A sleepy banger, if that makes sense. He never slacks on the lyrics but I never remember them, either.
Following the release of single "My Business" featuring fellow Louisiana spitter Curren$y and music video for "Nothing to Something," Young Roddy is sharing his debut album, The Kenner Loop -- after having premiered it this morning via HipHopDX. Over the years, Young Roddy has built a tremendous following from his frequent and show-stealing collaborations with Curren$y, Juvenile, Styles P, Smoke DZA and Trademark da Skydiver, among others, as well as through his Good Sense mixtape series. In addition to his successes, he's been named “one of the most consistent in the game” by 2dopeboyz’ Shake. Young Roddy’s debut features guest appearances by Curren$y, Styles P, Dave East, Smoke DZA, Trademark da Skydiver, LE$ and more -- with production by Cookin Soul, Monsta Beatz, Blair Norf, Tido Vegas, Drupey Beats and more. Young Roddy's The Kenner Loop will hit stores worldwide tomorrow, December 4th via GOOD$ENSE / iHipHop Distribution. Stream the full album after the jump. In addition, to celebrate the release of The Kenner Loop, Young Roddy will be holding a release party on Friday, December 5th at Los Globos in Los Angeles. So if you're in the area be sure to your tickets, which are currently on-sale for $15. Doors open at 6:30pm. Purchase tickets here.
A new Chief Keef project has arrived. After sharing a trio of tracks "Chicago Zoo," "Get Your Mind Right," and "Who Dat" last week, Sosa returns with Finally Rolling 2 -- his long-gestating new mixtape -- as promised. The new mixtape features eighteen tracks and finds Keef rapping over Future and Drake's smash hit "Where Ya At," Lil Wayne and Birdman's "Stuntin' Like My Daddy" (which is "Stuntin Like My Mama" on Finally Rolling 2), and much more. Stream and download Chief Keef's Finally Rolling 2 after the jump.
Dr. Dre's new album Compton is officially out today via Apple Music. Inspired by his work on Straight Outta Compton, the upcoming N.W.A. biopic, the album features Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Eminem, and more. Below you can stream the full album, again courtesy of Apple Music. This is Dre's first album in over sixteen years. Looks as though Detox has been given the shelf treatment once more, which means Compton has some big shoes to fill. Stream Compton after the jump.
A lyrical showdown is taking place on Skyzoo's newest track. Skyzoo is joined by eLZhi for a lyrical sparring match and it's making Music for My Friends more and more of an instant purchase for me. You can check out Skyzoo's "Hands Folded Together" after the jump, and you can also peep this 10-minute sampler of his forthcoming Music for My Friends.
Denzel Curry is one of the best young rappers in the game right now. I've cosigned this dude since, like, 2012 when he was kicking it with Florida's Raider Klan. His 2013 debut full length album Nostalgic 64 was one of that year's best rap albums and yet nobody paid it any attention. Now, Curry is back with a vengeance and he's spitting pure fire. Curry's latest 32 Zel / Planet Shrooms is available for stream now, which you can peep after the jump.
A$AP Rocky's sophomore album, At.Long.Last.A$AP, sprung a leak over the weekend. In order to combat the impending piracy, A$AP and his label decided to move the release date to today. Now you can hear the album that features Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Juicy J, ScHoolboy Q, Mos Def, M.I.A. and more in its entirety.
Less than a month removed from Jay Z's Tidal launch and a week removed from Jay assuring that Tidal is "doing well" another streaming service bites the dust. Read more on Grooveshark after the jump.