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Nov
28

Erykah Badu Teams Up With Andre 3000 on ‘Hello’

Like the rest of world, we are pretty excited about Erykah Badu’s latest project, But You Can’t Use My Phone, her highly anticipated mixtape that was inspired by Drake’s “Hotline Bling”, and released exclusively on iTunes/Apple Music. So far, one of the best things about the 11-track project – besides the social commentary and album […]

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Nov
25

‘STRETCH AND BOBBITO: RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES’ @ Brooklyn Historical Society

  Written by David Nazario In collaboration with the Brooklyn Historical Society and in celebration of their 25th anniversary, Hip Hop radio pioneers Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia participated in a screening of their documentary, STRETCH AND BOBBITO: RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES, at the Brooklyn Historical Society, followed by a question and answer session hosted by […]

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Nov
19

3 Sneakers Dropping This Weekend

1. Highs and Lows X Reebok Ventilator:  Dropping this Saturday, November 21st, in celebration of the Highs and Lows 25th anniversary, the Highs and Lows collaborated with Reebok Ventilator and will be available exclusively for Highs and Lows online and in stores. They will also be available at select Reebok retailers.         […]

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Nov
19

Hangout Fest Announces 2016 Lineup Early

Hangout Fest fans were recently surprised when the 2016 lineup was released earlier than usual. The lineup includes The Weeknd, Florence + the Machine, Calvin Harris, Alabama Shakes, Ellie Goulding, Walk the Moon and Fetty Wap, among others. The festival takes place from May 20-22 on the public beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Three-day weekend passes […]

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Nov
17

‘Arriving’ by BENJAMIN (Album Review)

Last week New York based indie funk band BENJAMIN released their debut album, Arriving, off of their New York-based record label Cherries Records. The album dives into deep 1980s funk and soul by utilizing live instrumentation to create music that feels like it was taken straight out of 1985. Synthesizers, piano, guitar, horns, etc, make […]

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Nov
17

Justin Bieber: ‘Purpose’ Album Review

Written by John Zabala Purpose finds Justin Bieber addressing his fans about his past mistakes and everything that happened to him in the span of one year. “Mark My Words”, the album opener, sounds like a mission statement and a declaration for his fans that reads: #InBiebsWeTrustAgain. What stands out the most about the album, […]

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Nov
16

Joey Bada$$ Realeses the Long Awaited Video for ‘Teach Me’ ft Keisza

Joey Bada$$ is currently on his World Domination Tour, but that doesn’t stop him from releasing a new visual off his aforementioned debut album ‘B4Da$$’. “Teach Me” ft Keisza is one of the fan favorites off the LP, and showcases a side of Joey that is more cross-over and groovy.  The video is packed with plenty […]

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Nov
16

The Incredible True Story: Logic’s Sci-Fi Album Thriller

Written by John Zabala When I first heard Logic’s debut album Under Pressure, I was expecting the return of ’90s Hip Hop’, for a new generation. However, honestly, I was disappointed with Logic’s album. The reason? It didn’t feel like Logic. It felt like a talented MC trying to be accepted by those around him. […]

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Nov
13

3 Reasons Why Missy Elliot’s ‘WTF’ Video Is Better Than Your Favorite Video

Written by John Zabala It goes without saying that Missy Elliott’s comeback single, “WTF” is critically acclaimed. However, what also stands out is the funky new single’s eccentric, futuristic-meets-old-school video. Here’s three reasons why Missy Elliott’s “WTF” video is better than your favorite video ever was. 1. It’s Classic Missy Missy Elliott has been an […]

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Nov
7

Jadakiss Releases ‘Top 5 Dead Or Alive’ Tracklist

Gearing up for the Nov. 20th release of his Top 5 Dead Or Alive album, Jadakiss recently released the tracklist for the project as well as the album art (pictured on the left). The Def Jam Recordings release features a number of Hip Hop artists and singers including Nas, Lil Wayne, Ne-Yo, Future, Wiz Khalifa, […]

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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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Jun
2

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Everyday” by A$AP Rocky ft. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson

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 […]

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May
31

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Makaveli” by $kinny

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 […]

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