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D’Angelo Drops ‘Sugah Daddy’ & Trailer for ‘Black Messiah’ Album


After fourteen long years, D’Angelo is officially back with his long awaited second album, Black Messiah. Although there is no official release date yet, it is rumored to be dropping as early as this Tuesday being that there is an exclusive private listening party for the album tonight in Brooklyn. So far one track from […]

Joell Ortiz Interview


We recently had a chance to chop it up with one of the cover artists featured on the new issue of Mute Magazine, Joell Ortiz. Joell spoke to us about his new emcee freestyle competition as well as gave us an update on how things are going with his latest album, House Slippers. Check out the […]

Mute Mag 2014 Fall/Winter Issue Release Mixer!!

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 #MuteheadMessage: Join us this Sat. Dec. 13th at Fresthetic (552 Grand St., Brooklyn, New York) four our 2014 Fall/Winter Issue Release Mixer as we celebrate this special edition double cover featuring Cormega and Joell Ortiz!!  Stop by and be one of the first to pick up your copy and meet a few of the talented […]

J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive” Album Review

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Written by Mateo Toro of Mindovermattertv J. Cole has gone on to defy critics, not once, but twice, with two number one albums, and eventually outselling Yeezus last year when he released his 2013 studio LP, Born Sinner. This year J. Cole seems to be more confident than he’s ever been as an artist. He […]

Prince Shows Us When to Stop Being Social on Social Media


When Mr. Purple Rain himself suddenly appeared on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube earlier this year it was a shock to all of us, especially his hardcore fans who are known advocates for his lack of social media involvement. For the past ten years the legendary musician has been very vocal about […]

Cormega Photo Shoot & Interview


We here in the #MuteUniverse are honored to be featuring the one and only Cormega on the cover of our special edition 2014 Fall/Winter issue. The veteran rhymer who recently released arguably one of the best Hip Hop albums of 2014, is gracing one of the covers of our new 2014 Fall/Winter issue dropping this month. (Look out […]

Thriftncouture’s 4 Tips for Successful Thrifting

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Written by Monique Johnson, Founder of Thriftncouture Shopping in thrift stores is a fun and rewarding way to gain access to unique and affordable fashion. However, uniqueness and affordability are not the only two benefits of thrifting. If your shopping trip is successful you will find staple pieces that you can wear with multiple outfits, […]

Take a “Praise Break” with Daniel Caesar


Written by Taliah Feldi of Daniel Caesar is an up and coming singer and songwriter that is destined to break out. The Toronto native is not like the other singers that are rising from “The 6″ with hazy tones and uninspired lyrics, instead Caesar digs deep into his life with his songwriting. He dropped a stellar three-track mini […]

“SYNERGY”: Exploring Man & The Machine w/ S.T.A.R.C.H

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Written by Harvey Leon, Founder of There’s something to be said about man and the machine…Indeed, there’s actually much to say on the subject; there are entire schools of thought devoted to studying the nature of this ever-changing relationship. To put things in perspective, I’m speaking of humanity’s relationship to technology, the broad definition of […]

Logic: “Under Pressure” Album Review


Written by Mateo Toro of Mindovermattertv Logic’s full-length debut Under Pressure is indisputably the best debut album of 2014. I know that is a bold statement. Let me explain. The Maryland emcee is able to paint pictures, spread positivity without preaching, and use narratives to tell a story the way an impeccable film does. Although […]