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 …

Introducing The Intimate Bedroom Rock of Soccer Mommy

There’s a kind a cliché about the kids who go to college in New York City — that while their pals in Ann Arbor and South Bend are content to fumble through four years sloppily drunken coming–age-stuff, these eager young achievers have put themselves on an accelerated track. Their partying …

Rap’s Borderless Future Is Here

“Love,” the new single from rap crazies iLoveMakonnen and Rae Sremmurd, is a delightful mess contradictions. It’s a song called “Love” about a relationship falling apart, a summit between southern rap stars that doesn’t contain an ounce rapping, and a collaboration with pop and stripper-rap impresario Mike WiLL Made-It that …

15 Essential Reggaeton Tracks That Are Not ‘Despacito’

In May this year Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” became the first Spanish-language hit to crack the No. 1 spot on the U.S. charts in some 20 years. By late July, it was the most streamed song all time. Leaving aside the pround question whether this pop-chart diversity could somehow …

Romeo Santos Is Feeling the Love

Upstairs at the 40/40 club, Jay-Z’s Flatiron District bar, the Bronx-born superstar Romeo Santos is curled up in a leather chair. Santos, who’s become famous for infusing falsetto vocals and hip-hop rhythms into traditional bachata music, isn’t here today to clink drinks and enjoy himself, even though he has a …

Bynoe – Sweet Sight For Sour Eyes (Mixtape Stream/Download)

Riot Squad member Bynoe drops f his new mixtape titled “Sweet Sight For Sour Eyes.” The project features Chinx, Bobby Shmurda, Maino, Meet Sims, Tony Yayo, Rowdy Rebel and more. Grab it now from Datpiff: http://www.datpiff.com/Bynoe-Sweet-Sight-For-Sour-Eyes-mixtape.8572… Sweet Sight For Sour Eyes Tracklist: 1.Thought It Was (Ft. DB Bantino) 2.Rock (Ft. Chinx) …

The Best Music Videos of 2017 (So Far)

This list has been updated to include August releases. 2017 has been a sparse year for quality music videos. The medium’s still operating at top speed but, for the most part, we’re left with a glut uninspired visuals. If the good videos we’ve already seen this year are any indication, …

¡MAYDAY! – Long Night Ft. Tech N9ne

¡MAYDAY! cuts loose a new single titled “Long Night” featuring Tech N9ne titled “Long Night.” Their forthcoming album, “Search Party” drops on September 18. You can pre-order it now: http://flyt.it/searchpartypreorder “Search Party” pre-order includes a signed copy the album, exclusive t-shirt (XL), bonus track, and snake and bat sticker! Pre-order on iTunes: …