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WorldStarHipHop Debuts its New Clothing Line and Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 17, 2014
Looking to expand into the world of fashion and retailing, WorldStarHipHop recently debuted its first apparel collection. Tailored for both men and women, the expansive collection consists of tank-tops, sweats, hoodies, crewnecks, raglan shirts and t...

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...

Watch Pharrell’s Emotional Interview with Oprah

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 15, 2014
After a whirlwind start to 2014, and the success of his global hit “Happy,” Pharrell took a break to catch up with Oprah Winfrey and discuss his latest list of accomplishments. The 40-minute interview touches on sensitive topics such as h...

Chet Faker – Built On Glass (Album Stream)

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2014
Following a number of celebrated EPs, Nicolas James Murphy — better known as Chet Faker — is set to release his debut album, Built On Glass. While singles such as “Melt,” featuring Kilo Kish, and “Talk Is Cheap” ha...

Wu-Tang Clan to Sell a Single Copy of Secret Double Album for Millions

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 27, 2014
In a move against content saturation and the shift in creativity that has devalued our overall music experience, Wu-Tang Clan has announced the release of a single copy of a secret double album that’ll be available for purchase for an unspecifi...

Apple Reportedly Working on a Spotify-Like Service and iTunes Android App

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 24, 2014
Apple first revolutionized the music industry back in 2001 with the debut of iTunes, and more recently, tackled the spread of online radio stations like Pandora last year by introducing iTunes Radio. Now, the Californian company is preparing to launc...

Billboard Names Music’s Top 40 Money Makers of 2014

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 14, 2014
Billboard has released its annual list of Music’s Top 40 Money Makers for 2014. Leading the pack is 24-year-old singer-songwriter Taylor Swift, who earned just under $40 million USD thanks to sponsorships from Keds, Diet Coke, and Elizabeth Ard...

Jay Z & Kanye West to Perform at SXSW

MusicComments ⋅ Mar 11, 2014
Kanye West and Jay Z are set to take stage for a special one night only performance at SXSW on March 12 as part of a Samsung-sponsored event. Similar to a previous show held for Prince, Samsung plans to distribute wristbands to owners of Samsung Gala...

HYPETRAK TV: ScHoolboy Q – Passage Through Life

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 28, 2014
Having followed the movement for some time, HYPETRAK was finally able to catch up with TDE’s very own ScHoolboy Q ahead of his third studio album’s release. The California-based rapper spared some wisdom surrounding the pressures of makin...

ObscuraVision Presents “Ten Years Later” with Pharrell Williams

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 18, 2014
Hong Kong-based culture purveyor ObsuraVision introduces its new “Ten Years Later” series with none other than Pharrell Williams. Meant to chronicle each subject’s current thoughts on the past and future, “Ten Years Later̶...

Ellen DeGeneres Stars in Beats Music Commercial

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 3, 2014
Just recently, the music streaming scene reached yet another competitive high thanks to the launch of Beats Music. Utilizing the Super Bowl’s platform to bring awareness to the new service, Beats Music enlisted talk show icon and all-around dan...

Drake Weather

EntertainmentComments ⋅ Jan 22, 2014
Love Nothing Was The Same? Ever wished the album cover art’s mostly clear, bright blue skies reflected your own time and place? If you answered “yes” and “yes,” then drakeweather.com is the place for you. Simply enough,...

Beats Launches Music Streaming Service

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 21, 2014
Long in development and originally codenamed “Daisy,” subscription-based online music streaming service Beats Music has officially launched. Designed by the Dr. Dre- and Jimmy Iovine-led electronics imprint in conjunction with Trent Rezno...

Nardwuar vs. Diplo

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 10, 2014
In this episode, the Human Serviette catches up with Mad Decent label boss Diplo. Per usual, Nardwuar comes armed with a bevy of well-researched questions, quizzing the producer on the origins of his sampled productions and musical influences. In und...

HYPETRAK Top 10 Songs of 2013

MusicComments ⋅ Dec 30, 2013
To wrap up the year, HYPETRAK took on the onerous task of selecting a Top 10 Songs of 2013 list. On the tail of an initial list of Top 10 Albums of 2013, the second list outlines specific tracks deserving of merit, with an additional section of six h...