Keeping things in the King I Divine district, Divine drops his newest instra-single, “Can We”. All my 90′s babies will remember this one, as he revamped 702′s Donell Jones-penned smash single “Get It Together“. This dope single comes from his upcoming project, “Java FM“, coming soon. Continue reading »
Inspired by Pete Rock’s “Soul Survivor” album, Canadian producer Jeepz drops his 50th mixtape entitled, “Soul Spins“. Yes 49 instrumental mixtapes led to this special one, with 25 collaborative features from Blu, Ghettosocks, Buck-N-Nice, City Fidelia, and more. Check out his work below and congratulate him on his 50 accomplishments!
Bias Truth releases an unreleased video for “What We Gon Do Now” off of last years’ release of “#AllRise” to build up some anticipation for his debut project “Better BMore BFore” which he is looking to drop later on this year.
“What We Gon Do Now” personifies a mentality that in the end only hurts us as individuals and collectively. Bias is trying to push the envelop and express the need for change in mentality and growth in order to help the environment some face and grow up in. An environment filled with violence, fatalities, drugs and just a cycle of negativity. The movie/tv clips signify what some see on a daily basis and its constant strain on creating a better tomorrow. The gritty and even shaky shots and edits magnify the reality of life in some cases, its not all clean edits and transitions in this life, its a rocky road we live despite circumstances, but with faith its all possible to see it through the struggle.
Independent Canadian Hip Hop artist, Baghdad Bully, is fed up with his previous visuals, “Us“. Produced by Daniel Worthy, “Us” explores a more political and personal side of Bully’s music; including footage of life before and after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Directed by David Doel
I’ve been wondering if Alessia had anything else out besides her breakout single, “Here” since she’s been appearing everywhere in rapid speeds. She puts my curiosity to rest with her live acoustic cover of Drake’s “Hotline Bling“. Her EP, “4 Pink Walls” drops on the 28th!
Newcomer Kiki Ireland proves her loyalty with her man in her new single, “Imma Ride“. She assures her guy that she will always be there whenever he needs her, whether if he knows it or not. Produced by Swagg R’ Celious. Take a listen to her single after the jump Continue reading »
I have been playing this song non-stop since I heard it a couple weeks back. Def Jam new comer, Alessia Cara, drops her debut visual for “Here“. Directed by Aaron A, we follow Cara throughout a house party, uninterested with her surroundings, while waiting for her friends to finish partying. Where was this when I was coming up?
Anyway, no word on a project from Cara, but we can expect a Def Jam album in her future this year!
Well here’s a refresher I haven’t heard in a while. Swiss-born Vancouver based rapper Cogetta takes it back with a introductory freestyle “Selfish“. He goes over the Slum Village-Kanye produced instrumental, which happens to be a personal favorite of mine, so kudos to you. Continue reading »
Is this the girl from Single Ladies? If so, wow. I knew she had a voice on the show, but it is amazing to hear her solo and in her own creative space. Def Jam’s newest signee Alessia asks why she is “Here“, when she is clearly trying not to party and become social with a bunch of people who really don’t care anything about her. Produced by Pop & Oak and Sebastian Kole, this one is dedicated to the antisocial people in the world like me. Continue reading »
This jazzy rendition produced by Belgium group, Ganja White Night, takes Heart Streets back to their roots. This infectious track not only put us all in a good mood, it promotes a great message for anyone out there experiencing issues of self-confidence.
The song was inspired by DANS MA PEAU / IN MY SKIN, one of Blue Met’s educational and social programs. This project involved a group of young women who have eating disorders (such as anorexia), and explored the concept of beauty.
You can watch the video above and download the song here or here. Directed by Yuri Berger
In a few days Lisa Banton will be dropping her awaited EP, “Lost & Found“, and we can’t wait for the turn out. We have her first single, “Let You Go“, produced by The Cratez, which you can buy on iTunes now. Check out her single after the jump Continue reading »
Raz Fresco teams up with Raekwon for his latest self produced single, “Influenza.” The track is off Raz Fresco’s upcoming album, “Pablo Frescobar“, which will be released on June 2nd on Black Light/Duck Down Music.
Shouts to Complex Music Continue reading »
Reintroducing the UK born-Canadian raised, Rochelle Jordan, she takes the stage in front of the awaited crowd at SOBs during her sophomore tour with JMSN. We got a chance to hook up with the RnB singer to talk about the aftermath of her album “1021″, her comparisons to other notable artists, surprising collaborations, and more. You can still catch JMSN and Rochelle Jordan on tour in a city near you! Check your local listings to see if they’re making a stop in your city Continue reading »