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Getter Releases First Tune Under New Rap Alias and Blows Expectations Out of the Water

His name has been all over electronic music news for various reasons, both good and bad. Whether it be a Twitter beef, a new track, or a wild aspect of his friendship with Nick Colletti, Getter has made a name for himself and become a serious figure in the dance music scene. Here at EDM Sauce, we’re much bigger

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Watch Vic Mensa Tear Apart Sway’s Universe On “Five Fingers of Death”

Sway’s Universe has a knack for picking out the best artists, and separating them from the rest. A few months ago, we watched Joey Bada$$ tear up the segment, which takes five separate tracks and forces a rapper to improvise over them. Vic Mensa is the latest to absolutely skill the “Five Fingers of Death”, […]

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New York Mainstay Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito To Return To Radio

The 90’s were full of some of the most colorful and diverse hip hop acts ever known (it’s not called the Golden Age for nothing). Many of these acts, including Jay Z, Big L, Eminem, Biggie Smalls, and a plethora of other legends came up on New York radio. Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito, operating out […]

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Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) Releases Another One of His Final(?) Songs

In January, we received the unfortunate news that Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, would be retiring from music. He teased on his Instagram that in the following months, he’d be working on a final masterpiece to top off the incredible career he’s had. However, since May, we’ve seen Def take on a collaboration […]

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Chance the Rapper Reveals Artwork For Next Solo Album

We’ve waited almost three years. We’ve counted down two summers and are coming up on a third. And now, finally, after a long winter, one of rap’s most talented and most diverse artists is coming out with his first solo album in nearly 1,000 days. Chance the Rapper shared the artwork for Chance 3 last night with […]

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Watch Joey Bada$$ Tear Up A Freestyle on Sway’s Universe

Joey Bad has undoubtedly become one of rap’s best ambassadors in the last few years. His flows and quick raps reflect the style of Golden Age hip hop, and he frequently cites Biggie and Nas as some of his biggest influences. Earlier today, Joey Bada$$ stepped up to Sway’s Five Fingers of Death to front his […]

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You Need To Hear Lupe Fiasco’s Rework of “Babylon” by SZA

Lupe Fiasco is one of the most gifted lyricists of our time. Since the release of Tuesto & Youth and its ensuing success, Lupe has been relatively quiet (he’s probably busy working on the whopping four albums he has in the works, slated to release in the next two years). Last night, though, Lupe broke his silence […]

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Wavy Wednesdays Continue With “Trap Anthem”, Courtesy of A$AP Ferg

With A$AP Mob’s promise to initiate Wavy Wednesdays, a new release every Wednesday, we’ve been seeing a slew of new material come out of the group’s vaults. (@Kanye, GOOD Friday’s should take a hint or two about keeping promises like this). Yesterday’s release saw A$AP Ferg team up with Migos for a new track titled […]

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Anderson .Paak and Jack Garratt Team Up For “Worry” Remix

Anderson .Paak is just a few weeks removed from the debut of his sophomore album, but that’s not stopping him from dropping blissful new jams. Today, he uploaded a remix of Jack Garratt’s “Worry” remix onto soundcloud, featuring his trademark hip hop/pop/rock fusion sound. Part of Anderson .Paak’s popularity is this curious crossroads of sound, and […]

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Panorama Festival Lineup Feat. Kendrick, Arcade Fire, LCD System, and More Announced!

In a summer of huge anticipation in New York, Panorama Music Festival has just upped the stakes. The festival, brought to you by the same folks behind the wildly popular Coachella event, focuses on music, art, and technology.  Behold the magnificent lineup for its inaugural year. It seems a bit heavier on hip hop, with appearances from […]

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Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) Announces Retirement From Hollywood, Teases Final Album

It’s a gloomy day in Brooklyn, New York when one of the biggest, brightest, and most talented stars to emerge from this borough announces his retirement. Yasiin Bey, better known as Mos Def, took to Kanye’s website to announce (via poetic rap, of course) that due to his recent legal troubles, he is abandoning Hollywood. […]

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Listen To Mick Jenkins’ Passionate New EP

Since last year’s fantastic mix tape, Waves, Mick Jenkins has been hinting at something big in the works (perhaps a studio album, finally?!). The Chicago rapper released two songs for his fans, both having to do with the endemic gun violence plaguing his city as well as the vices entangling hip hop today. Check out and […]

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Rapsody Delivers Exactly What Hip Hop Needs Right Now

Future, Drake, Meek Mill – the list goes on and on… These artists define hip hop today, and they’re talented in their own right, but they’re not true rap artists. They don’t stem from the lyrically soulful and talented golden ages of Nas and Rakim, SP-1200’s, and rich contexts and entendres. These days, those types […]

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PRyhme: Listen to DJ Premier, Royce Da 5’9″, MF Doom, and Phonte On One Track

DJ Premier, arguably the most esteemed producer in hip hop history, and Royce Da 5’9″, one half of the legendary duo Bad Meets Evil (the other half being Eminem), teamed up last year to form the duo PRyhme. Their eponymous album was met with great fanfare and this year, they’re set to release a deluxe […]

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Rapper Big Pooh Wants To Feed Your Soul

Fresh off an album release that’s been well-received by fans and critics alike, Rapper Big Pooh has dropped another single. This time, the NC product teamed up with producer Nottz, as well as Blu, for some soul-infused music similar to what was on his album. Check it out below for some soul-nourishing head-bopping.

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Unreleased J Dilla Material Sees Light of Day

J Dilla has had an immeasurable impact on hip hop. Although not as well known as Premo or Pete Rock due to an untimely death, the Detroit product is the master behind many of hip hop’s most recognizable songs, and he’s worked closely with Q-Tip, MF Doom, De La Soul, Common, and others. Now, we’ve […]

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P. Diddy and The Family Return Home With a New Single

It’s been a while since Puff Daddy has dabbled in rap, but last night’s Hip Hop Awards proved that he’s still got it. Styles P, Lil Kim, and King Los joined Diddy to reconvene ‘The Family’, the ensemble’s stage name from way back when. Listen to the brand new single that’s incredibly contemporary, but still has […]

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Dr. Dre to Release Long-Awaited Album This Week

Hip hop listeners rejoice: Dr. Dre is bringing his talents back to L.A. After a year that has, so far, seen several landmark albums (thank you Kendrick, Action, and others), one of modern rap’s founders has confirmed that he’s dropping his next album August 7. His first LP since “2001” was released in 1999, Dr. […]

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Dr. Dre to Release First Album in 16 Years This Week

Hip hop listeners rejoice: Dr. Dre is bringing his talents back to L.A. After a year that has, so far, seen several landmark albums (thank you Kendrick, Action, and others), one of modern rap’s founders has confirmed that he’s dropping his next album August 7. His first LP since ‘2001’ was released in 1999, Dr. […]

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Hip Hop Recap: January 1 – April 1

As the first three months of 2015 draw to a close and we enter the second quarter of the year, the music industry has blessed us with some awesome high-profile releases. We’ve seen the likes of Joey Bada$$ and Action bubble up from the underground and into the mainstream, and we also witnessed K Dot […]

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