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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
14

2016 Sasquatch! Lineup Announced

It’s shaping up to be a great Memorial Day weekend (May 27-30) for music lovers as the 2016 Sasquatch! Lineup has been announced. This year’s major acts include A$AP Rocky, Disclosure, Leon Bridges, Jamie xx, and more. And if you look closely, you’ll see legendary Hip Hop group Digable Planets are a part of the […]

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Jan
13

Lecrae’s “Higher Learning Tour” Coming To Reading, PA

The Santander Performing Arts Center in Reading, PA announced that Grammy Award-winning Christian rapper Lecrae, will be performing there on March 13th. The Higher Learning Tour also features special guest, DJ Promote. This is Lacrae’s second visit to Reading, as he performed at the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular in January 2012. Tickets will go on sale Friday, […]

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Jan
13

The Game Releases New Single and Collector’s Edition of ‘The Documentary 2’

Written by Jessi Lee by jessileedaily.com After dropping a dual album with The Documentary 2 and The Documentary 2.5, people didn’t expect to hear anything new from The Game. Although he just recently started his tour, he announced the release of a collector’s edition of his albums being released on January 22nd. The collector’s set […]

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Jan
13

DJ Mustard and Travis Scott Surprise Fans With “Whole Lotta Lovin”

Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com When you hear about DJ Mustard and Travis Scott coming together, you might expect something catchy and maybe a little trappy. But you’d never guess for it to be kind of techno/house in nature. Crazy, right? However, “Whole Lotta Lovin” proves to be a very interesting collaboration that makes […]

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Jan
12

Flatbush Zombies Flip Biggie For “Glorious Thugs”

Written by Jessi Lee of jessileedaily.com One of the staples of the Brooklyn based Beast Coast movement, Flatbush Zombies, recently dropped a new single titled “Glorious Thugs”. The kicker? They totally (and successfully) flipped a classic joint from Big’s Life After Death EP featuring Bone Thugs N’ Harmony. The group also released the fact that their […]

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Jan
12

5 Dope David Bowie Samples

Written by John Zabala This past Sunday, music icon and creative genius David Bowie passed away, and the music world has been in deep mourning ever since. It goes without saying that David Bowie made timeless music, and the world took notice. Throughout the years, many Hip Hop artists sampled the rock legend and used the […]

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Jan
12

Pharrell Williams and Missy Elliott Discuss Puff Daddy, ‘WTF’, and More

Written by John Zabala When two music titans speak, you listen. That was the case when Hip Hop creatives Pharrell Williams and Missy Elliott sat down to discuss various topics regarding assembling Missy Elliott’s comeback record, “WTF (Where They From)”, Puff Daddy, and Missy’s state of mind coming back into the game. When discussing Puff […]

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Jan
12

Marc Anthony Uses Entertainment Company To Empower Latino Musicians & Athletes

Written by Lisa Tejada of thewonderofivy.wordpress.com It has only been two days since we rang in the new year, and Marc Anthony is already working hard to take Magnus Media to higher levels. The entertainment company, who currently manages the likes of Gente de Zona and Reggaeton duo Chino & Nacho among others, is planning to […]

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Jan
12

The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira to Play Afeni Shakur in Tupac Biopic

Actress Danai Gurira, known for her role as Michonne on AMC’s The Walking Dead, will be joining Demetrius Shipp Jr. in the Tupac biopic, All Eyez On Me. Gurira will be playing Afeni Shakur, Tupac’s mother, who was a member of the Black Panthers, and a political activist. Afeni Shakur is also an executive producer […]

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Jan
12

Mack Wilds: ‘Love In The 90z’ (Watch)

Shooting the video on the same block where Spike Lee’s classic film Do The Right Thing was made, Mack Wilds is taking it back to the 90s with this throwback video that finds him chasing after a love interest in Brooklyn, New York, wearing a Jackie Robinson jersey and fresh J’s. Complete with all of […]

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Aug
20

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Saving My Life” by Gorgon City ft. ROMANS

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from English garage duo, Gorgon City. With the help of singer-songwriter, ROMANS, “Saving My Life” packs soulful vocals as well as big production. It’s definitely a dance song to add to you end-of-summer playlist! Check out the official video for “Saving My Life” below and purchase the […]

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Aug
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Sorry To Interrupt” by Jessie J, Jhene Aiko & Rixton

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from pop/r&b powerhouse artists Jessie J., Jhene Aiko, and Rixton. All amazing artists in their own right, the singers came together for a collab on the DJ Mustard-produced track, “Sorry To Interrupt.” The track is definitely a banger for the summer and came about thanks to the […]

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Aug
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Role Models” by Gator

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Gator with “Role Models.” Produced by Villain-Notsha, “Role Models” is the second single from Gator’s London EP and tells the tale of life on the grind. Check out the track below!  

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Aug
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Selfish” by David Correy

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from “urban-rock/r&b/pop singer-songwriter, David Correy. “Selfish” is Correy’s latest single featuring his ever so smooth, yet powerful vocals and lyrics telling a tale of selfish love. Check out the hot new track below and purchase it on iTunes: https://itun.es/us/SvFn9

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Aug
16

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Ocean Drive” by Duke Dumont

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from DJ/House producer, Duke Dumont with “Ocean Drive.” Dumont delivers once again with this chill single, perfect for the end of summer. With the catchy melody, vocals, and 80s/90s-inspired synths, you’re sure to love this one. Check out “Ocean Drive” below, and purchase the song on iTunes: […]

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Aug
15

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “100 Grandkids” by Mac Miller

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Pittsburg rapper, Mac Miller. “100 Grandkids” is Miller’s lead single from his upcoming third studioalbum, GO:OD A.M.. Check out the official video for the track below. For more on the new album and to pre-order, visit: https://haveagoodam.com

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Aug
14

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Best Damn Thing” by Ivy Levan

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Arkansas model/actress/singer, Ivy Levan. Ivy’s blues-infused vocals are to be reckoned with, and they certainly shine through on “Best Damn Thing.” Check out the track below, and purchase Ivy Levan’s new album, No Good on Apple Music: https://itun.es/us/1AF97

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Aug
13

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Illusion” by Coyote Kisses

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from electronic music duo, Coyote Kisses.  Rising in the electronic scene with their critically-acclaimed covers, remixes of top hits, and known for winning Mad Decent and OWSLA competitions, the duo shows no signs of slowing down. Check out their latest track, “Illusion” below, and purchase it on […]

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Aug
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “I Think We’d Feel Good Together” by Rob Thomas

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Matchbox Twenty frontman, Rob Thomas. We’re sure you remember Thomas’ triple/platinum hit “Smooth” back in 1999 with Santana. “I Think We’d Feel Good Together” is Thomas’ latest single from his new album, The Great Unknown. Just like the title, the song is one to make you […]

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Aug
11

Mute Music Moment the Day: “What Are You Waiting For” by Disturbed

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day come from heavy-metal veterans, Disturbed. “What Are You Waiting For” is the newest song from the band’s latest albun, Immortalized. Featuring high-energy drums and guitars, along with frontman, David Draiman’s powerful, unique vocals he is so well-known for make this track a hit. Check out the official lyric video […]

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