As Labor Day weekend rolls around, hip-hop arrives with the latest music releases of the week. This time, a hugely talented multi-hyphenate representing Queens and South Carolina shows off his remarkable skills on a full-length album, a revered producer releases a soulful debut solo album, a Brooklyn spitter arrives with a hard-hitting new EP for the streets and Suite.
Pi’erre Bourne is undeniably one of the most talented individuals in hip-hop. He’s also definitely one of the busiest – one week he’s finishing a world tour, then the next week he’s embarking on another trek. Now the acclaimed artist-producer is finding time to release a new solo effort, Good film. Following the release of two joint projects, Yo!88 alongside fellow producer TM88 and Space age pimp with Juicy J, as well as two solo albums, The Life of Peter 4 and The Life of Peter 5, Over the past year, Pi’erre has directed his talent and focus towards evolving his already established sound with his new LP.
“I have to be even more consistent,” he said XXL Magazine in its summer issue. “It was cool to release the music I had last year, but I really have to keep pushing the boundaries.”
Led by the album’s title track “Good Movie,” which was released on August 26, the 23-track offering was produced entirely by Pi’erre Bourne himself and includes guest appearances from just two other rappers sorted. on the pane. Don Toliver laid down vocals on “Psane” while “Moving Too Fast” features frequent collaborator Young Nudy. Good film arrives just days before Pi’erre Bourne embarks on a massive 48-stop world tour of the same name. The Good Movie Tour kicks off September 6 in Houston and ends December 17 in Auckland, New Zealand.
After racking up production credits on some of 2022’s best projects so far, such as Denzel Curry’s Melt my eyes, see your future and Vince Staples Ramona Park broke my heart, Kenny Beats releases his first solo album, LOUIE. The 17-track LP is almost entirely composed of instrumental songs composed by the super-producer as a heartfelt tribute to his late father. Driven by soulful record samples and soft yet punchy drum patterns, Kenny uses the grief of losing a loved one as the backbone of music that evokes nothing but raw emotion.
After teasing snippets of LOUIEfor a few weeks, Kenny Beats officially announced his first solo effort on August 25th. In explaining why he finally decided to release his immensely personal project, which was fully recorded over a month in late-late 2021, Kenny says it was something that was never planned but came together. at the right time.
“I always said I wouldn’t do a solo album because I had nothing to say,” the ‘Hold My Head’ producer said. “Finally, I did it. Something dark turned into something beautiful. This album summed up the feeling of that month.”
Dusty Locane hits the streets with the release of his new EP, Rollin N Controllin, the grating Brooklyn drill rhymer’s first project since his 2021 debut album, Savage. Along with two previously released singles, “Slide” and “Demise”, both featuring 3Kizzy, the EP also includes Locane’s certified gold record, “Rollin N Controllin Freestyle”, as well as “Rollin N Controllin Pt. 2” and “Rollin N Contollin Pt. 3.”
The Rollin N Controlling The EP was also preceded by the recent release of the official “Slide” music video, a visual in which Dusty Locane can be seen rapping in front of a Nipsey Hussle mural, serving as a gesture of respect for the late Los Angeles MC. .
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