Sicangu Lakota rapper and activist Frank Waln connects the dots between America’s ugly past and its homely present with a biting rework of “What Makes The Red Man Red” from Disney’s 1953 ‘Peter Pan’ film.
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Beloved Brooklyn emcee Talib Kweli thrilled fans with the release of a brand new (and completely free) album over the weekend titled, ‘Fuck The Money.’
Hawthorne Headhunters (St. Louis-born artists Coultrain and Black Spade) has premiered “Everyone Wants To Be Alive,” a funky new party jam that is sure to get you on your feet.
“Are You” is the latest from frequent Tricky collaborator Francesca Belmonte, whose debut solo album ‘Anima’ is due out on June 1, 2015.
Grammy-nominated NYC-based songstress Emily King has premiered “Good Friend,” a soulful, uptempo groove that is sure to lift your spirits.
Late hip-hop legend Notorious B.I.G. and futuristic R&B newcomer FKA Twigs join forces in a set of mash ups by DJ Terry Urban.
Brooklyn emcee Joey Bada$$, BJ The Chicago Kid, and The Roots delivered a very a smooth rendition of “Like Me” for ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.’
Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red give fans a Thanksgiving treat titled, “Burn Your Village To The Ground.”
Maryland emcee Logic has premiered a first-person diamond heist visual for his single “Under Pressure,” directed by Stephen Wayne Mallet.
House and R&B producer Figgy has taken FKA twigs’ single “Two Weeks” from a slow-burning, down-tempo explosion to an up-tempo dance track.
Puerto-Rican cyber R&B star Princess Nokia models Nasir Mazhar’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection for i-D Magazine and pens a fashion review.
Where is today’s protest music? J. Cole, Elle Varner, T.I., Ezra Furman, Lauryn Hill, The Game and more answer with a soundtrack dedicated to Michael Brown and Ferguson, Missouri.
Enjoy Wynter Gordon’s self-reflective new song “The Hard Way,” from Kitty Cash’s amazing ‘Love The Free Vol. II’ compilation.
For hip-hop fans who are craving that old school feel from a fresh artist, you need to look no further than MC Melodee’s ‘Coolin’ EP.
Dynamic indie folk duo The Civil Wars have now gone from an “indefinite hiatus” to an official split.
Lloyd’s new single “All I Need” is a menacing, yet sensual collaboration with Atlanta producer Slade Da Monster.
TV On The Radio’s Dave Sitek has teamed up with rising R&B star Tinashe for a sensual new track, titled “Xylophone,” as part of Dr. Pepper’s “One of a Kind Studio Sessions.”
Drake kept viewers laughing as the host of the 2014 ESPYS on Wednesday evening, performing two original songs, “Honorable Mention” and a Brian McKnight-assisted “Side Pieces.”
Prince protégé Andy Allo is giving away a free download of “Unstoppable,” the track featured in her Wells Fargo commercial.
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.