New Release: ‘How To Make It In America – The Mixtape: Volume 2′ + Season 2 Trailer

 

HBO is celebrating the launch of a new season of How To Make It In America with a second mixtape! How To Make It In America – The Mixtape: Volume 2 is presented by Broke Mogul and Mick Boogie, and is obviously fresh. Inspired by the show, the music spans genres from hip-house, house, and edgy alternative music. Below, you’ll find a tracklist to make anyone swoon.

In case you’re still not up on it, the show stars Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Luis Guzman, Lake Bell, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi. It follows them as they hustle their way through New York City to achieve the American Dream on their own terms. The show airs every Sunday, starting October 2nd at 10:30pm on HBO. Catch the trailer for the upcoming season after the jump.

Tracklist
1. Kid Cudi – The New York Intro
2. Future Islands – Balance
3. Theophilus London – I Stand Alone
4. Mugison – I Want You
5. Blood Orange – Sutphin Boulevard
6. M83 – Midnight City
7. Soul Searcher – Can’t Get Enough (DJ Theory Remix)
8. Agoria – Heart Beating (feat. Kid A)
9. Avicii – Levels (Original Mix)
10. Oliver Koletzki & Fran – Hypnotized
11. The Joy Formidable – Austere
12. Little Dragon – Crystalfilm
13. Meek Mill – House Party (feat. Young Chris)
14. Buddy – Awesome, Awesome
15. Summer Camp – I Want You
16. Duck Tails – Killin’ The Vibe
17. Catcall – Swimming Pool

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Watch the How To Make It In America Season 2 trailer after the jump

Aloe Blacc’s Good Things Out Today + MP3

Stones Throw artist Aloe Blacc has been working up to today’s release of Good Things with interviews, performances and viral covers (check out our Exclusive Giant Step video interview, coming soon!) After perfecting his emcee skills with producer Exile in their group Emanon and a solo debut record, Shine Through, Aloe Blacc emerged from relative obscurity this year when HBO chose his “I Need A Dollar” as the theme song for How To Make It In America.  (“I Need A Dollar” is MP3 of the Day on Amazon) With production by the Truth & Soul crew, Good Things is now available and it’s the best soul album to come out this year.

Aloe Blacc – “You Make Me Smile” [MP3]
 

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Aloe Blacc “I Need a Dollar” Official Video + Live at The Do Over’s WMC Party

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We posted a download of this song by Aloe Blacc when it was premiered as the theme song for HBO’s How To Make It in America – now the official video is out. (Thanks Stones Throw!) The video also contains a short section of the song “Take Me Back” from Aloe Blacc’s upcoming album Good Things.

After the jump, check out Aloe perform the track live at Do Over’s WMC party with Jeremy Sole.

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Aloe Blacc – “I Need a Dollar” MP3

Stones Throw renaissance man Aloe Blacc has a new release on iTunes with two singles from his new album, including “Take Me Back.” The forthcoming album is called Good Things, and will be produced by Truth & Soul with backing from Expressions and El Michels Affair.

Aloe Blacc – “I Need A Dollar” [mp3]
 


It’s also the theme song for that show you’ve beeing seeing ads for everywhere, How to Make it in America. Check out the debut:


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