New Music May 19  |  

Amine – “REDMERCEDES” (Remix) ft. Missy Elliott & AJ Tracey

“Missy like my auntie. Dreads like a palm tree. Girls give me shots when I play them Ashanti.” Amine‘s bass-heavy, bouncy “Caroline” follow up single, “REDMERCEDES,” just got a major boost in the form of a guest verse from the legendary Missy Elliott. Missy sets things off, and Amine adds some fresh bars to the . . .

New Music Apr 7  |  

Aminé injects clever comedy into his “REDMERCEDES” video

Aminé‘s “REDMERCEDES” feels like a summertime banger in the making, and he reminds us that he has the fun personality to match in his new accompanying video. The Portland-based emcee plays a car salesman named Thad and a prospective customer named DeAndre. Kari Faux and Leon Bridges also make appearances in the production. The video . . .

New Music Apr 7  |  

Mila J – ‘Dopamine’ (Album Stream)

Get a dose of Mila J’s Dopamine After spending last year promoting her 213 EP, Mila J is back with her follow up project. The west coast singer/songwriter is here to share her Dopamine album. The 13 tack project includes songs like “F*ckboy,” “La La Land,” and more. Stream Dopamine below and get the album on iTunes.

New Music Mar 10  |  

Aminé lets the top down in his “REDMERCEDES”

Up to this point, Portland, Oregon native Aminé has made a name for himself largely due to the bouncy, melody-driven efforts of songs such as “Caroline” and “Baba.” “REDMERCEDES” finds him turning over a new leaf, staying cool and calm while delivering bars over bass-heavy production that would make Chuck Inglish proud. He even throws . . .

Ace Cosgrove
New Music Feb 21  |  

Ace Cosgrove examines his outlook on “Nada”

It’s been a minute since we’ve gotten new content from Ace Cosgrove, but the Maryland artist has been hard at work behind the scenes. “Nada” is the first single off his next project. Cosgrove has been experimenting with some different sounds in his latest tracks, and Para Doc-produced “Nada” is no different. With a synth- . . .

New Music Dec 20  |  

Audio Push remixes Aminé’s “Caroline”

Aminé truly broke out this year, thanks to his bouncy, infectious “Caroline” single. West Coast duo Audio Push borrowed the energetic instrumental and put their own spin on things. Their verses play around with the lyrics from the original. Look for Audio Push to continue their My Turn series in early 2017. Stream Audio Push’s . . .

New Music Nov 16  |  

Aminé criticizes Donald Trump while performing “Caroline” on The Tonight Show

“America wanna act all happy and holy, but deep down inside they like Brad and Jolie.” Aminé‘s “Caroline” was definitely the soundtrack of my summer. The strong bass line along with the carefree black boy joy vibe given off was a welcome source of healing. Last night, Aminé performed a modified version of “Caroline” on . . .

New Music Nov 4  |  

Aminé drops another summery groove in “Baba”

Still hot after the summer success of “Caroline,” Portland rapper Aminé hit us with another upbeat single called “Baba.” Aminé’s songs can be a bit of an acquired taste. You keep listening to see what it is he’s going for musically, then you think, “maybe this is something I can get into.” “Baba” is no different. It has . . .


Bas revisits ‘Too High To Riot’ with his “Dopamine” video

If you haven’t heard Bas‘s Too High To Riot album, consider the newly released video for “Dopamine” the perfect invitation to catch up. The personable Dreamville emcee is preparing to head overseas, as he embarks on the second leg of his Too High To Riot tour. Watch the video for “Dopamine” below.

New Music Oct 3  |  

Lege Kale has fun with a remix of Aminé’s bouncy “Caroline” single

Since its release, Aminé’s “Caroline” has been all over the blogosphere, and the internet in general. The Portland, Oregon-based emcee and vocalist’s successful single has a unique, bouncy vibe to it that makes it easy to digest and hard to turn away from. Ohio-based producer Lege Kale has a knack for bouncy percussion and lush . . .

New Music Jun 12  |  

Aminé brings plenty of summertime energy with “Caroline” (Video)

Aminé is onto something with “Caroline.” The song, which he produced in conjunction with Pasqué, has plenty of bounce to it, which is only amplified by the newly released video, which features the Portland, Oregon-based emcee showing us just how live he and his friends get during the summer. Aminé displays a lot of versatility, switching . . .

Thru The Tundra
New Music Jun 2  |  

Karma Kid & Aminé’s “Thru The Tundra” combines afrobeat and future sounds

He’s a 21 year old English electronic music producer and DJ from Derbyshire, but most importantly, Karma Kid sets himself apart with unique vision on tracks such as “Thru The Tundra.” Featuring a guest appearance by Portland-based rapper Aminé, the track features a unique juxtaposition of afrobeat percussion, dancehall elements and futuristic electronic influences. Stream “Thru The . . .

Jetpack Jones - Dopamine
New Music Jan 18  |  

Jetpack Jones Slows It Down On ‘Dopamine’

Jetpack Jones is back and wasting no time, diving head first into 2016 with a new EP, Dopamine. After a strong 2015, which saw big hits like “When Everybody Else Isn’t” and the fourth instalment of his Afterburners series, the California emcee decided to slow it down and mellow it out on Dopamine. Makes sense. Rather than getting heavy into . . .

New Music May 23  |  

Dumbfoundead puts on for the outsiders with his ‘Foreigner’ EP

Los Angeles-based emcee Dumbfoundead digs deeper into his life experiences for Foreigner, his new EP. The project isn’t afraid to examine how that word is used to cultivate negative perceptions and stereotypes. Dumbfoundead explained: “The Foreigner project is for all the outsiders.. As an Asian-American (a.k.a. gyopo) I never knew where I belonged. I had . . .

Just Like You
New Music May 22  |  

Joyner Lucas tackles a tough topic with “Just Like You” (Video)

Joyner Lucas‘s latest, “Just Like You,” follows the lives of two children, a boy and a girl, as they battle with the trials and tribulations of surpassing and rising above a negative legacy that their parents are currently creating. Adults, including parents, often forget how absorbent the mind of a child really is. Substance abuse, failed . . .