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MF DOOM, Flying Lotus, Lorde, and More Featured on “Grand Theft Auto V” Soundtrack

Grand Theft Auto V’s upgrade is now in stores and, of course, the video game’s soundtrack has also been updated with several new jams. The new edition of Grand Theft Auto V’s soundtrack features new music... Read more »

Nicki Minaj: “I Can Do Whatever the Hell I Want To.”

Over the years, it seems that we’ve come know many of Nicki Minaj’s alter egos but not enough about her true self. But recently, Nicki has given all the characters a bit of rest and shown... Read more »

We Made Starter Packs For Your Favorite Artists

The internet, amirite?! If you spend all day on Twitter, hoping famous rappers will reply to your tweets like we do, you will have seen the “starter pack” meme.* Like most memes, it’s both dumb and occasionally... Read more »

Listen to Oceaán’s New Song “Candour,” and Get to Know the Fast-Rising Producer and Vocalist

Manchester-based producer Oceaán will release his second EP, The Grip, on December 8. The EP sees him expanding on the sound of his debut EP, experimenting with less straightforward production and putting his voice front and center. It places him somewhere between the mournful... Read more »

Jay Z’s Fashion Name Drops Have Been Turned Into Fashion Itself

Hip-Hop and fashion have gone together like peanut butter and jelly since the beginning of it all. And rappers have been name dropping their favorite brands for years. There’s been so much name dropping in fact,... Read more »

Facebook Is About to Change How Artists Use Facebook (Again)

Artists using Facebook to advertise their work might be in for some changes as the social network says it plans to reduce “overly promotional” posts. “Our goal with News Feed has always been to show people... Read more »

Researchers Might Have Discovered Why You Suck at Dancing

If you think you can’t dance, perhaps you should look into beat-deafness. McGill University researchers in Canada have found that beat-deafness causes some people to have a hard time synchronizing their moves to the sounds they... Read more »

Here’s How the Spotify and Uber Partnership Will Work

The news of Spotify partnering with Uber was unexpected, but it makes sense. With the initial reports came a lot of questions, and today Spotify has officially announced the partnership with more details—and a catchy name:... Read more »

Listen to Giorgio Moroder’s New Song “74 is the New 24″

It’s been 30 years since Giorgio Moroder’s last solo album, but the veteran disco legend came back in a big way last year thanks to his involvement with Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories. A year full... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Questlove, Lorde, and Ryan Hemsworth

This week on Twitter: – Questlove is getting suspicious about Ebola – Lorde calls out Diplo – Ryan Hemsworth is dreaming of a manicure Here is the week on twitter. And a GIF of a goat... Read more »

Ariel Pink Calls Grimes “completely stupid and retarded”

In the latest episode of Ariel Pink running his mouth while on the promo run for his new album Pom Pom (out November 17 on 4AD), he has called Grimes “stupid and retarded” in an interview with The... Read more »

Spotify is Reportedly Planning to Partner With Uber

There has been a lot of discussion around Spotify lately. Taylor Swift, who currently has the No. 1 album in the country, recently pulled her music from Spotify, explaining, “I’m not willing to contribute my life’s... Read more »

Tyler, the Creator Has Musical Instrument Invention Ideas for the Future

Red Bull Music Academy has become known for continuously being innovative. One of their newest project is a series simply titled Future Instruments 2214. RBMA asked several forward thinking artists what they imagine musical instruments will... Read more »

This Is What Dave Grohl Thinks About The Spotify/Taylor Swift Debate

The Spotify conversation continues following Taylor Swift’s decision to remove her discography from the streaming service platform. During an interview with Digital Spy, Dave Grohl explained his stance on the matter. “I don’t care if you... Read more »

Taylor Swift Reportedly Made Less Than $500,000 From Domestic Streaming In Last 12 Months

Taylor Swift’s label boss, Big Machine’s CEO Scott Borchetta, says the singer was paid $496,044 over the last 12 months for domestic streaming of her music. During an interview with Time, Borchetta adds that the label has... Read more »