You ever watch a horror film that manages to truly unsettle you? You start to feel paranoid in real life. Your stomach feels unsettled. Your heart starts beating a little bit faster. Rascal‘s managed to create that same feeling with his ominous, pulse pounding new instrumental, “Fury.” Yeezus-esque percussion reverberates through the instrumental as ominous melodies . . .
Stream Ashoka’s “Now I Know” ft. Tim Gent You live, you learn, and you level up. When we experience growth, sometimes we want to flex a little bit and there’s nothing wrong with that. Rockland County’s Ashoka teams up with Nashville’s Tim Gent for his single, “Now I Know.” They team up for a bout . . .
Dizzee Rascal and Calvin Harris have collaborated in the past on tracks like “Here 2 China”and “Dance Wiv Me.” The teo reunite again to bring us “Hyp”, an uptempo banger ready to set the party on fire. Listen to “Hype” below and purchase the single on iTunes.
German producer Rascal links up with Orlando’s very own Ayo for the brazen sounds of “Crown.” Featuring prominent, triumphant horns that would make Hit-Boy proud, the powerful instrumental is just waiting for a dominant emcee to lay down some aggressive rhyme schemes on top of it. Stream “Crown” below. As an added bonus, listen to . . .
Eighteen year old phenom Yung Fusion has a chip on his shoulder. Born in Jamaica and raised in the Cayman Islands, he shows relentless, laser-sharp focus on “Blackout,” a new collaborative record with German producer Rascal. Presented courtesy of our friends over at Darker Than Wax, “Blackout” has a dark but energized feel to it. . . .
$erious Klein strikes again with the release of his new track, “Green Figures.” Produced by Rascal and mixed by Shove-Island, “Green Figures” starts of with a unique sample from Charlie Chaplin’s final speech in the 1940’s film, The Great Dictator. Look out for $erious’s forthcoming album, States. Stream “Green Figures.”
Two months ago we got Ashoka’s “Now I Know” featuring Tim Gent. The Rascal production found the New York artist showing off his ability as a lyricist on a another level. Now, we have his followup, “No Stress.” It’s geared more for his female fan base from the content to his smoother delivery, but it . . .
Rascal brings in the horns for Little Simz‘s latest release, “Picture Perfect.” Simz has long been regarded as one of London’s brightest hip-hop talents, and this new drop helps to build anticipation for her forthcoming album. Rascal’s beat has enough energy on its own, but Simz switches up the flow constantly, juggling free flowing cadences . . .
“When the real hold you down, you supposed to drown right?” Mick Jenkins has done a great job of keeping the fans happy between projects, and now we get the first song off his upcoming album The Healing Component, “Drowning,” with production from BADBADNOTGOOD. As bonus, Mr. Jenkins also dropped off the tracklist for his upcoming debut . . .
Singer-songwriter Elhae continues to impress fans and new listeners alike with his latest, “Love A N***A.” Keeping on track with his slower R&B material, Elhae vocally tantalises the ladies on the record, which was produced by hot on the market talent Rascal. Stream “Love A N***A” below.
With one of the meanest flows on the scene right now, Little Simz drops yet another hit, “Lane Switch,” which allows us to understand her journey so far, and how she is continuing to evolve. Production by Rascal provides a bounce that is quite contagious. Simz brings the flow and cheeky lyrics to match. This is definitely another . . .
As a way of showing appreciation to fans of his Aura project, Elhae delivers a smooth new record called “End Of Time (Angels).” Sampling Justin Timberlake’s “End Of Time,” producer Rascal has created an expressive, intricate canvas for Elhae to fit his story to. Elhae continues to flex his prowess as both an emcee and . . .
Thanks to current technology musicians are able to make global connections within a matter of seconds and fit a studio’s worth of equipment inside a portable laptop. Talented producers are taking advantage of said capabilities, resulting in a number of young beatmakers having already established themselves in a short amount of time, in the midst . . .