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Starrah delivers debut album, ‘The longest Interlude’ featuring Skrillex, James Blake, and more

Starrah‘s debut album, The Longest Interlude, makes a splash on streaming platforms with 13 tracks spanning guest appearances from the likes of Skrillex, Nile Rodgers, James Blake, and many more. The Grammy-winning producer and songwriter said of her inaugural long-form, “I put everything into this album because it’s my diary, the raw soundtrack to my life. The […]

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Kid Cudi unveils short film for ‘Heaven On Earth’

A full decade after the release of Man On The Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, Kid Cudi continued the storyline with 2020’s Man On The Moon III: The Chosen. Featuring collaborations with the late Pop Smoke, Trippie Redd, and Skepta, the conclusion to the Man On The Moon series has surpassed fans’ expectations […]

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The Weeknd announces Super Bowl halftime 2021 performance

Well, this one’s a no-brainer. The Weeknd is an obvious choice for the Super Bowl halftime show in 2021 after the career year he put together amid a pandemic-stifled 2020. Coming off a critically lauded fourth studio album, After Hours, earlier this spring, The Weeknd released one of the most memorable LPs of the year—now, […]

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The Weeknd announces Super Bowl halftime 2021 performance

Well, this one’s a no-brainer. The Weeknd is an obvious choice for the Super Bowl halftime show in 2021 after the career year he put together amid a pandemic-stifled 2020. Coming off a critically lauded fourth studio album, After Hours, earlier this spring, The Weeknd released one of the most memorable LPs of the year—now, […]

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KAYTRANADA shares eclectic edit of Sade’s ‘Love Is Stronger Than Pride’

KAYTRANADA has shared an eclectic rework of Sade‘s 1988 single, “Love Is Stronger Than Pride,” convening elements of lounge and chill-out on his contemporary rinse of the Sade original. “Love Is Stronger Than Pride” is KAYTRANADA’s second unofficial remix of the English singer, with the Toronto producer having previously shared his “Kiss of Life” edit […]

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KAYTRANADA shares eclectic edit of Sade’s ‘Love Is Stronger Than Pride’

KAYTRANADA has shared an eclectic rework of Sade‘s 1988 single, “Love Is Stronger Than Pride,” convening elements of lounge and chill-out on his contemporary rinse of the Sade original. “Love Is Stronger Than Pride” is KAYTRANADA’s second unofficial remix of the English singer, with the Toronto producer having previously shared his “Kiss of Life” edit […]

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Skrillex lends production expertise to rising R&B artist Dounia on ‘GREYGOOSE’

The last 48 hours have been a whirlwind for Skrillex fans. Immediately following the 10th anniversary of the producer’s breakout Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Skrillex dropped new single “Kliptown Empyrean” as a surprise release. As the fever pitch a forthcoming sophomore album reaches an all-time high, Skrillex continues to dabble in projects outside the […]

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SNL’s Chris Redd believes aliens are trolling us with crop circles

Chalk it up to a terrible 2020, but the typical signs that autumn is upon us feel especially welcome this year: The leaves are changing, pumpkin-spiced items are lining the grocery shelves, and Saturday Night Live is gearing up for a new season. Now heading into his fourth year with the show, Chris Redd is […]

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Naderi taps Reo Cragun for evocative R&B cut, ‘Stardust’

Ahead of his highly-anticipated debut album, Naderi has unveiled the second single from the forthcoming project. Titled “Stardust,” the electronic hybrid production recruits alternative artist Reo Cragun for a futuristic heater. Delving into a new era of artistry, the Australian melodic bass innovator moves into a sonic style, “where the future and the past meet, […]

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Johnny Burgos teams with Yellow Shoots on psychedelic burner, ‘Fun Tonight’

Johnny Burgos and Greg Matthews, better known as Yellow Shoots, have joined forces on new collaboration, “Fun Tonight.” Deriving from Burgos upcoming studio album, Falling into Place, the R&B crossover finds the two Brooklyn-based acts exercise sleek chemistry, with nostalgic groove and smooth tonalities taking centerstage. A result of three on-and-off working years, the tune […]

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Johnny Burgos teams with Yellow Shoots on psychedelic burner, ‘Fun Tonight’

Johnny Burgos and Greg Matthews, better known as Yellow Shoots, have joined forces on new collaboration, “Fun Tonight.” Deriving from Burgos upcoming studio album, Falling into Place, the R&B crossover finds the two Brooklyn-based acts exercise sleek chemistry, with nostalgic groove and smooth tonalities taking centerstage. A result of three on-and-off working years, the tune […]

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Must-listen: Hardwell shares ‘secret’ mixtape of hip-hop nostalgia

Hardwell’s communication with the dance music community has essentially remained idle since February when his series, “The Story of Hardwell,” officially closed its final chapter. Around the same timeframe, the bigroom commander-in-chief admitted in a sit-down with Domeno that he truly had no timetable for returning to dance music after putting his career on hold […]

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Must-listen: Hardwell shares ‘secret’ mixtape of hip-hop nostalgia

Hardwell’s communication with the dance music community has essentially remained idle since February when his series, “The Story of Hardwell,” officially closed its final chapter. Around the same timeframe, the bigroom commander-in-chief admitted in a sit-down with Domeno that he truly had no timetable for returning to dance music after putting his career on hold […]

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Must-listen: Hardwell shares ‘secret’ mixtape of hip-hop nostalgia

Hardwell’s communication with the dance music community has essentially remained idle since February when his series, “The Story of Hardwell,” officially closed its final chapter. Around the same timeframe, the bigroom commander-in-chief admitted in a sit-down with Domeno that he truly had no timetable for returning to dance music after putting his career on hold […]

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The Weeknd shares new animated visual for ‘Snowchild’

The Weeknd has successfully turned lemons into lemonade this year behind the release of his critically lauded fourth studio LP, After Hours. The chart-dominating project is making a compelling case for album of the year in 2020, and now The Weeknd is extending the record’s summer run with the debut of a new animated visual […]

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The Weeknd shares new animated visual for ‘Snowchild’

The Weeknd has successfully turned lemons into lemonade this year behind the release of his critically lauded fourth studio LP, After Hours. The chart-dominating project is making a compelling case for album of the year in 2020, and now The Weeknd is extending the record’s summer run with the debut of a new animated visual […]

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The Weeknd shares new animated visual for ‘Snowchild’

The Weeknd has successfully turned lemons into lemonade this year behind the release of his critically lauded fourth studio LP, After Hours. The chart-dominating project is making a compelling case for album of the year in 2020, and now The Weeknd is extending the record’s summer run with the debut of a new animated visual […]

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THEY. and Tinashe link for ‘Play Fight’ from duo’s upcoming LP, ‘The Amanda Tape’

THEY. and Tinashe throw a sultry guitar on some classic R&B for a new collaboration, “Play Fight,” cropped from the duo’s upcoming project, The Amanda Tape. The collaboration comes after the Mind of a Genius-championed R&B outfit remixed Tinashe’s 2019 standout, “Hopscotch.” Through a mist of vocal stacks, the guitar jogs alongside swinging percussion for […]

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The Neptunes usher in lead single from deadmau5’s next album, ‘Pomegranate’

With a pairing of super producers this sweet, it’s no wonder The Neptunes and deadmau5‘s new collaboration, “Pomegranate” wears its name on its sleeve. Landing at the intersection of electro-soul, pop, and R&B, “Pomegranate” finds Pharrell delivering ultra-smooth, vocoded versework over a plucky, funk-laden deadmau5 bassline set for heavy summer airplay. “Pomegranate,” which came together […]

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Major Lazer lay infectious dancehall spin over The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’

The Weeknd’s After Hours has, by all measures, been the most successful record of 2020 so far. The album made history propelling The Weeknd to the top slot on five Billboard charts at once. Now, in case the inescapably catchy “Blinding Lights” isn’t still lodged in your head after spending nearly a full month atop […]

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