I know rappers often have a love/hate relationship with record labels because so many of the world-renowned powerhouses seem to have their own interests in mind, even if it completely screws over the musician themselves. I love seeing smaller labels truly put artists first, though, and that’s exactly what GD’up Records aims to do, especially for Latino artists. While there are many similarities for people who grew up in comparable environments no matter what their ethnic back
Ethel Cain has shared a new song, “Famous Last Words (An Ode To Eaters),” which was inspired by the Luca Guadagnino film Bones And All, which hit theaters nationwide this week. The movie co-stars Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet as cannibals (or “eaters”) who fall in love — it’s quite good! “can’t stop thinking abt bones and all,” Ethel Cain wrote on SoundCloud. “this one’s for lee and maren <3" (Those are the names of Chalamet and Russell's characters.) The movie itself
MIKE, Wiki, and the Alchemist have teamed up for a new 3-song EP called One More, which they made in conjunction with a fashion capsule drop from Patta and Tommy Hilfiger. “The 1st time i ever heard the word Girbaud or Hilfiger was from a Grand Puba verse,” Alchemist said in a post on Instagram. “They said they wanted to do something with @wikset , & asked me if there were any other dope new artists from NY I thought would be dope to add to the mix. I showed them one video of
Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has announced his sixth solo album, The Flames Pt. 2, due out March 24. Along with the news is a lead single, “Vandal,” the art for which features Kele burning a copy of the Smiths’ The Queen Is Dead. “As a British born Nigerian, that debate has made me angry,” Kele says in a statement. “It has felt like for these last few years I have been carrying around a lot of that anger, so with ‘Vandal’ I felt I needed to put it somewhere useful.” Kele
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