Kanye West drops the 17 minute “Bed” remix from Yeezy Season 5 with The-Dream

Feb 28   |   Michell C. Clark
Kanye West had a huge audience tuned in to his YEEZY Season 5 fashion show during NYFW earlier this . . .

OG Ron C chopped and screwed ‘Moonlight’ to create ‘Purple Moonlight’

Feb 27 | Michell C. Clark
In case you’ve been sleeping under a rock, Moonlight has been winning all of the accolades and steal . . .
Konfyt
New Music Feb 28  |  

London songstress Abi Ocia is engaging and intimate with “Konfyt”

Abi Ocia‘s “Konfyt” is on SoundCloud, but it almost feels like I’m hearing her perform it live in my living room. The West London-based singer/songwriter delivers a graceful, intimate vocal performance over warm, subtle instrumentation. She’s not afraid to get vulnerable on this record. Stream “Konfyt” below, and check out the previously released “Running” afterwards. . . .

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Kanye West drops the 17 minute “Bed” remix from Yeezy Season 5 with The-Dream

Kanye West had a huge audience tuned in to his YEEZY Season 5 fashion show during NYFW earlier this month. A good portion of the discussion centered around the fact that Kanye chose to use a remix of J. Holiday‘s “Bed,” featuring vocals by The-Dream, for the soundtrack to the entire show. I’m not sure . . .

Purple Moonlight

OG Ron C chopped and screwed ‘Moonlight’ to create ‘Purple Moonlight’

In case you’ve been sleeping under a rock, Moonlight has been winning all of the accolades and stealing the spotlight. After a very successful Oscars run yesterday, the movie’s soundtrack is next up on the legendary OG Ron C’s chopping block. That’s right, you can now listen to slurred, slowed down sounds by the likes . . .

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New Music Feb 27  |  

Lihtz Kamraz – “Lingo” (Video)

Philadelphia’s Lihtz Kamraz visits the lavish hills of Hollywood to set the scene for his latest visuals. He teams up with Rick Nyce to deliver his “Lingo” music video.The luxurious backdrop and accompaniment of beautiful models gives Lihtz the flare sought after by many artists, but his hunger and delivery will take him to another level. . . .

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New Music Feb 27  |  

Dallas double threat FXXXXY gets heads nodding with “Beep Beep”

I can’t pronounce FXXXXY‘s name, but I can definitely nod my head to his music. The Dallas emcee/producer is back with a catchy single called “Beep Beep.” FXXXXY first caught our attention with the ominous sounds of “20 Taliband.” This one has a lighter vibe to it, but maintains a dark aura and includes plenty . . .

Ilah
New Music Feb 27  |  

Emay’s dense, introspective ‘Ilah’ album is a must-hear

Emay’s ‘Ilah’ is a masterful combination of the Ontario artist’s thoughtful songwriting, precise delivery and original, jagged production.

blame my friends
New Music Feb 27  |  

Jay IDK – “Blame My Friends (The Gang)”

Jay IDK is on tour with Isaiah Rashad right now, but he still has time to drop new music. “Blame My Friends (The Gang)” finds the DMV representer and London native balancing a singsong delivery and more hardcore demeanor as he details the way peer pressure has affected him over time. Stream “Blame My Friends . . .

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Ariana Grande – “Everyday” ft. Future (Video)

Ariana Grande released her Dangerous Woman album in May of 2016. Now we get the video for the Future featuring single, “Everyday.” This video is awesome in that it seems like they put caution to the wind by delivering some “hot and heavy” takes that managed to include a comical factor as well. Ariana’s team has gradually . . .

forest eyes
New Music Feb 27  |  

Deverano gets lost in love on “Forest Eyes”

In a world of modern R&B where listeners continue to complain about artists sounding the same and not expressing genuine emotion in their music, Deverano strives to be the change that they all want to see. In his latest release, “Forest Eyes,” he offers exactly what he has been doing so well all along: creating . . .

Help ME
New Music Feb 27  |  

Wize uses no words but speaks volumes with “Help Me / I’m Bleeding”

Wize hails from North London, but his sounds are going to quickly carry him worldwide on a much bigger level. The innovative producer has created something conversation-worthy again with “Help Me / I’m Bleeding.” While a lot of elements have gone into the creation of this record, the complex emotions that they pull out of . . .

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New Music Feb 27  |  

Kaelin Ellis creates jazz of the future with “Unsung”

How appropriate that Kaelin Ellis referse to himself as not only a producer, but a “sound designer.” His latest release, “Unsung,” is equal parts soothing jazz and subtle futurism. This song would be welcome as an Adult Swim bump, or a Kendrick Lamar album interlude. Stream “Unsung” below.

what u do to me
New Music Feb 27  |  

GEOTHEORY’s “What U Do To Me” does everything you need

Netflix & Chill is pretty much done. GEOTHEORY & Chill is just getting started, and it’s better than anything imagined. A New York artist deep into house, jungle, soul and the DIY musical movement, GeoTheory has amassed a fairly large and rather decent discography via his soundcloud, offering a vast and diverse collection of sounds . . .

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Remy Ma channels Nas on her Nicki Minaj diss, “Shether”

“To be the Queen of rap, you can’t have a ghostwriter.” Man. I thought it was going to be a regular Saturday, and then I opened up my SoundCloud feed and saw that Remy had decided to take things up fifteen notches with “Shether.” Nicki Minaj fired some errant shots in Remy’s direction on Gucci . . .

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Stream Taylor Bennett’s ‘Restoration Of An American Idol’ album

It’s a good day to be Taylor Bennett, as his new project, Restoration Of An American Idol, is officially here. The nine-track project includes guest features from Chance The Rapper, Lil Yachty, Mike WiLL Made It, Lil Yachty, Jeremih, KYLE, Raury and Supa Bwe. Bennett told the Fader: “I hope people find out more about . . .

Amerigo Gazaway
New Music Feb 24  |  

Stream Amerigo Gazaway’s protest-inspired “Don’t Shoot”

“Swear to tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Don’t shoot.” Nashville native Amerigo Gazaway samples audio from Black Lives Matter protests and spans references from many of America’s more recent, notorious police brutality cases to weave together his latest track “Don’t Shoot.” Stream below. Don't Shoot by Amerigo Gazaway

Shether

Remy Ma channels Nas on her Nicki Minaj diss, “Shether”

“To be the Queen of rap, you can’t have a ghostwriter.” Man. I thought it was going to be a regular Saturday, and then I opened up my SoundCloud feed and saw that Remy had decided to take things up fifteen notches with “Shether.” Nicki Minaj fired some errant shots in Remy’s direction on Gucci . . .

Amerigo Gazaway
New Music Feb 24  |  

Stream Amerigo Gazaway’s protest-inspired “Don’t Shoot”

“Swear to tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Don’t shoot.” Nashville native Amerigo Gazaway samples audio from Black Lives Matter protests and spans references from many of America’s more recent, notorious police brutality cases to weave together his latest track “Don’t Shoot.” Stream below. Don't Shoot by Amerigo Gazaway

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Calvin Harris – “Slide” ft. Frank Ocean & Migos

Scottish producer/DJ Calvin Harris teased “Slide” for a few days, but the time has finally come for its release. The single, which features appearances from Frank Ocean and Migos, is his first release since his 2016 album, Endless and Blonde. The song feels like a warm summer breeze. Frank’s vocals float over Calvin’s production, while . . .

Adele vs Beyoncé:

Adele and Beyoncé: What’s at stake for the country?

I like Adele. Tim likes Beyoncé. We’re both good friends, but given the results of the Grammys nearly a week ago, you’d get the sense that we shouldn’t be. The whole coverage surrounding the Grammys is symbolic of the very pernicious trend of division in our culture that seems to infect everything it touches and . . .

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DJ Esco debuts Future’s ‘HNDRXX’ album on Freebandz Radio

When rumors started circulating about another Future dropping another album right after his self-titled album, many people thought it was a joke. Yet, here we are, listening to HNDRXX. The newly released project spans 17 tracks total, and includes guest features from the likes of The Weeknd and Rihanna. Stream HNDRXX now on Apple Beats . . .

Due Rent
New Music Feb 24  |  

lojii & Swarvy deliver the gritty ‘DUE RENT’ title track

lojii & Swarvy team up for ‘DUE RENT’ and the first single faces the struggle head on with swagger-injected raps and an infectious flute-sample beat.

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6LACK – “First F*ck” ft. Jhené Aiko

6LACK has been on a tear as of late, and the Atlanta artist continues to grab people’s attention with the release of “First F*ck.” The inherently sensual bedroom record features none other than Jhené Aiko, who’s proven to have an intriguing dark side with recent releases. Stream “First F*ck” below.

forest eyes
New Music Feb 27  |  

Deverano gets lost in love on “Forest Eyes”

In a world of modern R&B where listeners continue to complain about artists sounding the same and not expressing genuine emotion in their music, Deverano strives to be the change that they all want to see. In his latest release, “Forest Eyes,” he offers exactly what he has been doing so well all along: creating . . .

Make Love

Gucci Mane – “Make Love” ft. Nicki Minaj

Earlier Thursday evening, Gucci Mane said he was dropping the hardest song of the year at midnight. The song is “Make Love,” featuring Nicki Minaj. Gucci is trying to book Beyoncé for his wedding day, and Nicki took two bars off just to laugh. The beat is hard and the hook is catchy. There’s no . . .

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Thundercat – ‘Drunk’ (Album Stream)

We’ve appreciated every release we’ve heard from Thundercat‘s album thus far, so it’s awesome to see that Drunk is now officially available for streaming and download across all major platforms. The 23-track project includes guest features from Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Kenny Loggins, Wiz Khalifa, and Pharrell. The album, which is released via Brainfeeder Records, . . .

Ariana Grande – “Everyday” ft. Future (Video)

Feb 27   |   Darren Gooden
Ariana Grande released her Dangerous Woman album in May of 2016. Now we get the video for the Futur . . .

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