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 »
Tweets! 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 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.
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 »
“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 »
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 »
The 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 »
A 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 »