Wale – “Smile” ft. Phil Adé

Wale connects with fellow DMV representer Phil Adé for “Smile,” which is set to be featured on his forthcoming SHINE album. These two have been putting on for the area in their own ways for years, so it’s good to see them together on a record again. Stream “Smile” below.

in my prime
New Music Aug 23  |  

Eric Bellinger – “In My Prime” ft. Phil Adé

Compton’s Eric Bellinger connects with Phil Adé for his new single, “In My Prime”. With the drop of this song, Eric starts the campaign for his upcoming project, Eric B. for President: Term One. “Eric B for President has been a title that has stuck with me my whole life lol,” the singer/songwriter tells Billboard over email. “Eric . . .


Wale and Phil Adé “Reminisce” over a T.R.O.Y.-sampling instrumental

Wale and Phil Adé have a lengthy history together, as two of the most high profile emcees to make it out of Washington, D.C. The two reconnect for “Reminisce,” a DJ Camper-produced joint that samples the Pete Rock and CL Smooth classic “T.R.O.Y.” Stream “Reminisce” below.

New Phone
New Music Oct 21  |  

Wale Releases “New Phone” & “Illuminate” With Phil Adé

Wale stopped by The Breakfast Club earlier and let loose two new tracks. “New Phone” is an airy, piano laden drop that finds Wale at home amidst mellow instrumentation as he narrates some interesting parts of his life at the moment. “Illuminate” features a guest verse from fellow DMV representer Phil Adé. Stream “New Phone” . . .

New Music Apr 2  |  

Flex Kartel – “Rumors” ft. Phil Ade

Fellow 368 Music Group Affiliates Flex Kartel and Phil Ade connect for “Rumors,” a tense new release that addresses many of the whispers that follow high profile people. Symphonic sounds come courtesy of OB, a producer from Logic‘s RattPack collective. Stream “Rumors” below.

Nothing To Lose
New Music Mar 1  |  

U.S. Royalty – “Nothing To Lose” ft. Phil Adé

Phil Adé plays the role of ‘honorary rock star’ on “Nothing To Lose,” a previously unreleased jam session with rock band U.S. Royalty. Phil laces the gritty, rumbling production with two clever verses. This song was recorded and written at the now defunct Gold Leaf Studios during a blizzard in 2009. The final song also . . .

way too much
New Music Nov 20  |  

Phil Adé – “Way Too Much” ft. Chaz French

Maryland’s own Phil Adé connects with rising Washington, D.C. area talent Chaz French for “Way Too Much.” We’ve seen Phil’s versatility in different ways since his Starting From JV project, and his latest release finds him pulling double duty once more, singing the hook with ease and delivering a strong third verse. Chaz’s bouncy, melodic . . .

New Music Nov 18  |  

Ezko – “Miseducated” ft. Phil Adé & Drew Love

Ezko connects with fellow lyricist Phil Adé and Drew Love for “Miseducated,” a jazzy, downtempo new release that goes down smooth. Ezko and Phil keep things cool, trading verses over sophisticated instrumentation. Drew Love chips in with a slick chorus that really ties everything together. Stream “Miseducated” below, and look for a new project from . . .

soon as i get on
New Music Sep 10  |  

Phil Adé – “Soon As I Get On” ft. Mya

With Phil Adé‘s Respect Due project looming later this year, he lets a blockbuster collaboration out of the bag. “Soon As I get Home” is a pensive but optimistic record featuring the one and only Mya. The Kal Banx-produced instrumental has a calming, nostalgic feel thanks to some smooth vocal samples and jazzy instrumentation. We . . .

New Music Jul 3  |  

Phil Ade – “Outskirts” (Video)

Phil Ade keeps the witty punchlines and metaphors flowing throughout his latest video release, “Outskirts.” Look for a new mixtape from the veteran Maryland spitter entitled Respect Due to drop later this summer. Watch the video for “Outskirts” below.

The Language
New Music Apr 1  |  

Video: Phil Adé – “The Language (Royal Fam Remix)”

Maryland spitter Phil Adé and Drake don’t necessarily speak the same language in terms of content and subject matter, but that doesn’t stop Phil from flexing lyrically over the Boi-1da-produced banger. Phil is gearing up for some original releases later this year, and covers such as this remind us of just how talented he is. . . .

Devil Is A Lie
New Music Sep 5  |  

Phil Adé ft. Ice The Villain – “Devil Is A Lie”

Maryland spitter Phil Adé follows up his R.O.S.E. mixtape with a new freestyle, over !llmind‘s “He’s Against Me” beat. Dramatic instrumentation adds weight to Phil and his CCCLXVIII labelmate Ice The Villain’s heartfelt musings. Stream “Devil Is A Lie.” below.

Phil Ade
New Music Jul 30  |  

Album: Phil Ade – “R.O.S.E. (Result of Society’s Evil)”

Maryland heavy hitter Phil Ade sticks to a winning formula with the debut of his latest full-length project, R.O.S.E. (Result of Society’s Evil). Nine of the track’s seventeen tracks are produced by longtime collaborator Sunny Norway, allowing him to expand upon the high-energy, soulful sound that he’s been pioneering since Starting On JV. I personally . . .

Philadelphia duo 88 drops the club ready "Work For It"
New Music Aug 21  |  

Philadelphia duo 88 drops the club ready “Work For It”

Get the party started with 88’s “Work For It” Rap duo, 88, is back on the scene with Priority Records with the Wala Beatz-produced “Work For It.” The Philadelphia twins are here to get the party jumping with what they believe could be your next strip club anthem. “I’m a big fan of the movie . . .

schilly the way
New Music Jun 1  |  

Philadelphia’s Schilly puts a pep in our step with “The Way”

20-year-old Philadelphia-based artist, Schilly, is here with his new single, “The Way.” He hopes fans receive nothing but positive vibes through his music and he hits the mark with this one. It’s fanciful, funky, and smooth all at the same time. “I wanted the project to give whoever listens a glimpse of that feeling you get . . .