Adele’s ’25’ Sells 2.3 Million in First Three Days in U.S.

SOURCE: BILLBOARD Following her record breaking video, “Hello,” Adele opens 25‘s debut week with 2.3 million in sales in the U.S., with the possibility of reaching up to 2.9 million before the week’s close. 25 is only the second album in history to sell over 2 million records in its first week, with NSYNC‘s No Strings Attached being the … Continue reading


In My Room (feat. Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, and DJ Mustard) – Yellow Claw

SOURCE: HOTNEWHIPHOP Yellow Claw recruits Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, and DJ Mustard for the visuals to their collaborative single, “In My Room.” The video, which features all of the song’s guests and Yellow Claw at a party in LA, embodies the song’s energy as well as sexual implications. Stream the video in its entirety above. … Continue reading


Rihanna Announces ‘Anti’ Tour with The Weeknd, Travi$ Scott & Big Sean

SOURCE: COMPLEX With her forthcoming album, Anti, on the horizon, Rihanna announces a world tour of the same name. The tour, which kicks off in February in San Diego before finishing in May in Oakland features Travi$ Scott for the North American dates before Big Sean and The Weeknd join her for her European dates. Tickets go … Continue reading


Kevin (feat. Leon Bridges) – Macklemore

SOURCE: MISSINFO The CDQ to the Macklemore and Leon Bridges‘ single, “Kevin,” which the duo premiered last night at the 2015 American Music Awards. Illustrating a boy addicted to pharmaceutical drugs, “Kevin” continues Macklemore’s streak of conscious efforts to bring awareness to a mostly unrecognized crowd. Stream “Kevin” below via NPR.

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Navigator Truck (Feat. Calez & Chance The Rapper) – Alex Wiley

SOURCE: Alex Wiley After first promising that his project Village Party 2 would drop in October, Alex Wiley now reveals to us that the Village Party sequel will be released November 20th and he soothes our cravings with a HEATER featuring Calez and Chance The Rapper. This track is sooo hard in the most subtle … Continue reading


Pilgrim’s Paradise – Daniel Caesar

SOURCE: DANIEL CAESAR Following up his 2014 EP Praise Break, Toronto R&B artist Daniel Caesar has released his project Pilgrim’s Paradise. In this latest seven track offering, Caesar continues with his poetic lyricism and gentle vocal delivery over layered, vibrant and soulful instrumentals. Even in a year which has seen the release of a plethora of R&B projects, Daniel … Continue reading


Lord Knows – G Herbo, Joey Bada$$ & Metro Boomin

SOURCE: RED BULL Unlikely combinations can lead to some of the most entertaining outcomes. The single ‘Lord Knows’ is such an affair. It features a strange cast of characters. Chicago Drill rapper G Herbo (formerly Lil Herb). New York boom bap throwback rapper Joey Bada$$. Last but not least, the production is handled by New-Atlanta super-producer Metro … Continue reading

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RZA Releases An Unreleased Ol’ Dirty Bastard Track

SOURCE: PIGEONSANDPLANES RZA is already known to have a goldmine of unreleased tracks from members of the Wu-Tang Clan. Just how much, and when they will be released is the question. Previously, RZA did a collaborative album with System of a Down’s bassist Shavo Odadjian, only available through purchasing a Boombotix speaker. He seems to … Continue reading


J. Cole Remixes A Tribe Called Quest’s “Can I Kick It?”

SOURCE: NOISEY Just a few days before the release for the 25th anniversary of 1990’s People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm by A Tribe Called Quest, J. Cole releases a remix of one of the groups well known songs, “Can I Kick It?”. Now, most people would make the jump that Cole put … Continue reading


Pusha T Is Selected As President of G.O.O.D. Music

SOURCE: BILLBOARD Sparked by a phone call from label founder Kanye West and a four month process, Virginia rapper Pusha T is chosen as President of G.O.O.D. Music. Also joining Push is his manager, Steven Victor, as A&R. Pusha joins Billboard for an interview in which he goes through the process of being selected, the future of G.O.O.D., information … Continue reading


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