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    Fabolous ‘Will Smith’ Freestyle

    Sunday, December 21, 2014

    In order to prep fans for his highly anticipated 90s themed digital only mixtape, The Young OG Project, Fabolous has released a freestyle entitled, “Will Smith”. For those of you who have been watching Fab’s moves lately, you may notice that the verses featured on “Will Smith” were also the same verses that he recently spit […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Black Jeans” by Mayaeni

    Saturday, December 20, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Mayaeni. Mayaeni is Roc Nation’s newest signee and hails from Detroit, and more importantly, she’s a chick who plays guitar. Check out the video below! Photo Credit: Frankie Fultz

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    MF Doom X Clarks Wallabee Boot Navy

    Saturday, December 20, 2014

    MF Doom is back at it again, this time with a Wallabee boot in navy. Earlier this year Doom released his first Wallabee collab with Clarks Originals, a dressier leather brown shoe with the famous crepe sole, emblazoned with his infamous mask logo. This time around Doom was inspired by the New York Knicks and decided to […]

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    Miguel Releases 3 New Songs on SoundCloud

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Taking a cue from Drake, Miguel took to SoundCloud a few hours ago to release three brand new tracks, “NWA” featuring Kurupt, “Hollywood Dreams”, and “Coffee”.  For fans who have been waiting for the singing sensation to drop new music since his 2012 release, Kaleidoscope Dream, this is a long overdue and much needed treat. On “NWA” Miguel enlists […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Lytah” by Rusko

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by the dubstep veteran Dj-producer Rusko. The video for “Lytah” was written and directed by Nadir B and was produced by the New York Film Academy 2014.

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    Kacy Hill Signs to G.O.O.D. Music

    Friday, December 19, 2014

    Kanye West and the G.O.O.D. music family just signed their newest act, twenty year old Los Angeles native, Kacy Hill. The announcement was made recently although Kacy has been buzzing since dropping her debut video “Experience” back in September. Hill has a background as a model and dancer and accompanied her now boss, Kanye during his “Yeezus” tour. Casey is currently working on […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Spit Three Times” by Neneh Cherry

    Thursday, December 18, 2014

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Neneh Cherry. The video for “Spit Three Times” was directed by Bafic. Enjoy!  

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    #Artlife: Live Art Tribute To Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls NYC!

    Wednesday, December 17, 2014

    Written By Theron Cook Last night, Tuesday Dec. 16th,  “COLLAGE” presented their special live art tribute to Bettie Page & Pin Up Girls with NYCs hottest artists painting live!!! To accompany the live painting they had DJ Lex NY Tahleim & DJ Brake mixing it up @ The Delancey on the lower east side of Manhattan, right below the Williamsburg […]

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    D’Angelo Drops ‘Sugah Daddy’ & Trailer for ‘Black Messiah’ Album

    Sunday, December 14, 2014

    After fourteen long years, D’Angelo is officially back with his long awaited second album, Black Messiah. Although there is no official release date yet, it is rumored to be dropping as early as this Tuesday being that there is an exclusive private listening party for the album tonight in Brooklyn. So far one track from […]

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    Joell Ortiz Interview

    Friday, December 12, 2014

    We recently had a chance to chop it up with one of the cover artists featured on the new issue of Mute Magazine, Joell Ortiz. Joell spoke to us about his new emcee freestyle competition as well as gave us an update on how things are going with his latest album, House Slippers. Check out the […]

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Aug
5

“M.A.A.D.” – A Short Film by Kendrick Lamar to Debut at Sundance Film Festival

Written by John Zabala It seems that the anticipation for Compton native Kendrick Lamar to release the follow-up to his acclaimed debut album, Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City, will be reaching an all time high in the upcoming weeks, as Kendrick is expecting to release his second album in September. However, it seems as though people […]

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Cormega
Aug
5

Mega Philosophy Album Review

Written by John Zabala “What’s up with Cormega? Did you see him? Are ya’ll together?” The first time I ever heard of Cormega was on “One Love” by Nas on the iconic Illmatic album. I hadn’t really thought of the name much in the song, and I didn’t realize that Cormega was the name of […]

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Aug
4

Kimbra Drops New Song: 90s Music

Written by Trenton Calloway Ahh the 90’s. Who isn’t making 90’s influenced music these days? Kimbra gives us a virtual time travel experience with her new song “90’s music” from her new album The Golden Echo. She said she wanted this song to feel like “the kids anthem” in a post on her oh so […]

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Aug
3

Remy Ma & Dj Khaled New Music: “They Don’t Love You No More”

Wasting no time to get back into the booth and remind everyone why she is the queen of New York, Remy Ma released a remix to Dj Khaled’s “They Don’t Love You No More” over the weekend.  As you can see and hear on the new song, Remy is back and ready to claim her spot. […]

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Jul
31

New Elle Varner Feat. A$AP Ferg

Set to release her forthcoming album, 4 Letter Word later this year, Elle Varner recently released her newest single, “Don’t Wanna Dance” featuring A$AP Ferg. 4 Letter Word is the follow-up to Elle’s 2012 debut Perfectly Imperfect, and also features appearances by J. Cole, Chance The Rapper and Joey Bada$$. Take a listen to “Don’t Wanna Dance” […]

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Jul
30

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Heart is a Drum” by Beck

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Beck. The video for “Heart is a Drum” was directed by Sophie Muller and is featured on Beck’s latest album, Morning Phase.

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Jul
30

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Set Release Date for “Cheek to Cheek”

Making it official on NBC’s Today Show, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett announced this morning that their album, Cheek to Cheek will be available on September 23rd. First collaborating on Bennett’s Duets II in 2011, for “The Lady Is a Tramp”, the duo is back at it again with a collection of jazz duets to be […]

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Jul
28

Mute Magazine Issue Release Day Party & #OTWEK Grand Opening

Mute Magazine and Off The Wall Exclusive Kicks would like to thank everyone who came out to the grand opening of Off The Wall Exclusive Kicks and the Mute Issue Release Day Party. Be sure to tune into the videos below for interviews with some of our special guests and Mute TV host Kitty Cavas, […]

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Jul
24

Andre Henry Performs at the Farafina Cafe & Lounge

Written by David Nazario Promoting the release of his newest EP, Roses While We’re Young, soulful crooner Andre Henry made a stop at the Farafina Cafe & Lounge in Harlem last night to preview a few of the songs off of the EP. Backed by The Hopeless Romantics and two backup singers, Andre performed “Don’t […]

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Jul
22

A Day W/ TOP & Streetlawz @ the Rebel Minded Festival

The Mute Mag team had an opportunity to attend the Rebel Minded Festival with Hip Hop collective, Streetlawz. Check out the footage of TOP’s performance below and also be sure to keep up with TOP and the Streetlawz at www.triumphoverpoverty.com!  

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Daily

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Jul
1

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Peace” by O.A.R.

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is the latest offering from O.A.R.. “Peace” is the band’s newest single and video. Be one of the first to see the video right here!

sonny
Jun
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Salute” (Trophies Freestyle) by Sonny Chulo

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Sonny Chulo. On “Salute” (Trophies Freestyle), Sonny goes in on the “Trophies” beat and makes it his own. Be one of the first to peep the video for it right here!

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Jun
20

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Wrestling With The Devil” by Patrick Ballantyne

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the day is brought to you by Patrick Ballantyne. This is the official “Wrestling With The Devil” lyric video. Drop us a line below and let us know what you think of this interesting song concept. Photo credit: Danny DeLuca

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Jun
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Tjovitjo” by Bossiie

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Bossiie. “Tjovitjo” is a catchy track that allows Bossiie to spit her arrogant rhymes over smooth production. Check out the video right here!

John Londono
Jun
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Dream Fortress” by Grimes

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Grimes. Filmed in Russia, this is the unofficial video for “Dream Fortress” off of the “Halfaxa” album. Photo credit: John Londono via Facebook

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May
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Sing” by Ed Sheeran

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Ed Sheeran. “Sing” is the latest single from Ed’s forthcoming album due out on June 23rd. Enjoy!    

Andy P
May
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Forever Those Days” by Lyttet

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Lyttet. We hope you enjoy the trippy video as much as we do. Photo cred: Andy P

mack
May
15

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Henny” Remix by Mack Wilds feat. French Montana, Mobb Deep and Busta Rhymes

  Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Mack Wilds. On this “Henny” remix Mack teams up with French Montana and veteran spitters Mobb Deep and Busta Rhymes.           Photo credit: https://www.facebook.com/TheMackWilds/photos/

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May
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Am I Wrong” by Nico & Vinz

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is the feel good “Am I Wrong” by Nico & Vinz. This jam is sure to get your week started off on the right foot. Enjoy #Muteheads!

kelis
May
10

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Rumble” by Kelis

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Kelis. “Rumble” is featured on Kelis’s latest album Food. Enjoy!

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