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A Soulful Conversation with Add-2

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      Advertisement       Def Soul: Peace king. Tell me what happened in the time frame between the ending success of Between Heaven and Hell into the beginnings of creating Prey for the Poor? Add-2: A lot of life happened. Actually we had immediately started working on Prey for the Poor as […]

3 Reasons You need to Listen to Be Only You (B.O.Y)

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In my adventures and travels I have encountered many artists. This past escapade brought me to the heavenly steps of the House of Lotus in Atlanta where I met four queens teaming with charisma and ready to take on the world. Better known as B.O.Y (Be Only You) this group combines heartfelt emotion of Mary J. […]

Convos in the Dungeon with Loaf Muzik (Interview)

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The league of lyrical assassins that is Loaf Muzik, (Shadow the Great, Oso Dope, Kidaf, Shine Sinatra) has been secretly demolishing shows from New York to Cali. Armed with atom bombs of funk that could silence any naysayers or imitators; You can imagine their music as a spiritual gun locked and loaded to your dome […]

“All I can say is Expect the Unexpected…” Catching Up With Roscoe Dash

Turn up originator and club banger crooner Roscoe Dash took over the airwaves of 2011-2012 with a steady stream of anthems that transformed your local strip club into a movie, ultimately landing him coveted accolades and acclaim.  But after a few industry power struggles and turmoil Dash disappeared in the blur of the fast life.  […]

Listen to The Kidd Lc’s New Single, “Revelation”

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With the growing success of Detroit’s quiet storm, Dej Loaf, the city that has brought us Eminem, Royce Da 5’9″, Big Sean & Danny Brown (among many others), is teeming with new talent working hard to transition local success into worldly stardom. You can’t speak on the Motor City’s new crop of bubbling talent without […]

Listen to Daye Jack’s – Soul Glitch EP

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  NYU by way of Atlanta rhyme slayer Daye Jack returns with a refreshingly smooth project to soundtrack your digital adventures. Titled Soul Glitch days mixes neo soul esque backdrops with quick-hitting raps. Utilizing multiple electronic stylings Daye seamlessly melts samples, synths, and boom bap into his eloquent perspective and messages.   Advertisement Def Soul – […]

Listen to SPZRKT ‘Blind Man”

  This weekend Spazzy Rocket – better known as SPZRKT – returned to the blogosphere with the J. Louis produced “Blind Man.” With the smoothness of a lullaby, Blind Man coincides with Spazzy’s previous musical themes such as the earthly and heavenly connection in healthy relationships (listen to hours spent loving you, you’ll understand). Listen to the trapped out soul […]

Listen to IshDARR’s “Sugar” (Prod. MEDASIN)

After blessing the internet with his Old Soul, Young Spirit project, Milwaukee MC Ish​DARR returns with an uptempo jam for the ladies titled “Sugar.”  Produced by Medasin the groove seamleslessly transitions from trap to house and back and is and get the vibe just right, for any setting. Not much else to be said about this […]

Listen to Prince’s “HARDROCKLOVER”

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Ever since Prince‘s Rally for Peace last month, the icon has been relatively silent. Today he returns with another seductive anthem sure to satisfy any sexual situation in “HARDROCKLOVER”. Utlizing mean guitar licks to illustrate his passion and a slow creeping bass line that hypnotizes, Prince proves he can make any woman “scream” in the […]

Watch Warm Brew’s “All1Day1” Video

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If you’ve been sleeping on West Coast trio Warm Brew then its time to wake up. Returning with a new video from their incredibly dope Ghetto Beach Boyz project, Ray Wright, Manu Li and Serk Spliff with the help of Racella put their spin on Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo+Juliet in their Topshelf Junior-directed clip for “A1Day1”. Hit play and reminisce about your past love while the g-funk bumps. Advertisement […]

Get Funky With Georgia Anne Muldrow in Her Latest Video ‘Arkansas’

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“I remember crusin’ down to Arkansas / hearing stories that explain exactly why I spar this hard / black militia rapper a full-time job..” We’ve peeked inside the brilliance of Georgia Anne Muldrow‘s with her previous releases and now the verbally defiant “Arkansas” from her debut rap album, A Thoughtiverse Unmarred. The single holds steady to […]

Watch Veteran Assassins-“Lemme In” Video

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Los Angeles transplants Veteran Eye and Ethemadassassin, infamously known as Veteran Assasins, take the masses on a wild and eventful tale in the lead single of their upcoming third album “G.O.L.D.” (Guns, Oil, Land and Diamonds).   Follow the duo as they face cops, capos and wack MC’s.  Check out the Rob Deane directed, LA Bakers produced single […]

Watch Nas’ ‘Obey Your Thirst’ Trailer

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Next up in Sprite’s documentary series is Nasty Nas. Alluding to his motivations and inspirations, Nas eloquently details the secret of his success thus far: “Trust in yourself and always push the envelope.” There’s obviously a lot to be said for that, and to learn more about the philosophy of one of Hip-Hop’s biggest legends, […]

Listen to Masego & Medasin – Pink Polo EP

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Your summer is about to get a serious upgrade. Singer and saxophonist, Masego, teams up with producer, Medasin, to bring us an 8 track project connecting Trap to Jazz. They’ve appropriately titled the genre as “TrapHouseJazz.” It’s surprisingly cohesive. Masego puts the EP in a place where “ignorance meets elegance.” Presented by Film Noir, The Pink Polo EP marks the […]

Listen to Boogie’s New Mixtape The Reach

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Its Lit! After taking over the streets with the Jahlil Beats-produced monster “Oh My” and bearing his soul on “Make Me Over,” Boogie unveils the follow-up to his noteworthy debut Thirst 48. With producer Keyel handling most of the ground work, Boogie shows his versatility and stylistic flow. OVO affiliate Mike Zombie and TDE beatsmith […]

Drake “Obey Your Thirst Documentary”

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  Drake has partnered with soft drink giant Sprite for to assist in their hip-hop-themed campaign for the summer. Fader TV has also partnered with the soft drink to present the exclusive documentary series.  Catching up with Ovo’s finest Drizzy opens up about his passion for the story telling aspect of rap, contrasting his approach to the way others […]

Watch Jay Rock’s “Money Trees Deuce” Video

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Jay Rock takes us back to Watts in his latest visual for “Money Trees Deuce,” which acts as the sequel to Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city cut “Money Trees.” The TDE general reminisces with family, runs from cops, and hits up a downtown L.A. rooftop in the clip, which you can watch above. Can we please, […]

Are you ready for Jill Scott’s New Album “Woman”?

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Jill Scott took to her instagram last night to announce the release of her 5th studio album Woman. Ms.Scott’s last album, The Light of the Sun, was released in 2011, and since then fans have been itching to hear more.  With singles like “Fools Gold” and “You Don’t Know” Jill has proved Woman should be another powerful and emotive project. […]

Listen to Thundercat’s “Them Changes” (prod. Flying Lotus)

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One of Hip-Hop’s top bass players, and key musician of To Pimp a Butterfly Thundercat is releasing a brand-new, EP.  To Announce the six-track project Thundercat gives us his first offering “Them Changes,” a funky mid tempo groove detailing the drowning sensation that comes with broke hearts.  Take a Listen to the Flying Lotus produced cut below, Where The Giants […]