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Stream: Lorde, “Tennis Court (Flume Remix)”

Australian electro-pop producer Flume has made good on his promise to Lorde and delivered an elastic, bass-heavy remix of Pure Heroine opener “Tennis Court.” It’s six-minutes, and pumped with adrenaline where the original is maybe … read more »

POSTED April 23, 2014 11:54PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Video: ScHoolboy Q f. BJ The Chicago Kid, “Studio”

“Studio,” the tongue-wagging Oxymoron track about ScHoolboy Q’s conflicting priorities, now has a black-and-white and very literal visual to match: shots of Q in the studio hustling to get a verse done and dreaming about … read more »

POSTED April 23, 2014 1:06AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Stream DJ Rashad’s We On 1 EP

Chicago footwork fixture DJ Rashad’s new EP We On 1 marks the inaugural release for Southern Belle Recordings, a label started by Houston producer Wheez-ie. It runs four tracks or just shy of fifteen-minutes; and … read more »

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Lil Boosie Announces First Post-Prison Album

Remember when Lil Boosie said he wrote some 1,018 songs while behind bars? Today in an interview with Complex, Baton Rouge-legend revealed that his first post-prison album is near completion and will be released on … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 8:07PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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Jay Z Target of Extortion Plot Over Master Recordings

While Jay Z was cooly soaking in Coachella-vibes with his wife and friends this past weekend, the Los Angeles Police Department was unraveling an extortion plot involving some old Hov master tapes that have long … read more »

POSTED April 21, 2014 10:27PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Young Thug, “Chickens”

It’s not an official Thugga Thugga Thursday drop, but how about some new Young Thug anyways? “Chickens,” which appears on DJ Iceberg’s Monopoly Music 19 mixtape, features a loopy London on Da Track-produced beat and … read more »

POSTED April 18, 2014 12:59AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Stream: Future f. André 3000, “Benz Friends (Watchoula)”

Earlier this week, Future generously let loose an almost-full pre-stream of his seriously anticipated sophomore effort, Honest. We say “almost” because the stream is short a few songs, including what has maybe been the most … read more »

POSTED April 18, 2014 12:02AM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Video: Future f. Kanye West, “I Won”

Future and Kanye West take it to the beach in this new video for “I Won,” Future’s supposed female empowerment anthem. The Hype Williams-directed, black-and-white clip is surprisingly understated; just soft-lit shots of Future Hendrix … read more »

POSTED April 17, 2014 9:48PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Lykke Li, “Gunshot”

Lykke Li returns next month with a new album called I Never Learn, which will be co-produced by Björn Yttling (of Peter Björn and John), Greg Kurstin, and Lykke herself. Already she’s shared two sad, … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 10:54PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Download DJ Drama and Don Cannon’s Boondocks-Inspired Mixtape

On April 21, Adult Swim’s staple series The Boondocks — “the wittiest, most ruthless satire of Black culture on television since Chappelle’s Show” — will return for a fourth and reportedly final season. And to … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 10:07PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , , , , , ,