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Snoop Dogg’s New Album Entirely Produced By Pharrell, Features Charlie Wilson and Stevie Wonder

Two legends reunite for Snoop Dogg’s new album, which Billboard confirm is entirely produced by Pharrell and will be released via his i am other imprint and Columbia Records. Also confirmed (as teased by the i am other... Read more »

Sam Smith Announces 2015 Tour

Not even a month ago, Sam Smith tweeted an apology to Toronto for having to cancel his show at Kool Haus due to tonsillitis, promising to make it up to his Canadian fans. Staying true to... Read more »

Download the Full Version of South Park & Sia’s “Lorde Song” Parody

South Park began spoofing Lorde a few weeks back, telling the tale of how the New Zealand pop star is actually middle-aged, moustached geologist Randy Marsh. The story played out as a heartfelt lesson in acceptance:... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes Presents: Deniro Farrar, Denzel Curry, Remy Banks, Kevin Abstract, D.R.A.M. & JK The Reaper in NY

The CMJ Music Marathon goes down in New York next week (October 21 to 25), and we had to get involved. Partnering with Move Forward Music, we’re happy to present a show at Webster Hall on October... Read more »

Afroman Made a “Positive Remix” of “Because I Got High” to Support Legalization

The legalization of marijuana in America is on the horizon. With Colorado and Washington already on board, most U.S. states have some form of decriminalization in the works. Today, one of weed’s most loyal spokesmen throws... Read more »

The Most Important Person in My Corner

I’ve been making music for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories involve banging on pots and pans. When I was little, I used to make up songs up off the top... Read more »

10 of Life’s Greatest Questions Answered by the Sad Boys Crew

A few weeks back, we suggested that Yung Lean is a not an artist who should be dismissed as a joke. After taking quick peek at the Sad Boys tumblr, it's possible that Lean and his... Read more »

Meow The Jewels Has Reached its Goal

Last month, the internet joined forces to show support for Meow The Jewels. It all started when El-P and Killer Mike introduced the “Meow The Jewels Package,” a special offer that would only cost $40,000: It was obviously... Read more »

A$AP Ferg and YG Announce Joint Tour

Beginning next month, A$AP Ferg and YG will be embarking on an eight-city tour dubbed as the BestCoast Connection Tour. The two will kick things off on November 13 in Philadelphia and make their way up... Read more »

Bono is Sorry for Forcing U2’s Album Into Your Life

This week U2 did a special question and answer session with their fans through Facebook. One fan was bold enough to speak for all of us and ask Bono to “please never release an album on... Read more »

Jay Electronica Will Be Joining Common on Tour

Starting next month, Common will be heading to several cities around the U.S. on his “Nobody’s Smiling” tour in support of his latest album of the same name. But after announcing that Jay Electronica will be... Read more »

“I shouldn’t rap”: A Catch Up With Heems, Who’s Releasing His Album Early Next Year

imanshu Suri, also known as Heems, kept a low profile in 2013. The former Das Racist member and current label head of Greedhead Records took off to international territory, to free his mind, to perform his... Read more »

GoldLink Joins SBTRKT on Tour

SBTRKT’s excellent new album Wonder Where We Land is out now. It’s packed with plenty of features, including A$AP Ferg, Raury, Sampha, and Jessie Ware. GoldLink isn’t on the album, but the rising Virginia rapper is joining... Read more »

Watch the Trailer for Jay Electronica’s “Into the Light”

Jay Electronica slowly, patiently continues to emerge from the shadows. Snippets of video and rumored collaborations have begun to surface with regularity, and today we get a new trailer (just above) for Into the Light, Jay’s... Read more »

James Blake Announces North American Mini-Tour

James Blake is up to something. First he sneaks a new version of “200 Press” and an Outkast remix into his BBC mix, and now he’s announced this lightning-quick, five-stop tour of North America. The shows... Read more »