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 »

No Ceilings 5: Get to Know Boogie, Jazz Cartier, DonMonique, IshDARR, and Salomon Faye

or our last No Ceilings show in New York, we went rap-free, but on July 8, the hip-hop will be in full force. We're especially excited about this one because we're finally bringing Long Beach/Compton rapper... Read more »

Great Songs From (Mostly) Horrible Movies

The late '90s represented the nadir for “black film,” but it was also, strangely, the absolute apex of the black film soundtrack. If we followed the history of these films (defined as movies that have been... Read more »

Elliphant: A Work in Progress

When Elliphant first crept up on our collective consciousness in 2012, Ellinor Olovsdotter was just beginning to take her first Garageband baby steps. But it didn’t take long for the world to catch on: “Tekkno Scene,”... Read more »

Best Music Videos of the Month (June 2015)

This month's music videos had artists speaking from the deepest, most tender parts of their hearts. Thanks to Mac Demarco and JMSN, all pretense was stripped away in favor of some wicked dance moves and VCR-quality... Read more »

“Hip-Hop Is Not The Problem”: Kendrick Lamar Responds To Geraldo Rivera

Last Sunday at the BET awards, Kendrick Lamar gave one of the show’s most compelling performances for his “Alright,” in which he rapped the inspirational song atop vandalized police cars. However, not everyone was a fan... Read more »

Watch Skepta Perform “Shutdown” During Drake’s Wireless Fest Set

DRAKE JUST BROUGHT OUT SKEPTA. pic.twitter.com/o1LXxbAKZZ — GRM DAILY (@GRMDAILY) July 3, 2015 With the first day of Wireless Fest 2015 wrapped up, snippets of various performances have begun to flood the internet. Headliner Drake is... Read more »

Go, DJ: The Many Hats of Matt FX

Matt FX may be best known as Broad City‘s music supervisor, but like the clusters of tropical citrus that adorn his shirt at this Wednesday lunch, there are many shades to his musical life. As a... Read more »

Video: Kwabs – “Fight For Love”

Primary and secondary colors alternate on a loop in the attractive new video for Kwabs’ “Fight For Love.” The soulful singer’s soaring vocals and the dance-inducing breakbeats guide the visual’s patterns; oranges, purples, and blues flash,... Read more »

Collarbones – “Turning (Flume Remix)”

Flume is consistently putting out remixes that reshape the entire sound of the original track. For his latest head-turning flip, Flume transformed some fellow Australians, Collarbones’ single “Turning.” The original version is an upbeat, house-inspired track.... Read more »

Soulection and Run the Jewels To Have Beats 1 Radio Shows

Apple isn’t holding back. In yet another bid by Beats 1 to win over the hearts of music fans and tastemakers, two new radio shows have been announced. The first, the tongue-and-cheek titled WRTJ, will run... 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 »

Don’t Miss Wireless Fest 2015 (Live Stream)

Wireless Festival 2015 will ensue for much of the next 60-odd hours, and Yahoo’s live stream means you don’t have to miss a moment. With the first day already in progress, A$AP Rocky, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Travi$ Scott,... Read more »

Watch Eminem’s Limb-Risking “Phenomenal” Video

Mid-air explosions, sinister medical laboratories, lukewarm acting, and a noodle-eating villain fill the frame in the newly released video for Eminem’s “Phenomenal.” Complete with Apple products, it finds Mr. Mathers emulating action movie heroes. The sequences... Read more »

Allan Kingdom and Kevin Abstract – “Refresh”

Allan Kingdom and Brockhampton’s Kevin Abstract established themselves as young leaders in hip-hop, pushing both themselves and their listeners to embrace novel sounds. The previous collaboration between the two—last summer’s “Already”—balanced tip-toe raps with a swelling hook. This... Read more »