“Well it’s Gucci Mane and GoldLink, and we got gold sinks.” GoldLink‘s “Crew” is an infectious anthem for a growing number of people, and Gucci Mane‘s addition to the At What Cost single is only going to add to its momentum. GoldLink, Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy‘s contributions remain the same. Stream the “Crew” remix . . .
GoldLink‘s been on a roll as of late, if his recent signing to RCA Records and the release of And After That, We Didn’t Talk last November are any indication. The DMV-bred emcee keeps things going with a new video for “Crew,” featuring Shy Glizzy and Brent Faiyaz. Watch the video for “Crew” below.
GoldLink, Shy Glizzy, and Brent Faiyaz definitely come from different realms of the music world, but they find a degree of commonality on “Crew.” The three aren’t afraid to be up front about the way women approach them on the late night tip. They also don’t seem to mind the approach. Stream “Crew” below.
In the wake of signing to Motown Records, D.C. emcee Chaz French has stepped up to the plate with a solid debut album, True Colors. The energetic, emphatic rapper doesn’t seem ready to slow down any time soon, either. The 17-track project includes guest features from Curren$y, Phil Adé, Shy Glizzy, BJ the Chicago Kid, . . .
Motown Records signee and DMV native Chaz French is gearing up to release his debut album next month, and he saw fit to pique interest for the project with a single called “Pops.” Chaz explained to Complex: “D.C. was one of the hardest hit areas in America by the crack epidemic of the late ’80s . . .
Photo by @africanist Saturday. Early evening. A hot, summery day in Washington, D.C. was coming to a close. The SMILE Carnival was underway for the third day in a row. GoldLink had just performed “Crew” for the second time in a row. I had just finished singing Brent Faiyaz’s ad-libs like I was a backup vocalist for . . .
I believe one of the major things that separates the indie artist from the mainstream artist is quality. There’s a certain sound quality we need in order to enjoy this body of work and without it, it becomes less relevant to our well curated playlist. If you’ve ever heard the term “quality over quantity,” this . . .
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.
Frequent Artistic Manifesto collaborator WhitneyAbstraKt is back with a new mix called Southern Comfort, just in time for the holiday season. As Whitney herself explains: “This is an ode to the SOUTH and Southern-influenced music that came out this year. A compilation of some of my favorite cuts + the perfect soundtrack to a TURNT . . .