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Matthew Trammell

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Sango Flips Jessie Ware’s “Tough Love”

Producer/DJ Sango was commissioned for an official remix of “Tough Love,” the icy new single from Jessie Ware. His flip fits well with previous Soulection output: sweaty kicks and hi-hats bouncing under Jessie’s wispy vocals. … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2014 12:33PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Watch Pharrell & Miley Cyrus Move In “Come Get It Bae”

Miley Cyrus‘s cameo on “Come Get It Bae” made for a surprising album highlight from Pharrell’s G I R L: the open hand claps and rhythm guitar that dominate the record twist into fuzzy synths … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2014 11:12AM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Ca$h Out’s “She Twerkin” Gets a Mega Remix From Juicy J, Lil Boosie, Ty Dolla $ign & Kid Ink

FADER PREMIERE Ca$h Out, Juicy J, Lil Boosie, Ty Dolla $ign & Kid Ink might have created the finest song for Vine compilations of gluteus aerobics this side of “Move That Dope.” In fact, the … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 5:01PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (6) TAGS: , , , ,
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Clash of the Super Heroes: The “Drake vs Lil Wayne” Tour Trailer is Tight

Mr. Miyagi and Daniel. Piccolo and Gohan. Lulu and Ace Boogie. Students often become teachers, especially in the hierarchal rap world where seniority is both a gift and a curse. Nowhere is this constant ebb-and-flow … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 3:31PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Raury Blends Acoustic Folk And Broad R&B on “Cigarette Song”

Atlanta’s teenaged Raury returned today with “Cigarette Song,” co-produced by Daytrip and maintaining the folk/soul hybrid sound he’s toyed with on breakout track “God’s Whisper” and FADER favorite “Sunshine.” He sent us over a few … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2014 4:11PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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YG’s “Bicken Back Being Bool” Video Is Just Another Day Around the Way

YG‘s “Bicken Back Bein Bool” sits in the shadow of Ice Cube’s “Today Was a Good Day” as a snapshot of a Compton afternoon: both permanently chill and constantly on the brink of chaos. The … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2014 2:11PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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K. Roosevelt Delivers Journey, the Latest EP From Hit-Boy’s HS87 Crew

FADER PREMIERE It ain’t about where we start, or where we end up/ it’s about what we learn when we get in there… oh yeah, we getting there, LA-based K. Roosevelt sings on “Let It … read more »

POSTED July 21, 2014 12:28PM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: , ,
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Hear Scarface On Boaz’s “Hard To Forget”

Scarface is still one of rap’s top storytellers. His verses always carry full worlds with characters, narrated in second and third person. Here, a friend serving a life sentence refused to listen to Face’s advice: … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2014 9:21PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Watch The Trailer For Boondocks Creator Aaron McGruder’s “Black Jesus”

In our spring profile of Adult Swim, we spoke to developers about Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder’s upcoming television comeback “Black Jesus,” and they assured us the scripted comedy would be “more about the community at … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2014 2:10PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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T-Pain Raps From General Admission Eyes On “Monotone”

A friend of mine hates concerts. Well, not hate exactly, but he always had a particular reason for passing when I hit him up with +1 tickets. “Why does he get to be up there?” … read more »

POSTED July 18, 2014 1:31PM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: ,