Rapper/singer/songwriter Torrence is an artist born and raised in Chicago, IL and currently living in Dallas, TX. With an upcoming project on the verge of release in April 2017, the artist released a new song “What Rules” produced by Chris Winston to begin the year. Containing a combination of trap production, heavy lyricism and an immersive flow the rapper conveys a message about there being no rules for one to follow when it comes to making yourself happy and succeeding. @Muzikminded
Check out Vano Sleep’s Debut Single of his Upcoming EP “Insomnia”. It’s coming out on February 1, 2017 in all major online retailers. This track is brought to you by our friends @DEFF_IN_IT_Recs they are multi genre Independent Record Label. DEFFINITRECORDS.com
Looks like Chance The Rapper and Anderson .Paak have another collaboration coming! They shared a snippet of the two in a studio together via Snapchat. These two are a perfect match to make music everyone should be excited for.
Born into Hip Hop right from the jump due to his mother’s affiliation with the world famous graffiti crew known as the TATS cru, Humongous the God is self proclaimed as “ahead of his time”. His music is inspired by inspired by musical artists Wiz Khalifa and DJ KHALED. You can check out his latest project “Gwalla16” here first.
This Song is a story told by many about a young man who realizes how hard he could FLEX, & how he could use his new FLEX-ing abilities. Give it a listen here first.
On the heels of “4 Your Eyez Only,” which recently when Gold despite mixed reception from fans and critics, J.Cole returns with the loosie “High for Hours.” It’s always refreshing to hear Cole on someone else’s beat, this one courtesy of Elite & Cam O’bi, and it’s extra smooth. The song is aptly titled, prefect for a thought provoking smoke session. Enjoy!
Run the Jewels are the latest to pull a surprise release, dropping their new album three weeks early as a Christmas gift a few days back. Stream here via Spotify. Enjoy!
At a time when every imaginable classic rock, funk, and soul record has been used and re-used by hip hop and EDM producers alike, Vibe Street is wading through virtually uncharted waters with an unexpected blend of genres incorporating bluegrass, alt rock, and folk music electrified with synths and pronounced drums to make something truly unique and accessible. He just dropped his second album Home is Where The Heart Beats and we got a chance to talk about the project, his upcoming national tour, and more. Check out our Q & A with Vibe Street and see what he had to say!
Chicago collective 119 Productions just released their compilation Countdown 2 Midnight featuring some of their region’s dopest talent. Our favorite track was “Aurora Borealis,” a collab between rising hip hop star Mick Jenkins and Producer/DJ Kaytranada. Enjoy, and check out the rest of the compilation at countdown2midnight.com!
Cash Money Records newest signee Trev Rich just delivered his debut Mixtape since joining the powerhouse label. With minimal features, the young MC is really showing and proving on this project and letting the industry know he’s a serious contender in the game, despite being from rarely represented market, Denver, CO.
Myke Charles resurfaces with two brand new tracks featuring Tha Alumni’s Sean Brown, both produced by rising producer Alex ‘AK’ Kresovich (Cee-Lo, Snow Tha Product, etc.). Both tracks are dripping with laid back west coast vibes. Enjoy!
Check out ETA’s (Eating Tracks Alive) first official single “Rumors” feat Ali Buckets. Rap duo Kontxt and DB from Evansville, Indiana. Produced by King Wonka Beats.
Back in Colorado for his second show this year, independent hip hop legend Aesop Rock once again enticed the crowd with his particular brand of highly verbose wordplay. Accompanied by Stone Throw’s Homeboy Sandman and close friend Rob Sonic (also the other half of Hail Mary Mallon), he ran through a selection of classics and most every track off his dope, self-produced new album, The Impossible Kid. Hard hitting beats, excellent cuts by DJ Zone, and of course the game’s wordiest lyricism got the sold out crowd moving — many of those in attendance reciting each and every word. Our friend @MiloLee captured it all! Peep the photos below.
DMV’s Legend/Queen City’s Own HeveWae came equipped along with’ Pittsburgh Finest DJs, Dj BRICKZ to set the game on fire. This EP is packed high enegry raw action flow and top notch production that will have your speakers leaking and ears wanting more. Check it out here first!
Bonobo returns with his latest single “Break Apart” feat. Rhye. The track is ambient and calm, perfect to roll one up to. Look our for “Break Apart,” on his forthcoming Migration album, expected to drop early next year.