Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III: Director’s Cut Featuring Vince Staples, 6lack, Saba & More

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Last year, J. Cole released a beautifully chaotic compilation album called Revenge Of The Dreamers III, which was recorded during what sounds like a very productive 10 day rap camp in Atlanta that produced 142 songs in total. Eighteen of those tracks were included on the original compilation, and today J. Cole has … More »

Vince Staples – “Hell Bound”

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Vince Staples - "Hell Bound"Thanks to my CCM childhood, one of the first rap songs I remember was called “Heavenbound,” the opening track from DC Talk’s 1989 self-titled debut album. Thirty years later, Vince Staples is here with a track about treading the opposite path. More »

Basking In The Glow: The 36 Best Music Tweets From 2019

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Twitter UserTweets! At the end of every year, for the past four years, we have collected memorable music tweets from artists and musicians into a handy little list for you. It’s tradition! And tradition, as we all know, is always good and never bad. Sorry, we don’t make … More »

Gorillaz announce new documentary, ‘Reject False Icons,’ in theaters one night only

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Gorillaz have announced a new documentary film, “Gorillaz: Reject False Icons.” Directed by Denholm Hewlett, the film will appear in theaters worldwide for one night only on Monday, Dec. 16.

The documentary will be released in partnership with Gorillaz Productions, Eleven, Trafalgar Releasing, and Warner Music Entertainment. Reject False Icons will focus on the making of the band’s fifth studio album Humanz and sixth studio album The Now Now and their respective touring. According to the press release, the film also features appearances from artists Vince Staples, PUSHA T, Jehnny Beth, Danny Brown, Kelela, Mavis Staples, Noel Gallagher, and more.

The Grammy award-winning virtual band partnered with Levi’s earlier this year on a customizable apparel line that starred an exclusive library of co-creator Jamie Hewlett’s art. The collaboration also follows Gorillaz’s partnership with G-Shock on a watch line.

Tickets go on sale Nov. 27 here.

H/T: Pitchfork

Vince Staples, 6LACK, & Mereba – “Yo Love”

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Queen & Slim comes out at the end of the month. The film was written by Lena Waithe and directed by music video director Melina Matsoukas in her feature-length film debut. But before the movie hits theaters on 11/27, its soundtrack is coming out at the end of this week via Motown Records. There are … More »

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

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Drake-and-Future“From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music,” the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening, at New York’s Baseline Studios, I sat in a backroom full of ancient, dusty records, and I listened to the Alchemist and Just Blaze talk about disco. The … More »

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

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When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file — it’s ephemera, on every streaming service and available to hear in myriad ways. For better and worse, the song (and the single) have become the norm for the general public’s music consumption. More »

Vince Staples – “Sheet Music”

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Vince Staples - "Sheet Music"Back in August, Vince Staples premiered the first episode of his web series The Vince Staples Show along with the premiere of a new song called “So What?” Today he’s back with the next episode, and once again it features a fresh single. More »

Queen & Slim Soundtrack Features New Songs By Ms. Lauryn Hill, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, & More

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Queen & SlimThe upcoming movie Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as a black couple on their first date forced to go on the run after killing an Ohio police officer in self-defense. It was written by Lena Waithe and serves as the feature-length directorial debut of Melina Matsoukas, the director of Beyoncé’s “Formation” … More »

Vince Staples – “So What?”

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Vince StaplesA few days ago, Vince Staples shared a trailer for something called The Vince Staples Show. And today, he’s officially launching the project. As it turns out, The Vince Staples Show is an episodic web series that “showcases Staples’ music and unfiltered personality in short videos set in some of the wild situations … More »