New Music: Chance The Rapper Ft. Wyclef Jean, Jessie Ware & Elle Varner – “Wonderful Everyday: Arthur”

Remember the theme song to the PBS cartoon Arthur? As if one could forget! Chance The Rapper takes us on a trip to the 90′s with his studio cover of “Wonderful Everyday.” The song (which was originally preformed by Ziggy Marley during concerts), adds a modern twist to the childhood memories that we, including Chance, all feel a bit nostalgic towards. Read the rest of this entry »

New Music: William Bell Ft. Snoop Dogg – “I Forgot To Be Your Lover”

Martin Shore’s documentary Take Me to the River hits theaters on September 12. The film examines the influence of Memphis culture on the America’s music scene, focusing on the struggles of racism and segregation that have plagued the south. The documentary is narrated by Terrence Howard, and features appearances from Mavis Staples, Otis Clay, Yo Gotti, William Bell, and Snoop Dogg himself. The lead track is now being premiered from the movie’s companion album, Take Me to the River: Music from the Motion Picture. The lead track is titled, “I Forgot to Be Your Lover” by William Bell with the STAX Music Academy Students featuring Snoop Dogg. The track is a modern interpretation of the soul classic. Read the rest of this entry »

New Video: Twista – “Got Away”

Twista is currently prepping his album Dark Horse for its release on August 12th, and it’s shaping up to be quite the assortment of sounds. The latest track from the album, “Got Away,” is an acoustic guitar-led ballad dedicated to “All those who have suffered from addiction, infidelity and abuse.” Using the trope of “the one that got away” quite heavily, Twista paints an emotional story of a breakup. He has released the official music video for the track and he adds this statement on YouTube: “This video is supposed to have a lot of meaning and to help sooth one’s pain after experiencing any sort of tragedy in their life. Don’t let an incident take over! PEACE!” Read the rest of this entry »

New Video: Waka Flocka Flame – “0-100 (Freestyle)”

Drake’s infamous track continues to get remixed by various rappers and now Waka Flocka Flame is proving to anyone who doubts him that he can actually spit lyrics on his new mixtape, I Can’t Rap Volume 1. The captain of the Brick Squad Monopoly team links up with Billboard to premiere a music video for his “0 to 100″ freestyle off of the project. The video was directed by Footage WorldWide. Read the rest of this entry »

New Music: We Are Toonz Ft. Mike Epps – “DJ Play My Song”

Coming from the men who brought us the Nae Nae- now signed to Epic Records- We Are Toonz release a new joint featuring Mike Epps, “DJ Play My Song”. An upbeat track from start to finish. It has a fast tempo that will have everyone dancing but a few funny remarks from Mike Epps as he portrays his alter ego “Dae Dae”. Lets also keep a look out for any new steps the group has to offer us. Read the rest of this entry »

New Video: Airplane Boys – “On The Low”

Starting as buzzing emerging artists, the duo Airplane Boys are now one of hottest on Toronto’s music scene. They have a brand new record Egos and Expectations and from this they bring us the visuals to “On The Low”. The video portrays relationships and how things are not always perfect, and they show us how sometimes we may like someone for the wrong reasons. Read the rest of this entry »

New Music: Justine Skye – “2AM In Brooklyn”

We never know when she is going to realease something new, but Justine Skye always brings us amazing work. She took to instagram to hint a the release of her new track, and she finally dropped it. “2AM In Brooklyn” has a smooth jazz feel with hand claps in the beat and she has a soft voice tone, that takes us to late nights and early mornings in Brooklyn. Read the rest of this entry »

New Video: Lana Del Rey – “Ultraviolence”

In her new visual for her song, “Ultraviolence”, Lana Del Rey portrays a lovely bride walking through the woods, which she dubs the aisle. The video is “classic” Lana, a distorted visual with a dark feel, looking as if it was filmed in another time. The track is featured on her new album, Ultraviolence. Read the rest of this entry »

New Music: Raekwon – “Flawless”

It’s that time of the week – Throwback Thursday! Raekwon jumps on Luther Vandross’ 80′s classic, “For You To Love.” This is the seventh installment of this series – keep ‘em Raekwon! Read the rest of this entry »

Video: The Roots React to the ’50 Shades of Grey’ Trailer

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is killing it! Fallon had The Roots view the trailer for the upcoming film, 50 Shades of Grey and their reaction is priceless. People have had so many reactions watching it, but The Roots definitely has to be one of our favorites. Read the rest of this entry »

New Music: Future – “Good Morning”

Last week, Future premiered his new track “Good Morning” at SXSW and his fans were feeling it. Today, we get the studio version, thanks to Durtty Boyz! Future’s sophomore album Honest is out now! Read the rest of this entry »

#TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week: Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”

If you’ve seen the Billboard charts recently, you’ve come across Meghan Trainor‘s “All About That Bass.” This young, talented, pop star is this week’s #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week. Only 20-years-old, Meghan grew up with a musical family in Massachusetts. By the age of 11, Meghan was already writing music and it was by the age of 18 that she signed as a songwriter with Big Yellow Dog.

Since then Meghan has been on her grind writing for acts like Rascal Flatts, Sabrina Carpenter, The Common Kings and more! During a writing trip, she met Grammy-nominated producer Kevin Kadish and it was he that not only signed her but who encouraged her to sing “All About The Bass,” a song she wrote with Kadish. Get familiar with my #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, Meghan Trainor. Read the rest of this entry »