** Jay-Z and Kanye West released the Otis Redding-sampling track "Otis" from their forthcoming album Watch the Throne, supposedly due August 1st.
** The Rapture made their excellent new single, "How Deep is Your Love?" available for download. The band's new album is out in the US on September 6th.
** Girls unveiled "Vomit," the first song from their September release, Father, Son, Holy Ghost.
** Soulja Boy released the Bernard Arnault EP. We broke it down, By the Numbers.
** Tyler, the Creator and Pusha T released a video for "Trouble On My Mind."
** Roach Gigz released his Bitch, I'm a Player EP, his most personal and focused work yet.
** The Dum Dum Girls released the mammoth, woozy, timeless track "Coming Down."
** Waka Flocka revealed a secret talent.
** We hung out at Capsule Tradeshow. Meet five designers that stood out, and see pictures from our afterparty, starring Nguzunguzu, Grimes and Zomby.
** Amy Winehouse was reported dead. See her performance at the 2007 FADER FORT.