MUSIC

Montell2099 ‘turns inwards’ on SUSU

2017 has been a big year for Katikati by way of Auckland producer Montell2099. He started performing in America, remixed Lorde’s anthem ‘Green Light’ with Sachi, pulled up with a 21 Savage feature on ‘Hunnid On The Drop,’ caught a Mr. Carmack remix, and is popping up on showbills alongside the likes of Schoolboy Q….

Tory Lanez album build up continues with single ‘I Sip’

A string of singles in recent weeks has led to fans of the Toronto R&B artist to speculate when his sophomore album ‘Memories Don’t Die’ will release. Now Lanez keeps us not-so-patiently waiting with the release of ‘I Sip’. Premiered on Beats 1 Radio earlier this week, ‘I Sip’ has Tory singing about his drinking…

Demo Taped exposes insecurities on ‘Pack of Gum’

Adam Alexander, at 19-yrs old is Demo Taped – an Atlanta local with a family tree of strong roots. He told billboard that his grandfather was close with Dr. Martin Luther King and marched with him in Atlanta, is the pastor of a church that was originally started by former slaves during the Civil Rights…

Tame Impala release three new tracks…

If you’re like us, the release of a Currents Collectors Edition on box-set vinyl is a bittersweet delivery after hunting down the coloured edition already – BUT there’s something new. Alongside this new package filled with extras is Currents B-Sides & Remixes… Today on Beats1, Mr. Lowe shared ‘List of People (To Try And Forget About)’ as his infamous World Record….

Jaden Smith’s debut project is finally here

Earlier in the week, Jaden previewed ‘Falcon’ off his debut album. Now the former actor turned rapper has his first project under his belt at just 19. ‘SYRE’ comes in at a staggering 17 tracks with over 60 minutes worth of songs, a bold move for your first project. However Jaden has made it work,…

Remy Ma and Lil Kim come together for ‘Wake Me Up’

Coming off her BET Female Hip-Hop artist of the year award, Remy is continually showing us why she is more than deserving of that title. Now ‘Wake Me Up’ sees her team up with the legendary Lil Kim. Remy Ma has made quite the comeback in recent years, appearing on ‘All The Way Up’ in…

Jaden Smith keeps fans on the edge of their seats with ‘Falcon’

Jaden’s transition to the music industry was heavily criticised however over time he has proven himself to the scene. Days before his debut album ‘SYRE: A Beautiful Confusion’, he’s teasing another song from the project. ‘Falcon’ is a high beat, up-tempo track which transitions into a smooth, melody by Jaden’s close friend and collaborator Raury….

Balu Brigada explore the ‘Overlap’

Earlier in the month, Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and Shay Haley, the American funk-rock trio collectively known as N*E*R*D, hosted a listening party for their forthcoming new album No_One Ever Really Dies at ComplexCon in Los Angeles. While their lead single ‘Lemon’ (feat Rihanna) combines their signature funky shuffle and rowdy rock energy with touches…