Hip-Hop

Dej Loaf Premieres ‘All Jokes Aside’ Mixtape

Listen Now: Dej Loaf Premieres ‘All Jokes Aside’ Mixtape

Dej Loaf drops her 11 song “All Jokes Aside” mixtape, themed around the process of coming of age as experienced by a woman. Dej Loaf’s vocals alternate between song and rap. In a press release commenting on the project, Dej states: There comes a time in a girl’s life, where she becomes a young woman. It’s called growth, it’s called…

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Does Hip-Hop Dismiss Jesus?

I was on Facebook and a video of rapper Ghostface Killah speaking about God’s blessings appeared on my timeline. Ghostface spoke very clearly about God’s miracles and blessings in a message to the youth, saying, “…that’s not a miracle to you? For you to wake up and still be breathing every day? Every disappointment is a blessing. God will test…

Tory Lanez

Stream Tory Lanez’s ‘The New Toronto’ & ‘Chixtape 3’ Mixtapes

Tory Lanez is a talented new comer. He just dropped two mixtapes that highlight the duality of his artistry. The New Toronto and Chixtape 3 introduces relatable content with different styles, flows, and rhythmic patterns. Linking with DJ Drama (Gangsta Grillz), The New Toronto is gritty. Chixtape 3 is the third chapter to the ’90s-’00s R&B inspired series. Tory remixes…

Low Life - Future + The Weeknd

Listen Now: The Weeknd & Future, “Low Life”

The two heavy hitters have joined forces for their new collaborative track “Low Life,” produced by Metro Boomin & Ben Billions. Future’s trap sound and The Weeknd’s sultry vocals are the ingredients for a cool combination. As the title implies,the two artists “rep for the low life” and boast about all the things they do in that lifestyle. Take a listen…

Azealia Banks & Fun-Mag Videos

View Now: Azealia Banks & Fun-Mag Videos

The outspoken Harlemite Azealia Banks in conjunction with Fun-Mag has released two videos- a Rony Alwn-directed video for the single “Count Contessa.” Released in 2013, it will be included in her forthcoming mixtape, Fantasea II, a sequel to her first mixtape, Fantasea. No new music from Banks as she announced on Twitter in August that she won’t be able to release new music until February 2016 because…

AUDIO: MACK WILDS, “LOVE IN THE 90Z”

AUDIO: MACK WILDS, “LOVE IN THE 90Z”

Mack Wilds been a cutie! Way before being featured in Adele’s “Hello”video. How old is he? Old enough. I heart Mack Wilds’ love affair with the 90s. His debut album gave me life with his take on old school R&B. Mack is continuing his ode to old school love with his new single “Love in the 90z.” The single was…

Kendrick Lamar We Gon Be Alright

We Gon’ Be Alright

I love Kendrick Lamar’s song, “Alright.” I play this song as I drive to work and I sing it to myself all throughout my work shift. I love this song because it’s true, we are going to be alright. I know I am going to be alright because hard times don’t always last. So often we think we will be…