As we eagerly await the last batch of big albums to drop before year’s end, a steady stream of singles have been coming out of the woodwork. With some unexpected mash-ups, album teasers and repeat offenders like Rick Ross, Drake, Wale and Mary J. Blige, the fall music season is heating up as temperatures cool down. Here, a few tracks worth paying attention to.
Common, Sweet: Fresh off his upcoming album, The Dreamer, The Believer, Common is back with a vengeance on the No. I.D. produced track. Remniscent of his early days on the mic, Common reminds fans that despite the glitz and glamor, he’s still the Chicago-bred beast who is not to be messed with. The G.O.O.D. music alum says he plans to make an appearance on the recently announced compilation album, even though the label isn’t backing his release. We had talked
about it before, but it was actually some new news to me that it was going forward. But I’m definitely looking forward to it and I obviously want to be a part of it. I’m G.O.O.D. Music family forever. Even though my album is not coming out on G.O.O.D. Music, I’m still a G.O.O.D. Music affiliate and artist. That’s my family forever.
Trey Songz ft. Fabolous, What I Be On: Trey is at it again with last week’s release of his double mixtape. He dropped the Fab-featured single complete with a play on Drake‘s Marvin’s Room in his verse. Was that a diss?