boyfriend

“boyfriend” is the latest track from pop princess Ariana Grande and American pop duo Social House (Charles Anderson & Michael Foster). Billboard’s Jason Lipshutz said that the track was: “…a lovably low-stakes ode to romantic attraction but resistance to traditional labels”. Social House and Grande have previously worked together, mainly with Social House helping produce […]

Party In The U.S.A.

“Party in the U.S.A.” is one of infamous musician Miley Cyrus’ most well-known songs from her earlier career. Written by British singer Jessie J (Jessica Cornish), producer and songwriter Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald – a well-known man in the industry for not only his work, but his relationship with his clients and his unethical contracts) […]

Mother’s Daughter

Mother’s Daughter” is a feminist pop-rock anthem from actress, singer and songwriter Miley Cyrus. The track was the lead single from Cyrus’ second EP ¨She Is Coming” which was released at the end of May this year, as well as her highly anticipated album “She Is Miley Cyrus”, which is due to be released sometime […]

N.Y. State of Mind

“N.Y. State of Mind” is a hip-hop track from rapper Nas, from his 1994 debut album “Illmatic”. The production on the track (done by Chris Martin, known as DJ Premier) samples two jazz tracks: “Mind Rain” by Joe Chambers and “Flight Time” by Donald Byrd, as well as vocal samples from Eric B. & Rakim’s […]

Ruff Ryders’ Anthem

From rapper DMX’s (real name Earl Simmons) 1998 debut album “It’s Dark and Hell is Hot”, “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” is the fourth single from DMX. The track, produced by Swizz Beats (real name Kaseem Dean), was originally rejected by DMX. In a 2011 Complex magazine, Swizz Beats discussed the story behind the track: “I made […]

Gin and Juice

“Gin and Juice” is a laid back hip-hop track from rapper Snoop Dogg. Released in 1994, it is considered to be a classic in the mainstream media, as well as arguably having one of the best hip-hop hooks of all time. Written by Snoop Dogg (Calvin Broadus) and producer and rapper Dr. Dre (Andre Young), […]

Mama Said Knock You Out

“Mama Said Knock You Out” is the eighth track from the fourth studio album of the same title by American rapper LL Cool J, released in 1990. The album and track were meant to act as a reminder to his audience about his talent and ability, as his previous 1989 album “Walking with a Panther”, […]

Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang ft. Snoop Dogg

“Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang” is the fifth track from producer, songwriter and rapper Dr. Dre’s 1992 album “The Chronic” The rack features rapper Snoop Dogg, who also wrote the track along with Dr. Dre and songwriter Tracy Curry. The song has received critical claim and is considered to be one of the best hip-hop […]

hostage

“hostage” is the eight track from Eilish’s 2017 EP: “don’t smile at me”. Released in August of 2017, “hostage” tells the tale of a psychotic lover (narrated by Eilish) and how she wants to keep her lover “like a hostage”. The lyrics are dark, brutal and sinister – a theme which listeners have to expect […]

Jackie Chan ft. Preme & Post Malone

“Jackie Chan” is the upbeat house summer anthem from May 2018, created by well known DJ’s Tiësto and Dzeko. The track was originally a song from Canadian artist Preme (real name Raynford Humphrey), but the production of this track is brand new as the vocals from Preme and rapper Post Malone. The track discusses a […]