Along with her fellow ex-Mousketeers Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera proved to be one of the most durable hit-makers of the Y2K-era teen-pop explosion. Long after most of their peers found alternate careers in show business or disappeared from pop culture entirely, these artists kept sending singles to the top 10. Spears survived … More »
RL Grime has announced his first new album in nearly four years. It will be titled NOVA, and the 15-track compilation is set to be released on July 27. In addition to the album announcement, the producer has given fans an idea of what to expect with the release of the album’s second single, “Undo,” featuring Jeremih and Tory Lanez.
The track skews hip hop, but Grime manages to infuse his signature electronic style into the song’s drop. The producer commented in an official release about his inspiration for the new album.
“NOVA came from obsessive ideation on growth, and on transition. The art, and stories, and the moments that inspired me through this record tend to explore this as well. The feeling of leaving behind what was, and of welcoming the foreign. Throughout the process I had this vision of a “nova”, or of a star no bigger than a person launching from earth into outer space and expanding endlessly until its light was all that we could see. That’s the feeling I get from these records, infinite light.” – RL GRIME
1. Feel Free
2. Shrine (feat. Freya Ridings)
3. Light Me Up (feat. Miguel & Julia Michaels)
4. Undo (feat. Jeremih & Tory Lanez)
5. Take It Away (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & TK Kraviz)
6. OMG (feat. Joji & Chief Keef)
11. Run For Your Life (Interlude)
12. I Wanna Know (feat. Daya)
13. UCLA (feat. 24hrs)
15. Atoms (feat. Jeremy Zucker)
Kanye West and Kid Cudi’s collaborative album Kids See Ghosts is finally here. It’s the third album in the string of the five albums that Kanye West recently produced in Wyoming, and West and Cudi hosted a listening party in Los Angeles last night. But last week, West’s alum Ye didn’t show up … More »
Ty Dolla $ign remains absolutely everywhere in music. In addition to his constant stream of high-profile guest features — most recently on Christina Aguilera’s Kanye-produced comeback single “Accelerate” — the West Coast R&B lothario is releasing six new solo tracks this week with the upcoming deluxe edition of his recent album Beach House 3, … More »
Wow, Christina Aguilera really picked the exact right moment to return with a Kanye West-produced comeback single. Her timing could not be any better. Aguilera hasn’t released a new album since 2012’s Lotus, and she’s spent the intervening years as a judge (or, in the show’s parlance, coach) on NBC’s massively popular singing-competition show The … More »
Post Malone, oh Post Malone. Who would have thought that the goofy kid born Austin Post from Dallas, Texas with bangs and a mullet would become one of the most popular artists in only a couple years. By incorporating elements from different genres like hip-hop, rock, country and more, the 22-year-old, who many believed would be a one hit wonder, showed the world his resilience, and proved to everyone including himself, that he was here to stay.
The story starts with his debut release of “White Iverson” back in 2015, which would lead to signing with Republic Records and later releasing his freshman album, Stoney. With chart topping singles like “Congratulations” and “I Fall Apart,” it quickly became apparent that there was something unique about Post Malone. And after watching him life, his bubbly personality really starts to shine and it becomes almost impossible not to love his attitude and relatable demeanor.
Now he brings his sophomore album, beerbongs and bentleys, which features an impressive roster of 21 Savage, G-Eazy, Nikki Minaj, YG, and Ty Dolla $ign. The 18 track piece delivers on his genre bending sound and swirls with clean and minimal productions, riddled with solid kicks, masterfully placed guitar and of course Post’s impressive songwriting and rhythms. His messages range from basic things like partying and meaningless sex, to deeper messages of broken relationships, politics, “drinking the kool-aid”, and the true realities to fame and fortune.
With such a diverse sound and style, there is surely a track for everyone on beerbongs and bentleys. Post Malone once again demonstrates that you don’t have to fit into a mold to make it and, that believing in yourself and pursing dreams can go a long way.
Los Angeles R&B lothario Ty Dolla $ign stays bafflingly busy. His album Beach House 3 is only a few months old, and he’s maintaining his blistering schedule of guest appearances, including one on a single, Tinashe’s “Me So Bad,” that only just came out this morning. And yet Ty already has a new … More »