Monday Blues & Beats Vol. 56

Vol. 56

Let’s get this week started with some fresh tunes for your ears, it’s time to beat those Monday Blues with Beats. Cold War Kids announced their new album this week, along with a brand new single. MMG’s newest member Rockie Fresh dropped his mixtape today. Kool G Rap is back at it because a couple of OG features. We also have some new Fabolous, Ta-Ku, Raekwon, Youth Lagoon and more.

Cold War Kids – Miracle Mile

The Long Beach, CA quartet announced their new album this week; Dear Miss Lonely Heartswhich is set for April 2. This lo-fi-esque anthem serves as the first single.

Just Blaze – Higher (feat. Baauer)

Just Blaze is prepping for a solo EP, and here’s the first taste. The sample comes from Jay-Z’s “U Don’t Know” off The Blueprint, which Just Blaze originally produced in 2001. This monstrous banger includes elements of Hip Hop and Dubstep fit for any “Gym/HAM/Go Hard” playlist.

Youth Lagoon – Dropla

Trevor Powers, aka Youth Lagoon is set for his sophomore album Wondrous Bughouse (March 5), this quirky adventure serves as the first single.

Kool G Rap – Naturally Born (feat. Big Noyd & Large Professor)

The combined age of the performers is 121 years, and they are most definitely natural born emcees. Kool G is working on his 6th studio album, Hustlas Bible is due 2013.

Ta-Ku – Make It Last (feat. JMSN)

Regan, aka Ta-Ku, the brilliant producer/DJ/musician from Perth has hooked up with the equally brilliant JMSN for a tranquil joint.

Rockie Fresh – Life Long (feat. Rick Ross & Nipsey Hussle)

Electric Highway dropped today and it’s impressive. This one features The Bawse and Cali rapper Nipsey Hussle for bars over a Boi-1da/Maven Boys beat.

Rockie Fresh – Thick Bitch (Hit My Jack)

Another one off Electric Highway. The tape has diversity (something the Maybach Empire needs more of), and these two tracks display it. Produced by The Gift (who produced 8 of the 17 tracks). Download the full tape HERE

Sally Shapiro – Starman (Radio Edit) [feat. Electric Youth]

The Swedish vocalist has her third LP coming out sometime this year called Somewhere Else. This bundle of dreamy fun features the Canadian duo Electric Youth.

Johnny Polygon – Vacation Suicide

The Oklahoma hip hop artist is ready for another solo album, Pussy Gun will drop sometime this year. “Vacation Suicide” is raw and ominous.

Fabolous – Ready (feat. Chris Brown)

Loso has finally dropped an official single for Loso’s Way 2: Rise To Power, which was supposed to drop next month but we’ll have to wait and see. Produced by The Runners

Flatbush Zombies – When In Roam

These Zombies continue to muster up fresh material, this one’s produced by Erick Arc Elliott

Nickelus F – Number 15 (feat. Drake)

The Virginia rapper enlists Drizzy for another single, this one comes from the upcoming album Vices. Self-produced

Raekwon – New Day (feat. Freddie Gibbs)

OG Raekwon just dropped a free project called Lost Jewlrythis luscious collaboration features Gary, Indiana native Freddie (Gangsta) Gibbs and Roads-Art on the beat.

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