No new friends. Birdman and his estranged artist Lil Wayne have patched things up, at least for now. Joined by Drake in Miami to bring in the new year, the two who have been quarreling over money seem to have made amends. More on this as it unravels.
Waka Flocka (@WakaFlocka) has turned over somewhat of a new leaf in terms of his direction with rap. Waka has definitely stepped up his lyricism and makes less of what he was initially known for upon his debut in the rap game. Take a listen to “Ask Charlamagne”.
Future (@1future @theweeknd) and The Weeknd collide on this new offering “Low Life”, which almost seems overdue that these two should’ve been had a song together but nonetheless here’s a Metro Boomin, Ben Billions and The Weeknd produced cut. Listen below.
Timbaland (@Timbaland) launched his new “King Stays King” mixtape as a Christmas gift to his fans. The project contained unreleased and never before heard material from the late great Aaliyah. Here’s the song “Shakin” which has the vintage production sound that was the backbone of the era of Baby Girl. Listen below.
Lauryn Hill joins in on the reason for the season with a cover of Nat King Cole’s “A Cradle In Bethlehem” as she prepares to perform two shows. One in Washington, D.C. on January 1st and a second at Brooklyn Bowl in New York on January 4th. Listen below.
Busta Rhymes and The Conglomerate artists J DOE and O.T. Genasis get lit in the visual aid for “God’s Plan”. The song is also feastured on Busta’s “The Return Of The Dragon: The Abstract Went On Vacation” album. Watch below.
Lupe Fiasco put out one of the best rap albums of 2015 and already has his sights set on 2016 with three additional bodies of work. Lu took to his Twitter to announce DROGAS, SKULL and ROY as projects that are coming out next year. Stay tuned for more details as they unravel.