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Jun
9

AFROPUNK 2015 NYC Festival Lineup

The legendary, world-famous AFROPUNK festival is taking place at Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park pm August 22nd and 23rd this year. This year’s flagship festival (Paris was home to the fest last year) features a hefty lineup with the legends like Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones as well as Kelis, Danny Brown, Thundercat, Gold Link, and more. […]

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Jun
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Let’s Do Something (Starring Amanda Hackey)” by FUTURISTIC

Known jokester and very talented emcee, FUTURISTIC, dropped another new visual off of his new album The Rise. Let’s Do Something” features the internet famous dancing superstar Amanda Hackey and follows the duo around the city as they get into so me trouble. You can purchase FUTURISTIC’s s album here on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/album/id98162427

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Jun
5

Ed Sheeran & The Roots Cover ‘Trap Queen’ by Fetty Wap

Filmed backstage at The Tonight Show with the legendary Roots crew in tow, singer and Hip Hop head, Ed Sheeran recently covered Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen”, and the outcome was pretty cool. Whether you love or hate Fetty’s anthem of a song, Sheeran’s version is definitely worth a listen, (if for nothing else then to […]

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Jun
4

‘The Master Key Principles: A Featured Presentation’ by Blaque Keyz

Written by Jessica Kochel After releasing GripTape and TapeDecks back in 2012, Blaque Keyz kind of fell under the radar for a while. A song release here and a song release there, but otherwise pretty mute; but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t working. Touring alongside his Beautiful Mind teammates has taken up some of his time recently. However, somewhere […]

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Jun
3

Nao: ‘February 15′ EP Review

Written by Taliah Feldi Nowadays it’s difficult to sound original with everything already being done in music. Despite this, Nao still delivers with an authentic sound. Just dropping her debut EP, “So Good” this past October, the British singer is back with more gems and has also been working with a few of the U.K.’s finest.  Most recently […]

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Jun
2

Akon to Help Bring Electricity to 600 Million People in Africa

 When he’s not filling clubs and radio stations with pop hits,  singer/songwriter/producer, Akon can be found using his celebrity status for good. Most recently, the Senegalese-American  artist, has opened a Solar Academy as part of his organization,  Akon Lighting Africa, in hopes of supplying 600 million people in  rural Africa with electricity.  Solar Academy, located […]

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Jun
2

Chelsea Reject: ‘CMPLX’ Mixtape Review

Written by Jessica Kochel In a musical, Hip Hop world filled with trap beats and club tracks, Chelsea Reject’s newest tape is such a refreshing listen. Despite being a male dominated music genre, Chelsea found a way to seal her mark amongst the boys by giving CMPLX an entirely different sound and feel that makes […]

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Jun
2

Black Lives Matter Art Show

Fueled by the recent protests and the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police officers, there will be a Black Lives Matter Art Show on Governors Island in New York City this weekend. Organized by Occupy Art, the art show is inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, and will […]

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Jun
1

5 Artists You Should Be Following On Instagram

Written by Jeremy Reed With the help of social networks and the internet as a resource for sharing and displaying talent on a worldwide scale, creativity is at an all time high in this day and age . Here are 5 artists on Instagram that are sure to fill your timeline with nothing but dope […]

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May
31

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Makaveli” by $kinny

After releasing this single a while back, $kinny finally came back around with the visuals for “Makaveli”. Filmed on a strip of road in a barren land somewhere in the desert, $kinny directed a perfectly laid back video that just fits this track. No word on a project in the works but you can purchase […]

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Jun
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Free” by Dâm-Funk

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from L.A. funk artist and “Ambassador of Boogie Funk”, Damon Riddick a.k.a. Dâm-Funk. “Free” is a great track to chill-out to. Check it out!    

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Jun
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Golden (ft. Sia)” by Travie McCoy

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from rap/rocker and Gym Class Heroes frontman, Travie McCoy, with the help of powerhouse singer-songwriter, Sia. After a little musical hiatus, the ever-talented McCoy is back with his new single, “Golden.” Check out the video below, and buy the track via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/TravieGOLDEN        

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Jun
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “All On Me” by Gyptian

Today’s Mute Music Moment goes to famed Jamaican singer Gyptian and his latest single “All On Me.” The video features Gyptian and his female co-star surrounded by the beautiful island scenery as they spend a romantic day together. You can purchase this single on iTunes here: http://smarturl.it/GyptianAOM      

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Jun
16

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Love 3X” by ZZ Ward

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from blues/rock singer-sonwriter, ZZ Ward. Check out the offitcial video for “Love 3x” via Vevo below. You can find the track on ZZ’s album, THIS MEANS WAR, available now: http://smarturl.it/zza2?IQid=vevo   p

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Jun
15

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Ghost” by Halsey

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by rising singer-songwriter, Halsey. Check out “Ghost” via Vevo below, and pre-order Halsey’s album BADLANDS here: http://smarturl.it/HalseyBadlands?IQid=YT.Ghost    

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Jun
14

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Bout It” by JMSN

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day goes to JMSN, who released his video for his newest single “Bout It” off of his previously released project BLUE. As expected, JMSN stuck to simple and minimized visuals that have that old school kind of look to them just like the rest of the music videos he released for […]

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Jun
13

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Still In Love” by JAHKOY

Today’s Mute Music Moment goes to a very talented Canadian fella by the name of JAHKOY. The singer-songwriter-producer blends R&B and electronic house with his latest track “Still In Love,” providing us with a fresh sound. JAHKOY’s triple threat talent is one to look out for! His forthcoming project, Temptations is set to drop later […]

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Jun
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “The Wonder Years” by Jesse Boykins III

Today’s Mute Music Moment is brought to you by Jesse Boykins III. The Chi-Town soul singer takes us on a journey of his life through polaroids and low-fi clips in his visual for “The Wonder Years” off his album Love Apparatus. If you pay close attention you can peep Vic Mensa, DJ Kitty Cash, Kilo […]

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Jun
11

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Grow Like A Seed” by Juliette Ashby

Today’s Mute Music Moment goes to singer-songerwriter Juliette Ashby. Ever wonder what R&B, Reggae and Neo-Soul would sound together? Well, Juliette’s music is pretty darn close to it. The London native shares moments of her working on her craft and spending time with her love in her latest visual titled,”Grow Like A Seed” off her […]

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Jun
10

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “U Mad” by Vic Mensa ft. Kanye West

Today’s Mute Music of the Day is brought to you by rising rapper, Vic Mensa. With the help of Kanye West, Mensa delivers a dark, wild, and raucous visual for “U Mad.” Check out the video for “U Mad” below and purchase the song via iTunes here: http://smarturl.it/iVMUMad  

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