The New Classics

October 23, 2009

New Music / Music Video: Snoop Dogg, Gangsta Luv [ft. The-Dream]

Filed under: Download, Hip Hop, Music Video, Song — Tags: , , — Greg @ 6:48 am

10.23.09

Song: Gangsta Luv [ft. The-Dream]
Artist: Snoop Dogg
Album: Malice in Wonderland
Producer: The-Dream
Label: Priority Records
Notes: 1st single from LP
Analysis: Snoop decided to play it a little bit safer with his latest lead single. Unlike the stripped-out classic ‘Drop It Like It’s Hot’, or the auto-tuned disco-flaired weirdness of ‘Sexual Eruption’, ‘Gangsta Luv’ is a more straightforward pop rap dance track. Continue Reading

May 6, 2009

Music Video: Rick Ross, All I Really Want [ft. The-Dream]

Filed under: Hip Hop, Music Video — Tags: , , , — Greg @ 8:30 pm

05.06.09

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Song: All I Really Want [ft. The-Dream]
Artist: Rick Ross
Album: Deeper Than Rap
Label: Def Jam
Producer: Tricky Stewart
Notes: 2nd single from LP
Analysis: ‘All I Really Want’ is one of the “meh” tracks off of Deeper Than Rap, although not the worst by far (‘Face’, ‘Miami Mami’ & ‘Bossy Lady’ all tie for that accomplishment). But it has it’s drunk-at-the-bar type of benefits, and I can respect and appreciate that. The video is actually surprisingly beautiful, as it was shot on-location in Colombia, not to mention the bikini’d women. ‘All I Really Want’ is a decent R&B track; it’s not going to have a lot of staying power or lasting effect for years to come, but for-the-moment music is the business that Rick Ross thrives in.

March 18, 2009

New Music: Fabolous, Throw It in the Bag [ft. The-Dream]

Filed under: Download, Hip Hop, Song — Tags: , , , — Greg @ 6:26 pm

03.18.09

Song: Throw It in the Bag [ft. The-Dream]
Artist: Fabolous
Album: Loso’s Way
Label: Def Jam
Producer: Tricky Stewart
Notes: 1st single from LP
Analysis: This is a song about going on a shopping spree, something that we all can relate to in the middle of a mother fucking recession, right? Continue Reading

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