RealStreetRadio Premiere: Underground heavyweights Madchild and Vinnie Paz have linked up with Loki and Thirstin Howl III for the “Keep It Movin” video. Directed by Toronto’s Reel Wolf Productions, the visual finds them rolling around town and allowing their individual lyrical skills to shine through as they flex over DJ Lethal’s monster beat. The Swollen Members O.G. dropped The […]

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Ciara has made her triumphant return with a video for “Level Up.” The dance-heavy visual features the New Zealand-based ReQuest Dance Crew and choreography from Parris Goebel. The singer and mother of two teased the track on Instagram earlier this week with a photo of herself wearing a “Level Up” hoodie and black thigh-high boots. In the […]

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Paris, France – JAY-Z and Beyoncé took over The Louvre in Paris for their “APESHIT” video. Subsequently, the EVERYTHING IS LOVE visual has inspired a museum tour. According to Artnet News, The Louvre is offering a 90-minute self-guided tour dedicated to the 17 paintings and sculptures featured in the video, including the Portrait D’une Négresse (Portrait of […]

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As one of the most vital and impactful pop stars of the last decade, Drake has established himself as a trendsetter and a canny trend-chaser across pop, rap, and R&B: Even at his most vampiric, he’s succeeded at elevating the sounds of the underground to the mainstream, and even at his most uncool, he’s proven […]

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Singer Justin Timberlake has dropped single Soulmate ahead of his UK live dates this month. It marks the former NSYNC star’s first new material since bringing out his fifth studio album, Man Of The Woods, in February. Produced by Canadian producer Nineteen85, JT co-wrote the song along with Brandon Casey from American R&B group Jagged […]

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Spotify – This week’s #RealStreetRadio kicks off with music from Drake, who released his double-disc album Scorpion on Friday (June 29). “After Dark,” which is found on Side B of Drizzy’s fifth studio album, features the late producer/singer Static Major and Ty Dolla $ign. With Static’s notable (and timeless) production,”After Dark” is an easy pick. Next up is Popcaan’s “Wine For […]

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Hours after Drake released his Scorpion album, he’s already being accused of jacking the beat and concept featured on one of the project’s songs. The particular song in question is “Survival,” the opening track to Scorpion, produced by No. I.D. and Noah “40” Shebib. According to many on social media, the song sounds nearly identical to Lil B’s 2014 track […]

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Drake’s new album Scorpion is out and so are all of his secrets. Everything you’ve wanted to know about Drake’s personal life – including that (no longer) alleged secret baby – is an open book on his latest album. From becoming a dad to not addressing Pusha-T to a potential fling with Bella Hadid, here’s […]

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Samuel Akainyah III chose to leave college — where he was pursuing a psychology and communications double major and a Division I football career — and embark on a Hip Hop career as SoloSam. The up-and-coming rapper almost immediately captured the attention in the Chicago Hip Hop scene in doing so. Since making that fateful […]

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If you’ve ever wondered how a music genre that often gets bad press in the West can develop in other regions of the world, veteran journalist and author Beth Winegarner’s new book Tenacity will tell you.  She shines a light on Middle Eastern and African metal scenes in several pieces, including an exclusive interview with […]

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Spotify – Beyoncé and JAY-Z — also known as The Carters — surprised the world when they dropped their joint project EVERYTHING IS LOVE last Saturday (June 16). “NICE,” which was by produced by Beyoncé, Jay and Pharrell, is our choice pick for the #RealStreetRadio this week. Elsewhere, 6LACK’s new cut “Switch” also makes the list. Boasting background vocals […]

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Aside from his appearance on the Superfly soundtrack, Rick Ross’ musical output has been minimal since his hospitalization in March. With that behind him, The Boss is back with more new material, this time in the form of “Gucci Green Suit” featuring Future.  Taken from Ross’ upcoming album, Port Of Miami 2: Born To Kill, the […]

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