The Weeknd’s platinum single “Reminder,” produced by Chicago’s very own Mano, has received the remix treatment featuring Young Thug and A$AP Rocky. Hear the dope remix to the smash single below. Continue Reading
The Weeknd will be hitting the road once again this fall for phase two of his Starboy: Legend of The Fall World Tour. This time around, French Monata, Gucci Mane and Nav will be joining him on tour. Check to see if the Toronto native will be making a return to a city near you in September by seeing the full list of dates below. Tickets can be purchased HERE. In related Weeknd news, you can read his cover story in Forbes magazine’s latest issue HERE.
Lana Del Rey has released her new music video for “Lust For Life,” her collaboration with The Weeknd. At the first, the focus is completely on Del Rey, who’s shown performing the track in a set that’s fit for a local TV station program. That leads to the pair climbing up the “H” on the Hollywood sign, dancing together and embracing each other lovingly until Lana slides off the last letter and they both wind up in a field.
The release date for new album Lust For Life is still TBA.
Check out the new video above.
The Weeknd has released his new video for “I Feel It Coming,” his collaboration with Daft Punk. The visuals directed by Warren Fu follow the Canadian star in a deserted landscape as he encounters a medusa-like figure that converts into an alluring woman that ultimately consumes him. It’s only at the end where you find the robots make an appearance.
Check it out above.
It’s The Weeknd’s birthday today and you know we were bound to get some new music or visuals from the Toronto native. We got the latter and it is filled with tons of cameos from A$AP Rocky to Drake to Bryson Tiller to French Montana and many, many more. Check the visuals for the “Reminder” off Starboy above.
Lollapalooza has expanded the famed French city of Paris for 2017, and today they’ve unveiled their first lineup. The inaugural edition of #LollaParis will take place July 22nd and 23rd at the Hippodrome de Longchamp, with headliner slots going to Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and Lana Del Rey.
Further down the roster are acts like Alt-J, Pixies, The Roots, The Hives, Liam Gallagher, Skepta, Milky Chance, Bear’s Den, and more.
Info / tickets https://www.lollaparis.com
Check out the lineup above or in the reveal video below.
The motherfuckin starboy himself, The Weeknd has shared his new music video for “Party Monster.” The visuals for the track that Lana Del Rey contributed to were directed by BRTHR and it stars Zoe Aggeliki.
Peep that above.
The lineup for Bonnaroo 2017 has been revealed and it features U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and Chance The Rapper all getting top billing.
Taking place June 8-11 in Manchester, TN will also see performances from Lorde, Travis Scott, Cage The Elephant, Future Islands, Milky Chance, Royal Blood, Gallant, D.R.A.M., Flatbush Zombies, Margo Price, Francis and the Lights, Noname, The Orwells, Kevin Abstract, and White Reaper. See the lineup in full on the poster above and here.
Tickets are on sale now.
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:
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
In this week’s episode, Josiah & Luis discuss this week’s Chicago Rap Spotlight featuring Lucki & Chris Spencer (Chris Crack & Vic Spencer), along with the new Weeknd & YG albums. They also share their thoughts on Kanye’s hospitalization, Freddie Gibbs’ return, freeing Kodak Black, & more!