Astro – Starvin Like Marvin For A Cool J Song (Mixtape)


Fresh off delivering one of the best Kendrick responses (the Statik Selektah-produced “KONY“) and an impressive performance on Statik’s ShowOff Radio, New York’s incredibly talented youngin’ comes through with his latest mixtape offering. 14 cuts with production and features from Statik, BrandUn DeShay, Skyzoo, Wordspit the Illest, Easy Mo Bee and more. Stream/download below.

Listen to the full stream of the album here.

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Brother Ali – Left In The Deck

Brother Ali releases his new project (20 plus minute stream above) on the same day that he goes on the road with Immortal Technique.

“Left In The Deck” is a collection of 10 raw, grimy recordings made in basements and hotel rooms around the world. This demo-tape style release was produced entirely by Jake One. It hasn’t been polished up for the market or cleaned for the radio. These songs were left in their original demo form and are intended only for my family of direct supporters. The beats are grimy and I feel like this is some of the best rhyming I’ve ever captured on tape. I want to release this directly to you.


Lil Wayne – Dedication 5 (Mixtape)

lilwayneLil Wayne releases his Dedication 5 mixtape today. The mixtape features the likes of Vado, Sh*t, Jae Millz, Mack Maine and The Weeknd. The mixtape his hosted by DJ Drama. Listen to the mixtape down below from track 1 through 29 or you can listen to selective tracks by listening to the entire mixtape here.

Miley Cyrus May Appear on the Remix to Kanye West’s “Black Skinhead”

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Miley Cyrus skipped out post-VMA parties Sunday night to hit the studio with none-other-than Kanye West. The pair have reportedly recorded a remix to Kanye’s Yeezus single, “Black Skinhead” which is set to appear on a remix EP slated to release later this year.

If this is true, Miley Cyrus is making big moves. Check Page Six for further details.

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Drake Talks About “Tuscan Leather” & Reveals “Paris Morton Music II” Is On N.W.T.S.


Earlier this month Rolling Stone included Drake‘s upcoming album Nothing Was The Same in their fall music preview, and revealed that Jay-Z & Lil Wayne would be on the album as features. Today some more info from and tidbits from the album came to light. 40 and Drizzy spoke about the intro to the album titled “Tuscan Leather,” saying that it has a Whitney Houston sample and that 40 flipped it into three different beats for the three verses.‪

Of bombastic album opener “Tuscan Leather,” 40 says, “It’s a three-staged record – one sample flipped three different ways, with a verse over each beat.”

The other exciting part of the preview is that Drake reveals that the album features a sequel to his popular song “Paris Morton Music.” The first one was absolute flames so we really can’t even begin to imagine what kind of fire Drake is bringing for the sequel.‪

Drake, meanwhile, cites the standout track “Paris Morton Music II” as the clearest proof that he’s stepped up his game. “That track excites me from a rap standpoint, just getting off bars and different flows,” he says. “I played it for J. Cole, on some rap buddy-buddy shit, and he was like, ‘Damn!’”

‬With the album now dropping officially on September 24 and the official standard and deluxe covers now out, expect a lot more info in the coming weeks about the album.

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Maybach Music Group – Self Made 3 Tracklist

September 17th boasts the release of Rick Ross’ Self Made 3 album. The title and features from the third installation of Self Made have been made available. The tracklist boasts features from the likes of Yo Gotti, Fabolous, Pusha T, French Montana, Trina and Lupe Fiasco. Tracklist below:

01 Lil Snupe (Intro)
02 Gunplay – Gallardo f. Rick Ross & Yo Gotti
03 Meek Mill – The Plug f. Omelly & Young Breed
04 Meek Mill – Levels
05 Rick Ross – Lay It Down f. Lil Boosie & Young Breed
06 Rick Ross – Stack On My Belt f. Wale, Whole Slab & Birdman
07 Wale – Black Grammys f. Meek Mill, Rockie Fresh & J. Cole
08 Stalley – Coupes & Roses
09 Omarion – Know You Better f. Fabolous & Pusha T
10 Omarion – Say Don’t Go
11 Rockie Fresh – What Ya Used To f. Hit-Boy
12 Rick Ross – The Great Americans f. Gunplay, Rockie Fresh & Fabolous
13 Meek Mill – Kilo f. French Montana, Yo Gotti & Louie V Gutta
14 Wale – Poor Decisions f. Rick Ross & Lupe Fiasco
15 Meek Mill – Bout That Life f. French Montana, K Kutta, Torch & Iceberg
16 Rockie Fresh – God Is Great

Juicy J – Stay Trippy (Album Trailer)

Juicy J’s Stay Trippy album trailer. Pre-order your copy of Stay Trippy, due in stores as of August 27th. Juicy has offered a chance for his fans to stream his entire album free with through his new game on his site. Try and earn the right to stream the entire album here. He seems to be doing a whole lot of things this year when taking into consideration his $50,000 scholarship offer to the best female twerker contest yesterday.

Ray Lewis & Pharrell – Natural Born Hitters (Mixtape)

raylewis-pharrell-NBH“Under Armour asked Skateboard P to produce this three-track mixtape inspired by the film Ready For August, which is based on Ray Lewis’ high school football years. This mix features Pharrell’s trademark sounds backing some of Ray-Ray’s speeches. Tracklist, stream, and link down bottom.”

Bryant Dope & Hannibal King – NNY f. ANTHM (Video)

Bryant Dope and Hannibal King’s New New York album gets some visuals from the artists featuring Anthm. Stream the entire 12 track album down below:

Ka – Peace Ahki (Video)

Crucial track and visual combination from Ka. Listen to Night’s Gambit and purchase it in stores. Stream the entire Night’s Gambit album down below:

Drake – Nothing was the Same (Artwork)


The artwork for Drake’s upcoming album titled “Nothing was the Same!” The album was originally scheduled for a December release; however, Drake has decided to focus on the VMAs and has pushed the album release date back. It was originally scheduled to be released as of September 17th is now due to be released on September 24th. I personally don’t see anything alarming about that. I perfectly understand. What’s an additional 7 days to tweak things and make sure they are just right before release? The backcover of the album can be seen after the jump.


DJ Spintelect Presents: The Best Of Nas (Mixtape)

djspintelect-nas-backThe tracklist above represents songs on the best of Nas mixtape from DJSpintelect and the folks at LRG. Stream the entire mixtape down below:

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