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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Ora Slick & KOD – All I Know [prod. BCB]

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

“All I Know” is a dark and gritty cut from Ora Slick and KOD, who handle the verses and hook respectively. Throughout the appropriately titled record, the two artists ponder why they continue to commit immoral acts until reaching the conclusion that it’s all they know. Production on “All I Know” comes courtesy of BCB, who...

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After blessing the world with “Roses”, Alex and Drew are back with their self-proclaimed official follow up. According to The Chainsmokers, “Don’t Let Me Down” is the best record they’ve ever created – if you’re a fan of the duo, you know that’s really saying something. It wouldn’t be a Chainsmokers release if there wasn’t...

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Kenzie May – Never Find Another

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Again, daps and pounds to the SoundCloud deities for blessing me with another gem. Kenzie May has mastered the soulful, R&B-infused pop sound on “Never Find Another”, as her beautiful voice juxtaposes with the aggressive sonic backdrop. My favorite music is music that hits you in the emotions and leaves you in the feels and this joint...

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Annabel Jones – IOU

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Once again, I’m sending praise to the SoundCloud Gods for pointing me in the direction of another stellar record that was unfortunately flying under my radar until last night. This might be one of my favorite SC finds of all time, tbh. “IOU” is the first drop from British vocalist Annabel Jones since linking up with Atlantic...

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Jamil Nouveau – Bowlegged Groove: Vol. 2

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to Volume 1, the SFDotNet/WAX Entertainment Jamil-Of-All-Trades (a.k.a. Jamil Nouveau [f.k.a. Jasper Jawns]) is back with “Bowlegged Groove: Vol. 2”. And, although I never thought it was possible, somehow the follow up to Vol. 1 is even better than the OG version. In the words of The Man himself:...

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At the end of January, the enigmatic dylAn released the first single off his upcoming Banana Peels Are Orange project. Since the release, a bunch of music has been reuploaded to his SoundCloud (praises due to the most high). And last night, we were blessed with “not dead ye t #1”, a collaborative effort from A,...

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As iLL Chris prepares for the release of Honor Thy Father, he links with another Seattle spitter for the Manu Ginobili-themed “Eurostep”. Our latest preview of the upcoming album highlights Chris’ ability to switch up his flow as he laces Young Forever’s hard hitting production with some confident bars. The track is nice and iLL Chris...

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Tony Mason and HeatWave will be releasing their Super Lit project in the near future. Until then, the Canadian duo have let loose the Coke Keys Cartel-featured title track and a new video for “Like Mike”, which features Loonie Blue. Both the single and the visuals showcase the high-energy style brought forth by Mason and HeatWave....

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Here’s a double dosage of smooth, soulful vibes to help you relax on this Tuesday evening. Portland’s HOT16 links with Ohmega Watts and Farnell Newton for “Rhythm” and the legendary DJ K-Def throws down on the b-side remix. If you enjoy music that your body can feel, then stop wasting time and smash play on...

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ANoyd – Black Privilege I [prod. Ty Nitty]

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Damn, I legit got goosebumps listening to this record. Connecticut artist ANoyd links with Ty Nitty for “Black Privilege I”, a response to Macklemore’s “White Privilege II”. I had no idea what to expect when I hit play but ANoyd’s content is powerfully jarring and thought provoking. Experience “Black Privilege I” below and check for...

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