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Allan Kingdom – “Glass Up (Chi x TC)”

Chicago’s Closed Sessions collective brings artists to their town with a request and a challenge: play a show and create a song, while being filmed. Minnesota rapper Allan Kingdom was up to the task this time... Read more »

Jeff Bridges Edges Closer to Becoming “The Dude” With New Ambient Album

Jeff Bridges wants to sleep with you. The legendary American actor, musician, painter, and wordsmith is getting into the nocturnal music business with Jeff Bridges Sleeping Tapes. Cuddle up with Jeff’s bemused, reassuring baritone over a... Read more »

How Lil Wayne Decided on $51 Million

We learned last night that Lil Wayne was making good on his threat to sue longtime business partner Birdman. He officially filed suit for $51 million, and the Fader obtained scans of the lawsuit that detail... Read more »

“In A Previous Life, I was Napoleon:” Unreleased ASAP Yams Interview Footage Surfaces

Video surfaced today of an ASAP Yams interview from June of 2014. The uploader, video collective Montreality, released a statement with the video: This interview was originally uploaded on June 19th 2014 and after only a... Read more »

Video: Purity Ring – “Push Pull”

Two and a half years after the release of their flag-planting Shrines, Canadian electro-poppers Purity Ring have a new album in the mix and a world tour around the corner. The crescendo continues to build today.... Read more »

Download Three New Songs from Royal’s “Cycles” EP

Royal just unleashed a flurry of free music on this snowy Monday afternoon. The D.C. beatmaker previously impressed with “Passenger,” and his debut “Cycles” EP further establishes Royal as an artist to watch. “Devil Pt. I”... Read more »

Sufjan Stevens Announces North American Tour

With new Sufjan Stevens material comes a new Sufjan Stevens tour. Carrie & Lowell, the songwriter’s first solo album in five years, will hit shelves March 31. Sufjan is hitting the road soon thereafter, a two-month... Read more »

Sam Smith is Sharing Songwriting Royalties with Tom Petty for “Stay With Me”

 UPDATE 1/29: Tom Petty has released a statement of his own, corroborating Smith’s statement of goodwill. He describes the entire episode as “a musical accident no more no less.” Full statement below.  UPDATE 1/26: Representatives for Smith... Read more »

Watch Lupe Fiasco’s Last Radio Freestyle

Lupe Fiasco has vowed to withdraw from the public eye. He’s doing it in stages—first on Twitter, now on radio. So when Lupe visited Sway In The Morning this week it was, supposedly, for the last... Read more »

Joey Bada$$ Says the Malia Obama Selfie Got His Phone Tapped

Joey Bada$$ went on Sway In The Morning this week to promote his new album B4.DA.$$. Over the course of the interview, Joey spoke about the recent dust-up over Malia Obama’s Pro Era selfie. The conversation... Read more »

Burial – “Temple Sleeper”

Burial broke his silence today with a one-sided single from Keysound Recordings. The full “Temple Sleeper” is over six minutes long, but the secretive Burial was kind enough to share a few minutes on YouTube. It’s... Read more »

Download a New Aphex Twin Song

Aphex Twin has a new EP coming out this week. It’s called “Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt2.” Surprised? Maybe you shouldn’t be. True, this is the same evil genius that made us wait ten years between... Read more »

Watch Lupe Fiasco Perform on Late Night with Seth Meyers

Lupe Fiasco’s new album Tetsuo & Youth hit digital shelves this week despite still-simmering tensions between the Chicago rapper and Atlantic. Now that the hard part’s over, however, Lupe has started spreading the album’s gospel on... Read more »

Charli XCX ft. Rita Ora – “Doing It (A. G. Cook Remix)”

PC Music founder A. G. Cook turned heads in 2014 with a brand of self-aware high fructose corn pop. PC Music shouldn’t be taken completely seriously—it’s more like a black mirror of our carnal music desires,... Read more »

Stream Two New Tracks from Doja Cat

Doja Cat returns today, emerging from the wake of “So High” with the dreamy haze of “Trauma” and “Golden.” Invoking SZA and the wavy beats of XXYYXX, Doja Cat’s signature pitch-shifted vocals are front and center... Read more »