King Los is ready for war on his grim new release, “Without Me.” The song, which features a prominent sample of The Beatles’ “Come Together,” finds the Baltimore bred wordsmith as sharp as ever as he gears up for a major release in the near future. Stream “Without Me” below.
Enjoy a shot of nostalgia on “Jamie Foxx” Baltimore’s King Los loosens up his new sitcom-inspired track, “Jamie Foxx” ahead of his The High Frequency project. He pays homage to the talented actor/singer while showing off some nice songwriting skills. Stream below. This just happened. @iamjamiefoxx pic.twitter.com/nnDBEx801m — King Los (@iamKingLos) November 26, 2016
Welcome to the Auction! Puff Daddy utilizes the power of simplicity in the video for “Auction” from MMM. In all black and white directed by Hype Williams, he, Lil Kim, Styles P, and King Los drop bars for minutes giving us a nostalgic vibe from days past. A photo posted by Puff Daddy (@iamdiddy) on . . .
Baltimore native King Los gives us another dose of his undeniable lyricism with “Mind Game$.” Los brings the intensity once more over top of eerie Soundz production. Remarkable poise and precisionThe song will feature on Soundz’s forthcoming EP. Stream “Mind Game$” below. (2DopeBoyz)
What seems to be a collaboration that was left off of King Los‘s “God, Money, War” project has been released and is being enjoyed all in it’s own right. “90s Interlude” is a 2 minute cut that includes a smooth hook from Omarion to top off Los’s well constructed verse. Stream “90s Interlude” below.
As he continues to ready his next project, God Money War, King Los has released “War” to give us a taste of what is to come. “War” is set up by a peaceful instrumental produced by Anomaly and Da Internz, but it’s King Los’s wordplay and delivery that set up the “war-like” conflict. Added vocals by Marsha . . .
There’s no weakness shown on Pizzle and King Los‘s “Yellow Tape.” Menacing production courtesy of Krip sets the stage for rapid-fire, tongue twisting, aggressive verses from Pizzle and King Lose in succession. This is the first release from Krip’s forthcoming #Groundwork EP, which is set to drop later this year. Stream “Yellow Tape” below.
If you haven’t heard, Boston is flourishing with talent, and artists in overlooked Hub are currently being lit up across the board. Rosewood Bape is a prime example. With co-signs from Future, DJ Esco and Metro Boomin, up and coming Boston rapper Rosewood Bape is making his way onto the music scene with some big . . .
Ashton McCreight‘s “Dream Ting” feels like a breezy night on vacation in the year 2045. Heavy percussion serves as the foundation for the swirling, mellow, synth-filled instrumental. The Los Angeles-based producer has a knack for creating forward-thinking instrumentals that feel like a breath of fresh air. Stream “Dream Ting” below.
Things are on the up and up for Philadelphia’s Lihtz Kamraz. He was featured on Ebro’s “Discovered on Apple Music” and in the studio with Tory Lanez. What could he be cooking up for the future? Related: Lihtz Kamraz – “Lingo” (Video) Now, he takes us back to his The Switch Up project and drops the official music video for the Maaly Raw-produced . . .
It’s safe to say that Kendrick Lamar’s Damn album has been a dominant topic on social media and elsewhere since its release last night. Punch, the co-president of TDE, shared an gem with us via Instagram amidst all the commotion. Specifically, he gave us a lost verse from “Pride,” the seventh track from the album. . . .
Los Angeles duo THEY. has been making waves with their energetic, rock-tinged brand of music. For their latest release, “Silence,” they slow things down and smooth things out a bit, letting us get a better feel for their vocal prowess and piquing interest for their forthcoming album. Nü Religion releases on February 24th, and can . . .
SZA and Los Angeles-based producer Kingdom are a succulent match on their ethereal new groove, “What Is Love.” Featuring rich melodies and the upper register of SZA’s vocal range, the song is based around the real life application of love. Look for this to appear on Kingdom’s full-length debut album, Tears in the Club, which . . .
It’s official. Winter weather is here and if you aren’t already with bae, BJ the Chicago Kid might help with his new mixtape The Lost Files: Cuffing Season. 2016 has been a busy year for the windy city native. Showing guest appearances on albums from Solange, Kevin Hart aka Chocolate Droppa, to Smoke DZA and . . .
Tennessee-based producer Ducko McFli‘s The Lost Beauxs EP is a short but worthwhile listen, running in at a total of four tracks. He’s definitely been making a lot of moves this year, but now it’s time to take center stage. The project includes guest features from Sonny Digital, PnB Rock, Ye Ali, REESE, Lorine Chia . . .