Following up his collaboration with Rich Homie Quan and Kool John, "On Me," Iamsu! gives DJ Whoo Kid the greenlight to premiere his latest collaboration featuring fellow HBK Gang rapper Skipper. Whoo Kid just released a Shade 45 radio rip of the come-up anthem, as Iamsu!
Aside from DJ Mustard, Bay Area denizen Iamsu! and his HBK Gang are probably the biggest hyphy revivalists around in 2014. Their brand of low-end heavy, minimal beats are often a little less ratchet than Mustard's slinky compositions, but on Suzy's latest track, the similarities are unmistakable.
Wiz Khalifa decides to unleash a loose crew cut today connecting his TGOD gang with the HBK gang helmed by Iamsu! Production comes from Sledgren and RMBjustize, who incorporated a smooth sample from Ice Cube's "It Was A Good Day", making this song the perfect way to kick off your weekend.
Here goes the latest project from the HBK Gang, Kool John's Shmop City. We premiered a leak off the tape earlier in the week, "Wobble" featuring Skipper, and Kool John also let go "Bitch I Look Good" beforehand.
The other week we ushered HBK Gang's Kool John onto the site with a cut from his upcoming project Shmop City, the unapologetic "Bitch I Look Good." Today we're taking that relationship one step further with the premiere of his latest Shmop City leak, an Iamsu-produced joint called "Wobble" with an appearance from
We're in midst of a major shift in hip-hop right now, where rappers are taking matters into their own hands. Major labels like Interscope, Def Jam, and Atlantic Records seem to be having less control over their artists. The tide is changing, and the result is a mainly positive one.
We already got your familiar with most of the members in Iamsu!'s HBK Gang, thanks to our Crew Love feature on the rising rap gang. One such member we haven't seen or heard much from on HotNewHipHop yet is Kool John, however that'll change soon enough when he drops his new mixtape Shmop City on July 29th.
It's been a minute since we've heard from Cali songstress Kay Cola, who turned up with Problem on her last track, December's steamy "I Want You." Keeping things in the same vein with a similarly-sexy song that features another student of the hyphy game, Kay Cola has released "Soft Kisses," which was produced by Jay Ant
It only took one day for Iamsu!’s debut album, Sincerely Yours, to reach iTunes’ top album charts, a feat which is, quite frankly, surprising. Though the album is not a flop, it’s not a work of artistic genius either.