Singer-songwriter Elijah Blake teams up with producer Jack Splash, for a soulful number, “Towers Of Tokyo.” This is a very well put together project from the xylophone bells Jack adds to Elijah’s smooth verse. We’re still not over Elijah’s 2012 project, Bijoux 22, but after listening to this track, 2014 looks promising.
Continuing its web series, “Perspectives,” Vans OTW links with Gilbere Forte as he speaks on the impact film has had on his music and what we can expect from him in the future. Photographer Mel D Cole, does an amazing job of capturing Gilbere’s emotions based on his body language and camera angle. Gilbere even gives these guys a quick freestyle to end the clip!
Meek Mills and Diddy hit the club and did it bit. We’re not just talking bottles either. While at club Liv in Miami, Diddy premiered his verse to Meek Mill’s summer hit single “Levels.”
Back in the day, Nina Sky gave us the super dope summer single “Move Your Body.” That track is definitely one that you can’t forget. Their new track does not disappoint. Highlighting their amazing voices, “Overtime” is a smooth R&B joint that is extremely satisfying to fans and new listeners as well.
We knew Beyoncé could keep a secret, but I mean… This one takes the prize. Completely out of the blue and unexpectedly, Queen B drops an entire full-length album complete with original work, just minutes before midnight EST Friday (Dec. 13) morning. BEYONCÉ, her self-titled fifth studio album is a visual album. Previously released songs like “Grown Woman” and “Standing on the Sun” are not on the album. However, there are 14 original tracks accomponied by 17 music videos (one for each song + a bonus). Features include Jay-Z, Drake, Frank Ocean, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche and Blue Ivy.
In addition, she also launched her revamped website, Beyonce.com. Immediately, the images capture our attention through various clips related to the new album. Once the website is fully loaded, you also have the option of viewing there special features by clicking on either side of the page. Beyonce, girl, you go!
For the first track off his upcoming Soul Tape 3 Mixtape, Fabolous drops “Everything Was The Same” f. Stacy Barthe. The Brooklyn rapper uses some of his most popular Soul Tape 2 lines in a brand new combination, proving that even with recycled bars, his word play is impeccable. The black and white visuals show Fab taking a walk down a long, lonely rode as he reflects on how everything is still the same. Same Fab, same M-O. He’s good at building anticipation. Soul Tape 3 drops Christmas Day, 12:25 PM!
Wondering what to ask for Christmas? What about some tickets to The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour? With the tour coming to an end some people did not get a chance to catch it. Well don’t worry because it will not be coming to an end! Beyonce has added on 16 more shows that will be located in Europe. She’ll be starting back up in the next few months with her first show in Glasgow, UK on Febuary 20. Will you be going to one of these performances? Let us know and check out if she’ll be in a city near you below!
Expect the unexpected when it comes to Drake and his performances. He’s known for bringing out special guest to either perform their own hits, or perform a song with Drake. While in St. Louis Drake definitely brought out a special guest we haven’t seen before. He kept it in the family and brought out Papa Graham, his father Dennis Graham. His pops who is featured in Drake’s “Worst Behavior” music video, joined Drake on stage to perform “Worst Behavior.” Papa Graham came out dressed in all white like a pimp and the two killed their performance. Drake gets his musical talents from his pops and they’ve also recorded a track together according to Drake. Peep Papa Graham’s “Worst Behavior” performance with Drake below!
Mayer Hawthorne‘s Pharrell-produced track, “Reach Out Richard” gets treated to a wavy set of visuals! Highlighting some moments from Mayer on-stage performing the track, while also capturing some footage of him at him – the clip is very fitting for the track. Mayer’s Where Does This Door Go, is out now!
Last month Timbaland hit us with his Drake, James Fauntleroy, & Jay-Z- assisted track “Know Bout Me,” today we get the official lyric video. The track is off Timbo’s upcoming album, Textbook Timbo and we’re feeling it!
Today, Chase N. Cashe releases his highly anticipated tape five-track project, Cashe Rules. The Scion AV-backed EP features Smoke DZA and Casey Veggies and has the three spitting lyrical verses. Our favorite track is “Act A Foo,” which is yours?