2 CHAINZ – RAP OR GO TO THE LEAGUE

‘Rap or Go to the League’ is 2 Chainz’ fifth studio album, its title a reference to the misconception of young African-American men that their only options for success are as rappers or athletes [see also Biggie’s ‘Things Done Changed‘.  2 Chainz himself was a high school and college basketball player before ultimately deciding to…

CASHMERE CAT – 9

Cashmere Cat’s ‘9’ as a particularly star-studded release, featuring collaborations with the likes of The Weeknd, Kehlani, Ariana Grande & Selena Gomez.  It’s an interesting approach; fusing his other-worldly, experimental production with a selection of mainstream vocalists to produce some incredibly compelling, left-of-centre Pop music.  Stream below via Spotify, click here to download via iTunes.

MAC MILLER – THE DIVINE FEMININE

Mac Miller’s ‘The Divine Feminine’ is the Pittsburgh MC’s fourth studio album.  For us, 2013’s ‘Watching Movies With The Sound Off‘ set a standard that last year’s ‘GO:OD AM‘ just couldn’t match.  The new album shoots for a completely different sound; it’s far mellower, with lush, natural-sounding instrumentation making for an altogether more “vibey” [shudders] release.…

MAC MILLER – MY FAVOURITE PART [FT. ARIANA GRANDE]

Mac Miller enlists the help of girlfriend Ariana Grande on a new track from his upcoming album ‘The Divine Feminine’ [September 16].  ‘My Favourite Part’ follows ‘Dang!‘ and ‘We‘ as the album’s third single, and while the cover art and feature might suggest something fairly saccharine, the collaboration has a surprisingly soulful, authentic feel.  Stream below via YouTube,…