Friday, April 27, 2012

Digital Drop Presents: The Rap Up With DeeDotMillz

Digital Drop recently chatted it up with Detroit's own DeeDotMillz to discuss his debut album M.I. State of Mind, past projects, the state of Hip-Hop, his goals and ambitions and more.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Gotye x Chuck Inglish - Somebody That I Used To Know

Download: Somebody That I Used To Know (Chuck Inglish Remix)

Chuck Inglish dropped a dope remix to Gotye's hit single Somebody That I Used To Know. Chuck has been on a tear lately with the releases WRKING and WRKOUT, great sounds coming from Sir Inglish.

Spotted over at illroots.

Big K.R.I.T. - Live From The Underground (Cover Art)

Dope cover art as always with K.R.I.T.'s projects, June 5th is the date.

Childish Gambino - The Switch (Royalty Live) (Compilation Tape)

Download: The Switch (Royalty Live)

The good folks over at Forever Childish compiled a list of the tracks Gambino performed at his secret show in LA last night.

Kool A.D. - 51 (Mixtape)

Download: 51

Kool A.D.'s latest mixtape is an ode to his Bay Area roots, and most of the recording took place in Oakland. Features include Main Attrakionz, Boots Riley and fellow Das Racist member Himanshu. On the production side Amaze 88 handles most of it, with a few tracks being produced by Trackademics, Young L, and even a few cuts are self-produced by A.D.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Phonte - The Life Of Kings ft Evidence & Big K.R.I.T. (Video)

New Tigallo, new Tigallo, new Tigallo. Phonte drops some visuals for one of my favorite cuts off his album Charity Starts At Home. Funny thing is Evidence couldn't make it to the video shoot so MomTigallo stepped up and did it for him. Hilarious. If you didn't peep Phonte's solo debut Charity Starts At Home yet, I recommend you do I had it as the second best album of 2011, behind Section.80

CRASHprez & *hitmayng - Enjoy Your Miserable Life EP

Download: Enjoy Your Miserable Life

The latest project from the Klansmen, CRASHprez features six dope tracks with topics ranging from politics, love, and surprisely Darth Maul (trust me it works). Production is handled by Milwaukee native *hitmayng who does an excellent job complementing the lyricism and wit that CRASH has become known for.

Louseph Bruise 'Em - F I N A L E (Video)

Directed by GanzHQ

Trippy video from the homie Louseph full of datamoshing effects, for my thoughts on the song itself peep the original write up. Be sure to grab  Louseph's beat tape TRIP too.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Ab-Soul - SOPA ft ScHoolBoy Q

Download: SOPA

Man! What can I say about this track besides that it's great. This is by far to me the best release from Ab-Soul's Control System that we've heard. Fuck a Black Hippy album, can we get an Soulo and Q project? Anyway don't forget to cop Control System when it drops May 11th, it's definitely going to be one of the best releases this year.

Curren$y - The Stoned Immaculate (Cover Art x Tracklist)

June 5th looks to be the date for Curren$y's latest and (hopefully) greatest album yet The Stoned Immaculate. Features include Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T., Young Roddy, Trademark, 2 Chainz and more. I just want to say that the 2 Chainz feature is by far the most interesting track on this album, can't wait to hear it. Peep the tracklist below doe.

Pre-Order here.

1. What It Look Like (feat. Wale)
2. Privacy Glass
3. Armoire (feat. Young Roddy & Trademark)
4. Take You There (feat. Marsha Ambrosius)
5. Showroom
6. Capitol (feat. 2 Chainz)
7. No Squares (feat. Wiz Khalifa)
8. Sunroof (feat. Corner Boy P)
9. Chasin’ Papers (feat. Pharrell)
10. That’s The Thing (feat. Estelle)
11. Chandelier
12. Fast Cars, Faster Women (feat. Daz)
13. Jet Life (feat. Big K.R.I.T. & Wiz Khalifa)
14. Audio Dope 3
15. One More Time
16. J.L.R. (feat Young Roddy & Smoke DZA)

Friday, April 20, 2012

rMell - Wavebird

Download: Wavebird

The homie rMell dropped this late last night as an early treat for 4/20. Really feeling the vibes this track gives off, definitely some shit you can light up to.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Doxx - Goldie | Jolly Ranchers

Download: Goldie | Jolly Ranchers

Cleveland artist Doxx hit me up with two tracks today from his upcoming project Paint It Black. I have to admit I thought that his track Goldie was going to be a "freestyle" over A$AP Rocky's latest, but I was wrong. It is actually an original song and the two sound nothing alike. The only thing that you could compare is both rapper's obviously Houston influenced music. Goldie is an ode to the late Pimp C, and with the help from producer Aystarz, Doxx along with Joey Sap and Ash J spit over a banger full of bass.

The second track I received was Jolly Ranchers, which can be summed up as a lean anthem but once again the production stands out to me and as with Goldie the trill sound is there. If you like what you hear be sure to cop Doxx's Paint It Black when it drops.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Ab-Soul - Pineal Gland (Video)

Earlier today, Ab-Soul dropped a video for his track Pineal Gland off of his upcoming album Control System, due out on May 11th. This is definitely a banger, backed by the production from Tae Beast, Soul spits some of the best I've heard from him. With the release of the Danny Brown featured Terrorist Threats last week and now this, Control System is looking to be one of the top releases this year.

A$AP Rocky - Goldie

Download: Goldie

The lead single off of Rocky's debut album Long.Live.A$AP. which is due out July 7th.

Sunday, April 15, 2012


Download: WOMBO EP

If your a fan of SIR E.U you've noticed that he has been relatively quiet (music-wise) since dropping his album H I P P O P O T A M U S in December, besides doing a few features here and there. Well it seems the young man has not been loafing during his "layoff", he has actually been working hard on a EP called WOMBO. As with his previous tapes the main highlight is E.U's superb lyrics, the beats featured complement this as well. Unlike past projects the production has a minimalistic approach to it leaving you to revel in the lyrics of the Hippo. With each project E.U seems to get better lyrically and with his beat selection and WOMBO is the perfect example of this.

Childish Gambino Brings Out Kendrick Lamar & Danny Brown At Coachella

Childish Gambino grabs K-Dot and Danny Brown for a live remix of his You Know Me track off of Culdesac. Gambino even comes with a totally new verse but keeps that trademark flow of his reminiscent to that of a young MIMS. Needless to say Kendrick kills it, and as for Danny well I couldn't hear it due to Gambino's consistent wooping and moaning. Yeah.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

2 Chainz - Riot (Video)

New video from 2 Chainz Tity 2 Necklace who has been everywhere lately, here he his with visuals for Riot off of his T.R.U. REALigion mixtape. I just want to say I called this guy blowing up about two years ago on Tumblr and the name change. Look for his Def Jam debut Based on a T.R.U. Story to be in stores August 12th.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Steezy Grizzlies - Lavi$h

Download: Lavi$h

Lavi$h is the first single from Steezy Grizzlies' upcoming project GUNDAM, be sure to check out his first mixtape Punchout and The Rap Up interview he did with us.

Jay Electronica - Dear Moleskin

Download: Dear Moleskin

Waaaaaay back in 2009, Jay dropped a snippet of this track on YouTube. Now in 2012, almost three years later we get the full thing. Isn't funny how Jay Electronica time works? I don't know who pisses me off more him or Lupe, they're arguably two of the greatest lyricist ever to do it, yet these two hardly ever drop songs outside of their projects. Anyway the track itself is while I can't say it was worth the wait, it's not bad. Jay seems to take a step back to Just Blaze's instrumental which sound-wise is out of the norm for him but it works none the less. Now about that album...

Casey Veggies - Customized Greatly Vol.3 (Mixtape)

Download: Customized Greatly Vol.3

The latest entry in the Customized Greatly series from Casey Veggies arrives with 17 tracks featuring Jhene Aiko, Raheem DeVaughn and even a track with his old Odd Future buddies specifically Tyler, Domo, Hodgy and Earl.

Louseph Bruise Em' - TRIP (Beat Tape)

Download: TRIP

DMV native and producer Louseph dropped a small beat tape today featuring five instrumentals, be sure to give it a listen.

Friday, April 6, 2012

G.O.O.D. Music - Mercy ft 2 Chainz

Download: Mercy

Let me start off by saying this is my favorite record of the year so far, if the G.O.O.D. album sounds anything like this I'll be a happy man. An absolutely perfect track, from the production by Lifted, to the verses. Everyone does well here, Pusha T especially but the surprise guest verse from 2 Chainz stole the show for me.

Ab-Soul - Terrorists Threats ft Danny Brown & Jhené Aiko

Download: Terrorists Threats

Latest single from the Black Lip Bastard featuring Danny Brown and vocalist Jhene Aiko. Really feeling the production and Jhene's vocals on this one. Look out for Ab-Soul's project, which should be dropping soon.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Kanye West - TheraFlu

Download: TheraFlu

Hit-Boy produces another banger for Kanye who in return goes off. Seems like Ye drops tracks like these every year around this time. Tagged up and yelled up by Flex and Khaled for now.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Cloud Nothings - No Future / No Past (Video)

Randomly came across this at 4 am in the morning, the video caught my eye but I stayed for the music. A very minimalistic sound, vocals, eerie guitar strings and the occasional drum but it picks up towards the end. The video though is very trippy and creepy, an old man being dragged around or floating around than ending upside in a crucifix position. Weird.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Kendrick Lamar - The Recipe ft Dr.Dre (Stream)

The lead single from Kendrick Lamar's debut album is everything you would expect it to be. Great. As always K-Dot brings it, and even Dre's ghost written lines sound dope over the amazingly smooth production from Scoop Deville. Give this a video, some push and I could definitely see this being a big single for Kendrick. Good Kid In A Mad City due out later this year.