Future Goes In A New Direction With His Latest Album, “Honest” Review

Announced way back in 2012 as Future Hendrix, Future’s second studio album has finally, albeit with a different name this time. Honest features a stable of guest appearances and producers: Kanye...

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Young Thug Ft. Iamsu! – OMG

For all of you Young Thug fans out there, Thugger releases the official version of OMG which features Bay Area rapper Iamsu! on the track. Take a listen to the track above and grab the download.

Watch: Pharrell – Marilyn Monroe

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Pharrell has finally released a video for the second single of his great album G. I. R. L. The upbeat track Marilyn Monroe features Pharrell dancing around beautiful women in various dreamscape scenes. The video also features Kelly Osbourne, who has a featured part on the song. Watch the video below and read my review of Pharrell’s album here. Continue reading

Ben Khan – 1992 (EP)

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Neo Soul singer Ben Khan finally reveals his ’1992′ EP in a full stream. If you want to hear more you should definitely Pre-order the project on iTunes now, it will be available on May 5th. Continue reading

Read President Obama’s Letter About DJ Frankie Knuckles

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The great Frankie Knuckles unfortunately passed away last month. Frankie Knuckles was considered the “Godfather of House Music”. Thanks to DJ David Morales, we get to see a letter that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama sent to the friends and family of Frankie Knuckles.

Listen To Boots & Beyonce’s Newest Song “Dreams”

Beyonce teams up with producer/singer/rapper Boots once again for a new track called Dreams. The two previously worked on Beyonce’s latest self-titled album.

Boots spoke with Vogue and discussed how this latest collaboration came to be:

“I love that the song has me and what I’m doing in my realm and her and what she’s doing in hers, and it’s so completely opposite but they work incredibly together,” he says. “It’s just a really cool testament to our friendship and relationship to do something like this, and as natural as it was for it to exist in the way that it’s going to exist. I feel like I’ve been given my wings to fly. It’s the greatest kind of cosign you could get, from someone who truly, truly believes in you. As gifted and as brilliant as she is, and she is, to be able to believe in me in that regard is a really special thing.”

The song will be featured on Boots upcoming mixtape WinterSpringSummerFall but you can buy it right now here.

TECH: Beats Music App Review (For Android)

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Music apps are all over Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store: Pandora, Spotify, Songza, Rdio, Rhapsody, the list goes on. Selecting one those can be a tough choice, especially when you have to pay for some and unfortunately, the choice got even harder with the introduction of the Beats Music app.

The Beats brand has gone beyond just headphones now. They’re in laptops, they make portable speakers and now they bring what they know best, music.

The Beats Music app is looking to change the music app landscape by being more than just that. The app goes deep than just asking you who your favorite artist is. The app learns your listening patterns. It knows when you get into a new artist and instead of presenting you with a playlist of artists similar to them, it give you their best work.

I spent a few days with the app (7 day free trail, 30 for AT&T customers) to get a better view of the app and see if the price of subscription ($10/month) was worth it.

Note: My review is of the Android version of the app on a Nexus 5 phone

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New Artist: Oh Genius – Lost In A Dream (ALBUM STREAM)

Oh Genius is a producer hailing from England. The English producer has released his debut hip hop album titled ‘Lost In A Dream’. The album has a variety of sounds on it from soulful old school vibes to the new age modern electronic synths, with a mixture of vocal features by artists from both the US and the UK. Check out the album above and let us know what you think in the comments.

King Avriel – Caricatures

imageWhile on my late night search for new music I happened to stumble upon this beautiful song from King Avriel titled “Caricatures”, and I’m glad I did. She has a very soft soothing voice that made me almost  fall in love 3.5 times. Just listen to the track below & tell me if I’m lying. Continue reading