New Music: Wave Matthews Ft. Craigy F – VooDoo

Providing sultry sounds for Summer 16, The Ridge is back with another one. Wave Mathews is providing exactly what his name ensures, pure waves as he vents on being completely mesmerized by a love interest, blaming it all on shortie’s magical pull. Mathews smooth vocals bring you in as soon as the track drops, but it’s the Voodoo that’ll keep you hooked on the joint.

Listen to the latest from wave Mathews with Voodoo, Ft. fellow crooner, Craigy F:

 

 

Vic Mensa & Joey Purp Light Up Sway In The Morning

A lyrical dynamic duo invaded Sway in The morning, as Chi-town’s own Vic Mensa and the West Coast’s Joey Purp teamed up for an explosive freestyle. The two  tand up men, spoke gems on the show, touching on topics of mental health, Mensa explaining why he was kicked off of a plane, and much more. Vic Mensa and Joey Purp exchange flows over a smooth production, delivering nothing but quality bars.

Sway couldn’t even take the heat, as he completely walks off the set, as soon as the two are done. Cues Mic drop. Check out the freestyle here:

New Music: Young MA – Ritz Carlton (Freestyle)

By now I’m sure we’ve all seen the waves of OUUUUUU being spread across your social media timeline, the infamous Young MA, is continuing the momentum, as she drops another banger, a simple freestyle over Plies‘ addictive hit. MA has some fun with the Ritz Carlton production, switching up establishments, and instead takes her talents to the Hyatt.

Listen to the latest from the Brooklyn native, and be sure to get familiar with Young MA:

Mixtapes: Kembe X – Talk Back

The long awaited piece from one of T.D.E.’s suspected signees has finally arrived. The multitalented Kembe X has been making noise behind the scenes, killing productions, but now he is front and center, exposing his flow on Talk Back.  The project unfolds into an eerie introduction to the Chicago native, filled with versatile productions through out the piece, Talk Back is sure to draw you in to the rising star.

With limited features including Alex Wiley, Kembe keeps it simple, sweet and all the way conscious. Listen to the latest offering from Kembe X on Talk Back:

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5 Times I Lost My Shit During The 2016 BET Awards

 

 

The 2016 BET Awards arrived, saw and conquered. Airing just a week ago, the 3 hour long event filled with memorable surprises has continued to keep it’s success trending throughout media outlets, even days after its broadcasting. 7.2 Million of us glued to our screen, most in the name of the explosive introductory performance by Queen Bey and Kendrick Lamar, the creators of the BET Awards knew we’d be stuck after that.