Kanye West

Kanye West – Power (Tyler Roper Remix) [TNJ Premiere]

I couldn’t be happier to be able to premiere this newest Tyler Roper remix of the Kanye West classic track ‘Power’ on TNJ.  After releasing a string of well received singles by the WAVO community including two awesome originals in Dr. Sixgun and Go After Her. He also recently came out with remixes of Drake and he even managed to make Taylor Swift sound super-dope.  Tyler has always had an incredible grasp of melodies and this latest edit is no different.  Taking the track somewhere entirely more funky, it sounds as though your flying through a groovy wormhole as Kanye West serenades you.  Kinda sorta like this.

Tyler Roper: Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud

Kanye West – Power (Tyler Roper Remix) [TNJ Premiere]

Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

Kanye West – Deep/Slaves/Mercy (Someonehad2doit Edition)

This track. right. here. tho. Everyone has heard an earful about the trend of trap enthusiasts going deep. But this track takes DJ Snake’s anthemic remix of New Slaves and flips it into a bass house banger. The man behind the track is even more enigmatic than this track, it being his only post on Soundcloud and only triple digit followers. Someonehad2doit is 100% an artist to watch because I have a feeling he/she/they will have a multitude of jams on the way.

Kanye West – Deep/Slaves/Mercy (Someonehad2doit Edition

Written by: @cheandtyler | @thatnewjam

Milo & Otis Drop A Surprise Remix of Kanye West’s ‘Send It Up’

I love surprises and when Milo & Otis are the ones involved, you know it’s gotta be good. They’ve been having a huge year with a collaborative remix of NRG by Duck Sauce with Skrillex and Kill The Noise and the duo were selected to support Skrillex on his Mothership 2014 tour as well! They decided to release a surprise new remix of Kanye West’s track Send It Up with booming 808s and horns and the classic Kanye vocal samples which are certainly going to be amazing DJ set tools. Check the usual assortment of links below and be sure to go and check Milo & Otis on the Mothership 2014 tour!

Milo & Otis: Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud | Instagram

Milo & Otis – Send It Up (Unoriginal Mix)

Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

Listen: Marvin & Chardonnay (DJ Hoodboi & Trippy Turtle Remix)

There goes the bed squeaks. DJ Hoodboi and Trippy Turtle put their signature flavor on Big Sean’s collab with Kanye West and Roscoe Dash Marvin Gaye and Chardonnay. In what might be one of the most appropriate songs to be reworked as a Jersey Club track, this song will be finding itself on constant rotation in my upcoming sets. Turn up the feels, turn down the lights and throw this track and there’s no telling what kinda eruption will take place on your dance floor. I’m still becoming acquainted with DJ Hoodboi but the anonymous entity known as Trippy Turtle has quickly become one of my favorite artists out right now. Still eagerly waiting a download link on this one but stream it below in the meantime and check back for updates!

Marvin & Chardonnay (DJ Hoodboi & Trippy Turtle Remix)

Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

Watch the YEEZUS The Film Trailer

It seems as thoguh Yeezy Season came and never ever left us because he is just banging out one thing after another after another. Kanye West first dropped his Yeezus album, then took it on a universally acclaimed multi-leg tour with none other than Kendrick Lamar, announced a fashion deal with Adidas, destroyed a verse on a Drunk In Love remix and this track with Rick Ross and Big Sean off Ross’ upcoming project and has no put out a trailer for YEEZUS The Film. WOW. Directed by Hype Williams, there’s no more information regarding releaes dates or where this will be filmed but regardless this is going to be spectacular.

YEEZUS The Film Trailer

[H/T: TeamKanyeDaily]

Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

Stream The Full Version of Kanye West’s Bound 1

Shout out to the blogs like NeighborsHateUs and the people who run them who still comb through the depths of the internet to find jams like these for all of us. We showed you all the video of Hudson Mohawke playing the original version of Bound 2 (we’ll call it Bound 1) and now we got a stream of the track to rock out to and it is every bit as good as I could hope. According to the post it’s rumored that Tyler The Creator might have been involved in this? Regardless, this is a JAM.

Kanye West – Bound 1

[H/T: NeighborsHateUs]

Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

Featured Playlist: Drunk In Love

With Valentine’s Day having just passed us, it seems as though everyone and their mother decided to put their 2 cents into the smash hit that is Drunk In Love. From Kanye West and Diplo giving their own takes to the track’s producer Detail giving the track new life. There have been no shortage of edits of the iconic song including a complete overhaul by The Weeknd (which is my personal favorite).

The playlist also features remixes from T.I. who is still making his claim to remain King of the South as well as remixes from Future and some lesser known names such as DJ Jayhood providing a little Jersey Club edit as well. Be sure to flip through and let us know if we forgot any must have Drunk In Love remixes on our Twitter.

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Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

Listen to Diplo and Kanye West’s Drunk In Love Remix

I can imagine this remix of Drunk in Love by Diplo isn’t up for download because it will be a part of an official remix package for Beyonce’s smash single but regardless this will KNOCK in a club. It is a scientific fact that the only person females love more than Diplo is Beyonce and this combination is an absolute win. Will keep this post updated as more information comes regarding release dates.

Beyonce – Drunk In Love (Diplo Remix)

Turns out everyone and their mother wants to lend their 2 cents to this track and none other than Kanye West stepped up to the plate to lend his own verse as well.

Beyonce – Drunk In Love (Kanye West Remix)

Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

Epoch Rises Flips Kanye West’s Bound 2 On Its Head for a Big Bass Remix

Kanye West – Bound 2 (Epoch Rises [trap sauce] remix)

When I usually think about Bound 2, it’s usually more about the more melodic Charlie Wilson interludes in the song than the potentially more aggressive portions of the song. LA-based TNJ newcomer Epoch Rises takes the song and gives it a mean-muggin gritty makeover utilizing all sorts of grinding synths and big time 808’s. While it was certainly a wildly different vibe than I was anticipating, in the context of the right set, I can see this being a perfect weapon. Check the links and grab the free download from his official website!

Epoch Rises: Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud

Written by: @randymcrandell | @thatnewjam

50 Cent Talks Ending Beef With Floyd Mayweather, Yeezus, J. Cole, Boxing, & Much More

50 Cent 2013

There hasn’t been much in the way of music appearances in 2013 for 50 Cent. The Queens rapper has mainly focused on behind the scenes ventures this year as music has taken more of a backseat (although his upcoming album has been due out four or five times already at this point). J. Cole recently released his widely popular sophomore album Born Sinner and 50 was a rare guest on the project. The track “New York Times” is the only song on the album featuring rappers other than Cole. Recently, the Queens native called into DJ Whoo Kid’s program on Shade 45 and talked about his involvement on the album and J. Cole.

“I think that it’s a good project man,” 50 Cent said. “He’s producing his records while actually rapping on them like Kanye.”

Speaking of Kanye, 50 didn’t spare his feelings about Born Sinner’s release date competitor Yeezus and its creator.

“I think they’re both talented,” he said. “Some of the choices on the new joint that Yeezy made, I wasn’t into all that. I didn’t know what kind of beat came off.”

50 Cent also talked about how Kanye’s sixth studio album might be received by fans and critics down the line.

“It was creative man, it came out of nowhere with that. We’ll see if people can adjust to it and really enjoy it or if it’s too different.”

Finally, 50 talked about his future music and why he doesn’t party too much. He even jokes about re-recording Power of the Dollar with producers such as Timbaland, J. Cole, and Kanye West.

Listen to the full DJ Whoo Kid interview below (via Shade 45):

50 Cent Talks Ending Beef With Floyd Mayweather, Yeezus, J. Cole, Boxing, & Much More

Written by: @aimxhigh | @thatnewjam