Outkast's "Ms. Jackson" is easily a favorite of mine and many others from the group, and when I saw that The Golden Pony had attempted to remix it, after recently premiering his insane Flume x Chet Faker remix, I got pretty excited. My excitement was validated as he has done the classic track justice. We are left with a spacey, chilled out house rendition of the memorable song that will bring you to some summery vibes regardless if the sun is shining or not. Listen below to the exclusive premier and grab a free download provided for our readers. Enjoy!
Outkast – Ms. Jackson (The Golden Pony Remix) | Free Download
The rap game's biggest food fan, Action Bronson has had quite an impressive past few years from some unbeatable mixtapes and even a successful EP and has yet has never had a major label studio release, until now. Today we get the first single from his debut studio album Mr. Wonderful with the song "Easy Rider". Action Bronson links up with Party Supplies, a past collaborator we've seen on the Blue Chips 2 mixtape among others to make this first record. Easy Rider has Bronson take us on an extra trippy, far out journey and he does a great job of painting crystal clear in your mind as you soak in his laid back demeanor. This gets us pretty excited about what's to come from the upcoming record set for a release later this year. Enjoy!
Action Bronson – Easy Rider (Produced by Party Supplies) | iTunes
Joey Bada$$ let's loose the first cut from his debut studio album B4DA$$, following up the highly acclaimed Summer Knights. This first single "Big Dusty" produced by his go to prodcuer Kirk Knight has some nice chilled out drums and a feint yet effective piano line setting the tone of the track. We hear a far more matured Joey drop some of the most raw lines I've ever heard from the young artist who has grown up fast traveling the world over the past year. His lyricism and flow manages to hook you on every single word like most rappers are unable to do in their entire careers.You can listen below until it’s available through iTunes tomorrow, August 5th. Enjoy.
Joey Bada$$ – Big Dusty (Prod. Kirk Knight)
Fences – Arrows (feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)
Seattle based rapper Fences first popped up on our radar through being featured in Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' “Otherside” remix which was released with an unbelievable music video. Well the artists have been brought together again for the lead single from Fences upcoming EP which is set to release October 14th. The song "Arrows" packs an energetic full band instrumental full of drums, bass, guitar, bells we can assume is largely produced by Ryan Lewis, setting the mood of the track perfectly. Macklemore comes in delivering the first new verse we’ve heard from him in quite a long time, and damn does he deliver. You can listen to this song in full below and pick up your copy through iTunes. Enjoy!
G-Eazy is right on the tail of the release of his breakout debut album that couldn’t be doing any better and somehow manages to drop us off a completely new song. “Say” brings out French Montanta for a feature with both rappers going back and forth displaying some unexpected chemistry. The smooth production full of perfectly laid drums and light horns acts as the perfect background for both G and French to kill it. Listen to the song below and grab a free download. Enjoy!
G-Eazy – Say (Ft. French Montana & Yung Fliiboy) | Free Download
Jon Bellion, one of the most exciting new names in music in the past couple of years is a beast not only capable of both songwriting and producing, but he can also sing, and incredibly well. We had the pleasure of premiering his debut free album Separation along with visuals last year and have been hooked ever since. Well today we are happy to premiere the first single from his debut studio album, still untitled. This single “Munny Right” captures Jon’s blend of R&B, indie and even a little hip-hop touching on some real topics reflecting on money. He has one of the most unique, impressive ranges in his vocals, all displayed in this track. Listen to the song below and stay connected with us for news on the rest of the album rollout. Enjoy!
Jon Bellion – Munny Right
Also Jon has announced his first ever US National run of concerts being known as The Beautiful Mind tour kicking off October 1st in Boston. All the dates are below with tickets going on sale today available through his website here.
For the latest video from 2 Chainz for the song “Freebase” off the recent EP of the same name, the rapper has partially recreated one of the greatest music videos of all time, one that will always have a place in my heart. Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is a classic, it’s a short film of a music video everyone must see (original below for those who haven’t). From the starting car and movie theater scenes to the zombies and even the red leather jacket, 2 Chainz has successfully taken the shoes of Michael.
Watch the video below and enjoy!
Watch 2 Chainz "Freebase"
Watch Michael Jackson orgiinal "Thriller"
Apart of Logic's Visionary Music Group crew, QuESt has just dropped off the lead single from his upcoming recently announced Searching Sylvan project. This new song "Automatic" packs a laid back beat filled production with some smooth strings produced by Megatraon ICE & 6ix which is a further introduction into QuEST's unique storyteller style. Instead of your typical lyric subjects like girls and money QuEST paints a picture of a story delivered in the freshest possible fashion. This song is stream only until the release of his Searching Sylvan free album is set to release September 2nd. Listen below and enjoy!
QuEST – Automatic | Stream Only
Be prepared for a strong dose of something lovely as mysterious OWSLA trio Yogi drop one of their freshest remixes to date. The cluster of respected producers have taking the reigns of rapper Schoolboy Q "Hell Of A night" and flip the crap out of the original by implanting a trapped out foundation with some juke / jersey club aesthetics layered in. This pleasent array of elements are warped and twisted within Q'd verses and though release details are unknown, you can stream the track in it's entirety below and purchase their brand new Burial EP featuring the lead single with Pusha T now! Enjoy
Schoolboy Q – Hell Of A Night (Yogi Remix) | iTunes
Today I've got an exciting new track from newcomer producer Tom Misch, a London native who's been pioneering an unique sound blending organic guitar playing with some chilled out electronic vibes. He works his smooth style over a bootleg remix of Busta Rhyme's "Ill Vibe". He completely reconstructs the song from the guitar to drums and all, only leaving the vocals intact from the original. Listen to the song and grab a free download while available. Enjoy!
Busta Rhymes – Ill Vibe (Tom Misch Remix) | Free Download
The LuckyMe label is currently dominating the site this week with Cashmere Cat dropping a brand new mix, Hudson Mohawke finally releasing “Chimes” and EP details, and now Glasgow ace Rustie releasing the next single off his upcoming album. The duo had already linked up on Danny Brown’s “Side B (Old Song)”, so the chemistry was already high between the two. Linking up with rapper Danny Brown on a sizzling collaboration. “Attak” features a trap styled future sounding foundation which allows for Danny Brown to go in viciously on verse after verse while bass twists and a warping synth pattern complete the track to a T. This only has us more excited for his upcoming album Green Language set to release in August, with more details coming soon. Enjoy
Rustie – Attak (feat. Danny Brown) | Pre-Order
The Weeknd doesn't let up releasing new consistent quality content following up the recent release "Often" with a brand new song "King Of The Fall". An always smooth R&B styled production with some rap elements to spice things up paves way for Abel to deliver some unbeatable verses packing some shocking lyrics covered up by his unique delivery. Listen below and grab a free download as we have have been seeing from him lately. Enjoy.
The Weeknd has a few dates over the next few weeks in Toronoto, LA, and SF, tour dates below.
The Weeknd – King Of The Fall | Free Download
09-19 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
09-21 Toronto, Ontario – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
10-09 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
10-10 San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
with Schoolboy Q and Jhené Aiko
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