Enjoy my new track “H2O, My Friend” ~Doc
FUNK BOX RVA vol.1 – Richmond, VA’s (and Brooklyn’s) grimiest producers form like voltron for this epic BEAT TAPE!
mahLion + Doc B. Wildman + Digipossum + Visual Typestereo + Santa Kilmagik + F1NG3RS + Nerve Leak + James Dangle + REC: Richmond Electronic Collective + The Messenger am9l
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D’Angelo has announced the release of his new album, Black Messiah, the long-awaited followup to his epic album Voodoo, released nearly 15 years ago. Black Messiah credited to D’Angelo and the Vanguard. The album will debut this Sunday at a New York City listening session. Thank you Consequence of Sound for pointing me towards the short teaser video for Black Messiah. Watch it below:
Consequence of Sound also found photos of the packaged album on Twitter.
Listen to Harmonix (aka James Blake) remix Kendrick Lamar “m.A.A.d City”
#26 – Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata – Feel Connected Top 50 Albums of 2014
Piñata is the collaborative studio album by Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs and California hip hop musician Madlib. Piñata was released on March 18, 2014, under Madlib Invazion; following three stellar EP releases over a two and a half year period, including Thuggin’ (2011), Shame (2012) and Deeper (2013). The entire album is produced by Madlib, and the 17-track LP lives up to the bold promise of “featuring every mother fucker in the rap game worth fucking with,” with features from Raekwon, Earl Sweatshirt, Danny Brown, Domo Genesis, Scarface, BJ the Chicago Kid, Ab-Soul, Casey Veggies, Meechy Darko, Mac Miller, and more.
Kendrick Lamar and Reebok join forces with acclaimed director Anthony Mandler to take you on a journey through Kendricks’ hometown – Compton. The video celebrates the limitless potential of youth and is narrated by Kendrick through a powerful verse titled “Kendrick Lamar – I am” — his own personal ode to Compton.
Kendrick Lamar also lends the hook to “25″ by Punch, the rap alias of TDE president Terrence Henderson.
Listen to our 42 Track Kendrick Lamar Features Playlist.
“Strung Out” is a dope track from Albany, NY’s J-Nice; a rugged, raw, and gifted MC that has a knack for smooth word play. J-Nice and featured artist YZ use lyrics to tell a story and suggest methods for dealing with the pain of heartache and loss. RA-Blaze, a veteran producer out of Long Island, NY and member of Innovative Grind Music Group’s Team Innovation, produced this banger track reminiscent of Havoc, 9th Wonder, and old Kayne. Enjoy.