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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: ‘American’ 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, “American”. Soleil is currently in the process of working on her forthcoming EP.

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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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Jan
19

Ice Cube To Reunite NWA At Coachella

Written by John Zabala The 2016 Coachella line-up has been considered underwhelming due to the lack of attention-grabbing headliners – there’s no game-changing Kanye West performance, or 2Pac holograms, or the chance of an inappropriate Madonna and Drake make-out session. However, that might all change thanks to a group coming ‘Straight Outta Compton’. While speaking […]

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Jan
19

B.O.B. Releases F.I.R.E. Mixtape

B.o.B. had a strong opening to his mainstream music career. Hit singles and acclaim were all in Bobby Ray’s favor back in 2010. Unfortunately, he hasn’t kept a strong momentum since then (although he did release a few eye opening and bold mixtapes last year). With countless projects and more, some were almost counting out […]

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Jan
18

Donald Glover Returns to TV With ‘Atlanta’

Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com Donald Glover, better known as rapper Childish Gambino, will be returning to television this summer in his new show Atlanta. Atlanta will star Glover, who aside from being the star, is the executive producer and a writer for the show. Atlanta will focus on Earnest “Earn” Marks who returns […]

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Jan
18

iTunes Radio Will Become a Part of Apple Music

                                                                                  Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com   With the birth of Apple Music, many […]

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Jan
18

Mute Moment of the Day: “The Waters” by Anderson .Paak feat. BJ the Chicago Kid

Written by Taliah of Taliahvibes.com Today’s Mute Moment of The Day is Anderson .Paak’s “The Waters” featuring BJ the Chicago Kid. Anderson dropped his album Malibu earlier this week, and it is a must listen. From the production to the honest poetry, Malibu is amazing. “The Waters” is one of the standout tracks on the […]

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Jan
18

Kanye West Releases New Song “No More Parties in LA” Featuring Kendrick Lamar

Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar have finally teamed up on West’s new track, “No More Parties in LA.” West posted the song early this morning on Twitter. It is expected to be on SWISH, his upcoming album.   Source: Hotnewhiphop.com

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Jan
17

Saba Teams Up w/ His Dad On”GPS”

Written by Taliah Feldi of Taliahvibes.com Saba is back with his latest offering “GPS”. This time around, the Chicago MC teams up with someone who knows him best, his father, Chandlar. It’s good to hear more music from Saba after his recent dope collab, “Angels” with Chance The Rapper.          

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Jan
16

Snow Tha Product Remixes “Here” (Listen)

Written by John Zabala Got damn. That’s about the only way to describe Snow Tha Product’s remix to Alessia Cara’s breakout single, “Here”. Snow flips the hit single from a Pop anthem into a Hip Hop battlefield, as she calls out Hip Hop’s current state of overly sexualized women and lack of lyricism. It’s safe […]

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Jan
14

‘Biggie Stardust’ New Terry Urban Mash-Up (Listen)

Known for his Biggie mash-ups, Terry Urban is back at it, this time mashing up the late David Bowie with a classic Biggie verse. The result is “Biggie Stardust”, a hypnotizing blend of two musical styles that is pure perfection. If you’re not as familiar as you would like to be with Bowie’s music, peep […]

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Jan
14

Spotify and Genius Join Forces for “Fact Tracks”

Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com If you’re like me, you love singing along to your favorite songs at the top of your lungs. If you’re also like me, you barely remember the lyrics. Well, now is the time to rejoice. The music streaming force that is Spotify has teamed up with Genius (you might […]

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Aug
31

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Revolution” by Elias

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from pop artist, Elias. “Revolution” is a powerful ballad that showcases Elias’ unique vocal and songwriting abilities. Check out the official lyric video below, and stream the song on Apple Music:

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Aug
29

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “What Do You Mean?” by Justin Bieber

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from pop music’s very own, Justin Bieber. Bieber has shown quite some growth as an artist and within his sound in the last few years. It has shown most recently with Jack Ü’s hit “Where Are Ü Now,” and on Bieber’d new song, “What Do You Mean?” […]

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Aug
28

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Hotline Bling” by Drake

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Toronto’s pride and joy, rapper/singer, Drake. “Hotline Bling” is Drake’s latest track and gaining more and more radio play. The song is a tale of an old flame that has changed. She’s going out more, changing the way she dresses, and seems to be a completely […]

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Aug
27

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Running Through The !6! With My Soul” by Slaves

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Artery Recordings-signed band, Slaves. Check out the official video for the high-energy, Drake-referenced track below, and purchase the band’s album Routine Breathing on iTunes: http://t.co/58ITaVzjKm

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Aug
26

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Light (ft. Little Dragon)” by ODESZA

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from electronic music duo, ODESZA, with the help of Swedish electronic band, Little Dragon. “Light” is a cool single to chill out to and one to definitely add to your end-of-summer/fall playlist. Check out the official video for “Light” below, and pre-order ODESZA’s new album, In Return […]

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Aug
25

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “mizu” by Sophia Black

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from 20 year-old pop artist, Sophia Black. With creative blend of pop, r&b, she definitely has what it takes to hang with the likes of today’s rising artists (the The Weeknd, Jhené Aiko, Janine + The Mixtape, Banks). Check out Sophia Black’s song “mizu” below, and purchase […]

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Aug
24

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “R.I.P. 2 My Youth” by The Neighbourhood

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from alternative/indie band, The Neighbourhood. Known for the hit singles “Sweater Weather” and “#Icanteven” featuring French Montana, the band is now back with a new single, “R.I.P. 2 My Youth,” and it doesn’t disappoint. Check out the the track below, stay tuned for the official video, and […]

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Aug
23

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Thunder” by Leona Lewis

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from British powerhouse singer-songwriter, Leona Lewis. “Thunder” is Lewis’ latest single from her upcoming fifth studio album, I Am. Check out the offical video for “Thunder” below, and pre-order I Am on iTunes: http://po.st/k32jnD

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Aug
22

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Freedom” by Pharrell Williams

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from none other than one of today’s most-sought after producers/songwriters/artists, Pharrell Williams. Similar to “Happy”, “Freedom” is Williams’ latest single with a positive, upbeat message. Check out the official video below, and stream/purchase the track on Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/PWFreedo

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Aug
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Chandelier (Cover)” by Emily West

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from country-pop singer, Emily West. We all remember how riveting Sia’s original version of “Chandelier” was, and Emily cover is definitely one for the books! Her voice is a force to be reckoned with! Check out the official video for “Chandelier” below, and purchase Emily West’s lastest album […]

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