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FMB DZ’s gives “The Gift” just before Christmas

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With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to think about just what exactly you’ll get from loved ones. Is it a gift card? Clothes? Or is it the bonds of family that the holiday is supposed to be about? The last thing that may be on your mind is music. We’re not talking about Christmas renditions of old-time classics or aging singers using the holiday as a means of reviving their dormant careers – hard-hitting, snow-melting rap music hot enough to heat your cocoa. FMB Dz has listened to fans and released his second, powerful project of the year; The Gift. 

FMB Dz recently made the surprise announcement of the album coming soon before dropping the bombshell on Instagram yesterday (Dec. 20)

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bc8PSq8jG2z/

The fifteen-track project features appearances from Sada Baby, Philthy Rich, BandGang Masoe, Lonnie Bands, Janell, ShredGang Mone, Allstar Jr, MT, Motown Ty, and BandGang Paid Will.

Early Twitter actions indicate that the project is nothing short of fire.

https://twitter.com/___reymonddd/status/943649420423450625

https://twitter.com/moneythoughts_/status/943658220505137157

https://twitter.com/kiiannacox/status/943655062579986432

Check out the cover art and tracklist below and head over to purchase iTunes here.

Tracklist:

  1. Jungle Talk
  2. Yesterday (feat. Sada Baby)
  3. All the Smoke
  4. I
  5. Blowing Money Fast
  6. Fell in Love (feat. Philthy Rich and BandGang Masoe
  7. Make It Out
  8. Reality
  9. Need Me (feat. Lonnie Bands, Janell, ShredGang Mone & Allstar JR)
  10. Real One (feat. MT)
  11. Pressure
  12. Against the World (feat. Motown Ty)
  13. Out the Way (feat. BandGang Paid Will)
  14. Out The Mud
  15. Long Ride

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Asian Doll’s blisteringly bright video for “Savage Barbie” requires shades to view

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In the 38th episode of Pokemon, a scene of rapid flashing lights would become a real-life controversy. Over 12,000 people in Japan reported some kind of sickness – ranging from nausea to epileptic seizures – which ultimately resulted in the episode getting removed from the show’s rotation. The lesson learned from the ordeal was that bright lights are bad, bright flashing lights even worse. Since then, it’s been hard pressed to find something similar because the episode has become infamous, being parodied by many modern programs. Asian Doll’s new visual for “Savage Barbie” may be the closest thing to bright, flashing lights that we’ll get – just wear a pair of good sunshades before viewing the ludicrous visual.

Asian Doll’s chaotic aesthetic is on full display here, with her wearing outrageous outfits, partaking in outrageous situations, and even dabbling in the workings of autotune. All of these elements combine to create one strong showing of her evolving talents. While she does draw ever close to the inevitable Nicki Minaj comparisons, one thing’s for certain – she’s mastered the use of bright lights to create a great video; one that’s actually watchable as well.

Check out the visual for “Savage Barbie” below.

 

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Spotlight: Oba Rowland’s “Goat Flow” Is A Buoyant Delight

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It’s always nice to hear something that’s more lively than trappish. Most street music is slower paced to take advantage of rattling bass, which in turn can affect the mood created listening to it. While it’s understandable and often works most of the time, it can be somewhat depressing. Oba Rowland’s “Goat Flow” flips that on its head, being as fast as any dancing song from the Bay Area yet still deeply ingrained in trap culture. It’s an interesting listen, in part because the beat is as complex as something much more slower, that gets better with multiple playbacks.

Oba’s flow is polished and tight; he’s clearly been doing this for awhile. Being that this is our entry point into his style, we’re encouraged to go back and check just how tight he’s been for some time. There’s clearly a lot to his music that we’re missing and we can’t wait to go and find more amazing stuff.

Check out “Goat Flow” below.

 

 

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Bay Area Spotlight: “Talk My Shit” by OMB Peezy and Yhung T.O. is nothing short of fire

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OMB Peezy is one of Sacramento’s hottest young rising rappers, a furious flow making him someone to keep track of in 2018.

After being discovered by E40, he signed a record deal with 300 Entertainment and has been taking over, letting loose some great music to accelerate his rise to stardom. His new single  ‘Talk My Shit” further pushes him in the right direction, making use of the  Bay Area’s bounce to make something simplistically beautiful.

Yhung T.O. brings his own unique flavor to the track, allowing both artists to blend their sounds effectively.

Check out “Talk My Shit” below.

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