Murph - "Home Coming" (Video)
New Music Feb 5  |  

Murph – “Home Coming” (Video)

Murph and DRE Films hit Colombia for “Home Coming” In 2017, Murph delivered his Position of Power EP. The Broward County rapper has been bringing it to life via visuals since then. After its release, Murph and his go-to videographer DRE Films headed to Colombia’s Caribbean coast with a mission to create a three-part film inspired by . . .

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New Music Dec 27  |  

Murph – “Puttin’ On” (Video)

Florida rapper heads to Colombia for “Puttin’ On” visuals After the release of his Position of Power EP this past summer, South Florida’s Murph traveled to Colombia’s Caribbean coast with Dre Films to shoot his new visuals. “Puttin’ On” was filmed among the locals in the 16th century Old Town and 21st century slums of scenic Cartagena, alongside co-director . . .

Murph - 'Position of Power' (EP)
New Music Sep 1  |  

Murph – ‘Position of Power’ (EP)

Broward County, Florida’s Murph returns with his Position of Power EP. The Miramar rapper tells the tales of his wins and losses while maneuvering into a position of power in the music industry and the game of life. Enjoy 10 new tracks including contribution and features from Rich Eye AM, Block Beattaz, Johnny Brooks, DJ Cas, and more. Stream below and get . . .

cosplay
New Music Aug 15  |  

Captain Murphy (Flying Lotus) – “Cosplay”

Menacing and disorienting, Captain Murphy‘s “Cosplay” is filled with graphic, descriptive lyrics. Captain Murphy, Flying Lotus’s alter ego, isn’t afraid to get weird this time around. This is a bit beyond the typical kinky bedroom aggression we’ed expect; the Captain mentions that “he loves it when [she] hurts him,” and talks about he enjoys being . . .

flying lotus
New Music Aug 14  |  

Watch The Birth of Flying Lotus’ Rapper Alter-Ego Captain Murphy

Flying Lotus is in the process of building the hype behind his new album, You’re Dead!. In a newly released animated video, he reveals the complex and intriguing origins of his alter ego, Captain Murphy. Watch the birth of Captain Murphy below.

Between Villains
New Music Aug 16  |  

Captain Murphy (Flying Lotus) ft. Earl Sweatshirt, Viktor Vaughn (Doom), & Thundercat – “Between Villains”

A sinister all-star cast lines up for “Between Villains,” the latest Adult Swim single. Captain Murphy, a.k.a. Flying Lotus, calls upon Earl Sweatshirt, Viktor Vaughn, and Thundercat to make his eerie vision come to life. The instrumental alone creates a foreboding vibe. Viktor Vaughn (better known as DOOM) and Earl Sweatshirt each possess unorthodox deliveries . . .

YC The Cynic
New Music Aug 6  |  

Video: YC The Cynic – “Murphy’s Law”

The upstart emcee YC The Cynic has handed out the third single off of his debut album GNK today, and has revealed the date of its release to be August 26. On “Murphy’s Law,” the NYC artist explores the possibilities of a downtrodden evolution, and does so overtop some brooding boom-bap production. It’s unmistakably YC, though . . .

Ms. Communication
New Music May 23  |  

Da-P and theMIND talk modern dating frustrations on “Ms. Communication”

“Love sure feels like Murphy’s Law.” Montreal-based producer Da-P and Chicagoan vocalist theMIND prove to be a salient combination on “Ms. Communication,” a track that focuses on the complications that can come with miscommunication in modern day dating situations. The soulful record is pushed forward by soulful instrumentation, along with gorgeous vocals from theMIND and . . .

Fuck A Friend Zone
New Music Feb 11  |  

Stream Jacquees and Dej Loaf’s “F*ck A Friend Zone” mixtape

Late last year when Jacquees and Dej Loaf released “Want Your Sex” rumors swirled that a project was coming. After confirming the news 2 days ago and releasing the first single “Deeper,” the pair released the mixtape, Fuck A Friend Zone. Jacquees brought over producers Nash B and Murphy Kid from his Since You Playin . . .

Extra Friez
New Music Jan 30  |  

Curtis Roach drops bars on “Extra Friez”

“Flow is Eddie Murphy-like; raw and delirious.” Detroit emcee Curtis Roach came hard on his latest drop, “Extra Friez.” Although he’s only 17 years-old, his flow and style are indicative of someone who’s been here a lot longer. Produced by paysndu, the instrumental is rather minimalistic and serves as the perfect medium for Roach to . . .

Since You Playin
New Music Jan 30  |  

Jacquees delivers smooth, bouncy R&B throughout ‘Since You Playin’

Cash Money signee Jacquees released two mixtapes, Mood and Lost At Sea, last year. He’s keeping up the momentum with his latest release Since You Playin. The 22-year old singer focuses mostly on smooth R&B cuts and sexy bouncy tracks with the occasional hip-hop record. He recruits the support of artists such as Birdman, Quavo, . . .

fall in place
New Music Jan 26  |  

YMTK wants things to organically “Fall In Place”

YMTK, whose artist name is an acronym for Young Murph The Kidd, is all about natural connections in his latest drop, “Fall In Place.” YMTK sings about forming an authentic bond with a lady over dreamy Ekzakt and Wax Roof production. He doesn’t want to jinx what’s developed between the two of them by rushing . . .

Bounce
New Music Oct 15  |  

Jacquees – “Bounce”

Atlanta Songwriter and Cash Money crooner Jacquees brings you his latest slow jam, “Bounce.” Jacquees expresses the need to take his relationship to the next level over some simplified, yet smooth production courtesy of Nash B and Murphy Kid. Stream “Bounce” below.

Mantra
New Music Oct 5  |  

Anik Khan – “Mantra” (Video)

By definition, a mantra is  a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. With his “Mantra,” Anik Khan pays homage to both his Queens upbringing and Bengali heritage. The newly released video features a classic clip from Eddie Murphy’s infamous Coming To America flick. Anik explained: “For me ‘Mantra’ is about what I value . . .

New Artists From Seattle

New Artists From Seattle You Shouldn’t Miss

Like its predominantly eccentric, hipster, and LGBTQ friendly residents, Capitol Hill Block Party prides itself on staying away from what’s considered mainstream. Held on the main streets of Seattle’s iconic music and arts center, the event spans three days and a variety of genres made up of (mostly) local artists. CHBP is a true block . . .