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Snoop Dogg and DMX to face off in Verzuz’ ‘Battle of the Dogs’

With their agreements inked, Snoop Dogg and DMX are officially set to face off on Verzuz, Timbaland and Swizz Beatz‘s virtual rap battle series. Billed as the “Battle of the Dogs,” the matchup will take place on July 22 and can be streamed on either Verzuz’ Instragram or Apple Music. Verzuz, which launched earlier in […]

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Buju Banton is back in dancehall form with new LP, ‘Upside Down 2020’

For decades, the sounds of Jamaica, including reggae and dancehall, have had a monstrous influence on dance music, with Jamaica’s musical history laying the groundwork for various electronic genres, including dubstep and drum ‘n’ bass. These genres, co-opted by contemporary superstars like Skrillex and Zeds Dead, were born from upstroke stalwarts like Buju Banton, a […]

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Buju Banton is back in dancehall form with new LP, ‘Upside Down 2020’

For decades, the sounds of Jamaica, including reggae and dancehall, have had a monstrous influence on dance music, with Jamaica’s musical history laying the groundwork for various electronic genres, including dubstep and drum ‘n’ bass. These genres, co-opted by contemporary superstars like Skrillex and Zeds Dead, were born from upstroke stalwarts like Buju Banton, a […]

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NMF Roundup: SAYMYNAME doubles up on ‘ELEVATED’ EP, Yehme2’s sons assist on ‘Childish’ + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed this […]

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Increasing list of artists sign open letter to decrease police spending

An open letter urging the defunding of police forces around the country is gaining traction in the music industry, having already gained signatures from acts like Steve Aoki, Common, The Weeknd, and John Legend. The letter was penned by co-founding member of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Cullors, and ultimately makes three requests upon officials of […]

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Lady Gaga announces shared network TV benefit featuring Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, Idris Elba, and more

In an effort to combat the economic devastation of COVID-19, Lady Gaga has partnered with Global Citizen, a community benefitting extreme poverty and other worldly issues, for a television special benefitting the World Health Organization called Together At Home. Announcing the special online, featuring some help from Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, and Apple CEO Tim […]

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David Guetta gives John Legend’s 2020 single a dance makeover

John Legend’s newest “Conversations in the Dark” receives a euphoric, uptempo makeover from David Guetta. Whereas the original does what the EGOT artist does best—tugging at heartstrings through blissful soul vocals—Guetta’s edit adds a strong backing instrumentation that immediately uplifts the tone of the original with higher a octave guitar melody, emotive piano riffs, and […]

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NMF Roundup: Calvin Harris spreads love with new Love Regenerator material, Boys Noise and Rico Nasty team up + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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NMF Roundup: Calvin Harris spreads love with new Love Regenerator material, Boys Noise and Rico Nasty team up + more

It’s most important day of the week: New Music Friday. With the overwhelming amount of tunes hitting the airwaves today, Dancing Astronaut has you covered with the latest edition of The Hot 25. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed […]

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Stream Calvin Harris’ Star-Studded Album ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’ Featuring Literally Everyone

Calvin Harris finally unleashes his fifth studio album, and it’s full of bangers. Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 has arrived, featuring: Migos, Frank Ocean, ScHoolboy Q, PARTYNEXTDOOR, D.R.A.M., Young Thug, Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande, Future, Khalid, Travis Scott, A-Trak, Snoop Dogg, John Legend, Takeoff, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Big Sean, Kehlani, Lil Yachty and Jessie […]

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Calvin Harris shares full track list for forthcoming album

Though he’s shared the list of collaborators and featured artists for his upcoming album, Calvin Harris has kept the official track list for Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 close to the vest. Now, as the album’s June 30 release date inches closer, Calvin has finally disclosed what his fans are in for when the album drops, sharing the […]

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Calvin Harris Reveals ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’ Album: Frank Ocean, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Migos

Thank you Creamfields!! A post shared by Calvin Harris (@calvinharris) on Aug 28, 2016 at 5:21pm PDT Last night, Calvin Harris spurred new music rumors with a quick Snapchat story and some tweets. But he was hyping something much, much bigger: a new album! That’s right, the $155 million net worth producer just took to […]

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