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    Puma Pays Homage To Tommie Smith

    Sunday, February 7, 2016

    Written by Stephanie Maria-Rios Tommie Smith marked history during the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Yes, he did win the gold for the 200 meter dash event – in under twenty seconds at that – but he is remembered for so much more. Tommie Smith took a stand. During the national anthem, without warning, […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: ‘America’ by Soleil Laurent

    Friday, February 5, 2016

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Soleil Laurent featuring her latest song, “America”. Soleil is currently in the process of working on her forthcoming EP. Keep in touch with Soleil at: www.soleillaurent.com

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    ‘Fresh Water For Flint’ by Jon Connor feat. Keke Palmer

    Thursday, February 4, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com One of the most underrated emcees coming up in the industry, Jon Connor teams up with the talented Keke Palmer on “Water For Flint” to create a highly powerful anthem that puts a spotlight on issues in Flint, Michigan, including the absolutely horrible water crisis which is claiming lives […]

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    RIAA Announces New Album Award Methodology

    Thursday, February 4, 2016

    Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com With music readily available on our favorite platforms, like YouTube and Apple Music, album sales are sure to be on a decline. I mean when was the last time you bought an album? I’ll wait… The Recording Industry Association of America, also known as the RIAA, has taken notice […]

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    Dillon Cooper Blesses Hip Hop With ‘D.ILL.ON1’

    Thursday, February 4, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com The Hip Hop world was a little less bright during Dillon Cooper’s silence. This Brooklynite has been one of my favorite emcees since I stumbled across him years ago when I first started blogging. He has definitely grown since I found him, and “D.ILL.ON1” is proof of that. Equipped […]

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    Rockie Fresh Releases Visual for “Down To Roll”

    Thursday, February 4, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com Although Rockie Fresh has been a little under the radar, 2016 turned a new leaf for the emcee. After releasing a new project, Rockie is back on his game with a visual release for his new single “Down To Roll”. As expected, the track has a little spacey vibe […]

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    Phill Releases New Single “Viiibe”

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com Phill is one person who I keep an eye out for, standing by and watching as he evolves and finds his sound. It’s hard finding an artist where every new release is better than the last, but Phill fits that spot for me. After a bit of silence, Phill’s […]

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    Tory Lanez Builds His Own Lane With ‘LA Confidential’

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com Mostly known for his single “Say It”, Tory Lanez hit the net with a new single and it’s definitely not something I expected out of him. While he already demolishes stereotypes most would put on him based on appearances, “LA Confidential” is unexpectedly more rock driven with the guitar […]

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    OVO Radio Surprises Listeners With New Roy Woods

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com The OVO Camp has been proving to be a powerhouse of talent that is soon to be unleashed upon the world. With Majid Jordan coming out with a promising debut album, OVO has slowly been welcoming their new name Roy Woods to the world. During their latest OVO Radio […]

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    Lion Babe Unleashes “Where Do We Go” Video

    Tuesday, February 2, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com The dynamic duo Lion Babe is gearing up for the release of their debut album, Begin coming later this month. With that in mind, they came together in New York’s Chinatown and filmed a fun music video for their very catchy single, “Where Do We Go”. While Jillian and […]

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Oct
30

Ekko Drops ‘Ekksposure’

Hip Hop artist Ekko just dropped his latest project, Ekksposure. The 8-track EP is available for download on all major music streaming services and features guest appearances from Gillie Da Kid, Unique, Lexy and Pook. We’ve been following Ekko for awhile now and had the pleasure of featuring him on the cover of our ‘Pennsylvania’ themed […]

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grimes
Oct
30

Grimes Releases ‘Scream’

Gearing up for the Nov. 6th release of her latest album, Art Angels, Grimes just dropped “SCREAM” featuring rapper Aristophanes. Take a listen to “SCREAM” below and check out the tracklist for Art Angels right here: 01 laughing and not being normal 02 California 03 SCREAM [ft. Aristophanes] 04 Flesh without Blood 05 Belly of […]

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alessia
Oct
29

New Alessia Cara: ‘Wild Things’ (Listen)

Prepping for the release of her debut album, Know It All which is expected to drop on Nov. 13th, songstress Alessia Cara recently released her newest single, “Wild Things”, a fun and addicting track that celebrates having a rebellious spirit. Take a listen to “Wild Things” below and let us know what you think about it […]

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Oct
28

Va$htie Makes Art Film For ‘Hotline Bling’

Inspired by Drake’s “Hotline Bling” and a story that she started writing back in 2008, director, DJ, and model, Va$htie recently released an art film about a fictional character that she created named ‘Lolita’. Here’s what Downtown’s Sweetheart had to say about her art film: “I wrote this story about “Lolita” in 2008 and, at […]

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adele
Oct
25

Adele’s ‘Hello’ Video Breaks Taylor Swift’s VEVO Record

Adele’s video for her latest song ‘Hello’ has only been out for two days but it only took one day for the soulful singer to break a VEVO record once held by Taylor Swift. ‘Hello’, the first single from her forthcoming album, 25, due in stores on November 20th now holds the record for being […]

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groove theory
Oct
24

Groove Theory Turns 20

Today twenty years ago Amel Larrieux and Bryce Wilson, better known as Groove Theory released their first and only classic self-titled album. Amel, a singer and songwriter and Bryce, a rapper turned producer played a pivotal role in carving out the sound that we now know as neo-soul with their Jazz, Hip Hop, and Soul […]

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rhyme
Oct
22

Rhymefest Is Tired of Writing for Kanye West and Common

With the recent claims of Drake not writing his own rhymes and ghostwriters stepping up to call the Canadian born rapper out, the controversial topic of ghostwriting in Hip Hop is becoming more and more popular. Chicago native, Rhymefest is the latest ghostwriter to step up and say that he hasn’t gotten the credit he […]

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Sep
17

Forward Thinking Wearable: Samsung Gear S Full Review

Written by JReviews Now photo cred: ActuaLitté via Compfightcc Late last year, Samsung finally revealed their most “forward thinking” wearable yet – the Gear S. The smartwatch showcases a sleek design with high-tech features and groundbreaking functions. Compared to other wearables, the Gear S is one of the first standalone wearable devices on the market, […]

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Sep
10

10 Most Underrated Albums Of 2015 (so far)

List compiled by Mute Mag staff. In no particular order. Enjoy. 1. Currents by Tame Impala                       2. At. Long. Last. A$AP by A$AP Rocky                       3. Bush by Snoop Dogg         […]

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Aug
28

Brooke Candy Teams Up With M.A.C. For New Makeup Collection

Written by Ashlee Chanelle Pop rapper/singer, Brooke Candy has teamed up with legendary brand, M.A.C., for a new, small line of cosmetics, featuring two bold lipstick shades and a bold, long-lasting, liquid eyeliner. The lipsticks, Mind Control (a bright red) and Which Witch (a dark hue) Candy has created are totally true to her out-of-the-box, […]

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Jun
25

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Paper Trail$” by Joey Bada$$

Today’s Mute Music Moment goes to Joey Bada$$ and his single “Paper Trail$.” As expected, Joey keeps to his old school Hip Hop vibe and makes it very clear that he’s still a contender amongst the commercial names saturating the media. You can find this track on his debut album B4.DA.$$ here: http://po.st/b4damoney     […]

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Jun
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Worse Things Than Love” by Timeflies ft. Natalie La Rose

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from musically-diverse duo, Timeflies, with the help of rising Pop/R&B artist, Natalie La Rose. “Worse Things Than Love” is the newest single from Timeflies, and it’s surely a song to have on your summer playlist. Check it out, and purchase the single here: http://tmfli.es/wrsthngs    

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Jun
23

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “SummerThing!” by Afrojack ft. Mike Taylor

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from world-renowned DJ/Producer/Remixer, Afrojack with the help of Mike Taylor. As the title suggests, “SummerThing!” is a perfect song for the summer, and of course Afrojack created a club banger with this one! Listen below, and purchase “SummerThing!” here: https://itun.es/us/K2kh8  

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Jun
22

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) ft. Young Thug & Popcaan” by Jamie xx

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from English music producer/remixer (and member of London-based band, The xx) Jamie xx with the help Young Thug and Popcaan. “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” is the third single off of In Colour, Jamie’s upcoming album. Check it out!

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Jun
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Fire Under My Feet (United Studios Session)” by Leona Lewis

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from British singer, Leona Lewis. Known for her hit single “Bleeding Love” a few years back along with three critically-acclaimed albums, Lewis is back with “Fire Under My Feet.” The song is the first single from her upcoming fifth studio album I Am. Check out the live […]

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Jun
20

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Look What We’ve Become” by Grace Potter

Today’s Mute Music Moment comes from singer-songwriter Grace Potter (also te frontwoman of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals). With Potter’s unique vocals, edgy lyrics and the heavy-hitting rock instrumental, you’re sureto be jammin’ to “Look What We’ve Become.” Listen below!    

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Jun
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Free” by Dâm-Funk

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from L.A. funk artist and “Ambassador of Boogie Funk”, Damon Riddick a.k.a. Dâm-Funk. “Free” is a great track to chill-out to. Check it out!    

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Jun
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Golden (ft. Sia)” by Travie McCoy

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from rap/rocker and Gym Class Heroes frontman, Travie McCoy, with the help of powerhouse singer-songwriter, Sia. After a little musical hiatus, the ever-talented McCoy is back with his new single, “Golden.” Check out the video below, and buy the track via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/TravieGOLDEN        

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Jun
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “All On Me” by Gyptian

Today’s Mute Music Moment goes to famed Jamaican singer Gyptian and his latest single “All On Me.” The video features Gyptian and his female co-star surrounded by the beautiful island scenery as they spend a romantic day together. You can purchase this single on iTunes here: http://smarturl.it/GyptianAOM      

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Jun
16

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Love 3X” by ZZ Ward

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from blues/rock singer-sonwriter, ZZ Ward. Check out the offitcial video for “Love 3x” via Vevo below. You can find the track on ZZ’s album, THIS MEANS WAR, available now: http://smarturl.it/zza2?IQid=vevo   p

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