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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Video: Flying Lotus f/ Kendrick Lamar – ‘Never Catch Me’

Flying Lotus

Flying Lotus explores life after death in the Hiro Murai-directed video for “Never Catch Me,” which expands on the fantastical dream state imagery found in the video for ““Until the Quiet Comes”.”

The dark visuals start off at a funeral for a young boy and girl, but the sadness soon fades. Their souls rise out of their coffins and start to dance in front of the mourners before playing games in the backyard. With a smile on their faces, they drive off in a hearse as children chase them down the street.

The song will appear on Flying Lotus’ album You’re Dead! (due Oct. 7) featuring Snoop Dogg, Thundercat, and Kendrick.

“It just came about sort of naturally,” Lotus told Rolling Stone of collaborating with K-Dot. “He came through the crib and recorded it and it was great. The funny part is, though, that he wanted to keep that shit for his album. When I first sent him the track, he was trying to convince me to give it to him. Like, ‘Nah, man, I need that!’”


New Music: Chris Brown – ‘Don’t Panic (Remix)’

Don't Panic (Remix)

After getting the remix treatment from YG, Chris Brown goes ham on his remix to French Montana’s DJ Mustard-produced single “Don’t Panic.” Breezy throws on his Chucks and raps about his freaky plans, Black Planet, and Cali kush.

“Strapped up, pistol with the bandanas / Extended clip, gotta hide it from the damn cameras,” he spits.

Hear Breezy get busy.



Nas Says New Music Coming ‘Real Soon’

Jungle, Nas, and Destiny Jones

Twenty years after releasing his debut Illmatic, Nas is still going strong. The hip-hop icon plans to drop new music, and it’s coming sooner than you think.

On Tuesday, Nas stopped by Angie Martinez on Power 105.1 to promote his documentary Nas: Time Is Illmatic. When asked when his new material would arrive, he responded, “Real soon.”

When pushed for a date, Nas said, “Maybe sooner than next week…maybe tomorrow.”

The Queens MC has been in the studio working on the follow-up to his 2012 album Life Is Good, which debuted at No. 1.

Earlier this year, he celebrated the 20th anniversary of Illmatic with his re-release Illmatic XX. His documentary, Nas: Time Is Illmatic, will be available on demand and iTunes starting October 3.

Last night, Nas was joined by his daughter Destiny and friends including Busta Rhymes and La La Anthony at the premiere at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art.

In celebration of the documentary, Nas will embark on a month-long tour starting October 2 in Rochester, New York.


Video: Tiara Thomas – ‘One Night’

Tiara Thomas

You may know her from Wale’s hit “Bad,” but Tiara Thomas can be bad all by herself. The singer-songwriter pulls off a heist in the cinematic video for her Rico Love-produced single “One Night.”

In The ENDS-directed clip, inspired by Set It Off, an armed and dangerous Tiara robs a bank where her boyfriend works. She fires off machine guns, while her partners in crime tie up her man and hold him hostage. But wait for the big twist at the end.

“One Night” will appear on Tiara’s upcoming debut The Bad Influence, due on Division1/Interscope.

Watch Tiara and her girls set it off.


New Music: Mary J. Blige – ‘Nobody But You’

Mary J. Blige

Hail Mary. After debuting the singles “Therapy” and “Whole Damn Year,” the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul blesses us with another song off her upcoming album The London Sessions . Over a pulsing electro beat, Mary yearns to be in the arms of her lover.

“You’re the only one I’m there for / The only one I care for / Nobody but you,” she sings.

Earlier today, she called into Ryan Seacrest to praise Sam Smith, who wrote on her album. “There hasn’t been a voice to come along in a very long time that has so much emotion, so much depth, so much truth, so much finesse, so much soul, so much style,” she said of the British crooner. “There hasn’t been anything like this since the Mary J. Blige movement.”

MJB has assembled some of the U.K.’s finest including Disclosure, Emile Sandé, and Naughty Boy for Sessions, which will be released on December 2.


Video: Stalley f/ Rick Ross – ‘Everything a Dope Boy Ever Wanted’

Stalley and Rick Ross

Dope boy fresh. Stalley and Rick Ross live the Double-M-G lifestyle in the video for their latest collaboration “Everything a Dope Boy Ever Wanted.” Rozay gets a massage on his private plane and conducts deals on his iPhone 6, while Stalley reps the 330 and shouts out his labelmate Meek Mill.

Stalley’s debut Ohio arrives October 27 featuring August Alsina, Nipsey Hussle, De La Soul, and Ty Dolla $ign.


Stream Cam’ron’s ‘1st of the Month, Vol. 4’ EP

1st of the Month, Vol. 4

It’s the first of October and that means pumpkin spice lattes, falling leaves, and new music from Killa Cam. The Diplomat leader starts out the month with the fourth installment in his 1st of the Month EP series. The five tracks include the 2 Chainz-assisted “Snapped,” plus “Killa’s Cry,” “Baby Ain’t Mine,” “Fu**in’ Hater,” and “3rd Floor Flow.”

Celebrate Killa Season by streaming the entire EP below.


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