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Barack Obama shares summer 2020 playlist: Mac Miller, Khruangbin, Outkast, Anderson .Paak, and more

Having made his “best-of” playlists a yearly tradition, Barack Obama is due for another tastemaker delivery; but, before that, the 44th President of the United States has unveiled a mid-point treat for worldwide listeners. Obama took to socials to share his favorite songs from the past few months, curating a selection of both fresh and older […]

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Barack Obama shares summer 2020 playlist: Mac Miller, Khruangbin, Outkast, Anderson .Paak, and more

Having made his “best-of” playlists a yearly tradition, Barack Obama is due for another tastemaker delivery; but, before that, the 44th President of the United States has unveiled a mid-point treat for worldwide listeners. Obama took to socials to share his favorite songs from the past few months, curating a selection of both fresh and older […]

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Music industry leaders back Justice in Policing Act in open letter to House of Representatives

Music and politics have always gone hand in hand. Between a pandemic and social justice protests, artists have had many opportunities to voice their public support for progressive legislation, and many have done just that. Just a few days ago, John Mayer and Lady Gaga, among hundreds of other artists, urged Congress to offer financial […]

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DJ Sliink and DJ Jayhood share two Jersey club heaters

New Jersey veteran producer and former OWSLA member DJ Sliink is back with two new sample-heavy tracks in one week. First, Sliink shares “This” featuring DJ Jayhood, which opens on Rihanna’s speech from the NAACP Image Awards in February 2020. As Rihanna’s call for allies to “pull up” ends, Sliink and Jayhood usher in a […]

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TIDAL livestreaming concerts for free: Daft Punk, deadmau5, Kaskade, Beyoncé, and more [Watch]

JAY-Z‘s TIDAL platform brings the concert experience home with their week of free event streams. To kick the weekend off right, the streaming service is spending all of Friday, March 27 highlighting the best performances from electronic artists. There’s no announced schedule as of yet, but the lineup of Friday’s performers is expected to include […]

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TIDAL livestreaming concerts for free: Daft Punk, deadmau5, Kaskade, Beyoncé, and more [Watch]

JAY-Z‘s TIDAL platform brings the concert experience home with their week of free event streams. To kick the weekend off right, the streaming service is spending all of Friday, March 27 highlighting the best performances from electronic artists. There’s no announced schedule as of yet, but the lineup of Friday’s performers is expected to include […]

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TIDAL livestreaming concerts for free: Daft Punk, deadmau5, Kaskade, Beyoncé, and more [Watch]

JAY-Z‘s TIDAL platform brings the concert experience home with their week of free event streams. To kick the weekend off right, the streaming service is spending all of Friday, March 27 highlighting the best performances from electronic artists. There’s no announced schedule as of yet, but the lineup of Friday’s performers is expected to include […]

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DJ Snake reveals Burna Boy collaboration ‘No Option’ was originally written for Rihanna

Ah, what could have been. In a new interview with Apple Music‘s Zane Lowe, Parisian hitmaker DJ Snake revealed his July single alongside Burna Boy, “No Option” was originally intended for none other than Rihanna. The track’s distinct dancehall frame would have been the perfect backdrop for a Rihanna smash, but alas, the beat wound […]

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DJ Snake reveals Burna Boy collaboration ‘No Option’ was originally written for Rihanna

Ah, what could have been. In a new interview with Apple Music‘s Zane Lowe, Parisian hitmaker DJ Snake revealed his July single alongside Burna Boy, “No Option” was originally intended for none other than Rihanna. The track’s distinct dancehall frame would have been the perfect backdrop for a Rihanna smash, but alas, the beat wound […]

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DJ Snake reveals Burna Boy collaboration ‘No Option’ was originally written for Rihanna

Ah, what could have been. In a new interview with Apple Music‘s Zane Lowe, Parisian hitmaker DJ Snake revealed his July single alongside Burna Boy, “No Option” was originally intended for none other than Rihanna. The track’s distinct dancehall frame would have been the perfect backdrop for a Rihanna smash, but alas, the beat wound […]

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Pharrell suggests he helped produce Rihanna’s new album

Rihanna may have shared that her next album would be coming out this year, but the anticipation surrounding the pop culture icon’s long-awaited ninth LP just became more intriguing. Grammy-winning super-producer, Pharrell Willams, recently hinted he may have worked on the album with a cryptic comment that said, “They ain’t ready,” on an Instagram video […]

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Donald Glover unveils new behind-the-scenes footage from ‘Guava Island’ [Watch]

Donald Glover‘s first foray into short film, Guava Island was an artistic focal point of Coachella‘s 2019 programming. Starring Rihanna alongside Glover, the flick first premiered at at the Indio Valley affair and was also broadcasted on Coachella’s YouTube live stream. Shortly thereafter, Guava Island became available on Amazon Prime . Now, Glover revisits the visual […]

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Rihanna confirms upcoming ninth album is a reggae project—Skrillex, Diplo, and more rumored to be involved

Rihanna‘s ninth studio album has been one of the most hotly anticipated LPs of the last few years. Over a period of more than a year, rumors have surfaced that the Roc Nation heavyweight has sourced as many as 500 records from the day’s top producers, in search of soca, dancehall, and reggae rhythms that […]

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Rihanna confirms upcoming ninth album is a reggae project—Skrillex, Diplo, and more rumored to be involved

Rihanna‘s ninth studio album has been one of the most hotly anticipated LPs of the last few years. Over a period of more than a year, rumors have surfaced that the Roc Nation heavyweight has sourced as many as 500 records from the day’s top producers, in search of soca, dancehall, and reggae rhythms that […]

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Rihanna confirms upcoming ninth album is a reggae project—Skrillex, Diplo, and more rumored to be involved

Rihanna‘s ninth studio album has been one of the most hotly anticipated LPs of the last few years. Over a period of more than a year, rumors have surfaced that the Roc Nation heavyweight has sourced as many as 500 records from the day’s top producers, in search of soca, dancehall, and reggae rhythms that […]

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DEVAULT releases visual showcase to accompany his immersive, instrumentally focused EP, ‘JADE’ [Watch]

Orange County native DEVAULT has rapidly made a name for himself over the past two-years, thanks to enamoring original releases and high profile remixes for everyone from Alessia Cara and DJ Snake to Rihanna. The 22-year-old has demonstrated his prowess in house, deep house, and even bass-laced tunes, but he has been showcasing a new […]

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Rihanna’s ninth studio album is reportedly complete

Rihanna‘s sources let Us Weekly in on a little secret: her 9th studio album is complete. It’s been three years since RiRi dropped her previous Anti LP,  which featured hit songs like “Work” with Drake, “Kiss It Better,” “Needed Me” and “Love on the Brain.” The upcoming album looks to explore the Barbadian artist’s dancehall roots, having sifted […]

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Travis Scott, Big Boi to perform alongside Maroon 5 at 2019 Super Bowl

It’s official: Travis Scott will be in “Super Bowl” Mode for Super Bowl LIII. After flirting with the possibility of a Travis Scott guest performance for several months, Super Bowl halftime show organizers have now confirmed that the Astroworld album-maker will appear alongside previously announced halftime headliner, Maroon 5. Fellow rapper Big Boi is also slated to […]

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Rihanna confirms new album in 2019

In an Instagram comment under a post for her Fenty Beauty cosmetics line, Rihanna has confirmed her upcoming studio album will be released in 2019. The follow-up to her 2016 album, Anti, has surfaced as a reggae album influenced by Bob Marley and Supa Dups, the producer for her 2016 Drake collaboration “Too Good.” Earlier this year, […]

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Rihanna’s team reportedly has close to 500 records ready for upcoming dancehall album, including material from Skrillex and Boi-1da

Rihanna and her label, Roc Nation, are in the midst of completing an album devoted to singer’s Caribbean roots. Sources close to the project have also suggested she’s also working on a different pop-oriented album. For the last year, team RiRi has been searching for beats, collecting what sources say is close to 500 records from […]

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