YG delivers the final mastered version of his hit new single, “Who Do U Love,” featuring YMCMB’s Drake. Check out the Compton native’s club smash which will be featured on his forthcoming LP, My Krazy Life. Fans can pick up YG’s CTE debut on March 18.
T-Pain is back in the mix with a new music video for his latest single “Up Down (Do This all Day)” featuring Grand Hustle’s Bobby Ray. The auto-tune enthusiast picks up right where he left off as he delivers another energetic party jam that’ll have you wanting to two-step in no time. Backed by a bangin’ DJ Mustard instrumental, Pain’s music video showcases a straight backyard boogie as the rapper turned singer gets things has some fun and showcases a throwback theme meant to embody the ’90s. If you look closely there’s also a scene included which resembles something out of the film, Poetic Justice, with a Janet Jackson lookalike. “Up Down (Do This all Day)” will be featured on T-Pain’s upcoming album, Stoicville: The Phoenix, which is due out sometime next year.
Life+Times catches up with DJ Mustard out in California as the newest Roc Nation signee breaks down his creative direction, passion for music and much more. Take a look as Mustard praises Steve Aoki’s movement and shares his hopes to follow the DJ’s same business model in order to fill a void in Hip Hop with and hold down his own tour. Mustard also speaks on his upcoming album which is in the works and addresses his influence in club’s around the world with his style of production. The Los Angeles native explains why he hopes to demonstrate his versatility more, links up with Will.I.Am at Record Plant and touches on using music as means of staying out of trouble as a kid.
Young Dro is back with a new remix for his single, “Strong,” and this time the Atlanta native brings along G.O.O.D. Music’s 2 Chainz. Backed by some thick funky bass and slappin’ claps, Dro and 2 Chainz deliver a catchy smoke anthem that’ll have you wanting to two-step in no time. The original version of “Strong” is featured on Young Dro’s new LP, High Times.
HipHopSince1987′s E-Money catches up with YG backstage at a recent performance in Philadelphia for a short Q&A session. Check out the Compton native break down for the camera how he was able to link up with Def Jam label mate Young Jeezy and subsequently become a part of CTE. The rapper also briefly addresses his relationship with beatsmith, DJ Mustard, and reveals fans can look forward to some top notch production from him on his upcoming album, My Krazy Life. E-Money also attempts to get some updated information from YG on his potential collaborative mixtape with Nipsey Hussle but the rapper decides to downplay the question and leave viewers in suspense.
Nipsey Hussle was all the way live from House of Blues in West Hollywood. Take a look as the Los Angeles native gets into his latest single “1 of 1” featured on the rapper’s new Crenshaw mixtape. Fans were also treated to a surprise visit from DJ Mustard who hit the stage to soak in the moment alongside neighborhood Nip.
Young Dro delivers an ode to marijuana with his newest song appropriately titled “Strong.” Produced by DJ Mustard, the track is set to be featured on Dro’s upcoming High Times LP which is due out on October 15. Equipped with a thick and funky bass line, “Strong” sounds like something out of the West Coast as the Hustle Gang rapper drops rhymes about his money flow, women and his search for that fire strain.