Amid A Series Of Controversies, Kanye West Releases His New Album, “Ye”

Late Thursday, polarizing designer/producer/rapper Kanye West debuted his new album "Ye" for a select group of media personalities. The melting pot of music industry writers, insiders and influencers were flown to an exclusive listening party for the album at Diamond Cross Ranch, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The album was recorded there, through a series of … Continue reading Amid A Series Of Controversies, Kanye West Releases His New Album, “Ye”

#SOTD: Anderson .Paak – “Bubblin”

Ahead of his yet untitled album, the electric force known as Anderson .Paak has released the new high-octane single, “Bubblin”, now his second song release of 2018. The kinetic track, produced by Jhalil Beats and Antman Wonder, has both the tamped-up energy and pace of a spy movie. In fact, Paak remarked in a recent … Continue reading #SOTD: Anderson .Paak – “Bubblin”

#SOTD: Lil Baby feat. Drake – “Pikachu (No Keys)”

Earlier this month, Drake teased a collaboration with Atlanta rapper Lil Baby. The buzz surrounding the two started to intensify, as a video of the two rappers at an Atlanta club was leaked onto social media. For his part, Lil Baby also decided to fan the flames: This past weekend, the song "Pikachu" was premiered … Continue reading #SOTD: Lil Baby feat. Drake – “Pikachu (No Keys)”

#SOTD: The Internet feat. Kaytranada – “Roll (Burbank Funk)”

In the past few years, we’ve seen solo releases from each member of popular alt-soul band, The Internet. As a prelude to their fourth studio album, they’ve released their first new music as a group since 2015’s Ego Death. The song, “Roll (Burbank Funk)” has an infectious retro groove and thumping bassline, both of which … Continue reading #SOTD: The Internet feat. Kaytranada – “Roll (Burbank Funk)”

Deadpool 2’s Ryan Reynolds Competes on King of Masked Singer

King of Masked Singer is a creative South Korean television show where a variety of  singers perform on stage, competing in a two-episode arc to move through a series of rounds. Similarly to NBC’s The Voice, the show seeks to prevent any bias from the show’s judges, however they take a different approach; while The … Continue reading Deadpool 2’s Ryan Reynolds Competes on King of Masked Singer

Spotify Shakes The Music Industry With New “Hate” Policies

Music streaming service Spotify has sparked controversy by introducing new policies regarding Hate Content and Hateful Conduct. The change has generated a massive buzz in the media and on the Internet, as two well-known artists appeared to be the first to be assigned punishment under the new standards - controversial R&B singer R. Kelly (plagued … Continue reading Spotify Shakes The Music Industry With New “Hate” Policies

#SOTD: Alina Baraz – “I Don’t Even Know Why Though”

For the past few years, singer/songwriter Alina Baraz has been quietly readying herself for her moment. Following her appearances at a variety of music festivals, her 2015 collaborative effort with electronic producer Galimatias (on the critically acclaimed project Urban Flora), as well as her recent EP, The Color Of You, she’s been dutifully working on … Continue reading #SOTD: Alina Baraz – “I Don’t Even Know Why Though”

#SOTD: Rae Sremmurd ft The Weeknd – “Bedtime Stories”

Rae Sremmurd’s Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee are no strangers to the fast life. After making some local noise in their native Mississippi, they travelled to some other states, to perform some of their material and audition for various shows, including BET’s iconic 106 and Park. Two years later, after enduring a few of life’s trials … Continue reading #SOTD: Rae Sremmurd ft The Weeknd – “Bedtime Stories”

#SOTD: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”

In recent years, it’s been inspiring to see some artistic shifts in some of music’s most prominent artists of color, as many of them have turned to using their platforms to raise the profile of issues affecting their communities. Kendrick Lamar released the masterful To Pimp A Butterfly in 2015, targeting systemic discrimination, racial inequality … Continue reading #SOTD: Childish Gambino – “This Is America”