• Audio: Kendrick Lamar – The Blacker The Berry (Prod. Boi-1da, The KOZ & Terrace Martin [Outro])

  • Audio: OB O’brien ft. Drake & P. Reign – Schemin’ Up (Prod. Boi-1da, 40 & Matthew Burnett)

  • Audio: Astro – N*gga Pls (Prod. Boi-1da & Matthew Burnett)

  • Audio: Slaughterhouse, Yelawolf & Eminem – Psychopath Killer (Prod. Boi-1da, Just Blaze & The Maven Boys)

  • Video: Boi-1da’s 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Being a Producer

  • Audio: Tinashe – Cold Sweat (Prod. Boi-1da, Sango & SkySense)

Audio: Nick Nikon   American Idol

After premiering “Spillin Drinks” on Hypetrak at the end of January, Nick Nikon has definitely made an impact in the blogsphere. Also noted as one of the “10 Artists to Watch In 2015″, the Toronto singer-producer has returned with a new self-produced single that plays to the energy of EDM and house music, while maintaing an experimental sound light enough to cater to alternative R&B fans.

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Video: Futuristic & Sam Lachow   Watch Yo Mouth

As the anticipation for their upcoming ‘Watch Yo Mouth’ tour grows, Phoenix’s Futuristic and Seattle/New York’s Sam Lachow have come together to let loose with their incredibly quirky, energetic and unapologetic video for their collaborative single of the same name. Coming equipped with a parody of Mr. T, the video serves up a punch of defiance over production courtesy of Twigg, while director Jakob Owens captures the quickfire movement of the duo in a crisp visual. The robotic beat serves as the perfect instrumental for Futuristic and Sam Lachow to trade bars, both braggadocios and lighthearted, highlighting a synonymous power that’s unmatched, and will most definitely be embraced as they embark on the Spring tour which kicks off March 21st in Eugene, OR. (more…)

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Audio: DJ Whoo Kid ft. Waka Flocka, Future & Howard Stern   All These Bitches (prod. Southside)

DJ Whoo Kid and Waka Flocka have lots in store for us, not only the ‘Turn Up Tour’ but a fifteen track mixtape which will impact later tonight. For the last teaser they bring along Future and Howard Stern for a song dedicated to their female following.

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Audio: Nique   Keep It Jumpin

We heard from newcomer Nique just over a week ago when he dropped “F#@K One Time” and today he’s back again. Turning his sights on the ladies, Nique keeps it jumpin’ with a smooth new single. This would be the perfect track to roll up to with your shawty.

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Audio: Action Bronson ft. Chance The Rapper   Baby Blue (prod. Mark Ronson)

Bam Bam continues his deadly run as he delivers another single from his upcoming Mr. Wonderful LP. ‘Baby Blue’ features Chance The Rapper and is produced by Mark Ronson. You can stream the track below.

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Audio: Fresh Moss   October 3rd

With Fresh Moss continuing to hype us for the release of Skinny Fresco Vol. 3, connects with 2DZ, who he has worked with several times before, and they offer another hard-hitting single. Moss reels us in once again with his knocking beats and almost mesmerizing flow. Check it out below!

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Audio: Kanye West ft. Allan Kingdom & Theophilus London   All Day (CDQ)

Following the release of his album titled and artwork this past weekend and it’s premier on the 2015 BRIT Awards last month, the CDQ version of Kanye West’s “All Day” featuring Allan Kingdom and Theophilus London has finally surfaced – to the excitment of the entire rap community, at that.

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Audio: SL Jones   Return Call (Prod. DJ Burn One)

SL Jones and DJ Burn One are teaming up for a collaborative project titled CUZ. SL’s new collaboration with Burn One and his Five Points Bakery production team will be featured on the new project. This is some heat.

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