Zaytoven Wants to Help Lil Pump, Others “Last as Long as They Can”

For the past decade-plus, Zaytoven has been synonymous with Gucci Mane (and more recently, Future and Migos), but over the next few years, that might very well change. In an interview with Okayplayer, the veteran ATL producer not only praised a slew younger artists—most notably high-rising 17-year-old rapper Lil Pump—but also expressed an interest in …

Chromeo Debuts New Single, "Juice", and Accompanying Video

After over three years silence, Chromeo finally released another single! Canadian brothers Dave 1 and P-Thugg have been working together to create funky signature sounds for years.  Some their most popular catchy tunes include “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)“, “Night by Night“, and “Over Your Shoulder“.  Just last week, they announced …

Kickstarter Wants to Destroy Patreon — Starting With 'Drip'

To fight Patreon, Kickstarter has re-launched Drip, a subscription-based patronage platform for artists. Several years ago, rising YouTube musician Jack Conte became frustrated.  While millions watched his videos on the platform, he only received checks for hundreds dollars. So, Conte decided to create a new crowdfunding platform to help struggling …

Cyn Santana and Joe Budden Had a Baby Shower and It Was Lit

reactid=”98″> Joe Budden and mother-to-be Cyn Santana held their baby shower over the weekend and it was truly lit. Ever since the couple announced they were having a baby a few months back, Cyn has been sharing her journey to motherhood on her Instagram page. On Saturday (Nov. 4), Cyn …

N.E.R.D.'s New Album Features Andre 3000, Kendrick Lamar and More

reactid=”98″> It’s ficial! N.E.R.D. are back and they are set to release their new album their acronym, No_One Ever Really Dies. On Saturday (Nov. 4), the group treated folks to a listening party/concert at ComplexCon 2017 in Long Beach, Calif. The 11-song LP features cameos from several rap heavyweights including …

J. Cole Praises Colin Kaepernick For His Sacrifices

Today (Nov. 14), Colin Kaepernick was named Citizen Of The Year by GQ Magazine. Though he graced the cover this year’s issue, the New York-based men’s magazine reached out to Kaepernick’s 10 closest friends including Nessa Nitty, Ava DuVernay, and Harry Belafonte for interviews to comment on the free agent’s …

In LA? Strike a Licensing Deal at Songtradr's Synch Showcase

Synch licensing is lonely.  So Songtradr is throwing an fline synch licensing party. When it comes to synch licensing, most the action is either online or behind-the-scenes.  If you’re an artist, you rarely meet the people licensing your music.  Either a synch agent is doing the handshake, or you’re licensing …

'SNL' Introduces a New Dance Called 'The Baby Step' [VIDEO]

reactid=”117″> Saturday Night Live has done some weird rap parodies in the past, but this one really takes the cake, or rather, the baby bottle. In “The Baby Step,” SNL cast members are rapping babies who are performing a new dance that involves moving like a newborn baby who just …