Stream Mick Jenkins’ ‘The Healing Component’ debut album

Sep 23   |   Michell C. Clark
Between his lyrical talent and knack for creating catchy songs over ear-catching production, Mike Je . . .

Rae Sremmurd Rocks Out With Gucci Mane In “Black Beatles” (Video)

Sep 22 | Andre Crawford
When Rae Sremmurd first dropped SremmLife 2 and I heard “Black Beatles”, the jig I did on the ellipt . . .
Quavo - "My Pockets" (Prod. by Murda Beatz)
New Music Sep 25  |  

Quavo – “My Pockets” (Prod. by Murda Beatz)

Murda Beatz has had an impressive 2016 and he continues to push forward with his momentum by dropping th CDQ version of Quavo’s “My Pockets.” Previously debuting on OVO Sound Radio, Quavo stunts over the grand piano-laced track. Listen below. Also, enjoy a glimpse of what Travis Scott and Young Thug’s “Pick Up The Phone” . . .

TM88 - "Been Thru A Lot" ft. Young Thug & Lil Yachty
New Music Sep 25  |  

TM88 – “Been Thru A Lot” ft. Young Thug & Lil Yachty

Acting as a part of his 88 World 2 project, which will be arriving soon, comes “Been Thru A Lot” from producer and 808 mafia crew member, TM88. He rounds up Young Thug (Jeffery) and Lil Yachty to join him on the new single which as you would expect is a record perfect for the . . .

New Music Sep 25  |  

IYKZ keeps it a thousand on “KILO”

IYKZ liberates his new BZGD-produced audio contribution “KILO.” Last seen seeking guidance in the visual for “Pray For Me,” the Hackney based recording artist looks to reach new heights with his latest effort. Prophesying greatness for the seasoned emcee, the soft lullaby plays underneath screeching sirens and an onslaught of beats that together create a backdrop . . .

Majid Jordan - "Free (Us)"
New Music Sep 25  |  

Majid Jordan – “Free (Us)”

Majid Jordan are back with a new record entitled “Free (Us)”. The record was debuted on this weekend’s OVO Sound Radio episode on Beats 1. The record is heartfelt and the Toronto duo showcase their vocal talents to perfection. Majid Jordan will be hitting the road for their North American Tour next week so try . . .

Case Arnold and Tim Gent collab for "Know Us"
New Music Sep 25  |  

Case Arnold and Tim Gent collab for “Know Us”

Case Arnold and Tim Gent have worked together in the past and they do it again for a new single entitled “Know Us”. The track is produced by the talented Free P and is a big middle finger up to people who don’t mess with them. If you have any built up frustration today then . . .

After The Party It's The Hotel Lobby
New Music Sep 25  |  

The Highlight Reel #044: After The Party It’s The Hotel Lobby

What songs do you play when it’s time to cool down for the night? This week’s edition of The Highlight Reel has a few grooves that can be used for that specific purpose. As always, the playlist features some of the best songs that released in the past seven days. Catch the vibe. Image by . . .

Don't See Em
New Music Sep 24  |  

Wave Chapelle – “Don’t See Em” ft. K. Camp & Coldway

Milwaukee’s Wave Chapelle is on a roll right now, and “Don’t See Em” is up next. Yet again Wave takes some impeccable Maajei Vu production for a spin, but instead of riding solo like previous releases, he brings K. Camp and Coldway along for the fun. K.Camp has a guest verse and Coldway holds down . . .

I Might Be Home
New Music Sep 24  |  

Stream Genesis Renji’s ‘I Might Be Home’ EP

Given the title of Genesis Renji‘s I Might Be Home EP, I am even more eager to hear what he has cooked up. The project weighs in at eight tracks total. “I Might Be Home” is a pretty powerful statement that I can relate to. Growing up, I never really felt at home with my . . .

He Who Knows
New Music Sep 24  |  

IAMNOBODI remixes Tehbis and Touchy Subject’s “He Who Knows”

IAMNOBODI has plenty of subtle touches up his sleeves on his latest remix. The original version of Tehbis and Touchy Subject‘s “He Who Knows” is incredible, all by itself. IAMNOBODI’s newly minted remix switches things up just enough to give us a somewhat more subtle, equally entrancing feel. Stream the remix below, and check the . . .

Tory Lanez - "Super Freaky" ft. Rick Ross
New Music Sep 24  |  

Tory Lanez – “Super Freaky” ft. Rick Ross

Tory Lanez releases “Super Freaky” as part of his “Fargo Fridays” series. The track is a collaboration with MMG boss Rick Ross. Tory who is auto tuned up on this one delivers quite the feel good record and Rick Ross’ verse does no harm either. Stream “Super Freaky”.

New Music Sep 23  |  

Nigeria’s Burna Boy takes risks on his ‘Redemption’ EP

Mixing the somewhat similar sounds of dancehall and afrobeat,Burna Boy released his new seven track EP, Redemption. Known as Nigeria’s bad boy, he continues to add a variety of dancehall and hip-hop flavors to his traditional African sound. For his latest he teams up with former record label artist and producer Leriq, and you can hear . . .

The Landing
New Music Sep 23  |  

Apashe grabs Wasiu for “The Landing”

“The Landing” is a collaboration between Montreal artists Apashe and Wasiu. The track will find a home on Apashe’s Copter Boy album. The record sees Wasiu take on the role of a saviour, in a sense. The mix of EDM and hip-hop production suited Waisu to a tee. Stream “The Landing” below.

Same Hoes

Rick Ross lives lavish in his “Same Hoes” video

Rick Ross released his “Same Hoes” single back in July and now returns with a Benny Boom directed visual for the single. Shot at Rick’s crib over MMG weekend, the video pretty much follows the track to a tee, featuring a lot of eye candy and showing the luxurious lifestyle we expect from Ricky Rozay. . . .


I Was 19 and In Prison When Shawty Lo Dropped “Dey Know”

It was November 2007. I had just turned nineteen. This would usually be where I tell you about my feelings going into my second year of college, but instead I’ll explain the emotionless state I was in as I entered my first year in the prison system. I was dressed with extra underwear and beaters, . . .


Kaytranada releases his ‘0.001%’ mixtape

After the critical acclaim surrounding his 99.9% album, which culminated in Kaytranada receiving the coveted Polaris Prize, the Montreal-based producer has decided to release a new mix called 0.001% mixtape. The mix, which is almost 90 minutes long, features new material, alongside a few previously heard gems. Stream 0.001% below, and download via SoundCloud.

New Music Sep 21  |  

Sahil and Nicole Musoni create pensive magic on “Memoirs”

After sharing “207” which will also serve as the title track of his upcoming album, Sahil drops his latest offering, “Memoirs.” With a mesmerizing vocal performance from Montreal’s Nicole Musoni, the two deliver a dark yet ethereal final track. “On “Memoirs”, I wanted to fuse something atmospheric Nicole’s vocals to create something quite experimental but still . . .


Get to know Cameroonian hip-hop artist Yonkwi

Artists find inspiration from all sorts of places. For New York-based artist Yonkwi, his cultural heritage provides much of the inspiration and influence for his music. Yonkwi’s father passed the name down to him, a big and important responsibility in many African cultures. It took a while for him to be OK with using the name . . .

New Music Sep 22  |  

Koncept and J57 – “Jump” ft. Akie Bermiss (Video)

Koncept and J57 follow up on their 2015 release, The Fuel, with a newly minted video for “Jump.” Koncept rhymes with a sense of urgency as he opens up and gets a little more personal with his lyrics. Akie Bermiss adds accompanying vocals for the J57-produced head-nodder. Watch below.

Basquiat On The Draw
New Music Sep 20  |  

Skyzoo & Apollo Brown – “Basquiat On The Draw” ft. Westside Gunn & Conway

On September 30th we’ll finally get the full album Easy Truth from Apollo Brown and Skyzoo. Waiting it out was made a little bit easier today after Mello Music Group decided to drop off one last single, “Basquiat On The Draw,” featuring Westside Gunn and Conway. Each emcee takes a crack at a verse over Apollo . . .

Really Doe

Danny Brown – “Really Doe” ft. Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul & Earl Sweatshirt

Danny Brown broke out some heavy hitters for “Really Doe” – namely, Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt. The song, which premiered late last night on Peter Rosenberg’s HOT 97 radio show last night, is the fourth release from Danny’s forthcoming Atrocity Exhibition project. Look for the project to release on September 30th. Stream “Really Doe” . . .

Lyk Dis
New Music Sep 19  |  

Anderson Paak and Knxwledge (NxWorries) – “Lyk Dis”

Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge gave us a brief glimpse into how bright the future of R&B could sound on their 12/2015 release, Link Up & Suede. Today Stones Throw Records announced NxWorries will release their debut full length record, Yes Lawd!, on October 21st. To accompany this exciting news, a new single was also released today from the . . .


The Weeknd – “Starboy” ft. Daft Punk

New Hair. Who Dis?! The Weeknd returns with his new single and upcoming album title-track, “Starboy.” Now what really sticks out to me is the involvement from Daft Punk. This is major! The Weeknd is reportedly looking to revamp and perhaps move back to a sound reminiscent of projects passed. I’m not sure how this . . .

Danny Brown – “Tell Me What I Don’t Know”

Sep 22   |   Sherman
“Tell Me What I Don’t Know” serves as the second taste of Danny Brown’s upcoming Atrocity Exhibiton . . .

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