaining positive reactions, retweets and “likes”. With the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, there has been opinions flying everywhere. . . .

Holy key

DJ Khaled – “Holy Key” ft. Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean & Betty Wright

“Khaled is valid, I been looking for inspiration. But when you the holy key, you the only one in the matrix.” Big Sean and Kendrick Lamar lay down blockbuster verses, Betty Wright lets loose on the chorus, and just like that DJ Khaled’s “Holy Key” is born. With Khaled’s Major Key album on the way, . . .

Broccoli
New Music Jul 22  |  

D.R.A.M. – “Broccoli” ft. Lil Yachty (Video)

D.R.A.M. and Lil Yachty keep things as light hearted as we’d expect in the video for their summertime smash, “Broccoli.” The two split time performing on a piano in the middle of a river, kicking it on the back of a truck rolling down the highway, and catching twerk at a house party. Watch the . . .

The Escape

The Highlight Reel #035: The Escape

Whether your escape is mental or physical, it’s important to get away some days. As I do every Sunday, I’ve gathered some of the best music from the past seven days into one easily accessible, smooth riding playlist. For the people. I hope that some of the music on this SoundCloud playlist will help you . . .

no lights
New Music Jul 27  |  

Dave East’s hustle shines on “No Lights”

July has been busy for Dave East. We’ve seen him on song after song ripping tracks with Bia‘s “Harlem” to Nipsey Hussle‘s “Clarity.” This time around, he drops “No Lights” to continue his musical tear, illustrating the hustle and struggle of a trapper. Listen to the Triple A-produced track below.

DJ Khaled – “Do You Mind” ft. Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, August Alsina, Jeremih, Future, Rick Ross

Jul 28   |   Darren Gooden
Ahead of his Major Key album release tomorrow, DJ Khaled drops the star studded “Do You”. Khaled, wh . . .

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