Confusion

Download Mike WiLL Made-It’s “Ransom” Mixtape, ft. Kendrick Lamar, Young Thug, iLoveMakonnen, and More

There are a lot of producers in Atlanta who are killing it right now, but none who have as many hits under their belt as Mike WiLL Made-It. With a track record like his, getting big-name features... Read more »

Premiere: Max Frost – “Let Me Down Easy”

Like his breakout single “White Lies,” Max Frost’s “Let Me Down Easy” finds a balance between accessibility and subtlety. Instead of relying on huge production or over-the-top vocals, the track lets the songwriting do the speaking. Max... Read more »

Andrew Oliver – “Bells”

In the winter months, sometimes you’re in the mood for dark, heavy music to match your seasonal depression. But sometimes it’s better to go the opposite route and throw on something light and breezy. That’s where... Read more »

Mack Maine Says Lil Wayne is Great and “Tha Carter V” Will Be Released in Early 2015

Last we heard from Lil Wayne, he was not happy. Despite his manager telling TMZ that things were all good, Wayne publicly brought up his frustration with Cash Money Records, telling an audience in New York:... Read more »

D’Angelo – “Sugah Daddy”

A few days ago, we got the very surprising news that a new D'Angelo album called Black Messiah was on the way. But it's been years—14 long years since he released his sophomore album, the Grammy-winning... Read more »

Video Premiere: Angelo Mota – “PIGS”

We first heard New Jersey rapper Angelo Mota’s “PIGS” back in summer. His Good Life LP shows what the young artist is capable of—compelling, sharp-tongued rapping without gimmicks or trend-following, but that “PIGS” song is the one... Read more »

Premiere: Quavo ft. Foolie – “I’m Tired Of It”

Migos had a crazy 2014, and today Quavo drops a collaboration with Foolie to let people know how he’s feeling. The song features bass-heavy production and hypnotic flows, and Quavo once again delivers the kind of... Read more »

A Three-Step Solution to the Spotify Problem

We’ve seen a lot of indications that Spotify is broken. First of all, Iggy Azalea’s album was one of the most played projects of the year through the streaming service. Just kidding about that being the problem…... Read more »

Grimes Gives an Update on Her Next Album

Grimes’ excellent album Visions was released back in January of 2012. Since then, we haven’t heard much about a follow-up. In July of 2012, she revealed that she’s working on more experimental music, and that her... Read more »

KLOË – “Grip”

“Grip” starts off like it might explode into a mushy pop song, but it takes a dark turn. Moody production matches the vibe for a promising first look at a young artist with major potential. KLOË just... Read more »

Listen to Fyfe’s Cover of Kanye West’s “Through The Wire”

Didn’t see this one coming. Usually, covers of rap songs suck, but London’s Fyfe took on Kanye West’s “Through The Wire” and actually pulls it off. Thankfully, he doesn’t try to rap. If you like what you... Read more »

DJ Carnage is Opening a School in Guatemala

We see popular musicians stunt all the time, but it’s always nice to see one using money, popularity, and influence for a good cause. DJ Carnage, who was raised in Guatemala, has decided to build a... Read more »

One Million Plays on Pandora Equals $60 in Songwriter Royalties

According to a letter reportedly written by Sony/ATV CEO Marty Bandier, the songwriter royalties being paid by Pandora is startlingly low. According to the math, royalties going to the songwriter equal about $60 for every million plays. In other... Read more »

Pictures From Last Night: No Ceilings 2

Last night, Pigeons & Planes took over The Studio at Webster Hall for the second installation of No Ceilings. It was Rome Fortune’s first headlining show in New York City, and he was joined by an... Read more »

André 3000’s Advice For New Artists

The best advice usually comes from people with experience, and after decades in the game, André 3000 has plenty of that. In a new interview with HardKnockTV, André offers up some words of wisdom to young... Read more »