Purple Sneakers announce whopping 12th Bday lineup!
Apr24

Purple Sneakers announce whopping 12th Bday lineup!

Image: James Simpson The tastemakers over at Purple Sneakers are into creeping into puberty in style, celebrating their 12th year of existence with a stacked, homegrown lineup. Taking the reins at The Lansdowne for the first time, Purple Sneakers will be hosting the likes of ALTA, Clypso, Thandi Phoenix, Dro Carey, Rainbow Chan, Slim Set, Sandro Dallarmi and – of course – Purple Sneakers DJs among others for a night of...

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Janelle Monae Announces Tour Dates, Drops Video for 'I Like That'
Apr24

Janelle Monae Announces Tour Dates, Drops Video for 'I Like That'

Janelle Monáe has announced dates for her Dirty Computer tour. She also dropped off gorgeous new visuals for her latest release "I Like That." The 27-city tour kicks off June 11 in Seattle and wraps on August 4 in Atlanta, hitting Vancouver, Portland, Los Angeles, Denver, Minneapolis, and New York in the process. Dirty Computer drops on Friday, and will be accompanied by an "emotion...

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Lauryn Hill Announces Tour for 20th Anniversary of 'Miseducation'
Apr18

Lauryn Hill Announces Tour for 20th Anniversary of 'Miseducation'

Fresh off paying tribute to the late Nina Simone at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Lauryn Hill has announced a tour in celebration of her multiplatinum, groundbreaking solo debut, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The album won Album of the Year at the 1999 Grammys and spawned several hits, including "Ex Factor," "Doo Wop (That Thing)," and "Everything Is Everything." The album was nominated for 10...

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NMF Roundup: Hardwell and Steve Aoki go hard, Cheat Codes reworks Tom Walker, Xan Griffin shreds + more
Apr14

NMF Roundup: Hardwell and Steve Aoki go hard, Cheat Codes reworks Tom Walker, Xan Griffin shreds + more

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. Take a serendipitous end-of-week drive with Youngr through his newest syrupy indie pop number, “Drive.” Ulterior Motive lends the robustly voiced Thandi Phoenix’s formerly cheerful and heavily remixed “My...

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Day 26 to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With 'A New Day Tour'

After 10 years in the R&B industry, Day 26 are still together and ready to embark on a brand new journey. The quintet — Willie Taylor, Robert Curry, Michael McCluney, Que Mosley and Brian Andrews — have reunited and will celebrate their 10th anniversary with a brand new album and tour. Their new project, A New Day, will drop very soon and they just released a new single called "4 Shots." But in the meantime,...

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