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Flying Lotus announces North American 3D tour

Just last month, Flying Lotus debuted a brand new live show experience at his Los Angeles’ FYF Fest set. Now the artist — real name Steven Ellison — who also recently completed his first film Kuso, has announced an extensive tour. Luckily, the film that led to walkouts at Sundance Film Festival wasn’t in 3D, but the recently […]

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Chance the Rapper & The Social Experiment – Gimmie A Call (feat. Taylor Bennett) [Original Mix]

From singing songs about his daughter to providing support to his hometown of Chicago, Chance the Rapper is an artist who quite obviously values the relationships in his life. Keeping it in the family this time, Chance has enlisted his brother, Taylor Bennett, and longtime friends and collaborators The Social Experiment for his latest offering.In a […]

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Skrillex is working on a studio project with a group of hip-hop artists

The multi-talented Skrillex is almost omnipresent these days, having been featured as a producer on Fifth Harmony’s new single ‘Angel,’ as well as dropping his own brand new single ‘Favor‘ in just the last two weeks.He continues to push on relentlessly it seems, as an Instagram by Josh Xantus confirmed Skrillex’s work on a new project alongside a […]

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GoldLink – Crew (Lido Remix)

The Norwegian virtuoso Lido has returned with yet another new rapturous reworking, this time hitting GoldLink’s even-keeled “Crew.”Ripping apart the tune’s pace entirely, he eases into the track, showcasing his expansive musical repertoire in a piano introduction. Once GoldLink comes around with the first verse, Lido picks up the pace, and the track takes off. Similar to […]

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Ekali makes OWSLA debut with an insane Denzel Curry collab, announces Babylon World Tour

Ekali just signed onto Skrillex‘s label OWSLA. Known for his earth-shattering bass and masterfully mixed hip-hop tracks, it comes as no surprise the artist is now working directly with some of music’s most influential acts. After playing Webster Hall’s final club night alongside Skrillex and Boys Noize on Aug. 5, Ekali now presents “Babylon,” a […]

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Watch Gorillaz perform ‘Empire Ants’ live for the first time in seven years at Outside Lands

A Gorillaz show always lives up to the hype. Riding the success of their latest album Humanz, they continue to prove this notion even further with their fiery headlining set at Outside Lands’ tenth anniversary in San Francisco. They brought out an impressive array of collaborators as per usual, one of which was none other than Yukimi Nagano of […]

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Premiere: Salva releases open source beat tape called ‘Clips’

Up-and-coming Los Angeles talent Salva has released his groundbreaking “open source” beat tape, Clips. The LP pulls heavy inspiration from audio and movie clips often sampled in styles like UK Grime and southern trap with a prominent 808 structure.Salva’s unique and much-needed concept behind the “open source” album is forward-thinking and extraordinarily innovative. Everybody is allowed and encouraged to contribute their music […]

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Hip-hop’s ultimate sweetie Chance the Rapper is hosting a free surprise concert in Chicago today

Chance the Rapper is officially music’s gift that keeps on giving.His compassion for his hometown of Chicago is genuinely heart-warming. After announcing that he’ll be hosting a free concert, today August 12, deemed #BBBash, Chance then proceeded to share in an on-camera interview with ABC 7 Chicago he would be handing out free tickets beforehand.FREE […]

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Bust a Move on Your Lunch Break With This ‘90s-Inspired Dance Workout

Sometimes a lunch break workout is the right time for a careful practice of handstanding or one foot balancing. But if you have the space and some willing co-workers, why not crank up “Push It” in the break room and take five minutes for a dance party? Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Watch Skepta drop serious retro-vibes in ‘Hypocrisy’ music video

Grime God Skepta just dropped some serious knowledge on the skeptics in his brand new video for “Hypocrisy.”Unleashing the fiery single just last month via a SoundCloud surprise, the “Hypocrisy” visuals find the rapper amongst a slew of women in black sporting wigs, men in white, and the rapper spewing fashion-reference bars over a retro karaoke set. […]

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Despite Criticism, New Art Forms Embraced by the Kennedy Center Honors Are a Breath of Fresh Air

I love the Kennedy Center Honors. I love its devotion to artists, and watching those inspired by them pay tribute. The last eight years we were blessed to have a President who took an active interest in the arts, and Melissa Ethridge’s performance of “Born to Run” for Bruce Springsteen felt like …Continue reading Continue […]

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MUST WATCH: Run The Jewels brought a fan on stage at Lollapalooza and he killed it

Run The Jewels have made a hell of a lot of noise in today’s hip-hop.Just this weekend Killer Mike and El-P’s committed vision has delivered yet another rad moment as the two brought up a random fan, Jacob Powell, at their Friday evening August 4 Lollapalooza performance to rap their track “Legend Has It.”After spotting his sign in the crowd […]

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Skrillex teams up with DJ Sliink, Wale to produce the hip hop heavy ‘Saint Laurent’

Skrillex has delivered music in the form of a trifecta, rounding out his recent two releases, “Would You Ever” with Poo Bear, and his remix of LH4L’s “Neoprene,” with “Saint Laurent,” a hip hop infused number that arrives courtesy of OWSLA.Saint Laurent casts Wale as the song’s featured rapper, a welcome return from the D.C. […]

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Skrillex teams up with DJ Sliink, Wale to produce the hip hop heavy ‘Saint Laurent’

Skrillex has delivered music in the form of a trifecta, rounding out his recent two releases, “Would You Ever” with Poo Bear, and his remix of LH4L’s “Neoprene,” with “Saint Laurent,” a hip hop infused number that arrives courtesy of OWSLA.Saint Laurent casts Wale as the song’s featured rapper, a welcome return from the D.C. […]

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Snakehips & Ann-Marie – Either Way (feat Joey Bada$$)

Snakehips continues to blend genres with yet another collaboration with a big name rap artist. Teaming up with fellow Brit Ann-Marie and Brooklyn based emcee Joey Bada$$, Snakehips are back again with their newest mingling of indie dance and hip hop entitled “Either Way.” Building off of releases with the likes of Chance The Rapper, Tinashe, Anderson .Paak and […]

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Snakehips & Ann-Marie – Either Way (feat Joey Bada$$)

Snakehips continues to blend genres with yet another collaboration with a big name rap artist. Teaming up with fellow Brit Ann-Marie and Brooklyn based emcee Joey Bada$$, Snakehips are back again with their newest mingling of indie dance and hip hop entitled “Either Way.” Building off of releases with the likes of Chance The Rapper, Tinashe, Anderson .Paak and […]

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Ryan Hemsworth collaborates with E-40 & Yakki for ‘Hunnid’

Canadian bass specialist Ryan Hemsworth has kept his head down in the studio, fashioning a number of memorable pieces for his repertoire that have earned him a good deal of respect within his arena. His tireless work has officially paid off, as he recently was recruited to collaborate with star rapper E-40 and Yakki for […]

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Dillon Francis incorporates Spanish into heavy new single, ‘No Diga Más’

Its seems as though there’s a resurgence of Latino-influenced music making its way into the mainstream. In 2016, Deorro paired with Elvis Crespo for a merengue-infused “Bailar.” Then, Luis Fonsi and Justin Bieber put out “Despacito,” which landed at the top of many charts and later became the most-streamed Spanish language song since “La Macarena.”Dillon […]

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