JLo has us all wrapped around her finger. After giving us “Same Girl,” she teams up with French Montana for her new single, “I Luh Ya Papi.” Produced by Detail, she premiered the track with my team on Power 106 on the “New @ 2PM” with my team Yesi Ortiz and Felli Fel. Read the rest of this entry »
Just recently he dropped his collaboration piece with Young and Reckless, he sold his mixtape for $100 last year, and calls himself a book addict, meet this week’s #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Nipsey Hu$$le. Born in ’85, it was Death Row that inspired Nip’s music. The Chronic impacted him and his community, to the point were Nip and a close friend would pretend to be Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. The Los Angeles-native has come a long way and it was his last mixtape, Crenshaw, that had all eyes on him.
Nipsey is not your typical rapper, he’s knowledgable about the game and can teach us all a thing or two about breaking rules and succeeding. Get familiar with my #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Nipsey Hu$$le. Read the rest of this entry »
ScHoolboy Q goes to The Big Apple to the ALIFE headquarters for an impromptu Winter ALIFE Session. Performing “Collard Greens,” “Man of the Year,” and “Yay Yay” just to name a few, during his interview Q spoke about his life, musical influences and his career. A wavy backyard party, with dope music – perfect for the hoodie weather in the east. Read the rest of this entry »
Iggy Azalea takes us back to the ’90s on her new visuals to “Fancy.” Featuring Charli XCX, the Clueless-inspired video is quite entertaining! Get it, Iggy! Read the rest of this entry »
Janelle Monáe gives us her track off for Río 2, “What Is Love.” Monáe joins Bruno Mars, Ester Dean, B.o.B., and more on the soundtrack and voice-overs for a doctor in the film. Super catchy track! Read the rest of this entry »
In preparation for the release of the 20th-anniversary edition of his classic record Illmatic, Nas drops a previously unreleased freestyle, “’93 Stretch & Bobbito Freestyle Pt. 1 (Pre-Illmatic).” The two-disc edition will drop April 15th, a day before his upcoming documentary Time Is Illmatic drops. Big year for Nas fans. Can’t wait!
Chris Brown and Rick Ross link up for a dope new track,”New Flame.” We’re really feeling this track. Guess rehab can’t hold him back! Read the rest of this entry »
Big K.R.I.T. and A$AP Ferg team up for a dope new southern record, “Lac Lac.” The sound definitely takes you to another place, and the two drop some very dope verses. We like. What do you think?
Meanwhile every one’s celebrating
Fat Tuesday, Toestah stays on his grind and gives us his latest offering for Take Over Tuesdays. He changes things up this time by giving us a dope set of visuals for his track, “Dark Thoughts.” The versatility he has is quite impressive. Read the rest of this entry »
Produced by his alter ego, Larry Fisherman, Mac Miller teams up with Dash, Ab-Soul, Vince Staples, and Retch for “Amen.” The slow, chilling track has a tough beat, perfect for each MC. Mac has definitely evolved from his college rap style days. Read the rest of this entry »
As he prepares to drop his instrumental project, Beauty N the Beast: Slowed Down Sessions Chapter 1, A$AP Rocky gives us a taste with two new tracks. The first, “Riot Rave” is produced by Baauer (“Harlem Shake”), the second is a slower version of Tame Impala‘s “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards” – “Unicorn.” What do you think of his project so far? Read the rest of this entry »
With Cadillactica on the way, Big K.R.I.T. told his fans he’ll be releasing a new track everyday this week titled week of K.R.I.T. Kicking it off he drops “New Agenda” featuring none other then Rick Ross. Rick Ross’s new album “Mastermind” drops today as well so be sure to cop that along with Big K.R.I.T.’s upcoming one! Listen to their collab below.