Rae Sremmurd Discuss The Success Of "No Flex Zone"
When your debut single merits remixes from Busta Rhymes, Slim Thug and Kid Ink, you must be doing something right. That's the case for Rae Sremmurd, a young duo originally from Mississippi whose "No Flex Zone" is currently doing big things. They visited Bootleg Kev's studio in Tampa recently to discuss their success and signing to Mike WiLL Made It's "Ear Drummers" record label (which, in case you didn't notice, is their name, backwards).
Rae Sremmurd "Lit Like Bic" Video
Is "Lit Like Bic" the next single Rae Sremmurd will be pushing? While we're still waiting on the official music video for their third single, "Throw Sum Mo" featuring Nicki Minaj and Young Thug, they hold us over with a new visual for their solo SremmLife cut.
iLoveMakonnen Attacked Onstage In NYC
Last night, iLoveMakonnen appeared as a special guest at a stacked CMJ show in NYC that featured Dreezy, Audio Push, Father, Key!, Sonny Digital, Mike WiLL Made It and Rae Sremmurd. Coincidentally (or not) it was a Tuesday, and thusly Makonnen was prompted to perform "Tuesday," but one audience member in particular clearly wasn't having it. In the video above, you can see a hooded audience member feign reaching out for daps with the ATL singer, but then pull him down and attempt to beat him. Luckily, the staff at SOB's was on hand to break things up very quickly.
Big Sean "Paradise" Video
Big Sean has been a busy man since he announced his deal with Roc Nation for management.
Rae Sremmurd Share Their Top 5 Mike WiLL Made It Songs
Rae Sremmurd have one of the top producers in the game for a boss, which definitely brings them a few advantages when it comes to getting beats. They get first dibs on the beats that Mike WiLL Made It cooks up, and beyond that, the producer creates some unique beats specifically for the creative duo. Before Rae Sremmurd started popping off, Mike WiLL was steadily placing beats with some of the hottest rappers in the game, so we decided to ask Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy what some of their favorites are.
Mike Will Made It Feat. Swae Lee, Future "Drinks On Us" Video
Mike Will Made It Feat. Swae Lee & Future
Keeping his word, Mike Will Made It comes through tonight and shares the official video for his Ransom cut “Drinks On Us,” featuring Swae Lee and Future. Taking over the strip club, watch as Mike Will, Swae Lee & Future turn up alongside some of their celebrity friends while topless woman work the pole and money falls from the air. Look for cameos from Miley Cyrus, Wale, Juicy J, and French Montana among others.
Mike WiLL Made It Previews New Song With 2 Chainz "Someone To Love"
Mike Will Made It Feat. 2 Chainz
Mike WiLL Made It offered up a brief clip and preview of an upcoming collaboration he has with Tity Boi. It's likely the record, "Someone To Love," will appear on Mike WiLL's upcoming all-original mixtape Ransom, which finally locked in a release date the other day. We're waiting for Ransom to drop on December 15th, you'll be able to download it right here on HNHH.
Young Thug Feat. Quavo "F Cancer" Video
Young Thug Feat. Quavo
Thugger continues to supply the goods. Today, he has unveiled the video to his latest single, "F Cancer," which appeared as the opening track on his new mixtape, I'm Up.
Mike Will Made It Feat. Swae Lee, Jace, Andrea "That Got Damn Freestyle " Video
Mike Will Made It Feat. Swae Lee, Jace & Andrea
Rae Sremmurd hit it out of the park with their debut album SremmLife and Two-9 became one of the leading forces in the ATL underground with their last mixtape B4FRVR. Mike Will clearly knows what he's doing with his artists, and his last mixtape, Ransom, shows Ear Drummers' young talent in full force.
Mike Will Made It Feat. Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J & Miley Cyrus "23 (Teaser Snippet)" Video
Mike Will Made It Feat. Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J & Miley Cyrus
Mike WiLL Made It teases fans with a snippet of his upcoming single "23," which features Wiz Khalifa, Miley Cyrus and Juicy J. Does it peak your interest? The single drops on August 26th.Was the inclusion of Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J, Miley Cyrus a good call? Can you dig it? Check out the latest video from Mike Will Made It, Mike Will Made It "Talks "23" & "Stand By Me" With Future" Video.
Watch Rae Sremmurd's SremmFest Recap Video
Rae Sremmurd hail from the small town of Tupelo, MS, the birthplace of Elvis, and they recently put on for their hometown in a big way. Last month, Tupelo was the site of the first ever SremmFest, a festival that included performances by Yo Gotti, K Camp, Dej Loaf, Mike Will Made-It, and of course, the festival's creators, Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy.
Mike Will Made It Brings Out Miley Cyrus, Future & Rae Sremmurd at FADER Fort
Mike Will Made It
With SXSW in full swing right now, one of the festivals main staple every year is Fader Fort, which hosted Chance the Rapper Wednesday night and Ear Drummer Records Thursday night.
Mike WiLL Made It Feat. RiFF RAFF & Slim Jxmmy "Choppin Blades" Video
Mike Will Made It Feat. Slim Jxmmi & Riff Raff
RiFF RAFF teased his used car salesman character in the teaser for "Choppin' Blades," but we hadn't seen anything yet. Almost half the video is dedicated to JODY HiGHROLLER's inspired performance, and it brings the concept of the video from good to great pretty quickly. While the original track bled into the rest of the Ransom tracklist, it's been given new life here, and we wouldn't be surprised if it ended up becoming a hit, since-- let's not forget --RiFF and Slim Jxmmy both kill their verses here as well.
Mike Will Made It "The Breakfast Club Interview" Video
Mike Will Made It
ATL producer Mike WiLL chops it up with The Breakfast Club for sixteen minutes about several tracks he's recently produced for artists like Rihanna, Lil Wayne and Kanye West.Can you appreciate the bars here? Check out the latest video from Mike Will Made It, Mike Will Made It "Says Future Is A Poet" Video.
RiFF RAFF Plays A Used Car Salesman In The Trailer For Mike WilLL Made It's "Choppin' Blades"
Mike Will Made It Feat. Riff Raff & Jxmmi
RiFF RAFF has proved himself as someone who is capable of far more than just rapping. The man who calls himself JODY HiGHROLLER has made plans to become both a professional wrestler and a professional prom date in 2015, it turns out he would make a pretty damn good used car salesman as well. RiFF gets his acting game on in the trailer for Mike WiLL Made It's "Choppin' Blades", which much like "23" seems to have a pretty conceptual music video behind it. We're not sure when we'll see the whole clip, but we know it'll be one to remember.
Nardwuar Vs. Rae Sremmurd
While in Austin, Texas, Nardwuar was busy getting interviews with some of your favorite artists. It's been a minute since we got a Nardwuar x Rapper interview, but today the famed interviewer drops off one with Rae Sremmurd that went down at SXSW. Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy talk about their Tulepo, Mississippi origins (and get some special Elvis cologne), past jobs "grinding" (you'll need to watch for that explanation), being in an honor band, and how they are not teenagers despite their youthful look.
Rae Sremmurd & Mike WiLL Made It On The Breakfast Club
Rae Sremmurd are the buzzing duo signed to Mike WiLL Made It's Ear Drummers imprint. With "No Flex Zone" a major hit, there is still a lot we don't know about the young duo, and so we were able to get a bit more familiar with them thanks to a new interview with The Breakfast Club.
Noisey's Atlanta Documentary (Ep. 9)
We've taken a look into the lives of many different rappers over the course of Noisey Atlanta rap documentary, but after nine episodes, we're finally seeing how producers bring the scene together. As is pointed out in the doc, beatmakers have more name recognition than ever, partly because they literally insert their names into the beginning of each of their songs with producer tags.
Rae Sremmurd Take Over Carnival In Trinidad
No one these days knows how to party like Rae Sremmurd, at least here in the U.S. In the latest video peek into the SremmLife, Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy take their talents to the island of Trinidad & Tobago during Carnival, one of the world's biggest parties.
Mike Will Made It Feat. 2 Chainz, Skooly & Cap 1 "Someone To Love" Video
Mike Will Made It Feat. 2 Chainz, Skooly & Cap 1
For those of you unaware, Mike WiLL Made It dropped his highly-anticipated new mixtape Ransom just under two hours ago, and now he's shared a video for one of the mixtape cuts. "Someone To Love" features 2 Chainz, Skooly and Cap 1.