In celebration of Record Store Day, Ohio-based funk/soul label Colemine Records and Brooklyn-based indie hip-hop label Coalmine Records have joined forces to release a limited edition 7-inch 45 titled, “Head Above Water.”
The collaborative label release features a new track from The Rugged Nuggets on Side A, with Small Professor flipping the track on Side B. The latter features verses from Smoke DZA, Fly Anakin and Blu, with DJ Revolution handling the cuts. Joe Buck also handled artwork for what is sure to become a collector’s item for fans of independent hip-hip and Record Store Day alike.
Get all the details about how to purchase the limited edition vinyl here and check out the music above.
Bun B has teamed up with Big K.R.I.T. to give fans “something to smoke for 4/20.”
The collaborative effort, “Slow It Down,” makes for a smooth listen, with K.R.I.T handling the hook and the UGK vet unleashing polished bars that fit the theme of the laidback track wonderfully.
"Late night, when it's quiet and the grind slow,” Bun B spits. “When I just wanna just relax and let my mind go / I grab some kind dro and roll it up and light it / And sit back and try to not get too excited.”
In addition to dropping his latest single, Bun B also reminded fans that his next project, Return of the Trill, is currently in the works.
While Rae Sremmurd is still readying their upcoming SremmLife 3—even taking to Twitter to explain to fans the differences between their artistry as a duo and Swae Lee & Slim Jxmmi’s own respective solo careers—there has been no shortage of new music from the versatile vocalists.
For their latest, the pair links with LA-based producer BURNS and Columbian singer Maluma, creating a flavorful dance floor-ready summer anthem.
The collaborative effort, “Hands On Me,” was created organically, with BURNS sharing of the release: “Maluma and Rae Sremmurd both wanted to jump on it immediately. The cadence was a natural lyric with rhythm and melody. Then, it became a crazy combination of artists on one record. I’m amazed we were able to put it together!”
With 420 falling on a Friday, wifisfuneral haaad to take advantage of the divine timing and drop his addition to the weekend’s celebratory soundtrack.
After racking up over 3M streams since dropping the original version of “25 Lighters” earlier this year, the 20-year-old decided to recruit New Orleans heavyweight Curren$y for the remix. The pair's laidback demeanors merge beautifully, all while paying homage to the DJ DMD classic and drawing inspiration from a phrase originally used by Memphis legends 8 Ball & MJG.
While dropping a new track for fans to get lifted to, wifisfuneral is currently readying his Ethernet mixtape.
Prior to hitting the road with Post Malone and 21 Savage as an opening act on their forthcoming joint tour, fast-rising melodic rapper Paris is celebrating the next chapter of his career with a new single, “Gone,” which is set to appear on his debut mixtape, One Night in Paris.
The Trippie Redd-assisted track is a strong introduction to Paris, who is building a name for himself among those who are fans of when alternative rock influences and melodic hip-hop merge.
Bangladeshi born, Queens raised artist Anik Khan returns with a new single titled, "Oh My." Produced by Soulection's own Sango, the track blends South Asian, West African, and Caribbean cultures together as Anik and Afro-Pop sensation Burna Boy exchange verses about love.
South Minneapolis native and emerging artist Lucien Parker shares a wavy, melodic track titled "Round Me." Speaking more about the new offering, Lucien explains: "This Mic Kellogg and Jordy Bangs produced collaboration allowed me a comfortable pocket to showcase some of my best vocal work thus far. This song is as much a flower immersing from the rubble and grime trying to push its way towards better, for better."
If you're looking for some sensual vibes, you'll want to lend us your ears here. In his latest offering, Love Mansuy brings us a soulful, slow-moving R&B track titled "Mine." Speaking more about the song, Love Mansuy explains: "'Mine' was written about protecting the woman in my life...I still believe that it is alright to claim somebody that you care about as your own. It's instinct to protect."
You may recognize Atlanta-bred singer Austin Crute as the "Black Justin Bieber" from FX's hit series Atlanta. The actor/musician returns with his latest single "Element," a bouncy and addicting number that will have you hooked from the very start.
Germany-based, Ghanian rapper Serious Klein is joined by longtime collaborator Rascal (Chance The Rapper, SiR, Elhae and Mick Jenkins) on "91 Flex." Serious Klein's quick flow pairs beautifully with the hard-hitting , thumping production as he spills lyrics spanning from his come up to putting his competition and critics on blast.