Frank Ocean debuts unexpected Beats 1 radio show

Frank Ocean is playing selections from Vegyn, Ro Access, and Federico Aliprandi. Frank Ocean has had a surprisingly busy week. Not only has he dropped a new single with Migos and Calvin Harris, but he’s also – according to John… Continue Reading

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Lana Del Rey encourages witches to cast binding spells on Donald Trump

The singer may be cooking up something other than new music. Lana Del Rey tweeted a cryptic message to fans last night, that most have interpreted as some witch-inspired shade towards Donald Trump. The dates in question are all during… Continue Reading

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Soul legend Leon Ware dies aged 77

This post was originally published by The Vinyl Factory. Rockin’ you eternally. Songwriter, producer and vocalist Leon Ware has passed away aged 77, Okayplayer reports. While details are scarce, tributes have begun pouring in from artists influenced by Ware, including… Continue Reading

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New Music: Cadence Weapon – My Crew (Woo) (Prod. Kaytranada)

Laying dense lyrics over glitchy, innovative productions, Cadence Weapon is one the most creative emcees in the rap game. Returning after a five year break from the music business, Cadence Weapon is bouncing back with “My Crew (Wooo),” a Kaytranada-produced… Continue Reading

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New Music: Smino – Blkoscars

In celebration a record 6 black actors being Oscar-nominated at this weekend’s Academy Awards, St. Louis rapper Smino shares a new single, “Blkoscars.” The idea for the song sprouted from the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag that went viral during last year’s Oscars… Continue Reading

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New Music: Val Johnson – “I’m Handsome (Remastered)”

Brooklyn based R&B/Hip Hop artist Val Johnson is back with a remastered version his track “I’m Handsome.”

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Hip Hop Album Sales: Future Takes #1 Spot While Fat Joe & Remy Ma Are Only Some Of The Way Up

While there was some confusion as to who won Best Picture at the Oscars last night, there is no question who runs the rap game this week as Future gets another #1 placement on Billboard’s Top 200. The Weeknd, Migos… Continue Reading

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Ebro Fesses Up To Nicki Minaj Thigh Grab But Denies Sexual Relationship

After a tumultuous weekend on Twitter, Hot 97 personality Ebro Darden took the opportunity to address Remy Ma’s “SHETHER” track on air during Monday’s episode “Ebro In The Morning.” The radio host, who is name dropped on one the record’s most… Continue Reading

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