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!”
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.
Last year, Harlem rapper Ro Ransom emerged to the forefront of the music industry’s “must watch” lists, with his Momentum EP since garnering over 22 million streams on Spotify, impressively since its October 2017 release.
Since the project dropped, the self-proclaimed Mystery Boy has been keeping busy in the studio, this weekend sharing his latest single, “Floetry.” The track, which features vocalist Kensei Abbot, shouts out Kelis and Lady Gaga, telling a tale of success, lust and, at the end of the day, just being human.
Of the song, Ro says, “I love this record. The bounce is crazy, my voice is irresistible and Kensei is just so much fun. Enjoy yourself a little! Mystery Boy has spoken."
Check it out above.
After garnering the attention of many new ears with the release of her debut single “The Real Thing Don’t Change,” which broke the Top 40 on the Urban AC chart this past fall, singer Porcelan returns with new music.
Her sophomore single, “Lois Lane,” is a beautiful offering, exploring the emotional space and vulnerability that new love brings.
Of the track, Porcelan says, “Every woman wants a strong man in their lives that makes her feel secure. The ideal fantasy is to be swept off your feet and protected by a strong man who will rescue you from anything that can bring you harm, and Superman’s love for Lois Lane symbolizes that.”
Check it out above.
Dua Lipa has been providing banger after banger lately, with the pop singer cementing her reputation as one of 2018’s most exciting talents with each release, three of which just so happen to be charting on the Hot 100 currently.
Saweetie, a fast-rising rapper from the Bay Area, found herself inspired by the London-born singer, giving her track “IDGAF” the official remix treatment.
For the remake, the “ICY GRL” rapper adds several verses, further adding to the celebratory unbothered vibe the track proudly encompasses.
“How it feel, how it feel, how it feel? / Sign off on our connection / And I sign onto a deal,” the fresh Warner Bros signee spits. “Shoulda kept a hundred / Man, you shoulda kept it real / Cause I realize you fake / And you lost all your appeal / It don't hurt when I see you with her / You was always insecure / And believed what you heard.”
Fans can catch Saweetie at the 2018 Miami installment of Rolling Loud, set to take place next weekend (May 11-13) and be livestreamed exclusively by REVOLT TV.
Take a listen to the spirited remix above.