[Hot New Music!] A$AP Rocky feat. Waka Flocka Flame – “Goldie Mack”

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We all know that it is hard out here for a pimp, thanks to Terrence Howard’s role in “Hustle & Flow.” To celebrate and applaud the mack game and their efforts, A$AP Rocky linked up with ATL’s own Waka Flocka Flame to release a new track titled “Goldie Mack.” The new song is about two minutes long and definitely worth the listen. The A$AP Mob frontman and Brick Squad member cruise over the 808 Mafia-produced track, touching on the impact made by the real Goldie, all while demonstrating their emcee skills on the mic.

With A$AP Rocky’s dope bars cut with metaphors and Waka’s vibrant sound, you’ll surely be left looking for more after this one. So go ahead and put this one on repeat. Check it out below.

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[Hot New Music!] Jeezy – “Gotta Be A Man”

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We haven’t heard too much noise coming from Jeezy’s corner since the release of Church in These Streets late last year, however, it appears that this is soon to change. The Atl rapper is back, this time around with a single called “Gotta Be A Man.” The track is set to appear on the soundtrack to Saints & Sinners, a new drama soon to appear on Bounce TV.

The soundtrack is scheduled to drop on March 25th and features other artists like Big Boi, Lecrae. and Kelly Price. Listen to the new Jeezy cut below.

 

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[Hot New Video!] Lua Proc feat. Young Buck – “Retarded”

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Rapper Lua Proc got on base last year with his hit single “Work” featuring Kevin Gates.  Now the Pittsburgh emcee is looking to score as he goes back-to-back with his latest single titled “Retarded.”  Fresh off the success of his last single, Lua Proc gets an assist from G-Unit’s Young Buck on the track. The official video for “Retarded,” which can be seen below, is a short film that portrays both Lua Proc and Young Buck in street life fashion.  The visual displays the gritty side of the game and how snitches most definitely get stitches.

Check out Lua Proc’s new video “Retarded” featuring Young Buck below.

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[Hot New Music!] Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana – “All The Way Up”

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Fat Joe and Remy Ma had everybody leaning back just a little over ten years ago. Now that the duo is back on the scene after Remy’s stint in incarceration, the emcees are planning to release a joint project titled, Platas o Plamo. The first single from the project has already been gifted to us. The track features a third Empire State rep, French Montana, and it’s titled “All The Way Up,” produced by Miami producer Edsclusive.

The new track definitely has the potential to be an early summer banger just like 2004’s “Lean Back”. No way to tell yet if “All The Way Up” will be another chart topper for Fat Joe & Remy Ma, but only time will tell and by adding a hot artist like French Montana we are sure to hear this track for weeks months to come. Listen to the new single below.

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[Hot New Video!] Chevy Woods – “And The Story Goes…” (Official Video)

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Pittsburgh emcee Chevy Woods is much more than a hypeman gone solo and his work ethic is proof of that. Since the release of his last mixtape, The 48 Hunnid Project, he has been putting in some work dropping weekly freestyles over the industry’s dopest records. To add fuel to his flame, the Taylor Gang artist has recently released a 4-track EP titled And The Story Goes

The new EP is accompanied by a nice short film that features a music video for each song.  And The Story Goes… has a nice vibe to it and also includes a verse from Styles P. The visual shares some images of Chevy’s hometown and a fresh perspective nonetheless. Watch the short film below and let us know what you think.

 

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[Hot New Video!] Puff Daddy & The Family – “Auction”

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While Puff Daddy is getting his No Way Out 2 album ready for the world, Hip Hop Heads are still vibing off of his last project MMM. The project featured a handful of jams including the nostalgic “Auction” track. “Auction” features Lil Kim, Styles P, and King Los. The four emcees joy ride on the Puff instrumental, which is just enough to hold us until Puff’s highly-anticipated follow-up to Puff Daddy and the Family‘s multi-platinum No Way Out album.

Peep the visual to “Auction” below and be prepared for some signature dance moves from Puffy. #TakeThatTakeTakeTakeThat

 

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[Hot New Music!] French Montana feat. Kanye West and Nas – “Figure It Out”

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As the release of French Montana’s fourth studio album, Mac & Cheese 4, nears us, French drops an unexpected bomb. The Bad Boy Ent. artist just released a brand new project titled Wave Gods, hosted by his longtime homie Max B. Featured on the new mixtape is a hidden treasure which features both Kanye West and Nas.

The “Figure It Out” track is a smooth soulful cut that gives the trio a moment to speak on the highs and lows of not only success, but life in general. Peep the new joint below as well as the entire Wave Gods project further below.

 

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[Hot New Music!] Gillie Da Kid feat. Boosie Badazz – “I’m Da Man”

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Philadelphia rapper Gillie Da Kid is back with a certified banger titled “Im Da Man” featuring Baton Rouge native Boosie Badazz. The self-proclaimed “King of Philly” hops on the Coney Gurl produced beat and slays it. Late last year, Gillie released his first ever album entitled, Welcome 2 Gilladelphia. Now the “King of Philly” is back to follow up that album with some heat for these winter days. 

There is surely more to come from Gillie as the buzz surrounding him gets louder with each day that passes. More singles, probably a new mixtape, and possibly a new album. We can’t say what is to come for sure, but we will take what we can get. Check out the new one from Gillie Da Kid featuring Boosie Badazz below.

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[Hip Hop News Now] The Introduction of Pennsylvania Emcee J-Remedy

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Brooklyn born emcee J-Remedy has found his strength through his struggles and is now using that same strength to make power moves. With that being said, J-Remedy has a story to tell. As a youth, J along with his sibling, was taken into custody by the state of New York and placed in an orphanage. From there, the siblings relocated to Pennsylvania with their maternal grandmother in hopes of gaining some stability and ultimately a better life.

Unfortunately for J-Remedy things did not get any easier for him as the troubled teen served several years in a youth institution and later state penitentiaries. After his release, J found solace in rapping. However, it wasn’t until he found himself as a single father of three that he took rapping seriously. “My children became my motivation to succeed,” said J-Remedy. “You hear that from a lot of people and it’s real cliché, but that’s totally the truth of my situation. I do this because I want to give them a better life, and hustling aint it.”

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With a new focus created just three short years ago, J-Remedy has already opened up for multiple Hip Hop acts such as Cassidy and Fred The Godson. This weekend J is set to open up for Slaughterhouse emcee Joe Budden. The event is presented by his YNR team, Elegant Hoodness, and Cashout Casper. Details to the show can be found below on the event flyer.

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Recently J-Remedy was awarded the Elegant Hoodness Musical Program Award for Entrepreneur of the Year. He was nominated with candidates from all across the country. “This meant a lot to me. That’s like a super dope award, because entrepreneur to me is hustling, working hard, grinding and that’s what I’ve been doing for these last three years. So to win that award and be acknowledged for it, when a lot of people can’t really see the work that I’m putting in. Ya know, that’s really a dope feeling,” said J.  

“For the last three years the struggles that I had to endure to get this award is crazy,” said J-Remedy, “I was sleeping in my car for about three months, I was homeless. My kids had to go stay with my family and I had to sleep in the streets in my car with no money. Somehow I had to find a way to continue to chase this dream and build my brand. It was honestly stupid the way I went about it, but it was because I believed in myself and I knew that if I could invest this money and time in myself that it was going to turn out good. And that’s what it has been doing lately, which is the craziest part of it all.”  

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J-Remedy’s musical sound described by him is, “Raw, gritty, and very east coast.” “I was influenced by a lot of east coast Hip Hop, that’s what I love. Cassidy, The Lox, Big Pun, Biggie…east coast rap is what I thrived off and listen to the most,” said J.

Check out some of J-Remedy’s most recent singles, “Drill Time Remix” and “Just A Moment,” below. Keep one eye open and an ear to the streets and I’m sure you will hear J-Remedy’s name again. Be on the lookout for his feature in XXL later this month. “The goal is simple,” said J-Remedy, “It’s to keep grinding.”


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