DJ Drama dropped his fifth studio album, Quality Street Music 2 back in July. It was a star studded affair, as usual. Now he returns with a remix to the album’s single, “Wishing” with Fabolous, Trey Songz, Tory Lanez, Jhené Aiko, and Chris Brown. Listen below. Watch the original “Wishing” video here.
The 2nd edition of the Quality Street Music series is here The original dropped in 2012, but DJ Drama is back with Quality Street Music 2. This 10-track project includes some big name features like Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, T.I., Ty Dolla Sign, Jeezy, and more. Listen below and get your copy on iTunes.
“Dear Lord, when it’s all said and done, I pray I’m forgiven for my wrongs, and when they tell the story, it ends righteously.” DJ Drama begins “Boyz In The Hood” with a prayer. The song itself features verses from Meek Mill and Pusha T, along with a soulful chorus courtesy of Ty Dolla Sign. . . .
Prepare yourselves for a lot more DJ Drama-related news in the near future, as the veteran gears up for the release of Quality Music 2. Today, he laces us with a video for the intimate, sensual “Wishing,” which features Chris Brown, Skeme, and Lyquin. The video features the four of them being interrogated by some . . .
Big K.R.I.T. comes out swinging on the very first verse of his new mixtape, It’s Better This Way. The powerful emcee has always carried a reputation of producing excellent mixtapes, and he doesn’t drop the ball this time around, either. Stream the DatPiff-hosted It’s Better This Way below.
“Make quality street music.” DJ Drama calls for substance in the intro to California Livin, a new collaborative mixtape released with YG and Cookin’ Soul. They deliver just that throughout the thirteen-track project, which features Blanco and DB Tha General. Cookin’ Soul has been impressing with their soulful production for years, and they are very well suited to craft this project’s . . .
He’s been at it for many years now, but Jeezy‘s still got a lot left in the tank. The Atlanta veteran connects with DJ Drama for Gangsta, a new mixtape featuring guest artists such as 2 Chainz, Shy Glizzy, Que, YG, Kevin Gates, and others. Stream “Gangsta” below.
The XXL Freshman 2014 mixtape, hosted by DJ Drama, features all new music by Isaiah Rashad, Vic Mensa, Kevin Gates, Jarren Benton, Jon Connor, and more. Stream the XXL Freshmen 2014 mixtape in full below.
Another one. Major key. These are DJ Khaled‘s trademark phrases. Only right that they’re some of the first words we hear on his latest release, “For Free,” which features Drake. Drizzy actually channels 2 Short during his first verse. Was that another shot at DJ Drama that we heard? It seems that Khaled’s album roll . . .
Bombay Knox heads off their Welcome to Knoxville compilation project with the project’s first release, “Unfamiliar Shirts.” Dramatic, organ-sampling production courtesy of DJ J-$crilla creates a tense, mournful tone as Ras Nebyu, Uno Hype, and Sir E.U trade witty punchlines. Stream “Unfamiliar Shirts” below, and look for Welcome To Knoxville to release towards the end . . .
Lil Wayne, the “Best Rapper Alive,” is back with the 6th installment of the Dedication mixtape series hosted by DJ Drama. The 15-song project features Gudda Gudda, HoodyBaby, Nicki Minaj, Baby E, Euro, Cory Gunz, and Zoey Dollaz. Stream the Dedication 6 below.
Lloyd Banks is back, and he returns as promised with his All Or Nothing: Live It Up mixtape, the second tape in the series. The G-Unit emcee rounds up the likes of Joe Budden, Havoc, Vado, Prodigy, Styles P and many more to feature on the 15-track project. The tape was released last night to . . .
Wiz Khalifa returns with the Purps-produced “No Fighting”. It’s a sort of serenade to his lady as he professes that he will never change. On July 20, Wiz takes off with Snoop Dogg on their “High Road Summer Tour” with special guests Jhené Aiko, Casey Veggies, Kevin Gates, and DJ Drama. He is also preparing . . .
2015 was a big year for music, and a lot of artists made moves toward becoming household names. This isn’t an end-all, definitive list of who’s gonna be hot in 2016, but it’s the people our team sees taking that next big step. Check out our ten nominees for “Who To Look Out For In . . .
Tory Lanez has been establishing himself as a force to be reckoned with in the new era of alternative R&B, and he doesn’t appear to have any interest in slowing down at all. Today, he drops two new projects; the DJ Drama/Gangsta Grillz-sponsored The New Toronto, and Chixtape 3, which is the sequel to his . . .