New Music

Nov
14
New Music: Jay Sean – ‘All I Want’

Jay Sean

After cutting ties with Cash Money, Jay Sean is readying his first independent release The Mistress II. The sequel to his 2011 mixtape has already produced a video for “Tears in the Ocean,” and now the British crooner brings us the second single “All I Want.” On the sweet serenade, he assures his lady that he only has eyes for her.

“You’re the only one I want, ’cause baby you the one / And loving you is all I ever want to do,” sings Jay.

You can download The Mistress II for free on November 18.

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Nov
14
New Music: Tinashe – ‘The Leap’

Tinashe

Hot on the heels of her collaborations with Calvin Harris, Nick Jonas, and Kid Ink, Tinashe lends her voice to “The Leap” for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack. The dark and sensual song features the “2 On” singer’s smokey vocals over a stripped-down beat.

“Lookin’ for a sign, karma’s coming back for us / I was waiting on you, waiting on you,” she coos.

Curated by Lorde, the soundtrack is due November 17 featuring Ariana Grande, Miguel, Pusha T, and Grace Jones.

Starting December 5, Tinashe will hit the road on her “Aquarius Tour,” playing shows in L.A., Toronto, New York, Boston, and Washington, D.C.

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Nov
13
New Music: B.o.B f/ Bankroll Fresh – ‘Candler Road Sh*t’

B.o.B

From Bankhead to Buckhead, B.o.B reps the ATL on “Candler Road Shit,” named after the street in Decatur. The Hustle Gang rapper, whose “No Genre Tour” wraps on November 24, flexes alongside fellow ATLien Bankroll Fresh.

“All I do is win, all I do is flex,” raps Bobby Ray.

Last month, he dropped “Fleek” featuring his No Genre artists Lin-Z and London Jae. His fourth album is due next year featuring the Trey Songz-assisted single “Not for Long.”

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Nov
13
New Music: Lil Wayne f/ Flow – ‘Off Day’

Off Day

Carter season continues. Fresh off his collaboration with The Lox (“Gotti”), Lil Wayne links with his protégé Flow on the X Fyle-produced single “Off Day.” Weezy boasts about getting it in with a bad chick on the explicit bedroom banger.

Last month, he announced that his long-awaited album Tha Carter V would be delayed. He plans to release it in parts, the first dropping December 9.

“I got way too much to just give ya’ll half of it,” he said. “If I would’ve dropped the album today, it would have to be 12 or 13 songs. I refuse to do it. I refuse to cheat my fans. I refuse to cheat myself.”

Hear the latest from C5 below.

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Nov
13
New Music: Ludacris – ‘Money Counter (Freestyle)’

Money Counter (Freestyle)

Ludacris is back with another edition of LudaVerses for your Throwback Thursday. Following his freestyle to Ghostface Killah’s “Nutmeg,” the Fast & Furious star stacks some bars over “Money Counter” by Atlanta collective Two-9, who is signed to Mike WiLL Made-It’s EarDrummers label.

“I’m still writing my chapter in that rapper hall of fame, ni**a / Hip-hop’s my stomping ground, go back to where you came, ni**a,” declares Luda.

If you’re in the U.S., you can download his Miguel-assisted single “Good Lovin” for free via Google Play.

Look out for his Burning Bridges EP next month.

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Nov
13
New Music: Iggy Azalea – ‘We in This Bitch’ [Snippet]

Reclassified

As she gears up for the release of Reclassified on November 24, Iggy Azalea gives us a 30-second snippet of the album’s first track “We in This Bitch.” The blonde bombshell demands respect (“Ridin’ dick won’t get me nowhere, I ain’t that type of chick”) as she goes about her business.

“Now we in this bitch, what’s a world with no I-G-G in this bitch?” raps a confident Iggy.

In addition to seven songs from debut The New Classic, Reclassified features five new tracks including collaborations with Jennifer Hudson, Ellie Goulding, and Mø, who appears on the single “Beg for It.”

Iggy, who leads the AMA nominations, will perform at the show in L.A. on November 23.

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Nov
13
New Music: Major Lazer f/ Ariana Grande – ‘All My Love’

Ariana Grande

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 soundtrack has produced some unexpected collaborations between The Chemical Brothers and Miguel, Haim and Pusha T, and now Ariana Grande links with Major Lazer on the Diplo-produced “All My Love.” The pop powerhouse adds her angelic vocals to the animalistic EDM beat.

The soundtrack lineup was curated by Lorde and also features Q-Tip, Tinashe, Grace Jones, and a Kanye West-produced remix to “Yellow Flicker Beat.”

Ariana has announced plans to release a brand new Christmas song called “Santa Tell Me” on November 24, a year after her holiday EP Christmas Kisses.

Hear her get down with Major Lazer.

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