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.
Curren$y comes through on his promise to drop a track with Atlanta’s own Trinidad Jame$ after promising he would last night after the conclusion of Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Listen below:
Kendrick Lamar has certainly been busy these days. Following a surprisingly understated “appearance” on J. Cole’s “Forbidden Fruit,”the Compton emcee steps into the studio with ScHoolboy Q for the cut, “Collard Greens.” The song arrives on the heels of releases such as Q’s “Yay Yay” and “Hell of a Night,” as well as in advance of the anticipated full length album, Oxymoron. Hit the Soundcloud link to stream the audio below and let us know what you think in the comment section.
A week after releasing a bonus track with singer Lykke Li on his newly announced album The Big Dream, David Lynch drops the visuals for the collaboration track I’m Waiting Here. Though the artists aren’t ever actually pictured in the frame, the video highlights beautiful scenery that compliments the dreamy voice of Li. So take a look at the video above, and be on the lookout for Lynch’s full album releasing July 16.
With Mac Miller stepping into a heavy series of competing releases come this mid-June, the Pittsburgh rapper seems to be rolling out all of the stops in anticipation of his June 18 full length debut, Watching Movies With The Sound Off. The latest track arrives today with rhyme chemist Jay Electronica in the passengar seat. Titled “Suplexes Inside of Complexes and Duplexes,” the cut upens up with an eeire mixture of caliginous undertones and synthesized chills. Miller takes the first half of the song before Jay Electronica closes things out in his typical fashion. Check a listen out below on our Soundcloud and download the track now via iTunes.
With J. Cole’s highly anticipated sophomore release Born Sinner quickly coming down the pipes, Cole gives fans a listen to one of the most anticipated tracks on the album “Forbidden Fruit” featuring Kendrick Lamar following his release party last night. Having mentioned that he would not have any rap features on this project, J. Cole sticks to his word, only having the Compton MC providing vocals on this chorus. So whether you’re a Cole fan or not, check out the track below and let us know what you think.
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