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 …

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 …

Lil Uzi Vert's 'Luv Is Rage 2' Album Debuts At No. 1 With Sales Of 135,000. XXXTentacion's '17' Comes In At No. 2

Lil Uzi Vert has reason to celebrate today because his debut album, “Luv Is Rage 2,” debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. According to Billboard, the disc moved 135,000 equivalent album units in the week ending August 31, bouyed by the hit song “XO TOUR Llif3.”  Coming in at number two …

N.O.R.E. – Uno Más ft. Pharrell Williams (Lyric Video)

The dynamic duo Queens Hip Hop legend and podcast heavyweight, N.O.R.E., and multi-platinum, Grammy-Award winner, Academy Award-nominated producer, Pharrell Williams, reunite for the release their latest collaboration, “Uno Más” Mass Appeal Records. Check out the lyric video below. Download/Stream: https://MassAppeal.lnk.to/UnoMasID

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, …

Game of Thrones Is Not What It Once Was

I almost pity Game Thrones at this point — to the extent that one can pity pay cable’s most popular and expensive series. Never before has an ongoing hit found itself in quite this predicament, trying to will its own unique ending to an as-yet-unfinished series novels that provided source …

A$AP Mob Rejuvenates the Brotherhood of New York Rap

Once New York originated hip-hop in the ’70s, a further innovation followed swiftly on its heels: the rap crew was born. For all the vaunting self for which the art form is rightfully known, the same rule holds in rap as in other creative fields: just because rap opened up …

Lil Uzi Vert – LUV Is Rage 2 (Album Stream)

23-year old Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert releases his debut album titled “LUV Is Rage 2.” The Weeknd and Pharrell Williams lend vocal assists to the project, which is available now on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/luv-is-rage-2/id1274150514 LUV Is Rage 2 Tracklist: 1. “Two” 2. “444+222″ 3. “Sauce It Up” 4. “No Sleep Leak” 5. …