Few producers have enjoyed a more prolific 2016 than Murda Beatz, based in The 6 and repping The 5 (Niagara). After making his name in Atlanta, Murda has now earned himself a close working relationship with OVO, collaborating extensively with PND and Drake, producing their VIEWS collab "With You" as well as French Montana's "No Shopping" and Gucci Mane's "Back on Road," both featuring Drizzy.
Goin For Ten
Famous Dex Feat. Quavo & Rich The Kid
Famous Dex dropped off his second mixtape in the span of a few months this morning, Dexter the Robot, a follow-up to June's Heartbreak Kid. His buzz isn't dwindling either, as Rich The Kid continues to pop off so does Dex, it seems he's learning a thing or two from his Rich Forever boss' constant hustle.
Hustle Gang Feat. T.I., Quavo, Ra Ra & Peanut Da Don
Quavo seems to finally be getting his props for being one of the most consistent writers in the game. He shows up on a couple of tracks on Hustle Gang's new HGOE mixtape, one of them being "Dope House," a catchy southern street record that's perfect territory for the Migos leader.
Blac Youngsta Feat. Quavo
Blac Youngsta's buzz seems to be increasing on the daily -- whether it's for his endlessly entertaining Instagram flexing, handing out $1,000 to each of the B'fast Club hosts during a recent interview, or most importantly, his music. He's currently making noise due to his new tape, Fuck Everybody, which features some of the best talent in Atlanta, both rappers and producers. Another guy whose name seems to be everywhere is Quavo. He stands out just about every time he guests on a record.
DJ Spinatik Feat. Big Bank Black, Quavo & Offset
Not too much is known about Big Bank Black, who introduced himself earlier in this year in the video to the (fire) remix of Trouble's "Ready," on which Bank drops the opening verse. He's now the lead artist on "Life Line," a club-leaning trap banger hosted by DJ Spinatik and featuring two of three Migos, Quavo and Offset. The hard-hitting track is produced by 24K and Phenom Da Don.
Pick Up The Phone (Original)
Young Thug Feat. Starrah & Quavo
Starrah is an L.A.-based songwriter responsible for co-writing some of the biggest hits of the last year.
Cassius Jay Feat. Quavo & Johnny Cinco
Zaytoven associate Cassius Jay came by the HNHH office today tell us about his epic plans for the rest of 2016. Among them: a project with Peewee Longway called Longway Sinatra and an album of his own called Trap Sinatra. Yesterday, Cassius shared the first Trap Sinatra single, "Sak Religious." Joined on the track by Johnny Cinco and Quavo, Cassius bows down to the almighty sack of money.
With YRN 2, 3 Way, and a few banging singles, Migos has have had a great year. Outside of his familial group, Quavo has also been shining as a solo artist. He's collaborated on tracks with many big-time artists, including T.I., Young Thug, G-Eazy, and Chris Brown.
Those without Apple Music missed out on some special radio tonight. OVO Sound always brings with it exclusive new music, but tonight's special guest, Niagara producer Murda Beatz, was in rare from. Premieres from his mix continue to flood the homepage. Though it was his night, if one was to name the runner-up for MVP of the episode, that would have to be Quavo of Migos, the trio with whom Murda scored his first big placement.
Quavo Feat. PartyNextDoor
Murda Beatz promised some exclusives for his guest mix on OVO Sound Radio tonight, and boy did he deliver.
Hit A Juug
Landstrip Chip Feat. Quavo & Key!
Landstrip Chip is a rapper steadily generating buzz in the Atlanta area. He runs with Reese LaFlare (whom we recently profiled) and he's getting ready to drop a tape called Cruise Control July 18th. Today, Chip debuts "Hit A Juug" feat. Quavo and Key! in an HNHH premiere.
In The Meantime
G-Eazy Feat. Quavo
G-Eazy's sophomore album, When It's Dark Out, continues to do numbers on the Billboard 200, keeping a position within the top 30 for 28 weeks strong. The Bay Area spitter has been building off the success of his second studio album with a bevy of well-placed features.
Skippa Da Flippa Feat. Quavo
Today is G.O.O.D. Friday and Quavo is the MVP.
Champions (Round & Round)
Kanye West Feat. Desiigner, Travis Scott, Big Sean, Gucci Mane, Yo Gotti, 2 Chainz & Quavo
Yup, it's finally happening. Four years after the release of the first G.O.O.D. Music compilation album, Cruel Summer, and at least three years after talk/rumors/confusion of a Cruel Winter album initially began, the G.O.O.D. camp is finally gearing up to release the highly anticipated Cruel Summer follow-up.
Pick Up The Phone
Travis Scott Feat. Young Thug & Quavo
As if this Friday wasn’t already lit with a ton of new music, Travis Scott decided to join in on the fun and release his highly anticipated new record with Young Thug & Quavo called “Pick Up The Phone,” which he’s been debuting in various clubs over the past couple months.
Trouble Feat. Quavo, Young Thug & Skippa Da Flippa
Trouble reminded us of his hit-making ability with Fetty Wap collaboration "Anyway / Everyday," and the stacked "Ready (Remix)," and his new mixtape, Skoobzilla, lives up to the promise of the singles.
Chris Brown Feat. Section Boyz & Quavo
As promise, Breezy dropped his mixtape with OHB today. That mixtape included his collaboration “Whippin” with the UK’s Section Boyz and Migos’ Quavo as the second track.The song is an extended crew jam (it’s seven minutes long), with each of the Section Boyz getting their own verse. Breezy handles the chorus, and Quavo appears just before the halfway point to break up all the Brits. The beat is spares, with simple drums slapping over echoing synth and vocal samples.
Ty Dolla $ign Feat. Quavo
Ty Dolla $ign recently revealed that his extremely underrated debut album, Free TC, would be re-released with some new tracks in the near future, and today, he appears to have delivered one of those bonus cuts. "Long Time" has a lot to live up to given its collaborators, Quavo and Metro Boomin, and naturally, they both deliver on their contributions to the song, which thanks to Metro, cruises along at a steady clip, but never breaks from a smoky, ambient feel.
Lil Yachty Feat. Quavo
Lil Yachty’s come up continues with the new track “No Hook,” a minimalist track featuring Migos emcee Quavo. As the title states, the song has no chorus and it’s futuristic sounding beat perfectly caters to Lil Yachty’s category-resistant nasal flow.
Young Thug Feat. Quavo
Keeping his word, Young Thug comes through today and releases his new Quavo-featured single “F Cancer,” which he says was inspired by his close friend Boosie Badazz who's coming off successful kidney surgery last month removing a cancerous tumor.