Stream a Shape-Shifting New EP from James Blake Collaborator Airhead

It would be fair to call Rob McAndrews an introvert. Going under the name Airhead, the London-based multi-instrumentalist remains mostly outside the spotlight as a live guitarist and collaborator (with the occasional songwriting credit) for … read more »



Listen To “Heavy Metal and Reflective”, a Mean New Track from Azealia Banks

After a very long and public break-up with Universal, Azealia Banks is finally on the road to getting her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste out of limbo and into her fans’ ears this summer. … read more »

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Celebrate Life Itself with Cuddle Formation’s Tribute to Sammy Yager, Coma Survivor

One year ago, head trauma from a bike accident sent Birthdays‘ Sammy Yager into a coma; today he’s walking and talking and and beginning to make music again :-). To celebrate his recovery, his friend … read more »

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Travel to an Imagined Egyptian Night Club with a Free EP from Eyedress

“Felt bad about cancelling my tour so I dropped a free EP,” explains Eyedress on Twitter, following up with a Soundcloud link to six tracks titled Egyptian Night Club. 24-year-old Idris Vicuna, interviewed in May … read more »

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Big K.R.I.T. feat Rico Love - Pay Attention

Pay Attention to Big K.R.I.T.’s Rico Love-Featuring New Single

On the last missive we heard from Big K.R.I.T., he was on a tirade against Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” mega-shade and all the chaos surrounding it with his furious off-album track “Mount Olympus,” spitting with disdain, … read more »

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Money Talks

Jay 305 Wastes No Time with “Money Talks, Bullshit Walks”

At the rate that West Coast rappers are pillaging though West Coast rap oldies, they will have ran through the entire G-Funk canon before getting halfway through the 2010s. Los Angeles’ Jay 305, who had … read more »

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Down for so Long

Makonnen Is Bummed but Not Burnt on “Down 4 So Long”

Is it cool to say Makonnen is that guy right now? The Atlanta rapper/singer/based disciple has been collecting co-signs from the likes of Travi$ Scott and Miley Cyrus and drops a new song or video … read more »

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DOOM and Bishop Nehru Meditate on “Om”

Every year, we’re forced to sift through rumors of collaborative projects with the ever-elusive DOOM: Madvillain 2, that Ghostface joint—to name a few. Believe it or not, we do have an official release date for … read more »

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She Fell in Love

Fat Trel Recruits Rick Ross and Nipsey Hussle for “She Fell In Love” Remix

Fat Trel’s “She Fell in Love” was one of his first major singles since signing with MMG and was a charming mix of loving tenderness and gangster swagger–the chorus starts She fell in love with … read more »

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Hear Spooky Black’s Ice Cold “Reason,” Featuring The Weeknd Producer Doc McKinney

Even though it’s the middle of summer, I still imagine Spooky Black bobbing his durag-covered head alone in the snowy forest of St. Paul, Minnesota, perpetually in the winter of his own discontent. Four months … read more »

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