Snoop Dogg reminds us in “Neva Left” that his has still got it and has grown along with his fans through the years. Snoop has been entertaining us for over 20 years and his sound never feels dated. He also has a gospel album on the way.
Gucci mane is releasing a whole mixtape with Metro Booming on Friday called “DropTopWop”. First track release off the project previews Gucci witty flows and mixed with Metro’s production.
This feels like 07-09 again. LiL Wayne is in his prime and Tpain is the hook king. Surprisingly this project doesn’t feel too dated. “DAMN DAMN DAMN” was the only track that leaked out in 09. Album soundcloud link here.
Kung Fu Kenny adds his own twist to Future’s hit mask off.
Drake had a huge night as with this awards show goes by the numbers and they don’t lie. See the full list below..
Buddy’s slick flow and soulful voice links up with Kaytranada who delivers who own unique sound which gives you a feeling only Kaytranada productions has. This combination makes for a great listen. Guillotine is the stand out track.
Kalis Uchis releases a hazy love song with Jorja Smith. Kalis is a very good writer and at only age 19 she has big things ahead of her.
Drake’s More life has delivered with numerous influences. You get Caribbean vibes in “Passion Fruit, Get it together and Madiba Riddim”. Bars are being dropped “No Long Talk, Gyalchester, Skpeta Interlude, Portland, and KMT”. Of course you get plenty of your slow Drake Jams in songs like “Nothing into Somethings, Since Way Back and Teenage Forever”. Plenty of features Kanye West, Travis Scott, Quavo, Young Thug, PartyNextdoor and U.K’s Jorja Smith, Sampha, Giggs, Skepta, and South Africa’s Black Coffee. Listen to album after Jump…
Few rappers in the game have the consistency of Ricky Rozay. Nine albums in and Ross is still giving us never ending flows. We put together a playlist of some of Rozay’s work over the past few years and his new album “Rather You Then Me”. Check it out after the jump….
Soon’s first album since 1996. Our favorite picks on the album are “Tear it down, Hot Thoughts, and Do I have to talk you Into It. The album is very solid work even though one of their members left the band.
It’s finally here after weeks of anticipation Drake is finally releasing his playlist on episode 39 of OVO sound radio 6-8pm eastern standard time. Drake has released a few songs already in his previous OVO episodes “Fake Love, Sneakin, & Two Birds One Stone”. Beats 1 broadcast is free on all apple products.
Friend Zone crosses the lines between R&B, hip hop, electronica, jazz. Check out Thunder Cat’s album Drunk featuring Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa and Pharrell Williams. A lot of production credits to Flying Lotus.
Snoh Aalegra provides another soulful track this time she recruit’s Vince Staples
The biggest boss Rick Ross has a new album on the way. He displays his never ending flows and a nice smooth touch for the ladies fro Ty Dolla Sign
Nav has made a name for himself last few years by collaborating with some of the biggest hip hop stars, Finally his debut EP is here. Some highlights are Lonely & Some Way
Every year this event for us music junkies marks the beginning of the onslaught of music festivals from now till the end of the summer. SXSW will have live performances and conferences from March 13-19th. Get the schedule here.
Calvin plans on releasing lots more new music this year. Not a bad way to start recruiting Frank Ocean and Migos.