5 On It: Get Lifted Up

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. Premiere: Medhane – “Apartment 2A” Brooklyn rapper... 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 »

Artists To Listen To If You Miss The ’90s

What do you miss about the '90s? The grungy flannels? The dial-up connections? The carefree nonchalance that came with knowing the world would end with Y2K? Or was it the music? The '90s don't get much shine... Read more »

Killer Mike: How I Went From a Pigeon to a Plane

ATL legend Killer Mike breaks down the mistakes he's made and the things he's learned over his long and successful music career. As always, he's got some wise words, great stories, and advice for artists trying... Read more »

Emails to Yeezus: A Look Inside Kanye West’s Inbox

On Vic Mensa's "U Mad," Kanye West proudly reveals, "I got 700 emails in my inbox, what that mean? I ain't callin' nobody back." It got us wondering what kind of emails were in Kanye's inbox,... Read more »

5 On It: Get Lifted Up

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. Premiere: Medhane – “Apartment 2A” Brooklyn rapper... Read more »

Solo Woods – “Long Ways”

Two years ago, Brooklyn singer Solo Woods uploaded “Long Ways” to his Soundcloud account. For 730 days it existed there, essentially unaccompanied except for one repost only added last month. Which is crazy to think about... Read more »

Listen To A Mixtape Of Samples From A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘People’s Instinctive Travels…’

A Tribe Called Quest’s debut People’s Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm dropped on April 17, 1990—just over 25 years ago. Music database WhoSampled decided to pay tribute to the revolutionary album with a mixtape that... Read more »

Young Thug’s ‘Barter 6′ Will Keep Fans Happy, But It Won’t Win Any New Ones

As 2014 came to a close, it was still impossible to predict what Young Thug’s next steps would be. “Stoner” and “Danny Glover” started the momentum, and he dominated the end of the year with a... Read more »

Watch Jamie Foxx Turn Your Worst Tinder Profiles Into Songs

The concept of having someone turn absurd Tinder profiles (a unending source of inspiration) into songs is funny enough on its own—what isn’t better sung? But have Jamie Foxx, apparently the low-key dorkiest dude around, do it,... Read more »

Tyler, The Creator ft. Kali Uchis – “Yellow”

Tyler, The Creator released his fourth album via digital platforms earlier this week, with the physical release hitting stores around now with a bonus track in tow. “Yellow” is exclusive to the physical versions of the... Read more »

Courtney Love on Kurt Cobain: “He’s A Hard Act To Follow”

Courtney Love spoke with Brett Morgan, the director of upcoming documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (which airs May 4 on HBO) in a recent interview for V Magazine. She was (as always) remarkably candid on... Read more »

Blur – “My Terracotta Heart”

Blur will be releasing their long-awaited eighth studio album, The Magic Whip, in just over a week on April 27. To ease the wait for their first album in around twelve or so years, the British four-piece have... Read more »

Video: Dej Loaf – “Me U & Hennessy”

Dej Loaf released her excellent Sell Sole mixtape at the end of last year, but today she shares the video for standout (and my personal favorite) track, “Me U & Hennessy.” Much like lyrics in the... Read more »

Watch Behind the Scenes Footage from Kendrick Lamar’s “King Kunta” Video

No leaks this time around. TDE posted official footage from the making of Kendrick Lamar’s “King Kunta” video earlier today, following Kendrick from the streets to the Compton Swap Meet. We don’t hear too much from... Read more »