Left To Right (clockwise): Janelle Monae, Big Sean, Das Racist, The Like, Method Man
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The blogs may have been a bit slower than usual today, but there's still plenty of heat in the shuffle. There's a mix of new ones from buzzworthy newcomers and veterans alike. We've got album cuts from both Big Sean and Janelle Monae's debuts, an unreleased gem from rap veteran Method Man, and joints from promising indie rock and rap acts. Check for, then download your favorites from below...
SONG: "Neon Valley Street"
ARTIST: Janelle Monae
• Smooth singing (and even a little bit of rapping!) make us excited for the Bad Boy's least triflin' female act whose first album, The ArchAndroid drops May 13.
SONG: "What U Doin' (Bullshiting) [CDQ]"
ARTIST: Big Sean
• Here's the CDQ version of the single off the Detroit emcee's upcoming Finally Famous LP.
SONG: "Come On"
ARTIST: Mad Rapper f/ Method Man
• Maybe Mad Rapper stashed this song for so long because Meth ethers him on his own shit.
SONG: "Speaking In Tongues (Freestyle)"
ARTIST: Das Racist
• The eclectic rap trio freestyles over some Cam'Ron in preparation their show at Le Poisson Rouge tonight.
SONG: "Fair Game"
ARTIST: The Like
• This cut comes from the Downtown Records signed indie rock crew's upcoming album, Release Me, featuring producers the Dap-Kings and Mark Ronson.
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