Best Songs of the Month

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 rounded up the best songs from the past month. Here are the songs... Read more »

GoldLink on Meeting Rick Rubin, Touring With SBTRKT, and Performing For André 3000

It’s been a crazy year for GoldLink. He went from catching a little buzz on SoundCloud to meeting with Rick Rubin, touring with SBTRKT and Flume, traveling the world, and performing in front of André 3000.... Read more »

The Best New Artists (January 2015)

Finding new artists is easier than ever, but this creates a problem: it's harder than ever to filter through it all and keep tabs on what's really good. With so many artists popping up every day,... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of the Month (January 2015)

The beginning of a new year is typically a slow period for musical releases, but that's not the case for 2015 so far. As noted in our Most Anticipated Albums of 2015, there's a lot of... Read more »

The Obama Family’s Best Music Moments

The Obamas. They're a family you have come to love (or hate... haters), but you can't deny that this is one of the coolest families to be in the White House since maybe the Kennedys. They're... Read more »

Grimes is Bored By Pop, Considering a Nickelback Cover Album

We can’t wait for Grimes’ next album, but to be honest, we have no fucking idea what to expect. First there was the Rihanna reject, “Go,” then she admitted that her new direction sucked and that she... Read more »

What It’s Like Being a Hip-Hop Fan Growing Up in the Irish Countryside

It’s a Saturday night. I’m sixteen years old but I look fourteen, so I have long since accepted that my weekends will consist of listening to my friends talk about football and shitty cars. This weekend... Read more »

Daily Discovery: WebsterX

Listen to “Doomsday” once and it’s obvious that Milwaukee-based artist WebsterX—real name: Sam Ahmed—isn’t your typical rapper. “I started off with an Ethiopian/Muslim upbringing,” he explains. “Both of my parents are from there, and my dad... Read more »

Lauryn Hill Extends Small Axe: Acoustic Performance Series

Earlier this month, Lauryn Hill made headlines by announcing that she would be doing a short series of live shows starting in February. Rather than heading out on a grand tour, Hill will be doing a... Read more »

Jay Z Bids for Spotify Competitor

Another week, another rumor about Jay Z having plans to make major purchases. However, this time the rumors seem to be credible. According to CMU, Project Panther Bidco, a company controlled by Jay Z, apparently placed... Read more »

Best Songs of the Month

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 rounded up the best songs from the past month. Here are the songs... Read more »

Watch FKA Twigs Premiere a New Song on Stage

Although FKA Twigs put out her debut album just this past summer, it appears that she is already gearing up to release new material. And maybe sooner than we think. During a recent show in Melbourne,... Read more »

Big Sean ft. Drake and Kanye West – “Blessings”

Earlier this week, Big Sean announced that his forthcoming album, Dark Sky Paradise, will arrive February 24. To keep that momentum going, he’s unleashed the second single from the project, the Drake-featuring “Blessings.” Judging by this... Read more »

Suge Knight Reportedly Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

It’s been reported that Suge Knight was involved in a fatal hit-and-run earlier today. The incident occurred after a fight with a crew member on a film set where Game, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube were also present.... Read more »

Natalie McCool – “Pins”

Natalie McCool first impressed us last summer when she shared her dreamy “Dig It Out.” Today, the Liverpool singer gives us yet another excellently crafted pop production with her newest single, “Pins.” Here, McCool trades the... Read more »

Meek Mill ft. Big Sean & A$AP Ferg – “B-Boy”

Meek Mill is free, Meek Mill is partying hard, and Meek Mill is back making big tracks. “B-Boy,” his collaboration with A$AP Ferg and Big Sean, was originally announced back in June, but was delayed because of... Read more »

Allan Kingdom – “Glass Up (Chi x TC)”

Chicago’s Closed Sessions collective brings artists to their town with a request and a challenge: play a show and create a song, while being filmed. Minnesota rapper Allan Kingdom was up to the task this time... Read more »

GoldLink on Meeting Rick Rubin, Touring With SBTRKT, and Performing For André 3000

It’s been a crazy year for GoldLink. He went from catching a little buzz on SoundCloud to meeting with Rick Rubin, touring with SBTRKT and Flume, traveling the world, and performing in front of André 3000.... Read more »

Jeff Bridges Edges Closer to Becoming “The Dude” With New Ambient Album

Jeff Bridges wants to sleep with you. The legendary American actor, musician, painter, and wordsmith is getting into the nocturnal music business with Jeff Bridges Sleeping Tapes. Cuddle up with Jeff’s bemused, reassuring baritone over a... Read more »

How Lil Wayne Decided on $51 Million

We learned last night that Lil Wayne was making good on his threat to sue longtime business partner Birdman. He officially filed suit for $51 million, and the Fader obtained scans of the lawsuit that detail... Read more »