JAY-Z Rubs Cardi B's Baby Bump at Coachella
Apr23

JAY-Z Rubs Cardi B's Baby Bump at Coachella

Cardi B has made no secret of her love for Beyoncé, so, of course, she was seated in the artist section at Coachella, catching Bey's show early Sunday morning. It was there that JAY-Z strolled by, stopping to pat Cardi's belly. In the video, you can see Cardi smiling, though she doesn't say anything– maybe because she shocked? Jay stops, pats her belly, and then throws up the prayer hands. It's all pretty...

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NMF Roundup: CID reworks a 1979 hit, Floss goes hip hop
Apr21

NMF Roundup: CID reworks a 1979 hit, Floss goes hip hop

The most important day of every week: New Music Friday. As each week brings a succession of new music from some of electronic music’s biggest artists, here’s a selection of tracks that shouldn’t be missed. Jay Hardway & The Him put together a musical puzzle on “Jigsaw,” a new single that embodies summer in its sound. CID and Greg Bahary percussively rework The Flying Lizards’ 1979 hit single, “Money.”...

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Avicii remembered: how the late legend shaped EDM
Apr21

Avicii remembered: how the late legend shaped EDM

Yesterday, the news that Avicii had died rocked the dance music world. The Swedish DJ, producer and songwriter passed away on Friday 20th April in Muscat, Oman. He was 28 years old.    Shooting to stardom just shy of his teens, Avicii was the very first DIY hero of the EDM generation. Rocketed from bedroom producer to headline act practically overnight, the young Swede’s career would act as a blueprint for young EDM DJs to come,...

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Watch J. Cole's Trippy Video for 'ATM'
Apr21

Watch J. Cole's Trippy Video for 'ATM'

J. Cole's new surprise album, KOD is only hours old but it was immediately easy to deduce that the North Carolina rapper has had a lot on his mind– namely hip-hop culture, its influence on broader culture, and how that pertains to the everyday lives of black folks living in a country that continues to be oppressive. The option for a lot of folks to deal with the pain is prescription pills. A temporary salve Cole finds...

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Hundred Waters share pensive new ballad, hint at possible hiatus in new mini-documentary
Apr20

Hundred Waters share pensive new ballad, hint at possible hiatus in new mini-documentary

Hundred Waters have shared their first new music since last year’s Communicating LP, which found the band taking a deep dive into the intimate nature of their creation method and the struggle each of their personal connections to one another have endured as the band has evolved over the years. Now, the OWSLA-signed synth-folk trio has dropped off a new single, “Mushroom Cloud,” which was derived from the same studio...

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