Probably couldn’t be happier about this. iLoveMakonnen is an intriguing new artist whose-dripped out hustler howling turns up every one of his infectious songs. Drake is a wannabe crooner with notable rap skills and hits out the arse. We posted the video for “Tuesday” here if you want to check out the club lullaby. Drake remix after the jump.
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Pretty sure the number of stabbings just increased with the release of this joint. A$AP Mob has so many low-key lyricists wrapped in their gangster packaging it’s always thrilling when they partner with other hidden scribes like Waka. Check out the EDM remix of “Murda Something” and call your local precinct to make sure everyone’s safe. After the jump.
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Hasn’t this genre come along way with the guy sweetly singing to the lady rapping on a track? That’s a milestone. August and his spaceship deluxe R&B fill music planets with Nicki’s rhythmic bars. His modified howling and her melodic songstress half-verse are a radio-wrapped special. That other half rap verse can be chopped right off and Nicki’s still there, sounding lovely and suited to this syrup. Check the track after the jump.
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This is a gem from the homey Cavalier, the Brooklyn chief whose collaborations with producers Quelle Chris and Iman Omari have gained him solid backing after years in the trenches. “Ink” paints a picture of the young emcee’s journey with a focus on hard lessons and gloomy glimpses. Iman Omari’s production really sings here though, giving voice and texture to this grainy photo album of classic nostalgia.
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G-Unit sounds angry to be together but that has sparked some competitive fire in 50 and Yayo especially. Buck also has a gruff piercing bark on the last few Gorilla Unit remakes. Listen to them spit complaints about lack of loyalty after the jump.
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