J.I.D. Talks Spillage Village, Sports, Life Lessons, and Cousin Stizz (Interview)

J.I.D. talks Spillage Village, sports, life lessons, and Cousin Stizz (Interview)

If you’ve ever been to New England in the winter, you know that the weather is no joke. When I hit Boston for my first J.I.D. concert experience, I wasn’t surprised to see a line wrapped around the block. I knew that the young king had a very dedicated fanbase and had been creating quite . . .

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Statik Selektah – “Slept To Death” ft. Curren$y & Cousin Stizz

Curren$y and Cousin Stizz have both proven themselves as more than adequate spitters over soulful instrumentation, so it should come as no surprise that they do so well over Statik Selektah’s laid back production on “Slept To Death.” Stat’s 8 album hits stores this Friday. Keep it locked! Stream “Slept To Death” below.

New Music Jun 29  |  

Cousin Stizz – “Headlock” ft. Offset (Video)

Cousin Stizz‘s neon lights-filled, Offset-featuring video for “Headlock” is here. This song comes on the heels of news that Cousin Stizz’s debut project has officially been confirmed with RCA. Expect a few fight scenes and other interesting surprises throughout the video. Watch the video for “Headlock” below.

Neimans Barneys
New Music May 26  |  

Cousin Stizz Links with G-Eazy for “Neimans Barneys”

The best artists know that their fans come first, and making them happy is a top priority. Cousin Stizz has no issues when it comes to honing this element of artistry, which is why he’s blessed us with a new single, “Neimans Barneys,” featuring G-Eazy. His One Night Only album being pushed back due to clearance issues. As an . . .


Cousin Stizz drops “Headlock” with Offset, announces ‘One Night Only’ debut

Following up on the success of his Suffolk County mixtape in 2015 and his Monda EP in 2016, Boston lyricist Cousin Stizz has just announced his next project – “One Night Only.” If that didn’t excite fans enough, he joined forces with Offset and paired the breaking news with the project’s lead single, “Headlock” – all . . .

Want Me Bad
New Music Feb 8  |  

KYLE and Cousin Stizz battle demons on “Want Me Bad”

It’s one thing to be aware of demons around you. It’s another thing entirely to rebel against them. KYLE and Cousin Stizz aren’t afraid to go to war for what’s theirs on “Want Me Bad.” The song maintains a mellow vibe, even as both KYLE and Stizz reveal some of their own personal struggles. Stream . . .

500 Horses
New Music Nov 17  |  

Cousin Stizz goes for a night ride in “500 Horses” (Video)

Boston standout Cousin Stizz is back with a nighttime video for one of the catchiest songs from his MONDA project, “500 Horses.” Given the title, it should be no surprise that the video features him sliding through the city in some high powered cars. Watch the video for “500 Horses” below.

Living Like Khaled
New Music Aug 30  |  

Cousin Stizz is out here “Living Like Khaled”

Boston anthem maker Cousin Stizz is back with another one, and he’s “Living Like Khaled” over top of easy riding Tee-WaTT production. It’s no surprise that Stizz feels as good as he does on this record, as he’s continuing to see his buzz build after the release of his latest project, MONDA. Stream “Living Like . . .

Chill Bill
New Music Aug 25  |  

Rob $tone – “Chill Bill” (Remix) ft. D.R.A.M., Denzel Curry, and Cousin Stizz

San Diego’s very own Rob $tone pulls in three unique up and comers for his “Chill Bill” remix. Virginia crooner D.R.A.M., Florida native Denzel Curry, and Boston standout Cousin Stizz each contribute their respective skillsets and personalities to the new version. Rob starts the song before passing the mic around the table. Stream the “Chill Bill” remix . . .

New Music Jul 14  |  

Boston standout Cousin Stizz releases his ‘MONDA’ mixtape

Cousin Stizz is doing well for himself. The Boston-based emcee has amassed a large following due to his relatable, easy to remember choruses, which are oftentimes paired with production that’s all but guaranteed to make your speakers knock. His latest release, MONDA, is everything you’d expect. Coming in at a total of fourteen tracks, it . . .

Where I Came From
New Music Jul 12  |  

Cousin Stizz – “Where I Came From”

“I’m out here comfortable, living lavish.” Cousin Stizz creates fairly formulaic music, in a good way. “Where I Came From” is another solid release. Easy to pick up cadences, relatable choruses and bass-heavy production are in full effect throughout the Tedd Boyd-produced effort. Stream “Where I Came From” below.

500 Horses
New Music Jun 28  |  

Cousin Stizz – “500 Horses”

Cousin Stizz knows how to keep things simple without making them boring. “500 Horses” is the latest in a long line of addictive, catchy jams with bass-heavy production. It’s easy to neglect the technical precision that Stizz employs in his rhyme schemes due to how nonchalant his voice is, but the skill is definitely there. . . .

Coulda Been
New Music Jun 14  |  

Cousin Stizz uses “Coulda Been” to reflect on past choices

“Coulda been jailed, or been laid in a ditch. Could have been schoolin’ and living legit.” Cousin Stizz keeps the rhyme schemes simple, but he conveys a number of emotions throughout his reflective new release, “Coulda Been.” The Tee-WaTT-produced loosie has a slightly murky feel to it. Look for more drops from the Boston rhymesayer in the . . .

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New Music Jan 22  |  

Cousin Stizz Kicks Chill Vibes on “Super Bowl”

Cousin Stizz shows us how to party like it’s the “Super Bowl” with his new Dumdrumz-produced single. Stizz has a knack for making simple choruses that get stuck in your head for days. Look for more information on Stizz’s Monda project, which is releasing Spring 2016. Stream “Super Bowl” below.

New Music Aug 25  |  

Cousin Stizz – “Shoutout (Gravez Remix)”

Gravez displays a remarkable combination of grace and power with his remix of Cousin Stizz‘s “Shoutout.” Intricate, overlapping melodies fluctuate with powerful bass and ominous synths, but somehow it all makes sense. “Shoutout” was originally featured on Cousin Stizz’s Suffolk County project. Stream Gravez’s “Shoutout” remix below.