Music

Listen to Ratking’s Debut Album ‘So It Goes’ In Full Now on NPR
By March 31, 2014
Listen to Ratking’s Debut Album ‘So It Goes’ In Full Now on NPR

Today Ratking, who the Los Angeles Times recently called one of the “10 Rising Acts You Should Know Now” at this year’s Coachella, are sharing a stream of their debut album So It Goes. Due next week via Hot Charity, the album is streaming via NPR’s First Listen and comes shortly after the release of “So Sick Stories,” their […]

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New Music: Alicia Keys ft. Kendrick Lamar – It’s On Again
By March 31, 2014
New Music: Alicia Keys ft. Kendrick Lamar – It’s On Again

Alicia Keys recruits Kendrick Lamar for an abrasive verse on her latest single from the forthcoming Spider-Man soundtrack, out 4/22. Digging this tune.

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New Music: A$AP Ferg – Petit Valley
By March 30, 2014
New Music: A$AP Ferg – Petit Valley

Looks like Ferg had some inspiration in his travels abroad. He says of this track: “Shout out to all my Trini fam #petitvalley & @bunjigarlin for giving me the honors of blessing the world with the Fergie Flow over “Carnival Tabanca” which is my favorite song right now . Fuck wit me!!!” Gooooooooooo.

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New Music
By March 30, 2014
New Music

Check out the new mixtape from Slutty Boyz’s Dew Baby, which features verses from Fat Trel and Black Cobain. For that and new music from Kirko Bangz, Joell Ortiz and more, click the headline.

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New Music: Fat Trel – How U Feel (prod. Harry Fraud)
By March 30, 2014
New Music: Fat Trel – How U Feel (prod. Harry Fraud)

Trel is workin! Here, he drops his latest track from his forthcoming Gleesh mixtape – out on the 1st. Produced by Harry Fraud.

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By March 30, 2014
Listen to Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” A Cappella Demo

Pretty cool. According to Buzzfeed, Jackson didn’t play any instruments, so he would record a cappella versions of his songs to tape before adding instrumentals behind the vocals. Read more on Jackson’s recording process here.

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New Music
By March 29, 2014
New Music

March Madness continues for XV fans. After a slight delay, Vizzy delivers the 3rd installment in his on-going March Madness series titled Elite Eight. The new project hosts 8 records and features guest appearances from DJ Enuff, Crushboys, Bruce Means, and more. Production is handled by Swiff D, Team Green, Yung Focus, Big Blizz, and […]

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New Music: ProbCause ft. Chance the Rapper – LSD (Hood Internet Remix)
By March 28, 2014
New Music: ProbCause ft. Chance the Rapper – LSD (Hood Internet Remix)

Chicago MC’s Join Forces, As SPIN Premieres Lead Single From ProbCause’s Forthcoming WAVES EP.

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New Music: DJ Cassidy ft. R.Kelly – Make The World Go Round
By March 28, 2014
New Music: DJ Cassidy ft. R.Kelly – Make The World Go Round

Do a little two step to this one as DJ Cassidy links with R.Kelly for the second single from his forthcoming album, Paradise Royale. Check it out for yourselves:

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New Music: Jason Derulo ft. Sage The Gemini, 2 Chainz – Talk Dirty (Remix)
By March 27, 2014
New Music: Jason Derulo ft. Sage The Gemini, 2 Chainz – Talk Dirty (Remix)

Fresh off of his Remember Me debut release, Sage the Gemini is the latest to contribute to the “Talk Dirty” craze with a new verse for the remix.

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New Music: Beyoncé – ***Flawless (Madeaux Remix)
By March 27, 2014
New Music: Beyoncé – ***Flawless (Madeaux Remix)

This has been around since Queen Bey dropped her self titled album, but I just realized I never posted this on the site even though I’ve been enjoying it for months. With that said, sit back and enjoy the Madeaux remix to “Flawless.”

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New Music: Pharrell – Happy (Woodkid Sad Remix)
By March 26, 2014
New Music: Pharrell – Happy (Woodkid Sad Remix)

French musician Woodkid provides us with a the “Sad Remix” of Pharrell’s #1 hit single, “Happy.” Sounding like something out of a film score, this gives the song an entirely new feel. Get “sad” to “happy” right now and experience this.

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New Music: Styles P ft. Jadakiss & Rocko – Sour
By March 26, 2014
New Music: Styles P ft. Jadakiss & Rocko – Sour

On April 29th, one third of the legendary group The Lox will be releasing his anticipated new solo album, “Phantom And The Ghost’. For this independent release, Yonkers legend Styles P has partnered his Phantom Entertainment/D-Block Records imprint. Garbage album cover.

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New Music: SZA ft Chance The Rapper – Childs Play (prod. XXYYXX & Dae One)
By March 26, 2014
New Music: SZA ft Chance The Rapper – Childs Play (prod. XXYYXX & Dae One)

Chance blesses “Childs Play” with some vocals and SZA takes it on home. SZA’s Z EP out April 8.

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New Music: Mobb Deep ft. The LOX – All A Dream
By March 25, 2014
New Music: Mobb Deep ft. The LOX – All A Dream

It was all a dream! Mobb Deep collaborates with The LOX for a hard hitting NY single produced by Ommas Keith & Michael Uzowuru. You already know the sample utilized on this track by the title…

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New Music: Wiz Khalifa – We Dem Boys (Electric Bodega Remix)
By March 25, 2014
New Music: Wiz Khalifa – We Dem Boys (Electric Bodega Remix)

Electric Bodega is back with their newest remix of Wiz Khalifah’s “We Dem Boys”. Check out the newest release below, which premiered on HYPETRAK today.

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