Introducing: London O’Connor

When we first heard London O'Connor's "Oatmeal," we knew this kid was different. He raps with an apathetic, effortless flow, but his music features elements far removed from modern hip-hop. We heard even more of that... Read more »

Premiere: MONOGEM – “The Glow”

This month, Los Angeles pop duo MONOGEM will finally release an EP. We heard a demo version of the infectious “The Glow” last year, but now it’s been polished up and revamped, and it sounds even better. MONOGEM is... Read more »

Video Premiere: STELLA – “Friends”

First off, let’s get it out of the way: STELLA is the daughter of Carlos Santana. But don’t expect any wild guitar solos or vintage rock vibes. “Friends” is her first music video, and it’s an entrancing... Read more »

Toro Y Moi Announces New Album, Shares “Empty Nesters”

Chaz Bundick, also known as Toro y Moi, has been consistently releasing music since 2010, but he’s never been predictable. With so many new acts transitioning into an electronic style, Toro y Moi’s new single “Empty Nesters”... Read more »

ASAP Yams’ Death Was Not an Overdose, According to ASAP Ant

Yesterday morning, we got the terrible news that ASAP Yams died at age 26. Yams had always been open about his drug use—he spoke often about lean and Xanax—and although no official cause of death was revealed, many... Read more »

Watch Lucki Eck$ Collaborator Ransah’s New Video For “Chemicals”

If you’re plugged in to the world of new hip-hop, you’ve heard about Chicago rapper Lucki Eck$. Lucki has worked with big-name artists like Danny Brown and FKA twigs, but his most recent project Body High only has one feature: Ransah.... Read more »

Hear Rome Fortune’s New Song, and Write Him a Letter While He’s in Jail

This morning, Rome Fortune turned himself in. He’ll be spending the next month in Cobb County Jail in Marietta, GA. He isn’t talking about why he’s locked up, other than saying, “Stupid ass past caught up... Read more »

Jagā – “Ghost Peppers”

We already know that New Zealand’s music scene is rich with emerging talent, and now we’ve got another name to add to the list of artists to look out for. There’s not much out there about Jagā, but “Ghost... Read more »

Download Future’s “Beast Mode” Mixtape

Future has outgrown a lot of the local ATL artists who are still in constant grind mode, always trying to link with other artists and producers, keep the flow of new music going, and keep their... Read more »

Johnny Cinco – “A Week Ago”

The melodies keep getting weirder. If you’re a fan of those oddball hip-hop songs that you can sing along with, you’re gonna like Johnny Cinco’s Spiffy-produced “A Week Ago.” It’s off the upcoming I Swear mixtape, coming... Read more »

Check Out These Jay Z Demos, From Before His Debut Album

It’s funny to think that a lot of young people only know Jay Z as the celebrity mogul he is today. They know him for wearing suits, meeting with politicians, and making business deals worth more... Read more »

Daily Discovery: Leks Rivers

Leks (pronounced "lakes") Rivers is a 20-year-old producer/singer from London. He started off rapping when he got into grime at a young age, and eventually he learned how to sing, play guitar and piano, and produce.... Read more »

Lupe Fiasco: “And for my last tweet….”

It’s no secret that Lupe Fiasco is excited to cut ties with his label Atlantic Records. With his album Tetsuo & Youth coming January 20, he’s also preparing to change the way he operates. He’s recently gotten... Read more »

Watch Childish Gambino Perform on “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

As always, Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino is a busy man. Coming off the heels of his mixtape/EP release, another captivating music video, and news of the FX TV show, he stops by Jimmy Kimmel’s show... Read more »

Here’s the 2015 Bonnaroo Lineup, Starring Billy Joel, Kendrick Lamar, and Mumford & Sons

We’ve already seen the 2015 Coachella lineup and the 2015 Governors Ball lineup, and today Bonnaroo lets go of their 2015 roster. Bonnaroo, famously North America’s largest camping event, goes down June 11 to 14 in Manchester,... Read more »