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The Roots-Champion (2016 NBA Finals Theme Song)

“Champion” is song created by The Roots exclusively for the 2016 NBA Finals. Black Thought’s rap and the band’s Rocky-influenced aura constructs the epic energy of a More »

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Alicia Keys Announces Intimate Show At London’s Village Underground This Thursday

Alicia Keys has been busy reintroducing her music to the public with the recent debut of her new single, “In Common” followed up by a television appearance More »

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Ta-ku & Wafia-Meet In The Middle

Australian producer Ta-ku and fellow native singer Wafia are releasing their (m) edian EP on June 24th.  “Meet In The Middle” is from (m) edian and it is a More »

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Neon Indian & Friends-Pop Life

Texas Chillwave band Neon Indian and friends cover Prince’s “Pop Life” and manage to offer a worthy cover of one of Prince’s many classics. Related posts: Prince More »

The Roots-Champion (2016 NBA Finals Theme Song)

“Champion” is song created by The Roots exclusively for the 2016 NBA Finals. Black Thought’s rap and the band’s Rocky-influenced aura constructs the epic energy of a winner and should serve as a motivator for the teams and a victory song.

Alicia Keys Announces Intimate Show At London’s Village Underground This Thursday

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Alicia Keys has been busy reintroducing her music to the public with the recent debut of her new single, “In Common” followed up by a television appearance on SNL and the official video. She will give her London fans a chance to be the one of the first crowds to see and hear “In Common” live as well as select moments from her catalog this Thursday at the Village Underground. The show is a rare opportunity to see her in an intimate setting and a number of special guests are scheduled to appear. Tickets are priced at £25 and will go on sale at 9AM this Thursday and can be purchased from www.livenation.co.uk.

Ta-ku & Wafia-Meet In The Middle

Australian producer Ta-ku and fellow native singer Wafia are releasing their (m) edian EP on June 24th.  “Meet In The Middle” is from (m) edian and it is a streamlined, electronic R&B that finds both of them singing about the value of being in a romantic partnership. Ta-ku’s reputation has grown with his output of official remixes for the likes of Childish Gambino and an unusual collaboration with Jaden Smith. His Songs To Make Up To EP also grew his following. Wafia is also from Australia and is building her name as a budding R&B singer who already received millions of plays for her cover of Mario’s “Let Me Love You” and her breakout single, “Heartburn.”

Neon Indian & Friends-Pop Life

Texas Chillwave band Neon Indian and friends cover Prince’s “Pop Life” and manage to offer a worthy cover of one of Prince’s many classics.

JMSN-Power

The lead character in JMSN’s video for “Power” does his best John Travolta impression from Saturday Night Fever in between the mundane activities of his everyday life. JMSN’s just recently released his It Is full-length album.

Madlib’s Red Bull Music Academy Lecture

Madlib talks to Red Bull Music Academy about coming from a musical family, discovering hip-hop, hanging out with J.Dilla and his creative process.

Big Sean Touring Europe With Rihanna This Summer

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Big Sean just had another success with his Jhené Aiko Twenty88 collaboration and this summer he will be joining DJ Mustard and Rihanna at tour stops across Europe including the Wireless Festival in London.

 

Big Sean Anti Tour Dates: 

June 17th – Amsterdam, Netherlands

June 21st – Dublin, Ireland

June 24th – London, UK

June 25th – Coventry, UK

June 27th – Glasgow, UK

June 29th – Manchester, UK

July 2nd – Oslo, Norway

July 4th – Stockholm, Sweden

July 7th – Hamburg, Germany

July 13th – Milan, Italy

July 15th – Nice, France

July 17th – Frankfurt, Germany

July 19th – Lyon, France

July 21st – Barcelona, Spain

July 23rd – Lille, France

July 26th – Prague, Czech Republic

July 28th – Cologne, Germany

July 30th – Paris, France

August 2nd – Malmo, Sweden

August 5th – Warsaw, Poland

August 7th – Munich, Germany

August 9th – Vienna, Austria

August 12th – Zurich, Switzerland

August 16th – Berlin, Germany

Festivals

July 10th – Wireless Festival, London, UK

August 18th – Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium

August 19th – Blockfest, Tampere, Finland

August 20th – V Festival, Stafford, UK

August 21st – V Festival, Chelmsford, UK

 

Kindred The Family Soul-All My People Featuring Freeway

“All My People” featuring Freeway is the first single from Kindred The Family Soul’s sixth studio album, Legacy. Kindred’s wish to see everyone improve their circumstances is played out in the video where you see them offering support to young members of the community. Legacy will be released independently on August 5th.

Questlove Pays Tribute To Prince At Billboard Music Awards

Questlove gives a passionate tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards and reminded everyone of how heavy his absence feels already and how his musical input will inspire people forever. Instead of wearing a donut for J.Dilla on his jacket tonight he wore a purple symbol for Prince. Stevie Wonder and Madonna sang “Purple Rain” and “Nothing Compares 2U” during their Prince dedication while the audience waved their lighted purple wristbands.

Angie Martinez Shares Stories With The Fader For Everything You Need To Know

New York hip-hop radio legend Angie Martinez just released her memoir, My Voice. She recently paid a visit to The Fader and shared some stories from her career for their Everything You Need To Know series. In this clip, she talks about Biggie Smalls’s “Ten Crack Commandments,” accepting marijuana-laced cookies from Big Pun and recording music with Rick Ross.

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