Michael Jackson LP, ‘Xscape,’ to Release in May

SOURCE: NEW YORK TIMES Nearly five years after his death, Epic Records announces plans to liberate eight unreleased Michael Jackson tracks for his first posthumous LP, Xscape. The album will feature production from Timbaland, Stargate, Rodney Jerkins, John McClain, and Jerome Harmon. Epic Records CEO, L.A. Reid, found the tracks for the LP after he was given access to … Continue reading

Hip Hop Philosophy (prod. Sam Zircon) – Parallax

SOURCE: SUBMISSION London-based rapper Parallax releases visuals for his single, “Hip Hop Philosophy,” directed by Rufus Pinkerton. The single brings an old school vibe which complement its black and white visuals.  In “Hip Hop Philosophy,” Parallax expresses his displeasure with Hip Hop’s flashy, and often fabricated, lifestyle. If you haven’t heard of the London rapper yet, I … Continue reading

Drunk In Love (feat. Jay-Z) (Live in Lisbon, Portugal) – Beyoncé

SOURCE: HYPETRAK On her final leg of her ‘Mrs. Carter’ tour, Beyoncé performs her hit single, “Drunk In Love,” with Jay-Z. The tour span over a year and over 130 different shows across four continents. In addition to a live performance, Beyoncé also performed a speech concluding her tour and shed tears while she thanked her … Continue reading

Sleep Sound – Jamie xx

SOURCE: PITCHFORK Jamie xx of The xx releases new music via YouTube and it has us feeling some type of way. “Sleep Sound” definitely gives off a unique atmosphere that you could either welcome during a kick back or before you go to bed. We definitely can’t wait to find out in which environment we’ll hear it … Continue reading

Don’t Do Drugs (prod. The Architect) – Flatbush Zombies

SOURCE: ILLROOTS Flatbush Zombies release new music on top of The Architect’s production. This track definitely brings an ignorant demeanor ready for any loud stereo system. Stream “Don’t Do Drugs” above and don’t do drugs.

We Made It (Remix) (feat. Jay-Z) – Jay Electronica

SOURCE: BILLBOARD Jay Electronica connects with Jay-Z to release his second track in a month. This time, Electronica and Jay-Z remix Soulja Boy and Drake’s original, “We Made It.” If you listen closely, Jay-Z even takes a subtle shot at Drake. Stream their remix below. Salute!

Loyal (feat. Lil Wayne & Tyga) – Chris Brown

SOURCE: ILLROOTS Chris Brown liberates his latest video with appearances from Lil Wayne & Tyga. In Chris Brown fashion, “Loyal” not only features vocals from the Virginia native but also a good amount of choreography. Expect this track on Brown’s upcoming LP, X, which is slated to drop later this ear. Enjoy.

Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Cover Vogue

SOURCE: VOGUE Kanye West and Kim Kardashian cover April’s edition of VOGUE. Since its announcement, the cover has received generally mixed responses, with even Sarah Michelle Geller expressing her disapproval. We don’t really have a problem with it but this just serves as a reminder that, as well as being one of the most powerful couples … Continue reading

Call On Me (Live in Birmingham, UK) – Drake

SOURCE: PIGEONS & PLANES On one of the last stops of his Would You Like A Tour?, Drake premieres new music entitled, “Call On Me.” We’re not sure if this is slated for an upcoming project or an unreleased track but I am sure we’ll find out soon. “Call On Me” gives of a slow, dark, … Continue reading

Let You Know – abhi//dijon

SOURCE: HILLYDILLY Baltimore-based duo, abhi//dijon, releases new music for the masses to enjoy. We haven’t stopped playing “Twelve” since it dropped, so we were excited to hear that the duo recently dropped new music. “Let You Know” is a smooth, electronic, R&B single that gains energy throughout the song. It’ll start you off nodding your head … Continue reading