Max Wonder's name had come up various times on my Twitter's timeline before I asked the young aspiring rapper to send some of his music my way. He quickly sent me his latest 'tape Complicated Simplicity and was impressed with the talent and potential Max shows on the project. Max himself invites you to " take a journey throughout the soundwave hemisphere " in the press release for Complicated Simplicity and he guides you through his sonical odyssey with 12 tracks and standout feature by Max Bouvagnet and Saba. Peep below.
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Artist: lilmax Title: Complicated Simplicity File Name: SoundCloud Genre: rappityraps
As a promotional tool for his upcoming album, Paura/Amore , Neak released earlier this week an artistic and stylish video for "Power" featuring Rashid Hadee and production by Slot-A. The black-and-white treatment given by director Aaron Perkins Jr adds a nice effect to an already dope visual. Watch below.
Nick Astro is no stranger to Ruby Hornet, especially in recent memory as his last single, "I'm Broke," was featured earlier this week . With the summer fast approaching and the hype continuing to build for his highly-anticipated album, SUPER16 , it was only a matter of time before the wheels began rolling towards a set release date. Yesterday, Nick Astro and I decided to face the 80-degree weather to help promote and share details for the official SUPER16 listening party. Check below for all of the pertinent information. [...]
While at a recent recording session Femdot came up with the concept to a "Theme Song To a Robbery". In the song you'll find a Femdi that's more edgy and focused, but with the same throwback flow that makes him so unique. Femdelacreme is due this summer.
Artist: FemdotxGRWYF Title: Theme Song to A Robbery (Produced by Leader Lockwood) File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Get Rich Raps
King Deazel gives us lets you mogs "We On That" alongside his homies Tone Montana & Cornbread in this standout cut from Deazel's upcoming Hood Forbes mixtape, presented by Trap-A-Holics and DJ Moondawg. This 'tape will come out with a bang so I recommend you take a listen below before you're left behind. Also, check out the official cover artwork above.
Artist: Rubyhornet Title: King Deazel: "We On That" ft Tone Montana & Cornbread File Name: SoundCloud
Check out this Interscope sanctioned remix of Chief Keef"s "Love Sosa" by RL Grime . According to The Fader "Love Sosa" was RL Grime's favorite track last year and Young Chop (producer of "Love Sosa") one of his favorite producers. Listen/download the track below and get the weekend started.
Artist: Rubyhornet Title: Chief Keef "Love Sosa" (RL Grime Remix) File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Hip-Hop/EDM
I met Sky Cortez at Arjaye Jeter's recent listening party and although we didn't talk much, the homie was really chill and humble. Today he dropped in my mailbox a new track featuring PC Hammer entitled "Wax on, Wax Off" and really impressed me with the potential these two have. Listen below and check them out!
Artist: skycortezofchillville Title: Wax On Wax Off feat.Pchammer File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Hip-hop/rap
SaveMoney's own, Caleb James drops a visual for his "TRU" freestyle today. Caleb uses Lil' Kim's "Crush on You" beat to deliver the 1 minute, 40 second flow. This just raises more excitement for his following project, "The Jones" to be releasing relatively soon. For now, check out the visuals for "TRU". Directed by Davy Greenberg.
Dinero Dynasty have been doing everything right on the promotional side of things as they get ready to release their upcoming 'tape Local Ave , nonetheless, the quality of the music that we have been able to hear is what has really made the project their most anticipated yet. The title track is no exception and with featured vocals by Lili K, this might be one of their best songs yet.
Artist: DineroDynasty Title: Local Ave ft. Lili K File Name: SoundCloud
Another dope project you should be looking out for is Pavy's Theory Of Defiance: Reloaded ´, which is a follow-up to his original Theory Of Defiance . People that have previewed the project have had very positive things to say about it and Pavy's latest single "Amnesia" shows why you should be excited. Produced by Rel Elite.
Artist: Pavy Title: Amnesia File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Hip Hop
J.Arthur and Dotkom are back with a new weekly series and offer up a great joint for the free in "Roll of the Dice". theWHOevers talk on their unique perspective on love and relationships over a smooth boom-bap beat done by international producer Loop.Holes, who calls Norway home. Definitely an interesting record which you should peep below
Artist: theWHOevers Title: Roll of the Dice (prod. by loop.holes) File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Hip Hop
Artist: DjChixGRWYF Title: Whatever (Feat. Jahsi Wonder & Keturah) File Name: SoundCloud
It's been a while since we've posted music from D.C. native, Phil Ade. Earlier this week Phil Ade released "2 AM", a track off of his upcoming mixtape "R.O.S.E." (Result Of Society’s Evils) set to be dropping this spring. I saw Phil perform a good 2 years ago and have been a fan since. His music does not disappoint and it's clear Phil keeps bringing hits to the table. The song features Bun B and is produced by Sunny Norway. Stay on the lookout for the mixtape from Phil Ade to be dropping soon.
Artist: Phil Adé Title: 2AM ft. Bun B (prod. Sunny Norway) File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Hip Hop
It's been awhile since we've had Netherfriends on Ruby Hornet when the Netherfriends X Chandler London X Mig Mora track, "Numero Uno," dropped in time for Valentine's Day. Since then, I can honestly admit I've played the song an unhealthy amount of times since (as well as keeping the accompanying cartoon video on repeat). Yesterday, he put up the first 12 songs of his 50 Songs 50 States album for streaming on his Bandcamp , with an extra added incentive of making them downloadable with a pre-order of the full album. The ambitious project found Netherfriends [...]
Along with being one of the most anticipated films this year, the soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby is just as anticipated. RH regular Hollywood Holt unknowingly produced the Andre 3stacks and Queen B's Amy Winehouse cover "Back To Black" that was featured in the film and trailer. With music heavy weights like Jay-z, Jack White, The XX, Gotye and many more it's not surprise people have been waiting for it. With the film releasing in theaters on May 10th, NPR is now streaming the album HERE . Check out some of what NPR [...]
The Lumineers @ Austin 360 Amphitheater Those who've been fans of Ruby Hornet might remember a photos series called The Lens and The Life . Its was a bi-weekly photo blog of photos I shot during the previous weeks. A lot has changed since the last TL&TL post - I live in a new city (Austin,TX), have a new job, and love to cook. This is the return of The Lens and The Life, and I hope you guys enjoy it. There was a lot going on in Austin last week: The Moontower [...]
The homie Mpulse is planning to drop his Sofa Gun: The Sequel later this year, but felt the need to give the fans something to hold us over while he gets everything ready for the 'tape. So yesterday morning he compiled a project with loosies and unreleased joint that didn't make the sequel and released it for the masses.
Artist: RRMpulse Title: Waiting For The Sequel EP File Name: SoundCloud Genre: Hip Hop/rap
Adding onto the many musical talents Chicago is offering to the world right now comes singer/songwriter Vince Nantes. Vince’s latest single “Love Jones” is a smooth R&B track produced by the Urban Legendz. It’s definitely a catchy single and absolutely worth listening to. Keep up with @VinceNantes for more music and listen below!
Artist: VinceNantes Title: Love Jones [FULL] File Name: SoundCloud Genre: r&b
This past weekend was C2E2 (Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo) 2013, and I had the pleasure of spending my entire Saturday with some familiar Ruby Hornet figures in Auggie the 9th, ShowYouSuck, and Chandler London. Video footage from the day's shenanigans spent wandering around the show floor admiring various street art, comic books, cosplayers, and general geeky stuff is cooking and will be posted in the near future. Keep your eyes out for them! However, after our day of being rambunctious ragamuffins at the convention, Auggie and Show performed their own individual sets at the Threadless X CBLDF [...]
- Disclosure - When A Fire Starts To Burn
- BANKS. - Warm Water (Prod. By Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs)
- The Dodos - Confidence
- Mayer Hawthorne - Her Favorite Song
- Smith Westerns - "3am Spiritual" (Official Audio)
- Pure Bathing Culture - Pendulum
- Disclosure - You & Me ft. Eliza Doolittle (Baauer Remix)
- Mixmag - Perfectly
- Ryan Hemsworth - Still Awake
- Jacques Greene - On Your Side ft How To Dress Well (Radio Edit)
Washed Out - Paracosm (Official Album Trailer)Boards of Canada - Reach for the Dead (from Tomorrow's Harvest)She & Him- I Could've Been Your GirlJulia Holter - World (Official Video)Action Bronson - "Strictly 4 My Jeeps" (Official Video)