Top Tracks: January 25 - January 31
One month in to 2016, and a whole lot of crazy shit has taken place in the hip-hop world.
Stream Nef The Pharaoh's New EP With Cardo: "Neffy Got Wings"
Vallejo rapper Nef the Pharaoh released his debut EP on E-40's Sic Wid It Records in November, and he's already back with another project. This one, Neffy Got Wings, should garner even more attention, as it's produced entirely by Cardo, one of the hottest in the game right now.
5 Producers We Want Wiz Khalifa To Work With On "Rolling Papers 2"
Yesterday, Wiz Khalifa previewed a collaboration with TM88 of 808 Mafia that will appear on Rolling Papers 2, the sequel to his 2011 album Rolling Papers. There's no word yet on when RP2 will arrive, but Wiz has released four songs in the past six weeks and they all bode well: Mike Will-produced "
Jay Rock's "90059" Dropping Tonight?
Well, then. As many of you know, Jay Rock's album release strategy is relying on a certain number of pre-orders. Once he hits that magic number, the TDE rapper says he'll be dropping his highly anticipated album, 90059, his first one in a minute.
10 Essential OG Maco Tracks
OG Maco is a really interesting, rising star in the rap scene. His music video "U Guessed It" garnered 21 million plays on YouTube since it was uploaded five months ago, and he has been on everyone's mind ever since. While his style can be pinned down as aggressive staccato rapping, OG Maco keeps us guessing. His Breathe EP is surprisingly well-spoken and intelligent, as the young ATLien raps about the recent string of police injustice that saw the lives of Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner and Michael Brown taken without a real cause.
Stream OG Maco's New EP Entirely Produced By Cardo "Live Life 2"
OG Maco continues his Live Life series today with the second instalment, Live Life 2, available to stream on Soundcloud. This time the buzzing rapper, who grew popular off his hashtag-worthy song "U Guessed It", recruits Cardo for all the production on the EP. The EP includes the recent leak with Johnny Cinco, "Sheesh" and six other records, including another Johnny Cinco feature and an appearance from Jerz.
Cardo Says Jeezy & Jay Z's "Seen It All" Beat Was Originally For Big Sean
On Monday night, Jeezy released the title track to his upcoming album, Seen It All, which happened to feature a hot new verse from Jay Z.
Chevy Woods Talks On Cardo Leaving Taylor Gang & Shares His Thoughts On The BET Cyphers
Chevy Woods is finally ready to let fans hear Gangland 2 today. We last spoke to the Taylor Gang rapper about the project while he was on The Under Influence tour, and now he's embarked on another drug-themed tour, with The Smokers Club tour.
Lola Monroe & Cardo Are No Longer Associated With Taylor Gang
Taylor Gang is having a big year. With Juicy J making the biggest debut of his career, and Ty Dolla $ign quickly generating hype, things are only moving forward for Wiz's imprint. Unfortunately, some of the artists that represent the Taylor Gang name won't be sticking around to see the growth of the brand.