J. Cole really tried it. A week and a half ago, J. Cole was at the NBA Slam-Dunk Contest to serve as a human prop — like Dwight Howard’s Superman cape, or Blake Griffin’s Kia, or Donovan Mitchell’s Kevin Hart. The runner-up in this year’s Dunk Contest was Knicks guard Dennis Smith, Jr. More »
“It feels like they’re just getting started.” That’s something I wrote about the young Vallejo, California rap group SOB x RBE eight months ago. It turns out that they were really just getting finished. Eight months ago, SOB x RBE had enormous momentum behind them. They’d made “Paramedic!,” maybe the single best song … More »
Creamfields announced their 2018 lineup and it’s looking to be behemoth year for the Cheshire-based extravaganza. Rich in both depth and considerable breadth, the festival will bring together 300 artists across 30 stages from August 23–26.
Techno don Carl Cox will be making his return to the festival for the first time in over a decade, where numerous other artists will be making an appearance, showcasing the festival’s keen ability to tap into the full spectrum of dance music. From artists like Skream, Kölsch, and The Black Madonna, to The Chainsmokers, Tiësto, and Above & Beyond, Creamfields 21 promises to be an unmissable installment for all dance aficionados.
More information and tickets are available here.
Last month, the returning UK pop star Lily Allen teamed up with London rapper and Drake collaborator Giggs for “Trigger Bang,” a song on which both of them remembered their wild younger days. And today, “Trigger Bang” gets a video, from director Myles Whittingham, on which Allen and Giggs both flash back … More »
Last year, XL Recordings co-founder Richard Russell gave us a taste of his collaborative project Everything Is Recorded with the impeccably produced Close But Not Quite EP, which included features from Sampha, Warren Ellis, Giggs, and Obongjayar. Today, he announced the release date for the project’s self-titled debut album, from which … More »
In addition to her upcoming memoir, British pop star Lily Allen has been working on the follow-up to her 2014 album Sheezus, which is rumored to be entitled The Fourth Wall. And now, to get out in front of a leak, she’s officially shared what seems to be the first single from the … More »
Earlier this year, the UK rapper Giggs earned himself an international profile with a couple of memorable appearances on Drake’s More Life album. (He’s the guy who shouted “Batman! Da-na-na-na!” on “KMT.) Today, as The FADER points out, Giggs has come out with a new mixtape called Wamp 2 Dem. It features … More »
The FIFA 18 soundtrack will feature songs from a lot of faves like Lorde, the War On Drugs, the National, Portugal. The Man, the xx, and alt-J. Today, EA Sports announced that the soundtrack will also feature a brand new song by Run The Jewels as well as an exclusive track from Sneakbo featuring Giggs. More »