Kendrick Lamar‘s “Sing About Me” was one of the most intimate, personal songs on good kid, m.A.A.d city. Kendrick told several powerful narratives in gripping fashion, assisted by Skhye Hutch and Sounwave‘s emotive production. Brooklyn-based producer Soft Glas switched things up beautifully, remixing the song with beautiful instrumentation that might be echoing through your head . . .
I’ve really started to look forward to Dave East‘s remixes, which is not something I can say for a lot of emcees these days. He really sounds hungry on every single verse. For his latest takeover, he grabs the beat to Kodak Black‘s “Skrilla” and turns it into “Deposits.” The results? Fire. Watch the 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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .