The singer’s sophomore LP gets a surprise early release A post shared by @brysontiller on May 25, 2017 at 9:05pm PDT On May 11, Bryson Tiller shared 3 new songs to ramp up anticipation for hi new LP. Now, Tiller drops his sophomore album, True To Self, about a month earlier than expected. Enjoy 19 songs . . .
If you don’t have a 9 to 5 dead end career by now don’t let your puritanical baby boomer relatives or sycophant gen-xers know you’re eating avacado toast. Chasing passions outside the corporate structure is a balancing act between thrill and security, passion and obligation. In the end everything is work, the denominator is whether . . .
This is one of the best things I’ve seen on a Tuesday morning in a considerable amount of time. Guest feature Kendrick Lamar is back in the building, and this time he hopped on the remix to Future‘s “Mask Off.” The flutes are having a good run right now. This track was originally premiered on . . .
Regardless of whether you enjoyed Broccoli City Festival 2017, or felt like you were missing out the fun, it’s great to hear that the Broccoli City family will be back in action with the Smile Project Carnival and Concert! This is a family friendly event with Universal Fairs at RFK Festival Grounds in Washington D.C. It’s a . . .
Hip-Hop fans will have some new tunes to rock to for Biggie Smalls‘s birthday on May 21st. Faith Evans drops ‘The King & I,’ a duet album that has been in the works for a while. The 25-song album includes additions from Lil Cease, 112, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes, Lil Kim, Jadakiss, Mama Wallace, and more. Stream below . . .
Solange‘s A Seat At The Table helped a lot of people cope with their lives in different ways. Expressive, heartfelt, and sincere, it was her most popular project to date. She is just as honest and open in her open letter, which was released via Teen Vogue. Read an excerpt from the Solange open letter . . .
You gotta love New York City. The city that never sleeps gave witness to a special occurrence last night, courtesy of the Red Bull Music Academy. Atlanta legend Gucci Mane and multi-talented producer Zaytoven took the stage for a very limited event last night, performing for what has been dubbed “RBMA Piano Nights.” If you’re . . .
James Blake has production credits on “Solo” and “Godspeed,” but he didn’t limit his influence on Frank Ocean‘s Blonde album to studio sessions. The talented vocalist, producer, and instrumentalist delivered a memorable cover performance of “Godspeed” during his performance at the FORM Arcosanti Festival in Arcosanti, Arizona. Watch James’s performance below. .@jamesblake closed out the FORM Arcosanti . . .
There are two versions of “RAF.” Both of them features A$AP Rocky, Frank Ocean, Lil Uzi Vert, and Quavo. The two versions have different Frank Ocean verses, though. The song debuted early Sunday morning on Frank Ocean’s Beats 1 Blonded Radio. Stream both versions of “RAF” below, and check out the newly released solo of . . .
Two more weeks in the books. Twenty more records worth hearing. Packaged together for your listening pleasure on one playlist. I’ll keep this short, as many of you are probably spending a good chunk of the day with family. On Muvas. Stream below.
Scottish producer Calvin Harris recruits Atlanta superstar Future and El Paso rising star Khalid for his funky, catchy new single, “Rollin.” The three display solid chemistry, as Future and Khalid take turns handling vocals over Harris’s layered production. Harris’s forthcoming project,, Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1, will feature guest appearances from the likes of ScHoolboy . . .
TRAPSOUL star returns with “Honey” Bryson Tiller fans have been waiting for the Kentucky singer to drop some new material for a while. He shared a video on Instagram teasing his forthcoming album, True To Self, this afternoon. Now, he serves up the “Let Me Explain” follow up titled “Honey.” ✔️ A post shared by self (@brysontiller) . . .
The Notorious B.I.G. left this world in 1997, but his legacy continues in 2017 with the release of “Take Me There,” a new collaborative record with Faith Evans, featuring Sheek Louch and Styles P. This verse was originally written for Lil Kim’s “Drugs.” Faith and Biggie’s the King & I duet album releases on May . . .
“It always rains at Broccoli City.” We whispered this amongst ourselves before Broccoli City Festival 2017 jumped off on Saturday, May 6th, in Washington, D.C. We knew it. At this point, veterans were used to this inevitable truth. We were right, but thankfully the rain was much less of a factor than it was during . . .
The album buying process, from discovery to purchase, has drastically deviated from what I remember it being like when I was an adolescent. As a 30 year young hip-hop head and overall music enthusiast refusing to accept this as a reality, it was up to me to somehow recourse that perspective. I’ll never forget my first album . . .