88rising’s Influence Continues to Grow With New Album: Head In The Clouds II

As both an internet sensation and cultural phenomenon, music and arts collective 88rising have worked fervently to expand their sphere of influence through the shared platforms of their subsidiary artists, including Joji, Rich Brian, and Jackson Wang as the highlights among a handful of other talented collaborators. Thus, it should come as no surprise that … Continue reading 88rising’s Influence Continues to Grow With New Album: Head In The Clouds II

Stream HIHF: Best of September 2019 (Available on Apple Music & Spotify)

Sorry, this is a bit late. I was at both Lost Lands and Wakaan Festival the last week of the month so this playlist has been made I just haven't had time to upload. Both festivals were dope! As always, included below is my personal best of the month. Enjoy ūüôā Apple Music Link Here … Continue reading Stream HIHF: Best of September 2019 (Available on Apple Music & Spotify)

Mersiv Taps Denver Rapper Chill Bobby For New Single “Beautiful & Filthy” Through Wakaan

Mersiv recently teamed up with Laika Beats and Knat Turner on their NKODB (New Kids On Da Block) EP, which was released through Liquid Stranger's massively growing Wakaan label. Just weeks later, the up and comer is back working with the Wakaan family yet again. Today, Mersiv is recruiting Denver based rapper¬†Chill Bobby for his … Continue reading Mersiv Taps Denver Rapper Chill Bobby For New Single “Beautiful & Filthy” Through Wakaan

HIHF Playlists: Best of August 2019 (Available on Spotify & Apple Music)

As August comes to a close, the summer of heaters is also coming to an end. We had a great month in terms of new releases, huge albums from heavyweights across genre lines like Illenium, Young Thug, Bon Iver, BROCKHAMPTON, Kayzo, and even Jack Antonoff (of Bleachers and Fun.), Sam Dew, and TDE Producer Sounwave's … Continue reading HIHF Playlists: Best of August 2019 (Available on Spotify & Apple Music)

Holly Recruits Rapper Gunplay For His Newest Single “On Me”

Holly is a Portuguese producer who has become an EDM/Hip-Hop duel powerhouse. Between crafting beats for talented up and coming MCs like A$AP TyY and NXSTY and huge Bass collabs with artists like Delta Heavy, TOKiMONSTA, YOOKiE, Blanke, Gentlemen's Club, and tons more. It's clear that Holly isn't stopping anytime soon. Today, the twenty-four-year-old is … Continue reading Holly Recruits Rapper Gunplay For His Newest Single “On Me”

Heard It Here First Playlists: Best of July 2019 (Available on Spotify & Apple Music)

Another month into 2019, another playlist from our team at Heard It Here First packed with the best hits of the month. With new releases from Marshmello, Chance The Rapper, Ed Sheeran, Post Malone & Young Thug, Nas, Knife Party, Rezz, Jauz, DJ Snake, ZHU, Tchami, Denzel Curry, Sullivan King, Wooli, YBN Cordae, and tons … Continue reading Heard It Here First Playlists: Best of July 2019 (Available on Spotify & Apple Music)

Post Malone Releases “Goodbyes” Featuring Young Thug [Music Video]

Post Malone¬†has enlisted¬†Young Thug¬†for a new single titled ‚ÄúGoodbyes‚ÄĚ.¬†This is the follow up to two huge releases by each artist -- "Wow" for Posty and "The London" for Thugger, which featured J.Cole and Travis Scott. Posty and Jeffrey are both powerhouses and this collab is some of their best work yet. The new track is … Continue reading Post Malone Releases “Goodbyes” Featuring Young Thug [Music Video]

Jaden Smith Drops Second Full Length Album EYRS

Jaden Smith's first album,¬†SYRE came out in 2017, when he was only 17 years old. Now, the rapper/actor/visionary has released his second full-length album titled¬†EYRS. The 20 track album features artists like Tyler, The Creator, A$AP Rocky,¬†Kid Cudi, Lido,¬†Trinidad James and even his sister Willow.¬†This Indie project brings interesting sounds and blends of genres. The … Continue reading Jaden Smith Drops Second Full Length Album EYRS

HIHF Playlists: Best Of June 2019 (Available Now On Spotify & Apple Music)

With massive releases from Flume,¬†Kygo,¬†Mark Ronson & King Princess,¬†Troyboi & Skrillex, Rezz & Underoath,¬†Chance The Rapper & YBN Cordae, GRiZ, and even Lil NasX, this month was very good to us. We also got Avicii's highly anticipated posthumous album, "Tim", and two tracks from fallen legend Mac Miller, one alongside Sia & 88 Keys, the … Continue reading HIHF Playlists: Best Of June 2019 (Available Now On Spotify & Apple Music)

AVSTIN JAMES Brings Us Full-Length Mashup Project That Takes On RL Grime’s NOVA Album

Vancouver based mash-up artist, AVSTIN JAMES, is well known for his Kendrick Lamar & Whethan mashup, "Backseat XE3". Today, the Canadian producer is back! For his newest work, he's taking on RL Grime's Nova Instrumental album, "Pure". The 13-track mashup album pairs the chilling, instrumental tracks of RL Grime with Hip-Hop and R&B hits from … Continue reading AVSTIN JAMES Brings Us Full-Length Mashup Project That Takes On RL Grime’s NOVA Album

HIHF Playlists: Best of May 2019 (Available on Spotify & Apple Music)

Best of May is here! Jam-packed with our favorite releases of the past month including jams from A$AP Rocky & A$AP Ferg, Skepta, Tyler, The Creator, Skrillex, Illenium & Jon Bellion, Vampire Weekend, Jhene Aiko, FISHER, Whethan & Jeremih, Kygo & Chelsea Cutler, Zeds Dead & Dion Timmer, Injury Reserve & Amin√©, and tons more! … Continue reading HIHF Playlists: Best of May 2019 (Available on Spotify & Apple Music)

Dotcom Releases First Single In Years With “Gang Shit” (MUSIC VIDEO)

Dotcom¬†(real name Chris Comstock) has been hiding in plain sight since he took up the infectious, Pop-centric, Marshmello moniker.¬†In January 2016,¬†Dotcom¬†ditched his old name for an all white helmet, and pursued music under the poppy-electronic sounds of¬†Marshmello. He released his debut album,¬†Joytime, which included his debut smash single,¬†‚ÄúKeep it Mello".¬†Since then, he's been playing shows … Continue reading Dotcom Releases First Single In Years With “Gang Shit” (MUSIC VIDEO)

Martin Garrix, Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy, and Macklemore Team Up On “Summer Days”

The Dutch, superstar mega-producer¬†Martin Garrix¬†has just teamed up with both¬†Macklemore¬†and¬†Fall Out Boy¬†singer¬†Patrick Stump¬†on this brand new single. I would say this is almost a guaranteed radio smash with these star-studded features. The three artists complement each other very nicely through the song as Stump takes over the high-end vocals and Macklemore gives it a little … Continue reading Martin Garrix, Patrick Stump from Fall Out Boy, and Macklemore Team Up On “Summer Days”

Marshmello Recruits Tyga & Chris Brown For New Single “Light It Up” (MUSIC VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGh2e-yqEYQ The masked madman producer is back! For today's release, Marshmello recruits two of the biggest names in Hip-Hop and R&B of the last decade. On "Light It Up", vocal efforts are provided by Chris Brown and Tyga, who are no strangers to working together in the studio. The three artists wrote this infectious new … Continue reading Marshmello Recruits Tyga & Chris Brown For New Single “Light It Up” (MUSIC VIDEO)

Lil Dicky Releases Animated Music Video “Earth” Featuring Literally Everybody

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvuN_WvF1to It's no secret that Lil Dicky is a huge advocate for protecting the earth and vying for future renewable resources. There's been much debate over this recently, mostly because next to nothing is really being done to help the obvious problem. For this reason, it seems Lil Dicky has felt the responsibility to take … Continue reading Lil Dicky Releases Animated Music Video “Earth” Featuring Literally Everybody

NGHTMRE Brings Out A$AP Ferg & Lil Jon For his Sahara Tent Performance, Presents “The Orb” Stage Design (+Video Interview)

This may have been¬†NGHTMRE's most notable performance yet. Sure, his G√ľd Vibrations Sets and Gigantic NGHTMRE sets from Ultra a few weeks back were epic. But Coachella transcends genres. The G√ľd Vibrations label co-founder's Sahara tent set to close out the festival was streamed on Youtube through the festival's official live stream. NGHTMRE absolutely destroyed … Continue reading NGHTMRE Brings Out A$AP Ferg & Lil Jon For his Sahara Tent Performance, Presents “The Orb” Stage Design (+Video Interview)

Kevin Abstract Drops Three Track Project “ARIZONA baby” Prod. By Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff

Kevin Abstract is the head honcho of Brockhampton, the group's fearless leader, the boy band's chief 'creative'. Today, Abstract brings fans a brand new three-track project, one of which ("Big Wheels") was released earlier this week. ARIZONA baby includes credits from Jack Antonoff,¬†of Fun. & Bleachers fame, on each of the three new tracks. In … Continue reading Kevin Abstract Drops Three Track Project “ARIZONA baby” Prod. By Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff

ScHoolboy Q Recruits Travis Scott for “CHopstix” (Visualizer)

ScHoolboy Q is back! After his super impressive audio and visual effort, "Numb Numb Juice", was an absolute heater of a first single from his upcoming, highly anticipated album. Today, the TDE second-in-command recruits one of the biggest names in Rap music, Travis Scott. Honestly, it's a pretty basic hook from Trav on "CHopStix", sounding … Continue reading ScHoolboy Q Recruits Travis Scott for “CHopstix” (Visualizer)

Party Favor Brings Us New Rap Collab “Dreams” Feat. KingJet (Lyric Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrNWVwlKNvQ Party Favor's debut¬†Layers¬†album is coming out late April and we just got his 3rd release, titled "Dreams" featuring KingJet.¬†KingJet brings the vocals¬†for the track and is a singer, rapper, and producer from LA. The song is a laid back jam that's perfect for the weekend. There is no doubt Party Favor's album will bring … Continue reading Party Favor Brings Us New Rap Collab “Dreams” Feat. KingJet (Lyric Video)

NGHTMRE & A$AP FERG Release Massive New Collab “REDLIGHT” [WATCH VIDEO]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RoLRlbGVus Superstar producer NGHTMRE has crafted a massive beat for¬†A$AP FERG and it's an absolute heater, through Ultra Records.¬†After being announced in November of last year,¬†"REDLIGHT" is finally out now and I'm really hoping there are more collabs in store from these two. With NGHTMRE's studio know-how and Ferg's incredible wordplay and MC prowess, there … Continue reading NGHTMRE & A$AP FERG Release Massive New Collab “REDLIGHT” [WATCH VIDEO]

Crankdat Releases Second Single “Monster” Off GEARWORLD VOL. 1 EP

Crankdat releases the second single off his upcoming debut EP GEARWORLD VOL. 1 and it's titled "MONSTER". This new song features Hyro The Hero, a rapper from Houston, Texas who essentially screams over the track. This is definitely made to pump you up with the main lyrics being "I'm not a human being, I'm a … Continue reading Crankdat Releases Second Single “Monster” Off GEARWORLD VOL. 1 EP

Schoolboy Q – Numb Numb Juice (Music Video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_qAwMHhkwQ After a three year hiatus, Schoolboy Q is back! "Numb Numb Juice" is HARD, and today, Q delivers the visuals for his brand new single. The TDE lieutenant comes out of the gate running, starting the song off with a rambunctious, infectious hook. This song dropped yesterday and it's already running through my head … Continue reading Schoolboy Q – Numb Numb Juice (Music Video)