At the start of 2016, Chris J dropped off the stellar I Been Driving, a 4-track EP produced entirely by Connor Barkhouse. The project served as my introduction to the young artist and I’ve been anticipating new content ever since. Thankfully, the wait is over as last night Chris let loose the Donny Scotts-featured “Lonely”. Both...

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As Paul Pesci continues to prep for the release of his new album, I Swear I Quit Yesterday, each of his new releases serve as individual introductions to an exciting and engaging new artist from a little known area of New Jersey. Every person, at some point in their early adult lives, is faced with...

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The highly anticipated High Fashion dropped at the end of last month and Lonny X is already back with more new music for his growing fan base. The latest release continues Lonny’s ongoing streak of dropping hits, this time linking up with Dre Kiken and Mooncha for the BLVC SVND-produced “Flashy”. Interestingly, from the content to...

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Choo E Lou – Red Eye [prod. Dee Aye] (Video)

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in December, we premiered Choo E Lou’s “Red Eye” and now the Harlem-based artist is back with the official visuals for his Dee Aye-produced banger. The Megadon-directed video showcases Choo and the homies giving in to their vices after a long day of cooking up heat in the studio. Thanks to late nights and loud,...

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There’s been an influx of new music from Tedy Brewski lately and it’s been enjoyably difficult to keep up with. Over the course of the last 24 hours, the DMV via CT artist let loose two new tracks and announced a new project will be dropping this weekend. To be honest, it sucks Brewski isn’t...

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Sol – Happiness [prod. The Zillas]

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Next month, we’ll be on the receiving end of a new project from Seattle’s Sol as The Headspace Traveler is set for release on March 4th. Today, Sol drops off “Happiness”, a song that certainly doesn’t give off the vibes you might expect from the title and from a number of Sol’s previous releases. That said, I...

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jg – 365 [prod. nynsyx]

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

In honor of his 20th Born Day, the homie jg liberates another joint off his upcoming project, play this at my funeral. Featuring production from nynsyx (Bleek G), “365” is a hyped up anthem that leaves the listener feeling inspired. You can feel the passion and drive present in jg’s words as he attacks Bleek’s instrumental, highlighting...

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foisey. – ShwEm.86

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Blessings on blessings with the news that foisey. will be releasing a new project in the not so distant future. After premiering “ShwEm.86” earlier today on First Ear, we now know that the CT-based artist’s Frutas will be dropping on February 14th. So even if you’re alone on Valentine’s Day, you can expect something sweet to keep...

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Goodwood Baker – Goodwood Baker

February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Very little information is known when it comes to Goodwood Baker. According to his Twitter account, he’s based out of California. Judging from his Tweets, he enjoys smoking weed. And when it comes to his first release, the music he creates is pretty wavy. My introduction to Mr. Baker came towards the end of January when...

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Listen, I’m patiently waiting for The Life of Pablo to officially drop, as I have been since yesterday. I want to be able to sit down and take in what we first caught a glimpse of during yesterday’s revolutionary live stream from MSG. In the meantime, I’ll be here posting about music but to be completely...

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If you haven’t picked up on it yet, here’s what’s up: 2016 is going to be an immensely productive and fruitful year for the Colours of the Culture family. NIKO IS has been dropping so much new content this year that it’s been difficult to keep up – admittedly, I’ve already let at least two...

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Liana Banks – LVLUP [prod. YOBO]

February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s not going to be easy to set yourself apart from the crowded NYC music scene but Liana Banks has already proven she’s something special, earning a spot writing for the likes of Rihanna (her new album is fire, btw) and Ms. Minaj in the past. Now, Banks is ready to break out on her own...

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K’Valentine – SHE (feat. Niré)

February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

After hitting us with “Drip From My Walk” yesterday, K’Valentine makes a statement today with the first single off her upcoming Here For A Reason. The sultry “SHE” puts on full display the wide range of personality K’Valentine brings to the table with her music, as she casually switches from seductive to braggadocios, all the while...

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Mike Kuz – Time (Prototype)

February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month, OnCue gave us our next taste of Perfectly Tragically Flawed with the release of “Time“. The stellar single has been on the receiving end of widespread praise, showcasing the transparency of OnCue’s content that we’ve come to love over the years. Now, Mike Kuz drops off the OG “Time” instrumental so we have an...

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After kicking off the year with the release of a self-titled project and their “Save The Rapper” campaign, Slightly Flagrant returns with new visuals for “Aaron Hernandez”. The track, which is expectedly obnoxious and hilarious, lives on the duo’s recent tape. If you’re easily offended, shy away from this video. Or watch it because it’s...

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