Curren$y Reveals "The Carrollton Heist" Tracklist
Curren$y and producer Alchemist are readying a Valentine's Day release, The Carrollton Heist. The joint effort was only announced a month ago, quickly followed by artwork and release date.
Curren$y Reveals Release Date, Artwork For Upcoming Project With Alchemist
Only a couple weeks ago Curren$y casually tweeted out that he was working on a second joint project with Alchemist. Now, we have official artwork and a release date for The Carrollton Heist via Spitta Andretti’s Instagram.
Curren$y's Top 5 Mixtapes
New Orleans native Curren$y might be part cyborg. Either that or they’re putting something in the weed down there, because the man is prolific in a way that few other artist can achieve and still retain top quality.
Currensy Reveals Artwork & Tracklist For “The Owners Manual”
As if we haven’t received enough music from Currensy in the past couple months, there’s apparently a lot more on the way now, and we’re not talking about his newly-announced joint project with Alchemist either. Late Monday night, the N.O. Spitta announced that he has another mini-effort dropping soon called The Owners Manual (which if you notice is another car reference).
Curren$y Announces "The Carrollton Heist" With Alchemist
Curren$y took a piss in the mainstream (as he so eloquently put it during an interview with Damon Campbell) when he dropped his latest album, Canal St. Confidential. Now that he's done pissing in mainstream waters, he's headed back to the underground, and working with producer Alchemist comes with that territory.
Stream Harry Fraud's "Rogues Playlist Vol. 1" Feat. Wiz Khalifa, French Montana, Puff Daddy & More
Whether you realized it or not, Harry Fraud had another big year, and now that we're into 2016, he's giving you one last reminder of what he accomplished over the last 12 months. Rogues Playlist Vol. 1 collects the beatmakers production credits from throughout 2015, organizing them into one tidy SoundCloud playlist. Among the many notable names on the tracklist are Puff Daddy, French Montana, Curren$y, Joey Bada$$, Wiz Khalifa, Domo Genesis, Smoke DZA, Wale, and RiFF RAFF.
Hottest Album Covers Of 2015
The Golden Era of cover art likely ended with the rise of CDs. But even with the Golden Age of CDs behind us, cover art still plays a vital role in the listener's consumption of music. Along with the album title, it serves as a sort of opening salvo or prelude that sets the tone for the music itself, and it is often the last image that remains in the listener's mind. It is the face of the music. With that in mind, here our picks for the best cover art of 2015.
Charts Don't Lie: December 16th
This week we had a bunch of high profile releases, some of which fared better than others. G-Eazy led the pack with an impressive placement at number 5, while Rozay followed close behind at 6. Later on, the showing become a bit more modest, with Dreamville at 29, Curren$y at 30, Kid Cudi at 36 and Jeremih at 41.Take a look at the full breakdown of releases and sales below.
First Week Sales For G-Eazy, Rick Ross, Curren$y, & Kid Cudi
G-Eazy took home the top-selling hip-hop album this week. According to HDD, his sophomore album When It's Dark Out moved 93,000 units and 97k sales-plus-streaming (SPS), well ahead of Rick Ross' Black Market, which moved 57k units SPS. Curren$y's Canal St Confidential sold 18k units SPS, narrowly ahead of Kid Cudi's Speedin Bullet 2 Heaven, which sold 15k.
Review: Curren$y's "Canal Street Confidential"
Curren$y built the foundation of his following on a legendary run of mixtapes that started around the 2008 era. It was seven (count 'em!) tapes of spitting over classic hip hop beats with a fresh flow that poised him to be the next big thing in New Orleans hip hop. Tapes like Higher Than 30,000 Feet, Super Tecmo Bowl, Welcome to the Winner’s Circle, and Fast Times at Ridgemont Fly are still blueprints for what a mixtape should be. They were lighthearted, accessible, and quickly followed up with more material.
Stream Curren$y’s “Canal Street Confidential” Album In Its Entirety
Curren$y continues to give the fans what they want… music. With three projects already out this year, Even More Saturday Night Car Tunes, Cathedral, & Pilot Talk III, the New Orleans spitter just released his fourth body of work today called Canal Street Confidential.
Stream Young Roddy's Debut Album "The Kenner Loop"
Young Roddy's consistent output high-pitched fire has elevated him to the status of Jet Life prince. He recently announced his debut album The Kenner Loop, and HNHH premiered the album's first single "My Business" feat. Curren$y one month ago to the day. Now, The Kenner Loop is available to stream in all its glory.
Lil Wayne's "No Ceilings 2" Tracklist Revealed
After hitting us with a trailer to increase the anticipation and excitement for No Ceilings 2 last night, Weezy F returns this afternoon with a tracklist, so we know it's real. The highly anticipated mixtape will serve as a follow-up to the much-beloved first No Ceilings, and thus it's got quite a reputation to live up too. The tracklist is stacked though, so let's hope Weezy didn't spare quality for quantity.
Top Tracks: November 16 - November 22
There weren't too many big releases this past week, unless you're an Adele fan, but we've got heat coming in December from guys like Curren$y and G-Eazy, who both shared new singles off their upcoming albums. This week's Top 10 also includes two tracks off the soundtrack to "Creed," which will hit theaters on November 25, and three new tracks from Thugger, who is currently prepping his fourth project of the year, Hi-Tunes, his debut album.
Young Roddy Announces Debut Album "The Kenner Loop"
Young Roddy has built a loyal following off the strength of his Good Sense mixtape series, his 2014 Legal Dealing EP and his frequent collaborations with Curren$y, the Jet Life crew, and others. Today, the promising New Orleans rapper announces his highly-anticipated debut album
Curren$y Reveals Album Cover & Tracklist For “Canal Street Confidential”
On December 4, Curren$y will treat fans to a new album called Canal St. Confidential, which is currently being led by the newly-released single “Boulders.” On Friday, the N.O.
Curren$y Announces "Canal Street Confidential" Tour
Curren$y's Canal Street Confidential was recently pushed back, but it looks like we won't have to deal with any more delays as the rapper has announced a tour to support the project. Kicking off November 5th in L.A., the stint will take Spitta through 20 American cities, including San Fran, Portland, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and Philadelphia, before wrapping up in Baltimore exactly one month later on December 5th.
Curren$y's "Canal Street Confidential" Pushed Back
Curren$y's Canal St. Confidential album was scheduled to be released on November 6th, but a new press release indicates that the project has been pushed back. The good news is the release date is still not too far away -- being rescheduled for December 4th.
Curren$y & Dame Dash Settle $3 Million Dollar Lawsuit
It looks like Currensy & Dame Dash’s on-going legal battle has finally come to an end. According to The Jasmine Brand, the two have finally settled their $3 million dollar lawsuit out of court for an undisclosed amount.
Marvel Remixes 8 More Album Covers: Future, Clipse, Curren$y, Drake, & More
Marvel has been repeatedly endearing itself to hip hop fans the last few months with their impossibly cool remixes of well-known hip hop album art as comic book covers. Their last batch tackled the likes of 2Pac, Jay Z, Mos Def -- this time, they rework covers from such hip hop veterans as Missy Elliott, Geto Boys, and Redman along with a few newer faces.