Fat Trel links up with fellow MMG representer Rick Ross for “Burn,” a somber new release produced by Beat Billionaire. The two fit well together, laying down varying rhyme schemes to keep thing interesting throughout. Stream “Burn” below.
Wale flips the script with his newly released “Clappers” remix, featuring Rick Ross, Fat Trel, and Young Thug. Unlike most of today’s remixes, this cut actually features an entirely new instrumental courtesy of Hit Boy. The energy of the original is still present, but the vibe is a bit more sophisticated and refined. Stream the . . .
Tabi Bonney gives a nod to the clubs with his latest single, “La La.” Redwine production pays homage to The Neptunes in smooth fashion. I can hear this record getting heavy play during D.C.’s forthcoming fashion week. Stream “La La” below.
I felt a recurring sense of nostalgia as I listened to OMARtheGroove‘s Before it Gets Better. From his use of familiar samples such as Ghost Town DJs’ “My Boo” to extended Powerpuff Girls references in verses, there’s plenty to discuss. The Northern Virginia native, who also refers to himself as the Groovy Grim Reaper, employs . . .
“I like to vibe different, I need me a girl that sees the entire vision.” Bugus has been consistently releasing one fire record per week for a minute now, and his latest drop, “House Lights,” lives up to the standard that he’s set. The Paul Maxwell-produced record features a soulful sample and lyrics that touch . . .
“They’re gonna do it, anyway.” N.E.R.D.‘s “Don’t Do It” has a light vibe to it, but it addresses some heavy topics related to being Black in America. The Kendrick Lamar-featuring single carries a rock edge to it, and has plenty of energy to match. Kendrick goes absolutely bananas on his verse, as you would expect. . . .