As predicted, Travis Scott’s Astroworld album has made its debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for the week ending August 9. Scott’s third studio album successfully dethroned Drake’s Scorpion, which had dominated the chart since its June 29 release. Elsewhere, Mac Miller’s Swimming and YG’s Stay Dangerous enter the chart in the Top 5, while Moneybagg Yo’s Bet […]

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What does rap music do for you? Does it make you feel cool? Does it make you feel understood? Does it make you cry? Does it make you want to change the world? Historically, we’ve asked the best of the form to meet all of these tasks, and celebrated emotionally intelligent, narratively dense works like […]

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Spotify – The #RealStreetRadio has been refreshed with the hottest releases this week, including new music off Travis Scott’s Astroworld, YG’s Stay Dangerous and Jdola’s High School Dropout. Travis Scott’s Astroworld hit hard on Friday with 17 tracks, with heavy nods to Texas Hip Hop culture. “CAROUSEL,” which features Frank Ocean and an intro from Dallas’ own Big […]

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New father Travis Scott dropped his highly anticipated new album Astroworld early Friday (August 3). Now the full album credits are available, showing the host of talented names who added their touch to the offering. Even without the credits on hand, many names were already widely known, including Drake on “Sicko Mode,” Frank Ocean on “Carousel,” […]

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Travis Scott got famous for helping shape Kanye’s abrasive, rap-punk sound on Yeezus; now he’s even more famous for having a baby with Kylie Jenner and also building a reputation as one of the rowdiest performers around. (If you’ve entered a Travis Scott mosh pit and lived to tell the tale, count your blessings.) His […]

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A Travis Scott album is never just about Travis Scott. That means when you fire up your streaming service of choice and listen through Astroworld, you’re presented with a bunch of all caps titles without any features listed, even though there are plenty. Spoiler alert: Drake is on here, and so is Frank Ocean, and […]

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One week after a giant Travis Scott head manifested itself atop Amoeba Records in Hollywood, the rapper’s latest release Astroworld has finally blessed our ears. And right there on the cover is that same head, ready to consume all. The 17 track album might seem like a behemoth next to the micro-works of Kanye West […]

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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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On Wednesday Kanye West reaffirmed his love for Donald Trump and shared multiple pictures on Twitter of an autographed Make America Great Again hat. This came a couple days after he tweeted his support for anti–Black Lives Matter commentator Candace Owens. In perhaps the most notable tweet in a day full of Twitter news, West […]

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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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Tyler, The Creator is staying true to his name when it comes to his fashion endeavors. The Odd Future front man has just opened a flagship store for Golf Wang Clothing. Located at 350 North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles, this marks his first brick and mortar operation for his apparel brand. The retail establishment […]

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