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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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image
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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image
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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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, […]

ryn-weaver-the-fool
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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