Underground hip-hop legends Atmosphere have appealed to a wide audience while maintaining their underground aesthetic with their releases. They recently provided us with “This Lonely Rose,” a collaboration alongside fellow underground rapper Aesop Rock, and this new track builds off its success.
Written and produced by Atmosphere, “My Best Half” is an appropriate name for this ode to Slug’s wife as he states “The first time I met my wife was on a Wednesday night, making party in a german bar. Here's a new jam. "My Best Half". The beat brings a classic, boom-bap style beat with piano key work and a constant, creeping bassline coming together while the smooth lyrics are laid on top. Stream below and enjoy!
Atmosphere – My Best Half | Stream Only
Chance The Rapper Releases New Single ‘Somewhere In Paradise’ feat. R. Kelly and Jeremih [Free Download]Posted in Chill by Jake | Tags: Chance the Rapper, Free Download, Hip-Hop, Jeremih, R. Kelly, R&B, Rap
Chance the Rapper performed as Saturday Night Live’s first independent artist, and debuted a new track to go along with the special achievement. In the live perfomance, Chance recruited R&B and hometown friend Jeremih to lay down silky, soulful vocals for the studio audience.
This new track “Somewhere in Paradise” was produced by Chance's longtime bandmates The Social Experiment alongside Corin of Purity Ring; they've crafted a perfect flow of dreamy melodies for the vocalists to shine atop. Chance shows off his signature choppy flows with clever lyricism to boo and even brought Chicago legend R.Kelly into the mix to lay down some choice vocals.
As we anxiously await Chance the Rappers third mixtape, enjoy this free release below and check back for more news as it breaks!
Chance The Rapper – Somewhere in Paradise (feat. R. Kelly and Jeremih) | Free Download
We are getting closer and closer to the release of GRiZ’s much anticipated third studio album Say It Loud (Album artwork above) with the release of another amazing single from the project. “For The Love” features New York hip-hop legend Talib Kweli for a match made in heaven. Grant lays down the soulful feel good vibes from the horns blasting loud to the extra tight drums paving the way for Talib’s verse to shine bright along some complimenting female vocals. This will be available as a free download with his entire upcoming Say It Loud album which we are counting down the days till it’s release on March 31st and couldn’t come sooner. Enjoy!
GRiZ – For The Love (Ft. Talib Kweli) | Free Download Coming March 31st
Joey Bada$$ & Action Bronson Share Must Hear Collaboration “Run Up On Ya” Produced by Statik SelektahPosted in Bangin, Chill by jordan | Tags: Action Bronson, Hip-Hop, Joey Bada$$, Rap, Statik Selektah
As we quickly approach the release of Joey Bada$$’s debut studio album B4D$$, the hype for New York’s freshest breathe of air in year grows to an all time high. Today we to hear one of the more anticipated cuts off the album with “Run Up On Ya” featuring fellow NY powerhouse Action Bronson and singer Elle Varner. Veteran producer Statik Selektah provides those classic feel good hip-hop vibes paving way for Joey and Bronson to lay down some relentless verses. Listen below and pre-order your copy of the album before it drops on January 20th. Enjoy!
Joey Bada$ "Run Up On Ya" ft. Action Bronson & Elle Varner (prod. by Statik Selektah) Shade 45 Rip | Pre-Order
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