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DJ Khaled Grateful Album Stream

DJ Khaled – ‘Grateful’ (Album Stream)

DJ Khaled, the Master of Major Keys, returns with ‘Grateful’ LP He has been on a quite a run producing anthems with your favorite stars and taking over the social media waves. DJ Khaled‘s tenth studio album release, Grateful, is here and full of major names. He got us in gear with singles like “Shining,” “I’m . . .

Drake "Signs" Paris Fashion Week

Drake debuts “Signs” for Paris Fashion Week

Hear Drake’s “Signs” in conection with Louis Vuitton’s SS18 collection for Paris Fashion Week In May, Drake shared a photo from the studio of his frequently collaborating producer Noah “40” Shebib. Speculation of new music was high and fans were on alert. Yesterday, Louis Vuitton’s style director Kim Jones announced that the brand would debut a . . .

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GoldLink – “Crew” (Remix) ft. Gucci Mane, Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy

“Well it’s Gucci Mane and GoldLink, and we got gold sinks.” GoldLink‘s “Crew” is an infectious anthem for a growing number of people, and Gucci Mane‘s addition to the At What Cost single is only going to add to its momentum. GoldLink, Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy‘s contributions remain the same. Stream the “Crew” remix . . .

Columbusing Afrobeats Why a Whitewashed Trend is Better at its Source

Columbusing Afrobeats: Why a Whitewashed Trend is Better at its Source

As people move, so does music, borrowing and blending to reflect the different pieces of our global identities. Music is dynamic. In Nigeria today, this is afrobeats, a broad term used to describe Nigeria’s pop music. Rooted in Fela Kuti’s afrobeat, afrobeats plays with a broad array of genres, including hip hop, dancehall, grime, highlife, . . .

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Jhené Aiko – “Hello Ego (Don’t Stop)” ft. Chris Brown

Jhené Aiko and Chris Brown get personal on their highly anticipated new single, “Hello Ego (Don’t Stop).” Both superstars give us insight into the troubles in their respective lives. Jhené focuses on the personal issues she’s dealt with that are magnified by the nature of her career. Chris confronts his controversial reputation and the public . . .

There’s Something Special

Pharrell – “There’s Something Special” (Video)

With Despicable Me 3 hitting theaters on June 30th, Pharrell saw fit to drop a new video for “There’s Something Special,” the second single from the movie. It should be mentioned that Pharrell’s falsetto flies free on this song. The video is rather trippy, and features a plethora of little Pharrell heads, along with footage . . .


Russ confidently declares himself the “MVP” (Video)

“Hooks, beats, and verses – every song I score a hat trick.” Multitalented producer and emcee Russ continues to see his stock rise and his fanbase grow, and he reflects on that on “MVP.” The accompanying visuals are hazy and dark, which proves to be a perfect fit for the slowed down vocals in the . . .

DJ Khaled Rihanna Bryson Tiller Wild Thoughts video

Watch DJ Khaled, Rihanna, and Bryson Tiller’s “Wild Thoughts” video

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 . . .

Big Boi - 'Boomiverse' (Album Stream)

Big Boi – ‘Boomiverse’ (Album Stream)

Outkast‘s Big Boi makes his full return with his third studio album, Boomiverse. The 12-track offering includes guest appearances by Killer Mike, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, Snoop Dogg, Eric Bellinger, and more. Stream below and get your copy of the LP on iTunes.


Majid Jordan – “One I Want” ft. PARTYNEXTDOOR

It’s an OVO Sound link up for Majid Jordan‘s “One I Want” featuring PARTYNEXTDOOR. This one is special because it takes artists from different styles and meshes them together well. Related: Majid Jordan – “Phases” (Video) We’re talking bands over whimsical, electronic R&B production and it’s almost as if Majid and PARTY push each other vocally. . . .

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Buddy & Kaytranada – “World Of Wonders” (Video)

Buddy and Kaytranada revisit their summery Ocean & Montana project today with a video for their standout track, “World Of Wonders.” The newly released visual accompaniment is entertaining to say the least. When the video begins, Buddy can’t understand what Kaytranada is saying. Remember: Kay hails from the French-speaking province of Montreal. The two make . . .

Nia Long

A$AP Ferg – “Nia Long”

A$AP Ferg is back again at full force on his latest drop, “Nia Long.” Much like Kanye did on “Touch The Sky,” (couldn’t keep it at home, thought I needed a Nia Long), Ferg uses Nia’s name on this HighDefRazjah-produced banger. Word on the street is that Ferg is still recording tracks for his next . . .


Big Boi releases “Chocolate”; confirms follow-up album to ‘Boomiverse’

Big Boi clearly isn’t one to rest on his accomplishments. He released a house-influenced single called “Chocolate” today, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The Atlanta legend is suiting up for his forthcoming Boomiverse album, and he just confirmed that he has an album set to follow that project during an interview with . . .

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Ice Cube – ‘Death Certificate’ (25th Anniversary Edition) (Album Stream)

This isn’t black family comedy movie Ice Cube. The West Coast legend takes things back to basics with the 25th anniversary edition of his critically acclaimed Death Certificate album. The project includes both previously heard tracks from the original project and new material. Stream the 25th edition of Death Certificate below.


BROCKHAMPTON – ‘Saturation’ (Album Stream)

BROCKHAMPTON‘s Saturation album is a strong release that demonstrates just how powerful of an effect chemistry can have on a project. The free-spirited collective and self-described “boy band” fills the 17-track release with colorful production and free-spirited thematic elements. They’re not afraid to fully express the full spectrum of what they’re feeling, and the results . . .