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joey
Apr
24

3 Reasons Why Joey Bada$$ Is Better Than Kendrick Lamar

Written by David Nazario Kendrick Lamar is a good artist, Joey Bada$$ is a better artist. Here’s three reasons why. Production There’s definitely something special about the way that Hip Hop sounded during the 90’s. This is one of the reasons why this decade is commonly referred to as the “Golden Era of Hip Hop”. […]

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roots 2
Apr
24

The Roots Go Platinum With “Things Fall Apart” After 14 Years

Kudos to the legendary Roots crew from Philadelphia who went platinum this week with their classic Things Fall Apart album which was released fourteen years ago! Surprisingly this is the only album by the band to go Platinum, despite the fact that their last two releases “How I Got Over” and “Undun” were more than […]

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r1
Apr
1

Faith Ringgold at the ACA Gallery

Written by Angela Johnson It isn’t everyday that one is able to sit in the presence of two generations of artists, but it was made possible on Thursday at ACA Galleries in New York City. ACA has deep roots in the New York City art scene. Opening its doors during the Great Depression, the gallery […]

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ak sneak
Apr
1

Alicia Keys High-Top Wedge Sneaker In Stores Today

Written by David Nazario The Alicia Keys “Freestyle” wedge sneaker hits stores today as a part of the Alicia Keys x Reebok collaboration. The classic high-top sneaker which has been remixed with new colors and a built in wedge is available at Nordstrom and Reebok.com. The retail price for the sneakers is $89.  According to […]

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VevoTV
Mar
31

Tech: Vevo TV

Written by John Persolus Earlier this month Vevo announced and released Vevo TV, a 24/7 live streaming service that can be accessed through the web and an app that is available for smart phones, Xbox 360, and Roku boxes. Viewers can tune into the live channel to watch uninterrupted playback of music videos, artist interviews, […]

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blue
Mar
29

New Trend In Men’s Fashion: Clutches?

Written by David Nazario In the world of fashion the trend right now is definitely anything goes (and of course anything 90’s is also a must. If you haven’t already, visit http://mutemag.com/?p=3566 to read “Fashion Goes Back to the 90’s”). And it seems like this “anything goes mentality” is most apparent with the latest trend […]

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cream feature photo
Mar
27

H&M To Launch Conscious Exclusive Collection

Always looking for ways to positively contribute to the environment, H&M is preparing to launch their Conscious Exclusive Collection for both men and women on April 4th at select H&M stores worldwide. According to the brand, the Conscious Exclusive line represents “exquisite design for a more sustainable fashion future“, and includes blazers, bow ties and […]

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beyonce
Mar
22

3 Reasons Why Beyonce’s “Bow Down” Should Be Muted

Written by David Nazario Last week Beyonce released her new song “Bow Down/I Been On” to mixed reviews. Here are three reasons why Mute thinks this song should be, well, Muted. Read below and listen to the track, then feel free to add a comment letting us know how you feel about Bey’s new song. […]

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Mar
20

Cole Williams at the Blue Note

Written by David Nazario A native  of the Little West Indies section of Brooklyn, Cole Williams is fast making a name for herself as a songwriter, composer, producer and performer who’s anthems about self-love and discovery  set her apart from many of today’s up and coming singing superstars. Cole performed an intimate set at the […]

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Mar
18

Bronx Museum of the Arts and Video Music Box host “All Hail The Queen”

It was all about the ladies Friday night in the borough that birthed Hip Hop music. Collaborating with Video Music Box, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, hosted All Hail The Queen: A Tribute to Women in Hip Hop. The event was also a celebration of Video Music Box’s 30th anniversary. Special guests included Editor […]

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hopsin_solo
Aug
5

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Ill Mind of Hopsin 5″ by Hopsin

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Hopsin. With his “Ill Mind” series, Hopsin has made a name for himself as one of the West Coasts best up and coming rappers. Watch here as Hopsin spits with the wit and aggression of an Eminemn and the knowledge of a Talib […]

oceana
Aug
3

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Endless Summer” (Reggae Mix) by Oceana

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Oceana. Check out “Endless Summer” right here!!

Aug
2

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “My City” (610 Remix) by EZ

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from EZ. On “My City” (610 Remix) EZ enlisted the help of: Relly Rellz, Tigga, EMac, Mou$e, JP and Tug McRaw. Watch here as these seven MC’s representing Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton Pennsylvania put on for their cities!

ala
Aug
1

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Guardian” by Alanis Morissette

Shot in Berlin, the video for today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day video is brought to you by Alanis Morissette. “Guardian” is a single off of Alanis’s new album, Havoc and Bright Lights available on Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/Havoc-Bright-Lights-Alanis-Morissette/dp/B008568U4Y

saigon
Jul
31

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Enemies” by Saigon

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Saigon. “Enemies” was a song off of Saigon’s long awaited and critically acclaimed debut album, The Greatest Story Never Told.

delilah
Jul
30

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Breathe” by Delilah

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Delilah. The London bred songstress also has a new album available for purchase today! To download From The Roots Up on iTunes, follow this link: http://bit.ly/L0DBc1

edward maya
Jul
29

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Violet Light-Love Story” by Edward Maya

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Edward Maya. Maya is a DJ and  record producer who travels the world performing his unique brand of House music.

estelle
Jul
28

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Wonderful Life” by Estelle

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Estelle. “Wonderful Life” is a single off of Estelle’s latest album, All of Me in stores now!

killers
Jul
27

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Runaways” by the Killers

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by The Killers. “Runaways” is the first single off of The Killers new album, Battle Born, hitting stores on 9/18/12.

a lee
Jul
26

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Brotha From Around the Way” by A. Lee

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from A. Lee. Produced by Franchise Beats, “Brotha From Around the Way” is a track off of A. Lee’s latest mixtape, Souls & Sounds Vol. 1. Follow this link to download Souls & Sounds Vol. 1: http://www.datpiff.com/ALee-Legendary-SoulsSounds-Vol-1-mixtape.342866.html

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