Michael Menert (of Pretty Lights Music) has been continually growing his fan base and his musical prowess over the last few years. His newest effort ‘Sweet Remorse’ features Keeplove?, crew member Paul Basic, and C1 (of The Foodchain). The track doesn’t disappoint. The super-smooth, jazz influenced production blends magically with the ambient chorus, and C1’s dope, and effortlessly delivered verse. We love the laid back vibe of this track, it’s a perfect song to roll one up and smoke to!
Los Angeles rapper Jay Rock tapped fellow TDE crew member Kendrick Lamar as well as singer Chantal for this new banger. The production is strong, and all three artists come correct, making this one of Jay Rock’s best tracks to date! With recent releases from K Dot, Ab- Soul, and Schoolboy Q, it’s safe to say the TDE crew is on fire!
Up and coming Florida artist Villz caught our attention with his single, “4:20 AM.” This tripped out, dream like record blends synths and organic sounds with Villz’s melancholy voice to create a unique future-soul vibe. The colorful video is equally dream like and compliments the song well. Check it out, and look forward to seeing more from Villz soon.
Tha Alumni Music Group’s Sean Brown is back with another official mixtape, Mascot 2, the second installment in his Mascot mixtape series. The tape’s features include Mark Battles, Futuristic and others. With production from hit maker Ned Cameron, as well as Sean Brown himself among others, this project doesn’t disappoint. Download it for free!
Rising Los Angeles producer Kayzo teamed up with Seek N Destroy for their new Crank EP. This monster title track straddles several genres, enjoy!
Mac Miller has continually surprised us throughout his career with his effortless overachievement musically as well as in the world of business. Today marks the end of his reign as one of the top independent rappers in the game as he reportedly signed a ten million dollar record deal with Warner Brothers. Mac dropped the Sap produced “Just Some Raps, Nothing to See Here, Move Along” for free today, and judging from this banger, Mac shows no signs of switching up his style now that he’s major.
DaVinchee X, an up and coming hip-hop artist, hailing from New York just released “Paranoia of Success” recently & It’s good, really good. The production & vocals are reminiscent of Kid Cudi. The song featured below “Faces of Pleasure” was our favorite off the album. You can listen to the rest of his album on Spotify.
The 23 year old Morehouse student was raised in Washington, DC and has harnessed his musical talents from an early age. Listen to Chance Blair Jersey Girl. www.chanceblair.com
All praise is due to Run The Jewels (El-P and Killer Mike) for resurrecting The legendary Zack De La Rocha of Rage Against the Machine for the refreshing banger ‘Close Your Eyes (and count to fuck)’. Everyone goes hard, especially De La Rocha who doesn’t sound like he’s missed a beat in his decade long absence from the industry. ‘Run The Jewells 2’ out Oct. 27th on Mass Appeal Records!
This feel good up-tempo street anthem comes equipped with a melodic hypnotizing chorus courtesy of S Don Perion. “Dope Boy Swagg” is about the entrepreneurial street dream made reality of a young man who rises from the bottom of the game and turns a small time hustle into an empire.
Shid Latta is an up and coming hip-hop artist from Baltimore. He is bringing a new element of realness to today’s music he says. He incorporates his life into all his music and is working on changing the rap and hip-hop industry for the better. He believes in being true to himself, and making music that reflects that. He feels that he is one of the most real and most genuine artists to ever create music of any kind.
“Get It” is a song that was produced, wrote, filmed, and edited all by Rah hoWard. Ryan “Rah” Howard is a musician, songwriter, poet, photographer, and videographer from Little Rock,Ar. His passion for creating art is only rivaled by his passion to make a positive impact of the lives of the people around him through the use of his creations.
The Evil Genius Green Lantern is a force to be reckoned with in the world of EDM. In a few short years he’s made his presence noticed at massive dance festivals around the world. Still, he always manages to inject a strong dose of the true school hip hop that he was originally known for into all of his new tracks and performances. As fans of hip hop and EDM alike we were stoked to see he dropped a remix of the Wu Tang Clan classic C.R.E.A.M., and it doesn’t disappoint!
Eben Yusso, better known professionally by his stage name Yu$$o, is a rapidly rising star in Ottawa’s rap scene. Even when your resources are limited, Yu$$o’s song “Make a Move” reminds us that you can turn nothing into something by hard work, determination and the will to win! @
Hailing from London’s & new to the EDM scene, Marletron is truly a triple threat as he produces his own music, performs the vocals, and DJs his tracks live. This is his Debut video, Directed by Rob Bryton