Over the holidays Chance The Rapper (@ChanceTheRapper) and the folks over at DJ Booth (@DJBooth) got into an interesting exchange on Twitter over the success of independent artist vs. recording artist under major record labels. The debate came shortly after Carl Chery, head of Hip Hop/R&B Programming at Apple, appeared on Everyday Struggle and claimed Chance The Rapper’s success to be “misleading” and “unrealistic”. Peep the exchange … Continue reading Do Artists Really Need Major Labels?
T-Pain is the latest artist to remix Kodak Black’s “Roll In Peace”. Of course T-Pain adds his auto tune spin to it and pulls it off effortlessly. Check out the T-Mix below. Continue reading T-Pain Is The Latest To Remix Kodak Black’s “Roll In Peace”
Well we weren’t expecting this collaboration, for this song. But nevertheless, it’s here and Jhené solicits Rae Sremmurd for the remix of Sativa. Not sure if it makes sense quite yet…but again…it’s here whether we like it or not. Continue reading Jhené Aiko ft. Rae Sremmurd – Sativa (Remix) [New Music]
Migos gives us a single off their upcoming album, Culture 2 and isn’t far off from what we typically here from the trio. Produced by Honorable C.N.O.T.E, the track is def bass heavy and car worthy. Continue reading Migos – Supastars [New Music]
What better way to start a Monday than TDE announcing their upcoming tour, The Championship Tour. Tickets go on sale January 26, but American Express holders get the luxury of buying tickets earlier on January 23.
Check out the dates for your city below.
This week we curated a special ode to our OG’s from the south for #TheMorningCommute playlist. It features classic tracks from Outkast (of course), 8Ball & MJG (of course), UGK (you know we had to add them), Trick Daddy (him too), and plenty more. Spin this when you’re in the mood for that old school southern feel. Salute to the pioneers from the south Continue reading #TheMorningCommute Ep:5 – Southern[Playlist]icMuzic [Playlist]
Listen, even in 2018 I’m willing to listen to some Keith Sweat and K-Ci. The old school duo (damn, saying that makes me feel old) linked for a new R&B cut and it is a nice tempo change from the pop R&B we’ve heard over the years. Take a listen. Continue reading Keith Sweat ft. K-Ci – How Many Ways [New Music]
Drake has been quiet lately, but for good reason …he’s working on his new EP Scary Hours. Late last night Drake dropped off 2 singles from his upcoming project. God’s Plan is reflective of his singing side , while Diplomatic Immunity is more rapper like. Check out the Tracks below. Continue reading Drake – God’s Plan and Diplomatic Immunity [New Music]
We have been waiting for Victory Lap for a minute now. And Nipsey finally gives us a single off his upcoming album. Of course it features YG with their unforgettable West Coast sound. Listen to. Nipsey’s new single Last Time I Checc’d below. Continue reading Nipsey Hussle ft. YG – Last Time I Checc’d [New Music]
Cozz snags Spitta for Badu, so you already know what to expect. Solid lyrics and a smooth beat. Check it out below. Continue reading Cozz ft. Curren$y – Badu
A few months ago, Caleborate dropped the LP version of Soul, which samples The Jackson 5 and is a classic example of soul meets hip hop. Today, we get the remix with Krit on it and has been the only song I’ve played for the last 20 minutes. Continue reading Caleborate ft. Big K.R.I.T – Soul (Remix) [New Music]