Once again Drake pulls out all the stops for a video, this time with a 10 minute ode to Memphis for Nothing Was The Same‘s standout track ‘Worst Behaviour’. Drizzy’s making a bit of a name for himself when it comes to his videos but in his case, it’s not necessarily for the best reasons. For those who find his over-emotional odes to woes, women and weed unbearably corny – his videos only add fuel to the fire. Make up your own mind watch ‘Worst Behaviour’ up top.

Introducing L.A emcee Moors and his compelling new single ‘Asphyxiated’ for which a video was just released. Premiered via Noisey, the David M. Helman directed clip sees Moors wander into a dark motel before submerging himself in a pool… Only when he surfaces he finds himself transported some else entirely.

We put you on to Sza over a year ago when she humbly put out a couple EP’s plus her sensual voice. Fast forward a year later and now signed to Kendrick Lemar’s Top Dawg Entertainment, she lends her allure to another new signee that goes by the name Isaiah Rashad. The TDE newcomer displays his affection for those he loves, over a mellow beat with the dulcet tones of Sza interjecting. Peep the collaboration below.

Kick starting the week off, Rick Rozay unleashes the new visuals of his latest collaboration. Since Diddy’s Revolt team’s version wasn’t the official version, Rick Ross brings in Future to join him, who recently has come off tour with Drake. The heightened video is the suspect mix of seductive girls in tight leather with a street fighter twist, whilst the pair circle around the action. Fire, fighting and fury all in there too – great for a Monday morning kick.

James Drake. Man, that was a fun moment for stans. But this, this is better than any of that bootleg gold. Pioneering British singer/producer James Blake flips Drake’s ‘Come Thru’ into his own hyphy-warped imaginings – and it’s wonderful. Take a listen through deep cans or heavy duty speakers, this deserves every part of your aural attention. Cha.

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Drizzy’s already successful U.S tour in support of his third album Nothing Was the Same will be reaching for UK shores in March 2013. The first UK dates have just been announced with stops in Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Glasgow, Nottingham, Birmingham and two dates at London’s O2 arena.

Pre-sale goes live on October 30th – check full dates after the jump.

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MellowHigh come correct and now as a trio for their forthcoming self titled debut. Over a straight rap beat provided by Left Brain, which wouldn’t sound out of place on a Yo MTV Raps battle, Hodgy Beats and Domo Genesis get greezy. The Odd Future pair share the mic delivering nothing but straight fireballed lyrics, no time for hooks around here. For the doubters among you, this should certify (again) that the talent that comes out of the OF camp is not solely from Tyler.

MellowHigh is out 31st October

It’s been years since I’ve found Eminem musically interesting. His talent was never overlooked nor was the fact that I looked up to this guy throughout my teens, but his inability to release anything decent post-The Marshall Mathers LP (some stretch it to The Eminem Show, I don’t) was depressing. It didn’t matter though, this guy still sold more records than any other hip hop artist in the world. It kind of says a lot then that ‘Rap God’ is the first Em record we’ve deemed interesting enough to post up. And even then it’s still a way off from his best. It would appear however and at the very least that Slim Shady (sans ridiculous muppet voice) has once again reared his ugly peroxide stained head. ‘Rap God’, powered by the visceral hunger omitted from most of his recent releases sees Eminem spitting fire uninterrupted for 6 minutes across a harrowing, bass heavy beat. This is more like it Marshall.

Lifted off The Marshall Mathers LP 2. 

Directed by the critically acclaimed director Nabil, James Blake and Chance The Rapper‘s reworking of ‘Life Round Here’ receives an interesting visual treatment. The monochrome affair centres on juxtapositions as we see the pair travelling through the wet English countryside in a lowrider more suited to Compton than Cheshire whilst some intriguing, subversive sights pop up.

Tyler, the Creator is a don at this shit. Take a look at his latest video up top, I imagine inspired in part by the warped, oversized, colour heavy visuals of Hype Williams-era Missy videos. Representing one of the strongest tracks off his Wolf album, the visuals sees him bouncing on a big ol’ ass, riding a giant cat and generally doing what he always does. Oh, and a pretty cool, albeit brief, cameo – see if you spot it. Certainly one of his best videos to date and definitely one of my favourites so far.

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