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dvsn remixes SZA, Justin Bieber, and Roy Wood$

It’s a great time to be dvsn. Riding the success of their Morning After album, the smooth duo released a trio of remixes to ensure that their name remains at the top of everyone’s list. They chopped up SZA‘s “The Weekend,” Justin Bieber‘s “Friends,” and their own Roy Wood$-featuring single – “Don’t Choose.” Stream all three . . .

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IDK – “17 Wit A 38” ft. Chief Keef

IDK is dropping IWASVERYBAD at midnight, and he saw fit to give the people one more preview in the form of “17 Wit A 38.” The DMV rapper’s ominous new release features none other than Chief Keef. Jay told Billboard: “the inspiration of this song comes from my past experiences. Although most people now a days . . .

Tory Lanez illustrates police brutality in the Shooters video

Tory Lanez illustrates police brutality in the “Shooters” video

Tory Lanez‘s Memories Don’t Die album is in the works and he drops the “Shooters” video. Police brutality is a major talking point in America and he weaves that element into his visuals. It opens with a scene where Lanez and an accomplice seek and find revenge against a police officer who killed his cousin. It’s dark . . .

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YG Hootie and Kendrick Lamar put on for Compton on “The City”

Tied together by their origins in the city of Compton, YG Hootie and Kendrick Lamar pay homage with their latest drop, “The City.” The song, which is produced by produced by Eardrummers’ DJ FU, has a laid back vibe to it. Hootie’s Hubris project is expected to release on November 11th. Stream “The City” below.

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Towkio walks on water in his lyric video for “Swim”

“Hustler by trade. Artist by night. Dreamer by day.” Towkio executes a grandiose vision with “Swim” – one that includes orchestral segments, Chicago juke influence, poignant verses, and gorgeous harmonies. The Savemoney affiliate’s debut album, WWW, is being recorded with Rick Rubin. The newly released lyric video features some out of the box special effects . . .

Back to Basics

Blu & Exile call back to ‘Below The Heavens’ with “Back To Basics”

After cancelling their tour due to health concerns, Blu & Exile have returned with a gem called “Back To Basics.”  In the Beginning: Before the Heavens will contain tracks from before and during the recording of their underground classic Below The Heavens. There were over forty tracks that didn’t make the final cut of their 2007 release, and . . .

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dvsn samples Maxwell’s “Fortunate” for “P.O.V.”

Whether you know how to pronounce “dvsn” or not, their new “P.O.V.” release is a must-hear. The OVO Sound duo is gearing up to drop an album called Morning After this month. “P.O.V.” is the fourth single to be released from the project, and it samples Maxwell‘s “Fortunate.” Morning After releases on October 13th. Stream . . .

Boys

Brockhampton takes us back to ‘SATURATION’ with “Boys” (Video)

Your favorite American boy band, Brockhampton, takes it back to their debut studio album, SATURATION, with a video for “Boys.” The video is a one-shot affair that features raw performance footage. Remember, SATURATION II is already out and SATURATION III is on the way. Watch the video for “Boys” below.

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Big K.R.I.T. strikes back with “Confetti”

Big K.R.I.T. has been quiet this year, but he’s back in a big way with his new single, “Confetti.” It’s clear that he’s been wrestling with some heavy thoughts since he last dropped a single, and we can hear it all in his verses. Ominous production sets the stage for the former Def Jam artist’s . . .

PARTYNEXTDOOR - Seven Days (EP)

PARTYNEXTDOOR – ‘Seven Days’ (EP)

PARTYNEXTDOOR’s new project features Rick Ross and Halsey OVO Sound’s PARTYNEXTDOOR reveals his social media rollout plan with a final project release. He is here tonight to deliver the Seven Days EP after dropping a song a day for the past week. It’s 7 songs deep and includes feature from Rick Ross and Halsey. “A lot of the . . .

Premonition

Dreamville signees Lute and EarthGang team up for “Premonition”

Cam O’bi production is the unifying force on Dreamville signees Lute and EarthGang‘s new release, “Premonition.” Lute, an emcee who hails from Charlotte, is gearing up to release his West 1996 Part 2 project on Dreamville. Lute and EarthGang deliver poignant lyricism over jazzy instrumentation to make this a single you don’t want to miss . . .

Trip

Jhené Aiko’s ‘Trip’: An out of body album review

Quick summary: One Hitter Trip, Jhené Aiko’s sophomore album, is an auditory hallucination, where we are witnessing the out-of-body experience of Jhené in all of her raw honesty and introspective lyrics. It’s as if Jhené emerged from the depths of lovers’ abyss to host a psychedelic party, with pieces of her mind as hors d’oeuvre. Fans of . . .

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LATENIGHTS drops sexy, cinematic video “FACTS”

After quietly working in the underbelly of the Canadian hip-hop scene to hone his sound, Winnipeg artist LATENIGHTS drops off his first official single and music video. The video for “FACTS” embodies exactly what you might expect from an artist named LATENIGHTS – darkness, temptation, greed. Set in a dimly lit hotel, LATENIGHTS is joined . . .

Wizkid Future Everytime

Wizkid recruits Future for “Everytime”

Wizkid’s “Everytime” featuring Future has officially arrived. The two connect to give us an afrobeat jam to ride out this week and beyond. This follows up Wizkid’s Sounds From the Other Side album which dropped in July. No stranger to major collaborations, the 12-track album included features from artists like Drake, Major Lazer, Chris Brown and more. Nora . . .

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Nipsey Hussle creates a hustler’s anthem on “Grindin All My Life”

“All my life. Been grindin all my life. Sacrificed. Hustled, paid the price.” Nipsey Hussle has built a powerful persona based largely on his hunger to beat the odds and live a life bigger than his wildest expectations. “Grindin All My Life” is the personification of the hunger that’s made him so successful, thus far. . . .