Category: Music

Kid Cudi Speaks On How Lil Wayne Helped Make His Eminem Collaboration A Reality On Young Money Radio

Kid Cudi has been pretty active this year, at least compared to others, and he continued his streak this past weekend, releasing his latest single, “The Adventures Of Moon Man And Slim Shady.” It’s his third of the year, following “The Leader Of The Delinquents,” a track that dates back nearly a decade, and his […]

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Kid Cudi Speaks On How Lil Wayne Helped Make His Eminem Collaboration A Reality On Young Money Radio

Kid Cudi has been pretty active this year, at least compared to others, and he continued his streak this past weekend, releasing his latest single, “The Adventures Of Moon Man And Slim Shady.” It’s his third of the year, following “The Leader Of The Delinquents,” a track that dates back nearly a decade, and his […]

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Released A New Video For His Beloved ‘Hamilton’ Polka Parody

Novelty musicians tend to have short careers, achieving one-hit-wonder status and then disappearing back into the ether. And then there’s “Weird Al” Yankovic. The parodist and accordion enthusiast is on his fifth decade of relevance, perhaps partly because his lampoons come from love, not hate. Take his 2018 song “The Hamilton Polka” — a five-minute […]

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One to watch: Oscar Jerome

The UK jazz underground is still on pause, with live music venues remaining closed, but a fixture on that once-bubbling scene is 27-year-old Oscar Jerome. He can be spotted playing as part of London Afrobeat band Kokoroko, with whom he wrote their serene 2019 smash Abusey Junction, which has been streamed a triumphant 60m times, […]

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One to watch: Oscar Jerome

The UK jazz underground is still on pause, with live music venues remaining closed, but a fixture on that once-bubbling scene is 27-year-old Oscar Jerome. He can be spotted playing as part of London Afrobeat band Kokoroko, with whom he wrote their serene 2019 smash Abusey Junction, which has been streamed a triumphant 60m times, […]

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Who is DaBaby? Meet the chart-topping rapper behind ‘Rockstar’

This summer is anything but normal (thanks, coronavirus) but the music industry is still churning out hits, vying for the title of song of summer.  So far, we’ve danced in our living rooms to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s duet “Rain On Me” and classy, bougie, ratchet-ed to Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” featuring Beyonce. But it’s DaBaby’s “Rockstar” that just might […]

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Tory Lanez Joins DJDS And Rema For The Uplifting ‘Simple Things’

Electronic duo DJDS has built a following over the past couple of years by contributing funky, upbeat production to collaborations with the likes of Khalid, Empress Of, St. Vincent, and Interpol. Their latest work expands that pool of collaborative talent to include Nigerian pop star Rema and Canadian rapper Tory Lanez on the uplifting “Simple […]

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Kanye West Tells Donald Trump To ‘Be A Real Man’ In One Of His Three New Freestyles

A lot of headlines have emerged from Kanye West’s recent Forbes interview, in which, among other things, the rapper distanced himself from Donald Trump and was critical of the president. Those quotes came from what Forbes called “four rambling hours of interviews,” and now the publication has shared a few choice snippets of the audio […]

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Yeasayer Have Dropped Their Lawsuit Against The Weeknd And Kendrick Lamar Over ‘Pray For Me’

After a successful run as an esteemed experimental indie group in the 2000s and 2010s, Yeasayer called in quits in 2019. Despite that, the Brooklyn band has been in the news lately thanks to a lawsuit they filed against The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar. They sued the artists over their Black Panther song “Pray For […]

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Simple Plan Bassist Quits Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Simple Plan bassist David Desrosiers has stepped down from the band follow sexual misconduct allegations. Photos via Instagram/David Desrosiers and Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press The bassist for Montreal pop punk band Simple Plan has stepped down in light of accusations of sexual misconduct that have surfaced on social media. David Desrosiers announced on his Instagram page […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ Dropped An Official Music Video From Ludwig Göransson, And It’s Fantastic

While Baby Yoda took the internet by storm the second his face hit the screen in Disney+’s The Mandalorian, there’s another defining aspect of the groundbreaking bounty hunting series that some might argue is just as rad: The music. Coming off his Oscar win for Black Panther, composer Ludwig Göransson had the daunting task of […]

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Gucci Mane’s ‘Lifers’ Video With Key Glock, Foogiano, And Ola Runt Puts The Pedal To The Metal

Gucci Mane’s new venture with Atlantic Records is off to a strong start after the release of his new label compilation So Icey Summer. Rather than releasing a straightforward solo album for his first project of 2020, Gucci instead uses the project as a launching pad for his artists like Pooh Sheisty, Foogiano, and Ola […]

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YG Suggests He’s Done Working With Nicki Minaj After Her New Tekashi 69 Collaboration, ‘Trollz’

YG is not a fan of Tekashi 69 and hasn’t been for quite some time now. “f*ck Six Nine!,” he declared back in March 2018 over the rapper’s supposed fake gang affiliations. Then, in April of last year, he released a song called “Stop Snitching,” which he previously debuted at Coachella in front of images […]

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Donald Trump Liked A Tweet About Summer Walker’s New Album Bringing The ‘Stripper Back’

Summer Walker’s new EP Life On Earth hit streaming services this morning, sparking a wave of approval from R&B fans — and from one, unusual source. When Laila, a self-described “Black, Muslim, K-pop stan,” posted her approval of the album’s sequencing, she became something of an overnight celebrity when one Donald J. Trump liked her […]

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