Creative Control Shares Unreleased Kanye West Footage

VideosComments ⋅ Feb 9, 2014
With this month marking the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s debut album The College Dropout, Billboard’s Erika Ramierz sat down with Creative Control’s Coodie Simmons and Chike Oza for a look at some archival video featuring West. While...

Kanye West and Chief Keef Collaboration Has Been Confirmed

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 9, 2014
Following last week’s rumors that fellow Chicagoans Kanye West and Chief Keef are secretly collaborating on new music, Keef’s manager Peeda Pan confirmed the hearsay is very much true. While sitting down with XXL to speak on his artist...

Stones Throw Records ‘Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton’ Documentary Update

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 9, 2014
When we first unveiled the trailer to Stones Throw Records’ feature-length documentary Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton way back in the fall of 2012, we mentioned it would be available for your viewing pleasure sometime during the early part of 2013. Bet...

Pacemaker for iPad

TechComments ⋅ Feb 4, 2014
A unique tool for amateur and professional DJs alike, the Apple iPad premieres its newest simulated turntable app from Pacemaker. With its thoughtfully intuitive design, mixing your favorite music becomes as easy as downloading the free app from the...

HYPETRAK Premiere: The Bots “5:17″ Music Video

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 3, 2014
Glendale, California’s pubescent rockers The Bots have been on a killing spree of late. Their brand of afro-punk is jagged and raw; a blast of full energy tinged with singalong sensibilities and sometimes metal tendencies. Despite their young a...

Theophilus London – “Do Girls” (Preview)

MusicComments ⋅ Feb 2, 2014
Ahead of the release of his sophomoric EP Vibezz, Brooklyn artist Theophilus London drops off an extended preview of a single: “Do Girls.” While previews of full songs don’t exactly seem newsworthy, this two-minute track g...

Major Lazer featuring Pharrell – Aerosol Can

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 31, 2014
Fresh off the news that Major Lazer’s upcoming Apocalypse Soon EP would feature none other than Pharrell himself, the project presents the Skateboard P-assisted cut “Aerosol Can.” Seemingly a trip back in time, the track sees Pharre...

Rap’s Heavyweights Honor Nas for VIBE Impact Award

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 30, 2014
It’s hard to bring up Nas without stirring up too much controversy – he’s a polarizing artist for sure, and even more so when compared with contemporaries (dead or alive). Despite all this, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who...

Cam’ron & A-Trak – Humphrey

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 29, 2014
Teasing their possible collaborative project last week, Harlem emcee Cam’ron and DJ/producer A-Trak reveal the first single to their Federal Reserve EP. Mysteriously titled “Humphrey,” Killa Cam picks up where his Ghetto Heaven Vol. 1 mixtape left of...

Watch Pharrell, Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers & Stevie Wonder Perform “Get Lucky” @ The Grammys

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 27, 2014
Celebrating music from across the board, the 56th Grammy Awards was nothing short of spectacular. With Daft Punk nominated for three Grammys, including Album of the Year, the helmeted duo took the stage for their second television performance ever wi...

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...

Pusha T x Marcelo Burlon 2014 “County of Pusha” Capsule Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 17, 2014
Pusha T and Italian designer Marcelo Burlon pick up where they left off last year, this time announcing a new release in celebration of Pusha T’s forthcoming album tour. The “County of Pusha” capsule draws inspiration from the Virgi...

James Blake – 40455

MusicComments ⋅ Jan 17, 2014
Appearing on several lists ranking the top albums of 2013, James Blake’s successful year ended with a nomination for Best New Artist at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Hoping to take that award home in less than two weeks when the show is televised, t...

“Transantlantic Impact” – A Conversation with Kitsuné’s Gildas Loaëc

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 15, 2014
Followers of streetwear culture might be familiar with Gildas Loaëc as the somewhat reserved co-founder behind Maison Kitsuné, the Paris-based contemporary fashion brand. What some may not know though, is that the Kitsuné brand also strives to encomp...

In-Between Worlds: David Airaudi Discusses Wine-Making and Music

LifestyleComments ⋅ Jan 13, 2014
Having already started a successful record label Three Quarter, founder and CEO David Airaudi has directed his entrepreneurial instincts elsewhere. Sharing his passion for wine and adopting the business direction of many of his clients and friends (i...