ANDERSON .PAAK – THE SEASON / CARRY ME / THE WATERS [VIDEO]

Anderson .Paak’s probably been too busy featuring on just about every single Hip Hop release since Dr. Dre’s ‘Compton’ to release any visuals from his latest album ‘Malibu‘.  Although they lived natively as Apple Music exclusives previously, the three clips are now combined into one visual, and feature cameos from BJ The Chicago Kid and a garbage Donald…

ANDERSON .PAAK – MALIBU

Featuring the singles ‘Am I Wrong‘ ‘Room In Here‘ ‘Come Down‘, the new album from Anderson .Paak is out now.  Though his vocal switches between rap and song, and the beats seem to traverse genres and time periods, ‘Malibu’ is underpinned by some serious Soul thanks to its continuous, underlying groove.  Stream below via Spotify,…

JOEY BADA$$ – LIKE ME [FT. BJ THE CHICAGO KID]

The video for Joey Bada$$’ ‘Like Me’ couldn’t me more topical: released in the unofficial ‘Dilla Month’ dedicated to the life of the track’s producer, it depicts the Pro Era rapper being shot by the NYPD.  The track features BJ The Chicago Kid and is taken from Joey’s sensational debut LP ‘B4.DA.$$‘.  Stream below via…

FREDDIE GIBBS X MADLIB – PINATA

The latest collaborative project (following EPs ‘Thuggin’, ‘Shame’ and ‘Deeper’) between MC Freddie Gibbs and producer/rapper Madlib is available to stream as of today, courtesy of Spotify.  The album is a real treat, both artists are at the top of their game, providing us with an old school, West Coast-tinged “gangster Blaxploitation film on wax”.  Almost…

CHANCE THE RAPPER – ACID RAP

Chicago’s Chance The Rapper returns with his second mixtape ‘Acid Rap’, and far surpasses any expectations set by his debut (2012’s ‘10 Day’).  In terms of his skill as a rapper, Chance has it all: a distinct vocal style, complex flow, and the ability to convey humour as well as introspection and social commentary.  The production…