Sound Session #550 (5/1/16)

Posted in Episodes, Sound Session on May 6th, 2016 by Hyphen

Alright, we’re all caught up with SNSS archives now with episode #550 (!!!), so it feels like we’re truly back.  You know we like to keep our music super, super current and this episode was heavy on Drizzy with his Views release last week, so we had to get this posted sooner, rather than later.

So…Views.  What do you guys think?  Drake rarely takes a step wrong in my book and to me, it’s another quality project but clearly not his best.  He almost seems uninspired on it, which is odd with the way he’s been hyping up this project for years now.  Plus, this one had the entire Apple/Beats marketing machine behind it, so while the rollout was massive, it seems like it could have been even bigger if this was the classic we hoped for.  That said, there are some really good moments, and we highlighted a few on this week’s show.  He also gave me a reason to drop the DMX throwback I’ve been saving for a while, so that alone gets respect from me.

Alongside Drake, we ran new tracks from Elzhi, ASAP Ferg, Jerreau, DJ Quik & Problem, Gallant, Russ, Rockie Fresh, Barney Artist, and more.  Press play:

Show #550 (5/1/16)

1. Kanye West ft. Kid Cudi – “Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1”
2. Kanye West ft. Desiigner – “Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 2”
3. Nu Era ft. Blu – “Judkins Park” (Local Music)
4. Elzhi – “Cloud”
5. ASAP Ferg – “Psycho”
6. Drake – “Views”
7. Royce Da 5’9” – “Off”
8. Vibe – “Cost of Living” (Local Music)
9. Jerreau – “Really Got It”
10. Phife Dawg – “Nutshell”
11. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Turnin Me Up”
12. Musiq Soulchild ft. Rapsody – “Far Gone”
13. Drake – “U With Me?”
14. DMX ft. Faith Evans – “How’s It Goin’ Down” (Throwback of the Week)
15. DJ Quik & Problem ft. Shy Carter – “A New Nite / Rosecrans Grove”
16. Barney Artist ft. Tom Misch – “Stay Close”
17. Raleigh Ritchie – “Cowards”
18. Avelino – “Rich Soul”
19. Rockie Fresh ft. Rick Ross – “Thank You”
20. John Crown ft. DJ Phinisey – “The Longest Goodbye (For Jessica)” (Local Music)
21. Russ – “Losin Control”
22. Drake – “Weston Road Flows”
23. dvsn – “With Me”
24. Suede Brown – “NightCall”
25. Rihanna – “Sex With Me”
26. Drake – “Controlla”
27. Gallant – “Talking To Myself”
28. Tunji Ige – “Bring Yo Friends”

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