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Rap Radar: Justin Rose – ‘Walter White’ tape + video

Justin Rose, hailing from Queens, NY, dropped a solid debut tape, Walter White, featuring standout single, “Speedy Gonzales” with Playboicarti; although, I think “Do Better” hits better. In an interview with Hot New Hip Hop, Rose explains: I wanted Water White to sound like summer nights in NY, which…

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Sampha – “Blood On Me”

Sampha just released another single off his highly-anticipated debut album, Process, coming out via Young Turks soon. Listen to “Blood on Me” and “Timmy’s Prayer” below, and check out his in-depth FADER cover story.

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Vince Staples – ‘Prima Donna’ EP

Vince Staples muses over existential thoughts in the Prima Donna EP. The star song here is, no doubt, the first one, “War Ready,” where Vince collaborates with James Blake and samples Andre 3000’s “ATLiens” final verse to produce a masterful flip. Download here

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Nipsey Hussle – ‘Slauson Boy 2’ mixtape

Crewnshaw rapper, Nipsey Hussle, has given us a consistent stream of new music over the last couple months, as a part of his #MarathonMondays series. This all comes together on his new mixtape, Slauson Boy 2, a west coast hustle & flow type narrative, and includes features from…

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Frank Ocean presents ‘Blonde’ LP & Boys Don’t Cry

4 years after his critically-acclaimed debut, Channel Orange, Frank Ocean finally presents us with his long-awaited album, Blonde. The serendipitous drop was teased last Thursday with Endless, a 45-minute visual album stream, and then rolled out at midnight on Saturday, accompanied by an exclusive magazine, Boys Don’t…

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British & Jamaican sounds collide: Cadenza – “People feat. Jorja Smith & Dre Island”

Jorja Smith has one of the most enchanting female voices–the raspiness we love with Amy Winehouse and the contemporary R&B-electronica we love with Nao, all with her own powerful pop-tinged flair. This time, the young British singer features on an…

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