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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Black Jeans” by Mayaeni

    Saturday, December 20, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Mayaeni. Mayaeni is Roc Nation’s newest signee and hails from Detroit, and more importantly, she’s a chick who plays guitar. Check out the video below! Photo Credit: Frankie Fultz

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    MF Doom X Clarks Wallabee Boot Navy

    Saturday, December 20, 2014

    MF Doom is back at it again, this time with a Wallabee boot in navy. Earlier this year Doom released his first Wallabee collab with Clarks Originals, a dressier leather brown shoe with the famous crepe sole, emblazoned with his infamous mask logo. This time around Doom was inspired by the New York Knicks and decided to […]

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    Miguel Releases 3 New Songs on SoundCloud

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Taking a cue from Drake, Miguel took to SoundCloud a few hours ago to release three brand new tracks, “NWA” featuring Kurupt, “Hollywood Dreams”, and “Coffee”.  For fans who have been waiting for the singing sensation to drop new music since his 2012 release, Kaleidoscope Dream, this is a long overdue and much needed treat. On “NWA” Miguel enlists […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Lytah” by Rusko

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by the dubstep veteran Dj-producer Rusko. The video for “Lytah” was written and directed by Nadir B and was produced by the New York Film Academy 2014.

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    Kacy Hill Signs to G.O.O.D. Music

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Kanye West and the G.O.O.D. music family just signed their newest act, twenty year old Los Angeles native, Kacy Hill. The announcement was made recently although Kacy has been buzzing since dropping her debut video “Experience” back in September. Hill has a background as a model and dancer and accompanied her now boss, Kanye during his “Yeezus” tour. Casey is currently working on […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Spit Three Times” by Neneh Cherry

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Neneh Cherry. The video for “Spit Three Times” was directed by Bafic. Enjoy!  

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    #Artlife: Live Art Tribute To Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls NYC!

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Written By Theron Cook Last night, Tuesday Dec. 16th,  “COLLAGE” presented their special live art tribute to Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls with NYCs hottest artists painting live!!! To accompany the live painting they had DJ Lex NY Tahleim & DJ Brake mixing it up @ The Delancey on the lower east side of Manhattan, right below the Williamsburg […]

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

    Sunday, December 14, 2014

    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 […]

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    Joell Ortiz Interview

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    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 […]

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    J. Cole “2014 Forest Hills Drive” Album Review

    Wednesday, December 10, 2014

    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 […]

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Nov
27

Asher Roth Responds to Eminem Diss

When Eminem released his latest album, The Marhsall Mathers LP 2 Hip Hop fans were excited to say the least. Along with that excitement came a bit of surprise when everyone heard a very direct diss to fellow emcee Asher Roth. Apparently, Eminem took offense to a song made by Asher called “As I Em”. On “Asshole” […]

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Nov
27

Mute Mag 2014 Winter Cover Shoot Recap

Earlier this week the Mute Magazine team met up with some pretty amazing artists, photographers and stylists to shoot the cover of the Winter 2014 Issue, “The PA Issue”. Just because we love all of you #Muteheads so much, we decided to give you a behind the scenes look at what went down during the […]

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Nov
25

Justin Bua Visits Kutztown University

Distorted urban realism artist Justin Bua visited Kutztown University last week to give a presentation about the origins of Hip Hop and how his art has chronicled the culture from its inception. Bua spoke to a crowd of college students in the student union building at Kutztown University giving those in attendance an in depth […]

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Nov
15

“I Sell Rockz” debuts at T.E.A. Factory

Written by Sharice Towles Paintings displaying various musical icons, poets reciting, and musicians playing harmoniously set the tone for an enjoyable art show at the T.E.A. Factory. “I Sell Rockz”, a tribute show that took place on Saturday, November 9th, consisted of talent from various artists from Reading, PA. The T.E.A Factory is a venue […]

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Nov
15

3 Albums by Female Artists That You Need In Your Collection

Written by Ashlee Chanelle 1. Pure Heroine by Lorde Seventeen year-old, New Zealand songstress Lorde burst onto the scene with her hit single “Royals” and has taken the music industry by storm with her highly anticipated debut album, Pure Heroine.  The album fails to disappoint and is considered one of the best of 2013 thus […]

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Oct
30

Ron Littlejohn & The Funk Embassy

“Shining On” is an EP for soul and funk music lovers who may have missed out on the stylings of legends like James Brown and Al Green. The EP, by Ron Littlejohn and the Funk Embassy is a culmination of funk and soul tracks featuring an impressive list of talented musicians who contributed to individual […]

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Oct
22

Review: “Step Inside” by Kevin Jenkins

Written by David Nazario Having been in the business for almost forty years, Kevin Jenkins is a true legend in the game. Most known for his expertise on the bass, Jenkins is now branching out on his own (with the help of friend Tomas Doncker) to try his hand as a solo artist. Doncker, who […]

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Oct
20

9 Groups From the 90s That We Wish Would Come Back

List compiled and written by David Nazario & Ashlee Chanelle 1. Nirvana You can’t have a best of the 90s list without including grunge Rock pioneers Nirvana, where would the Teen Spirit be in that? 2. TLC Known for being the best-selling female group of all time, TLC is legendary. While T-Boz and Chili are […]

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Oct
16

M.I.A. X Versus Versace Collection Launches

Written by Ashlee Chanelle M.I.A. teamed up with Versace’s sister-line, Versus for a new collection.  The line, dedicated to the singer’s mother, was inspired by bootlegs and knock-offs of the Versace brand and features items for both men and women. Leave it to M.I.A. to add a message and a bit of artistic flair! Shop […]

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Oct
15

Simon Curtis Releases Free Album, “WWW”

Written Ashlee Chanelle Rising pop artist, Simon Curtis burst onto the music scene back in 2009, with his EP, Alter Boy. In 2010, he released his first full-length album, 8Bit Heart, and in 2011, his first commercial, critically-acclaimed release, RA. Prior to his success as an artist and music producer, Curtis had had an extensive career […]

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Feb
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Getaway” by Paul Kim

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Los Angeles singer/songwriter, Paul Kim. Known for both his YouTube covers and original songs, it’s only a matter of time before Kim really blows up! Listen to the mellow groove of  “Getaway” and check out Paul’s other music via his official site: www.paulkimmusic.com

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Feb
16

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “The Substitute” by Audubon

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Washington Heights, NYC artist JP Perez, better known as Audubon. Check out Audubon’s new single, “The Substitute” and catch him on MTV’s new hit show, “Washington Heights.”

sirah
Feb
15

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Up & Down” by Sirah

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Sirah. With a hip-hop/pop/dubstep influenced sound, Sirah is bringing a new style to the game. Check out the video for “Up & Down”, and download Sirah’s “C.U.L.T. Too Young To Die” EP for free here: sirahmusic.bandcamp.com/album/c-u-l-t-too-young-to-die    

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Feb
9

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Sleep” by Allen Stone

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is “Sleep” by Allen Stone. Be sure to keep an eye out for this soulful singer, he is sure to have a bright future in the music industry. Download his self titled album on iTunes by following this link:http://tinyurl.com/cww3ljc   Photo courtesy of radiopotato.com

big boi
Jan
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “In The A” by Big Boi feat. Ludacris & T.I.

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Outkast member, Big Boi. This time Big Boi solicited the help of ATL heavy hitters T.I. and Ludacris. Check out the anthem “In The A” right here!

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Jan
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “One” by Mary J. Blige and U2

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is in honor of MLK Day! Watch here as MJB and U2 sing a song about togetherness and unity.

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Jan
6

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “The High Road” by Joss Stone

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Joss Stone. Joss’s The Soul Sessions Vol 2 is in stores now!

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Jan
5

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Lover of the Light” by Mumford & Sons

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Mumford and Sons. “Lover of the Light” is a single off of the band’s latest album, Babel. The single ‘Lover Of The Light’ is now available from iTunes http://bit.ly/BabelDeluxe The new album ‘Babel’ is out now and available at http://www.mumfordandsons.com

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Dec
26

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Something Wrong” by Dr. Fowlmouf

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Dr. Fowlmouf. Produced by Vic Grimes, “Something Wrong” is a funny look at an underground MC’s struggle to collaborate with rappers in his hometown. “Something Wrong” is featured on Dr. Fowlmouf’s latest mixtape, Musick.

Bo Bruce
Dec
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “The Fall” by Bo Bruce

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Lady Catherine Anna Brudenell-Bruce, better known as Bo Bruce. Known for her appearance on The Voice UK, this is the singer’s first release since the competition. For more on Bo Bruce, check out her web site: www.bo-bruce.com. Download “The Fall” free here: http://emailunlock.com/bo-bruce/the-fall

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