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Little Simz Announces Her Next Album With The Cathartic ‘Introvert’ Video

Today, British rapper Little Simz announced that she will soon return with a full-length follow-up to her critically-hailed 2019 album Grey Area. The new album, due on September 3 via Age 101, is titled Sometimes I Might Be Introvert and preceded by lead single “Introvert,” for which Simz also dropped a video today. The song […]

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RZA Launches His ‘Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater’ WIth A New Single Called ‘Pugilism’

With Marvel’s release of the Shang-Chi trailer on Monday, expect kung-fu movies to start making a big comeback in the coming year (if they haven’t already; see Raya And The Last Dragon, the renewal of Warrior on HBO Max, and the recently premiered reboot of the classic show Kung-Fu). It’s likely that no one is […]

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SZA Commends Lizzo For Sharing An Unedited Nude Selfie To Instagram

No matter what she does, it seems as though Lizzo cannot escape critics. However, Lizzo takes a lighthearted approach to her haters, trolling people for questioning her weight and having very open discussions about the body positivity movement. But seeing as we live in a society that upholds unrealistic beauty standards, even Lizzo admits to […]

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Morray Shows Love To The Hood In His Tender ‘Trenches’ Video

“The hood” figures prominently into many a rap song, but most often, it’s in a context of poverty, trauma, and violence as artists detail their rags-to-riches success stories, contrasting their humble beginnings with their newly lush surroundings. However, Fayetteville, North Carolina trapsoul artist Morray flat-out refuses to let that narrative continue to be the only […]

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Electric Daisy Carnival Isn’t Hosting Its 2021 Festival In May After All

Earlier this month, Pasquale Rotella — the founder and CEO of Insomniac Events, the company behind Electric Daisy Carnival — made the surprising announcement that EDC would host its 2021 festival soon, from May 21 to 23. Now, this year’s event will not be able to go forward as initially intended, as Rotella has revealed […]

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After The ‘SNL’ Skit About Eminem And NFTs, The Rapper Is Actually Selling An NFT

Pete Davidson delivered one of Saturday Night Live‘s more memorable music-adjacent moments from recent months when he impersonated Eminem for a PS5-themed parody of “Stan” back in December. He revived his Eminem parody in March when he once again adapted an Eminem song to be about a relevant cultural topic, this time transforming “Without Me” […]

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Lil Nas X Claps Back At Critics Who Claim He’s ‘Being Gay For Success’

Lil Nas X has faced a lot of backlash for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” both the song and its controversial video. On top of that, there was that line of “Satan Shoes,” which added fuel to the fire. For the most part, the singer has stuck to his trolling ways, but things took […]

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Jhene Aiko Aiko Celebrates 4/20 With A Well-Timed Video For ‘Tryna Smoke’

Since releasing her Chilombo album in early 2020, Jhene Aiko has steadily released music videos for its various songs. Now she’s finally getting around to dropping one for “Tryna Smoke,” which she did in honor of 4/20. It finds Aiko surrounded by some friends, including Big Sean, as they gather in a That 70’s Show-esque […]

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Young Thug And Unfoonk’s Video For ‘Real’ Is The Epitome Of Brotherly Love

There are a fair number of siblings active in the music industry today: Chance The Rapper and Taylor Bennet; D Smoke and SiR; Chloe x Halle; VanJess. Then there’s Young Thug and his brother Unfoonk, who joined forces for the track “Real,” off the former’s newly released album Slime Language 2. The song has become […]

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The Music World Reacts To Derek Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict

Nearly twelve months ago, the world saw another unarmed Black person die in the hands of police. On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was murdered by Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin who kneeled on Floyd’s neck for nearly nine minutes, an incident that was caught on camera by witnesses. It was yet another case of […]