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    Kendrick Lamar Addresses Police Brutality In Latest Video, ‘Alright’

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Rapper Kendrick Lamar is never one to shy away from controversy or expressing his feelings. With songs like “King Kunta” and “The Blacker The Berry”, it’s apparent that he isn’t afraid to speak on the racial issues going on in the America today. With the latest release of the short film (directed by Colin Tilley) […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “It’s Not My Fault” by Anthony Lewis ft. T.I.

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day features upcoming pop/r&b singer, Anthony Lewis. You may have heard Lewis’ recent cover of Soul For Real’s 90s classic, “Candy Rain.” Now, take a listen to “It’s Not My Fault” with the help of the ‘King of the South’, T.I.. Check out the official video below, and purchase […]

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    Justine Skye: ‘Emotionally Unavailable’ EP

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Written by Ashlee Chanelle After the release of her first EP, Everyday Living and singles like the smooth, DJ Mustard-produced “Collide (ft. Tyga),” Atlantic Records R&B singer-songwriter, Justine Skye has proved that she is in it for the long haul. The Brooklyn-native just released her highly-anticipated EP, Emotionally Unavailable, and it is already receiving rave […]

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    Taylor Swift Sparks Change In Apple’s Music Royalties Policy

    Monday, June 22, 2015

      Written by Ashlee Chanelle “Bad Blood” singer, Taylor Swift is one of the most powerful artists in the industry today. It’s no surprise that when the 25 year-old pop star talks, people listen – big corporations included. Swift took to her Tumblr page to express her thoughts on Apple’s royalties policy: “To Apple, Love […]

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    Big Sean Releases “One Man Can Change The World” Video & Summer Tour Dates

    Saturday, June 20, 2015

    Gearing up for his 2015 summer tour with J. Cole and Jeremih, Big Sean built up the hype with the release of his new video, “One Man Can Change The World” featuring Kanye West and John Legend. The video pays tribute to his late grandmother Mildred V. Leonard – the woman Sean credits as teaching […]

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    Travel Back Into Time With Spotify’s ‘Taste Rewind’

    Friday, June 19, 2015

    Spotify has taken discovering music to a new level with the launch of Taste Rewind. Now, the popular streaming service is making it easier for listeners to discover music they would have listened to decades ago based on their current musical tastes. Go back to the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and discover something you’ve never […]

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    ‘Surf': Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment (Chance The Rapper)

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Written by Mateo Toro The music just makes you feel good. That is the sentiment on Chance The Rapper’s latest project, Surf. Although the album was released for free on iTunes – which is unheard of – this is not a follow up to Chance’s breakout project, Acid Rap, nor is it intended to be. Donnie Trumpet and […]

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    5 Free Fashion Events in NYC

    Monday, June 15, 2015

    Written by Stephanie M. Rios Fashion lovers – If you have yet to attend a fashion event you are committing a serious crime. As fashion enthusiasts we must support others who share our passion and experience all of the wonders the fashion world has to offer us. I at one time thought hat these types […]

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    Miley Cyrus and Instagram Join Forces To Launch #InstaPride

    Monday, June 15, 2015

    Written by Ashlee Chanelle In an effort to help share transgender stories, Miley Cyrus has teamed up with Instagram to launch #InstaPride. Presented by Miley’s Happy Hippie Foundation, #InstaPride officially launched today (6/15), and “will share stories of transgender and gender expansive people from around the country over the next 2 weeks.” For more on Miley’s […]

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    Janet Jackson “Unbreakable” Tour Dates

    Monday, June 15, 2015

    After a seven-year break, Janet Jackson and her team revealed the artwork and North American tour dates for her new “Unbreakable” Tour set to start on August 31st in Vancouver. Check out the full list of dates below: Aug. 31 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena Sep. 2 Calgary, AB Scotiaba Saddledome Sep. 4 Edmonton, AB Rexall […]

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May
23

‘Lipstick and Timbs’ Listening Event

  Written by John Zabala Thursday night I had the pleasure of attending the exclusive listening event for Reading, Pa based Hip Hop Artist Beanz’s new EP, Lipstick and Timbs. The event was presented by Beanz and Red City Mix and hosted by the Chill Then Grill Bar & Lounge in Reading, Pa. Lipstick and […]

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May
22

Giselle Antonia Soft Launch

Contemporary female clothing line, Giselle Antonia hosted a mixer Sunday to celebrate the soft launch of their debut collection. The event took place in Brooklyn and featured DJ Novakane and Dj Fort Knox, as well as a presentation that involved models making their entrance via a Jeep Wrangler that was driven right into the center […]

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May
21

‘Covers For Peace’ @ The Bitter End

Funkadelic Studios in New York City joined forces with the legendary music venue and nightclub, The Bitter End in NYC’s Greenwhich Village last night to raise money for public school PS75. Entitled Covers For Peace, the night’s performances were just how we like them – live and diverse. Kicking off the show was Rock N’ […]

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amy
May
21

Amy Winehouse Documentary ‘Amy’ Trailer Released

Four years after her untimely death, the first official trailer for Amy, a documentary about the rise and fall of singer Amy Winehouse has been released. Directed by Asif Kapadia, the doc features never before seen rare footage of Amy, unreleased music, and exclusive interviews. Although fans of the British singer who died at age […]

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May
15

Byas&Leon Launch Event and Mixer

Celebrate the launch of contemporary menswear and Haitian craftsmanship line, Byas&Leon (created by New York City natives Rony Byas and Harvey Leon) today in Brooklyn, NYC. Taking place at “The Love Shack”, the night will include a musical performance from Haitian singer Riva Nyri Precil, and a short film that will provide a brief history […]

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May
8

‘Peaches N Herb’ by Cole Williams & Nikhil P. Yerawadekar

Missing the duets of the 70s, the Punk Empress of African Rock, Cole Williams recently joined forces with producer and instrumentalist Nikhil P. Yerawadekar to create the soulful “Peaches N Herb”. The single was released earlier this week and was played and programmed by Nikhil, with accompanying drumming by Sam Merrick. Cole and Nikhil are […]

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Tidal
May
6

Tidal: What’s the Difference?

Written by Ashlee Chanelle A few weeks ago, music mogul Jay-Z announced the launch of the exclusive Hi-Fi streaming service, TIDAL. The service was first launched in the US, Canada, and the UK back in October 2014, by Swedish/Norwegian company, Aspiro. In January 2015, Project Panther Ltd. (owned by Jay-Z) purchased Aspiro, business deals ensued, […]

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catfish
Apr
29

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Homesick” by Catfish And The Bottlemen

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Catfish And The Bottlemen. “Homesick” is featured on the band’s debut album, THE BALCONY, which is in stores and available online now.  

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Apr
23

OSHUN Drops ‘Asase Yaa’ Mixtape On Earth Day

Hip Hop/Neo-Soul duo OSHUN released their debut mixtape, Asase Yaa today in celebration of Earth Day (The name OSHUN pays homage to an Yoruba river deity that represent elements of femininity and womanhood). Asase Yaa is the group’s latest offering since their debut EP, AFAHYE released last year around this time. According to OSHUN’s website, with their […]

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mind over matter
Apr
18

5 Record Store Day Releases You Need To Know About

It’s Record Store Day again, so you know what that means – new music and re-releases in vinyl form from great artists. This year is no exception. Although there are a number of cool new records to add to your collection, for the sake of keeping this list short, we’ve provided you with five of […]

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Jun
8

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Clothes Off” by Ria Mae

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Canadian singer-songwriter, Ria Mae. The smooth production on “Clothes Off” paired with Ria’s edgy vocals and provacative lyrics will definitely get you groovin’. Check out the new video below, and download “Clothes Off” on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/ClothesOffSingle  

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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
6

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Renegades” by X Ambassadors

Having worked alongside artists such as Jay Z, Eminem, and Logic, you wouldn’t look at the name X Ambassadors and expect to hear “Renegades”  come out of this alternative rock band from New York. However, “Renegades” is proving to be a hit and a perfect launching point for their debut album VHS, which is set to be released June […]

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Jun
5

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “All The Way” by Paige Young ft. Chip

Today’s Mute Music Moment goes two two UK artists that are on the rise, songstress Paige Young and rapper Chip. They joined forces to create Paige’s latest single titled “All The Way,” which showcases her sultry vocals against Chip’s contrasting flow. “All The Way” is off Paige’s forthcoming Polaroids EP; no word on the release date yet.

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Jun
4

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Pity Party” by Melanie Martinez

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by alt-pop singer-songwriter, Melanie Martinez. You may remember Melanie from her time on NBC’s third season of The Voice, where she was on Team Adam. After releasing her critically acclaimed EP, Dollhouse and signing to Atlantic Records in 2014, Martinez really won music-lovers over when her song […]

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Jun
3

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Here” by Alessia Cara

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the day is brought to you by Canadian newcomer, Alessia Cara. “Here” is a song for the wallflowers, and the visual fits well with the inspiration behind the song.

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Jun
2

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Everyday” by A$AP Rocky ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson

Today’s Mute Music Moment comes from Harlem Rapper A$AP Rocky and his soulful number “Everyday”, which features R&B singer Miguel, along with the legendary Rod Stewart & budding producer/DJ Mark Ronson. Rocky’s record is soulful and hard hitting (with a contrast of soul and rock that reminds me of Prince, however so slightly). Go check out […]

skinny
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 […]

Dawn
May
30

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Titans X James Dean” by DAWN

DAWN, otherwise known as Dawn Richard, surprised all of her fans with a visual release of her two latest singles, “Titans” and “James Dean”. As proven in this video, DAWN continues to challenge the mainstream agenda with her digitally artistic driven visuals and choreography. You can find “Titans” and “James Dean” on her latest album, […]

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May
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “OctaHate” by Ryn Weaver

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Ryn Weaver. “OctaHate” is featured on Ryn’s forthcoming debut album, The Fool.    

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