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    Lorens Chuno Hosts Album Release Concert @ DROM

    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    West-African jazz fusion  artist and New York City transplant via Nigeria, Lorens Chuno put on a show stopping performance at DROM in Manhattan Sunday night to celebrate the release of his album, Naija Rhythm Affair, NYC. Backed by a live band, who played on the LP, Chuno performed a number of songs off of the […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: ‘All Your Love’ by Jean Jones

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by soul singer, Jean Jones with the heartfelt, mid-tempo “All Your Love”.

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    New York Screening of ‘High Strung’

    Saturday, April 9, 2016

    Capezio and the Dizzy Feet Foundation, hosted a screening of the Michael Damien directed film, High Strung in Manhattan earlier this week, giving movie goers and dance lovers an opportunity to see the film a few days early. Stars of the movie, Keenan Kampa and Nicholas Galitzine, were in attendance, as well as esteemed choreographer […]

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    SquareOne Performs @ Anthem’s International Music Festival

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Written by Ashlee Chanelle Long Island, NY based Hip-Hop group, SquareOne performed a high-energy set last Thursday at  Silvana in Harlem, NY for Anthem’s International Music Festival. Along with the other Hip-Hop, Alternative, R&B and conscious acts on the roster, SquareOne played to an eclectic and eccentric crowd of Harlem locals and music enthusiasts. The […]

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    Big Sean x Jhené Aiko Collab on “Twenty88”

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com Rapper Big Sean and R&B artist Jhené Aiko are back at it again, this time with an 8-track EP entitled TWENTY88. The EP features songs “Selfish” and “Push It”, “2 Minute Warning” with K-Ci & Jojo, and more. The EP is solely available to stream on Tidal. However, it is […]

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    Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Zoovie Zoo” by Fetty Wap

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    There’s no way that you could’ve escaped Fetty Wap at any point throughout the past year. The “Trap Queen” crooner dropped a new track not too long ago called, “Zoovie Zoo”, which finds the singer reflecting on his success and future endeavors. Check out the song below  

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    Sony Music Makes Licensing Agreement w/ Soundcloud

    Saturday, April 2, 2016

    Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com SoundCloud is that streaming service I never think about. Unless, of course, an artist releases a new mixtape. Then I re-download the app, until I’m tired of the mixtape. It’s a cycle, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who does this. Most albums are easily available on […]

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    PnB Rock: “Come and See Me”

    Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    R&B singer out of Philadelphia, PnB Rock has surely been making moves as an upcoming artist. Today, along with PnB Meen, he released “Come and See Me”, his take on the new PARTYNEXTDOOR song of the same title. Check it out below and be on the lookout for PnB Rock’s “RnB Tour” beginning March 31st […]

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    Amir Obe Drops 3 Track EP Called ‘Won’t Find Love In The Hills’

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com While many of you know him as Amir Obe, I still know him as Phreshy Duzit. Either way, he has had his fair share of plays on my iTunes. After a name change and opening up for Partynextdoor, Amir is back with a new three track EP called Won’t […]

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    Bishop Nehru Samples Kendrick Lamar for “Want You”

    Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com Bishop Nehru is one artist that never fails to impress me. I remember when he was just a youngin’ coming out with fists swinging, proving his place in the Hip Hop realm. Over the years, he has only become more confident and has indeed become a musical problem. Team […]

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jada
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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ekksposure
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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gear s
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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Dawn
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.    

byas2
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 […]

bishop
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.

catfish
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.  

snoh
Apr
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Emotional” by Snoh Aalegra

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 […]

marc
Apr
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Stick To Your Guns” by Marc E. Bassy

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.  

beanz
Apr
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Fountain of Youth/Trap” Luv by Beanz

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Beanz. “Fountain of Youth” and “Trap Luv” can be found on Beanz’s latest mixtape, Explicit Lyricist. Check out the two-part video below!

janine
Apr
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Hold Me” by Janine And The Mixtape

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by rising singer/songwriter/producer, Janine And The Mixtape. Janine first took the industry by storm back in 2013, with her Dark Mind EP. Now, she’s back and gearing up to release a new EP shortly. One of the standout tracks from the Dark Mind EP […]

yoga
Apr
4

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Yoga” by Janelle Monáe ft. Jidenna

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 […]

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