Hip-Hop, Videos | Drake, Rihanna, Rick Ross, Nelly

Posted by on December 22, 2011

25 sittin’ on 25 mil.  Drizzy brings his batting gloves as he knocks the new visuals for “The Motto”  out of the park.  Fellow CMB members Lil Wayne and Tyga join the show, both delivering crisp verses over the rhythmic T-Minus production.  The real question I have is WTF is Weezy wearing on his feet?  Neon green casts?  Snow boots?  This is “swag” on a whole new level.  #YOLO

DOWNLOAD: Drake ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga – The Motto (Prod. by T-Minus)

The title track off Rihanna’s scorching new album, Talk The Talk, got the Bauce Sauce treatment.  Not an official remix, but Ross adds a verse at the commencement of the track.  Rozay confirmed that he’s been working on a new mixtape and will be revealing the title and release date by week’s end.

DOWNLOAD: Rihanna ft. Jay-Z & Rick Ross – Talk That Talk (Remix)

Nelly aiming to resurrect his radio presence?  By the sounds of this new track, “Champion” off his next mixtape, Nelly appears to be looking to make a case for the mainstream.  Fans can relate.  The song will probably be picked up by a movie or sports commercial.  80’s baby’s will always love Nelly.  Get ’em Megget!

DOWNLOAD: Nelly – The Champ

Hip-Hop, RnB | The Weeknd Uses Sheldon Scott’s “Little Bit” Produced by T-Minus

Posted by on December 10, 2011

In 2009, an artist by the name of Sheldon Scott, hailing from Toronto, Canada, appeared in our inbox as many song submissions do. This submission was different from the rest. Sheldon appeared to have no Facebook, Twitter, or Myspace (Yes, in 2009 Myspace was still being used) despite being connected with some of the biggest producers and artists in Toronto. His songs were pop perfection, incorporating poignant lyrics and catchy melodies. He was an enigma, and still remains one today.
In the submission, sent around 2009, was a track entitled, “Little Bit”, a T-Minus produced guitar-driven ballad presumably dedicated to that special someone in his life. This was not the only T-Minus produced track that we received from Sheldon at the time. Every song he sent us blew us away. We couldn’t help but think: how is this man not signed? We had heard rumors that Sheldon had been offered numerous recording contracts, but turned them down because the terms weren’t to his liking. Sheldon seemed to be in no rush to sign to a major label despite their repeated interest in him.

Fast forward to 2011. Toronto native, Abel Tesfaye, also known as the Weeknd, had made his meteoric rise with the help of Drake’s brand manager, Oliver El-Khatib. The Weeknd had been rumored to be not only working with Ill Angelo, but also Boi-1-da and T-Minus. It’s no secret that The Weeknd’s music is in high demand, as evidenced by the pre “House of Ballons” and “Thursday” leaks that have given us a glimpse into his early creations before his signature sound was carefully crafted.

Hip-Hop | Drake Ft Lil Wayne – The Motto (Prod. by T-Minus)

Posted by on November 1, 2011

Last night Drake was on Power 106 and dropped this new cut off his upcoming album, Take Care. The Lil Wayne featured track is titled, “The Motto” and will serve as a bonus on the album. Be sure to cop the album when it drops, November 15th.

Download: Drake Ft Lil Wayne – The Motto (Prod. by T-Minus)