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Awkwafina And Danny DeVito Take A Wild Ride Through The Internet In ‘Discord: The Movie’

With the onset of the pandemic and an extended period of isolation last year, many people turned to online communities and digital platforms in a new ay for a sense of community and connection. So it’s not surprising that one such digital community center, Discord, has been going mainstream in recent months. Even if you’ve […]

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Atlanta Declares July 22 ‘Kanye West Day’ In Honor Of The Producer’s Late Mother

July 22, when Kanye West was in Atlanta preparing for his massive listening event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the rapper was also honored by the city with a Kanye West Day. While he has long claimed Chicago and moved there at three years old, his mother, Donda West, taught at Morris Brown College for almost 20 […]

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Jack Harlow Responds To Not Being In Lil Nas X’s ‘Industry Plant’ Naked Shower Scene: ‘I Let The Mastermind Cook’

Jack Harlow has already been having a breakout year on his own since the release of his late 2020 project That’s What They All Say, but things got even more heated starting today. Now that he’s collaborated with Lil Nas X on their chaotic “Industry Baby” video, all bets are off. There’s one rather, ahem, […]

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All The Best New R&B From This Week That You Need To Hear

Sometimes the best new R&B can be hard to find, but there are plenty of great rhythm-and-blues tunes to get into if you have the time to sift through the hundreds of newly released songs every week. So that R&B heads can focus on listening to what they really love in its true form, we’ll […]

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The Best New Hip-Hop This Week

The best new hip-hop this week includes albums, videos, and songs from Kanye West, Lil Nas X, and more. … Technically. While Lil Nas X’s new song “Industry Baby” with Jack Harlow did drop as scheduled — and more than lived up to his warning that it was not for kids — Kanye added yet […]

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Tinashe Shares A Seductive New Single, ‘I Can See The Future’

Shortly after unveiling the title and release date of her forthcoming album, 333, Tinashe has shared a seductive new single called “I Can See The Future.” Over a skittering beat, the R&B singer rolls out verses about a potentially rewarding partnership with a love interest: “I can see the future / And it looks like […]

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No, Kanye West Wasn’t Charging $50 For Chicken Tenders At His ‘Donda’ Listening Event

Kanye West’s gotten away with some pretty egregious feats of merchandising in the past, so it makes sense that one of the main talking points surrounding his Atlanta listening event for Donda was a rapidly-circulating photo of a snack menu that purported Kanye was charging $50 for chicken tenders, among other outrageously priced snacks. After […]

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Vince Staples Coasts Through A Laid-Back Tiny Desk Concert With Kenny Beats And Foushée

Vince Staples may have received a polarized response from fans and critics, but Vince Staples himself remains undeterred in promoting his latest project, maintaining his usual cavalier air in a mellow NPR Tiny Desk Concert performance backed by Kenny Beats and featuring Foushée. The Long Beach rapper performs songs from his self-titled third studio album […]

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OhGeesy Announces His Solo Debut With ‘Big Bad Wolf’ Featuring YG

After gaining popularity as the de facto frontman for West Coast party rap crew Shoreline Mafia, LA’s OhGeesy plans to release his debut solo mixtape, Geezyworld Vol. 1, later this summer. To help drum up interest, he solicits YG’s co-sign on his latest single, “Big Bad Wolf,” dropping a money-and-women-themed video for the song that […]

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Leon Bridges Busts A Move In A Slick New Video For ‘Steam’

Leon Bridges‘ third album Gold-Diggers Sound is out today, and to celebrate, the Texas soul luminary is releasing a video for album single “Steam.” On top of being a silky-smooth song, “Steam” has Bridges in full-on groove mode. Over the course of several scenes, Bridges moves in synchronized steps with friends (and occasionally solo), while […]