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PHresher, Fivio, and Sosa Geek just released their newest track entitled,“No Defense”. Highly modernized trap production meets a catchy hook and highly energized verses, making this one a great song to bump into a hype playlist. Let us know what you think after checking the newest collaboration below.
Royce Da 5’9” has just released his eighth solo studio album, “The Allegory”. ‘An allegory, as explained on one of the albums many skits, is “a story with a subliminal meaning that has a political message based off the writer’s mind.” Royce takes on extremely controversial political topics throughout the majority of the album’s runtime. This being said, the project sparks a great conversation about race and perspective in America – regardless of ones political views. He stopped by Sway In The Morning to talk about the album. https://youtu.be/kpbQ2_jFfDE Royce handles the vast majority of production, but sees an array…
Lil Wayne released his highly anticipated 13th studio album, “Funeral”, on January 31st. Coming off of the success of his previous 2018 effort, “Tha Carter V” rapper had a lot to live up to. The album in its entirety showcases the hip-hop legend’s unique vocals and constant ability to dish out impressive punchlines with ease. A few notable tracks include “Mama Mia”, “Dreams”, and “Trust Nobody” featuring Adam Levine. Additional features include Big Sean, Lily Baby, Jay Rock, 2 Chainz, Takeoff, The Dream, Lil Twist, O.T. Genasis, and the late XXXTentacion. Also notable on the project is Dwayne’s love for…
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson was recently awarded one of the highest honors the entertainment industry has to over. 50 Cent was granted his very own celebrity star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for incredible career accomplishments in music, TV, and film. 50 Cent, who exploded onto the scene in 2003 with his hit “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” album, continues to be a dominant force in the industry almost twenty years later. https://youtu.be/NBM3QG09A_M Eminem and Dr. Dre were seen amongst Paul Rosenberg and others who came out to honor the rapper’s achievement. https://youtu.be/LzI-YJfT6Ao
You gotta have bars! The new decade is already well underway, but it’s never too late to take a look at the highlights of Sway’s “2019 End of Year Cypher”. The cypher gives up and coming artists a major platform and opportunity to showcase their abilities as an emcee in front of an audience. Watch Philly Haze, Jonny Empire, Richstarz, Infamous Prime, and others perform live on Sway In The Morning in the clips below: https://youtu.be/lZG9cZF91i8 Watch Part 2 below: https://youtu.be/B7scRSZYJY8
Eminem has set the Internet on fire once again! The legendary rapper released his eleventh solo studio album, “Music to Be Murdered By” last night. The album in its entirety is an incredible showcase of Em’s abilities as an emcee. The 20 track project was dropped without any formal pre-promotion just as his previous 2018 effort, Kamikaze. The rap veteran touches on a variety of subjects, which – among others, include his legacy and current place in hip-hop, various familial standings, and the ever-present issue of gun violence within American society. Mathers has touched on these topics before, but somehow…
Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, producer, and composer Maurice “Mo Betta” Brown stopped by Sway In The Morning to discuss everything from musical collaborations to advice for new artists to stories while working with Kanye West. In addition to an on-air trumpet display, the Jack-of-all-trades also showed off his rapping skills on the microphone. You can check out all of the action from the full hour interview below:
Miami get hyped! VEW Live! has announced on December 17th that Chris Brown, Migos, Cardi B, and DaBaby will be headliners its VEWTOPIA Music Festival on January 31st and February 1st, 2020 prior to the Marlin’s game. Other already announced artists include Megan Thee Stallion, Gunna, Davido, and Sheneesa. Other acts will be announced in the near future to furthermore bolster the 14-hour roster of live performances. Ticket and additional information is available at www.vewtopia.com. Will you be attending this phenomenal festival? What do you think of the lineup so far? Let us know!
Tech N9ne has just made some announcements that will excite avid fans! The “ENTERFEAR Tour 2020” was announced on December 20th. The tour features fellow rapper Jelly Roll, and will span over 50 shows in various cities across the US. The tour will span two months, beginning with a show in Oklahoma City on April 1, 2020. Special guests Krizz Kaliko, King Iso, and MAEZ301 will also be present with performances at each show. In other news, Tech N9ne also released the official video for “Yeah No!”, the first track off of the “EnterFear – Level 1” EP. The song…
Fat Joe and Dre have just released their newest collaborative project, Family Ties. Across promotional and press runs prior to the big release last night, Fat Joe has been addressing this as his last album before retirement. If this is in fact the case, he definitely does not go out lightly. As one of the most consistently influential names in hip-hop over the past three decades, Fat Joe utilizes his resources and connections within the game to establish and boast an extremely impressive superstar filled tracklist. With features from Eminem, Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige, Cardi B, Remy Ma, Jeremih,…