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  • fresh teaRuss “Misunderstood”
    Russ vs. Russ. Russ is just a soul whose intentions are good. Such is the case in the accompanying video to his latest single, “Misunderstood”. Directed by Edgar Esteves, the video finds a wounded Russ tied to a chair lamenting on media scrutiny from across the table with the press and his onlin…
    - 12 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 12:13pm -
  • Verzuz: D’Angelo vs. Friends
    How does this feel? Live from the world famous Apollo Theater, where dreams are born, and legends are made, it’s Verzuz starring D’Angelo and friends. Steering away from its typical format, the legendary neo-soul singer held down the monumental night with a solo performance of his very own catal…
    - 1 day ago 27 Feb 21, 8:24pm -
  • Drakeo The Ruler “It’s Sum Shit On Me”
    Clap for ’em. Drakeo The Ruler certifies his drip in the latest music video off his new album, The Truth Hurts. In the Ronnie Lewis directed-clip, Drakeo is popping tags, flossing his icy jewelry collection, runs his cash through the money counter, and parlays with the crew at the crib while feast…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 2:04pm -
  • Uncle Murda “Bro Shit”
    Don’t come inside. Uncle Murda’s back with another hood flick, “Bro Shit”, the latest visual release of his mixtape, Don’t Come Outside Vol. 3. The dramatic clip centers around a shady and foolish hustler which leads to unfortunate events including snitching, drive-bys, a murder, and his v…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:27pm -
  • CovaBoy Ft. Curren$y “S.F.H.”
    Too cool. Covaboy brings the “Soundtrack For the Hustlers” on his collaboration with Curren$y. The track is off his upcoming EP, Silver City on March 12. Over a hard-knocking beat by Rick Roman, the Silver Spring, MD rapper trades gritty raps with Spitta Andretti down in the Big Easy. Cova unlea…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 1:03pm -
  • Tink “Bottom Bitch”
    Didn’t know Tink was a savage? Tink goes savage mode in the latest music video off her recent A Gift & A Curse EP. Directed by Michelle Parker, Tink laments on a toxic relationship down at the precinct while her former lover’s at home with his new fling. Tink dazzles in various seductive outfits…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 12:38pm -

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  • fresh teaLawyer Seeks Criminal Investigation Into T.I. and Tiny Sexual Abuse Allegations
    T.I. and Tiny could be facing a criminal investigation following allegations of sexual abuse and assault. According to The New York Times, a lawyer has approached local authorities seeking criminal inquiries on behalf of 11 people who claim they were victimized by the couple. Four women have accused…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 10:49am -
  • fresh teaThe Game Shoots His Shot with LeToya Luckett
    The Game is taking a shot at love with LeToya Luckett. While the ladies were swooning over D’Angelo during Saturday night’s Verzuz, the Compton rapper was thirsting over the former Destiny’s Child singer. Game popped up in the group chat during the livestream to let LeToya know just how he fee…
    - 14 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 10:13am -
  • K. Michelle and Keyshia Cole Squash Beef, Tease Joint EP
    K. Michelle and Keyshia Cole are putting the beef behind them. The R&B singers haven’t always seen eye to eye, exchanging the occasional subliminal on social media and in interviews, but it’s all over, according to K. Michelle. On Friday, she announced that the two had put their differences asid…
    - 2 days ago 27 Feb 21, 9:40am -
  • 6ix9ine Sued by Stripper Over Alleged Champagne Bottle Injury
    6ix9ine is being sued by a stripper who says she was on the receiving end of his flying champagne bottle. Alexis Salaberrios sued the “ZAZA” rapper on Friday (Feb. 26), claiming she was left bloody after being hit with the bottle while working at Miami strip club Gold Rush Cabaret on Feb. 20. In…
    - 2 days ago 27 Feb 21, 8:55am -
  • Big Sean Shows Off Ripped Body
    Big Sean is making big gains. The Detroit rapper has been hitting the gym hard over the past year. A shirtless Sean took to Instagram to show off the fruits of his labor, flexing his toned arms and six-pack abs. He achieved his ripped body with the help of his trainer, Jerry Ford. The 32-year-old...…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 4:49pm -
  • Bryson Tiller Readies Collaborative Album ‘When Stars Align’
    The stars are aligning for Bryson Tiller’s next album. Fresh off the release of the deluxe edition of Anniversary, the R&B singer is readying his next project–When Stars Align. The collaborative effort will find Tiller working with some of his favorite artists. While he won’t reveal the guest…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 3:13pm -

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  • fresh tea3LAU Sells Record-Breaking Ultraviolet Album NFTs for $11.7 Million
    3LAU has broken new ground with his record-setting NFT album release. A collection of the producer’s limited edition Ultraviolet NFTs sold online for $3,666,666, with sales for 33 unique digital items totaling $11,684,101. The collection built by Origin Protocol is the world’s first tokenized a…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 11:22am -
  • fresh teaNicky Romero Drops Uplifting New Single “Back to You” [LISTEN]
    2020 was a rough year, so we’re all entering 2021 with hope for the future. Nicky Romero is no different, as evidenced by his latest single “Back to You.” The Dutch producer/DJ treats listeners to a bright, bittersweet, more radio friendly tune. Despite the catchy melody, there’s still enoug…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 7:34am -
  • Twitter Announces Subscription-Based “Super Follows” Feature
    Twitter just announced its new paid Super Follows feature expected to launch later this year. This upcoming feature gives influencers and artists the opportunity to monetize content and offer their audience something extra for their support — starting at $4.99 per month. These perks could range fr…
    - 1 day ago 27 Feb 21, 1:23pm -
  • Robin Schulz Delivers Feel-Good 4th Album Titled ‘IIII’ [LISTEN]
    Robin Schulz delivers the feel-good energy we need in 2021 with his fourth album (and first since 2017), properly titled IIII. A solid selection of previously released tracks appear on the album — “In Your Eyes” featuring Alida, “Speechless” featuring Erika Sirola, “All We Got” featur…
    - 1 day ago 27 Feb 21, 1:21pm -
  • Insomniac’s Lost In Dreams Enlists in Kaivon for First Release “Whole Life” ft. Nevve [LISTEN]
    Kaivon sets the stage for Insomniac‘s new label Lost In Dreams with a dynamic new production, “Whole Life” featuring Nevve. Effectively fusing elements of future bass and melodic trap, Kaivon’s soul searching new single “Whole Life” breaks new, experimental ground. Ethereal musicalit…
    - 1 day ago 27 Feb 21, 1:21pm -
  • Red Rocks Plans for 2021 Return, Announcements Coming This April
    Red Rocks is planning for a comeback this year. In a recent Twitter update, the legendary venue shares they are working closely with city and state health officials, and will be submitting variance requests for outdoor spaces by the end of this month. This could mean the return of live shows this Sp…
    - 1 day ago 27 Feb 21, 1:21pm -

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  • fresh teaAndra Day Wins Best Actress For Playing Billie Holiday At 2021 Golden Globes
    Andra Day won the award for Best Actress In A Motion Picture — Drama at the 2021 Golden Globes for portraying Billie Holiday in The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. The film, which debuted on Hulu this weekend, was directed by Lee Daniels and written by Pulitzer winner Suzan-Lori Parks.
    - 4 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 8:03pm -
  • fresh tea“Io Sì (Seen)” From The Life Ahead Wins Best Song At 2021 Golden Globes
    Laura Pausini’s Diane Warren-penned song “lo si (Seen)” from the Italian film The Life Ahead won the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Original Song. This is Warren’s second Golden Globe win following 2011’s “You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me” and her sixth total Globe nomination.
    - 6 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 6:22pm -
  • fresh teaSoul Wins Best Score At 2021 Golden Globes
    Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, and Jon Batiste won the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Original Score for their work on Soul, Pixar’s metaphysical jazz film. They were introduced by category presenter Tracy Morgan, who misread the name of the film as “Sal.” In his acceptance speech Reznor said, “I t…
    - 6 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 6:13pm -
  • fresh teaKevin Drew – “How’s It Going”
    Broken Social Scene co-ringleader Kevin Drew returned a few months ago with a holiday track called “Depressed Unicorn Christmas Song.” Today, he’s dug into the vaults to put out an “unreleased jam” called “How’s It Going” that was recorded back in 2014, which means it comes from some…
    - 7 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 4:42pm -
  • fresh teaMarc Maron Finally Knows Who Kevin Morby Is
    For the last week, Marc Maron has been hounded with questions about Kevin Morby on the comedian’s daily Instagram Live sessions. “I have no idea who Kevin Morby is, but somebody always throws his name out there,” he said last week. And again a few days later: “I don’t know who Kevin Morby…
    - 12 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 12:06pm -
  • fresh teaThe Vaccines – “Fire” (Waxahatchee Cover)
    The Vaccines are releasing a covers EP, Cosy Karaoke, this week. They’ve already shared renditions of Kacey Musgraves and Queens Of The Stone Age and they recently shared their take on Waxahatchee’s “Fire,” the lead single off last year’s Saint Cloud, one of the best albums of the year. It…
    - 13 hours ago 28 Feb 21, 11:05am -

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  • LISTEN: LZRD & Sam Tinnesz Share Uplifting Alternative Dance Collab, ‘When We Love’
    LZRD’s impressive track record – spanning over six years and 150 million streams – makes it hard to not get excited when the DC producer shares new music. This time, LZRD links up with Nashville based Kygo-collaborator Sam Tinnesz for ‘When We Love,’ an uplifting alternative dance pop coll…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 6:06pm -
  • LISTEN: R3HAB Drops Tech-House Single ‘Ringtone,’ Launching Saudi label MDLBEAST Records
    R3HAB is back with another heater, this time linking with Polish startup producers Fafaq & DNF for a memorable and booty-shaking collaboration in “Ringtone.” The bouncy house number debuts as the first release ever on Saudi label MDLBEAST Records. The track is also slated to be featur…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 5:55pm -
  • LISTEN: Carnage Debuts New House Alias GORDO, Unleashes Debut Single ‘KTM’
    Carnage is back with some massive news. The producer has officially unveiled his new house alias, GORDO, alongside the project’s first single in ‘KTM,’ a trippy house cut with some fitting drug-influenced vocal samples in what sounds like an inebriated Young Thug (and we mean that in the best…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 5:41pm -
  • LISTEN: Pushing Daizies Deliver On Catchy ‘Dreams’ Single feat. Kelsey Ray
    We covered Pushing Daizies’ impressive debut ‘Want It To End’ release last month, and it appears they’re already back with another new memorable Dim Mak single. ‘Dreams’ is nothing short of a future bass heater, with vocalist Kelsey Ray providing some catchy lyrics to rest seamlessly on…
    - 2 days ago 26 Feb 21, 5:14pm -
  • LISTEN: Chee Bends Reality in “Paralysis Analysis” EP
    If you’re unfamiliar with the sound and style of South African producer Chee, now’s your time to get acclimated with the enigmatic beatmakers aggressive take on bass music. Chee’s prodigious skills have resulted in his new EP release “Paralysis Analysis,” where he continues to showcase his…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 9:08am -
  • Watch Snavs, Bad Decisions, Teri Miko and more in Chinese New Year Livestream
    Run The Trap Events teamed up with Pillz Records to create a livestream for the Chinese New Year! Among the artists playling are Snavs, Bad Decisions, Teri Miko and Luca Rezza. Other artists included on the livestream are Zabo, Charlotte Devaney, Jenny Ku and HeRa. The livestream is taking place tod…
    - 3 days ago 26 Feb 21, 7:50am -

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