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HYPETRAK BoomBox 024: Travi$ Scott, Domo Genesis, Chet Faker & More

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 23, 2014
Offering up another 10-track music stream for its latest BoomBox series, our sister site HYPETRAK has released session 024 of its biweekly playlists. Featuring an array of hip-hop favorites, such as Travi$ Scott and Domo Genesis, HYPETRAK’s Boo...

Chilly Gonzales Breaks Down Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home”

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 23, 2014
The always-amusing producer and songwriter Chilly Gonzales has teamed up with German radio network 1LIVE on an episode of Pop Music Masterclass. In this short, the Canadian artist deconstructs Drake’s “Hold On, We’re Going Home,R...

ScHoolboy Q featuring BJ The Chicago Kid “Studio” Music Video

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 23, 2014
The well-received Oxymoron featured a bevy of tracks showcasing ScHoolboy Q’s raspy South Central sensibility. Among the 10-track selection is “Studio,” a hazy, introspective number which now sees a visual interpretation. Collaborat...

Beyoncé & Jay Z Share Candid Snaps from Coachella

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 22, 2014
Beyonce recently took to her Tumblr page to share some snaps from Coachella. Aside from making surprise performances at Jay Z’s show, and vice versa, the two also assisted Pharrell on stage, and watched Skrillex’s set alongside Solange an...

‘Urban Archaeology: Twenty-One Years of Mo’Wax’ Highlights Britain’s Seminal Record Label

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2014
The man behind one of the most influential record labels in contemporary music, James Lavelle has released a book in celebration of his Mo’Wax imprint. Titled Urban Archaeology: Twenty-One Years of Mo’Wax, the special hardback tome coinci...

Nas Teams Up with Google and Microsoft for Tech-Based Scholarships

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 21, 2014
General Assembly, a private technical school in New York has created a new fund designed to increase minority participation in the tech world, and it’s receiving help from none other than Nas. The hip-hop artist has enlisted the help of Hirepur...

Jamie xx – Girl

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 19, 2014
Last month, London-based crooner and producer James Blake took his BBC Radio 1 residency as a chance to unveil a track entitled “Bloke” by an unknown artist named “Simon Tallywhacker.” Now confirmed and titled “Girl̶...

Future featuring Kanye West “I Won” Music Video

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2014
With his new Honest LP slated to release this coming Tuesday, April 22, Atlanta-bred rapper Future lets loose of his visual interpretation to the Kanye West-aided “I Won” single. Directed by Hype Williams, the two artists take to the beach to recite...

HYPETRAK PREMIERE: Far East Movement – The Illest

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 18, 2014
Our musically-savvy team at HYPETRAK has premiered the visuals to Los Angeles pop-rap outfit Far East Movement’s “The Illest.” While the first video debuted last summer, the sequel shown here continues the group’s humorous sta...

Future featuring Andre 3000 – Benz Friendz (Whatchutola)

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
After dropping the Kanye West-assisted “I Won” just last week, Atlanta rapper Future now brings forth yet another track from his upcoming LP. Debuted last weekend at Coachella, “Benz Friendz (Whatchutola)” unites Future with A...

Major Lazer featuring Pharrell “Aerosol Can” Music Video Starring Mike Giant

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
It seems like you can always count on Major Lazer project to come up with some fitting music videos, which are equal parts watchable and entertainingly obscure. To create the video for their latest track with Pharrell – “Aerosol” – Major...

Nas Speaks On the 20th Anniversary of ‘Illmatic,’ Its Namesake Documentary and Sneakers

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
Nas recently took stage at Coachella 2014 in homage of his timeless debut LP, Illmatic. Celebrating the album’s 20th anniversary, the performance was joined by former rival Jay Z alongside Diddy who contributed to iconic cuts like “Dead P...

Forbes Releases Annual List of Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
Forbes has revealed this year’s list of the world’s wealthiest hip-hop artists. Featured in its May 5 issue, the top-five list includes Diddy at an estimated $700 million, Dr. Dre at $550 million, Jay Z at $520 million, Birdman at $160 mi...

J Dilla – Give Em What They Want

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
Following up his Diamonds & Ice EP, today J Dilla’s family-run Pay Jay label releases the first cut to the late great rapper’s latest record Give Em What They Want. The five-track effort includes Dilla’s 2002 collaboration with...

Pharrell – Here

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2014
Coinciding with the international release of the film is the debut of Pharrell’s vocal contribution to the official soundtrack for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Entitled “Here,” the track follows the release of the music video for Alici...