“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.
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.
2017 saw the release of many collaborative projects between popular hip-hop artists. Travis Scott and Quavo had been teasing their own project for a while and finally released it. Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho is an album that caters to both of the rappers styles and is a fun downbeat record.
“Where U From” is one of the best songs from the album with its somber sound and guitar loops. Check it out below.
Young Thug continues to drop some of the most interesting and eclectic music of his career. His recent joint mixtape Super Slimey with Future showed both of the rappers ability to gel with their diverse sound. One of the best tracks from the mixtape is “Cruise Ship” which has Young Thug completely laying out his most versatile flows to date. Check it out below.
Young Thug has finally released the music video for “Family Don’t Matter,” one of my favorite tracks from Beautiful Thugger Girls. The country-inspired tune is both a fun and memorable listen that features wonderful vocals from Millie Go Lightly. The music video turned out to be what I hoped it to be, which takes place on a farm and has Thugger riding a horse and spending quality time with a lover. Check it out below.
There are many great tracks from Young Thug’s Beautiful Thugger Girls including “On Fire.” This song has Thugger displaying his usual eccentric vocal style as his voice switches up constantly. Check it out below.
Lil Uzi Vert is riding a wave now after the success of his moody track “XO Tour Life” and album “LUV is Rage 2.” His debut album proved to be a real hit with fans and new listeners alike with its unique spin on trap music.
“Neon Guts” is one of the best tracks from the album. Pharrell serves as a producer and guest artist on the track. Lil Uzi Vert’s hyperactive vocals are reigned in for this track as he matches Pharrell’s more laid-back flow. Check it out below.
Florida rapper/singer XXXTentacion has had quite a controversial rise in hip-hop over the course of a year. His single “Look at Me!” became very popular while he was behind bars and catapulted to the top of the charts. XXXTentacion recently released his debut album 17 which was a mashup of hip-hop, emo, and indie rock. I was skeptical going into the album because I assumed that it was going to be another regurgitation of bland trap music, but boy was I wrong. I really enjoyed the album
I was skeptical going into the album because I assumed that it was going to be another regurgitation of bland trap music, but boy was I wrong. I really enjoyed the album and found myself listening to it several times in one day. There are many good tracks on the short album that I find myself drawn to over and over again.
XXXTentacion released a music video for his song “Look at Me” which also features the song “Riot.” The video has received quite a bit of attention due to its scene of a white child being lynched by X himself. Check it out below.