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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Fauxlove” by Phill

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day goes to Virginia native Phill’s latest release, “Fauxlove.” Having taken a rather quiet hiatus, Phill proves the wait for new material to be worth it. “Fauxlove” shows yet more growth and is easily one of his best music videos to date. Phill’s next EP Phillmysoul will be released this fall but until then, you […]

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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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    M.A.C. Announces Selena Quintanilla Collection

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Singer Selena Quintanilla touched the lives of many both in the Latin and Pop music markets. A life cut short, Selena’s legacy lives on through her classic hit songs, and now will continue to live on through M.A.C. Cosmetics. Specific details are yet to be released, but the collection inspired by the Mexican singer is […]

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    Street Artist & ‘Hope’ Poster Creator Arrested On Felony Charges

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Shepard Fairey, the street artist know for creating the popular Barack Obama “Hope” poster in 2008, turned himself into police on charges of defacing several properties in Detroit. Fairey was issued a felony arrest warrant by police which accused him of two felony counts of malicious destruction of property. Each count is punishable by up […]

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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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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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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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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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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!

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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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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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Jun
9

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Psycho (Remix)” by Rozzi Crane ft. Pusha T

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from rising San Francisco singer-songwriter, Rozzi Crane. After time spent as a background vocalist, Crane became the first artist to sign to Adam Levine’s label, 222 Records, and was also featured on Maroon 5’s “Come Away To The Water.” Check out the remix of her single, “Psycho” […]

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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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