Tampa-based producer, K.E. on the Track (@_KEOnTheTrack) explains how he and his production team created Rick Ross’ new JAY Z featured single “The Devil Is A Lie.” Comparing the simplicity of this Gene Williams “Don’t Let Your Love Fade Away” sample to what Bangladesh did on Lil Wayne’s “A Milli” K.E> tells how he used multiple layers of drums to get it to how it sounds now.
As promised, Mike Posner (@MikePosner) drops off the official video to his G.O.O.D. Music-assisted single “Top of the World.” Big Sean and Mike take it back to their hometown of Detroit to inspire and uplift the community just as the song is geared towards. Take a look after the break.
Houston’s own Trae Tha Truth (@TRAEABN) recently completed the first season of his “TRAE” cartoon series with VEVO. Today, he launches the second season of “TRAE,” this time in conjunction with a new partnership with What The Funny, executive produced by Marlon Wayans and Omar Epps. Check out the first episode below titled “The Great Houston Snow Storm.”
Nardwuar managed to corner Chance The Rapper for an interview while he was in Vancouver, British Columbia. In their face off Chance recalls almost throwing up on Kendrick Lamar at SXSW, growing up in Chicago and President Obama’s election. Interesting tidbit is that Chance’s mom took his Kanye West “College Dropout” CD and tossed it…
TYGA (@TYGA) & Justin Bieber (@JustinBieber) fans will not be disappointed with the futuristic music video for “Wait For A Minute”, the lead single off TYGA’s upcoming The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty dropping 2014.
In Fabolous’ (@myfabolouslife) most recent interview with Revolt TV, the Brooklyn emcee spoke on his upcoming mixtape, Soul Tape 3 and how it would be the Last of the Soul Tape series. Loso also spoke on upcoming collabs, his new album and more. Peep the full interview below.
Sampha (@Sampha_) has been having a great year. BBC Radio 1 took note of that and conducted a series of In-Session segments. The first was with Huw Stephens and the second was conducted by Benji B. During the segments Sampha served up the first airing of new song titled “Courtesy.” Take a listen to both interviews below as well as Sampha’s new joint.
Sean Paul (@duttypaul) and Damian Marley shoot a viral visual for “Riot” off Full Frequency. Directed by Jon J. Watch below.
Asher Roth (@asherroth) revealed the title for his next album called Retro Hash. Asher has since parted ways with Def Jam and released the Greenhouse Effect Vol. 2 mixtape earlier this year. Check out the trailer announcing the forthcoming LP below.
Jeremih (@Jeremih) and Shlohmo (@Shlohmo) collaborated with “Bo Peep (Do You Right)” earlier this year as part of ‘Yours Truly and Adidas Originals Songs from Scratch Series.’ With the holidays approaching, the two announce a new collaborative EP currently untitled but is set to drop this upcoming February.