Jay Z Holds The Tidal Torch To Change Music

Jay Z Holds The Tidal Torch To Change Music

Jay Z is bringing in the launch of his new streaming service, TIDAL. Jay Z recently acquired European streaming giants, TIDAL and WiMP, and as of today, the two services will co-exist under the name TIDAL. The rapper and business mogul is making an announcement of the launch at 5 P.M. today, so tune in live to see exactly what Jay has in store for his new artist-friendly Spotify... Read More

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly (Album Stream)

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly (Album Stream)

Kendrick Lamar has surprised everyone with an early release of his new album ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’. The project comes with 16 records and features from Snoop Dogg, Thundercat, James Fauntleroy, Ronald Isley, Rapsody and more. Here is a free stream of the entire thing, which can be purchased on iTunes. 1. Wesley’s Theory (feat. George Clinton & Thundercat) 2. For Free?... Read More

Method Man Speaks About The Tension In Ferguson And Eric Garner On MSNBC (Video)

Method Man Speaks About The Tension In Ferguson And Eric Garner On MSNBC (Video)

Hip-hop legend and Wu-Tang clan member, Method Man made headlines when he spoke out during the aftermath of Eric Garner’s death in his hometown of Staten Island, New York. Now, he’s speaking out about the ongoing unrest and police tensions in Ferguson, Missouri following the resignation of Police Chief Thomas Jackson and the shooting of two police officers during a rally early... Read More

Vado Ft. Chinx – Told Ya (Video)

Vado Ft. Chinx - Told Ya (Video)

In the video for “Told Ya,” the lead single off V-Day II EP, Dipset-affiliate Vado and his wingman Chinx wax lyrical in the shadow of such NYC landmarks as the Corona Park Unisphere and the Manhattan Bridge. Directed by Nimi Hendrix, the director of the web series RED DOT. Dolla Bill Kidz provides a nostalgic beat for Vado to reflect on his upbringing on the streets... Read More

Jidenna – Classic Man ft. Roman GianArthur

Jidenna - Classic Man ft. Roman GianArthur

Janelle Monae’s artist Jidenna, is being called to the stage for the hot new … premiered his first video with Wondaland Records for his single “Classic Man.” Directed by Alan Ferguson, aka Solange’s husband. The dapper rapper premiered his first video with Wondaland Records for his single “Classic Man.” Directed by Alan Ferguson, aka Solange’s husband,... Read More

Future & Waka Flocka Flame – Rotation

Future & Waka Flocka Flame – Rotation

Future and Waka Flocka Flame decide to treat us to their new collaboration called ‘Rotation’. It is produced by Southside of 808 Mafia. This was featured on Waka’s ‘The Turn Up Godz Tour’ mixtape but this is the CDQ, mastered and untagged version. Look out for ‘Screens on Lock 2′ coming later today. Listen below:  Read More

Fabolous – Told Yall

Fabolous – Told Yall

Fabolous keeps his Friday Night Freestyles series going with the second entry. He decides to liberate ‘Told Yall’, which has him going in over Jay-Z’s ‘You, Me, Him And Her’ instrumental. Be sure to check out his ‘Ball Drop’ with French Montana out now. Listen below:    Read More

Kendrick Lamar – King Kunta

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Kendrick Lamar is here for the crown. The West Coast kingpin brings the funk on “King Kunta” off his upcoming album To Pimp a Butterfly. The track, which Rolling Stone compared to the theme song to a ’70s blaxploitation flick, features a funky instrumental and some unapologetic bars from K-Dot. “I got a bone to pick / I don’t want you monkey-mouth motherfu**ers sittin’... Read More

Rihanna Makes History As First Black Woman To Front Dior Campaign

Rihanna Makes History As First Black Woman To Front Dior Campaign

Rihanna’s yearly domination ever since her breakthrough on the scene in 2005 continues to solidify her iconic status. For 2015, Rih makes history for another type of feat that doesn’t include breaking records on the charts. The Bajan beauty will appear in Dior’s print entity, WWD reports, and be the star of the fashion house’s stunning series, “Secret Garden.” This... Read More

Kendrick Lamar Instagram New Album Cover

Kendrick Lamar Instagram New Album Cover

Kendrick took to Instagram to debut his new upcoming album.   “Don’t all dogs go to heaven? Don’t Gangsta’s boogie? Do owl shit stank? Lions, Tigers & Bears. But TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY. Its the American dream nigga….” – lil Homie. “Don’t all dogs go to heaven? Don’t Gangsta’s boogie? Do owl shit stank? Lions,... Read More

Beatrixx Kiddo – Purple Skills (Video)

Beatrixx Kiddo - Purple Skills

Far from Iggy Azalea, but this Australian Rapper/Singer, Beatrixx Kiddo makes her return flexing her lyrical ability and ASSet giving us a visual to her “Purple Skills” video, directed by Sutardy Brothers and produced by Natureboy.   Watch video below:    Read More

Kendrick Lamar New Album Cover And Title

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  Kendrick Lamar finally announced the release date for his upcoming sophomore album on Friday evening by sharing a pre-order iTunes link that revealed the project would drop March 23 and that it would include 15 tracks in addition to “Blacker the Berry.” His Grammy-winning single “i” was not included in the 16-song tracklist. However, K. Dot did not... Read More

Waka Flocka Flame Cancels Show at University of Oklahoma After Seeing SAE Frat Bros’ Racist Video

Waka Flocka Flame Cancels Show at University of Oklahoma After Seeing SAE Frat Bros’ Racist Video

A video was posted on Twitter Sunday evening (March 8)—a day after President Obama’s speech at Selma, Ala. and same day as the 50th anniversary of “Blood Sunday”—of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity brothers of the University of Oklahoma singing a racist song about never letting black people pledge (see below). Since the release, SAE has closed its chapter at the University... Read More

Jury Rules In “Blurred Lines” Copyright Case

Jury Rules In "Blurred Lines" Copyright Case

For the last year and a half, the music industry has been gripped by a lawsuit over whether Robin Thicke’s hit “Blurred Lines” was merely reminiscent of a song by Marvin Gaye, or had crossed the line into plagiarism. A federal jury in Los Angeles on Tuesday agreed that “Blurred Lines” had gone too far, and copied elements of Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up”... Read More