Jaden Smith x Mr. Carmack – Freestyle

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To follow up his previous collaboration with Soulection artist Ta-Ku, Jaden Smith is back at it with a fresh freestyle over Mr. Carmack’s “1994.” Young Jaden backs the Soulection label by shouting out their co-founder, Joe Kay, and has us thinking we should be hearing more collaborations between them down the road. The lyrics on this freestyle shows 17 year old Jaden knows what he’s doing as he delivers a steady flow over Carmack’s chilled out 90’s style hip hop beat with fresh slow keys and hard hitting drums.

“Soulection Freestyle" was released via Soulection’s channel on Apple Music and Carmack's website and can be streamed here. 

Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Maybe (Stwo Remix) : Must Hear Chill Remix

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Today we have a perfect lazy Sunday, feel good jam for your listening pleasure by Soulection’s Stwo. Ta-Ku recently enlisted the dreamy vocal talents of Alina Baraz on “Down For You," and now we see that she has the perfect voice to remix as Stwo takes on her collaborative track alongside Galimatias titled “Maybe” off their Urban Flora EP. This talented Soulection producer brings a sultry, atmospheric vibe that is a perfect rainy day tune as background rain and vinyl crackles set the mood for slow, melodic synths underneath some minimalist percussion and he even throws in a gong sample to round it out. Enjoy

Alina Baraz & Galimatias – Maybe (Stwo Remix)

Dr. Dre Announces First Album In 16 Years With “Compton The Soundtrack” and Release Date

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The first Dr. Dre album is 16 years is almost here! Although it’s not the ever-hyped Detox, It’s his NWA-inspired album he’s decided to release ahead of the highly anticipated Straight Out of Compton NWA movie out on 8/14 with Dre's album is out on 8/7 and is titled Compton, The Soundtrack. 

The last album Dre put out was the Chronic 2001, which was released in 1999, and now 8/7 will break Dre’s drought of album releases and will be released via iTunes music. He said he felt “so inspired by the movie that I started recording an album” and “the album is finished, it’s bananas." He also states the reason Detox has yet to see the light of day is because he "didn’t like it, it wasn’t good,” and says "I worked my ass off on it, I don't feel I did a good enough job and I couldnt do that to my fans.” The album includes features from Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Jill Scoll, BJ the Chicago Kid, and many more! Listen to his announcement below and stay tuned for the album!

Dr. Dre Album Announcement

Tracklist:

1 Intro Dr. Dre
2 Talk About It (feat. King Mez & Justus) Dr. Dre
3 Genocide (feat. Kendrick Lamar, Marsha Ambrosius & Candice Pillay) Dr. Dre
4 It's All On Me (feat. Justus & BJ the Chicago Kid) Dr. Dre
5 All In a Day's Work (feat. Anderson Paak & Marsha Ambrosius) Dr. Dre
6 Darkside/Gone (feat. King Mez, Marsha Ambrosius & Kendrick Lamar) Dr. Dre
7 Loose Cannons (feat. Xzibit & COLD 187um) Dr. Dre
8 Issues (feat. Ice Cube & Anderson Paak) Dr. Dre
9 Deep Water (feat. Kendrick Lamar & Justus) Dr. Dre
10 One Shot One Kill (feat. Snoop Dogg) Jon Connor
11 Just Another Day (feat. Asia Bryant) The Game
12 For the Love of Money (feat. Jill Scott & Jon Connor) Dr. Dre
13 Satisfiction (feat. Snoop Dogg, Marsha Ambrosius & King Mez) Dr. Dre
14 Animals (feat. Anderson Paak) Dr. Dre
15 Medicine Man (feat. Eminem, Candice Pillay & Anderson Paak) Dr. Dre
16 Talking To My Diary Dr. Dre

The Knocks – Classic (Ft. Fetty Wap & Powers) : Chill Summer House / Hip-Hop

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The Knocks Fetty Wap Classic

In an unexpected collaboration, The Knocks have teamed up with Powers and Fetty Wap, the man behind “Trap Queen,” which you all have inevitably gotten stuck in your head at some point or another. Fetty kicks off “Classic" with a rapping/singing verse showing off his knack for writing some of the catchiest hip hop out there right now. The Knocks bring a chill house meets nu-disco vibe with funky guitar riffs and bouncing melodic synths that set a perfect foundation for a Fetty verse and Power’s vocals to shine throughout. Enjoy! 

The Knocks - CLASSIC Feat. FETTY WAP & POWERS | Stream Only

Kid Cudi Releases New Single “Confused” From Upcoming Album

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To kick off the weekend, Kid Cudi has dropped a new track “Confused” off his forthcoming album Speeding Bullet to Heaven. He brings his WZRD rock style on a more introspective, moody vibe in which he said his album’s production will be entirely guitar and bass played by Cudder himself. This grunge-rock inspired track brings us a better glimpse of what he has in store for the upcoming album, and it sounds like we might be seeing more singing than rapping on this project.

Kid Cudi – Cudderland

Kendrick Lamar Drops Comical Music Video For “For Free? (Interlude)”

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Last month Kendrick Lamar brought a music video full of acrobatics and stunts for “Alright,” which is one of the hits off his recent album To Pimp A Butterfly and impressed us with the bold, cinematic visual interpretation of the song. Now he’s back at it, but this time he didn’t release a video for another hit, but for “For Free?,” the first interlude off the album catching everyone by surprise. The video is hilarious and works perfectly with frantic jazz breakdown of a beat as Kendrick wilds out like a straight crazy man running around a mansion appearing as Uncle Sam and ends with dozens of Kendricks hanging out in the front yard. 

Kendrick Lamar – For Free? (Interlude) (Official Music Video)

Years & Years – Desire (Gryffin Remix) : Chill House Remix

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Gryffin made his TSIS debut with his chilled out, house remix of "Bipolar Sunshine," and then he went on to catch our attention with his addictive remix of Tove Lo's "Talking Body." Now exploding even more, Gryffin returns with a brand new remix of UK trio Years & Years' "Desire". Applying his signature combination of groove-filled basslines and dreamy guitar licks, Gryffin takes Years & Years to the clouds and creates another piece of ear candy that will make your day better in every way. You can stream Gryffin's new remix of "Desire" below and be sure to keep an a close eye on what comes next from the NYC producer because it is sure to be big. Enjoy.

Years & Years – Desire (Gryffin Remix)

Dillon Francis & Skrillex – Bun Up The Dance : Moombahton

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Dillon Francis released the first single "Bruk Bruk (I Need Your Lovin)" a few weeks ago from his upcoming Thix Mixtape Is Fire EP and now we have the second single. "Bun Up The Dance" is a moombahton collaboration with none other than fellow friend Skrillex and is a perfect blend of each the producer's respective styles. We've heard this song teased in Dillon and Skrillex's sets over the summer and now we get to hear the full version. Stream the song below and pre-order your copy of the EP set for an August 14th release. Enjoy

Dillon Francis & Skrillex | Pre-Order EP

[PREMIERE] LOUDPVCK – Switch Hitta : Electro House / Trap

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LA duo LOUDPVCK released the first single "Lit" last week from their upcoming Botany EP and today we get to hear the newest single from the EP "Switch Hitta." They blend electro house with trap and take it to where it's never been before using heavy percussion and heavily effected vocals to prepare you for an out of this world drop that will get any festival or club crowd going wild. Stream the full premiere below and pick up the Botany EP out today on iTunes. Enjoy

LOUDPVCK – Switch Hitta | iTunes

Disclosure Release Jaw Dropping “Caracal” Album Tracklist Featuring The Weeknd, Lorda, Sam Smith, Miguel & More

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The anticipation for Disclosure's upcoming Caracal album is high having already released "Holding On," "Bang That," "Moving Mountains" and "Omen" and it just got even higher as the duo just released the full tracklist. They have enlisted none other than The Weeknd, Lorde, Miguel, Sam Smith, Gregory Porter, Lion Babe among many more fantastic names for the project. Check out the full tracklist below and be sure to watch our for the album dropping September 25th. Listen to "Holding On" and watch the "Omen" video below. Enjoy

Carcal Tracklist:

01 Nocturnal [ft. The Weeknd]
02 Omen [ft. Sam Smith]
03 Holding On [ft. Gregory Porter]
04 Hourglass [ft. Lion Babe]
05 Willing & Able [ft. Kwabs]
06 Magnets [ft. Lorde]
07 Jaded
08 Good Intentions [ft. Miguel]
09 Superego [ft. Nao]
10 Echoes
11 Masterpiece [ft. Jordan Rakei]
12 Molecules
13 Moving Mountains [ft. Brendan Riley]
14 Bang That
15 Afterthought

Kygo – Nothing Left (Ft. Will Heard)

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Longtime TSIS favorite Kygo has been rolling out his original material this year having already released "Firestone" and "Stole The Show" and now we have the follow up with "Nothing Left" featuring British singer Will Heard on vocals. The tropical house enthusiast takes things in a different direction on this one slowing things down and letting the subtle percussion and piano and string lines be the base for Will's vocals to lay on top perfectly. Stream the full song below and enjoy.

Kygo – Nothing Left (Ft. Will Heard) | iTunes

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Mr. Carmack – Red EP : Must Hear 7 Track EP [Free Download]

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Mr. Carmack has just surprise dropped his highly anticipated Red EP that was supposed to drop last month as a free download. The EP includes three brand new original tracks one being a collaboration with Salva and Oski, his track "Solutions" with Donnis he released last month and bootlegs of Drake's "Trophies", Big Sean's "Sanctified," and Raf Riley's "Summer." This seven track EP just really shows how diverse of a producer Carmack is and we now this EP is part one of a three part series with a Yellow and White EP set to drop this year as well. You can stream all the songs below and grab a download via BitTorrent. Enjoy

Mr. Carmack – Solutions Ft. Donnis | Download Red EP

Sanctify (Mr. Carmack Remix)

Drake – Trophies (Mr. Carmack Remix)

Raf Riley – Summer (Mr. Carmack Remix)

Mr. Carmack – Warrior Ft. Salva & Oski

Mr. Carmack – Ugh

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Wave Racer – Flash Drive (feat. B▲by) : Refreshing Future Bass

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Aussie producer/DJ Wave Racer has been fairly quiet this year as he's only dropped his remix of Duke Dumont's "The Giver" Reprise keeping us anxiously waiting for his original music. Well today we have been blessed by the future bass gods and he has dropped off the title track "Flash Drive" from his upcoming EP featuring vocals from B▲by. The song takes you on a musical journey with colorful melodies, flawless piano lines, punchy percussion, funky bass lines, B▲by's infectious vocals and of course Wave Racer's signature 8-bit sounds all blending together for the perfect track. Stream the full song and pre-order the EP dropping on Future Classic. Enjoy

Wave Racer – Flash Drive (feat. B▲by) | iTunes

Duke Dumont Drops New Single “Ocean Drive” and Announces New EP Series

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UK based house producer Duke Dumont has risen to the ranks of global recognition following his hits “I Got U” and “Won’t Look Back.” He’s announced a new EP series titled Blasé Boys Club with Pt. 1 coming out in October, and he’s delivered the first single from the project. We’re looking forward to this series from Duke as he explained "Rather than the old format of the LP, the new way allows me the freedom to bring music to people quicker, and more regularly.”

His new single “Ocean Drive” is the first of four tracks on Pt. 1 (full tracklist below) and bring’s Duke’s house elements with a deep, rhythmic bassline, catchy vocals and slick guitar riffs thrown in. He’s going all over the place on his tour so check the tour dates after the jump and be sure to go see him if he’s coming to a city near you. 

Duke Dumont – Ocean Drive

Blasé Boys Club Part 1:

01 Ocean Drive
02 Robert Talking
03 Melt
04 Won't Look Back

Tour Dates after jump:

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