The ATL should be renamed Boomtown because of what producer Metro Boomin has been doing to craft nouveau crunk, revamping gothic sounds with rolling merciless drums. Future even has to chirp up and rap to keep up with Metro’s muscle. Click for the track after the jump.
It had to go down. Migos pays homage to their ATL roots by linking up with the new guard of Dirty South titans (Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan) as well as the old guard (Jermaine Dupri) for a remake of JD’s 2001 classic, “Welcome To Atlanta.” Produced by Murda. Read More
CNN recently crowned Nas the greatest lyricist of all time. Who knows why CNN decided to throw their hat in that ring? Maybe Anderson Cooper is dating a fan of Nas. Maybe Ted Turner misses having Nas as a tennis buddy in Atlanta and is hoping that flattery will be as persuasive as Kelis’ milkshake to get him back. The most likely reason is that Nas’ lyrics just sound more like the news than anyone else’s. If you enjoy listening to a sociology class lecture, and equally enjoy weaker beat selections, then Nas is the rapper for you. Read More
Off of Young Jeezy’s new mixtape “Its Tha World” dropping in a few, Young Jeezy follows the recent trend and drops a visual to accompany it. This one is for the tape’s intro ‘El Jefe’ produced by Lil Lody. Directed by Motion Family.
From October 11th to the the 13th the annual A3C Hip-Hop Festival took place in Atlanta, GA. The festivities included performances from Big Boi, Raekwon, Freeway, 9th Wonder, Kirko Bangz, Nipsey Hussle and more. All photos taken by Bernard Smalls.
Future is getting ready for the release of his double disc mixtape ‘Super Future/Fire Marshall Future’ and just put out the cover art for the project. The double set is slated to drop on October 23rd through LiveMixtapes. Read More