It seems like since the Yeezus Tour, A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad is everywhere. Lately his production talents can be heard alongside Doc Mckinney on Broken Bell’s remix “Holding On For Light.” Broken Bells is another dope band featuring the elusive producer Danger Mouse of Gnarls Barkley fame. Holding On For Light is just another level of fresh.
I didn’t know what to expect when I heard about this Madlib & Snoop Dogg “Cadillacs” track that was about to hit the streets. Was it going to be The DoggFather? Some Snoop Lion ish? Some abstract Madlib ish? To my delight, “Cadillacs” is some funky OG bass heavy ‘threat to your car alarm’ type music. This is Cali music all day. Cadillacs could be Madlib’s biggest track yet…
Say what you want about Lupe Fiasco. But I’ve actually spoken to the man and he could injure you with just his wisdom alone. When it comes to Lupe’s music its pure genius without a need for an explanation. His latest joint with Ty Dolla $ign, “$nitches,” is a bonafied smash even if you can’t hear the message…enjoy and tell your earbuds I said what up!
“Where Yo Money At?” That’s what Nipsey Hussle is saying on his latest joint that features Pac Man and DJ Mustard on the Beat Hoe! Nip’s Crenshaw mixtape was the hardest, most respected mixtape in 2013. Nip has made himself into name brand hip hop artist and every single is hotter than the last.
Kid Ink hasn’t done anything but grow in star power since ‘inking’ his deal with RCA. His debut album has surprised even his naysayers with its numbers. His latest single “Woke Up This Morning” features Devin Cruise and looks to add on to the success of Ink’s album In My Own Lane.