GoldLink covers Outkast’s “Roses” and his hit single “Crew” with Masego & Hare Squead

Jul 19   |   Michell C. Clark
As one of Outkast’s funkier singles, “Roses” requires a special array of musical talent to cover. No . . .

Danny Brown – “Lost” (Video)

Jul 18 | Michell C. Clark
Danny Brown continues to embrace his one of a kind persona in his black and white music video for “L . . .
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New Music Jul 20  |  

Ciscero – “Rio” ft. Jay Prince & FoggieRaw

Ciscero put all the right pieces in place for “Rio.” The DMV-based emcee got a guest feature from P.G. County, Maryland-based emcee FoggieRaw and London’s very own Jay Prince. They trade intricate, energetic rhymes over jazzy p.Groduction courtesy of J. Robb and Misterneek. The result is an infectious single with a summery vibe and plenty . . .

Lloyd Banks - "Overload"
New Music Jul 20  |  

Lloyd Banks – “Overload”

Lloyd Banks gave us two projects, All Or Nothing: Live It Up and Halloween Havoc 3: Four Days of Fury, both within two months. Following that, he unleashed the “Blue Friday” series. Now, he is back with “Overload.” Listen to the Q Will-produced track below.

Jim-E Stack exhibits self-care on "Moments Noticed"
New Music Jul 20  |  

Jim-E Stack exhibits self-care on “Moments Noticed”

Producer Jim-E Stack delivers an emotive composition on “Moments Noticed.” At the forefront is a vocal sample and rhythm driven by major chords to tell his story. “‘Moments Noticed’ is an emotionally charged track birthed following the end of a three-year relationship. I knew that breaking up was right but I was still crushed and . . .

Listen to Dizzy Fae's funky, infectious "Johnny Bravo"
New Music Jul 20  |  

Listen to Dizzy Fae’s funky, infectious “Johnny Bravo”

Minneapolis comes together for a new Funk, R&B, electro-fusion single called “Johnny Bravo.” The new single makes you feel as cool as the character that it’s named after. It’s a dance song for any occasion. At the helm is Dizzy Fae with an infectious, versatile voice. Her voice is fun and she can adapt to . . .

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New Music Jul 20  |  

Greg Grease has the cure for a “Migraine” (Video)

South Minneapolis’s Greg Grease is an emcee, producer, drummer, visual artist and clothing maker. He’s hitting the road early next month alongside his ZULUZULUU collective for Atmosphere’s “Welcome to California” tour. In order to build momentum prior to the tour, which coincides with the release of his Down So Long album on August 11, he dropped a new video for . . .

DJ Holiday & 2 Chainz heat things up in the "Wassup Wid It" video
New Music Jul 19  |  

DJ Holiday & 2 Chainz heat things up in the “Wassup Wid It” video

DJ Holiday linked with 2 Chainz back in late March to bring us “Wassup Wid It.” The two trun up for a block party in the wee hours around 4 a.m. “The ‘Wassup Wid It’ setting is easily any random ATL neighborhood,” DJ Holiday told The FADER. “[It has] nosey neighbors, random dudes outside smoking, and . . .

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New Music Jul 19  |  

Take a step into the future with Rozwell’s “Block Game”

Rozwell is truly a guy with a unique vision for his music. His latest drop, “Block Game,” is a great example of why he’s such a special talent. The Virginia native uses both sound and silence to great effect. He handles writing, vocals, and production all on his own. With autotune-assisted singing, he makes it clear . . .

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New Music Jul 19  |  

Little Dragon hit South Africa for “Strobe Light” (Video)

It’s never a bad time to revisit Little Dragon‘s Season High album, and their gorgeous new video for “Strobe Light” has given us the perfect opportunity to do just that. Filmed in Johannesburg, South Africa, the video features two male dancers in fancy hats and flowing gowns who deliver dynamic performances of their culture’s dancing. . . .

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GoldLink covers Outkast’s “Roses” and his hit single “Crew” with Masego & Hare Squead

As one of Outkast‘s funkier singles, “Roses” requires a special array of musical talent to cover. Not every artist can just step up to the plate and deliver a worthwhile rendition. Thankfully, the combination of GoldLink, Masego, and Hare Squead proved to be more than up to the task during a recent stop at BBC . . .

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New Music Jul 19  |  

Watch JAYLIEN’s moody “Lucky Guy” video; co-starring Ye Ali

“Your boyfriend’s a lucky guy.” St. Louis native JAYLIEN isn’t afraid to tap into some of his darker emotions in his moody video for “Lucky Guy,” which co-stars Ye Ali. In regards to the song, JAYLIEN explained, “I know I’m not the only one who’s been in a situation where you’re sleeping with someone’s partner . . .

Leaf knows what she wants on "Gimme Some"
New Music Jul 19  |  

Leaf knows what she wants on “Gimme Some”

Fool’s Gold Records artist, Leaf, sings it loud and clear on “Gimme Some.” She’s to ready to handle business on the late night. Don’t hold out on her when you can press play on the Soundz-produced track below. “For me, ‘Gimme Some’ is another sexual liberation song for women,” Leaf tells Billboard. “We all talk about . . .

TRUST THE PROCESS
New Music Jul 18  |  

Delaware trio Cypher Clique drops a summery video for “Trust The Process”

It’s not everyday you see quality Hip Hop come out of little ol’ Delaware, but for the Cypher Clique trio it’s just routine business. Following up on their “Every Time I Pull Up” video, they drop by again with a new visual for their elevating single, “Trust The Process.” Inspiring, motivating and energetic flows have . . .

Mad Squablz
New Music Jul 18  |  

Mad Squablz bridges generational gaps on “Need To Learn” (Video)

Philly native and TeamBackpack front-runner Mad Squablz is a force to be reckoned with. This kid is only 20 years old and can spit fiercer bars than some of your favorites. Squablz doesn’t just rhyme, though – his stage presence, style and overall attitude are all top tier and as professional as a veteran. Listen . . .

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New Music Jul 18  |  

Atlanta’s Keenon Rush and John Dierre premiere a cinematic video for “Pushing Buttons”

Atlanta rapper Keenon Rush linked up with fellow Atlanta cinematographer John Dierre to release a video for Keenon’s bass-heavy single, “Pushing Buttons.” Johni Dierre visually taps into the emotional contradictions of success, revenge and determination. The video parallels the minimalist instrumentation of “Pushing Buttons,” setting Keenon in a dystopian training facility where he must learn to . . .

DK
New Music Jul 18  |  

Massachusetts-based singer DK paints a picture of loneliness on his new single

Dakota Kruser, better known as DK, is a Massachusetts-based singer and producer with a new single about the downward emotional spiral of loneliness. “It’s okay to be alone, but sometimes, being alone gets lonely” is a letter to those who are sulking in their rooms and feeling lonely where they feel like they should feel . . .

Wizkid - 'Sounds From the Other Side' (Album Stream)

Wizkid – ‘Sounds From the Other Side’ (Album Stream)

Nigeria’s Wizkid drops Sounds From the Other Side LP Nigerian superstar, Wizkid, has prepped fans with a run of singles including “Come Closer” and “African Bad Gyal.” The singer/songwriter also topped the U.S. charts with Drake’s 2016 hit “One Dance.” Now, he drops his new album, Sounds From the Other Side. The 12-track album is a follow-up to 2014’s Ayo . . .

PREMIERE: Curbside Jones - "Been Wolf" (Video)

PREMIERE: Curbside Jones – “Been Wolf” (Video)

Austin rapper blends with wolves in the “Been Wolf” music video It’s still Sheep SZN for Austin rapper and producer, Curbside Jones. Today we’ve partnered with him to exclusively premiere the official video for “Been Wolf.” One thing I quickly learned about Curbside once we first connected and I saw his work, is that he’s . . .

DK
New Music Jul 18  |  

Massachusetts-based singer DK paints a picture of loneliness on his new single

Dakota Kruser, better known as DK, is a Massachusetts-based singer and producer with a new single about the downward emotional spiral of loneliness. “It’s okay to be alone, but sometimes, being alone gets lonely” is a letter to those who are sulking in their rooms and feeling lonely where they feel like they should feel . . .

Mad Squablz
New Music Jul 18  |  

Mad Squablz bridges generational gaps on “Need To Learn” (Video)

Philly native and TeamBackpack front-runner Mad Squablz is a force to be reckoned with. This kid is only 20 years old and can spit fiercer bars than some of your favorites. Squablz doesn’t just rhyme, though – his stage presence, style and overall attitude are all top tier and as professional as a veteran. Listen . . .

TRUST THE PROCESS
New Music Jul 18  |  

Delaware trio Cypher Clique drops a summery video for “Trust The Process”

It’s not everyday you see quality Hip Hop come out of little ol’ Delaware, but for the Cypher Clique trio it’s just routine business. Following up on their “Every Time I Pull Up” video, they drop by again with a new visual for their elevating single, “Trust The Process.” Inspiring, motivating and energetic flows have . . .

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Chaz French shines on his debut album, ‘True Colors’

In the wake of signing to Motown Records, D.C. emcee Chaz French has stepped up to the plate with a solid debut album, True Colors. The energetic, emphatic rapper doesn’t seem ready to slow down any time soon, either. The 17-track project includes guest features from Curren$y, Phil Adé, Shy Glizzy, BJ the Chicago Kid, . . .

Live from the dorm room(vol. 1)
New Music Jul 14  |  

Curtis Roach – ‘Live from the dorm room (vol. 1)’ (EP)

Detroit rapper, Curtis Roach, is currently taking summer college courses and simultaneously working on an album. With his plate full, he still managed to squeeze out a few tracks to tide his fans over. Live from the dorm room (vol. 1) is a 3-track EP that finds Roach showing off his signature wordplay and versatility. Roach . . .

shine your light
New Music Jul 14  |  

Maimouna Youssef gives us 1970’s soul on “Shine Your Light”

Multitalented singer/songwriter Maimouna Youssef supplies vintage, feel-good soul music on her new single, “Shine Your Light.” She calls for everyone to forget the troubles of the world and let the good times roll, at least for one night. Maimouna is a true vocalist, and her gorgeous voice is on prime display this time around. Stream . . .

Manu Crooks is at your service on "Ridin'"
New Music Jul 17  |  

Manu Crooks is at your service on “Ridin'”

Australian rapper, Manu Crooks, releases his latest single, “Ridin’.” The sonics are highlighted by an eerie lead sitting underneath a gliding 808 bass line. Manu crushes this track with exceptional verses, but I’d be a fool to not mention the dynamic between his vocal abilities and this well-crafted hook. “Hearing the music that was being . . .

Beano French - "Darling Baby" ft. Annie Miller
New Music Jul 18  |  

Beano French – “Darling Baby” ft. Annie Miller

West Philadelphia R&B artist, Beano French, looks to add a different flavor to the scene in the “City of Brotherly Love.” Premiering on Beats1 with Ebro Darden, Beano French connects with Annie Miller for a “Stand By Me” sampling record titled “Darling Baby.” Stream the Dillema-produced song below.

PREMIERE: Curbside Jones – “Been Wolf” (Video)

Jul 17   |   Darren Gooden
Austin rapper blends with wolves in the “Been Wolf” music video It’s still Sheep SZN for Austin rap . . .

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