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Ro Ransom makes a song for people who “Talk Too Much”

Ro Ransom's "Talk Too Much" cover art

Ro Ransom, formerly known as “Nero,” is one of New York City’s latest breakout artists emerging from the underground hip-hop scene. Following in the gigantic footsteps of fellow trap lords from the downward states in the country, Ransom released a new song with a great hook that specifically talks about people who talk too much. […]

Watch: Kranium’s new video for “History”


“Numbers don’t lie.” On the heels of his commercially successful song “Nobody Has To Know” featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Jamaican artist Kranium returns with a follow-up record titled “History.” Making musical history with his friends by his side, the black-and-white visual shows the artist hanging out, relaxing on a boat and enjoying the city’s lit […]

Watch Tory Lanez’s New Video for “B.L.O.W.”

Tory Lanez's "B.L.O.W."'s video

Ladies love him like he’s on The Ellen Show. The bass-heavy B.L.O.W. by Tory Lanez sent significant chills through my body when I heard it for the first time. Lanez has a way with words and a complex set of flows that are to be admired. It’s no wonder why he’s been called on by […]

Tyga Goes to Church for “$candal” Video

Tyga's "$candal" video

Gardena, California-native Tyga takes the spiritual route for his new video for $candal, which was filmed in a cathedral during his time in Barcelona, Spain. $candal, the last record on his latest mixtape, addresses the public opinion of his relationship with famous girlfriend Kylie Jenner, et al. Based on what we’re witnessing, we might get […]

OVO Sound Radio Exclusive: PARTYNEXTDOOR Remixes “Blasé”

PARTYNEXTDOOR by Georgie Wood for The FADER

On Sunday afternoon during one of the biggest moments in music this year, Drake shared a snippet of PARTYNEXTDOOR’s take on Blasé, a song by Ty Dolla $ign featuring Rae Sremmurd and Future. The Mississauga singer’s version was aired live on OVO Sound Radio during the live stream of What a Time To Be Alive. […]

Yelawolf Reveals the Name of His Third Studio Album


With two studio albums under his belt (Radioactive and Love Story) and one on the way, country boy Yelawolf shares the name of his third studio album in excitement. Nine hours ago, the Alabama-native rapper took to his Facebook fan page Trial By Fire to spread the news. Have a look at the original text […]

Lil Mouse Disses Slim Jesus on “Kill Time”

Lil Mouse's "Kill Time" cover art

Imagine being from a dangerous environment and an outsider mocks your lifestyle for popularity… “This sh*t ain’t no game. This sh*t ain’t no joke. Don’t rap about it, if you don’t be around it. You gon’ f*ck around and get smoked…” In a record less than two minutes long, Chicago’s own Lil Mouse attacks Slim […]

Ty Dolla $ign Turns Up for “Blasé” Video with Rae Sremmurd

Ty Dolla $ign's "Blasé" video

Riding around in style. Ty Dolla $ign readies for his debut album Free TC with the release of his video for “Blasé”, a DJ Spinz-produced single featuring some of Atlanta’s most valuable players Rae Sremmurd & Future. Purposely set out to look like a pre-iPhone documentary, the direction is a low-fi picture that receives cameos […]

Tory Lanez Shares Official Video for “Say It”

Tory Lanez's "Say It' video

Being dubbed Drake’s kid brother can only pave the way for more greatness. Tory Lanez, the newcomer to some but known many, is a Toronto-native singer-songwriter and rapper who does all of the following effortlessly. On the stoop with friends, Lanez jokes until he sees an attractive girl that he refers to as “diamond”. “If […]

Sevyn Streeter Remixes Tory Lanez’s “Say It”

Sevyn Streeter

Keeping it real will set you free. Sevyn Streeter, who is currently under fellow singer Chris Brown’s CBE imprint, takes to Toronto’s own Tory Lanez’s “Say It” to put her spin on things. Not being low (or discrete) in the least bit about the situation, the “It Won’t Stop” singer challenges her male counterpart(s) to […]

Tweet Returns with New Single, “Won’t Hurt Me”

Tweet's "Won't Hurt Me" single cover art

Self-sufficiency seems to be a reoccurring theme with Tweet’s music. Sounding like the day she entered the mainstream industry with debut album Southern Hummingbird in 2002, Tweet returns with a humbling, melodic and self-secure record about the end of a relationship. We can all admit breakups of any kind aren’t easy, but the guitar-backed number […]

G Herbo’s New “L’s” Record Runs Deep

G Herbo

How would you live if God could guarantee your life was long? Circumstances alter the outcome of life. G Herbo (formerly known as Lil Herb) reminisces about his hardened life, trials and tribulations. When he was 13, Herbert Wright was engrossed into academics, reading books and playing basketball. Three years later, adaptation occurred and at […]