Smino‘s definitely on to something with the easygoing, Monte Booker-produced sounds of “Anita.” The St. Louis has a singsong, elastic delivery that fits exceedingly well into every pocket of Booker’s floaty, mellow production. Look for Smino’s blkswn album to release in the near future. Stream “Anita” below.
Smino‘s video for “Anita” feels like a vacation in the middle of spring. As the melodically inclined St. Louis rapper’s new video begins, he’s riding through a desert alone in a ’67 Mustang before touring an outdoor art exhibit and eventually arriving at a pool hall. He ends up showing a woman how to play . . .
Connecticut singer releases sweet and soulful “Home Alone” Connecticut singer/songwriter, Samantha Patten shares “Home Alone.” She’s got a silky smooth voice that I couldn’t fathom denying. Imagine someone making her call 3 times to get a response. I pity the fool. 2017 has been her most pivotal year, yet. After nearly four years working as . . .
Stream Kendrick’s DAMN. album in reverse For all those tired of playing DAMN. backwards on a playlist, Kendrick Lamar has you covered. He releases the official collector’s edition of the album which features it in reverse. “I don’t think the story necessarily changes, I think the feel changes,” Kendrick tells MTV News. “The initial vibe listening from . . .
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 . . .