purple lamborghini
New Music Jul 21  |  

Skrillex & Rick Ross collide on “Purple Lamborghini”

EDM star, Skrillex, links with the MMG boss, Rick Ross, for “Purple Lamborghini”. This collaboration is set to be a part of the Suicide Squad soundtrack which is due out August 5th, the same day as the film release. This track is The Joker’s theme song for the film and truly captures what an EDM/trap . . .

Working For It
New Music Oct 22  |  

Zhu – “Working For It” ft. Skrillex & THEY.

Zhu drops another intriguing collaborative track from his forthcoming Genesis Series EP. This time around, “Working For It” features guest appearances from Skrillex and THEY. “Working For It” manages to combine elements of trap, pop, hip-hop, blues and more into one song without sacrificing cohesion in the process. Stream “Working For It” below.

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The Game – “El Chapo” ft. Skrillex

The Game is on full-promo now for both The Documentary 2 and 2.5. “El Chapo” comes from the latter, and features Skrillex on co-production with Bangladesh; and boy does he make his presence felt. With Skrillex’s signature bass growls and snarls, Game finds himself right at home as the the two create some incredibly potent west coast juice with this one. . . .

Jack U
New Music Dec 27  |  

Beyoncé – “7/11 (Skrillex & Diplo’s Jack U Remix)”

Diplo and Skrillex connect once more under the moniker of Jack U to deliver a high octane remix of Beyoncé’s “7/11.” This song was already bursting with energy, but it should be no surprise that these two took things to another level. Prepare to see your New Years party go absolutely wild if this is . . .

summer
New Music Feb 9  |  

Rick Ross – “Summer 17”

As Rick Ross readies his forthcoming album, Rather You Than Me, he treats fans to a new song titled “Summer 17.” Ross wants his whole team to be rich forever. If that’s the case, then sign me up! Does this song sound really similar to “Purple Lamborghini” or is it just me? Stream the Beat Billionaire-produced song below. . . .

no u-turns
New Music Sep 12  |  

Rick Ross speeds off one way on “No U-Turns”

Rick Ross returns with “No U-Turns” Outside of features and a Skrillex collab for “Purple Lamborghini“, we haven’t heard much from the boss this past year. Rick Ross drops off a loose track called “No U-Turns” for the fans to enjoy. “It ain’t no U-turns on the block/Switch sides you better stay there” Listen below.

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M.I.A. – ‘AIM’ (Album Stream)

M.I.A. is saying that AIM might be her last album, and it’s officially been released into the world via Interscope and Polydor. This is the first project we’ve heard from the English talent since her November 2013 release, Matangi. Collaborators include Blaqstarr, Diplo, Hit-Boy and Skrillex. Stream AIM below, and purchase via iTunes.

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KAYTRANADA’s ‘99.9%’ is proof of what Black boys can do when we let them live (Review)

I feel better than I ever have, you know? I’ve been sad my whole life, but fuck that. I know I have good things ahead. I don’t know honestly if I’m fully, 100 percent happy, but I’m starting to get there.”- Kaytranada (The Fader, 2016) A few days ago I turned 23, and I’ve never been . . .

always strive and prosper

Stream A$AP Ferg’s Long Awaited ‘Always Strive And Prosper’ Album

After an extensive and highly publicized promo run, A$AP Ferg‘s long awaited Always Strive And Prosper album has touched down for our listening pleasure. With a diverse group of guest contributors such as Future, Rick Ross, Skrillex, Chuck D, Lil Uzi Vert, and Missy Elliott, the project seems to have a little bit of something . . .

The Hottest Songs Of 2015

Another year, another new crop of anthems and bangers. The songs that made this list are the ones that transcended genre and fan to reach new audiences, and got more plays than King James. Whether by the end of the year you still couldn’t turn them off, of couldn’t turn them off quick enough, these . . .

2016 Grammy Award Nominations

Check Out The 2016 Grammy Award Nominations

It’s that time of the year. The 2016 Grammy Award nominations have been announced. It’s only right that we all gather round, look at the nominations, and complain about the lack of appropriate representation for the artists who we truly feel deserve some shine. The Grammys will take place in Los Angeles’s Staples Center on . . .

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Justin Bieber Has A Newfound Sense Of ‘Purpose’ (Album Review)

Ever since Usher and talent manager Scooter Braun first introduced Justin Bieber to the world back in 2009 after seeing him on YouTube, he’s been a mainstay in the music scene. Pre-teen girls would swoon and scream for the hot new teen heartthrob with the swoop pixie cut and high-pitched voice. Even though the then . . .

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The Game Shows His Loyalty With ‘The Documentary 2.5’ (Album Review)

When I listen to hip-hop, I’m always opening my ears to hear a story- the narrative of marginalized individuals expressing stories of their survival in a world not meant for them to does the melanin good. Whether it’s introspective like Nas’ “I know I Can” or the complete opposite like Migos’ “Cocaina,” I’ll find a . . .

big grams
New Music Sep 26  |  

Big Grams (Big Boi & Phantogram) – “Big Grams” (EP Stream)

Big Boi and Phantogram, who have joined forces and adopted the moniker of Big Grams, and they prove to be a well fitting combination throughout their seven-track, self-titled EP. Guest features include Run The Jewels and Skrillex. Big Boi continues to chart his own course, and by many accounts he’s on the right track. Stream Big Grams below.

take u there
New Music Nov 25  |  

Jack U – “Take U There (TroyBoi Remix)”

I have no problem admitting that I’m a fan of pretty much anything TroyBoi drops. I haven’t been given a single reason to doubt him, as of late. His remix of Jack U’s “Take U There” is excellently sequenced, and a bit more fast paced than the original. The London native describes himself as a . . .