Articles Tagged: CA

Willow Smith – JIMI (CA)

March 14th, 2016 | By Janei


Speaking of Willow Smith, she digs through the archives and dusts off this 4 year old release, “JIMI“. Recorded in the Electric Lady studio (created by Jimi Hendrix himself”, Willow teams with producer produced by AzZi, to give us this soulful number. This is the latest release from the Smith house, after dropping her debut album, “Ardipithecus” back in 2015
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Thurz – Big Bang 2 (CA)

February 5th, 2016 | By Janei


This beat reminds me of when I started listening to the “New West” sound back in 2008. The era of Fly Union, Dom Kennedy, Pac Div, U-N-I, and more. Today Thurz recreates that sound for his latest single, “Big Bang 2“. It features OverDoz and BJ The Chicago Kid. This comes from his “‘Dirty Designer Remixes.” coming soon. Produced by C. Watts.
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Hit Boy – Divine Guidance (CA)

February 1st, 2016 | By Janei


Now for those that know me, church is not my forte`. I associate myself as a heathen when it comes to church and religion talk. I try to stay away from the steps of the all mighty judgement, but that has never stopped me from listening to the music it brought. Hit Boy was successful enough to keep me from running, with this track, “Divine Guidance“. Using the backings of a gospel choir, he spits his gospel on this eye opening truth.

No word if this will be featured on any project. I’m going to go enjoy whatever sermon I can get from this
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Jin Luv – Lil Baby x AllniteL0ng. (tape-mix.) (CA)

February 1st, 2016 | By Janei


Not much is known about this next artist, except that we know he’s from East Bay, and he dropped this dope song, “Lil Baby“, dedicated to all the young beautiful women on the Earth. Check it out

Also take a listen to “AllniteL0ng. (tape-mix.)
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Mickey Shiloh – Looking Dumb (CA)

January 25th, 2016 | By Janei


Falling down the Soundcloud steam hole once more, I came across this next talent by the name of Mickey Shiloh. She sings the young girls gospel dealing with trying to make a relationship happen and work. This one is called, “Looking Dumb“, produced by Brilliance & TraviRay.
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PJ – Wishlist (CA)

January 22nd, 2016 | By Janei


The HS87-afilliated, Atlantic Records signee, PJ releases her brand new single, “Wishlist” featuring K Camp. Produced by D’Mile, “Wishlist” can be heard below.

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Anderson .Paak – Malibu [Album] (CA)

January 15th, 2016 | By Janei


Anderson .Paak has finally dropped his most anticipated album, “Malibu“. To see this moment happen for his is thrilling in itself. Especially when you been a fan for a number of years. We will never forget Breezy! But as he emerges into his own, he drops 15 tracks of pure funk, sensual-ism, groovy tunes, and eclectic sounds that can’t even be described.

Malibu” features features appearances from BJ the Chicago Kid, Rapsody, Sonya Elise, Talib Kweli, ScHoolboy Q, The Game, and two accomplished choirs. Check out the wonderment below and make sure you get your purchase!

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Aria Minor – Centerfold (CA)

January 15th, 2016 | By Janei


Where did the ballads go these last couple of years? Everybody is so busy turning up that I haven’t heard a good ballad on the RnB side. But then again, they say RnB is dying. Newcomer Aria Minor make sure she keeps the genre alive by releasing her love ballad, “Centerfold”.
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King Rich – House Of Sin (CA)

January 13th, 2016 | By Janei


You know it wouldn’t be a starting year without hearing some Ab-Soul. Coming out of Pakk Music Group, King Rich drops his unreleased track, “House Of Sin” featuring Ab-Soul.
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V. Bozeman – Something In My Heart (CA)

January 13th, 2016 | By Janei


Let me tell you how timeless this song is. To this day, my Mom has random outbursts singing this song while she’s in one of her clean moods. I’d think she would appreciate this rendition V. Bozeman beautifully slayed. Adding her twang to it, V. Bozeman covers Michel’le’s 1989 single, “Something In My Heart“.

I think its about time I replace my mother’s outbursts with my own.
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Anderson .Paak – Come Down (CA)

January 11th, 2016 | By Janei


Premiering on Dr. Dre’s Pharmacy Radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1, check out Anderson .Paak’s, “Come Down,” produced by Hi-Tek. This single will be on .Paak’s forthcoming “Malibu” EP, dropping January 15th.
Shouts The9Elements
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Kenyon Dixon – I’m Good (CA)

January 6th, 2016 | By Janei


Concluding my night of RnB, the last slot goes to Kenyon Dixon. While his current projects, “Twenty Four” & “Higher Ground” are making their circulation on iTunes, Dixon drops a quick remake cover of Bryson Tiller’s “Don’t” featuring SiR. I think this is the second best cover of Tiller’s “Don’t” (check out the first best cover here).

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Logan – Without You (CA)

January 4th, 2016 | By Janei


Sorry folks I must tell you a secret. I have been in a retirement phase for the past year. It was unfair not to mention it to anyone, but I was tired. But I’ll tell you this: This track right here pulled me right out of limbo very fast. Coming unexpectedly, newcomer Logan drops his Coop produced single, “Without You” featuring Tay Walker. Don’t you want to hear what sparked my interest in blogging again?

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Lyrica Anderson – Christmas Baby [EP] (CA)

December 25th, 2015 | By Janei


Lyrica Anderson is in the spirit, as she drops her quick holiday EP, “Christmas Baby“. Check out her sing the classics from, “This Christmas“, “Drummer Boy“, and “Chestnuts Roasting“.
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Nxworries (Anderson .Paak x Knxwledge) – Link Up & Suede [EP]

December 21st, 2015 | By Janei


I have been watching both players start from the bottom and rise from the ashes over the course of the years, and they both finally have reached their come up. Breezy Lovejoy or Anderson .Paak has had multiple placement on Dr. Dre’s “Compton” album and Knxwledge has paved his way, producing for Kendrick Lamar on his “To Pimp A Butterfly” album. But what happens when you put both .Paak and Knxwledge together on the same track? Well we get “Link Up & Suede” from Nxworries!

The EP offers 6 tracks, including two remakes of “Suede” and “Drugs“. Have a drink and vibe out to the luscious beats of Knxwledge and the infectious sounds of .Paak’s one of a kind voice.

Also check out the “Suede” video we missed
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