Tech N9ne releases his latest cut titled “Fragile” with some support from a stellar cast. Featuring an assist by Kendrick Lamar, ¡Mayday! & Kendall Morgan, the laid back cut opens up with the smooth vox of Morgan before giving each artist their respective bars. HIt play below and let us know what you think.
Today’s track of the day sees an all-star lineup of music aficianados, DJ’s and artists as Diplo has tapped Mike Posner, Boaz Van de Beatz and RiFF RaFF for the cut, “Crown.” Opening up with outerspace sounds and Posner’s smooth melodies, the track breaks down periodically throughout before pulling back for the ambient hook. Hit stream below and let us know what you think in the comment section.
While Pro Era is up in New York laying down performances amidst the AGENDA NYC tradeshow week, Joey Bada$$ lets loose a new track today titled, “Norwegian Breakfast.” The laid back cut was produced by Bagir and arrives in typical Bada$$ fashion with the New York rapper deftly weaving in and out of bars with his signature witty worldplay. Hit the play button below and let us know what you think in the comment section.
This is our first post from Mr. Hawthorne, but we have to say, this is definitely a quality track. From his highly anticipated upcoming album, Mayer Hawthorne drops the single “Crime” featuring one of the hottest lyricists in the game right now, Kendrink Lamar. Take a second to listen to the laid back summer jam that is posted below.
It is well known from past interactions with Young Guru that Jay-Z has a plethora of materials and un-released songs locked away in the vault. In a rather surprising series of events via Twitter, Jay-Z gave approval to Young Guru to let loose the finished version of Dead Presidents 3. Peep the track below and let us know what you think in the comment section.
For his project Verve Remixed: The Ladies Project Bassnectar has remixed Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good”, adding heavy trap-style sounds to her smooth jazz vocals. So take a listen to the track below, and if you like what you hear, the full Verve Remixed album will be available on July 16th.
After much anticipation for Samsung users, Jay-Z officially unveiled the full length, Magna Carta… Holy Grail last night. One of the staple tracks of the album sees singer/songwriter Justi Timberlake at the helm. Hit the stream button below and let us know what you think in the comment section.
Talib Kweli, most well known for having a positive voice in the hip-hop community always drops gems on and off the mic. And today, the Brooklyn rapper carries on tradition with an illustrative tale encouraging some self-betterment telling folks to get off that “Hamster Wheel.” A visual also accompanies the single and is borrowed from his latest album Prisoner of Conscious which is available now through iTunes.
While out on tour, The Neighbourhood decides to drop their new single “$ting” which will be available at each tour destination via 7″ single. Listen to the delivery from the California-based band below, showcasing vocals from lead signer Jesse Rutherford throughout.
Today’s select track comes from the upcoming three-track EP that is scheduled for a July 16 release, the French duo Daft Punk releases the 10 minute and 33 second remix to the smash hit “Get Lucky” featuring Pharrell. To go along with the release, the super-duo also released a teaser video which can be viewed below.
M.I.A. is back at it again, this time unleashing the visuals to her previously release “Bring Tha Noize” track. With a nod to the classic Public Enemy number, M.I.A.’s predictably bold and colorful antics are on full display. Catch the video above and in the meantime pick up the iTunes track here.
While predominantly known for his mainstream work on video direction, graphic design and songwriting, Yoann Lemoine has been gaining even more substantial exposure as of late under his stage name, “Woodkid.” After the debut of his Pharrell remix for the cut, “I Love You,” Woodkid lets loose an intimate and well-shot video documenting a live acoustic performance of the same song. Taken from his full length album, The Golden Age, the acoustic performance displays Woodkid’s natural stage presence, powerful vocals and strength in songwriting. Hit stream above and let us know what you think in the comment section
It’s been a while since the Toronto jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD has released any music. But now, the group is back with more incredible music fusing jazz and instrumental rap with the track “Hedron.” Listen to the song above.
As fans of the first feature film installment will attest, the inaugural soundtrack to the animated film Despicable Me was co-produced by none-other-than Pharrell Williams. Off the success of the first movie, the franchise readies its second soundtrack, this time with Pharrell at the audio helm once again. Today brings news that the comprehensive soundtrack has been oferred up for a full album stream. Featuring an opening track by Cee Lo Green, each of the songs was written/co-written and produced by Pharrell himself. Stream the full album below. Despicable Me 2 is slated to release nationwide in theaters beginning July 3, 2013.
Building anticipation for his upcoming Love in the Future album, John Legend releases a track from the project called “Made to Love.” Word on the street is that Kanye West had his hand in production for this album, which is apparent in this track, which can be heard below:
It would be an understated to say that Kanye West has been making waves leading up to his anticipated June 18th drop of Yeezus. Be it off the strength of the religiously controversial title, or the socially controversial “New Slaces” lyricism or the widely discussed global marketing projection initiative, Mr. West seems to be a role. The latest footage of Ye is captured during an unscheduled session for his European fans while touching down at Design Miami/Basel in Switzerland. Yeezy hits the track “New Slaves” direct over the mic acapella style for all those who were in attendance. It looks like #yeezyseason is really beginning to heat up this summer – stay tuned for the official album drop next week.