• M.T. Hadley Offers up Soul-Filled Debut With 'Empty'

    14 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Poignant Londoner M.T. Hadley has officially released his debut studio album, Empty. After crooning in initial cut “Private Eye” and just releasing the video his 2016 F rank Ocean -approved single “Janet,” the Jai Institute-affiliated singer-songwriter has delivered a promising initial effort, relishing in his soul-filled sound that treads the line of feel-good and melancholic. In a recent press release for the project, Hadley notes that the “record takes us on a journey through the 2010s, a decade of misery and decline.” In a unique way, he focuses in on this motif by...
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  • Vegyn Shares Tapestry of Colorful Cuts in Debut Album 'Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds'

    Vegyn Shares Tapestry of Colorful Cuts in Debut Album 'Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds'

    14 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Frequent Frank Ocean collaborator and riotous electronic producer Vegyn has officially released his long-awaited debut album, Only Diamonds Cut Diamonds. The project follow's the sprawling 71-track Text While Driving If You Want To Meet God compilation project he released earlier this year. Vegyn initially announced the project back in September with the JPEGMAFIA featuring single “Nauseous / Devilish,” sharing that his first studio offering would feature 16 tracks, featuring cameos from Retro X and Jeshi. Just last week he took to Ocean's " blonded RADIO" show to co-host and has now...
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  • Dave East Shares Reflective Debut Studio Album 'Survival'

    Dave East Shares Reflective Debut Studio Album 'Survival'

    14 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Dave East has dropped off his debut studio album Survival, out via Def Jam Recordings / Mass Appeal Records. Clocking in at approximately and hour and 20 minutes, the Harlem-born rapper enlists an impressive amount of features from Gang Starr's DJ Premier on the opener "They Wanna Kill You," Nas on "Godfather 4," Rick Ross and The-Dream on "OG," Mozzy and E-40 on "Devil Eyes" and Ty Dolla $ign on the bonus track, "On Sight." With an extensive catalog of three EPs and 14 mixtapes, East has taken his time to practice and perfect a sound he identifies with. His works have always been a...
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