There’s a lost album from the late, great Marvin Gaye titled You’re The Man on the way and will see the light of day on March 29th. One of the songs from the album is a Salaam Remi remix of “Symphony,” which was originally recorded three decades ago and ended up on Gaye’s posthumous album Dream of a Lifetime.
Dizz flips Tupac’s “Ambitionz of a Ridah” for KXNG Crooked to bless his lyrics on with “Glock Away.”
DJ Muggs continues to deliver collaborations that keep our heads ringing. On the horizon is the Soul Assassin’s collaborative project with Mach Hommy with Tuez-Les Tous (“Kill Them All”). The project drops March 29th and the duo deliver the first single “900K.”
Rappers beware. Conway The Machine is coming. And what you hear when he teams up with Busta Rhymes and Aaron Cooks on the Nottz-produced “Ghost Musik,” it’s a reminder that there’s something in the water with these upstate New York emcees.
11 weeks up, 11 weeks down. KXNG Crooked delivers “Bishop” as Dizz flips Ice Cube’s “Bird In The Hand” for Crook to get a little personal.
Upstate New York’s El Camino links with Benny The Butcher for the Dirty Diggs-produced banger “Venice Beach.” This is from Camino’s Don’t Eat The Fruit, which drops on March 15.
Ten weeks in and KXNG Crooked gets introspective on “Pain Away.” Producer Dizz — who has been killing it lately — flips Tupac’s “Pain” on its head as Crook dives into his past pain that revolves around alcoholism, colorism, death and so much more.
After the radio rip floated around for a bit, we have the full version of Masta Ace & Marco Polo’s “EAT” produced by DJ Premier. Preemo laces Ace with yet another classic beat as the Masta Ace and Evidence lay it down. From the deluxe version of A Breukelen Story. You can cop the single on vinyl when it drops on Record Store day on April 13.
9 weeks up, 9 weeks down. KXNG Crooked does it again as he wrecks a flip of Lauryn Hill vocals from “Killing Me Softly” on the Dizz produced “Jewel Emoji.”
Nick Grant connects with Westside Gunn as the duo flex over a twinkling key arrangement on “Price Tag.”