As we anticipate Top Dawg Entertainment’s next big release, SZA’s debut album ‘Z,’ the singer has tapped label mate Kendrick Lamar for a few bars on “Babylon,” the LP’s first single.
L.A.-based singer/songwriter/producer Low Leaf beckons fellow Filipinos around the world to “Rise Up” with the first single from her forthcoming album, ‘AKASHAALAY.’
Over 20 years after A Tribe Called Quest’s jazz rap LP ‘Midnight Marauders,’ “Electric Relaxation” gets an unconventional and alluring R&B tribute from California songstress Xiomara.
With just two weeks left until ‘Rio 2’ hits theaters in the U.S., Janelle Monáe gave the animated film a serious boost with a phenomenal premiere of “What Is Love” on ‘American Idol’ this week.
Watch a conversation between hip-hop legend Nas and Georgetown University professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.
Enjoy audio from Canyon Cody’s stellar live set Red Bull Music Academy Bass Camp in San Francisco last month, which features the Isley Brothers, Zuzuka Poderosa, Baauer, Kendrick Lamar, and the late Aaliyah.
Listen to CunninLynguists’ “Castles,” a brand new track from their latest mixtape, ‘Strange Journey Vol. 3,’ featuring Aesop Rock and Sadistik.
As L.A.-based singer/songwriter/producer Low Leaf prepares the release of her forthcoming album, AKASHAALAY, she unleashes a soothing non-album tune, titled “A Light Within.”
Readying her U.S. takeover, Rita Ora covers the April 2014 issue of Paper Magazine, where she dishes on her forthcoming album, working on new music with the legendary Prince, and so much more.
Converse takes us behind the scenes of the making of “Hero,” a new track by singer-songwriter Frank Ocean, punk legends Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of The Clash, and acclaimed producer Diplo.
Singer-songwriter/certified chef Kelis took promotion for her forthcoming album to a yummy new level at SXSW on Thursday, serving up some delicious eats from her #KelisFoodies food truck.
Walt Disney Records’ upcoming album, ‘DCONSTRUCTED,’ will give a new spin to the most memorable songs of 14 films, including The Lion King, The Muppets, Dumbo, Sleepy Beauty, and a few classic Mickey Mouse cartoons.
Alternative rapper and actor KiD CuDi sat down with Arsenio Hall on Friday night and expressed some frustrations with hip-hop music: “I think the braggadocio, ‘Money, Cash, Hoes’ thing needs to be deaded. I feel like that’s holding us back as a culture, as black people.”
Lil Wayne says that ‘Tha Carter V’ will serve as his last official solo album unless he is offered 25 to 35 million dollars.
Aloe Blacc took center stage on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ at SXSW this week to perform his hit single “The Man,” accompanied by the University of Texas Longhorns marching band.
Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys, and Kendrick Lamar will lend their musical talents to the multi-genre soundtrack for ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ which hits theaters on May 2, 2014.
Filmed in and around Harlem’s Owens Funeral Home and iconic Malcolm X Boulevard, the visuals for AKUA’s “One’s Company” are quite lovely, albeit haunting.
Seeking to turn things up a bit in your bedrooms, English soul songstress Marsha Ambrosius has premiered a sensual new EP titled, ‘FVCK&LOVE.’
HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has delivered its ‘Catch The Throne’ mixtape, featuring Outkast emcee Big Boi, reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee, rapper/actor Common, D.C. rapper Wale, alternative hip-hop artist Kilo Kish, Mexican-American rapper Snow tha Product and more.
Enjoy Alina Baraz’s dreamy “Drift” remixed by Canadian producer Andru, who creates a chill-inducing fusion of electro-trap and R&B.