New Music

Oct
20
New Music: Joe Budden – ‘OLS4′

Ordinary Love Shit, Pt. 4

In between working on the new Slaughterhouse album, Joe Budden will drop his digital EP Some Love Lost. Due November 4, the project features seven tracks including the fourth installment in his “Ordinary Love Shit” series.

The “Love & Hip Hop” alum picks up where he left off in 2011, venting about his turbulent relationship with former girlfriend Esther Baxter. “I want to spend the rest of my life with you, make a wife of you,” he tells her, while calling her a bitch the next second.

Joe will release his album All Love Lost next spring and can also be heard alongside his fellow Slaughterhouse members on the upcoming ShadyXV compilation, due November 24.

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Oct
20
New Music: Paloma Ford f/ Meek Mill – ‘Let Me See’

Meek Mill and Paloma Ford

Meek Mill may be behind bars, but he joins Paloma Ford on her new single “Let Me See.” The two previously worked together on Meek’s Dreams Worth More Than Money single “I Don’t Know.” On the D&D-produced banger (think Chris Brown’s “Loyal”), the West Coast singer turns up, while Meek unleashes some spitfire rhymes.

Over the summer, Paloma released her Snoop Dogg and Iamsu!-assisted single “Summer in California,” and is readying her EP Nearly Civilized, which may be released on Meek’s Dreamchasers label.

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Oct
19
New Music: Chief Keef f/ Tyga – ‘Now & Later’

Now & Later

Fresh off his Kanye West-produced single “40 Mill,” Tyga links with Chief Keef for the latter’s “Now & Later.” The Chicago MC parades his paper and player ways on the wavy track, while T-Raww name checks Pinky and the Brain and boasts about getting rich without a college degree.

Chief Keef is readying his mixtape Thot Breaker for a Valentine’s Day release.

He can also be heard on Young Chop’s new single “Valley” off the “I Don’t Like” producer’s upcoming compilation Still.

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Oct
18
New Music: Gwen Stefani – ‘Baby Don’t Lie’

Baby Don't Lie

Gwen Stefani is back. Eight years after releasing her last album The Sweet Escape, the “Hollaback Girl” returns to solo territory with her new single “Baby Don’t Lie,” and she proves it was worth the wait. Over the pounding production, written and produced by Gwen, Benny Blanco, Ryan Tedder, and Noel Zancanella, she demands that her lover look her in the eye.

“Baby don’t lie / I’ma need a love that’s stronger,” sings the No Doubt frontwoman.

Last month, she shot a video for the song with director Sophie Muller, who’s directed many of Gwen and No Doubt’s videos.

In between her stint on “The Voice,” she has been in the studio with Pharrell Williams working on her third solo album.

In August, Interscope chairman John Janick told Billboard that it was targeted for a December release. Blanco will executive produce, and it will be released on his label Mad Love Records/Interscope.

Hear Gwen’s comeback record below.

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Oct
18
New Music: Diggy Simmons – ‘Honestly’

Diggy Simmons

Diggy Simmons pours his heart out on his sentimental new song “Honestly.” The 19-year-old heartthrob shows his vulnerability and his vocal chops as he sings about needing his girl.

“Sometimes I need you, honestly / I ain’t talkin’ 24/7 / Just when a ni**a start itchin’ and only when I want to feel better,” he croons.

He promised more new music is on the way as he gears up for the release of his sophomore album. Earlier this year, Diggy teamed with Trevor Jackson on “My Girl.”

He can also be seen alongside Teyana Taylor in BET’s upcoming scripted series “The Start Up.”

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Oct
18
New Music: Project Pat f/ Juicy J & Rick Ross – ‘Imma Get Me Sum’

Cheez N Dope 3

Project Pat rounds up his Three 6 Mafia affiliate Juicy J and “Elvis Presley Blvd” collaborator Rick Ross for “Imma Get Me Sum.” The Memphis rapper stacks his paper on the southern-fried banger (think old Three 6 Mafia), produced by Juicy, Lil Awree, and CrazyMike. Look for it on Pat’s upcoming mixtape Cheez N Dope 3.

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Oct
17
New Music: Lupe Fiasco f/ Sirah – ‘Lilies’

Lilies

Now that his album has a release date, Lupe Fiasco thanks his fans for their support by releasing a free song. The Chicago MC teams with rapper Sirah on “Lilies,” which boasts horn-heavy production from The Buchanans. Lu rhymes Ricola with ebola, while Sirah lays down the hook.

He still plans to release his mixtape Lost in the Atlantic leading up to his fifth album Testuo & Youth on January 20.

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