Pharrell Discusses Talks Success, ‘Happy,’ Past Work, and More with Howard Stern

SOURCE: ILLROOTS Pharrell stops by Howard Stern to discuss his new-found success, his past work with Michael Jackson and Madonna, his hit single, “Happy,” The Voice, and more. Stream the interview in its entirety above and purchase Pharrell’s sophomore LP, G I R L, here.

Mt. Olympus – Big K.R.I.T.

SOURCE: HYPETRAK Big K.R.I.T. releases new music for the first time since releasing an entire week of new music in March. In “Mt. Olympus,” Big K.R.I.T. expresses his disapproval for the rap industry’s contradicting standards. We’ve never heard this much anger from K.R.I.T. before but we definitely approve. Produced by K.R.I.T. himself, “Mt. Olympus” showcases … Continue reading

They Don’t Love You No More (feat. Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross & French Montana) – DJ Khaled

SOURCE: CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND DJ Khaled recruits Jay-Z, Meek Mill, Rick Ross & French Montana for his latest single, “They Don’t Love You No More.” This is the first time Jay-Z and Khaled have collaborated and it shows through Jay’s verse. We’ve never really heard Jay spit with this much intensity and anger in a … Continue reading

Baths to Release EP, ‘Ocean Death,’ Shares Title Track

SOURCE: PITCHFORK Baths releases the first track from his upcoming EP, Ocean Death. Following his successful 2013 LP, Obsidian, Ocean Death serves as a breath of fresh air for his fans. In a press releases, Baths refers to the EP as a “companion” piece or the “Dia de Los Muertos” to Obsidian. Stream the title track below and purchase Ocean Death on … Continue reading

Jay-Z & Beyoncé Announce 2014 Summer Tour

SOURCE: CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND Jay-Z and Beyoncé officially announce their 2014 stadium tour, On the Run. The 16-date tour will kick off in June in Miami and close on August 5th in San Francisco. The tour includes several stadium performances in venues such as MetLife Stadium in E. Rutherford, NJ, to Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. … Continue reading

G Like Dat – Freddie Gibbs & The World’s Freshest

SOURCE: ILLROOTS The first single from Freddie Gibbs and The World’s Freshest collaborative EP, The Tonite Show. Produced by Mr. Tower, “G Like Dat” serves as an explosive introduction to Gibbs’ and The World’s Freshest EP. Stream “G Like Dat” below and purchase it on May 13th.

Mariah Carey to Release Album Without Prior Promotion

SOURCE: BILLBOARD Remember we asked if any other artists in 2014 were going to follow in the footsteps of Beyoncé’s marketing scheme? Well, now we have our answer. In a recent interview with Billboard, Mariah Carey revealed that she will release an album without any prior promotion. It’s been five years since Carey’s latest album, Memoirs … Continue reading

Tennis Court (Flume Remix) – Lorde

SOURCE: CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND Flume remixes Lorde’s original, “Tennis Court,” for the masses to enjoy. Flume has been experimenting with Lorde’s Pure Heroine for a while now, and “Tennis Court” serves as a great representation. Stream Flume’s remix above and be on the lookout for more Lorde remixes from the Australia native soon.

Kanye West & Rick Rubin’s Unusual Award Show Acceptance Video

SOURCE: PIGEONS & PLANES This year at the Disruptive Innovation Awards at the TriBeCa Film Festival, the Roland TR-808 was honored as one of music’s most influential pieces of hardware. Kanye West and Rick Rubin set to accept the award for the drum machine but weren’t able attend. Consequently, director Mark Romanek put together this interesting … Continue reading

Alright (feat. Big Sean) – Logic

SOURCE: GOODMUSICALLDAY Logic releases new music with Def Jam label mate Big Sean. “Alright” serves as the first single off of Logic’s upcoming free EP, While You Wait, which is due later this spring before he releases a début album. Produced by Tae Beast, “Alright” delivers a minimalist but powerful production. Stream “Alright” below and be … Continue reading