Jack White Faces the Future With Synths and Drum Machines on 'Boarding House Reach,' Belying His Luddite Reputation

Jack White is in the midst a band practice unlike any he’s ever experienced.   When he answers Exclaim!’s phone call, he’s in his home base Nashville, trying to figure out how on Earth to bring his

Logic & Q-Tip Are Set To Appear On An Elton John Tribute Album

Sir Elton John is no stranger to the hip-hop game. Most famously, Elton performed onstage with Eminem for an emotional rendition “Stan,” thus complicating the media-based narrative painting Slim as homophobic. He also held it down on

YFN Lucci's "Ray Ray From Summerhill" (Review)

YFN Lucci has been one the biggest stars that hasn’t managed to become a star yet. Many know him f radio hits such as “Every Day We Lit” or “Key to the Streets” where his melodic croon

Suuns Emerge From the Darkness and Get Happy on 'Felt'

On a spring-like Montreal morning, Liam O’Neill and Joe Yarmush — two parts rock quartet Suuns — are smiling and joking about the antics Joe’s kids. “Happy” and “pleasant” are not normally associated with Suuns — whose

New Music: DJ QuinnRaynor ft. Kia Shine & Ali Da G – My City

Coming straight outta Memphis, TN, the home the blues, DJ/producer DJ QuinnRaynor has stamped himself as a premiere DJ in the Mid-South music scene. Known for his knack to find the hottest content out Memphis, DJ QuinnRaynor

Why Mannie Fresh is a GOAT Producer Candidate

Editor's Note: The following guest editorial was written in response to the exclusion Mannie Fresh on our recent list “The 8 Greatest Hip-Hop Producers All Time.” Mannie Fresh is one the greatest producers all time. However, for

Nas Honors Musical Legends in Black History Month Tribute

Nas has teamed up with Google to celebrate Black History Month with an inspiring one-minute video honoring black music legends, as well as an open letter about the power black art in America. "I was raised to

Four Things You Need to Know About Rhye

With the impending release Rhye’s sophomore album Blood, Mike Milosh is stepping out the shadows. The Toronto-raised and Los Angeles-based artist has had an air mystery around his identity and musical intent; it’s been nearly five years

Justin Timberlake Drops New Video 'Say Something'

It's not surprising that Justin Timberlake hooked up with country music singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton for his latest video "Say Something"—especially if you watched their chemistry a couple years ago when they performed "Tennessee Whiskey" and "Drink You Away"

Dr. Dre, Public Enemy Among 2018 GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inductees

Hip-hop icons Dr. Dre and Public Enemy are among the 25 artists who have been inducted into the 2018 Grammy Hall Fame. The Recording Academy added 25 new songs and albums, which brings the Hall’s total 1,063