Tag Archives: Jay Z

AUDIO: SPEAK Easy – “Speak Easy (Lyrical Exercise)” (Premiere)

Since his days in Milwaukee, SPEAK Easy has been known to flex his wordplay on the microphone with each and every one of his verses. Today, we have the premiere of a self-titled track from Speak, used as a lyrical exercise to showcase his skill. Taking a Jay-Z beat and flipping it in his own unique style, the now-Atlanta native

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Trap Remixes That Are Worth Your Time

Here’s a fun fact; if you type in “trap remix” on SoundCloud, you get entirely way too many obscure results. Nevertheless, I spent an entire day of my life consuming and critiquing said trap remixes, and have compiled some of my favorites here for you. It should be noted that I tended to favor the obscure, as there’s many other

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AUDIO: Profit & Shawn Kitt – “Pre-Game”

When you take the memorable Sauce Money & Jay-Z “Pre-Game” instrumental, and put two upcoming Brooklyn emcees on it, you can actually get a way better product than most would expect. In this instance, Profit and Shawn Kitt of Bangout Records do the instrumental justice, with a pair of solid verses over some timeless production. Brooklyn doesn’t play around, as

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VIDEO: Cassper Nyovest – “I Hope You Bought It”

When you think hip hop, you might think about the big cities in America, but once in a while, we find some global artists that put out great content. Enter Cassper Nyovest, a South African emcee influenced by the likes of artists like Nas and Jay-Z. WIth a global following, Cassper stays true to his roots, making impassioned music, such

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VIDEO: Sleigh Bells Featuring Tink – “That Did It”

I will try to contain my excitement over new music from Sleigh Bells, but be patient with me. The group recently collaborated with Chicago rapper Tink for “That Did It”, as part of the Red Bull Sound Select series. As has been demonstrated previously, Sleigh Bells are the perfect band to be paired up with a rapper, with their combination

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AUDIO: Dana Coppa And SPEAK Easy – “Golden Girls”

Milwaukee’s Uni-Fi Records is gearing up for the A3C festival in Atlanta in under a month, and as part of that, the duo of Dana Coppa & SPEAK Easy have released a new track, telling you all the details about a few girls from the past. With a smooth take on Jay-Z’s “Girls, Girls, Girls” produced by The White Russian

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AUDIO: DJ Khaled Featuring Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross, and French Montana – They Don’t Love You No More

I get the impression that Jay-Z really doesn’t like Drake. Maybe that’s just me. No? Okay. For those that don’t know, Drake was interviewed by TSN Reporters during the Toronto Raptors/Brooklyn Nets game earlier this month, and said the following: “This is the people’s team out here tonight, you know what I mean, Toronto Raptors. Jay Z’s somewhere eating a

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Allen’s Random Car Wash Playlist

Okay, so I’ll admit it… Sometimes I forget to do things. One of the things I never have time for is washing my car. So I let it slide (a lot.) In fact, Foursquare informed me that I hadn’t taken my 96 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera to the car wash since December 2012 (whoops). However, today it was really nice out,

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AUDIO: C Money – “Super Cake”

C Money, one half of Chicago’s Super Fresh Bros. just released this verse over Drake and Jay Z’s “Pound Cake” beat, even though he promised himself he wouldn’t rap on it (see the first bar). It’s a good thing that he did, though; he absolutely went in on it. Check out a super lyrical verse from him, and look out

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