From the first time I heard “Loyalty” from Kendrick Lamar‘s critically acclaimed DAMN. album, I pictured in my head what the visuals could and would look like. Well, Dave Meyers & the little homies surpassed my expectations with the video for the sultry collab with Rihanna. The video starts off with Kung-Fu Kenny in a room full . . .
We saw the pictures teasing DJ Khaled, Rihanna, and Bryson Tiller in Miami. This resulted in the new video for “Wild Thoughts” off of DJ Khaled’s forthcoming I’m Grateful album which follows up “To The Max” featuring Drake. This Santana-sampling track was also co-written by PARTYNEXTDOOR. Watch the Colin Tilley-directed “Wild Thoughts video below. Look out . . .
In rare fashion, PARTYNEXTDOOR gave an interview at Power 98 in Charlotte, North Carolina, ahead of his show at The Fillmore with Jeremih. He took the opportunity to discuss his opportunities to write for Rihanna, what it’s like touring with Jeremih, and what inspires him. Watch the interview below.
At this point, Rihanna‘s “Needed Me” has probably been played and quoted to the point of near extinction. Fortunately, Sur Jazz has the skills behind the board to flip things in an entirely new direction with his newly released remix. Stream Sur Jazz’s “Needed Me” remix below.
Krs is currently based in Toronto, but it’s hard to ignore his Jamaican roots shining through with every release. His latest drop, a remix of Rihanna’s ANTI single, “Needed Me,” features prime examples of the infectious rhythms and lush melodies that we’ve come to expect. Let’s hope that SoundCloud doesn’t pull this one down any . . .
It’s been months since we heard anything new from the synth God himself, DrewsThatDude. “You Da One” finds him returning in top form, with a clutch Rihanna sample and plenty of new melodies to back it up. If you haven’t listened to Drew’s previously released En Amor EP, catch up here. Stream “You Da One” below.
Superstars live a very different life than many of us could imagine. Rihanna‘s “Goodnight Gotham” video shows her being absolutely mobbed by excited fans in Paris. The song was originally featured on ANTI, which can be purchased on iTunes. Watch the video for “Goodnight Gotham” below.
Sleep if you want to, but this new edit sees KMB leveling up with each new track he drops. KMB is back with another electronic production, this time flipping Rihanna‘s hit sinle, “Work” ft. Drake. It’s pounding drums and buzzing 808s sit well in the pocket amidst the pop star’s vocals, creating a respectable new . . .
It seems that Rihanna isn’t taking her inclusion in the new Star Trek movie soundtrack lightly, as her “Sledgehammer” video seems to actually take place on a foreign planet. What’s more epic than a new Rihanna video? A new Rihanna video that just premiered in an IMAX theatre, of course. This is exactly what happened . . .
“You’re just another brick, and I’m a sledgehammer.” Rihanna‘s “Sledgehammer” is co-written by Sia and set to be featured on ‘Star Trek Beyond.’ It’s also a pretty powerful standalone influence. Sia‘s influence can clearly be felt throughout, and Rihanna delivers one of her better vocal performances to seal the deal. The song definitely has a . . .
Did you know that Jarreau Vandal can sing? Neither did I, but the Netherlands-based producer delivers an engaging vocal performance to top things off on his recent collaborative release with Mr. Carmack, a remix of Rihanna’s “Jay Joint.” It should come as no surprise that these two include a number of subtle surprises to keep . . .
Late last night, Calvin Harris and Rihanna dropped a mesmerizing video for their collaborative single, “This Is What You Came For.” The Emil Nava-directed video features Rihanna dancing in front of special effects laden scenery and bright, flashing lights. Watch the video for “This Is What You Came For” below.
Mike Will Made It and Rihanna have joined forces to drop the first official single from his upcoming Ransom 2 project. He made announcements all over his social media profiles to get fans ready for this release and the response has confirmed that the people have been waiting for this track. #NothingsPromised — Mike Will . . .
We recently got a “Kiss It Better” remix from Kaytranada. Now fans can get more of “Kiss It Better” and “Needed Me” from Rihanna as TIDAL has dropped two new EPs full of dance remixes. Featured producers include R3hab, Salva, Four Tet, Kaytranada, and more. Stream the Anti remixes below via TIDAL.
Kaytranada brings his airy, synth-heavy brand of bounce to life once more with a timely remix of Rihanna‘s “Kiss It Better.” In regards to his creative process, the Canadian producer and instrumentalist told Zane Lowe, “it’s hard to explain, I just think about it, and then…boom.” Stream Kaytranada’s “Kiss It Better” remix below.