NEW MUSIC: YOUNG DOLPH – ‘WHILE U HERE’

October 18, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Young Dolph seizes the moment on his Drumma Boy produced latest single “While U Here.”   “Tell your mama you love her while she here,” he raps. “Tell your pops that you love him while he here / Tell your homeboy you love him while he here / One day you here, next day, you gone, for real.” The track is set to appear on Dolph’s upcoming album Thinking Out Loud set to be released on Oct. 20. The project will include features from Ty Dolla $ign, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, and DRAM. Listen below.

NEW MUSIC: GUCCI MANE – ‘MR. DAVIS’

October 18, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Only a year after releasing The Return of East Atlanta Santa, Gucci Mane drops Mr. Davis. “I planned on originally putting it out September the 15th; then, I started having the idea of putting it out October the 17th, but that’s the day I get married, so Friday the 13th sounds better,” Guwop told MTV News. “I love putting out music on 10/17, I feel like, it’d even make the whole wedding more powerful, because that’s like, my national holiday. In my mind, it’s coming out 10/17, but I’m dropping it early, Friday the 13th.” The project features 17 tracks including Read More

VIDEO: VIVIAN GREEN – ‘I DON’T KNOW’

October 12, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Vivian Green releases music video for “I Don’t Know” the debut single off her forthcoming album VGVI. The Derek Blanks directed video was shot in Atlanta and features a mixture of Reggae guitar and drums with a soulfully sexy confession during the hook. “I wanted to do something brighter and more upbeat,” Vivian reveals. “If a song was sad, it needed to have a certain attitude, energy, and life to it. I’ve done sad songs. I love them, of course. However, I wanted to evolve.” Watch below. Vivian is preparing to star in the stage play of the film adaptation “Two Read More

NEW MUSIC: KRIS WU FEAT. TRAVIS SCOTT – ‘DESERVE’

October 12, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Canadian-Chinese pop sensation Kris Wu tags Travis Scott on their international collaboration “Deserve.” “Girl, you know that you’re a freak,” they sing. “Shawty, you belong to me / Let me get you in your zone / Baby, you deserve a song.” The Louis Bell produced track has shot up to No. 1 on iTunes earning Wu the first Chinese recording artist to hit it. Listen below.    

NEW MUSIC: YG HOOTIE FEAT. KENDRICK LAMAR – ‘THE CITY’

October 12, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

  After collaborating in 2013 on “Two Presidents,” YG Hootie and Kendrick Lamar come together again for “The City,” a dedication to their beloved hometown of Compton. “Compton gets a lot of bad press which shapes the perception of our city, but most never know George Bush and his family once resided here,” Hootie told Complex. “They even went as far to suppress the fact, but you gotta give it up for ‘The City.’”“Me and Kendrick about to run shit,” Hootie raps. “We don’t say we did shit ’cause we done shit.” Theres no confirmation where the EarDrummers’ DJ FU produced track will Read More

VIDEO: AMINÉ – ‘SPICE GIRL’ FEATURING MEL B & ISSA RAE

October 11, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Aminé delivers his self-directed video for “Spice Girl,” the latest single off his debut album Good for You which feature appearances from Ty Dolla $ign, Nelly, Offset, Kehlani, and Charlie Wilson. The trippy clip starts with Aminé’s face superimposed on a young lady who looks just like him. In fact, throughout the video there are mind blogging effects like a police chase with a toilet bike, an enormous lotion bottle and his foot talking to him. Issa Rae and  Melanie “Mel B” Brown, also known as Scary Spice makes a surprise appearance in the video. Aminé is currently on his “For You Tour” through Nov. 16 Read More

NEW MUSIC: SKI MASK THE SLUMP GOD FEAT. OFFSET – ‘VENGEANCE’

October 11, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Ski Mask the Slump God calls on Migos’ Offset and super-producer Timbaland for his latest single “Vengeance.” “Yo’ bitch gon’ catch my balls just like a goalie, whoadie,” Slump God boast. “We at hotel just like Zack and Cody.” The hard-hitting track follows a slew of  recent Ski Mask’s collaborations like “No Tilt” with Lil Yachty and A$AP Ferg, and “ILoveYourAunt” with Trap Lord. Listen below.

NEW MUSIC: PARTYNEXTDOOR -‘SEVEN DAYS

September 29, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

PARTYNEXTDOOR lets go of his brand new project, Seven Days. “It’s seven songs I made in seven days,” the OVO crooner told Zane Lowe on Beats 1.  The project include features from Halsey on “Damage” and Rick Ross on “Better Man.” Other tracks include the tracks “Bad Intentions,” “Never Played Me,” “Best Friends,” and “The Right Way.” The release comes after his Colours 2 visual project back in June and countless collaborations. Stream below.

STREAM TAMAR BRAXTON’S ALBUM ‘BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS’

September 29, 2017 Shive Magazine 0

Tamar has released her fifth and last album Bluebird of Happiness, the follow-up to 2015’s Calling All Lovers.  The project includes 11 tracks featuring a combination of the songstress’s past works and a appearance from Yo Gotti on “Hol’ Up” with production from Braxton, Vincent Herbert, and Rodney Jerkins. “It’s almost like Love and War and Calling All Lovers got together and had a baby,” Tamar said in a interview with Rap-up.com. Tamar confirmed joining Xscape and Monica on “The Great Xscape Tour,” set to kick off Nov. 22 in Richmond. Listen below.

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