KANYE WEST – ONLY ONE [FT. PAUL MCCARTNEY]

Kanye West pays tribute to both his daughter North and his late mother with a new track named ‘Only One’.  The tender track features none other than songwriting legend Paul McCartney on piano duty, and sees Kanye switch from the raw, impassioned rap of ‘Yeezus‘ to a down-tempo, auto-tuned croon.  In a DONDA-released statement, Ye says that…

WU TANG CLAN – A BETTER TOMORROW

Warner Music Germany have unveiled a full stream of the new Wu-Tang Clan album on YouTube, and ‘A Better Tomorrow’ is now available on all platforms.  The album contains previous singles ‘Ron O’Neal‘, ‘Ruckus In B Minor‘, ‘Necklace‘ and title track ‘A Better Tomorrow.  It has to be said that this album is a complete…

PUSHA T – LUNCH MONEY [PROD. KANYE WEST]

This evening some low quality versions of a new Pusha T track began to surface, and now Push releases ‘Lunch Money’ via In Flex We Trust.  On the track, King Push proceeds to bully any and all other MCs over some futuristic and unconventional production from Kanye West.  Click here to stream courtesy of Funkmaster Flex, or…

WARA FROM THE NBHD – SLANGIN

Following ‘Raw‘ [ft. GrandeMarshall], Wara from the NBHD releases the second visual from his album ‘Kidnapped’, one of this year’s most pleasant surprises.  The video echoes the story told on the album, namely how Wara’s ambition is restricted by the trappings of his environment.  Stream below via YouTube, and/or click here to check out the album…

HAIL MARY MALLON – BESTIARY

Hail Mary Mallon [Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic and DJ Big Wiz] release their second album together today on Rhymesayers Entertainment.  So-called because the two MCs involved enter ‘beast mode’, ‘Bestiary’ was previewed on YouTube last week along with some vintage arcade game visuals.  Wiz’ beats on the album are decidedly different, dark and muddy –…

DURKIN – WORKWORKWORK EP

  After releasing the title track yesterday, Durkin no graces us with a full installment of his ‘workworkwork’ EP.  It joins new tracks ‘feel it’ and ‘when will u’ to form a thoroughly enjoyable short collection, brimming with Durkin’s signature ‘Space Wave’ sound.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

DELS – PETALS HAVE FALLEN

DELS releases ‘Petals Have Fallen’, an absolutely superb record that brims with the confidence and ability of one of the UK’s most exciting Hip Hop prospects.  His label, Big Dada, sum up his current sound as “intensely personal and poetic but also funny, scuzzy, raw and sonically adventurous”, which is pretty much spot on.  Production…