Rocky in Paris! The video to the Hit-Boy produced summer hit is out already and it’s great. It’s the best video Rocky has been in. Driving around the champs, rolling in an old school classic in Paris is a great sight to see. A$AP Yams doing the Dame Dash dance is another highlight.
Ps it’s nice to see Rocky rocking a Pigalle tee shirt because it’s one of our favourite areas in Paris.
We are posting this behind the scenes video for Asap Rocky’s latest single Goldie for two reasons. The first is the interaction with producer Hit Boy whom we adore. Not just because he made Paris but also Lay It On Me, Drop The World amongst others. A lot of talk leading up to the release of the single was wondering how Rocky was going to handle a Hit Boy beat, instead we get a wonderful combination of both of their sounds. The second reason why it’s getting a post is that it’s a great track. I may lack the initial thrill of Peso or Purple but it’s really quite accomplished. Expect it to be everywhere soon, because this unlike some of his other tracks will really work in the club.
Surf Club member Chase N. Cashe just released his latest mixtape The Heir Up Therelast week. It continues from the excellent Gumbeaux with stellar production from the likes of Hit Boy ( N*ggas in Paris and Lay It on Me Fame) and Araabmuzik (Diplomats producer turned MPC mistro). His lead single Wish I Was in Vegas features him performing in Vegas and in various hotspots in the city of sin inclduing The Cosmopolitan aka my dream hotel. It is directed by Jonathan Andrade.
As 2011 is coming to a close we decided to do the near- impossible task of picking our top 20 tunes of the year. Based on the tunes we have been playing out and the tunes we have been listening to at HDD Headquarters, in no particular order, here are our top hip hop, dancehall and tropical tunes of 2011.