Lakim & Marvel Alexander Announce Album, Share New Song “Smoke All Day”

Soulection producer Lakim and L.A. rapper and producer Marvel Alexander have just announced a full-length project scheduled for September. To whet their fans’ appetites, they’ve dropped the as-yet-untitled album’s first single—”Smoke All Day” is a surprisingly... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Attempts to Unite Gang Members with his First Reebok Sneaker

Back in September, Kendrick Lamar released the attention-grabbing cover art for his single “i” which portrayed two opposing gang members dressed in all red and blue forming hearts with their hands. The photo represented the unity... Read more »

Guilty Conscience: Why I Can’t Blast Hip-Hop with the Windows Down Anymore

I wasn’t particularly interested in cars growing up. Unlike many young boys who share formative moments with their father looking under the hood of a family vehicle, my dad was more of a point "A" to... Read more »

Mud From Glastonbury is Being Sold on eBay

This year’s Glastonbury festival closed out the month of June with a long list of great performances from artists like FKA Twigs, Leon Bridges, Pharrell, and of course Kanye West. But some festival goers can’t seem... Read more »

SOPHIE’s “Lemonade” is in a McDonald’s Commercial About Lemonade

In June, a song produced by SOPHIE and featuring vocalist Liz was used in a Samsung commercial, but a rep for the artist explained that neither SOPHIE nor PC Music had anything to do with the placement.... Read more »

Disclosure: “You meet more and more producers and you find out, ‘You’re not really a producer, are you?'”

Disclosure have been gearing up for the September 25 release of their new album Caracal. The brotherly duo already put out their infectious lead single “Holding On” and now they’ve taken the time to really open... Read more »

Tyler, The Creator is Still the Best at Twitter

Tyler, The Creator has always been great on social media, but 2015 has been one of his best years yet. As Tyler matures, his ideas seem to be getting bigger and bolder, but he’s also more thoughtful.... Read more »

Ezra Koenig Is Getting His Own Beats 1 Show

The star-studded ranks of Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio have grown yet again—this time, it’s Vampire Weekend‘s Ezra Koenig who’s taking the plunge, joining everyone from Dr. Dre to St. Vincent with a hosting gig that... Read more »

Listen To A Snippet Of New Music From M.I.A.

M.I.A. seems to be getting ever closer to dropping the project she’s been hinting at for months now—her Instagram is filled with blue and gold maybe-album artwork (a la A$AP Rocky), and over the weekend she... Read more »

This Lee Scratch Perry Interview is Legendary

Lee Scratch Perry is a living legend and a dub pioneer but, as he readily admits, he’s crazy. With the new documentary—or “fairytale documentary”—about Perry debuting in the UK last week, Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy sat down with the... Read more »