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Not a group though. laugh.gif
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Originally Posted by DiPlOmAt TDOt

Not a group though. laugh.gif

isn't it a producer and singer? i've been looking for more info on them since i found What You Need. all i found is one picture of the singer.
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Buzz grew cause of Drake IMO.
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back story on this group? i can't find any info. i like the tape A LOT though. Just bumping this and Frank Ocean.

That is all.
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Good looks OP! Been wanting more music from him since "What You Need"

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Originally Posted by Slim

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Originally Posted by DiPlOmAt TDOt

Not a group though. laugh.gif

isn't it a producer and singer? i've been looking for more info on them since i found What You Need. all i found is one picture of the singer.


- He's a singer and songwriter
- From Toronto
- Drake loves him
- Record deal coming soon
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Originally Posted by Slim

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Originally Posted by DiPlOmAt TDOt

Not a group though. laugh.gif

isn't it a producer and singer? i've been looking for more info on them since i found What You Need. all i found is one picture of the singer.


- He's a singer and songwriter
- From Toronto
- Drake loves him
- Record deal coming soon


thanks. good to know. this tape is flawless from beginning to end. "The Morning" and "Coming Down" are crazy, man.. quality music.
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one more question:

is this is only tape?

thanks.
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Toronto smiley: pimp
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pimp.gif how long until this thread blows up like the Frank Ocean one?

Question for those who have heard it, which tape do you guys prefer if you had to choose? I'm feeling this one way more and I really like the Frank Ocean tape. This one I don't skip a track and has way stronger tracks overall. Frank Ocean's tape, while smooth as hell, had some tracks I could have done without.

Only reason I even compare the two is because they're both new, up-and-coming RnB artists pushing the genre forward with really strong mixtapes out around the same time.
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Originally Posted by DiPlOmAt TDOt

Not a group though. laugh.gif

isn't it a producer and singer? i've been looking for more info on them since i found What You Need. all i found is one picture of the singer.


- He's a singer and songwriter
- From Toronto
- Drake loves him
- Record deal coming soon


Is 40 a factor at all in this dude's production so far? smiley: nerd
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Originally Posted by DiPlOmAt TDOt

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Originally Posted by Slim

isn't it a producer and singer? i've been looking for more info on them since i found What You Need. all i found is one picture of the singer.


- He's a singer and songwriter
- From Toronto
- Drake loves him
- Record deal coming soon


Is 40 a factor at all in this dude's production so far? smiley: nerd


Nope, he works with producers from Toronto named Doc Mckinney & Illangelo.
He'll most likely work with 40 in the future, though.

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If you haven't heard much about the Weeknd, it's because there isn't much info out there on them-- that is, if the mysterious project affiliated with Canadian multimedia collective She's So Lovely XO is a "them" and not just a "him" or "her". Who, exactly, makes up the Weeknd is at this point an open question, with talk of label interest and the involvement of Drake producer Noah "40" Shebib also making up the attendant chatter. But what about the music? Well, at the moment, the Weeknd have three songs to their name: the Beach House-sampling "Loft Music", the syrup-slow "The Morning", and the project's finest track thus far, "What You Need".

The distant vocal sample and hollow, snapping beat that open the track initially suggest that you're in for the type of Bristol-born banger that you'd get from a UK bass-centric label like Punch Drunk; it's genuinely surprising, then, when "What You Need" unfolds into a twinkling, moonlit R&B protestation all made the more sensual by an anonymous, butter-dripping voice challenging a lover's relationship with suggestive come-ons. It's plenty sexy, but there's also a tinge of melancholy to the song, particularly when the vocalist hits the both-sides-repeated chorus: "He's what you want/ I'm what you need", a sentiment sounds as much like a self-reassurance as it does an enticement. (via pitchfork.com)

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What You Need....Owww, that tune is so cold, got that laid back 90's vibe to it.Pimp
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Been bumpin wicked games and what you need all week, this is much appreciated. smiley: pimpsmiley: pimpsmiley: pimp
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They're OVO affiliated smiley: pimp
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and they said drake wont put any toronto heads on smiley: grin
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what you need and loft music is nice
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A friend I went to school with is tight with him; he put me on last year.

Dare I say that this decade might be the best ever for Canadian music?
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Never heard of this guy before but I'm definitely feeling what I"m hearing so far.
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Puts on flamesuit

I like this mixtape better than Frank Ocean's eek.gifeek.gif

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This is better than Frank Ocean's tape. Y'all slurped the hell out of that Frank Ocean mixtape and it wasn't even that good. 30t6p3b.gif
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A friend I went to school with is tight with him; he put me on last year.

Dare I say that this decade might be the best ever for Canadian music?

Already is. laugh.gif
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This is better than Frank Ocean's tape. Y'all slurped the hell out of that Frank Ocean mixtape and it wasn't even that good. 30t6p3b.gif


commit that cleansing process asap



Gonna listen to this when I get some me time.
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Man, I'm really feeling the music that NT has been puttin me on lately pimp.gif
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