Posts Tagged ‘In Case You Missed It’

In case you missed it, Chris Brown released his first single from his upcoming album Heartbreak on a Full Moon. This track is a bit slower than the usual one on BTC, but it is pretty catchy and we thought we would share. Let us know what you think in the comments below.

It’s been almost a month since our last post so it’s time to catch you up! In case you missed it, one of my favorite English rappers Tinie Tempah dropped a bomb of a new single “Girls Like” ft. Zara Larsson. The music video has already amassed more than 65 million views on YouTube. You might recognize Zara Larsson from her single last year Never Forget You with MNEK.

Tinie Tempah burst onto the scene in 2009 with two British number-one singles; Pass Out and Written in the Stars (still 2 of my favorites), after previously releasing just a couple of mixtapes. They were two of the lead singles off his debut album, Disc-Overy, released in October 2010. Another notable single off that album is Frisky. For his first album it featured an impressive number of artist appearances in the followup singles Invincible ft. Kelly Rowland, Wonderman ft. Ellie Goulding, and Till I’m Gone ft. Wiz KhalifaIn November 2013, Tempah released his 2nd studio album Demonstration. With not quite the same level of success, it still included hits Trampoline ft. 2 Chainz and Children Of The Sun ft. John Martin.

Tinie Tempah has also been featured on a ton of other artists hits, showing off his skills of being able to work his style into any type of genre; starting with Swedish House Mafia – Miami 2 Ibiza in 2010, and Labrinth – Earthquake in 2011. Then in 2012, he goes all in on collaborational chart toppers with three; Ellie Goulding – Hanging OnRita Ora – R.I.P. and (another of my favorites) Calvin Harris – Drinking From the Bottle. In 2014 he resurfaces on DVBBS & Borgeous – Tsunami and even last year on KDA – Turn The Music Louder (Rumble) in 2015. 

We’re looking forward to his third studio album due out this year; Youth (2016). To hold you off till then, if you’re looking for another English rapper, check out Shakka.

Listen: Spotify, Apple Music
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In case you missed it, this collaboration between Just Blaze and Baauer is one of my favorite songs of 2013.

It seems like an unlikely collaboration. Just Blaze, famous in the hip-hop scene since 97 for working on iconic song with artists like Jay-Z and Eminem. And then there’s Baauer, who’s only been around for 2 years but rocketed to fame by his viral Harlem Shake hit. But somehow the two linked up for an epic tour that resulted in “Higher,” one of the genre-defining tracks between hip-hop and electronic dance music; Trap. The song, including the main line “Turn The Music Higher” by Jay-Z, is kind of a rework of “U Don’t Know,” which was originally produced by Just Blaze more than 10 years ago on The Blueprint album. There’s a interesting interview with Just Blaze and Baauer on how the track came to be, on HuffingtonPost, worth the read.

Released under Thump, a short film was made for the music video. The video is produced by Nabil who’s behind many popular artists’ videos such as SkrillexKanye, Nicki Minaj, John Legend and many more.

In Case You Missed It, Sage The Gemini dropped a music video for his killer club song College Drop last December. You might recognize him from his hugely popular tracks Red Nose and Gas Pedal last year.

Download: iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify

In our 2nd post of In Case You Missed It, we have Three Days Grace new single PainKiller. Released March of this year, it’s a pretty big deal for the band as it’s their first single with a new lead singer. A make or break change for an already massively successful band from Canada with four studio albums, three of which having platinum/double platinum/gold status (One X being our personal favorite).

At the start of 2013, Three Days Grace announced that lead singer Adam Gontier was resigning from the band because of a “non-life threatening” health issue. Adam Gontier was replaced by My Darkest Days singer Matt Walst, the brother of bassist Brad Walst, shortly thereafter, who was confirmed as an official member in 2014. While a slightly more aggressive sound than with Adam, if the rest of their album is like this, we’re looking forward to hearing more of it soon.

This is our first post for our “Incase You Missed It” series, sometimes we’ll come across tracks in our music collection that are so good, we can’t help but post in case you missed it when it was released.

I found this song during all the excitement of Canada winning back to back Women’s and then Men’s Hockey gold medal games in this year’s Winter Olympics, so it only seems appropriate I had this song on repeat. Dada Life’s put out 39 different versions of this track, each one customized to a different country. You can grab your country’s version up on Beatport. For my USA fiend’s you can listen to the full track for USA on soundcloud or the lyric video up on youtube.