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Ital Santos “L’Amore” Album

Ital Santos is never going to quite do something predictable and it will always have a point. Sometimes that point will simply be to amuse himself but if we’re being honest that’s what a real artist is. Fresh off his Reflections beat album, he returns to a practice not used since his Supremo album, but this time instead of pouring out his frustrations on DJ Premier selections, he waxes philosophical about modern romance on instrumentals from 9th Wonder’s Tutankhamen.

He tells the story of two single parents in the Inland Empire who meet each other and start dating despite not really being ready to be selfless enough to make such an arrangement work. Skin deep in every song is the implication that this new world of disloyalty, thirsty instagram shenanigans, and unlimited options through technology is ubiquitous, all too repeititive; the album’s thesis is that it’s hard to find real love in Babylon.

“You Single?” begins the courtship, “Chocolate Hearts and Roses” deepens it, culminating in “These Girls (Somebody Stop Me)” in which our protagonist finds himself drinking and contemplating new conquest and possibly starting the cycle all over again. Ital’s details about working class parents, the flippant humor about the painful idea that no one is really putting their true self out there, the fun made of the idea of something being “wrong” with single people that’s always to be discovered by their new lovers…all of it paints a relatable human picture that everyone always wonders about. Documents like this album will be there to answer folks’ from the future’s inevitable question, “what was dating in the 2000-teens?”

Enlisting his own raps and high-key lovely guest vocalist Eugene O’Neill, he rides the 9th Wonder bangers smoothly creating an EP that feels like one story and one piece. Don’t miss Ital’s take on what everyone is really talking about when they say they are talking about love.

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Problem Announces Separation 2 with Stingy Music Video

Problem is kicking off 2018 with a new single and the first track off upcoming The Separation 2 mixtape. This year marks the 5th year anniversary of his standout project The Separation.

To kick things off and in honor of the anniversary, Problem is giving the first track off the project away free to fans on soundcloud.

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Drake Scary Hours

Drake Drops 2 Track EP “Scary Hours”

Drake just surprised the world with a new EP titled Scary Hours.

Drake put out the product on extremely short notice, revealing late last night, the Extended Play would come out at midnight. The brief project only features two songs, “God’s Plan” and “Diplomatic Immunity,” and the both of them bang.

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#FlashblackFriday Conscious Daughters – Something To Ride To ”Fonky Expedition”

The Conscious Daughters (TCD) were an American female hip hop duo from the Bay Area, California, United States, consisting of Carla “CMG” Green and the late Karryl “Special One” Smith. The duo signed in 1993 to Paris’s record label, Scarface Records, after passing him a demo tape at a club. He released their first studio album, Ear to the Street.

The single and video release of their 1994 hit single, “Somethin’ to Ride To (Fonky Expedition)”, helped TCD gain national recognition. Soon after, they were signed by Priority/EMI Records and released their second album, Gamers. Many collaborations, projects and television appearances followed, most notably Rap City, MTV Jams, and Soul Train.

In 2007, Nas released the track “Where Are They Now (West Coast Remix)” which featured Breeze, Kam, King Tee, Candyman, Threat, Ice-T, Sir Mix-A-Lot and TCD.

Their third album, The Nutcracker Suite, was released on Guerilla Funk Records on February 10, 2009. In 2010, TCD severed their relationship with Guerrilla Funk Records, and in 2011 they signed a distribution deal with Phaseone/Sony.

On December 10, 2011, Smith was found dead at her home. Initially, the cause of death was unknown, but it was eventually determined to be from complications associated with blood clots that reached her lungs

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One Week Notice “What Means The World” with Dizzy Wright, Emilio Rojas & More

Watch the official music video for “What Means The World” by One Week Notice Feat. Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, Audio Push, Demrick, Emilio Rojas & Reezy.

One Week Notice:

Dizzy Wright, Jarren Benton, Audio Push, Demrick, Emilio Rojas, Demrick, Reezy, Kato & DJ Hoppa came together to create a project in ONE week. What Means The World is the first video off the album, One Week Notice.

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#FlashBackFriday | Short Khop – Dollaz, Drank & Dank Featuring Kokane

Mr. Short Khop, (pronounced “short chop”) or simply Short Khop is an American rapper. He encountered Ice Cube in front of a 7 Eleven convenience store in South Central, California. Ice Cube eventually struck a deal with the newcomer, and soon Short Khop made guest appearances in Ice Cube’s 1998 War & Peace – Volume 1 (The War Disc). To return the favor, Ice Cube appeared on Short Khop’s debut 2001 album, Da Khop Shop. Khop was mentioned in William Shaw’s 1999 book Westsider’s. To date, he has not released a follow-up to his debut album.

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Skeme – Won’t Judge You

From his latest EP, Second Notice, Skeme debuts the feel-good visuals for “Won’t Judge You.”

“I made this song about having no bias about a girl’s past or what she has going on at the moment, but instead we gonna have some fun…no judgment here,” says Skeme. “And I wanted the video to match that, to be fun and realistic! Really show everyone what a hot day in LA is really like,”

Via Vibe

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