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  • fresh teaNew Music: Macklemore Ft. Dan Caplen “It’s Christmas Time”
    From his family to yours. Macklemore gets into the holiday spirit with his new single. Accompanied by British singer, Dan Caplen, Ben Haggerty reflects on his most memorable times during the holidays.
    - 10 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 9:00am -
  • fresh teaNew Video: Billy Ray Cyrus Ft. Young Buck “Blue Christmas”
    Holiday blues. Billy Ray Cyrus brings the blues to the holidays on this new jingle with Young Buck. Locked in the studio with friends, the Country music legend and the Nashville rapper jam out to their Christmas carol. Ho ho ho!
    - 22 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 9:21pm -
  • fresh teaNew Video: XXXTentacion Ft. Mavado, Tory Lanez “Hot Gyal”
    Hot gyals in heaven. XXXTentacion’s got all the hot gyals in his Bad Vibes Forever’s new music video with Mavado and Tory Lanez. From above the clouds, the late rapper’s image floats high in the sky with display of sexy angels. Mavado’s floating with the baddies at a tropical setting, while…
    - 24 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 7:10pm -
  • New Video: ElCamino Ft. 38 Spesh “Stove Tops”
    What’s cooking? ElCamino is still cooking following the release of his ElCamino 2 EP. In this crisp black-and-white clip, the two whip out the laptops and fire up the stove with baking soda.
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 5:13pm -
  • New Video: 24Hrs Ft. Wiz Khalifa “911”
    Someone please call 911. 24Hrs is blazing up in his new video with Wiz Khalifa. The track is lifted from his most recent project, World On Fire. From the precinct to a beach house on the oceanside, the two stoners smoke up all their product and plea for a re-up in an array of animated illustrations.
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 1:20pm -
  • New Video: A$AP Twelvyy Ft .Lago 2.0, Zay Nailer “Brinx”
    4, 5, 6 A$AP Twelvyy brings fourth a gritty New York City record featuring Lago 2.0 and Zay Nailer. Twelvyy is apparently feeling lucky rolling 4,5,6’s and we’re lucky to receive some new heat. Watch below.
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 1:14pm -

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  • fresh teaRihanna Scores $25 Million for Amazon Documentary
    Rihanna is making money moves. The pop icon has sold a documentary to Amazon for the tune of $25 million. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming giant purchased worldwide rights to the Peter Berg-directed film about the superstar singer. The untitled Rihanna doc, which has been in develo…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 3:09pm -
  • fresh teaKehlani Says She’s ‘Single’ After Tory Lanez Dating Rumors
    Kehlani is single again. The SweetSexySavage singer seemed to confirm her split with YG while denying rumors that she is dating Tory Lanez. Earlier this week, Kehlani posted a photo with Tory at the club in Toronto. The next day, the Chixtape crooner posted another photo of them together, fueling sp…
    - 5 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 1:41pm -
  • fresh teaNicki Minaj Says She Can’t See Herself Leaving Music
    Nicki Minaj can’t leave rap alone. As 2019 comes to a close, the Queen reflects on the past 12 months, which included her marriage to Kenneth Petty and the launch of her Fendi collection. But Minaj, who was honored as Billboard’s inaugural Game-Changer, isn’t done yet. Despite announcing her r…
    - 6 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 12:40pm -
  • fresh teaYoungBoy Never Broke Again Remakes Michael Jackson’s ‘Dirty Diana’
    YoungBoy Never Broke Again is putting his spin on a Michael Jackson classic. The Baton Rouge rapper drops his latest track “Dirty Iyanna,” which finds him rapping over a reworked version of MJ’s Bad classic “Dirty Diana.” “We came up out the streets / Straight from the block selling rock…
    - 8 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 10:53am -
  • fresh tea6ix9ine Apologizes to Judge, Says He Was Relieved Following Arrest

    - 9 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 10:20am -
  • fresh teaJuice WRLD’s Mother Speaks Out After His Death
    Juice WRLD’s family is speaking out in the wake of his death. Just days after the 21-year-old rapper died in Chicago, his mother Carmella Wallace is opening up about his battle with prescription drug abuse and his fight to help others overcome their addictions. “We loved Jarad with all of our he…
    - 10 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 8:54am -

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  • fresh teaWatch Nilüfer Yanya Cover Frank Ocean’s “Super Rich Kids”
    Nilüfer Yanya released her debut full-length, Miss Universe, back in March, and it's certainly one of the best and most promising albums of 2019. The British musician was in Australia this month for the first time, and she stopped by radio station Triple J to record a cover for their Like A Version…
    - 3 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 3:33pm -
  • fresh teaWednesday – “Fate Is…” & “Billboard”
    Wednesday is a project based out of Asheville that's led by Karly Hartzman, who also sings in Diva Sweetly. Early last year, Hartzman released her debut album under the name, a very good collection of songs called yep definitely, and early next year she'll release Wednesday's first full band full-le…
    - 4 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 3:16pm -
  • fresh teaCartalk – “Sleep”
    Cartalk have put out two great singles already this year, "Noonday Devil" and "Wrestling." Both those tracks will appear on the Los Angeles-based project's debut album, Pass The Pollen -- which is due out next year -- and today we're getting another song to slot alongside them.
    - 5 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 1:54pm -
  • fresh teaPete Buttigieg Meets Lizzo, Declares Himself “100 % That Nominee”

    - 7 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 11:41am -
  • fresh teaWatch First Aid Kit & Maja Francis Cover Roxette In Honor Of Marie Fredriksson
    Marie Fredriksson, one half of the Swedish pop duo Roxette, died earlier this week. And now Swedish folk sister duo First Aid Kit and fellow Swedish singer Maja Francis have covered Roxette's "It Must Have Been Love" to pay their respects for the Swedish radio station Musikhjälpen. "We wanted to pe…
    - 8 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 10:52am -
  • fresh teaPharrell Shares Something In The Water 2020 Lineup, Including A Clipse Reunion
    Pharrell hosted his inaugural Something In The Water festival this year in Virginia Beach. Despite having one day rained out, it went pretty well. He's bringing the festival back in 2020, with a full week of festivities culminating in a weekend-long concert from April 24-26.
    - 8 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 10:38am -

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  • fresh teaToo Future. Thursdays Vol. 277
    Too Future. SoundCloud | Spotify | Facebook | Twitter | Website ☏☏☏☏ Too Future. Thursdays Vol. 277 | Playlist STAY IN THE KNOW! FOLLOW US ON SPOTIFY Read more from Jordan and connect with her on Soundcloud, Twitter, and Instagram. 'Too Future. Thursdays Vol. 277The post Too F…
    - 1 hour ago 12 Dec 19, 5:39pm -
  • fresh teaPREMIERE: Swayló’s Official Video for “Desert Flower” Highlights All of his Cultural Influences
    We’ve been a big proponent of Swayló ‘s music from the projects inception. His Reflections EP on Gravitas Recordings features a fusion of tribal and urban influences throughout each song. Now he’s been able to visualize these influences for his official video of “Desert Flower”. Starting…
    - 3 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 4:14pm -
  • fresh teaLISTEN: Baauer Drops New Single with Danny Brown and Channel Tres
    New music has arrived from Baauer, Channel Tres, and Danny Brown courtesy of none other than Rockstar Games. The track is called “Ready To Go” and is featured on iFruit Radio, the latest station to be added to Grand Theft Auto V as part of The Diamond Casino Heist update. Stream the record on Ro…
    - 8 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 10:30am -
  • fresh teaK?d Revives Beloved Remix Of Daft Punk’s “Doin’ It Right”
    Three years following the release of his monumental remix of Daft Punk’s “Doin’ It Right,” k?d has returned with a revised edit that will make you fall in love all over again. Revisiting the track that skyrocketed his career, k?d has added an extra layer of glitchy future-funk to the Daft P…
    - 9 hours ago 12 Dec 19, 10:26am -
  • LISTEN: TroyBoi Previews Wonky Unreleased Track
    TroyBoi had a massive year and it looks like he’s already gearing up to have an even larger 2020. The producer recently posted a video on Instagram, teasing us with new music he plans on unleashing sometime (hopefully) soon. As you’ll hear below, the song showcases TroyBoi’s signature sound ef…
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 3:09pm -
  • RADIUS Is Chicago’s Newest Independently Owned Music Venue; Announces Dillon Francis, Carl Cox & More For Debut Shows
    There’s a newcomer coming in hot into Chicago’s music scene. RADIUS is Chicago’s newest independently owned music venue – and it is coming out SWINGING.  The new 2,500-3,800 person venue just announced their first slew of shows. Dillon Francis will be christening Radius on February 29th,…
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 19, 10:35am -

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  • BRZOWSKI – “To the Fellow Travellers” Video
    Portland, Maine-to-Dallas,Texas prog-rap transplant BRZOWSKI caps off a prolific year by releasing his fourth compilation of new/rare/demo/collaborative songs “Blooddrive Vol. 4” (11/21/19, Milled Pavement Records), featuring such indie-rap luminaries as billy woods, Spoken Nerd, Elucid, Swordpl…
    - 8 days ago 4 Dec 19, 8:58am -
  • Rod and Myke Soulja Boy Debate! | Unreleased Footage from 2011
    This is old behind the scenes footage from April 29, 2011 that was never released until now. Myke and Rod (Modest Media) debate about the relevance of Soulja Boy and if he’s good or not for the hip-hop culture. We also talk about Lil B somewhere in here as well. Enjoy! Click here to subscribe [……
    - 24 Jan 19, 11:11am -
  • Moodie Black – MB III – DEHH Premiere
    M B I I I by Moodie Black   Noise rap pioneers Moodie Black, called “brilliant and formidable” (Noisey), release MB III. MB III is the third installment in a series of breakout EPs that began with MB which caught the attention of Anthony Fantano (The Needle Drop) and led to their sign…
    - 4 Jan 19, 9:11am -
  • The Bandcamp Beat: December 2018 Edition
    Bandcamp is an incredible source for music nowadays and truly requires the attention of music listeners of all genres. Many rap artists and producers, such as Knxwledge and Ohbliv, have heavily utilized the music outlet to the point where it has become the main (or only) source for their releases. T…
    - 1 Jan 19, 6:42pm -
  • Editor’s Choice: Music For The Anxious: A Year In Review
     “Ain’t nothing to be afraid of. You got goals. You got things you want. Move forward”—Cris Copastetik I have a new tradition I do every year on New Year’s Eve where I write a list of everything I wish to purge from my body in hopes that the Universe will transmute that energy into [……
    - 30 Dec 18, 5:43pm -
  • MILFENCE’s Top 50 Rap Albums of 2018
    To say 2018 was a great year for rap music would be an understatement. In reality, I feel like most years are pretty decent music-wise as long as you have your ears in the right places. However, 2018 felt different. The underground scene in particular really showed out this year. Several artists dro…
    - 30 Dec 18, 4:28pm -
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