bane is back

DMX – “Bane Is Back” ft. Swizz Beatz

DMX is back, and he’s aggressive as ever over Swizz Beatz production on the appropriately titled “Bane Is Back.” The years haven’t diminished X’s intensity one bit. Expect a lot more of this in 2017 from the legend. I’d advise you to not get in the way. Stream “Bane Is Back” below.


Busta Rhymes – “AAAHHH” (prod. Swizz Beatz)

Busta Rhymes and Swizz Beatz have history together, and they reunite for a new single called “AAAHHH.” It should come as no surprise that this song is full of energy from start to finish. Look for more intel in regards to Busta’s next album in the near future. It’s never a bad time to get . . .

don't shoot

The Game – “Don’t Shoot” ft. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Currensy, Problem, King Pharaoh & TGT

The Game‘s “Don’t Shoot” addresses the tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri. He brings some friends with him. A lot, actually. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Currensy, Problem, King Pharaoh and TGT are included on the somber but impactful record. While this record may lack the fire of other . . .

I Feel Like Pac
New Music Oct 8  |  

DJ Khaled ft. Diddy, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, T.I. & Swizz Beatz – “I Feel Like Pac/I Feel Like Biggie”

What? This isn’t the first time that major hip-hop artists have overextended themselves, but I fear that DJ Khaled‘s latest might take the cake. “I Feel Like Pac/I Feel Like Biggie,” which features Diddy, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, T.I., and Swizz Beatz, invokes the names of the two hip-hop greats, and will be included on . . .

Sweet Serenade
New Music Aug 29  |  

Pusha T ft. Chris Brown – “Sweet Serenade” (prod. Swizz Beatz)

Pusha T and Chris Brown, two of Virginia’s biggest names, link up for a braggadocios new single, “Sweet Serenade.” The Swizz Beatz-produced track will be included on Push’s debut solo album, My Name Is My Name. Brown provides a solid hook, and Push delivers his expected dose of aggressive, confident, street-smart bars. Stream below.

New Music Dec 30  |  

Lloyd Banks drops freestyle over Pusha T’s “Untouchable”

Lloyd Banks remains “Untouchable” On Christmas Eve, Lloyd Banks announced his #AtYourRequest freestlye series. He started off the with his “End OF An Era” freestyle, where he raps over Jadakiss‘s “Jason” produced by Swizz Beatz. Now, the Queens lyricist delivers his latest freestyle called “Untouchable.” He is confident over Pusha T‘s King Push – Darkest Before Dawn: . . .

just blaze

Watch Just Blaze dominate Funk Flex’s “5 Minutes of Funk”

When he’s not taking an L to Swizz Beatz in epic private DJ battles, Just Blaze absolutely destroys Funkmaster Flex’s “5 Minutes of Funk” challenge. Just went in for over twelve minutes, chopping up tons of different records to create one smooth mix, from start to finish. Watch Just Blaze’s “5 Minutes of Funk” segment . . .

Sweet F-in Love
New Music Jan 10  |  

Alicia Keys and Kaytranada make some “Sweet F-in Love”

“I’m talkin’ ’bout sweet, sweet f’in love.” Alicia Keys teams up with Kaytranada for her newest single, “Sweet F-in Love.” Last year was an extremely busy year for Kay. Recently, he’s remixed tracks by the likes of TLC, LATRELLE, Chance the Rapper and Solange. His critically acclaimed album, 99.9%, is just a piece of what . . .

the half

DJ Snake – “The Half” ft. Young Thug & Jeremih (Video)

DJ Snake‘s new video for “The Half” features Young Thug, Jeremih, and Swizz Beatz locked inside of a dazzling light display. The song is an upbeat, energetic affair, and the flashing lights only serve to add to the spectacle of it all. The video was directed by Director X, who also took charge of Drake‘s . . .


Young Thug – ‘No, My Name Is JEFFERY’ (Album Stream)

Young Thug might have reached his final form After entertaining the world with his album release party event and dropping the cover art, Young Thug drops is new LP titled No, My Name Is JEFFERY. During an interview on Travis Scott‘s .wav radio show, Young Thug states, “I just want to get off of the Slime . . .

the life of pablo

Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ Album is (Finally) Here

Anticipation for Kanye West albums is always high, but The Life of Pablo might take the cake, as we’ve been waiting much longer than expected. The Yeezy Season 3 set the stage, as we were able to hear a number of tracks from the project in epic fashion. The very next day, Kanye released a . . .

the roots picnic 2016

Future, Usher & Leon Bridges to Headline The Roots Picnic 2016

The Roots Picnic 2016 seems to have a solid lineup on the way, with Future, Usher and Leon Bridges set to be the headlining acts. The picnic takes place in Philadelphia on June 4th, and is of course backed by The Roots. Other acts include Anderson .Paak, Kaytranada, Kehlani, Swizz Beatz, Metro Boomin, Migos, and Lil Dicky. . . .

wanna know

Meek Mill – “Wanna Know (Drake Diss)”

It all started with a tweet. The internet has been absolutely aflame in recent days, as we’ve watched beef between two superstars emerge into the public eye. We’ve been waiting for a while, and it would seem that Meek Mill‘s response to Drake‘s “Charged Up” and “Back To Back” is finally here. Produced by Jahlil . . .

Dreams Worth More Than Money

Meek Mill – “Dreams Worth More Than Money” (Album)

Meek Mill caps off a blockbuster campaign with the debut of his highly anticipated album, Dreams Worth More Than Money. The Philadelphia superstar took the stage at the BET Awards last night to perform “Monster,” as well as a collaborative performance with his romantic partner, Nicki Minaj. The project includes guest features from Drake, Nicki . . .

Suffering From Success
New Music Oct 23  |  

Album Stream: DJ Khaled – “Suffering From Success”

After releasing a number of tracks beforehand, DJ Khaled has officially let his album, Suffering From Success out of the bag. Featuring a pensive pose from Khaled on the cover, the album is star-studded, as we all expect. Guest artists include Future, Ace Hood, Diddy, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, T.I., Swizz Beatz, 2 Chainz, French . . .