Rising Massachusetts emcee Reap Youngin closes out 2017 with a bang by dropping his reality-based record “Real N*gga.” Having spent the bulk the year crafting his VII Summer project, Real Nigga salutes the truth and the darkness the streets and the inevitability rising above. Lauded for his talent and lyrical ability Reap Youngin has used this year as […]

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Although we know and love Joel Zimmerman for his groundbreaking contributions to the dance music movement for his work as deadmau5, we have to admit…sometimes it’s a little fun to taste the dark side. It’s no secret that the producer who blew us away with iconic tracks like “Strobe” and “Raise Your Weapon” is an absolute wizard […]

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OVO Sound boss Drake can’t wait for Dedication 6 to arrive. The 6 God has hyped up Lil Wayne‘s new and highly-anticipated underground effort. Drizzy went to Instagram Monday (December 11) with a reference to Wayne’s Christmas release. Over the weekend, Drake hit up IG and referenced Wayne with a greatest all time emoji. A […]

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Bad Boy Records’ French Montana and Lira Galore have plenty time this weekend. The hip-hop personalities have sparked social media’s attention after trading some playful jabs at each other. French initially gave Lira the ammunition needed with a pair questionable foot apparel. Lira wasted no time and sparked the hilarious back and forth with French […]

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After re-surfacing last summer with his currency concentrated single “Billionaire,” D-Rocc connects with Brooklyn Spin Music poster boy Jezz Gasoline for “Watchin Me.” Serving as the follow up to their well-received visual collaboration “Got It,” the track picks up where the pair last left f and confirms their calculated comradery.  

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Rising Portland R&B artist Eso.Xo.Supreme connects with director Thomas Dierikx for the highly creative new visuals for his new anthem, “Low Tides.”   Appearing on the recent SUPREMESUMMER EP, Eso keeps bringing the vibes with another uptempo, dancehall-influenced single. Assembling a crew creative visionaries, “Low Tides” is Eso’s most aesthetically pleasing video to date with every shot […]

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R&B singer Usher’s STD accuser is with the smoke. Internet celebrity Quantasia Sharpton has allegedly fired shots f at vixen Blac Chyna‘s mom. A screenshot has surfaced Sharpton going directly at Tokyo Toni’s Instagram page by threatening to flex her knuckle game. Last summer, Sharpton publicly revealed receiving multiple death threats since accusing Usher a […]

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New York rapper Bobby Shmurda is keeping fans updated on his well-being. Fresh pics have emerged the jailed hip-hop artist. This week, new shots have gone viral and show Shmurda looking upbeat. In August, Louisiana rapper Boosie Badazz penned an open message to Shmurda. Summer reports revealed Shmurda had accepted a prison contraband case plea […]

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Yeezy was about to drop My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy when he snapped alongside Common, Pusha T, Big Sean and Cyhi The Prince. @The_SummerMan with the nostalgia: Bars: The plan was to drink until the pain over But what’s worse, the pain or the hangover? Fresh air rolling down the window Too many urkels on […]

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Blume’s Blooms by Alyssa Blume at Art Bra New Haven Until this morning I was only aware of one arts project that helps fund research, testing and treatment for breast cancer patients. The organization is called Keep A Breast. They are a national nonprofit that has become very well-known in the alternative and indie rock […]

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Amber Rose is quite possibly the “baddest bitch” on the planet, and now, she’s helping women around the world discover their inner “badness” with her new “Bad Bitch” mobile app. We caught up with the five-foot nine-inch model/mom/entrepreneur at the launch her new app during the interactive portion Austin’s SXSW Film, Interactive, & Music Festival. During […]

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photo by Nina Westervelt The Brooklyn-based indie rockers Bear Hands are releasing their third album, You’ll Pay For This, on April 15th. The album reveals a sound that is more polished and mature yet retains all of its edge. An accomplishment made possible, in part, by the fact that the band’s line-up remains the four […]

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R&B singer Usher doesn’t have to worry about losing $20 million anymore. New reports claim the crooner is out a hot situation from a publicized herpes case. According to reports, one Usher’s alleged victims had her lawsuit dismissed against him. In August, Usher herpes accuser Quantasia Sharpton publicly revealed receiving multiple death threats since accusing […]

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We’re now halfway through the year.  How has it been for you?  It seems you can’t go online without being hit with the news of some disaster, some high profile celebrity death, or crass, divisive politics.  Post-millennium tension is nothing new… we’ve been sliding into meltdown for quite some time but we always have music to […]

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