Don Lifted is prepping for the release of his second studio album, The December LP, Vol. 2. This song “January 16th” will not be on the album, but is a sign of the good work that will come from the album. Don has seemed to carry over a similar sound from the first LP with just a bit of a more upbeat feel. The second edition will be released this summer. In the meantime, enjoy the track below.
August Alsina releases a new song in preparation for the release of album Testimony. “Get Ya Money” features Fabolous. Even though it did not make the cut for the album, it is a very well produced song. Listen to the song above. Testimony is in stores April 15th.
Iamsu! connects with 2 Chainz and Sage the Gemini for the video of “Only That Real”. The track is gaining major attention due to its moving bassline line and catchy hook. With the setting being in Richmond, California, Director Alex Nazari adds weird animations to enhance the video’s feel. Iamsu! is set for his debut album Sincerely Yours on May 13th. Watch the video above.
B.o.B made his way to Nashville, TN last weekend to perform for the National Society of Black Engineers’ 40th Annual Convention. The weekend of professional seminars, networking and awards ceremonies was capped off with a motivational speech from Young Guru and a performance from Bobby Ray. Performing only a handful of songs, his presence alone ignited the crowd. Luckily, we were in attendance to catch some of the action on video. Below you can watch performances from the quick set, […]
Alicia Keys grabs a verse from Kendrick Lamar for the song “It’s On Again”. The song will be featured on the soundtrack of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which is due in theaters April 22nd. The fiery track was produced by Pharrell. Kendrick is the king in delivery and he proves it yet again. Alicia provides great contrast from the beginning of the song. Listen to it below.
Drake provides fans with yet another song. “Days In the East” follows “Draft Day”, which was released earlier this week. This song was produced by PARTYNEXTDOOR and 40. Drake has released several songs in March and April. Many will assume that a project is soon to come, but no one knows for certain. Listen to song below.
DJ Mustard has grown to be one of the few ‘super-producers’ the music industry has. Here, Mustard strips the beat to YG’s “My Ni**ga”. The LA-based hit-maker explains how the beat first started and shows you pattern by pattern what was added to form the instrumental. Watch the video above.
After being humiliated by Jay Z in a song in which he Drake as Mrs. Drizzy, Drake tries to redeem himself and throws back some subliminal shots of his own back to Jay with “Draft Day”. Drake shoutouts Johnny Manziel, Andrew Wiggins and Jennifer Lawrence. Drake also called Chance The Rapper out, but took it back later. Listen to the song below.
SZA drops another song that should be on her album Z, which is expected April 8th. “Child’s Play” features Chance The Rapper and sounds like something you would expect from SZA from the little material she has out. The slowed down chopped and screwed track was produced by XXYYXX. Chance adds a unique element to the song. Listen to the song below.