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Jay Electronica Floats Over Nujabes Beats on a New Mash-Up Tape

DJaytiger extends a run of crucial blends. Jay Electronica and Nujabes never got a chance to connect before the producer… Read More

14 hours ago

Run DMC Curate Vinyl-Exclusive ’12on12′ Compilation Dedicated to Jam Master Jay

The album features music the group was inspired by, including songs from Afrika Bambaataa, Chic, Anita Baker, and more. Run… Read More

2 days ago

NxWorries Set to Headline Double Happiness Festival Next Week

The Stones Throw duo is joining Guapdad 4000, Yuna, DVWN, and more, at the virtual music festival. Knxwledge and Anderson… Read More

2 days ago

Stream Madlib and Karriem Riggins’ Debut Album as Jahari Massamba Unit

The venerable producers drop an experimental 13-track jazz album. Madlib and Karriem Riggins have released their debut album as Jahari… Read More

2 days ago

16 New Albums You Should Listen To Right Now (Week of Nov.…

Get full with new albums from Statik Selektah, Juicy J, Tinashe, Madlib and Kareem Riggins, Rylo Rodriguez, Thundercat's mom, Pamela… Read More

3 days ago

The Essentials: Record Store Day 2020 (Black Friday Edition)

Featuring psychedelic folk retrospectives, unearthed live and studio recordings from jazz giants, first-ever vinyl issues of early work from hip-hop… Read More

3 days ago

Eight Samplers Under $300 for Producers on a Budget

The price points on entry-level samplers and sequencers have, arguably, never been more affordable. With the country's COVID numbers soaring,… Read More

3 days ago

Jay Electronica Teases ‘Act II’ Release With ‘Watch The Throne’-Era Kanye Verses

"I would have to get his permission first though," Jay Electronica said. Jay Electronica has teased the possibility of fans… Read More

6 days ago

2021 Grammy Nominations Full List: Megan Thee Stallion, Pop Smoke, Beyoncé &…

Beyoncé leads with the most Grammy nominations in nine different categories, Megan Thee Stallion also receives her first set of… Read More

6 days ago

Busta Rhymes Says J Dilla Gave Him Over 300 Beats Before He…

"I've always tried to represent and uphold the legacy of the late, great J Dilla, through all of my albums,"… Read More

7 days ago

Five Producers & Songwriters on the Making of Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday’

Nicki Minaj's debut album, Pink Friday, recently turned 10. We spoke to five producers and songwriters about the songs they… Read More

7 days ago

Guitar Center Files for Bankruptcy After Struggling to Stay Afloat During Pandemic

The county's largest music instrument retailer was forced to close most of its locations at one point in the pandemic.… Read More

1 week ago

Roc Marciano Shares a Lush and Grainy Video for “Downtown 81”

The New York rapper drops the first visual from his new album Mt. Marci. In case you missed it, Roc… Read More

1 week ago

Vic Mensa Held a Sleep Out to Raise Money for Chicago’s Homeless…

The Chicago rapper helped raise more than $13,000. Vic Mensa brought some needed attention to Chicago's homeless youth crisis this… Read More

1 week ago

Wu-Tang Clan Light Up J Dilla Beats on a Rugged and Raw…

Shaolin and Detroit connect on a potent new blend. A new mash-up project from DJayTiger stitches a set of bars… Read More

1 week ago

Nas Reflects on His Impact on New Track “Fallen Stars Flying”

Nas drops a new single for the Between The World and Me soundtrack. On November 21, HBO will premiere its new series… Read More

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