[Hip-Hop] Leather Corduroys – Mexican Coke

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Leather Corduroys
Mexican Coke (prod. Knox Fortune)

Chicago’s Leather Corduroyscomprised of Kami de Chukwu and Joey Purp, are back at it.  The hip-hop duo’s most recent project, Porno Music Vol. IIwas one of our favorites this year and they’ve certainly hit the ground running with their latest offering. On “Mexican Coke,” both emcees spit some casually boastful lines about their extensive travels over playful production courtesy Knox Fortune. As much of the music that comes from their SaveMoney collective, this one’s a bouncy listen that could work equally well in a casual or party setting. Check it above.

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[Hip-Hop] Big Sean – Paradise + I Don’t Fuck With You (Feat. E-40) + Jit/Juke + 4th Quarter

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It’s been a minute since we last heard any solo material from Big Sean, but the Detroit spitter has returned in a big way today (no pun intended). In honor of his recent signing to Roc Nation and the release of his own signature pair of Adidas shoes, Sean Don decided to share four brand new songs to celebrate his hustle. These aren’t exactly your average fare either, as the tracks feature production from an eclectic group that includes Mike WiLL Made ItKanye West, DJ Mustard, DJ Dahi, Key Wane, Nate Fox, Da Internz and L&F.

Sean is all over the map in this collection, as he draws influence from a number of various styles of hip-hop. From the far more serious “Paradise” and “4th Quarter” to the more playful “Jit/Juke” and “I Don’t Fuck With You,” the talented rapper stays steady with the punchlines, dropping plenty of quotables and keying us into some of the recent happenings of his life, namely the rumors surrounding his relationship with Ariana Grande.

Nod your head to the tracks below, and make sure to be on the lookout for any upcoming album announcements from the G.O.O.D. Music representative.

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Paradise (Ransom Intro) (Prod. MikeWillMadeIt)
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I Dont Fuck With You Feat E40(Prod. DJ Mustard / Kanye West /DJ Dahi)
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Jit/Juke (Prod. Nate Fox/ Da Internz/ L&F)
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4th Quarter (Prod. Key Wane)
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SBTRKT – Voices In My Head (feat. A$AP Ferg)

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SBTRKT
VOICES IN MY HEAD ft. A$AP Ferg

Given the releases thus far, it is pretty safe to say that SBTRKTs upcoming album is going to be one of the best of the year. Each song has pushed genre boundaries in original ways and the A$AP Ferg-featuring “Voices In My Head” is, unsurprisingly, no exception. With an airy, yet ominous backdrop, Ferg diverges from his usual trapped-out style delivering a powerful, introspective verse with a versatile flow that adjusts to fit SBTRKT’s brooding, evolving instrumental. Wonder Where We Land is out on October 7th.

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[Hip-Hop] The Celestics – 173 (Feat. Waldo)

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The Celestics ft. Waldo

You remember The Celestics right? The Canadian duo–consisting of super producer Kaytranada & rapper Louie P–burst onto the scene back in May with the release of their mixtape Supreme Laziness. Returning today with the first follow-up to their acclaimed project, the brothers from Montreal team up with Michigan native Waldo for “173.” This new cut finds the emcees spitting gruff yet emphatic rhymes over an ominous, hard-hitting instrumental. With Halloween edging closer than you think, this one makes for a good track to stash away to frighten all the other emcees out there with that with these guys are capable of. Grab the free download above and make sure to stay tuned for more from the pair in the coming months.

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[Hip-Hop] Sahtyre – Prince Thunder

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Sahtyre
Prince Thunder

LA-based rapper Sahtyre first surfaced last April with his debut mixtape, LSD (Prelude), which featured electronic production largely courtesy ninja-favorites Hippie Sabotage accompanied by gritty, yet thoughtful, rhymes. After being relatively quite for the last few months, the talented emcee dropped off an an enormous new song a couple days ago.

“Prince Thunder” employs a haunting sample of Prince‘s “Thunder” in tandem with a heavy, hypnotizing backdrop. Sahtyre showcases his quick flow, and insightful lyricism, leaving the listener ready for another project, which we hope is on the way. This will do just fine, though, to hold us over in the meantime.

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[Electronic] TOKiMONSTA – Drive (feat. Arama)

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TOKiMONSTA
Drive Feat. Arama

The talented TOKiMONSTA never disappoints. The LA producer gives us a sneak peek of her up and coming album “Desiderium” this time around. This gem is titled “Drive”, a collaboration with singer Arama.

TOKiMONSTA incorporates smart and exciting electronic elements into this fast paced hip-hop beat, creating something so enjoyable to listen to that you can’t help but head bob and sway to it. The jumpy and detached piano synths in the beginning set the tone of this magical tune. Arama’s vocals match so well with the flow of the song, which is super fun and upbeat. The two-track harmonizing vocals are definitely what make this tune so special. It’s so good but short that it just leaves you wanting more.

Needless to say, we are extremely excited to see what TOKiMONSTA has up her sleeves. Make sure to grab a copy of her new album which comes out on 9/23. Or preorder it here.

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[Secret Ninja Pass] This Week at Beta 9/11 – 9/13

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Alright, ninjas. We’ve been hooking you up with free entry to Beta over the past year. We know you’ve have some epic times, catching some of the most legendary talent EDM has to offer, and we’re on board to keep this thing going. So, we’re once again giving you an opportunity to check out the best night club in North America for free. What all do you have to do to get in? It’s pretty damn easy. Just follow these steps:

- Head to the front door and enter the club before 11 pm
- Show this post to the cashier (Valid for 21+ only)

That’s it! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, it’s not. Head to Beta and see for yourself.

Lil Jon - Sept 11
AM I WRONG (LIL JON & DJ KONTROL BOOTY MASH)
NICO & VINZ VS. OUTKAST

Crystal Method - Sept 5
Over It (Featuring Dia Frampton)

Stefano Noferini - Sept 6
Marko Nastic & Taster Peter
Revolver (Stefano Noferini Remix) [Deeperfect
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