Israel Daramola

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Fucked Up – “Normal People”

In the run up to their forthcoming album Dose Your Dreams, hardcore rockers Fucked Up have released their new single and video "Normal People." The…
Israel Daramola / August 15, 2018

Young Thug Will Release Slime Language This Week

Fresh off an album promotion cycle that involved sending snakes to various music publication offices, Young Thug has finally announced a date for his forthcoming…
Israel Daramola / August 15, 2018

Watch Erykah Badu’s Stirring Tiny Desk Concert

Erykah Badu recently stopped by the NPR offices to take part in the latest installment of their Tiny Desk Concert series. She was joined by her…
Israel Daramola / August 15, 2018

Conan Will Cut Musical Performances From New Half-Hour Show

Conan O'Brien's late night talk show Conan will be a dramatically different program beginning in early next year. In May, it was announced that Conan would be…
Israel Daramola / August 14, 2018

Kevin Gates Announces North American Tour

Kevin Gates is going on his first nationwide tour since being released from prison back in January. The 24-date "Luca Brasi 3 Tour" will begin…
Israel Daramola / August 14, 2018

Iron & Wine – “Waves of Galveston”

Last month, Sam Beam's Iron & Wine announced a new EP Weed Garden, made up of songs he wrote and recorded between last year's album Beast Epic…
Israel Daramola / August 14, 2018

Mount Eerie Confirms Live Album, Releases “Soria Moria (live)”

Last month, Mount Eerie's Phil Elverum let slip that he was planning to release a new live album recorded during his set at last year’s Le…
Israel Daramola / August 14, 2018

Cloud Nothings Announce New Album and Tour, Release “The Echo of the World”

Ohio indie rockers Cloud Nothings have announced a new album, Last Building Burning, their first since 2017's Life Without Sound, and released its first single, "The Echo of…
Israel Daramola / August 13, 2018

Spike Lee’s Blakkklansman Is Sharpest When It’s About the Movies

Spike Lee can only go big. There is no subtlety or secret message that flies over your head. It’s all right there,…
Israel Daramola / August 13, 2018

Video: Iceage – “Under The Sun”

Danish rockers Iceage have released a new video for "Under The Sun." The visual, shot in Tokyo, sees the band playing a frenetic set amongst a…
Israel Daramola / August 13, 2018

Stream Death Cab For Cutie’s New Album Thank You For Today

Death Cab For Cutie's new album Thank You For Today will be released this Friday (August 17), but thanks to NPR's First Listen, you can hear it early.
Israel Daramola / August 13, 2018

Nicki Minaj’s Hilariously Mean “Barbie Dreams” Might Just Make Queen Worth It

Nicki Minaj's album rollout for her new album Queen has been a quagmire: from delays that changed the original release date a handful of times to singles like…
Israel Daramola / August 10, 2018

Stream Nicki Minaj’s New Album Queen

Nicki Minaj's new album Queen is out now, back on schedule. Last week, Minaj announced a second release delay due to a sample clearance issue, but today Queen has arrived on all streaming…
Israel Daramola / August 10, 2018

Stream Moses Sumney’s New EP Black In Deep Red, 2014

Moses Sumney has released the noisy new EP Black In Deep Red, 2014. The 3-track project, named after a Mark Rothko painting, attacks the nature…
Israel Daramola / August 10, 2018

Gucci Mane – “Kept Back” (ft. Lil Pump)

Prolific trap music stalwart Gucci Mane has released a new single, the Lil Pump-featured "Kept Back." The new track, produced by Murda Beatz, is a pretty paint-by-numbers…
Israel Daramola / August 9, 2018

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