Maxo Kream’s ‘Punken’ Is Authentic Trap Music at Its Finest

When T.I. titled his sophomore album Trap Muzik, there was no specific sound or brand associated with the word. To a degree, he solidified trap’s initiation into mainstream hip-hop consciousness. He translated the rubber band men and Cadillac-riding dope boys, the unlawful lifestyles and harsh living conditions both sellers and buyers―T.I. represented the …

Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar & Future’s “King’s Dead” is 2018’s First Great Rap Collab

We're ready for that new Jay Rock album now. “King's Dead,” the latest fering from the Watts native, features two superstars in fellow TDE MC Kendrick Lamar and Future, as well as English singer-songwriter James Blake, and also happens to be the latest taste the upcoming, Kendrick-curated Black Panther: The Album. Additionally, the record …

KAYTRANADA Is Not Releasing a New Album Tonight

Update: KAYTRANADA is not releasing a new album this evening, he likes playing games with our emotions. Canadian DJ and record producer KAYTRANADA is set to release a brand new album this evening, Thursday, January 11, according to KAYTRANADA. Late Wednesday evening, the 25-year-old, born Louis Kevin Celestin, revealed his plans on …

Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar & Future to Appear on ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack Single “King’s Dead”

Following last week's announcement that Kendrick Lamar and TDE CEO Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith have executive produced the ficial soundtrack for Marvel's forthcoming major motion picture Black Panther, TDE and their label partners, Aftermath and Interscope, released the project's first single, “All The Stars,” featuring Lamar and labelmate SZA. Tonight, Kendrick …