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 . . .
Chief Keef works closely with a handful of producers, one of them being Chopsquad DJ. The Chicago rapper’s latest release explores that collaboration once again. The record is your typical Keef record. Expect a trap beat, a whole bunch of adlibs, and a vibe to help you get a little loose tonight. Stream “Burn Up” . . .
The melodies on SwuM‘s “Prada” are engrossing, but the best part by far is the timely inclusion of ad libs sampled from the likes of Desiigner, Travis Scott, and Chief Keef. Swirling synths and sampled vocal chops are accentuated by a “Bang Bang” or “Straight Up” in all the right places. Stream “Prada” below.
Mac Miller‘s GO:OD AM LP releases on September 14th, but it can be streamed today, thanks to NPR. The project includes seventeen tracks total, and includes guest features from Miguel, Chief Keef, Ab-Soul, and Little Dragon. Stream GO:OD AM below, and check out the track list afterwards. 1. “Doors” 2. “Brand Name” 3. “Rush Hour” . . .
The countdown has finished, the anticipation is over; Travis Scott has finally released his debut album, Rodeo. Coming off of two solid mixtapes in Owl Pharaoh, and Days Before Rodeo, Scott has been preparing us for something much grander, a release to seemingly shatter mainstream rap and propel himself to new artistic heights. Rodeo fully . . .
Ready or not, Travis Scott‘s Rodeo project is officially in the streets for public consumption. Running in at a total of 16 tracks, the frequently discussed and highly anticipated project includes guest appearances by Kanye West, Justin Bieber, Future, Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, The Weeknd, Chief Keef and others. Stream Rodeo below, and . . .
Our good friends at Awrganik are clearly embracing summer just as much as we are, as exemplified by their new mix in conjunction with Trill Clinton. The hour long mix is composed of remixes of popular artists by a variety of very talented producers. There’s an air of unpredictability and unfamiliarity that comes with the . . .
Mick Jenkins‘ somber, deep voice fits the somber tone of “Martyrs” to a tee. OnGaud samples Nina Simone’s “Strange Fruit,” but creates a much more introspective and lowkey ambience than fellow Chicagoan Kanye West’s “Blood On The Leaves.” The video bounces between images mimicking Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like” video and imagery of Mick with . . .
5-Word Description: Futuristic, Challenging, Intense, Dark, Grandiose. 4 Standout Tracks: “Black Skinhead,” “New Slaves,” “Bound,” “I’m In It.” 3 Memorable Quotes: “Hurry up with my damn croissants!” – I Am A God “Y’all bout to turn shit up, I’m bout to tear shit down. I’m bout to air shit out. Now what the fuck they . . .
5-Word Description: Complex, Vulnerable, Lyrical, Cohesive, Adaptive. 4 Standout Tracks: “Villuminati,” :Forbidden Fruit,” “Let Nas Down,” “Rich Niggaz.” 3 Memorable Quotes: “12 years later when my song come on, he asks, Momma, did you fuck J. Cole?” -Trouble “How momma gonna teach you how to save when she don’t know money? Barely on the boat, . . .