Chris Brown lends his talents to heavy-hitting producer 4B’s latest single “Did You.” Released on Ultra Records, the 26-year-old 4B and Breezy deliver a heart-pounding RnB inspired cut that is a sharp departure from the bruising sounds of 4B’s previous anthems “Bang Bang” and “Atomic Bomb.” A subdued version of his more menacing production style, “Did You” showcases his dynamic talents and adaptability in the studio. The new sound is the perfect compliment to Brown’s pitch perfect vocals, letting the legendary singer take center stage while 4B’s contributions bubble and bump underneath at a slow-brewed BPM.
This year has already given us one Kevin Garnett “ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!” viral triumph by the name of Lil Nas X. You probably know that story by heart: A savvy young meme-maker who may or may not have built his online following by running a Nicki Minaj fan account heavily promotes his country-rap … More »
Marshmello was just added to the Guinness Book of World Records for becoming the first “person” to dance on the wing of an in-flight plane. Setting the fuggin world on fire. Wild, I know. And I think it may have something to do with Marshmello being from Area51 and not actually being a “person”. I
Last night, as promised, Drake brought his OVO Festival back to Toronto. Drake’s annual festival had taken last year off, but Drake couldn’t resist the opportunity to gloat about the Toronto Raptors’ NBA Championship win, so he walked out onstage with a Larry O’Brien trophy, and a giant version of the trophy was … More »
At this late date it’s rare to encounter music that truly sounds like nothing else, but El Mal Querer pulled it off last year. The Catalonian singer Rosalía’s second album was truly unique, alchemizing traditional flamenco with futuristic R&B in a manner that felt both natural and visionary. Palmas that hit like accented … More »
The rush that comes with a perfect pop song is elusive but unmistakable. “Pop music” can mean many things, but there’s a certain kind of monster jam that scans as POP MUSIC in neon lights, the kind that sends euphoria coursing through your nervous system and launches your body onto the dance floor. More »
“Hey young people – you’re getting older every second. It’s what we do. One day someone will tell you to stop and you’ll be all like ‘fuck you’ just like Madonna.” That was former Savage Garden frontman Darren Hayes on Twitter the night of the Billboard Music Awards. Madonna and Colombian reggaeton star … More »