Watch Sway Clarke II’s Acoustic Performance of “I Don’t Need Much”

Sway Clarke II just released his new song “Tangerine,” and for this clip he revisits the first song we ever heard from him (and a personal favorite), “I Don’t Need Much.” Instead of the big drums and... Read more »

Father and OT Genasis Added to CMJ Show Tomorrow Night

We partnered with Move Forward Music for a CMJ show at Webster Hall tomorrow night. Check out the info above and if you’re in New York City, buy a ticket and come out! We just added... Read more »

Madi Diaz – “Mess”

When I first heard “Mess,” I wasn’t sure about it. I got a bit of an indie Taylor Swift vibe from it, and as catchy as it is, it almost had me feeling guilty for listening.... Read more »

Watch New Yorkers Try to Decipher Young Thug Lyrics

If you have no idea what Young Thug is saying in “Lifestyle,” you’re not alone. Complex hit the streets with The Kid Mero to get some New Yorkers to listen and try to interpret Thugger’s rhymes. They... Read more »

Britney Spears is Reportedly Making $475,000 Per Show Over the Next Two Years

It’s hard out here in the music industry. Record sales are hitting all-time lows, digital sales are dropping, and even seemingly successful music endeavors can’t figure out how to profit. Earlier this year, La Roux explained that... Read more »

Misun – “Superstitions”

Don’t sleep on Misun. The DC band (now based in LA) has been consistently releasing quality music since we first heard them back in January of 2013. With over 100,000 plays on several of their songs... Read more »

LION BABE ft. Childish Gambino – “Jump Hi”

NYC duo LION BABE (Jillian Hervey and Lucas Goodmanz) drop something soulful with a little help from a Nina Simone sample and a Childish Gambino verse. It’s been a while since we’ve heard from the duo—their... Read more »

Chance The Rapper and The Social Experiment to Release Free Album Before Year Ends

We know that Chance The Rapper and his band The Social Experiment have been working, and according to a new talk with Billboard, the results are coming soon. Chance and his band are aiming to release... Read more »

Listen to Baby Duka’s New “Just A Gigolo/Sky’s the Limit” Featuring Kwamie Liv

Producer BABY DUKA is getting ready to drop his Maskuline Mixtape, and for his latest release, he’s teamed up with Kwamie Liv for this mash-up that pairs a Louis Armstrong melody with a Biggie Smalls classic. The... Read more »

Watch El-P Visit the Shelter to Find Cats For “Meow The Jewels”

Now that Meow The Jewels has raised over $50,000 and is really happening, El-P and Killer Mike need to find some talented cats. In the clip above, El visits the BARC animal shelter to play some music... Read more »

The Lorde-Curated “Hunger Games” Soundtrack Features Kanye West, Raury, Haim, Pusha T, and More

Lorde has been given the task of curating the soundtrack for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 movie, and judging by the tracklist, she went all out. The cast involved is an all-star lineup featuring... Read more »

Public School – “Don’t Wake Me Up”

“Don’t Wake Me Up” could be a heavy-hitting, emotional alternative rock anthem. It could explode into a gigantic chorus and a turned up second verse. Drums could crash, guitars could scream, and it could be dramatic affair. But... Read more »

CHVRCHES – “Get Away”

As part of a new BBC project, Zane Lowe will be “rescoring” Drive by enlisting artists for new music to go with the film. “On 30th October at 10 p.m., BBC Three will be broadcasting Drive... Read more »

Lorde’s “Royals” Banned From Radio in San Francisco

There are a lot of Lorde haters. The New Zealand pop star’s ascent has been rapid, and with all the positive attention has come plenty of negative. Now, in one city, she’s banned from local radio, but the reason... Read more »

Watch Lana Del Rey Perform “Shades Of Cool” in a Cemetery

Last night, Lana Del Rey performed her first of two shows at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles. In front of candles, palm trees, and eerie lighting, Lana performed plenty of... Read more »