Israel Daramola

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Watch YG’s Mini-Documentary Stay Dangerous

At the beginning of the month, YG released his latest album, Stay Dangerous, and today sees a new documentary of the same name surrounding the…
Israel Daramola / August 31, 2018

Frightened Rabbit Announce First Show Since Scott Hutchison’s Death

Frightened Rabbit have announced their first show since the death of frontman Scott Hutchison in May. The group, now billed as "The Songs of Frightened…
Israel Daramola / August 30, 2018

Kanye, Chance The Rapper, and Zaytoven Are in the Studio Together

Last month, Chance the Rapper said Kanye West was coming back to Chicago in order to record Chance's new 7-track album, and during his Chicago…
Israel Daramola / August 30, 2018

Janet Jackson Pays Homage to Michael Jackson in New Video

Yesterday, Janet Jackson has released a short video clip that pays tribute to her late brother Michael Jackson and his 1992 video for "Remember The Time" on what…
Israel Daramola / August 30, 2018

Stephen Colbert Adorably Explains How Chance The Rapper, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Lord of The Rings Connect

Stephen Colbert is the subject of a new Rolling Stone profile that maps his rise as a serious voice as a basic cable late night television…
Israel Daramola / August 29, 2018

Justin Vernon – “Agasteen”

Days before the scheduled release of his Big Red Machine album with The National's Aaron Dessner, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon has released a new track called "Agasteen." The song is…
Israel Daramola / August 29, 2018

Review: Dev Hynes’ Aesthetic Is Fully Realized on Blood Orange’s Brilliant Negro Swan

Playing sad is easy. Sadness in music can often be as much of an aesthetic choice as the display of some sort of real vulnerability.
Israel Daramola / August 29, 2018

Kanye Talks Trump, Slavery Comments, and an Angry Drake Sending Him “Purple Demon Emojis”

Kanye West made an appearance today on Chicago's Hip-Hop station 107.5 WGCI to talk about recent animosity with Drake, his opinions about Donald Trump, and…
Israel Daramola / August 29, 2018

The Mountain Goats – “Blood Bank” (Bon Iver Cover)

The Mountain Goats have recorded a trio of covers for Aquarium Drunkard's Lagniappe Sessions series, including a rendition of Bon Iver's 2009 record "Blood Bank." The group…
Israel Daramola / August 29, 2018

Nao – “Make It Out Alive” (ft. SiR)

U.K. R&B songstress Nao has released a "Make It Out Alive," a dreamy and bass-heavy new single that features vocals from burgeoning TDE-singer SiR. The smooth…
Israel Daramola / August 28, 2018

Video: King Krule – “Biscuit Town”

King Krule finds himself trying to recollect his night previous in the new video for the track "Biscuit Town," off of his album of last fall, THE…
Israel Daramola / August 28, 2018

Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Video for Mobb Deep’s “Boom Goes The Cannon”

Recently, Lin-Manuel Miranda released "Boom Goes The Cannon" from Mobb Deep via his HamilDrops singles project. Today sees the debut of a new video for the track, dedicated to Prodigy and…
Israel Daramola / August 27, 2018

Sun Kil Moon – “Linda Blair”

Sun Kil Moon has released "Linda Blair," the latest single from the band's forthcoming album This Is My Dinner. It finds Mark Kozelek telling a longwinded, rambling tale…
Israel Daramola / August 27, 2018

Spike Lee Responds to Boots Riley’s Blakkklansman Critique

Last weekend, MC and Sorry To Bother You director Boots Riley shared a three-page scathing critique of Spike Lee's latest film Blakkklansman on social media. Among the allegations levied at…
Israel Daramola / August 24, 2018

BTS – “Idol” (Feat. Nicki Minaj)

South Korean pop stars BTS have released a new version of their record "Idol," which now features a verse from Nicki Minaj. The track has…
Israel Daramola / August 24, 2018

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