Thursday, June 12, 2014

What's New(s)?

No it won't feature Blanka, Chun-Li, or Zangief, but Young Money/Cash Money's latest tour will feature two of its biggest acts battling each other for label supremacy. Following last month's stellar comeback "Believe Me", Drake and Lil Wayne are linking back up for a 31 date summer tour that kicks off on August 8 in Buffalo, NY.

The Street Fighter themed tour comes in support of Tha Carter V, which still doesn't have a release date, but is being touted as Wayne's final LP. Tickets for "Drake vs. Lil Wayne" go on sale June 21 and maybe by then we'll have more info on Tha Carter V. Given the relative silence though, any news is unlikely at this point.

Check out the tour dates below, along with recent tracks from both Drake and Wayne.

Tour Dates: 
8/8 Darien Center, NY- Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
8/9 Noblesville, Indiana- Klipsch Music Center
8/10 Tinley Park, IL- First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
8/12 Saratoga Springs, NY- Saratoga Performing Arts Center
8/13 Hartford, CT- Xfinity Theatre
8/15 Cincinnati, OH- Riverbend Music Center
8/16 Clarkston, MI- DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/17 Burgettstown, PA- First Niagara Pavilion
8/19 Forest Hills, NY- Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
8/21 Camden, NJ- Susquehanna Bank Center
8/25 Mansfield, MA- Xfinity Center
8/26 Holmdel, NJ- PNC Bank Arts Center
8/27 Virginia Beach, VA- Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
8/29 Bristow, VA- Jiffy Lube Live
8/30 Charlotte, NC- PNC Music Pavilion
8/31 Atlanta, GA- Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
9/3 West Palm Beach, FL- Cruzan Amphitheatre
9/4 Tampa, FL- MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
9/6 Austin, TX- Austin360 Amphitheater
9/7 Dallas, TX- Gexa Energy Pavilion
9/10 Morrison, CO- Red Rocks Ampitheatre
9/11 West Valley City, UT- USANA Amphitheatre
9/13 Ridgefield, WA- Sleep Country Amphitheatre
9/14 Auburn, WA- White River Amphitheatre
9/16 Mountain View, CA- Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/17 Wheatland, CA- Sleep Train Amphitheatre
9/19 Irvine, CA- Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
9/20 Chula Vista, CA- Sleep Train Amphitheatre
9/22 Los Angeles, CA- Hollywood Bowl
9/25 Phoenix, AZ- Ak-Chin Pavilion 
9/27 Woodlands, TX- The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Lil Boosie releases new single "She Want Some"


Since wrapping up his five year prison stint in March, Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie's stayed busy with recording. He's dropped his own reflective tracks with frequent partner Webbie and stomped all over other people's tracks like 2 Chainz's lurching "Could Woulda Shoulda".

Amidst all of that recording, Boosie's planning to issue his comeback album Touchdown 2 Cause Hell some time this summer. As a first taste he's delivered "She Want Some", a gloriously chintzy piece of strip club rap bound to have you dancing by the time the chorus hits. If half of Touchdown 2 Cause Hell is as infectious as "She Want Some" is, Boosie's post prison adjustment will go just fine.

Death Grips, Gonjasufi appear on new tracks from The Bug

Experimental dubstep artist The Bug (aka Kevin Martin) hasn't had a studio LP since 2008's London Zoo, but that will soon change with the August 26 release of Angels and Devils

Divided into two distinct halves, Angels and Devils will feature a psychedelic, "dubbed out" first half ("Angels") and a screeching second half under the banner of "Devils". On either side of the record there will be appearances from: Liz Harris of Grouper, Jesu's Justin Broadrick, Hype Williams' Inga Copland, hip hop mystic Gonjasufi, and perpetual agitators Death Grips

The Bug's collabos with the latter two are both available now through Soundcloud and are well worth a listen. Gonjasufi effort "Save Me" rests on a subtle, atmospheric production bed; while "F*** A B****" with Death Grips explodes out of a burbling futuristic cannon. In other words, The Bug's already established how disparate the two halves of Angels and Devils will be long before it drops.

1. "Void" ft. Liz Harris

2. "Fall" ft. Copeland
3. "Ascension"
4. "Mi Lost" ft. Miss Red
5. "Pandi"
6. "Save Me" ft. Gonjasufi
7. "The One" ft. Flowdan
8. "Function" ft. Manga
9. "F*** A B****" ft. Death Grips
10. "Fat Mac" ft. Flowdan 
11. "F*** You" ft. Warrior Queen
12. "Dirty" ft. Flowdan

Check back tomorrow for more of the newest in new(s) and follow AllFreshSounds on Twitter for updates throughout the day.

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