Michell Clark

Dag Savage ft. Aloe Blacc – “When It Rains”

Play this one on a dreary rainy day and you just might feel a tear or two welling up as Johaz, one half of Dag Savage, tells us how it feels to have “a heart colder... Read more »

Stalley ft. Rick Ross – “Hell’s Angels (Branchez Remix)”

Forward-thinking producer Branchez continues to push boundaries with his remix of Stalley‘s “Hell’s Angels,” which also features Rick Ross and was originally on his album Savage Journey To The American Dream.   Listeners are treated to a... Read more »

Jay-Z Is Composing The Score For “The Great Gatsby” With The Bullitts

As the year 2012 comes to a close, it becomes evident that Jay-Z has expanded his skill set yet again. From rapper, to entrepreneur, to actor, to partial owner of the New Jersey Nets, Mr. Carter... Read more »

Phony Ppl x Kids These Days – “Mary Christmas”

Brooklyn meets Chicago as Phony Ppl teams up with Kids These Days to release a smooth ode to their favorite green plant on Christmas Day. Phony Ppl’s Elbee Thrie and Sheriff PJ trade bars with Kids... Read more »

Skillz – “2012 Rap Up”

It wouldn’t feel like the end of the year without the 2012 edition of Virginia emcee Skillz‘s “Rap Up” series. Every year is packed full of memorable characters and events, and the “2012 Rap Up,” off... Read more »

Capital STEEZ of Pro Era Passes Away at 19

Tragedy often strikes at unexpected times, and the death of 19-year old Jamal Dewar, better known as Capital STEEZ of Pro Era is a prime example.  Tweets from numerous members of the Pro Era clique confirm... Read more »

Jhene Aiko ft. James Fauntleroy – “Wrap Me Up”

We’re entering into the final days.  Final days before Christmas, that is.  That time of the year when we’re bombarded with Christmas music from every artist under the sun.  Thankfully, Jhene Aiko‘s not one for overdoing... Read more »

J. Cole – “2012”

J. Cole decides to contribute to the day’s paranoia, releasing “2012,” a track he actually wrote in 2008 alluding to what is supposed to happen tomorrow. Thankfully his song is more upbeat than fearful, as he... Read more »

Ras G feat. Open Mike Eagle – “Kampala Blackouts EP”

Forward-thinking Los Angeles producer Ras G and emcee Open Mike Eagle recently took their talents to Uganda to launch an exchange project with emerging Ugandan hip-hop artists, bridging culture and language barriers to craft a total of six... Read more »

Lupe Fiasco – “LupeFiascoStore.com”

Last night, Lupe Fiasco decided to inform the world via Twitter that he wouldn’t be retiring from rap anymore, and that his account would be deleting all previous tweets. Whether these are the words of Lupe... Read more »

Video: Pusha T ft. Popcaan – “Blocka”

Shot in Kingston, Jamaica, the video for Pusha T‘s “Blocka” is unapologetically dark, depicting the veteran moving through the streets and sampling the nightlife. It’s a long way from a stylized video like “Mercy,” but it’s... Read more »

Ab-Soul – “Only 1″

Black Hippy’s Ab-Soul returns with another dose of intensity in the form of his latest single, “Only 1.” Soul sheds his old moniker, proclaiming “I ain’t the black lip bastard no more, I’m more mature. Call... Read more »

Big K.R.I.T. ft. Slim Thug – “Now and Then”

Southern mainstay Big K.R.I.T. just released a track on his facebook fan page featuring Slim Thug, which he says will be included on DJ Wally Sparks’s upcoming SPKSMEN mixtape. “Now and Then” adheres closely to K.R.I.T.’s... Read more »

Lion Babe – “Treat Me Like Fire”

Keep your day running smoothly with “Treat Me Like Fire,” a gracefully sensual warning from New York newcomers Lion Babe.  The duo, composed of Lucas Goodman and Jillian Hervey, delivers with this soulful bedroom teaser.  Hervey, who is the... Read more »

EP Stream: A-Trak – “Tuna Melt”

After a mouth-watering sample piqued our appetites, A-Trak‘s Tuna Melt EP is finally available in full through Fool’s Gold Records to be savored by all.  Featuring four collaborative tracks with the likes of producers Tommy Trash,... Read more »