The Highlight Reel #054: See You At The Game Bro

Dec 4   |   Michell C. Clark
J. Cole’s “False Prophets” was one of the biggest stories of the week, partially due to the words he . . .

Wale has some words for J. Cole on “Groundhog’s Day”

Dec 3 | Michell C. Clark
“I’m heavily flawed, but far from a false prophet.” Wale was among those whose names came up in d . . .
see you at the game bro

The Highlight Reel #054: See You At The Game Bro

J. Cole‘s “False Prophets” was one of the biggest stories of the week, partially due to the words he had for the likes of Kanye West and Wale, two artists he’s been in close proximity with in different ways. While Mr. West has yet to publicly acknowledge anything that was said, Wale quickly responded with . . .

Lloyd Banks - "Last Of A Dope Era Dying"
New Music Dec 4  |  

Lloyd Banks – “Last Of A Dope Era Dying”

Last week, Lloyd Banks dropped off “Misunderstood.” He returns to share a classic hip hop cut titled “Last Of A Dope Era Dying.” There’s something to be said about a veteran of any game. Their contributions and sacrifices to the game are to be respected and recognized. Lloyd Banks sees through those that do less . . .

EAT
New Music Dec 4  |  

Young M.A wants the whole fam to “EAT”

I had to lace up my timbs for this, b. Young M.A has become close to a household name this year since the release of her popular hit song “Ooouuu” in May. Since then, she’s been performing at different venues and revisiting older songs with videos such as “Quiet Storm” from her Sleep Walkin mixtape. . . .

Groundhog's Day

Wale has some words for J. Cole on “Groundhog’s Day”

“I’m heavily flawed, but far from a false prophet.” Wale was among those whose names came up in discussion after J. Cole dropped bombs on the world with “False Prophets.” He has some very direct words for Cole on his latest drop, “Groundhog’s Day.” Wale both goes at Cole and acknowledges that there is some . . .

Buy Back The Block

Rick Ross – “Buy Back The Block” ft. 2 Chainz & Gucci Mane

Rick Ross‘s video for “Buy Back The Block” draws inspiration from Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg‘s 2001 film The Wash, and features guest appearances from 2 Chainz and Gucci Mane. Rick Ross’s Rather You Than Me album is in the works. Watch the Ryan Snyder-directed “Buy Back The Block” video below.

Intalekt
New Music Dec 2  |  

Intalekt – “Get By” (Remix) ft. Jay Prince, YJ, Nick Brewer

Vibe-heavy producer Intalekt breathed new life into his “Get By” single with the help of fellow London creatives Jay Prince, YJ and Nick Brewer. Intalekt explained, “to Celebrate a year of my debut project IIWII, I decided to bring some of the most talented artists i know to jump on a remix of one of . . .

My Boo

Flume, Vince Staples and Kučka cover Ghost Town DJ’s’ “My Boo” in amazing fashion

Ok. Wow. To see that I never saw this coming would be the understatement of the year. Flume, Vince Staples and Kučka joined forces for an amazing cover of Ghost Town DJ’s’s “My Boo.” If you don’t know the song by name, you’ll definitely know it once you hear it. The futuristic performance took place . . .

J. Cole

J. Cole releases “False Prophets” & “Everybody Gotta Die” videos

After the announcement that J. Cole‘s fourth studio album entitled 4 Your Eyes Only is set to be released on December 9th, Cole released a documentary on Tidal showing his creative processes. In the doc are two music videos: One for “False Prophets” and one for “Everybody Gotta Die”. In “False Prophets”, we hear J. . . .

Hello Africa
New Music Dec 2  |  

Blitz The Ambassador drops “Hello Africa” to prep for ‘DIASPORADICAL’

Blitz The Ambassador is back with “Hello Africa,” another high quality single that stays true to his roots. The Ghanian native explained, “I wrote this song while traveling around Africa this year. Almost every city I mentioned was from firsthand experience.” Blitz’s DISAPORADICAL album releases on December 12th, and can be pre-ordered via Bandcamp. Stream . . .

KYLE links with Lil Yachty on "iSpy"
New Music Dec 2  |  

KYLE links with Lil Yachty on “iSpy”

Ventura, California-based KYLE returns with Lil Yachty to serve up his latest sounds on “i Spy.” It’s a celebratory vibe centered around KYLE spotting an attractive woman that could be his future. “I spy with my little eye A girlie I can get ’cause she don’t get too many likes A curly-headed cutie I can turn . . .

Legend Has IT
New Music Dec 2  |  

Run The Jewels – “Legend Has It”

“Legend Has It” finds Run The Jewels right in their comfort zone, and it’s perfect timing, as their third studio album is on the way. El-P and Killer Mike trade bars over El-P, Little Shalimar and Wilder Zoby production. RTJ3 will release via digital on January 13th, and the physical package comes out the following . . .

Heartthrob
New Music Dec 2  |  

Father – “Heartthrob” (Video)

Atlanta rapper and Awful Records founder Father dropped a video for his single, “Heartthrob.” Colorful and enticing, Father’s monotone voice spits over a childish beat with a lot of bounce in it, as he and a female companion have fun at a picnic table full of food. The video is short, but there’s so much . . .

J. Cole drops 'Eyez' documentary

J. Cole drops ‘Eyez’ documentary

Watch J. Cole’s 40 minute ‘Eyez’ documentary Earlier this year, J. Cole shared his Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming documentary with HBO. It was more than just concert footage. It was the story behind the music. Related: J. Cole releases “False Prophets” & “Everybody Gotta Die” videos After the announcement of the new 4 Your Eyez Only album on the . . .

Gucci Mane - "Drove U Crazy" ft. Bryson Tiller
New Music Dec 2  |  

Gucci Mane – “Drove U Crazy” ft. Bryson Tiller

After recently serving up the music video for “Last Time” ft. Travis Scott, Gucci Mane returns with the Bryson Tiller-featuring “Drove U Crazy.” The song debuted on .Wav Radio, but it available in a CDQ version now. The Return of East Atlanta Santa drops December 16th. Listen below.

The Hamilton Mixtape

Stream ‘The Hamilton Mixtape’ with Nas, Alicia Keys, Chance The Rapper

To say that this project is “star-studded” might actually be an understatement. Broadway play The Hamilton is given a new set of wings by its newly released mixtape, which includes guest appearances from the likes of Nas, The Roots, Usher, Alicia Keys, Common, Wiz Khalifa, Sia, Miguel, Chance the Rapper, Busta Rhymes, Ashanti, Ja Rule, . . .

Tank shows his gratitude on "Thankful For U"
New Music Nov 28  |  

Tank shows his gratitude on “Thankful For U”

Tank takes time to show his gratitude on a heartfelt R&B cut called “Thankful For U.” It’s the season of thanks and giving and Tank is full of the spirit. Listen below.

Groundhog's Day

Wale has some words for J. Cole on “Groundhog’s Day”

“I’m heavily flawed, but far from a false prophet.” Wale was among those whose names came up in discussion after J. Cole dropped bombs on the world with “False Prophets.” He has some very direct words for Cole on his latest drop, “Groundhog’s Day.” Wale both goes at Cole and acknowledges that there is some . . .

Childish Gambino keeps us on our toes and offers 'Virtual Reality' vinyl

Childish Gambino keeps us on our toes and offers ‘Virtual Reality’ vinyl

Last night, Childish Gambino left the TL with a lone tweet with a link to his website. https://t.co/9Rpmsm9X1V — childish gambino (@donaldglover) November 30, 2016 The big reveal, is the update to the Awaken My Love merchandise. Fans can now place orders for the ‘Virtual Reality Limited Edition Vinyl.’ Take advantage of the pre-order to receive the 11 track . . .

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Javeon discusses “Control” and the challenges of multi-genre artistry

You’d be forgiven for thinking Javeon was raised on house music. After getting a start with garage joints and songs with fellow Bristolian Julio Bashmore, the budding night club emcee and singer soon found himself rising to the forefront of house’s new generation of vocalists. Following a string of successful releases with some of the . . .

Childish Gambino - 'Awaken, My Love!' (Album Stream)

Childish Gambino – ‘Awaken, My Love!’ (Album Stream)

Stream Childish Gambino’s 3rd studio album Childish Gambino delivers his heavily anticipated ‘waken, My Love!’ LP. We enjoyed single releases like the dreamy “Me and Your Mama” and the soulful “Redbone” that got us in gear for something out of the norm, but certainly to be desired. To keep things interesting, he even dropped a . . .

J. Cole drops 'Eyez' documentary

J. Cole drops ‘Eyez’ documentary

Watch J. Cole’s 40 minute ‘Eyez’ documentary Earlier this year, J. Cole shared his Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming documentary with HBO. It was more than just concert footage. It was the story behind the music. Related: J. Cole releases “False Prophets” & “Everybody Gotta Die” videos After the announcement of the new 4 Your Eyez Only album on the . . .

J. Cole

J. Cole releases “False Prophets” & “Everybody Gotta Die” videos

After the announcement that J. Cole‘s fourth studio album entitled 4 Your Eyes Only is set to be released on December 9th, Cole released a documentary on Tidal showing his creative processes. In the doc are two music videos: One for “False Prophets” and one for “Everybody Gotta Die”. In “False Prophets”, we hear J. . . .

Deverano fuses musical worlds on "Mírame"
New Music Nov 29  |  

Deverano fuses musical worlds on “Mírame”

Stream Deverano’s Latin crossover, “Mírame” Time and time again, we are blessed with music that pushes limits and boundaries with a creativity and versatility that leaves us wondering how and wanting more. With his latest effort, Deverano pushes himself into a special place in music production and writing: the Latin crossover. We may have a new . . .

Beyoncé - "All Night" (Video)

Beyoncé – “All Night” (Video)

If for some ungodly reason, you’ve yet to watch any of the videos or hear any of the tracks from Beyoncé‘s Lemonade, she’s been doing you a solid over the last 5 months. After releasing the videos for both “Sorry” and “Hold Up” from her critically acclaimed film, today, Bey posted the video for “All . . .

Curbside Jones - "SHEEP SZN"
New Music Nov 30  |  

Curbside Jones – “SHEEP SZN”

With a soulful sample atop classic hip hop drums, Curbside Jones sticks up for society’s “least of these.” His new song, “Sheep SZN”, is an ode to those who are considered weak, docile, and easily influenced. But what if the sheep fought the power? “The revolutions not makeshift, we taking back the slave-ship/Parallel park that . . .

Rick Ross – “Buy Back The Block” ft. 2 Chainz & Gucci Mane

Dec 2   |   Michell C. Clark
Rick Ross’s video for “Buy Back The Block” draws inspiration from Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s 2001 fil . . .

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