Life After Death: Who Controls Lil Peep & XXXTENTACION's Posthumous Music? | Genius News
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The last few months of 2018 saw two notable posthumous releases with Lil Peep’s 'Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2' and XXXTentacion’s 'SKINS.' Both albums satisfied the demand of fans for new music, but neither project was without controversy.

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Lil Baby closed out 2018 strong with ‘Street Gossip.’ It comes on the heels of the Atlanta rapper’s debut album, ‘Harder Than Ever,’ and ‘Drip Harder,’ his collaborative project with frequent collaborator Gunna. On the latest episode of ‘For The Record,’ Baby sat down with Genius’ Head of Artist Relations Rob Markman to discuss ‘Street Gossip,’ his natural chemistry with Gunna, and collaborating with Drake on his breakthrough hit, “Yes Indeed.” Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/lil-baby-talks-street-gossip-atlantas-rap-scene-his-memorable-line-from-yes-indeed-on-for-the-record Read all of the lyrics to Lil Baby’s ‘Street Gossip’ on Genius: https://genius.com/albums/Lil-baby/Street-gossip Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
40 3 months ago
Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine’s meteoric rise has been plagued with legal issues, starting with his guilty plea in a sexual misconduct case involving a minor. Most recently, he was arrested on federal charges of armed robbery, racketeering, and drug trafficking for which he faces up to life in prison. It’s already made a direct impact on 6ix9ine’s career, as his debut album, ‘DUMMY BOY,’ was initially pushed back before an online leak prompted the rapper to release the project in full. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/for-the-record-how-will-6ix9ine-s-federal-charges-impact-his-music-career Read all of the lyrics to 6ix9ine’s ‘DUMMY BOY’ on Genius: https://genius.com/albums/6ix9ine/Dummy-boy Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
64 3 months ago
BlocBoy JB had a breakthrough 2018 thanks to his hit Drake collaboration, “Look Alive,” and viral dance move, The Shoot. To close out the year, the Memphis rapper dropped a 7-track mixtape titled ‘Don’t Think That.’ The project includes “Club Rock,” which features swirling production by his frequent collaborator Tay Keith. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/blocboy-breaks-down-club-rock-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to BlocBoy JB’s “Club Rock” on Genius: https://genius.com/Blocboy-jb-club-rock-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Club Rock": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Atzw4y2qvYM Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
61 4 months ago
During Jay Critch’s nascent career, he has already dropped a string of hits including “Fashion” and “Thousand Ways.” In August, the Brooklyn rapper followed up with the Jamz-produced single “Ego.” It serves as a preview of his debut project, ‘Hood Favorite,’ and has picked up over 3.5 million Spotify streams to date. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/jay-critch-breaks-down-ego-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Jay Critch’s “Ego” on Genius now: https://genius.com/Jay-critch-ego-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Ego": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDuzMELu2dE Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
21 4 months ago
Memphis MC Key Glock scored a major online hit with the swaggering “Russian Cream” off his ‘Glock Bond’ project. The beat, provided by frequent Drake and BlocBoy JB collaborator Tay Keith, is menacing but more subdued than the producer’s work on tracks like “Never Recover” and “Nonstop.” Since its release in January, the song has accrued over 13.7 million Spotify streams. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/key-glock-breaks-down-russian-cream-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Key Glock’s “Russian Cream” on Genius: https://genius.com/Key-glock-russian-cream-lyrics Watch the official music was video for "Russian Cream": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd-fzwFpXY0 Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
82 5 months ago
St. Louis rapper Comethazine scored a breakthrough hit in spring 2018 with “Bands.” His more recent song “Walk” is poised for even greater success, as its Cole Bennett-directed music video has garnered over 5 million YouTube views in two weeks. On the BHUNNA-produced track, Comethazine boasts about his diamond-encrusted jewelry. Read more on Genius https://genius.com/a/comethazine-breaks-down-walk-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Comethazine’s “Walk” on Genius: https://genius.com/Comethazine-walk-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Walk": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDlLTYC6OOQ Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
45 5 months ago
Memphis rapper Young Dolph released his fourth solo album ‘Role Model’ on September 21 after signing a multi-million dollar partnership deal with Empire. On latest episode of ‘For The Record,’ Dolph sat down with Genius’ Head of Artist Relations Rob Markman to discuss the album, explain why he passed on a $22 million major label deal, and describe the process of setting up his label Paper Route Empire. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/young-dolph-discusses-turning-down-22-million-starting-a-label-role-model-on-for-the-record Read all of the lyrics to Young Dolph’s ‘Role Model’ on Genius: https://genius.com/albums/Young-dolph/Role-model Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
61 5 months ago
Chicago MC Lil Durk is gearing up for the latest entry in his 'Signed To The Streets' mixtape series. In anticipation, he dropped the ATL Jacob-produced single “Spin The Block” featuring Future. The track’s recent music video has given the collaboration a major boost, racking up over 3 million YouTube views in two weeks. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/lil-durk-breaks-down-spin-the-block-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Lil Durk's "Spin The Block" on Genius: https://genius.com/Lil-durk-spin-the-block-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Spin The Block": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PR4kLcCIRto Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
56 5 months ago
Atlanta rapper Young Thug has transformed hip-hop since releasing his earliest mixtapes in 2011. His impact on the genre is undeniable, whether it’s his distinct sound, unmistakable flow, or fashion sense. Not only have many rappers tried to copy Thug’s musical style, they’ve also taken cues from his relentless work ethic, too. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/the-impact-of-young-thug Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
44 6 months ago
Teenage rapper Lil Mosey first went viral in late 2017 with “Pull Up.” The Seattle native’s most recent single “Noticed” has found similar success since its re-release in July, pulling in over 9 million Spotify streams. On the Royce David-produced track, Mosey raps about how his life has changed with success. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/lil-mosey-breaks-down-noticed-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Lil Mosey’s “Noticed” on Genius: https://genius.com/Lil-mosey-noticed-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Noticed": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nceqQyqIa5o Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
63 6 months ago
Nicki Minaj stopped by Genius for our Live Lyrical Queen Interview to break down some of her most classic bars. While sitting down with Rob Markman, she explained lines from songs such as “Can Anybody Hear Me,” “Monster,” “Chun-Li,” and “Barbie Dreams.” Read all of Nicki Minaj’s best lyrics on Genius: https://genius.com/artists/Nicki-minaj Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/nicki-minaj-says-all-these-bitches-is-my-sons-was-inspired-by-puff-daddy Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
52 6 months ago
Soul legend Aretha Franklin has died at the age of 76. Over the past few years, Franklin had been dealing with numerous health issues, and reports emerged earlier this week that she was gravely ill. Franklin’s publicist Gwendolyn Quinn issued a family statement revealing that she died on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at her Detroit home. The official cause of death was advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin’s oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips of Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/legendary-soul-singer-aretha-franklin-has-died-at-76?utm_source=home_featured_stories Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
92 6 months ago
After starting off 2018 strong with the success of his breakout hit “Lonely” featuring Lil Skies, Atlanta rapper Yung Bans dropped ‘Yung Bans Vol. 5,’ the fifth installment of his self-titled mixtape series. The project is led by his Landon Cube and YBN Nahmir-assisted single “Ridin.” The three rappers also joined forces with Chicago director Cole Bennett for the track’s music video, which has garnered over 15 million YouTube views since its release in late June. On the Y2K and Billy Cigarette co-produced song, Yung Bans raps about how money is his top priority. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/yung-bans-landon-cube-break-down-ridin-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Yung Bans’ “Ridin” featuring Landon Cube and YBN Nahmir on Genius: https://genius.com/Yung-bans-ridin-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Ridin": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzRYp8ncIZY Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
62 7 months ago
Back in February, TK Kravitz teamed up with Jacquees to drop “Ocean.” The collaboration serves as the lead single off TK Kravitz’s most recent project '2.0,' the follow up to his 2016 self-titled debut album. Since its release, “Ocean” has gained over 12 million Spotify streams and 11 million YouTube views. Atlanta’s very own XL produced the song, which features TK Kravitz and Jacquees singing about their love for women. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/tk-kravitz-breaks-down-ocean-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to TK Kravitz's "Ocean" on Genius now: https://genius.com/Tk-kravitz-ocean-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Oceans": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pllOwLWU3eY Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
80 7 months ago
In March, Atlanta rapper Young Nudy dropped “Since When” while gearing up to release his 'Slimeball 3' mixtape, which he recently unveiled this month. The track includes a feature from his cousin and fellow rapper 21 Savage, who also brought Young Nudy on the road to open up for him on his Issa Tour earlier this year. The duo linked up for the official music video as well, which currently has 8.6 million YouTube views. On the Kidd Hazel-produced track, Young Nudy raps about not being afraid of confrontation. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/young-nudy-breaks-down-since-when-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Young Nudy's "Since When" on Genius: https://genius.com/Young-nudy-since-when-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Since When": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nl0PCrQiFok Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
81 7 months ago
Rising Chicago rapper Juice WRLD is experiencing explosive success with his breakout hit, “Lucid Dreams,” which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 earlier this month. The track first appeared on his 2017 mixtape ‘JuiceWRLD 9 9 9,’ and then became the lead single for his 2018 album ‘Goodbye & Good Riddance.’ Since its release, “Lucid Dreams” has garnered 220 million Spotify streams. Nick Mira, who produced the track, flipped a sample of “Shape Of My Heart” by Sting for the beat. On the song, Juice WRLD uses the concept of lucid dreaming as an analogy for his mental state while navigating a draining break up. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/juice-wrld-breaks-down-lucid-dreams-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Juice WRLD’s “Lucid Dreams” on Genius: https://genius.com/Juice-wrld-lucid-dreams-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Lucid Dreams": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzB1VGEGcSU Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
142 7 months ago
Wiz Khalifa just released ‘Rolling Papers 2,’ the sequel to his successful 2011 album ‘Rolling Papers.’ In May, the Pittsburgh rapper dropped “Real Rich,” which includes a feature from Gucci Mane. The two collaborated before on Gucci’s 2013 song “Nothin' On Ya.” “Real Rich” has racked up 13 million Spotify streams and 4 million YouTube views since its release. The track is produced by Tay Keith, a Memphis native who also produced BlocBoy JB’s breakout hit “Look Alive” featuring Drake. On the track, Wiz and Gucci boast about being rich and living lavish. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/wiz-khalifa-breaks-down-real-rich-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Wiz Khalifa’s “Real Rich” on Genius: https://genius.com/Wiz-khalifa-real-rich-lyrics Watch the official music video for "Real Rich": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nV9GNjXFDo Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
89 8 months ago
In 2006, Oakland rapper Too $hort released one of his most successful hits “Blow The Whistle.” The Lil Jon-produced track spent 13 weeks on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs chart, peaking at No. 21. Although it came out well before the start of the streaming era, “Blow the Whistle” has racked up 18 million streams on Spotify and 20 million YouTube views since it was added to those platforms. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/too-short-breaks-down-blow-the-whistle-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to "Blow The Whistle" on Genius: https://genius.com/Too-short-blow-the-whistle-lyrics Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
88 8 months ago
Wiz Khalifa’s third studio album ‘Rolling Papers’ marked the Pittsburgh rapper’s true entry into the hip-hop mainstream in 2011, thanks to the chart-topping lead single “Black & Yellow” and subsequent hits “Roll Up” and “No Sleep.” Seven years later, the Taylor Gang rapper is ready to release its sequel ‘Rolling Papers 2’ on July 13. To discuss the upcoming album, Wiz sat down with Rob Markman for the latest episode of Genius’ ‘For the Record.’ Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/wiz-khalifa-discusses-rolling-papers-2-mma-training-amber-rose-on-for-the-record Read all of Wiz Khalifa’s lyrics on Genius: https://genius.com/artists/Wiz-khalifa Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
96 8 months ago
Peewee Longway has a major hand in Atlanta’s trademark sound, coming up alongside Gucci Mane and linking Young Thug with Guwop in 2013. Over the past five years, the MPA crew leader has steadily dropped his ‘Money, Pounds, Ammunition’ and ‘Blue M&M’ mixtape series, and in April he released a project titled ‘Spaghetti Factory.’ The Spaghetti J-produced lead single “I Can’t Get Enough” has racked up nearly 5 million YouTube views in two months. Read more on Genius: https://genius.com/a/peewee-longway-breaks-down-i-can-t-get-enough-on-genius-series-verified Read all the lyrics to Peewee Longway’s “I Can’t Get Enough” on Genius: https://genius.com/Peewee-longway-i-cant-get-enough-lyrics Subscribe to Genius: http://bit.ly/2cNV6nz Genius on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Genius Genius on Instagram: http://instagram.com/genius Genius on Facebook: https://facebook.com/Geniusdotcom http://genius.com
64 9 months ago
Florida rapper Lil Pump and his close collaborator Smokepurpp are known for their catchphrase “Esketit!” In April, Pump flipped the ad-lib into a new song titled “ESSKEETIT” and scored his biggest hit since breaking through with “Gucci Gang.”
158 9 months ago
After a prolonged rollout, Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky released his third studio album 'TESTING' at the end of May. One of the standouts songs is “Praise the Lord (Da Shine),” featuring a guest verse and production by London MC Skepta. In less than three
124 9 months ago
Back in January, A$AP Rocky started teasing his upcoming album Testing with a series of sporadically released new tracks. On April 5, the Harlem rapper shared the project’s first official single “A$AP Forever.” The song is produced by frequent Rocky
195 10 months ago
Harlem native Sheck Wes is preparing the release of his debut album ‘Mudboy’ on Interscope Records through a joint venture between G.O.O.D. Music and Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Records. The song primarily responsible for his rise is “Mo Bamba.”
158 10 months ago
Rae Sremmurd made an ambitious statement with their third studio album, the triple-disc 'SR3MM.' The most popular single released in anticipation of the LP was “Powerglide,” which peaked at No. 34 on the Billboard Hot 100. Produced by Mike WiLL Made-I
199 10 months ago
Atlanta rapper Rich The Kid recently capitalized on the buzz of his singles “Plug Walk” and “New Freezer” with the successful release of his debut album 'The World is Yours,’ which entered at No. 2 on the Billboard 200. To give us the inside sco
104 10 months ago
Trouble released his debut album 'Edgewood' on Mike WiLL Made-It’s Ear Drummer Records on March 23. He recently stopped by Genius to break down one of the most anticipated collaborations on the project, “Come Thru” featuring The Weeknd.
261 10 months ago
After dropping hints on social media, Smokepurpp shared the Murda Beatz collaboration “123” in March 2018. The Miami rapper tells Genius that the song came together after a lit party at DJ Khaled’s house. Watch him break down the track line-by-line.
147 10 months ago
Watts, Calif. rapper 03 Greedo has never been afraid to speak his mind, an attitude that's plainly visible in his music. Produced by Ron Ron The Producer, 03 Greedo's 2017 track "Rude" finds him happy to play the villain role in hip-hop.
116 11 months ago
The anticipation for Migos‘ album 'Culture II' was at an all-time high back in 2017, especially after the release of the lead single “MotorSport” with Nicki Minaj and Cardi B. The explosive track, which currently has over 173 million Spotify streams
144 11 months ago
After a string of teases and hints, Trouble shared his long-awaited Drake collaboration “Bring It Back” this past December. The track is produced by Mike WiLL Made-It and appears on the Atlanta rapper’s studio debut 'Edgewood,' which was released on
110 11 months ago
Atlanta rapper Trouble first caught the industry’s attention with his 2011 mixtape 'December 17th,' which lured listeners in with hard rap standouts like “Bussin.‘’ After releasing several projects over the years, Trouble inked a deal with Mike Wi
141 11 months ago
It can be challenging for new rappers to stand out in today’s crowded streaming era, but Maxo Kream has released a slew mixtapes and singles which captivated listeners with vivid lyrics about family and street life. This past January, he released his
71 11 months ago
BlocBoy JB is having a highly successful 2018. The Memphis rapper earned his first chart hit with the Drake collaboration “Look Alive,” which debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. Directed by Frederick Ali, the “Look Alive” video raked in
157 11 months ago
Before Lil Uzi Vert dominated the mainstream with “XO TOUR Llif3,” he garnered viral attention with his Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World track “You Was Right.” The Metro Boomin-produced song was certified Platinum in March 2017, his first solo single to
154 11 months ago
BlocBoy JB is shaping up to have a successful 2018. The Memphis rapper earned his first chart accomplishment with the Drake collaboration “Look Alive” and he recently teamed up with A$AP Rocky for “Bad Company.” BlocBoy first caught the industr
150 11 months ago
Published on Mar 22, 2018Travis Scott first gained momentum in the industry as a go-to producer, crafting tracks for Rihanna, John Legend, and Kanye. Then in 2015, his breakout single “Antidote” put Scott on the map as a solo recording artist. He’s
204 11 months ago
Blac Youngsta has built a fanbase over the years with a slew of mixtapes and collaborations, including “Heavy” with Yo Gotti and Travis Scott’s “Coordinate.” Born Samuel Benson, the Memphis-based rapper first ignited his career in 2015 after sig
166 11 months ago
Drake has developed a reputation for dropping music without warning, starting with his 2015 mixtape 'If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late,' and he’s continued to use the tactic in 2018. Back in January, the rapper shared his unexpected two-track EP
152 11 months ago
West Coast rapper 03 Greedo has gained momentum over the years with his three 'Purple Summer' mixtapes and breakout track “Mafia Business,” a tribute to Greedo’s friend who was killed. After inking a new deal with Alamo Records, he returned this mon
147 11 months ago
Travis Scott and Quavo delivered their long-awaited album 'Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho' this past December. One of the most memorable songs off the album is the opening banger “Modern Slavery,” which samples Otis Redding’s “Cigarettes and Coffee.”
324 12 months ago
Lil Yachty returned earlier this month with his anticipated project ‘Lil Boat 2,’ the sequel to his 2016 mixtape ‘Lil Boat.’ The project includes a slew of artist features and showcases Yachty’s heavier rap style that's associated with his alter
150 1 year ago
Yung Bans is a rising Atlanta rapper who first went viral in 2016 for his Playboi Carti collaboration “4Tspoon.” He first turned heads for his trap-style raps, but Bans signified a sonic shift on his single “Lonely” featuring Lil Skies. The melodi
130 1 year ago
Young M.A gained a massive online following after dropping her witty and spacey single “OOOUUU” in 2016. The song became a hit here on Genius with over three million page views, along with its official video that reached over 250 million streams on Yo
150 1 year ago
It’s been a successful week for BlocBoy JB, who just earned his first charting hit with “Look Alive" featuring Drake. The song debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, making the Memphis rapper the first artist in 2018 to earn a Hot 100 debut in the
129 1 year ago
Atlanta label Quality Control Music unleashed their compilation album 'Control the Streets Volume 1' at the end of 2017. Packed with 30-tracks and features from Migos, Cardi B, and Nicki Minaj, one song that received a lot of attention is Quavo and Lil Ya
259 1 year ago
Tinashe reunited with Future for a new single titled “Faded Love”, which she just dropped today. The two previously linked up for “How Many Times,“ one of Tinashe’s favorite tracks off her 2014 debut 'Aquarius.' “Faded Love” is the latest si
155 1 year ago
Lil Pump became one of 2017’s biggest new rappers with his hit single “Gucci Gang,” which went platinum last month. The single topped the Billboard Hot 100 and became the shortest song to crack the Top 10, clocking in at two minutes and four seconds
123 1 year ago
Earlier this month, Pittsburg producer E. Dan made claims on Twitter that Atlantic Records paid him only half of his normal rate for his work on Wiz Khalifa’s 2016 album, 'Khalifa,' because it was classified as a mixtape. His revelation sparked conversa