If you’re like me and live on the East Coast, you might be able to empathize with how I felt upon hearing that Outkast would be headlining Coachella 2014. At first I was like “damn, that’s awesome! I have to get over there.” Then I was like, “damn, that’s far. Damn, that’s expensive. How will I get over there?” Well, rest assured, East Coasters, there is hope. Outkast will also be headlining this year’s Governor’s Ball from June 6th to 8th at Randall’s Island Park in New York. The festival will also feature over 80 other artists. Get. Excited.
With Outkast back in the headlines for their huge festival tour and 20th anniversary this year, hunger for new material is probably at an all-time high. Urban Noize and Pigeons&Planes have delivered a remix EP entitled Everlastin’ that is not new material, but is well worth the listen. Steven of Urban Noize explains, “The project is to . . .
James Blake remixes are often in a world of their own. Take his latest, a remix of Outkast and UGK‘s “International Player’s Anthem.” The original featured an iconic, unmistakably vibrant and upbeat soul sample. Stream James Blake’s “International Player’s Anthem” via BBC‘s website, at the 20:30 mark of the program. Also check out Blake’s earlier . . .
As people move, so does music, borrowing and blending to reflect the different pieces of our global identities. Music is dynamic. In Nigeria today, this is afrobeats, a broad term used to describe Nigeria’s pop music. Rooted in Fela Kuti’s afrobeat, afrobeats plays with a broad array of genres, including hip hop, dancehall, grime, highlife, . . .
Hear Drake’s “Signs” in conection with Louis Vuitton’s SS18 collection for Paris Fashion Week In May, Drake shared a photo from the studio of his frequently collaborating producer Noah “40” Shebib. Speculation of new music was high and fans were on alert. Yesterday, Louis Vuitton’s style director Kim Jones announced that the brand would debut a . . .
“Well it’s Gucci Mane and GoldLink, and we got gold sinks.” GoldLink‘s “Crew” is an infectious anthem for a growing number of people, and Gucci Mane‘s addition to the At What Cost single is only going to add to its momentum. GoldLink, Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy‘s contributions remain the same. Stream the “Crew” remix . . .