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Kanye West Postpones Australian Tour To Work On Album

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments


No April Fools, but tonight the Lord Yeezus put his Australian tour dates on the back burner in order to finish his forthcoming album. Good news for us, bad news for the land down under.

A statement released to Live Nation Australia reads:

”Due to unexpected timing requirements to finish his highly anticipated new studio album, scheduled for a 2014 release, Kanye West regretfully announces the postponement of his upcoming tour dates in Australia.”

Hopefully we’ll see that album this year. Perhaps this summer?

Lucki Ecks – All Senses

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Hot Sugar

Lucki’s drops are few and far between, but when he tosses something out it always packs a lot of punch. No light jabs, strictly uppercuts. Every detail is carefully combed over, leaving no flaws exposed. Attention to detail is key. All senses must be in sync.

A short while back, Lucki connected with RTC and Mike Kolar at the world famous Soundscape Studios to craft “All Senses,” which is an official Closed Sessions release. You probably saw the documentary which dropped a few weeks back. Lucki cuffed Hot Sugar’s instrumental and made magic over it, and today it’s finally ready to share with the world. It’s aptly titled, “All Senses.”

This will land on the forthcoming Closed Sessions Vol. 3 project, which will be out later this year. You can also catch Lucki Ecks on tour with Danny Brown, which will be coming to a city near you soon enough. Check out the song below, and buy tickets to The Old Danny Brown Tour right here. 

Wale f/ Rick Ross & Common – Sunshine (Remix)

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Tone P and Stokley Williams.

More new black soul. Com Sense kicks a verse alongside Ricky Rozay on the official remix of Wale’s “Sunshine”. Props to ‘Plex for the heads up.

Video: Ballout – I’m So With It

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shot and chopped by Zae.

Something new from Ballout. You with it? Check out the full clip above.

Alex Wiley – Vibration

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments


Some new vibes from Wiley on this fine spring day. Temp pops above 60, and the mood changes. Here Alex hopes to add even more happiness to your day with “Vibration.” Give it a spin below via Closed Sessions.

Spenzo – We Up

| March 31, 2014 | 1 Comment


Produced by DJ L.

Spenzo has a few things he wants to let everyone know and he does so with his latest drop, ‘We Up”. Expect a video for this one to impact soon as well. Press play and listen up below.

SeVen1 – Gina

| March 31, 2014 | 2 Comments


Produced by Skate Bravo.

Sev1′s been quietly working on his Cross My Heart LP and today, he comes through with another record you can expect to hear on the finished product. Sev says:

To describe Gina all I can simply say is that life provides my inspiration to say the things I say and this is a pure example of it.

Give “Gina” a listen below. Cross My Heart (The Audio Picture) coming soon.

FSD Feature: Lil Bibby Talks New EP ‘The Book’ & Handling Rise To Fame

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments


Interview by Keith Reid-Cleveland (@kreid_c)

Lil Bibby is the newest promising face to be attached to Chicago’s music scene. Free Crack, his first and only mixtape, was released at the end of November and has reached almost 800,000 views on since then. Showing some perfectionist tendencies, Bibby wasn’t satisfied with those numbers. Having received cosigns from the likes of Drake, Mac Miller, Juicy J and many more respected people within the industry, Bibby is looking to have a strong 2014 starting with the release of The Book, his upcoming EP. Bibby talked to Fake Shore Drive about the EP, how he deals with his rise to fame and why being at South by Southwest may have been the worst experience of his life thus far.

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Video: Edai – Free Rondo

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Directed by Rio

Edai takes the “Danny Glover” instrumental and flips it into a dedication record to his currently incarcerated colleague, RondoNumbaNine.

Young Chop f/ Chief Keef & Lil Reese – Bang Like Chop

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments


Produced by Young Chop

Chop has teased us with this record for like 6-7 months now, and today he finally feeds the beast. The long-awaited collabo from Chopper, Keef and Reesie is finally here. Bang this while you “Bang Like Chop.” **money machine noise**

Buy it here.