The Best Music Videos of 2017 (So Far)

Photo: YouTube This week, Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. 2017 has been a sparse year for quality music videos. The medium’s still operating at top speed: DJ Khaled released three videos just this week, and the threat a star-studded Jay-Z visual album looms …

This Is 50 Exclusive: dB Fre$h

From the middle the map dB FRE$H independently released 6 albums, 6singles and 5 mix tapes since 2005 and has worked with various artist plusproducers such as Mazaradi Fox, J-Diggs, Boy Big, Jahlil Beats, DoePesci,David Guetta, Akon, Boosie Badazz, Chris Brown, Future, Lil Wayne,Ne-Yo, Nard & B and Bruno Mars …

A Deep Dive Into How Kendrick Lamar Made DAMN.

He had much more help than just U2 and Rihanna. Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty s At first glance, DAMN., the fourth and latest opus from Kendrick Lamar, doesn’t seem as much a group effort as his previous works. Compared to his last album, 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly, it has a …

New Bruno Mars ‘That’s What I Like’

Bruno Mars is keeping the momentum rolling with the singles 24K Magic. With his single “That’s What I Like” blazing, Bruno drops a supporting video. Showcasing his dance moves, Bruno Mars stands in a spotlight in a dark room and lets animations serve as the supporting pieces his creativity. Check …

Pershard Owens Bares His Soul In “Done”

St. Louis local Pershard Owens publishes his single “Done,” an adulterous manifesto. Owens belts out, “You sucked me dry. I can’t deny, the only apple who had my eye.” Rhythmic pioneers Aretha Franklin, Kayne West and Bruno Mars shaped Owens’ sound. Owens came, saw and conquered rapper Akon’s 2016 Konvict …

Daft Punk are 3/1 favourite to replace Beyoncé at Coachella

and Daft Punk are favourites to replace her. UK betting company Betfair is fering 3/1 odds on the French pair headlining the California festival, making them favourites ahead Jay Z, Kanye West and Rihanna. Naomi Totten, a spokesperson for Betfair, said: “Rumours have been circulating about a tour for Daft …