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Right or Wrong- [Shy Glizzy] ft. [Lil Uzi Vert]

In a world with so many talented artists, I was bound to miss at least a few due to either ignorance or simply my own naivety. One of these artists who has been in the game for quite some time is Shy Glizzy, and although I’ve maybe heard him on certain featured songs or unknowingly liked a track of his in the past, It’s about time I woke up and paid some attention to the Washington DC rapper. In all honesty, I would probably still have been sleeping if I didn’t see that he not only recruited Lil Uzi for his most recent single “Right or Wrong”, but he also got the prolific TM88 to produce this hit. After seeing these massive additions to this new track, I had no choice but to listen up and I’m sure glad that I did. TM88 builds the beat with somewhat intense, eye-catching synths before piercing percussion and concise 808s come into the picture to lay a steady and attractive foundation for the artists to showcase their abundant talents. As Glizzy begins to sing the hook, his vocal inflections raise and lower in a pretty regular yet interesting fashion, and he repeats this …

So Long My Friend – [Yung Bans]

The hip-hop community is still recovering from the incredibly sudden and untimely passing of XXXtentacion on Monday. It seems that everyone is coping in their own ways. From mass gatherings to tribute tracks, the love continues to pour in from fans and friends around the world. Yung Bans is the most recent to offer his condolences to the late artist. In So Long My Friend, Bans says goodbye to his longtime friend and collaborator. Bans discusses the struggles of life and the dangers that lie around every corner, including jealousy and envy. He discusses the moment when he woke up to the news about X’s passing.  This past week has been an extremely sobering experience for the hip-hop community, with the harsh reality of life sinking in. I’m thankful to Bans, and all of the artists that are penning tributes and giving fans some sort of coping mechanism during these difficult times. “You got one life, you can’t get it back” Listen to Bans’ heartwarming tribute below and be sure to keep your eyes peeled for Bans’ Lyrical Lemonade video for Ridin’ ft. Landon Cube & YBN Nahmir dropping soon, as well as his next album Yung Bans Vol. 5 …

Lil Uzi Vert Drops 3 New Songs

Today Lil Uzi Vert is back with not one, not two, but three hot new tracks. Uzi gifts us ”Grow Up” produced by GLOhan, Miss Cleo Produced by Maaly raw & Bugz Ronin, and Woke Up Thankful produced by Dp Beats. All 3 tracks are laced with incredible, bass-knocking production but thats nothing new if you’re already up on the Uzi wave. With that being said, its about time you crank your volume up and put these songs in rotation. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/292124110″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/292118852″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/292116915″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]