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BBC Sound of 2016 Nominees: Alessia Cara, Nao, and More

The BBC’s just announced the long list for their “Sound of 2016″ industry poll, a curated collection of artists poised to make some waves in…
Brennan Carley / November 30, 2015

Erykah Badu to Iggy Azalea: ‘What You’re Doing Is Definitely Not Rap’

Erykah Badu capped off a busy week — during which she dropped her new mixtape, But You Caint Use My Phone — by hosting last night’s…
Brennan Carley / November 30, 2015

Florence + the Machine Will Headline Hyde Park With Kendrick Lamar, Jamie xx, and Blood Orange

Florence + the Machine have already toured the world several times over in the past several years, but now the U.K. singer will return to…
Brennan Carley / November 30, 2015

Chris Brown Joins the Post-Thanksgiving Mixtape Brigade With ‘Before the Party’

Usually the day after Thanksgiving brings with it hangovers, huge sales, and loads of TV bingeing, but the music community — Erykah Badu, Rick Ross, Lil…
Brennan Carley / November 27, 2015

Stream Erykah Badu’s New Mixtape, ‘But You Caint Use My Phone’

Erykah Badu just released her new mixtape, But You Caint Use My Phone, and it’s available to stream exclusively on Apple Music. Featuring the Drake-dedicated “Phone…
Brennan Carley / November 27, 2015

Watch M.I.A.’s Politically Charged New ‘Borders’ Video

M.I.A.’s been steadily releasing singles this year, like “Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than a Border,” “Platforms,” and “Can See Can Do.” Her output also includes last…
Brennan Carley / November 26, 2015

Download Fabolous’ New Mixtape, ‘Summertime Shootout’

New York rap staple Fabolous has just dropped his long-awaited new tape, Summertime Shootout, as a free download. With guests that include Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz, Rich…
Brennan Carley / November 26, 2015

Eagles of Death Metal Open Up About Deadly Paris Attacks in First Interview

As teased last weekend, Eagles of Death Metal have sat down with Vice to discuss the tragic events of this month’s terror attacks in Paris. On November…
Brennan Carley / November 25, 2015

Lion Babe: Anti-Pop Stars Shooting for Neo-Soul Success

Jillian Hervey’s lush, golden curls hit the stage before she does. As half of the New York soul-clap duo Lion Babe alongside producer Lucas Goodman…
Brennan Carley / November 25, 2015

Lil Bub Just Dropped a Pitch-Pawfect Single Called ‘New Gravity’

Famous Internet cat and otherworldly feline personality Lil Bub has just released a new track from her upcoming album, Science & Magic (out December 4 via…
Brennan Carley / November 25, 2015

Celebrate Thanksgiving With Bonnaroo’s Hourlong Music Special, Featuring D’Angelo and More

To celebrate the fast-approaching holiday season, the festival organizers of Bonnaroo have just released “A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving,” an hour-long program that features exclusive live…
Brennan Carley / November 25, 2015

Watch Adele, the Roots, and Jimmy Fallon Tear Through ‘Hello’ on Classroom Instruments

Update: Adele — a singer who clearly knows the value of staying omnipresent — just performed a 25 deep cut, “Million Years Ago,” on The Today Show.
Brennan Carley / November 25, 2015

That ‘Secret’ Wu-Tang Clan Album Sold for ‘Millions,’ Won’t Be Available for 88 Years

Earlier this year, RZA announced that the Wu-Tang Clan had recorded a secret album — Once Upon a Time in Shaolin — that would only be heard by…
Brennan Carley / November 24, 2015

Fleur East Conquers Nick Jonas’ ‘Levels’ for BBC’s Live Lounge

Former U.K. X Factor contestant Fleur East is on a bit of roll with pop fans this month, what with the buzz around her new bold,…
Brennan Carley / November 24, 2015

Adele’s ’25’ Officially Breaks the U.S. Single-Week Sales Record

She’s done it: Adele has officially shattered *NSYNC’s single-week album sales record with her third album, 25, racking up 2.433 million units in slightly more than…
Brennan Carley / November 24, 2015

Ciara Surprises Fans With Two New Singles, ‘Oh Baby’ and ‘Special Edition’

R&B stalwart Ciara released her acclaimed new album Jackie earlier this year, and followed the project up with a cross-country tour and a cover of the Rolling…
Brennan Carley / November 23, 2015

Alexx Mack Goes All Night in Her Technicolor ‘Red Eyes’ Video

Florida-born singer Alexx Mack’s Like We’re Famous EP has bold ambition stuffed into its four short disco-pop songs, but the strongest of the bunch is “Red…
Brennan Carley / November 23, 2015

Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Mustard, and Tyga Team Up on Yellow Claw’s Clattering ‘In My Room’

Amsterdam electro trio Yellow Claw just dropped their album Blood For Mercy on Friday via Mad Decent, and the project’s hottest track is a bass-slapper that features…
Brennan Carley / November 23, 2015

Members of Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Soundgarden, and More Paid Tribute to Jimmy Page

During a benefit concert at Seattle’s Experience Music Project Museum last night — held in honor of Led Zeppelin pioneer and founder Jimmy Page — a…
Brennan Carley / November 20, 2015

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