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SoundCloud’s Premier Partners Have Received Over $1 Million in Advertising Revenue Since August

Last August, SoundCloud introduced the idea of advertisement and paid subscriptions to help generate more revenue for the site. Although at first, the sound of another once ad-free space being flooded with ads just like everywhere... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes at SXSW: The Hype Hotel

This year at SXSW, we’re partnering with Hype Machine for a show at the Hype Hotel featuring some of our favorite artists. We’re proud to announce we’ve got Earl Sweatshirt, Ryan Hemsworth, Tei Shi, GoldLink, Mick Jenkins,... Read more »

G.O.O.D. Music Just Signed a New Artist

Throughout his career, Kanye West has continued to show love to his hometown Chicago. And he’s always been supportive of other artists who come from his beloved city such as Common, Chief Keef, Chance The Rapper... Read more »

A Firsthand Account of Kanye West’s Show in London Last Night

Set against a backdrop of grim, Medieval drawings signifying evil imagery, Kanye emerged to the distorted opening of “All Day” with Skepta, Novelist, JME and Big Sean in tow before stepping back to allow Skepta to... Read more »

Die Antwoord “is not homophobic,” Calls Drake a “Massive F*ggot”

It seems like there’s more Drake news every day at this point, but for the most part the news is always good. This time however, it is quite the opposite. Yolandi Visser of South African rap... Read more »

Savannah Stopover: SXSW’s Little Cousin

Festival season approaches. From Coachella to Bonnaroo, to next week’s SXSW, there’s literally a 3 day festival in every region of the country that will feature some of music’s biggest acts. Last summer was the OutKast... Read more »

Kelela Announces “Hallucinogen” EP and Shares Video for Arca-produced “A Message”

Just last month Kelela announced her plans to release a deluxe version of 2013’s mixtape Cut 4 Me. Yet, even with that expected to come out on March 24, Kelela still has much more in store.... Read more »

Highlights from Kanye West’s Talk at Oxford University

Oxford University is the latest name on a prestigious list of colleges, schools that have been graced with a different kind of higher education: the word of Yeezus. Kanye stopped by at the invitation of the... Read more »

Allan Kingdom Before & After “All Day”: The Power of a Kanye Co-Sign

In these times of social media saturation, leaks, and 24/7 media coverage, it’s hard to keep a secret. When two artists are working together, we normally know about it months before we ever hear the music.... Read more »

This Twitter Account Has Retweeted Every Lyric From Drake’s New Album… in Order

Remember Retweezus? It was a Twitter account that only retweeted lyrics from Kanye West’s Yeezus. The impressive thing: they retweeted every single lyrics from Yeezus, and they did it in order. Well, Kanye West isn’t the only... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Danny Brown, Grimes, and 2Chainz

This week on Twitter: – Danny Brown has some questions – Grimes has a v good idea about what to do if she had…um…a dick – 2Chainz hits us with some inspiration and then an update... Read more »

James Blake is Reportedly Releasing His New Album Next Month

Not too long ago, James Blake revealed that his upcoming album would be titled Radio Silence, but news on the release has been pretty sparse ever since. If French radio station France Inter is to be believed, it looks... Read more »

Kanye West’s Next Album Is Called “So Help Me God”

Kanye West just took to Twitter to announce the title and share the “All Day” single artwork from his eighth studio full-length, which he’s already been promoting with performances of the singles “Only One,” “Wolves,” and “All... Read more »

Michael Bolton Annotated Kanye West’s “Never Let Me Down”

As a blogger, there are some sentences we dream about writing but deep down know we probably never will. Like, I hope one day something will happen where I’ll get to use “Gucci Mane,” “Captain Crunch,”... Read more »

Why the Timing is Right For a Charles Hamilton Comeback

It almost never pays to be first. Anyone who’s been a true pioneer or innovator usually gets their respect—sometimes years after making their mark—but it's almost always those who follow in their footsteps that truly reaps... Read more »