The 2017 XXL Freshman class has been revealed, and the subsequent internet controversies/”I’m too old to know these artists” sentiments have mostly subsided. Now, we get to watch the first XXL Freshman cypher of the year. KYLE, A-Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and Aminé are the first up to bat. Watch the freestyle below, and let . . .
New Jersey’s Dougie F is back with a new song called “Homegirl” featuring KYLE. It’s a melodic, catchy tune that Dougie floats on with ease. “After connecting with Kyle a year ago on his Smyle Tour we stayed in touch. I was in L.A. working with Rami Beatz and Dez Wright in a session and . . .
SuperDuperKyle aka KYLE is keeping the momentum going in the wake of his Lil Yachty-featuring banger ,“iSpy.” The Los Angeles-based rapper/singer released a new record called “Not The Same” with a mischievous Scott Weintrob-directed video to go along with it. Kyle takes us through a day of wizardry with a track that will appear on the upcoming movie . . .
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 . . .
Ventura, California-based KYLE returns with Lil Yachty to serve up his latest sounds on “i Spy.” It’s a celebratory vibe centered around KYLE spotting an attractive woman that could be his future. “I spy with my little eye A girlie I can get ’cause she don’t get too many likes A curly-headed cutie I can turn . . .
“You bout it? I really doubt it.” KYLE displays no lack of confidence on his smooth new release, “Doubt It.” The California-based emcee flows effortlessly over ayo production as he makes it perfectly clear that he’s worked to get every single thing he’s gotten in this game. Stream “Doubt It” below.
In January North Carolina emcee Kyle McCarty took us back with past memories of his track “Lincoln Continental.” Today the Carolina upstart returns with hazy visuals while cruising around in you guessed it his Lincoln Continental. Kyle is an emcee to keep tabs on in 2016 in the rich and undervalued North Carolina rap scene. . . .
Whether you own one or not, many of us would agree that getting your first car is a monumental life moment. North Carolina emcee Kyle McCarty reminisces on past memories that took place in his ride with “Lincoln Continental.” Kyle recounts and expounds on prior events from sexual acts with women to rolling his first . . .
California emcee and vocalist KYLE pulls in prominent producers Oshi, M-Phazes, and Sunny Norway to produce his new Star Wars-inspired single, “The Force.” Purchase KYLE’s Smyle video via iTunes. Stream “The Force” below, and watch the lyric video afterwards.
Ventura, California, rapper Kyle links up with Chance The Rapper to drop “Remember Me”. It’s a down to earth track that has a line that everyone can relate to someway, somehow. Seasons change and so do feelings.We want to be loved. We want those that we see something in, to also see it in themsleves. . . .
North Carolina lyricist Kyle McCarty switches things up on his dark banger, “Last Summer.” As an avid music listener I know a lot of artist have their own unique and distinctive styles and sounds. That being said, it gets stodgy hearing the same flows and cadences and not seeing any experimentation coming from the artist. . . .
North Carolinian Kyle McCarty delivers gritty visuals for his latest release, “Approaching Power.” McCarty makes strides with each release, which makes him an intriguing emcee to keep tabs on. You can expect consistent and prudent wordplay accompanied with meaningful subject matter. The visuals for “Approaching Power” give off a grimy, nineties-influenced, basement hip-hop feel as Kyle maneuvers throughout . . .
tylerWRIGHTEOUS clearly has the ear and imagination for mashups. His latest concoction, “RWIDWFIL,” combines the soulful hip-hop sounds of KYLE’s “Don’t Wanna Fall In Love” with the Michael Jackson classic, “Remember The Time.” The resulting product is a beautiful concoction full of funky synths and powerful vocals. Stream “RWIDWFIL” below.
KYLE‘s “Don’t Wanna Fall In Love” is an honest, anti-romantic song that tackles the fear that many feel about the L word in today’s culture. The newly released video is a symbolic, humorous video that adds new layers of meaning to KYLE’s words. We see him go through all the phases of a relationship, and . . .
Flash back to 2012. Chuck Inglish linked up with Vic Mensa and Killa Kyleon for “James Harden,” a smooth banger with a screwed up chorus that featured on “illRoots Radio.” Years later, Chuck has released the CD quality version of “James Harden” for all to enjoy. Stream “James Harden” below.