It’s that time of the week again. Do remember, that if the song dropped anytime since last Friday (10/24) it’s eligible for the list. Now we aren’t saying these are the BEST songs of the week, but they are the staff’s faves and joints you can catch us bumping in the office.
Public service announcement: Saint Millie’s Glory project drops tomorrow on All Saints’ Day. Saint Millie, All Saints’ Day? Get it? Anyway, to make sure you fully understand, Millie drops off “Glory PSA 11.1.14″ — a little under three minutes of raps to set the tone for Glory.
Hit the jump, press play and pay attention.
It’s Halloween, so many top tier artists are giving their fans a treat. No tricks over here. And you guessed it, Katie Got Bandz is passing out new joints like candy. For her new release, she’s decided to put her spin on OG Maco’s current hit, “U Guessed It.”
What does Katie do to it? Well, she destroys it in Katie fashion. This is now Katie’s record — whether you like it or not. Where can you find it? You guessed it, below.
As you know by now, Bandman Kevo was arrested Monday morning for an alleged bank fraud conspiracy. Kevo has since been released from custody and decided that now’s the perfect time to release his new video for “Ain’t Sh*t”, from his DJ Holiday-assisted Fast Life mixtape. Check it out above.
Along with the video, Kevo has also released an official statement via press release. You can find that below.
Directed by Chris & Blaq
Damn, Impakt Studios took it back with this Halloween surprise. Today they’ve decided to release Lupe’s video for “The Instrumental,” which was featured on his 2006 debut, Food & Liquor. The video was shelved for whatever reason, but today they’ve decided to pull it out of the vault, blow the dust off it, and share it with the world. Feast your eyes above.
Update: Director Chris Adams speaks on video and difficulty releasing via Atlantic Records:
Back in 2006 Impakt studio was tasked with producing several projects for 1st & 15th artist Lupe Fiasco which included music videos for Kick Push, He say She say, Emperors Soundtrack, as well as support for album cover shoots, EPK’s and commercials. It was a great relationship for us. 1st & 15th C.E.O. Chilly really gave us total creative control over the projects and Lupe really liked what we were doing. I remember Lupe looking around our studio office and seeing anime dvd’s, action figures, skateboards, posters of Che Guevara and smiling saying “I know i’m in the right place”. So we did Kick Push and I remember Lupe was at the Grammy’s while we were finishing it up and we sent him a private link to a snippet of the video hosted on our server.
When all of a sudden our phone started blowing up it was Atlantic records, the snippet had leaked on the internet. A hacker who was a Lupe fan got into our server and posted the snippet online and also locked us out of our server! It was chaos we had to call the host company to shut down our site! Soon after, Kick Push was released. It was doing very well so Lupe put a poll on his myspace page, which at the time he would personally manage and respond to his fans to the tune of about 2 hours a day, the poll was for the fans to decide what video he would do next and overwhelmingly it was for the song American Terrorist, a volatile song to say the least but one of my favorites. So we came up with a Crazy Idea for the video which im not going to tell because id like to use the concept one day, and sent it to Atlantic records…they were not happy with it. It was an idea that would definitely be controversial and Lupe loved it.
“I swear to God we ain’t crackin cards”
As we await ZMoney’s return to the streets in January, he’s decided to give the public a new project to hold us over until 3MPIRE drops next year. The newly announced project is titled The Green Dot, and is about 10 songs deep and should be out within the next few weeks.
So to kick off The Green Dot campaign, Z made the call (literally) to release this new one called “Hustle.” Hustle harder below.
Produced by SX.
Lupe drops off the third offering from his upcoming Lost In The Atlantic project, which he’s calling “Mazinger”. After hearing this one, Lu’s definitely three-for-three with his recent releases. This is cold.
Listen for yourself below and look for Lost In The Atlantic to drop soon.
A twisted Halloween love story on Halloween from Chandler London. Are you a witchy girl? Show pity girl. “Harlequin Valentine” is so sincere. Chandler tells us this song came to him in a dream and was inspired by the short story “Harlequin Valentine” by Neil Gaiman.