Tagged: The-Dream


Giraffage Remixed The-Dream’s Love/Hate LP in Its Entirety

FADER PREMIERE Trying to remember a moment of anticipation right before hitting the play button as happy as the one I just experienced. Such an endearing premise: San Francisco’s Giraffage (download his FADER mix here) … read more »

POSTED February 5, 2014 1:58PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

The-Dream Announces Split From Def Jam

Let the New Tides bring The Things not yet seen! Crackerjack R&B singer/writer/producer/A&R guy The-Dream announced this morning that he is leaving Def Jam after an incredibly winning six-year run that saw five solo albums … read more »

POSTED January 8, 2014 9:35PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,

By the Numbers: Beyoncé’s BEYONCÉ

Love, sex and Beyoncé In By the Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. With her surprise album BEYONCÉ, Beyoncé broke digital sales records and topped that … read more »

POSTED December 20, 2013 2:45PM IN BY THE NUMBERS, MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Video: Beyoncé “XO”

Here’s the video for the planned Top 40 single from Beyoncé’s BEYONCÉ, “XO.” Directed by Terry Richardson and filmed at Coney Island, it was teased by its New York scene stars in August and is … read more »

POSTED December 16, 2013 3:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,
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Beyoncé Just Dropped a New Self-Titled Album on iTunes

Well then, looks like Beyoncé did want in on 2013 after all. If you follow the earsplitting buzz of the Beyhive to the source, you’ll find that a new, self-titled Beyonce album quietly appeared on … read more »

POSTED December 13, 2013 12:04AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (9) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

By the Numbers: Beyoncé and The-Dream

In By the Numbers, FADER looks at a big record release and breaks it down in basic digits. This week, taken from the magazine’s forthcoming 86th issue, we tackle frequent co-conspirators Beyoncé and The-Dream, who’ve … read more »

POSTED May 30, 2013 7:16PM IN BY THE NUMBERS, NWSPRINT Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Stream The-Dream’s Album IV Play

IV Play, The-Dream’s long-awaited fourth LP, out next week via Radio Killa/Def Jam, is now streaming in its entirety. Pay special attention to “Too Early,” the church-tinged ode to rough mornings featuring GEN F bluesman … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2013 10:32AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Stream: The-Dream f. Kelly Rowland, “Where Have You Been”

The-Dream and tourmate Kelly Rowland play lovers over unfussy production on “Where Have You Been.” It’s a gorgeous-sounding, sober take on grownup love—the partners have destroyed then saved one another, and now, reunited and stubbornly … read more »

POSTED May 20, 2013 4:19PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Stream: Kelly Rowland, “Dirty Laundry”

Produced and written by The-Dream (with “a lot of [Kelly's] insight”), “Dirty Laundry” is a five-minute single from Kelly Rowland’s upcoming LP Talk a Good Game (June 18th, Universal Republic). Over a somber drum machine, … read more »

POSTED May 15, 2013 6:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Stream: The-Dream f. Jay-Z, “High Art”

Beyoncé won’t appear on the new Dream record (a Culture Club sample could not be cleared), but this collaboration with Jay-Z celebrating the fine art of smoking dry blunts your bros will. It’s “Just a … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2013 5:52PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , ,