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#songoftheday = G-Eazy – “Calm Down”

Loving the monstrous beats on this one!  They’ll get your subwoofer roaring for sure.  Of course, if you have cheap speakers they might blow them, so crank it up at your own risk.  Seriously though, I love how G-Eazy mixes what are basically pop beats with his super cool rap skills.  He’s kind of like a cross between Eminem and Snoop Dogg.  He’s got the fierceness of Eminem (although not so much on this track) and the laid back attitude of Snoop.  He’s also the best thing about Britney Spears’ single “Make Me.”  No offense to Britney.  It’s not a bad song.  The other songs she’s released ahead of her new album are all pretty bad though.  So, spend your money on a G-Eazy album, peeps.

PRESS RELEASE:

San Francisco and Berkeley, the Bay Area’s finest from the new guard to the veterans showed up to support including E-40, Too $hort, Mac Wanda (Mac Dre’s Mom), Nef The Pharaoah, Jay Ant, P Lo, Kool John and 7 year old trick dirt-bike rider AJ Stuntz, for the compelling black and white visual. The anthemic track and video is an ode to the entire Bay Area and surrounding cities and took place during G-Eazy’s massive ‘Endless Summer Tour‘ with Logic, YG, and Yo Gotti

Today he also dropped the second episode of his Endless Summer Tour recap video’s packed with behind the scenes footage highlighting the “Calm Down” video shoot and Young Gerald’s trek across the country including a memorable performance of his hit single “Drifting” on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with special guest Tory Lanez (whose new album just dropped). In addition the video captures show-stopping sets on the road at amphitheaters in Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Virginia Beach and Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY where he brought out Ty Dolla $ign and Hip Hop legend Jadakiss. 

Never slowing down, He was honorably selected by Elliot Wilson to be a part of Ellot’s coveted 

CRWN interview series on MTV 2 where G sat down with the Rap Radar founder to talk about everything from his Oakland roots to the career-defining year he’s having. Don’t miss G-Eazy playing MTV’s Video Music Awards along side Britney Spears on August 28th and check out the new music video for “Calm Down” and recap video below.

WATCH: THE ENDLESS SUMMER (EPISODE 2)

 

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An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the ’90’s most popular movie E-zines. The only time he’s not listening to music is when he’s watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.

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