One of the strangest singles of this year has been Meek Mill’s “Dreams & Nightmares,” the intro track from Meek’s late 2012 debut album of the same name. It’s a slow-building, multi-colored rap track, with Meek fervidly detailing his emotionally wrought come-up over a beat that begins as piano sprinkling and adds storm clouds of trap music as it goes along. There’s not really a hook, and its power comes from experiencing the whole thing, from start to finish. It couldn’t be less radio-friendly, yet it made its way onto the radio. Impressive, even by the Philadelphia rapper’s standards of success, which smuggled shouting, fevered tracks like “House Party” and “I’m a Boss” onto playlists at a time when radio rap seems increasingly disinterested in anything that doesn’t scream out, “crossover.”
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It has been swirling around the internet for a few weeks now but no one really knew any details about DJ Drama and Lil Wayne’s fifth installment of their Dedication mixtape series. Well today we get news that Wayne will be dropping the Dedication 5 tape on August 30th and we even get to see a cover for it as well. Make sure to check back here as more details come out.
DJ Drama and Mack Maine both took to their Twitter’s to confirm that Lil Wayne is indeed working on the fifth installment of his Dedication mixtape series. No release date has been announced yet but I’m sure he will be working on/finishing it up during his summer tour.
Yup. D5. Tunechi. Dram. YM. Stay tuned. But pleaaaase…. b patient.
While Kendrick and ScHoolboy were in Atlanta they stopped by and sat down with DJ Drama for his radio show. During the sit-down K.Dot talked about his performances at SXSW, the Hottest MC crown and a missed Nas collaboration. After the jump check out some more conversation with Kendrick and Q talking about making the 2013 XXL Freshman List.
Jeezy drops his highly anticipated new mixtape It’s Tha World, hosted by DJ Drama.
01. El Jefe Intro (Prod. By Lodi)
02. Knob Broke (Prod. By Jahlil Beats)
03. Stylin (Prod. By Kenoe)
04. How It Feel Feat. Lodi (Prod. By D Rich)
05. Millions (Prod. By The Renegades)
06. Get Right (Prod. By Black Metaphor)
07. Escobar (Prod. By Cardo)
08. RIP Feat. 2 Chainz (Prod. By DJ Mustard)
09. Just Got Word Feat. YG (Prod. By Warren G)
10. Damn Liar (Prod. By Certified Truck Bangers)
11. Too Many Commas Feat. Birdman (Prod. By Kenoe)
12. Turn Up Or Die Feat. Lil Boosie (Prod. By TA)
13. All The Same Feat. E-40 (Prod. By DJ Mustard)
14. Tonight Feat. Trey Songz (Prod. By Mike Will)
15. Evil (Prod. By Will A Fool)
16. Thank Me (Prod. By Lodi)
17. Es El Mundo Outro (Prod. By Lodi)
Freddie Gibbs highly anticipated mixtape Baby Face Killa has finally arrived! Download below!
01. BFK (Prod. M-80)
02. Still Livin’ (Prod. DJ Stikuhbush)
03. The Diet (Prod. Cylla)
04. Money, Clothes, Hoes (MCH) (Prod. Feb.9)
05. The Hard Feat. Dana Williams (Prod. Feb.9)
06. Kush Cloud Feat. Krayzie Bone & SpaceGhostPurrp (Prod. SMKA)
07. Walk In Wit the M.O. Feat. Dom Kennedy (Prod. Cookin’ Soul)
08. Bout It Bout It Feat. Kirko Bangz (Prod. DJ Dahi)
09. Krazy Feat. Jadakiss & Jay Rock (Prod. Statik Selektah)
10. Stay Down (Prod. DJ Dahi)
11. Boxframe Cadillac (’83 Deville Mix) Feat. Z-Ro (Prod. The FuturistiKs)
12. Middle of The Night Feat. Wayne Blazed
13. Go For It Feat. Young Jeezy (Prod. Bobby Kritical)
14. On Me Feat. Problem (Prod. DJ Fresh)
15. Tell A Friend Feat. Curren (Prod. DJ Izzo & Matterafact)
16. My Nigga Feat. G-Wiz, D-Edge & Hit (Prod. Cookin’ Soul)
17. Seventeen Feat. Young Jeezy & Slick Pulla
18. Every City Feat. YG (Bonus Track) (Prod. DJ Mustard)