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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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Aug
9

Maroon 5’s James Valentine Drops Gems During ‘No Guitar Is Safe’ Podcast

Aspiring musicians are always on the lookout for the latest tips and techniques when it comes to playing their chosen instrument. Those tips are even better when they come from some of music’s greatest musicians themselves! On the latest episode of Guitar Player magazine’s No Guitar Is Safe audio podcast, James Valentine of Maroon 5 […]

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Aug
9

CNCPTS x Nike SB Dunk High “Stained Glass” Release Date Revealed

The latest collaboration between Nike Skateboading and Concepts as part of their “Holy Grail” pack is the CNCPTS x Nike SB Dunk High PRM “Stained Glass.” Inspired by stained glass windows found in churches, the shoe features colorful graphic print and translucent colors. The sneaker will hit Nike.com on August 14th and is priced at $120. […]

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Aug
9

Yasiin Bey And Lupe Fiasco To Face-Off In Rap Battle?

Yasiin Bey is tired of the recent beef and diss tracks in the hip-hop community. The artist, formerly known as Mos Def, took to YouTube to propose a challenge to anyone wanting to battle him, saying, “Tired of these dudes pretending like they dope. You alright but relax…We don’t have to do make no back […]

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Aug
7

Kiesza Partners With Bad Bunch NYC For Clothing Collection

Written by Ashlee Chanelle Canadian House/Pop sensation, Kiesza is known for her eccentric, 80s and 90s-inspired style, and her uniqueness shines through in both her music and fashion. Now, the singer is bringing a bit of her edge to the fashion world with a new pre-fall mens and women’s collection with clothing company, Bad Bunch NYC. The […]

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Aug
6

Rita Ora’s “Body On Me” ft. Chris Brown Hits Airwaves

British singer-songwriter, Rita Ora has been generating a buzz for herself these last few years with singles such as “R.I.P.”, collaborations with artists like Iggy Azalea (“Black Widow” made quite an impact last year), and in fashion (the singer recently partnered up with Adidas), but she has yet to really make an impact on the […]

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Aug
6

Zendaya Preps Launch of Shoe Line

Written by Ashlee Chanelle Actress/singer, Zendaya Coleman can now add fashion designer to her list of talents. The 18 year-old was in New York City this week promoting her new shoe line, Sole of Daya. The collection is set for official release in Spring 2016, with shoes priced under $225, and features chic heels and sneakers. […]

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Aug
1

Lauryn Hill Pays Tribute To Nina Simone On The Tonight Show

90s R&B/HipHop/Soul legend, Ms. Lauryn Hill wowed the audience at The Tonight Show last night with her cover of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.” Hill, along with many other artists, can be heard on the new Simone tribute compilation album, Nina Revisited: A Tribute To Nina Simone. Check out Ms. Lauryn Hill’s performance. below!

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Aug
1

Kid Cudi’s New Single “Confused” On Soundcloud

After a bit of teasing, Kid Cudi is back with the first single, “Confused” from his new album, Speedin’ Bullet To Heaven. Cudi finally debuted the song via Soundcloud after slowly releasing info about the new album over the past few months. Cudi also recently hinted at what the new album might sound like telling fans […]

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Jul
28

The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face” Video On Apple Music

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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Jul
28

Prince To Release Album ‘HITNRUN’ This Year

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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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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May
30

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Titans X James Dean” by DAWN

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, […]

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May
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “OctaHate” by Ryn Weaver

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.    

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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
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Users” by Bishop Neru

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.

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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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