AUDIO | “That’s Love” @ikilledmarlon


Florida’s ikilledmarlon ponders one of life’s biggest questions: love. If love could die for you, would you appreciate it? On this somber new one, with a beautiful feature from Charlene Nash, marlon sounds more like he’s just thinking outloud instead of rapping. It’s produced by Mura Masa and Genra and you can listen to it below.

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VIDEO | “The Upside Eternal” @Alert312 @hifinative

Alert312_UpsideI feel like I say this every week but it still holds true: Chicago hip-hop is amazing. They’ve tapped into a pool of unlimited great talent and that includes duo of ALERT312. These two tell us about the upside of eternity and the gold streets of heaven with this amazing new video. One of the more creative videos I have seen all year long. Watch it below and look for their album of the same name to drop soon.

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AUDIO | “Better Place” @itsTope @StewartVillain


Man this one is HOT!! TOPE gets Stewart Villain to flip Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wap (That Thing)” so he can talk his ish. He talks about everything from past relationships to living a former life of selling drugs and now he celebrates his minor success in a better way. If you’re at A3C this week, look for him and chop it up. Stream below.

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AUDIO | “Poizon” @RichMFNQuick @GiffyOnline


Rich Quick drops his latest single from his stellar The Everywhere Man project this week with a solid cast. Quick teams up with Chris Rivers, Ryshon Jones, and Jay Griffy for track eight off of the album, which is one of the standouts from the project. Vices affect everyone and the four artists go into detail about their vices on this one. Stream below and check my review for The Everywhere Man here.

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