Destructo Feat. Ty Dolla $ign, iLoveMakonnen "4 Real" Video
Destructo Feat. Ty Dolla $ign & iLoveMakonnen
To coincide with today’s newly-released Ty Dolla Sign & ILoveMakonne-featured single “4 Real,” electronic DJ, Destructo, decides to also share an accompanying new video in its support as well. Backed by some vibrant backdrops (similar to that of Drake’s “Hotline Bling video) the trio smoke their weed and turn up in this off-the-wall, Agata Alexander-directed clip above. This like nothing else out right now, and that’s being said in a good manner. Check it out.
iLoveMakonnen "Big Gucci" Video
If you're a rap fan, chances are you're counting the to when Gucci Mane is released from prison, but there's nowhere that's missing the presence of Big Guwop more than Atlanta. iLoveMakonnen, a rapper who's been holding things down for the city in Gucci's absence, dropped a tribute to the Trap God on his annual holiday, 10/17, and now he's shared a video for the catchy call for the rapper's freedom.
iLoveMakonnen "Leave U 4 Myself" Video
After linking up with Rich The Kid for “Still Workin It” yesterday, ILoveMakonnen decides to come through and share another new video for his ballad “Leave U 4 Myself.”
Rich The Kid & iLoveMakonnen "Still Workin It" Video
Rich The Kid & iLoveMakonnen
After numerous delays, Rich the Kid and iLoveMakonnen come through with the video for "Still Workin It" off their Whip It EP. For the video, the dynamic duo heads to the subway of New York City, shocking and entertaining commuters with their wacky antics. More music videos should do this. Produced by Sonny Digital, "Still Workin It" features a beat that is nothing short of fire. RTK and Makonnen did their thing to be sure, but in the hands of a more mainstream artist, say Fetty Wap, it could be a radio smash.
iLoveMakonnen Freestyles On Sway In The Morning
While out in NYC promoting the sequel to his self-titled debut album, ILoveMakonnen made his way by Sway’s Morning Show recently, where he decided to spit some bars for the listeners on air. Instead of coming in with some memorized bars, the ATL artist goes off the top of the dome and delivers a true, 3:28-minute freestyle going in over 2Pac’s “All Eyez On Me” instrumental. It’s always nice to see an artist really go off the top. Check it out.
Santigold Feat. iLoveMakonnen "Who Be Lovin' Me " Video
Santigold Feat. iLoveMakonnen
Santigold has announced a new album, 99 ¢ents, with a release date of January 22nd. Today she drops one of the more anticipated collaborations off the album, "Who Be Lovin' Me," featuring production from Zeds Dead (although it's as far away from EDM as you can get), and a feature from hook killer iLoveMakonnen. The two team up for a cameo-filled music video, cruising around in a golf cart at the Made In America festival. Among the celebrity faces, Big Sean, Meek Mill, Earl Sweatshirt, Fabolous and Vic Mensa pop up.
iLoveMakonnen "Trust Me Danny (Prod. By Danny Wolf)" Video
ILoveMakonnen has been busy touring across the world lately, most of which is documented on his Instagram. While he's been busy on the road, he's kept fans fed with a few loose songs here and there, as well as a few features, and here goes another, with Atlanta-based producer Danny Wolf. The OVO signer and the Hood Rich producer create a trappy/catchy banger, with Makonnen delivering yet another amazing hook.
Father Feat. iLoveMakonnen, Ethereal, Archibald Slim "All Black Hummer" Video
Father Feat. iLoveMakonnen, Ethereal & Archibald Slim
Earlier this week, Father rounded out his Papicodone EP, which had been gestating since the May release of "Please Stop Making Fake Versace," with "All Blac
Key! Talks "Screaming Dreams" & Touring With iLoveMakonnen
Blessing 2014 with great projects like Give Em Hell (with OG Maco) and FKeyi (with FKi), Key! solidified his place as one of New Atlanta's essential artists, and now he's ready to shut down the summer once again. With his Screaming Dreams tape already due out on August 8th, Key!
iLoveMakonnen "Rumor" Video
Taking a break from the new releases, ILoveMakonnen decides to dig back into the vault and revisit his self-titled project to share a new video for “Rumor”.
iLoveMakonnen Feat. Rome Fortune, Rich The Kid "No Ma'am" Video
iLoveMakonnen Feat. Rome Fortune & Rich The Kid
One of the highlights of iLoveMakonnen's March tape Drink More Water 5 is "No Ma'am," a Rome Fortune and Rich The Kid-featuring ode to convincing your mother that you're not selling drugs out of your house. Today, it gets a video that features Makonnen, Rome, Ceej of Two-9, but no Rich, as he's still locked up (the hashtag #FreeRichTheKid is shown in the video).
iLoveMakonnen "Super Chef" Video
iLoveMakonnen followed up his timeless mixtape Drink More Water 5 with a saucy cut by the name of "Super Chef," featuring some horrifically bad lyrics while also oddly putting one in the mood to cook some food. Today he delivers the music video for the Gold-produced number.
iLoveMakonnen "Loudest of the Loud Tour - On the Road Pt. 2" Vlog
iLoveMakonnen is currently on tour with two of his trustiest collaborators, Key! and the venerable hitmaker Sonny Digital, and while on the road, he's sharing his journey with us via a vlog. After episode one arrived earlier this week, we have the distinct pleasure of premiering number two. Watch it above.
Digital Trapstars X Too Short SXSW Showcase Recap
As usual, SXSW was one hell of a party, and Too Short's 30th anniversary show was a good representation of the insanity that goes on in Austin during the fest. HotNewHipHop was happy to sponsor the Digital Trapstars event, which saw performances from Rich The Kid, iLoveMakonne, Father, and the rest of the Awful Records gang.
Nardwuar Vs. iLoveMakonnen
Nardwuar continues to roll out some interviews he did at SXSW, and after going up against Migos and Rae Sremmurd, next up is another Southerner, Makonnen.
iLoveMakonnen Talks To Fans & Performs At SXSW
iLoveMakonnen is a pretty personable guy, learning much from the based teachings of Lil B, and perpetually smiling. Therefore, he's a great choice to interact with fans at SXSW, which is what he does in a new clip from Beats By Dre, making his way to the stage, as he gives a tour of the grounds and talks to some people along the way.It all ends with the Atlanta breakout star performing his top 40 hit, "Tuesday", as the crowd sings every word back to him. He'll be releasing his new mixtape, Drink More Water 5 very soon. Look out for it.
DJ Carnage Feat. iLoveMakonnen "I Like Tuh" Video
DJ Carnage Feat. iLoveMakonnen
DJ Carnage nabbed a nice feature from ILoveMakonnen on the party anthem "I Like Tuh." Although you guys have been slow at hopping on the Makonnen bandwagon, "I Like Tuh" was quite well-received, with a EDM-styled beat and a catchy hook.
Noisey's Atlanta Documentary (Ep. 7)
Noisey Atlanta has already highlighted the lives of regional artists like 2 Chainz, Migos, Gucci Mane, and more, but in the latest episode, the focus has shifted to one of the newest movements in the city. Following Makonnen through his psychedelic recording process, as he hangs with the Awful records crew, makes his way to Sonny Digital's giant studio complex, and takes some Mushrooms to get inspired.
Father Feat. iLoveMakonnen & RichPoSlim "Young Hot Ebony (Remix)" Video
Father Feat. iLoveMakonnen & RichPoSlim
Earlier this month, iLoveMakonnen and RichPoSlim hopped on the title track of Father's Young Hot Ebony project from last year, and today a video has arrived. Oddly enough, none of the three ATL rappers are featured in the clip, with some young hot women starring in their place instead.
iLoveMakonnen Talks Miley Cyrus Record & Upcoming Album With MissInfo
After taking the stage at Puff Daddy and Snoop Dogg’s show at Madison Square Garden last week, Makonnen chopped it up with Hot 97’s Miss Info and spoke on his upcoming debut album.