Articles by: Erik Hopf


Future Releases Title Track “Honest”

The Atlanta, Georgia native, Future, just dropped the first single and title track from his forthcoming album titled Honest. Originally set to release as Future Hendrix, Future decided on a simpler approach for the sophomore release trimming the title down to something more representative of what he … READ MORE


Soul of Brooklyn Week

Soul of Brooklyn Week returns to the largest borough August 17-25. The 9 day festival, in collaboration with MoCADA,  is a celebration of arts and culture inspired by African Diaspora, with a focus on creating partnerships between black-owned businesses with local arts organizations in BK. A strong … READ MORE


OFWGKTA’s Earl Sweatshirt “Doris” | Release Date

OFWGKTA’s Earl Sweatshirt hit Twitter today to announce the August 20th drop for Doris, his debut LP. This isn’t the first time he’s announced the release, so it looks like he’s provided some snapshots of the iTunes track listing as proof. The popular tracks “Chum”, “Guild”, and … READ MORE


Deltron 3030 Teams Up With Joseph Gordon Levitt – “Stardate”

13 years, 4 months, and 8 days. That’s how long it will have taken for Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Dan the Automator, and Kid Koala to follow up on the always planned, but never executed sequel to 2000s alternative hip hop space odyssey, Deltron 3030, which released … READ MORE


Daft Punk “Get Lucky” Condoms Mystery

Anyone following Diplo on Instagram probably spotted his photo a few days ago of the “Get Lucky” themed condoms complete withDurex branding. Unfortunately for Daft Punk fans looking to put in some extra work harder, faster and stonger, it’s unlikely that you’ll be picking these up at the local drug store. In a statement … READ MORE


Joey Bada$$ – ’95 Til Infinity Video

In anticipation of the “Summer Knights” mixtape dropping July 1st, Joey Bada$$ has released the video for “95 til Infinity.” As with other recent releases from the Brooklyn youth, the track is a throwback to the golden era of hip hop with an outright allusion in the … READ MORE


Jay-Z and Samsung Release New “One to Many” Commercial

The Jay-Z / Samsung collaboration continues to pick up steam as we rapidly approach the 4th of July, and with yesterday’s release of the “One to Many” commercial it’s hard not to get caught up in all the fun Hova seems to be having with his latest project. … READ MORE


Jay-Z – “Magna Carta Holy Grail” Tracklist Uncovered in Scavenger Hunt

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, Jana Fleishman, publicist for Jay-Z, had Hova enthusiasts scouring Brooklyn for clues on the forthcoming Magna Carta Holy Grail track listing. Obviously, the clues were distributed via Twitter, where followers could hunt down Jana at 15 locations across BK. At each site … READ MORE


Born Sinner vs. Yeezus – J. Cole Goes Toe-to-Toe With Kanye

If you were even remotely plugged into the world of music this week, everything you’ve read or heard has unquestionably been overshadowed by the release of “Yeezus”. While this would be a deterrent for most, in a bold move, J. Cole decided to move up the release … READ MORE