Do Yo Gudda (feat. Kendrick Lamar, YG & Problem) – Hitta J3

SOURCE: FREEONSMASH Problem, Kendrick Lamar, and YG add verses to fellow Compton native Hitta J3’s original, “Do Yo Gudda.” After one listen through, it’s pretty clear that “Do Yo Gudda,” came from the West Coast. From the sounds of it, it could definitely turn into an anthem over there. Stream “Do Yo Gudda” below.

Wonderful Day: Arthur (feat. Various Artists) – Chance the Rapper

SOURCE: XCLUSIVESZONE Chance the Rapper recruits Wyclef Jean, Francis & The Lights, Jessie Ware, Elle Varner, Eryn Allen Kane, The O’My’s, Peter Cottonale, and Donnie Trumpet to perform a rendition of the theme song for TV show Arthur. As someone who used to religiously watch Arthur, this bangs. Chance, if he hasn’t already, is going … Continue reading

Bang Bang (feat. Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj) – Jessie J

SOURCE: NAH RIGHT The new single from Jessie J that many claim will take over the summer music scene. Pop stars Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, and Jessie J recently collaborated to deliver “Bang Bang,” a fun single that is destined to hit the top of the Billboard 100. It’s been a while since I’ve seen … Continue reading

Beggin For Thread – BANKS

SOURCE: PIGEONS & PLANES BANKS releases the visuals to her latest single, “Beggin For Thread.” Shot in black and white, the video gives off a dark atmosphere while delivering unique visuals that’ll keep the viewer intrigued through out its entirety. Stream the video for “Beggin For Thread” above and pre-order her début album, which drops … Continue reading

Vietnam – Joe Budden & Ransom

SOURCE: XCLUSIVESZONE Joe Budden and Ransom squash their beef to collaborate on “Ransom.” The two deliver explosive verses and claim Jersey over a four-minute lyrical mad house produced by DJ Pain 1. Stream the single in its entirety below. Hopefully this isn’t the last time we hear from the two. Salute!  

Common Talks Inspiration, Creative Process, and Social Responsibility with Jeff Staple

SOURCE: ILLROOTS Common sits down with Jeff Staple to talk about his creative process, social responsibility, and even takes us through the inspiration for the second verse of “It’s Your World.” He also speaks briefly on his collaboration with Kanye West for his critically acclaimed solo effort, Be. Stream the video above and purchase his most … Continue reading

Turn – RDGLDGRN

SOURCE: GOODMUSICALLDAY DC-based trio RDGLDGRN releases a new single, “Turn.” The single, which serves as a feel good indie track, perfectly aligns with the summer’s vibes. It’s a stress-free record that makes you want to hit the beach just listening to it. With a 16-bar verse in the middle, the record also showcases the trio’s … Continue reading

Heavy Metal And Reflective – Azealia Banks

SOURCE: BILLBOARD While fans waited for new music from the Harlem native, a new Azealia Banks track leaked on the internet. Unaware of the release, Banks responded with excitement, writing “oy!! “HEAVY METAL AND REFLECTIVE” LEAKED! It’s okay because y’all need that new new anyway! Go find it and start shaking ya ass!!!” on her … Continue reading

Crib Session Freestyle – Joey Bada$$

SOURCE: RAPRADAR Joey Bada$$ stops by Tim Westwood to spit a freestyle over G-Unit’s “Nah I’m Talking Bout,” Rae Sremmund’s “No Flex Zone,” and Drake’s “0 to 100.” Until Joey hits us with that new new, stream his latest freestyle above. Enjoy.

Superstition (C2C Remix) – Stevie Wonder

SOURCE: THIS SONG IS SICK C2C releases a killer remix of Stevie Wonder’s original, “Superstition.” Despite the original’s popularity and arguably over saturation in mainstream media since its release in 1972, C2C manages to put enough spin on it to make it sound revitalized and fresh. It definitely wasn’t a track we played just once … Continue reading