Kevin Gates – Perfect Imperfection

Kevin Gates – Perfect Imperfection

Following “I Don’t Get Tired,” Kevin Gates gives us the next single from his highly anticipated Luca Brasi 2. “Perfect Imperfection” is in the same vein as “John Gotti.” That’s a heavy comparison since I’d regard the latter as his best record this year. This new one could easily fall into that top five category after the project is out. Kevin Gates is just an intriguing artist. His words warrant replays to understand what he’s talking about. The tales he gives us are so vivid even if it’s not just one long story but little passages here and there. He… continue reading

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Lil Wayne Ft. Christina Milian – Start A Fire

Lil Wayne Ft. Christina Milian – Start A Fire

“Mama I’m in love with a hot girl, and they just don’t get it.” It’s been a while since Lil Wayne had a hit. He always manages to move units regardless, but “Start A Fire” could be the match that lights his way back to the charts. This one is very radio friendly with Christina Milian delivering her best appearance since signing to Young Money last year. Depending on the reception, we could be seeing this all over the place in the next few months. Lil Wayne isn’t just trying to prove he’s the best rapper alive on the song,… continue reading

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The Sermon’s Jukebox: Notable Music Of the Week (11-17 to 11-23)

The Sermon’s Jukebox: Notable Music Of the Week (11-17 to 11-23)

In a week, countless records come out just in the hip-hop field alone. It’s over-crowded. Songs go under the radar due to a lack of time. The Sermon’s Jukebox is a means to group some of these records into one bundle that listeners can catch up on during the weekend. This week, we have songs and videos from Jazz Cartier, Dom Deshawn, NicX, Dee-1 and more. Jazz Cartier – Rose Quartz/Like, Crazy: Toronto’s Jazz Cartier released this two-in-one freebie over Toro Y Moi’s record of the same song. To be honest, he sounds better on it as he deals with… continue reading

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OG Maco Fires Off Subliminals On “Fat Fuck”

OG Maco Fires Off Subliminals On “Fat Fuck”

The art of the subliminal is a game that not many can play on a strong level. What makes a great subliminal track? It has to have hard-hitting lines that impact the subject. OG Maco has no problem making this happen on “Fat Fuck,” premiered via Mass Appeal, which is surprisingly calmer than most of his records thanks in part to Ryu Alexi’s production. However, his words are the furthest thing from calm. What OG Maco did this year is not only pop off in a major way with “U Guessed It” and sign to QC, he silenced talks that… continue reading

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Michael Christmas Ft. Sir Michael Rocks – Bootleg Designer (Prod. By Goodwin)

Michael Christmas Ft. Sir Michael Rocks – Bootleg Designer (Prod. By Goodwin)

From the swap meet to Canal Street, Michael Christmas and Sir Michael Rocks express their feelings toward spending all their hard earned money on the latest in fashion. Hint: he doesn’t like to do it. “Bootleg Designer” is another great chapter in the likable career of Mickey. The bouncy Goodwin production is excellent for both artists, especially sounding like something the colorful Sir Michael Rocks would be using. Their chemistry off this one song is pretty strong. Both artists have this fun balance in their music. You can pick up a project from either and be entertained off the cool… continue reading

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G-Eazy Releases “Achievement” & “Get Away (Remix)” Ft. Kehlani

G-Eazy Releases “Achievement” & “Get Away (Remix)” Ft. Kehlani

G-Eazy has a lot to celebrate. The debut album did exceptionally well, and ranks as one of the best releases this year. His highly successful From The Bay To The Universe tour is getting a second leg in January. Tickets went on sale today. Today, we get two new songs from Gerald. “Achievement” samples East Flatbush Projects’ “Tried By 12,” while he runs through his list of accomplishments and drops quite a few stunting bars. We wouldn’t want it any other way. “Get Away (Remix)” was originally Kehlani’s, and, since she’s on the upcoming tour, G-Eazy drops two stellar verses… continue reading

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