Features

The Annual Pigeons & Planes Thanksgiving Dinner

Every year, we have a very exclusive Pigeons & Planes Thanksgiving dinner party. We invite different artists that we think would make for an interesting time, and we ask them all to bring something to the... Read more »

Music Recommendations Based on the Artists You Already Like (November 2014)

It's 2014, and human beings are still trying to figure out how to automate music discovery. Trends come and go, new services pop up and disappear, and a music discovery app is created, marketed, and killed... Read more »

An Interview with North West

As I make my way through the gigantic house, on my way to have a sit down interview with North West, all I can think is, “Damn, this is weird.” Why is this happening? What adults are... Read more »

The Most Ridiculous Music-Related wikiHow How-To Guides

Searching specific how-to’s on the internet is something many of us do pretty regularly. Whether you need to know how to baste the Thanksgiving turkey or unlock an iPhone, wikiHow—a website that anyone can edit—is one of... Read more »

The Cough Drop Dons: Meet the Boston Trio Behind Waka Flocka’s Hilarious Pine Brothers Commercial

This past Sunday, in the midst of an otherwise uneventful and rather disappointing American Music Awards, this commercial for Pine Brothers Cough Drops starring Waka Flocka Flame aired during one of the breaks and immediately set... Read more »

How to Tell When a Song is a Hit

There are so many intangibles that go into making a hit. The right singer, producer, feature, lyrics, production, BPM, or video can all have an affect on the popularity of a given song. However, for all... 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 »

5 On It: Checking In

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. Premiere: Stress Gods – “Love Strèss” Though... Read more »

10 Times Rappers Failed at Math

Rappers like counting money, boasting about money, and boasting about how much money they're counting, but sometimes their math goes a little bit wrong. From Rick Ross and Jay Z to Canibus and Lil' Kim, here... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

Indie Songs Catchy Enough to be Mainstream Hits

Over the past decade, we've seen the line between mainstream and indie music curl up into a little spiral and roll out of the scene. Spend a little time clicking through random SoundCloud links and you'll... Read more »

English Singers You Should Look Out For in 2015

There are always fresh and exciting new artists bubbling up in England, often combining sounds and styles in unique ways and creating music that is either eventually embraced by the mainstream or ends up influencing it.... Read more »

10 Rappers Hoping to Get Famous on Instagram

Let's face it: the struggle is all too real when it comes to getting noticed as an independent young artist. Everybody is a rapper these days, it seems, and these 15 artists are only a tiny... Read more »

A$AP Ferg’s 10 Best Guest Features

A$AP Ferg is one of the most dynamic artists in hip-hop right now. He's kept us guessing, doing everything from turn-up tracks with YG to somber ballads with SBTRKT and even a pop stunt with Ariana... 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 »