Every day there are tons of music related tidbits that float around the internet, but how is one to know what’s good, what’s worth listening to and what everyone will be talking about tomorrow? Well, you’re in luck, because GlobalGrind has rounded up some of the coolest, most buzz-worthy musical information of the day and you can find it here all in one place.
Today we have information about Cassie’s musical comeback, a new Pusha T video, Jessie J performance and more!
UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: West Coast based New Boyz remember Nate Dogg following the shocking news of his untimely death. Nate was an inspiration to tons of up and coming rappers and repped Cali and soulful hip hop for the masses. Ben J and Legacy gave GlobalGrind their thoughts on Nate’s passing: “Nate Dogg was THE VOICE of the West Coast. He sang the coldest gangsta hooks…He will BE 4ever missed.”
New Boyz have also dropped their new video for the rap rock tinged “Tough Kids.” It has a much different feel than some of their other tunes, but shows the 19-year olds’ adaptability as artists.
MUSIC MOGULS AND MONEY MAKERS: Cassie spills her new single and progress in the studio.
What: Cassie’s comeback single will be a “new girl-power anthem” titled “Bougie S*%t”. “Yep, that’s how it’s spelling,” she told Teen Vogue, “I looked it up on the Urban Dictionary. It’s a girl power song. It’s just very honest. I like to talk from experience. You know, I’m a girl in my twenties. I’ve been in and out of love. There are lots of girls who have different stories–I just speak from my point of view.”
Ryan Leslie also confirmed on his Twitter that he’ll be reuniting with Cassie in the studio. The two had a beef of a past beef going on, but it seems like they’ve worked things out.
VIDEOS AND VISUALS: Jessie J heats up French TV with “Price Tag.”
What: Fresh off her “SNL” performance, Jessie J shuts down the stage yet again with her performance of “Price Tag.” Plus she looks great in a pair of sparkly short shorts!
VIDEOS AND VISUALS: Pusha T drops the video for “Cook It Down.”
What: Pusha heads home to Virginia and hangs out on the steps of his own projects. Check out the video for “Cook It Down,” off his upcoming mixtape “Fear Of God.”
FRESHEST TRACKS OF THE DAY: The Dean’s List drop their latest mixtape, “The Drive-In.”
Boston-based rappers The Dean’s List have dropped their mixtape “The Drive-In,” which peaked at #1 on HotNewHipHop.com and is available for free download on Dat Piff right HERE. Sonny Shotz, DJ Mendoza and Mik Beats create hip hop that blends glossy production with killer rhymes; it’s the epitome of hip-pop. Check them out.