Rich Homie Quan continues delivers hit after hit. Here, he comes with a hood triumph called “Have You Ever”. We believe this will be played on radios and cars as if it was an anthem. It has that “winning” feeling due to the smart incorporation of horns in the instrumental – kudos KC Da Beatmonster.
Rihanna teams up with Kanye West and Paul McCartney to release new material with “FourFiveSeconds”. This is Kanye and McCartney second try at published material. The background is simple and happy. Rihanna and Kanye handle all vocals. That all said, this turned out golden. Listen to it above.
Earlly Mac throws out a teaser for his new project called God Knows. Here, he gets help from his label boss Big Sean on “Do It Again”. The Finally Famous holds up his own even on a song with a ‘Kanye West – supported’ Sean. Key Wane, Big Sean’s in-house producer and Finally Famous member, handled all production for this “Do It Again”. Listen to Do it Again below.
In the midst of a wide dichotomy that has seeped into the Chicago hip-hop and rap music scene, we are seeing more and more artists coming out to not only make their mark, but to also make it crystal clear which side they are playing for. The drill scene emerged from the gritty and hardened roots of Chicago’s South and West side, tales of gun violence and life in crime ridden hoods told by the likes of Chief Keef and […]
Kanye West has released some follow-up material since Yeezus. Ye taps rock and roll rock great Paul McCartney for production work on the organ. The lyrics of this song is symbolically spoken by Kanye’s mother, Donda. “Only One” makes use of all of Kanye’s pure talent. There are specific pieces in this song that favors each album Kanye has made. Listen to the song above that is coupled with a slideshow of Kanye’s memories. Also, check out the lyrics to the song below.
D’Angelo finally releases a new track after being absent for 14 years. One of the pioneers in neo-soul, D’Angelo has inspired a lot of artist from his music. Mostly recently, Beyonce took on her own version of D’Angelo’s hit “How Does It Feel” with “Rocket” from her latest album. Listen to “Sugah Daddy” above. Download: D’Angelo, The Vanguard | Black Messiah
J. Cole has released the album artwork to his new album Forest Hills Drive. The album seems to pay homage to his hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Cole also dropped a visual to build anticipation for the album. The video was all shot in his hometown. Watch the video above and check out the album artwork below. The album will consist of 13 tracks and will be released December 9th. Pre-order here.
Chance The Rapper releases some new music called “No Better Blues”. Unlike the usual fun filled songs from the Chicago artist, this song is slightly depressing. This mood is the total oppossite for the song Chance release last – “Wonderful Everyday: Arthur”. Chance basically goes through a very long list of things he hates. It;s slightly amusing when you listen to what he says that he hates. The song was made with his team The Social Experiment, which consist of Nate Fox, […]
It is widely known that Kendrick Lamar is Top Dawg Entertainment’s headline star. The group also has very good budding stars which inlcude ScHoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock. They are also bringing up young rising SZA and Isaiah Rashad. However, as for Kendrick Lamar, something has gone wrong. Kendrick crashed the music market with his successful sophomore album Good Kid M.A.A.D City in late 2012. The album in it’s week sold 242,000 copies. By March of this year, the […]