How Do We Begin Addressing the Polarizing, Problematic Legacy of XXXTentacion?

When we try to explain time period in music history decades from now, one the first artists we'll point to is XXXTentacion — the rapper born Jahseh Onfroy, who was shot and killed on Monday (June 18)

Snails Launches His Own Label Slugz Music: Exclusive

Montreal artist Snails, real name Frédérik Durand, never had an issue finding his sound. The “vomitstep” DJ and producer's distinct records are comprised guttural gurgles and swampy synth hits that have found several homes including OWSLA, Dim Mak and Monstercat. Durand now embarks

Real Friends Announce New Album 'Composure,' Premiere Emotive Single 'Smiling On The Surface'

Seven years into being a band, pop-rock fivesome Real Friends faced perhaps their most trying year in 2017 when frontman Dan Lambton's bipolar disorder worsened and caused the band to go on an unpublicized hiatus. Just a year

The 10 Best Songs About Soccer

Viva el fútbol! Another World Cup is upon us, and soccer fans are tuning in from living rooms, bars and stadiums across the globe. Whether your national team made the cut or you're forced to root for a surrogate,

Miguel Announces ‘The Ascension Tour’

Miguel is inviting you to come and chill with him on tour this summer. The R&B crooner has announced dates for “The Ascension Tour” in support his fourth studio album, War & Leisure. The 26-date trek kicks

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Talks Hosting Donald Trump at a Party, Ashton Kutcher Plays 'Drop the Mic' On 'Corden': Watch

Diddy also reveals how he and Ashton Kutcher became friends. The humorous friendship between Sean “Diddy” Combs and Ashton Kutcher came about just as anyone would suspect the former reality show hosts — through Kutcher's mid-2000s residency, Punk'd. The old pals

Rocker Diamante 'Coming in Hot' With Debut Album

Singer builds on YouTube success duet ‘Hear Me Now’ with Bad Wolves. Diamante is understandably excited. The 21-year-old Boston native, who has a lust for guitars, wants to bring rock back to the mainstream, and it’s beginning

5 Seconds of Summer's 10 Greatest Songs: Critic's Picks

The Australian pop-rock quartet’s third album is finally here; we toast it with a salute to the hits and fan favorites. One the best things about music is how the same band can be loved in so

Plain White T's Announce New Album 'Parallel Universe,' Debut Video for 'Your Body': Exclusive

Chicago quintet Plain White T’s have been turned completely inside out but are just as strong as ever on their upcoming eighth studio album Parallel Universe, set to be released on Aug. 24 Fearless Records. As their

A-Trak Interviews Sammy Bananas About New Album, Climate Change & Sick Mustaches: Exclusive

Everyone's out here trying to sound like Daft Punk, but Sammy Bananas fancies himself more a Basement Jaxx kinda dude. The funk master and saxophonist brings a bright, upbeat energy to all his tunes. A-Trak is a