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    Majid Jordan Debuts Video for “King City”

    Tuesday, February 9, 2016

    Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com After releasing their debut self-titled album, Majid Jordan is back with an all new video for their latest single, “King City”. The visual finds Majid Jordan in the midst of a party, and yet the somber and longing mood is the perfect accompaniment to the song. “King City” is […]

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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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Jun
3

Nao: ‘February 15’ EP Review

Written by Taliah Feldi Nowadays it’s difficult to sound original with everything already being done in music. Despite this, Nao still delivers with an authentic sound. Just dropping her debut EP, “So Good” this past October, the British singer is back with more gems and has also been working with a few of the U.K.’s finest.  Most recently […]

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AkonFreedom
Jun
2

Akon to Help Bring Electricity to 600 Million People in Africa

 When he’s not filling clubs and radio stations with pop hits,  singer/songwriter/producer, Akon can be found using his celebrity status for good. Most recently, the Senegalese-American  artist, has opened a Solar Academy as part of his organization,  Akon Lighting Africa, in hopes of supplying 600 million people in  rural Africa with electricity.  Solar Academy, located […]

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Jun
2

Chelsea Reject: ‘CMPLX’ Mixtape Review

Written by Jessica Kochel In a musical, Hip Hop world filled with trap beats and club tracks, Chelsea Reject’s newest tape is such a refreshing listen. Despite being a male dominated music genre, Chelsea found a way to seal her mark amongst the boys by giving CMPLX an entirely different sound and feel that makes […]

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Black Lives Matter
Jun
2

Black Lives Matter Art Show

Fueled by the recent protests and the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police officers, there will be a Black Lives Matter Art Show on Governors Island in New York City this weekend. Organized by Occupy Art, the art show is inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, and will […]

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king
Jun
1

5 Artists You Should Be Following On Instagram

Written by Jeremy Reed With the help of social networks and the internet as a resource for sharing and displaying talent on a worldwide scale, creativity is at an all time high in this day and age . Here are 5 artists on Instagram that are sure to fill your timeline with nothing but dope […]

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skinny
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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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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bea
May
23

‘Lipstick and Timbs’ Listening Event

  Written by John Zabala Thursday night I had the pleasure of attending the exclusive listening event for Reading, Pa based Hip Hop Artist Beanz’s new EP, Lipstick and Timbs. The event was presented by Beanz and Red City Mix and hosted by the Chill Then Grill Bar & Lounge in Reading, Pa. Lipstick and […]

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May
22

Giselle Antonia Soft Launch

Contemporary female clothing line, Giselle Antonia hosted a mixer Sunday to celebrate the soft launch of their debut collection. The event took place in Brooklyn and featured DJ Novakane and Dj Fort Knox, as well as a presentation that involved models making their entrance via a Jeep Wrangler that was driven right into the center […]

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May
21

‘Covers For Peace’ @ The Bitter End

Funkadelic Studios in New York City joined forces with the legendary music venue and nightclub, The Bitter End in NYC’s Greenwhich Village last night to raise money for public school PS75. Entitled Covers For Peace, the night’s performances were just how we like them – live and diverse. Kicking off the show was Rock N’ […]

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Jan
8

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “First Wake” by Silent Planet

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Silent Planet. “First Wake” is featured on the band’s newest album, The Night God Slept released on Solid State Records. To order your copy of the album visit: http://smarturl.it/thenightgodslept

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Jan
7

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Witches of Ulster” by Marco Benevento

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Marco Benevento. “Witches of Ulster” is featured on Marco’s Swift album. The video was directed and animated by Anne Beal. Enjoy!

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Dec
23

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Under The Pressure” by The War On Drugs

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by The War on Drugs. “Under The Pressure” is featured on the band’s critically acclaimed album, Lost In The Dream, released back in March.

gotta keep
Dec
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Gotta Keep” by Jarrod Lawson

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by soulful crooner, Jarrod Lawson. “Gotta Keep” is a fresh dose of inspirational feel good music to get your Sunday started off on the right foot. Enjoy #Muteheads!

maya
Dec
20

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Black Jeans” by Mayaeni

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Mayaeni. Mayaeni is Roc Nation’s newest signee and hails from Detroit, and more importantly, she’s a chick who plays guitar. Check out the video below! Photo Credit: Frankie Fultz

Rusko
Dec
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Lytah” by Rusko

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by the dubstep veteran Dj-producer Rusko. The video for “Lytah” was written and directed by Nadir B and was produced by the New York Film Academy 2014.

neneh
Dec
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Spit Three Times” by Neneh Cherry

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Neneh Cherry. The video for “Spit Three Times” was directed by Bafic. Enjoy!  

mary
Dec
4

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Whole Damn Year” by Mary J. Blige

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige. “Whole Damn Year” is the first official single for Mary’s latest album, The London Sessios released on Tuesday.  

kooks
Nov
11

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Bad Habit” by The Kooks

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by The Kooks. “Bad Habit” is featured on the bands’ latest album Listen. Visit http://po.st/iTListen to purchase Listen on iTunes.

young the giant
Nov
9

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Mind Over Matter” by Young The Giant

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Young The Giant. The video for “Mind Over Matter” was shot  along the Angeles Crest Highway in Southern California.    

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