Tip Toe – [Roddy Ricch] ft. [A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie]

Roddy Ricch has been turning heads and opening ears for some time now, and his newest visual for his song “Tip Toe” featuring A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie is no different. This is undoubtedly a banger by all definitions of the word, and it is most likely going to be all over the radio within days, if not sooner. Roddy goes to work over this extremely catchy instrumental, detailing some life experiences and struggles he vividly tells so incredibly. A Boogie comes in with dual personalities of sorts, and the camera helps emphasize this point. This is done well through the rapid spinning rotation of the camera as A Boogie takes turns calming down and then lashing out again. Beyond this, some really unique animations can be seen as Ricch’s flooded out Rolls Royce/Roddy Ricch logo chain looks as if it literally transforms into liquid before shapeshifting yet again into an actual Rolls Royce car. This music video has some elements that are reminiscent of every other rap video you might see, but then it utilizes some very cinematic moments that completely elevate it to another level. This is such a spectacular music video to complement an even more perfect …

Reply – [A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie] ft. [Lil Uzi Vert]

Fans have been buzzing for weeks about this collaboration between A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Lil Uzi Vert called “Reply” and finally, they delivered. The lyrical content within this single can pretty much be assumed based on the song title, with the two talents simply asking their significant others to reply as they look back at relationships and reminisce about where things went wrong. This love ballad of sorts works well for the pair, considering it slows up Uzi’s normally hyper-energetic verses and gives us a different side of him that shows off his more sensitive, passionate side. Considering the Philly rapper has been relatively quiet in terms of music in 2019 and A Boogie is getting ready to release his third album called Artist 2.0, fans should be excited to hear this new single. At the end of the day in my personal opinion, I can’t say that this song is absolutely outrageous in any ways or that it’s going to be topping charts, but it’s a solid piece of music that is definitely worth listening to. The messages portrayed are relatable and the duo definitely has some magic when they hop on a track together, so make …

Bustdown Billi – [Billi Royce]

Billi Royce has one of the best names of an artist I’ve covered this year. Billi will start popping up on a lot of peoples radars if he continues to drop tracks like his new offering “Bustdown Billi.” I completely didn’t know what to expect when I click play on this single. The instrumental is what drew me in first and I immediately felt like I was on a romantic getaway somewhere in the tropics. Billi’s music sounds very raw still but with “Bustdown Billi” you can spot that he has a talented ear for catching melodies. I really appreciate the fact that he used parts of Iyaz and Sean Kingston’s “Replay” in the hook, that brought back instant memories and served as a nostalgic moment for me. With some work, I can see him catching a hit similar to what YK Osiris has with “Worth It” or I can even see Billi carving out a nice career for himself like A Boogie Wit da Hoodie. Stream Billi Royce’s tropical upbeat single “Bustdown Billi” for yourself below.

Hip-Hop And The Grammys: It’s Complicated

On the Recording Academy’s Up-and-Down Relationship with Rap     The scent of weed wafting its way down the hall to my room from Andre3000’s neighboring after party cements the night in my mind like it was yesterday. Andre had reason to celebrate: it was 2004, and Outkast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below had just won what is generally considered to be the top prize on “Music’s Biggest Night”—the Grammy Award for album of the year. I remember the night, and that smell of success, like it was yesterday. But it was hardly yesterday, was it? It’s the most oft-mentioned, ongoing streak of embarrassment for the Grammys, but it must be repeated annually until it’s broken: it has been fifteen years since that Outkast win, and no rap project since has reached the Grammy summit. Plenty of worthy LP’s have been nominated, but all have come up short, including exceptional  releases by Lil Wayne, Drake, Jay-Z and—three times each, Eminem, Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar. That’s fifteen years, mind you, in which hip-hop has only solidified its place as contemporary culture’s preeminent sound and style. What can you say? Fool me once…but fool me fifteen times? The 61st Grammy Awards will take …

If It Ain’t Right – [Tory Lanez] Ft. [A Boogie]

Tory Lanez and A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie are two of the hottest young artists in the game, so when they linked up for this new visual for “If It Ain’t Right” I knew it was going to be good! You will find the artist having what looks like a big party in the club, living life lavishly while being decked out in designer clothes and point blank put together the perfect to compliment this song! Take a few minutes of your day to check out this brand new music video below!

Dedication – [Chief Keef]

The Chicago legend and Lyrical Lemonade veteran himself, Chief Keef, has been on fire all of 2017, and today, he’s here to keep the victory lap going with the release of a new album titled Dedication. 15 tracks in total, this project comes to our attention with immense replay value and a simply unimitable style, acting as a testament to Keef’s relentless ability to keep things interesting with new flows and an abundance of hits to give to the world. Alongside the clever wordplay comes booming production, and using a fairly consistent sound throughout, Dedication achieves a hard-hitting presentation overall for each and every fan to latch onto with ease. The project contains only three features from Lil Yachty, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, and Tadoe, all of which are used to prominent effect and contribute to make this album an incredibly entertaining listen. But don’t take my word for it, listen to Dedication below and be sure to keep on top of Keef’s consistent output of heat moving forward.  

Check Out A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie’s Latest Interview With Montreality

Ever since his XXL Freshman induction & chart-topper with Kodak Black in Drowning, New York’s own A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has seen nothing but rising numbers on his music outlets. And recently, Montreality got the opportunity to sit down with him for an interview and to give us a better look at the 21-year-old currently signed to Atlantic and the Highbridge label. A Boogie spoke briefly on his early life, growing up in the Bronx and even what he thinks is the “realest sh*t he ever wrote” which was a few bars off his song No Promises that will feature on his forthcoming debut project. Luckily for you, that album drops on Friday, so what better time to get familiar with him. Press play on the interview right now and let us know if you’re a fan of A Boogie in the comments below. Via: Montreality 

XXL Announces Freshman Class Of 2017

XXL has just announced their Freshman Class of 2017, and it’s safe to say it’s full of surprises. While there were several names worthy of cracking the list this year, Kyle, Aminé, Ugly God, Playboi Carti, PnB Rock, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Madeintyo, Kap G, Kamaiyah are all very deserving of their spot. And like years before, the notorious 10th spot saw the vote go to South Florida’s XXXTentacion who has undoubtedly caused a stir in the industry this past year. Nonetheless, make sure to check out the XXL Freshman Class below and leave a comment with who you think should have been included in the final decision.

Speakerbox – [Bassnectar] Ft. [Ohana Bam] & [Lafa Taylor]

Chicago’s own Ohana Bam has been making some big moves over the past year, and that trend continued as he got featured on the soundtrack for the movie The Fate of The Furious. The moment you press play on “Speakerbox” you will be greeted by a massive instrumental that builds up until Lafa Taylor took over with a solid contribution, before Ohana Bam came through and causally dropped one of the hottest verses I have heard this year! As if one sensational verse wasn’t enough, Bam came back even stronger on his second verse, finishing off the track on a positive note. I am mind blown after hearing this, check it out for yourself below & let me know what you think about it in the comments! (Follow Ohana Bam on Twitter here) THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS: THE ALBUM TRACK LISTING 1) Young Thug, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa & PnB Rock – Gang Up 2) Lil Uzi Vert, Quavo & Travis Scott – Go Off 3) G-Eazy & Kehlani – Good Life 4) PnB Rock, Kodak Black & A Boogie Wit da Hoodie – Horses 5) Migos – Seize The Block 6) YoungBoy Never Broke Again – Murder (feat. 21 Savage) [Remix] …

Drowning – [A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie] Ft. [Kodak Black]

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie has been taking the music industry by storm over the past year or so, and he kept that trend going the other day when he released his brand new song titled “Drowning” featuring Kodak Black. It was only a matter of time before we heard these two on a record, and I can happily say that it more than exceeded my expectations. It’s good to see A Boogie continue his rise to stardom, and it’s also great to see Kodak still being relevant while he’s behind bars, support the artists by checking out the brand new offering below.