chris brown, News, Wired Tracks

Chris Brown has lots of liquid courage in his system (not that he needs it) on a newly released cut, aptly titled “Liquor.”

EDITORIAL, Features, Hip Hop Wired Exclusive, News

The onset of September signifies many things. The temperature steadily drops, the sun becomes scarcer, the seasons begin to change and with it all comes a brand new wave of independent and underground Rap releases to listen to. Which means picking the next 10 independent and underground Hip-Hop/Rap releases featured on this particular edition of […]

J. Cole, News, wale, Wired Tracks

If we appreciate anything about Hip-Hop’s new class of kings, it’s their competitive spirit and willingness to display that alongside each other on wax. Such is the case on this new release from J. Cole and Wale called “Winter Schemes.”

freeway, News, Wired Tracks

Freeway remains perhaps the most transparent member of Roc-A-Fella not named Jay-Z or Kanye West strictly due to hard word and diligence. This year alone, Freezer churned out his Freedom of Speech mixtape and his fourth full length LP, Diamond In the Ruff. Those feats were spread between countless features and the recent Roc-A-Fella Reunion concert […]

freeway, News, wale, Wired Tracks

Freeway delivers an opus of love with “True,” the latest single from his recently released album, Diamond In the Ruff. Wale, a known aficionado of songs that cater to the ladies, assists the former Roc-A-Fella spitter with a potent verse on the track. Listeners can credit the song’s hard-hitting drums and lush chord progression to powerhouse producers, Jake […]

game, News, Wired Tracks

The Game tripled up yesterday for his “Sunday Service” series by dropping three joints yesterday. 

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Can we agree that the theme of Craig G’s Ramblings Of An Angry Old Man is pure genius?  If you’re still on the bubble, the Queensbridge MC’s latest release“Effortless” only strengthens that claim. Chaundon & Rapper Big Pooh join your favorite rapper’s favorite ghost writer on the track devoted to chopping down MCs who create “see-through Hip-Hop.”

News, Video

The ever so eloquent Brother Ali poignantly expresses his views on an array of America’s societal issues in the visuals for “Mourning In America.” Garbed in either all black or full camo, the Rhymesayers MC speaks on behalf of some of our country’s chronically misrepresented demographics. Much kudos and praise go to director Todd Angkasuwan, who  visually captured the essence of […]

DJ OF THE WEEK, jay-z, News, rick ross, Wired Tracks

Thig guy Funkmaster Flex still can nab those high powered exclusives. The Hot 97 DJ debuts Rick Ross’ highly anticipated “3 Kings,” featuring Jay-Z and Dr. Dre. The good doctor bats lead off with Rozay going second and Jigga closing out this show, and making rappers wish they had more paper. Be clear, this tune is loaded […]

freeway, News, Wired Tracks

On paper, everything about this new Jakk Frost track called “A Way To Escape” is a win. One, it features Freeway and none other than Malik B of the Roots providing “lyrical nourishment.” Two, it’s produced by the unjustly underrated Jake One, who provides slick drums and soulful synth. And three, Philly rapper Jakk Frost […]

News, Video, wiz khalifa

Pittsburgh rapper, and future Amber Rose hubby, Wiz Khalifa drops a video for “The Grinder.” The song is off his Taylor Allderdice mixtape that ought to be in your rotation, or that you should take a moment to revisit. The horns and drum on this Jake One produced track are just funky fresh. Shout out […]

Quan “Feel So Good” (prod by Jake One) Once an understudy of Nas, Quan drops a new joint produced by Jake One. Quan puts aside his thug persona a little on “Feel So Good.” Check it out below.