The Weeknd has announced a new Beats 1 show called Memento Mori, which will premiere on June 8 at 9 p.m. PST, Apple Music. If it’s any foreshadowing of what fans can expect from the show, “memento mori” is Latin for “remember that you have to die.” According to the post, Tesfaye is currently spending some “late nights” […]

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I’ve been having the same debate with the same friend for about a year now. He is supportive of leftist causes and organizations but also sternly critical of their shortcomings and increasingly suspicious that many of the decade’s most popular activists became public intellectuals for the celebrity meet-and-greets. Our dialogue began after raucous student protests […]

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Los Angeles, CA – The 2018 FYF Fest has been canceled. According to a Twitter post from the Los Angeles-based festival’s account, Goldenvoice and AEG Live — the promoters behind FYF Fest — felt “unable to present an experience on par with the expectations of our loyal music fans and the Los Angeles music community […]

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Grammy-winning singer Frank Ocean could use a little 2005 Kanye West on a Throwback Thursday. The Odd Future crooner has shared a serious blast from the past of ol’ Yeezy. Frank went to his personal Tumblr page to share a pic of the now-infamous 2005 moment Kanye said former president George W. Bush didn’t care […]

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Odd Future‘s Frank Ocean is back to music-making. The elusive musician has pulled through with a perfect post-Valentine’s Day single called “Moon River.” Frankie has blessed fans with a fresh tune weeks after hinting at a big 2018 going down. Early Thursday (February 15), Frank put out his new song which is a popular cover. […]

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NYC alt-R&B artist Kenneth Whalum has released his new album Broken Land, and it is truly a work of art. The accomplished musician is refining his craft after years of performing as a saxophone sideman for legendary artists like Jay-Z, Maxwell, Frank Ocean, D’Angelo, and others. He is also fresh off the recording of Jay-Z’s 4:44 […]

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NYC alt-R&B artist Kenneth Whalum has released his new album Broken Land, and it is truly a work of art. The accomplished musician is refining his craft after years of performing as a saxophone sideman for legendary artists like Jay-Z, Maxwell, Frank Ocean, D’Angelo, and others. He is also fresh off the recording of Jay-Z’s 4:44 […]

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Throughout the entirety his career, has solidified his standing as one the great creatives the twenty-first century.  A recluse in his demeanor, the artist’s driven home increasingly compelling conversations in R&B and pop music alike, centered around creativity, sexuality, and the importance identity through his few artistic deliverances. Now, relatively fresh f touring Europe and […]

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Drake is apparently okay with passing up on the chance to deliver an “I just won a GRAMMY for a playlist” bar on his next album because, according to the AP, the Toronto native didn't submit More Life or any its tracks for consideration at the 2018 GRAMMYs. The AP has reached out to representatives for […]

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Drake is apparently okay with passing up on the chance to deliver an “I just won a GRAMMY for a playlist” bar on his next album because, according to the AP, the Toronto native didn't submit More Life or any its tracks for consideration at the 2018 GRAMMYs. The AP has reached out to representatives for […]

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Frank Ocean has reportedly beat a $14.5 million libel suit stemming from accusations made by his estranged father, Calvin Cooksey. On Tuesday (October 17), a California federal judge ruled during the trial Cooksey hadn’t proved his Grammy Award-winning son defamed him with a 2016 Tumblr post. In the original post, Ocean claimed his father called a transgender waitress a “faggot” when he […]

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A leaked tracklist for A$AP Mob’s highly-anticipated Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy album is evidently nothing more than a sham. Shortly after it was posted to , A$AP Mob member A$AP Ant (also known as YG Addie) turned to Twitter to fer some clarification on the matter. “#YABUGGIN IF U THINK DATS #CozyTapesVol2 TRACKLIST,” Ant tweeted Wednesday […]

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Los Angeles, CA – A$AP Rocky and A$AP Bari were spotted leaving Los Angeles’ FYF Fest 2017 together in Rocky’s white Ferrari over the weekend, suggesting the Mob’s starting quarterback, Rocky, is standing behind Bari — the man who initially introduced him to the late A$AP Yams and kickstarted his career. Bari was accused sexual assault after a disturbing […]

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