How Lil B Changed the NBA

By now, Lil B's curse on Kevin Durant is pretty well known. Durant dissed Lil B, and Lil B responded with a claim that Durant would never win an NBA title. Recently, the curse has been... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

5 On It: Substantial Style

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. Mari Gordon – “Flicking My Wrist” It... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

Reviewing the Best Submissions on our Reddit Thread

At the beginning of the year, we started a subreddit to help take submissions. We're still open to submissions at submissions(at)pigeonsandplanes(dot)com, but as the number of emails increases, it becomes more and more difficult to ensure... Read more »

Student Who Freestyled in Cafeteria is Back With More Raps, Wants to Sign a Deal

The speed of the internet is insane. It was just a couple of days ago that this video of a freestyling high schooler surfaced, but today Ben Sommers is back to thank his supporters, and he’s already talking... Read more »

Listen to A$AP Rocky’s New Album ‘A.L.L.A.’

A$AP Rocky just announced via Twitter that his new album A.L.L.A (At.Long.Last.A$AP) is dropping at midnight Eastern time tonight, instead of on June 2 as was previously planned. In his tweet (below), he said his sophomore... Read more »

Listen To Fugees Classic ‘The Score’ As A Lauryn Hill Solo Album

An enterprising Lauryn Hill fan decided to modify The Fugees classic 1996 album The Score to better suit his own preferences—by simply erasing all of Pras and Wyclef’s verses. “I’ve always wondered what a solo album... Read more »

B.B. King’s Daughters Allege He Was Poisoned

An upsetting update in the story of B.B. King‘s death on May 14: two of his daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, allege that the late blues legend was poisoned, and kept from his family during... Read more »

Celebrate Memorial Day With A Free Mixtape Of Your Favorite Reggae/Hip-Hop Samples

All real hip-hop heds know that the roots of the genre lie in the Caribbean; that is, in dancehall and reggae. From the moment DJ Kool Herc first ran it back at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Jamaican... Read more »

French Pianist and Composer Chassol Talks Working on Frank Ocean’s New Album at Abbey Road Studios

Frank Ocean’s new album is one of the year’s most highly anticipated. We still don’t know much about the record, but we do know that it’s coming in July and will be accompanied by a magazine, which... Read more »

Montreal’s Mural Festival Links With Osheaga and Fools Gold to Bring You the Stars of the Future

Always wanted an excuse to visit Montreal? Want to see Post Malone perform “White Iverson” and GoldLink shut down another stage? Do you also love street art? Well, the 2015 MURAL street art festival is going down... Read more »

Florence and the Machine, Raury, Jungle and alt-J Perform at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend

It was a big party in Norwich this weekend, as BBC 1 Radio was in town with some of their friends for Big Weekend 2015. The festival lasted two days and boasted a star-studded lineup consisting... Read more »

Introducing: 1234 Creations

In 2015, the collective is more important than ever before. Today, young creatives look to their peers for support instead of relying on industry infrastructure or experienced vets. In June, we’ll be introducing a new collective—one... Read more »

Album Premiere: Vonny Del Fresco – “Memoirs”

It’s becoming a constant refrain at Pigeons and Planes, but it’s one that will continue until it either bears the fruit of rap stars or fizzles as some promises do: Milwaukee appears to be America’s next... Read more »