Is Frank Ocean About to Drop the Most Fire Rap Album of 2015?

We've heard Frank Ocean rap before, and there's evidence to suggest that he may be doing more of it in the future. Is Frank Ocean about to drop the most fire rap album of 2015?... 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: How We Get By

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. Mic Kellogg – “Breakfast” While it seems... Read more »

Plugged: Ateph Elidja is the Future

A few months back, we took a look at some of the more captivating albums that'd be dropping this year, one of which was Brodinski's resonant Brava. On it, he furthered his exploration into blending the... Read more »

Deeper Than Punchlines: On The Intersection of Comedy and Hip-Hop

At first blush, hip-hop and comedy couldn’t be more different. Fictional assassin/actual Canadian Seth Rogen talked to comedian Hannibal Burress about the differences between a rapper’s larger-than-life character—“it’s totally acceptable to talk about how you are... Read more »

Premiere: Stream Blueprint’s New Album, ‘King No Crown’

In hip-hop, sometimes there’s the feeling that it’s not what you say, but how you say it. This has never been the case with Blueprint. With him, it feels like each word holds weight—like each line... Read more »

Michael Cera Will Join Alden Penner On New Tour and EP

To the pleasant surprise of many, Michael Cera released an album last year. He continued his musical endeavors this year by teaming up with the Unicorns’ Alden Penner on “Meditate,” a track from his forthcoming Canada... Read more »

Kevin Abstract ft. Matt Champion – “NOT ON DOASM 02″

Death of a Supermodel is Kevin Abstract’s highly-anticipated next project. Before we hear what it is, however, the Texas rapper is showing us what it isn’t. “NOT ON DOASM 02″ is the second loosie we’ve heard... Read more »

Premiere: Wyldest – “Danish Longball”

“Danish Longball” is the second single from North London trio Wyldest—Zoe Mead, Holly Mullineaux, and Jack Godderham—and it’s a woozy, dreamy piece of guitar pop. Lush layers of guitar, vocals, and both live and sampled drums are... Read more »

D’Angelo and The Vanguard Announce U.S. Tour

Many fans were left disappointed when they found out D’Angelo’s Black Messiah tour would take place entirely in Europe. He played at NYC’s Apollo Theater once, but other than that, the U.S. was left out in... Read more »

Is Frank Ocean About to Drop the Most Fire Rap Album of 2015?

We've heard Frank Ocean rap before, and there's evidence to suggest that he may be doing more of it in the future. Is Frank Ocean about to drop the most fire rap album of 2015?... Read more »

Jamie xx Shares “Gosh” Video and Announces Tour

It’s fair to say that we’re incredibly excited for Jamie xx’s debut solo album In Colour. That excitement has been building for a while now, ever since the excellent “Girl” and “Sleep Sound” singles last year, but now... Read more »

Grimes Defends Tidal

After a star-studded introduction, some internal turmoil, and a few big exclusives, Jay Z’s Tidal has remained something of a mystery. Without too many specifics available, this new streaming service has been met with suspicion, but today... Read more »

Premiere: Club Cheval – “From The Basement to the Roof (Oliver Remix)”

Club Cheval is a production super-group made up of Frenchmen Canblaster, Myd, Sam Tiba, and Panteros666 and their new single “From The Basement to the Roof” is a smooth, partly Timbaland-inspired jam. It wasn’t exactly what we... Read more »

Taking a Child to a Pink Concert Not Bad Parenting, Rules N.J. Judge

Pink, the pop singer best known for classic hits like “God Is A DJ” and “Get The Party Started,” is not harmful to preteens, as New Jersey family court judge Lawrence R. Jones said in his... Read more »