Category Archives: listen

LISTEN: Raury – “God’s Whisper”


Everyone keep an eye out for this new artist, Raury, as he dropped the visuals for “God’s Whisper” last week. This Andrew Donoho-directed video is refreshing and what makes Raury even better is that he produces and writes all of his music!

Check the video out below and find his “Style Q&A” with Topman HERE.

LISTEN: Diplo, Frank Ocean & The Clash- “Hero”


Universe? You’ve been listening to my prayers? Thank you. I love you.

Could you have expected anything less than magic from Diplo, Frank Ocean…and The Clash?!

Don’t mind me, I’ll be floating all day while listening to this.



LISTEN: Mick Jenkins x Martyrs x Free Nation Rebel Soldier Pt. 2



Take a look at Mick Jenkins’ new joint, “Free Nation Rebel Soldier Pt. 2″ and his thought-provoking video, “Martyrs.” This Chicago-born emcee is doing big things so make sure to keep an eye out for some of his upcoming projects.



LISTEN: Kelela – Do It Again

Kelela, a D.C-born and L.A-based singer, is one of my new favorite artists and when I say I listen to her every single day, I listen to her all day every day. Her music is the perfect mix between 90′s R&B influence and a bit of “electro funk.” Kelela stated her music is “not just weird, it’s deliberately off-putting.”

Catch the link for her mixtape, CUT 4 ME, HERE.

WATCH: Pro Era x Seccs Tape Vol.2 x February 14th

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Peep the sneak peek of the PRO ERA Seccs Tap.e Vol.2 below and make sure to keep an eye out for the drop on February 14th.


MUSIC: ASTR – “Blue Hawaii”

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2014 has already proved to be a great year for ASTR… ASTR dropped their EP Varsity on iTunes last week and are back at it again with “Blue Hawaii.” Everyone needs a little “Blue Hawaii” (especially when it’s freezing in NYC) and be sure to check out their NOISEY/VICE interview HERE.



MUSIC: BOY/FRIEND – “Never Not Looking”

I’m so excited for my friend Shan Poo aka BOY/FRIEND. Not only is he a super adorable babe, his music has me feeling nostalgic for the 90′s and hopeful for the future. Check out his new single “Never Not Looking” (download on SoundCloud).

BONUS: Also, get a chance to see him perform February 12th at Glasslands.



LISTEN: DJ Huggy Bear’s SoundCloud x Cantatas for Days!

Check out my friend Stephen aka Huggy Bear’s SoundCloud

which will provide you with hours of

feel good tunes…




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MUSIC: ASTR – “R U With Me” (NEW)

“…New York shadow duo ASTR step back into the light today with a brand new single called “R U With Me”, and our answer is a resounding YES. Picking up where they left off with the surgically precise, “Operate”, this one’s a sonic wrecking ball that finds the satellite midpoint between head and heart and stands out as their finest offering yet. “


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LISTEN: Astr – “Operate” (NEW)

ASTR has quickly become my favorite new musical duo. With R&B inspired melodies mixed with electronic grooves, it’s hard to believe that they won’t be an overnight and instant hit. Check out their debut song “Operate”. Let me know what you think!