A$AP Rocky – PMW (All I Really Need)

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New York’s new superstar rapper finally got around to release his major label debut. Alongside last year’s three excellent singles, he T-Minus-produced “PMW (All I Really Need) stands as one of the true high-points on the albumd.  It feels like a darker, more twisted version of “Swimming Pool (Drank)” (Same producer). It has all the components that makes A$AP that edgy street-smart, commercially successful rap star. Stream it via Spotify beneath.

And here’s the video for the  previously released “Long Live A$AP”:

Most Anticipated Albums of 2013

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Here is a list of ifoundmusic’s 20 most anticipated albums of 2013 – a glimpse at the list indicates that it’s going to be an exhilarating year. Still, it doesn’t mean that all of these albums will live up to its hype or that any of these albums will make the next year’s best of list, but at t the end of the day I’m just as excited about all the yet unknown surprises that undoubtedly will come along, as of the following list: Continue reading

A$AP Rocky – Long Live A$AP

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 A couple of weeks left before A$AP Rocky’s major label debut, perhaps first out of 2013’s greatly anticipated records. The album contains an impressive list of collaborators and producers, however the record has already been pushed back a couple of times and there’s no guaranties for it to be out on the set date. The album opener  “Long live A$APkicks off with a 30 seconds bit of Tim Hecker-ish beat-less noise, before a deep bass line kicks in with drums and synths somewhat recalling Mezzanine-era trip hop. The track sees A$AP in his darkest mood yet, but it’s well balanced with a soothing vocal chorus. This track is the best proof yet of why A$AP is at the moment regarded as one of hip hop’s true visionaries.

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