Danny Brown “Smokin & Drinkin” Music Video

MusicComments ⋅ 13 days ago
In typical psychedelic fashion, Danny Brown has dropped the music video for his party anthem “Smokin & Drinkin” off his debut album Old. The music video, directed by Alan Del Rio Ortiz, is set in a black light rave, and makes use of e...

Beyoncé and JAY Z: Bang Bang, Part One (Short Film)

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2014
Attendees of Beyonce and JAY Z’s ‘On the Run’ stadium tour were treated to various clips from the couple’s short film Bang Bang. Now part one of the trilogy has surfaced. Directed by New York filmmaker Dikayl Rimmasch, the fil...

Childish Gambino – Sober

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2014
Childish Gambino has just released a track from his soon to be released Gangsta Grillz mixtape, STN MTN / KAUAI via his SoundCloud. Titled “Sober,” Gambino’s fresh release further proves his deftness towards hip-hop, offering a blen...

HYPETRAK Playlist 043

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 13, 2014
HYPETRAK’s weekly playlist drop returns with its 43rd edition. Spanning 17 tracks in all, Playlist 043 includes cuts like SBTRKT’s A$AP Ferg-assisted “Voices in My Head,” Wiz Khalifa’s “Try Me,” The 1975’s remix of Travi$ Scott’s Owl Pharaoh track “D...

HYPETRAK Speaks with Raury for “The Come Up”

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 11, 2014
Atlanta-based Raury has had a whirlwind year. From the release of his Indigo Child project to cosigns from his childhood heroes, the artist – who just celebrated his 18th birthday – can surely consider himself on the rise. By all accounts, Indigo Chi...

Red Bull Culture Clash Brings London Grime to Kingston in ‘JAMAICA BETTER KNOW’

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 10, 2014
Taking place in London October 30, Red Bull Music Academy is set to launch the fourth chapter to its highly anticipated Culture Clash. Reigning champ Boy Better Know will go head-to head against A$AP Mob, Rebel Sound, David Rodigan and Stone Love. Si...

Listen to HYPETRAK’s New Seclectic Playlist Over at Boomrat’s Newly Launched Directory Service

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 9, 2014
Electronic music discovery platform Boomrat has just launched a new feature titled “Directory” which aims to provide an extensive database of artists within the scene. To celebrate this feat, our very own HYPETRAK has curated a playlist u...

Jennifer Lopez & Iggy Azalea Tease Their “Booty” Music Video

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 6, 2014
Still providing jaw-dropping visuals well into her ’40s, the multifaceted Jennifer Lopez blessed the blogosphere with a short teaser of her new music video “Booty.” An A.K.A. album cut that originally featured Miami rapper Pitbull,...

Mary J Blige – Right Now (Produced by Disclosure)

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 6, 2014
R&B icon Mary J Blige has been working on a new sound for her forthcoming LP The London Sessions, with “Right Now” serving as its lead single. Produced by Grammy Award-winning duo Disclosure, the track was first premiered on Annie Mac...

HYPETRAK Playlist 042

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 5, 2014
It’s Friday, so that means another installment of HYPETRAK’s weekly playlist has hit the blogosphere, supplying a soundtrack to the glorious weekend ahead. Starting us off with Cashmere Cat’s playful rendition of Ariana Grande’...

Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin Speak on Def Jam Beginnings

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 5, 2014
Two key figures that stand behind the evolution of hip-hop, Def Jam Records founders Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin recently sat down to discuss the early days of Def Jam and the state of hip-hop as part of a four-part series for Noisey’s Back...

Wiz Khalifa Talks ‘Blacc Hollywood’ & Performs “We Dem Boyz” & “Stayin’ Out All Night” on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2014
Wiz Khalifa returns to the Jimmy Kimmel Live! show and talks about the successes he’s recently enjoyed with his new album Blacc Hollywood which sold 90,000 copies within the first week and topped Billboard 200 chart. Wiz and Jimmy play a game c...

Jhené Aiko – Souled Out (Album Stream)

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2014
With the release of her debut studio LP Souled Out around the corner, Jhené Aiko has made the album available for streaming via iTunes. Since her well-received EP Sail Out dropped back in November 2013, Jhené has been hard at work, teaming up with th...

Danny Brown Freestyle for BBC Radio 1

MusicComments ⋅ Sep 1, 2014
The latest name to drop a freestyle for BBC Radio 1′s Charlie Sloth show is Detroit-bred Danny Brown. Laying down a series of witty bars over instrumentals to Earl Sweatshirt’s “Chum,” Drake’s “0 to 100,” Wil...

Watch Kanye West Perform at Made In America Philadelphia

MusicComments ⋅ Aug 31, 2014
Never far from the limelight, Kanye West recently took stage at Jay Z’s Made In America Festival in Philadelphia. In case you missed the live stream earlier tonight on HYPETRAK, you can now enjoy recap clips of the performance below. Kanye̵...