Israel Daramola

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Tell Us More About the Woke Bee From This J. Cole Profile

Today, GQ Magazine published a new profile of J. Cole. It’s a good, straightforward story that captures the rapper's new embrace of success—doing things like performing at All-Star…
Israel Daramola / March 18, 2019

Avey Tare – “HORS_”

Avey Tare's forthcoming follow-up to 2017's album Eucalyptus, the uniquely titled Cows on Hourglass Pond, arrives this Friday March 22. In the run-up to the album's release, Avey Tare…
Israel Daramola / March 18, 2019

Local Natives Announce New Album, Release Two New Songs

L.A. indie-rockers Local Natives have announced a new album, Violet Street. Along with the news of a new record, the band has released two new singles with…
Israel Daramola / March 8, 2019

Kindness – “Cry Everything” (Feat. Robyn)

While Kindness haven't released much music since their sophomore record Otherness back in 2014, they have spent plenty of time in the studio working with…
Israel Daramola / March 7, 2019

Solange’s When I Get Home Is Proudly Enigmatic

Solange Knowles has worked for this moment. For a period of her career, the singer was simply "Beyoncé’s sister," trying to…
Israel Daramola / March 6, 2019

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Bandana” ft. Assassin

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have released "Bandana," the second single off their forthcoming sequel to 2014's Piñata. The grisly, dungeon cellar boom bap production by Madlib has heavy bass kicks…
Israel Daramola / March 5, 2019

Watch the Trailer for the Final Season of Game of Thrones

While it feels like the final season of Games of Thrones have been teased forever, we haven't actually seen much of what to expect from…
Israel Daramola / March 5, 2019

Sebadoh Announce First New Album in 6 Years, Release “Celebrate The Void”

Indie rock mainstays Sebadoh have announced a new album. Act Surprised is the first full length from the group since 2013's Defend Yourself. They also released…
Israel Daramola / March 1, 2019

Watch Sharon Van Etten Perform “Seventeen” on Ellen

Sharon Van Etten was the guest on today's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where she performed the Remind Me Tomorrow's single "Seventeen." Van Etten does…
Israel Daramola / February 28, 2019

Anderson .Paak Announces New Album Ventura, Summer Tour Dates

It was only back in November when Anderson .Paak released his third studio album Oxnard, but neo-soul crooner already has the follow-up wrapped and ready to…
Israel Daramola / February 27, 2019

Stream T-Pain’s Surprise New Album 1UP

After a spate of new tracks over the past month, including "Getcha Roll On," "All I Want," and "A Million Times," T-Pain has returned with a brand…
Israel Daramola / February 27, 2019

Deafheaven – “Black Brick”

Deafheaven are back with a new song in anticipation of their upcoming tour with Baroness. The hard-hitting, sprawling "Black Brick" follows the release of their…
Israel Daramola / February 27, 2019

So What Happened to A Star Is Born?

Let's just get this out of the way: Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are obviously going to be fine. Despite having a rough go of…
Israel Daramola / February 25, 2019

Video: J. Cole – “Middle Child”

J. Cole has released a video for his recent single "Middle Child." The T-Minus-produced track feels more like the kind of trap-inflected records that J. Cole…
Israel Daramola / February 25, 2019

Watch Robyn Perform “Ever Again” on Ellen

Robyn was the latest performer on today's episode of Ellen. She brought the Honey-closer "Ever Again" to life on stage against a cold, blue backdrop,…
Israel Daramola / February 22, 2019

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