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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..

The Weeknd – Often.

The Weeknd’s new joint isn’t the sordid epic that was “Kiss Land” but it’s a spicy one.

KD Young Cocky – Bad Bitches.

Another gem from the ChiLanta tape is Chicago songwriter KD Young Cocky’s moonlight serenade to the bad bitches in his life. Pour another glass of champagne and hold her close, but maybe don’t play this for her. Sphere: Related Content

Tim Vocals – Harlem World Nigga.

Though perhaps not as novel in the age of ratchet & b, it’s special how Tim Vocals croons about the whys and wherefores of a “real Harlem World nigga”. Imagine Back Like Cooked Crack 3 with soft side. Sphere: Related Content