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 »
Last night, Lizzo headlined a show at Milwaukee’s Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, part of the city’s annual Summerfest. After the show, Lizzo tweeted that a venue security guard had “slapped and manhandled” her stylist and her hairstylist. “I’m out for blood,” Lizzo wrote. More »
This past weekend, Lizzo paid tribute to one iconic ’90s singer and rapper. As Missy Elliott was being inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame, Lizzo performed Elliott’s 1997 track “Sock It 2 Me,” with Elliott’s original collaborator Da Brat assisting. And last night, Lizzo did something similar for an entirely different ’90s … More »
Earlier this year, we learned that Missy Elliott had been inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame. She’s the first female rapper in the Hall, and only the third rapper. (She follows Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri.) Last night, Elliott gave a tearful 10-minute acceptance speech, and Lizzo honored Elliott by performing her classic … More »
If you’ve been keeping up with Charli XCX on social media, you’ll already know that work on her third studio album is finally done. Over the last few days, she’s been hyping it up with some truly heartracing hyperbole. One of the most recent: “Omg I just listened to my album in the … More »
Who are all these people? This was my first time seeing the 1975, and I was shocked at the sea of humanity in front of me, packed together closely with no easy path to the front. Granted, the Manchester band are huge in their native UK, and they’ve been playing Columbus from the beginning, working … More »
One of the best tracks off Charli’s Pop 2 mixtape (our fourth favorite release of 2018) is its tasty closer, “Track 10.” But HEY LISTEN: did you know it was actually a remix of a then-unreleased song, “Blame It On Your Love”? Well, ya do now if you didn’t, because today sees the release of the “original” song, with Charli once again hooking up with production team Stargate (+ additional help from A. G. Cook and EASYFUN) and Lizzo for a verse. Don’t you just wanna drink ‘em up?
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Listen to “Blame It On Your Love” below, and believe in something:
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Charli XCX has released a new song, “Blame It On Your Love,” which features Lizzo. It’s a reworked version of “Track 10,” the beloved closing song on her most recent full-length project, 2017’s Pop 2. It was produced by Stargate, A.G. Cook, and Finn Keane. Charli started teasing the Lizzo collab … More »
For the last few weeks, Open Mike Eagle has been releasing a new song and video in conjunction with each episode of the Comedy Central show The New Negroes, which OME co-created with comedian and actor Baron Vaughn. Through the show, we’ve gotten collaborations with Danny Brown, MF Doom, and More »