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 »

5 On It: Checking In

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. Premiere: Stress Gods – “Love Strèss” Though... Read more »

10 Times Rappers Failed at Math

Rappers like counting money, boasting about money, and boasting about how much money they're counting, but sometimes their math goes a little bit wrong. From Rick Ross and Jay Z to Canibus and Lil' Kim, here... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

Indie Songs Catchy Enough to be Mainstream Hits

Over the past decade, we've seen the line between mainstream and indie music curl up into a little spiral and roll out of the scene. Spend a little time clicking through random SoundCloud links and you'll... Read more »

Video: NAH ft. GIVV – “Rather Die”

It’s not easy to make music that sounds both threatening and enjoyable, but frenzied production wizard NAH manages it quite frequently. Fit with an intimidating swagger of sorts, his chaotic and unsettling production benefits from the... Read more »

Watch Killer Mike and Action Bronson Battle On Treadmills (Sort Of)

Action Bronson and Killer Mike are two formidable MCs and watching them battle might just be a dream for some of their fans. Well that’s (sort of) what happened on “The Eric Andre Show.” Check the... Read more »

607 – “Must Be A Duck”

God bless Jon Tanners’ cold heart for sending this through this morning. MUST BE A DUCK OK I’m confused. OK I’m confused. GrowTivation by 607... Read more »

This Is How Apple’s Beats Music Plans Are Developing

Beats Music, which Apple acquired earlier this year, is reportedly set to be a part of the company’s iOS software starting next year. The Guardian reports that Beats Music is slated to be rebranded under iTunes... Read more »

Jazz Cartier – “Rose Quartz/Like, Crazy”

Shortly after being named one of our 25 rappers you should get to know, Jazz Cartier returns with two songs in one: “Rose Quartz/Like, Crazy” runs nearly six minutes long, split neatly down the middle by... Read more »

Selah Sue ft. Childish Gambino – “Together”

Selah Sue, a Belgian singer who is a pretty big star in Europe, is setting her sights on the US with her new track “Together,” which features Childish Gambino. The track starts off with gently reverbing guitars,... Read more »

Lady Gaga’s Talent Scout Wins Lawsuit Against Former Producer

It’s no secret that Lady Gaga is a case study in music industry development. The NYC native climbed the corporate ladder with ease, meat dresses and all, and now she’s a global pop star. It all... Read more »

Indie Songs Catchy Enough to be Mainstream Hits

Over the past decade, we've seen the line between mainstream and indie music curl up into a little spiral and roll out of the scene. Spend a little time clicking through random SoundCloud links and you'll... Read more »

Little Pain – “Marceline”

With his second project, L.I.T.T.L.E., due out December 2, Little Pain touches down today with “Marceline,” an expectedly poignant love song and one of his best singles to date. Inspired by the Adventure Time character of... Read more »

Video: Run The Jewels – “Blockbuster Night Part 1″

The visuals for RTJ's "Blockbuster Night Part 1" is yet another win in what has been an incredible year for Killer Mike and El-P. Run the Jewels 2 already has fans asking for a third installment,... Read more »

A Review of Jaden Smith’s New Album

Deep space. Earth is barely visible, just a blue dot in the distance. The boy is from a kingdom, from a planet, from the fourth galaxy away. He stands on top of an asteroid, hurtling through space.... Read more »

Video: Talos – “Bloom”

With only two releases under his belt, Ireland’s Talos has already managed to develop an arrestingly beautiful, cinematic sound that makes him one to watch in a sea of Soundcloud experimenters tinkering with different genres. As befits... Read more »

Freddie Gibbs – “Sellin’ Dope” (Prod. by Mike Dean)

After surfacing for the first time semi-publicly yesterday through the next gen version of Grand Theft Auto V, Freddie Gibbs and Mike Dean’s brand new, gritty single “Sellin’ Dope” is officially available online. The game’s soundtrack,... Read more »

André 3000’s Jumpsuits Will Be Part of an Art Exhibit

André 3000’s custom jumpsuits got a ot of attention this year during the Outkast reunion tour, and now they’ll live on thanks to an upcoming art exhibit. André has teamed up with the Savannah College of... Read more »

Premiere: Yamaneko – “Calotype Process”

London’s Local Action Records have been having a brilliant 2014, and they’re capping it off with a really excellent release from a producer called Yamaneko. His album, Pixel Wave Embrace, is coming out on November 24, released on cassette (because he loves new... Read more »