Francis and The Lights and Chance The Rapper worked together on a remix of “Dear Theodosia,” from the Hamilton mixtape. They’ve teamed up again to remix “May I Have This Dance,” from Francis’s 2016 album, Farewell, Starlite!. The remix has a more uptempo feel to it. Stream the “May I Have This Dance” remix below.
Arthur never had this much soul until now. Chance The Rapper teamed up with Francis and The Lights, Elle Varner, Jessie Ware, Wyclef Jean, Eryn Allen Kane and The O’My’s for “Wonderful Every Day: Arthur,” a new track based around the theme song for Arthur that many of us grew up on. Stream “Wonderful Every . . .
See.Francis makes his Artistic Manifesto debut as he throws “Everything” at you for his latest offering. The iLLustrious representative delivers his second record following the release of his last effort, “Fiat Lux” as he preps his next project, LightsViaXXXX. Los Angeles producer Illusive Realm provides a wavy soundscape forthis record. Buy & Stream Now on iTunes.
“You pull me deep into my deepest desire.” You ever hear a song that you get the urge to label a classic, even though you’ve only heard it once? I know, it’s ridiculously short-sighted to do so. Jessie Ware‘s “Midnight” is tempting me to do just that, thanks to her soaring, powerful vocal performance. Jessie . . .
It was an action-packed night in the world of music last night. That’s right, the 59th annual Grammy Awards went down. The crowd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California witnessed performances by Beyoncé, A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson. Paak with Busta Rhymes and Consequence, Katy Perry, The Weeknd and Daft Punk, Alicia . . .
Unless you’ve been out of the country for the past year you most likely have heard of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton: An American Musical. This 11-time Tony Award winning Broadway show, led by a cast of mostly black and Latino actors, came like a tidal wave and has reported sold out ticket sales through July 2017. Riding . . .
To say that this project is “star-studded” might actually be an understatement. Broadway play The Hamilton is given a new set of wings by its newly released mixtape, which includes guest appearances from the likes of Nas, The Roots, Usher, Alicia Keys, Common, Wiz Khalifa, Sia, Miguel, Chance the Rapper, Busta Rhymes, Ashanti, Ja Rule, . . .
Staying true to you isn’t an easy task, especially when in an industry that’s full of pandering and catering to current trends. Somehow, Mellow Orange has managed to do just that. Founded in 2009 by Japanese-born, Bay Area-based DJ Yusai Goda, his friend DJ and producer Freddie Joachim soon joined, and together the duo turned . . .
In the wake of Drake’s surprise album drop, Mike Blud and Gianni Lee team up to help us dig deeper. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late – The Samples is just what it sounds like, featuring a total of fifteen tracks sampled on the album. Stream in full below, and check out the full . . .
Words By Kris Wilhelmny Photos By @ILLGANDER Months before I attended Mad Decent’s block party in Eugene, Oregon, a city better known as the home of the Oregon Ducks, I was completely psyched. Mad Decent is my favorite label. It’s home to Baauer, Diplo, Major Lazer, Snoop Lion, and Zeds Dead among others. If I . . .
The weather is warm, so it’s only right that Chuck Inglish drops a video for his steamy single, “Legs,” which also features Chromeo. The video features Chuck, Chromeo, and a few female friends at a photo shoot complete with bright lights and luxury cars. Chuck will be heading out with Asher Roth for a tour, . . .
Last night, in a sold out venue located in Boston, MA, Sam Smith captured the attention of 545 people and left them with more than enough to talk about. With the British singer’s debut studio album steadily approaching its slated June release on Capitol Records, and his stock rapidly rising in the United States, Sam . . .