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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Curated by Yelanie Rodriguez in collaboration with Haiti Cultural Exchange (www.haiticulturalx.org), the opening reception for “La Lucha: Quisqueya & Haiti, One Island” took place at the Rio Penthouse Gallery I this past Friday. Located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, the gallery was jam packed with art enthusiasts, artists, friends and family, all taking […]
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.
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 […]
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, 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, […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.