Globetrotting Back Home: Heems and the Creation of “Eat.Pray.Thug.”

To describe Heems’ debut solo album as “anticipated” is insufficient. This is the man who turned rap on its head as a founding member of Das Racist, only to disband once the band’s notoriety started to... Read more »

8 Things You Need to Know About Allan Kingdom

Kanye West graced us with one of the best live TV performances of his career when he debuted "All Day" at the BRIT Awards last night. Wowing the audience with a flamethrowers and large crowd of... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of the Month (February 2015)

The music videos released in the past month imagine ideal worlds beyond the present reality. For Jessie Ware and Jungle, it's a vibrant, surreal landscape that viewers can escape to. For alt-J and Florence + the... Read more »

Rapping for Famous Rappers

Getting into the rap game takes serious work. There are seemingly endless ways to approach it, but getting noticed is the hardest part. Many rappers seem to think getting face to face with already established rappers... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

All of Drake’s Album is On the Billboard Hip-Hop Songs Chart

Drake’s If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late might have caught the world by surprise, but we have acclimated. Billboard’s latest numbers have every single song off the album on their Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, plus... Read more »

Sunny & Gabe ft. D.R.A.M. – “I Luv It”

Virginia duo Sunny & Gabe are back with a new song that features another P&P favorite, D.R.A.M. The laidback, jazzy “I Luv It” is paired with a set of visuals that takes you through The Parlor... Read more »

8 Things You Need to Know About Allan Kingdom

Kanye West graced us with one of the best live TV performances of his career when he debuted "All Day" at the BRIT Awards last night. Wowing the audience with a flamethrowers and large crowd of... Read more »

Video Premiere: pizza boy. – “delicious cheesesticks. (maroney.)”

Regular readers of my column 5 On It (precious few of you though there may be) will recognize the name pizza boy. as a Saturday staple, one of the more unique voices from almost a year’s... Read more »

Kanye West Premieres “All Day” at 2015 BRIT Awards

This year’s BRIT Awards experienced some eleventh hour drama. Rihanna was scheduled to perform, but she was pulled after skipping out on rehearsals. None other than her “FourFiveSeconds” collaborator Kanye West stepped up to fill her... Read more »

A$AP Ferg Teaches Cara Delevingne How to “Dope Walk” on FaceTime in New Video

Like most people who happened to be New York City during Fashion Week, A$AP Ferg was very busy attending various events during those days. But apparently not too busy because he still found time to teach... Read more »

Scarlett Johansson and Este Haim’s Band Received a Cease-and-Desist Over Their Name

Scarlett Johansson just recently put out a new single titled “Candy” with her new band after a long hiatus from music. The band features Este Haim, as well as singer-songwriters Holly Miranda, Kendra Morris, and Julia... Read more »

Action Bronson Parodies ‘Boogie Nights’ Alongside ‘Pete & Pete’ Star in Mr. Wonderful Trailer

Action Bronson’s album Mr. Wonderful drops on March 24 and today he released the album trailer to increase the excitement. Rather than making an average and boring promotional trailer, Bronson decided to make things more interesting.... Read more »

Premiere: Dead Right! – “Rising Tide (Gianni Lee Remix)”

It’s always weird getting introduced to a song via a remix, but that’s what happened with this song from Dead Right!, the Los Angeles duo comprised of singer Graham Knoxx and producer/instrumentalist Alex Goose. They got producer... Read more »

Zane Lowe Will Be Interviewing Kanye West Again

In 2013 when Zane Lowe of BBC’s Radio 1 interviewed Kanye West it ended up being a legendary interview almost immediately. More than a year later, the two will sit down together once again tomorrow (Feb.... Read more »

Premiere: Harriet Brown – “20/15″

Harriet Brown is a singer, songwriter, and producer based in Los Angeles, and on “20/15″ he goes heavy on the funk and Prince-esque vocals with sultry but uplifting results. On first listen, it might sound like... Read more »

FKA Twigs Choreographed Dance Scenes in an Upcoming Thriller

FKA Twigs has become known for her unique style, her sweet voice but mostly her intricate dance moves. Anyone who has ever seen her live, or even footage of one of her performances, knows that movement... Read more »

Video: Emile Haynie – “Falling Apart”

“Falling Apart,” the opening track from Emile Haynie’s album We Fall, out now, is also one of the very best songs on the record. Now, it has a video—a colorful, partly animated effort that starts out looking as... Read more »

Erykah Badu is Still Charming Even When She’s Stranded at an Airport

The last time we saw Erykah Badu on a live news broadcast, she was hilariously video bombing a reporter on the streets of New York. Badu recently found her way onto a live broadcast once again,... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of the Month (February 2015)

The music videos released in the past month imagine ideal worlds beyond the present reality. For Jessie Ware and Jungle, it's a vibrant, surreal landscape that viewers can escape to. For alt-J and Florence + the... Read more »