Hip-Hop

Shigeto Announces Detroit & Community Influenced Solo Album ‘The New Monday’

What first serves as Zachary Saginaw’s middle name and grandfather’s name is also a tribute to the Japanese branch of his family tree. Shigeto —or “to grow bigger”—is a name appropriately bestowed on Detroit’s multi-instrumentalist, as today Shitego stands as a sonically expansive fusion.  Bridging the gap between his past and present influences, brought up on […]

Meet The Latest OWSLA Signee: Ekali

Earlier this month Ekali became the most recent artist to sign with Skrillex’s record label, OWSLA. You might recognize his sounds if you’ve ever listened to Drake’s album “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.” Drake’s producers sampled Ekali’s “Unfaithful” in “Preach” and “Wednesday Night Interlude.” Ekali’s real name is Nathan Shaw and he represents […]

Watch Gorillaz Lay It DOWN On The Dancefloor In New ‘Strobelite’ Video

Relatively fresh off their new album and Damon Albarn’s collaboration with EDM’s pop prince Mura Masa, Gorillaz present a new video for “Strobelite” off their latest album, Humanz. Watch Gorillaz absolutely tear it up on the dancefloor as Jamie Hewlett’s 3D animations come to life. Stay tuned for more from the outfit as Gorillaz have also confirmed […]

Young Thug’s “Beautiful Thugger Girls”, an Innovative Euphony Displaying Unparalleled Versatility

[8.1/10] That is a review score that will most likely catch many readers off guard, and understandably so; I, myself, was quite surprised at just how much I enjoyed this project. For quite some time, I had been a Young Thug denier, dismissively categorizing his music within the realm of bass drops and mumble rap […]

“Flower Boy” LP Shows Us A New Side Of Tyler, The Creator

Tyler, The Creator’s latest LP Flower Boy is available today on iTunes and Spotify. Frank Ocean, Lil Wayne, Estelle, ASAP Rocky and others collaborated with him this time around. The beats of Flower Boy are euphoric and less chaotic than what we heard on his 2015 release, Cherry Bomb. We can thank Tyler for the dreamy sounds […]