Sunday, January 31, 2016

3 Videos You Should Checkout From January

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The end of January 2016 is here, the first month of the new year come to a close. But no different from 2015, we're bringing you our monthly picks of video, single and projects that are recommended. Scroll below and checkout what we're highlighting.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Marko Stat$ - Color Blind (Video)

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Marko Stat$ delivers a great performance, along side the band Beyond This Point, for the video to "Color Blind". Directed by Jon Schwartz, Marko hits the streets in different parts of the city, mainly north side, for scenes that match the feeling of the song. We heard this track month ago, which is produced by Medasin, that another demonstrate that this guy can rap. Watch below.

Rockie Fresh - Down To Roll (Video)

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Today we get a new video from from Rockie Fresh's "The Night I Went To.." project. "Down To Roll", a at time up temp track, with smooth slow intervals, get the addition of a very dark aesthetic driven visual. Watch the video below.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Nathan Knew ft. John Walt & Krave - Slow Me Down

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We get the second track from Nathan Knew this week. Previously we heard "R A R I | D R E A M S", a tack that's expect to be on a upcoming project. Today we get a track that features a new comer, at least to us, name Krave and PIVOT Gang member John Walt on a track called "Slow Me Down", produced by Blck Mrkt.

Supa Bwe - I'll Hurt Alone

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The first release after hearing about him going it alone for a solo career, Supa Bwe drops a track called "I'll Hurt Alone". Without looking to much into the title, its a possible statement of heading out as a solo act. Supa handles the production himself, continuing to show us he's not a one trick pony, providing a slow moving track with a presentation of lyric that echoes from the artists' heart. We can expect to hear this on his upcoming EP "Down Comes The Spaceman".

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Roosevelt The Titan - I Hate Being High (EP)

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Today marks the first project we post from the artist known as Roosevelt The Titan. This also mark his first EP release, which is titled "I Hate Being High". If we're not mistaken, there was another project in the works or spoken of but there's no longer any mention of it. This could possibly be a reflection of his creative process taking him in different direction.

We've heard a number of song from Roosevelt in the past couple of years, gaining a small idea of who he is as a artist. Listening to him rap we are introduced to a artist who doesn't shy away from giving us his thoughts. He delivers lyrics that are plenty relatable with plenty passion, from his own perspective. For this new project he presents us with nine new track including the previously release "Bugatti". Noah Sims, GlassicProd, SendHelp, Pirooz, and Rose himself hold production credit. Stream and comment below.

theMIND - Mercury Rising

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We've heard theMIND on plenty of music, most recently on the dual release "SIP!" from Mick, but now he's gearing for that solo project. Today we get the first single from his upcoming effort, produced by fellow collective members THEMpeople. Donnie Trumpet and Sylvie Grace join him on "Mercury Rising", for a combination that presents the listeners with sounds that help the senses soar with enjoy.

Runway Bella - Mirror Mirror

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Its been a minute since we've post new music from Runway Bella, but today she's here to end the hiatus. With the aim to show that she can stand with all other emcees, male or female, this beauty with bars deliver a track called "Mirror Mirror". Whether this is a indication of more music coming or not is a question well just have to wait to be answer, so in the meantime press play and comment below.

Ohana Bam - Too In The Way

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When someone is in the way, at times you have to give them a gentle 'get the fuck out the way' side step. Ohana Bam continues his music series with this new release called "Too In The Way", produced by Charles Lauste.

Nathan Knew - R A R I | D R E A M S

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Nathan Knew is gearing up for a new project, that as of yet doesn't have a release date. He gets production from AZ Beats for a track called "R A R I | D R E A M S", which is a single from said up coming project. AZ provides a backdrop that bangs as Nathan raps of making his dream a reality. Listen, enjoy, and comment below.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

King Samson - Devil Is A Lie (Video)

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Directed by Brianna Lashé

Reflection is an important part of moving forward in your life, past a major event that took place. King Samson delves into recent events with the aim to shake off all negativity with the video to "Devil Is A Lie". He dropped this latest project "The Service", during the holiday season, where you hear this song and more. Watch the video below.

Naybahood - RNL (Video)

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Earlier this month we were presented with a new project from Naybahood called "Dope Shit Only 2", a 15 track mixtape full of dope raps. The grind continues with a new video, demonstrating a daily routine which includes breakfast of Mary Jane and getting on his hustle, as he proclaims "Realest Nigga Left". Don't miss his latest mixtape and watch the video below.

Adam Joseph ft. Paige Porter - Time Travel

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If you follow Adam Joseph on social media, then you've followed updates about his upcoming project. He's been finishing an effort titled "Paradise", getting production from Xander. Adam and Xander have team up for two previous songs that we'll assume is these two delivering what this combination will bring, with songs like "Lowside" and "Old News". Today we post their latest song that opens with a great voice that's new to us, of Paige Porter. Combined with Adam's delivery, the soothing sounds of the saxophone, and the rhythm of the beat, "Time Travel" is created.

A Q&A With The Rapper, Chi City, Who Got A Hold Of Kanye's "Faded" Beat

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Kanye West is gearing up for the release of his upcoming album "SWISH" and there's been a few things that happen leading up to it. Back in 2014 there were rumors that Kanye had played the full album for a audience at a party. It was said that a small crowd of people were feeling it according to Theophilus London. But at the time there were no real track listing or evidence of this, not to say that he was lying, but we don't know what those people heard at that time, to what we've heard now.

He's ask not to be bothered saying "Don't ask me for anything till after I'm finished with my album" in December 25th through a tweet. Jump into January  2016, Kanye has been taking to Twitter a lot more lately, kinda bringing back GOOD Fridays, and dropping two new singles from the album, which were "Real Friends" and "No More Parties In LA".

There was actually a third single that was unofficially released, and presented to an audience at the Yeezy Season 2 Show, that this year ended up in a up and comer's hands called "Faded". This would become the song that we hear a fellow Chicago artist, Chi City, get a hold of that same beat.

The artist known as Chi City is not a new name to the CCHH blog, garnering a number of post on this site. Last year he dropped a EP titled "8", holding some pretty solid records, one in particular "My Drug Dealing Cousin". With a name such as 'Chi City' we can make the assumption that their is much love for the city in which he comes from.  Like many others, he's someone with potential but has not yet reached the mass as of yet.

Looking at Chi's most recent release titled "Sorry Kanye", his rendition of Ye's "Faded", you definitely get the sense that this was a opportunity that he wasn't willing to pass up. From what we heard from Kanye's track, we get a auto tune filled song that his rumored to featured Post Malone and Ty Dolla $ign. Chi's version is a unapologetic apologetic track that grabs attention for things said. Is he a opportunist? Of course. But if we were to ask any artist coming up what would they have done with a Yeezy beat that's unreleased, their answer would be to 'jump on it'. caught up with the artist Chi City to ask him a few things surrounding the song's release. Read below.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Lucki ft. Joey Purp - Deja Vu

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For this new track Lucki drops the "Eck$" and enlist SaveMoney's Joey Purp. These two team up for a track called "Deja Vu", with a strong sensation of doing this before, seeing her before, with production from Grimm Mob. Lucki brings the slowed style to fit the backdrop but so does Joey Purp, guess his name fits well for this one.

Justice League ft. Jeremih - Paint The City Red

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From J.U.S.T.I.C.E. Leagues' recent EP, Jeremih looks to have a wild night with this song called "Paint The City Red". Stream the full project here.

Justice League ft. Lupe Fiasco & Future - No Problems

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The production team The Justice League dropped a new project called "J.U.S.T.I.C.E. For All". One track featured was "No Problem", featuring Lupe Fiasco and Future. Lupe does most of the heavy lifting on this while Future drops line through.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Mikey Dollaz ft. King Louie - Forever Be Dat Guy

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Back on the scene, we have a slight turn up banger from Mikey Dollaz who links with King Louie for "Forever Be Dat Guy". With an EDM sounding instrumental from LA producer, Salva, Louie opens up the banger and Dollaz does his flow afterwards. Check out the 2 windy city rappers explain why they'll 'Forever Be Dat Guy' above.

Black Matt - Out Here Boyz

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Black Matt drops another track, following up from yesterday's release "Mob Dylan". Matt drops this new one called "Out Here Boyz", delivering that 'sweet chin music' and exposing "cock buffers".

Saturday, January 23, 2016

B8gie Foo' - The Hot Boy B8gie Project Vol. 2 (EP)

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ACE B8gie, Hot Boy B8gie, The B8gie Foo, whatever name you want to called him, just know he's delivering a project like no other. He continues to demonstrate a development in the mind of his younger self that leads up to the current man we know. "The Hot Boy B8gie Project Vol 1" was an introduction to a young aspiring rapper who's influence directly resulted in raps that you wouldn't hear for rapper at that age.

Today we get "The Hot Boy B8gie Project Vol. 2", a combination of two selves. B8gie's intentions are clear, to make 2016 his year, presenting us with a progressive and innovative project that I'm sure would make a Hot Boy proud. For this eight track package, you'll hear production from Rozart, I.B.C.L.A.S.S.I.C., Vintage Rippah, Tom Davis, Piff, Show With Ken, and The Analyst. Joining him for guest appearances are Ydot Gdot, Giftz, Young Juve, T.Y. Son of a Gangsta, and Ziggly Wiggler who if you don't know, provided some of the best commentary across Cash Money projects. Listen and download below.

DRAMA Duo - Hopes Up (Video)

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Via Rosa and Na'el Shehade deliver to viewers a new video with a story to tell. We originally heard this record back in September, as they were just beginning to present their team up, dropping "Hopes Up". For the new visual they teamed up with Christopher Kostrzak to create a 'West Side Story' influenced scene that in the end brings the two people together despite different cultures. In a interview with Noisey, Na'el tells his intent in character creation saying "We’re gonna shake things up. Drama's gonna do whatever we wanna do. I was so sick of the industry." Watch the video below.

brandUn DeShay - Had Em All (Video)

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brandUn DeShay dropped one our favorite projects last year, which was the long awaited "goldUn Child". The project was a mixture of his thoughts, influences, and the city where he comes from. One of the standout tracks was the single "Had Em All", a song that definitely let us know that Chicago is where is story starts but its not where he's going to end it.

DeShay recently drops a video for the song "Had Em All", shot and directed by Proper Form. What we get is a creative combination of his anime/manga influences, which include "DBZ", "Sailor Moon", "Pokemon", "Spirited Away", "My Neighbor Totoro", and others. Watch the video below.

MobSquad Nard ft. G Herbo, & 1200 Yak - Outta Here

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G Herbo joins MobSquad Nard and 1200 Yak, over production from Zaytoven, for the track "Outta Here".

Dreezy ft. Jeremih - Body

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Dreezy drops a laid back new track for the lovers, called "Body", teaming up with Jeremih. This single is available on iTunes right now.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Black Matt - Mob Dylan

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After contemplating whether to drop some new music, Black Matt delivers something new. Produced by King $mokey and Riccardo Ti$ci, we get a turbulent trap filled sound with gritty and aggressive rhymes from Matt on a song called "Mob Dylan".

Chris $pencer - Who Tf Is Chris $pencer (Album)

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Two sides of the same coin, two artist making a name through the artist of rap, two emcees, Vic Spencer and Chris Crack team up for a new duo. Separately these these artist have deliver a multitude of music and are just getting started as a Chris $pencer. They've been preparing fans for a new album, dropping hints via social media, loose tracks and or course singles.

Vic Spencer is an emcees who's garnered attention through his bars but also his confidence. Never one to shy away a conflict, candidly speaks his mind. Chris Crack caught our attention through his style of rap, bringing plenty of energy. He deliver aggressive bars demanding the attention of the listener.

Today we get their debut project as the duo Chris $pencer, that asks the question "Who TF Is Chris $pencer?", a question answered through the generosity of fifteen tracks. Stream below and download on iTunes.

Sir Michael Rocks - Alone (Short Film)

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Sir Micheal Rocks teams up with Jimmy Regular for visual direction to deliver a new shot film styled video. From his latest project "Populair", Mickey Rocks presents us with a view into a emotional state of feeling "Alone". This is a very personal song for him and the video delivers a very dark ending, so watch and enjoy below.

BJ The Chicago Kid - Love Inside (Video)

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BJ The Chicago Kid's album is almost ready, set for February 19th, so he's made it available for pre-order. But before its official release he delivers a new visual for the song "Love Inside", a super sensual record centered the "Love Inside". Watch below.

Wonder Deity ft. Ramaj Eroc - Paying Dues

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Ramaj Eroc joins fellow spitter, Wonder Deity, for a new track called "Wonder Deity", produced by Casanova Beats.

BJ The Chicago Kid's "In My Mind" Available For Pre-Order

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In the midst of recording and readying his project "In My Mind", BJ The Chicago Kid delivered a tribute to a legend that inspired him. We were presented with a EP of cover to some of D' Angelo's classics, including "How Does It Feel" and "Always In My Hair". Recently he droped a new video from the project featuring the very alluring instagram model Medusa.

But now the focus turn to his own project, with original music. "In My Mind" will be  BJTCK's debut through Motown and is now available for pre-order today. He doing something a little extra with this roll out, if you pre-order now you'll get four new tracks, which include "The Resume", "Woman's World", "Love Inside", and "Church". Hit the link below

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Mick Jenkins ft. BADBADNOTGOOD - On The Map

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Mick Jenkins and BADBADNOTGOOD team up for a rework version of the song "On The Map". Originally a song from The Sensei Blue, its gets an new verse from Mick, as he takes on the funk vibe vibe in search that 'one'.

Listen to The Sensei Blue's version below.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Rockie Fresh - The Night I Went To... (Mixtape)

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After a hiatus Rockie Fresh returned with new music and vlogs to let us know he was still in the game. Since his return we've heard multiple single from the MMG rep, as well as loose track in a campaign toward the release of "The Night Went To...". The mixtape holds 13 tracks, including a bonus, with features from Rick Ross, Chris Brown, and Ed Sheeran. Listen and download below.

WateRR ft. Vic Spencer - Power (Video)

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WateRR follows up from his single "Power", with the visual addition for the song. Vic Spencer joins hims, playing the role of Kanan, as these two grab influence from the hit TV show to deliver a gritty concept. Watch the video below.

D. Phelps ft. Ohana Bam, Jaime Woods & Eben Wares - One Way

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Producer D. Phelps is an artist who been deep in music since a you age, as a 21 year old he aiming to move his career forward taking his talents to L.A. Today we get the his new single "One Way", which represents his choices he's decided to make on his path in life. Ohana Bam joins him along with Eden wares and Jamie Woods for up lifting, and what can be called a personal anthem when taking risk.

Neil Gang - Forever As (Video)

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Directed by Forman James

On Christmas day Neil Gang dropped his new project, teaming up with ChaseNDough, called "Black Snow". Today Neil delivers a new video from the project, track number one, presenting viewers with a simplistic visual for "Forever As". Watch below.

Chris $pencer - Supernatural

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I remember Vic Spencer tweeting about their upcoming Chris $pencer project is dropping in nine days, but that was days ago. So we might be closer than you think to hearing the duos project "Who TF Is Chris $pencer". Today we get a new track from Vic and Crack, getting production from the Grind House's Doc Da Mindbenda. The Rapping Bastard and Trill Savage come together for something "Supernatural".

AceSo hits the Studio With C-Sick, Drops freestyle (Video)

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AceSo is working on a new project called "The Session", so he decided to give fans a sneak peek inside the lab. C-Sick has produced many record for him so we're expecting to hear that production on the upcoming project. AceSo and C-Sick vibe to the music and in the end Ace drops a freestyle. Watch the video below.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Jamila Woods - Blk Girl Soldier

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Prod by Jus Cuz & Saba

Don't know if its former member of the duo M&O or current member, but we do know is Jamila Woods is on a solo path and is now part of the Closed Sessions roster. This is the second most recent signing of CS, as the label not too long ago signed Ohio's Kipp Stone. But right now its about Jamila, who premiered a new single, first as a new signee, called "Blk Girl Soldier" which is a forthright, soulful, and instrument filled song. She's delivering a message through music, comparing how chants of protests and music are use to bring forth action saying "I love how music and chants were used in the Civil Rights movement to help people keep marching", in a interview with Billboard. And through her music the she's helping the march continues on issues that black women face.

Kembe X - Like Elijah

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"Like Elijah", he out of here ... bitches. Kembe X is back with new music, though its not like he hasn't release video and songs recently, where he raps of his vibes being on the lighter side, and in simple terms leaving behind old for the new. Kembe gets production from Matt Genius for a backdrops filled with drums and mid tempo rhythm.

Roosevelt The Titan - Infinite ft. Anak1n / Lies

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Roosevelt The Titan delivers two new tracks to kickoff his year of music. For the first of the two, he teams up with a artist by the name of Anak1n for a track called "Infinite", an energy filled track that bangs in the speakers. The second track gets production from Systm, hitting the Dab, telling the truth and doing for the kids, on a track called "Lies". Listen to both below.

Monday, January 18, 2016

ACE B8gie ft. Ydot Gdot - Off With Your Head 1.5

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B8gie Foo's continues building on his concept and combination between him and his younger self. For this new release B8gie presents us with growth with in one artist the show the way a young mind is influenced to how he grew into a man. YDot GDot joins for a Anti Chiraq message two young creators with dreams of "positivity, unity, and growth". Lookout for " Hot Boy B8gie Project, Vol. 2" very soon.

Billionaire Black - Two Faced (Video)

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Be wary of those who are insincere and deceitful, hiding their intentions, it could bite you in the ass later. Billionaire Black is watch for the "Two Faced" people in this new visual directed by DGainz. Watch below.

Marvelous - Recipe

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Last year, Marvelous presented his album "I Accept Your Apology", a statement that can be set to the late comers to the discovery of his craft. Its a recommended listen, one you should checkout right after you press play on this new release. Marvelous kicks off his year in music with a song called "Recipe", a very relaxed record produced by AmbI Lyrics. This Chicago spitter demonstrate what he say is already in the plans saying, "we ain't got no recipe, this is destiny", while reflecting on moments street experience and ideologies on the grind to success.

#TheWhat with Gzus Piece (Video)

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JR Bang and Leon of Mudwing Media are back with another episode of "TheWhat". For this latest installment, Treated Crew's Gzus Piece joins the show where they speak about the late legend DJ Timbuck2. Watch below.

A-Hi ft. Moris The Future - Wake Up

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There no time to snooze when there's goals to be accomplished. A-Hi is back to it with new music teaming up with Moris The Future, to give that "Wake Up" call over production from Ray White.

ShowYouSuck - One Man (Pizza Party)

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ShowYouSuck and Mike Jaxx are two slices of the same box. They decided to let loose a track in their vault, called "One Man (Pizza Party)", Mike providing the heavy rattling production. One man, one couch, one slice, its just Show chilling all by his lonely with some trusty pizza.

Eryn Allen Kane - How Many Times

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With "Aviary: Act I" still getting plays, Eryn Allen Kane has already kicked off a campaign toward part two. She drops the first single "How Many Times", delivering a emotion filled track that she's becoming known for on this project. Her powerful voice speak fluently over the drums by Ralph Gene with  Guitar and Bass by Liam Kazar, combine with piano keys for production providing plenty of tension behind her lyrics.

Kanye West ft. Kendrick Lamar - No More Parties In LA

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We heard a a snippet of this record on Kanye's last track "Real Friends", which had everyone wondering when they would hear the full version. Today you no longer have to wonder, here is the Kendrick Lamar features track called "No More Parties In LA".

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Noname Gypsy ft. SPZRKT - All I Need

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Today fans get the liberty to enjoy the very first single from the artist many have been anticipating, Noname Gypsy, with her new single "All I Need". SPZRKT joins her over production from the combination of Saba, THEMpeople, and Phoelix. The wait is still on for her upcoming project "Telefone", so in the meantime enjoy what we'll describe as a sample of what's to come.

Rockie Fresh - Don't Change

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Rockie likes things just the way they are so in this new track release he pleads with that special woman to "Don't Change".