Young Thug’s “Jeffery” Snippets Prove Despite New Name, Music is Unchanged – DJBooth Article

At midnight tonight, Young Thug will release his t-delayed new mixtape, No, My Name Is Jeffery. In advance the tape's release, 300 Entertainment co-found Lyor Cohen, the man who advised Thugger to stop recording material in bulk and “abandoning records like orphans,” took to Snapchat to preview the nine-track project. When it was first announced that… Read More »

Fresh Snow ‘January Skies’ on Exclaim! TV

It may not be easy to keep up with Toronto’s Fresh Snow, but it’s always worth the ride. The genre-jumping quartet let their imaginations run wild with their cosmic, electronic-based music, focusing heavily on ambience and groove. From time to time, the four-piece incorporate horn and string players — and even vocalists such as DIANA’s… Read More »

Questlove Becoming Pandora Strategic Advisor is a Huge Win for Quality Hip-Hop – DJBooth Article

Just days after announcing plans to enter into competition with the likes Apple Music, TIDAL and Spotify, Pandora has made yet another power move. The internet radio platform, which is available only in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, will be partnering with legendary Roots crew member Questlove. A meeting with the company's co-founder Tim Westergren eventually led to Pandora naming… Read More »

Usain Bolt Is A Female Magnet Takes SUV Full Of Women Back To Hotel After Partying At London Club

The media coverage Usain Bolt party spree post his Rio Olympic history making performance continues. You work hard and you play hard, that’s Usain Bolt way life so you can’t blame the big man for celebrating his birthday and his Olympic retirement in style. The Jamaican sprint legend made headlines over the weekend after a… Read More »

Atmosphere Rap Incubator

As Atmosphere recorded their seventh studio album, Fishing Blues, the pair Minneapolis rappers didn’t use a glamorous studio or engage in any typical rock star debauchery. There was, however, plenty star power to mark the occasion. While Atmosphere MC Slug sat with his laptop on his living room couch, he could listen to and hear… Read More »

Happy Birthday to The King of Pop!

M.Caulfield/WireMonday marks what would have been the 58th birthday  Michael Joseph Jackson, born on August 29, 1958. The King Pop began his career as a young child, performing with his brothers in The Jackson 5. His first solo studio album, Got to Be There, was released in 1972 when Jackson was fourteen years old.   His fifth… Read More »

A Musical Phrase Called the ‘Millennial Whoop’ Is Eating Pop Music Alive

From suspender-clad folkies to radio-ready starlets to modern pop-punk bands, everyone seems to be indulging in a “whoa-oh-oh”-style singalong these days. The similarities in pop music are no mistake, however. There’s a particular musical phrase that’s taking the world by storm. The trend was first picked up on by musician and producer Patrick Metzger, who… Read More »

The DA Hot 25: August 24, 2016

The DA Hot 25 is the definitive playlist series running through dance music culture and hand­-delivering you with the essential tracks of the week. Whether it’s the hottest or quickest trending tracks, brand new music from your favorite artists, or songs from the unknown that should be landing on your radar, Dancing Astronaut brings you… Read More »