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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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    AFROPUNK 2015 NYC Festival Lineup

    Tuesday, June 9, 2015

    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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kehinde
Apr
4

Go: 4 Art Exhibits in NYC

Looking for something artsy to do in NYC? Here are three exhibitions that are currently on display, and one on the way. Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Showing now at the Brooklyn Museum, artist, Kehinde Wiley’s exhibit features Old Master-style opulently colored portraits of contemporary African-American men and women. Kehinde’s portraits are known for inciting […]

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yoga
Apr
4

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Yoga” by Janelle Monáe ft. Jidenna

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by R&B/Soul powerhouse, Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland labelmate, Jidenna (who is also an upcoming R&B force to be reckoned with). “Yoga” is something a little different than what we’ve heard from Janelle in the past. It is a club banger that is sure to […]

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mary
Apr
3

3 Reasons Why ‘The London Sessions’ Is Another Classic for Mary J. Blige

Written by David Nazario When the queen of Hip Hop Soul announced that she would be working with singers, songwriters, and producers from the UK to make and release an album called The London Sessions, I like most people wasn’t sure what to think of Mary’s project being made across the pond. How would it […]

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bjork-vulnicura
Mar
20

5 Independent Albums Released in 2015 That You Should Check Out

Written by John Zabala “F*** a major label, I’ma stick to independent.” These are classic words said by Dizzy Wright on his 2010 ode to real Hip Hop, Tha Truth. These words are beginning to ring true five years later for a lot of growing MCs and musicians. The music industry has been experiencing a […]

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Mar
10

“Saturday Morning Cartoons” Solo Exhibition by Jaime Morlock

Photography by Nachelle Profic Artist Jaime Morlock hosted a solo exhibition entitled, “Saturday Morning Cartoons” at Mi Casa Su Casa in downtown Reading, PA on Saturday night. The show featured paintings of popular cartoon characters like Rosie from the Jetsons, Garfield, and Animal. “I wanted to do a pop-art show that everyone could relate to. […]

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puma feature
Mar
7

Va$htie X Puma Collection

Written by Eleesha Ferguson Story & photo cred: Vashtie.com Why wouldn’t you love the new collection from Va$htie and Puma? She’s a beast when it comes to being a director, and she’s one of the best creative consultants, dj’s and “downtown sweethearts” to ever cultivate NYC culture. Recently, Puma Premium and Va$htie teamed up on […]

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Mar
4

Philly Fashion Week Recap

Written by Eleesha Ferguson Photos by Reesha Ferguson What do Ken Laurence, The JD Collection, and Greg Taylor all have in common? Yes, you guessed it, they were all top designers that showed at Philly Fashion Week! And oh what amazing collections each of them had. From ravishing reds to blissful blushes, each collection had […]

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Feb
25

NEON HITCH: THE ELEUTHEROMANIAC (Mutehead Exclusive Interview)

Interview by Ashlee Chanelle English singer-songwriter, Neon Hitch’s (yes, it’s her real name) life has been anything but ordinary. Her house burnt down the day she way born, causing her mother to purchase a caravan to live in. To get by, she and her family became street performers and artisans. Young Neon trained as a […]

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Feb
13

Dr. Martens X Jeantrix

Written by Eleesha Ferguson Photos by Reesh Ferguson Jeantrix has been in the game making customized kicks and threads for years now. Founded by N¥ce and HØmm, the pair began their journey as a hobby but soon realized that they struck gold and have been curating their own brand ever since. Jeantrix has been featured […]

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Poetry of Riddim
Feb
12

‘Poetry of Riddim’ Lights up the Blue Note

Presented by drummer and band director, Swiss Chris, “Poetry of Riddim” took the stage at legendary jazz club, Blue Note in Manhattan Monday night. With Swiss on drums, accompanied by a full band, a harpist, vocalists, dancers and emcees, the performance was full of surprises and good energy. The night kicked off with a drum solo […]

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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 […]

bishop
May
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Users” by Bishop Neru

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Bishop Neru. “Users” is featured on Bishop’s newest EP, Nehruvia: The Nehruvian.

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.  

snoh
Apr
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Emotional” by Snoh Aalegra

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Snoh Aalegra. “Emotional” is a dope track with a revamped classic beat, and a smooth black and white video to go along with it. If you watch closely you can even catch Snoh (successfully) channeling a little of the King of Pop with […]

marc
Apr
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Stick To Your Guns” by Marc E. Bassy

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Marc. E Bassy. “Stick To Your Guns” has a relevant message and a cool vibe. Check it out right here.  

beanz
Apr
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Fountain of Youth/Trap” Luv by Beanz

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Beanz. “Fountain of Youth” and “Trap Luv” can be found on Beanz’s latest mixtape, Explicit Lyricist. Check out the two-part video below!

janine
Apr
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Hold Me” by Janine And The Mixtape

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by rising singer/songwriter/producer, Janine And The Mixtape. Janine first took the industry by storm back in 2013, with her Dark Mind EP. Now, she’s back and gearing up to release a new EP shortly. One of the standout tracks from the Dark Mind EP […]

yoga
Apr
4

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Yoga” by Janelle Monáe ft. Jidenna

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by R&B/Soul powerhouse, Janelle Monáe and her Wondaland labelmate, Jidenna (who is also an upcoming R&B force to be reckoned with). “Yoga” is something a little different than what we’ve heard from Janelle in the past. It is a club banger that is sure to […]

Sami Switch
Mar
22

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Oh Why” by Sami Switch

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Sami Switch. “Oh Why” is a creative track with a relevant message and video. Check it out right here.

kate mills
Mar
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Cherry Tree” by Kate Mills

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Kate Mills. “Cherry Tree” is a fun song and a great way to kickoff Spring 2015. Enjoy.

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