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Bandcamp Has Raised $100 Million For Artists

Back in the end of 2013, Bandcamp announced that they raised 50 million dollars for artists through their site. At the time, they promised to double this over the next eighteen months. Today the platform revealed... Read more »

Kanye West IS Fashion, At Least According To This Instagram

Something I’m not proud to admit: I follow approximately nine different Kardashian fan accounts on Instagram. It started when I was addicted to Kim’s Hollywood game and they offered secret tips on how to get my... Read more »

Listen To Zane Lowe’s Final BBC Radio 1 Broadcast

Last month, Zane Lowe revealed he’d be leaving his longtime role at BBC Radio 1 for a new position with Apple’s Beats-powered streaming service. Tonight, only a few weeks after this announcement, Lowe’s final broadcast aired.... Read more »

Watch Eminem, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent in the “Shady Records” Documentary

Eminem’s story has been well-documented: immortalized in 8 Mile, and described with incredible detail throughout his rhymes. What had not, until now, been fully explored is Em’s relationship with his lawyer Paul Rosenberg. You know Paul... Read more »

Watch Purity Ring Perform “Begin Again” on Seth Meyers

With their sophomore album Another Eternity freshly released, Purity Ring has begun making the late night rounds. Seth Meyers was last night’s host, and the band debuted a new look. Corin Roddick’s spidery drum setup has... Read more »

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 »