Sam Smith keeps the momentum of his breakout year going and releases a video for his latest single, “I’m Not The Only One.” His debut album, In The Lonely Hour, is out now.
Kid Ink releases an official visual for his Maejor Ali-assisted track, “I Don’t Care.” This comes off his most recent LP, My Own Lane. Directed by Dan Centrone.
Ne-Yo releases the official visuals for his Jeezy assisted single ‘Money Can’t Buy’. The single is said to find a home on his forthcoming Non Fiction LP which he hopes will be released later this year.
Re=imagining Drake’s “0-100/The Catch-Up” into “Real Quick”, Waka Flocka has liberated the accopmanying visual for the track via Billboard. Shot by Footage WorldWide, the video was captured last month in Scaborough’s Malvern community. Big ups Malvern Town Center still. Grab it courtesy of Billboard after the jump, and also check out their full interview with him on the site.
“It’s rumored that you flew down to Toronto specifically to film the video with director Footage of Footage WorldWide.
Footage is the Canadian Spike Lee and he’s a fucking genius. He represents my look. There are too many basic looks, and Footage takes it to a good place.
What attracted you to Drake’s “0 to 100/ The Catch Up”?
As soon as I heard the beat, I was like, “Oooohh, this is old school; it’s like Wu-Tang shit.”
Gotti Green introduces himself to us with a bang, the Corpus Christie, Texas native joins forces with Johnny Moog & Kevin Gates for a visual for ‘The Deal’ which will find a home on Gotti’s forthcoming Bank Money project. The beat is energetic, to say the least and it suits the three to the ground, Gotti & Gates handle the verses while Johnny Moog holds down the infectious hook. This is a banger, turn your speakers up and get familiar, you will see a lot more of Gotti over these parts that’s a done deal.
YMCMB’s Caskey revists his 2013 mixtape, No Complaints, and releases a trippy visual for the track “Plop Plop.” Directed by Legit Looks.
P. Reign takes us to Guyana for his latest visual, “Chickens,” featuring Waka Flocka Flame. His new project, Dear America, is on the way.
NY’s concious rapper AWKWORD has returned with a new single titled “The People’s Champion – Part II”, featuring fellow rap-activists AKIR and Y-Love. The single serves as another dose of AWKWORD #ProtestMusic, as well as a thank-you from the artist to his fans for their support of his charitable efforts. On “The People’s Champions – Part II”, the three emcees go hard for the people over some hardbody production from producer Trillian.