Lloyd Banks titles his latest release, “Toxic.” It’s fitting as his bars and delivery are venomous and lethal. The Blue Friday series shows a consistency of quality output and has me wondering what might he have in store project-wise. Only time will tell. “Lost in the system, losing my mind next / Out hittin’ number one, . . .
Louisville singer/producer combo Otis Junior and Dr Dundiff are working on a new album, due out March 2017 via Jakarta records. For the first listen we get a video for “Why Can’t You (Just Come For Conversation),” a sadly true to life story about being so caught up in documenting a moment that you actually miss . . .
It’s no secret that Earl Sweatshirt was a fan of Denmark Vessey’s Martin Lucid Dream record. I personally hoped that would translate into work between the two. Today, DJ Houseshoe‘s Street Corner Music label dropped a single from Vessey produced by Earl. “Snowing In LA” finds Vessey outlining life in Los Angeles, which as it . . .
Medasin calls his latest release, “Territory,” a “mindless banger.” We think it’s a bit more than that. The Dallas-based producer pulls out the heavy artillery this time around, letting an ominous bass line lead the way and follows up the ensuing dramatic feel with layers of ominous instrumentation, effects, and vocal samples. If I needed . . .
Future‘s “Poppin Tags” first appeared on OVO Sound Radio back in November, and now it’s brought back to life with a new video. Catch Future riding around his city, and around the world. The accomodations are quite lavish and the lifestyle is fast-paced. Watch the video for “Poppin Tags” below.
Migos are inching closer and closer to their debut album release. Now, they share their new single, “What The Price.” They serve trap ballad flare laced with electric guitar licks and low passed paino keys. Listen below and pre-order Culture via iTunes before it arrives on January 27th.
Brooklyn emcee Joey Bada$$ celebrates his 22nd birthday and addresses the state of America with the release of “Land Of The Free.” The Kirk Knight and Adam Pallin-produced record discusses everything from Donald Trump to the disproportionate killing of black people in the country. Stream “Land Of The Free” below.
It’s been a long time coming. Rumors were swirling. Now, the truth is out. West Coast singer/songwriter and longtime Artistic Manifesto favorite SiR is Top Dawg Entertainment’s newest signee. The Inglewood native makes a strong debut on the label with a video for a new song called “W$ Boi.” Watch “W$ Boi” below, and stay . . .
Boogie takes us into more romantic territory with his new video for “Sunroof,” which finds the Compton emcee riding around town romancing or flirting playfully a number of beautiful women that he crosses paths with. Replay this song when Valentine’s Day weekend comes around, whether you’re booed up or not. Watch the video for “Sunroof” . . .
West Coast producer LIKE is cool, calm, and confident in his laid back video for “Lamped.” The Pac Div producer has no problem telling it just like it is, from his perspective. This song was originally featured on LIKE’s Songs Made While High project. LIKE stated: ““This second Grammy nomination means a lot to me, . . .
London-Based rappers, Raw Savant and Young C drop a fiery track titled “Stepped In The Booth.” The two deliver an aggressive flurry of bars on top of the southern trap sonics. Watch the video below. Check out the behind the scenes footage, also.
Devin Miles is pushing for a strong start to his 2017. He follows up impressive releases like “The Fallen” and “Good Credit” with “Need 2 Hear.” Sometimes, we all could use a little encouragement. If he’s got it, then Devin wants his lady to tell him he’s got it then. Listen to the Christo-produced track . . .
Wale previewed “Running Back” last August, so it’s good to hear the final product of the song, which features Lil Wayne and was recorded at the Record Plant studio in Los Angeles. This joint will appear on Wale’s SHINE album, which is scheduled to drop later this year. Stream “Running Back” below, and look for . . .
Mir Fontane drops off a new freestyle track titled “Before The Locs.” The South Jersey spitter really pours his soul over a Donny Hathaway “Giving Up” sample as he details memories of times past. . .the good,bad, and everything in between. “We all on the same quest. I ride for my tribe / In the ER, . . .
“I’m hangin halfway off the balcony. Overthinking cause my job is way more than a salary.” Big Sean continues to build buzz for I Decided with the release of a reflective cut called “Halfway Off The Balcony.” The Key Wane-produced cut allows the Detroit native to wax poetic about the lessons he’s learned and the . . .