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DRAM drops off surprise three-tracker, ‘That’s a Girl’s Name’

DRAM has effectively surprised his listeners by dropping a brand new EP out of the blue — an increasingly common practice in the music industry. That’s A Girls Name contains three tracks: “Best Hugs,” “WWYD?” and “Sundress.” With a laid-back vibe and live feel, this EP screams summer. “Best Hugs” and “WWYD” bring a chilled, California-inspired […]

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WATCH: Chromeo and DRAM perform ‘Must’ve Been’ on Colbert with a full-on gospel choir

Right up until the release of their brand new album, Head Over Heels, Chromeo was building up to the massive amount of funk that would follow. One of the most outright instances of this was when the duo took the Late Show with Colbert and DRAM to play out the LP’s first single, “Must’ve Been,” the […]

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The Gorillaz announce Demon Dayz Festival will come to the U.S. for the first time

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett have found a way to keep their followers engaged for 15 years now thanks to their post-modern British virtual band Gorillaz. After a five year hiatus, they released their fifth studio album Humanz in 2017, which fans could not have been more excited about. A year later, Gorillaz listeners are in […]

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Chromeo releases CID’s energetic remix for ‘Must’ve Been’

Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo has been keeping fans on their toes with the announcement of their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, on the horizon for this June. With lead singles like “Bedroom Calling” and “Must’ve Been,” it seems as if the guys are dipping even more into R&B by enlisting features like D.R.A.M. and The-Dream. In order to create […]

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Blonde put a groovy twist on Chromeo and D.R.A.M.’s ‘Must’ve Been’

Shortly after releasing the endlessly funky “Must’ve Been” in April, Chromeo announced a remix for the collaboration with D.R.A.M. Bristol-based producers Blonde have put their own groovy twist on the already-energetic original. They’ve substituted a lively piano and dance beat for the original’s guitar melody, priming the single for the dance floor. Blonde’s rendition maintains the […]

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WATCH: Chromeo performs ‘Must’ve Been’ with DRAM on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

With only a little over a month to go until the release of Chromeo‘s fifth studio album, Head Over Heels, the electro-funk veterans headed to New York City to promote the LP on Jimmy Fallon‘s Tonight Show. The Funk Lordz have previously teased two other sexy singles off the LP — “Juice” and “Bedroom Calling.” Performing their newest DRAM-assisted […]

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Diplo delivers sun-drenched ‘California’ EP featuring Lil Yachty, DRAM, Desiigner and more

Diplo has dropped off his first solo project since 2013’s Revolution, the new seven-track collection, California. Don’t let the title fool you — random white dude still be everywhere, though nowadays the Mad Decent head leans much more west coast than anything, and lately he’s enjoyed some time in the studio with a batch of rap’s most in-demand young up-and-comers. Recruiting work from […]

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DRAM and Diplo join forces on pensive R&B cut ‘Look Back’

Diplo‘s chameleonic production capabilities have shifted colors once again. This time, the Mad Decent skipper proctors a sultry, smooth R&B hybrid production with breakout rapper DRAM that offers a contemplative, laid back vibe from front to back. DRAM and Diplo find a collaborative rhythm on “Look Back,” free of swelling drops or clever rhyme schemes, opting rather […]

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Gorillaz – Andromeda (DRAM Special)

Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith has had arguably one of the largest breakout years of any artist in 2017. Known by his stage name DRAM, the American R&B and hip hop virtuoso has humble beginnings in Hampton, Virginia and has since garnered more than 400 million streams for his track “Broccoli,” which features another breakout rapper by the name of Lil Yachty.DRAM originally […]

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Snakehips – Right Now ft D.R.A.M., Elhae, & H.E.R.

Snakehips have released an intensely chill collaboration with breakout rapper D.R.A.M., R&B vocalist Elhae and H.E.R. “Right Now” finds this crew in an atmospheric sound space that’s half Drake, half classic T-Pain and still wholly, recognizably Snakehips. The melodic vocals and the nuanced production make this track a hot addition to any summer playlist. Read More: Matstubs – […]

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