It isn’t a rarity to see two budding Chicago artist link up, As of late Valee is considered one of the biggest artist on the rise so when he links up with Vic Mensa on their latest track/visual Dim Sum obviously it is something you MUST check out now. View Dim Sum below now.
A few months ago Virginia Beach natives Fi$h$kale Rabble & Mike Strong released their collaborative track Dog Eat Dog exclusively here on ThePerfectPlay. After the track garnered well deserved attention from the masses it only made sense that the two create a vignette for the stand out song. Today the Dog Eat Dog visual is finally here shot & directed by VASM who has also delivered the likes of Playboi Carti’s Magnolia visuals and Fi$h$kale Rabbles Droppin Bows, This video starts with Mike Strong walking down a dark street rapping and eventually linking up with Fi$h$kale as the verses transition Fi$h$kale hops out of a car and then they both enter a home where Fi$h$kale sits down at a table and raps his bars focusing on who was there for him when he was locked up. This visual/song is arguably one of the best to release thus far in 2018 check it out below now.
YG has released the SUU WHOOP visual directed by Goodboyshady. The visual sees YG hanging out with his fellow Piru Blood gang members as they are seen Blood Walking, Riding in a G-Wagon with red neon lights and throwing up gang signs as expected. The song itself drew a lot of attention when it first released as YG raps a line “I aint with the pink hair blood shit” which is thought to be a shot at New York rapper 6ix9ine. Check out the full SUU WHOOP visual below.
Ty Safari, Known for his wild stage performances and uptempo music has suddenly released a new Ep today titled Unpredictable. Ty has no features on the project however he did opt for some A-List production with producers such as ICYTWAT, YGAFLM and some unexpected production from artist Zara Bash. Thus far SHIFT & MISSY seem to be the standout tracks for Unpredictable. Take a listen to the project in its entirety below and choose what your favorite tracks are for yourself.
It’s no secret that 03 Greedo is one of the hottest newcomers apart of this new west coast wave of artist. Today he released his first album The Wolf Of Grape Street containing 21 tracks and featured from artist like OMB Peezy, Ketchy The Great and frequent collaborator Ralfy The Plug. Take a listen here now.
17 year old Lil Reek just dropped the visual for his track Rock Out in collaboration with notable French producer Brodinski. Reek may be small in stature but he has the charisma of any artist you can think coming from the A currently. Brodinski provides his traditional heavy 808 base drum sound effect with a few bells & whistles throughout as Reek flows over the track with a effortless flow. Expect to see much more of Reek here in 2018 but for now “Rock Out” to his latest visual.
Jeff Mitchell is an artist from the NOVA region of Virginia back from a brief hiatus with his single Runnin’. The track encapsulates a heavier, emotional sound that transcends base-level SoundCloud rap – more in line with the lyrical ability of J. Cole but the angry energy of Kendrick Lamar powering it. The vibrant production by Paysobeats suits the frantic energy of Jeff’s vocals to a tee, creating a catchy song while indicating serious potential at the same time. Check out the track on Apple Music here or below via SoundCloud and be sure to listen to his older work.
It’s not very often you have a artist drop their first main stream project and it’s executive produced by Kanye West. Valee the latest GOOD Music signee and fellow Chicago native just dropped his first main stream EP GOOD Job, You Found Me. The project features 6 tracks, 3 have been released before and 3 never heard before. The project is very impressive and it’s becoming clearer and clearer that Valee isn’t here to just be “another GOOD Music artist” he wants to be considered the best. Take a listen to GOOD Job, You Found Me here.
JBdaPilot has raised a large amount attention since the release of his latest visual Private. Rolling off the buzz from the visual, JB hailing from Virginia Beach has released a new project These Are Dark Times and it is utterly one of the most well put together projects you could ever hear. JB opts to go solo on the project with no features and 14 tracks but it could be argued that him being the only artist on this project amplifies the listeners appreciation of his musical range the way he flows in and out of lines whether it be rapping or singing is simply impeccable. Take a listen to These Are Dark Times here now.