After dropping “I Might Need More Than 16 Tho” just two days ago, Joe Budden returns with an offering from his forthcoming Some Love Lost EP. “Alive” is a surprisingly emotional track, finding Budden spitting cathartic bars over a skittering instrumental with a swelling string section. Listen after the jump.
- Mixtapesposted August 7, 2014 / No Comments
AWAR has been setting recording booths on fire, especially with his most recent work, The Winning Team, his collaborative album with producer Vanderslice. Whether killing verses alongside Freddie Gibbs or Roc Marciano or holding it down solo on tracks like “Orange Boxcutter,” AWAR continued to cement his place in the game as a real lyricist. In our latest episode of The Catch Up, AWAR takes us through some of his most recent cuts, as well as songs from his catalogue that helped get him to where he is now. Packed with insightful stories about his journey as an MC, how certain songs came together, and stories behind his rhymes, this episode of The Catch Up will only make you more of a fan of the one and only AWAR.
1. AWAR feat. Freddie Gibbs – Wake Up Call (Produced by Vanderslice)
2. AWAR feat. Roc Marciano – Broad Daylight (Produced by Vanderslice)
3. AWAR feat. Joe Budden – Stand Out (Prod. M-Phazes)
- Mixtapesposted August 1, 2014 / No Comments
Just in time for the weekend is another episode of the 730 and ProfileWild Freshness mixtape/podcast. Featuring all the latest heat that we’ve been bumping. Remember, no payola, no favors, just freshness.
Canibus – Interfreeverse (Prod. by Domingo)
Cormega feat. Masta Ace, Craig G, and Kool G. Rap – Industry (Remix)
Raekwon – Flawless
- 730's Columnposted October 15, 2013 / 1 Comment
Kendrick Lamar lit a fire under some of New York’s finest (and slightly dormant) MCs with his verse on “Control.” We break down the quality of responses. Who was dope, who was wack, and who should have stayed silent?