Hoodie Allen the New York rapper we've featured on TSIS for years and even sponsored some of his earlier projects has been on quite a streak of success and is back with some new music. Today we get his latest song, "Movie" the first single from his newest album People Keep Talking. The song has a refreshing instrumental full of horns with Hoodie delivering a nice blend of some clever lines and singing all brought to life in a pretty incredible movie quality music video. You can grab a free download of this song when you pre-order People Keep Talking which releases October 14th. Enjoy!
Hoodie Allen – "Movie" (Official Video) | iTunes
Hoodie Allen – Make It Home (ft. Kina Grannis) : Chill Indie / Hip-Hop Collaboration [TSIS PREMIERE]Posted in Chill by nick | Tags: Chill, Hip-Hop, Hoodie Allen, indie, Kina Grannis
Hoodie Allen teamed up with singer Kina Grannis in a FuseTV session to create his newest song “Make It Home”. It is an acoustic powered indie / hip-hop ballad. The contrast of Kina’s smooth vocals and Hoodie signature clever easy listening flow works so well. Listen to the new studio version that Hoodie recorded. You can support by picking the song up through iTunes. Enjoy!
Hoodie Allen – Make It Home (ft. Kina Grannis) | iTunes
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Hoodie Allen just let loose an impressive 11 song free album Crew Cuts. We got to sample “Cake Boy” and “Fame Is For Assholes (Ft. Chiddy)” which both came with music videos. The entire project has Hoodie venturing into some unknown territory truly expanding his boundries as an artist. He brings out a stacked lineup of features from artists like Chiddy, Shwayze, G-Eazy, Skizzy Mars, OCD & Moosh, Jared Evan and Chance the Rapper. This is easily some of his best work to date. This follows up his recent All American EP, and past free mixtape Leap Year. Enjoy!
Hoodie Allen – Crew Cuts (Free Album) | Direct Download
Hoodie Allen drops us off Fame Is For Assholes or for short FIFA featuring Chiddy (of Chiddy Bang), the second single from his upcoming free album Crew Cuts. This is smooth chilled out hip-hop ballad is a complete 180 switch compared to his agressive 808 filled Cake Boy. He takes a classic doo-wop influence with a fresh upbeat hip-hop style his fans have grown to love. The video follows the high school rivalry of Team Hoodie and Team Chiddy paying a tribute to the film Hoosiers and the Wolf. Grab the free download of this on Crew Cuts February 20th.
Hoodie Allen – FIFA (Ft. Chiddy)
Hoodie Allen changes up his pace for his latest song with music video, “Cake Boy”. This is the first song off his upcoming free album Crew Cuts set to release February 20th. This track steps outside of Hoodie’s indie inspired hip-hop box and recruits legendary hip-hop producer !llmind (Kanye West, 50 Center, Etc.). He delivers a bass heavy 808 filled production which is simple yet effective. Hoodie goes for more of a hip-hop edge and spits some fast paced wordplay while still maintaing his unique vibe. The video is fittingly filled with models and cake. Enjoy.
Hoodie Allen – Cake Boy | Coming Free February 20th
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Hoodie Allen is back with a fresh new song a tribute to his fans. He says “This song is dedicated to all the fans who have helped me feel the love since I’ve started making music. This is the least I can do to say thank you - Hoodie”. It’s got a fun electronic beat produced by his go to guy RJF, fueled by a vocal sample. This track has been on repeat, enjoy the free download, and even lyric video above!
Hoodie Allen – Feel The Love (Produced by RJF) | Direct Download
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Don’t forget that Hoodie Allen is about to embark on the Excellent Adventure Tour with G-Eazy starting September 7th going through September 30th across the U.S.
See all the dates here. Tickets are almost selling out at a lot of the dates. Don’t miss out!!
Hoodie Allen unleashes one of his heaviest tracks he’s ever made just in spirit of announcing Excellent Adventure Tour featuring G-Eazy. Hoodie says this track was originally intended for All American, but wanted to wait to release it for free afterwards. This track has bass heavy track with some “EDM and Trap influences on the production side” produced by ‘Something Silent’. It’s cool to see Hoodie go in on a different side showing how versatile of a rapper / singer he really is.
Don’t miss details on the 18 City Excellent Adventure Tour Featuring G-Eazy
Hoodie Allen – Hey Now (Produced By Something Silent) | Direct Download
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Hoodie Allen + G-Eazy Excellent Adventure Tour Dates + “Plastic Dreams” (feat. Johanna Fay) | Tour Dates + New SongPosted in Chill, Events by nick | Tags: Chill, Concert, G-Eazy, Hip-Hop, Hoodie Allen, Laid Back, Mellow, Rap, Tour
Hoodie Allen is about to hit the road again this time on tour with G-Eazy, two artists Thissongissick has supported since beginning. Both these talented rappers are about to hit the road on the Excellent Adventure Tour, hitting 18 cities with this excellent tour. Both of these rappers are great live, and together will be an unforgettable show every night. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, and with both rappers having a history of selling out shows, I’d suggest grabbing tickets sooner then later.
Also included is the latest track from G-East “Plastic Dreams” featuring Johanna Fay, which will be featured on G-Eazy’s album Must Be Nice, is a great mellow glass of his signature style of catchy hip-hop, this time going out of the typical 50′s themed track, and more of a modern indie flavor that works well. This is been on repeat. Turn it up, and don’t miss him at any of these dates on the tour with Hoodie. Enjoy!
G-Eazy – Plastic Dreams (Ft. Johanna Fay) | Direct Download
Today I’ve got a release that’s taken years to progress. It’s the newest release from Hoodie Allen, the ex-Google worker turned hip hop star. We’ve been supporting this guy since his incredibly catchy ‘You Are Not A Robot’ single and the Pep Rally mixtape. TSIS also sponsored his second mixtape Leap Year mixtape. Last night at midnight Hoodie released his latest EP and first release sold through iTunes. Hoodie Allen’s goal is, as he stated is, “trying to shock the world” by making his release get to the top album charts on iTunes. Less then 12 hours after its release this EP made it to #1 on iTunes. Hoodie proves with hard work you really can do anything. The EP shows how great of a songwriter Hoodie can be and shows a little bit more then just a college rapper. This is a huge day for everyone doing anything independent. Stream the album below, and above check out the music video for “No Faith In Brooklyn”, which was one of my favorite tracks on the EP. If you enjoy this music,support him. Enjoy!
Hoodie Allen – All American EP | Purchase Only
Today I’ve got the newest song from Hoodie Allen, the upbeat rapper who’s got a care free vibe that a lot of you can’t get enough of. In this track, the first one he’s released for sale off his new album, is amazingly catchy. It’s got a good blend of singing and rapping. Check out the video, and audio below. Enjoy!
Hoodie Allen – No Interruption
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Hoodie Allen, the light hearted white rapper from New York is back with another music video for a track off Leap Year, his latest mixtape. The first track The Chase Is On was more poppy sounding track, this is the more Hoodie sounding rap I’ve grown to love. This video shows Hoodie walking around California singing the track, being care free. Chill song, with a great sample. Enjoy!
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After following up Pep Rally, and teasing us with the first single ‘The Chase Is On’, here it is, Leap Year. It’s been quite the year for Hoodie, since the success of releasing Pep Rally he’s been touring across the country and working on this new release. It’s got some more solid production from RJF. In this record Hoodie has a poppier sound, almost fit for a broader audience, but not in a bad way at all. Check out what could be one of the best mixtapes of 2011. Enjoy!
Hoodie Allen – Leap Year Entire Mixtape | Direct Download
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My story has changed quite a lot since moving to Boulder, Colorado and starting Thissongissick back in 2010. My name is Nick Guarino and this is Thissongissick.com. We've grown a lot since, but the original goal has always stayed the same: making it easier for you to discover sick new music that you've never heard before. In high school I would make mix cd's for my friends to show them all the new music I was discovering. Now, through TSIS, we work with musicians and record labels from all over the world to showcase a variety of the freshest electronic, hip-hop, indie, and alternative music to a global following that is comprised of millions of music lovers in over 110 countries - every single month. So, make yourself at home while enjoying countless amazing musicians from a variety of genres and let the sick sounds fill your ears! - Nick