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MICK JENKINS – DROWNING [FT. BADBADNOTGOOD]

Mick Jenkins works with Toronto Jazz band BADBADNOTGOOD on a new track from upcoming album, ‘The Healing Component’ [September 23].  “It has been a one of a kind experience working with BADBADNOTGOOD. A lot of the time they were just jamming and I was freestyling until we came across things we liked.”  The result of…

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CLIPPING – AIR ‘EM OUT

The first single to come from Clipping’s forthcoming LP ‘Splendor & Misery’ was ‘Baby Don’t Sleep‘; an arrestingly breakneck introduction to the “adystopian, Afrofuturist concept album” from which it’s lifted.  The story, told through the eyes of an interstellar slave ship’s onboard computer during an uprising.    Director Carlos Lopez Estrada says of the new video: “I met with Clipping…

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DUCKWRTH – RARE PANTHER + BEACH HOUSE

Duckwrth debuted new track ‘Rare Panther + Beach House’, the latest single from upcoming EP, ‘I’M UUGLY’ [September 1], on Noisey and Beats 1 Radio earlier today.  Produced by The Sad Money and ChannelTres, the track  follows recently released singles ‘Lowridr” and ‘GET UUGLY‘ as the third to be taken from the EP.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

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FRANK OCEAN – BLONDE

After four years, a title change and a whole lot of speculation, Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ is finally available.  Well, as long as you’re an Apple Music subscriber that is.  Despite its release, its almost as intriguing and mysterious as it always has been: hidden among the snippets of telephone conversations, interviews, and of course the lyrics…

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FRANK OCEAN – NIKES

When Apple Music reps told us to expect more from Frank Ocean this weekend after he dropped visual album ‘Endless‘ on Friday, speculation was rife that ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ would finally see a release.  Well, not quite.  That album title is allegedly subject to change, and in the meantime we’re gifted new video ‘Nikes, which…

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MAC MILLER – WE

The second single to come from Mac Miller’s upcoming album ‘The Divine Feminine’ is ‘We’, a smooth cut featuring CeeLo Green.  Similarly to ‘Dang‘, it’s aimed directly at the mainstream which, when taken in conjunction with the fact that Ariana Grande will also feature on the album, hints at its tone.  Stream below via YouTube,…

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LOYLE CARNER – NO CD

Loyle Carner’s ‘No CD’ has been a fan favourite at live shows for a while now; it’s catchy hook making for the perfect singalong.  The track now sees an official release along with a new visual, directed by Alessandra Kurr, and featuring artists Rebel Kleff, Tom Misch, Alfa Mist, and Barney Artist, as well as some…