Lloyd Shares "Tru" Cover Art, Tracklist & Release Date
In May, ATL-via-NOLA R&B singer Lloyd, known for hits like 2007's "Get It Shawty," came out of seclusion and released "Tru," his first single in five years. The song shed some light on all of the pain behind his hiatus and introduced a new artist who is set on using his longtime craft as a means to find his place in the world. His renewed spirit was deeply moving, and "Tru" was about as impressive a return as one could have imagined.
Staff Picks Playlist (September 30)
A whole heap of new music came through at the end of this week, including albums from Danny Brown, Dave East, DJ Mustard, and Solange. Those each deserve repeat spins, but for a recap of all that surfaced in the hip-hop world over the past week -- one that shows just how expansive the genre is today -- then press play on our latest Staff Picks SoundCloud playlist.
Cash Money Reportedly Sued For $3.3 Million In Unpaid Sample Royalties
Birdman is a blackbelt in ripping people off. So it is shouldn't come as a surprise that his label Cash Money is now being sued for $3.3 million for unpaid sample royalties.
Underrated Audio: September 18-24
As you transition from summer to fall, whether that involves updating a playlist, updating a wardrobe, or back in the school/word grind, these songs should help make the changeover easier. The whole back-to-school-time is promising to bring in just as good music as the whole it's-summer-time. What with Freddie Gibbs' Baby Face Killa having dropped today, Murs & Fashawn