Can you tell me how to get in @JanelleMonae DM’s? Well if not, I’ll settle for directions to Sesame Street. Janelle Monáe encourages the kids with an empowering song “The Power Of Yet” which she performed along with Elmo and company. The full episode airs on September 16th. Watch below.
Faith Evans (@faithevans @missyelliott) gets in front of the cameras lens for “I Deserve It”. Along side her is Missy Elliott and newcomer Sharaya J in this ladies night out themed visual aid. Cameos by Terrell Owens and Stevie J. Directed by Derek Blanks. Watch below.
Jazz Cartier (@jazzcartier) came, saw and very well may conquer with this aggressive anthem “New City New Legend”. If you stir up ASAP Ferg and Flatbush Zombies raw energy and beat selection, it’s safe to say Jazz Cartier fits in well along those names upon listening to the Lantz produced banger. Check it out below…Details
OG Maco (@OGMaco @MigosATL) links up with QC label-mates Migos for “FuckEmX3”, a track that manages to up the ante in terms of energy and disregard for others over Maco’s previous single, “U Guessed It”. Ducko McFli crafted the production on the record. OG Maco has two projects on the horizon, a self-titled mixtape, and an…Details
Jagged Edge (@official_JE) follows up the release of “Hope” with another tune “Ready”. Produced by Bryan Michael Cox, the mid 2000’s formed R&B group focus on settling down with their significant other. Look out for the album J.E. Heartbreak 2 on October 27th. Listen below.
Raekwon (@raekwon @faithevans) continues to dig in the crates for Throwback Thursday. This time Shallah hones in on a joint from Faith Evan’s catalog and reworks “You Used To Love Me”. Listen below. https://soundcloud.com/iceh2orecords/raekwon-you-used-to-love-me-tbt-13Details
Joell Ortiz (@joellortiz @theheatmakerz @illmindproducer) sets forth the official album stream for his latest body of work “House Slippers” (available September 16th). At the helm of production is The Heatmakerz, most known for the signature Dipset era sound and !llmind. Mr. Yaowa ropes in B.o.B and Slaughterhouse for featured assistance. Listen below.
SBTRKT (@SBTRKT @ASAPFerg) connects with ASAP Ferg for the latest taste of what the form for “Wonder Where We Land” which drops on September 22nd. Ferguson shies away from the usual turn up/street rap and opts for some more intricate flows over the sound bed provided by SBTRKT. Listen below.
BOOTS (@bootsonboots) wastes no time in following up the release of “Mercy” with an accompanying visual aid. It doesn’t even do this piece of art justice to label a “video”. BOOTS begins with a tranquil yet eerie setting that captures his battered and bruised form as he morphs into a liberated bad ass who almost…Details