John Mayer turns Beyoncé‘s “XO” into a catchy folk song. While performing in Australia last night, Mayer gave us a raw cover to Bey’s track and we’re not mad at it. Prior to performing he took to Twitter and tweeted, “The best thing about Beyonce? The break in her voice on the first ‘baby, love me lights out’ in XO. Real and raw,” enjoy!
Taking to BET‘s “106 and Park” to debut it, Tyga drops the crazy visuals to his new track, “Senile” featuring Nicki Minaj and Lil’ Wayne. With Nicki dressed like a chola, and cameos by hippies and the JabbaWockeeZ, this video is definitely creative and interesting. (more…)
Inspired by the riots in Koreatown over twenty years ago, Far East Movement release a second video for their single, “The Illest.” With clips from the 1992 riots, the guys run around the city that was once torn. Snoop Dogg and RiFF RaFF each make a cameo on the clip.
Pharrell sits with Oprah for a one-on-one on her Oprah Prime series. A very emotional interview from Pharrell as they go over his amazing career over the past 20 years and where he stands today. They also touch base on Pharrell’s personal life and the role his grandmother played in his career. Without a doubt, one of the most inspiring interviews this year.
Childish Gambino keeps his momentum coming! After joining Jhené Aiko at Coachella this past weekend, Gambino takes the time to release the video to his Problem-featured track “Sweatpants.” A very triply set of visuals from Gambino as he faces a twisted date with himself!
A few weeks ago, Ariana Grande teased fans with a picture of her and Chris Brown rehearsing, and now he releases a teaser for the song/video with a clip of him dancing and the track playing in the background. The song will appear on his upcoming album, X. (more…)
The talented Jhene Aiko releases the visuals to her emotional track, “Comfort Inn Ending (Freestyle).” Off of her Sail Out EP, the track was previously released as a teaser but finalized for the project. The visuals are pretty intense, too, as she wyle’s out after her relationship ends. (more…)
If you weren’t at Coachella this year, you missed a crazy lineup! Outkast sparked the match with their reunion performance and it was Jay Z, Nas, and Diddy that blew us all away with their fire performance. These New York rappers has us all head bumping to classic hip-hop joints. Pharrell also hit the festival giving fans a sixty-minute show! Not only that but, sisters Beyonce and Solange hit the stage to give their fans a surprise performance. Muse, Lorde, HAIM and many other artists killed their sets at Coachella 2014, which was your favorite performance?
Drake hits Hollywood Blvd as a reporter to find out what peoples thoughts were of him. This was of course a spoof part of Jimmy Kimmel Live‘s “Lie Witness News” segment, but boy were his “fans” fooled. Hilarious!
Last month, we celebrated the release of the first ever Nike Air Max 1! On March 26th, 1987, designer Mark Parker brought forth what is now an iconic sneaker. Mando Fresko hosts the entire event and spoke with the panel co-founder of Hundreds Eddie Cruz, artist Nathan Cabrera, professional skateboarder Eric Koston, and rapper Dom Kennedy. Under the presence of The Great Company, the event was a complete success! Watch the recap video and relive the event.
With the lyrics “I’m Rick James. Slap a bitch like Rick James,” Keyshia Cole brings out her inner gangsta and lets it be known she is playing no games. Featuring Juicy J, the “Rick James” teaser is inspired by an 80′s theme. Her new album (inspired by cheating ex Boobie Gibson) Point Of No Return, is due for release this summer. (more…)
Don’t call them a girl band, meet this week’s #TELLAFRIEND Artists of the Week, HAIM. Three sisters from Los Angeles who are already compared to Fleetwood Mac, have a sound that is described as “nu-folk-meets-nineties-R&B.” Signed to Jay Z‘s Roc Nation, the trio released their debut album Days Are Gone earlier this year and since then have sparked a huge buzz. Don’t sleep! Get familiar with my #TELLAFRIEND Artist of the Week, HAIM.