Beyoncé and André 3000 – Back to Black

Great Gatsby Soundtrack_deluxe_cover

When the sampler for the Jay-Z executive-produced The Great Gatsby soundtrack surfaced a week back, many noticed the absence of one track in particular – the Beyoncé and André 3000 remake of the late Amy Winehouse’s song “Back to Black.” On paper Bey and Three Stacks linking up to create more magic a la 2011′s “Party” was […]

Juicy J – Show Out (Remix) f. Pimp C, T.I. [@therealjuicyj @Tip]

Juicy J - Show Out (f. T.I., Pimp C)

Just when you were finally starting to get “Show Out” out of your system – or at least, in more limited replay than usual – along comes Juicy J to say not so fast, by releasing a Southern-fried remix of his Mike WiLL Made It-produced single. Young Jeezy and Big Sean, the featured rappers on […]

Album Stream: The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Sampler

The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Sampler

Ever since Jay-Z was revealed to be working on the score and serving as an executive producer on the soundtrack for Baz Luhrmann’s highly-anticipated film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, people have been keeping their eyes peeled for Gatsby’s soundtrack. It’s not due out for a few weeks more, but now select snippets from The Great Gatsby  Soundtrack have leaked […]

Drake – Girls Love Beyoncé (f. James Fauntleroy) [@Drake] [@fauntleroy]

Drake - Girls Love Beyonce' (f. James Fauntleroy)

Now that “Started From the Bottom” has gotten all but stuck in our heads – and been given a “remix” of a sort, at that – Drake feels the time is right to let loose another track from his arsenal. Teaming up with Cocaine ’80s affiliate James Fauntleroy, Aubrey liberated his new single “Girls Love Beyoncé” […]

Rhymefest – STFU [@rhymefest] (Produced by @J_Rhodes)

Rhymefest - STFU (Produced by J. Rhodes)

These days, the rapper Rhymefest is more known for his politically-tinged twitter rants – and, in 2011, a brief run at Alderman in Chicago, Illinois – but he hasn’t exactly lost his flair for spitting truth. Indeed, after a near year’s absence in terms of putting out any kinds of rap material whatsover or even […]

GQ – I Know (f. Rapsody, Rocki Evans)

GQ - I Know (f. Rapsody, Rocki Evans)

9th Wonder is creating an army – the JAMLA Army, to be exact. The super producer’s JAMLA Records label is home to Day & A Dream #BreakoutQueen (and likely 2013 XXL Freshman) Rapsody, but she’s far from the only soldier on the squad. Emerging emcee GQ is the next on deck in the JAMLA movement, […]

Raven Sorvino – Mona Li$a (f. Doley Bernays, Kris Kasanova)

Raven Sorvino - Mona Li$a (f. Doley Bernays, Kris Kasanova)

Before she heads to Austin to perform at SXSW for the second consecutive year, Day & A Dream #BreakoutQueen Raven Sorvino is dropping off one more leak from her upcoming Queen of Hearts project, entitled “Mona Li$a.” An East-meets-West affair on wax, “Mona Li$a” has the Leimert Park by way of Houston spitter Sorvino, linking up with […]

Album Stream: Roosh Williams – deja Roo: Times Have Changed

Roosh Williams - Deja Roo_Times Have Changed_cover

Having spent the entire month of February releasing banger after banger to prepare listeners for the album to come, Roosh Williams is kicking off March by dropping off his much-anticipated deja Roo: Times Have Changed album today. However, in the spirit of “try before you buy,” Roosh is allowing listeners to preview deja Roo in its entirety via […]

First Listen: Marcus Canty – This… Is Marcus Canty

Marcus Canty - This Is Marcus Canty_cover

Day & A Dream has been name-dropping Marcus Canty ever since the former American X-Factor contestant unveiled his contribution to the Think Like A Man movie soundtrack, if only to put him on your radar. Canty has only let loose singles up to this point, but the young man is preparing to release a new EP, This… Is Marcus Canty. […]

Joey Bada$$ – Wendy N Becky (f. Chance the Rapper)

Joey Bada$$ - Wendy & Becky (f. Chance The Rapper, Thelonius Martin)

As part of Pro Era’s #ProEraWeek, Joey Bada$$ teamed up with Chi-Town upstart (and likely 2013 XXL Freshman) Chance the Rapper for a new track entitled “Wendy N Becky.” Featuring some smooth, jazz-like production and hard-hitting drums by way of Thelonius Martin, “Wendy N Becky” has Joey B and Chance venting about the cunning evil […]

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