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Paul McCartney & Brittany Howard-Get Back

Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard got to share the stage with headliner Paul McCartney during Lollapalooza in Chicago this past Friday and together they sang “Get Back.” The Alabama Shakes had performed More »

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Markis Precise The Feeling Of Flying Album Stream

The Feeling Of Flying by Markis Precise California producer Markis Precise just released his debut album The Feeling Of Flying and it’s a hodgepodge of some of the most respected underground emcees More »

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FKA twigs-Figure 8

“Figure 8″ is new music from FKA twigs’s upcoming EP3 and the song debuted on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show on the BBC. Lowe interviews FKA twigs about “Figure 8″ and More »

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Kendrick Lamar-Alright With Yasiin Bey At Montreal’s Osheaga Festival

Kendrick Lamar was on the bill this past weekend at Montreal’s Ohsheaga Festival and he is joined by Yasiin Bey onstage for a performance of the people-are-OK in the face of the More »

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JMSN-Need You

JMSN’s “Need You” video is filmed in the desert on 4-wheelers with his band playing in the bed of a truck. JMSN went back on tour today with his first date in More »

Paul McCartney & Brittany Howard-Get Back

Alabama Shakes frontwoman Brittany Howard got to share the stage with headliner Paul McCartney during Lollapalooza in Chicago this past Friday and together they sang “Get Back.” The Alabama Shakes had performed earlier in the day and McCartney brought Howard to the stage as a surprise for the crowd so he is clearly a fan of her band. McCartney also gave his first live performance of the Rihanna, Kanye West collaboration “FourFiveSeconds.”

Markis Precise The Feeling Of Flying Album Stream

California producer Markis Precise just released his debut album The Feeling Of Flying and it’s a hodgepodge of some of the most respected underground emcees including Elzhi, Zion I, Brother Ali, Rass Kass and Oddisee. Precise says the album was inspired above all by his love for the culture.

FKA twigs-Figure 8

“Figure 8″ is new music from FKA twigs’s upcoming EP3 and the song debuted on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show on the BBC. Lowe interviews FKA twigs about “Figure 8″ and she explains how vogueing is the origin of the title because of the hand movements involved in the dance.

Kendrick Lamar-Alright With Yasiin Bey At Montreal’s Osheaga Festival

Kendrick Lamar was on the bill this past weekend at Montreal’s Ohsheaga Festival and he is joined by Yasiin Bey onstage for a performance of the people-are-OK in the face of the police anthem, “Alright.”

JMSN-Need You

JMSN’s “Need You” video is filmed in the desert on 4-wheelers with his band playing in the bed of a truck. JMSN went back on tour today with his first date in China.

Danny Brown & Clams Casino-Worth It

Detroit’s Danny Brown and New Jersey producer Clams Casino team-up on “Worth It” from The Adult Swim Singles series. There are 19 songs from the series including music from Run The Jewels, Shabazz Palaces and Flying Lotus scheduled to debut until October.

Throwback: Dave Hollister-My Favorite Girl

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“My Favorite Girl” is from Dave Hollister’s solo debut album Ghetto Hymns. Hollister, Marc Kinchen, Steven Jordan and T. “Sonnyboy” Turpin co-wrote the song and it along with the singles “Can’t Stay” and “Baby Mama Drama” helped the album go Gold. The album title reflected a theme about the struggles of love in the inner city. Erik Sermon co-produced Ghetto Hymns with Hollister and there are appearances from Redman, Jazze Pha, Twinkie Clark and Stevie J. Ghetto Hymns arrived after Hollister’s impressive stint with Teddy Riley’s Blackstreet. Dave Hollister’s eighth solo album, Chicago Winds…The Saga Continues was released in 2014.

Potatohead People-All The Way

“All The Way” is a bonus song that was not included in Potatohead People’s Big Luxury album. The song is part of the Big Luxury Instrumentals, Remixes & B​-​Sides EP just released a couple of days ago. The Canadian production duo is currently producing Ila J’s sophomore album.

Media Questions Of The Week

Is Tyrese correct for calling mainstream and urban radio racist for not playing his music but playing R&B from white artists?

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Will Beyonce be joining the cast of The Wiz Live! with Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah?

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Will the hip-hop musical Hamilton go from Broadway into mainstream consciousness?

Kendrick Lamar-For Free? (Interlude)

Kendrick Lamar has a battle of the sexes inside a juke joint/White House inhabited by his band. “For Free” is a question of power between men and women when money is the bargaining tool in a relationship.

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