Mariah Smith touched base with SZA for the March issue of GQ shortly before the Ctrl songstress would attend the 60th Grammy awards, where she was nominated five times. After being shut out at the ceremony, GQ caught up with her again. “You feel like you’re really falling short and you fucking failed [your fans],” she says. She admits to getting caught up in the accolades and recognition, and being brought back down to earth after her losses. “I can have an attitude and really take that shit an ugly-ass way and get caught up in the wrong moment and Read More
Dee-1 proves Love conquers all in the video to his Sevyn Streeter assisted single “Love Always Wins,” the latest from his long-awaited major label debut album, Slingshot David. “In a world where there is so much negativity, it is easy to lose focus. Everyone has obstacles that at times may be overwhelming,” Dee explains. The bible tells us three things will last forever – Faith, Hope & Love. The greatest of these is Love. ” Serving as a spin off from the New Orleans native’s 2016 mixtape, Slingshot David includes 26 tracks with appearances from Avery Wilson, Kango Slim, Avery Read More
After inking a deal with TPain’s Nappy Boy label, Sixxmann has delivered the first installment in his “Numb3rs” Mixtape Series. The project includes four tracks with appearances from Young Cash (Snatch Dat Wall Off), Gus(She Wanna) and Co(Pleasant) and production from Hot Rod (5 star chick), Mgeezy, New Orleans own Paulas Guss and Co Da Kid. Numb3rs is available for download on all digital mixtape outlets. Be on the look out for more from this New Orleans native. Listen below.
JAYARSON just dropped new visuals to #BarsWithJAYARSON. In the clip, the New Orleans native flaunts his lyrical ability in one minute. The series appears across social media and is definitely raises the bar for lyricism.
In addition to his Slingshot David tour, Dee-1 has also announced a Meet & Greet for each of the cities. Meet and Greet will start 1 hour before doors open and last approximately 45 min. There will be photo and autograph opportunities as well. If you’ve ever wanted to meet Dee-1, and ask him questions about his life growing up in New Orleans, or reminisce about wearing Girbauds and wanting to be a Hot Boy now is your chance. Tickets are $30. General Admission MUST BE PURCHASED SEPARATELY! To purchase your General Admission and or Meet and Greet tickets for Read More
Dee-1 is set to embark on his “Slingshot David Tour” in support his newest album Slingshot David released in early November. The project can be found on all digital outlets or cop yours here. Set to begin in January, the New Orleans native will hit several cities, including Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, New Orleans, Atlanta, and more. Be sure visit Dee1Music.com/Tour or click on the flyer for more information including a link to purchase tickets.
After delivering two successful mixtapes, 2010’s ‘Inflammable Grammar’ and 2014’s ‘Question Everything,’ Antix returns with his new track “When It Falls.” The song sways between the quiet, resolute core of Antix’s verses and the emotional gusts of Greg Delson’s choruses. It re-insures determination in the face of adversity. To date, the London rapper has always proudly stood outside the norms of his genre, and shuns the bravado and materialism of many of his contemporaries. He has delivered his signature flow on topics ranging from mental health (“Come Home”) to religious oppression (“Afshin’s Song”). His work is heavily informed by his Read More
Dave East tags Chris Brown and Kap G for “Bentley Truck” a cut off East’s DJ Holiday-hosted Karma mixtape which also features Lil Durk, Moneybagg Yo, Piif Jones, and Don Q. “I used to want a Rollie,” Breezy sings. “Look at me now / In a Bentley truck, smoking that loud.”
After dropping the news of a collabo brewing with Weezy, Kodak Black finally delivers the track “Codeine Dreaming,” a single off Project Baby Two: All Grown Up. “‘Bout to take off on you peons and go back to Mars,” Weezy raps. “‘Bout to leave these peons behind like the Jackson 4 / Tried to moonwalk on the moon and had to wax the floors / Tried to put me in a box and then I crashed the Porsche.” This match up kind of took us by surprise since Black dissed and challenge Weezy to a fight earlier this year. “Lil Wayne Read More
21 Savage is taking on the role as spokesperson for the “new generation,” of music. The Slaughter Gang MC took to social media regarding the generational gap in hip-hop. “Why do so many of these ‘Og Rappers’ judge the new generation?” he asked. “They say we make drug user music like making drug selling music is better what’s the difference ? What about the fact that rap is the number one genre of music right now non of y’all acknowledge that. Artists been snorting cocaine and smoking crack since the 70s and 80s did y’all forget that?” He continued his rant. Read More