Malcolm Jack has fered us plenty personal insight over the years, whether performing with pop rockers Sun Wizard, politicized expressionists Dada Plan or on his own. He’s now giving us a good look at his psyche via an extended jam called “Inner Circles.” The nearly half-hour piece is a psychedelic trip built around pastoral acoustic […]
Mick Jenkins sits down with Ebro, Rosenberg and Laura Styelz. They talk about his musical inspirations coming up including the Neo-Soul movement and Rap artists such as Phonte and 9th Wonder, the prevalence so-called “Mumble-Rap” and people’s inability to seek out alternatives to what is played on the radio, his new track “Drowning”, Chicago, Chance […]
It isn’t always easy to tell who might be behind the mask when it comes to costumed EDM performers. A Singapore nightclub figured this out the hard way this past weekend when it let a fan dressed as Marshmello hop behind the decks thinking he was the real deal. On Saturday night (September 10), popular club […]
Here’s the latest from Mick Jenkins f his upcoming album The Healing Component, due out September 23rd. A collaboration with BADBADNOTGOOD, the track “Drowning” revisits the theme water that is ever present in Mick’s music, except this time around we take a look at how the life-giving element can also become a suffocating force. I thoroughly […]
Subscribe to TheBoombox on Desiigner’s recent arrest on drugs and weapons charges have certainly put a dark cloud over the promising rapper’s career. But a new documentary has been released that reveals the other side the Brooklyn rhymer’s hectic life. The 3-minute film called “I Am Def Jam: Desiigner” takes viewers behind the scene the […]
Alex Wiley is joined by Mick Jenkins on “Automatic”, the latest single from his upcoming project, Synthia. The track was produced by Mike Gao and features guitar by Goyama. Listen below.
La Sera frontwoman Katy Goodman has been crazy busy this year. After issuing the band’s Music for Listening To Music To full-length in March, and prepping punk covers with Greta Morgan for this summer’s Take It, It’s Yours side venture, she’s returned to deliver another La Sera collection. The band’s forthcoming digital EP is called […]
Nasir Jones is one the greatest rappers all time. To many, Nas is the greatest rapper all time. His career speaks for itself. He has multiple classics under his belt in different eras hip-hop. His lyricism is unparalleled, with few people being able to paint the grim picture the New York streets as he does. Nas’ feud […]
After shouting out Kanye West on the first ficial preview from Cody, Torrance, CA pop rock blasters Joyce Manor are saluting some local haunts on the latest teaser, a sad-sack anthem called “Last You Heard Me.” Sounding something like a cross between Semisonic’s “Closing Time” and early Weezer rarity “Jamie,” the cut finds singer/guitarist Barry Johnson […]
Lisa Lake, Getty s Meek Mill’s view on his hometown Philly was definitely murky last night after receiving devastating news regarding his cousin. This past Tuesday night (Sept. 13), Meek’s cousin, Angelo Colon, 21, was shot and killed late in Philadelphia. Colon suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the […]
Monty is joined by his brother Fetty Wap on a new one called “Right Back.” Check out the new Remy Boyz cut below.
Cindy Ord/Pascal Le Segretain/Grant Lamos IV, Getty s He doesn’t do it as much as say, Kanye West or The Game, but Kid Cudi has been known to vent his frustrations on social media, and this time he’s targeting some his fellow musicians. In a series tweets, Cudi vehemently expressed his disdain with today’s artists, saying most […]
Houston’s DeLorean wants to have a “Man To Man” with you on his latest. In a message he sent over with the track he says he’s trying to express that he still has the desire to try and change the world for the better through music, on some ‘Pac shit. Listen below.
Saturday Night Live alumni Fred Armisen and Bill Hader have been in cahoots, working on the second season their Documentary Now! IFC series. As previously reported, the upcoming season will feature an episode that focuses on fictional outfit Test Pattern in a spo Talking Heads’ 1984 concert film Stop Making Sense. Last night (September […]
Facebook Kendra Childs, a 19-year-old mother–one was shot-and-killed inside her home in Houston, Texas on Tuesday (Sept. 13). And it seems that the tragedy might have happened over a man. After some online detective work, tweeters think they have a likely culprit for the crime — Child’s boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend, though that has not yet been […]
Who knew a song about a vegetable would get so much attention? D.R.A.M. was playing no games when he made the smash song “Broccoli.” The collaborated track with Lil Yachty hasn’t only been one the most played songs on the airwaves, but it’s also the new number one chart topper on Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs list. […]
Frederick M. Brown, Getty s 50 Cent has been hit with a legal threat for a show that’s not even started production yet. According to TMZ, Starz reportedly received a legal letter from JourStarr Publications, a black-owned publishing company, telling the cable giant that Fiddy’s superhero show is a direct copy their fiction book, Othello […]
Set to release their first album in six years next month, Swedish pop outfit the Radio Dept. have outlined a supporting tour the record for 2017. The tour starts Valentine’s Day in Philadelphia, with the band heading westward through the United States afterwards. They’ll wrap things up on the east coast the continent with two […]
ScHoolBoy Q touched that Jimmy Kimmel Live stage last night for a rousing performance the Blank Face slapper that is “Drug Dealer” and was joined by E-40 for a much-appreciated guest appearance. Watch below and check out Q’s just released new video for “Overtime” here.
Carlos Alvarez, Getty s Though she passed away five years ago, many people continue to marvel at the talent behind Amy Winehouse. The eclectic songstress’ legacy remains intact because her soulful catalog. Today, millions fans expressed their love for Amy on what would have been her 33rd birthday, and reminisced and why she’ll always be appreciated. […]
Monty and Fetty Wap are “Right Back” at it with their latest collab. There’s no denying these Remy Boyz make hits together. Usually we have a Fetty song featuring Monty. This time it’s Monty that’s taking control this new project. The pair go f on this R&B-esque beat with a hip-hop feel. It’s all about […]
Justin Timberlake hit Toronto last night (September 13) for the TIFF premiere his Jonathan Demme-directed concert doc Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids — but he wasn’t just discussing movies on the red carpet. In a recent interview, Britney Spears revealed that Timberlake was on her list producers she wants to work with, and […]
VH1 Following the clash between their mothers in last week’s episode Love & Hip Hop Hollywood, Lyrica and A-1 weren’t sure how they would be able to actually go through with an elaborate wedding. But that didn’t stop the producer from proposing again to his love with a new and even bigger ring. And to […]
Ewing Athletics The Ewing 33 Hi has not only returned but has also successfully, once again, become a staple in modern fashion. The pair has just appeared in yet another colorway that will be a must have for any fall fashionistas out there. This time, the pair is covered in camo and it comes across […]
While West Coast experimental auteur Daniel Terrence Robertson’s Death arrives later in the fall, he’s repenting ahead time with a music video for the collection’s shadowy and fragile “God I’m Sorry.” The black and white video presents a steadily morphing blur images, which cascade from quasi-floral shapes into jagged shards geometry, and later into the faint […]
There’s no doubting that 2016 has been huge for Desiigner and it just keeps getting bigger. Just after the success his hit singles “Timmy Turner” and “Panda,” the Brooklyn native gets personal in a brand new mini-documentary title I Am Def Jam: Desiigner. Throughout the video, Desiigner is joined by his mother and a few […]
Tragi-comic West Coast balladeer Father John Misty has added another layer weirdness to his career by weighing in on the state the U.S. for Adult Swim’s non-sequitur-driven Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio program. The low-key “This is America” finds the animated beardo acting as a news anchor, first reporting on the death a Batman […]
Stephen Lovekin, Getty s Jay Z maybe among Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Kings, but he reportedly lost a ton money with his music streaming service Tidal. According to the Wall Street Journal, Aspiro, the parent company Tidal, had a loss $28 million in 2015, which is almost triple the loss recorded in 2014 ($10 million). However, […]
Price, Oktane and HS87 boss Hit-Boy fake the hand-f and go deep on the latest leak from Audio Push’s new album 90951, which drops next Friday, September 23rd. Price explained the concept the record to XXL: “We wanted to make another anthem for the vibers out there that are pounding the pavement daily to make […]
What brings us together? A weighty question, perhaps, but one that’s explored in the new bonds-exploring music video for Whitby, ON alt-rock force Chastity’s “You’re Scary Now.” Directed by Justin Singer, the clip focuses on a long-haired smoker and fence-hopping cohort as they wander f their high school’s property. Stern looks are held by both […]