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Drake’s relationship with Jordan Brand appears to be coming to an end. According to various reports, the 6 God is currently in talks with adidas on a new sneaker deal. Signed to Jordan Brand since 2013, Drake has been unhappy recently reports Brendan Dunne of Sole Collector. The Canadian superstar and his October’s Very Own brand have been looking for more creative control. Under their current partnership, Drake and Jordan Brand released various sneakers and apparel, including two Air Jordan Retro OVO 8s with matching flight suits during NBA All-Star weekend last week.

Drizzy his allegiance to the company with the song “Jumpman,” off 2015’s What a Time to Be Alive album with Future. The Toronto artist/entrepreneur would join the likes of Kanye West and Pharrell Williams at adidas, who have enjoyed creative freedom since joining the company. The news of Drake possibly leaving Jordan Brand comes after the Grammy Award-winning star visited Nike World Headquarters last May, sitting down with Nike CEO Mark Parker and Nike/Jordan Brand designer Tinker Hatfield.

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Forever M.C. and It’s Different are joining forces on the Forever M.C. compilation LP, due March 30. Available for pre-order on iTunes, artists like Wu-Tang Clan, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, Talib Kweli, The Game, E-40 and more contribute to the project. One track off the album, “King Kong,” features a lineup of DMX, Royce Da 5’9″, KXNG Crooked, and Statik Selektah providing the cuts and scratches. Stream the lyrical gem below.

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FKi 1st is best known for his magic touching, producing for the likes of Post Malone (“White Iverson”), 2 Chainz (“Watch Out”) and Iggy Azalea (“Work”). The Atlanta DJ/producer has a new EP dropping at midnight titled Good Gas, releasing under Diplo’s Mad Decent label. One track off the 4-song project pairs 2 Chainz and A$AP Ferg with FKi 1st. Stream “How I Feel” below, as Good Gas also features appearances by MadeinTYO, UnoTheActivist and more.

Get the EP here and press play below.

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Logic is refueled and ready to go. After a busy January revolved around his two nominations and GRAMMYs performance for “1-800-273-8255,″ the Maryland MC has some bars to get off his chest. The Def Jam spitter brings the sharp lyrics and wordplay on a brand new track titled “44 More.” The track is a follow-up to 2016’s “44 Bars,” a record that appeared on Logic’s Bobby Tarantino LP.

Out now on iTunes, hear it below.

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Bow Wow is back on the music scene. After spending the last few years on television, the actor/rapper returns with a new record called “Yeaahh.” Released under Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def label, the track is out first taste of Bow Wow’s upcoming Greenlight 6 mixtape. The project will be his first since 2013’s Greenlight 5. Press play below.

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Starting 2018 off, Dave East has kept busy with his P2 mixtape and guest appearing on songs by PRhyme and Fredo. The East Harlem MC returns with a new solo cut, one titled “Peter Pan.” In trademark storytelling form, hear Dave East paint a picture with his latest adventure from the hood below.

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Zaytoven is preparing to release his studio debut album later this year, after signing with Motown Records back in September 2017. The hitmaking Atlanta producer/artist is back with a new single, featuring a few familiar names. On “What You Think,” Zay is joined by Ty Dolla $ign, Jeremih and OJ Da Juiceman. The new club banger follows last year’s “Wake Up & Cook Up” with Quavo and 2 Chainz. Out now on iTunes, stream it below.

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Flatbush Zombies recently announced they’re dropping their new album Vacation In Hell — the follow-up to 2016’s 3001: A Laced Odyssey — on April 6. Before then, the Brooklyn trio break us off with this new black-and-white banger called “Headstone,” which is packed tight like a coffin with references to everyone from Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and OutKast to Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. R.I.P. to the competition.

Flatbush Zombies also recently announced the See You in Hell Tour with Pro Era’s Kirk Knight and Nyck Caution, which kicks off in April. Check out the tour dates after the “Headstone” video below.

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Just last week, the incomparable Janelle Monáe announced her new album Dirty Computer. Described as an “emotion picture” that comprises of a “narrative film” and “accompanying musical album,” Monáe gives us taste of her forthcoming project with her new single/music video “Make Me Feel.” Premiered simultaneously on Beats 1 and YouTube, the funky record is sure to get listeners in the mood to hit the dance floor, with its ’70s-inspired sound. In the vibrant music video, Janelle finds herself letting loose upon entering a party. The feel-good clip sees Janelle Monáe celebrate and open up to showing off her body throughout the visual.

Dirty Computer arrives on April 27 (pre-order it here), and will serve as Monáe’s first solo album in five years. UPDATE: Janelle’s roll out also includes a second song/video, “Django Jane.” Watch both “Make Me Feel” “Django Jane” and below.

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Netflix have released the first trailer for Roxanne Roxanne, an upcoming biopic on the turbulent life of teen rap phenom Roxanne Shanté who rose to fame as part of the Juice Crew in the 1980s. Written and directed by Michael Larnell, the film stars Mahershala Ali and Nia Long with newcomer Chanté Adams taking the lead role as Roxanne. Ali, who plays Roxanne’s older and abusive boyfriend, called it “the toughest role of my life.”

Roxanne Roxanne premieres March 23 on Netflix.

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