Los Angeles rapper Mani Coolin’ teams up with Dreamville’s Cozz for “Free My Mind.” And although it’s Cozz’ name that may have you clicking play don’t sleep on Mani Coolin’, who delivers a skillful performance. Check out Mani Coolin’s “Free My Mind” featuring Cozz after the jump and be on the lookout for Mani’s new project Hope4TheYouth.
Lil Wayne’s highly anticipated Tha Carter V may not see the light of day anytime soon but he’s apologizing to his fans for that with his second installment to the Sorry 4 the Wait series. Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, Mack Maine, Shanell, and Christina Milian Sorry 4 the Wait 2 has Wayne going over “Sh!t,” “No Type,” “Hot N***a,” “CoCo,” “You Guessed It” and many other recognizable songs. You can stream and download Lil Wayne’s Sorry 4 the Wait 2 mixtape after the jump.
Houston legend Z-Ro links up with MMG leader Rick Ross for “Keep It Real” which is set to appear on Z-Ro’s forthcoming studio album Melting the Crown. Listen to “Keep It Real” after the jump.
When 2 Chainz isn’t busy making intelligent arguments for the legalization of marijuana he’s maintaining his career as a rapper. And on this new track he’s also keeping it 100. Cap1, Skooly, Short Dawg, and Kaleb join Mr. Chainz for “Keep It 100″ from his T.R.U. Jack City mixtape. Listen after the jump.
Cassidy and Murda Mook have had an illustrious career in hip-hop, primarily in the battle circuit. The two are sworn adversaries and have traded blows for years but on the Dolla Bill Kidz produced “Boyz In the Hood” we find Cass and Mook in a rare side-by-side moment. Listen to “Boyz In the Hood” after the jump.
Joey Bada$$’ debut full length studio album B4.DA.$$ is officially out now and to celebrate the release (as well as his birthday) he is dropping a freebie with “Born Day (AquariUS).” The track finds Joey going off, sounding jubilant and uplifted. Produced by frequent collaborator Statik Selektah “Born Day (AquariUS)” will not be on B4.DA.$$ but it is certainly worthy of a listen. Check it out after the jump.
Chapel Hill’s SkyBlew will be releasing a new mixtape in 2015, Jazz For Autumn Kismet. And Sky is sharing the first single, “The Quest for Dreams” featuring Faith Elle. Listen to “The Quest for Dreams” after the jump and stay tuned for Jazz For Autumn Kismet coming soon.
An unlikely feature for sure, Jeremih recruits man-of-the-hour J. Cole for his new single “Planes.” Hot off the success of his DJ Mustard-produced “Don’t Tell Em” (which now also has an official music video) Jeremih returns with “Planes” a track that will potentially be on his forthcoming, highly-anticipated Late Nights album. And although J. Cole is on “Planes” rumor has it that the feature spot initially belonged to Chance the Rapper. Do you think J. Cole fits here or would you rather have had Chance? You be the judge after the jump.
Stalley teams up with a slew of West Coast superstars for a remix of his Ohio cut “Always Into Something.” Stalley is joined by Ty Dolla $ign, Casey Veggies and Kurupt for the remix of “Always Into Something” which is set to appear on the L.A. Leakers’ upcoming 2015 Draft Picks project dropping January 22. Listen after the jump.
In case you haven’t heard, The Diplomats are back. The return of OG Dipset members Jim Jones, Freekey Zeeky, and Juelz Santana together so far has been promising with the Harlem squadron dropping the awesome “Have My Money” loosie and now a gloomy, aggressive, and downright murderous freestyle over The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Victory.” Many have interpreted the lyrics as shots at JAY Z and his website, Life + Times. Listen to The Diplomats’ “Victory” freestyle after the jump.