Russ – “Tell Me Why”
Russ is in his emotional bag over a woman on this song “Tell Me Why.” The woman appears to be causing relationship problems for Russ, who vows to patiently wait for his lover. The lyrics are relatively standard, and the production drives this track.
Tinashe – “Throw A Fit”
This song by Tinashe could have easily been done by any one of today’s top rappers. The production on “Throw A Fit” is pretty dope, and Tinashe’s voice and rap like flow make for a great combination.
DJ Durel featuring Migos – “Hot Summer”
DJ Durel releases “Hot Summer (featuring Migos).” Producer, DJ, engineer, and part of the Migos/Quality Control family since 2012, “Hot Summer” marks the first solo record released by DJ Durel.
“Black Balloons” – Denzel Curry, Twelve’len, Goldlink
Denzel Curry checks in with some help from Twelve’len, Goldlink on this standout track. The bouncy vibe of the song disguises the dark nature of the song, which is about overcoming obstacles. Denzel Curry and gold link bust some great verses on this track with Twelve’len crooning the hook.
Tom Morello featuring Vic Mensa – “We Don’t Need You”
Vic Mensa gets political on a brand new track with Tom Morello. Tom is the legendary frontman for Rage Against the Machine, and most recently the politically charged group Prophets of Rage. Vince addresses a number of issues, including nine-one-one being a conspiracy, poverty, war, education, the cops and more.