Gucci Mane: Mixtapes Saved My Career

Back to the Trap House debuted in 2007 at No. 57 on Billboard’s “Top 200,” selling fewer than 32,000 copies in its first week. My major-label debut was a dud. I knew those beats were not suited to my style. I’d taken too much outside advice. I should have stood up …

The Eighth Episode of Twin Peaks: The Return Is Horrifyingly Beautiful

Warning: Spoilers for Twin Peaks: The Return below. The eighth episode  Twin Peaks: The Return is one the greatest hours television I’ve ever seen: horrifying, horrifyingly beautiful, thought-provoking and thought-annihilating; a work that owes as much to expressionistic and surreal painting, musical performance, and installation art as it does to narrative …

3 Doors Down Is the Perfect Band to Play Trump’s Inauguration

With major black and mainstream pop musicians effectively boycotting Donald Trump’s inauguration, event planners have been compelled to rely on artists with a large popular following who hail from culturally marginal genres. Classical crossover, a schlocky genre predicated on slavish devotion to a mirage European high culture, is well-represented by …

Lil Dicky & Brain – How Can U Sleep ft. The Game

Lil Dicky introduced Brain to the world on his 10-minute epic “Pillow Talking” record, and now he has teamed up with his brain again for the new EP, I’m Brain. One the standout songs on the project is “How Can U Sleep” featuring The Game. Have a listen up top and stream Brains’ new …

Page Kennedy – Victory Is Mine (Official Music Video)

Video After The Jump If you’re sleeping on Page Kennedy it’s time you wake up because the Detroit emcee is one the best lyricists in the game today. Check out his music video for “Victory is Mine.” It’s a modern day remix Puff Daddy and The Notorious B.I.G.’s classic song, …

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. …

Cardi B Is the Undisputed Artist of the Summer

Debating this year’s Song the Summer is futile: It’s “Despacito,” “Despacito” — the teeniest bit “Wild Thoughts” — and “Despacito.” The predominately Spanish-language Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee smash, with the small contribution Justin Bieber on its remix, is poised to become the Song the Decade, breaking records at a …

Gangsta L – "SS Bo$$" | @LBOY_GANGSTA_L

Gangsta L “SS Bo$$” Official Music Video Purchase this track on iTunes by clicking on link belowhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/id11333… Money Don’t $leep merchandise http://www.moneydontsleepbrand.comFollow Gangsta L on instagram https://www.instagram.com/lboy_ss_ceo/follow on twitter https://twitter.com/LBOY_GANGSTA_L

**NEW SINGLE** By JAE – "Lindsay's Interlude"

Just Another Entertainer or more commonly known in the industry as JAE is back at it again with his new single release. Following up the Song Cry intro that he did he now presents his newest single entitled “Lindsay’s Song”. Accompanying the song below is an anime video below that …

Thundercat on Drunk, Anime, and Video Games

Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty s for Sundance Film Festival It’s as good a time as ever to be Thundercat. Born Stephen Bruner, the Los Angeles artist has been described as a prodigy by the likes Flying Lotus, Kendrick Lamar, and Erykah Badu, all whom have collaborated with the genre-blurring bassist/producer/keyboardist/guitarist/singer. Thundercat’s …

Thundercat Really, Really Loves Tokyo

Anyone who’s spent time talking with Thundercat or listening to his music will soon discover that the best way to get him to open up is to talk about his love for Japan and Japanese culture. Pachinko machines, sushi, Street Fighter II, Dragonball Z, Sony headphones, Nintendo Game Boys — …