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The Ten Best SoundCloud Finds of the Month (October 2018)
Celebrate Halloween by eating some candy and listening to new jams from Daniel Caeser,Roc Marciano, SADFACETHUGGIN, Lil B, and more.
New rap songs drop every minute, B. Literally. Most are trash, and not really worth your time. That's why you need an entity like us to help you navigate what's worth checking out and what you should skip.
We spent all month on SoundCloud. And for October we got dope shit from vets like Roc Marciano, Uncle Murda, and Lil B. But we also have songs from a lot of fresh faces, acts likeIda'ye, SADFACETHUGGIN, and OhGeesy fromShoreline Mafia.
Scroll down to check out the best SoundCloud Finds of October.
Daniel Caeser "Who Hurt You?"
Daniel Caeser's first new solo song in over a year was inspired by a stripper he met at Follies in Atlanta. Before he released the track, Caesar put a post on Craigslist looking for the woman.
That post has been taken down. The song, however, still lives on.
OhGeesy & Bandgang Lonnie Bands "Homicide"
Back in May, Los Angeles group Shoreline Mafia signed a deal with Atlantic Records. The group hasn't let up since announcing the signing.Shoreline Mafia member OhGeesy links with BandgangLonnie Bands, from Detroit, for "Homicide." It's short, straight to the point street rap.
SADFACETHUGGIN &TokinPotent "Sleepin With You"
A rapper named SADFACETHUGGIN might seem like satire. But he's real. And his music lives up to his name. The Dallas, Texas-rapper just dropped a new mixtape,Emotionless - SADFACE II; it's the second project he dropped in the last two months.The standoutis themournful"Sleepin With You," which features an appearance from fellow TexanTokinPotent.
TeeJay3k "No Girlfriend"
Coming off an appearanceoff of Mozzy's "Bands On Me,"Pompano Beach's TeeJay3k shows off some of his pop potentialwith the infectious "No Girlfriend."
Ida'ye"Song for Emama"
"This is the wackest music I'll ever make in my life..." That is whatIda'Ye said about herdebut project Worm. That's encouraging. Because Worm is good and, at times, very eccentric. Check out the project's trippy closer "Song for Emama" below.
DJ Muggs & Roc Marciano Shit I'm On
Roc Marciano has put out three projects this year. Kaos, his collabo album withlegondaryproducer DJ Muggs, is probably his best. The standout is "Shit I'm On," a beautiful track that sounds like it's right out of 1996 without sounding like it's right out of 1996.
Young Greatness & Magnolia Chop "No Love"
Young Greatness, who is best known for his 2015 hit "Moolah," was killed in New Orleans on Sunday night. He was probablynever going to be a star. But he had talent, and he held his own with a number of legends over the years, fromLil Wayne to Yo Gotti toTela. "No Love," a collabo with Magnolia Chop released after his death, shows off some of his depth. "No Love," which is reallyeerie, is a song about dealing with constantdeath around him.
Knxwledge "[ ] ]"
You'll find a Knxwledge gem on SoundCloud every month. This time he flips Lil Baby and Drake's hit "Yes Indeed." And if you're wondering what the title is, this is what Google translate says:
Uncle Murda & Que Banz "I Ain't Kanye"
Kanye West has had a change of heart recently. We imagine the ruthless Uncle Murda still doesn't care. The veteranBrooklyn rapper connects with Que Banz; they flip Lil Baby's "Drip too Hard" (probably the hottest song in the streets right now.)
Lil B "My Shoes on"
Lil B gets his Mr. Rodgers on one of the standouts off of his Options mixtape. Lil B has put out an insane amount of music this decade. (Probably more than any rapper ever.) And the fact that he is still this consistent is a bit of a marvel.