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Låpsley – “Falling Short”

Låpsley left a really strong impression thanks to her exceptional production skills and smooth, molasses-like vocals on “Station” and “Painter (Valentine).” Today, the artist shares the first single from her forthcoming EP, which will also appear... Read more »

How to Make Börek, with Action Bronson and His Aunt

Börek (or “byrek”) is an Albanian dish made of flaky dough (like phyllo) and filled with meat and/or cheese. It’s like a filled pita or empanada, but, you know, Albanian. In a new video, Action Bronson... Read more »

Premiere: Grizfolk – “Hymnals (RAC Mix)”

As much as everyone looks forward to the holidays and layering clothing, winter sucks. Days are shorter, things are always somehow wet, and god forbid you slip on a patch of ice again this year. So... Read more »

Video: André 3000 Talks About #ATLast Homecoming Shows on The Ellen Show

The last time was probably that Gillette commercial, right? It doesn’t happen very often, but André 3000 dropped by The Ellen Show the other day to discuss the highly anticipated final three shows of Outkast’s reunion... Read more »

TALA – “Alchemy”

TALA is set to release her forthcoming EP Alchemy in two months’ time, so to give us a taste of what to expect, she’s shared the title track from the project. Her hazy voice soars over the... Read more »

Video: Tunji Ige ft. Michael Christmas & iLoveMakonnen – “Day2Day (Remix)”

The visuals for Tunji Ige, Michael Christmas, and iLoveMakonnen‘s “Day2Day” don’t need an in-depth analysis. The set-up is simple: the two rappers hit the streets and rooftops of New York on a nice sunny day before... Read more »

Watch Kanye West’s Surprise Performance at Chicago’s AAHH! Festival

Yesterday marked the very first AAHH! Fest in Chicago’s Union Park. Presented by Common and Donda’s House, the event was hosted by Dave Chappelle, and featured performances by Common, De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica,... 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. Here are... Read more »

Listen to a New Version of James Blake’s “200 Press” and Mash-up of Outkast’s “International Players Anthem”

Last month, James Blake surprised us and unveiled a new song titled “200 Press” on his BBC Radio 1 program. Like an artist who’s never really finished with his or her painting, Blake has since revisited... Read more »

Listen to ScHoolboy Q’s Remix of Disclosure and Sam Smith’s “Latch”

Here’s another song to file under “Things We Never Expected to Hear,” as ScHoolboy Q has hopped on the remix of Disclosure and Sam Smith’s “Latch.” ScHoolboy keeps things fairly simple, attaching a quick verse near... Read more »

Killer Mike and El-P Will Re-Record “RTJII” with Cat Sounds If This Kickstarter Reaches Its Goal

The internet really loves cats. Like, really, really fucking loves cats. So, someone has started a Kickstarter project to raise enough money to pay for one of the Run The Jewels II “Bonu$ Package” options offered by Killer Mike and... Read more »

Listen to Big K.R.I.T.’s New Mixtape “See Me On Top Vol. 4″

Today, Big K.R.I.T. whets our appetites by sharing a new mixtape titled See Me On Top Vol. 4. The fourth instalment of his See Me On Top series features the likes of A$AP Ferg, Juicy J,... Read more »

Big K.R.I.T. Remixed alt-J’s “Every Other Freckle” and It’s Awesome

Today marks the release of alt-J’s sophomore album, This is All Yours, and in celebration of this, the band has released a remix of the soaring “Every Other Freckle” by an unlikely collaborator. Big K.R.I.T.’s flip... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar to Perform in the Bermuda Triangle on Halloween

Shit’s about to get weird. Apparently, Bacardi will be throwing a Halloween bash this year featuring Kendrick Lamar, Ellie Goulding, and Calvin Harris over the Halloween weekend… in the Bermuda Triangle. In support of their latest... Read more »


We’ve covered Spoek Mathambo a few times before, but now, the rapper/producer who hails from South Africa has taken on another project. Joining forces with DJ Spoko, André Heldenhuys, Michael Buchanan, and Bhekisenzo Cele, Mathambo and... Read more »