Fredo Santana Passes At Age 27

Fredo Santana has died at age 27 due to liver and kidney failure. Reports the rapper’s death surfaced online Maxo Kream, supported by Lil Durk, Drake and others. The rapper recently documented his medical struggle online sharing with his followers about affects lean and warning both fans and peers to …

A Music Insider Dishes on the Biggest Industry Predictions for 2018

The opinions expressed are those the writer and do not reflect the views EDM.com In this article, ItsNoRequests’ Austin Staubus shares his predictions about what big changes will come to the music industry in 2018. 2018 Breakout Artists Of The Year: CID, Fisher, and Chace Spotify will continue to scale …

Sneaker of The Week: Nike Air Max 1 Snow Beach

Even if you don’t know what Polo’s Snow Beach jacket is, you’ve definitely probably seen one. The color combination is highly recognizable and as far as icons go, it’s one hip hop’s most coveted items all time. If you are lucky enough to own one, Nike is giving you perfect …

Apathy – Alien Weaponry (Prod. by Nottz)

After coming f the release  Perestroika, one last year’s best collaborative LP’s alongside the legendary O.C., underground rap stalwart Apathy returns with a vengeance with the debut leak, “Alien Weaponry,” which serves as the debut leak f his long awaited sixth solo LP, The Widow’s Son.   The CT native is …

The Chainsmokers’ “Closer” Songwriter on Streaming: “People Writing the Music Are Getting Screwed”

Over the past 19 months, The Chainsmokers' hit single “Closer,” featuring New Jersey singer-songwriter Halsey, reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, earned 7x Platinum certification by the RIAA and on Spotify alone has racked up 1.2 billion streams. While the song's success on streaming platforms has meant a big payday for …

Meet All 9 Producers on SiR’s ‘November’ Album

On Friday, January 19, singer-songwriter and producer SiR will release November, his full-length debut on Top Dawg Entertainment and the follow-up to 2017's Her Too EP. Following the album's release, the Los Angeles native will be at the center the conversation, but the project would have never come together over …

The Rap Map: Meet 5 Talented Artists From Houston

Over the past seven months, our Rap Map series has ventured across six different U.S. cities, highlighting a handful promising artists in each market. As your faithful rap cartographer, I can write with confidence that Houston’s rap scene is unlike any other. You see, by the mid-2000s, Houston hip-hop was …

Ableton Live 10 Reveals Official Release Date

The wait is almost over! Ableton has unveiled the release date for Live 10. For most producer out there, the best tool in their arsenal is their license for Ableton Live. The popular DAW has been to the to go music making stware for the vast majority producers around the world and …

Producers: Would You Pay a Monthly Subscription for Unlimited Samples?

Native Instruments is a manufacturing company for both music production stware and hardware based out Berlin, Germany.  Just today, they announced the launch  Sounds.com, which is a subscription-based website that provides producers with royalty-free samples, loops, and sound packs available for both personal and commercial use. This website functions on a …