Premiere: Dylan Cohl – ‘Cowboy Jones 1.5: Days In The East’

Oct 21   |   Darren Gooden
After exclusively premiering his “Bigger Than Me” music video with us in late September, Houston . . .

Paul Wall – ‘Houston Oiler’ (Album Stream)

Oct 21 | Michell C. Clark
Paul Wall has been relatively quiet in recent years, but the H-Town legend has returned with an all . . .
Dreezy - "Close To You" (Remix) ft. T-Pain & Rick Ross
New Music Oct 22  |  

Dreezy – “Close To You” (Remix) ft. T-Pain & Rick Ross

Ricky Rozay joins Dreezy and T-Pain on her No Hard Feelings R&B cut Over the summer, Dreezy shared her T-Pain featuring single, “Close To You.” She returns with a remix adding the MMG boss, Rick Ross. Ross complements the track well as he opens tings up with a verse describing the lavish luxurious lifestyle he . . .

New Music Oct 22  |  

TYuS taps into 90’s R&B aesthetic with “Stay”

Portland crooner TYuS is back with another Trap R&B banger called “Stay.” It’s very reminiscent of that old school male R&B aesthetic from the late 1990’s/early 2000’s, but with a new age flare – a mixture that’s sure enough to get people to listen and want to hear more. Sonically, “Stay” is solid. Lyrically, it’s not . . .

New Music Oct 22  |  

Chuck Inglish – “WunderLAnd” ft. Trinidad James

Chuck Inglish returns with a new single called “WunderLAnd,” featuring Trinidad James. The track was aired last night via Beats 1, and is produced by Chuck himself with the help of The StepKids. The track’s creation is said to be inspired by bringing together multiple genres. Stream “WunderLAnd” below.

Henny Cardi
New Music Oct 22  |  

Wave Chapelle and Maajei Vu team up for “Henny Cardi”

Milwaukee natives Wave Chapelle and Maajei Vu prove to be a formidable duo once again, as they deliver a new feel good anthem called “Henny Cardi” for your weekend parties. Both of them are focusing on their solo projects, but a collaborative project is certainly not out of the question. Stream “Henny Cardi” below.

Treat You Right
New Music Oct 22  |  

Mickey Factz & Nottz – “Treat You Right” ft. Phonte

Mickey Factz recently teased us before releasing “Treat You Right.”  We knew he would release some new music off of The Achievement: Circa 82, his upcoming collaborative album with Nottz. The single is here, and it also features Phonte. The album, which drops in a week will not be hurt by the release of this single. Stream “Treat You Right” . . .

Premiere: Dylan Cohl - 'Cowboy Jones 1.5: Days In The East'

Premiere: Dylan Cohl – ‘Cowboy Jones 1.5: Days In The East’

After exclusively premiering his “Bigger Than Me” music video with us in late September, Houston’s Dylan Cohl returns to grace the Artistic Manifesto pages with Cowboy Jones 1.5: Days In The East. As seasons change, Cohl continues to grow in his artistry and production. He stands out by breaking out of the norm that many listeners perceive . . .

Call Me
New Music Oct 21  |  

Hudson East & Esta keep things breezy with “Call Me”

London-based singer and songwriter Hudson East is on to something with his new single, “Call Me.” It never hurts to have Soulection-affiliated producer Esta production in the pocket. Both Hudson’s vocals and Esta’s production are full of melodic vibrance. Stream “Call Me” below.

New Music Oct 21  |  

Lance Skiiiwalker – “Attraction” (Video)

As his Introverted Intuition album released earlier this week, TDE’s Lance Skiiiwalker wastes no time in keeping the attention drawn to the project. Up next is the video for “Attraction” which you can see below. The album can be purchased here.

New Music Oct 21  |  

Jay Verze delivers a visual for the powerful “Crazy”

Baltimore’s Jay Verze has released a visual for his powerful record, “Crazy,” which released last month. The Baltimore native speaks on the violence in his hometown, as well as the everyday struggles that life throws or way. Watch the video for “Crazy” below.

News Oct 21  |  

Joey Bada$$ announces his ‘A.B.B.A’ album in a new interview

Brooklyn phenom Joey Bada$$ has announced that he will drop a new album called A.B.B.A. in the very near future. While on the road in North California, the rapper sat down with KMEL where he broke the news, stating that the album could be with us as soon as next month. We’re still awaiting confirmation . . .

No Car Note!
New Music Oct 21  |  

Dee-1 celebrates having “No Car Note!” (Video)

If you were a successful artist would you rather have a paid off ’98 Honda or a new luxury car? Dee-1 gladly will take the former, according to “No Car Note!” The video begins with a comical spin on cheap used car lot commercials before transitioning into a full blown celebration, featuring other car owners . . .

Houston Oiler

Paul Wall – ‘Houston Oiler’ (Album Stream)

Paul Wall has been relatively quiet in recent years, but the H-Town legend has returned with an all new album called Houston Oiler. The 16-track project includes feature appearances from Slim Thug, Lil Keke, Z-Ro, LeS, Chamillionaire, J-Dawg, and Rich The Factor. Stream Houston Oiler below, and purchase via iTunes. Tracklist: 1. Money Don’t Make . . .

12 Nights Of Christmas
New Music Oct 21  |  

R. Kelly – ’12 Nights Of Christmas’ (Album Stream)

R&B legend R. Kelly is back before the holidays jump off with 12 Nights Of Christmas, an album that some may deem worthy of addition to Christmas playlists. Stream 12 Nights Of Christmas below. Tracklist: 1. My Wish For Christmas 2. Snowman 3. Home For Christmas 4. Mrs. Santa Clause 5. I’m Sending You My . . .

Late Night PRogramming

Thelonious Martin – ‘Late Night Programming’ (Album)

Thelonious Martin‘s Late Night Programming album actually doesn’t have any guest features, but that doesn’t stop the Chicago-based producer from showing out on the ten-track new release. Stream Late Night Programming below, and purchase via iTunes.


Stream Ari Lennox’s ‘Pho’ EP

Washington, D.C. native Ari Lennox has been buzzing in a lot of different circles over the years, but she’s taken a huge step forward with the release of her debut Dreamville EP, Pho. Longtime fans will hear a lot of familiar tunes such as “Cold Outside,” “Yunegling” and “Backseat.” There is also plenty of new . . .

Campaign Speech

Eminem delivers his “Campaign Speech”

Eminem is back, and he’s angry. “Campaign Speech” is eight minutes long. Do you need to listen to it in its entirety? It depends how much of an Eminem fan you are. The dark, rambling track feels like it was written fairly aimlessly, but it does offer some political and cultural commentary to chew on. . . .

How Great

Chance The Rapper – “How Great” ft. Jay Electronica (Video)

Chance the Rapper shared the video for “How Great” from latest, extremely popular mixtape, Coloring Book. According to Chance, the video was shot on an iPhone. However, quality wasn’t sacrificed. It’s raw and simple, and the visuals focus heavily on the singers – one being Chance’s cousin Nicole. The video also features the Social Experiment, Jay Electronica, and . . .

Ish Williams makes positive moves on "Motion"
New Music Oct 17  |  

Ish Williams makes positive moves on “Motion”

South Jersey’s Ish Williams gears up for his SONIA’S SON mixtape by sharing his new single, “Motion.” It’s a solemn, yet feel good vibe that finds Ish on a positive note. He’s good. He’s focused. He’s ready to keep it moving towards his goals. A song like this motivates me to put aside whatever is holding . . .


GoldLink and Isaiah Rashad team up for “Untitled”

GoldLink and Isaiah Rashad have officially collaborated for the first time, with the release of a track called “Untitled.” Released via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show, the song is unexpected. That being said, the two prove to be a salient combination. Stream “Untitled” below.

Nightmare Before Christmas
New Music Oct 17  |  

Beamon drops the creepy “Nightmare Before Christmas”

Milwaukee native Beamon comes to life as the weather grows cold. We’re given more evidence with the release of the creepy “Nightmare Before Christmas.” Beamon as always delivers an eerie vibe – something to put you on the edge of your seat. As the months grow darker and colder, it’s only the beginning. Stream “Nightmare . . .

Travis Scott - "Swang" (Remix)
New Music Oct 16  |  

Travis Scott – “Swang” (Remix)

After all the disappointment of the unauthorized Days before Birds project being pulled form streaming services, we now have some new, legitimate sounds from Travis Scott. This time, he jumps on Rae Sremmurd‘s “Swang” to give it his unique spin. The more I listen to it, the more this track sounds like a La Flame . . .

Migos - "Pull Up"
New Music Oct 18  |  

Migos – “Pull Up”

Pull up. Hop out. Shut up! Amidst frustrations to have the CULTURE LP released, Migos return with a new track titled, “Pull Up.” It’s no nonsense on the Nawfside and Migos are here to stunt, take your girl, and get their bread up. Stay tuned to find out if “Pull Up” ends up as the . . .

Juhovah - "If I Ever" (Video)
New Music Oct 16  |  

Juhovah – “If I Ever” (Video)

South Carolina’s Juhovah, shares the visuals for “If I Ever,” a fan favorite from his latest project, The Heartbreak. Utilizing a sample of Shai’s iconic “If I Ever Fall In Love,” Juhovah takes to the streets to woo the woman of his dreams. Stay tuned all the way through to find out how it all . . .

New Level

A$AP Ferg – “New Level (Remix)” ft. A$AP Rocky, Lil Uzi Vert & Future

If you’ve been out and about in recent times, you’ve heard A$AP Ferg‘s “New Level.” The gloriously dark, ominous and booming track has caught on, and for good reason. The single is given new wings with the release of the remix, which features new lyrics from Ferg and verses from A$AP Rocky and Lil Uzi . . .

Show Me
New Music Oct 17  |  

Twondon slows things down with “Show Me”

TwonDon is back with a new single as he teams up with Donato Beats for “Show Me.” The production comes with a harmonic sample from Aaliyah, which inspires TwonDon slow things down and speak strictly to the women on this one. Stream “Show Me” below.

Thelonious Martin – ‘Late Night Programming’ (Album)

Oct 21   |   Michell C. Clark
Thelonious Martin’s Late Night Programming album actually doesn’t have any guest features, but that . . .

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