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Travi$ Scott ft. Young Thug – “Skyfall (RL Grime & Salva Remix)”

One of last summer’s landmark releases in rap was Travi$ Scott’s Days Before Rodeo. Besides making a solid album for himself, Scott provided beats for some fantastic features—Big Sean and Rich Homie Quan turn in noteworthy... Read more »

Stream Cannibal Ox’s Full “Blade of the Ronin” Album

Fourteen years after their monumental album The Cold Vein, Cannibal Ox has the followup. Blade of the Ronin isn’t out until March 3, but Vast Aire and Vordul Mega have made the whole thing available to... Read more »

Globetrotting Back Home: Heems and the Creation of “Eat.Pray.Thug.”

To describe Heems’ debut solo album as “anticipated” is insufficient. This is the man who turned rap on its head as a founding member of Das Racist, only to disband once the band’s notoriety started to... Read more »

Watch a Short Film by Boots Featuring New Music from El-P

Boots delivers his next project today in the form of a short film. Motorcycle Jesus is part fractured apocalyptic narrative, part extended music video. El-P also shared the news on Twitter, revealing he had scored certain... Read more »

Listen to Nico Jaar’s 12-Minute Remix of Florence & The Machine

Florence & The Machine is coming back with a vengeance. The first single (“What Kind of Man”) off their upcoming album (How Big How Blue How Beautiful) is a roaring, vicious indictment of a despicable brand... Read more »

All of Drake’s Album is On the Billboard Hip-Hop Songs Chart

Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late might have caught the world by surprise, but we have acclimated. Billboard’s latest numbers have every single song off the album on their Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, plus... Read more »

Kanye West Premieres “All Day” at 2015 BRIT Awards

This year’s BRIT Awards experienced some eleventh hour drama. Rihanna was scheduled to perform, but she was pulled after skipping out on rehearsals. None other than her “FourFiveSeconds” collaborator Kanye West stepped up to fill her... Read more »

Sam Smith Shares Summer Tour Dates

Sam Smith is hitting the heartland. Still riding the rolling waves of In The Lonely Hour, the British crooner has announced a month-long tour that will take him through America’s Midwest and South. Having spent plenty... Read more »

Jaden Smith & Ta-ku – “Beast Mode”

What is this kid Jaden Smith doing? First he releases an EP called “This Is the Album,” and now he’s released a three-track collaboration with Ta-ku as one continuous track. Doesn’t he know the rules? But... Read more »

T.I. & Young Thug – “Off-Set”

Yes, they’re still making Fast & Furious movies. No, they’re not a waste of time and money. The series has continued in the wake of Paul Walker’s death (he’s still in this next installment), and Furious... Read more »

J. Cole Announces World Tour with Big Sean & Jeremih

Following the massive success of his 2014 Forest Hills Drive album, J. Cole is embarking on a worldwide tour that spans five months and three “acts.” The first (“Hometown”) starts next week in Oregon, act two... Read more »

Watch alt-J’s Disturbing, Beautiful Video for “Pusher”

alt-J has a history of creating ornate, uncompromising, sometimes brutal videos. They put a lot of time and effort into each one, but none of their visual work has matched the simple devastation of “Pusher.” The... Read more »

Carnage ft. ILOVEMAKONNEN – “I Like Tuh”

A Carnage and ILOVEMAKONNEN collaboration arrived, and it is an earworm. The two might not be the most obvious collaborators (L.A. and Atlanta are thousands—thousands!—of miles apart) but as Carnage told Buzzfeed Music, “we finally ended... Read more »

A$AP Rocky ft. Rich Homie Quan & Sway Burr – “Indie”

A leaked cut that may be from A$AP Rocky’s sophomore album found its way online last night. “Indie” features Rich Homie Quan and Sway Burr, and will be featured on Rocky’s upcoming A.L.L.A. release. It’s mean,... Read more »

Stream Ghostface Killah and BadBadNot Good’s Full “Sour Soul” Album

Toronto jazz trio BadBadNotGood are hip-hop heads. They include Odd Future as an early influence and famously twisted Gucci’s “Lemonade” and Kanye’s “Flashing Lights,” but the decision to make an album with Ghostface Killah still came... Read more »