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Big Sean Shares Cinematic & Artsy Visual for “Bounce Back”

Big Sean delivers a cinematic visual for his banger of the moment, “Bounce Back.” In the visual we see the G.O.O.D. Music spitter sport a killer pink jean jacket in between shots of mountain landscapes, booty twerks and artsy fillers.

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Kehlani & Little Simz Are Best Friend Goals in “Table” Video

Besties Kehlani and Little Simz hit London town for the”Table” visual, directed by David Camarena. The song is featured on the the Bay Area singer’s upcoming album, SWEETSEXYSAVAGE, set to drop Jan. 27. Watch the two enjoy nature with bad

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DJ Esco, Future & Lil Uzi Vert Turn Up In “Too Much Sauce” Video

Finally it’s here! The long-awaited visual for the Project E.T.: Esco Terrestrial-featured cut is finally here. Watch Esco turn up with flexin’ alongside Future and Lil Uzi Vert above.

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‘Love & Hip-Hop Star’ & Songstress Lyrica Anderson Flips Reggae Classic For The Ladies

Singer-songwriter and “Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood” star Lyrica Anderson does not disappoint in the music video for her dance ready new single, “Give It To Me”. She properly reserves gender roles as the visual takes place in a mechanic shop

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Every Kid Cudi Song, Mixtape, Guest Verse, and Freestyle To Ever Exist

As if the awesome recent videos for “Frequency” and “Surfin” wasn’t enough, a very honorable and dedicated fan has gathered every Kid Cudi song, mixtape, freestyle, guest verse and deep cuts to ever exist, presenting them in one easy and

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Watch ABRA’s Cute Ass in Self-Directed Visual for “Pull Up”

As FADER states it, ABRA indeed “comes alive” in a her new self-directed video for “Pull Up” — and we’re in love more than ever. The video is filmed all around New York, featuring a behind-the-scenes feel into the Awful Records pop-R&B darling’s

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Lauriana Mae Performs Soothing R&B For YouTube Music Foundry

New Jersey singer babe Lauriana Mae recently performed for YouTube Music Foundry at the legendary Black River Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. She performed two unreleased tracks from her upcoming project titled, Can’t Go Back, produced entirely by Jack Splash. The first

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Post Malone Announces New Album & Shares New Track with Quavo

Without further ado, Post Malone has announced his official debut album, Stoney, to be released on December 9. The super delayed album will feature guest appearances from Justin Bieber, Kehlani, and Quavo of Migos. It will also feature previous singles “White Iverson” and “Go

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Pimp C Did Not Like Andre 3000’s Verse on UGK’s “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)”

Apparently Pimp C was not here for Andre 3000‘s infamous guest verse on UGK’s classic hit and biggest commercial success, “International Players Anthem (I Choose You).” In a teaser clip for an upcoming episode of ItstheReal’s “A Waste of Time” podcast,

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Lauriana Mae & Dreezy Laugh At Haters on New “LOL” Track

After premiering on Noisey Beats 1 radio show this past weekend, New Jersey singer-songwriter Lauriana Mae and producer Jack Splash share a smooth offering titled “LOL,” featuring Dreezy. The track is off the duo’s upcoming free project titled Can’t Go Back, set to feature guest

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Vashtie is a ‘Girl On The Move’ for Aldo & WhoWhatWear Feature

DJ, music video director and designer, Vashtie Kola’s career is an organic brew of passion projects, collaborations, and tenures that fluidly span across fashion, music, and art. Watch Vashtie take time out of her busy schedule to spend a day

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Young M.A. Freestyles Over Mobb Deep’s “Quiet Storm”

As Young M.A.‘s blazing hot “OOOUUU” single continues to make strides as arguably the hottest tracks of New York City summer, she’s determined to remind us that this isn’t an overnight success. For her latest freestyle, the Brooklyn rapper goes over Mobb

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SHOP: N.Y. Rangers Gear From Violette’s New York Vintage Collection

Violette New York presents a special collection of vintage gear dedicated to Vashtie’s favorite city, New York. The collection features items from New York’s favorite sports teams including the Yankees, Jets, Giants, Knicks and many more. Following the release of The Jets

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It’s Lit With This New Violette New York Candle & Smoothing Playlist

Violette New York releases a limited edition French Violet scented candle, prefect for the crisp weather that approaches us this fall and winter season. To accompany the release of the candle, we share a special 10-track playlist curated by boss

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Watch Kamaiyah and YG “Fuck It Up” in New Visual

Following her debut mixtape A Good Night in the Ghetto and her addictive hook on YG’s “Why You Always Hatin?” single with Drake, Oakland misses Kamaiyah returns with a free-spirited visual for buzz track, “Fuck It Up.” The video is produced by The

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LOL: Check Out the *NSYNC Cast for Lifetime’s Britney Spears Biopic

Lifetime will be producing a biopic on pop singer Britney Spears and today the network shares the first exclusive cast photos. Simply titled Britney, the movie is set to capture an inside look into the star’s career, life and well-documented

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Tory Lanez Gets Sean Paul For “LUV” Official Remix

Tory Lanez returns with the remix of “LUV,” blessed with Dancehall legend Sean Paul. The track was leaked a few months ago, but the official version appeared this morning on the Toronto rapper/singer’s YouTube page. Listen below: In honor of

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JAY Z To Produce & Lee Daniels to Direct Upcoming Richard Pryor Biopic

Lee Daniels is set to direct The Weinstein Company’s upcoming Richard Pryor biopic, with Jay Z on board to produce. Titled Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said, the film was initally postponed in May after Daniels, the showrunner of Fox’s

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Never Forget: Lil Mama’s Bangin’ “Sausage” Song & Visual

Though some love to point fun at Lil Mama for that forgotten (yes, we’re over it and you should too) stage incident during the VMAs with JAY Z and Alicia Keys, we’d choose to celebrate her — especially on her

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Listen to an Unreleased A$AP Rocky & SpaceGhostPurrp Track Titled “R.I.P. Yams

If you’ve been watching A$AP Rocky since his marvelous rise in 2011, then you should remember a Florida fellow named SpaceGhostPurrp constantly by his side. The rappers two were two peas in a mod, both sharing admiration for southern-drapped rap

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Kid Cudi Shares New Single “Surfin'” Featuring Pharrell Williams

Word is bond with Kid Cudi! The Cleveland spitter kept his promise and delivered two new singles off his Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ album, following a push back to sample clearances. “Frequency” was previously released back in March but now

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GIVEAWAY: Win Violette Socks & Puma FENTY Fur Slides

On behalf of Violette New York, we’re giving away a pair of socks along with a pair of Puma’s FENTY Fur Slides (Size 8). Perfect for  lounging around the house during the Fall and Winter seasons. To have a chance

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Happy Birthday! Cam’ron’s Sophomore ‘S.D.E.’ Album Turns 16

In honor of Cam’ron‘s sophomore album S.D.E. turning 16 today, we celebrate the project’s birthday with Monday Motivation tune and featured cut, “What Means The World To You”. Revisit the classic tune below and learn more about a special time hip-hop


Kirk Knight Shares New Single From Upcoming Soundscape Album

Kirk Knight has announced a new soundscape project titled Black Noise, set to feature tracks that fully display the Pro Era affiliate’s versatility and savvy as a producer. The project is the first offering from Kirk since his debut project Late Knight Special,

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Watch DJ Khaled Go Undercover In Disguise As A Lyft Driver

Check out what happens when DJ Khaled goes undercover in a disguise as a Lyft driver. Hilarious. Watch the clip above and cop Major Key, out now.


LISTEN: Vashtie Drops ‘West Indian Summer’ Mixtape

Just in time for Labor Day weekend, Vashite drops a new Caribbean mix titled West Indian Summer. Vashtie shares: “As the daughter of Trinidadian parents, I am proud of my heritage. To honor all the beautiful and eclectic sounds of

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SHOP: Violette New York’s ‘Jump & Wave’ Bandana is J’ouvert Ready

Just in time for the weekend, Violette New York celebrates the countries of the Caribbean with a special limited edition of the “Jump & Wave” bandana. Vashtie shares her inspiration for the drop: “As the daughter of Trinidadian parents, I am proud


LISTEN: Kevin Hussein’s Declares Cybersoul on his Debut EP

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Kevin Hussein finally drops his debut 10-track EP, Cybersex. As told to The FADER, the project is built around a self-proclaimed genre coined “cybersoul,” which Kevin explores on “heartfelt tracks with upbeat electronic dance grooves”. Listen to the EP below:

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EVENT: Vashtie DJ Set This Friday at Trap Ball in Brooklyn

Catch Va$htie on the 1s and 2s for a DJ set at Trap Ball this Friday in Brooklyn. Must be 21+. BYOB. Purchase tickets here.  

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LIFE: Vashtie Has ‘No Filter’ For Playboy Feature

Vashtie is featured in the September issue of Playboy, on sale today. “I grew up a tomboy in New York. I also grew up pretty poor. I couldn’t afford name brands, so I’d go to the Salvation Army, buy something


YG Lives A Lavish Stunner Life in ‘Why You Always Hatin?” Visual with Kamaiyah & Drake

YG‘s buzzy bopper “Why You Always Hatin?” featuring Drake and Kamaiyah finally gets a visual treatment. The Bompton rapper hops off a helicopter into a car for a ride cruise with Ty Dolla $ign, while newcomer Kamaiyah enjoys a foot massage

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EVENT: Vashtie Plays Debut Boiler Room Set Tonight in Brooklyn

Make sure to watch the livestream starting at 8pm at BoilerRoom.TV.

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WATCH: Lauryn Hill’s Soul-Wrenching ‘Austin City Limits’ Performance

Fresh from announcing a new North American tour, soul legend Lauryn Hill recently performed a full set worth of classics for an episode of “Austin City Limits” on PBS. Alongside fan favorites, Ms. Hill also performed a cover of Nina

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WATCH: DJ Khaled – I Got The Keys (feat. JAY Z & Future)

The long-awaited product from that viral posse photo is finally here, in the result of a multiple fire emoji DJ Khaled collaboration with JAY Z and Future. “I Got The Keys” is set to be the intro track on Khaled’s

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SHOP: Violette New York “White Coach Jacket”

Violette New York drops the “White Coach Jacket”. Designed with “Enjoy The Little Things In Life” atop a violet flower in hand on the back, the lightweight jacket is perfect for summer nights. The fit runs big so we recommend


LISTEN: Kitty Cash – Love The Free Vol. 3

After releasing singles like this awesome Lion Babe’s “Jungle Lady” remix, fellow DJ babe Kitty Cash returns with her Love The Free Vol. 3 mixtape. The tape will be last of the trilogy series and features exclusive tracks from buzzy underground names

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CULTURE: Michael Goldberg’s Birthday at UP&Down w/ Lil Yachty

Last night, Up&Down hosted a birthday soiree for marketing guru Michael Goldberg, featuring sounds of DJ sets from downtown favorites Chase B, Theophilus London, and more. The night featured a special performance from “One Night” crooner Lil Yachty, as well

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STYLE: Dev Hynes Soundtracks Gucci Fashion Film

Dev Hynes, also known as Blood Orange, collaborates with Gia Coppola for a crisp soundtrack to her new short film, The Myth Of Orpheus and Eurydice. The Greek myth-inspired visual was produced for Vogue as a cinematic lookbook for Gucci’s 2016 Pre-Fall collection.

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Atlanta beloved singer/producer ABRA premieres “CRYBABY” off from her forthcoming PRINCESS EP, out next month via True Panther. Just like “Roses,” the track is full of a nostalgic ’80s freestyle vibes backed with her sultry, dark vocals. ABRA’s PRINCESS drops on

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WATCH: Kilo Kish – “Hello, Lakisha”

Darling artist and vocalist kilo kish shares the video for “Hello, Lakisha,” off recent album Reflections in Real Time. Co-directed by Yongoh Kim and kish herself, the animated visual features a girl strolling through the phases of life while showcasing the quirky, forever-changing environment

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