“Mink Flow” has Young Thug providing a catchy hook and displaying his vocal range on this track from Super Slimey. Future also goes in on the beat as it thumps along. The music video for the song has a gothic feel and plenty of snakes slithering about. Check it out below.
Future and Young Thug have finally released a visual from their collaborative album Super Slimey. “All da Smoke” is one of the best tracks off of the record which finds both rappers displaying their varied and trademark styles. Check it out below.
Los Angles singer SiR is getting ready to release his debut album November next week and has released the ScHoolboy Q featured track “Something Foreign.” This song is a piano-driven track that has a chill-hop vibe. Check it out below.
I am disappointed in myself for not adding Without Warning to my list of the best albums of 2017. I have been listening to this 21 Savage and Offset collaborative album constantly and really enjoyed the total aesthetic that the rappers and producer Metro Boomin created.
“Run Up the Racks” has 21 Savage rapping in his trademark hardcore style as the foreboding beat stutters behind him. Check it out below.
Michael Kiwanuka is an English singer-songwriter who is making some of the best soul music to come out in years. The musician has been compared to Marvin Gaye and Otis Redding and the comparisons are true especially on the track “Black Man in a White World.” The song sounds like a leftover from Marvin Gaye’s seminal work What’s Going On. Kiwanuka sings about the obstacles for a black man in a world run by white people. Check it out below.
In anticipation of new music from Earl Sweatshirt, here is “Balance.” The track was produced by Knxwledge and is a jazzy quiet track that has Earl flowing smoothly over it. Check it out below.
Benjamin Booker is a young blues-rock musician that has released two amazing albums that are a mix of gospel, blues, and indie rock. His raspy voice and phenomenal guitar work are invigorating especially on the track “Believe.” Booker howls out his belief for something more to his existence. Check it out below.
Lil Uzi Vert had a great 2017 and it seems that he is starting the year off right with a new track. “Mood” is a new single that features production from TM88 and Southside and has Uzi Vert bouncing around on the low-key beat. Check it out below.
Lil Wayne recently stated that he is releasing a follow-up to his stellar Dedication 6 mixtape called D6: Reloaded. The first single from it is the remix “Family Feud” which features Drake. Both rappers discuss their issues with rivals and the opposition. Lil Wayne destroys the track with his on-point wordplay and punch lines. Check it out below.