Breezy’s back! Fresh out of rehab, Chris Brown makes good on his promise and drops his X Files mixtape for his fans via MechanicalDummy.
The five tracks, which will not appear on his upcoming album X, include appearances from Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, and Kid Ink. He also threw in a bonus song called “Main Chick.”
The mixtape serves as a prelude to his upcoming album X, which is set to feature appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Kelly Rowland, Brandy, and more.
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One year after releasing Care Package, Omarion delivers the second installment of the mixtape series. Hosted by Don Cannon, the R&B mixtape contains 9 tracks featuring collaborations from Audio Push, Nipsey Hussle, and Casey Veggies.
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The Game launches Operation Kill Everything with his newest mixtape, hosted by DJ Skee. On the follow-up to 2012′s California Republic, the Compton MC calls on some of his famous friends including Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Diddy, ScHoolboy Q, Jeezy, Juicy J, Too $hort, Nipsey Hussle, and more.
The 19 tracks also include production from DJ Mustard, Cool & Dre, League of Starz, and Amadeus.
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Two years ago, Meek Mill emerged as one of hip-hop’s hottest newcomers with his mixtape Dreamchasers. After releasing his MMG debut Dreams & Nightmares in 2012, the Philly MC is back and hungrier than ever with the third installment in his Dreamchasers series.
Hosted by DJ Drama, the 16 tracks include the singles “I B On Dat” and “Make Me,” with appearances from Diddy, Nicki Minaj, Ma$e, Future, French Montana, Jadakiss, Rick Ross, and his late protégé Lil Snupe.
On the production tip, he scored beats from hitmakers including Boi-1da, Cardo, Scott Storch, and Key Wane.
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At the stroke of midnight, Shanell dropped her free EP Midnight Mimosas. Hosted by DJ E. Sudd, the nine sultry tracks include her 2011 single “So Good” featuring Lil Wayne and Drake, “Catch Me at the Light,” and “Dedicated,” with production from Cool & Dre, FKi, and Key Cal.
You can catch the Young Money chanteuse on the “America’s Most Wanted Music Festival” with Wayne, T.I., and 2 Chainz starting July 9th.
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Hosted by DJ Drama and DJ MLK, rapper T.I. releases the first mixtape from Hustle Gang entitled, G.D.O.D. (Get Dough or Die). The 21 tracks feature the Grand Hustle crew including Tip, B.o.B, Travi$ Scott, Trae Tha Truth, Iggy Azalea, Chip, Young Dro, and Kris Stephens, plus collaborations with French Montana, Juicy J, Young Jeezy, Meek Mill, and Mystikal.
Tip stated, “The mixtape is just a prelude to what you will see in the near future.” The Hustle Gang album will reportedly drop in October. Get the free mixape below: Continue reading
With writing credits for Chris Brown (“Fine China”), Justin Bieber (“Right Here”), and Usher (“Lemme See”) under his belt, Eric Bellinger steps back to the mic with Born II Sing, Vol. III, the third installment in his mixtape series hosted by DJ Ill Will.
The L.A. native gets a co-sign from Usher, who introduces the 13 tracks, which include appearances from Tank, Problem, Sevyn, Victoria Monet, and more.
He took inspiration from some legends. “I really dug deep, studied Michael and Stevie and Usher since I was little, so I’m putting it all on this project,” stated Eric.
Hear him channel the greats with his soulful set of songs. Download below… Continue reading
It’s been over six years since Cassie released her debut. While fans await her sophomore album, she makes up for lost time with her mixtape RockaByeBaby.
Inspired by New Jack City, the 13 tracks feature appearances from Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, French Montana, Too $hort, Fabolous, Jeremih, and Ester Dean, plus production from Mike WiLL Made It, James Fauntleroy, Rob Holladay, Da Internz, and Young Chop.
“Ultimately I wanted to make something to give back to people who have been waiting for so long,” Cassie tells Rap-Up.com. “After this long, if I didn’t come hard with it and come with features and do all the things I needed to do, it would have meant nothing.”
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Previously featured on METY’s YouTube Sirens segment, Sid Sriram is back with a new video and his first studio EP, Daydream, which was released to critical acclaim. Following the success of this release, Sriram is proud to present the first single from the project – “Disappear.” Produced by AkoustiK and the video was directed by Doom & Gloom. This 7 track concept EP will lead the listener down the journey of falling into a dark daydream and the subsequent return to reality. The full EP is being presented with one visual, featuring pieces of each track, creating a short film, starring Kelsey Worley. Sid himself will serve as the executive producer of the project, with assistance by industry veteran Chad Dexter, Grammy nominee Gabo Lugo, and recent Berklee graduates Jon Nellen and Andy Kautz (AkoustiK). Download the Daydream EP:
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19-year old, actress/singer Keke Palmer is currently working on an upcoming full album, but in the meantime she wanted to release a mixtape for her fans! Keke is showing that she’s all grown up now & with the 7-tracks presented, including “Dance Alone” and “You Got Me,” she is making it loud & clear. The self-titled mixtape follows up her 2007 debut, So Uncool was released in 2007. Download the Keke Palmer mixtape here. Continue reading
YMCMB leader Lil Wayne recently unveiled the much-anticipated mixtape, Dedication 4 with features from J. Cole, Nicki Minaj, Young Jeezy and Birdman. Hosted by DJ Drama. Listen & download here…
Chicago native Jeremih is currently making preparations for his third release via Def Jam and since 2010′s All About You, he has kept himself busy with collaborations alongside Meek Mill, Lloyd Banks, Wale & Diggy Simmons. Jeremih’s first mixtape Late Nights is hosted by DJ Drama and arranged by DJ Pharris. Jeremih explained, “You can expect the best of me in the last few months. These are the kinds of records I’ve accumulated while being on the road. I had to adjust to doing things in places that I probably wouldn’t be as comfortable recording and those records were just that, a lot of late nights.” “Late Nights” feature hip-hop artists: 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Fabolous, Twista, YG, and E-40, as well as, productions by Sak Pase, Soundz, Tricky Stewart and more. Download here… Continue reading