Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright,” one of 16 tracks to appear on his critically acclaimed, Grammy-nominated sophomore effort, To Pimp A Butterfly, receives a jazzy remix courtesy of Terrace Martin, a key figure in crafting the album’s jazz-influenced sound.
Producer, DJ and Mad Decent label chief Diplo has partnered with classic footwear brand K-Swiss to create its recently announced “The Board” campaign. The initiative was spearheaded by Diplo and will grant 100 entrepreneurs an opportunity to collaborate and connect regarding creative measures to boost the K-Swiss brand while learning from industry insiders.
Nickesse “Nicky Da B” Toney , a rising star in the New Orleans bounce music scene, has died at the age of 24. No word on the cause of his death has yet been released, but he was currently working on a release with famed producer Diplo.
The “Gucci, Gucci” rapper Kreayshawn, recently discovered she was emailing with a person she thought to be the producer and head honcho at Mad Decent.
Frank Ocean has fans anxious for new music, as he’s currently on hiatus while recording his sophomore LP. Mum is the word on the aforementioned project, but a ray of light comes via a song called “Hero,” featuring the Odd Future singer-songwriter, former members of The Clash, Mick Jones and Paul Simonon, and Diplo.
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Mac Miller didn’t include the production credits when he unveiled the official tracklist for Watching Movies With The Sound Off a few days ago. This may have been a mere coincidence, but if he had, we would know that an otherwise random song called “Goosebumpz” had monster potential.
Riff Raff is making moves ya’ll. He already seems like a character, but the Houston native will get the chance to show off his true acting skills on a forthcoming episode of One Life to Live.
Many adjectives come to mind when thinking about Danny Brown, but bashful for sure isn’t one of them. His most recent drop, “Express Yourself” speaks highly to that effect, as the snaggletoothed rapper directs this at “all the ladies that like to turn up and have fun.”
Iggy Azalea will be the covergirl on issue nos. 4 of Hunger Magazine due out tomorrow. With that news, we receive an avant-garde-esque visual for the former Grand Hustle artist’s Trap Gold mixtape track “Slo.”
Chris Brown is going “unknown” for his sixth studio album. The singer recently invited members of the media, to listen to his forthcoming release, which will be titled X.
Snoop Dogg made his first SXSW appearance as Snoop Lion, headlining the Cashmere Agency’s “LIONFEST- A celebration of ‘Reincarnated’” at VICELAND. The Lion rocked a crowd of 2,000 fans to debut reggae/dancehall influenced songs, off his forthcoming Reincarnated release.
If you thought PSY’s “Gangnam Style” fad was over, well, you are probably correct. However, the most watched video in YouTube history is given new life with an official remix with 2 Chainz and Tyga.
Fans of the high energy Diplo’s EDM , Major Lazer, have been waiting with baited breath for their new album, Free The Universe.
What would Valentine’s Day be without a new joint from Usher? On this day last year, the R&B singer dropped “Climax,” and for 2013, he’s re-teamed with Diple for “Go Missin.”