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SBA1 – Whatever (ft. TeeFLii).

TeeFLii proved he’s capable of more than ratchet bangers with his debut album Starr. But he’s still adept at making ratchet bangers of various textures as evidenced by a recent cut from LA rapper SBA1′s mixtape and a Valentines day EP. Get both below. Sphere: Related Content


NxWorries (Anderson.Paak & Knxwledge) – Suede.

Knxwledge’s torrential output of beats on Bandcamp can make him inaccessible to even the most obsessive online music hoarders (hand raised), but he seems to have found a dream collaborator and guiding force in singer/musician Anderson.Paak. Together they are NxWorries and their first single “Suede” is divinely pimpish though Paak distances himself..

The Weeknd – Earned It.

Putting The Weeknd on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack sounds like somebody’s C+ Twitter joke, but here we are. What’s crazy is that it’s one of the rare Weeknd singles that’s actually pretty great, following “Often” and “Kiss Land”. Crazier still: barring any subliminal messages, it’s squeaky clean. Like..

Coultrain – Side Effex Of Make-Believe; divided for love’s sake.

The follow up to Coultrain’s kaleidoscopic soul opera from last year is an EP that continues the story. He opts for (relatively) more grounded production this time, but that just makes it easier to get lost in the dense lyrics and dreamy vocals. Side Effex Of Make-Believe; divided for love's..


Jamie Foxx – Ain’t My Fault.

Jamie Foxx’s grown and sexy response to the prevailing ideology of ratchet & b is worthy in the age of The Weeknd and Ty Dolla Sign. Sphere: Related Content


Banks – Goddess.

R&B singer Banks’ debut album, Goddess, was released this week to much anticipation. We’ve been fans of Banks for a while, along with the rest of the internet, due to her soulful covers of The Weeknd and Aaliyah. “Beggin for Thread” and “Alibi” are newer tracks to note although the parts..