Janelle Monae – Django Jane

February 22nd, 2018

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Summary: Janelle Monae is back! #neverleft
About Artist: Janelle Monae is everything.
About Song: This is one of two songs that dropped today with the announcement of Janelle Monae’s next album “Dirty Computer” due out April 27th.
Favorite Part: Video is amazing
“Let the vagina have a monologue” -2:30
Other:
Janelle Monae Wikipedia
Django Jane Video YouTube
Django Jane Lyrics via RapGenius

T-Pain – May I

November 18th, 2017

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Summary: Just head it. It’s my new favorite song. Listen all the way through.
About Artist: T-Pain’s “I’m Sprung” went platinum in 2005 and T-Pain never looked back.
About Song: This song is from T-Pain’s fifth album “Oblivion” which just dropped November 17th 2017. While this song is pretty light and jazzy there are some real bangers on the album like “Goal Line (feat. Blac Youngsta)”
Favorite Part: It’s a long song but it switches up at 3:40 which I love.
Other:
T-Pain Wikipedia

DJ Premier – 2 Lovin U (ft. Miguel)

October 27th, 2017

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Summary: I was so obsessed with this song last winter and it is long overdue to be posted on the blog.
About Artist: DJ Premiere is hip hop royalty and is one half of Gang Starr. Miguel is one of my favorite singers.
About Song: This song is track that didn’t make the cut of Miguel’s album Wildheart (2015).
Favorite Part: I love Miguel in general but this upbeat track was in rotation for the better part of this entire year.
Other:
DJ Premiere
Miguel WIkipedia

Wyclef Jean – Holding On The Edge (ft. Walk The Moon)

October 22nd, 2017

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Summary: I’m holdin on the edge.
About Artist: Wyclef Jean is hip hop royalty as he is one third of the immortal group the Fugees.
About Song: This song was in the queue right before the blog went dark past February. In early 2017 I had several songs of off Wyclef’s “J’ouvert” in rotation.
Favorite Part: “Invincible emotion,
look alive look alive.
Surrender to the ocean,
you could dive you could dive,
but you waitin for the, just waiting for the,
one moment you could,
fall but you might fly so holdin on the edge,
for dear life.
Take a dive take a dive.

Other:
Holding On The Edge Lyrics

H.E.R. – 2

October 20th, 2017

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Summary: A lil revenge story.
About Artist: H.E.R. is an artist who’s identity remains anonymous. She has release two EP’s HER Vol 1 and HER Vol 2.
About Song: This song is off of a Vol 2 B-Sides release that dropped last week. I’ve missed posting on gregshiphop so much. Feels goods to be back.
Favorite Part: I love slow sexy slyness of this revenge tale. Cheaters get what’s comin to them.
Other: H.E.R. – Wikipedia

DJ Khaled – Shining (ft. Beyonce, Jay-Z)

February 18th, 2017

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THIS SONG HAS BEEN REMOVED DUE TO A COMPLAINT BY THE RIAA.
Summary: All of this winning.
About Artist: DJ Khaled is the hype man turned successful social media entrepreneur who is now hosting the royal couple on their new track. Beyonce is everything, and Jay-Z still raps… 21 grammys he’s a savage, 12 solo albums all platinum.
About Song: This song dropped the day after the Grammys where Beyonce was nominated for album of the year for Lemonade, and gave an amazing performance.
Favorite Part: I love…

“All of this winning, I’ve been losing my mind”

“21 Grammys, I’m a savage n*gga
21 Grammys, I’m a savage n*gga
…12 solo albums, all Platinum, n*gga”
Other:
Shining Lyrics

Jidenna – Bambi

February 16th, 2017

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Summary: The Chief drops tomorrow!
About Artist: Jidenna is a member of Wondaland Records which is Janelle Monae’s crew.
About Song: This song is a track of off Jidenna’s long awaited, and many times postponed, debut album “The Chief” which is out tomorrow February 17th 2017. I’m giving it a first listen right now I and I gotta say it’s freshhhh.
Favorite Part: I love the mellow vibes. This song really typifies Jidenna’s style, though he goes in hard on some other beats. I also really love the lyrics of this one.
Other:
Jidenna Wikipedia
Wondaland Wikipedia