Drake – “You Know, You Know” (prod. Kanye West)

Aug 24   |   Michell C. Clark
“You know, you know, how the story go.” Drake isn’t one to tread softly, and the Canadian emcee has . . .

Stream the full version of Vince Staples’s “06”

Aug 24 | Michell C. Clark
We first heard a snippet of “06” on Vince Staples’s Summertime ’06 album, which I’ve been playing fr . . .
Submerged
New Music Aug 24  |  

GEOTHEORY links with Fool’s Gold Records for “Submerged”

GEOTHEORY keeps things moving with “Submerged,” the first release from his forthcoming Tales Untold EP. This project will be his official debut with Fool’s Gold Records. If hybrid, layered electronic music is up your alley, you’re not going to want to miss this. Stream “Submerged” below.

You Know, You Know

Drake – “You Know, You Know” (prod. Kanye West)

“You know, you know, how the story go.” Drake isn’t one to tread softly, and the Canadian emcee has a few chips on his shoulder on this previously unreleased track, the Kanye West-produced “You Know, You Know.” This was recorded during Drake’s Thank Me Later sessions, and is produced by the one and only Kanye West. . . .

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New Music Aug 24  |  

Joe Hertz collabs with Bassette on “Playing For You”

London producer/artist, Joe Hertz, creates a playfully smooth instrumental for his new song, “Playing For You”. He completes the track with a well fitting feature from British singer, Bassette. “If you wanna change me/watch me ’cause I’ll do what I do/And if you try to play me/ain’t nobody playing for you” Listen below and download . . .

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New Music Aug 24  |  

ROM samples Robin Thicke’s “Wanna Love You Girl” for “Happy”

It’s hard to believe that ROM is only twenty years old, as we’ve been following his forays into melodic, experimental production for years now. The Birmingham native impresses once more with the release of “Happy,” which includes a prominent vocal sample from Robin Thicke and Pharrell‘s “Wanna Love You Girl.” Stream “Happy” below.

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Stream the full version of Vince Staples’s “06”

We first heard a snippet of “06” on Vince Staples‘s Summertime ’06 album, which I’ve been playing frequently since its June 2015 release. With Vince’s Prima Donna EP set to release this Friday, it’s only right that we get the full version of the song to enjoy. Prima Donna will include guest features from A$AP . . .

Bus In These Streets
New Music Aug 24  |  

Thundercat – “Bus In These Streets”

Thundercat‘s music has a degree of timelessness to it. His latest release, feels as though it came from an entirely different era, thanks in large part to the groovy instrumentation. Stream “Bus In These Streets” below, and purchase via iTunes. Purchase tickets for all upcoming Thundercat shows here.

Nigeria, stand up! @lexi_sugar's "Reach The Stars" is a standout on @TheMixCrew's #TheTwitterMixtape
InterviewNew Music Aug 24  |  

Nigeria, stand up! @lexi_sugar’s “Reach The Stars” is a standout on @TheMixCrew’s #TheTwitterMixtape

A Maryland transplant with Nigerian soul, @Lexi_Sugar, provided “Reach The Stars” for #TheTwitterMixtape. If you listen to most albums, you save the most uplifting, inspiring song for last, and inspiration is exactly what Lexi brings to the project. Relaxed vocals and calming production encourage the listener to never give up on what means most to them, . . .

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New Music Aug 24  |  

Shiv’s ‘About Time’ EP is a soulful debut

Shiv describes her About Time EP as “a fusion of R&B, soul and gospel depicting songs from [her] heart.” The project, which was executively produced by Intalekt, uses varying instrumental canvases to supplement Shiv’s beautiful vocals. Stream About Time below.

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New Music Aug 24  |  

Amber Mark finds her “Way Back”

Creating a vibrant sound that fuses dance, alternative R&B and soul New York’s own singer and producer, Amber Mark, is making a statement with her new song “Way Back”. Detailing her battles and how she conquered each one, Amber Mark delivers a powerful message of continuing to stand whenever life seems to knock you down. Her . . .

6 Speed
New Music Aug 24  |  

Iamsu! – ‘6 Speed’ (Album Stream)

California rapper and Heartbreak Gang member, Iamsu!, dropped his third studio album, 6 Speed. Including the lead single “Dogs,” 6 Speed is only 10 tracks long. As always, Iamsu! stays true to that summertime Cali sound, and his love for Benihana. Stream the album below. 01. Iamsu! – Boss Up 02. Iamsu! – Fly Guy (Feat. Show Banga) 03. Iamsu! . . .

Contraband
New Music Aug 23  |  

Night Lovell goes for a cruise in his “Contraband” video

Night Lovell has a knack for infectious hooks. He executes them with his amazingly deep voice in songs such as “Contraband,” a highlight from his Red Teenage Melody video. The Ottawa native adds a visual element to the dark song, featuring him riding through the woods in an old Benz. Watch the video for “Contraband” below, and . . .

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New Music Aug 23  |  

Lil Bibby – ‘Big Buckz’ (Mixtape)

On the way to his Free Crack 3: The Epilogue LP, Lil Bibby drops off a project to keep fans rocking until then. His 9 track mixtape, Big Buckz, includes production from Metro Boomin, C-Sick, Southside plus others and a feature from Lil Durk. Be sure to press play on standout tracks like “Can’t Trust A Soul“, . . .

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Frank Ocean – “Nikes” (Video)

After releasing his new visual album Endless, Frank Ocean returns with a video for “Nikes”. The imagery is powerful with pictures of ASAP Yams & Trayvon Martin, to Frank clad in glitter and even talking chihuahuas. Reports are swirling that his heavily anticipated Boys Don’t Cry will drop this weekend. Watch the video for “Nikes” below and . . .

You Know, You Know

Drake – “You Know, You Know” (prod. Kanye West)

“You know, you know, how the story go.” Drake isn’t one to tread softly, and the Canadian emcee has a few chips on his shoulder on this previously unreleased track, the Kanye West-produced “You Know, You Know.” This was recorded during Drake’s Thank Me Later sessions, and is produced by the one and only Kanye West. . . .

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Tory Lanez – ‘I Told You’ (Album Stream)

Tory Lanez drops his debut solo album I Told You Whether it was the strange technique of his jumpshot, beefing with Drake, or consistently dropping new music, Tory Lanez has done a good job of remaining relevant in his campaign to release his debut album, I Told You. He goes it alone on this project with no . . .

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Young Thug – “Elton” ft. Wyclef Jean

It really seems like Young Thug has been everywhere as of late. The Atlanta icon teams up with the legendary Wyclef Jean for “Elton,” which is set to feature on his forthcoming JEFFERY album. Apparently, we’re supposed to refer to Young Thug as ‘No My Name Is Jeffery’ for the week. Use that information as . . .

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A Tribe Called Quest reportedly has an album on the way

A secretly recorded album may soon be released from A Tribe Called Quest Roughly 16 years ago, A Tribe Called Quest‘s 5th album, The Love Moment, was released following reports that it would be the group’s last. Apparently, before Phife’s death from kidney failure, he, Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and Jarobi had recorded a sixth album as A . . .

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New Music Aug 19  |  

Usher – “No Limit” (G-Mix) ft. Master P, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, ASAP Ferg & Gucci Mane

Enjoy Usher’s G-mix of his hit, “No Limit”, just in time for the weekend. Usher comes through and delivers the official remix to “No Limit”. It’s a star studded affair featuring Master P, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, ASAP Ferg & Gucci Mane. With his upcoming album, Flawed, on the horizon, stay tuned tuned here for its . . .

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New Music Aug 22  |  

Rich The Kid & Migos link to run up a “Check”

We get a taste of Streets On Lock 5 from Atlanta’s Rich The Kid & Migos. Label mates, Rich The Kid and Migos are in project mode with Streets On Lock 5 on the way. This time they bring us a flex-worthy track on “Check”. SOL5 will drop on September 16th. Listen to “Check” below. We bout to . . .

U Got It like That

Dom Kennedy – “U Got It Like That” ft. Niko G4

It’s summertime and Dom Kennedy is back around. “U Got It Like That” is the latest release from the West Coast icon. Dom teams up with Niko G4 to lace ambient Mike Free production with easygoing bars. Look for Dom’s Los Angeles Is Not For Sale Vol. 1 project to release in the near future. . . .

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Isaiah Rashad – “i mean”

TDE’s Isaiah Rashad drops a new track called “i mean” to followup the previously released “Free Lunch“. His smooth style is maintained from the previous single as his flows ride and fit seamlessly inside the instrumental. His upcoming project is due out September 2nd. Listen to the Black Metaphor-produced track below. No 😊 https://t.co/shjwOIWnFq — . . .

Mad With IT
New Music Aug 23  |  

Chip is as confident as ever on “Mad With It” (Video)

“You see a music business, I see a corrupted system.” North London-based emcee Chip has yet to become an overwhelmingly large figure outside of his home country, but the dynamic emcee has top tier talent and confidence, as demonstrated in his video for “Mad With It.” Watch the video for “Mad With It” below.

Cozz – “Don’t Breathe” (Video)

Aug 23   |   Michell C. Clark
With his Nothin’ Personal project still in the minds of many, Cozz reappears with a dark new video f . . .

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