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  • fresh teaTravis Scott Partners With PlayStation
    PlayStation. Travis Scott’s is getting lit with Sony PlayStation On Friday (Oct. 23), PlayStation announced the rapper and his Cactus Jack brand will help bring their creative expertise to innovative projects as their strategic creative partners. In celebration of the new deal, Travis stars in the…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 11:36am -
  • fresh teaNew Music: David Banner Ft. Ne-Yo, Big K.R.I.T., T-Pain, Kandi, Trombone Shorty “Come Home”
    Home sweet home. Come home with David Banner and his uplifting song featuring Ne-Yo, Big K.R.I.T., T-Pain, Kandi and Trombone Shorty. The empowering anthem is part of the Mississippi rapper’s Banner Vision, which is partnering with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund for a virtual concert to help r…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Oct 20, 9:27pm -
  • fresh teaNew Music: Kid Ink Ft. Hit Wxnder “Kiss The Sky”
    With his head up high, Kid Ink blows kisses to the sky on his new single featuring Hit Wxnder. Drenched in auto-tune, the introspective track finds the two living carefree with no limits over a Canto and Ned Cameron production.
    - 18 hours ago 23 Oct 20, 9:09pm -
  • fresh teaNew Video: Yelawolf “Still Ridin”
    Ride or die. Yelawolf’s “Still Ridin” in the last music video off his Ghetto Cowboy album. While cruising through the country, Catfish Billy pulls up in a convey of old school automobiles in a filed before where they soon float into the air. He hits a local bar in town for a few drinks and is…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Oct 20, 6:10pm -
  • New Video: HorseShoe Gang, Family Bvsiness, KXNG Crooked “Liquor Store Church”
    Stick ’em up! As the HorseShoe Gang preps for the release their Music To Riot To EP, they link with KXNG Crooked for some Family Bvsiness. In the video for the project’s first single, the four HorseShoe Gang brothers rap at various locations in L.A. while a stick up takes place at a liquor store…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 12:23pm -
  • New Video: Jeezy Ft. Yo Gotti “Back”
    We for the people. Times are hard, but Jeezy and Yo Gotti are giving “Back” in the newly release video to their latest collaboration produced by Don Cannon. After cashing out of a bank, the two provide their massive withdrawal to a struggling community. While flexing in the lobby, their hired he…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 12:14pm -

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  • fresh teaWatch Kanye West’s Interview with Joe Rogan
    Kanye West came face to face with Joe Rogan on a highly-anticipated episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience.” During the three-hour conversation, which Rogan described as “fun and stimulating,” the presidential candidate discussed his ideas on a wide range of topics, including his candidacy, ab…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 11:36am -
  • fresh teaIggy Azalea and Playboi Carti Spark Breakup Rumors
    Are Iggy Azalea and Playboi Carti calling it quits? The “Fancy” rapper has suggested that the couple is no longer together after posting a series of cryptic messages on social media. Taking to Instagram on Friday night, Iggy alluded to trouble in her relationship and hinted at her single status.…
    - 5 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 10:07am -
  • fresh teaTravis Scott Announces PlayStation Partnership
    Travis Scott is bringing his talents to PlayStation. Following his successful partnership with McDonald’s, the “Franchise” rapper has joined the Sony PlayStation family as a strategic creative partner. In his new role, Travis and his Cactus Jack brand will collaborate with Sony to produce inno…
    - 23 hours ago 23 Oct 20, 3:55pm -
  • Watch the Trailer for Showtime’s 6ix9ine Docuseries ‘Supervillain’
    6ix9ine takes the spotlight in Showtime’s “Supervillain” documentary series. The network has released the first trailer for “Supervillain,” a three-episode docuseries that profiles the rise of the Brooklyn rapper and how he manufactured his own cult celebrity status through social media an…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 2:42pm -
  • Big Sean Reveals the Most Romantic Thing He Did for Jhené Aiko
    Big Sean knows the way to Jhené Aiko’s heart. The Detroit rapper revealed the most romantic thing he’s done for his girlfriend. Speaking with Montreality, Sean reflected on the elaborate and thoughtful day he planned for the couple’s anniversary. “I really planned out the whole day,” Sean…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 12:23pm -
  • JAY-Z Launches Cannabis Brand Monogram
    JAY-Z is getting into the cannabis business. The hip-hop mogul has announced his first cannabis line, Monogram. The brand was born from JAY-Z’s partnership with California-based cannabis company Caliva, with whom he joined forces as Chief Brand Strategist in July 2019. According to a press release…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 11:32am -

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  • fresh teaREZZ Announces New Track “ORBIT” Out Next Week [PREVIEW]
    REZZ is readying for more music, “ORBIT” out next week! She first teased the track via tweet a couple of days ago — and now we have the full rollout — track title, release date, artwork and a preview of what’s to come. “ORBIT” thus far, sounds delicate and ethereal, building beautifull…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 1:05pm -
  • fresh teaMYSTIC Drops Relentless New Track “ASCENSION” [LISTEN]
    MYSTIC is making his presence known this spooky season with a bold new production, “ASCENSION.” After a run of killer releases, including his recently-dropped single “BONECRUSHER” on Wubaholics, MYSTIC returns with another banger, “ASCENSION.” The single boasts helter-skelter-type sounds…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Oct 20, 11:59pm -
  • fresh teaPonzoo’s ‘Calamity’ EP Is An Absolute Monster [LISTEN]
    Ponzoo‘s newly released Calamity EP is an absolute monster — a little bit bass, a little bit hard trap, and a whole lot of insanity! For his latest project, the Las Vegas-based producer has tapped TALONS, ROMAR and rap queen Lil Debbie to help deliver his in-your-face sound. Each track packs…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Oct 20, 11:28pm -
  • Eric Prydz Drops Beloved Fan-Favorite Track “NOPUS” In Its Final Form [LISTEN]
    Eric Prydz has finally dropped his already beloved production “NOPUS” — marking one of his most coveted productions to date. “NOPUS” delivers on every level with its theatrical build and release. The grand, euphoric song has all the makings of a masterpiece with whirling synths and melodic…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 12:54pm -
  • OMAS Goes In With Unexpected Code:Pandorum Remix, “Event Horizon”
    When you think of who would do a good remix for filth lord Code:Pandorum, you’re probably not thinking of OMAS, whose last track we wrote up was his beautiful collaboration with Dani King, “Release Me.” Well, you’d be dead wrong. Code:Pandorum just released his new, heavy song, “Event Hori…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 12:29pm -
  • Getter Drops Twisted New Single “BAD ACID” [LISTEN]
    Getter takes us on a “BAD ACID” trip with his latest production — and we can say this — it’s infinitely more interesting than much of the new music we’ve heard today. The production is sly and creeps up, with little trippy intricacies and vocal samples that lead into the meat of the prod…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 12:10pm -

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  • fresh teaWatch Jeff Tweedy Talk And Perform On CBS This Morning
    Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy released his new solo album Love Is The King yesterday. And this morning, he went on CBS This Morning to play a few songs from it and sit down for a virtual interview. During the protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd this summer, Tweedy pledged to donate 5% of…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Oct 20, 2:00pm -
  • fresh teaSkrillex – “Kliptown Empyrean”
    Skrillex has shared a new track called "Kliptown Empyrean." In an Instagram post, the producer writes, "Still finishing this main body of work but in the mean time I just made this today and wanted to put it out." Skrillex hasn't released a solo album since 2015's Recess, but he's recently put out s…
    - 1 hour ago 24 Oct 20, 1:40pm -
  • fresh teaFyre Fest’s Billy McFarland Placed In Solitary Confinement For Launching Podcast
    Billy McFarland, the disgraced Fyre Fest founder who is currently serving six years in federal prison for fraud, has been placed in solitary confinement. McFarland's lawyer tells The New York Times that they believe he was put in solitary last week for launching a new podcast called Dumpster Fyre fr…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 1:29pm -
  • fresh teaSwizz Beatz Broke Several Records For Racing Camels With Robot Backpacks
    Swizz Beatz, the veteran rap producer who's married to Alicia Keys and recently started the popular Verzuz series with Timbaland, just broke a lot of records in the highly competitive world of Middle Eastern camel racing. He was already the first African American and the first Westerner to own a cam…
    - 2 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 12:44pm -
  • fresh teaWatch Tom Petty’s 70th Birthday Tribute Concert Featuring Beck, Spoon, Flaming Lips, Margo Price, & More
    Tom Petty would've turned 70 this week. Every year, the late legend's family and friends celebrate his birthday with a festival in his Gainesville hometown. This year, like so many other festivals, Tom Petty's Birthday Bash was held as a livestream, and a whole lot of big names showed up to pay thei…
    - 3 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 11:56am -
  • fresh teaWatch Gorillaz & Beck Perform “The Valley Of The Pagans” In Animal Crossing
    Gorillaz just released Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez, their new album or collection of songs or whatever they're calling it, yesterday. And to celebrate their release day, they went ahead and performed in Animal Crossing with Beck.
    - 5 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 9:43am -

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  • fresh teaWATCH: Kanye West & Joe Rogan’s Highly-Anticipated Podcast Episode Has Arrived
    Could Kanye West be the most anticipated Joe Rogan podcast guest of all-time? It’s certainly quite a statement to make, considering Rogan’s star-studded list of previous guests, from Elon Musk to Bernie Sanders. With that being said, the continued hype, delays and disappointments of a potential…
    - 4 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 10:50am -
  • fresh teaLISTEN: pluko Releases Stunning ‘BABY BLUE’ EP
    Over the past few years, pluko has evolved into a melodic maestro. Back with a potent follow-up to his COLOR BLIND album, pluko’s ‘BABY BLUE’ EP offers a fresh spectrum of sound for listeners to sink into. Bringing a unique type of energy to the dance world with 6 dynamic tracks, ‘BABY BLUE…
    - 6 hours ago 24 Oct 20, 8:49am -
  • LISTEN: Major Lazer’s Fourth Album “Music Is The Weapon” Has Arrived
    Major Lazer brings the island vibes on their long awaited fourth studio album, Music Is The Weapon. Collaborating with a star-studded lineup featuring Khalid, French Montana, Nicki Minaj, and J Balvin there is no denying this album has a little bit of everything, no matter what genre you like. Accom…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 1:12pm -
  • LISTEN: Getter Unleashes Heavy EP Single, “Bad Acid”
     It’s been a little over a month since Getter began teasing his upcoming EP, and while details remain sparse, we’re getting the first taste of what’s to come with his new single “Bad Acid.” Accompanied by a dope visual video, “Bad Acid” dives deep into the murky bass and dub underworl…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 1:02pm -
  • LISTEN: KRANE Links With B. Lewis For Sultry Single “Only One”
    Following his stunning collaboration with Boombox Cartel, Oakland-based producer KRANE is blessing us with a fresh futuristic single to jump-start the weekend. A perfect combination of cutting-edge synths and B. Lewis’s fiery R&B vocals, KRANE’s new single “Only One” thrives with a rolling…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 7:18am -
  • LISTEN: Tchami Drops Highly-Anticipated Debut Album, “Year Zero”
    It’s been months since Tchami first announced his debut LP Year Zero and though he’s kept fans satisfied with a steady stream of singles, it’s finally here to enjoy. A vibrant 16-track journey that gets better with each listen, Year Zero stands as a clear depiction of where Tchami is as an a…
    - 1 day ago 23 Oct 20, 6:58am -

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