Posted by APM on June 7, 2016
Sydney producer Arona Mane just dropped “2096:Retro/Future”, a collection of 10 collaborations, bootlegs and remixes. The mixtape combines elements of funk, soul and hip-hop, creating a unique blend of future-funk electronica. From the artist: “I wanted to present an actual body of work very early on, in an effort to introduce my sound in a bigger way…I’ve always fallen in love with artists because of their albums as a whole – I want to deliver that feeling with my music.” Check out “2096:Retro/Future” now and be sure to support Arona Mane!
Abstract Hip-Hop, Hip-Hop, Mixtapes | Don’t Sleep On McKinley Dixon’s Who Taught You To Hate Yourself? Mixtape
Posted by VMan on April 14, 2016
Annapolis, Maryland (or MD in general) isn’t too well known for it’s hip-hop scene or even music scene in general to be honest with you, but the other day I was put onto McKinley Dixon an upcoming rapper and musician who is slowly but surely making some waves. His most recent project was called Who Taught You To Hate Yourself and it’s clearly heavily influenced by the 90’s scene of hip-hop. Spiritual, lyrical, deep content that goes above and beyond most mainstream rap that is currently playing on the radio. I’m rooting for the underground and for McKinley Dixon to continue to make dope shit. Listen to his tape above and keep him on your map.
Posted by jewcebox on February 16, 2016
Switching it up a bit here, we’re turning the dial back with a mix that screams take me back to the 3 day weekend. The boys of summer have teamed up with Aquarium Drunkard radio show to bring you 2 hours of vintage soul, funk and r&b, easing you back into the work week with Vol. 46 of the Fixtape Series.
“Somewhere deep inside the following two-hour soul mix for Sole, Chuck Carbo asks “Can I Be Your Squeeze?”. With Valentine’s day falling this weekend it’s a fair question. But regardless of how amorous you’re feeling, the funk, to quote George Clinton, is its own reward.”
Posted by jewcebox on August 6, 2015
Hailing from the windy city, Volume 37 of the Fixtape Series features the child prodigy duo of Freddy and Robby aka Louis the Child. While they may barely be of proper drinking age, these guys are well on their way to becoming a household name. The boys put together a top mix, packed a ton of tracks into this one, with the goal to keep the you engaged for 45 glorious minutes.
[Giveaway]: Head over to Solé Bicycles’ Facebook for you chance to win a custom bicycle & 2 VIP tickets to Splash House this weekend
Hip-Hop, Mixtapes, Rap | Check out “Servin” (Feat. StoneyThaDealer) off of Problem’s new mixtape “Mollywood 3: The Relapse”
Posted by jrhardy on June 30, 2015
Last Friday morning at 6:00am I drove to LA on a 6 hour journey to see Problem’s viewing of his upcoming “Mollywood 3: The Relapse” mixtape in Hollywood. Part one of his mixtape is entitled “A Side” and was released today exclusively to HotNewHipHop.com at 3:54pm EST. Part 2 of his mixtape is entitled “B side” and will be released on July 2nd. Essentially he played 45 seconds of each song and let me tell you that this mixtape is filled with some big time bangers. The whole mixtape is very impressive but some notable tracks to look out for are “Servin,” “Relapse,” and “Make Me Say (At Yi Yi).” “Mollywood 3 is what’s needed right now,” explains Problem. “I’m not satisfied with how the club, the streets, nor how the playlists in all the ladies cars sounds like right now. I’m inspired by DIAMOND LANE. I’m inspired by independence. So when I chose to do a double cd, but drop each side on two different days, the reason is as simple as this: because I muthaf***in can.” After listening to this mixtape, it is safe to say that Problem is back. Enjoy!
Posted by FilthyTaft on May 23, 2015
EaSWay’s new project, Les Bourgeois, is a commentary on the mislead priorities and insignificant desires of a lost generation. EaSWay raps about the good, the bad and the tempting throughout this mixtape and he is never too righteous to deem himself above the rest of his generation. The tape is a mix of songs about love, sex, money, and fame and as standard as that might sound, it is delivered in a way that brings new light on the subjects.
Posted by TwirlyHatMatt on May 4, 2015
Quinn is no stranger to Fresh New Tracks, after we premiered his lead single “Never Done This“, readers and listeners got a taste of his pop-leaning “FFYL“. Originally from Michigan, only a year ago Quinn was making music from his dorm room that could easily be written off as “college-rap.”
Now, only a few short months later –in that same dorm room– Quinn has matured both sonically and lyrically. For an artist trying to be a darling of taste-maker, cool kid blogs, while simultaneously attempting to capture a mainstream audiences ear, it’s imperative that he or she be brutally self-aware.
“Everybody hit that shmoney ’bout a week ago // yeah I know that’s not my style, but I still play it though,” raps Quinn on Change of Scenery‘s opening track “Native Tongue”.
In a world where artists are immediately boxed off or even disregarded to a specific genre, Quinn is breaking through the mold. Listen below as he sing-raps and grabs attention with ease through his Top-40-ready hooks.