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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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Dec
31

New Music From Logic: ‘Tree of Life’

Rhyming over a sample of Common’s “The Corner”, Logic teams up with Killer Mike and Slug of Atmosphere, on “Tree of Life”, a smooth track that was produced by Tae Beast. Read our review of Logic’s latest project, The Incredible True Story here.

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Dec
31

Aretha Franklin Brings President Obama To Tears W/ ‘Natural Woman’ Performance

Shocking everyone in attendance, special guest Aretha Franklin performed “Natural Woman” at The 2015 Kennedy Center Honors as a tribute to Carole King earlier this month. If you watch the video closely you’ll see President Obama wipe a tear from his eye as Aretha takes her seat at the piano (be sure to watch the video until […]

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Dec
31

Wiz Khalifa Announces Plans to Release New Music in 2016 (Watch)

It’s shaping up to be a good year for Wiz Khalifa fans. Young Khalifa announced plans to release more new music following his recent released mixtape, Cabin Fever 3.  Khalifa, who’s intending to release this as a gift to his fans, announced his new mixtape, Project Khalifa, via a video in which he also thanked […]

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Dec
28

The Return of The Dragon: The Abstract Went on Vacation

Busta Rhymes recently released his latest mixtape, The Return of The Dragon: The Abstract Went on Vacation, the latest installment to his series with The Abstract, also known as Q-Tip. The project is presented by The Conglomerate Entertainment and features seventeen tracks and production by Jahlil Beats and a long list of guest appearances from […]

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Dec
25

The Weeknd Remixes Jeremih’s ‘Pass Dat’

The Weeknd blessed fans with two Christmas gifts a few hours ago, one in the form of a collaboration with Future, and the other, a remix of Jeremih’s “Pass Dat”. The Future collab was kinda cool but this remix is even better. Listen to all the 420 vibes below.  

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Dec
23

Lili K. Drops Video for ‘Pour Some Shuga’

First ever Tidal “Rising Artist”, Lili K. recently released the visual for “Pour Some Shuga”, a soulful track featured on her debut album Ruby, released in April. The video was directed by Lili K., Addison Wright, and J Frannk.    

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Dec
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: ‘Be Right There’ by Diplo & Sleepy Tom

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Diplo and Sleepy Tom. Check out the video for “Be Right There” and all of its throwback greatness below!

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Dec
19

New Scott C. ‘Love Yourself (Remix)’

Scott C’s latest song “Love Yourself (Remix)” is a soulful blend of Hip Hop, R&B and Pop that is simple but definitely effective. On the track, Scott raps about love lost and combines it with a great melody and just the right amount of singing. Take a listen to “Love Yourself (Remix)” below and let […]

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Dec
13

Black Thought X Statik Selektah Unreleased Track, ‘Couldn’t Tell’

Christmas came early this year in the form of an unreleased Black Thought and Statik Selektah track entitled “Couldn’t Tell”.  The song, in all of its greatness was originally supposed to be featured on Statik Selektah’s Lucky 7 album that dropped in July but didn’t make the final cut. This is the third time these […]

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Nov
28

M.I.A. Releases Visual for ‘Borders’

Never one to shy away from singing about societal issues and more serious topics, M.I.A. outdoes herself again with the song and visual for “Borders”, a video that she directed herself. In the song, she questions a number of things, including: politics, freedom, the ‘new world’, the ‘realness’, and a lot of other things that […]

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Jul
21

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Blue” by Marina And The Diamonds

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from critically-acclaimed electropop artist, Marina And The Diamonds. “Blue” is the fourth single from the Welsh singer’s latest album, Froot. The song, in true Marina fashion, is a synthpop dream and features a cool video shot by photographer Charlotte Rutherford at “Dreamland” Pleasure Park. Check it out […]

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Jul
20

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Dance Like We’re Making Love” by Ciara

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from R&B singer-songwriter and all-around entertainer, Ciara. “Dance Like We’re Making Love” is the second single off Ciara’s critically-acclaimed album Jackie. Check out the song along with the hot video below. You can also purchase Jackie via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/CiaraJackie

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Jul
19

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Shame” by Tyrese

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from actor and R&B veteran, Tyrese. “Shame”, which features background vocals from powerhourse vocalist, Jennifer Hudson, is the second single off of Tyrese’s new album, Black Rose. Check out the video below!

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Jul
18

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “All Around The World” by Rejjie Snow

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from upcoming Irish rapper, Rejjie Snow. After supporting acts such as Kendric Lamar and Ghostface Killah, Snow is now making a name for himself and rising to the top. Check out the official video for his track “All Around The World” below, and download the song here: […]

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Jul
17

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “But You Don’t Love A Ghost” by Emarosa

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day goes to the very talented post-hardcore band Emarosa and their latest single. “But You Don’t Love A Ghost” off of their album Versus. You can purchase Versus on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/versus/id904818486

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Jul
16

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Happiness Is Such A Mess” by Introverted Dancefloor

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Bevan Smith a.k.a. Introverted Dancefloor with “Happiness Is Such A Mess.” The upcoming New Zealand artist who’s music is a mixture of multiple genres like techno, folk, and edm, provides a synthy-pop feel on “Happiness Is Such A Mess” and a taste of his unique sound. […]

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Jul
15

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Como Un Sueño” by Kay Cola

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from rising R&B singer-songwriter, Kay Cola. As the daughter of renowned Jazz and classical musician, Hubert Laws, and her time spent in the industry as a songwriter (she’s written for Dr. Dre, The Game, Eminem, to name a few), Cola is showing that she can hold her […]

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Jul
14

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Uh Huh” by ROMANS

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from up and coming band, ROMANS. “Uh Huh” is the Roc Nation-signed band’s latest single off of their new project Overthinking – Part 1. The track is a catchy tune that you’re defintely going to be singing along to. Check out the the new video for the […]

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Jul
13

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Los Angeles” by the bird and the bee

Today’s Mute Music Moment come from indie-pop, L.A.-based band, the bird and the bee. “Los Angeles” pays tribute to their home town. Check out the fun song and video below – perfect for your summer playlist! You can pre-order the band’s album Recreational Love (set for release July 17) here:  http://smarturl.it/RecreationalLove

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Jul
12

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Love Is Your Name” by Steven Tyler

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by legendary rocker/Aerosmith frontman, Steven Tyler. “Love Is Your Name” is the singer’s latest single, and in true Tyler fashion, features his classic wailing vocals and a sweet melody, and this time around, a nice Southern/country influence. Purchase “Love Is Your Name” via iTunes […]

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