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.
Chance the Rapper and Donnie Trumpet are finally sharing the long-awaited Social Experiment album entitled Surf. In case you didn't know: Chance the Rapper is in a band called the Social Experiment, which features Chance, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, and Lido. Their long-teased new album Surf, credited to Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment, is out right now on iTunes. Chance has called Surf "the first Social Experiment project" rather than a proper Chance the Rapper release. Check it out after the jump!
Jay Z and his amazing celebrity friends recently launched the music streaming service Tidal. Earlier yesterday Jay Z decided to jump on his Twitter account and clear the air about Tidal's business model compared to competing streaming services. Needless to say it was a show. Read Jay Z's tweets and more after the jump!
This track has been out for a while, roughly two months. The track, "Drinks On Us," first dropped back in December with Mike Will Made It's Ransom mixtape but it didn't start picking up steam until The Weeknd jumped on the remix. Now, we have an official, iTunes version available in all its 256kbps glory. Check it out after the jump.
The tenth single to drop from iHipHop's A3C Volume 4 compilation album is here and it's from none other than the bombastic Florida emcee Robb Bank$. The visuals for Bank$' "Ice Cold" fittingly match the song's cold, ominous feel. Peep the video for Robb Bank$ "Ice Cold" below and purchase iHipHop's A3C Volume 4 from iTunes here.
Stream Wiz Khalifa's Blacc Hollywood for a limited time. Full album and tracklist after the jump.
An interesting infographic posted on Mashable today has shed some light on the Internet and its crippling effect on the music industry we've come to know.