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Jaz
Apr
2

Jazmine Sullivan Makes Her Return to Music

After announcing via Twitter in 2011 that she would be taking a break from the music industry, Philly native and Soul singer Jazmine Sullivan recently announced that she is coming back to music and will be releasing her third album Mona Lisa sometime this year. Sullivan made the announcment to a sold out crowd at the […]

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Oculus
Apr
2

Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Company Oculus for $2 Billion

Written by John Persolus Facebook has bought the virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion. With the purchase, Facebook now has rights to the Oculus Rift, Oculus’ great (and only) virtual reality headset. The headset was initially designed as an advanced gaming device, but according to a Yahoo! report, Facebook plans to use the Oculus […]

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Mar
29

Nas Kicks Off Hip Hop Festival with National Symphony Orchestra Pops

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Illmatic, Nas opened a Hip Hop Festival with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops at the Kennedy Center last night. Nas will be hitting the stage again tonight alongside the famous orchestra, performing hits from his 1994 classic album Illmatic. “One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide” is the name of the two-week long festival that will highlight […]

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Mar
24

Art Life by Visual Artist Theron Cook

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the energy and concentration that goes into Theron Cook’s preparation and creations. Although it doesn’t reveal the end product it does showcase the process and gives the viewer an idea of how it all comes together… Stay tuned for more details @ mutemag.com or facebook.com/theroncookart. Thanks for watching…. Enjoy! […]

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Mar
21

Review: Twisted by Jenifer Kinder

Twisted might very well be the best title and description for Jenifer Kinder’s second solo album released a few weeks ago. Kinder, who is comfortable singing just about any type of music, from Reggae, to Pop and R&B, takes a good amount of risks on Twisted, resulting in an album that is unique and refreshing. […]

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wu
Mar
19

Wu-Tang Drops New Single “Keep Watch”

One of the most iconic Hip Hop groups of all time just dropped their newest single “Keep Watch”. Produced by DJ Mathematics, the track features singer Nathaniel. Apparently this is the first single off of the Wu’s long awaited comeback album entitled, A Better Tomorrow. The 20th anniversary album is currently available for pre-order. Although “Keep […]

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nin
Mar
16

Nine Inch Nails Announce North American Tour with Soundgarden

Nine Inch Nails recently announced that the will be embarking on a North American tour alongside Soundgarden this summer, with Death Grips coming along as the opening act. Be sure to sign-up at http://www.nin.com for the presale tickets that include early entry into the show. (Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 21st at http://www.livenation.com.) Check out the […]

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Mar
10

Loving World by Visual Artist Theron Cook

Loving World is inspired by the urban world of the USA. This video shows some of the energy that goes into creating a surreal/abstract painting. Although it doesn’t reveal the end product it does showcase the process and gives the viewer an idea of how it all comes together… Stay tuned for more details @ […]

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dum
Mar
8

Dum Dum Girls Release Mini Movie “Are You Okay”

The Dum Dum Girls released a short film this week entitled “Are You Okay”. The film was written by Bret Easton Ellis and features the band’s new single “Are You Okay”. The single is a track off of their latest album, Too True. Starring Shiloh Fernandez and Dee Dee Penny, the short film is a […]

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lu feat
Mar
7

Lupita Nyong’o Embraces Inner Beauty & Becomes a Fashion Maven

Written by Eleesha Ferguson In the world of fashion and beauty there’s always that one person that comes along and sweeps everyone off of their feet. An individual so beautiful from the inside out filled with compassion and poise to represent an entire demographic that was left to be forgotten. As a young dark skinned  […]

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Sep
23

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Fine China” (Live Cover) by Jessie J

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by UK diva, Jessie J. Check out her awesome live cover of Chris Brown’s “Fine China.”

lorde
Sep
20

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Royals” by Lorde

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Lorde. “Royals” is a catchy tune with a cool message. Check it out right here!   Photo credit: Huffington Post

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Sep
11

7 Most Muted Songs Jay-Z/Biggie Portrait

The portrait featured below can be found in the latest issue of Mute Magazine! We took a look at the 7 Most Muted Songs made by the Kings of NYC and featured the story in our Summer/Fall Brooklyn themed issue. Visual artist and creative director of Mute Mag, Theron Cook was so inspired by the […]

justineskye
Aug
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Everyday Living” by Justine Skye

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Brooklyn R&B singer, Justine Skye. “Everyday Living” is Justine’s tale about rising to the top while remaining loyal to those who stuck by her side. It’s also a perfect, chill song for the summer. Purchase Justine’s Everyday Living EP on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/everyday-living/id685874351.

DirtySouth
Aug
14

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Until The End” by Dirty South Ft. Joe Gil

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Grammy-nominated DJ/producer, Dragan Roganovic, better known as Dirty South. With the help of vocalist Joe Gil, Dirty South gives us a great, electronic dance tune for the summer! Check out the video for “Until The End” and download Dirty South’s album Speed of Life […]

brandy butler
Aug
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Choo Choo (The SBB Song)” by Brandy Butler

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Brandy Butler. “Choo Choo” is the debut single off of Brandy’s solo project. Download “Choo Choo (The SBB Song)” now at iTUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/ch/album/cho…

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Aug
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Tough Luck” by Wordspit The Illest

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Wordspit The Illest. Enjoy Muteheads!    

boss
Jul
27

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Are You Ready” by Boss Carrot

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Boss Carrot. Boss represents Stoners Garden and will be featured in the Summer/Fall “Brooklyn” Issue of Mute Magazine. Be on the lookout for Boss and his Stoners Garden crew!

theneighbourhood2
Jul
26

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Sweater Weather” by The Neighbourhood

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by California-based alternative rock band,  The Neighbourhood. After their formation in 2011, the band released two EPs (I’m Sorry, Thank You). Now, they are back with their new full-length album, I Love You and this incredible single,” Sweater Weather.” Check out the video below, […]

johnnyswim
Jul
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Heart Beats” by Johnnyswim

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez, better known as  Los Angeles-based duo, Johnnyswim. The duo incorporates a unique mix of pop, soul, folk, and rock into their music, and it is evident on their new single, “Heart Beats.” Check out the video for the […]

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