Hold You Down (Remix) – DJ Khaled (feat. Usher, Rick Ross, Ace Hood & Fabolous): Song of the Day 11/3

Besides the head-scratching absurdity which was DJ Khaled‘s dialogue in the original “Hold You Down” music video, the rest of the R&B star-studded track was spot on. But as with any track which takes off for Khaled, a remix is always waiting.

After having four of the hottest crooners in the game grace the original, the “Hold You Down (Remix)” is all about the MC’s. And while Rick Ross, Ace Hood and Fabolous provide verses for the track, it is Usher’s brand new chorus which shines through on the “Hold You Down (Remix)”.

Listen to “Hold You Down (Remix)” below.

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Don’t Shoot – The Game (feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh & TGT): Song of the Day 8/28

J. Cole spoke. Then it was G-Unit. Now it’s The Game who is making his feelings known about the death of Michael Brown. But he is not alone as Game has brought in a lengthy list of MC’s to raise their hands and say “Don’t Shoot”.

With the impact of the events of Ferguson capturing the nation, it is no wonder the list of rapper on “Don’t Shoot” is prolific. Joining The Game on a track which mixes “Be Free’s” heartfelt emotion and “Ahhh S**t’s” aggressiveness is Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Diddy, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beatz, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh and TGT who all have their own points-of-view on these trying times.

Listen to “Don’t Shoot” below.


 

Hold You Down – DJ Khaled (feat. Chris Brown, Jeremih, August Alsina & Future): Song of the Day 8/11

While his role on tracks is still questioned by most, DJ Khaled continues to find a way to bring mass amounts of talent together. For his latest single he does it again but on the R&B side to “Hold You Down” until his album drops.

Featuring four of the biggest names in the R&B game today, “Hold You Down” certainly will draw fans in with this much clout on one song. Chris Brown, Jeremih, August Alsina and Future intermingle throughout the track while Khaled does his usual chirping in the background but even his random spurts cannot ruin “Hold You Down”.

Watch the official video for “Hold You Down” below.

They Don’t Love You No More – DJ Khaled (feat. Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross & French Montana): Song of the Day 4/28

Cars, clothes and cribs are all things of which DJ Khaled has plenty. However, it is his flaky following which he seems to have issues with as he divulges in his latest single “They Don’t Love You No More”.

The first release of yet another upcoming alum from Khaled, “They Don’t Love You No More” follows the same formula which has made Khaled so successful. The production is hot and the features are plentiful with verses from Jay-Z, Meek Mill, and Rick Ross along with a French Montana hook, “They Don’t Love You No More” should start a slue of new music from Khaled really soon.

Listen to “They Don’t Love You No More” below.

Give It All To Me – Mavado (feat. Nicki Minaj): Song of the Day 11/1

Already with a solid following in the reggae/dancehall community, Mavado is now attempting to broaden his reach and become more of a mainstream artist. DJ Khaled is pushing this transition very hard as he allowed Mavado to take the reins on three tracks on Suffering From Success. Today’s Song of the Day, “Give It All To Me”, is Mavado’s first true mega-single.

While staying true to his island roots, Mavado’s sound is much more accessible to a wide audience on “Give It All To Me”, similar to the music J. Boog has been releasing. To boost to track’s buzz and star quality, fellow islander, Nicki Minaj, jumps on the track for an extended appearance. After being in a niche for so long, will “Give It All To Me” expand Mavado’s audience? Only time will tell.

Watch the official video for “Give It All To Me” below.

I Wanna Be With You – DJ Khaled (feat. Nicki Minaj, Future & Rick Ross): Song of the Day 7/30

Out of the blue a few days ago, DJ Khaled to break out a gigantic engagement ring and purpose to Nicki Minaj. It is yet to be know whether this was a legit proposal but it sure got the world’s attention. Now Khaled seems to be announcing his love a little further with his latest release “I Wanna Be With You”.

The latest release from Khaled’s upcoming album Suffering from Success, “I Wanna Be WIth You” features Future and Rick Ross, but also semi-surprisingly, Nicki Minaj. It is unknown whether Nicki knew about the “proposal” before accepting to be on “I Wanna Be With You” with Khaled but it sure makes the situation more spicy.

Check out “I Wanna Be With You” below.