I know that not everyone is feeling this new hook on the new N.O.R.E. with Pharrell doing that autotune, but this freaking Instrumental is amazingly Mental, Turn up your Speakers and hear for yourself! “Make sure to cop the single on iTunes.
Noreaga (aka P.A.P.I.) – The Problem (Lawwwddd) (Instrumental) (13′)
Posted: March 27th
‘He gave me a thousand fives,’ N.O.R.E. says of Pharrell’s in-studio excitement when the pair recorded their new single. By Rob Markman. When it comes to working with Pharrell, N.O.R.E. doesn’t want much from his multiplatinum buddy. “I just want a beat better than the joint we did together. I want to outdo that,” Noreaga said when he stopped by “RapFix Live” back on March 13. The pair have a host of singles already under their belts, including “Finito,” “Nothin‘,” “Grimey,” “Oh No” and 1998’s classic rap single “Superthug,”The Neptunes first big hit. On Monday night, P.A.P.I. gave Hot 97 DJ Funk Master Flex the green light to premiere his and Pharrell’s latest, “The Problem (Lawwwddd),” on New York City’s airwaves.
With Skateboard P’s ear-catching falsetto on the hook and a whirling, frantic synth beat, N.O.R.E recaptures a 1990s Big Apple rap vibe, recycling lines and cadences from his 1997 group album with Capone. On April 16, N.O.R.E. (under the guise of P.A.P.I.) will release his fourth solo LP, Student Of The Game. Already, he has dropped singles with 2 Chainz and Pusha T. (“Tadow“) and one with beloved hip-hop producer Large Professor (“Built Pyramids“), but for Noreaga, his Pharrell collaboration was a special one. So special, in fact the Neptunes hitmaker called the rapper’s phone at 8 a.m. one morning, with no regard for his sleep schedule. “He didn’t even text me, he just called,” N.O.R.E. told “RapFix Live” host Sway Calloway.
Prior to creating the beat for “The Problem,” Noreaga estimates that he and Pharrell were in the studio eight separate times trying to work their magic, but this time, P was sure he had the recipe and demanded that Noreaga meet him in at Miami’s Circle House studio. “He didn’t even ask me if I was busy, if I had to pick up my kids,” N.O.R.E. joked. Once Pharrell played the beat for “The Problem,” he and N.O.R.E. knew they had what they were looking for. “Pharrell is predominantly laid-back … passive, and he wasn’t that day,” Noreaga said. “He gave me a thousand fives.
Noreaga (aka P.A.P.I.) – The Problem (Lawwwddd) feat. Pharrell (13′)
According to iammusic.tv and factmag.com, Pharrell will be on the upcoming fourth studio album by Daft Punk titled ‘Random Access Memories’ which is due May 17th. So Pharrell reportedly contributes vocals to three tracks. the sites claim to have the exclusive, stating that Pharrell “linked up with the duo & [Chic mastermind / Daft Punk collaborator] Nile Rodgers in the studios and placed vocals on three of the albums tracks”.
Pharrell, Daft Punk & Kanye West
Rodgers, who has become an unofficial mouthpiece of sorts for Random Access Memories, has tweeted the link – which we’re guessing (hoping?) means that the news is true. Due in May, Random Access Memories will be the French duo’s first album since 2010/11′s Tron: Legacy set, and the group’s first non-soundtrack/live album since 2005′s Human After All. Thanks toYoungRamirez & Rene.
Pharrell – The Game Has Changed (Freestyle) (11′)
The U.K. continues to invade America and the latest soulful artist to jump overseas is Daley. The 23-year-old from Manchester will be releasing his debut album, ‘Days & Nights,’ this year. He was recently in New York City putting the finishing touches on a sound he coins “future throwback soul.” Daley, who rocks a strawberry blond, frizzy mohawk flowing over his forehead, says he’s been influenced by sounds of music from the last 50 years or so. However, he reinterprets what he hears with a modern feel. “I’m not trying to make something that sounds old school or retro,” Daley tells TheDrop.fm. “I want something that sounds fresh and still has that soul in there.”
Thus far, his high range falsetto has gotten the attention of Pharrell Williams and Questlove from The Roots — they’ve both lent their talented hands to production on Daley’s debut album. Some of their wisdom about artistry has rubbed off on the singer. “People that have been in music for a while, they don’t over think it,” he shares. “They tend to go with what feels right and what feels real.” He’s already brought what’s real to him on his first two EPs: ‘Those Who Wait,’ released in June 2012, and ‘Alone Together,’ released in November 2012. He sings from his pits about love’s most foolish times on ‘Blame The World’ and waits for the day when he’ll have his moment to shine on ‘Those Who Wait.’ His sound is a combination of acoustics backed by heavy bass.
On ‘Days & Nights,’ he’ll continue shedding light on his personal experiences, but he also sings about other people in his life. On ‘She Fades,’ Daley’s lyrics touch on a friend who was a prostitute. “It was just a really strange situation,” he admits. “When I found out I was obviously really concerned, worried for her, and that was one of the real life instances that wasn’t directly about me.” In the meantime, Daley, who has been pursuing his dream since he was 17, hopes to have his debut LP available for his fans by June. The singer is eager to spend more time in the states as he gets ready to tour with fellow British success story Emeli Sande and hit the Essence Music Festival in July.
Directed by The White Buffalo and Christian Rich.
Red Road Mixtape comin soon. Stay tuned.
Thanks to DJ Green, we now get to hear the Tyler x Pharrell collaboration from his newest album Wolf, which is freaking amazing, the only person who knows what we want from The Neptunes sound is Tyler nowadays, and that’s what you’ll exept of this collabo straight fucking Neptunes x N*E*R*D Magic man. This shyt sounds like Tyler’s favourite N*E*R*D tune Love Bomb Part 2, and that bridge goddamit, thank you Tyler. (“if…you…hate…you”? “I flip hats, yo”?)
Tyler, The Creator – IFHY feat. Pharrell (13′)
Here is finally Chad Hugo & Daniel Biltmore’s aka Missile Command’s newest Mixtape titled Why Fight The Space Age. The Mixtape contains various new productions by Chad Hugo and Daniel Biltmore as well as remixes such as Heartbreakers featuring Graph, Say It’s Okay featuring Lil’ Wayne, The Spark featuring Oak & Trackademics and the amazing remix to Cee-Lo Green’s ‘Bridges’ and that freaking awesome Danny Zook tune ‘I Like It That Way’ and many more, check out the mixtape below.
Total Size: 65,49MB
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A wide range of musicians shared the FADER FORT stage this year. In these interviews for The FADER, artists like Trinidad James, French Montana and MSSL CMMND shared accounts of the first concerts they attended. 2:29.
Pusha T. performs “Blocka” live at Mass Appeal Magazine’s Ice Cream SXSW Social in Austin, Texas at the Austin Music Hall.
Just want to point out that I recorded this with garage band in my closet, lol. Was messing around on garage band one day and found myself writing a song entirely made of vocals! This was my first shot at tracking (kinda) and video editing, so tell me what you think! Don’t have a title for it yet, but if you come up with one, let me know in the comments! Shouts to Tori Kelly for inspiring this!
Here is finally the new single of N.O.R.E. titled The Problem (Lawwwddd) featuring Pharrell that will be on his new album Student Of The Game due April 16, The Neptunes and their Cocker Spaniel are back at it, check out the tune below, thanks to DJ Green.
Noreaga (aka P.A.P.I.) – The Problem (Lawwwddd) feat. Pharrell (DJ) (13′)
Posted: March 21st
How about this right herre. Three Neptunes Tracks in Three Days, can’t fucking wait to this one herre. P.A.P.I. (aka Noreaga) just releaved on his official site that he is about to release his newest single produced by Pharrell today titled The Problem (Lawwwddd) which also features Pharrell on the track. Look for it to premiere tomorrow and look for N.O.R.E.’s Student Of The Game album to drop on April 16th.
So the guys from the forum found out that Azealia Banks recently twitted some lyrics from the studio session she had with Pharrell which says “I GOT RACKS RACKS RACKS TIL THE ATM JAM”. If you remember back in June 1st in 2012, Pharrell played some exclusive songs at Gotha Club in Cannes France including Mac Miller’s ‘Onaroll’ joint that was unreleased that moment, so after ‘Onaroll’ you hear another song Pharrell performing, which we thought it’s a Swizz Beatz tune or was, but It could also be that Pharrell didn’t gave it to an artist at that point, anyways you can hear Pharrell singing the lyrics Azealia was tweeting this week, It’s save to say she got that ATM tune for her Project, thanks to matty & Neonep.
Swizz Beatz – Bad Ass feat. Pharrell (Snippet) (12′)
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