Have you heard Kendrick Lamar‘s unreleased 2009 track, “Kurupted”? If not, well…here goes nothing. “Kurupted” features a lot of the charisma and unique vocal cues that make Kendrick such a force to be reckoned with, today. However, we can still tell that he’s a work in progress still. He’s not as intricate or as precise as he is today. Still worth the listen. Stream “Kurupted” below.
The irreplaceable Ab-Soul is back again with a new track, “Dub Sac,” produced by Tae Beast and Dave “miyatola” Free. The West Coast spitter enjoys his favorite green vice while riding around his hometown, which he expresses using his trademarks of witty wordplay and emphatic delivery. There’s been a bit of tension within the ranks . . .
With their roster expanding to include SZA and Isaiah Rashad in 2013, TDE has piqued the interest of many seeking to understand how they will continue to develop, both collectively and as individual artists. Well, wonder no more. TDE’s CEO tweeted that they will be releasing six albums in 2014 in the tweet below. Does . . .
Hex has released “Hex” – it’s as simple and complicated as that. Hex is a Minneapolis artist who is also known as Offsite, but comes wielding a new reconfiguration and sound. His debut self-titled track comes in the form of visuals traveling through his mind that feel like a hazy forest. He invites you to . . .
Following up his BJ The Chicago Kid-assisted cut “These Days,” Commonwealth-state crooner and emcee, JBdaPilot, drops off the debut track off his forthcoming These Are Dark Times project. Titled “Can’t Find You,” the Raider & Flip-produced ballad samples Justin Bieber‘s 2013 single “All That Matters.” Welcome to cuffing season. Stream “Can’t Find You” below and buy the single on iTunes.
IDK is dropping IWASVERYBAD at midnight, and he saw fit to give the people one more preview in the form of “17 Wit A 38.” The DMV rapper’s ominous new release features none other than Chief Keef. Jay told Billboard: “the inspiration of this song comes from my past experiences. Although most people now a days . . .