Meshuggah ‘Born in Dissonance’

Djent masters Meshuggah’s impact is incalculable, but the outfit are trying to explain their legacy in the first massive preview from their forthcoming The Violent Sleep Reason LP. The band are currently streaming a crusher called “Born in Dissonance.” The track begins with a series rhythmically complex, down-picked guitar chugging and a lean but destructive… Read More »

Mick Jenkins Continues Metaphorical Mastery With Powerful “Drowning” Visuals – DJBooth Article

In anticipation his forthcoming full-length debut The Healing Component, Mick Jenkins has released visuals for his BadBadNotGood-produced track “Drowning.” Simply put: the video is yet another awe-inspiring installment in Jenkins’ mastery metaphors both verbally and in this case, visually. Go ahead and press play on this cinematic gem. The brilliantly-shot video, directed by Nathan R. Smith, depicts Jenkins as… Read More »

Are Monica and Brandy at Odds?

Paras Griffin/Wire; Matthew McNulty/RedfernsCan Brandy and Monica fans expect a sequel to their “The Boy Is Mine” rivalry? The divas appear to be in a new rivalry, this time f-camera and in regards to Monica’s single, “So Gone,” which was released in 2003.   Brandy was recently asked by a fan to participate in the popular #SoGoneChallenge social media dare, where fans… Read More »

Drake’s “Please Forgive Me” Short Film is Coming September 30 – DJBooth Article

Earlier this month, Drake announced the impending release a visual project entitled Please Forgive Me.  At the time no details were provided by Drake or OVO, but this morning the superstar recording artist handed us an update via Instagram.   A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Aug 26, 2016 at 3:38am PDT On September 30,… Read More »

Mala Luna Music Festival to debut this Halloween with Kaskade and Steve Aoki – Dancing Astronaut

This October, a new music festival touches down in Texas for Diá de los Muertos weekend. Mala Luna Music Festival will take place in San Antonio, hosting a lineup of renowned electronic and hip-hop artists. For its inauguration, Kaskade will perform a headlining set, with bill support from electronic acts Steve Aoki, Lunice, and Sango. Rappers Travis… Read More »

Blue Ivy Was a "Royalle" Vision at the MTV VMAs

Larry Busacca/Getty sWith every Queen, there’s a princess, and Queen Bey‘s daughter, Blue Ivy, looked every bit the royal part during Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards.  The four-year-old wore a gold and light brown Mischka Aoki dress, fittingly called “The Grand Royalle,” capped f with a diamond tiara designed by famed jeweler to the stars Lorraine Schwartz, and pale pink Giuseppe… Read More »

Vince Staples Says 50 Cent’s Early Music Influenced His Gang Activity – DJBooth Article

Following the success his debut album Summertime ‘06, Vince Staples has used his time in the spotlight to project a much-needed balance into the hip-hop conversation. The Long Beach native, fresh f the release  his new Prima Donna EP, is no stranger to controversial statements, however, more ten than not he fers a well-articulated explanation for some  his… Read More »