Thursday, August 28, 2014

Wiz Khalifa Earns His First Number 1 Album on the Billboard Charts with "Blacc Hollywood"

Wiz Khalifa has finally earned his first Number 1 album on the Billboard charts, as "Blacc Hollywood" lands at the top of the list. The album, released August 19th, sold 90,000 copies in the week ending Aug. 24, according to Nielsen. Wiz's last two albums, ONIFC & Rolling Papers both peaked at Number 2 respectively.

Shout out to Wiz for grinding and earning that top spot!


Get Blacc Hollywood on iTunes today and support the Pittsburg Kid.


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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Don't Shoot - The Game feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh & TGT

The Game brought together a whole grip of features for this track: Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy (shameless Ciroc plug), Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, CurrenSy, Problem, King Pharaoh & TGT all accompanying him on this track which is dedicated to Mike Brown from Ferguson, Missouri.

All proceeds from the song go to the Justice For Mike Brown Charity. Listen to it below:


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Driving Ms. Daisy - Logic feat. Childish Gambino [TRACK]

New track from Logic featuring Childish Gambino: Driving Ms. Daisy (Produced by Logic). This song will round out your summer nicely as you cruise the sunsets away.

Get this track now and expect a lot more from both Logic (Visionary Music Group) with his upcoming album on the horizon and Childish's new mixtape in the works.

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Childish Gambino - New Mixtape on the way: Stn Mtn/Kauai

After one of the best projects of the year, Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover tweeted out his new mixtape title that will be presented by Gangsta Grillz called Stn Mtn/Kauai.

No word on when it'll be out yet but look for it here on The Midwest Sounds.


The cover, seen below, is split in half visually with the top half being labeled STN MTN (Stone Mountain a nod to his kinda rough upbringing) and the lower being labeled KAUAI ( which is a nice place in Hawaii that the rich go to for vacation, a nod to his parents having some money).



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Monday, August 4, 2014

Big K.R.I.T. - Pay Attention feat. Rico Love

The new Big K.R.I.T. single Pay Attention featuring Rico Love is getting huge attention on iTunes ratings, and recently MTV did a write up on the new track. It was a matter of time before K.R.I.T.'s incredible and enlightening music that's holds significant stance in the Hip Hop game which entitles his footprint into the mainstream music industry.

Knowing Big K.R.I.T.'s background listeners have had the pleasure to hear K.R.I.T.'s personalize production, but this Jim Jonsin produced track gives Krizzle the expansion of his lyrical connection with the music has given him the spotlight to impress the doubters. Big K.R.I.T. goes beyond the southern's rappers ability to put rhymes together on a heavy bassed out beat, now Big K.R.I.T. can pour is heart and soul into his Pay Attention track with style and grace of a musical genius.

Krizzle is known for enjoying the strip club lifestyle and Pay Attention single does just that and "pays attention" to the beautiful women making the hustle on the main stage. Over her at MWS we are ready for Big K.R.I.T.'s much anticipated Cadillactica album to make it's release. 


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Wiz Khalifa - We Dem Boyz Remix Featuring Rick Ross, SchoolBoy Q & Nas

Wiz does it again and brings a crew of heavy hitters in the Hip Hop game with the We Dem Boyz Remix featuring Rick Ross, SchoolBoy Q, Nas.

Not only does Wiz slow down the beat with a old school synthesizer in the background but the remix has a more intriguing sound to the hook of "hold up, we dem boyz".

Produced by RMBjustize & Sledgren this remix to We Dem Boyz is arguably an upgrade to the previous track. If the remix indicates anything to Wiz Khalifa fans, is the fact, Wiz is still capable of making decent for a long time to come.


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Ne-Yo - Money Can't Buy ft. Jeezy

This is a classic Hip Hop and R&B collabo with Ne-Yo and Jeezy in Money Can't Buy single. With smooth singing voice of Ne-Yo making the female hearts melt in his falsetto vocals, Jeezy brings the thuggish lyrical content to secure the track's street creditability. The video plays the perfect balance of Ne-Yo and Jeezy scoping out the right female prospect to spend their life with. Check out this hot video.




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JL of B.Hood - Brain Scatter 2 Album

JL has came along way from starting in the Hip Hop streets of Kansas City, but now JL of B. Hood is making new waves in Vegas NV. Brain Scatter 2 album is stemming from the earlier success of the first Brain Scatter album. The hangover momentum from his previous Brain Scatter album, JL's Brain Scatter 2 has 16 tongue twisting tracks with a beats that rattles the bass!

The sequel (Brain Scatter 2) only shows the artistic growth that JL has inquire throughout his accelerated career. In Brain Scatter 2, JL has the ability to convey a intriguing sound, and composes tracks that tells a story of his life, speaking on hard times and the DIBKIS progressive movement of music.

Take note on the speedy delivery that the DIBKIS Remix track brings to the table, featuring Ces Cru, Joey Cool, and Info Gates. Another track to pay close attention to is What You Heard featuring Codak Carter and Jesus-Divine. What You Heard slows down the tempo some, but JL's signature "choppa style" rap shines through tastefully with the heavy west coast sounds pushing through the bass line. Paying tribute to his lost ones in his life, JL's Never Gone track cuts deep into his internal struggle of letting go of someone that lives on in the heavens. The spirit of Zoo will be "Never Gone" and lives through JL's musical talents.

Brain Scatter 2 allows for listeners to grasp the internal thought process of JL's musical vault. The mind of a musical mad man, JL also has controlled and calculated lyrical content that can gives us chills over here at MWS. Listen to the entire album here on MWS, but we highly suggest supporting local music in purchasing the album and become apart of JL's journey by clicking download. 




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