T-Pain is going about his business, trying to prove that even the quasi-death of Auto-Tune isn't enough to stop his flow. The "rappa turnt singa" drops a new mixtape called Stoic and the project features 22 tracks that the "I'm 'n Luv (Wit a Stripper)" singer hopes will get his name ringing again.
Along with his own production, the mixtape features beats from Boi-1da, Bei Major and T-Minus , among others. The guest list is also well stocked with the likes of Big K.R.I.T. on "Goin Off," Pitbull on "Can I Get It" and Tech N9ne on "Blapper." The project's lead single is stripper friendly "Don't You Quit," and you can watch its video below.
Starting with their third album, A Piece of Strange, which dropped in 2006, CunninLynguists began tackling some heavier topics, such as racism, self-hatred, and violence. There was still a light air of wit here and there, but this trio was looking to focus on the more serious side of life, which continued with 2007's Dirty Acres. The fans who loved CunninLynguists' goofier style were quickly appeased, though, with the two Strange Journey mixtape-style albums in 2009. But for their fifth proper album, it appears Kno, Deacon the Villain, and Natti are returning to the serious subject matter. As the album title indicates, Oneirology will deal with the science of dreaming, from the stages of sleep to dreaming disorders and everything in between.
In 1969, the Zombies landed their biggest hit with the moody, light psychedelia of "Time of the Season," but it was too late for the group to enjoy it much, as they had been broken up for over a year when the track from Odessey and Oracle belatedly took off on American radio. However, no one in the record business will ever pass on an opportunity to follow up a hit, and since original members Rod Argent (keyboards) and Chris White (bass) had been writing songs together with a new group in mind, it took only so much persuading to get them to cut a few singles under the name the Zombies, most patterned after the languid but artful tone of Odessey and Oracle…