Miami artist Swa Playmaker drops the new single “Power” produced by Oakland / Portland artist TOPE. Swa drops knowledge over the soulful TOPE production, teasing fans with another taste of the new album 305 Nights coming soon. After working with DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Akon and more under the name Benisour, Swa took some time off and is now poised to drop multiple albums in 2017.
Having quietly locked himself away in the lab over the past year, Raleigh, N.C. lyricist Mallz emerges from that hermetic lifestyle with a follow-up single to the previously released“Premonition,” as he enlists the Grammy nominated producer D.R.U.G.S. Beats, for his new audible offering titled “All Day,” which is the second single released from his upcoming album, ‘Subject To Change,’ a track that speaks for itself, this is Mallz at his most lyrical proficient.
“Subject To Change” is penned for release sometime in May, 2017 [subject to change, sorry!] via Bandcamp, and features production from the likes of long time collaborators K-Hill, Steve Skyline, D.R.U.G.S. Beats, Ace Dizzy Flow and more. Mallz is hoping to continue to carry the torch for N.C. Hip-Hop, following an already classic lineage set by 9th Wonder, J. Cole, Little Brother, amongst others. Expect him… #mallz #allday #subjecttochange
To say REKS took the underground rap scene by storm would be an understatement, as over the course of his first decade on the scene he was the definition of consistent, unleashing three consecutive albums that firmly established him as one of hip-hop’s most revered new artists: Along Came The Chosen, Grey Hairs (primarily produced by Statik Selektah with additional production from DJ Premier & Large Professor), Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme (which debuted on the Billboard charts and included production from Statik Selektah, DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Hi-Tek, Nottz, Sha Money XL & Sean C & LV).
While REKS’ The Greatest X (pronounced as The Greatest Unknown) is not a comeback album, it is a return to force for the Boston wordsmith. As he did on his previous stand-out efforts, REKS is back working with the industries elite producers (Large Professor, The Alchemist, Evidence, Statik Selektah, Nottz, Apollo Brown, Black Milk, Buckwild, STREETRUNNER) as he sets out to take the next step in his progression with The Greatest X. “Over the past two and a half years I have been recording songs with the understanding this would be album number 10 for me and thus something monumental” REKS stated. “The Greatest X is a valuable addition to my catalogue; and an important album for hip hop period. I liked the idea (double-album) because it would represent something special for album number 10. The Greatest X is more of an experience than it is an album. It is one of my proudest accomplishments.”
REKS new album, The Greatest X, (pronounced The Greatest Unknown) is out now via Brick Records.
Tameka “Tiny” Harris and her label Pretty Hustle is pleased to announce the TOP 10 (#8) R&B iTunes release of LOVE JONES, a 6-song EP debut by ZONNIQUE available for purchase on itunes. BUY IT HERE..
Paying homage with snippets from the seminal film of the same title, The EP, LOVE JONES, is ZONNIQUE’s first release as a solo artist offering the listener a taste of what is to come on her full length album.
Featuring song titles like “Patience (ne’ Decisions),” “Greedy (ne’ Self Confidence),” “Should’ve Been (ne’ Get Back Sh*t),” “Ghost (ne’ No Commitment),” and “I’m Great (ne’ Not Trippin’)” Zonnique writes songs that gives the first real look into the young lady she has become.
Just last month, Jahlaam (pronounced Ja-Lom) shared the remix to her stand out record “Fantasy” with a verse from fellow Atlanta native Dre Meyers. On FRIDAY, March 31st, Jahlaam will deliver the highly anticipated visuals to the original record shot by Hued Productions. Jahlaam shines in the sultry visuals that perfectly executes the lyrics from the song. “Fantasy” is the third single from Jahlaam as an independent artist and is just an offering as to what to expect on her #FLOWerEP releasing later this summer.
Here’s South Carolina artist NGeeYL of Suixide Squad’s latest project “Fukk Da Feds” along with the visual for the leading single “Double S.” The 16 track mixtape is hosted by Buzz Wars, Sly Planet, and Swish Money.
Atlanta newcomer Dope DJ preps for the release of his third EP titled SupremeDope with the visuals to the lead single “Swish”. Shot by Zaypreme Films, Dope DJ shows off the similarities in sports and music over the Will G production.
As a pre-game for his birthday, KP the Great dropped a 23 song mix featuring some of todays hottest artists like Lil Uzi and Kodak Black, along with mixing a few new songs from Kap G and Hustle Gang’s RaRa. KP used his image from the upcoming coffee table book by renowned photographer, Phillip Leeds, creator of the ‘Big Shots!’ book which features images from Pharrell Williams, Rita Ora and more.
As we approach summer and spring time falls upon us North Carolina native hiphop artist Jiaani has just blessed us with his new project GoodVibes presents Memoirs hosted by DJ Esudd. The twelve track project features Tigo B, Gille Da Kid, and Fred The Godson accompanied with incredible production. The hit single Vegas Nights featuring North Carolina native Tigo B has been lighting up the airways with the tracks hypnotizing production paired with the refreshing sound of Jiaani and Tigo B’s sinful melodies that the industry has desperately been missing! Check out the new project available now on spinrilla!
VL Deck aka The Section 8 boss is back again but this time he brings Atlanta 367 CEO Eastside Jody for the new video “Pressure”. Known as one the next one to blow with the comparison of an up to date back in the day Young Jeezy, the two artists together are generating a lot of buzz. Both artists are CEOs of their own labels and are backing up the things they speak on.
Watch the Glass Imagery 4k-directed video below and stay tuned for the Atlanta native’s upcoming Spot Talk 2 project dropping soon on LiveMixtapes.