Israel Daramola

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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

Kendrick Lamar & SZA Won’t Perform “All the Stars” at the Oscars

This year's Academy Awards has dealt with a number of controversies and disasters, from the Kevin Hart hosting fiasco to a now-nixed plan to cut…
Israel Daramola / February 21, 2019

Stereolab Announce Reissue Campaign, Release Full Tour Schedule

Stereolab have been teasing a forthcoming reunion over the past couple months. First, they were announced as part of the bill at the Primavera Sound festival and then they were…
Israel Daramola / February 20, 2019

David Lynch’s Blue Velvet Gets Criterion Release with New “Lost Footage”

David Lynch's 1986 classic Blue Velvet is expected to go into the Criterion ranks this spring, as first reported by IndieWire. The new edition of the…
Israel Daramola / February 19, 2019

2 Chainz Announces Release Date for Lebron James-A&Red Album Rap or Go to the League

2 Chainz' follow-up to 2017's Pretty Girls Like Trap Music finally has a release date set.  Rap or Go To League is set to be unveiled…
Israel Daramola / February 19, 2019

BTS Announce World Tour

K-pop superstars BTS are going on a world stadium tour this spring. The 'Love Yourself: Speak Yourself' tour will include three stops in the U.S.:…
Israel Daramola / February 19, 2019

Video: Robyn – “Send to Robin Immediately”

Robyn's music leads to a small, intimate utopia in the new, Max Vitali-directed video for Honey highlight "Send to Robin Immediately." The ghostly, meditative song, produced by Kindness,…
Israel Daramola / February 15, 2019

Jessie Ware – “Adore You”

London singer-songwriter Jessie Ware has released a new one-off single "Adore You." The ghostly electro-pop ballad was produced by Joseph Mount and provides a disco backdrop…
Israel Daramola / February 13, 2019

Drake’s So Far Gone Mixtape Is Coming to Streaming Platforms

If you're alive and have been paying attention, you're well aware that we've been living in the decade of Drake. It's been 10 years since Drake…
Israel Daramola / February 13, 2019

Avril Lavigne – “Dumb Blonde” (Ft. Nicki Minaj)

Avril Lavigne has teamed up with Nicki Minaj for the new anthemic song, "Dumb Blonde." The percussion-based track owes a lot more to Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback…
Israel Daramola / February 12, 2019

Video: Weezer – “Take On Me” (A-ha Cover)

Noted cover band Weezer continue to run through your favorite cheesy hits of the 80s with the video for their take on the A-ha classic,…
Israel Daramola / February 12, 2019

Beck Announces Tour With Spoon and Cage The Elephant

Beck has announced a North American summer tour co-headlined with Cage The Elephant, featuring Spoon. The announcement comes after last night's Grammy Awards, where Beck won…
Israel Daramola / February 11, 2019

Grammys 2019: Watch H.E.R. Perform “Hard Place”

Breakout R&B singer H.E.R. just stepped onto the Grammys stage to perform "Hard Place." The 21-year old Californian soul singer, who was born Gabriella Wilson but…
Israel Daramola / February 10, 2019

Steven Soderbergh’s Netflix Debut High-Flying Bird Is About Much More Than Basketball

High-Flying Bird, Netflix's latest push into the world of prestige film, has an appropriately prestigious director attached in Steven Soderbergh. But the movie's real draw is…
Israel Daramola / February 8, 2019

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