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    Lauryn Hill Pays Tribute To Nina Simone On The Tonight Show

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    90s R&B/HipHop/Soul legend, Ms. Lauryn Hill wowed the audience at The Tonight Show last night with her cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.” Hill, along with many other artists, can be heard on the new Simone tribute compilation album, Nina Revisited: A Tribute To Nina Simone. Check out Ms. Lauryn Hill’s performance. below!

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    Kid Cudi’s New Single “Confused” On Soundcloud

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    After a bit of teasing, Kid Cudi is back with the first single, “Confused” from his new album, Speedin’ Bullet To Heaven. Cudi finally debuted the song via Soundcloud after slowly releasing info about the new album over the past few months. Cudi also recently hinted at what the new album might sound like telling fans […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Nightmares” by Conquer Divide

    Saturday, August 1, 2015

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from the all-female metal band, Conquer Divide. The band’s new single “Nightmares” is a track packed with heavy guitar layers, sick riffs, high-powered fast drumming, and of course powerful vocals/screams. Check out the official video below, and purchase “Nightmares” and the rest of Conquer Divide’s nee album […]

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    The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face” Video On Apple Music

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Written by Ashlee Chanelle The oh-so-mysterious rising artist, The Weeknd has been everywhere lately, but still hasn’t lost the charm that made fans fall in love with him. His unique way of expressing love, pain, addiction, and a wide range of emotions still comes through in his music. The Weeknd’s latest track, “Can’t Feel My […]

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    Prince To Release Album ‘HITNRUN’ This Year

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    The musical genius that is Prince is gearing up to release his 38th studio album later this year. The legendary musician’s band, 3rdEyeGirl confirmed the news to BBC. The band was quoting as telling BBC’s 6 Music,  “It’s weird, there’s a lot of experimental sound. It’s just hit after hit and definitely caters to those […]

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    J. Cole in Janet Jackson ‘No Sleeep’ Video

    Monday, July 27, 2015

    The legendary performer that is Miss Janet Jackson recently released her new song and video, “No Sleeep” featuring J.Cole. The video, directed by Dave Meyers, has drawn comparisons to Jackson’s 90s classic, “That’s The Way Love Goes”, with Cole adding a new-school feel. Check out the video and track (produced by long-time Jackson collaborators, Jimmy […]

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    Converse ‘Chuck Taylor All-Star II’

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    The Chuck Taylor is without a doubt one of the most widely recognized fashion staples ever. Today, the legendary brand, Converse, released the Chuck Taylor All-Star II – a new spin on the original basketball sneaker. The new Chuck has been made to provide more comfort and flexibility to wearers by adding Nike Lunarlon sock […]

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    3 ‘Clueless’ Fashion Trends & How to Rock Them in 2015

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Over the weekend the 90s classic film, Clueless celebrated its 20th birthday. The coming-of-age comedy is about socialites and best friends Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and Dionne (Stacey Dash), and their fashionable adventures trying to earn good grades while dating and learning how to drive. Designed by costume designer, Mona May, the clothing used in the […]

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    M.I.A. Releases ‘Matahdatah Scroll 01: Broader Than A Boarder’ Video

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Written by Ashlee Chanelle After some leaks and teasing, M.I.A. is back with a new project. The singer released a new project called last week called Matahdatah, along with a new video entitled “Matahdatah Scroll 01: Broader Than a Border.” The video features new songs “Swords” and “Warriors” from previous album, Matangi. The short film, which […]

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    Atreyu Is Back With ‘Long Live’ Video

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

      Written by Joseph Agosto Atreyu is back with new music since their last album, 2009’s Congregation of the Damned. The California based metal/hardcore band recently released their video for the title track from their newest album, Long Live, which is set for release on September 18th. After signing to Hollywood Records, Atreyu released two albums that felt like […]

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Jul
1

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

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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Jun
24

Justine Skye: ‘Emotionally Unavailable’ EP

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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Jun
22

Taylor Swift Sparks Change In Apple’s Music Royalties Policy

  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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Jun
20

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

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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Jun
19

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

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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Jun
16

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

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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Jun
15

5 Free Fashion Events in NYC

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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Jun
15

Miley Cyrus and Instagram Join Forces To Launch #InstaPride

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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Jun
15

Janet Jackson “Unbreakable” Tour Dates

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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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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Jul
11

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Comfortable” by K Camp

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Atlanta rapper/singer, K Camp. After signing a deal with Interscope last year and being featured on XXL Magazine’s 2015 Freshman Class, the 25 year-old artist is quickly making a name for himself. Check out the video for “Comfortable” below, and purchase the track via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/KCampComfortable  

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Jul
10

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Last Kiss” by OverDoz

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day goes to the funky, Hip-Hop infused group from Inglewood, OverDoz and their latest single with none other than Pharrell. “Last Kiss” is accompanied by a fun and humorous video that has become typical for OverDoz. Needless to say, there isn’t a dull moment at all in this video for this up-tempo summertime […]

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Jul
9

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Million” by Tink

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Tink with “Million.” The 20 year-old singer/rapper has been creating waves in the industry lately and is showing no signs of slowing down. Check out the official video for “Million” (which samples the late Aaliyah’s classic “One In A Million) below, and purchase the track via […]

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Jul
8

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Girl” by The Internet ft. Kaytranada

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Odd Future Records soul band, The Internet and producer, Kaytranada.  The new single, “Girl” from the band’s new album EGO DEATH is a smooth, soulful song with a classic drum beat and trippy synths. Check out the new track, and purchase EGO DEATH here: http://smarturl.it/EGODEATH

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Jul
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Roll Up Your Sleeves” by Meg Mac

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Australian blued-eyed soul/indie rock artist, Meg Mac. The video for Meg’s newest single “Roll Up Your Sleeves” is shot on a simple black and grey backdrop. That’s all that’s needed for now when you have vocals like her’s. Check out the track and video below, for […]

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Jul
6

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Cool For The Summer” by Demi Lovato

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from pop sensation, Demi Lovato. “Cool For The Summer” is definitely an upbeat banger that is, well, cool for the summer! With big beats, synths, Demi’s powerful vocals, and some risqué lyrics, this is sure to be a summer hit! Check out “Cool For The Summer” below, […]

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Jul
1

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Good Boy” by Sample Answer

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day features London-based, Dublin-raised artist, Sample Answer’s “Good Boy.” Drawing from a unique blend of classic pop, hip-hop, and R&B influences, this 22 year-old singer/songwriter is sure to rise to the top. Check out the video for the “Good Boy” single below, and pre-order Sample Answer’s Good Boy EP […]

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Jun
30

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

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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Jun
29

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Do It Agin” by Pia Mia ft. Chris Brown & Tyga

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from 18 year-old singer/songwriter/model, Pia Mia. “Do It Again” (produced by Nic Nac) is a pop/r&b/hip-hop track, and with the help of Chris Brown & Tyga, Pia defintely makes it a banger! Check it out and purchase “Do It Again” here: http://smarturl.it/PiaDoItAgain             […]

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Jun
26

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Songs I Can’t Listen To” by Neon Trees

Today’s Mute Music Moment is being passed over to Neon Trees and the latest video for their single “Songs I Can’t Listen To.” This video shows the relationship ups and downs with the frontman and his video beau against the beautiful backdrop of L.A. You can get this single on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/album/songs-i-cant-listen-to/id988920852?i=988920889&ign-mpt=uo%3D5    

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