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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 (1) 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: , , , , , , ,
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Are Beyoncé and Jay Z Headed Out On Tour Together?

Like they say, it’s going to be an unusually hot summer: According to Page Six, Beyoncé and Jay Z have a conjugal 20-stadium tour planned for this summer. The power-couple already have about a dozen … read more »

POSTED April 15, 2014 10:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Video: Leikeli47, “Elian’s Theme, Based On A True Story”

Leikeli47, a New York rapper with a penchant for ski masks, rides out the buzz her impressive and diverse Lk-47 Pt. II mixtape earned her with a stark, black-and-white visual for the bass-heavy “Elian’s Theme, … read more »

POSTED April 15, 2014 9:34PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Video: SZA f. Isaiah Rashad, “Warm Winds”

This pastoral video for “Warm Winds,” which finds SZA and her song mate Isaiah Rashad in a barren orchard, and looks like a home video that’s warped and browned some with time, is as warm … read more »

POSTED April 15, 2014 1:37AM IN MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: August Alsina f. Pusha T, “FML”

August Alsina’s debut Testimony officially drops tomorrow, but first here’s one last leak: a Drumma Boy-produced lamentation called “FML,” which features a guest verse from Pusha T. Been through so much sometimes I want to … read more »

POSTED April 15, 2014 12:35AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Disclosure f. Friend Within, “The Mechanism”

Just in time to soundtrack your Friday night and/or to act as a warmup for their Sunday night Coachella set (9 p.m. PT, if you’re in Indio or glued to the live stream) to work … read more »

POSTED April 11, 2014 9:41PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,