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Listen To Young Thug’s ‘I Swear To God’ Produced By London On Da Track

There’sneveranyshortageofnewYoungThugsongsfloatingaroundtheInternet,soitseems.“ISwearToGod”isthelatestofThugger’smanysongstoappear,andit’sprettystandardfareofhishalf-raps,half-croonsoverajammingLondonOnDaTrackbeat.Somehow,someway,LondonandThuggerhavebeenmakingdopemusictogethersince2008,andthechemistrycontinuesinthisone.

Watch Common Leave Oprah Hanging After Winning His Oscar

Tonight,CommonjoinedEminemandThree6MafiaasAcademyAwardwinningrappers.Iwould’veguessedComwouldgetitforanactingrole,butanOscarisanOscar.MuchlikeOutKastwinningtheGrammyforAlbumoftheYear,thebestpartofallthisisseeinghowfarthemanoriginallyknownasCommonSensehascomeinhiscareerandbeingawardedforit.

Listen To Just Blaze’s Unreleased Instrumentals, ‘Moleskine Conclusion’ And ‘Miracle’

JustBlazeisinasharingmoodrightnowandheopeneduphisharddrivestosharetwoinstrumentals–whichissortofundersellingthembutwhatelsecouldtheybecalled?–fromhispersonalarchives,“MoleskineConclusion,”aleftoffsectionofJayElectronica’strack,andanothertitled“Miracle,”whichsoundsliketheblissfulshittheyplayrightasyouwalkuptothepearlygates.

BEWARE’s Block: Accuracy Is The Only Option

ManiCoolinFeat.Cozz–“FreeMyMind”VideoWhenthesetwoLosAngelesareaspittersdeliveredthishazycollaborationafewweeksback,wefiguredthevideowouldbeupnext,becausethequalitycommandsattention.Thankfully,thescowlingvisualbacksupthemurkymoodandonlymakesthelisteningexperiencethatmuchbetter.

We Have Our First Yeezy Boost Sighting In The NBA

DuringAll-StarWeekend,AtlantaHawksguardJeffTeagueannouncedthathewasplanningtowearthenewadidasYeezyBoost duringagameatsomepointsoon.Todayhegotbeattothepunch.Byamascot.TheMilwaukeeBucks’Bangoiscurrentlyrockingapairduringtheteam’sgameagainsttheHawks.ThismarksthefirsttimesincetheirreleaselastweekthattheshoeswillsqueakacrossanNBAfloorduringagame.

Cavs’ J.R. Smith Threw Down A Dunk Contest-Worthy Reverse On The Knicks

J.R.Smithhasapparentlybeena“dream”toworkwith inCleveland,andplayslikethisareexactlywhy.Smithis,ofcourse,veryfamiliarwiththeGardenandhedecidedtoshowoutduringtheCavsblowoutvictoryovertheKnickstodaywitharidiculousdouble-pumpreversealley-oop.TheClevelandbenchabsolutelylosttheircollectiveshtafterthedunkandrightfullyso.

Reliving The Nike ‘Pigeon’ Dunk Riot Of 2005 With Jeff Staple

TheNikeSBDunkwasoneInevertookpartin.I’veneverlikedwearingDunksofanykindprimarilybecausethey’renotthemostcomfortableshoesandtheyalsolookextremelylongandflatinmysize13.Buttosaytheydidn’tbringinahugenewwaveofwearerswouldbeignorant.WhenthefirstgroupofSBsreleased,itwasoneofthefirsttimesIcouldrememberpeoplepayinghundredsforanon-JordanandtheyultimatelygavetheDunkmodelnewlife.

Hear DJ Quik’s Wrath On ‘Dollaz + Sense’ As ‘Safe + Sound’ Turns 20 Today

“E-I-H-T,nowshouldIcontinue/YeahyouleftouttheG’causetheGain’tinyou.”Safe+Sound,arguablyDJQuik’sgreatestalbum,turns20today.Inthattime,theQuikster’sneverascendedabovethetitleofyourwestcoastrapper’sfavoriterapper-producer,butthat’salright:weknowhe’soneofthefunkiestLosAngelinostoeversteptoamicandgetbehindtheboards.

The World According To Julie J: God Bless The Writer

 Speakerfoxxx–SkingraftSessions10MixYoucannevergowrongwithmixesovermixtapes,inmyexperienceasayoungworkingprofessional.Beingatwork,withpeoplecallingmeupallday(“Sir?DoyoumindifIputyouonhold?GucciManejustdroppedatape,”me,everyweek,tomyselfinmyhead)makeslisteningtomusic,letaloneseekingoutnewartistsnotoneoftheeasiesttaskstoaccomplish.

Listen To Iamsu!’s ‘Hella Good’ Featuring Tyga

Iamsu!hasbecomeoneofthemoreconsistentbrandsinrap.Heneverstraysfarfromhissupercool,almostplayful,styleandcontinuallydropsqualityjamsonwhatseemslikeaweeklybasis.Hislatestistheaptlytitled“HellaGood,”asmoothsinglewithTygathatsoundsperfectforasnakecharmer,butwillprobablyendupastrippercharmerinstead.

Raekwon Sets The Release Date For Upcoming ‘F.I.L.A.’ Album

Yaboyback!!!On4.28.15wefloodthestreets!!Flyinternationalluxuriousart!!pic.twitter.com/NMfOsB1cem —RaekwonTheChef(@Raekwon)February20,2015 It’sawonderfultimefortobeaWu-TangClanfan.First,there’sanewGhostfaceproject torockwithrightnowandRaekwon’sfinallysetthereleasedateforlong-awaitedF.I.L.A.(FlyInternationalLuxuriousArt).

Chris Brown And Tyga Talk Drake Beef And Kylie Jenner Rumors

ChrisBrownandTyga’sBetweenTheSheetstourwasstillinNYCsotheyendedupstoppingbyHot97foraninterviewandtheydidn’tshyawayfromanyofthehottopics.TygaexplainshisInstagrampost dedicatedtoKylie(“Idoitformyself.IspeakwhatIfeelinmyheart”),ChrisspShow More Summary

Adrian Marcel Strips Down His Sound On ‘Fifty Shades Of Adrian: Unplugged’ EP

YoumightrecallAdrianMarcelfromhissmooth,poppy“2AM” cutawhileback,butdon’tpigeonholetheBayAreacroonerinthatcategorybecausehe’sgotwaymoreuphissleeve.InlightofValentine’sDayandthereleaseof50ShadesofGrey,hedecidedtogiveusFiftyShadesOfAdrian:Unplugged,asixtrackEP.

Apparently, No One’s Safe From Afroman’s Onstage Behavior

AfewdaysagoAfromangotarrestedfordroppingawomanduringashow andhassincehadtodropafewtourdates.Turnsoutthiswasn’ttheonlysomeoneregrettedgoingonstage.AfanuploadedthisvideofromDecemberofaguybeinginvitedonstageandtryingtopassAfromanhisbluntbackoffbeat.

Watch Father’s ‘Young Hot Ebony (Remix)’ Video Not Featuring ILoveMakonnen Or RichPoSlim

WhoreallyneedsFather,ILoveMakonnenorRichPoSlimforthe“YoungHotEbony”remix video?Factofthematteristheirservicesweren’tneededaftertheylaidtheirrespectiveverses.Instead,acoupleofshortiesaresubbedintomockdelivertheirlinesanditworkseffectivelybecauseitalwaysworkseffectively.Wecouldlookatavideoofdudesrapping,braggingandtellingushowmuchbetterthanustheyare.

Listen To T-Bruin’s ‘Down’

 WordsByJimDeuce UpstartT-BruinlinkswithMarkRforsomenostalgicproductionthatDrakehimselfwouldenvy.LyricsarenotoutdonethankstotheconsciousandintrospectivenatureofAtlantaMC’spengame.Hisalbumisslatedtoreleaselateronthisyear.

Ne-Yo Upgrades ‘She Knows’ By Adding Fabolous And French Montana

Incaseyoumissedtheoriginalversion,Ne-YoenlistedFrenchMontanaandFabolousforthehissinglewithJuicyJ,“SheKnows.”Theaddedrapflareiswelcomed,consideringDr.Luke’sspeaker-blowinginstrumentalisfilledwithhugebreakdownsandcaterstocharacterflows,whicheveryonefeatureddeliverswithcomfort.Expecttheaddedfueltokeepthisfireburningforafewmoremonths.

Kanye’s Adidas Yeezy 750 Boost Releasing Online Tomorrow

MoretricksupYeezus’sleeve.adidashasjustinformedthemassesthattheYeezy750Boostswilldropinlargerquantitiestomorrow,February21atnoonESTonadidas.com.We’regladmoreoftheoriginalreleasewillbedroppingtoeventheplayingfieldforanyonewho’sinterested.AlotofHypebeastsgaveuphopeafterscanningeBayformarketprices,soasecondchancetosecureapairforretailgetsaheadnodanddapsfromme.

Heems And Dev Hynes Take Listeners ‘Home’ On Eerily Good Collaboration

AlthoughHeemsismostlyknownforhisoffthecuffstyleasaformermemberofDasRacist,theversatileMCoffersanothersideofhimselfon“Home.”Pairedwiththepercussion-centricvibesofBloodOrange’sDevHynes,thetwoeclecticartistscometogetherhereforamoodytakeonrelationshipwoes,offeringatrippyandhead-noddingfarewelltoasignificantotherwholostmorethantheyrealize.

Missy Elliott Gets Flipped For GoldLink’s ‘Vroom’

AlthoughGoldLinkdefinitelythrewdownon“Vroom,”producerFALCONStossedonehellofanalley-oop.Fromthejinglingkeysattheverybeginning,tothevariousMissyElliott“TheRain(SupaDupaFly)”sampleswoventhroughouttheinstrumental,thisextremelyclevercollaborationbetweenthewhimsicalDMVspitterandLosAngelesbeat-smithoffersimmediaterewardforlisteners,providinganenjoyableandcurrentspinona90sclassic.

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