Attacking the game from all angles, Donald Glover picks up where his critically acclaimed FX series Atlanta left off by giving his fans just what they wanted – new music. Operating under his artist alias Childish Gambino, he returns with a promise of his new album …Awaken, My Love! and the leading single to boot.
A pair of Young Thug records have surfaced on the Internets: a jamming new record in “Gangster Sh*t,” and the full version of a previously leaked song called “Friend of Scotty,” now featuring Ty Dolla $ign.
Always slick with the wordplay, Harlem rap veteran Smoke DZA displays his sharp penmanship on a new track titled “Opera.”
Today’s edition of Wired Tracks is a Harlem thing, as Hip-Hop Wired highlights a pair of newly releases heaters from a few of Uptown Manhattan’s finest rappers.
It’s a good day to be a Hip-Hop fan. Along with a surprise album from Kendrick Lamar and a collaborative mixtape from Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz, the Internets were also blessed with full-length releases from Dreamville’s Bas and Harlem-bred rhymeslinger Smoke DZA.
“I Love Kanye,” the only song that Kanye West spit acapella on his The Life of Pablo album, is as spot-on in the self-aggrandizing rap department as any song on the project. The only thing missing was a beat, and thanks to the legendary DJ Premier, that changes today.
Dreamville’s own Bas has been laying low, save for a solo song and guest appearance on the Revenge of the Dreamers compilation project. But that all changes today with “Methylone,” the latest release from his forthcoming album Too High To Riot (due in stores March 11).
Freddie Gibbs, during an appearance on NPR’s Microphone Check podcast, said he’s lyrically comparable to highly lauded MCs Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole. The ESGN spitter didn’t hesitate to release new bars to back his claims, returning today with two new tracks.
The Wrasslerap movement is far from dead. In fact, a pair of its biggest spokesmen, Smoke DZA and Wale, connect on a new track titled “Absolutely Perfect.”
Chris Brown is giving his overseas fans extra incentive to purchase his latest LP, Royalty, by including the Royalty International EP, featuring five bonus tracks.