Madlib liberates a new cut today, the vicious "Cue 04", which originally appeared on the soundtrack to Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton, the Stones Throw documentary. Be sure to peep the entire soundtrack produced by Madlib if you already haven't, this joint just one of many heaters.
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Dyme A Duzin returns with another leak from the upcoming Hip Hope, after providing us with "Stay Up" with Oakland songstress Kehlani. Dyme-A-Duzin's mellowed out track features the Phony Ppl. member carrying a melody over some laidback production, an ode to the ladies. Look out for Hip Hope to drop on September 11th, stay tuned!
You would never expect, Haim to do a feature with someone like A$AP Ferg, but it happened and its awesome. Haim pushes it further with a witty new video featuring Ferg himself and other celebrity cameos. Peep the new video above.
Statik Selektah just released the stream of his album yesterday, along with the album stream, the video for one of his tracks featuring Joey and Gangsta Gibbs dropped as well. What Goes Around is currently in stores, catch the Pro Era frontman and the malicious Freddie Gibbs kick mean rhymes over Statik Selektah production. You can purchase What Goes Around on iTunes now.
After teasing fans with the hard hitting "Don't Play", Travi$ Scott returns with his second release Days Before Rodeo, which picks up where he left off with Owl Pharoah and expands with his sound even further. Travi$ sounds better than ever on these joints, opening the tape with the soliloquy "Days Before Rodeo The Prayer" which addresses some of where he's been at the past year and half or so. The tape enlists Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, Big Sean, PeeWee Longaway, and T.I. as the assisting cast for Travi$ body of work; stream + download below.
Yesterday was Oakland Drop Beats, an event in Downtown which featured performances from the CaliMade homies, and a DJ set from YK's own shrgsmdi aka DJ Shruggs aka Mr. I can DJ for 6 hours straight. Check out some moments captured at the event, between free sangria and a hype set from CaliMade and Shruggs it definitely was a good time; additionally Tyrese Johnson joined CaliMade's set for a few quick tracks, look out for some music from all of them soon.
G-Unit comes out swinging with "Ahh Shit", their latest single, which brings Young Buck, Kidd Kidd and 50 together over 808 Mafia production. The aggressive energy on this joint is channeled by the events happening in Ferguson, as evident by the numerous references throughout, this track taking a definite stand against police brutality. It's good to see that musicians are taking a stand as well, just like J.Cole who visited Ferguson and released a new track entitled "Be Free" addressing the situation.