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Ladies, listen up: high standards are the wave. At least they are according to Alus. Buzzing out of New Jersey, 20-year-old Alus has been building a respectable following over the past year. And now she comes to us with a new radio-friendly single with some serious bounce, “Ordinary Girl.” In the song, Alus demands to […]

ATL on the rise. Atlanta’s three favorite troublemakers, Migos, release a brand new track titled “England,” featuring Foolie. Migos spit with their signature double time, and throw some heavy Auto-Tune on the hook in which they boast, “Pounds on me like the King of England.” The Southern trio has been keeping up a steady stream of […]

Majid Jordan, of Drake‘s Toronto-based OVO Sound Label, announced they would be bumping up the release date for their second EP A Place Like This, from July 22nd to…tomorrow! The duo, comprised of Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman, have been lying dormant at the OVO camp for the most part, having caught a glimpse of the spotlight […]

West Coast singer Tinashe has linked up with TV On The Radio‘s David Andrew Sitek, who has also collaborated with Kelis and Santigold, to create her newest single “Xylophone.” The bassy, futuristic song was recorded as part of Dr. Pepper’s One of a Kind Studio Sessions, and will also be featured on Sitek’s forthcoming EP At Any […]

New York songstress Lana Del Rey will be releasing “Ultraviolence” as her next official single. The outstanding Dan Auerbach-produced title track to her successful second album, released in June, will also be given an accompanying music video. The release date for her dark and broody single is August 18, so stay tuned. [Idolator] Iggy Azalea graced the stage of the ESPY Awards […]

Entertainment journalist Simone “Boss Lady” Amelia visited the Drake-hosted 22nd annual ESPY Awards in Los Angeles and spoke to several athletes on the red carpet about their pre-game rituals, getting some very interesting answers from some of the sports stars in attendance. Boss Lady recommended that Demarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings name his biography after his […]

Pokemon cards, pizza, Polo caps, Arizona Iced Tea, Nintendo 64, weed. What do all these things have in common? They’re all on Yung Lean‘s long strange list of favorite things. Most American hip-hop fans would look at the 17-year-old Swedish teenager dancing awkwardly, rapping about Mario Kart and think, “He’s trolling, right?” Nope. That’s just how Yung Lean […]

Killa Season is in full effect. Cam’ron comes through with a brand new music video for his track “So Bad,” featuring Nicki Minaj. The song was originally released in 2012, but now features fresh verses from Killa and a new one from Nicki, and will be on the second installment of Cam’s First Of The Month EP […]

Jhene Aiko better be ready for some sibling rivalry–her big sister has been putting in work. L.A.-based singer Mila J revealed that she is currently working on her debut EP. The title will be M.I.LA, an acronym for “Made In Los Angeles,” according to the singer. The success of her single “Smoke, Drink, Break-Up” has earned Mila some friends in […]

After dropping a 7-track EP out of the blue earlier this month (Royalty: The Prequel), The-Dream has now released new visuals for his song “Culture.” The video is shot entirely from an iPhone, with the slow ethereal song seemingly playing from the phone speakers. In the fashion of a nostalgic lover flipping through old photos […]

They called it “The Most Anticipated Rap Battle In History.” Battle rap titans clashed at Hammerstein Ballroom this past weekend during four epic battles. Of course, what made the event so highly publicized was the headlining match between battle rap champion, Hollow Da Don, and Slaughterhouse rapper, Joe Budden. Hollow Da Don eventually rose victorious after Budden put down the […]

Hallelujah. Shy Glizzy effortlessly blesses the beat on his new single “Prey For Me,” and provides a dope visual to go along with it. The “Awwwsome” rapper keeps it laid back as he walks through a heaven-like row of streetlights in his custom Timberland boots. Glizzy’s rough voice slices right through the track, though he keeps his flow relaxed. […]