We get so many supposed-singles from all sorts of artists, but very few actually have the magic to make it on the radio. The latest from Seattle’s Sol, however, is so quint, cute and completely addictive, there’s a very solid chance this could hit FM dials in the Northwest. Still, if it doesn’t, just know the ukelele plucks and overall outward sentiment will be warming hearts amidst blizzards up there, while fans patiently wait for Solzilla’s Yours Truly album to drop this Friday.
Sol Feat. Ray Dalton – “Need Your Love”
Listen up, motherf*ckers, The Kushed God is speaking. Over Harry Fraud’s slow-motion pads and double-time hats, the typically-relaxed DZA reminds naysayers there’s more to his steez than just weed and talking sh*t. For further details though, you’ll either need to either listen to his upcoming Rugby Thompson mixtape or see him in the streets of Harlem. The choice is yours.
Smoke DZA – “New Jack” (Prod. By Harry Fraud)
Most of the time, the former within 1982’s track titled “Rap & Bitches” isn’t even mentioned in the equation. But while many successful MCs take Hip-Hop for granted, Termanology and Statik Selektah swipe a line from Drizzy Drake and dedicate this double-time ode to both of their two favorite things.
1982 – “Rap & Bitches” (Prod. By Statik Selektah)
Although you may have had a hard time getting through Grip Plyaz monotone flow in the past, you’ll undoubtedly get a kick out of how the Slumerican rapper flipped this Richard Pryor sample for a track about passing on amidst knocking boots. Could be worse, right?
Grip Plyaz – “Died (In Yo Pussy)” (Prod. By N/A)