Porter Robinson Shares Some Of His Favorite Releases From 2018 [STREAM]
The function of a tastemaker in music has diminished considerably in an period of such simply accessible music. Playlists and reposts dictate what finally ends up getting fashionable a lot of the time, however choose artists nonetheless maintain a curator’s energy, particularly when these artists are properly revered or have a cult following.
Case in level: Porter Robinson.
The younger producer simply shared a small listing of releases that he loves from 2018, together with Kero Kero Bonito album Time ‘n’ Place, the brand new G Jones album The Ineffable Truth, and the Swardy EP Here On My Own.
Time ‘n’ Place is an… attention-grabbing album, with minimal prospers and lots of eccentricities. We’ve already gushed about how a lot we love G Jones’ album right here. And we’ve performed the identical for Swardy’s EP, as properly.
You can take heed to all of them by yourself under!
#DXCLUSIVE: Shawn Smith Plays Lyrical Surgeon In "No Heart (Freestyle)" Video
Philadelphia, PA – Philly MC Shawn Smith just lately absorbed nationwide wreck for his half within the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards Cyphers and as we speak (October 18), he’s linked with HipHopDX to premiere the visible for extremely expert “No Heart (Freestyle).”
“I recorded ‘No Heart’ as a result of I related with the unique file on the time,” he tells DX. It was dope, and the beat moved me. I wished to simply move on and had no thought whether or not I might launch it or not.”
The Guru Blue-directed video arrives simply in time for Halloween as Smith hits the city craving extra hearts than Mortal Kombat’s Kano.
As the versatile rhymer preps his subsequent large strikes, he additionally mirrored on his latest TV highlight.
“Being part of the BET Cypher was a dream come true,” says. I’m honored to have shared a platform with so many different nice artists and to even be displayed on a platform that represents black tradition to the fullest.”
Dive into the menacing “No Heart (Freestyle)” video up above and comply with Shawn Smith on Instagram @shawnsmithstory.
Strange Music's Ubi Drops "Under Bad Influence" EP
Ces Cru member Ubi is offering followers with a fast hit EP.
Under Bad Influence is the primary in a sequence of four-track solo initiatives the Strange Music artist plans to launch. The Palmer Squares make the lone visitor appearances on the EP.
View Ubi’s Under Bad Influence stream, cowl artwork and tracklist beneath.
1. Read ‘Em and Weep
2. What If?
three. The Quill f. The Palmer Squares
four. The Good Guy
#DXCLUSIVE: Doobie Gets Lyrically Zany In "Thicky Thoy" Video
Shot by Khil Datta and DJ Hylyte, burgeoning Ohio-bred rapper Doobie has linked with HipHopDX for the rollout of his “Thicky Thoy” video.
“Females all the time need one thing…whether or not it’s time, medication or simply me normally, so the video exhibits this with only a twacker trippy vibe,” Doobie, who really produced the report, says of the visible.
The clip provides to the fearless MC’s animated YouTube assortment.
Check out “Thicky Thoy” up above and comply with Doobie on Instagram @doobie.
#DXCLUSIVE: Husalah Basks In Redemption In "Cyan Stop Me" Video
Santa Rosa, CA – Bay Area legend Husalah has endured tons of obstacles in his storied underground profession. But at the moment (October 16), the rhyming vet is celebrating the brighter facet together with his HipHopDX-premiered “Cyan Stop Me” off of his H album.
For the visible, Husalah faucets into his interior Jamaican whereas brandishing the soccer, boxing, and parkour exercise regimes which have stored him “targeted” since being launched from jail on the prime of the last decade.
Check out the “Cyan Stop Me” video up above and stream H, his first album in eight years.
2018 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher: YBN Cordae, BlocBoy JB, Tobe Nwigwe & Duckwrth
The BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers at all times ship loads of bars, and the 2018 editions are not any completely different. YBN Cordae, BlocBoy JB, Tobe Nwigwe and Duckwrth take middle stage in certainly one of this 12 months’s standouts with the legendary DJ Premier on the boards.
Watch the cypher above.
2018 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher: Casanova, Flawless Real Talk, Shawn Smith, Phora & Reason
Each 12 months, the BET Hip Hop Awards cyphers present MCs with a possibility to showcase their expertise. Casanova, Flawless Real Talk, Shawn Smith, Phora and Reason have been paired as much as show their lyrical capabilities in considered one of these particular spotlights with DJ Premier spinning.
Watch the cypher above.
2018 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher: Vic Mensa, Taylor Bennett, G Herbo & Nick Grant
Vic Mensa confronted a backlash attributable to some raps about XXXTENTACION within the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards cypher. Now, followers can hear his phrases for themselves.
Although Vic’s rhymes will get essentially the most consideration, the performances of Taylor Bennett, G Herbo and Nick Grant shouldn’t be neglected.
Watch the cypher above.
Jarren Benton Explains How He Signed With Roc Nation On "Soulful Sundays"
Los Angeles, CA – Jarren Benton is the most recent MC to take a seat down with HipHopDX’s Editor-In-Chief Trent Clark for Soulful Sundays. In the latest episode, the 2 take pleasure in some good meals and dialog at Comfort LA in downtown Los Angeles.
During the dialogue, Benton reveals how he bought a take care of JAY-Z’s Roc Nation.
“[It was] Orlando McGhee, man,” Benton tells Clark. “Orlando’s the homie. I been rocking with him for a minute. He’s at Roc Nation now [serving as Senior Vice-President of A&R]. So, I used to be engaged on a brand new challenge. I used to be searching for a brand new state of affairs, and he’s like, ‘Let me let a number of the execs over right here hear it.’ And then they fucked with it they usually’s like, ‘Let’s give him a possibility.’ And right here we go, the Roc! We ain’t smoking it, we simply repping it.”
Elsewhere within the discuss, Benton displays on the demise of Funk Volume and explains why he’s nonetheless cool with each Damian Ritter and Hopsin. The expert lyricist additionally speaks on repping Atlanta and why he’s not feeling Hip Hop’s present emphasis on meme-worthy antics.
Watch your entire episode of Soulful Sundays with Jarren Benton above.
Matt Ox Drops Debut Motown Single "Zero Degrees"
Los Angeles, CA – At simply 13-years-old, Matt Ox has already amassed 46.7 million streams to be precise and he’s aiming for extra with “Zero Degrees.”
His studio debut single courtesy of Motown Records.
The vibey file will function the primary single of his upcoming album, slated to drop later this month.
Stream “Zero Degrees” up above and be a part of his 400,000+ Instagram followers @mattox.