Thanks to Adult Swim’s Singles series, Vince Staples fans can now feast their ears on the full version of “06.”
Wale has been firing on all cylinders as he prepares his upcoming S.H.I.N.E. (Still Here Ignoring Negative Energy), which arrives later this year. Today, he debuts a new song titled “Her Wave.”
Brooklyn rapper Desiigner is the first New York City rapper to score a number one record on Billboard in 10 years thanks to “Panda.” Today, borough elder statesmen Fabolous gets busy on the beat with a freestyle of his own.
After hearing of Phife Dawg’s passing, Mac Miller released a timely song as a homage to the legendary A Tribe Called Quest MC titled “5 Foot Assassin: Larry Fisherman Tribute.”
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.
Two-9 is like Atlanta’s own Voltron in its mechanical make up, consisting of oft-solo rapper Curtis Williams and two groups Retro Su$h! (Jace and Ceej) and FatKidsBrother (Johnny and Dave). Sometimes operating as a group, other think tank of solo rhymers and producers, their approach is sometimes unique but always united.
Rapper Mick Jenkins and Toronto jazz band BADBADNOTGOOD find a collaborative groove on “On The Map,” a cover of Sensei Blue’s hilarious song of the same title.
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.”
Ask your favorite rapper which artist is next to blow up, and you’re sure to hear West Coast crooner and producer Anderson .Paak’s name come up at least once (or multiple times according to this video).
Bay Area rapper IamSu! debuts a psychedelic visual for “Stop Signs” from his 2014 album Sincerely Yours.
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