Eric Bellinger and Tory Lanez link up to create “Don’t Look Down”. Apparently the two were busy at work in side the studio while they were performing in Amsterdam for the Encore Festival. It’s a feel-good, modern R&B jam that has the singers promising love and reassurance to their special someones. Stream “Don’t Look Down” . . .
Eric Bellinger keeps things smooth and sly with his sensual single, “Spare Time.” The veteran vocalist also hauls in a guest verse from Washington, D.C.-based vocalist Wale to give the remix appeal to a slightly different audience. Wale’s laid back, prose-influenced delivery is a solid fit for Eric’s style. Stream the “Spare Time” remix below.
Early Thursday morning, Kendrick Lamar hinted at something. He had wiped his Instagram profile clean except for one simple post of the Roman numeral “IV.” It was rather hush hush, yet the noise of wonder was so loud. We now have a resolution as Kendrick unleashes “The Heart Part 4.” Listen the “The Heart Part . . .
There’s gotta be something in the water up in Toronto. The number of uniquely talented R&B artists to come out of that city is impressive, and newcomer Joël Lobban is another one to watch for. His Japain-produced single, “Reload,” feels like the best song from a new science fiction movie soundtrack. The vocals on this . . .
Are you a fan of raw, in your face, unapologetic Golden Era style spitters? If not, please exit stage left now. For the rest of you, we have a special treat: DJ Low Cut‘s new single, “The Payback,” featuring EMS, M-Dot, REV, and Mayhem. Sounding like a lost file from an old Wu-Tang album, the . . .