Bassnectar & Louis Futon – Sideways (Ft. Zion I) : Must Hear Collaboration

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Bassnectar recently announced the brand new full length album / mixtape project, Into The Sun, a few weeks ago while releasing five of the tracks that had the internet going nuts. Today we get a track we've been looking to greatly, an unexpected collaboration between rising Philly producer Louis Futon and Zion I. The song takes Bassnectar's signature festival ready style and fuses it with a funky, future sounding trap twist that comes together perfectly. The vocals from Zion I add just the right touch to make the song really stand out. Listen below to an early leak of the track before it comes out on the album tomorrow, enjoy!

UPDATE: The track is now available on iTunes and everywhere else to purchase along with the entire album.

Bassnectar & Louis Futon – Sideways (Ft. Zion I) | Purchase

[PREMIERE] Coolwater (Far East Movement & Autolaser New Supergroup) “Up To No Good” (ft. Adrian Delgado) : Must Hear Future Bass / Chill Trap [Free Download]

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Say hello to a very exciting and unexecpted new musical supergroup Coolwater spanning across the globe with LA based electronic hip-hop trio Far East Movement who have linked up with buzzing Norway based future bass producer Autolaser. They have both been featured on TSIS frequently and we coudln't be happier to announce the project and premire their debut release with the single "Up To No Good". They bring in Adrian Delgado to help with the vocals which lie under the simply jaw dropping production. This very melodic chilled out hit packs just the right amount of trap and hip-hop for just the right outcome. We are happy to premiere the song below with an exclusive free download for our readers. It's safe to say we can expect a lot from this new project this year from the sound of the first track. Enjoy!

Coolwater (aka Far East Movement & Autolaser) – Up To No Good (ft. Adrian Delgado) | Free Download

Kendrick Lamar – Heart Pt. 4 feat. Schoolboy Q : Must Listen Hip-Hop Collaboration

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Kendrick Lamar has previously released songs titled “The Heart” in three parts with Pt. 3 released just before Good Kid M.A.A.D. City in 2012, and now we get to hear an unofficial, leaked installment of this song series.

This long snippet of "The Heart Pt. 4" enlists the lyrical talents of Schoolboy Q to compliment Kendrick on this 2 minute track and sounds like it was recorded during these two’s mixtape days due to the notable difference in their voices and flow. The previous tracks released in this series are some of Kendrick’s heavier, more lyrical tracks yet, which makes us think that maybe this new track was supposed to appear on a past mixtape, but never saw the light of day. Check out this new track along with the official first three songs in “The Heart” series below.

Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Pt. 4 feat. Schoolboy Q

Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Pt. 1 

Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Pt. 2 feat. Dash Snow

Kendrick Lamar – The Heart Pt. 3

De La Soul & Nas Release New Song “God It” : Must Hear Collaboration

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Another day, another unbelievable hip-hop collaboration.  Iconic hip-hop trio De La Soul and Nas have just linked up on an unexpected new track "God It". With old school sounding production from G Force, a catchy synth melody in the background is set for De La Soul and Nas to all trade verses back with ease. This is the first track we've heard from Nas since he remixed J. Cole's "Let Nas Down". 

This is not off De La Soul's forthcoming studio album which has been paid for via Kickstarter. Dave of De La Soul let this statement out with the track:

While busy at work, we also like to play. This song is not on the new album, but an indication of good music to come. The song was produced by G_Force and you may recognize our featured guest.

De La Soul ft. Nas – God It | Support De La Soul's New Album

De La Soul Nas God It

Glasses Malone – Thuggin’ Feat. Kendrick Lamar

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Up and coming rapper Glasses Malone has enlisted none other than Kendrick Lamar for a feature on his latest tune “Thuggin.” Kendrick steered away from his gangster rap tendencies on his new critically acclaimed album To Pimp A Butterfly, and now has a fresh verse offering his lyrical insight on what it means to be a thug. There seems to be no stopping Kdot as he keeps delivering fresh features lately with his new verses on Kanye's “All Day,” the “It’s True” remix, and his “Eye’s Above” collab with Flying Lotus. Now he gives us yet another great verse where he even brings some singing vocal effects to polish out his refreshing rhymes.

Glasses Malone – Thuggin' Feat. Kendrick Lamar

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Skrillex and Rage Against The Machine Are Working Together In The Studio

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Super-producer Skrillex has been known to work with some incredible people such as Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Chance The Rapper, Justin Bieber and many many more. Today we have news that Sonny is adding to his collab repertoire Rage Against The Machine guitar player Tom Morello and Jay Z-signed artist Jahlil Beats. A picture just surfaced moments ago without many details but we know this could only lead to something HUGE. Seems like Tom Morello is really branching out into the electronic world after a picture of him and Bassnectar in the studio popped up last month as well. We are more than excited to see what comes of these collaborations. We will keep you posted as more info rolls in.

Kygo & Dillon Francis (Ft James Hersey) – Coming Over : Must Hear Collaboration

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Rising superstar Kygo is taking the dance world by storm one release and mainstage festival play at a time. Well before his massive performance at Coachella yesterday, Kygo announced on his Facebook page that he'd be throwing out 20 special usb sticks in the crowd that would hold a surprise. That surprised ended up being his collab with Dillon Francis titled "Coming Over," and features vocals from James Hershey. You can stream the high quality mp3 below and look out for an official release. Enjoy

Kygo & Dillon Francis (Ft James Hersey) – Coming Over 

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Flying Lotus & Kendrick Lamar Collaborate On “Eyes Above”

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Back in November we posted a video of Flying Lotus dropping a version of “Eyes Above” with a ferocious verse from Kendrick Lamar during one of Flylo's live sets, and now we get to hear a longer clip of the highly anticipated collaboration as it was premiered in Flying Lotus's special To Pimp A Butterfly edition of his radio show. 

These two L.A. artists make magic happen whenever they team up, likd we've seen on “Never Catch Me” off FlyLo's You’re Dead and “Wesley’s Theory” off Kendrick's To Pimp A Buttlerfly. There is actually an entire mixtape worth of collaborative material between these two after Flylo sent Kendrick a folder of music for TPAB, and it looks like we are starting to see some of these all sta collaborations from these trendsetters. Enjoy!

Flying Lotus – Eyes Above (feat. Kendrick Lamar) (Radio Rip)

Towkio Links With Chance the Rapper and Lido on “Heaven Only Knows”

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Heaven Only Knows (Ft. Chance The Rapper & Lido)

Chicago based rapper, Towkio, who is a part of Vic Mensa and Chance the Rapper's Save Money crew, has just shared the latest song from his upcoming mixtape .Wav Theory. This follows up the previously surfaced "Involved," which featured Vic Mensa and had production from Kaytranada

Today's song "Heaven Only Knows" features Chance the Rapper, production from Lido, and vocals from Chicago singer Eryn Allen Kane. We hear Lido's signature vocal chop heavy style production fused with the live instrument style Chance has become known for. Towkio starts things off, followed by Chance with both laying down some amazing vereses. Eryn Allen Kane provides the addiitonal vocals which help tie it all together. We can only hope to see all these artists collaborate on something more in the future. Listen below to the full version of the song and grab a free download on April 28th with the release of Towkio's Wav. Theory mixtape. Enjoy!

The full track-list for Wav. Theory has also been released, so see below.

Tracklist:

01 .Wav Theory
02 Clean Up [ft. Chance the Rapper]
03 Free Your Mind [ft. Donnie Trumpet] 
04 I Know You
05 God In Me [ft. Leather Corduroys]
06 Rotation 
07 Addicted (interlude)
08 Reflection 
09 Break You Off
10 Involved [ft. Vic Mensa]
11 RN 
12 Heaven Only Knows [ft. Chance the Rapper, Lido, and Eryn Allen Kane]
13 Oscillate

Kill the Noise and Tommy Trash – ‘Louder’ feat. Rock City : Massive Electro Collaboration

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LA bass pioneer Kill The Noise has been fairly quiet on releasing originals but has now returned with a massive collaboration with Aussie electro producer Tommy Trash on the massive new single "Louder", which is taken from KTN's forthcoming debut studio album. The song is a relentless electro heater that shows each producer's respective styles with heavy drums, gnarly growls and a drop that is guaranteed to bring out your bass face. Kill The Noise and Tommy Trash will be setting out on an eight date North American "Louder" tour to celebrate the release with all dates below. With both of these DJS involved, this is a tour you will not want to miss. Stream the full song below and we will keep you updated as details roll in for a release date.

Kill the Noise and Tommy Trash – 'Louder' feat. Rock City

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Bassnectar and Rage Against The Machine Are Working Together

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From his extra heavy music choice, to his energy filled sets and metal like hair and headbanging, Bassnectar is without a doubt the metalhead rock figure within the electronic world. This makes this newest bit of news all the more fitting as Bassnectar just shared a photo of himself with Tom Morello of iconic rock metal band Rage Against The Machine in the studio with the caption:

"In the studio with Tom Morello, raging against machines!!!"

He has played various bass infused metal bootlegs over the years, even including a remix of Rage's "Killing In The Name Of" in his live sets, so this is quite a natural collaboration. As we sit and patiently wait for whatever magic the two have cooked up you can get an idea of what it might sound like by listening to Bassnectar's remix of "Seek & Destroy" by Metallica below. 

Big Sean, Drake, Kanye West Collab On Powerful “Blessings” Music Video

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Big Sean, Drake and Kanye West all link up for the video for “Blessings” which is taken from Sean’s recent studio album Dark Sky Paradise. We get a very minimalistic video done in all black and white with all three rappers delivering their verses with not an ounce of fucking around, fitting with the serious tone of the track. Watch the powerful video below. Enjoy!

Major Lazer & DJ Snake Release The Anthem Of the Year With “Lean On” Ft. MØ

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Diplo's dancehall group Major Lazer has been riding the success of their huge Free The Universe album released last year; a year that saw them headlining countless festivals and Mad Decent Block Parties across the globe. Well they have a new record coming out this year and today they've linked up with DJ Snake for what could be one of the biggest dance anthems of 2015. "Lean On" is both reggae, trap, pop and more for a unique and instant hit. From the organic reggae drums to the insanely catchy melody the track is tied together by 's perfect vocals. Listen to the full version below and pick up your copy and be prepared to hear this one a lot this year. Enjoy!

Major Lazer & DJ Snake – Lean On (feat. MØ) | iTunes

Major Lazer DJ Snake Lean On

Logic Releases New Song “Top Ten” Featuring Big K.R.I.T.

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One of TSIS's favorites Logic has been riding the success of his massively successful debut studio album Under Pressure complete with a near sold out world tour he is currently in the middle of. Well today he drops off his first new song since the album's release with "Top Ten" featuring Big K.R.I.T. The song features some laid back production from 6ix which sets the tone for Logic to spit some non stop lines reflecting on the past year. Listen to the song below and no details on a free release. Enjoy!

Logic – Top Ten (Ft. Big K.R.I.T.)

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