Lil Durk, the Chicago spitter getting into beef with Game, shouted out by his peers like Chance the Rapper, and bringing mixtape heat for the summer like Migos before him — thank him now. He’s a straight shooter in more ways than one, telling ChIraq bedtime stories for his intrigued listeners. Production mostly by Young Chop for the Drill Trill, but some highlight moments by other promising producers like Cardo and Dree the Drummer. Full stream after the jump.
The Jamla camp is lacing us with a dope new collab, which serves as a leak from GQ’s forthcoming project, Rated Oakland. On “Count’em Up,” GQ links up with Nipsey and Big Pooh over a 9th Wonder production. Hit the jump to take a listen.
This track is too turnt up, hence the title. Waka Flocka is consistently building a rep as a rapper who’s truly on the forefront of the sound-merger between Hip-Hop and EDM. In the past few months, we have seem him collaborate with producers who have made a name for themselves in this space such as Steve Aoki and Girl Talk. Now, Waka has linked up with Flosstradamus for a track that will find its home on the 22 Jump Street soundtrack. Read More
Take a listen to the new track by Marz Lovejoy, featuring and produced by the California production duo Hippie Sabotage. If you like what you hear, head to iTunes and pick up the single. Marz Lovejoy’s forthcoming album, elePhant Soundz, is due out in late 2014.
Here’s some new heat from the rising Philadelphia spitter, Matt Ford. On “Smoking Portrait,” the Young OG slows it down to drop some introspective bars over an instrumental produced by Evil Needle. Read More
Always have to do the Asher Roth procedure and put Marshall Mathers aside when listening to Hopsin. He appropriates a style that will inevitably be popular for a while. This, his album, is available for download now. Internet rap at its finest.
Trademark Da Skydiver’s highly anticipated album, Flamingo Barnes 2: Mingo Royale drops on November 19th. As a preview of what’s to come, Trade released his collaboration with Bodega Bamz entitled “1,000 Pounds
This is Eminem carving his face on rap’s Mt. Olympus. This is Eminem striking down mortals with the hand of a lyrical super-being. This is Eminem on a quirky beat, twerking flows and generally proving that rhythm has no race and no confines. He still comes down to bless us occasionally. Off MMLP2.