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T.I.'s open letter to the United States is a call to action

T.I.’s open letter to the United States is a call to action

Atlanta legend T.I. saw fit to put pen to paper once more, releasing a letter to the United States today, on the day of the Inauguration of the 45th President of The United States. His name slips my mind for some reason. It’s clear that current events sparked a lot of thought in regards to . . .

Big Sean announces 'I Decided' tour with MADEINTYO

Big Sean announces ‘I Decided’ tour with MADEINTYO

Big Sean just dropped a video for “Moves.” Before that? We heard “Living Single,” featuring Chance The Rapper and Jeremih. Today? He announced his tour. I Decided releases on February 3rd, so it’s only right that Sean will be on tour from March 17th to April 20th. MADEINTYO is going to be the opener. Check . . .

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News Jan 6  |  

Devin Miles charges it to the game on “Good Credit”

Devin Miles looks back on his past for an introspective, calming track titled “Good Credit.” Producer, Epik, creates a ballad like soundscape dressed in luxurious piano keys for Devin to gracefully rap on. Be on the lookout for his upcoming EP. In the meantime, listen to “Good Credit” below.

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Drake is named British GQ’s Best Dressed Man 2017

It was an epic year for Drake and he will certainly look to continue his wave in 2017 as he reportedly plans to release his More Life album early this year. To add to his 1st quarter push, he has been named British GQ’s “Best Dressed” man of 2016. Rapper, songwriter and wool turtleneck champion @Drake . . .

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News Jan 3  |  

Rebecca Ferguson answers Trump’s inauguration offer

England-born talent Rebecca Ferguson was recently asked to perform at Donald Trump’s upcoming Inauguration. The former X-Factor singer recently went to twitter to respond to the invite, which allegedly other A-list celebrities have since turned down. Artists such as Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars and Elton John have reportedly already turned down the offer. You probably . . .

George Clinton says 'To Pimp A Butterfly' elevated hip-hop
News Dec 30  |  

George Clinton says ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ elevated hip-hop

From record sales, to groundbreaking performances, to overdue Grammy recognition, Kendrick Lamar has seen the multifaceted, critically backed industry success that most artists can only dream of. The legendary George Clinton, who was a key contributor to Kendrick’s To Pimp A Butterfly album, continues to speak very highly of the project. Clinton told Rolling Stone: . . .

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Watch dvsn’s ‘The Choir’ short film

The back end of 2016 has OVO’s dvsn dropping many visual pieces to bolster and re-imagine the SEPT. 5TH debut album. We recently got a joint video for “With Me” and “Do It Well,” but now the album gets a more comprehensive accompaniment. dvsn drops a dramatic short film titled The Choir. Executive produced by Dais and . . .

Read Bjork's open letter about sexism in the music industry

Read Bjork’s open letter about sexism in the music industry

It’s no secret that sexism is pervasive in almost every industry. The music industry is no different. Icelandic singer, producer, and DJ Bjork had some strong words in regards to the topic via a facebook post. To contextualize, this letter comes to us after Bjork performed a DJ set at the Day For Night Festival . . .

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News Dec 22  |  

Chance the Rapper was an answer on ‘Jeopardy!’

You can now add Chance the Rapper onto the list of rap artists who have been answers to clues on Jeopardy!, the American quiz competition game show. On Wednesday nights airing of the show Alex Trebek gave this clue: In 2016 this disciple of Kanye West released his Coloring Book mixtape. This clue took special note . . .

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A petition is calling for R. Kelly’s removal from the SOULQUARIUS lineup

The SOULQUARIUS lineup was recently announced for Saturday, February 18th 2017 at the Observatory Grounds in Orange County. The R&B showcase includes performers The Internet, Erykah Badu, Willow Smith, The Pharcyde, and BJ the Chicago Kid to name a few. You will also notice leading the lineup roster is the self proclaimed “Pied Piper of R&B,” R. . . .

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MAC restocks Selena Collection

Back by popular demand, fans can get their hands on MAC’s Selena collection once again MAC Cosmetics has announced an official restock of their limited edition Selena collection. There are some select artists whose fan bases do not play and Selena Quintanilla-Pérez is certainly one of them. Her fans are a force to be reckoned . . .

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News Dec 15  |  

‘The Hamilton Mixtape’ Debuts at #1 on Billboard 200

Unless you’ve been out of the country for the past year you most likely have heard of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton: An American Musical. This 11-time Tony Award winning Broadway show, led by a cast of mostly black and Latino actors, came like a tidal wave and has reported sold out ticket sales through July 2017. Riding . . .

Grammys 2017 Full Nominations List

Check out the Grammys 2017 Full Nominations List

It’s that time of the year again. The 58th Annual Grammy awards will be held in Los Angeles on February 12th, and the Recording Academy has released all of the nominees for this year’s ceremony. It should come as no surprise to see Beyoncé and Adele leading the pack. It’s good to see Chance The . . .

J. Cole drops ‘Eyez’ documentary

Watch J. Cole’s 40 minute ‘Eyez’ documentary Earlier this year, J. Cole shared his Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming documentary with HBO. It was more than just concert footage. It was the story behind the music. Related: J. Cole releases “False Prophets” & “Everybody Gotta Die” videos After the announcement of the new 4 Your Eyez Only album on the . . .

J. Cole releasing ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ on December 9th

J. Cole is planning to make his return with the release of a new album titled 4 Your Eyez Only. The new project consists of 10 songs, but the official tracklist has not been released, yet. We expect this Roc Nation/Dreamville release to arrive on December 9th. Related: J. Cole Releases ‘Forest Hills Drive: Live’ LP Stay . . .