On May 3rd, Lil Tecca let his fans know that he would be releasing an album this summer and it appears that he is a man of his word. It was originally planned to drop sometime back in June but was later postponed with no explanation. Earlier this month, he released the cover art as seen above as well as the tracklist of the album on Instagram. So far from the sixteen track album, he has released four songs that includes "HVN ON EARTH", "500LBS", "Dead or Alive", and "Need Me" which a few accompany music videos. This project will be his first album since 2021's "We Love You Tecca 2." Although the 21-year-old hitmaker has not given any information about a tour to support the sophomore album, fans are hoping that there will be some shows soon to come.
Listen to "TEC" here:
On August 26th, a fascinating glimpse into the world of music unfolded as Gregor Estevan took to Instagram to share a captivating moment. A snapshot showed him alongside Ty Dolla $ign, a frequent collaborator of the renowned artist Kanye West. Estevan's revelation echoed through his caption, where he revealed that the walls of Kanye West's hotel room were reverberating with unreleased melodies from his upcoming album recording session. He described the experience as nothing short of mind-blowing.
This revelation arrives on the heels of a report by NBC News that set the music community abuzz. Insider sources, deeply connected to the maestro behind "All of the Lights," hinted at the impending arrival of a brand-new album. The anticipation for this musical creation is palpable, as it marks West's first album release across all streaming platforms since the Grammy-nominated "Donda." Notably, his subsequent release, "Donda 2," was exclusively unveiled on his innovative Stem Players.
The timing of this news adds an intriguing layer to the narrative. As Drake's "For All the Dogs" keeps listeners eagerly waiting for a release date, Kanye West's entry into the spotlight stirs the pot. The dynamic between these two figures, whether as friends or rivals, has been punctuated by unspoken rivalries surrounding their previous solo album launches.
With the release date of West's imminent project shrouded in mystery, enthusiasts and analysts alike are poised on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting further revelations. The unfolding story promises a captivating journey into the realm of music, leaving us all curious about its sonic journey and the platform it will call home.
On September 7th, Drake made an official announcement for the release date about his upcoming album, For All the Dogs - which will also be tied to his debut poetry book, Titles Ruin Everything: A Stream of Consciousness. Drake revealed the date via an Instagram post with footage of his father.
This album will be following his hit collab LP, Her Loss, with 21 Savage and their nationwide, co-headlining tour. Back in June, Drake first announced the project as part of a promotional campaign for his poetry book. As time went on, the 5-time Grammy winner was seen wearing dog masks throughout New York City. So far, the Canadian-born artist has released a solo project each of the past two years in 2022's Honestly, Nevermind and 2021's Certified Lover Boy with both of which topped charts in their respective years. It is safe to say that this album will also do the same.
After his late hit album Heroes and Villiains and his feature-packed album for Spider Man: Across the Spider-verse, Metro Boomin is not slowling down. He officially confirmed that he has a collaboration album in the works with Future.
On September 5th, the 29-year-old producer took to Instagram to once again, affirm fans that the album is coming soon. He has yet to release any details about said album. This album was first teased earlier this year with a confirmation is March that the album will be dropping this year. This album was first teased earlier this year with a confirmation is March that the album will be dropping this year.
Author: Scarlett Pham
The title of Matt Turna's album "Being Kind Is a Weakness" intrigues the audience. Matt shared that the name of the album expresses the feeling he has felt about life for the past five years. The constant struggle to find the balance between kindness and protecting his own peace has been very difficult for Matt. The last track on the album is the best depiction of the struggles he has faced. Song number 7 titled "These People" is about Matt having to change who he is to fit in and doing too much for the people who don't deserve it, for very one-sided relationships.
This project first showcases Matt's versatility as a singer, a rapper, and a songwriter. In order to be able to convey his feelings and messages, Matt went into many different genres. The variety and complicated emotions of the album are shown through the songs. Song number 8 "You Changed" is a very aggressive and fast song because when writing this song, Matt revealed he was very angry and hurt at the same time by the person mentioned in the song. On the other hand, "I Think I'm in Love" is another classic ballad.
Matt is an artist who is both practical and sentimental. He tells his story through music and over the past five years, Matt has been through and struggled many times. The emotions, love life, and the rejections and heartache that came with it. His confidence, his insecurities, and his overall appearance are all materials and inspiration for Matt to carry out this project.
In the near future, Matt will start lives show and the release of his second album. Currently Matt has completed 6 songs for the next album but he also wants to take time to get the album released with the same high quality as the first album.
The process of making "Being Kind Is a Weakness" has helped Matt change and grow a lot. For Matt, it's important for him to acknowledge the fact that he doesn't necessarily agree with the phrase "Kindness is a weakness" anymore, or at least not as much as he used to back then. He wants to remind everyone that be sure to be kind to each other. You should spread positivity and kindness, but we should also set boundaries to protect our own peace.
Matt wants to make sure his music genuine, raw, and emotional because that's what he values in the music he enjoys. He wants to show people that it's okay to be vulnerable and to be open about your feelings because they can helps make things better. Matt shared that when he was writing some of the darker songs like "Demons Inside" and "Maze," he was at his worst.
"Being Kind Is a Weakness" is available now, check it out here:
Author: Scarlett Pham
To prepare for the release of his new album titled "NAUJOUR" planned to be dropped tomorrow, Toosii teamed up with Khalid on the remix of "Favorite Song."
In addition to the album "NAUJOUR," Toosii has also announce "NAUJOUR" tour that will kick off on July 26th and end on September 3rd.
"Favorite Song" is the track that helped Toosii get his first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100. In the remix, the two artist work together to create a meaningful R&B track. This remix is currently at No.11 on the Billboard Hot 100 with over 110 million streams.
Last summer, Toosii welcomed his lovely song. The baby has become a favorite one on social media. Many Toosii's fans are very happy and invested in his relationship with his son's mama, Samaria Davis.
About this collaboration with Khalid, Toosii shared: "I'm excited to have Khalid join me on this track. He has such a dope and unique voice, and I think it really takes an already amazing song to the next level. I've been wanting to collab with him on the right track for a while, and I think we picked the perfect one. Hope y'all enjoy!"
Author: Scarlett Pham
To welcome the summer of 2023, Brent Faiyaz has launched his new projects and plans.
On May 2, Brent Faiyaz announced his "F*ck the World, It's a Wasteland" tour, which will kick off on July 16th from North America to Europe. The tour will end in September.
Just two days after announcing the tour, he released new music in collaboration with talented producer/DJ Marshmello on the summer vibe song "Fell In Love." The song was released with a music video.
Brent continues to have big moves. He recently announced a new partnership with UnitedMasters - a music distributor gives artists the ability to put out their music to all major streaming services.
Watch "Fell In Love" below:
Author: Scarlett Pham
Baton Rouge rapper, NBA YoungBoy released his new album "Richest App" with 17 tracks on Friday, May 12th, which includes "F**k The Industry pt. 2" filled with "heartfelt" words addressed to some of the big-name rappers.
YoungBoy begins by calling Drake "b****" and "enemy," then talking about Drake's relationship with Lil Durk. YoungBoy revealed in the song that Drake doesn't want to make music with him even though Drake said he likes what YoungBoy does.
Drake has collaborated with Durk - who had a lethal rivalry with YoungBoy - several times in recent years, including on his 2020 track "Laugh Now Cry Later" and his album "Certified Lover Boy."
YoungBoy then went on to call J. Cole, who appeared on Durk's new single "All My Life": "J a h**, that n**** played it cold, like he was gon' do a feature."
While neither Drake nor J. Cole responded, Yachty took to Twitter shortly after the album's release in response to YoungBoy's words for him. The Atlanta rapper posted a short clip of 50 Cent saying: "I mean, what he say f*** me for?"
Check out "F**k The Industry Pt.2" below:
Author: Scarlett Pham
Ahead of the release of the HBO series "The Idol" (starring Tesfaye and Lily-Rose Depp), the two lead actors had a chat with W Magazine about their on-screen and off-screen characters.
Tesfaye (The Weeknd's name) said that he went through "a transitional phase" when switching between his on-screen character Tedros and the character The Weeknd he created about 12 years ago when starting his music career.
He explained that "I'm going through a cathartic path right now." "It's getting to a place and a time where I'm getting ready to close The Weeknd chapter. I'll still make music, maybe as Abel, maybe as The Weeknd, but I still want to kill The Weeknd. And I will. Eventually, I'm definitely trying to shed that skin and be reborn," the singer continued."
Tesfaye also confirmed in the interview that The Weeknd's next album could be his last hurrah as The Weeknd, which is still in the works and doesn't have a specific release date yet.
Stay tuned and catch The Weeknd's vibes.
Author: Scarlett Pham
Last month, male rapper Desiigner announced he was taking a break from his career for mental health treatment after it emerged that he had been charged for exposing himself multiple times on a flight from Japan back to the US. Before that, he has a period of stay in several Asian countries.
Desiigner said he caused the incident after taking a new prescription medication that left him unable to control his behavior.
Last Friday, he released a sequel to his 2016 hit "Tiimmy Turner" called "Tiimmy Turner 2" for his 26th birthday. Before releasing this catchy track, Desiigner also shared on Twitter a letter to fans to express his feelings about what happened. It can be seen that Desiigner is actively taking care of his mental health and encoring those who are suffering from mental problems to seek help.
On this song, the male rapper shared about his battle with demons, listen to "Tiimmy Turner 2" below to understand more: