Lucki Eck$ – “FOLLADOLLA”

In the SoundCloud description for the Plu2o Nash-produced “FOLLADOLLA,” Chicago rapper Lucki Eck$ explains, “This song old as fuck, but I like it, listen.” If you’re a fan of Lucki’s spaced-out style and sedated flow, check this one... Read more »

Tkay Maidza – “Switch Lanes”

Australian rapper/singer Tkay Maidza is just getting started, but she’s already displayed an eclectic array of styles. From the relentlessly catchy pop of “U-Huh” to the more dance-leaning “Finish Them,” Tkay is all over the place, but she’s never... Read more »

Watch T.I. and Young Thug Perform “About The Money” at the BET Hip-Hop Awards

T.I. and Young Thug hit the stage during last night’s BET Hip-Hop Awards for a performance of the best song of the year so far. The track is off T.I.’s upcoming Paperwork album, coming October 21,... Read more »

Help Us Solve a Problem: Email Submissions

Going through submissions has always been an important part of what we do at Pigeons and Planes. When we started, we’d give out our personal email addresses, check every submission we got, and respond to as many... Read more »

Premiere: Jeh Sea Wells – “Summer”

This year, we’ve been introduced to a lot of new artists who impress with a sound ready for the masses. Everyone’s figuring out how to make a polished, professional hit. But there are some things you... Read more »

Emile Haynie ft. Andrew Wyatt and Brian Wilson – “Falling Apart”

A month ago, producer Emile Haynie dropped the beautiful “A Kiss Goodbye” featuring Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dev Hynes, and Sampha. His latest is “Falling Apart,” featuring the legendary Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and Andrew Wyatt... Read more »

OT Genasis – “Coco”

BAKING SODA! I GOT BAKING SODA! That is all. Thanks, WorldStar.... Read more »

GoldLink Joins SBTRKT on Tour

SBTRKT’s excellent new album Wonder Where We Land is out now. It’s packed with plenty of features, including A$AP Ferg, Raury, Sampha, and Jessie Ware. GoldLink isn’t on the album, but the rising Virginia rapper is joining... Read more »

iLoveMakonnen ft. Wiz Khalifa – “I Don’t Sell Molly No More”

The iLoveMakonnen takeover continues. This time, it’s the Sonny Digital-produced “I Don’t Sell Molly No More” getting the big remix courtesy of Wiz Khalifa. Read our interview with Makonnen here.... Read more »

SoundCloud Posts a $29 Million Loss in 2013

From a consumer perspective, SoundCloud is thriving. They’ve become one of the dominant forces in streaming music online, preferred for their user-friendly interface, their embeddable player, and the community they’ve built among artists and fans. But as a... Read more »

Face+Heel – “Silver Scratches”

British duo Face+Heel impressed with the airy, electronic “My Medyk” back in March. Their newest song begins on a very different note, sounding like some kind of ritualistic chant. But at exactly one minute in, a drum... Read more »

Tyga Expresses Label Frustration, Threatens to Leak His Own Album

Tyga is the latest to publicly speak out against the inner-workings of the music industry. Yesterday he let off a series of tweets expressing frustration with his current label situation. He said that his album has... Read more »

An Update on the Forthcoming Death Grips Album

In typical Death Grips fashion, the group has kept their update on the upcoming album brief: Their website reveals the covers for the double album (above). The Björk-featuring first half N*ggas on the Moon was released back... Read more »

QUAD – “Monday”

Last time we heard from teenage Baton Rouge rapper QUAD, he was working at AutoZone, about to be fired. No word on if he got fired, but his latest track “Monday” has him sounding more focused... Read more »

Grimes is a Boss

In an essay for the upcoming Rookie Yearbook Three, Grimes wrote a piece about her personal experiences as a rising musician/businessperson and what she’s learned along the way. Elle has some inspiring excerpts from the piece.... Read more »