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Michael Tavon – Sessions [EP]

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Michael Tavon, up-and-coming 24-year old artist from St. Petersburg, released a new compilation of records he recorded between 2011 and 2013.  He is currently working on his forthcoming full length release, Everything’s Fine, which is due out October.  For now, stream the 9-track Sessions EP above.

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Jimmy Johnson – Trust Me

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PRODUCER: Zep Fire
PROJECT: N/A
LATEST RELEASE: Red Ferrari | Download

Prime and OVO affiliate Jimmy Johnson releases his new single “Trust Me”, which feels like a wave that constantly crashes into background vocals and beats. The twitching backdrop of voices transform the sorrowful introduction which in turn increases the pace of the song. Hostile openings seem common throughout most of Jimmy Johnson‘s tracks; and as the song progresses there is an immediate dip into liquidous insanity, also know as autotune. “Trust Me” sounds like the nemesis of Jimmy‘s song “Winters End“, a warmer and less disturbed track. There is not a lot of variation in “Trust Me”, but the Canadian rapper sure does make me feel some type of way. Check it out for yourself above.

Young Dolph – Pulled Up (ft. 2 Chainz & Juicy J)

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PRODUCER: Chill Go Hard
UPCOMING ALBUM: TBA
RELEASE DATE: 2015

Young Dolph‘s new single “Pulled Up” which features 2 Chainz and Juicy J, hits the audience with a seductive melody. The background seems hardcore and portrays a controlled image of buttloads of money and power. It’s the type of song that makes one want to get the gang together and make a movie. With a verse like “I’m laughing off the lot the way I’m laughing to the bank (ha-ha),” Juicy J’s feature is hilarious. Check it out for yourself above.

T.I. – I Go Hard (ft. Kat)

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PRODUCER: N/A
PURCHASE SINGLE: iTunes

From the soundtrack Get Hard, T.I. turns up the energy with the single “I Go Hard”. The overemphasized wording, simple rhymes, and extended vocals make this song a hit. The twerk vibe and the nice flow give the song a gym inspired theme. The fast and fun sound effects are perfect for any high energy flash mob.

Lil Durk – Faneto [Remix]

PRODUCER: Chief Keef
UPCOMING ALBUM: Remeber My Name
RELEASE DATE: May 12

As we await Lil Durk‘s album debut Remember My Name, he continues to drop heat. Today we get a new “Faneto” remix by the 300 affiliate. The original cut from Chief Keef first surfaced earlier this month. Stream the new dope and get ready for his Def Jam debut to drop on May 12th!

Cam Meekins – Daughters

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PRODUCER: Cam Meekins
PROJECT: N/A
LATEST RELEASE: 1993, Vol. 2 | iTunes

Boston rapper Cam Meekins lets loose a new cut. Entitled ‘Daughters’, the emcee shines on slowed up self produced beat. Listen to his new cut and also cop his new project here if you haven’t already done so.

Jarren Benton – You Don’t Know Me

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DIRECTORS: Patrick Lawler & Cameron Alexander
PRODUCER: Kato
NEW ALBUM: Slow Motion | iTunes
RELEASED: January 27

Jarren Benton drops off some brand new visuals for ‘You Don’t Know Me‘. The Funk Volume rapper dug into his archives of his most recent project ‘Slow Motion’ for this. Peep the new visuals above.