Keeping to his tradition of releasing material each week, Skeme returns in the way of the third single from his next body of work. His brand new track is titled “I.D.F.W.Y.” and sees the rapper taking on more of the consistent production that has been known for using is recent years, with the latest coming from Sean. If you’ve been enjoying the past few releases from Skeme, be sure to look out for his upcoming Ingleworld project over the coming weeks.
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OS REWIND: Skeme – Road To The Riches
OS REWIND: Skeme – BANG!
Just two weeks following the his self-titled premiere from his upcoming album “GENIUS,” producer Jahlil Beats continues to deliver new quality material for his fans. Here we get his newest releases entitled “Triangle Success”, which the Roc Nation producer showcases his skills behind the boards even more, as you should be turning up your sounds to 40!
After listening to the track above, you can look forward to seeing it on his upcoming official album, GENIUS releasing August 1st on iTunes!
OS REWIND: Jahlil Beats – GENIUS
OS REWIND: Jahlil Beats “The Mixdown” Interview With FUSE
OS REWIND: Jahlil Beats – Legend Era 2 [Mixtape]
Click image to watch The 2013 Roots Picnic Recap video
The Annual Roots Picnic went down earlier this year and for those who missed, no worries. Okayplayer was there to capture everything from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Trinidad James, Solange Knowles, and a much needed Naughty By Nature reunion. Watch the whole recap after the jump and if this doesn’t make you want to catch next year’s, we don’t know what will.
OS REWIND: Meek Mill & The Roots – Levels & Dreams And Nightmares (Live In Philly)
OS REWIND: ?uestlove Shares Stories With The Red Bull Music Academy
Click image to watch J. Cole “Born Sinner” episode seven
In part seven of J. Cole’s Bornsinner.com series, we’re provided with several words from the man himself. After his new album was released just yesterday, it was only right that we were told part of the story from the Roc Nation artist. Throughout the discussion, we’re taken through Cole’s life before he made it into the industry and the process of making it further as an artist. He talks about the type of people that gave him inspiration and how people told him how far he was going to come. Don’t forget that you can stream his sophomore album Born Sinner here.
OS REWIND: What’s Your Favorite Track From J. Cole’s “Born Sinner” Album?
OS REWIND: J. Cole “Born Sinner” [Episode #6] (Cedric “Ced” Brown)
Based on what we’ve been hearing from Vince Staples in recent releases, his forthcoming EP is looking to be one of June’s most prized possessions. The latest single from himself and Larry Fisherman aka Mac Miller arrives in the form of “Stuck In My Ways,” which proves to continue their success as a powerful duo. You’ll be able to listen to Vince’s brand new full length titled Stolen Youth in full when it’s finally released at some point tomorrow.
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OS REWIND: Vince Staples – Killin’ Y’all (feat. Ab-Soul)
OS REWIND: Vince Staples – Guns & Roses
Click image to listen to Kevin Gates “100it Gang (Marijuana Time)”
Kevin Gates keeps the steady stream of new music upon us today as he drops “100it Gang (Marijuana Time).” Much like you might expect Kevin doesn’t disappoint on this one as he uses his usual southern slang and flow on this dope track. So spark one and vibe out with Kevin and his new track.
Listen to the song after the jump.
OS REWIND: Kevin Gates - Satellites (Remix) (feat. Wiz Khalifa)
Danny Brown is currently making steady movements towards the release of his upcoming project, having toured across the likes of Europe in order to increase his reputation. You may remember hearing the track in the past, but now we have the chance to listen to “Kush Coma” in its final version, which includes special guest appearances from A$AP Rocky and Zelooperz. Expect the Skywlkr-produced offering to appear on his forthcoming album Old later this year.
OS REWIND: Danny Brown Freestyle On Tim Westwood
OS REWIND: Danny Brown Reveals Features & Producers On “Old”
Click image to watch Ricky Hil “Nomads” music video
Ricky Hil’s latest project Support Your Local Drug Dealer may be a few months in the past, but he’s continuing to provide new videos for his work to keep the momentum running. One of the standout tracks on the full-length release was a track titled “Nomads” featuring a rare appearance from The Weeknd. Similar to his past visuals, we’re shown how darkness can be used to an advantage throughout a song that includes a dismal storyline.
Directed by Hyghly Alleyne.
OS REWIND: Ricky Hil – Sarah’s Song
OS REWIND: Ricky Hil – Juicy J
One artist who has been making a particular impact over the past year is Jacob Banks. Since releasing his recent EP, putting together a number videos and making an appearance on Late Night… With Jools Holland, the attraction to his sound has undoubtedly taken a upward turn. Banks makes good use of his acclaim by taking part in a collaboration with UK’s own Wretch 32 on a single titled “Doing OK.” The combination of the pair works considerably well in terms of their ability to combine smooth vocals and adjusted wordplay.
OS REWIND: Jacob Banks – Worthy [Music Video]
OS REWIND: Giggs & Wretch 32 – Cool Nuh [Music Video]
Click Image To Watch “Well Dunn With Jourdan Dunn” Feat. Wale
For the lastest episode of Life+Times series “Well Dunn With Jourdan Dunn”, Wale comes through the kitchen to get a quick lesson on authentic Caribbean-style BBQ. Folarin learns a special seasoning recipe which includes some of the worlds hottest herb & spices. Along with model Jourdan Dunn, the two put their spin on Caribbean BBQ sauce, tweaking the cookbook and adding a couple of things that they like. While cooking, Wale discusses his upcoming third project “The Gifted”, and gives a little background on his head-wear line WRKNG.
In the video below, watch Wale and English fashion model Jourdan Dunn hit the kitchen and show us how to make Caribbean-style BBQ chicken.
OS REWIND: Wale – The Gifted [Album Stream]
OS REWIND: Wale Buys Out Flight Club NYC’s Jordan III Stock
Click image to watch 2 Chainz “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time” album trailer.
Jump into the first person perspective and see what a “2 Chainz day” consist of in the first trailer for his upcoming album Me Time. In the video, he starts his day off with a trip to the gym for boxing training, which is proceeded by a couple of racks being thrown because he “Love Dem Strippers.” After a few billiard shots, he proceeds to board a plane for a show later that night, which leads to a private plane flight to make the event on time. After the show he concludes the night a 5-star hotel with the only missing being a Superfreak.
Watch the full trailer above with the timeless sounds of Jimi Hendrix playing the background and stay tuned for that “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time” due out September 10th.
OS REWIND: 2 Chainz – Feds Watching
OS REWIND: Pusha T – Who I Am (feat. 2 Chainz & Big Sean)
OS REWIND: 2 Chainz Discusses Meaning Behind New Album Title “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time”
Fan of the culture will be aware of Slum Village’s involvement in the hip-hop genre over the past 20 years. Although there have been manages changed to line-up in recent times, the essence of their sound still remains the same. Today we have the opportunity to stream their upcoming album Evolution in its entirety, giving us the chance to listen to the 11 solid tracks less than a week before its fruition. The project contains features from the likes of Havoc, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Rapper Big Pooh, Early Mac and many more, which can be pre-ordered on iTunes ahead of its release on June 25th.
Stream after the jump.
OS REWIND: Slum Village – Summer Breeze
OS REWIND: Slum Village – Sirens
Click image to watch Young Guru’s “Crate Diggers” video
Original Roc-A-Fella member, Young Guru was the next producer / DJ featured on FUSE’s popular “Crate Diggers” series. Guru opened up about growing up never having to dig for records, as his father purchased any “funk & slow jams” which he gained an appreciation for music at an early age. Guru goes through a brief tour of his vinyl collection which is alphabetically organized in his currently new studio being made.
He also found a U2 modern record entitled “The Joshua Tree” album from 1987 which he reflected on joining them on tour with Jay-Z citing the group was very down to earth. Being an avid fan of drum kits within music, Guru expanding his sound to even sampling Rock N’ Roll which he felt was similar to Hip-Hop in its infant stages. Check after the jump to watch Young Guru’s interview with Fuse.
OS REWIND: Kid Capri’s Vinyl Collection “Crate Diggers”
OS REWIND: House Shoes’ Vinyl Collection “Crate Diggers”
OS REWIND: DJ Babu’s Vinyl Collection “Crate Diggers”
Click image to watch Miley Cyrus “We Can’t Stop” music video
The resurgence of Miley Cyrus’ career appears to be well in motion as she releases the visual for her latest single. The video is provided for the notable Mike WiLL Made It-produced “We Can’t Stop,” with the video showing nothing but the act of having a good time in correlation to the song itself. If you were expecting plenty of twerking a pool parties to be taking place, you shouldn’t be disappointed with the end product.
Directed by Diane Martel.
OS REWIND: Snoop Lion – Ashtrays & Heartbreaks (feat. Miley Cyrus) [Music Video]
Click image to watch Kelly Rowland & Pusha T “Street Life” live.
While the talk from the masses this week has been album releases from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller; Kelly Rowland has flown under the radar (so to speak) delivering arguably her best body of work with new album “Talk a Good Game.” With provocative singles such as “Kisses Down Low” and “Dirty Laundry” we weren’t surprised to see Kelly perform her most recent release for the Pusha-Ton featured “Street Life” produced by Pharrell Williams. Watch the live performance above from the two and be sure to pick up Kelly’s new album in stores and iTunes now.
OS REWIND: Kelly Rowland – Dirty Laundry [Teaser #1]
OS REWIND: Kelly Rowland – Kisses Down Low [Music Video]
OS REWIND: Kelly Rowland – ICE (feat. Lil Wayne) [Music Video]