Constant Gardner

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P&P Presents: Skepta, Taking Grime From The Streets of London to the Studios of New York

Skepta has had a big year, and he’s all set to take things to the next level with the release of his new album Konnichiwa on March 1, 2015. With “That’s Not Me,” the MC made... Read more »

Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut a New Song Backed By Bilal and Thundercat on “The Colbert Report”

Last night, Kendrick Lamar was the final musical guest on The Colbert Report, and, just as he did on SNL, Kendrick delivered a stunning performance that is worth watching again and again. With a backing band that included... Read more »

A.G. Cook – “Beautiful (Rustie Remix)”

LuckyMe’s annual musical advent calendar, where they give away a song each day in December, has been great for the past six years, but they’ve taken things to the next level in 2014 with incredible free... Read more »

Video: Pusha T – “Lunch Money”

Towards the end of November, Pusha T dropped a new single, “Lunch Money,” out of nowhere. With wonderfully weird production from Kanye West and Pusha in typically vicious form, it’s an exciting hint towards the follow up to My... Read more »

Listen to Spooky Black’s New Song “Worn,” Co-Produced by Shlohmo

Now going by his real name, Corbin, rather than Spooky Black, the singer from St Paul, Minnesota has dropped a big new song with co-production by none other than Shlohmo. Billed as a collaboration between TheStand4rd and WEDIDIT (Shlohmo’s... Read more »

Cam’ron Rapping Over Boards of Canada Will Melt Your Mind

From the mind of the man who brought us an entire (amazing) Gucci Mane vs. Boards of Canada album, and a Hot Boy$ x Aphex Twin album, comes a thirty minute mix of The Diplomats’ (Cam’ron, Jim Jones,... Read more »

Shura – “Indecision (Jungle Remix)”

Two British artists who have had great years and who both have retro leaning sounds, collide on this Jungle remix of Shura’s latest song “Indecision.” Jungle released their self-titled debut album earlier this year, while Shura has laid a strong claim to the... Read more »

Premiere: Osca – “Blood (Gems Remix)”

Osca’s pop songwriting skills where clear from the very beginning, when they shared the sweeping, soaring “Blood.” With their four-track debut EP now out (it also includes “Illume“), the British four-piece have called on Washington, DC duo GEMS... Read more »

Watch J. Cole’s Emotional Performance of “Be Free” on Letterman

In the immediate aftermath of Michael Brown being shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, J. Cole released a song called “Be Free” along with an honest message on his blog. With his album, 2014 Forest Hills being released earlier... Read more »

Watch Shamir Perform “On The Regular” and “I Know It’s A Good Thing” For His TV Debut

Hopefully you already know that Shamir has an amazing voice when singing live because you watched our video of him performing a cover of Brandy Clark’s “Stripes,” but now he’s graduated from a Brooklyn street corner to... Read more »

Shlohmo Announces 2015 Live Tour and Drops New Song “Emerge From Smoke”

Shlohmo killed it in 2014. Although there wasn’t that much in the way of solo tracks, he produced BANKS’ “Brain,” went on a pretty extensive US tour, and dropped one of the year’s best EP’s—the six-track No More EP with... Read more »

Video: Låpsley – “Falling Short”

Recent XL Recordings signing Låpsley, whose new EP Understudy will be out January 5, has shared a video for the EP’s opening track “Falling Short.” Directed by Noel Paul, and shot in black and white, it’s a simple... Read more »

Twin Shadow – “Turn Me Up”

The last we heard from Twin Shadow, he was debuting a new song called “Locked and Loaded” with an acoustic version on the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast, and now he’s back with another heart-rending epic. Although... Read more »

Shelter Point – “Fossil”

After releasing two tracks, “Cut Me Loose” and “Serenity,” for free download earlier this year, Nottingham, UK duo Shelter Point are planning an EP for next year. The Weird Dreamers EP will be out February 2, with “Fossil” being... Read more »

ALA.NI – “Suddenly”

With no Facebook page, no songs on her Soundcloud, and only seven tweets to her name, ALA.NI is keeping things low key at the moment. Having been a backing singer for the likes of Mary J. Blige and Andrea... Read more »