What’s a quality summer without a few playalistic tunes to ride out to? Atlanta’s own Rome Fortune returns with just that via a surprise project aptly titled VVORLDVVIDE PIMPSATION.
French Montana “Two Times,” Nipsey Hussle ft. Bino Rideaux & Dave East “Clarity,” & More | Wired Tracks 7.18.16
Along with “No Shopping,” which featured a Drake verse dissing Joe Budden, French Montana used Saturday’s OVO Sound Radio to premiere his new track “Two Times.” The CDQ arrives today.
When Gucci Mane claimed to have 30 children, all of whom are rappers, producers and DJs, that wasn’t a diss. Migos, three admitted descendants of Big Guwop, rhyme alongside their OG on a new track titled “Now.”
Snoop Dogg fans can rejoice, as the legend debuts his COOLAID album a few days ahead of its July 1 release.
River Tiber “Acid Test,” Jose Guapo ft. Fetty Wap “Run It Up (Remix),” & More | Wired Tracks 5.12.16
Music fans spent the past two weeks encapsulated by Drake’s VIEWS, an aural testimonial dedicated to his hometown of Toronto. But there’s more to the 6’s music scene than the OVO commander-in-chief and his constituents, thus proven by rising singer and producer River Tiber.
PARTYNEXTDOOR’s “Work” Reference Track Surfaces,” Lil Wayne “Do It Again,” & More | Wired Tracks 4.28.16
PARTYNEXTDOOR put his pen to work on Rihanna’s number one Drake-assisted single “Work,” which rested atop of the Billboard charts for nine weeks.
Action Bronson ft. Jah Tiger & Meyhem Lauren “Mr. 2 Face,” Little Simz “Heard ‘Em Say (Freestyle),” & More | Wired Tracks 4.12.16
Action Bronson‘s Vice series F*ck, That’s Delicious has taken much of his time. But he managed to find a moment to record a track called “Mr. 2 Face” while traveling the world with his day one homies (including fellow Queens rapper Meyhem Lauren) and eating decadent cuisine.
“You ever wanted something so bad, like so bad, like so bad, that you went and got it?” Fueled by that question, Big K.R.I.T. celebrates the five-year anniversary of his beloved mixtape Return of 4Eva with a track titled “So Bad.”
Pro Era’s Joey Bada$$ and producer Statik Selektah have created their fair share of audible jewels, and yesterday they returned with a new on titled “Ready.”
A$AP Rocky Drops CDQ Versions Of “Yamborghini High” & “Wu-Tang Forever (Remix)” | Wired Tracks 1.28.16
Yams Day united a bevy of rap’s most notable rising talent, and one week later, A$AP Rocky provides some more quality vibes via a handful of free releases.
Little Simz Drops Surprise EP Age 101: Drop X ft. Mick Jenkins, Isaiah Rashad, & More | Wired Tracks 12.22.15
2015 was a great time to be a rap artist from the UK, as fans stateside gained a newfound appreciation for the Grime sound and how rising MCs from across the pond approach emceeing. Representing her country and ridiculously talented women spitters, Little Simz closes her already stellar year by releasing a surprise EP titled Age 101: Drop X.
Anyone screaming cockamamie claims of R&B music being a dead art have a limited scope of today’s cast of rising artists. The talent is out there, you just aren’t woke to it. And that’s where Kehlani comes into the picture.