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Album Stream: N.E.R.D Releases ‘No One Ever Really Dies’

posted by Oscar December 15, 2017

The return of N.E.R.D has officially arrived today as the group has released its comeback album, No One Ever Really Dies.

Their first new album since Nothing was released back in 2010 sees Pharrell and crew connect featured acts like Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar (on two tracks — the other also featuring M.I.A.), Future, André 3000, Ed Sheeran, and Gucci Mane with Wale. Frank Ocean earned a writing credit on K. Dot-featuring track “Don’t Do It!”

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Frank Ocean Releases New Song “Provider,” and a Freestyle over 2 Chainz’s “Rolls Royce Bitch”

posted by Oscar August 27, 2017

Frank Ocean put on the latest installment of his “blonded RADIO” show this Sunday, airing at the same time as the 2017 MTV VMAs. During the show he premiered a new track titled “Provider,” and it’s another gloomy wonder of a song filled with astral sounds.

Aside from unleashing his latest song, Ocean also shared a remix during the broadcast of 2 Chainz’s “Rolls Royce Bitch” on which he freestyles. Listen to it here.

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Tyler the Creator Shares New Song/Video “Who Dat Boy,” feat. A$AP Rocky

posted by Oscar June 29, 2017

Tyler’s back! Tyler, the Creator has finally released some new material, ending our collective streak without new music from him by delivering “Who Dat Boy.” The track features his partner A$AP Rocky, and it is available to check out along with its music video that was directed by Tyler himself, credited under his directing pseudonym, Wolf Haley.

The music video is incredibly intense, depicting Tyler roaming suburbia after an explosion opened up his face, which leads us to Rocky hooking his bro up with some necessary face transplant surgery. After Tyler escapes the police, the video cuts to him dancing along to his new song with Frank Ocean, “911.”

See all that unfold in the clip above.

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Frank Ocean – “Lens”

posted by Oscar April 23, 2017

Frank Ocean keeps on bringing the blessings, delivering yet another new track via his Beats 1 show. The often-mysterious artist held the fourth episode of his blonded Radio show last night and debuted two versions of a track called “Lens,” one solo and another featuring Travis Scott. Both: are fiiiire!

Check out the entire episode here.

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Frank Ocean Shares New Track feat. Jay Z and Tyler, the Creator: “Biking”

posted by Oscar April 8, 2017

Frank Ocean has graced the weekend with another new song, making use of the broadcast of the third episode of Beats 1 show blonded Radio.

The track is called “Biking” and it features Jay Z and Tyler, the Creator. The production starts off a little more organic thanks to the piano taking the lead before making way for an acoustic guitar, then taking a turn for the hazy when the verses start to pop off. HOVA provided a decent intro, but it’s Ocean’s rapping that is the true highlight throughout, but Tyler’s raspy verse isn’t too far behind either.

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Frank Ocean Airs Episode 2 of His “blonded Radio” Show, Releases New Song “Chanel”

posted by Oscar March 11, 2017

Frank Ocean hit the airwaves again last night for Episode 2 of his Beats 1 show “blonded RADIO.” The show included songs of his own playing alongside music by Thundercat, J Dilla, UGK, Whitney Houston, Usher, and Todd Rundgren, among others.

The episode ended on a high note, with the enigmatic artist debuting a new song his he’s titled “Chanel.”

Hit the jump to hear “Chanel” & make sure to relish in the fact you’ve got a new Frank track to bump all weekend, plus hear a playlist of the tracks that aired on his latest Beats 1 show. Continue Reading

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Panorama Festival 2017 Lineup Announced feat. Frank Ocean, Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest

posted by Oscar January 9, 2017

The 2017 lineup for Goldenvoice’s Panomara Festival has been announced, with headliners including Frank Ocean, Solange, Tame Impala, Nine Inch Nails, and A Tribe Called Quest. The fest will take place in Randall’s Island Park on July 28-30.

The New York City music festival will also see performances by Alt-J, MGMT, Future islands, Tyler the Creator, Spoon, and Vince Staples. Chicago’s Towkio and Jamila Woods also made this year’s roster. See the lineup in full on the poster above or on the Panorama website.

Goldenvoice is the company that is also behind Coachella, which this year will have Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar as headliners.

Tickets to Panorama go on sale starting at 10:00 AM EST on 1/13/2017. Purchase here.

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Behind the Beat: Best R&B Samples of 2016

posted by Luis Hernandez December 28, 2016

 

Last week, I put out a list for my favorite hip-hop samples of the year. This week, I wanted to give R&B its shine, as this genre has had a solid 2016 overall. The best part of the genre now is that a lot of R&B songs are now incorporating old hits into current songs to rejuvenate the genre even further. Here are my top samples of R&B in 2016:

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Dopest Videos of 2016

posted by Oscar December 22, 2016

This year-end list takes aim at the best visuals of 2016. The music was already great as is, but these are the music videos that made you check out the song on YouTube instead of Spotify and Apple Music (TIDAL, if you’re down with them).

So look below for our list of the Dopest Videos of 2016, with artists like Chance The Rapper, Kanye West, David Bowie, and more. Continue Reading

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New Music: Keep The Faith – dvsn

posted by Luis Hernandez October 5, 2016

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Coming off one of the strongest OVO projects to date, SEPT 5th, Dvsn is back again dropping gems. This time its his remix of Faithful off VIEWS. This track always seemed naturally made for him even when the original version dropped and he proved it here. Props to Drake for signing this guy, he’s definitely a star in the making. As a bonus check out Dvsn’s remix to Frank Ocean’s “Godspeed” which is also incredible.

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