Saturday, November 16, 2013
Timbaland's had a busy year assisting on Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail and both of Justin Timberlake's platinum The 20/20 Experience releases. Now, the legendary producer has taken the time to share what he's got planned for his next solo project, Textbook Timbo, as he premiered new track "Know Bout Me" featuring Drake and Fauntleroy. Don't get too excited about "Ft. Jay Z..."His contribution to the record includes a few leftover ad-libs, not a hot 16.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Terrace Martin is one of the rare musicians who possesses the ultimate respect of the leaders in a variety of circles, from the jazz world to the Hip Hop community. Terrace Martin combines these worlds seamlessly with his new self-produced album 3ChordFold as he calls upon Kendrick Lamar, Robert Glasper, Ab-Soul, Musiq Soulchild, James Fauntleroy, Wiz Khalifa, Lalah Hathaway, Snoop Dogg and more to make the project complete.
Purchase the album on iTunes HERE, but get a sample of 3ChordFold below by checking out "Triangleship" featuring Kendrick and "No Wrong No Right" featuring James Fauntleroy and Robert Glasper.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Drake wasn't kidding when he said this would be a very good week for his fans. After giving Khaled the okay to drop "Started From The Bottom" remix "No New Friends," he sneaks in a new track using Fauntleroy's Cocaine 80s strategy. Looks like the road to Drake's forthcoming effort Nothing Was The Same is officially in sight.
Stream the "Say My Name" sampled "Girls Love Beyonce" below, which capitalizes on a scientifically proven fact. We DO love her!
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Cassie may not have the best vocal range, but I'll tell you what she does have. A good a** team of writers and producers around her.
After being relatively quiet since her Bad Boy debut in 2006, she presents her new tape RockAByeBaby, which features guest appearances by Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih, French Montana, Fabolous, Pusha T, Ester Dean and more. What's more impressive are the multiple writing credits from Cocaine 80s frontman James Fauntleroy, Jeremih as well as the production from TDE's Sounwave and Cali saxophonist Terrace Martin. Hate if you want, but I'll give this a d(^_^)b guarantee.
In typical Cocaine 80's fashion, No I.D. casually sent out "Congratulations," a new collaboration with Common.
On "Congratulations" Common tells the story of his best friend getting married in June to someone who might not be the right one for him. Did she smash the homie? Listen to find out.
Common ft. Cocaine 80s - "Congratulations" Lyrics
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Cocaine 80s is always lowkey with their releases, so I'm excited I caught this track on Twitter. Now that Jhené Aiko is down with the Artium clique, she, No I.D., James Fauntleroy and co. have been making beautiful music together. Add extended family Common to the equation and you get "Fly Ass Pisces." Keep this one on repeat until Cocaine 80s drops its fourth project, Flower Of Life EP.
Monday, December 24, 2012
There are few Christmas records that are smooth enough to play all year round, and Jhené Aiko and James Fauntleroy's duet "Wrap Me Up" may be one of them. Spend this Christmas Eve with someone special and curl up to this Artium yuletide carol.
Download: Jhené Aiko ft. James Fauntleroy - "Wrap Me Up"
Previously: [Music Video] Jhené Aiko - "Mirrors"
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Big Sean stopped the Internet last night when he dropped his new mixtape Detroit, and it was for good reason. With features from J. Cole, Common, Juicy J, French Montana, Chris Brown, Royce Da 5'9'', Jhene Aiko, and more, Big Sean may have overshadowed Weezy with the hottest mixtape of the week. Stream and download the project below, and let me know what you think about this G.O.O.D. Music soldier reppin' his city.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Finally, after teasing us with five tracks, Cocaine 80s releases their latest EP Express OG. They saved the most anticipated feature for last with the Common assisted "Motivation." Stream that track below, and hit the jump to download the EP in full!
Cocaine 80s ft. Common - Motivation
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Props to FSD
Previously: Cocaine 80s ft. Nas - Chain Glow
Monday, May 21, 2012
Here's another leak courtesy of Cocaine 80s. This one is called "This Can't Be A Crime," and features James Fauntleroy commanding the vocals. Let's get a project soon!
Props to FSD
Previously: Cocaine 80s - Take My Keys
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Another one! Cocaine 80s dropped another track in the middle of the night, and James Fauntleroy takes the reigns once again on "Take My Keys." Check out the acoustic track below, which has a familiar "Not No More" type sound, and be sure to hit the comments with your thoughts!
Cocaine 80s - Take My Keys
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Props to HHNM
Previously: Cocaine 80s - Queen To Be
Friday, May 18, 2012
G's. If you've been down with me since the early days, you know how I am Tyrone Biggums for Cocaine 80s. When I broke my iPod right before my long road trip, the first thing I did was burn a CD (don't judge me) of both The Pursuit and Ghost Lady for the drive.
This morning I wake up and what's on Twitter? A secretive link for a new track. Ladies and gentlemen, this shall be a beautiful Friday.
James Fauntleroy does what he does best on the quick fix "Queen To Be," and I'm hoping that the mysterious collective of No ID, Fauntleroy, Common, Makeba Riddick, and more drop an EP pretty soon...
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Previously: Cocaine 80s - Ghost Lady [FreEP]
Friday, January 13, 2012
This is the Common I love to see. While I find his Drake beef highly entertaining and hilarious, I just like to see the Chi Town having fun and focusing on his music. Watch below as he links up with Cocaine 80s partner James Fauntleroy (my absolute favorite) and The Roots crew for a performance to The Dreamer/The Believer single "Celebrate!" Nothing like a live band...
Props to SoulBounce
Monday, November 21, 2011
Common continues to promote his upcoming album The Dreamer/The Believer by releasing "Celebrate," an upbeat track featuring James Fauntleroy & Makeba Riddick. The album sounds dope so far!
Props to Rap-Up
Previously: Common Talks "Sweet" Rappers & Desire To Work With Kendrick Lamar
Friday, October 21, 2011
James Fauntleroy, No I.D., Common and company are so cool that they just drop EPs out of nowhere as the Cocaine 80s. And the music is just exactly like their name--dope. I still play their first EP faithfully, and I've tried to put as many people on that project as possible (GUE Radio, Vol. 1 & Vol. 13)
For a preview of the Ghost Lady EP, listen to "Six" ft. Over which includes vocals from Common and James Fauntleroy.
To download the full EP, click HERE!
They even included the The Pursuit EP, in the Ghost Lady EP download, so you get two for the piece of none!
Friday, July 8, 2011
"Snitches get stitches" -Alice
Twitter and blogs have been buzzing for the past month talking about Cocaine 80s who dropped an EP seemingly out of nowhere. Who are they, you wonder? You're actually probably really familiar with them (or their work, at least). It's a collective consisting of: