V Playlist: Kelly Rowland, Flatbush Zombies, Gunplay And More

Music

/ January 18, 2013

VIBE’s Daily Additions to the ‘Pod

1. Kelly Rowland – “Kisses Down Low”
We’ve been feeling Kelly’s bedroom bangers since “Motivation,” and we doubt the confidence is slowing down anytime soon. Her sexually playful nature on “Kisses Down Low” is something you can grind to on the dance floor or get a little nasty in the bedroom with. Kelly’s been trying to claim a musical lane of her own since the DC days, and it sounds like she may have finally found it.

2. Flatbush Zombies – “When In Roam”
That dual “write-it-then-rap-over-it” talent is definitely working for Erick Arc Elliott. Can’t wait to see what their crew offers on the upcoming mixtape, Better Off DEAD.

3. Gunplay – Cops & Robbers [Mixtape]
As street mixtapes go, Cops & Robbers pretty much falls in line with the rest of them. While he does get points for tackling DMX’s classic “What’s My Name” beat on “No Church,” the rest consists of lyrical boasting & threats that have already been claimed over beats that have been freestyled over again and again. We’re feeling “Bet That,” the ratchet appeal of “Daddy,” and “Ghetto Symphony” with A$AP Rocky.

4. Gillie Da Kid (feat. Pusha T) – “Tryna Get Me One”
Gillie & Pusha prove that street life can get the best of you, regardless of your upbringing. The lyrical storytelling going on here is pretty dope.

5. Vulkan the Krusader (feat. Aaron Cohen) – “Sweetest Perfection”
There’s an emo vibe about this track, but overall we’re feeling the verses being dropped. The album V is set to release Feb. 14th.