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24 Jun 2017

Khalid Covers Frank Ocean’s ‘Lost’

Khalid’s breakout year continues. Following the success his debut album, American Teen, which soared to No. 9 on the Billboard 200 earlier this year, the R&B crooner digs into his influences for a special cover Frank Ocean’s
22 Jun 2017

Tycho shares magical remix of Maggie Rogers’ ‘Alaska’

Words by James Pepper Veteran producer Tycho has returned with a stellar remix Maggie Rogers’ lush original track, ‘Alaska’. Tycho executes his remix with brilliance and develops a moving relationship between Roger’s vocals and the San-Fran based producer’s
14 Jun 2017

Young Thug Unveils ‘Beautiful Thugger Girls’ Cover, Tracklisting

Young Thug’s Easy Breezy Beautiful Thugger Girls album has a release date, tracklisting, and a new name. Now simply titled Beautiful Thugger Girls, Jeffery’s 14-song singing LP, inspired by his fiancée Jerrika Karlae, is set to feature
7 Jun 2017

Fresh Flavors Playlist, Vol. 5: DJ Khaled, Drake, Fifth Harmony, & Quavo

Ready for more flava? With summer around the corner, Rap-Up teams up with McDonald’s for a fifth installment “Fresh Flavors.” This week’s playlist kicks f on a high note with “To the Max,” the just-released Grateful collaboration
1 Jun 2017

New Music: August Alsina ‘Don’t Matter’

Just one day after revealing his battle with liver disease, August Alsina unleashes “Don’t Matter,” the lead single f his upcoming third studio album, Drugs. Over acoustic guitar strumming, the R&B crooner takes it straight to the
26 May 2017

Kirko Bangz

Kirko Bangz Kirko Bangz pulls inspiration from his native Houston and L.A. G-funk for his newest track “Swang N’ Bang.” It’s obvious from his rhymes that the former XXL Freshman takes the H-Town tradition riding in style
20 May 2017

XXXTentacion Showcases a Different Style on ‘Garette’s Revenge’ –

XXXTentacion Soundcloud XXXTentacion is full surprises. Fresh f dropping his Revenge project earlier this week, the Florida rapper-turned-internet sensation chooses to show f his ster side with the new track “garette’s Revenge.” This is the same song
16 May 2017

Tinashe Performs ‘Flame’ on ‘Sunday Brunch’

Tinashe sparks a “Flame” in the U.K. During her trip overseas, the R&B siren heat up British morning show “Sunday Brunch,” when she performed her latest single live. Accompanied by a guitarist, Tinashe belted out an acoustic
3 May 2017

Björk Is Publishing A Book Of Sheet Music For All Of Her Classics

HaveyoueverheardaBjörktrackandthought”DamnI’dplaythatifonlyIhadthesheetmusic!”WellgetexcitedpeoplewithsomemusicaltalentbecauseshehasannouncedthattherewillbeacareerspanningsongbookreleasedinJune. Thearrangements,34ScoresForPiano,Organ,HarpsichordandCeleste,followstheideathatduringperformanceswithBjörk,JonasSenwouldtenperformondifferentKeyboardstyleinstruments.Theyventuredtocreateasingleinstrumentversionforcertaintracksthatutilisesthebestsuitedinstrumentforsaidtrack. ItcomesfollowingBjörk’sacousticandvirtualrealityversionsher2015album,Vulnicura. Isthissomethingyoucouldgetbehind?Shouldmoreartistsreleasesheetmusicfortheirmasterpieces?Telluswhatyouthink! Via:]
28 Apr 2017

Melanie Fiona Covers Kendrick Lamar & Rihanna’s ‘LOYALTY.’

Melanie Fiona takes on King Kendrick and Rihanna. After flipping Joey Bada$$’s “Land the Free,” the R&B songstress continues her ongoing mash-up series with K-Dot and Bad Gal’s “LOYALTY.” For this acoustic rendition, Melanie blends the DAMN.