Never one to shy away from singing about societal issues and more serious topics, M.I.A. outdoes herself again with the song and visual for “Borders”, a video that she directed herself. In the song, she questions a number of things, including: politics, freedom, the ‘new world’, the ‘realness’, and a lot of other things that […]
Written by David Nazario In collaboration with the Brooklyn Historical Society and in celebration of their 25th anniversary, Hip Hop radio pioneers Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia participated in a screening of their documentary, STRETCH AND BOBBITO: RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES, at the Brooklyn Historical Society, followed by a question and answer session hosted by […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is “Basketball & Seinfeld” by Your Old Droog. On “Basketball & Seinfeld” Droog pays homage to the show with a groovy instrumental reminiscent of the bass of the Seinfeld theme song, while rapping about his innocent, younger days playing basketball and watching Seinfeld in the 90s. Check it out […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is “My Complex Thoughts” by D. Will, from Reading, Pa. On “My Complex Thoughts” D. Will expresses some of his everyday thoughts over a minimal piano driven beat. Check it out and let us know what you think on twitter @mutemag.
Written by John Zabala Purpose finds Justin Bieber addressing his fans about his past mistakes and everything that happened to him in the span of one year. “Mark My Words”, the album opener, sounds like a mission statement and a declaration for his fans that reads: #InBiebsWeTrustAgain. What stands out the most about the album, […]
Joey Bada$$ is currently on his World Domination Tour, but that doesn’t stop him from releasing a new visual off his aforementioned debut album ‘B4Da$$’. “Teach Me” ft Keisza is one of the fan favorites off the LP, and showcases a side of Joey that is more cross-over and groovy. The video is packed with plenty […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the day is “Only You” by Ishdarr. It is one of the standout tracks off the Old Soul Young Spirit mixtape he dropped earlier this year. The song has an electric instrumental with a beautiful sample, that allows Ishdarr to bring his vivid lyricism to the forefront. Stream the song below and let us […]
Written by John Zabala When I first heard Logic’s debut album Under Pressure, I was expecting the return of ’90s Hip Hop’, for a new generation. However, honestly, I was disappointed with Logic’s album. The reason? It didn’t feel like Logic. It felt like a talented MC trying to be accepted by those around him. […]
Written by John Zabala It goes without saying that Missy Elliott’s comeback single, “WTF” is critically acclaimed. However, what also stands out is the funky new single’s eccentric, futuristic-meets-old-school video. Here’s three reasons why Missy Elliott’s “WTF” video is better than your favorite video ever was. 1. It’s Classic Missy Missy Elliott has been an […]
Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Disclosure featuring Lorde. “Magnets” is featured on Disclosure’s newest album, Caracal.