January has been a pretty active month when it came to music. This month we received new projects from Future, Ariana Grande, and Summer Walker and received a good amount of singles as well from other artists. We also got a lot of buzz from J. Cole and his camp Dreamville. So with no further delay, here’s my last HOT TRACKS list for the month of January.
Over the last year or two, I’ve noticed a new trend in the music industry on how some people market themselves. Some artists still use some of the traditional means of marketing while others take more unconventional means. Artists like 6ix9ine have made a career out of trolling. Last year, Nicki Minaj and Kanye West used trolling as a strategy for getting noticed, especially before announcing a project. Even though trolling is a rap tradition, it seems like today it’s getting more and more out of control. So let’s take a look at how artists used trolling to gain the attention needed to secure their bag.
This year has started out pretty good for music. We have gotten some new tracks from some artists who have been missing in 2018. Not only have we been getting a consistent flow of music, but we’ve also been receiving a lot of music news. So let’s get into the hottest music so far in 2019 and what we have to look forward to in the upcoming weeks.
The-Dream was a mastermind in the studio in the 2000s and a writer who has written countless hits. He has written records for Mariah Carey, Rihanna, and Beyoncé. He has also penned and produced some memorable tracks for himself. With his signature “eh” adlib, it wasn’t hard to figure out his lyrics across the industry. So let’s take at one of the greatest writers in the last couple of decades, The-Dream.