Hip hop lyricism has always been dense with references, MCs filling their verses with the people, places and things that define their environment. From very early on, that has included the consumer brands and pop culture properties that exist as their own copyrighted phrases and commercial entities. D.C. Comics was probably wise not to acknowledge…Details
Blood Orange front man Devonté Hynes (@DevHynes) was tasked to score the soundtrack for James Franco’s film Palo Alto. With some additional vocals from girlfriend Samantha Urbani he delivers the title track as well as “April’s Daydream”. Listen below.
Slum Village’s (@slumvillage) upcoming EP, Vintage, is set to arrive in June. “We On The Go” features vocals from Black Milk and Frank Nitt and is produced By Black Milk. Take a listen to second release off the EP below.Details
Elle Varner (@ellevarner) is on course to deliver her sophomore album “4 Letter Word” and yesterday she set forth a new offering in the form of “Fuck It All”. Listen below.
Tokyo Police Club gets their hands on Rush Midnight’s single “Closer” and adds their own spin to it. Listen below.
Röyksopp & Robyn (@royksopp @robynkonichiwa) have been throwing caution to the wind of their upcoming EP titled “Do It Again”. This week they ushered in two offerings from the project including the title track “Do It Again” and “Every Little Thing”. Listen below.
Every Little Thing
Do It Again
Lil Boosie (@BOOSIEOFFICIAL) is hitting all the major media outlets in NYC to promote his upcoming album dropping via. Atlantic Records later this year. In his recent interview with Sway in the Morning, Boosie spoke on his recent release from prison, being away from his children for so long, songs he wrote while in prison and his new album, Touchdown 2 Cause Hell. Peep the full interview below to see what else Boosie and Sway spoke on.Details
Common (@common) was a guest on CNN to speak about his role in the documentary series “Chicagoland”. Common also discussed being active in youth outreach for the city and how working with Kanye and DONDA has made an impact. Watch the clip below. I feel like it’s my duty to reach out to young people…Details
Cap-1 (@RICHIECAP1) will be giving last call for his new mixtape “Open Bar” which drops today. He pours up a quick shot in the form of a freestyle over Future’s “Move That Dope”. Listen below.
Fredo Santana (@fredosantana300) pays homage to Nasir by kicking a fresh set of bars over QB’s finest “Oochie Wally” while we await the release of his album Walking Legend. Listen below.