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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