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Ty Dolla $ign Demands Change in New Song With Skrillex, Ant Clemons & More: Listen to a Snippet

Ty Dolla $ign voiced how apparent police brutality in America continues to be after George Floyd, a Black man from Minnesota who died after a white cop knelt on his neck (the independent autopsy recently ruled it a homicide due to asphyxiation), in a new song he recorded last night (May 31). The R&B crooner […]

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Nick Cannon, Halsey & More Musicians Join Protests Over George Floyd's Death

While many artists have shared their outrage over George Floyd’s death on social media by demanding justice against the police officers responsible, urging an end to racism, making donations and more, some are leaving their homes to speak out in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. As protests spread across the country from Seattle to […]

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Killer Mike Delivers an Emotional Speech to Atlanta Protesters

Last night, rapper and activist Killer Mike joined protesters and gave a speech at the Atlanta Mayor’s Press Conference. Thousands of people took to the streets in Atlanta and major cities across the US in response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless victims of police brutality. Killer Mike joined T.I., and Atlanta […]

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6LACK Takes a Trip Back Home in Warm 'ATL Freestyle' Video: Watch

6LACK has returned. Just mere hours after the release of the tender “ATL Freestyle” paying homage to his city, the East Atlanta native quickly follows-up with the somber track’s accompanying visual on Friday afternoon (May 29). The JMP-directed clip documents 6LACK’s trip back home, which finds him taking a private jet from starry Los Angeles […]

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From Lady Gaga's Album to Rosalía and Travis Scott's 'TKN' & More, What's Your Favorite New Music Release?

The forecast for this week’s weather involves heavy showers from Lady Gaga‘s sixth album Chromatica, fire from Rosalía and Travis Scott‘s “TKN” joint and clear skies from Kygo‘s Golden Hour LP. After predicting all the “Rain” with Ariana Grande, Gaga reclaims the dance floor she fought for by bringing back — in the form of Chromatica — her dance-pop […]

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First Beat: New Music From Freddie Gibbs, Lucky Daye, Gucci Mane and More

Though we didn’t receive any blockbuster releases today, we have many gems to pick from the litter of new material. Check out our picks for the best new music from Freddie Gibbs, Lucky Daye, Gucci Mane and more below. Freddie Gibbs, Alfredo  Last year, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib orchestrated a heist on hip-hop with their masterful […]

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The 13 Best Things That Happened in Music This Week (May 29)

If you’re just popping in to hear about everything Lady Gaga did this week, we won’t be mad. The TL;DR of it: Chromatica is here and it’s everything we dreamed of. Okay, yes, some other things happened, too: two incredible women topped the Hot 100, BTS announced what they have in store for this year’s […]

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Audio Engineer Kesha Lee in Atlanta, in a Pandemic: 'I'm Starting to See Progress'

Lee decided to take on new work remotely, rather than fly to the studio. Since getting her start through a chance meeting with Gucci Mane, Atlanta-based audio engineer Kesha Lee has worked on chart-toppers like Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” and Migos’ “Bad and Boujee” and is now the go-to audio engineer for rappers including […]

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‘Savage’ Expands Radio Reach, Hits No. 1 on Rhythmic Chart

Megan Thee Stallion scores her second No. 1 on Billboard’s Rhythmic Songs airplay chart as “Savage,” featuring Beyoncé, steps to the summit on the list dated May 30. The single ascends from the runner-up spot thanks to a 7% jump in plays in the week ending May 25, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. “Savage” dethrones […]

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Parkwood Entertainment's Steve Pamon Gives Inspiring Career Advice to 2020 HBCU Graduates: Exclusive

College graduates are set to enter a murky job market during these unprecedented times amid the coronavirus outbreak, which can be daunting for 20-somethings looking toward the future. Speaking at the Culture Creators’ C2 Summit earlier in May, Parkwood Entertainment’s Steve Pamon virtually met 2020 HBCU (historically black colleges and universities) graduates and gave them […]