Major Lazer grabs two heavy hitters for his latest release, “Run Up,” in the form of Nicki Minaj and PARTYNEXTDOOR. Diplo actually announced that this would happen back at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, so it’s good to hear it coming to fruition. The patois-influenced record is expected to be followed up with a visual . . .
Major Lazer‘s “Be Together” made a lot of waves upon its release last year. The infectious electronic single, which featured on their Peace Is The Mission album and included a contribution from Wild Belle, has been brought back to life with a suspenseful remix courtesy of Falcons. The new version has more of a chopped . . .
Gucci Mane La Flare broadens musical horizons and links up with Major Lazer After appearing as a feature on Sevyn Streeter‘s “Prolly“, Gucci Mane reappears as a guest on Major Lazer‘s official”Cold Water” remix. Alongside Justin Bieber and MØ they ride this party ready anthem and take it to another level. This is wonderful step forward . . .
Full of futuristic flare and charisma, London producer, Eljay, shares a remix/cover of the Major Lazer single, “Cold Water”. It’s tracks like this that will help bridge the gap between future bass and mainstream communities as it puts the sound in front of a larger audience. “It’s been a seriously busy time in the studio these past . . .
Major Lazer taps Justin Bieber and MØ for their new collaboration, “Cold Water”. Music Is The Weapon is reportedly due out in early 2017, Major Lazer sees fir to drop the track which will serve as their lead single for the project. Bieber sings, “If you feel you’re sinking, I will jump right over into cold, . . .
Major Lazer unleashes the official music video to their Peace Is The Mission standout track, “Night Riders.” The song is itself is full of features, but Travis Scott was the only artist to appear in the visuals. Travis plays his part and has a solid visual performance, but if you pay attention and watch until . . .
Major Lazer has released the video for “Light It Up” (remix) featuring Nyla & Fuse ODG. Sam Pilling directed the visuals for this standout record from Peace Is The Mission. Pilling states, “The whole sentiment of this Major Lazer track is about overcoming negativity and sadness, coming together, and rising up in dance to ‘Light It . . .
D.R.A.M. steps out again, this time adding a strong guest verse to Major Lazer’s energetic single, “Powerful.” The Virginia native focuses on the undeniable chemistry that comes with a true connection. Major Lazer’s Peace Is The Mission album, which released in June, is available via iTunes. Stream D.R.A.M.’s “Powerful” remix below, and download via Toneden.
Major Lazer has a new remix of their popular Peace Is The Mission song, “Light It Up” featuring NYLA and Fuse ODG. “Light It Up” (Remix) picks ups the tempo of the original version. It incorporates bouncing horns and more of a pop vibe based on the drum patterns. Stream “Light It Up” (Remix) below. Also, be . . .
The alternative rocking Tribe Society has done it again with a fresh perspective of turning a song into a re-imagination that is all their own. This time, “Lean On”, by Major Lazer, receives the Tribe Society treatment. The band gives it a new face with a powerful rock feel with the buzzing guitar lead. Mix . . .
Despite the big names involved, there were mixed respones to Major Lazer and Pharrell‘s “Aerosol Can” when it dropped. Enter Los Angeles producer Them Jeans, who created a more subtle, melodic vibe to support Pharrell’s verses. The original felt too empty, thanks to an instrumental composed almost entirely of percussion. Pharrell’s delivery isn’t aggressive enough . . .
Nigeria’s Wizkid drops Sounds From the Other Side LP Nigerian superstar, Wizkid, has prepped fans with a run of singles including “Come Closer” and “African Bad Gyal.” The singer/songwriter also topped the U.S. charts with Drake’s 2016 hit “One Dance.” Now, he drops his new album, Sounds From the Other Side. The 12-track album is a follow-up to 2014’s Ayo . . .
We got teased with Wale‘s “Fish n Grits” with Travis Scott a while back, but now we have the final version. His forthcoming SHINE album is on the way and we have an official release date set for May 5th. Stream “Fish n Grits” and check out the SHINE track list below. Track list 1. Thank God . . .
Since 2007, DJ Earworm has been doing music fans a service by creating impressive mashups of the year’s biggest. He delivers, yet again, with “United State of Pop 2016 (Into Pieces)”. Prepare for to hear well engineered snippets from stars like Drake, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Sia, D.R.AM., Zayn Malik, and more. Listen to the . . .
Sean Paul believes that artists like Drake and Justin Bieber don’t necessarily understand dancehall music Let’s get one thing clear: Your modern fave did not create dancehall music. Chances are, they don’t even know where it came from. As Caribbean sonics and musical elements became more popular in mainstream music, obviously pop heavy hitters took . . .