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Ultimate Hip Hop Mixtapes with Mixtape Monkey

It seems like Hip-hop mixtapes are still going strong! Mixtape Monkey founder Mark Serrano has stated that they have over 11 million listeners. Mixtape Monkey has always been a place for the best possible Hip-hop mixtapes. Mark believe in quality over quantity and even calls himself the “enforcer” – by making sure Mixtape Monkey has a very strict policy on what mixtapes make the service and which ones don’t. Mixtape Monkey has a very strong fan base in Africa, which now accounts for ove...
Tags: Music, Africa, Music Streaming, Digital Music News, Mixtapes, Mark, Serrano, Mark Serrano, African music, Mixtape Monkey

New EP: Sheek Louch ‘Beast Mode, Vol. 3’

Sheek Louch holds down the streets, coming with a new project for hardcore fans to bump this summer. The D-Block veteran returns with Beast Mode, Vol. 3. The third installment of his EP series is six tracks, including records like “Good Good,” “On That Shit,” and “New York Shit.” The Yonkers MC is joined by his LOX running mates Jadakiss and Styles P, plus Fat Joe, Havoc, and Uncle Murda appear on the project, out now. Press play on Beast Mode, Vol. 3 below. Continue after the jump…. ...
Tags: Jazz, Joe, Mixtapes, Jadakiss, Murda, Sheek Louch, Sheek Louch Feat Uncle Murda, Beast Mode Vol. 3, Beast Mode Vol, New York Shit The Yonkers MC, New York Shit, Sheek Louch Feat Jadakiss Styles

New EP: Wu-Tang Clan ‘Of Mics And Men’

The mighty Wu-Tang Clan debuted their Of Mics and Men docu-series on Showtime last week. In support of the four-part documentary directed by Sacha Jenkins, the legendary rap group release an official soundtrack. The project features four new songs, plus three skits that include bonus commentary and footage that did not make the documentary. RZA, Ghostface Killah, Raekwon, Masta Killa, Cappadonna, Nas and more all contribute to the new EP. In a statement about the soundtrack RZA says, “Wu-Tang...
Tags: Nas, Showtime, Jazz, Wu Tang, Wu-tang Clan, Mixtapes, Rza, Masta Killa, Cheo Hodari Coker, Sacha Jenkins, Masta Killa Cappadonna, Ghostface Killah Raekwon Harley, Of Mics & Men, Ghostface Killah RZA, RZA Ghostface Killah Raekwon, Masta Killa Cappadonna Nas

Currensy & Statik Selektah Reveal ‘Gran Turismo’ Features Wiz Khalifa, Jadakiss & Jim Jones

Last week, Curren$y and Statik Selektah announced plans to release a joint project entitled Gran Turismo on May 17th. With two days to go until it arrives, the pair unveiled the track list for their collaborative album. Coming in at ten tracks, the project will feature guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Jadakiss, Jim Jones, YBN Cordae, Termanology, and Haile Supreme. Dropping via Jet Life/Showoff Records/ EMPIRE, see the track titles and features below. Continue after the jump…. ...
Tags: Jazz, Gran Turismo, Mixtapes, Curren, Jim Jones, Statik Selektah, Currensy, Wiz Khalifa Jadakiss, Statik Selektah Reveal ` Gran Turismo, Wiz Khalifa Jadakiss Jim Jones

Pandora Stories are changing how we listen to playlists

Pandora want to redefine what the playlist can do in the digital music age with their narrative-driven music Stories. Music streaming started to sound a little different in some places earlier this year with the launch of Pandora Stories. Their new feature livened up playlists with added commentary bridging the gap somewhere between a podcast and a playlist. With Pandora Stories creators can add voice tracks to playlists of music making room for a narrative or a story behind the tracks...
Tags: Music, Adele, Pandora, Queen, Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Playlists, Digital Music News, Blake Shelton, Mixtapes, J Cole, SiriusXM, Adele Lady Gaga, Pandora Stories, Pandora Stories AMP, NYC Studios Sirius

New Mixtape: Wiz Khalifa ‘Fly Times Vol. 1: The Good Fly Young’

Wiz Khalifa celebrates the 4/20 smokers holiday with a new project. The Taylor Gang rapper releases the mixtape, Fly Times Vol. 1: The Good Fly Young. Coming in at 14 tracks, the mixtape features appearances by Curren$y, Ty Dolla $ign, Problem, Chevy Woods, Young Deji, THEMXXNLIGHT and Sosamann. Cardo, ID Labs, TM-88, Statik Selektah, Harry Fraud and more contribute on the production side. Fly Times comes days after Khalifa released his Apple Music documentary Behind the Cam, which can be str...
Tags: Jazz, Wiz Khalifa, Mixtapes, Curren, Khalifa, Taylor Gang, Wiz Khalifa Curren, Sosamann Cardo, Statik Selektah Harry Fraud, Fly Times, Hear Fly Times Vol

New EP: Lil’ Yachty & Digital Nas ‘The Lost Files 2’

Lil Yachty and producer Digital Nas linked up to release The Lost Files EP back in 216.The regular collaborators and now back with its sequel, The Lost Files 2. The free project is a seven-track collection of records presumably left on the cutting room floor. The EP comes a day after Yachty dropped his “Atlanta House” freestyle with Chance the Rapper. Hear the EP below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Lil Yachty & Chance The Rapper – “Atlanta House Freestyle”
Tags: Jazz, Mixtapes, Lil Yachty

New EP: Jordin Sparks & Elijah Blake ‘1990 Forever’

After taking a four-year hiatus from music, Jordin Sparks returned last month with news that she’s formed a duo with Elijah Blake called 199∞. The R&B singers return with their debut project, entitled 1990 Forever. The four-track EP includes the song “Real Love,” which was released back in March. Stream it in full below. Continue after the jump….
Tags: Jazz, Jordin Sparks, Mixtapes, Elijah Blake, 1990 Forever

New EP: Tory Lanez ‘International Fargo’

Tory Lanez is keeping busy in 2019, with plans to drop five projects this year. Currently overseas with Drake on the ‘Assassination Vacation’ European tour, the Toronto singer takes a break and surprises fans with a new EP. International Fargo is a five-track extended play where Lanez remixes popular dancehall and afrobeat tracks by Stylo G & Fanatix, Davido, Koffee, and Aya Nakamur. Rising Harlem star and newest signee to Tory’s One Umbrella label, Melii, makes a guest appearance. Listen be...
Tags: Toronto, Jazz, Drake, Tory, Mixtapes, Tory Lanez, Lanez, Melii, Stylo G Fanatix Davido Koffee

New EP: King Combs ‘Cyncerely, C3’

King Combs experienced extreme highs and lows last year. Along with the Chris Brown-featured “Love You Better” single, the heir to the Bad Boy throne released his 90s Baby mixtape. 2018 for King Combs ended tragically for the rapper/actor/model, as his mother Kim Porter passed away in November. After healing and spending a lot of quality time with family in recent months, King Combs drops his new EP Cyncerely, C3. The nine-track project features appearances by Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih, Tee Griz...
Tags: Jazz, Chris Brown, Mixtapes, Ty Dolla, Combs, King Combs, Kim Porter, Jeremih Tee Grizzley

New EP: Saweetie ‘ICY’

After breaking out in 2018 lead by her “ICY GRL” record and High Maintenance EP, Saweetie is back with a new extended play. ICY is a seven-track EP from the Bay Area rising star. For the most part, Saweetie keeps it solo as Quavo from the Migos serves as the only guest feature on two records (“Tip Toes” & “Emotional”). Available everywhere now, hear ICY in full below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Saweetie – “Pissed” (Video)
Tags: Jazz, Bay Area, Migos, Mixtapes, Icy, Saweetie

New EP: Baka Not Nice ‘no long talk.’

Close Drake confidante, Baka Not Nice, released his 4 Milli debut project last year lead by the popular underground anthem “Live Up to My Name.” The OVO Sound artist is currently on tour with Drizzy, serving as supporting act on the ‘Assassination Vacation’ European tour. While enjoying the road overseas, Baka drops off a new three-song EP called no long talk.. Along with a solo cut called “30,” the EP features appearances by Giggs (“My Town”) and Juicy J (“Caddy’s). Stream below. Continue af...
Tags: Mixtapes, Baka Not Nice

New EP: Zacari ‘Run Wild Run Free’

Top Dawg Entertainment introduces their latest signee, Zacari, with his debut project. Known for his contribution on Kendrick Lamar’s 2017 hit-song “LOVE,” the L.A. vocalist steps into the spotlight with Run Wild Run Free. The 7-track EP includes the songs “Don’t Trip” and “Midas Touch.” Lil’ Yachty serves as the lone guest appearance on “Young & Invincible,” while Teddy Walton, Syk Sense, OZ, IAMNOBODI, Cubeatz and J. Louis contribute on the production side. Stream the EP below. Continue af...
Tags: Kendrick Lamar, Jazz, Mixtapes, Don, Zacari, Teddy Walton, Run Wild Run Free, Midas Touch Lil Yachty, J Louis

Kehlani ‘While We Wait’ is a cool 30 minute listen

One spin, 30 minutes, and there’s a lot to like on Kehlani’s fourth project — the newly released While We Wait that’s already the #1 R&B album on iTunes at posting time. To say I was hooked by track 01 isn’t an understatement. Kehlani’s homage to “Ice Box” — one of my favorite R&B singles…Continue reading ➞ Kehlani ‘While We Wait’ is a cool 30 minute listen
Tags: Jazz, Kehlani, Mixtapes, Sgt. Tibs

New Mixtape: Kehlani ‘While We Wait’

Ahead of her sophomore album expected later this year, Kehlani treats fans with a new mixtape. The Grammy-nominated songstress releases the project, While We Wait. The nine-track offering is lead by the single “Nights Like This,” featuring Ty Dolla $ign. 6LACK, DOM Kennedy, and Musiq Soulchild also make guest appearances on While We Wait, available everywhere now. 2019 is set to be a busy year for Kehlani. Along with the follow-up to her SweetSexySavage debut album, the Oakland native is also...
Tags: Jazz, Oakland, Kennedy, Kehlani, Mixtapes, Ty Dolla, Musiq Soulchild, Kehlani Along

New EP: Casanova & 30 Roc ‘Free At Last’

After the Commissary last summer, Casanova is back with his new project Free At Last. In collaboration with producer 30 Roc, the six-track EP serves as a prelude to the Roc Nation rapper’s forthcoming debut album. Tory Lanez and Davido make guest appearances, featured on the lead single “2AM.” Stream Free At Last below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Casanova Feat. Tory Lanez & Davido – “2AM”
Tags: Jazz, Mixtapes, Davido, Tory Lanez, Casanova, Free At Last, 30 Roc, Lanez Davido

New EP: ADÉ ‘Always Something’

Phil Adé is an artist introduced to many music lovers by Wale. The DMV rapper now goes by ADÉ, starting the next chapter in his career with a new home over at Epic Records. To celebrate, ADÉ returns with a new project called Always Something. The six-track EP features appearances by regular collaborator Wale, plus Lil’ Baby, GoldLink, Rich the Kid, and Fat Man Scoop. Stream the EP in full below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Phil Adé – “No Fear”
Tags: ADE, DMV, Jazz, Mixtapes, Wale, Phil Ade, Always Something, Fat Man Scoop Stream

New EP: August Alsina ‘Forever and a Day’

August Alsina spent most of 2018 focusing on himself, dealing with mental and health issues. The R&B star did close out the year by giving fans two records, “Wouldn’t Leave” and “Like You Love Me.” The New Orleans singer decides to start the new year off with a new project titled, Forever and a Day. The EP is seven new songs from Alsina, released independently via Shake The World/Human Re Sources. Stream it below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: August Alsina – “Like You Love Me...
Tags: New Orleans, Jazz, Mixtapes, Alsina, August Alsina, Alsina Feat ZAYN, World Human Re Sources Stream

New EP: Stalley ‘Human’

Enjoying a new phase in his career now as an independent artist, Stalley gets 2019 started with a new project. The Ohio representer drops off the Human EP, as six-track collection that follows last year’s Tell The Truth: Shame The Devil series. Lead by the Blue Collar Gang CEO, stream the project in full below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Stalley Feat. Takeoff – “Bag”
Tags: Jazz, Ohio, Mixtapes, Stalley, Blue Collar Gang

Album Stream: Jeezy & Boston George ‘Boston George & Diego’

Jeezy is set to bow out this year(?) with Thug Motivation 104: Trust Ya Process, but that isn’t the only release he’s got planned before retiring. Today, Snowman has dropped a surprise joint project with CTE signee Boston George. The nine-track mixtape finds Jeezy playing the Diego to Boston George’s, well, Boston George, while fellow CTE rep Boo Rossini makes a sole guest appearance. If Jeezy’s mixtape history has taught us anything, it’s to expect raw, uncut trap music. Stream after the ju...
Tags: Jazz, Cte, Mixtapes, New Music, Diego, Jeezy, Boston George, Boston George ` Boston George, Boo Rossini

New EP: Ryan Leslie ‘Fleurier Flows’

Ryan Leslie’s last project, MZRT, came out back in 2015. Since then, the R&B singer/songwriter/producer has been busy working on his various entrepreneurial ventures across the world. R-Les is now back with some music, giving his die hard fans Fleurier Flows. The four-track EP includes the songs “Forever My Love,” “First Place,” “Thankful” and “Gorgeous.” Along with the EP, Ryan Leslie debuts the music video for the opener “Forever My Love.” Stream the EP and watch the video below. Continue a...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Ryan Leslie, Mixtapes, R Les, Fleurier Flows

GLONO’s 21 Best Songs of 2018

Happy New Year! Once again, as always, there were a ton of great songs released last year. Narrowing it down to the 21 best is a bit ridiculous, but it’s a digestible chunk of music to summarize the year. My absolute favorite song of the year was also the most surprising: the Oak Ridge Boys’ … Continue reading GLONO’s 21 Best Songs of 2018 → Read more at Glorious Noise...
Tags: Shorties, Features, Playlists, Mixtapes, GLONO, Top Shelf, 21 Best

New EP: DeJ Loaf ‘Go DeJ Go Vol. 1’

Over the past few years, DeJ Loaf has been working on her debut album Liberated. Time has passed and to date the project has yet to be released. In the meantime, Lil’ Loaf has continued to put out records to hold fans over. As the year comes to an end, the Detroit native drops her new EP Go DeJ Go Vol. 1. Coming in at six tracks, the EP includes songs like last month’s “Who Gone Stop Us.” Stream it below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: DeJ Loaf – “Who Gone Stop Us”
Tags: Jazz, Detroit, Mixtapes, Dej Loaf, Go DeJ Go Vol. 1

New EP: 24Hrs ‘B4 XMAS’

One month after releasing his Houses on the Hill debut album, 24Hrs comes with a new project for the holidays. B4 XMAS is a six-track EP, lead by the Atlanta singer/rapper. Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa, Chief Keef and PnB Rock all make guest appearances. Stream it below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: 24Hrs – Houses on the Hill (Album Stream)
Tags: Atlanta, Jazz, Mixtapes, Ty Dolla, Keef, 24 Hrs, B4 XMAS

New Mixtape: Currensy ‘Weed & Instrumentals 3’

Curren$y celebrates Christmas with his new mixtape, Weed & Instrumentals 3. The 13-track project stars the New Orleans native rapping over some popular instrumentals. Wiz Khalifa, and Jet Life artists Fiend, T.Y. and Fendi P all make guest appearances. Stream the third installment below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Currensy – “Flatbed Ferrari” Currensy – “Grand” Freddie Gibbs, Currensy & The Alchemist – FETTI (Album Stream) Currensy Feat. Harry Fraud – “67 Turbo Jet” (Video) ...
Tags: New Orleans, Jazz, Mixtapes, Curren, Currensy, Jet Life, Currensy Harry Fraud Feat Lil Yachty

New EP: Azealia Banks ‘Icy Colors Change’

Azealia Banks has been steadily putting the final touches on her new album, Fantasea II: The Second Wave. Before that arrives, the talented Harlem artist/actress gets into the festive spirit with her new holiday-themed EP, Icy Colors Change. The three-track project is a tight, soulful, eclectic project with Banks displays her versatility. Songs like “Icy Colors Change,” “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” make up the EP. Available now everywhere, s...
Tags: Azealia Banks, Jazz, Anna Wintour, Harlem, Mixtapes, Icy Colors Change

New EP: Maino ‘Jermaine’

Maino is one of the newest additions on VH1’s new season of Love & Hip-Hop NY. Aside from starring on the ‘reality’ television show, the Hustle Hard CEO delivers a new project. Titled after his government name, Jermaine is a seven-track EP featuring guest appearances from T.I. and Griselda’s Conway the Machine. DJ Boy Wonda, Reefa and more contribute on the production side of Maino’s new offering, available everywhere now. Stream it below. Continue after the jump…. ...
Tags: Jazz, Vh1, Mixtapes, Conway, Jermaine, Maino, Griselda, Maino Freestyles Over, Machine DJ Boy Wonda Reefa

New EP: Vic Mensa ‘Hooligans’

Vic Mensa’s debut album The Autobiography released back in 2017, serving as his first full-length project under Roc Nation. Since that time, the Save Money MC has continued to put out records, continued to dedicate time to activism and community work, and has been the subject of headlines for some controversial remarks. The Chicago native closes out the year with a collection of new songs, the Hooligans EP. Coming in at eight tracks, the project is lead by the song “Dark Things.” Ty Dolla $ig...
Tags: Chicago, Jazz, Hooligans, Hudson, Mixtapes, Vic Mensa, Save Money MC, Eazy Charlie Wilson


Big K.R.I.T. is making up time for what was a quiet 2018. After spending most of they year out of the spotlight, the Mississippi rapper/producer returned with Thrice X and Double Down in November. Krizzle completes the trilogy with his third EP in under a month, TRIFECTA. The three-song collection includes “4 Tha Three,” “1 Oh Oh,” and “Energy.” Stream it below. Continue after the jump…. Previously: Big K.R.I.T. – Double Down (EP) Big K.R.I.T. – Thrice X (EP)
Tags: Mississippi, Jazz, Mixtapes, Krizzle, Big K.r.i.t, Energy Stream

Who’s the best rapper with the most words?

Who the greatest rapper is depends on who you ask. But one thing that isn’t subjective is which rappers have the biggest vocabulary and this amazing chart shows it. Pudding is an amazing site full of engaging and sometimes interactive articles on music from the most emo lyrics of all time, to an interactive page on how Robert Glasper sampled Miles Davis that lets you chop the samples and control the beats. They’ve looked at 85 artists to work out who is the best wordsmith. To work it out the...
Tags: Music, Jay Z, Rap, Fun, Analysis, Albums, Hip-hop, Rappers, Artists, Eminem, Word, Miles Davis, Words, Shakespeare, Lyrics, Jay