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Kendrick Lamar Will Be Debuting His Short Film m.A.A.d. at the Sundance NEXT Fest

Kendrick Lamar paints incredibly vivid tales of Compton in good kid, m.A.A.d. city, and soon, we’ll get them on the big screen. To premiere at Sundance’s first annual NEXT Fest on August 9, the Kahlil Joseph-directed,... Read more »

Listen to Laura Welsh’s Cover of “Bound”

At the tail end of last year, Kanye West was sued by a relatively unknown ’70s soul group called Ponderosa Twins Plus One for sampling their original track, “Bound” (which, of course, spurred many jokes about... Read more »

Danny Brown Announces Bruiser Brigade Album Title and Release Date, Collaborations with The Avalanches and More

Those looking forward to new music from Danny Brown’s crew Bruiser Brigade will be pleased to know that their forthcoming album has received a title and release date. Reign Supreme will be released sometime in October. In other news,... Read more »

Myth Syzer ft. Kaytranada – “Widescreen”

Producer Myth Syzer liberated a gem earlier today, a chilled out collaboration from 2010 with Kaytranada. “Widescreen” is an interesting look at the progression of Kaytranada’s sound, featuring a familiar hip-hop leaning skittering beat and barebones... Read more »

Common Speaks on Parting Ways With G.O.O.D. Music

Kanye West’s longtime collaborator Common speaks up about splitting with West’s label, G.O.O.D. Music. This makes a lot of sense considering that he hasn’t been involved with anything G.O.O.D. Music-related recently. His 2011 album The Dreamer/The Believer was... Read more »

Woodkid Says Goodbye to “The Golden Age” With New Song “Do You Love Me After All”

Some time ago, Woodkid tweeted about the final visual installment to The Golden Age project. When we asked him about it in our interview with him, he revealed that his next project will be focusing on... Read more »

M.I.A. & The Partysquad – “Gold”

Amsterdam’s The Partysquad released a summer mixtape earlier today that includes the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Duke Dumont, Vic Mensa, as well as reworks by the DJs and one highlight that’ll make M.I.A. fans happy. Similar... Read more »

Banks – “Beggin For Thread”

We’re still a few months away from the release of Banks’ forthcoming album Goddess, so to whet our appetites, the singer/songwriter has shared “Beggin For Thread.” It’s a bit different from what we’ve heard from her,... Read more »

Watch FKA Twigs Perform at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival

FKA Twigs has been receiving a lot of much-deserved attention, and this past weekend, she’s made some more fans out of the crowd at the 2014 Pitchfork Music Festival. Performing “Water Me,” “Two Weeks,” and “Papi... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Enjoy.... Read more »

Listen to a Song Grimes and Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz Made in 2009

For those who weren’t too sure about Grimes’ latest song that was written with Rihanna in mind, here’s something a little different. Yesterday, Grimes shared a song that she and Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz had... Read more »

Make Music on Your Browser with Flora Drift

Some people—myself included—are musically challenged. Something about a lack of rhythm, or an understanding of how tones work. Luckily, British designer Luke Twyman has created something that allows you to play music right through your browser,... Read more »

Cam’ron Drops New Songs Featuring Jim Jones, araabMUZIK, and Nicki Minaj

Cam’ron was feeling mighty generous today, liberating two new star-studded songs. The first is “C.F.W.U.,” which features Cam, Jim Jones and Hell Rell providing menacing verses over araabMUZIK’s signature aggressive production. The second is a previously... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Enjoy. ... Read more »

Radiohead Will be “Rehearsing and Recording” New Album in September

Members of Radiohead have mostly been mostly concentrating on their solo projects since the release of 2011′s The King of Limbs, but apparently fans of the band will have something to look forward to sooner rather... Read more »