To accompany the announcement of the mixtape, J. Stalin shares “Nightmare on 10th Street Returns,” the first single from the upcoming project, just in time for Halloween. Opening up with a lengthy instrumental passage, marked by foreboding synth sparkles and squelching bass, “Nightmare on 10th Street Returns” describes the often-horrifying conditions of Stalin’s home neighborhood and the confrontational attitude he developed to survive.
The Black Eyed Peas – “All Around The World”
The Black Eyed Peas have released their eagerly anticipated 7th studio album Masters of The Sun Vol. 1 via Interscope Records. Produced entirely by will.i.am, the album is the Pea’s first in 8 years and features Nas, Phife Dawg and Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest, K-Pop star CL, Slick Rick, Nicole Scherzinger, and Posdnuos of De La Soul.
NapsNdreds – “They Wanna Know”
NapsNdreds is on some boss-level s##t on his new single, “They Wanna Know,” a raw banger with a guest appearance from the seldom featured Vinnie Paz, and gripping production courtesy of Nottz Raw. Among other qualities, there’s an undeniable confidence permeating through Naps’ verses on “They Wanna Know.” The gifted emcee, who hails from Jamaica and resides in Florida, sounds like he’s delivering his verses from a throne as he looks down on everyone trying to figure out exactly what he’s got going on.
XXXTentacion and Lil Pump – “Arms Around You” Featuring Maluma & Swae Lee
In a move set to not only break the internet but break the culture, hip-hop’s youngest multiplatinum-selling superstars XXXTentacion and Lil Pump flex their Latin flavor on the historic new single “Arms Around You” [feat. Maluma & Swae Lee]. Produced by Skrillex, Mally Mall, and JonFX, the track weaves effortlessly between Latin, alternative, hip-hop, and pop influences, it culminates on an unforgettable chant sung by X.
BiG HEATH – “Plan”
UK rapper, BiG HEATH just released his new track “Plan.” “Plan” follows the release of BiG HEATH’s acclaimed first single “Switch Sides” featuring Geko, which was championed by a wealth of tastemakers, (from MistaJam, Toddla T, Charlie Sloth, Semtex and DJ Target), and has garnered support from the likes of BBC 1Xtra, Radio 1, GRM Daily and Link UP. Produced by Show N Prove (J Hus, Stefflon Don, Giggs) and lifted from his forthcoming debut EP, Lonely (due out November this year), Plan is a statement of intent, continuing to set BiG HEATH’s own tone in the UK Rap scene.