The Best Albums of 2014

The effect that iTunes and on-demand streaming services have had on album sales and the way music is consumed has been well documented. The vast majority of the music buying public purchase just their favorite single... 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: Do It Yourself

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. YOMI – “Tryouts” More often than not... 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 »

The Best Songs of 2014

These days, we keep getting more and more ways to define what's hot. Terrestrial radio and the big charts still exist, but now we've got digital radio, Hype Machine, blogs, social media information, streaming services, apps,... Read more »

Tyler, the Creator and Adult Swim’s “Black Dynamite” are Making a Police Brutality Musical

“Black Dynamite” is one of Adult Swim’s best and most daring shows. Michael Jai White stars as the shows titular crimefighter, and they’ve pulled in stars like Chance the Rapper (as Bob Marley) and Erykah Badu... Read more »

Video: Psymun ft. Kerry Roy – “Talk 2 Me”

To say that Psymun has had a good year is a little bit of an understatement, especially considering how well TheStand4rd’s tour went. Back in May the Minneapolis-based producer dropped his Pink Label EP, an excellent and intricate showcase... Read more »

Video Premiere: O MER – “Blind”

O MER’s “Blind” is a very unique song, but it’s still digestible. Despite hitting notes that most modern music skips over, the glassy production and technical proficiency outshines all for beautiful results. For the video, that digestibility... Read more »

Bob Marley’s Estate is Opening Up the Vault

The mass of unreleased Bob Marley material is unfathomable. There’s a world of concert footage, B-sides, and photographs known only to the Marley estate. They run a tight ship. But: ’tis the season. Bob would have... Read more »

Watch Björk Tell The Nativity Story on Icelandic TV Age 11

Happy Holidays! The video, which comes from 1976, sees Bjork telling the story of Jesus’ birth, accompanied by music played by students from the Reykjavík Children’s Music School. It came from a Christmas special for Icelandic TV station RUV. Watch the... Read more »

Premiere: Mulherin ft. Pell – “Hypocritical”

On “Hypocritical,” New Orleans-based twin brothers Mulherin pull an unusual card in the modern R&B landscape, crafting a low-burning ballad about relationship drama, smartly bringing P&P favorite Pell along for perfectly fitting guest verse. “Hypocritical” bears... Read more »

T.I. Responds to Q-Tip, Defends Iggy Azalea

After Q-Tip delivered a hip-hop history lesson to Iggy Azalea via Twitter, Grand Hustle boss T.I. steps in to defend the artist he helped make famous and give his thoughts on race, hip-hop, and the importance... Read more »

The Best Albums of 2014

The effect that iTunes and on-demand streaming services have had on album sales and the way music is consumed has been well documented. The vast majority of the music buying public purchase just their favorite single... Read more »

Michael Christmas – “F*ck Wit Me”

There’s a lot of pressure on Michael Christmas this month. It’s December. His name involves Christmas. It’s crunch time. The Boston rapper has not disappointed, releasing a string of solid singles in recent weeks. He’s back... Read more »

Download Night Lovell’s “Concept Vague” Mixtape

Canadian rapper and producer Night Lovell has slowly been building up hype for his debut mixtape, Concept Vague, and it’s easy to see why. Dropped late last night, the intense and menacing mixtape features production from Lovell himself,... Read more »

The Best New Mixes Streaming Right Now

Tis the season to be jolly for a reason. For those looking forward to the time off work and home-cooked meal aspects, but not so much the endless repeats of terrible Christmas music, may we offer... Read more »

Raylond Hamm – “Rain”

In ten years (maybe even five, if the half-decade wake of 808s and Heartbreak is any indicator), it will be interesting to look back on the legacy of Yeezus and the work of an unexpected but related producer,... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Kid Cudi, Sky Ferreira, and O.T. Genasis

This week on Twitter: – Kid Cudi notices a trend – Sky Ferreira discusses her videos – O.T. Genasis remembers some advice from 50 Cent Here is the week on twitter. And a GIF of a... 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 »

Listen to Music From Grimes’ First Ever Myspace Page

Ah, the days of Myspace. As the first social network to be adopted by the public at large, Myspace used to be full of artists trying to share their music with the world. In fact, Lil... Read more »