The Boston emcee chronicles his story with the release of his highly anticipated project Twelve, which is self-produced alongside his brother Tedd Boyd. Following up a number of well-received singles such as “99 Altima” and “The Button”, James provides a complete body of work which is powered by honest lyricism and smooth production.
“Twelve is a representation of my life and the changes that occurred to me from age 12 to 24. This project is my journey from adolescence to adulthood and the main theme throughout is growth. To me, if something is not growing then it is dead. So ultimately, I hope this piece will inspire people and help them through whatever struggles they are experiencing” James said.
On May 1st, Yonkers bred R&B singer/songwriter/producer created a 7 song set called The Looper. Now I know what you’re thinking to yourself, well one of two things: This shit is probably garbage OR how does one actually create an album in one sitting. Seeing how I’ve witnessed Anthony do this LIVE on stage during SEVERAL performances at Nema’s Boom Boom Room, it’s VERY possible. And each time he attempted to do so? The end result was of above average quality.
So here we are, May 5th and The Looper is getting rave reviews but some folks still aren’t convinced this is actually possible and if it is, it can’t be THAT great. Oh, I forgot to tell you, Anthony did this by HIMSELF by looping his OWN voice when creating the production through beatboxing, harmonizing and stacking his melodies and obviously singing. Not to mention he himself adds percussion and tickles the ivory when need be. This is a work of art if I’ve ever seen one ladies and gents. Stream and THEN download the project, below!
Snoop Dogg’s new album, Bush, is entirely produced by Pharrell and has an official release date of May 12th. However, you can now stream the album via iTunes for free! Listen to the project by following the link here!
I present to you all, “VRSN 2″ my sophomore instrumental project. I worked on this for the majority of 2014 & it I’m glad to finally share it with the world. This project features @larceblake, @brandonfxrd & @subdaio of @flowfi. This wouldn’t have been possible without their help & @theirasinc’s. I hope you all enjoy & share this with a friend or too. #IRASSZN
Indiana’s own T-Zank returns with a brand new album entitled “Authority of the Soul”. Stream and download it below.
Gucci Mane releases his SECOND album of the month by dropping off this new LP, Breakfast. The album contains eleven tracks and features from artists such as Makonnen and Young Scooter. Listen to the project below and purchase it via iTunes here.
UPDATE: It looks like Gucci is dropping off two other albums today titled Lunch and Dinner. Hit the jump to listen to those two projects as well!
It has been three years since the release of Kendrick Lamar’s last album, and tonight we receive To Pimp A Butterfly one week early! According to the CEO of TDE, this was a mistake by Interscope and looks like someone may be in some trouble at the record label. You can purchase the project via iTunes here and stream the album below via Spotify.
Lab Music CEO Knowledge is looking to land body blows with his new release “Heavyweight”. The Dallas emcee delivers nimble wordplay over trunk rattling tracks for a exciting project with great replay value. “Heart Of A Rebel” debuting this summer. “Heavyweight” is the official pre-cursor to his Keeynote produced project.
Already well known in his hometown of Nashville, Alocodaman is looking to expand his national profile with the release of his new project, Straight Off The Porch. The album is out now and features production from standout producer BandPlay, Klassix Jones, and more. ‘Straight Off The Porch’ is accompanied by his raw visual.
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It has been less than a month since Gucci let loose his new EP, and today he drops off this album, Mr. Clean The Middle Man. Check it out below.