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:
here and watch the brand new video “Disappear” below… Continue reading
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
“I decided to create Suite 823 to give my fans a journey into my life. To me, Suite 823 (aka “Thinking of You” in numeral code) is a place where I was able to reflect on past love, fans, and my future. Everyone’s Suite 823 looks different and has different content. Mine may look different from time to time, but this mixtape gives a glimpse (for my fans) into my Suite 823,” stated singer-songwriter Mateo. The mixtape includes 9 tracks, “Carry On,” duet with Stacy Barthe “Looking You Up,” and his cover of Lana Del Rey’s “Blue Jeans” and more. Download here… Continue reading
Teairra Mari debuted her new mixtape Unfinished Business, hosted by DJ Scream with productions by Rico Love. The mixtape includes 11 tracks with original songs and remixes to Chief Keef’s “I Don’t Like,” Drake’s “Crew Love,” and Kirko Bangz’ “Drank in My Cup,” as well as, a cover of Janet Jackson’s 90s hit “Come Back to Me.” Download for free below…
Emerging artist Ginette Claudette recently dropped her new mixtape Everything’s Coming Up Rosesand she chose “Fade” to lead the release with a brand new video. The singer-songwriter is signed to Universal Republic and has been working hard with producer Rico Love to create her own sound, yet remain soulful & rooted in R&B. “She’s an amazing talent with a powerful voice and an even more powerful personality,” says Rico Love. “A superstar to say the absolute least.” If you don’t have the EP already, download it here——> Everything’s Coming Up Roses [Ginette Claudette]. Watch the visuals for “Fade” below…
Kevin Cossom debuts his mixtape Hook vs. Bridge II, the sequel to his 2009 EP. The singer-songwriter features 10 tracks on the mixtape and is currently gearing up for his debut on Danja’s N.A.R.S./Jive Records label. Cossom recently spoke about his future endeavors stating, “I’ve been working with DJ Khaled. I just wrote one of his joints, his first single, it’s called “Take it To The Head” and that’s a record that was just released. It’s got Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown and Rick Ross on it. I think it just impacted number one on urban radio. I’ve been in with Kelly Rowland.” Get the mixtape for free!
Download mixtape here: Hook Vs. Bridge II [Kevin Cossom]