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Kanye West shares tracklist for Swish

Another day, another piece of Kanye West album news drips from the feed. Guys, this is not a drill – Swish really is just around the corner now. Whilst we covered everything we knew about the album so far a few weeks back, Yeezy has since dropped new track ‘No More Parties in L.A.‘ featuring …

Music News January 25, 2016

Kanye West's new track features Kendrick Lamar

Happy GOOD Friday everyone! Wait, what do you mean it’s Monday afternoon? After initially being promised the return of Kanye’s regular week-ending musical treat in the build-up to his new album Swish, West’s spouse Kim Kardashian had to be the bearer of bad news last week: I soooo didn't mean to lie to you guys about …

Music News January 18, 2016

Florence And The Machine to play British Summer Time

Florence And The Machine have been announced as the latest headliner for next year’s British Summer Time show festival in London’s Hyde Park. They will be joined by heavyweight support act Kendrick Lamar for the show on July 2, 2016. The line-up for that day will also feature Mercury nominated producer Jamie xx and funk-pop …

Kendrick Lamar writes tribute to Tupac Shakur

Kendrick Lamar has penned a moving tribute to Tupac Shakur, to mark the nineteenth anniversary of the rapper’s death on September 13, 1996. The Compton hip hop star, who released his critically acclaimed second album To Pimp a Butterfly earlier this year, posted the following message on the official 2Pac website: “I was 8 yrs …

Music News September 14, 2015

Kendrick Lamar's medley on The Late Show is a must-watch

When you’re choosing the act to fill your first musical segment on one of America’s most watched late night TV shows, you want someone who’s relevant, boundary-pushing and capable of putting on a superlative live show. Step forward Kendrick Lamar, who had the honour of being new Late Show host Stephen Colbert’s first musical guest …

Music News September 10, 2015

Reading and Leeds Sunday review

The second day and night of Reading and Leeds 2015 saw performances from The Libertines, Kendrick Lamar, Royal Blood and Wolf Alice. Alex Nelson in Leeds and Daniel Jeakins in Reading report on the Friday festivities, with photos by Anthony Longstaff at Leeds It’s apparent that Sunday is the token ‘heavy’ day of Leeds festival: Metallica …

Reading and Leeds Sunday review

The second day and night of Reading and Leeds 2015 saw performances from The Libertines, Kendrick Lamar, Royal Blood and Wolf Alice. Alex Nelson in Leeds and Daniel Jeakins in Reading report on the Friday festivities, with photos by Anthony Longstaff at Leeds It’s apparent that Sunday is the token ‘heavy’ day of Leeds festival: Metallica …

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September 2, 2015

Dr. Dre announces new album Compton: The Soundtrack

Forgot about Dre? Well the billionaire rapper/producer/entrepreneur is set to release his first album in 16 years. The news of his new record, titled Compton: The Soundtrack, dropped – unsurprisingly – on ‘The Pharmacy’, Dre’s own radio show on Beats 1. The record, said to be inspired by the rapper’s involvement with the upcoming N.W.A. biopic Straight …

Music News August 3, 2015

Kendrick Lamar goes arthouse in 'Alright' video

Kendrick Lamar continues to be one of the most interesting artists around, with the release of the arthouse style music video for his track ‘Alright’, featuring Pharrell Williams and Thundercat. The rapper’s recent album To Pimp a Butterfly has been lauded by hip-hop fans and critics alike. And rightly so. Whereas his 2012 album Good …

Music News July 1, 2015

15 songs that define us: Bdy Prts’ playlist

Our new band of the week, Bdy Prts, have curated a 15-track playlist for your listening pleasure. Here, Jill, Jenny and Jonny explain five of their choices, and you can find the Spotify playlist at the end of the page. Thee Headcoats – ‘Pocahontas Was Her Name’ “This was on Archive 1959: The Billy Childish …

Playlists June 12, 2015
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