Video Premiere: JK The Reaper – “Exodia”

JK The Reaper has an energy that’s almost palpable when he raps. He brings an intensity to his music fueled by being sick of the bullshit, and it gives the Greensboro, North Carolina rapper a genuine quality that... Read more »

Laurel – “Shells (Durante Remix)”

London singer/producer Laurel released “Shells” back in June, and now Durante gives the track new life with a smooth remix. With handclaps and an upbeat bounce to it, the song has plenty of energy, but it... Read more »

iLoveMakonnen ft. Wiz Khalifa & Gucci Mane – “I Don’t Sell Molly No More (Remix)”

We already heard the first remix of iLoveMakonnen‘s “I Don’t Sell Molly No More,” with Wiz Khalifa but this time we’ve got Gucci Mane on board. Gucci Mane is currently locked up so it’s unclear if... Read more »

Download New Jersey Rapper Fresh Moss’ “Skinny Fresco Vol. 2″ Mixtape

Over the past few years, we haven’t heard many rappers rise out of New Jersey, but Newark’s Fresh Moss is definitely one to watch. His new Skinny Fresco Vol. 2 mixtape features heavy production from PurpDogg, Lex... Read more »

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 »