Last Eargasms of the year! we’ve got a handful of songs from the likes Talib Kweli, ASAP Rocky, Fantasia and more. Hop on after the cut to get listening.
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The return to the studio sees Fantasia bringing us new music in the form of her new single Lose To Win. Whats refreshing to hear is that fanny has taken a turn in direction and is bringing us a new sound from her that we haven’t heard before. We all know that she can sing the hell out of a ballad or slow jam but this is a funky lil mid tempo with a slight groove. It’s nothing spectacular but it’s nice to hear something new from her. Be on the look out for a new album in 2013, rumours are circulating that she is slated for a March release.
Selected by DJB
TALIB KWELI x RYAN LESLIE
Not entirely sure when this track first surfaced online but the video just dropped earlier this week. I can’t say I’m the biggest Talib Kweli fan but this Boi-1da-produced track is smooth, teaming up with RLes for the first single from his forthcoming album. It’s about an outstanding girl in a mansion.
Selected by Yin
A$AP ROCKY x Kendrick Lamar x Joey Bada$$ x Yelawolf x Danny Brown x Action Bronson x Big K.R.I.T
DAMN. ASAP‘s album leaked last week, way ahead of its original release date of January 15th. I did have a few listens of his début cut; the production is exquisite and definitely helps drown out his lyrical inabilities. 1 Train is one of the best tracks on the album, a beast of a collabo tracks with 6 other rappers. It’s dope – Hit-Boy’s production always impresses, kick play. Here’s ASAP’s selection process:
“I said all of the young cats of my era, not none of the old hot n****as”
Selected by Yin
A refreshing song from the Texas born, London based singer/songwriter formally know as Lovita. Gusty vocals on a easy instrumental on a track about love & prejudice.
Selected by Derek