EDM Beach Music Kicking off 2018 at Reaction NYE

Kicking off 2018 at Reaction NYE

Photo Credit: Niki Graham React Presents brought four fantastic EDM acts to kick f 2018 at the Official Aragon Ballroom: Adventure Club, Bear Grillz, Ookay, and Gammer. While it wasn’t as highly anticipated as previous Reaction NYE nights, over a thousand fans made the trek to Uptown. The 0-degree weather didn’t stop Chicago’s best from donning their sequins, …

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Music Videos Lupe Fiasco Accuses Kendrick Lamar of Biting, TDE Responds

Lupe Fiasco Accuses Kendrick Lamar of Biting, TDE Responds

Last week, Kendrick Lamar released the anthemic single, “All the Stars” (featuring SZA), which is from the upcoming Black Panther soundtrack, which the Compton rapper will curate. While many fans rejoiced over K.Dot dropping new music, Lupe Fiasco was not too happy with the single's artwork. The Chicago rapper went on Twitter and accused the …

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EDM NEWS Radiohead are suing Lana Del Rey over her song ‘Get Free’

Radiohead are suing Lana Del Rey over her song ‘Get Free’

Harsh times ahead for Lana Del Rey, who today claims she will be heading to court against UK outfit Radiohead who are suing her for copyright infringement. The news comes following the release her latest album Lust For Life, which was home to a track titled ‘Get Free’; a song bearing the same chord progression as …

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Music Videos Lupe Fiasco Says Kendrick Lamar Is 'Not a Top Tier Lyricist'

Lupe Fiasco Says Kendrick Lamar Is 'Not a Top Tier Lyricist'

Lupe Fiasco has ignited a Twitter debate over Kendrick Lamar’s lyrical abilities. On Saturday (Jan. 6), the Chicago rapper suggested that K.Dot lyrical skills were overrated. In a series tweets, which have now been deleted, Fiasco wrote that he didn't consider the Compton rapper as a top-tier lyricist. "I’ll put it to you like this. …

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Music Videos JAY-Z's '4:44' Album Was Featured As a 'Jeopardy' Clue [VIDEO]

JAY-Z's '4:44' Album Was Featured As a 'Jeopardy' Clue [VIDEO]

The iconic game show Jeopardy knows that hip-hop is hot topic in popular culture. For the second time this month, hip-hop has been a clue on the television program. On a recent episode, contestants were given a hint about JAY-Z’s Grammy-nominated album 4:44. Host Alex Trebek asked the question, “4:44, the 2017 album by this …

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Music Videos JAY-Z Drops Animated 'Blue's Freestyle' Video on Blue Ivy's B-Day

JAY-Z Drops Animated 'Blue's Freestyle' Video on Blue Ivy's B-Day

Today is a special holiday – it’s Blue Ivy Carter’s sixth birthday (Jan. 7)! In celebration his daughter’s B-Day, JAY-Z released the visual to "Blue’s Freestyle/We Family," one the bonus tracks featured on the CD version his Grammy-nominated album, 4:44. The cute animated clip features the Carters sitting in the audience while they watch their …

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Music Videos Offset Upset Over King Yella's Comments About Smashing Cardi B

Offset Upset Over King Yella's Comments About Smashing Cardi B

It seems like everyone has an opinion about Offset and Cardi B’s relationship. For the past few weeks, the couple’s engagement has been hit with stories infidelity — mostly on Offset’s end. Now King Yella has added more chaos to the pair’s already much-publicized relationship. For the past week, the Chicago rapper has been posting …

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Music Videos Cassette Tapes by Eminem and Others Rose in Popularity in 2017

Cassette Tapes by Eminem and Others Rose in Popularity in 2017

Not only was streaming big in 2017, but niche formats like vinyl and cassettes rose in popularity as well. According to Nielsen Music ( Billboard), music fans bought cassette albums by their favorite artists. Last year, cassette album sales rose by 35 percent to 174,000 copies sold. In 2016, there were 129,000 sold. Among the …

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EDM NEWS Carl Cox kicked off 2018 with a monster Essential Mix

Carl Cox kicked off 2018 with a monster Essential Mix

Carl Cox needs no introduction, the man is simply a god when it comes to the craft DJing, which is why he was chosen for the first Essential Mix for 2018. The renowned selector is no stranger to the Essential Mix studios, in fact he has partaken in the series a whopping 45 times over …

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