Drakes album cover for “Nothing Was The Same” is an airy piece of work, and not just because of the clouds, but the artistic composition which for intents is simple. Created by Kadir Nelson the cover reminds me of a coin. Like I picked up the Kennedy dime. Well inspired by the album art “Tom, […]
Look, I’m just going to say it…The Underachievers remind me off Poor Righteous Teachers. There I said it, and it’s a damn good thing. Remember I said remind me. The Underachievers have a goal it’s blatantly obvious in an infectous way that is their own which makes them original. Compared to what you can hear […]
As an adult you can see in yourself, and others that the irrevance of your youth can leave you not because you want it to, but in order to survive in a world that divides and conquers. You have to find a way to thrive. Some conform, other adjusts, most grow up, while a few […]
To say the world has been waiting for a new Outkast reunion of sorts is to discount what they have meant to Hip-Hop and music since thier introduction in the mid 90′s. It is a damn travesty (which happens to be the word of the week). Coachella festival announced their line-up last night and Outkast […]
I outright love me some Yuna, like I can’t get some work done if my spotify catalog doesn’t spin through a song of hers. Seeing her perform last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live was super cool and a treat in this bad weather cold we’ve been having on the East Coast. If you have not had […]
Directed by Naveen Chaubal and featuring rapper Vic Mensa. Donnie Trumpet premiers a visual for his new song ‘Don’t Leave’. A dramatic and melodic composition that is the solitary visuals marry with in a way that sticks with you. If you are at all inspired to want this song in your collection of music or Donnie Trumpet catalong ’Don’t Leave’ can be bought right now on iTunes. Related articles […]
So in preparing my jams for the New Year, I had to remember to include my boy Star Slinger. He’s been in rotation on Thekingslayer.com when we had our music player some months ago. His music whenever it came on always got us responses asking who were we playing? Well if you are not lucky […]
Raekwon is one of those artists that you just rock with. You don’t know why, but it doesn’t make sense not to. At the same time you wish he would hit those high bars that he sometimes falls short of doing in his career. We all are the same, which is not perfect. So like […]
Listening to the Migos is like being shot in the vein with suga. The rush of sonic candy is delirously cotagious to the point where you are in a comotose state staring blindly as your ears are bombarded by their sonic parade. Now that I have adequately given the gaviteis across your mit. Drake […]
co Yesterday Nicki Minaj decided to drop a freestyle over PTAF – “Boss Ass Bitch” in turn remixing the record and nutting all over the damn song. Filthy good… After one listen the only thing that came to mind is that line from Tony Montana in the Scareface movie where he says; “When I come out, […]
It seems the flood of music coming from YMCMB will be momentus as Drake coming off a successful third album releases his track “Trophies” which is produced by Hitboy, and co-produced by 40 and Hagler.
The man that is gifted, Wale drops “Simple Man” a track from his ironically named “Gifted”. The track really is a video, and I must say having heard the album when it dropped was one of my favorite cuts. This one shows a versatility that I really admire in Wale’s flow. Check out the notable […]
NahRight posted/premiered Audubon’s visual for “Laws of the Gods” featuring Camille Safiya last night. So we follow up on what could be just a classic cut in and of itself. Produced by The Reason. The video is directed by Nelson Noel from 171 productions.
The Game comes back off a great album with a mixtape that may just be the best mix-tape of the year, and we had a pretty good year of music. The Game with OKE (Operation Kill Everything) which is a fitting name. Seeing as how the ups and downs of the music galaxy has us […]
Loaded Lux is back with a new video. Specifically for a cut off his mixtape “You Gon Get This Work”; the new track titled “You Can”, features Fred The Godson & Jadakiss.
I remember having a conversation months ago, actually it may have been this time last year to be honest. I was wondering how much more of a marathon run could Pusha T be on, before he received not his proper respect, but his place performance wise with the best currently. It’s far from whether or not […]
Nature, of Firm fame the collective that had Nas, Foxy Brown, & AZ was one the most iconic 90′s ensemble that touched down on Hip-hop. Mired with controversy when the crew first had Cormega, Nature was destined to be the heir apparent, but life got in the way. Decisions got made, allegiances lost, and friends became […]
The R n B saaaanger that is R Kelly returns with another cut from his upcoming project, and the single is called “Genius”. This is classic, but very in the now. It’s the type of music that R Kelly does better than any other artist I can think of since Michael Jackson. I mean honestly […]
Finally Famous has a nice little crew of talent. You may think you know, but honestly we are just getting a taste. Meet producer artist Jay John Henry, better keep his name in your Google search and make sure you do some research. Pretty good stuff you will find. His new project Bartholomeux Maddox & […]
Hip-hop is in an interesting place, and it’s interesting to see the depth of many artists emerge in this era. Mind you music resurgence has been happening for a while, and the platforms that are available still need some seasoning. With that said, the caliber of music you can find in every genre of music […]
Singaporean singer-songwriter, musician, producer and multi-instrumentalist currently based in Los Angeles Inch Chua has returned with a new song “Artful Dodger”. This is a multifaceted woman/artist who wears different hats. She is the host and creator of Gear Gawk, an Internet TV series profiling musicians.
In a partnership with NPR, The Weeknd has decided to offer up his album “Kiss Land” for a listening stream. The new album is a collection of 12 tracks that feature only Drake on one song. We know you are interested, so you can go here to listen.
With contributions from Missy Elliott, Lydia Paek, Jennie Kim, Boys Noize, Sky Ferreira, Dip lo, and Baauer. South Korean artist and lead for the group BIGBANG drops his video for his single “Coup D’Etat” for his sophomore album. With a September release date of the 13th G-Dragon is in motion to close out the summer season right […]