Marty G Raw
Harlem rapper Marty Baller has been on our radar for nearly two years. This afternoon, he finally released his debut mixtape Marty G Raw, a 10-track project that represents his opening artistic statement as he makes the transition from A$AP Ferg's hypeman to fully fledged solo artist.Marty G Raw features production from Slade da Monsta, Lord Prynce, and Ben Jayne and appearances from A$AP Ferg and Migos. Give it a listen and share your thoughts in the comments. Does Marty Baller have the juice?
N.O.R.E., AKA Noreaga, dropped his album Drunk Uncle over the weekend, but he was also nice enough to bless us all with a free download version. It’s a huge project, stretching across 23 tracks and skits. As expected, Noreaga brings back the old school with this one, but has a bunch of modern sounding joints as well.
Ferg Forever (Hosted By DJ Drama)
A$AP Ferg has been hinting at a DJ Drama-hosted mixtape for a minute now, and he's now revealed the details of the project. Ferg Forever is the title of the tape, with a logo that was designed by the ASAP rapper's late father."My father created this logo. When he died I vowed that I would take this logo and name to a new height," Ferg wrote on Instagram. The new tape has arrived as promised, just in time for your weekend. The tape features tourmate YG, Big Sean, SZA, fellow A$AP member Nast, Crystal Caines and more.
Salva is a producer from Los Angeles who's responsible for one of the most batshit hip-hop collaborations of the year: "Old English," which brought together the three-headed monster of Freddie Gibbs, Young Thug and A$AP Ferg. Now, he's released a tape -- entitled Peacemaker -- that includes that song, as well as many more collabs with big-name rappers. Gibbs, E-40, Schoolboy Q, Thugger, Ferg, Kurupt, Problem, Ballout, Tadoe, Paul Fisher, Ruckazoid, Starship Connection, Psyde, Bad Lucc and MPA Shitro all guest on the tape.
Super Saiyan Vol. 1 (No DJ)
On December 30th, 2013, emerging Chicagoan bop duo Sicko Mobb (Lil Trav and Lil Ceno) dropped their debut mixtape Super Saiyan Vol. 1, which was hosted by DJ V-Dub.