Timbaland Is Sitting On Unreleased Aaliyah Music, Promises “Sneak Peek”

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Timbaland promises a "sneak peek" of unreleased Aaliyah. Timbaland took to Instagram to confirm that he is sitting on unreleased music by Aaliyah. "Attention!!!!! People ask me all the time do I have any babegirl music we haven't heard!!!!!" he wrote. "Well the answer is YES!!!!!!!! TIMBO x BABEGIRL !!!!! Sneak peak coming !!!!!!!" Timbaland produced much of Aaliyah's … [Read more...]

Lil B & Chance The Rapper – Free Based Freestyles [New Mixtape]

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Chance The Rapper and Lil B the Based God drop their joint mixtape. Recently, Chance The Rapper confirmed that the reports of a joint mixtape with Lil B were indeed real and it was actually happening. Around a month later, the mixtape has arrived. In true Based God fashion, the mixtape is titled Free Based Freestyles Mixtape. The short project contains six collaborative … [Read more...]

Prince is releasing his new album exclusively through Tidal

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After briefly toying with Spotify’s poor, broken heart, Prince has doubled down on his commitment to Tidal, the Jay Z-backed music platform, announcing that his latest album will be released exclusively through the service. HITNRUN, the artist’sthird album as the leader of 3rdEyeGirl, will feature the previously debuted “HARDROCKLOVER,” and is set to drop on September … [Read more...]

Goodz – No Time EP [New Mixtape]

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Stream Goodz' 5-track project "No Time." Toronto is quickly establishing itself as a hotbed of hip hop talent, and the movement extends beyond the city limits, as evidenced by new mixtape No Time by London, ON artist The Goodz. Borrowing from several genres, including rock & roll and R&B, Goodz follows in the footsteps of his father Gary Martin of the legendary … [Read more...]

Review: ‘Compton,’ Dr. Dre’s First Album in 16 Years

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Dr. Dre doesn’t surface often — since N.W.A. disbanded in the early 1990s, he’s released just two albums and supervised one compilation — but when he does, he exudes what feels like decades’ worth of tension. A recurring theme of Dr. Dre’s lyrics and self-selected narrative is sacrifice. He walked away from Death Row Records, leaving behind his 50 percent ownership stake, … [Read more...]