Drake and Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode" has many individuals rallying behind the "Champagne La Flame" banner. Some have even taken to dubbing it the music of 2018. Now, with the collaborative album development driving the post-2017 momentum, it appears as if Drizzy and Flame are eying the bandwagon. And why would not they? In a streaming period, it stands to purpose joint mission would break information with utter ease. As it occurs, the hype was kicked off by Travis himself, who took to Instagram to kick off a wave of hypothesis.
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Sharing a clip of a current "Sicko Mode" efficiency, which discovered each himself and Drizzy obliterating the stage, Scott used his caption to ship ripples by means of the neighborhood. "Champagne la flame “What an evening," he writes, including wandering eyes for good measure.
Up2something." Of course, it is completely attainable the "one thing" is merely a single, the inevitable follow-up to "Sicko Mode." But what is best than a single "Sicko Mode?" A dozen of them. Think of the streaming information that may be shattered by the endeavor.
For what it is price, each Drizzy and Flame are not any strangers to the collaboration album recreation. Drake beforehand dropped What A Time To Be Alive with the legendary Future, and Scott dropped Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho with Quavo again in 2017. You suppose they will put their heads collectively for one thing magical? Sound off under.
Jay Rock Teases "Full Project" With Kendrick Lamar
Jay Rock and Okay. Dot on the identical undertaking.
There's a superb likelihood that we would by no means get a undertaking from Black Hippy nevertheless it seems as if two members of the TDE supergroup may be teaming up for a collaborative effort. Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar go method again and have labored with one another on quite a few events all through the years. Rock took to Twitter to tease that the 2 may need a joint undertaking collectively underway.
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Jay Rock hosted a Twitter Q&A earlier forward of the Grammys the place the rapper is nominated for Best Rap Album. One fan inquired whether or not we'll ever see the day the "Wow Freestyle" collaborators unleash a complete album immediately. "We Might Already Have A Full Project," he wrote. Jay Rock additionally revealed that his favourite verse he is truly recorded was on Kendrick Lamar's "Money Tree."
Jay Rock additionally chimed in on different TDE actions reminiscent of Isaiah Rashad's album. Rock reassured followers that it is on the best way, saying, "In the studio creating that
Jay Rock additionally teased that some new music could possibly be on the best way this summer time which we hope is the case. 2018 was a giant yr for the rapper. Redemption made an enormous influence and "Wow Freestyle," his collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, made its method onto Obama's annual listing of his favourite songs of the yr.
Keep your eyes peeled for extra information about Jay Rock.
Soulja Boy Claims Travis Scott & Quavo’s "Huncho Jack" Wouldn’t Exist Without Him
Big Draco is the sport’s finest A&R.
Soulja Boy is on his comeback tour with a vengeance. The rapper’s been demanding the credit score and respect he rightfully deserves for his contributions to the tradition. Over the previous few weeks, Soulja Boy’s made a powerful case for why he is among the best A&R’s within the rap recreation. Most not too long ago, he informed Big Boy that he is accountable for the 2017 collaborative effort from Travis Scott and Quavo.
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Soulja Boy’s been making his rounds by means of all the foremost hip-hop media retailers not too long ago together with L.A.’s Big Boy Neighborhood. Big Draco reminded the host, and everybody else, that Travis Scott and Quavo’s joint challenge, Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho would not have even come into fruition if it weren’t for him.
“The hottest group within the recreation proper now — the Migos — I used to be the primary artist in L.A. to rock with them,” he mentioned. “Quavo met Travis Scott at my home. Quavo did not know who Travis Scott was. He was like, ‘Who’s this little bizarre n***a is on the sofa?’ I am like ‘boy, that is Kanye West artist. You higher get in tune. That’s Travis Scott.’ Fast ahead to at the moment we received Huncho Cactus Jack—no matter collab album. That would not had occurred with out me!”
Soulja Boy beforehand made these claims on his monitor “Beef” which was a diss monitor directed in direction of Migos. The rapper claims he not solely launched Quavo to Travis Scott, but additionally to Sean Kingston.
Pi'erre Bourne & Cardo Take A "Wild Adventure" Together In New Project
Famous Dex & Ghetty Drop Off New EP "Ballin Season"
It’s been a big year for Famous Dex. The rapper’s been grinding heavily with the amount of music he’s been putting out. Although he seemed to have some label issues earlier on, it looks like he’s moved past it. The rapper released his debut album, Dex Meets Dexter which included his hit singles, “Pick It Up” with A$AP Rocky and “Japan.” He’s been dishing out a lot of collaborations as well and today, he links up with Ghetty for their new collaborative project, Ballin Season.
Famous Dex and Ghetty link up for their brand new collaborative project, Ballin Season. The six track EP features both rappers bouncing flows off of each other without any guest features. It’s a short project but it’s filled with high energy from the two artists over banging production.
Pollàri & Larry League Team Up On "POLLÀRRY 2"
Pollàri & Larry League are two artists that have been bubbling for the past few years. They’ve consistently kept feeding their fans new music on a regular basis and neither of them have slowed down one bit. The two of them have a pretty strong relationship and good chemistry on wax together. They’ve collaborated on numerous occasions including their POLLÀRRY EP they dropped a few years a go. Since then, they’ve done several songs together but fans were eager to hear another project from them. The two of them linked up recently and released sequel to POLLÀRRY.
Pollàri & Larry League are back together once again for their new project POLLÀRRY 2. The two of them come back with another three track EP that hails production from senseiatl and Izak. It might be a short project but it’s well worth a listen. The two artists serve up some serious bangers on this one.
Ty Dolla $ign & Jeremih's "MihTy" Album To Drop In February
Back in November, news surfaced that Jeremih and Ty Dolla $ign were joining forces to deliver a collaborative project, MihTy. The project was confirmed by producers A1 and Hitmaka (a.k.a. Yung Berg) who are also executive producing the album. Since the announcement, there hasn't been much more information pertaining to it but it's looking more and more likely that we'll be receiving the project in the near future.
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Hitmaka called into Joe Budden's recent podcast where he was asked about the status the project. Hitmaka confirmed that he and A1 produced the project in it's entirety and that it'll be dropping in February around All-Star Weekend (Feb. 18th). The project is already going to be huge considering two R&B's biggest names are linking up for it. However, Hitmaka also mentioned Chris Brown and PartyNextDoor will feature on the project. It's definitely looking like it's about to be one the bigger collaborative efforts this year. Berg also mentioned he's in the midst mixing the project right now. The 21 track project is also rumored to feature some solo cuts as well.
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Aside from working on their collaborative album, MihTy, the two artists continued to establish themselves as solid collaborators and songwriters in 2017. Jeremih and Chance The Rapper linked up once again for a re-release their Christmas album at the end December. As for Ty Dolla $ign, he got his foot through the international door with collaborations alongside WizKid, Kranium and other international stars.
Check out the clip below with the MihTy talk kicking f around the 26:50 mark.
13 Best/Underrated Producer-Rapper Collabs From 2017
Last week, we highlighted the most underrated collaborations between two rappers from this past year. However, with a year as overwhelming as this one, it would be a shame not to go a step further and touch on the specific subsect producer-rapper combos that’ve bubbled to the surface. This unique pairing minds is beast its own; since the conception the genre, it’s been this powerful pairing between a beatmaker and an MC that has led to genuine innovation.
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Every Drake’s got a 40, every Kendrick’s got a Sounwave. Historically, from Eric B. & Rakim to Mike WiLL Made It & Rae Sremmurd, and everyone in between, these sorts creative alliances have ten resulted in the most fully realized iteration either involved artist. There is an unspoken language between the best duos and it's this level understanding that could ultimately lead to an impressively cohesive final product.
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These partnerships have always existed behind the scenes, but haven't been all that appealing as a mainstream narrative until the rise household names like Mike WiLL or, say, a Metro Boomin. And now that there seems to be a resurgence public interest in the crucial joining forces that have led to some our most favorite recent efforts, it's important that we give credit where its due.
Our list 13 notable producer-rapper collabs from 2017 aims to not only highlight "the best " but showcase the most underrated as well. It's a melding both.
Top 7 Most Underrated Collab Tapes Of 2017
2017 was the year the collaboration. This writer in particular thought we would see a wave similar to this following Drake and Future's What a Time to Be Alive, but the muted reception to that effort may have delayed the trend for a few months. However, now it's as if artists have finally realized that in the age social media, it may sometimes behoove them to join forces rather than stay in their own respective lanes. This ideology was adapted by countless acts over these past 12 months and has lead to over half a dozen exciting - and sometimes just downright confusing - pairings. And while Metro Boomin rightfully deserves his props for producing an album for damn near everyone (Gucci Mane, Nav, 21 Savage & Offset, Big Sean - the list is truly endless), it's the genuine chemistry between two different rappers that we wish to highlight for this list.
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Because, let's face it, while some these recent projects looked fantastic on paper, fans soon realized that "on paper" is where the idea should've remained. Since the iconic release Watch the Throne back in 2011, no single collaboration between two otherwise disparate rappers has garnered nearly as much critical acclaim. The closest, for those paying attention, may have been Rich Homie Quan and Young Thug with their cult classic, Rich Gang: Tha Tour, pt. 1. But that was lightning in a bottle, caught by the most uniquely talented A&R in the game, Birdman; nowadays, it's as if execs are scrambling to reverse engineer what should be a natural phenomenon.
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But it's not all bad - for all the middling efforts we've received, there are quite a few projects we've all been guilty letting slip under our radars. Check out the list below for our seven most underrated collab tapes 2017, and make sure to let us know which others from this prolific year top your list!
Big Sean & Metro Boomin Reveal "Double Or Nothing" Release Date & Album Art
It's been a big year for hip hop and an even bigger year for collaborative albums. While we've received a slew joint projects such as Young Thug and Future's Super Slimey as well as Offset, 21 Savage and Metro Boomin's Without Warning, the year collab projects aren't done just yet. Last week, Metro Boomin and Big Sean revealed they had their Double Or Nothing joint effort on the way. They didn't reveal much about a release date but they did say it would be dropping before the end the year. Now, the two have revealed the ficial release date and cover art.
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Both Metro Boomin and Big Sean took to social media to reveal that their joint album Double Or Nothing will drop this Friday, December 8th. It's pretty exciting way to cap f a pretty big year for both artists. For Metro, it's another project solely produced by him that he can add to his catalog. For Sean, he ends the year with another project in addition to his highly successful platinum album I Decided. Thusfar, they've only dropped f the 21 Savage assisted "Pull Up N Wreck" so it should be interesting to see who else might land on the project.
The cover art to the project is pretty simple as well. It features a silhouette both artists with just their jewelry standing out.
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Maybe they'll give us one more teaser before Friday but at this point, it seems like they rather hand us the whole project over to consume in it's entirety.
Check the posts and album art below: