WKND MZK – “Right Now”


So last week’s playlist seemed to do alright so why not take another shot at it. I put these together so that you all can get a different taste of what’s out there. Songs can be interpreted and felt much differently depending on thousands of variations. With what I have for you below, maybe it will make you feel some type of way. Right Now.

Video: “Shell Shocked” by Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign ft. Kill The Noise & Madsonik

I don’t remember personally when I last listened to a full hip-hop track, but today was the first time in a while. Kill The Noise is the main reason why I checked out the track, and as always, the production is on point.

But to my surprise, every verse on the track, provided by Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign also work extremely well with the epic backdrop that Kill The Noise and Madsonik have created. And obviously, the TMNT theme is pretty dope too.

You want to vibe to this track live? Catch Kill The Noise on his upcoming “Majestic As Fak” tour. He’ll be joined by Milo & Otis, Botnek, Ape Drums, and Two Fresh along the tour.

Release Date: July 22, 2014 | iTunes

“Relapse (feat. IAMSU!)” by Marc E. Bassy

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I came across this today. Like I have said before, I love a lot of hip hop, it has just never been my realm. TDE will forever be my jam, as well as a lot of the more alternative hip hop. However, this jam I came across today is like a new breed of hip hop infused with clicks and pops inherent of glitchy sample heavy indie electronic. Its interesting to see it go in this direction, but I like it a lot. There is a solid R&B twist on this bad boy. Good enough to cruise to, to make love to, or to just chill to. Whatever your intentions, check it and buy it on iTunes here.

“Arrows” by Fences ft. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

A lot of people who listen to rap tell me they don’t like Macklemore. For me, it is hard to say I do not like Macklemore because his video “Otherside” is one of the top music videos I have ever seen. If you have not seen it, watch it below and I bet your opinion about Macklemore will change. Besides that, you cannot deny that Macklemore puts his heart and soul into all of his songs. He shares his beliefs and does his own thing on every track and you have to respect that.

Fences kills the vocals on this “Arrows” track and Macklemore spits a fast verse for the feature. I mentioned “Otherside” also because Fences does wonders on the hook. There is a Red Hot Chili Peppers remix that is dope too. “Arrows” is a great track. Check it out above and check out Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, and Fences in the intense music video below!

Release Date: July 28th, 2014

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Album: “Banco” by Sir Michael Rocks

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Sir Michael Rocks jumped into the spotlight with his first single “MEMO” with this new album Banco. After that, looks like things come easy. He landed a bunch of good features and so far, this album is exceeding hip hop’s expectations of the young talent. Half of the hip hop duo, The Cool Kids, Rocks follows a similar style throughout the whole album.

Don’t expect any huge switch ups but it’s for sure worth the listen. “Bussin’” bangs with Casey Veggies killing his verse. “Ain’t Nothing Like” is produced by DJ Mustard and lives up to the hype. The album supports an illusionistic sound as you can see by the cover and some of the songs really test your lyrically-mental patience (“Playstation 1.5″).

Support the kid, cuz you never know when he could be the next. PND I got you…

Release Date: July 29th, 2014

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WKND MZK – “Voyager”

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While Jay is all over the chillest songs on the face of this planet, I still got a few that I think you all would like to hear. While these don’t follow a single theme, I see them more as a short story and that includes the way I outline them and the name of the playlist – “Voyager”. Press play and see if you like where they take you. I always like the way music is cerebral and can make you think of all kinds of themes with a single sound or lyric. 3…2…1

Thank God for this playlist feature right? Been doing these for awhile and hopefully now it will make things a lot easier. If you like a song, make sure to check out the artists SoundCloud and even similar artists. I could get lost in SoundCloud for days and find a lot of good music. This is our voyage for now.

“Shell Shocked” by Juicy J, Wiz Kahlifa, & Ty Dolla $ign [Prod. by Kill The Noise & Madsonik]

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Every time you hear about a new song from these guys you know it’s gonna be good and that the production will be similar to past songs. Looking at this track made for Michael Bay’s (Michael Bae) new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle film, I was suspicious to say the least. So basically Taylor Gang took this one in a whole new direction and worked with Kill The Noise & Madsonik (who?) to add a heavy bass and hard hitting electronic sound. It’s got all the characteristics of a Taylor Gang banger but with a lot more added. Now how hot is Megan Fox gonna look in this new movie and did Juicy J try to hit that?

Wiz has got that new album Blacc Hollywood on the way and some tracks have been leaking. They’re decent and provide some good summer vibes but don’t know if I’ve heard anything better than “We Dem Boyz” yet…