Late Thursday night, the short film for JAY-Z’s “4:44” appeared on YouTube. Previously a TIDAL exclusive, the nearly nine minute epic is composed of various clips from viral videos to stunning footage of two dancers. The “4:44” short film features prominent black cultural figures like Eartha Kitt and Jean Michel Basquiat, news segments, footage of police brutality, and concert footage of JAY-Z and Beyoncé. Continue reading Jay-Z “4:44” (Video)
Big Sean just announced a new album and dropped some new music as he gears up for 2017. The Detroit rapper unveiled the cover art for his new album I Decided and backed it up with the 808 Mafia-produced track “Moves.” Here we have Sean sounding nimble as ever as he continues to spit his personal brand of self-motivational rap. The album, which is set … Continue reading Big Sean – Moves (Prod. By 808 Mafia)
21 Savage unleashes a new track called “100,” a booming trap anthem featuring nothing but hard lyrics. “Choppa on me hold 100/Pull up on ya nigga gunnin’/Pull up on ya niggas runnin’/Pull up on ya get to clappin’/Slaughter Gang known for whackin’/Slaughter Gang known for trappin,’” the 2016 XXL Freshman spits on the first verse. “I’m 21 Savage I play with them sticks/21 Savage I … Continue reading 21 Savage- 100
The FADER Cover Star 21 Savage is closing out 2016 strong. Earlier this week, the Atlanta rapper dropped a throw-away called “100.” Today, as a Christmas present to his fans, 21 unveiled the official video for “X,” the Savage Mode single that went platinum earlier this year. In the clip, 21 Savage and his friends Metro Boomin and Future dance around a huge mansion dripping … Continue reading 21 Savage- X ft. Future (Prod. By Metro Boomin’) *Video*
Fast-rising ATL artist, Russ, has had himself a monster 2016, going from Soundcloud sensation to well-respected artist in a matter of months. Looking to keep the momentum rolling straight into 2017, the ATL artist decides to come through today and share a new song on his soundcloud page called “Aint Nobody Takin My Baby.” Produced by the man himself, Russ delivers a clap-heavy, slow tempo … Continue reading Russ- Ain’t Nobody Takin’ My Baby
Young Thug and 21 Savage are currently on tour together, and they seem to be recording all along the way. After sharing a couple of snippets already, Thug has shared a much longer preview of a new track with 21 on his Instagram today, and it’s sounding like it should satisfy fans of both rappers. Thug raps along to both he and 21’s verse, matching … Continue reading Young Thug & 21 Savage – Petty (Preview) Yikes!!
J. Cole’s “Everybody Dies” and “False Prophets” are now available on iTunes and streaming platforms. “Everybody Dies” is a jeremiad against all the types of rappers Cole hates — “especially these amateur eight week rappers, Lil’ whatever—just another short bus rapper.” Neither Lil Yachty nor Lil Uzi Vert seemed particularly phased by this slight. Continue reading J. Cole- Everybody Dies