From the most recent Verzuz between The Lox and DIPSET, to the album listening event of Kanye’s DONDA to the new release of the follow up album from Nas, we have a lot to be excited for. First, let me say that the Verzuz last week was nothing short of amazing.  As a hip hop […]

Jayla Darden has created her own lane in this new wave of R&B music. With the success of her ‘Ideas’ series, she landed herself a deal with Interscope Records earlier this year. The Detroit native released her debut seven track EP November 5th and its entitled ‘Onto Something’. Her sound resembles and shows a ton […]

This summer, for one night only, rapper, writer, actor and philanthropist, Common, is taking his talents to Atlanta to perform alongside the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.  On June 29th, 2019, Common is set to take the stage at the Cadence Bank Amphitheater at Chastain Park in Atlanta! Common will showcase some of his most famous hits, […]

Future delivers again with “Walk On Minks” a hard hitting trap banger from the soundtrack for the film SuperFly. Zaytoven’s extraordinary compostion and production skills perfectly compliment Future’s vocals. The duo proves once again that they are capable of producing spectacular music that is both entertaining and captivating. SuperFly is a “remake of the 1972 […]

Drake’s set to dominate the Billboard charts this summer. With two singles already sitting comfortably at the top – “God’s Plan” and “Nice For What” – he is set to have an outstanding first week following the album’s release. Less than an hour ago, Drake posted the above and below photos, teasing at the album’s […]

Pitchfork, known for its critical reviews of hot new music, has recently rated Cardi B’s most recent album, Invasion of Privacy, a solid 8.7. In the words of Sheldon Pearce, contributing writer for Pitchfork, “The album is showy and upfront, at once brazen and vulnerable. On her assured and outspoken debut, Cardi shuffles from pop-rap […]

Today Kali Uchis releases her debut 15-track studio album, featuring collaborations from prominent black musicians such as Thundercat, Bootsy Collins, and Tyler, The Creator. The studio album is the first full-length soundtrack Uchis has released, which follows “Drunken Babble” a 2012 mixtape, and her 2015 “Por Vida” EP. “There are a couple of songs about […]

Brockhampton, the dynamic and outgoing new age boy band hip hop group announced on Friday, March 30, that they signed with RCA Records, and it’s now being reported that their contract is worth more than $15 million. Kevin Abstract, the group’s leader, made official announcements on social media March 30. According to Billboard “multiple industry sources have […]

Just two words were tweeted out by “The Internet” – American R&B/trip-hop band – early Thursday morning. The words “next month” were tweeted out at 4:30 A.M. People on the actual internet are already coming up with theories and ideas, most of them being that they plan to drop a new album. Their last album, […]

Tyler, The Creator spontaneously dropped a new single today, titled “OKRA.” He tweeted the music video out earlier today – see it below. In addition to the single, he has also released a music video for the song on YouTube. The beat combines simplistic, hard hitting electronic drums, with a hard-driven bassline, and an unfamiliar […]

Toni Braxton’s new album, ‘Sex & Cigarettes,’ dropped last week and now she has released the video for the project’s latest single “Long As I Live.”

XXL’s yearly freshman features are coming upon us once again. Every year, XXL features ten up and coming artists and grants them large exposure to their cult-like social following. Many of those previously featured have gone on to win awards, take top Billboard spots, and more. Yesterday the public began voting for their favorite rappers […]