Articles by: Erik

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A$AP Rocky featuring Rihanna – “Fashion Killa”

The young and revered A$AP Rocky recently released a new video co-directed by Virgil Abloh for “Fashion Killa” featuring Rihanna. In it, the two trounce around trying on gear as Rocky rattles a carefully selected barrage of designer labels. Supreme, Raf Simons, HBA, Tom Ford, and Donna … READ MORE

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Teenear Renee of Slip-N-Slide Records Covers Emeli Sande’s “Clown”

YouTube sensations are born often and carry themselves on the crest of an intense wave of popularity that more often than not propels the artist forward while ultimately crashing down and washing out of the collective memory. Occasionally there are talented individuals that can ride the momentum … READ MORE

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The Avant/Garde Diaries – MGMT Upcoming Album Preview

After more than 2-and-a-half years of work, on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, MGMT will release their third album self-titled MGMT. Two singles from the forthcoming album were released as a cassette tape special for Record Store Day (April 20) containing the studio cut of “Alien Days”, and … READ MORE

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Big Sean “Control” – featuring Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica

The Internet is blazing with chatter instigated by Kendrick Lamar‘s featured verse on Big Sean‘s “Control”, a track left off of the up coming Hall of Fame release. The extended and calculated diatribe from Kendrick is the latest chapter in an ongoing saga that was started with … READ MORE

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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