Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Classic Rock Now

This weekend saw the launch the second annual Meadows Music Festival in Queens by Citi Field. Founders Entertainment, the production and promotion company also responsible for the city’s annual Randall’s Island summer bash Governors Ball, has approached the business adding to New York’s annual festival load very carefully. By nudging …

Fiyah Marshall And Jadakiss – Summer Love

Fiyah Marshall And Jadakiss – Summer Love Fiyah Marshall And Jadakiss links up to drop a crazy joint called “Summer Love.” This track is super crazy and the sound is super awesome. This is one those songs that you will listen to then go drop the top on the whip …

Childish Gambino Talks Joint Mixtape W/Chance The Rapper: "I Feel Like If I Don't A Bunch Of 14 Yr Olds Are Gonna Kick My A$$"

Video After The Jump It looks like a joint project between Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino and Chance the Rapper might actually come to fruition. After taking home two Emmy Awards for his FX series “Atlanta,” Glover discussed wanting to do a mixtape with Chance. “I don’t ever want to do anything …

After 50 Years, Rolling Stone Will Go Up for Sale

Nearly a half-century ago, in November 1967, Jann Wenner published the first issue Rolling Stone. Now, 50 years later, the magazine that made superstars, introduced iconoclasts, and helped shape the face American music is up for grabs. According to the New York Times, Wenner intends to sell his controlling stake in …

Björk Urges a Lover to Care for Her in Haunting New Song ‘The Gate’

While Björk’s last full-length Vulnicura documented the dissolution a long-term partnership, the Icelandic singer has said that her new album, which might be called Utopia, will be her “Tinder album.” If you were wondering what swiping senselessly through millions mirror selfies and Snapchat-filtered faces sounds like (okay, she wasn’t being …

How a Hit Rap Song Happens Now

In this, the year hip-hop won the music business, one its defining hits was released more or less by mistake. Back in February, Lil Uzi Vert, a charismatic, septum-pierced 23-year-old rapper out Philadelphia who’d become internet famous with a frenetic outpouring digital singles, EPs, and mixtapes, was on his first …

Sam Hunt’s Crossover Country Has a Massive Cult Following

Unless you’re a country fan or a chart nerd, there’s a fair chance Sam Hunt is the biggest star you’re not listening to. His 2014 debut album Montevallo was a perfect slice crossover country-pop that ruffled traditional fans’ feathers in its embrace hip-hop values and pop production without falling prey …

Raphael Saadiq on Insecure, Solange, and His New Album

If you’re missing new music from Raphael Saadiq, it’s because he’s busy scoring your favorite show. Saadiq currently composes music for Issa Rae’s Insecure, and worked on the score for Step, a documentary about a girls’ step team in Baltimore. On Insecure, he leans into the laid-back, sunbaked vibes Los …