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Brecht Vandenbroucke’s Humorous Illustrations Draw Attention to Societal Pitfalls

Brecht Vandenbroucke is an artist, illustrator, and comic based in Belgium. In the most satirical way possible, Vandenbroucke uses his imagination to portray the common pitfalls and dualities of modern humanity. His work might make you laugh. His work also might force you to take a look at yourself in the mirror momentarily before you remember that your gas tank […]

D.R.A.M. and Erykah Badu Connect for “WiFi” on Big Baby D.R.A.M.

After taking over the charts and almost all streaming playlists with his hit “Broccoli”, Virginia rapper/singer D.R.A.M. has shared his debut album, Big Baby D.R.A.M. As expected, the project is full of charismatic melodies, playful undertones on pop culture, and youthful messages that feature the artist at his best. If we’re talking inspiration, think Biz […]

GoldLink and Isaiah Rashad Share “Untitled” Collaboration

After sharing his long-awaited sophomore album The Sun’s Tirade, TDE rapper Isaiah Rashad connects with GoldLink for the track “Untitled”, produced by The Antydote. While Isaiah Rashad is riding high from his recent release, GoldLink appears to be building up for something new with his latest track “Fall In Love” serving as single on iTunes. GoldLink’s […]

Common Remixes Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky”

Acclaimed lyricist and rapper Common has shared an unofficial remix of Solange’s “Cranes in the Sky” track from her recent No. 1 album, A Seat at The Table. This is the second re-work we’ve seen in a week as Montreal producer Kaytranada offered up a production edit as well. Common is gearing up to release […]

Up & Comer Hugh Augustine Captures L.A. Lifestyle in New Video “Nights on Replay”

L.A. Rapper Hugh Augustine drops a new video for his latest single “Nights on Replay” featuring The Internet’s Syd Tha Kid. In this nostalgic video, we’re transported to a wild night out with the talented lyricist as he and Syd turn up in warehouse parties and kick back in upscale penthouses. As both the sound […]

Listen to UK Duo SWIMS Evocative New Single “Lovers Like You”

Following a steady release of tracks over the past four months, London-based duo SWIMS drops their third, and arguably best single, “Lovers Like You”. From the production to vocals, this bass-fueled track gives off seductive vibes unlike their former more upbeat singles, “Twice” and “Bedrooms”. Related Posts Listen to Marc E. Bassy – Dirt On […]

Xavier Omär’s “The Everlasting Wave” Details the Supply & Demand of Love (Stream)

Xavier Omär (fka SPZRKT) has returned with a new name and a new album. The talented R&B crooner has shared his long-awaited EP, The Everlasting Wave, a 8-track body of work following up last year’s successful joint project Hours Spent Loving You with Sango. Layered with extreme honesty, love stories, and romantic tributes, The Everlasting Wave addresses issues that […]

The Juice is Bringing Cozy Vibes Back to Los Angeles One Party at a Time

Good Sport Creative’s The Juice is LA’s alternative party that focuses on bringing cozy vibes back to a glammed out Los Angeles scene. Often stigmatized by Hollywood and celeb-only codes, the traditional Los Angeles party scene has outgrown the desires of new party-goers who are now looking for casual events that allow them to wear their Sk8-Hi’s and […]

Stream Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge’s Ambitious “Yes Lawd!” Album Early

Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge share their second joint project, Yes Lawd!, a week earlier than expected. The artist/producer duo formed last year under the name “NxWorries” and released their soul-funk Link Up and Suede EP which was welcomed with positive reviews. Yes Lawd! features 19 ambitious tracks that blend elements of jazz, funk, blues, and NYC-inspired […]

Music Video: Ab-Soul – Huey Knew

Ab-Soul shares the video for his song “Huey Knew”, taking a stance on police brutality and political issues throughout the Huey Newton-inspired track. The TDE rapper allows his complex wordplay to take center stage in the visuals, along with powerful clips of protests and prominent Black leaders playing in the background. Watch the video for “Huey Knew” […]

The Evolution Of Cuffing

If you are already lost by the title, I’ll make it clear: I’m not referring to sleeves. There has never been an exact day we declared as the beginning of “cuffing season.” ‘Tis the season when your newly single friend who three months prior was drinking wine, posting a photo with the caption “#mygirls” and […]

The Weeknd Reveals New Action Packed Visuals for His “False Alarm” Single

After a much anticipated reveal of The Weeknd’s soon-to-drop third album, Starboy, he has released visuals for the second single from the project titled “False Alarm”. The Toronto singer takes on the role of a bank robber in this first-person heist with much grit and gore to accompany a song of equal measure. “False Alarm” has […]

Abhi//Dijon Return with Soothing “Montana” EP

Singer/producer duo Abhi//Dijon (Abhi Raju and Dijon Duenas) have returned with a new EP by the name of Montana, full of beautiful and therapeutic Fall vibes. The guys went on a bit of a hiatus over the last year but their more polished and soothing sounds throughout the Montana EP don’t indicate any harm in their […]

Music Video: Kid Cudi – Frequency

Although Kid Cudi is currently in Rehab working on the state of his mental health, the rapper’s rollout for his album Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ has continued. Cudi’s label recently dropped off the video for the album’s lead single “Frequency”, which features the rapper in a trippy forest setting with a few mysterious women. Watch […]

Bryson Tiller Shares New Single, “Let Me Explain”

Bryson Tiller is back with a new single entitled “Let Me Explain”, serving as an indication that the R&B crooner is ready to follow up his platinum debut album T R A P S O U L. The song was produced by Phonix and features an apologetic Tiller who desires to fix his relationship with his girl. […]

IshDARR Mixes Beauty and Pain on Broken Hearts & Bankrolls Album

Milwaukee emcee IshDARR follows up last year’s Old Soul, Young Spirit album with a new project by the name of Broken Hearts & Bankrolls. The project includes the young Midwest rapper’s popular hip-hop/house single “Sugar”, as well as “Time Shawty!” and “Locals”. Full of melodies, lessons learned, and futuristic sounds, IshDARR is able to combine grit with beauty, […]

Xavier Omär Talks The Everlasting Wave & Healing Hearts w/ his Music

Singer-songwriter Xavier Omär, formerly known as SPZRKT, first appeared on our radar when a Soulection upload of his joint project Hours Spent Loving You with Sango made its way onto our soundcloud timeline over a year ago. Since then, we’ve been infatuated with the singer’s rich vocals and detail-oriented lyrics about women and relationships. When you listen to […]

Premiere: Channel Tres Sets Us in Motion with his “George” Instrumental

Los Angeles producer/artist/DJ Channel Tres invites us into his world of unlimited sound and creative freedom with his new instrumental, “George”. The uptempo song is a remix of Makoto Matsushita’s “First Light” track and takes you on a ride through a variety of groovy funk-inspired house sounds, working to ignite the dance moves you thought you never had. The […]