New Music

are you happy
New Music Mar 27  |  

Bipolar Sunshine – “Are You Happy”

“Sometimes, a little pain is all it takes.” Adio Marchant, known to the world as Bipolar Sunshine, is back with an emotive new single called “Are You Happy” that captures emotions that many of us can relate to. There’s an exhilarating feeling of freedom coursing through this record, which finds its roots in house and . . .

Visions
New Music Mar 26  |  

Bugus doesn’t have dreams; only “Visions”

“I stay away from anything that doesn’t empower me.” Bugus never fails, and he’s given us another quality effort in the form of his latest drop, “Visions.” The Diemon emcee sounds as focused as ever, as he speaks of bringing his imagination to life on this French College-produced cut. Heavy percussion and Yeezus-esque sounds effects . . .

teebs
New Music Mar 26  |  

Teebs gets mysterious with the crackling, hazy sounds of “ZINE 2 DEMOS”

Visual artist turned producer Teebs has resurfaced with his latest atmospheric track, “ZINE 2 DEMOS.” The Los Angeles native is apart of Flying Lotus‘s label Brainfeeder and they are no strangers to the LA beat scene. Fans of Ardour and Collections 01 will automatically feel the familiar vibes that we missed so much. Teebs doesn’t fail . . .

rex orange county
New Music Mar 24  |  

Rex Orange County connects with the jazzy sounds of “Sunflower”

Never judge a book by its cover, especially if that book is Rex Orange County. When I pressed play on the Haslemere, England crooner’s single “Best Friend,” I was taken aback. A feeling of bliss just might creep up on you, as you hear mellow guitar riffs alongside his velvety voice. That was a little . . .

the payback
New Music Mar 24  |  

DJ Low Cut and EMS plot for “The Payback”

Are you a fan of raw, in your face, unapologetic Golden Era style spitters? If not, please exit stage left now. For the rest of you, we have a special treat: DJ Low Cut‘s new single, “The Payback,” featuring EMS, M-Dot, REV, and Mayhem. Sounding like a lost file from an old Wu-Tang album, the . . .

Reality Only
New Music Mar 24  |  

Cypher Clique and Mickey Factz drop the piano-driven “Reality Only”

Delaware’s most renowned three man hip-hop trio, Cypher Clique, is back with a new release entitled “Reality Only.” For the track’s melodic piano-driven production, the Clique deferred to member James Major for the keys and recruited none other than Mickey Factz for the assisting lyrical feature.  This group of artists is a machine when it . . .

the story so far
New Music Mar 24  |  

McKinley Dixon talks about lessons learned on “The Story So Far”

Cresting waves on a beaches and lush, melodic horns intros lead us into McKinley Dixon‘s emotional and cathartic track, “The Story So Far.” With decisive delivery, he details the stories of his life, love that he’s lost and found, and lessons learned along the way. Dixon raps with precision over boombap-inspired drums and hi hats, spitting lyrics that . . .

Holy Ghost
New Music Mar 24  |  

Desiigner – “Holy Ghost”

Brooklyn’s Desiigner is back and he drops his latest track, “Holy Ghost.” He has picked up a respectable amount of steam since the release of his hit single, “Panda.” That led into the New English project, the Mike Dean-produced “Timmy Turner,” and numerous other features, songs, and ad campaigns. I’m looking forward to seeing what Def . . .

black babylon

Premiere: Donte Peace paints vivid pictures of ‘Black Babylon’ on his new album

Donte Peace isn’t afraid to give you a raw picture of the struggle that he’s personally endured on his engrossing new album, Black Babylon. The Seattle-based artist and self-proclaimed “Nappy Headed King” has a strong, charismatic delivery that serves him well throughout the twelve-track project. Donte is acutely aware of the dangers that come with . . .

Soul Sista
New Music Mar 24  |  

LIKE made Bilal’s “Soul Sista” sound even better

This is an absolute audible treat on many levels. Not only am I excited to find out that LIKE (of the incredibly talented PAC DIV) is still active and creating wonderful beats, I was immediately led his to his SoundCloud, overflowing with hot beat tapes and remixes. It’s like running into a great old friend you haven’t . . .

ransom
New Music Mar 24  |  

Mike Will Made It – ‘Ransom 2’ (Mixtape)

Mike Will Made It gave us drop after drop in anticipation of his Ransom 2 project. We heard tunes like “Gucci On My,” “On The Come Up,” “Razzle Dazzle,” and more. The 17-track offering comes with contributions from Big Sean, Lil Yachty, 21 Savage, Migos, Kendrick Lamar, Future, 2 Chainz, Rae Sremmurd, Lil Wayne, and more. Stream . . .

heart

Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 4”

Early Thursday morning, Kendrick Lamar hinted at something. He had wiped his Instagram profile clean except for one simple post of the Roman numeral “IV.” It was rather hush hush, yet the noise of wonder was so loud. We now have a resolution as Kendrick unleashes “The Heart Part 4.” Listen the “The Heart Part . . .

still got time

Zayn – “Still Got Time” ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR

Zayn Malik links with OVO Sound’s PARTYNEXTDOOR for “Still Got Time.” This song will be the 1st single on from forthcoming album which is scheduled to drop this summer. Related: Zayn Malik Seeks To Embrace An Identity Of His Own Zayn‘s first album, Mind of Mine, was released roughly a year ago. With it, he became the . . .

Trapspots
New Music Mar 23  |  

Lil Bibby – “Trapspots”

The word is that Lil Bibby‘s Free Crack 4 project will be here sooner than later. On the way that release, he drops off “Trapsots.” It’s a heavy hitting trap banger that Bibby is all too comfortable with. Stream the DJ L-produced track below.

THANX
New Music Mar 23  |  

T-Pain – “THANX”

On what has seemed like one of the longest waits for an album (Stoicville), T-Pain manages to keep fans content with periodic releases. In any case, we are thankful to get some new tunes from him, however it comes. Today, he shares “THANX.” Stream below. #THANX — T-Pain (@TPAIN) March 23, 2017 Relive the fun . . .