Stream: Lorde’s album ‘MELODRAMA’

The anxiety that sits beneath a sophomore release can be the crushing or sprinkling of gold…and in Lorde’s case we’re feeling the tension ourselves. As we uncover the opening songs of Melodrama we’re reminded of the feelings we first felt discovering her website online, with no story, and simply a collection of the freshest sound we had…

2 Chainz Freestyles Over Kendrick Lamar’s “DNA”

On the climb to the release of his next studio album, 2 Chainz is keeping things rolling. The Altanta rapper revealed a new freestyle over Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DNA’ following spreading the seed of his tracklist. Jumping on Power 106’s LA Leakers show, the rapper also announced his new virtual reality experience and major tour. Enjoy…

Action Bronson Shares “Let Me Breathe,” and New Album on the way

Coming from his forthcoming album Blue Chips 7000, Action Bronson has just released his new single ‘Let Me Breathe.’ Premiering with Zane Lowe, and with production from Harry Fraud the track is the latest offering from a somewhat frustrated Bam Bam Baklava. Whilst speaking with Zane Lowe, Bronson described the records as ‘U2 on Steroids’ and…

Slept On: Fortunes ‘Focus’

The evolution of Fortunes vocalist Conor McCabe has been a miraculous thing to witness. Since reconnecting with his producer and Hamilton Boys High School friend Barnaby Matthews three years ago in Melbourne, Conor has headed straight to the beating heart of the hedonism of late night partying, and the brutal comedown of the morning after…

Drake (OVO Sound) Signs New Artist ‘Plaza’

When we discovered PLAZA in March 2016 our fingers fell from the keyboard, and locked into the sound that this unknown artists was transmitting. Also picking up the headphones was Toronto rap-lord Drake, the head honcho at OVO Sound. News of signing PLAZA came on June 10th’s OVO Sound Radio on Beats1. Some would say…

Dave rolls with 100M’s

Sometimes it takes a while for the hottest sh** on the streets to hit the NZ internet waves. Dave is the newest young British rapper to start edging his own mark in the concrete, after collaborating with J Hus on ‘Samantha’ and Drake on a remix for ‘Wanna Know.’ The new cut arrives courtesy of…

Brockhampton’s Debut Album ‘Saturation’ is here

If you’re after a boy band to flip your head on its head, then you’ve arrived. Self-proclaimed, Brockhampton are nothing like the boys you followed in your teens. After releasing a mixtape titled All-American Trash the group are back with their debut studio album titled Saturation. Pulling together their individual talents, Merlyn Wood, Kevin Abstract, Matt Champion, and…

SG Lewis ‘Times We Had’ ft. Toulouse

SG Lewis has teamed up with NYC singer Toulouse – a collision that we’re right behind. The track follows SG Lewis’ recent collab with rising London rapper Dave for his frantic grime cut ‘100Ms.’ Initially cutting his teeth as a club resident, SG Lewis made a name for himself with the warm, bass-heavy embrace of his…

SZA’s Debut Studio Album ‘CTRL’ Has Finally Landed

We wondered if SZA’s debut studio album would ever arrive – after shot firing tweets the TDE artist expressed her frustration with the label. She also announced her departure from music…but SZA is back. The album CTRL arrives three years after the singers EP release, and after a waiting game we’re finally blessed with more. “It’s about…